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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Can't launch magnet link in transmission

    I created the directory and file with no luck on firefox. I know i'm still a noob to ubuntu and linux in general but i'm competant enough to follow a tutorial. Trust me i've been googling this...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Can't launch magnet link in transmission

    Still can't get these magnet links to work. I've tried multiple tutorials with no luck. I'm thinking a reinstall of ubuntu is my best bet at this point because i have no idea why they aren't working....
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Can't launch magnet link in transmission

    I've also tried the following unsuccessfully. :( I don't know what it is i am missing...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Can't launch magnet link in transmission

    clicked transmission-gtk.desktop and nothing happens




    Followed this and i only see transmission gtk not gtr. I don't know if that's the problem.
  5. [ubuntu] Can't launch magnet link in transmission

    I have ubuntu 13.04 installed and am using firefox. I'm confused why i can't launch transmission as the app of choice. It worked fine on my previous installs. I couldnt find any information on the...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Dual-boot windows 8 and ubuntu 13.04

    I installed in UEFI mode. I'm not sure about the secure boot and fast boot(i'm guessing launching windows automatically? If so no i get a bootloader to decide which os for both ubuntu and windows) I...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Dual-boot windows 8 and ubuntu 13.04

    I can the os manually by going to bios and switching ubuntu or windows. They both appear in each others bootloaders but fail to load. So my main problem is getting them to both work in one anothers...
  8. [ubuntu] Dual-boot windows 8 and ubuntu 13.04

    I have a Lenovo G580 with windows 8 + Ubuntu 13.04 installed. I've been trying to get Dual-boot to work for the past few hours with no success. I've been following this guide. After setting up the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstall windows 8

    Stupidity costs too much. $89 dollars to be exact, oh well. I just decided to call, i figured i'd try to get it a little cheaper. I guess it'll be safer and less of a headache to just buy it. I mean...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstall windows 8

    One more question...sorry:P Will this cd work with my situation? I'm not sure if it will recognize the product key in the bios. I messaged the seller and he said he didn't have experience with the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstall windows 8

    Thank you for the responses. How would i go about installing windows 7 instead if i have an iso usb/disc? Would i basically need to delete everything on my hard drive and reformat it?
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    [SOLVED] Reinstall windows 8

    Well embarrassingly i deleted windows 8 when installing ubuntu. For the most part i don't need windows but would like to still have it. Is there anyway i can reinstall it without buying a new key? I...
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    [ubuntu] Poor battery life Lenovo g580

    I currently have a lenovo g580 with ubuntu 13.1 as my main OS. I have tried lowering my brightness and installing powertop with little success. I'd like to know why my life is so short lived, and if...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Battery drained less then an hour

    I could use help solving this issue too. I'm having the same problem with the same model its quite frustrating :cry:
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    Re: Can't change brightness Ubuntu 13

    The following works

    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_osi=Linux"

    Thanks for the support. I always feel so dumb when i can't figure this stuff out on my own.
    I couldn't find much on...
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    Re: Can't change brightness Ubuntu 13

    cat /proc/cmdline
    BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.8.0-22-generic root=UUID=37d6764d-d42f-4b4b-a693-7579383559fb ro quiet splash acpi_osi=linux acpi_backlight=vendor vt.handoff=7


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    Re: Can't change brightness Ubuntu 13

    Yes i tried entering that then updated grub. After restarting i'm still not able to change brightness.
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    Re: Can't change brightness Ubuntu 13

    Sorry about that. I have lenovo g580

    here is
    sudo lspci -vnn | grep -A12 VGA


    00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller...
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    Can't change brightness Ubuntu 13

    I recently updated to ubuntu 13.04 and needed to change the brightness because i was getting a blank screen on login. FN+UP temporarily fixed this.

    i entered the following in /etc/default/grub

    ...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 13.04 wireless problems on Lenovo G580

    The following commands worked

    sudo apt-get update

    sudo apt-get -y install broadcom-sta-common

    sudo reboot

    But the connection is only 3 bars when it should be stronger any ideas on how...
  21. [ubuntu] Ubuntu 13.04 wireless problems on Lenovo G580

    I can't get my wireless card (BCM 4313) to connect to the internet. I tried multiple guides but to no avail, i tried installing B43 and had a connection for a few seconds although it was so weak i...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shrew Soft VPN not in Software Center

    When running
    cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr -DQTGUI=YES -DETCDIR=/etc -DNATT=YES

    I get

    -- Using install prefix /usr ...
    -- Using etc path /etc ...
    -- Using lib path /usr/lib ...
    --...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Firefox problem loading page with internet connection.

    I seemed to have temporarily disabled the problem by disabling IPV6, setting IPV4 to automatic DHCP address and filling out the BSSID. The problem i'm having now is that it doesn't automatically...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Firefox problem loading page with internet connection.

    I disabled IPV6 set IPV4 to DHCP(addresses only) and added 2 DNS addresses. I did this through edit connections. At first it seemed to have worked i wasnt getting any problem loading page errors....
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Firefox problem loading page with internet connection.

    Whats the point in having a laptop if you need to plug it in to a router? Kind of defeats the purpose IMO. I'd like to get this problem fixed but have no idea what is causing it. Being the huge linux...
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