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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual monitor/default monitor

    I think this line:

    Option "TwinViewOrientation" "DFP-1 LeftOf DFP-0"Should be:

    Option "TwinViewOrientation" "DFP-0 LeftOf DFP-1"It has been a while since I tinkered with nvidia...
  2. [gnome] Re: gnome-panel transparency (looking for an actual solution)

    Don't hold you breath. There isn't going to be a fix, unless anyone of us who is annoyed submit a patch ourselves.

    Gnome is fully committed to Gnome Shell. Meanwhile, Ubuntu is dropping Gnome...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: NVIDIA XServer Settings : Black Screen of Death

    A friendly word of advice to keep in mind next time:
    Don't install nvidia driver when you have ati graphics card.

    :popcorn:
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    Re: Prefer wireless over wired

    I got to this thread from searching on how to prefer wireless connection over wired in Ubuntu, while still having both connection enabled. Unfortunately, the discussion ended without a solution, so...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: how to kill the click to start dragging nag window

    Dude, you aren't being clear at all. I have used ubuntu for a long time, but I am still unable to comprehend what you are referring to as "click to start dragging nag window". Perhaps a screen shot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Something to position windows

    If you install the package compiz-fusion-plugins-extra, you get the Grid plugin, which could do what you wanted.
  7. [SOLVED] Re: BASH: unblock blocking command while not unblocking password prompt

    No problem :).

    It turned out udev solution is quite simple. I added an arbitrary named text file in "/etc/udev/rules.d/" with the following line:

    KERNEL=="rfcomm?",...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: BASH: unblock blocking command while not unblocking password prompt

    Thanks for the reply.

    Yeah, as I already explained, I tried the ampersand to send the command to the background, but it ended up sending the entire lot: both "gksudo" and "rfcomm". What I wanted...
  9. [SOLVED] BASH: unblock blocking command while not unblocking password prompt

    Okay, I am trying to write a BASH script to connect to bluetooth modem. The relevant command is:

    gksudo rfcomm connect 4So, here is the problem. The rfcomm will block until cancelled by CTRL+C,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to install VideoLan manually?

    Okay, this mean you have not added the medibuntu repository. Scroll to the top of the wiki page to see the command to add the medibuntu repository, then re-run:

    sudo apt-get install w32codecs
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to install VideoLan manually?

    Could you be specific about the steps you did and the error message you encountered?

    Saying it couldn't be install does not help to understand your issue, as I have no problem installing and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to install VideoLan manually?

    You possibly need medibuntu repository to get some MS Windows codec.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Medibuntu#Playing%20Non-Native%20Media%20Formats
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    Re: What happened to Ubuntu Countdown Timer

    Thanks for the link. I have "me too" the bug. :P
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    Re: What happened to Ubuntu Countdown Timer

    Ok, so it seemed there is caching somewhere from Ubuntu.com to my blog's host and my ISP. How do you force the cache to update properly? I would assume it has something to do with the file date? I...
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    Re: What happened to Ubuntu Countdown Timer

    Ok, they now have a new countdown for 10.10
    http://www.ubuntu.com/community/countdown

    But someone need to stop sleeping on the job, because the countdown is still showing 25 days left, when it's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB driver problems?

    One thing to try is to keep the log viewer opened to display the system messages. Look for any error or status messages when the mouse is acting up.
  17. Re: Just afraid if it runs like Windows !!?!!

    As long as your computer don't have important data (priceless like pictures of your grandson, or the project report you need to submit tomorrow), don't be afraid to experiment with Ubuntu.

    Really,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB driver problems?

    Don't give up on the motherboard yet. Sometimes, USB connectivity is due to old cables or the worn out USB connectors.
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    [ubuntu] Re: SSD Ubuntu Install

    I don't think this is a SSD specific problem your are having. I am pretty sure there are enough people installing Ubuntu on SSD already.

    For instance, I have an Asus eeePC with SSD onboard and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus eee Battery capacity fix.....??????????

    My eeePC900 was recently upgraded to Lucid Lynx and I kept getting the message that I need to replace my battery because it has 1.9% capacity left.

    Upon investigation, found this bug:...
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    Re: What happened to Ubuntu Countdown Timer

    The Ubuntu Countdown Timer is not specific to 10.04. I have been using the same code in my website for a couple of releases.

    EDIT:
    Just checked the site again, the timer is now back to normal.
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    What happened to Ubuntu Countdown Timer

    So, I got the Ubuntu Countdown Timer on my blog to help spread the message. But this past few days, I noticed the banner is missing.

    I checked the source at:...
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    Re: [SOLVED] Script: update your skydome hourly

    hi dustoulis
    Mmm, has it been two years since I wrote this script? How time flies.

    When I wrote this script I have very limited knowledge of Linux. The timing for changing the skydome is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Power button to shutdown immediately

    Thanks for the suggestion.

    Yes, press and hold for more than 4 seconds will switch off. This is same as pressing the hard reset, i.e. the OS will not be given the chance to shutdown gracefully.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Power button to shutdown immediately

    Thanks for the replies. While the option is there in the Power Management dialog, it does not work when the PC is locked.
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