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    [ubuntu] Re: blocking games with squid

    This is going to be nearly impossible to do, frankly. Assuming you're talking about standalone programs (WoW, CoD, etc.), you can *try* to block the ports commonly used by the game. However, a user...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Cant save files, cant re-install linux, can't format hard drive, want to die

    Unfortunately it would appear that the hard drive is essentially dead if you're running into that many errors writing to disk.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Basics of Mysql Apache PHP security.

    using user supplied input on multiple different pages, ie a multi-step process (hidden fields, URL parameters, etc)? Re-Validate at EVERY load. Mod-Security is a must even if you're writing from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: KDE Packages in Update Manager

    Ever installed a KDE app? Anything that has a capitol letter K in the name. like K3b?
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I get back to Ubuntu?

    Did you install/reinstall windows after you installed Ubuntu?
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    [ubuntu] Re: RPM? Postfix?

    Oh I know exactly what the tools ARE, I learned Linux on RHEL. I was just trying to piece together WHY the Red Hat Package Manager was being included in a Debian-based distro. I think the first part...
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    [ubuntu] RPM? Postfix?

    I noticed in an update i did today that a number of things from the 'distribution updates' category were marked as 'new install'. Included in them were things like alien, Postfix, and RPM. the RPM...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Driver for SiS graphic card

    you probably wont be able to. SiS has horrible linux support.
  9. [kubuntu] Re: My computer saves itself before shutting down. I hate that. How to fix?

    you may need to log out and back in again twice for it to work. Glitch i've run into before (and others too i believe)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux compatable ISP's

    I believe both of these posters live in VERY rural areas where Cable/DSL is just plain not available It happens, even in the US. My parents are in a rural area with no cable or DSL. They use...
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    [ubuntu] Re: keyserver down?

    no joy either way. i get a 404. guess its just down
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    [ubuntu] keyserver down?

    I'm trying to follow a tutorial at http://www.ubuntugeek.com/acire-browse-python-code-snippets-quickly-and-easily.html but I can't seem to get past the sudo add-apt-repository step. It started as...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't type user password in terminal

    Working as intended. when you type your password in terminals, you get no feedback but it IS entering. just type the password and hit enter and it will go through even though nothing appears.
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    [ubuntu] Re: no .conkyrc file anywhere

    as pbrane said, you should try to make your own, but there's an example to et you started, its compressed at /usr/share/doc/conky/examples/conkyrc.sample.gz
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    Re: Is Gnome dragging Ubuntu

    I'll admit i have not yet used XFCE (although im going to very soon), but I vastly prefer GNOME. GNOME IS faster on my computer than KDE. I've never had a single problem with any slowness in GNOME<...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: I still dont understand what SElinux/apparmor is...

    In mhy (albeit limited) experience, SELinux is an easy way to get yourself locked out of your own system, unless you know EXACTLY what you're doing. AppArmor has been much easier to use and at least...
  17. Thread: Wine

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    [ubuntu] Re: Wine

    you have to use the 'wine1.2' package. refresh your repositories if it's not there.
  18. [SOLVED] attempting to create persistent USB fails: error 2

    I'm attempting to make a persistent USB install of Karmic using the built-in tool. I keep getting an error 'An uncaught exception was raised (error 2) no such file or directory' I'm trying to create...
  19. [ubuntu] mounting a drive but not showing on desktop

    Is there a way to have a drive automount at startup but not appear on the desktop? I've used ntfs-config to automount my NTFS partitions but id like them to not appear as icons on my desktop (but...
  20. Thread: wine problem

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    Re: wine problem

    I have Wine1.2 installed properly now, but 1.2 is multiple revisions behind current ( i think it might even be pre-Jaunty). Whats the easiest way to get later versions? Wine 1.2 has major sound...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ktechlab problem

    i notice the name is *k*techlab. Is everyone trying to run this under GNOME? Has anyone tried it in KDE? some gnome apps dont work wel in KDE even though most do, and vice versa, (I've had a...
  22. [ubuntu] deleting duplicates: same file name, different contents

    I'm trying to sort through my music collection. Due to adventures trying to get the music off my iPod, I've ended up with multiple files which have duplicate names, but they may not be exact copies. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wine problem when loading programs...

    Only the server program is available for linux. There is no Linux client (been 'in development' for 4 years) if you need to use Vent you can try the things listed in this thread:...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    grumble, every time i try to change my .conkyrc, i end up with odd errors that i cant figure out how they got there. can anyone help? here's the.conkyrc


    use_xft yes
    xftfont Liberation...
  25. [ubuntu] update manager. greyed out adobe-flashplugin?

    I've done an update today, and everything appeared to go just fine, as usual, except I now have an entry for adobe-flashplugin in Update Manager, but it's greyed out. It was also present in the...
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