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  1. [SOLVED] Re: nm-applet crash trying out Ubuntu 12.10

    Well now I feel like a complete idiot! :P

    It turns out the iso was corrupted after all. I was checking the wrong iso against the wrong md5sum. I guess that's the danger of keeping old isos lying...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: nm-applet crash trying out Ubuntu 12.10

    Well, the 32bit version seems to work. Going to try downloading the 64bit version again and try it one more time.
  3. [SOLVED] nm-applet crash trying out Ubuntu 12.10

    Hi everyone!
    I'm trying to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 64bit. I decided to use the "Try Ubuntu" option first, just to make sure everything works and to connect to the wifi network before...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Kensington Pro Fit Wireless Desktop Set

    Well in case anyone else ever wants to know: I ended up buying this desktop set and it works perfectly :D
  5. [SOLVED] Kensington Pro Fit Wireless Desktop Set

    Hey everyone,

    I'm considering buying myself a Kensington Pro Fit Wireless Desktop Set. Before I do, I'd like to know if anyone else has managed to use this wireless keyboard-mouse combo with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trash directory in the wrong location

    Hi yannos,

    Did you ever manage to find a solution to this?

    I just installed Lucid, after using Hardy for 2 years, and as usual I created a Data partition to store all my documents, music,...
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    [xubuntu] Re: GCC/C Compiler

    Actually, it is possible to include '.' in your path. Simply add a line like:

    PATH=$PATH:.
    to your ~/.profile

    Now, next time you log in, the current directory will be part of your PATH.
    There...
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    [all variants] Re: 1M$ question about broadcast messages

    Hi, thank you for pointing this out. I'm still using 8.04 and I have no intention of upgrading any time soon. As soon as I have a chance, I'll get 9.04 running on a VM and see if I can fix it.
    ...
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    Re: Should I submit this as a bug?

    That bug report was marked invalid because I filed it with insufficient
    information. I subsequently refiled as https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/247921
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    [all variants] Re: absolute to relative symbolic links

    Wow, thanks for that. I would call that more than just a minor bug though :)
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    [all variants] Re: absolute to relative symbolic links

    Glad you found it useful :-)
    I'd like hear a bit more detail on the "minor bug" you fixed in common_prefix()
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    [all variants] Re: Make hates me.

    In the directory where you're running make, there should be a file called Makefile.
  13. [all variants] Re: Winbond SD card reader : error -22 whilst initialising SDIO card

    I've been wanting to try that, but I haven't been able to get hold of an old CD. If it works on 7.10 but not 8.04 or 8.10 then it's probably a bug in the wbsd kernel module. I'll see if I can get...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: My Internet network receiving & sending something!!

    If you open a terminal and run the following command it will show all active network connections:

    sudo netstat -tuaevpn

    If you post the output of that command here, I'm sure someone will be...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Why do we need to change permissions on .bin files

    Because you can't execute any file unless you have permission to do so.
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    [all variants] Re: Make hates me.

    I suspect your problem is here:



    [ "/home/{user}/Desktop/kerrighed-2.3.0" == "/home/{user}/Desktop/kerrighed-2.3.0" ] || lndir -silent "/home/{user}/Desktop/kerrighed-2.3.0/modules"
    Is...
  17. [all variants] Re: Winbond SD card reader : error -22 whilst initialising SDIO card

    Interesting, I also have a Compal CL51. I thought perhaps my problems were due to hardware failure (after all, the machine is 4 years old), but if you have the same problem on the same hardware then...
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    [ubuntu] Re: PDF kills Ubuntu dead!

    I suspect there may be something wrong with that PDF after all. When I tried to open it in evince (2.22.2-0ubuntu2), evince proceeded to devour memory at an alarming rate (I killed it before it got...
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    [all variants] Re: absolute to relative symbolic links

    Well spotted. Don't know how that happened :oops:
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Is this how /usr/lib/kde4/bin/kcmshell4 should read...

    Unfortunately I don't have any experience with password access to samba servers. I only use samba to provide read-only guest access (ie no password needed) to my music collection to everyone on my...
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    [all variants] Re: absolute to relative symbolic links

    hehehe, i can see how that can be surprising, but it actually makes perfect sense. The .. entry in each directory is a hardlink to the parent directory. Your /0 is a symbolic link to...
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    [all variants] Re: absolute to relative symbolic links

    no problem - this is what i do for fun ;)



    Oh dear. I hadn't even thought of that! It's because of the [1975, T.N.T #03] in the filename.
    The shell parameter expansions I used to build up the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Script problem

    No, the semicolon after done is unnecessary, but it won't cause an error. At least, when I tried it, it didn't cause any errors.



    That hexdump output confirms my initial suspicion. The lines...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Is this how /usr/lib/kde4/bin/kcmshell4 should read...

    Unfortunately I don't have much experience connecting to shares that require a password, but you should be able to just give your normal username and password (the username/password combination you...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Eazy: What command to identify driver name and version

    You can install hwinfo:

    sudo apt-get hwinfo

    Then do either:

    sudo hwinfo
    To get a listing of all hardware (including the driver for each), or you can do:

    sudo hwinfo --usb
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