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    [ubuntu] Re: Finding how much RAM i have

    Open a terminal and type: free.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toolbar prob. w/ Firefox

    OK!

    Here is another thought: type in about:config in the address bar. Find the browser.fullscreen.autohide Preference. If the value is false, change it to true.

    Just a thought.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toolbar prob. w/ Firefox

    Had the same problem recently.

    Fixed it in Firefox by going to View - Toolbars - Customize and then Restore Defaults.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Connecting to a network printer

    OK! Glad it worked. I'm sure its not a perfect solution but at least now you should be able to print.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Connecting to a network printer

    Ok! I don't know what method you used to configure the printer. Did you open up Firefox and, in the address box, type localhost:631. This interface might offer more info and choices that could...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Connecting to a network printer

    Phil:

    CUPS stands for Common UNIX Printing Systems. It is a cross-platform print server built around the Internet Printing Protocol.


    With regard to the printer driver, here is what I used...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ethernet Connection help needed...please

    Ok, here are some additional thoughts.

    Apparently At&T (which I assume you are using) requires that you configure your router with static IP information. So, normally, this means that the router...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ethernet Connection help needed...please

    Just curious, why do you need to enter the IP addresses manually? The properties option of the connection in Network settings you can put a check in Enable Roaming and Ubunutu should configure the...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Filesystem full but I have space left.

    OK! Its just as you thought, the USB is not full.

    I did a quick check on the Internet. It appears that it may not be uncommon for Ubuntu to misreport disk usage on USB sticks.

    You might have...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Filesystem full but I have space left.

    Here is a command that I found helpful with regard to disk utilization:

    Open a terminal and cd to the USB Drive, at the command line type:
    sudo du -xhc --max-depth=1

    The format of the output...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Filesystem full but I have space left.

    Here is a possibility: There is an invisible folder .Trash that Nautilus creates on a USB stick whenever you delete anything on it. The folder fills up with files.

    Possible solution: Right-click...
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    [all variants] Re: Evolution calendar displays wrong current time

    Here's another thought: tzdata is the package responsible for updating the time. What if you were to got to Synaptic Package Manager and reload the package to make sure you have the latest one.

    I...
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    [all variants] Re: Evolution calendar displays wrong current time

    I have no idea if this will help at all. Here is what I found in re setting the date and time.

    Linux provides a system date and time; the computer hardware provides a hardware clock-based time. ...
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    [gnome] Re: installing themes

    I'm not sure if by themes you mean the background Wallpaper. If it is, here is how to change it:

    Right-click on the desktop and click Change Desktop Background. Click the Add Wallpaper button...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Really am an absolute beginner!!!

    Based on what you have said, you might consider the possibility that the hard drive in your laptop is failing. Installing Ubuntu on a failing hard drive will not fix or help anything in the long...
  16. [other] Re: Never used MS office and doing MS office course thing HELP!!

    Perhaps you should check with the school's IT/student help department. Its possible that you can download a free version of Office 2003 through the school.

    If the school doesn't make Office...
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    [ubuntu] Re: VMWare stopped working ...

    Glad it worked!
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    [ubuntu] Re: VMWare stopped working ...

    Here is a link that might help you get going: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=779934

    Since you already had vmware installed, you should be able to pick up by changing to the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: tzdata UnAuthenticated

    Here is a link to an old thread that might help: http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-228802.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: Covering my tracks

    Here is a link to the Adobe Flash Player Settings Manager that I found on Slashdot: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager02.html

    Go to the tab for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to scan my computer with clam

    I cant be sure from your post whether or not you have actually installed clamav on your system. If not, this can be done via synaptic package manager.

    Once clamav is installed you can type...
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    [ubuntu] Re: can not boot

    fsck -a is used to automatically repair the file system without any questions.

    I did not see a -p option. There is a -P option. The man page says this about the -P option:

    When the -A...
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    [ubuntu] Re: cant man system, exec, access

    man is the systemís manual pager. Each page argument given to man is
    normally the name of a program, utility or function.


    I don't believe system, access, or exec are programs,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: suddenly my printer doesn't work.

    sorry, the first command should be: /etc/init.d/cupsys status

    the second command is: sudo /etc/init.d/cupsys start
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    [ubuntu] Re: suddenly my printer doesn't work.

    cups stands for Common Unix Printing Systems. Cups is used to handle printers.

    init.d is a directory that holds scripts to start and start services

    The commands I suggested would a) tell you...
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