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  1. Thread: Ubuntu bootup

    by NikoC
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu bootup

    Grub2 boot menu is hidden: holding shift when booting should present you the familiar grub options.

    More info here.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Make programs executeable?

    If I understand correctly you want to run windows software on ubuntu? That's not possible without installing an extra package called wine!
    Wine hompage

    It's available via the repositories!
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Convert mov to avi

    ffmpeg (available via the repositories) might do the trick...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Chromium Random Crash during start up

    Same problem here, no solution found yet! Running Kubuntu 12.04 with chromium stable! For now when chromium hangs I open Konsole and kill all chromium processes with:

    sudo killall chromium-browse...
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    Re: Massive March screen shots

    Current...

    Kubuntu 11.10 with KDE 4.8 (standard wallpaper, air theme and cursors).
    Icon set: faenza-cupertino
  6. Poll: Re: Windows Users: When Win8 Comes out what will you use?

    For me the question is: will I stay with Ubuntu if Kubuntu is no longer maintained?
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Boot frizing on "checking battry state" ubuntu 11.10

    I 've been having the same problem for months now on Kubuntu 11.04 64bit.

    Tried a couple of solution such as:
    - sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
    - reinstall nvidia-173

    But to no avail! I...
  8. [gnome] Re: What happened to my Gnome settings? (11.04->11.10)

    This might help you out...
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    Re: 2012 - What OS do you use?

    Laptop for work: Kubuntu 11.10

    Laptop at home: Mac Os Lion
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.10 Ubuntu/unity: open file in terminal

    I could be wrong here, but aren't you always supposed to direct gnome-open or kde-open to the right directory?

    You can use 'autocompletion' of directories and files by using the TAB key in a...
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    Re: Just need to ventilate...

    True, yet a small remark: a couple of months ago I received a new laptop from work and hardware support is significantly better on the latest (K)Ubuntu release, that was mainly the reason for me to...
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    Re: Just need to ventilate...

    Well the sun was shining today, installed kernel 3.0.0-14 and locked it as suggested! Unmarked pre-released updates, good to go and happy again :-)

    Thanks folks!
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    Re: Just need to ventilate...

    Will do! I've been directed to some useful pages concerning the matter! Thanks!
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    Re: Just need to ventilate...

    And that's why I like the forum that much :)

    Always some good advice! Hadn't really thought about disabling pre-released updates, so I'll try that as soon as I'm on my linux machine! I wasn't...
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    Just need to ventilate...

    ... and ask you guys to help me put things in perspective!

    I've been around linux and ubuntu for quite some time, it must have been 6 years or more! Recently I switched to Kubuntu 11.10, because...
  16. Thread: SSD vs HDD

    by NikoC
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    Re: SSD vs HDD

    Replaced my 7200 rpm 300gb HDD for a 120gb SSD a couple of a weeks ago and the speed increase is incredible!Boot times, opening programs, updating, etc. go so much faster now!

    I don't have that...
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    [gnome] Re: Possible to make desktop shortcut?

    Don't mean to start a discussion here and I might agree on the 'looks', with a lot of imagination KDE slightly resembles windows, but in all honesty, the feel is completely something else! In a good...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Gimp doesn't start

    Just installed gimp from ppa (ppa:matthaeus123/mrw-gimp-svn) and problem seems to be fixed!
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATABILITY List.

    1) Kubuntu 11.04

    2) Dell

    3) E6510

    Couldn't change touchpad settings, but solution here did the trick for me.

    Everything else is working just fine.
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    [kde] Re: PDF files don't display certain characters

    sudo apt-get install acroread

    That might do the trick!
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to quite apt-get update in the middle

    I also use ctrl + c and in case of a lock:

    sudo rm -rf /var/lib/dpkg/lock

    sudo dpkg --configure -a

    Though I have to say, it has been ages since I 've had this problem!
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    Re: Do you still distro-hop on a regular basis?

    Last week I switched from Ubuntu 10.10 to Kubuntu 11.04, but I'm staying in the family and have been for a couple of years now...
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    Re: Serendipitous September 2011 screenshots

    Same ol' 10.10 setup, haven't had the time to mess around:

    Clean desktop with elementary wallpaper, avant window navigator, screenlets (Circleclock & Eigencal), Gnome-Brave icons & Comix mouse...
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    Re: Merry May 2011 Screenshots

    Nothing new over here.

    Running Ubuntu 10.10, though I'm starting to get that Natty itch, but I'm going to wait a couple more months.


    Clean desktop with elementary wallpaper, comixcursors...
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    Poll: Re: How many of you still use emerald?

    Still in use here in combination with compiz! I like the fact that emerald is highly customizable!
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