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    [ubuntu] Re: I need help with UEFI installation

    This is actually the one I came across while googling that says to choose /dev/hda not /dev/hda1 to install the boot loader. Most of the other links you provided and other things I've read seem to...
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    [ubuntu] I need help with UEFI installation

    I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on my MacBook Pro (8,2). I installed it successfully a few weeks ago, but then discovered I did it using BIOS boot, which is how I've always done it, and that makes...
  3. Thread: Qt 5 packages?

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    Qt 5 packages?

    As far as I can tell, there are no Qt 5 packages for Ubuntu, Qt 4 is still the only one available. Are Qt 5 packages planned to be available before Raring Ringtail is released? Will they be made...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: I'm having some problems with web apps using Chromium

    Another one:

    Sometimes installing a web app fails. This happened to me with reddit and twitter. I get the popup asking if I want to install it, and click yes, but it never appears in my dock and...
  5. [ubuntu] I'm having some problems with web apps using Chromium

    I've run into a few issues, and I'm not sure if they're actual bugs or I'm just doing something wrong or expecting a feature that isn't there.

    Whenever I run a web app, I have the web app icon for...
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    [ubuntu] partitioning MacBook Pro disk

    I'm trying to set up dual-boot on my MacBook Pro, and have run into some questions. I used Disk Utility to allocate some free space for Ubuntu, and now I'm in the Ubuntu installer's partitioner.
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    Ubuntu Phone OS on Nexus 7?

    I've seen Ubuntu for Android on Nexus 7, and while it's cool, it's not something I've wanted to put on my own N7. The screen just seems a little too small to comfortably use a full Ubuntu desktop.
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    [ubuntu] Upgrading to 12.04 stuck at nautilus-dropbox

    I'm upgrading my system to 12.04, and the upgrader is stuck at setting up the nautilus-dropbox package. It looks like it's trying to download dropbox, and the download timed out or something. Here's...
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    [all variants] Permissions for .ICEauthority

    After upgrading to 11.10, I couldn't log in to either Unity or KDE, both giving me an error that there were insufficient permissions to modify ~/.ICEauthority. Actually, I remember seeing this error...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error upgrading nspluginwrapper

    I still haven't been able to fix this issue.
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    [ubuntu] Error upgrading nspluginwrapper

    I'm currently running Ubuntu 11.04, but I've had this problem on this machine for a while, before I upgraded to 11.04 and possibly before I had even switched to 10.10, I can't remember.

    The...
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    [ubuntu] Skype breaks constantly

    I use Skype on my computer at work for IMs, I don't even try to use it for voice or video calls, but I constantly have problems with it.

    It seems like what's happening is a backend part of the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: PyQt4: QtCore there, QtGui missing?

    Ok, apparently my brother tried installing PyQt earlier by downloading it from the website and doing configure/make/install. I think that might be what's causing the problem. I can't figure out how...
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    [ubuntu] PyQt4: QtCore there, QtGui missing?

    I just did

    sudo apt-get install python-qt4
    to install PyQt4, and while I can import the QtCore package, it can't seem to find the QtGui package.


    Python 2.6.6 (r266:84292, Sep 15 2010,...
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    [ubuntu] Error when upgrading from Hardy Heron

    I'm trying to upgrade from Hardy Heron to 10.04, and I'm getting this error, which stops the upgrade:

    After your package information was updated the essential package 'ubuntu-minimal' can not be...
  16. C++ compile error, inheritance related (I think)

    I'm having trouble fixing a compile error I'm getting. I'm using the Qt library, and in my project I've subclassed QVector2D with my own Vector class. Another class I have, Foo, has this...
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    [all variants] Kernel version different

    I have two machines running Ubuntu 10.04. Both are completely up to date, but when I run "uname -a" there's a difference in the kernel version they report. One machine reports "2.6.32-22-generic...
  18. Thread: Memory usage

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    [all variants] Re: Memory usage

    I'll try these settings, but they're not going to address the root of the problem (memory leaks), just alleviate the symptoms.


    I have a single hard drive with three partitions: / using Ext4,...
  19. Thread: Memory usage

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    [all variants] Re: Memory usage

    I ran glxinfo but that didn't seem to free up any memory. I've turned off desktop effects and rebooted, so now I'm keeping an eye on my memory.
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    [ubuntu] Computer freezing

    I'm having a problem with my computer freezing. There are two scenarios and I'm not sure if it's the same problem or not.

    The first scenario is when I'm actually sitting in front of my computer...
  21. Thread: Memory usage

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    [all variants] Re: Memory usage

    Both my work computer (the one with this problem) and my home computer have nvidia cards, but I'm not seeing this problem at home. The card models are different, though. I'm not in the office today...
  22. Thread: 32bit or 64bit?

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    [ubuntu] Re: 32bit or 64bit?

    There used to be some 64-bit issues with things like Flash and some other things, but for about a year now I haven't had a single problem related to the fact that I'm using 64-bit.
  23. Thread: Memory usage

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    [all variants] Re: Memory usage

    Hmm...well now I'm noticing that I've got a lot of duplicate processes. For example, I've got three "udevd --daemon" and 3 "rsyslogd -c4" processes running, but those aren't using much memory. ...
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    [all variants] Re: Memory usage

    I just did a memcheck and it passed.

    I'm running the 64-bit version, and have both kubuntu-desktop and ubuntu-desktop installed (initial 9.04 install was with kubuntu, installed ubuntu-desktop...
  25. Thread: Memory usage

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    [all variants] Memory usage

    My system has been running really sluggishly for a while and I've finally identified the problem. I'm using all my memory which is causing swapping to occur.

    When I started trying to fix this...
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