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  1. [SOLVED] Re: OpenVPN connects to VPN but no internet (Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit)

    I had exactly the same problem....
    I had been playing around with firewalls for other reasons ( and had at some point installed firestarter.
  2. [ubuntu] Re: VPN Not connecting on Ubuntu only (Windows XP standard openVPN client works)

    ahh, still no reply.
    This forum is about as helpful as a kick in the head.


    I must report that I have worked around my problems.

    Accepting that the Network Manager is broken,...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: VPN Not connecting on Ubuntu only (Windows XP standard openVPN client works)


    I am able to create an openvpn connection still via command line ... invoking 'openvpn' with the correct argumnts.
    This would be a temporary (but unsatisfacty .... one more damn thing in...
  4. [ubuntu] VPN Not connecting on Ubuntu only (Windows XP standard openVPN client works)

    Hi all,

    The title says it all.

    Recently It has been impossible to connect to my VPN Service.
    I had initially thought it was a problem of the service,
    however, having checked the...
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    Re: Java 1.6 swing events freeze during debug

    fixed it for me!
    Thanks very much.

    Though, I would have thought this is somehow a 'linux' bug, as it apparently doesn't happen on any other platforms (and Java or any other program shouldn't be...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: truecrypt: create volume - working past 100% complete

    additionally .... does anyone know if the time required to change the password on a truecrypt volume depends much on the size of the volume?
    i.e., is a large volume going to cause...
  7. [ubuntu] truecrypt: create volume - working past 100% complete

    Hi all,

    I setup the creation of a large truecrypt volume, selected filesystem type ext3, and let it run.

    Once it got to 100% (some hours later) ,
    as I was monitoring its progress, I wanted...
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    [ubuntu] UNKNOWN? encrypted swap partition ?

    Hi all,

    I've dual booted my computer with older ubuntu 10.10 and ubuntu 12.04, and for 12.04 i've selected to encrypt my home.

    When I boot back into 10.10, my swap had been ruined, so I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unity is lost again

    actually, I ended up in fixing the problems (apparently) caused by the installation and subsequent deinstallation of fglrx (because it no longer is able to configure my dual monitor setup correctly)...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unity is lost again

    same kinda problem here.
    Would be nice if things were stable before they were declared stable
  11. [SOLVED] Re: 11.04 to 11.10 Upgrade. Power icon missing in unity

    I've tried the theme switching trick,
    no go.

    Still no battery/power indicator.

    I was running on battery, and didn't realize it wasn't there until my laptop power light started flashing (a...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: shrew soft vpn won't work anymore. Something I forgot?

    Once again, after upgrade to 11.10, shrew soft vpn doesn't work (even with above fixes).

    If anyone has the solution to this, please post it here!
    And when/if I find it, i'll do the same.

  13. Thread: TOR web Search

    by svaens

    [all variants] TOR web Search

    Hi all,

    this is not so much an Ubuntu question, as a the sort of question for the kinds of users Ubuntu users often are.....

    I've recently started using TOR to anonymize my browsing (out of...
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    Re: Linux + Skype + Microsoft

    and last time I tried it, it didn't even work.
    Is it better now?

    Honestly, I think empathy with google-voice is on its way to being more of an alternative for the Ubuntu desktop (but also not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: new calculator is not good

    sorry. You are right.
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    [ubuntu] new calculator is not good

    snappy title to grab attention.

    maybe not stupid, but bleeding difficult to use, talk about a non-obvious, non-intuitive interface;

    I want to enter a hex value, and have the calculator convert...
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    [all variants] Re: Setting up SIP VoIP in Empathy

    tell ya what! That damn dial-pad is completely hidden and difficult to find. Even when I saw your picture, I had to read very carefully your text to know to look for something that should drop down...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Voip Problem On Ubuntu 10.10

    I just re-tried getting SIP to work reliably on ubuntu.

    Twinkle works, almost flawlessly, as it did since at least 9.04
    Only problem now with twinkle is that it doesn't seem to support pulseaudio...
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    [ubuntu] suspend causes reboot

    Another day, another regression.

    I can get into suspend, but getting out adds an element of surprise; sudden reboot! (without any of the niceties of unmounting filesystems, etc).

    Fortunately I...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: ifo,idx, trp video capture files - how to play?

    mplayer can play them;

    from the command line

    mplayer <file>

    Also, if you want to convert to something smaller,
    handbrake does a great job. And quickly too!
  21. [ubuntu] Re: difficult wireless in Maverick, using orinoco_cs

    ok, .... here's something I might as well attribute to god, and the prayers i'd have made if i'd been a believer;
    (I might as well do, as this is as mysterious as anything i've seen in ubuntu)
  22. [ubuntu] difficult wireless in Maverick, using orinoco_cs

    Hi all,

    I have a problem setting up my mums old laptop, and I was wondering if someone can help me.

    I think it has a prism wireless card .. and anyway, I can see that it uses the orinoco_cs...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: when remove openjdk, forced to install sun java!?

    fixed it with aptitude.... at least this let me remove it
  24. [ubuntu] when remove openjdk, forced to install sun java!?

    Hi guys,

    really confused .... annoyed,

    I want to remove OpenJDK,
    and in doing so, from synaptic,
    choosing those components for removal,
    then click 'apply'
    it then tells me it is going...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Screen too Big when using HDMI

    fixed the issue?

    So, this is a newer version than what is supplied for Maverick?
    Or, how is it different?

    I've had this issue for several versions of Ubuntu, so i'm surprised if a simple...
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