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    Re: Change username on the forum?

    My post was in direct response to an issue raised by a forum administrator. If you feel it violated a forum rule, then you should report it to the moderators, and if they conclude I have done...
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    Re: Change username on the forum?

    I wanted to change my user name and created a new account (user name kaibob). Do I need to send an email to someone to cancel the noynac account or is this posting enough. Thanks!
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    Re: How do you like the prefixes?

    I dislike tags, and I absolutely detest those infernal mouseovers, but I've almost come to like the prefixes. I normally assume that people are using Ubuntu, only to find out down the road they are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: regarding file formats.

    You should have a look at the following thread, the title of which is "HOWTO: convert wma to mp3":

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=37793&highlight=wma+mp3
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    Re: Dead Women's Forum? My condolences.

    I think the title of this thread may have a misplaced modifier or something similar, because my first thought was that the OP was requesting a forum on dead women :lolflag:

    BTW, I agree that a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Known issue - Missing Deleted Items Folder

    Deleted posting, which did not address issue.
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    [all variants] Re: OO.o modifies what I type in a cell

    Click on Format > Cells > Numbers and select the date format you prefer. You can also construct your own date format.
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    [gnome] Re: Custom date/time format for clock applet

    Thanks for the thread. I've wanted to change the panel clock format but didn't know this could be done.

    I also wanted to change the date format in nautilus. The configuration editor does have a...
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    Re: Archaeology and Necromancing

    I read the above and reviewed another posting on what constitutes a necromance, and I'm still not clear what is and isn't. I know it's not important for me to know the difference, but I wondered if...
  10. Thread: Bash Scripting

    by noynac
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    [ubuntu] Re: Bash Scripting

    I also do it this way, and it works well. I started with 2 or 3 scripts but this number has now grown to 24. I still find myself editing some of these scripts on a semi-regular basis, so it's good to...
  11. Thread: rename printer

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    [all variants] Re: rename printer

    I did restart cups and, just to be sure, rebooted the computer. This didn't help.

    I restored the backup copy which got things working again. The name thing is not a big one for me, so I'll just...
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    [ubuntu] Re: two simple questions...

    The easiest way is to use the sessions tool:

    System > Preferences > Sessions > Startup Programs > Add
  13. Thread: rename printer

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    [all variants] Re: rename printer

    I renamed my printer by changing <Printer Deskjet_6980_series> to <Printer Deskjet>. After making this change and resetting the printer, it would not print a page properly (it spit out many pages...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Does Ubuntu Automatically set the clock?

    I don't know the answer to your question. However, the time correction is done by ntp (network time protocol), and the organization that maintains this has an informational page at:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Does Ubuntu Automatically set the clock?

    Ubuntu will optionally set the time automatically. To enable this option:

    1) right-click on the time/date in a panel;

    2) select adjust date and time;

    3) change the configuration option to...
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    Re: Tutorials on Forum Basics

    I don't have a tutorial but hoped it would be OK to raise an issue. Forum members requesting help will occasionally post screenful after screenful of computer output. The following is one example:
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  17. [ubuntu] Re: CUPS-PDF creates files not compatible with Acrobat

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  18. [gnome] Re: Where is Preferences > Hardware Information?

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  19. Re: "Desktop Effects & Customization" lacks moderation

    I was also a bit confused by the note in the report-post dialog and have not reported posts because it seemed so restrictive. Thanks for clearing this up!
  20. Thread: Yanff

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    Re: Yanff

    I do not find the display of tags to be useful. First we had mouseovers that hide thread titles, then we got thread prefixes, and now we have tags that further crowd an already busy forum screen.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is there a good frontend for PDFTK ?

    Nautilus-actions is in the repo's. After installation, the Nautilus-actions applet is accessed from the System > Preferences menu.

    The best way to learn how to construct a configuration (i.e....
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    [all variants] Re: renaming external hdd

    The following document is entitled RenameUSBDrive - Editing ext2/ext3/JFS/ReiserFS/XFS/FAT32/NTFS Partition Labels:

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RenameUSBDrive
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is there a good frontend for PDFTK ?

    A few weeks ago, I did a search for a frontend for PDFtk but couldn't find one. Lacking an alternative, I use Nautilus Actions in connection with PDFtk and Ghostscript. In this way, I can, for...
  24. [all variants] Re: System backups - how do people manage this?

    I use Acronis True Image, and it will do everything that you describe. If you have a Windows partition, you can run True Image from within Windows; otherwise you have to use a CD. Backing up to an...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Medibuntu GPG Key

    I did a bit more searching and found a page that with a recommended command line that appears to have worked. I now have a GPG key for Medibuntu and do not receive any more error messages.
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