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  1. [ubuntu] Re: laptop sound comes out of modem speaker. How do i get my stereo speakers to work?

    Try System->Preferences->Sound from the menu, then click on the output tab and see if there's radio buttons for differant devices.
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    Re: After upgrade to 10.04 I can't login

    See if you're able to hit CTRL-ALT-F1 and login at the command line. If not, then its possible that your password was lost in the upgrade. It happened to me recently, where I had my user but no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: logrotate error, 9.10

    The second error might imply its a file permission problem.
    I have 644 permissions for that file.
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    [ubuntu] Re: graphics problem on old laptop

    It may be that there isn't a great driver for those graphics in linux.
    http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=33872&p=195460&hilit=SIS+M650
    If all else fails you might want to invest in...
  5. Thread: HAL issue

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    Re: HAL issue

    Fair choices.
    I'm guessing you're already aware, and further I don't know if this is still a problem with the kernel drivers, but one thing to check, which will be important for either of those...
  6. Thread: HAL issue

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    Re: HAL issue

    Is it a new problem on this machine or were you previously able to mount disks?
    Are you able to mount things manually if you do sudo mount /dev/cdrom ?
    Can you post the contents of your fstab by...
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    [all variants] Re: wget and crontab @reboot

    sleep is called by seconds by default. You can make it use hours minutes or days instead.

    sleep 3d
    would make the script just sit there for 3 days and then it would move to the next line in the...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Two 10.04 machines, two strange fstab behaviours

    Our egos always end up getting the best of us on the internet eh?


    This is the jist of it, or at least where I think the confusion is. I was trying to say the same thing but this is a lot...
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    [kubuntu] Re: looking for KDE global equalizer

    I know almost nothing about KDE, so hopefully I haven't steered you in the wrong direction.
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    [ubuntu] Re: cannot print with brother mfc-250c

    These aren't really guaranteed to be Ubuntu compatible.
    http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public_s/id/linux/en/download_prn.html#MFC-250C
    You'lle need the cupswrapper and the LPR driver in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nxserver: ssh key(s) question

    Most people who know better would like to run their ssh server with password authentication turned off and you can't do that if you want to use nxserver. That isn't ideal, as I said, and it makes...
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    [ubuntu] Re: graphics problem on old laptop

    If you have nvidia drivers installed try running this to see what's there of nvidia

    dpkg --get-selections|grep nvidia|grep -v deinstall
    you can then go about

    sudo apt-get remove --purge...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB hard drive doesn't mount automatically

    From what you've said, I'd think that using UUID's in fstab would be the way to go. They'lle mount earlier on in the boot process when everything else does. You'll just have to make sure you have...
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    [kubuntu] Re: looking for KDE global equalizer

    I think this isn't exactly what you're looking for, since you suggested that you don't use pulse regularly, but for a system wide graphical pulse EQ, if you do go that route, there is this:
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nxserver: ssh key(s) question

    Yeah it appears that nx uses its own ssh keys and it uses the user you want to log in as through password authentication. It isn't ideal. You can go to the trouble of setting up differant nx keys...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Two 10.04 machines, two strange fstab behaviours

    If you mean that the default option should have nouser as an implied option, then yeah that's right. If this is in relation to file permissions though, it comes down to the ownership of the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: my ubuntu does not start up

    Hopefully this will do it:

    Try hitting the key combo CTRL+ALT+F1 and getting to a text based login screen.
    Type your username and password.
    Type as follows and that's a capital X in the first...
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    [all variants] Re: wget and crontab @reboot

    crontab is really picky about having any output. It will usually fail if there is any so anything that you aren't directing into a log file is best sent to /dev/null. wget typically updates the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: fstab shows mount point, 10.4 says no

    can you post the output of your /etc/fstab file by typing cat /etc/fstab in a terminal and also check to see what's in the /media folder by typing ls -ld /media
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Start Up Disk Creator not recognising ISO image

    If you feel comfortable at the command line, you can always follow this 2 page step by step:
    http://www.debuntu.org/how-to-install-ubuntu-linux-on-usb-bar
    I had a similar problem recently and had...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 nagging issues: flash, sound icon

    For your Flash sound, if you aren't already using the 64 bit flash, but have the 32 bit flash with a wrapper to use it within the browser, then this might be the thing to do.
    Here's the thread that...
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    [SOLVED] Re: lucid - how to access OS X partition?

    You can't copy and paste an entire article. Its not lawful. If you link to it and that's it, that's fine. If you take a peice of it, provide a link, and then add something, then that's fine. If...
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    [SOLVED] Re: lucid - how to access OS X partition?

    There is of course the link in the bottom of linuxobjemacs's site that references the original source, which he plajorized word for word rather than using it under a "Fair Use" condition that would...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: How do I install Ubuntu on an external Hard Drive on a Mac

    The way I did it (and using the earlier grub, opposed to the newer grub 2, for simplicity) was to put put a very small ext3 partition at the end of the drive, put the /boot folder there with grub in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: adding unallocated space to partition

    Edit: bit late
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