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    [other] Re: Installing WinXP after Ubuntu

    At this point I don't care it WinXP eats my grub, I've ge****t my Ubuntu OS up so bad that I need to clean it out anyway.
    WinXP Pro SP2 makes it to the initial restart to begin doing its think and...
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    [other] Re: Installing WinXP after Ubuntu

    Ok-- so I figured out my problem, my entire 100Gb HDD was under sda1 when I should have reduced that itself to allow for a sda2. So that was a nice revelation to have. Now it's a new problem all...
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    [other] Re: Installing WinXP after Ubuntu

    Just tried the Fat32. No change in the message.
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    [other] Re: Installing WinXP after Ubuntu

    That's what I'm worried about. Every time I try to install, I have to reset my grub because it likes to eat that too. I have tried using an NTFS partition by setting it up in gparted. I have not...
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    [other] Installing WinXP after Ubuntu

    Greetings. I own a Thinkpad T61 with a SATA drive, I've gone to the BIOS and changed to Compatibility mode. I'm trying to install a copy of Windows XP Professional and am having some difficulties. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Poor Battery Life Laptop

    www.lesswatts.org I found that the other day. Some useful stuff.
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    [all variants] Re: G'z One Boulder and my Computer

    Bump!
  8. [xubuntu] Re: Can anywithone help with drivers for Lexmark printer

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=519990

    Give post #4 a shot.

    http://downloads.lexmark.com/perl/downloads/downloads.cgi?ccs=229:1:0:390:0:0

    ...Link to the driver, use the red hat...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Setting MS Word as the default application

    Right click on a .doc file and do properties and open with.
    I don't have MS Word so I don't what (if anything) further to do.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I make this go away?!

    Neat, I might give it a try.




    As for the origin of the thread, I got fed up with a lot of little things that I messed up so I reinstalled my system, now with the AMD64 version. So, I'm going...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I make this go away?!

    Nothing changed (gtk-qt-engine not installed) and the message still comes up. I do have to clarify, after the message pops up and hit OK, the Appearance menu does open. I'm just one for an error-less...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I make this go away?!

    No, is beta out yet?!
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] How do I make this go away?!

    The following screenshot happens whenever I open "Appearance" [System > Preferences] and it's starting to bother me. The other day I accidently deleted my top panel and started over from scratch...
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    [all variants] G'z One Boulder and my Computer

    I just got a new phone, Verizon's ruggedized Boulder by Casio. I used to have a Chocolate, piece of crap phone, and Bitpim was my saving grace but now Bitpim isn't seeing my new phone. I'm using the...
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    Re: September 2008 Desktop Screenshot Thread

    found the wallpaper on deviant art... one of my favorite ones of all time.
  16. [edubuntu] Re: (laptop knowledgable people only) In your experience, are dell laptops made of go

    If the systems are relatively comparable, keep what ya got. I'm not a big fan of Dell laptops -- friends in college had them and rarely had anything good to say. I had a tower for four years and it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pidgin keeps timing out.

    "Use Environmental Settings" is what it's at now. I honestly have no idea what a proxy even is. I don't know what I should use. I thought it might just be my internet connection (Hughesnet is...
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    [ubuntu] Pidgin keeps timing out.

    Anyone have any ideas as to why my Pidgin client keeps timing out from the host? I'm using it for AIM and every 2 or 3 minutes it disconnects from host. My internet looks to be staying stable through...
  19. [gnome] Re: Accidentally Deleted Main panel, how to restore?

    How about getting open Applications to the panel, ie, Pidgin's icon or Rhythmbox's icon (default next to clock) I got everything I wanted back except for those icons. Or the compiz-fusion icon.
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    Re: My phone is grinding my gears.

    You should never need Windows. In the future you could try Wine to get whatever software that must be "only used in Windows." Unless you already knew that, in which case disregard this.
  21. Thread: VirtualBox

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    [ubuntu] Re: VirtualBox

    I installed 1.6 from the link and it worked beautifully, I do have OSE but it still worked.. When I clicked the "Install Guest Additions..." under devices it gives me 1.5.9 perhaps that's screwy too....
  22. Thread: VirtualBox

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    [ubuntu] Re: VirtualBox

    (Experimenting on my VBox -- it maximized fine and when when I R-CRTL + f again it logged out of my Ubuntu session.)

    Otherwise, it should toggle.
    My problem with VBox is that I can't get a shared...
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    Re: Calculating pi?

    10000000 for n --> 3.14506 ...So...

    [Edi] I changed my code from the double to float, same result.
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    Re: Calculating pi?

    Everything all said and done, I should be getting at least 6 decimals for Pi perfect... Right?

    My code : 3.14506
    Real : 3.14159

    I think I'm going to scrap it and move on to something else,...
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    Re: Calculating pi?

    Alright, I made this in c++. It doesn't really work and I'm not a good programmer by any stretch but, other than that, I can't figure out why I'm not getting things to work. I'm using g++.

    1st --...
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