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    Photoshop Elements in Wine

    As a photography buff I have been using Adobe Photoshop Elements for about 8 years. I have a big investment in many plugins for Photoshop, not to mention being comfortable with the workflow. I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems w/ rotating MOV files

    I use AVIdemux to rotate my video files. I have a Canon T4i so it records videos as .mov files as well. It won't allow you to keep teh file as .mov but I've never had any quality issues...
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    [SOLVED] Re: how to simply shrink a photo

    I use irFanview in Ubuntu....just install wine/winetricks and then use winetricks to install atmlib, mfc42, msxml4, vcrun2005 & vcrun6. Without one or more of those windows add-ons, irfanview will...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Coverting Quicktime Files

    Try using Openshot Video Editor to save the file as another format. My camera saves movies as .mov files and I use Openshot to convert them to MPEG or MP4.
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Steps for installing 11.10 as dual-boot with Vista (Please correct my mistakes)

    You make some good points. I rarely use MS Windows though so I prefer to have apps that do not depend on booting into MS Windows so Clonezilla works nicely for me in that regards.
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Steps for installing 11.10 as dual-boot with Vista (Please correct my mistakes)

    I have found that Clonezilla works really well for either full disk backup or partition backups. I use it to backup my dedicated linux disk as well as my Windows partitions on my 2nd disk.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual core netbooks and Ubuntu

    What graphics does the machine have? I have found that Unity and Gnome3 in Ubuntu can be slow if the best graphics drivers are not installed. For instance, my laptop has an ATI graphics adapter and I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: AMD Radeon HD 7670M and support in Ubuntu?

    I would try the latest driver from AMD just to see if it will work:

    Use the instruction here for uninstalling what you...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Working Driver Ati Radeon Mobility HD 5650?

    If your system truly has the HD 5650 then the proprietary ATI drivers should show that. Are you sure you are using the proprietary drivers from AMD or are you using the open source drivers that...
  10. [all variants] Re: Laptops - which one will run best linux (Ubuntu or other Debian based distro)

    I've used Dell, IBM and HP laptops for the last 5 years and all have run Ubuntu just fine......this includes Intel intergrated graphics, ATI and Nvidia graphics. My current laptop has the ATI HD4250...
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    Re: Researching Linux network technician

    Certifications are always a good thing in IT. I have various Linux certs myself that have served me well. Redhat is a good one to have but having others such as LPIC and Linux+ can only help. Linux+...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I've been a Linux user since 1999 but I was using mostly Mandrake and Redhat/Fedora until 2007 when I switched to Ubuntu. I still run Windows in a VM inside VirtualBox because I need it for Photoshop...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Which is better driver? ATI Proprietary or Opensource

    The proprietary driver from AMD/ATI is definitely better. As others here have stated, it provides the full performance benefit of the GPU and allows your system to run cooler. The frame rate is...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Gnome Shell installation problem in ubuntu 11.10

    Glad you were about to get it figured out!
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Gnome Shell installation problem in ubuntu 11.10

    Ok, try this next. If you have any 3rd party repositories enabled in Software Sources disable them. Only have the "Canonical Partners" and "Independent" repositories enabled.

    ext, let's remove...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Gnome Shell installation problem in ubuntu 11.10

    Try the following:

    sudo apt-get install --reinstall gnome-session gnome-shell

    Let us know what happens.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Gnome kering pkcs11 error

    Sounds like whatever is trying to use the library is looking in a spot it does not reside. Try running the following command to find where on your system the file resides:

    "sudo find / -name...
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    by bcarlowise

    [ubuntu] Re: Winff

    I tested recording a video with RecordmyDesktop and then attempting to convert the video to avi format using mencoder. I too find problems with the conversion no matter what type of format I try...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: MP4 video from phone works in Win7, not in Ubuntu

    I almost forgot.....I convert ALL of my videos (whether they be avi, mpeg or mov to MP4 format and I can play any and all formats just fine.
  20. [ubuntu] Re: MP4 video from phone works in Win7, not in Ubuntu

    My recommendation is to remove the "ATI/AMD Proprietary FGLRX Driver and/or Post-Update driver per the following guidelines:
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    [all variants] Re: Grub.cfg Windows Chainloader Help Needed

    As oldfred pointed out, the issue is is the following line for the Windows 7 menuentry:

    search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root 16B815A0B8158003

    the hex value listed is for the Windows XP...
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    Re: Photo & Video editing program suggestions

    One thing I forgot to mention. Lightworks ( is supposed to be coming out for Linux soon. It is supposed to be a full-featured video editing and creation software. I...
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    Re: Photo & Video editing program suggestions

    Darktable is a nice opensource workflow software but it is not designed as an editing solution. The former Bibble application is now Corel Aftershot Pro. It is a workflow and editing app much like...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Clone of Irfanview for Linux Ubuntu?

    I too use irfanview for batch processing of images such as resizing and renaming. It is by far the best tool out there. I fid it runs very nicely under wine though it does have a few visual glitches...
  25. [ubuntu] Big improvement in Gnome3 using latest ATI video driver

    I noticed yesterday that ATI release a new driver on 1/25. I uninstalled my previous proprietary ATI video driver (fglrx_8.920-0ubuntu1_amd64) and installed the latest version...
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