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    [SOLVED] Re: Terminal opens, but can't type in it.

    Uninstall the (gnome-terminal) and reinstall it. Go to the Software Center to do so. You can even install another terminal if you like.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nautilus Issue?

    Run Nautilus as root.

    Open Terminal and type: gksudo nautilus

    You can even do this:

    Create an Application Shortcut to Open Nautilus as Root in Ubuntu...
  3. Re: When you are happy with set-up - do you stop upgrades?

    If it ain't broken don't fix it. If you feel like you aren't missing out on anything, then keep what you have.

    I'm a distro hopper since 2003. I jump from one distro to the next. I keep one distro...
  4. Thread: new to ubuntu

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    [SOLVED] Re: new to ubuntu

    Forget about wine for a while. Learn to install software like Firefox. But, don't you have Firefox already install?

    Unbuntu Software Center or Synaptic Package Manager should have plenty of...
  5. Thread: parcellite

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    [ubuntu] Re: parcellite

    Thanks stinkeye

    First time I heard about this whitelist. It works now, thanks for solving this problem. I learn something new today.
  6. Thread: parcellite

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    [ubuntu] parcellite

    I couldn't get parcellite clipboard-manager to work. So I found an alternative to work in Unity. This clipboard-manager is called Diodon. It seems to work fine. But has anyone got Parcellite to work...
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    [ubuntu] Re: If you use Bluefish Editor please reply

    I took typing class in High School. Type 64wmp. I keep that speed using my Self-Taught-Typing program I wrote and still have on the web as today. It's free to use and learn how to type....
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    [ubuntu] Re: If you use Bluefish Editor please reply

    http://i740.photobucket.com/albums/xx41/gimcrack555/eb7763afe1c5e35ce25100018d95a920.png
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    [ubuntu] Re: If you use Bluefish Editor please reply

    Sure or use font image generators that are all over the internet.

    Like this one
    http://www.fontspace.com/category/banners
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    [ubuntu] Re: If you use Bluefish Editor please reply

    5 Best Font-Related FireFox Addons
    http://inspirationfeed.com/resources/applications/5-best-font-related-firefox-addons/

    You can add any font to your browser. If a font isn't listed, then you add...
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    [ubuntu] Re: If you use Bluefish Editor please reply

    Do you have these fonts install on your PC. It can't render if these fonts aren't install on your PC. You browser settings for fonts(defaults) might be the case also.
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    [ubuntu] Re: If you use Bluefish Editor please reply

    HTML Fonts
    http://www2.gol.com/users/billp/articlehtml/fonts.html

    CSS Fonts
    http://www.w3.org/Style/Examples/007/fonts.en.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: If you use Bluefish Editor please reply

    To build a great and satisfying web page. You have to learn HTML and CSS. 9 books and I was building web pages with a simple text editor(gedit). Learning a WYSIWYG HTML editor, isn't really learning...
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    Re: What games are people playing on Linux?

    Large List here.
    http://www.penguspy.com/#/All/free_and_commercial/open_closed/sort=1/view=1/limit=0
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    [ubuntu] Re: music on my mp3

    http://www.webupd8.org/2009/12/how-to-download-album-covers-in-windows.html

    http://www.linux.com/archive/articles/125125

    http://www.exaile.org/

    Don't under estimate Linux. Been using Linux...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't load any OS at startup

    The menu grub is nice, but I have several SATA HDD's. Instead of rewriting grub all the time. I press F12 to my bio's boot menu. I click on which OS I like to boot in to.

    So if you can't fix grub...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't Install Windows 7

    Hey, lets face it you mess up. By wiping the whole drive and installing Ubuntu over your existing operating system Windows 7.

    You now have Ubuntu and got rid of Windows 7. No Windows recovery disk...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pictures not available for upload.

    That Windows that pops up for you to browse to your pictures folder. There should be a setting some where to view all files.

    I'm assuming the browse pop up window might be set to view a file other...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Portable music player

    I use Rhythmbox -
    I plug in my external - choose what albums I like to listen
    Sit back and listen

    I never synchronize my whole library every time I hook-up my external. That would take for ever....
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    Linux: Back To Basics podcast

    I started a Linux podcast this year of 2010.

    Linux: Back To Basics

    My blog
    http://linuxbacktobasics.blogspot.com

    RSS
    http://linuxbacktobasics.libsyn.com/rss
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu and chess ??

    brutalchess is my favorite chess board game. 3D & refection from the pieces off the marble glassy look chess board.

    This is also in the repositories. If you have a good 3D video card to handle the...
  22. Thread: Chess help

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    [ubuntu] Re: Chess help

    brutalchess is my favorite chess game in Linux. You'll will need a 3D video card with the correct drivers.

    If you can play other 3D games like Tux Racer & Sauerbraten, then you are set.
  23. Thread: Desktop Pics

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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop Pics

    This guy use photoshop, so in Linux I guess you use gimp.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqrH0o0-Dtk
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    [ubuntu] Re: just plain dumb top panel

    There is an easy way to lock down all the panels at once. Just install Ubuntu Tweak. You can install it from the Synaptic Package Manager (ubuntu-tweak), or if it is not listed go to...
  25. Thread: how to

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    [ubuntu] Re: how to

    If you want to get rid of Ubuntu off the computer you are selling. And have Windows XP on it instead.

    Go ahead and do that. Stick the Windows XP full version installation disk inside the Ubuntu...
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