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    Re: Making Windows 8.1 boot (Everything UEFI)

    what about update-grub
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    Re: Making Windows 8.1 boot (Everything UEFI)

    is my english that bad? i am talking about hard drives not drivers.
    and yes it should not matter having two partitions on one hard drive
    only i have never succeeded in dual booting like this.
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    Re: Making Windows 8.1 boot (Everything UEFI)

    i have never suceeded in creating a dual boot system with windows and linux on a drive with 2 partitions.
    and as for wubi i see that it is no longer available. it was unreliable.
    i have always had...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Link in Thunderbird won't launch Firefox

    Thunderbird>Edit>Preferences>Attachments>Incoming

    says: http Use Firefox Web Browser (default)
    and the same for https

    only of course it does not!

    Change to http Use other...

    then browse...
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    Re: Apache & FTP: mod_ftp

    thank you cooaj86 for attempting to write this at all.
    it did not go as easily for me as for you.
    first time i tried it i got some horrible error messages.

    in file included from...
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    [all variants] Re: Ubuntu supports 4 sockets (32-cores)?

    I don't see why not.
    I would love to try it.

    titanus computers on their website offer ubuntu as an operating system,
    so it looks like they have tried it out.

    I think that most operating...
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    [ubuntu] right shift key permanently ON

    Thank you for this very helpful thread.
    I diagnosed that my laptop had dirt or condensation under the right shift key.
    So I wanted to disable this key. It was permanently ON.

    xmodmap -e 'keycode...
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    [SOLVED] Re: error: no such device /external Hd

    Hello sikander3786,
    Thank you for your informative post. It saved me.
    I run multiple disks in convoluted ways.
    I have a 1TB internal drive with Ubuntu 11.04
    and a 100GB external USB drive with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 system crash when playing videos

    I too have the same problem.
    I have a Compaq Pressario M2000 laptop which includes Intel graphics.
    No sound control and frequent crashes when watching a video on youtube.
    I don't recall it...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google Earth 6 can't start

    Thank you all:-

    sudo apt-get install lsb-core

    It is so easy when you know how.


    Now what about sendmail - postfix - dovecot -
    certificate signing?
    That no doubt would be easy too if you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unknown Command 'loadfont'

    Much as I love Ubuntu I too am glad that I have Windows as well.
    Most of these problems, and there are many of them, seem to be concerned with WUBI (the UBUNTU Windows bootloader).
    The intention is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nm-applet disappears from panel [SOLVED]

    Thank you for your excellent post.
    That worked for me to.
    I was messing with remote desktop, I think, when the accident happened.
    The only difference was that the shutdown icon did not reappear....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Synaptic will not install any program

    Sorry to be a wet blanket but I am not solved.

    I am running Ubuntu 9.10 in a Sun Virtual Box Version 3.1.4 r57640
    under Windows XP,
    which may be a little different.
    I have tried all of this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: a problem with cube desktop effect

    do you have at least 4 desktops?
    right click bottom right hand corner - preferences - columns 4.
  15. [ubuntu] Re: can't access virtual host in xp running in virtual box

    This is the kind of thing I do all of the time.
    If I understand you correctly you are running
    Ubuntu with an Apache web server
    and a Sun virtual box in which you have installed Windows XP.

    You...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: cant install restricted nvidia driver, stuck at 0%

    mick55 you are great.
    I have been stuck for a long time on this one.

    Your solution System>Adminstration>Software Sources
    uncheck "Installable from CD ROM/DVD"
    seems so obvious when you know...
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    [ubuntu] wireless networking

    Hello All,

    Thank you to the powers that be for fixing a very big bug in Ubuntu.
    Since the latest upgrade of Ubuntu from 8.04 to 9.04 wifi cards ceased working. They all worked great with Ubuntu...
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    Re: Microsoft/Windows - anti-freedom

    I will give you 3 advantages in using Windows XP
    and not Ubuntu 8.10.

    1) Skype does not work on Ubuntu - yet.
    2) My favourite game Soldier of fortune II runs only on Windows XP
    - or does it?...
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