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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot see my USB Internet Dongle?!

    Thx for the reply, but could you give me more details. Like more step-by-step instructions?
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    [ubuntu] Cannot see my USB Internet Dongle?!

    Hello Everyone,

    It has been a while since I have been here, but then again it has been a while since I last needed the professional help provided here :)

    Quick question. I am in the middle...
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    [ubuntu] PHP LAMP Installation

    Hello everyone,

    I want to install a complete server-based suite on my local computer for local web development and testing. I want to used PHP for server side scripting. I saw the following...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Bash Scripting and the Web

    wget is actually a great place to start! I started reading up on it and it is definitely going to be useful. Thanks.

    I hope more people chime in with their expertise.
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    [ubuntu] Bash Scripting and the Web

    Hello Veterans and Gurus,

    I have been learning bash for the past couple of weeks, and need help with an idea that I had. I basically want to write a script to download the first ten pages of a...
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    Re: Help Installing Octave

    Thanks PGScooter. I dunno why I was trying to compile from source, I did what you said and it worked. The challenge now is to learn it. Do you have any good help sources that you would recommend?
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    Installing Octave

    Hello Everyone,

    I am trying to install Octave on my 11.10 Ubuntu, but apparently it is not as easy as I thought.

    I downloaded the binary, extracted, navigated to the extracted folder in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: can an old dog learn new tricks ?

    Good day to you Sir. Ubuntu is waaaaay easier on your computer in terms of its memory use and CPU utilization than XP. I switched from XP to Ubuntu and never looked back. I am learning more every day...
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    [SOLVED] Re: nautilus copy dialog gone

    Why bother with the GUI, when you can do all the copying you need in one command? Go back to the proper (ol fashioned) way.

    Here is a good read to get you going on the 'cp' command.
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  10. [ubuntu] Ubuntu 11.10 besides windows 7 on new HDD

    Hello everyone, just wondering if I want to add a new hdd to already existing Windows 7 PC to install Ubuntu 11.10 and grub on it, what is the best way to proceed. I have a liveCD but cant make it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual Boot/ with Windows 7

    Could you please give more details as to the options you chose in your partitions - 'Type of partition, logical or primary', 'Mount type, where did you mount the partition'. I need this info to help...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 11.10 through VirtualBox Install Help

    Thank you everyone for your input. I completed the installation and it is up and running. The problem was actually that I had allocated too much RAM for the virtualOS (more than 75%) of my physical...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 11.10 through VirtualBox Install Help

    Hello japzone. I think you got me all wrong. What I am trying to do is the other way round. I already have VirtualBox, and I am trying to install Ubuntu Oneiric virually on my computer.

    Thanks
  14. [SOLVED] Ubuntu 11.10 through VirtualBox Install Help

    Hello Everyone,

    I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 on my VirtualBox. I downloaded the source file onto my computer, and simply located that file as the installation (bootable) file when asked to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: My desktop has changed dramatically.

    Hello. Before doing a fresh install all over again (I dont agree with that synopsis, anyone can say do a fresh install) I would suggest resetting your Unity desktop settings. use the following code...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cube and Desktop Effects in Compiz

    I just enabled the cube using your guide and it is working beautifully :) Just wanted to say thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: New to Linux sytems

    Well you sure started in the right place. When I made the switch to Ubuntu, I tried learning things on my own by aimlessly and tirelessly searching the web. Although I came across some very good...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Compiz problems with Gnome 3 fallback(classic)

    You know what, dont waste your time. I just found the sticky post in this forum that goes into details about setting up compiz effects.

    Thanks
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Compiz problems with Gnome 3 fallback(classic)

    Hello Everyone. I just tried running compiz --replace, and everything went haywire! My descktop screen foze and I had to restart my computer. Luckily once I did that, I logged back in and everything...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Recommendation for screen recording software

    Hello, what follows is specifically for Ubuntu Oneiric 11.10.

    http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Oneiric#Video_Applications

    Hope this helps.
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    [ubuntu] Re: System Cleanup and Memory Availability

    Thanks guys. Excellent info altogether. I will leave this thread for one more day just in case, and then I will re-tag as SOLVED.

    Thanks again :D
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help here and there.

    Hello backhost and welcome to the world of open and free software. I am not a web developer by any means, but you know how in today's world one cant claim to be a proponent of free software and not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: System Cleanup and Memory Availability

    Thanks Kixtosh. Acutally, I am not complaining at all, im just wondering about the level of control I can get out of Ubuntu on system resources. I have a question which havent been answer so far,...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Dual boot Windows 7 and Xubuntu 11.10

    I am no expert, but I will start the replies by weighting from the little I know. I would suggest you start with the Ubuntu installation, since Windows can be really fussy when it comes to sharing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: System Cleanup and Memory Availability

    Thanks. Appreciate your time.
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