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    [xubuntu] Re: Laptop External Display in Xubuntu 10.10

    Did you ever get this sorted out? I'm having the exact same issue with my Gateway lapotp and LG LCD monitor. External works just fine until I log in and then it switches to the laptop display.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.10: Vaio touchpad not detected

    I ran into the same issue myself and solved it with the solution provided here:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1565548&highlight=vaio+touch+pad
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    [ubuntu] Re: monitor sleep on boot

    Have you had any luck with this? I have the exact same issue.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Quick partitioning question...

    Personally, I'd do an install of Ubuntu and do a VM for Windows, but I suppose it depends on what you use more.

    One of the advantages to doing it this way is that it's easier to recover if you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Quick partitioning question...

    I'd do it exactly as Paqman suggested. Easier and faster than shrinking the partition later.


    If you do decide to install Windows then shrink the partition, make sure you defrag from within...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: GDM auto login doesn't work after logging out?

    I think that is the normal behavior, though I agree that it isn't really the expected behavior.
  7. [ubuntu] Re: NEED battery/wifi/sound controls back! (9.10)

    I believe to resolve this problem you have to go back to a default desktop and redo any customizations you may have. You won't lose actual data, though, so don't worry.

    I'm not in front of my...
  8. [kubuntu] Re: Need help setting up wireless PLEASE.......

    You can copy and paste to and from Konsole, just so you know.

    So, your wireless NIC isn't associating with the access point.
    What wireless card is installed in the computer?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't mount iso?

    Do you know if it's a good iso image?

    I'd dispense with all of this GUI goodness and mount it from the command line. Here's some quick instructions on how to mount the image from the terminal. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu keeps crashing

    Is it hot when this happens? This sounds to me like a hardware issue, possibly related to video.
  11. [kubuntu] Re: Need help setting up wireless PLEASE.......

    Here's a couple of things to look at that I've done in the past and have found helpful. Your mileage may vary.

    1) Verify that you actually are connected from within a konsole window. run...
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    [ubuntu] Bluetooth Flaky

    I just got an external Bluetooth dongle for my laptop that seems to only work every 4th boot. The computer seems to recognize it on each boot, and the Gnome bluetooth applet starts on each boot, but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: unable to use terminal

    1) Look through this thread and give it a shot.

    http://www.linux-solved.com/post/SOLVED-DPKG-to-Segfault-26643.html

    2) The whole 'bump' thing, for me at least, is incredibly irritating. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: unable to use terminal

    If you tried

    sudo dpkg --configure -a
    and you're still having problems, I would try

    sudo apt-get -f install

    The problem is that something you tried to install previously was left only...
  15. [ubuntu] Unable to install on a G4--returning from prom_init

    I'm trying to install Ubuntu 8.04 on an old PPC G4 I just started messing with, and I'm not able to actually start the install. It will boot the CD just fine and I try the 'expert install...
  16. [all variants] How do I get a count of how many times a file is accessed?

    I'm trying to determine how many times a set of files is accessed within a given time frame. I don't need to now specific times a file is accessed, just how many times the files have been accessed. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Password required for Network Manager??

    Did you change your password recently?
  18. [all variants] Re: How do I figure out what wireless driver I'm using?

    Thanks very much!
  19. [all variants] How do I figure out what wireless driver I'm using?

    I feel like this is a completely stupid question, but I've asked and answered my share of there over the years here, and one more isn't going to hurt anything, right?

    I've got a Dell laptop that I...
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    [all variants] Re: no gui, need help

    have you tried

    sudo apt-get install -f
    or

    sudo aptitude install gnome-desktop

    I would reboot after each and see what happens.
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    [ubuntu] Re: ssh issue while setting up NFS[/

    Herman--
    Here's what I got:

    jim@ingsoc:~$ ssh -vvv jim@zion
    OpenSSH_5.1p1 Debian-3ubuntu1, OpenSSL 0.9.8g 19 Oct 2007
    debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config
    debug1: Applying...
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    [ubuntu] ssh issue while setting up NFS[/

    So, I have a fresh installation of 8.10 on my laptop and I was in the process of setting up NFS between my server and the laptop. I'd had this set up a while back without any issue, but did a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Whats wrong with my computer??

    On issue 1, do you have security enabled on your network? I would consider disabling your security and testing the connection. Then you can re-enable and see what happens.

    For issue 2, did you...
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    [all variants] Re: Microsoft office file corrupt

    Please post the exact error message you're getting. "file going to hell" is a little vague.
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Total Linux nOOOOOOb, please help me change from windows

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    "what i cant do is ftp my files into /var/www/ nor can i even begin to figure out how to do it in webmin..."

    How are you trying to ftp your pages, and what is the error you're getting?
    ...
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