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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Can I connect my android to Ubuntu and see the screen on my laptop's monitor?

    Not that I know of. If your Android phone has a mini HMDI port, you could try hooking it up to an external monitor via HDMI, but I'm not sure how that would work with the touchscreen...
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    [SOLVED] Re: VNC on xubuntu 12.04

    I'm pretty sure Ubuntu comes with Vino pre-installed. Vino is a VNC server.
    In the terminal, type this:

    vino-preferences
    You'll have to tick some boxes (see screenshot). I run Linux Mint, but it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't connect to my university network

    Just for the hell of it, instead of choosing WPA/WPA2 Enterpise, did you try choosing 802.1X? I'm running Mint 12.04, but I assume it's the same in Ubuntu..
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    [ubuntu] Re: VPN - how to set up?

    I just setup a PPTP VPN server on my DDWRT router, very useful :) But, I need to upgrade to OpenVPN like you have...
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    [lubuntu] Re: VPN router config. vs VPN ubuntu

    I'm confused. Are you talking about using your router as a VPN server, and then using your laptop to VPN into your network from outside? I'm assuming you'd then have your videos stored on a different...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: How to get iTunes in Windows Vista/Virtualbox/Ubuntu 8.04 to read iPhone 5

    so in Vista, you can go to Computer and see your iPhone under devices? or can you not even get that far? I had to make sure my iPod was selected inside the VirtualBox Manager (attachment) so it could...
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    [ubuntu] Re: storing files outside of /home

    I know it's not really there twice, but apps like Disk Usage Anaylzer count it twice. So (from what I understand), that partition is really only half-full, but the OS thinks otherwise...

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    [ubuntu] storing files outside of /home

    been looking all over and can't seem to find an answer for this...

    i recently re-installed ubuntu and enabled an encrypted home directory upon installation. i quickly realized that /home/.ecryptfs...
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    [ubuntu] Re: backing up an encrypted home folder

    but if the files were on an external drive. i could not just browse to that drive and view a single file. correct? i'd have to restore it first?
  10. [SOLVED] Re: installed ubuntu alongside with windows7,cant use windows

    When you update grub, you should see something like below (but with an option for windows)

    Generating grub.cfg ...
    Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-29-generic
    Found initrd image:...
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    [ubuntu] backing up an encrypted home folder

    i've been dual-booting win7 and ubuntu for quite some time, but i recently wiped Win7 off my HDD and installed ubuntu 12.04, loving it so far! :D

    i had a few questions about encryption and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: acer aspire 48830gt ......no sound

    had the "no sound" problem, running 12.04 64-bit on a 4830t, kernel 3.2.0-23. used the above command, changed plugin to ALSA, rebooted, and it works! :D speakers and headphones work, no mic yet...
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    [ubuntu] Re: converting vhs to dvd

    here's my current status. i couldn't get dvd::rip to work, nor could i get acidrip or thoggen to work. so i used handbrake to make an m4v file.

    so now i need to divide the movie into chapters. do...
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    [ubuntu] Re: converting vhs to dvd

    what will vob copy give me? one big avi file? or just a vob file? can i edit it after it is copied?

    also, what format should i use? i feel like avi is old and nobody uses it. handbrake supports...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Downloading Ubuntu 10.4 Netbook

    if you are in windows trying to put linux on the flash drive, you need to download the windows version.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Auto mount NTFS (windows) partition

    ntfs-config is the way to go. easy gui.


    sudo apt-get install ntfs-config
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    [ubuntu] Re: converting vhs to dvd

    that seems pretty straight forward. i'll probably try this and dvd::rip and see which i like better.



    thank you for the article, definitely cleared things up.
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    [ubuntu] Re: converting vhs to dvd

    i will definitely look into dvd::rip, thanks for the suggestion.


    i was considering ogg. thing is, my parents will be using a windows pc to watch this, so i need something that will just work....
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    [ubuntu] converting vhs to dvd

    quick question.

    i just converted my old home movies on vhs to dvd using a standalone converter. now i need to rip the dvds to my computer.
    1)what program can i use to do that?
    2)what format...
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    [ubuntu] sd card corrupted?

    i normally don't need to ask for help around here, but i've searched very extensively and can't find an answer anywhere.

    i have an SD card with pictures on it that i would really like to have....
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    [ubuntu] Re: verfiy hard drive is clean after a wipe

    in addition to all the stuff i used, i used the killdisk program too in windows.

    but lemme ask a stupid question. my hard drive has 4 partitions on it, are they all wiped clean? wouldn't shred...
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    [ubuntu] verfiy hard drive is clean after a wipe

    i'm selling my old hard drive on ebay and i wanted to wipe it clean before selling. i used dban to write 1's and 0's over everything. then used


    sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb

    then used

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Writing program to connect to vpnc

    at school i need to use a vpn client to connect to the internet. the school supplies a cisco vpn client with a gui, but i prefer to use vpnc through the command line because it is faster and less...
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    [SOLVED] Re: dual boot ubuntu =D and windows =/

    thanks to everyone for their help =)

    after many trials heres how i did it:

    using the system restore discs that came with my laptop i was presented with an option to recover to a custom...
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    [SOLVED] Re: dual boot ubuntu =D and windows =/

    you can do that?! thats genius! :D

    how would i do that? install windows, then ubuntu, then create another partition out of the free space?

    what kind of software would i use to do this? the...
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