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    [SOLVED] Re: Keyboard magnifier

    Reply to myself. the software i was wanting, after much searching, is Screenkey, available here: https://launchpad.net/screenkey.
    Thank you to all who at least looked... :D
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    [SOLVED] Keyboard magnifier

    I am looking for software that will show (echo) what I am typing in very large letters on a screen. It seems to be quite common on youtube, but I cannot find out what it is. Many thanks
  3. [SOLVED] Re: I have NO minimize,close and enlarge buttons on Firefox

    Just a thought, so cannot guarantee anything, but it could be worth having a peer at ./.gconf/apps/metacity/general/%gconf.xml

    It should read something like this:

    <?xml version="1.0"?>
    <gconf>...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Email Security

    :p
  5. Re: Ah, what's with overprotective parenting these days?

    Yes, I agree, having been through some awful experiences with my eldest over the years. The one thing I do know, there are many out there who have no one to care, love, protect, support or...
  6. Re: Ah, what's with overprotective parenting these days?

    KiwiNZ and pricetech - most certainly. :P
    Overprotective parenting is a problem, but as a child you don't have to let it be so. A steady word to the parent, the usual "you don't trust me" tantrum...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Commenting out lines in a file using a bash script.

    Any plain text editor, vi, emacs for command line or gedit or kate for gnome or KDE, will do the job. Just remember to make sure you have permission. For example, sudo vi <path/file> or sudo gedit...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: I have NO minimize,close and enlarge buttons on Firefox

    Try this thread http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1469937
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    [ubuntu] Re: Email Security

    A virus is quite possible in Linux, as it is in any other OS, in fact, I have heard that there are one or two out in the open.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_malware for more information...
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    Re: Help, what did i do ?

    http://linuxfud.wordpress.com/2006/09/03/ubuntu-linux-file-associations/
    this link should help.

    Andrew
  11. [kubuntu] Re: K Ubuntu install/boot desktop flashing screen :S

    Just a polite question. How did you burn the ISO? Win7 has a habit of chopping bits off downloaded ISO's it doesn't like (even the ISO burner included in whatever $$$$ edition).
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Firefox painfully slow after upgrade (Not DNS issue)

    After upgrading FF to 3.5 I found that turning off add-ons seemed to work, but had a good look at the OS and found remnants of FF3.0 still in place. apt-get autoremove cleared up the problem. A...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: firefox/opera problem- randomly 'redirecting' me

    Very interesting video about removing dns changer(s) from Windows computers here: http://www.videosurf.com/video/how-to-remove-the-trojan-dnschanger-virus-68524656?vlt=ffext
  14. [ubuntu] Re: firefox/opera problem- randomly 'redirecting' me

    Thank you. Yes, there are number of Windows computers on my network, some with Me, XP and Vista. Checked them all-as best as I could, reset the router - despite the protestations of my ISP (Verizon...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: firefox/opera problem- randomly 'redirecting' me

    I have had the same problem, especially with Opera. The key thing I have found to do, is to switch Opera Turbo to enable, regardless of whether you need it or not, then hit reload or press 'Ctrl+R'. ...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: How do I move Ubuntu to a new partition?

    Here's a link to an excellent article about moving to a dedicated Linux partition.

    http://www.linuxhaxor.net/2008/12/06/graduate-from-a-wubi-install-to-a-dedicated-partition/

    I tried with the...
  17. Poll: Re: What's the single biggest barrier to Ubuntu and Linux adoption?

    It just isn't that easy to use for most people. My wife loves working on my computer (Kubuntu 9.04) but shouts when anything goes wrong (frequently). On her Windows and Mac computers, if anything...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    PulseAudio
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    [all variants] Re: Epson Stylus CX7400 scanner

    See this thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1037527&highlight=xsane
    Quick points:
    1:the ID for an Epson CX7400 is 0x4b8 0x838
    2:when xsane starts make sure you select the first...
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