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    [ubuntu] Convertin any video format to 3gp format

    Guys i need help converting videos to 3gp format.

    i have installed transmaggedon software but it fails to convert because quicktime muxer plugin is not installed.

    This plugin is not available...
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    [SOLVED] Re: installing apps from .tar.gz files

    No worries man...You did help and its the gesture that counts ain't it?:)
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    [SOLVED] Re: installing apps from .tar.gz files

    and the code given above doesnt work...
    though this does...


    sudo apt-get install build-essential


    Thanks again!
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    [SOLVED] Re: installing apps from .tar.gz files

    Well i hadnt updates my repositories for some reason...so i couldnt install it. However i did update and install the application but i thot the knowledge would be nice...
    Thanks alot!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant Install Ubuntu-desktop!!!!

    Ok...silly me...was running update using different sources...cd and internet hence the conflict...removing the apton cd as software source then running "sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop" did the...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: New To Ubuntu - Partition Troubles - Please help

    Yea, VBox does run slow especially if you are running resource hungry applications like games e.t.c However, if you want to try it out, there is a way to access your files from the hardisk via the...
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    [ubuntu] Cant Install Ubuntu-desktop!!!!

    Help,
    i was running a routine update via synaptic package manager and decided to upgrade nautilus-data
    i was informed via a dialogue box that the following applications were going to be removed;...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: New To Ubuntu - Partition Troubles - Please help

    Hey, will d that...so far what have you done?
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    [SOLVED] Re: installing apps from .tar.gz files

    here's the output...



    checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
    checking whether build environment is sane... yes
    checking for gawk... gawk
    checking whether make sets...
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    [SOLVED] installing apps from .tar.gz files

    Hey Guys,
    I have downloaded tvtime from their website as a .tar.gz file and would like to install it.
    I have extracted the files to my home folder and renamed the folder to tvtime-1.0
    Then in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: reading .mdf image files

    ODD?Hehehe!
    actually, someone came to me for assistance and wanted me to burn a dvd for them and the image was a .mdf file. i was at a loss of what to do thats why i askd...
    it would be nice to...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: New To Ubuntu - Partition Troubles - Please help

    Hey....
    i just read your post and i think i got an idea what you want to do!!!

    ok...using your ubuntu disk start the machine into the ubuntu live environment!i.e boot from cd into the live...
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    [ubuntu] reading .mdf image files

    Hey guys,
    i would like to burn an image to a dvd but the image file is in .mdf format like that of many images created in alcohol 120%.
    what do i need to do in windows to burn such an image or be...
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    [SOLVED] Re: word documents.

    Thanks...i finally figured out that it could be a faulty usb drive as i tried opening other files and they worked!!!:KS
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    [ubuntu] Re: DVD Player not working

    Hey try this links, They should give you more info and help sort out your current predicament.

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1737727

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=584384...
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    [ubuntu] Re: DVD Player not working

    Ok,lemmi give it another go...
    close any open windows and applications
    -click on the ubuntu button on the top left corner and type synaptic.this will display an application called synaptic package...
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    [SOLVED] word documents.

    Hi,
    i saved a document in libreoffice in .doc format but when i tried to open the same document in windows msword,the encoding was wrong and couldnt open.
    at the same time,when i try to open .docx...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu Advanced Learning Material

    Thanks!!!and damn your quote is ridiculously funny!!!!!:P
  19. Thread: EXT4 vs NTFS

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    [SOLVED] Re: EXT4 vs NTFS

    Well,let me read more on the file system and then decide on what to do. Do you have any material that would help me make an informed decision in this regard?
    Thank you!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu Advanced Learning Material

    Thanx...let me check out this links then i shall know how to narrow down my question to specific areas!
  21. Thread: EXT4 vs NTFS

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    [SOLVED] Re: EXT4 vs NTFS

    Well...i wouldn't do that because i have music and movies saved on those partitions that i am not willing to let go of as yet. Would it cause any problem if i were to transfer the files to one...
  22. Thread: EXT4 vs NTFS

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    [SOLVED] Re: EXT4 vs NTFS

    Thanx...That article is an eye opener. And given the general direction of comments, i think it would be wise for me to format to ext4 format to avoid the possibility of being unable to repair the...
  23. Thread: EXT4 vs NTFS

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    [SOLVED] Re: EXT4 vs NTFS

    How about stability,integrity of files etc?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu Advanced Learning Material

    Well i gotta admit thats too technical...am looking to understand ubuntu jus the way i understand windows, how windows registry works, how programs are run and things like that. As to jus how much i...
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    [SOLVED] EXT4 vs NTFS

    Hey guys,
    i have recently migrated from windows to ubuntu as the only operating system on my computer. I have several partitions on my hard disk and except the filesystem partition, the rest are in...
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