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    [ubuntu] Traceroute blocked by Firestarter

    Hi

    Just a general query, as any form of networking is still very much a dark art to me.

    Today while running Transmission I used Firestarter to ensure the correct port was open (NAT a bit quirky...
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    [all variants] Re: Encrypt external hard drive

    Hi All

    Just saw this and don't know if you have found answer elsewhere, but, in case anyone else comes across this post with the same question have a look at the video below;
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  3. [ubuntu] Re: Deleting files - Overwriting the actual physical disk space

    Hi iriforum

    Don't know what data you are trying to protect, or how sensitive it is, but, please be aware that the chances are you are using a journalling file system. This means that even when you...
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    Re: Most Reliable Brand of Mp3 Player?

    My little Samsung YP-U1 has proven to be a excellent buy, surviving all sorts of misuse and still performing above and beyond it's price.
    For quality I also have a Cowon S9 which besides having...
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    Poll: Re: Do You Love Linux or Hate Windows?

    Guess I just fell for the feel of Linux, I'm no techie but the way Linux runs just feels more natural than Windows.

    Anyway, better class of Geek to dig you out of the Doo Doo on Linux forums!!!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Laptop speaker problem

    Just like to add my thanks to Carlee.

    Brought a HP G61 for my Parents and have persuaded them to let me install Ubuntu, but, when speakers wouldn't work got that sinking feeling. Never did solve...
  7. Re: Cool applications you use that others might not know of

    Hi

    If there is one computing subject that really confuses me it's networking! So, when I recommend an easy remote desktop assistant, you can be sure it really is easy to use;

    Remote Help...
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    Re: anybody happy with karmic?

    Thanks for that.

    Will still finish my backup,just in case! Never intend to keep anything of real value on Laptop, but, well you know!
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    Re: anybody happy with karmic?

    Have been running Karmic for a month or so on my Desktop, had endless problems with sound with 8.10 and 9.04. No major problems at all. Now fully release have just re-installed with no problems at...
  10. Thread: ATI or Nvidia

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    Poll: Re: ATI or Nvidia

    Nvidia for me. Never had a problem with any of their drivers.

    Not a Gamer but Nouveau sounds interesting.
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    Re: Are you a thread killer?

    Another cunning plan crashes and burns!! :-({|=
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    Re: Are you a thread killer?

    Just got the drift of this thread...it's not about thread killers any more...it's about bean collectors......go on be next!!!! :lol:
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 upgrade says I have failing hard drive

    Add me to the list.

    My old, but, under used ATA Fujitsu is throwing up the same error message on my laptop. Three months ago was running absolutely clean under Windows. No apparent problem while...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    If you haven't already found it you have to look through the 'Cool applications you use that others might not know of' thread. If there was an award for longest useful, or just best thread, this...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Made the move last month when I replaced Vista with Karmic.

    Not all plain sailing, but, neither was Vista. Would love to be able to get my Belkin USB Dongle working and find a good replacement for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: low sound output

    OK. my intentional mistake has been spotted!

    Volume will stop muting if I point both the volume control and Gnome Alsa Mixer at the same device!

    Doh! :redface:
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    [ubuntu] Re: low sound output

    Hi calanor

    Had much the same problems since upgrading to 9.04.

    Solved problem by following soundcheck's instructions on the thread that Zoot7 directed you to and installing Gnome Alsa Mixer,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with loading some Web Pages.

    Hi All

    Thanks for the encouragement meho_r.......I think!

    wolfen69, your suggestion has gone into my handy tips file, however, I'm afraid my fiddling had caused more damage than just to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with loading some Web Pages.

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    Just to let you know that I failed miserably to find problem, so carried out re-installation. ](*,)

    Keeping an eye out for the old problem as I put system back together, as well as keeping...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with loading some Web Pages.

    Now that's what I call a quick reply!

    Have tried an alternative browser, sorry cannot remember name, but, did download from repository. Think it was gecko based.

    Don't seem to be having any...
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    [ubuntu] Problem with loading some Web Pages.

    Hi All ):P

    Fairly new to Linux and enjoying the experience, but......

    I am having problems loading some pages in Firefox 3.0.8, a prime example is this forum. I can log in and view everything...
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