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    [SOLVED] Re: Problems with java...again

    Thanks! I don't remember how I got there, but I originally installed it step by step via some instructions on the Ubuntu website (I think!!), but the Webup8 ppa did the trick. Those guys do some...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problems with java...again

    No one? Is Java working fine for everyone else??
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    [SOLVED] Problems with java...again

    I'm trying to fix Java on my 11yr old son's laptop. He's got a moc pages account (lego, my own creations) and they have a new java photo uploader that quit working for him. I did all the install...
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    [all variants] Re: How to install iPod Touch 4G with Ubuntu 11.10?

    The problem is that going to Android causes a whole new set of restrictions... It's sad that the market has gone this way but all my kids' friends have ipods and they all use them to primarily play...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Misaligned Partition

    Yeah, you might as well be speaking greek right now.

    But I went ahead and formatted it to ext3 and copied all 800 gigs worth of files over between last night and this morning. I first tried to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Misaligned Partition

    Yay! Operations completed successfully and fdisk -l tells me this now:

    sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdd

    Disk /dev/sdd: 2000.4 GB, 2000398934016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 243201 cylinders...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Misaligned Partition

    sudo fdisk -l has this to say-


    Disk /dev/sdd: 2000.4 GB, 2000398934016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 243201 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Sector size...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Misaligned Partition

    Thank you! I'm going to try that as soon as possible... What gets me is why a factory partitioned and formatted drive, new out of the box, ships like this.

    BM
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    [SOLVED] Re: Misaligned Partition

    bump

    Still playing around, but still haven't had any success...

    BM
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    [SOLVED] Re: Misaligned Partition

    I think the solution might be related to this post- http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=11375535&postcount=17

    If so, could someone dumb it down a bit?

    thanks,
    BM
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    [SOLVED] Misaligned Partition

    I have two brand new seagate 2tb drives. I just installed them in the computer and after running fdisk -l I get the "partition 1 does not start on a sector boundary" message. I check the disk...
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    [ubuntu] Re: BTRFS questions

    thanks for taking time to reply...

    I'm still on the fence a bit on weather or not to use an hdd array or do like you do and just do daily backups to another drive. It would really help with my...
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    [ubuntu] BTRFS questions

    First, I should explain a bit what my use case and requirements are.

    I'm an amateur photographer, and shoot tons of pictures. It's really not hard to rack up 5gig of photos in one day shooting an...
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    Re: Tron Legacy

    I was just a kid last time I saw the original movie, so I found it on On-Demand and rented it to watch with my kids. Holy crap was it boring! I mean, I still liked it, but compared to modern movies...
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    [ubuntu] How do I print multiple photos on a sheet?

    I was wondering how you might go about printing multiple images on a single sheet of paper...

    I used to know how to do it in Windows but have never done it in Ubuntu...

    Thanks,
    BM
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Tiling two (2) windows or split screen in 10.04 in gnome

    I've used compiz grid and maximumize plugins to accomplish this... When I'm playing around with python or bash scripting I'll normally have two terminal windows open, and a pdf, iether the python...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to install murrine engine 0.98

    The weird thing is that on my home computer running 10.04 as my main os, has 0.98 installed, but the VM I run at work w/ 10.04 in it (both 64 bit), only has 0.91... Dunno what to think about that......
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    [SOLVED] Re: New release not found?

    Sweet- thanks. Dumb thing to miss.

    BM
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    [ubuntu] How to install murrine engine 0.98

    hey- I'm at a loss here. I've seen a number of instructions online that say to add either the elementary art ppa or the murrine daily ppa to get the 0.98 murrine engine installed. I did that but it...
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    [SOLVED] New release not found?

    I'm running 10.04 in a vm, it's where I goof off and not worry about borking anything (snapshots ftw) - so today I tried to upgrade to 10.10, but it tells me there's no new release found... What's...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: how to run software updates from a terminal?

    Have you done that? I don't think that's true... I've done apt-get dist-upgrade before and it did not upgrade me to the next version. It's just a more aggressive upgrade, that installs more stuff,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My last post and running Ubuntu virtually

    I have a vague recollection of this - I think there *might* be some obscure virtualization setting in your motherboard's bios that lets you run a 64bit guest os. I guess that kind of depends on how...
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    [ubuntu] Re: THE tools to convert DVDs to AVI

    Handbrake ftw. I've used it a few times and it's got handy presets for popular portable media devices (ipod, iphone, psp, etc...)

    BM
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    [ubuntu] Re: My last post and running Ubuntu virtually

    Sun was bought by oracle so now it's Oracle VirtualBox. Go the the Oracle website, install vbox, and read it's documentation (it's pretty good) on how to create a virtual hard drive, and install an...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Some programs don't follow my selected theme.

    Ok, so I've done some testing, and have at least figured out what caused the problem. All my installed applications used to run properly, following whatever theme I had selected (except the update...
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