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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Compiz: change desktop using mouse wheel over the viewport switcher

    Thanks. Works perfectly for me.

    First time caller to the compiz hour. :P
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    Re: Howto: Backup and restore your system!

    Cron would be an alternative. But there are a a number of tools made just for backups. Rsync would be a good first suggestion.

    Here's some community documentation on the subject...

    Of course,...
  3. Thread: Whut ?

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    Re: Whut ?

    Removing the source for a third party software seems to have solved this issue for me. Time will tell though. Cherokee Server was the third party source in my case.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: My wireless icon, sound icon, and others are missing!

    Although this is an old thread, I made a mistake today when shutting down transmission.

    To fix, what you need to do is: right click on the panel > select "add to panel" > scroll through the list...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 release

    Just installed that leaked version, all appears well. Ran update tool and it reports my system being up-to-date.

    This is NOT an endorsement! It's merely a report on how my system is doing SO FAR...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 release

    Warning repeated, if you download and install a "leaked" final release of Ubuntu, you should be aware if it could be corrupt. Noobs are best advised to not do so.

    With that said however, here's a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 release

    Linus, is that you? LOL

    /edited 33.1% on TPB leak 53 minutes ETA
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 release

    +1 Roger that and Ditto too!

    Roger, thanks! I'm at 6.5% hovering around 100 - 120 kB/s ugh
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 release

    I'm d/l'ing now and will check that the MD5SUMS matches before burning.

    Just finished tweaking and updating the 9.10 Beta, on a clean install but, the upgrade was 587 files (300+MB) and added...
  10. Re: Windows - Refund from the manufacture?

    Thanks zmjjmz and MaxIBoy
  11. Windows - Refund from the manufacture?

    A while back, the big computer makers were giving refund for the Windows OS providing the EULA was not accepted on a new system. I recall a fair amount of talk about Dell and HP doing this.

    My...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Volume Slider/Control near Clock does nothing

    *holds back laughing with you* I'd say it isn't.

    Have a look at this thread. If any of it sounds familar, follow suit with the fixes listed there.

    Good luck
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound Card Issues/Blacklisting

    May or may not be related but, please look at the following thread. Try the fixes mentioned in it.

    Can't hurt, right? ;)
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Volume Slider/Control near Clock does nothing

    Alrighty then, this is just weird!

    Have a look in Preferences > Sound and see what is listed. See if anything resembling your card/drivers are listed.
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Volume Slider/Control near Clock does nothing

    If you right click on the appelet and select "open volume control" you will see more options to have a go at.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Log in screen problem

    What make of compaq system do you have?

    Do not go throwing in the towel on this. I've read countless threads on this board with similar problems as your having. Some were more difficult to fix...
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    [ubuntu] Re: copy user profile

    Sure thing! :)
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    Re: What PC to buy advice...

    On top of what LaRoza said, check HERE for Linux compatiable hardware.

    As for getting a new system. You can build a really nice system yourself, for that amount you mention. I've got a tad over...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Some command line questions

    Question one- One way is to use "wget" by doing a:

    wget http://somedomain.tld/path_to_file.extension

    Question two- Well, if there is an update available for a ubuntu supported program ( like...
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    [ubuntu] Re: copy user profile

    Yes

    Makes no difference. You are only transferring a profile folder, that would keep things setup the way you had them on the originating box... for those specific programs.
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Virtualbox constantly crashing my system

    Sorry, but the bold text above is just WRONG! ;) Your a wee tab mixed up there sparky.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: streaming video

    Well, you are certainly ONE of the unlucky ones. I've (and MANY others) never had a problem with flash... nor java.

    At any rate, knowing I may have to address these issues after upgrading, I did a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: streaming video

    Oh, it's NOT the OS per say, but a component of the OS itself I see.

    Yes, Ubuntu this time came with a beta version of Firefox (who knows why?).

    You say it's "always" done it in Ubuntu. And how...
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    [ubuntu] Re: streaming video

    Was there a question here, or just a general statement?

    More times than not, what your describing is a system resources (or lack thereof) and nothing to do with your OS. Secondly, it could be an...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Is anyone interested in hearing my fix for the sloooow main menu?

    Why don't you just go ahead and write up a nicely formatted howto for it. I'm sure someone, at some point in time, will use and benefit from it. After writing it, you can post it in tips and...
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