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  1. [ubuntu] Window refocus with vmware not working as usual

    Dear all,





    In the past when any ubuntu window would be in front of my VMware window, then my mouse pointer would favour the host window and I could click on it, move it around etc. A...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Multiple Starting File Manager - Loads of them at Start up.

    Dear all,


    Experiencing exactly the same problem here. Anyone with any ideas ? A particular update maybe ?
    I used to be able to log out and then next time I logged on, it was normal again ......
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    [ubuntu] Re: Raid 1 on Raid 0 or LVM - Startup

    Dear all,


    Problem seems to be solved now. In the file mdadm.conf, the RAID 1 array was not presented. Eventhough, it was not there, it seems that during boot time the computer still tried to...
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    [ubuntu] Raid 1 on top of Raid 0 or LVM - Startup

    Dear all,


    On my machine, I set up a software RAID 1. Since I need to combine a few partitions on different drives for one part of my RAID 1, I initially went for a RAID 0 approach to combine...
  5. [ubuntu] batch convert/transfer file name and ID tag from m4a to wav

    Dear all,


    Many years ago, I started to digitize my music collection. I then chose m4a, for many reasons. Now, I am redoing this whole process one last time, but storing into wav-files.
    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: All sound is noise (after some update)

    Dear all,


    If any of you are ever encountering similar problems, I found my solution by going through: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=843012 until it worked again :)

    WM
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    [ubuntu] All sound is noise (after some update)

    Dear all,


    Since about a few weeks, I have a problem with the sound on my Ubuntu Jaunty 64-bit.
    From any application it would simply provide noise instead of the real sound. The motherboard is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fast(er) synchronising

    Thanks, that is fast like lightning now.

    With disconnect you mean the device being disconnected/unmounted ?
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    [ubuntu] Fast(er) synchronising

    Dear all,


    To keep my data sources up to date, I generally use synchronising software, which manages both way synchronising.
    On Ubuntu, I have been using Unison, but find it to be extremely...
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    [ubuntu] Re: rc.local script problem

    Dear enli,


    This was actually what I tried to say, that all the x's were set, since you have them in relation to the ownership. The first set of characters in the row when you do an "ls -al"....
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    [ubuntu] rc.local script problem

    Dear all,


    Fairly sure this is something really silly, but I do not manage to catch it :(.
    I have a service that needs to start together with the machine. So, I added a line to /etc/rc.local,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Authorise to shut down ?

    Hi,


    Well, I always need some root privileges for something during my working session, but generally, I shut down my programs before I choose for shut-down, so they should all be logged out...
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    [ubuntu] Authorise to shut down ?

    Dear all,

    Since a few days, my Ubuntu 9.04 (64-bit) asks me to authorise when I choose to shut down. It mentions that "System policy prevents stopping the system when other users are logged in",...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New window does not get focus.

    Dear all,


    Would it be possible that the behaviour changes due to one particular application running or not. I have a suspicion that if I run VMware Workstation, the focus is not wright, whereas...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Backup script not running from crontab

    Dear all,


    Meanwhile done quite some debugging, but it seems the culprit is gpg when run from crontab. It seems to want access to /dev/tty and that is not available when run from cron .......
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    [ubuntu] New window does not get focus.

    Hi,


    Well, this morning when I restarted, I ended up without title bars to my windows, so I reinstalled compiz. Though, I had also read that you could try to remove the .gconf directories from...
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    [ubuntu] New window does not get focus.

    Dear all,


    I had this problem on and off in the past, but now it seems to become continuous :(
    When I open a new window, then the focus does not go to that window. Sometimes, it does not even...
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    [ubuntu] Backup script not running from crontab

    Dear all,


    My limited linux knowledge combined with my internet searching, does not quite get me out of this one, so I hope anyone does understand why this happens. If I run my self-made script...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernel update and grub changes ?

    Hi,


    Thanks for your replies.

    In relation to the bootpart tool, it does not seem to indicate being compatible with Vista, and since the boot-manager has changed substantially between XP and...
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    [ubuntu] Kernel update and grub changes ?

    Dear all,


    With a kernel change grub changes its menu list, but I am booting through the windows boot manager and therefore have a file that contains the data of the first 512 byte of the /boot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Graphics problem after automatic update

    Dear all,


    Problem solved, seems that the proprietary driver is linked with the kernel modules and this clearly depends on the kernel version, so you need to uninstall the driver before the...
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    [ubuntu] Graphics problem after automatic update

    Dear all,


    This issue is a bit split between a pure graphics one and an installation one, but I can choose only one forum ...

    Over the last few days, there have been a few automatic updates...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Font Problem (Kile)

    Dear all,


    I came across this thread as I have had similar problems, though in the past I solved them a different way, and it took me some time to find the solution back, but that also worked....
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Dual Screen on ATI Radeon, either too low resolution or only cloned possible

    Dear all,


    Well, no solution was found, so eventually I went for a complete reinstall, and guess what, the ATI drivers then worked like a charm and my dual screen worked in a matter of minutes...
  25. [ubuntu] Dual Screen on ATI Radeon, either too low resolution or only cloned possible

    Dear all,


    After two days of struggling, this newby is running out of ideas, so I hope someone can help me with this problem.
    Apologies if the post is long, though I like to give the story, so...
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