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    [SOLVED] Making PDFs Searchable Using OCR (CLI)

    This has taken be the entire evening to figure out. It appears that when it comes to linux, there are dozens of paid-for options or dead FOSS projects.

    Lots of old tutorials reference tesseract,...
  2. Acer Aspire 6530 - Headphone jack mute problem [mint 14 / ubuntu 12.10] [SOLVED]

    I bought a great second hand workhorse online for general linux tinkering and it's been great apart from one very irritating problem with the audio. The laptop is an Acer Aspire. Here are the install...
  3. [SOLVED] Pidgin 2.10.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 - Gmail Talk (XMPP)

    Version 2.10.3 of Pidgin gets a bit upset about default gmail settings in Ubuntu 12.04. Here are the settings which I finally found to work without causing a connection failure. Under the account...
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    [SOLVED] Re: gconftool-2 and Apache www-data user

    Got this one figured out. I was going ***-backward about it. I enabled all my services and then configured ufw (firewall) to close down port 5900 for VNC. I then made a PHP script to edit a local...
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    [SOLVED] gconftool-2 and Apache www-data user

    Hi all!

    This one has got me stumped. Can't think of a nicer, friendlier place to rage about this problem.

    I have a LAMP stack configured on my local machine. I want to be able to fire a URL...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATIBILITY List.

    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Mint/Xubuntu/Ubuntu all tried)
    Samsung
    Netbook N102SP


    What works:
    Wifi
    USB
    Onboard audio out
    Onboard ethernet
  7. Re: Samsung N102SP Netbook Graphics, Resolution, Brightness Issues

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  8. Samsung N102SP Netbook Graphics, Resolution, Brightness Issues

    I have a Samsung N102SP Netbook running 12.04 (Mint 13). Everything is functional except for the correct resolution, brightness controls and external monitor functionality. Please help.

    Hotkeys
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    [ubuntu] Re: Apache2 refuses to follow symlinks to homedir

    Trungly's advise worked for me.

    Overall steps (from clean install) were:

    1) Create symlink from /var/www to /home/ernz/www


    sudo ln -s /home/ernz/www /var/www

    2) Change permissions on my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Startup Applications Madness

    I'm thinking it's got nothing to do with gconftool now. I've checked out the process list after a reboot and nautilus doesn't appear to be showing.

    In a funny way, we're back to square one - how...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Startup Applications Madness

    Hi, this was EXACTLY what I was after! Thanks! I actually found this about 10 mins ago myself and tested it and it works. (yay?)

    Unfortunately, I appear to have broken nautilus a little whilst...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Startup Applications Madness

    Hi Thanks for that. I've maybe not been very clear though. I actually want nautilus to open. It's the opening of the smb:// location that mounts mounts it. Until nautilus is run at that location, the...
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    [ubuntu] Startup Applications Madness

    I'm really struggling to get my head around a very simple task. I've tried searching this forum and searching online elsewhere for about an hour with no working solutions. It's driving me mental.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Small Unclickable Area on Screen

    Here's another screenshot with the problematic area outlined. Dead area appears to be 660px wide and 40px high.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Natty - "Unclickable area"

    I'm not the only one. Thought I was going crazy! On my screen there is an area about 660px wide and 40px high sitting roughly 70% of the way from the top of the screen. See attachment. The dead area...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Missing sound icon

    gconftool --recursive-unset /apps/panel && killall gnome-panel

    This worked for me too. Fixed missing sound icon on 64-bit 11.04 Natty

    If the panel fails to load again you can restart X by...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Setting up Ubuntu 10.10 on Revo 3700 with HDMI and XBMC

    Does sound work outside of XBMC? Have you definitely enabled all nvidia devices in the sound config as shown?
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    Re: Can't watch TV online

    I am not in Canada so every time I try these video's it just shows a black area where the video should be. Ubudog will be able to test this better.
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    Re: Can't watch TV online

    You know who else was a quitter? Hitler.
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    Re: Can't watch TV online

    You could also do a search for "Chromium" in the software centre. That is pretty much the same thing as Chrome. Give that a shot.
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    Re: Can't watch TV online

    OK my...Ubuntu sister? I've read that this is because update manager or package manager is running. Try closing everything and running it again or restarting the PC and just going straight to that...
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    Re: Can't watch TV online

    Do not fear my Reddit brother! We shall fix this yet! Here's a couple of things you could try instead.

    Firstly, try installing Chrome. It's a sweet browser and apparently has it's own native flash...
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    Re: Can't watch TV online

    Gillette88, That's interesting. You can test your flash installation at the adobe site here

    I actually tried loading a video at ctv.ca and it said they were experiencing issues at the moment and...
  24. Thread: Screen Problem's

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    [ubuntu] Re: Screen Problem's

    Hi BoneFone. That's awesome. If it still seems fixed after a while, please mark this thread as "Solved" from the "Thread Tools" drop-down menu so other people can see the solution.
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    Re: Can't watch TV online

    Hrm. That should really work. Another way to do this is to install the official package from Adobe. Here's the link to the 32-bit .DEB installer file.

    It might install some other rubbish like...
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