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    Poll: Re: Does your Ubuntu boot in 10 seconds?

    Computer says: Hitachi Travelstar 5K750


    Serial ATA-300, 8 MB buffer, 5400 rpm, 12 sec avg. seek time.
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    Poll: Re: Does your Ubuntu boot in 10 seconds?

    "10 seconds"? HOW!?!

    I have a new install (today) and it takes 38 seconds from I hit enter at the grub menu until I see the complete desktop (auto login).

    That's almost 4 times the ad, and I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Spam from me - am I in a botnet?

    Ah, thanks!

    I'll have a look at my security settings, but your suggestion about using my name as sender seems the most plausible. For one thing I've never heard of the person in the to-field, the...
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    [ubuntu] Spam from me - am I in a botnet?

    Hi

    I received this Message Delivery Failure email: http://pastebin.com/JLAYbSSJ

    It looks like it claims the original email came from me:

    From: name =?UTF-8?B?QmrDuHJuc2Vu?=...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fan on laptop went nuts and machine froze

    At some point an upgrade fixed this issue - allthough the batteries took a hit. Now the problem is back.

    I think it has something to do with Intel drives and sandy bridge boards.
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    [all variants] Re: Problem with fonts after installing WINE

    Seems there is an issue where installing wine includes Windows fonts. Most web pages tell the browser to attempt to use windows fonts first (verdana, etc) and then whatever it likes afterwards.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Got myself into a jam

    Perhaps this will make you able to get your files:

    Download and create a bootable live CD:
    http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/download


    Boot it and mount the wubi virtual disk by following...
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    [lubuntu] Shut down on battery in Gnome

    I have a laptop that I used to be connected to the network by wire. It booted down when I yanked to power supply. I achieved this by making
    /etc/acpi/events/battery
    call the ../powerbtn.sh script...
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    [lubuntu] Initialize ALSA without logging in

    I'm using Lubuntu on a laptop that I wish to SSH-into from another computer to remote control mplayer on the commandline. But alsa isn't initialized until I've logged into the GUI, currently LXDE.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unity 3D fail for main user after upgrade

    Reinstalled compiz-stuff and deleted compiz profile settings. Noe the user that didn't have any effects, got Unity 3D back. Still Unity 2d for the main user.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unity 3D fail for main user after upgrade

    This is sooo buggy.

    I opened CCSM in a user where unity 3d was working and tried to export configuration. That caused unity to stop working in that user as well.

    When I tried to run "unity...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unity 3D fail for main user after upgrade

    So new account it is?
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    [SOLVED] Unity 3D fail for main user after upgrade

    I've upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10. Unity 3D works for one account, but not for my primary.

    When I try unity --reset, I get this: http://pastebin.com/8SbwYVff

    Then it runs both 3D and 2D (so...
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    [all variants] Re: Oneiric known bugs and work arounds

    Could not log in to account

    Fixed with: sudo dpkg --configure -a

    Now I'm working on getting Unity 3D to work on all accounts, not just one :)

    Btw: I've tried unity --reset
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    [lubuntu] Re: Shutdown on battery

    But ... I don't know what to put in it :)

    Or what the stuff that is in it now means!
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    [lubuntu] Shutdown on battery

    I'd like for the computer to shut down without the need for confirmation when the power source changes to battery.

    I found "battery" in /etc/acpi/events/ - Content:




    #...
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    [all variants] Re: A primer on lan security with Ubuntu?

    Thanks!

    Some very valuable information about SSH.

    I'll just shoot in one question:

    The sticky mentions that all ports are closed by default in Ubuntu, but wont Firefox, chat and email...
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    [all variants] A primer on lan security with Ubuntu?

    Hi!

    I have a network at home with:
    - network modem connected to a
    - wifi router (AEBS) that takes care of IP delegation and
    - 4 pc-s running Ubuntu, Lubuntu (x2) and Mint

    Lately I've...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fan on laptop went nuts and machine froze

    Tried Ubuntu Classic instead of Unity just to give it a shot. Still freezes and wheezes.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba Portege R835 locking up

    I tried 2.6.39-0-generic first, but still had issues. So I thought it might be since I had 4 GB memory. Therefor I upgraded to PAE, so now I have: 2.6.39-0-generic-pae - gave me more memory, but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba Portege R835 locking up

    Are you also using the 2.6.39 kernel? This seems to have fixed it for many. Not me, though. Guess I'm special. :(
  22. [ubuntu] Re: changing close and minimize effects in ubuntu 11.04

    This might help: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/03/quick-tip-enable-full-screen-dash-in-natty-desktop/
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fan on laptop went nuts and machine froze

    The /etc/cron.hourly folder is the only cron folder without a 0anacron script file. Seemes odd if that should cause the crash, though.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fan on laptop went nuts and machine froze

    It froze again. As the previous time, the last ting to occur was cron. But cron has also run between last time and this without any issues.

    This issue really puzzles me.

    kern

    Jul 8...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fan on laptop went nuts and machine froze

    Just ran desktop recording while video transcoding just to use a lot of CPU to see if this was the problem, but the fan escalated nicely.

    From acpi -V I'm now getting (while not using much CPU):
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