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    [ubuntu] Dislike desktop environment for 13.10

    I'm used to the desktop environments that were used in 9.0+ and 10.0+ series of Ubuntu. I cannot stand the 13.10 desktop environment. How do I get the old environments back?

    Why I can't stand it:...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu 10.04 will not boot from CD

    Hi, I'm not new to GNU/Linux, but I know there is something wrong with the way the Live Desktop CD is booting. It gives me this purple screen with a keyboard = man (in circle). Then it moves on to a...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install (G)FCEUX 2.0 NES emulator

    I'm on a Debian Lenny system. And I'm not getting sound. I used the first post's instructions in this thread. Maybe things have changed?

    Either way, I'd really like sound.
    Yes, sound on my box...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guide: Ubuntu on Gateway T-6836

    UPDATE: audio and lighting

    I seemed to have found a crappy workaround for the lighting.
    If all of you want to play with installing kernels and trying to find the right one, then you can do that....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guide: Ubuntu 9.04 on Gateway T-6836

    I'm on an ubuntu live-cd at the moment.
    I am able to get the sound right off the bat.
    I am also able to plug the headphone jack in and out multiple times without things becoming disabled. I have...
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    [ubuntu] What's the most recent ubuntu kernel?

    someone with the most recent ubuntu OS and kernel updates (not unstable!) post a "uname -a" to me, please?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guide: Ubuntu 9.04 on Gateway T-6836

    *note
    I use debian, but my info is valuable.

    BTW, I believe I'm using the 32-bit version of Debian Lenny.
    2.6.26-1-686-bigmem

    Sound issue re-occurrence:
    Seems to occur with an upgrade to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guide: Ubuntu 9.04 on Gateway T-6836

    First off, I wouldn't say the old thread was irrelevant. It was useful. It still may be of use to many users.

    Headphone issue:
    Has anyone experienced a problem with headphones after putting a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guide: Ubuntu on Gateway T-6836

    (October 5th, 2008)

    ON THE MATTERS OF THE SOUND CARD:

    Sound does work, but some more recent kernels might cause problems.
    I know I make this post about Debian, but maybe someone can apply it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guide: Ubuntu on Gateway T-6836

    Nice guide so far. You have saved me some time.
    I'll give some tips, but first some comments.

    I think the most important thing is to tell people to make a backup of /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
    That's...
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    Re: I request thread access

    The denial has led to community loss.
    I no longer desire to post the information.

    To the poster above me, perhaps you never have noticed how certain websites tend to be on the first page of...
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    I request thread access

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=527735&page=2

    I desire to post an answer to problems on that page.
    I don't like requesting things when I have an answer.
    I don't understand why I can't...
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    Re: HOWTO: QBasic on Ubuntu

    Call me stupid, but this doesn't work.
    How exactly is archive manager going to open and install a .exe?

    Annoying, original poster...
    Ok, I got it incase anyone wants to know.

    1. install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Why won't anybody answer me?

    Audio device: nVidia Corporation MCP51 High Definition Audio (rev a2)

    I can confirm this is a bug in Ubuntu 8.04 (as of a total dist-upgrade on July 5th), or a lack of knowledge on the developers...
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    Re: Bash script help

    1. install xmacro

    sudo apt-get install xmacro

    2. create a macro to automate the password entering
    2b. launch the macro from the batch script

    3. create a menubar "application launcher" that...
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    Re: HOWTO: Booting an entire Ubuntu system to RAM

    Ahh, nevermind. Delete this post.
    p.s. update your post if you can, administrator.



    Wrong. I read an article about using VRAM maybe last week. It was dated around 2005, I think. It has an...
  17. Thread: GUI vs. CLI

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    Poll: Re: GUI vs. CLI

    Ultimately, it's all about saving time. I'm sure if you could click on the program within a directory twice instead of having to type "apt-get," then you would reconsider the CLI.



    I remember...
  18. Thread: GUI vs. CLI

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    Poll: Re: GUI vs. CLI

    I started messing with computers in the days when a person needed to boot Windows from DOS. ^_^ I'm more comfortable with a command-line interface, as long as it does what I want it to do. Yet since...
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    Re: Someone should make a macro program

    Ah, good find. Thank you!

    Maybe there is a breakdown in communication, however. For what some people are calling "macros" within BASH, I would call them batch scripts using commands. Listing...
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    Re: Someone should make a macro program

    It's alright for you to provide an antithesis. Sadly, it seems you don't understand the "call to action" part of rhetoric. Sounded rude for you to twist my words and make others think I consider them...
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    Someone should make a macro program

    I've been reading up on the availability of a macro program in Linux. It seems there really isn't a decent macro program, which is disappointing. Someone seems to have created one macro program...
  22. Re: Ubuntu "Christian Edition" Need Server Space!

    I agree. WIndows has become too secular.
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    Re: How did you learn to program

    I want to make a Gundam and compete in a fighting contest on Cybertron. What programming language(s) should I learn?

    I plan on working with small robot-like things and start working upward. I...
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    Creating a macro via shell scripting?

    At the moment, I'm using Kubuntu. I want to be able to make a macro. However, I keep reading that I need to use shell scripting to make a macro in Kubuntu. I'm trying to find webpages that describe...
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    GIMP and Live-CD xubuntu

    I want to use the Live-CD to alter files in GIMP. However, I want to use David's Batch Processor, but it's not part of GIMP.

    http://members.ozemail.com.au/~hodsond/dbp.html

    I don't know how to...
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