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  1. Re: Sound Menu Gone after Reinstall Pulseaudio

    You can install 'Pulse Audio Volume Control':


    sudo apt-get install pavucontrolAfter this, you should be able to adjust the volume etc. from Applications-->Sound and Video-->PulseAudio Volume...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu server in VBox "fit to screen"

    If you're not fussy, you could just install xorg ? It'll pick up fullscreen then.
  3. Re: Terminal based replacements for common GUI apps

    newsbeuter for rss feeds (though I'm not sure if I could drop google reader just yet ...)

    elinks is often my browser of choice

    feh for images (elinks plays nice with it too!)

    nethack for...
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    Re: Toronto Earthquake

    ~ "COWER BEFORE MY ALMIGHTY POWER INSIGNIFICANT HUMANS!"

    I do love a good earthquake. Over 5.0 does start getting exciting.
  5. Thread: Nethack!

    by zephyrblade
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    Re: Nethack!

    Thanks glaze - some mighty solid tips there ...

    The first tip especially.
    I need to identify that it is a bad situation earlier. Death can seem swift!

    Though it is the completely obvious thing...
  6. Thread: Linux rpgs

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    Re: Linux rpgs

    How about Nethack ?

    I just posted about it ...
  7. Thread: Nethack!

    by zephyrblade
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    Nethack!

    I can not believe I only discovered this game a month ago.

    For the last 20+ years, I have been no stranger to video games. But this ...
    I feel I've found some 'holy grail' of gaming.

    It is...
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    Re: Best specs of ubuntu 10.04?

    My dream setup would be akin to Batman's computer (from the 'Dark Knight', not the TV series).

    I bet Ubuntu would run sweet on that.
  9. Re: This is offensive, and extremely unprofessional

    I find the word 'ROOT' offensive. Linux should be banned.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Lucid Intsallation Failed - "Unrecoverable Error"

    I had the same frustrating error about 4 times ...

    I downloaded the iso again via torrent, and then burnt it at the lowest speed possible (using a different burner).

    Now I like purple.
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    Re: Who can help me?

    Hang on ...

    Just how did you type that question then?!

    Are you 'avin a laff?
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    Re: Who can help me?

    Is it plugged in to a computer?
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Suddenly all YouTube and Totem movies are playing 5x faster

    Try removing any 'flash' or 'swf' player type plugins you can find:



    sudo aptitude purge mozilla-plugin-gnash
    sudo aptitude purge adobe-flashplugin
    sudo aptitude purge flashplugin-nonfree
    ...
  14. Re: Ever Get irritated with being mistaken for male online?

    This thread has me thinking about assumptions in general

    Here's a hypothetical:

    You have not yet met your new doctor, Dr. R. Singh, and you 'automatically' assume that the doctor is an Indian...
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    [other] Re: ubuntuguide.org

    GoDaddy are a domain name registrar; this will be a generic 'holding' page.

    A 'whois' shows that the domain name has expired - it needs to be renewed.

    Looks like someone hasn't paid a bill...
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    Re: The shell way or the highway [long rant]

    Could someone please post a video summary of this thread on youtube, and provide me the link? I would really like to learn more about it, but I really can't be bothered reading words ...
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    Re: Word association

    quadriplegia
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    Re: Google's DNS hacked???

    Also try a whois on 'microsoft.com' as well; that's usually pretty good for a laff!

    A whois search doesn't just list domain names - it also brings up nameserver records as well...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Youtube downloader

    I find this to be the best way:

    HowTo: Download YouTube videos (the easy way)

    After you have loaded/watched the video, simply copy it from your /tmp directory ... no tool or package required!
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