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  1. [ubuntu] Re: problem with desktop background and Login image

    There is a huge difference in aspect ratio between that JPG image and your desktop, so it will be hard to get any satisfying results by just using scale, fill or zoom in the Background manager.
    You...
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    Re: Browser hijacking

    Here is the temporary solution on how to mark the thread solved:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2121377
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    Re: Adding Times New Roman font to my fonts

    Install MS Core Fonts:

    sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer
  4. [ubuntu] Re: create flv video (for youtube) with a pic and mp3 file in ubuntu

    Did you put the audio and image on the timeline? If you didn't, grab the audio file in the import panel and drag it to the timeline - to Track 1, aligning it at the beginning. Do the same for image...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: create flv video (for youtube) with a pic and mp3 file in ubuntu

    Besides OpenShot, you can do it with PhotoFilmStrip and even Avidemux, too. All these applications are in the repositories so you can easily install them.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installed files are where?

    To bring up a terminal press CTRL ALT T keys.
    Or open the Dash by pressing Super(windows) key and then type "terminal" in there.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu slow

    Since you have just 1GB of RAM, it could also be that the system starts to use swap a lot, especially when you run such memory hungry applications as Firefox and LibreOffice at the same time.

    Try...
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    Re: clarification of mbr and part table

    The MBR should be on /dev/sda, so you didn't overwrite the MBR, but you probably did overwrite the first 446 bytes of the /dev/sda1 partition, so it has lost the information about the internal stuff...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help tagging photos.

    gThumb has something like that and it is in the repositories. It doesn't have the buttons, but you can right click while viewing an image and select from the list of tags you've had predefined, if...
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    Re: ogg to flac to ogg again

    Sorry :(
    It did work when I tried it, but I tried it only with the .ogg files that had the album art added using EasyTAG too. I guess then it probably has problems recognizing the album art that...
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    Re: ogg to flac to ogg again

    If you prefer GUI tools you can do that with EasyTAG.

    It will not recompress the stream, just remove the album art, so you will not lose quality.
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    Re: update has caused problems with Java

    You can check what was updated by looking at this log file:
    /var/log/apt/history.log
  13. Re: Ubuntu spells out each of my keystrokes at login

    Do you mean it speaks what you type?

    If that is the problem then check if the Screen Reader is turned on: at the login screen click on the icon in top bar that shows a man in a circle, then make...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Move installation

    You can use Redo Backup too, it seems a bit simpler than Clonezilla.

    But I would also really recommend you to do a clean install. You will loose a little more time to setup again everything to...
  15. Re: Automatically booting into Windows from Ubuntu

    There is a launcher for Ubuntu, "Unity Reboot".
    I haven't tried it yet, but it seems to be just what you need.
    Here is a link:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: saving in .mht with firefox

    Ther is an extension for Firefox named UnMHT, which allows you to save to .mht.
    Look here: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/unmht/?src=ss
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    [ubuntu] Re: Image Viewer Protocol

    Try with gThumb image viewer. In gThumb, go to Menu -> View -> Sort by... and then choose "no sorting".
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to install Ralink RT5370 usb cards.

    For TP-LINK TL-WN321G v5 (version 5) adapter you have to also edit the file common/rtusb_dev_id.c (in the driver folder) before compiling the driver.

    Read with lsusb, the adapter's ID is...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Printing ebook PDFs: Is there only one fineprint like utility for Ubuntu users?

    Try jPdf Tweak, it can do imposition and has a GUI. It is a Java application.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Alternative software-video converters

    You can try these links for Ubuntu software, some of them list alternative Linux applications to common Win software:


    https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/ - Ubuntu Apps Directory, browse applications...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LibreOffice doesn't see installed font

    Have you updated your font cache?


    sudo fc-cache -fv
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    [SOLVED] Re: Quickly "crop" the length of a video file

    Or, if you want a GUI tool, you can install Avidemux. Mark beginning and end of a clip, select Copy for Video and Audio, select a container format and save. It will not recompress your file so it...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Trying to get pressure sensitivity working on Gimp.

    Can't help you with your original problem, but this one here seems like a typo made when adding new software sources. Check with a text editor the first line of this file: ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Tool for video presentation

    Photofilmstrip can do that, and it has the Ken Burns effect too. It is in the Ubuntu repositories.
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    [SOLVED] Re: a new folder in unity.

    Press CTRL+N when the Nautilus window is active (or go to menu File->NewWindow. You can also open just a new tab instead of new window by pressing CTRL+T.
    If you want to open a particular folder in...
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