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  1. Poll: Re: What kind of physical exercise do you perform ?

    Walk 2 Labradoodles 3 or 4 times a day for about 3/4 of an hour each time-I,m 66 so thats enough for me thank-you!

    I have to admit I dont believe in exercise for exercises sake-got to be doing...
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    Re: Eyeglass Cleaner Ruined My Matte Screen?

    Looking at the picture my money is on something getting under the top layer-look at the edge pattern between good and damaged.
    Did you spray cleaner directly on the screen? If so it may have puddled...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Canon PowerShot A640 Cannot mount device

    I see it is a very similar camera to my A85. Have you switched the camera to viewing mode? The little slide switch below the function dial.

    eddie
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    Re: having fun with scammers!

    Get ready to change your phone number. It was the only way I could stop it,went on for a couple of years.
    Nothing I said to them made any difference.

    eddie
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: Nvidia screen resolution

    Well,I jumped the gun there! Sorted.


    Sudo apt-get purge nvidia-304


    sudo apt-get install nvidia-173

    Whats going on there then? How come the newer drivers wont work?
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    [ubuntu_studio] Nvidia screen resolution(Solved)

    I tried ubuntu studio13.04 beta a few weeks ago and ran into screen resolution problems,I could not get better than 1024x768 on a 1680x1050 display.

    Graphics card is nvidia 7600GS and the driver...
  7. Thread: Which Laptop?

    by eddier
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    Re: Which Laptop?

    Most Laptops have an access hatch for the hard drive,buy a small (120GB) drive and install windows to that,conversely keep Windows on the original drive and get the extra Drive for Linux. I can swap...
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    Re: Is it cruel to keep pets?

    Anything in a cage or removed from its natural environment IS WRONG! My local pet supply store has all kinds of birds in cages,indoors. As well as various Reptiles. ITS WRONG.
    If you like...
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    Re: Existential question

    WHO cares ,or,who CARES.

    DOES it matter,or,does IT matter,or,does it MATTER?

    I do not know,I DO NOT know or I do not KNOW.

    EdDiE
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    [ubuntu] Re: Re-Building an Old PC

    Pretty sure the fan should be sucking up (!) so air is drawn in to the heatsink from the sides and up through the fan. Remove the fan and turn it over.

    eddie
  11. [all variants] Re: Need help with overheating and shutting down.

    Not that familiar with Backbox but, somewhere in the settings menu should be an option to change what happens etc.

    Incidentaly have you tried cleaning the air vents underneath and at rear of...
  12. Poll: Re: What sort of Music lets you concentrate better?

    Porn video soundtrack.I try to finish what i'm doing to coincide with end of the track-then I go and have a smoke!:???:

    Seriously,ambient music by the likes of Steve Roach or Klaus Schultze or...
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    Re: pixbuf trouble...

    I ran into exactly the same problem with studio 13.04,also the freezing when updating the kernel in the same pass.

    I am also still stuck with low resolution display-Nvidia 304 installed by default...
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    new open source audio codec

    http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/the-end-of-mp3-opus-audio-codec-approved-for-the-web/

    Is this going to available for Linux or not?

    eddie
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    Re: graphics problem and linux kernel 3.8.*

    Thanks for that Frogs Hair I'll give it a go again. I should also mention that I tried the install on my old Acer aspire 5315 Laptop and it runs beautifully.

    eddie
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    graphics problem and linux kernel 3.8.*

    I installed Ubuntu studio 13.04 beta on my media pc. The live DVD was fine in terms of the Display,however when installed all I got was an 800x600 display and no option to increase it was listed.
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    Re: Camera Memory Stick

    Are you trying to read it using a card reader? I had the same problem with my sony DSLR camera-all I had to do was leave the card in the camera and connect with a USB cable that had a mini USB plug...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I *UPDATE* my nVidia drivers?

    According to Wikipedia its a Windows only game,no go on Linux.

    eddie
  19. [ubuntu] Re: PC unrepairable, problem with Akamai technologies

    You appear to be confusing a Kernel update with a release update (e.g. ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 12.10)-this is not the case.

    Between Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 12.10 there were several Kernel updates....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus Xonar stx Soundcard

    Try installing Mudita24 from the repositories.

    Start it up and select the "Analog Volume" tab,then push the volume sliders all the way up.

    Thats what I have to do whenever I Install/Reinstall...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What exactly is a router?

    I allways explain a router as a sound mixer in reverse,instead of mixing signals from several devices into one output,you have one input and several outputs. Except they are bidirectional !
    If you...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Creative ZEN X-Fi3 Compatibility?

    Install Gnomad2 from the repo's.

    Connect your device (usb)-open Gnomad and your good to go.

    I am assuming it is similar to the Zen device.

    For anyone trying to convert videos using FFmpeg...
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    Re: NASA scientist working on "Warp" drive.

    Wrong! Wrong! Wrong! I did nothing all day yesterday.

    eddie
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.10 cairo dock

    You need to start it. Look in Menu/system there should be 2 entries, one with open GL and one without. If you have a graphics card with correct drivers then use open gl version.

    When (and if!)...
  25. Thread: 12.10 problems

    by eddier
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    [xubuntu] Re: 12.10 problems

    Thanks howefield. Desktop a bit tidier now! Allthough Thunars sidepane is still crowded,but I can live with that until a fix is found.

    eddie
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