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    Re: Software Updates IPv6

    It's not my network IPv6 worked perfectly until I ran the upgrade to 14.04. Unity didn't load after the upgrade and was trying to fix things with apt at the command line and couldn't do an update. ...
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    Software Updates IPv6

    Since installing 14.04 software updates fail unless I disable IPv6. Is there a problem with the Ubuntu servers?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Yahoo Instant Messenger for Gutsy Gibbon

    Yes with Pidgin you can be logged into several different services at one time.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Screenlets issue

    I tried the suggested fix in the thread below but it didn't work for me maybe you'll have better luck.

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=884861&highlight=screenlets+sleep

    I did get it to...
  5. Re: what is the difference between ubuntu and fedora

    I keep trying Fedora...I like to play around sometimes. I loved the Fedora 9 64 bit install I had with KDE it ran great however I just couldn't stand RPM. Might seem funny that something like a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Openoffice.org3 is missing the Start Center

    If you open a blank calc, writer document close the document not Openoffice and the Start Center will be underneath.

    http://www.advbuildllc.com/screenshots/Start%20center.png
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    [all variants] Re: OpenOffice 2.4 to 3.0

    That's ridiculous an application shouldn't be part of the OS. The OS should do it's job and Operate the System in my opinion that's the problem with windoze.

    I was in a hurry for version 3...
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    [all variants] Re: OpenOffice 2.4 to 3.0

    Well since hearing that it's not going to be fixed I just installed the OpenOffice version using this forum thread without any problems. The new version starts much quicker without any quickstart.
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    [all variants] Re: OpenOffice 2.4 to 3.0

    They were removed due to a bug. I have been waiting for the fixed packages myself.
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrade to 8.04 - "failed to initialize HAL"

    Same problem here did an upgrade and it froze on locals then tried the
    dpkg --configure -a and the HAL is still broken. This really sucks! :mad: It used to be upgrade or update with no problems...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Screen wont turn back on

    I have the same problem with an HP DV6000 laptop. This started when I upgraded to Hardy. I then did a fresh install and I am still having this problem. Seems like hardy broke something just...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to install ubuntu 8.04 in AMD

    You can edit the boot options and add the following at the end.


    noapic
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    [ubuntu] Re: no sound with my laptop (ALSA) (7.10)

    When I upgraded to Hardy I had a lot of trouble with the Alsa drivers on my laptop. The only way I was able to get sound was to install OSS4. I recently did a clean install of Hardy and the sound...
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    [all variants] Re: [SOLVED] Extra Kernels in Grub

    I have never used startupmanager but will need to look into it. Another option is GrubED script.
  15. Re: Is linux really infringing on Microsoft's patents?

    Honestly Steve Balmer makes all these claims but won't cite specific sections of code where there are supposedly IP infringement. Why? Lets have a look at the Windows source code which won't happen...
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    HowTo: ProFTPD Behind NAT

    This HowTo should be pretty short and sweet. I searched all over trying to figure out how to get PASV FTP to work behind a NAT router like a Linksys or any similar home networking router. It really...
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    Re: HOWTO: SSH & Public Keys

    OOPS Missed the comment that's the bad thing with copy and paste. As far as changing it in the sshd_config file I don't have one on my system. At least not in /etc/ssh/ which is where it should be...
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    Re: HOWTO: SSH & Public Keys

    Thanks. I just found the "ssh-copy-id" command but wasn't sure if it would work the same. The file is named "authorized_key2" so that if you want to have seperate keys for Protocol 1 & Protocol 2...
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    Re: HOWTO: SSH & Public Keys

    I forgot about this part I'll add it to the HOWTO above. You need to edit the following file on the server. /etc/ssh/ssh_config now there are a few ways to do this like below.


    sudo vim...
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    HOWTO: SSH & Public Keys

    Since SSH (Secure Shell) scans are so common anymore I wanted to add better protection to my server so I configured SSH to only allow logins with public & private keys instead of password...
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