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    Re: CUPS fails to start on bootup

    Thanks for this... figured I'd take the easy way out:
    sudo apt-get install avahi-daemon
    and printing is now working. Didn't even take a reboot.

    David...
  2. Re: Unknown PIPE_CAP nvfx Warning. What does it mean?

    I'm getting the same error while trying out "Processing" (processing.org) scripts. Basicaly, a shell around java and I'm just trying out a few of the example scripts/programs/sketches (whatever you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: grub not showing win7

    HAAA! now that's funny. I had a crying whimpering co-worker at my desk today... no Windows boot option on the computer. I had run an update last night and it asked about grub... completely forgot...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google SketchUp under 11.10

    Not a clue. No clue why a command can start with that vblank_mode=0 thing either. No idea why it works, but here's what worked for me:


    vblank_mode=0 wine...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google SketchUp under 11.10

    When you start SketchUp after the install, does it complain about OpenGL? If so, then both wine and sketchup are installed.

    Are you using the terminal to start regedit via wine? (wine regedit) ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: File permissions, the linux way?

    Thank you... I guess that settles it. I'm not missing something and if I need permissions on one directory that involve more than one group (or similar) then ACLs are the way to go.

    It's kind...
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    [SOLVED] Re: File permissions, the linux way?

    Yes, I've been through that and can have new files in a directory get the directory group rather than the user default group. No problem there.



    Yes, I've been through this too, though being a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: File permissions, the linux way?

    From that page:


    Which is kind of where I'm at.

    I mean, yes, I don't mind using ACLs. But, if ACLs were just the way to go then why all the fuss about user/group/other? The entire OS manages...
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    [SOLVED] File permissions, the linux way?

    I do Windows admin for money... working towards Linux because I want to. I know NTFS, global and local groups, and how to make a Windows server dish out file exactly the way I want. I want to be...
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    [SOLVED] Re: grub not showing win7

    well... I thought I did... googling about gave update-grub, which I ran with -h for the help, which showed usage as "grub-mkconfig" so I ran that to generate info to stdout, and that didn't show any...
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    [SOLVED] grub not showing win7

    Okay, this is a learning experience for me... no data is at risk, I'm not sweating, but I'd like to build a little more expertise in this area.

    That said, I'm running a fresh install, Win7 64b...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google SketchUp under 11.10

    I just tried this and it worked for me, though I had to eliminate the WINEPREFIX="" part and add the full path to SketchUp.exe.

    Much cleaner than the script approach. Thanks for doing the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google SketchUp under 11.10

    You can remove wine by uninstalling it and also deleting the .wine directory in your home folder. Cntr-H will show hidden if you're working in nautilus, the gui file manager.

    Next, I'd recommend...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google SketchUp under 11.10

    Have you tried just downloading SketchUp from the Google page and then doing a Right-Click, Open With, Wine windows program loader?

    I didn't use Wine Tricks. I just installed Wine and used it to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error booting 11.10 on iBook G4

    Very nice, thank you! Now I don't feel so crazy about the hda/sda bit. The yaboot info is much appreciated as well... seems I went the long way around on that one... certainly not the first time,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Slideshow screensaver?

    See... now that's why I asked. My Windows background is showing through... I never think of using links. What a perfectly simple solution. Thank you!
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to establish desired permissions on a mounted share

    There is something called a sticky bit that makes sure group permissions stick with newly created stuff. Here's the info I have recorded on it... not mine, but a cut/paste from a long-ago search of...
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    [SOLVED] Solved: Slideshow screensaver?

    I have what amounts to a media server (among other things) running lubuntu 10.10. It's a PPC mini-mac and didn't like 11.10 so I back-peddled to what worked...

    Anyway, I have a very large...
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    [all variants] Re: Local offline repository

    okay, I just learned 2 things:

    1) Google does a better job of searching the forums than the forum search does. Yes, feeling suitably chastised - i should have googled. As an aside, even my...
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    [all variants] Local offline repository

    A couple of questions:

    1) ballpark, just how big is the entire (including source code) multiverse repository? I mean everything.

    2) would it be possible to make my very own personal mirror of...
  21. [lubuntu] Re: lubuntu-desktop, chromium-browser l10n dependency, ignore?

    I know this is an old post but I just wanted to say thanks for this. Having just tried 11.10 on my PPC minimac and not getting any joy, I decided to retrograde to what I know works. Then I decided...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error booting 11.10 on iBook G4

    I've got the same error. This is on a "use whole disk" install of 11.10 to a Mac Mini PPC. I've gone all through Yaboot hell, up to manually editing the yaboot.conf file and then using ybin with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Converting school to linux

    1. Not being enamoured with Unity, I tried out Lubuntu. I'm impressed by it's speed.

    2. If you go with CentOS, make sure you tell the old people that it IS RedHat but they changed the logos to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NVidea Driver and 11.10

    you can probably let it boot to where it gets stuck and then switch to one of the console sessions (cntrl-alt-F1 to F6, F7 is the x-session). From there, you can at least type in commands to fix...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to extract data from dead partition

    When does it say you don't have the necessary permissions? Did you boot to a liveCD, run Terminal, and type 'gksudo nautilus' to bring up a file manager that has super-user privileges? Did copying...
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