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    [SOLVED] Re: Help! Huge problem: System won't boot!

    It seems to me that you may have problems with your hard drive which could also be the cause of the boot process stalling after log in (if certain files are corrupted, for instance).
    The best thing...
  2. Thread: winzip issue

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    [ubuntu] Re: winzip issue

    I'm not sure what you mean with your first sentence.

    For playing DVD's install package ubuntu-restricted-extras.
    Run following command in a command terminal (menu Applications -> Accessories ->...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem booting from the liveusb

    I have the same problem but nothing seems to work for me.
    I have tried creating several bootable USB sticks using usb-creator-gtk (I'm using Ubuntu 10.04). No luck. None of them boot.
    I've updating...
  4. Thread: winzip issue

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    [ubuntu] Re: winzip issue

    Try installing p7zip-full and p7zip-rar.

    sudo apt-get install p7zip-full p7zip-rar

    I think they will allow you to open most archives including .exe files.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help! Huge problem: System won't boot!

    There are various suggestions you could try:-
    1) After you have logged in you could try Ctrl-Alt-F1 to switch to a terminal and log in as your normal user. Then issue the 'top' command (without...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lucid freezes workaround query

    It seems to me that the 2 command lines got mixed up somehow. It looks like the "-u" of the second line is being used by the tee command on the first line. Try copying each individual line into a...
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    Re: Nationwide BS (UK) doesn't support Linux

    Just wanted to add my experiences to this list.
    I've accessed Nationwide for years with Ubuntu + FF v3 without any problems. Then for a few months back (I think after an upgrade to FF 3.5) I started...
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    Re: Lucid Lynx Countdown Banners

    What happened to your Facebook app?
    I had it up yesterday. Today it's no longer available!
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Video plays in WMP but not in VLC, Totem or Mplayer

    Thanks for the reply.
    I'm a bit shamefaced at the moment because it seems to work in Totem now.
    What I did was do a fresh install of Ubuntu 9.10 on a different machine and after installing...
  10. [SOLVED] Video plays in WMP but not in VLC, Totem or Mplayer

    I hope there's someone out there who can help me with a problem I have.
    My partner is a teacher and has downloaded some videos from a teacher's resource site but can't seem to play them in Ubuntu....
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Change Default Date Format in OpenOffice Calc?

    I fail to see how this would work (perhaps I'm missing something).
    I've tried setting the default style to be Date -> D MMM YY
    All this does is that any number entered in any of the cells is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: grub2 menu is gone!

    Something that I noticed in your "fdisk -l" listing.
    Your second partition is set to be the bootable partition.
    Try setting the first partition to be bootable instead of the second one.
    You can...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can i install Latex on ubuntu 9.04

    See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LaTeX
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with new sound card on karmic

    Have you checked your pulseaudio settings? System -> Preferences -> Sound -> Hardware tab
    It seems other users have had similar problems.
    See http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=181692
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    [SOLVED] Re: grub2 menu is gone!

    I'm not an expert but I don't think you need to edit this file in your case.
    The default settings look OK to me.
    You could increase the timeout if you want to keep the grub menu open a bit longer...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Change Default Date Format in OpenOffice Calc?

    I have no problem entering your date format into Calc.
    If I type 1 Jan 10 (or 1 jan 2010) it gives me a correct date back.
    Admittedly this is then initially converted to the default DD/MM/YY format...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Webcam - Video is blurry with Adobe Flash

    You may want to take a look at following thread:-
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=507553
    You could join those people in asking adobe to support your webcam better.
    Also check out their...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: error: no such device after successful instal

    I'm no expert but a quick search on these forums brought up this link:-
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1301144
    Perhaps it can help you.
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    [ubuntu] Re: No WIRED Network at all in karmic

    I'm not an expert but does the command "lspci" show the network device?
    Look for an entry containig something like "Ethernet controller" (at least that's what is says on my system).
    If it doesn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Issues Instaling Ubuntu.

    Have you checked whether it isn't actually the CD or your CD drive causing the problems?
    There's an option in the Ubuntu CD boot menu to check your CD for errors.
    I've sometimes had problems with...
  21. Re: Wine Applications Doesn't Appear in GNOME Panel (aka The Start Menu)

    Initially you probably will find some shortcuts under section "Other" in your menu but if you log out and log in again then they can be found under the Wine menu (no longer under Other).
    Also see...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mail watch for Gnome panel

    Can you explain a bit more about mail-notification not working properly?
    Where are these 'actions' shown?
    I have no problems with the program and don't see any difference if I clear out these...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mail watch for Gnome panel

    In the end I decided to go for mail-notification.
    It's available in the repos and does what I need it to do without too much fuss. The thread you mentioned seems to deal mainly with Google Mail...
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    Re: What do you think of the Epiphany Browser?

    I've tried Epiphany on Ubuntu 9.10 but I must say the performance is disappointing. For instance if I load http://news.bbc.co.uk/ in FF 3.5 it takes about 12 seconds to render but if I do the same in...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu Create Launcher with custom Icon

    What has happened with the Create Launcher window in Ubuntu (9.10)?
    When I right-click on the Desktop and choose Create Launcher it opens the Create Launcher window but for some reason it doesn't...
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