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  1. ssh connection via nautilus has gone and is broken

    A few days ago using 12.04 I was able to connect to a server via nautilus, connect to server menu, using ssh without problems, but since I installed 13.04 freshly nothing works anymore. The menu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: user is not in the sudoers file

    I had the same prob. , because I used usermod without option -a, I fixed it by booting in recovery mode dropping into root console and

    to get it writable

    to get me back into sudoers list
    gl...
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    [ubuntu] No wallpaper in compiz after boot

    Problem:
    After a reboot there is no desktop wallpaper anymore.

    How comes:
    I wanted to have a diffrent wallpapers for each viewport.
    I installed Compiz Config Manager and all connected stuff. ...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: how to search for '[' or to stupid to grep in bash

    thanks a lot! you made my day!
  5. Thread: Skype

    by hekastos
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    [ubuntu] Re: Skype

    Try this http://radu.cotescu.com/flipped-images-ubuntu-webcam/
    and launch skype with
    LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so skype
    good luck
  6. [SOLVED] how to search for '[' or to stupid to grep in bash

    I know its not ubuntu, but I am sure its pretty easy for you to answer, I just seem a bit stupid today. I want to count the occurence of the sign [ -the sign called square bracket- in a file....
  7. [ubuntu] Re: iCON 210 - connection working and configured, but Ubuntu doesn't "see" the connec

    I have exactly the same issue, has anyone a suggestion, perhaps somehow by making the NM realise the connection? Disabling NM is no option for me because I use it sometimes (for Wlan... and sometimes...
  8. [SOLVED] surfstick qualcomm icon 210 with fonic provider not working

    I have a surfstick qualcomm icon 210 (unlocked) with the provider fonic (german) under xp it works under ubuntu 10.10 it recognised the stick, asked me for the country and provider and now I have...
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    [SOLVED] sharing my internet connection via wifi

    Hi everyone,

    I have a little problem, I have a PC with a internet connection via pppoe on eth0 and a usb wifi connector wlan0.
    I also have a laptop with wifi.
    I want to use the internet...
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    [SOLVED] Re: how do I open a folder

    @migs yes sync and your advice were basically the same and helped, but I didn't realize on your comment that it has to be done with the working folder not the not working one (as I said because the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: how do I open a folder

    thanks a lot that really did it!!!
    perhaps you can guess what happend or explain how is opening a folder in Places different from the desktop? just so I know for next time, anyway big THX ):P
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    [SOLVED] Re: how do I open a folder

    thx a lot for your reply, but unfortunately this doesn't work because a right click in the menu under Places on i.e. "downloads" or "home folder" has the same result as a left click (at least for me)...
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    [SOLVED] how do I open a folder

    I have to admit this sounds as stupid as it is embarrassing, but what can I do, so I have to ask you guys. I tried to create a tar.gz file from a folder which worked, but somehow I screwed it up and...
  14. [ubuntu] file system to use for a shared windows/linux partition

    I know this question was asked before, but the answers are 3 years old and so I am unsure, if they are still solid, could you give me a hint?

    Additional how about ext4 and I really have probs with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: no flash after update

    Thanks a lot for your replys whatever I try (I tried everything you suggested and installed all possible flash variants one at a time but the result is always the same (even with this restricted...
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    [SOLVED] no flash after update

    Hi

    Until yesterday flash (i.e. on youtube) worked fine, in the evening there was a huge pile of updates in the update manager which I installed now today flash does not work, it seems connected....
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    Re: Linux Desktop is Dead?

    @aysiu I totally agree. How much would you need to do that?

    @all_insanly_rich_people Give him MONEY ;)
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    Re: Linux Desktop is Dead?

    I think the ppl calling linux desktops dead mean exactly what you write, it has no chance of becoming mainstream. If my parents were confronted with my ubuntu troubles I know for sure they would have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: migrate VM to partition Ubuntu 10.04

    I think we need a bit more info.
    What kind of VM do you have (vbox, vmware,... (or wubi which is not really VM)) ?
    What target system do you have...
    From a real VM to a real parallel OS its often...
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    Poll: Re: Any old-school BBSers around here?

    I started using a Maus (Münster Apple User Service) BBS with a 1200 BAUD accoustic coupler, because it was so awesome that you could send 16kb Mails even into the Internet (but you wouldn't with 1200...
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    Re: Sports anyone ?

    Soccer Championsleague!

    Madrid 2:0 Milan

    YEY :popcorn:
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    Re: Future Prediction

    wow that was a really nice prediction
    way better then those, cars will fly, TOS kills DOS or Hurd will be finished predictions... :)
  23. Thread: bash

    by hekastos
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    [SOLVED] Re: bash

    I'm not 100% sure I understand you correctly,
    do you mean something like:

    #! /bin/bash
    #
    #

    STATUS=$(acpi | cut -f 2 -d "," | tr -d " %")

    if [ $STATUS -lt 5 ] ;
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to the Forums - Introduce yourself here

    Thanks I'm glad to have reached the future and today I would probably say "see you in the web", but back in the day with a 1200 Baud acoustic coupler and a BBS it was called a bitstream ;)
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to the Forums - Introduce yourself here

    Hi just wanted to say a short hi to all and thanks for the great help here.

    My first Linux was Suse 5.2, unfortunately I thought, that will never be desktop ready and so ubuntu 10.10 is my second...
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