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    Re: Change gnome-terminal default size

    Yes, arguably the safest way is to edit the entry that launches gnome-terminal and append --geometry to it.

    That said, I just learned a clever trick to specify the default size. This is from the...
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    Re: HOWTO: Apple Wireless Keyboard (Bluetooth)

    I got the same problem. Here's what I found:

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kdebluetooth/+bug/175743

    Right now I'm patching bluez-utils to see if it works. Disabling time out...
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    Re: openvz kernel for hardy

    For the record, other people are reporting the same problem here:
    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/210672

    incubus
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    openvz kernel for hardy

    Hello,

    I just noticed that the new Hardy upgrade includes an openvz kernel. I wanted to let other people know, to help test it.

    Best,

    incubus

    PS: Unfortunately, it didn't work for me,...
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    Re: Programming for beginners

    Hello,

    I was checking the sticky post for new programmers, and I saw the Wiki http://ubuntuprogramming.wikidot.com/languages. I'd like to mention that I added an entry for Haskell. Feel free to...
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    Re: How to : OpenVZ Ubuntu Host

    Hello there.

    I'm very excited about trying OpenVZ, but I'm waiting for the availability of a Kernel in the repositories. I was looking around and I found this page:
    ...
  7. Re: Howto Install 32 bit Firefox with Flash w/sound and Java for AMD64

    Not sure if this was mentioned here already (sorry, the thread is so long now), but I noticed that the new swiftweasel deb has the fonts "screwed up".

    I had version 2.0.0.6.1, downloaded the new...
  8. Thread: PowerTop

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    Re: PowerTop

    Sorry guys, I've been busy lately and wrote my post from memory. I fixed it, so that other people avoid that issue.

    Thanks,

    incubus
  9. Thread: PowerTop

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    Re: PowerTop

    Kosimo,

    Did you get to install it? If not, you'd do something in the lines of:


    First, install the dependencies:
    $ sudo apt-get install build-essential libncurses5-dev libncursesw5-dev
    ...
  10. Thread: Programming

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    Re: Programming

    Limby, very good question. If you think of programming as solving problems, you'll soon realize that there are many ways of accomplishing the same goals or approximating results. In other words,...
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    Re: Anybody with SAS?

    Hehe.

    Here's the response, in the spirit of...

    http://www.dailycognition.com/index.php/2007/05/06/idiotic-answers-from-exam-students-very-funny-stuff.html

    incubus
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    Anybody with SAS?

    Dear all,

    A friend is putting together a new computer and he asked me if these specs would work with Ubuntu. He said it was a stripped down version of ars technica's god box.

    Motherboard: ASUS...
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    Re: Git 1.5 for Feisty

    Hi.

    I just tried it myself and it seems to work. I'm on x86_64.



    $ tar xzvf git-1.5.2.1.tar.gz
    $ cd git-1.5.2.1/
    $ sudo apt-get install checkinstall
    $ sudo apt-get build-dep git-core
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    Poll: Re: Open source, closed minds

    Looks like HE has the closed mind there.

    incubus
  15. Re: hred3 20070201 desktop fail on Macbook Pro

    Hey Mike,

    Did you try the non-graphical installer as well? I wonder if it could be related to the graphics card.

    incubus
  16. Re: How To Install 32 bit ZSNES without chroot on amd64

    Good job, cborga!
    It works flawlessly, even the audio.

    Thanks a lot.

    incubus
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    Poll: Re: Why a new release every six months?

    Remember the context in which Ubuntu was created. Debian has been traditionally rock-stable, but many people were unhappy with the long development time and "when it's ready" type of schedule. ...
  18. Re: Howto Install 32 bit Firefox with Flash w/sound and Java for AMD64

    Kilz,

    Great HowTo and wonderful work you're doing for all of us, 64bit users. Your debs have been saving me a lot of time and work.

    I tested Iceweasel and had no issue so far. The only...
  19. HowTo: Remap Caps_Lock as Escape (Nice for Vim)

    I wanted to share something with you all.

    Background
    I'm a big fan of Vim's philosophy of avoid taking your hands out of their standard position on the keyboard. In my experience, this saves time...
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    Re: HOWTO: Set your system up for Wake On LAN (WOL)

    Hi wheatear,

    I see good and bad news.

    The bad news is that, as you already noticed, your current netcard module (for this specific linux distribution) doesn't support WOL. You can see that you...
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    Re: HOWTO: Set your system up for Wake On LAN (WOL)

    Hey wheatear,

    I got the same problem. In my case, the linux module doesn't support WOL. It works in windows.

    What do you get from:
    $ sudo ethtool eth0

    And what is your network card, by the...
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    Re: HOWTO: Set your system up for Wake On LAN (WOL)

    Thassilo,

    Have you tried the other flags? Do you have proper support for your card in linux?
    $ sudo ethtool ethX

    In my case I have a realtek card which supports WOL in windows, but not in...
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    Re: Taking the Plunge into Python

    Dear agger,

    If you like eclipse, try pydev:
    http://pydev.sourceforge.net/

    It works pretty well, I suggest following the tutorial there. You may need to use the latest version of eclipse...
  24. Re: How-to Scrollwheel Effect on Logitech trackball (Marble Mouse)

    I always wanted to try a trackball and since my microsoft mouse broke (evil smile), I replaced it for this Logitech Marble.

    Thank you for setting up this How-to, I got it working wonderfully and...
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    Re: aysiu appreciation thread

    I agree. Aysiu is an example of participation and commitment to the forums. Exactly my opposite, I'd say.

    From simple (double-posted) questions to those involving personal opinion, Aysiu is always...
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