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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Transferring large files from Mac to Ubuntu box

    Why not just ssh into the OS X box? It should mount on your Ubuntu desktop after that & you'll be able to drag & drop via nautilus.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with Windows recongnizing partition

    Looks like your D: drive is an Extended partition with other logical partitions on it. I honestly have no clue how to fix this without possibly breaking something on your system. It looks like you...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Kde "wobbly windows" ect?

    An easy way to manage your compiz effects is to use ccsm. In a terminal type
    sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager

    Once it install, hit Alt+F2 and type "ccsm" (without the quotes) &...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I can't get my Ubuntu disk to work.

    If Infra Recorder burns ISOs, you should be good to go. I've personally never used that program. But just try burning it at a really low speed & it should work fine.
  5. Thread: OpenGL problem

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    [SOLVED] Re: OpenGL problem

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=550260

    Maybe that thread will be of some help.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu on new computer without OS

    Another vote for nVidia here, too. I'll never use ATI again until they get their drivers in Linux sorted out.

    /home partition ftw. I used to not run with one of those, but it makes everything...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GoogleearthLinux.bin file not working

    Silly question. In the terminal are you cd'ed to your Desktop folder? i.e.
    cd ~/Desktop

    Yeah, I just downloaded Google Earth to my desktop, typed

    cd ~/Desktop
    chmod +x GoogleEarthLinux.bin...
  8. Thread: Please help

    by Soley
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    [ubuntu] Re: Please help

    Have you tried a live disc in the computer to see if it boots up?
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do i install this theme?

    This is just a copy & paste from translate.google.com from the readme file in the archive.



    The translation was actually pretty good, IMO.
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    [ubuntu] Re: found a way to crash compiz

    What kind of full screen video? Streaming from the internet or a video on your hard drive?

    I just answered my own question. I tried it with flash & it just went back to the browser.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Today is a nightmare

    Dude, how bored were you? The great thread resurrection of 09!
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Booting my Ubuntu partition after Vista installation

    Instead of
    mount /dev/sda2 /media/root

    try


    mount /dev/sda5 /media/root

    Since sda5 is where your ubuntu partition is.
  13. [ubuntu] Re: HP touch buttons not working under Ubuntu 9.10 H)@RHIOFHONHKJF

    @Ayuthia Wow. What a nice thing to know. I've never run into that problem but thank you for explaining so much of what xev does.
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    [ubuntu] Re: cant install 9.04 32

    The alternate install disc is my vote, too.

    It's not as pretty as the graphical install, but it took me back to 4.10 days. :D

    You may want to run something less intense as well. Perhaps try...
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    Re: Why is arch linux so..."Good"?

    And I did. And I supplied as all the info. The responses I got were questions I covered in my original question. I had never connected to a network via command line and while in the wiki it does say...
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    Re: Why is arch linux so..."Good"?

    So I've been trying out Arch & hanging out on their forums for a while. I've asked some questions, but the problem I've found with Arch has nothing to do with the distro. It's the people in the...
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    Re: Greetings from the home of the Boilers!

    Hey, I'm from Anderson originally, too. My wife & I are in Portland, Oregon right now. But we miss our friends back in Indiana. So we're looking to come back there in a month or so.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Hopefully someone will finally help me!

    Huh...don't know how I completely missed that line...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Hopefully someone will finally help me!

    Load up a live disc. Mount both your ntfs (windows) and ext* (ubuntu) partitions.

    You should be able to drag & drop your files from the Ubuntu partition to the Windows partition no problem.
    ...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: How do I re-format a "1.44" mb diskette (floppy)

    Well, with linux, you're not going to find a letter for a drive ever. So let's get that out of the way.

    I haven't used a floppy in about 7 years meaning I haven't used one with linux. But I would...
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    [kubuntu] Re: No write access to /home/user/.ICEauthority

    I wasn't entirely sure that first one would work, but I was pretty sure the second one would.

    Glad to hear you got it working! :D
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    [kubuntu] Re: No write access to /home/user/.ICEauthority

    Also, if you can't login to your main account & have to use a livecd, I believe you can also set the name manually.


    sudo chown soley:soley /home/soley/.ICEauthority

    I've used that before &...
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    [kubuntu] Re: No write access to /home/user/.ICEauthority

    I'm probably wrong on this, but shouldn't it be:


    sudo chown $user:$user /home/user/.ICEauthority

    Where the "user" (in /home/user/...) is your username and there's a colon between the two...
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    Re: [HELP]How to install ubuntu on XP without admin rights and without boot rights.

    Burn a cd & put Ubuntu on it that way.
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    Re: Quake Live username/nick thread

    My name on there is Soley. Been trying to get my feel for it back after about 3 years of not playing.
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