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    [ubuntu] How to protect children using the net

    Hello

    How do I set up Ubuntu so that it is a safe environment for my 8 year old to use?

    Thanks

    Ron
  2. [SOLVED] Re: How to read files from E100 Flip mobile phone

    I managed to find the reason for this. The images need to be stored on the memory card, and not the phone itself.

    Go into Camera -> Options -> Storage
    then choose 'Memory Card'

    Ron
  3. [SOLVED] How to read files from E100 Flip mobile phone

    Hello

    I'm trying to copy some images from my wife's E100 Flip mobile phone using Ubuntu 10.04 via the USB. I can see the folders using Ubuntu but the files cannot be seen. Can anyone suggest what...
  4. [all variants] Firmwear upgrade for Philips SA1943a, SA19xx series

    Hello

    Has anyone been able to upgrade the firmwear for the Philips SA1943A or another in the series using Ubuntu or another variant? I would be grateful for any suggestions.

    Thanks

    Ron
  5. Thread: Philips GoGear

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    [SOLVED] Re: Philips GoGear

    Hello MattressVan

    Can you advise on where to find firmwear upgrade for the Philips SA1943A for Ubuntu/Linux, please?

    Thanks

    Ron
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    [ubuntu] Creating an M3U file

    Hello.

    I've downloaded some radio programmes that I would like to collate together as in a music album. I believe that I need to put the ones I want in an m3u file. Is there a programme that can...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Extracting jpg info

    Thanks for your suggestion, TeoBigusGeekus. I've got the information that I was looking for.

    Ron
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    [SOLVED] Extracting jpg info

    I am wanting to extract the image width and height information from a jpg file, so that I can get a programme to determine whether an image is vertical or horizontal.

    Though 'exiftags' can extract...
  9. Thread: USB Microscope

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    [ubuntu] Re: USB Microscope

    Could the difficulty in focusing be a result of a very small depth of field due to having a very high magnification?

    Ron
  10. Thread: USB Microscope

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    [ubuntu] Re: USB Microscope

    Hello johnaaronrose

    Your comment on the 'Celestron Handheld Digital Microscope' is interesting, but a little different to someone who reviewed this on Amazon who found the colours washed out. What...
  11. Thread: USB Microscope

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    [ubuntu] USB Microscope

    Hello

    I would like to buy a USB microscope, and wonder if anyone has any experience of buying a device that's worked straight away with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS - the Lucid Lynx.

    Thanks

    Ron
  12. Thread: Virus attack

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    [all variants] Re: Virus attack

    That is interesting because as far as I'm aware I've not changed anything either - I tend to keep things as default as if things go wrong and I have to reinstall, then I don't have to mess around...
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    [all variants] Re: Virus attack

    Thanks for advice.

    I think I've got the homepage back (I've not yet brought the desktop back on line), and am confident that nothing untoward has happened to my computer. I've enough stress at...
  14. Thread: Virus attack

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    [all variants] Virus attack

    Hello

    I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on my desktop computer.

    I've just done a Google search using Mozilla Firefox (3.6.16). Instead of getting a Google page I have got...
  15. Re: Partitioning a Netbook for dual booting Ubuntu and Win 7

    I thought that it was only possible to have three partitions on a drive, 2 primary and one extended. Has that now changed?
  16. Partitioning a Netbook for dual booting Ubuntu and Win 7

    I'm wanting to dual boot as above and am wanting to partition the hard-drive as follows:

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    1) Windows 7

    2) Storage that both Ubuntu and Win 7 can access

    3) Ubuntu

    I'm wanting 1) and 2)...
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    Re: Dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 7

    I've now made two CDs with 10.10 but both times I get the following at the top left hand corner of the screen:

    graphics initialization failed
    Error setting up gfxboot
    boot:

    It appears to keep...
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    Re: Dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 7

    Quackers

    Following on from my previous post, I think that I understand that the iso file is like an image and contains all the files required, and Brasero 'knows' to put the files and folders on...
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    Re: Dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 7

    I've just put in the 10.04 LTS disc (that I used to install Lucid Lynx) in to the external DVD drive that I have connected to the netbook - and I've got in, so to speak. So it looks like that I can...
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    Re: Dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 7

    I've just found a netbook 10.04 version (ubuntu-10.04-netbook-i386.iso). I'm downloading it and then going to burn it using Brasero onto the flashdrive. However, would I have better if it was burnt...
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    Re: Dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 7

    I'm getting a bit lost here.

    I've copied the files from the 10.04 disk (that I'd prepared when I installed 10.04 onto my desktop PC) on to the flash drive (I put the 10.10 files in to a folder...
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    Re: Dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 7

    The version on my desktop PC is 10.04, and the version I'm trying to load on to the netbook and that is on the flash drive is 10.10.
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    Re: Dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 7

    I followed the instructions on

    http://www.ubuntu.com/netbook/get-ubuntu/download

    After trying the flash drive on the Toshiba, I tried in on my desktop PC and it loaded up okay, so I'm assuming...
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    Re: Dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 7

    I've already tried using the Ubuntu Live. Unfortunately, I'm having difficulty getting very far. I've tried the following:

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    with computer turned off
    put in flash drive.
    turned on computer...
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    Re: Dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 7

    It shows:

    Volume with no name
    Layout: Simple, Type: Basic, File System: <blank>, Status: Healthy(Active, Recovery Partition), Capacity: 400MB

    Data (D: )
    Layout: Simple, Type: Basic, File...
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