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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Gnome shell on dual monitor nvidia twinview: odd virtual workspace issue

    I had the same issue with GNOME shell. If nothing has changed in 3.2 this will fix things for you:

    http://gregcor.com/2011/05/07/fix-dual-monitors-in-gnome-3-aka-my-workspaces-are-broken/

    What...
  2. Thread: openlp.org

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    [ubuntu] Re: openlp.org

    johndavid1985, I will give you a walk through on this to get you going. Something you may want to look in on is how Ubuntu handles software through using repositories. This way you always have...
  3. Thread: openlp.org

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    [ubuntu] Re: openlp.org

    johndavid1985, Your best bet is going to be to try the version intended for Ubuntu. WINE is at best a workaround and most of the time not the best at that. Since OpenLP is available albeit alpha...
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    [ubuntu] Re: serial 18250: too much work for irq 17

    I have this exact same problem on a dell also. Was not a problem in earlier releases and also no problem on the livecd. Other distros work ok also without this issue.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Won't boot all the way

    Cool, glad you found the problem.
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    Re: Is using Webmin cheating?

    I can never get samba shares right without webmin... with webmin 30 seconds if its cheating I'm a cheater:) I think its a nice middle ground for a server you have the help there when you need it but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Won't boot all the way

    I have had issues with a bad burn or two before. Might want to check out https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToMD5SUM just to be sure the disc is ok, then we can move onto what else might be...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Preparing a Proliant 1600 for Ubuntu installation

    scruz, thanks for the word, I did try that but just never could get it to working, but the server has been running without issue for over 6 months now, without a mouse :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network music player

    mpd and miro i will give them a try thanks for the suggestions!
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    [ubuntu] Network music player

    Looking for suggestions for a music player to play music over my home network. I am running Ubuntu server and wanting to play over ssh. Rhythmbox works ok, but its a little clunky. I like Exaile but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant find built in wireless card?

    Just out of curiosity did you try the hardware drivers from the system menu?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant find built in wireless card?

    Ok this is probably over my head a little, have you tried going to system, administration, hardware drivers and seeing if there is an option to enable your driver from there? If so that's by far the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant find built in wireless card?

    What is the model number of the computer? I didn't see what i was expecting there, I'm not an expert but have had my fair share of wireless problems.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant find built in wireless card?

    Go to Applications, Accessories, and open up the terminal. Type "lspci" without the quotes and copy and paste the output if you don't mind. I have a feeling there is a more "GUI" way of getting your...
  15. Thread: Mandriva

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    Re: Mandriva

    Mandriva is certainly worth the try. I started out with Mandriva. I have actually found Ubuntu's hardware detection better espeically with the restricted drivers manager. If I didn't have Ubuntu I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: help getting started

    here is a good link on installing webmin... you will need to correct the version to get the newest version. http://onlyubuntu.blogspot.com/2007/05/how-to-install-webmin-in-ubuntu.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: help getting started

    If you already have a server install that is what you need. Everything will be there. If you want a GUI you can install one by
    sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop I would actually suggest some...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with wireless connection

    cool deal, yeah that's been whats hard for me to learn which hardware to buy when i'm lucky enough to purchase it :) still far from having much figured out :D
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with wireless connection

    sniper: you don't know what restricted means. these are drivers that are proprietary that ubuntu can't distribute due to legal reasons. The method I described works very well with broadcom cards,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with wireless connection

    sniper: why don't you offer up the correct option to help out here then ? Ubuntu has the restricted drivers management for a reason, and it works very nicely.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with wireless connection

    Skramer go to system-> administration -> software sources be sure that the first four tabs are checked, then go to the third party tab and be sure that all the free and non free options are checked,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with wireless connection

    Skramer: lets try something a little simplier first. First thing you need to do is enable all the repositories in Synaptec, including third party. Next update Synaptec, then go to System...
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    [ubuntu] PCI SATA Card Suggestions

    I am looking at converting an old desktop to a server for home. It only has IDE hard drives and I would like to go with SATA if that is possible (I need to add space). So I'm wondering if some if...
  24. [ubuntu] I have 2 USB controllers, looking to disable one

    I am running Ubuntu Server 8.04.2 and it appears my USB external hard drive is working at USB 1.0 speeds. I installed a 2.0 PCI card (strangely enough this server had a usb controller but no usb)but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no wireless (way out of my depth)

    Do you know what type of chip set your wireless card has? Try typing lspci from a terminal and you should get that info. But first if you haven't tried this go to System -> Administration ->...
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