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    [ubuntu] Re: repartitioning hard drive

    Thanks for the step-by-step. I'll try it once I'm home from work tonight.

    I really did mean primary partition. I knew what I wanted to say :-D Just didn't come out that way..
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    [ubuntu] Re: repartitioning hard drive

    Can I do that, even if the partition space that Ubuntu is in is an extended partition? Don't I need a logical partition (which is what type of partition that the free space resides on)?
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    [ubuntu] repartitioning hard drive

    I initially was dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I ditched 7 completely, and am pure Ubuntu. However, I am left with some partition space, and want to rework it. I have attached a screenshot of...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: AVI to DVD: DeVeDe: 1.5 gig ISO, only 30 seconds

    I'm having the same issue, where the ISO/DVD only has about 30 seconds on it, after having a 1.1 GB MKV file. However, disabling the menu didn't help me :(

    It doesn't matter what I try, I can't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't remove folder from desktop

    gksudo nautilus /home/<yourname>/.Trash

    then empty your trash :-)
  6. [ubuntu] Re: replacing empathy with pidgin in indicator applet

    Go into Plugins, and choose LibNotify Popups. Configure the plugin to not show buddies signing in. Thats the first thing I found once I installed Pidgin and added Facebook IM to it!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network Manager Purge

    Linkpark1, did your question get solved? If not, use Layson_A's approach. Put in your LiveCD, and set it as a package source in Software Sources (open Synaptic Package Manager and clicking on...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Synaptic HELP!!!!!!!!

    Don't forget to mark your thread as solved if everythings working!
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    [SOLVED] Re: editing user info

    Thank you! Excatly what I needed!
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    [SOLVED] editing user info

    Is there a way to add my full name to my user account? I see how to add a user with a full name using:


    sudo useradd -c “Full Name” -m -s “/bin/bash” usename

    and I've seen that if I delete my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Synaptic HELP!!!!!!!!

    *smacks head* I meant gksudo :)

    I spend too much time in an SSH shell...

    And, as for that cat output, those last lines look like they can just be deleted, all the way to the last line:

    deb...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Synaptic HELP!!!!!!!!

    open terminal, type the following:

    sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

    Go down to line with 'ssssssssssssss' and copy and paste the whole line in a reply here. If anything, put a pound symbol (#)...
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    [ubuntu] grub2 and /boot

    I followed instructions from the Grub2 Basics page, and I've done a lot of searching, but nothing answers what I want to ask..

    I removed old kernels via Synaptic, but I still see their choices in...
  14. Re: Do you use Linux because it is free of cost..??

    I started using OpenSUSE a few years ago in college, when I was doing my computer science and computer forensics degrees. I was a member of ACM, and a few of us got together and formed an LSIG (linux...
  15. Thread: memory usage

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    [SOLVED] Re: memory usage

    @uRock: Thanks for the fast and simple,understandable response!

    @oldos2er: thanks for the informative website!

    that site makes me think I'm more of a newbie than I thought I was :sad: Oh well,...
  16. Thread: memory usage

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    [SOLVED] memory usage

    I was poking around in my ubuntu box using SSH at work (need something to do while on break), and I wanted to see what processes were running. I ran 'top' and noticed that Ubuntu's using almost 75%...
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    [ubuntu] Re: white box in top corner of screen

    well, this just stinks... I know what the white box issue is.. The white box is the same dimensions (only reversed - x:y and y:x) as the blue box that would normally be in its place.. Its my laptops...
  18. Re: Ubuntu 10.10 + WiFi access point on the laptop HP6735s

    I was replying to your comment about it being strange! Sorry, I should have quoted it before..



    Just helping to explain the strangeness ;)
  19. Re: Ubuntu 10.10 + WiFi access point on the laptop HP6735s

    If you think about it like ad-hoc networks in the airport that little script-kiddies create on their laptops and sit around to use to try to steal info from nearby wifi devices, its not really that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: white box in top corner of screen

    Therein lies the problem.. my laptop has an ATI Radeon Xpress 200M (RS482) graphics card, which was added to the legacy driver last year. If I install the fglrx driver, it will cause a lot of issues...
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    [ubuntu] Re: random issues in 10.xx

    I can confirm that the white box doesn't have to do with Ubuntu or GNOME. I am currently on Fedora 14 LXDE liveCD, and if I lower the brightness of the screen, it STILL shows the white box...

    At...
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    [ubuntu] Re: random issues in 10.xx

    just an update on the issues...

    Firefox:
    so, it turns out that Firefox being slow is [partly] due to IPv6. if I go to FF, and go to about:config, filter for only ipv6, I can set 'disable ipv6' to...
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    Re: Count to 200 - BEFORE MOD RESETS BACK TO ONE!

    Oh heck, why not!
    base-2 (binary) 00001001!
    base-8 (octal) 11!
    base-10 (decimal) 9!
    base-16 (hexadecimal) 0x09!

    ######
    sorry... too many CS classes in college (^.^)
  24. [SOLVED] Re: No proprietary drivers after 10.04 install

    Another way of going about it (which I stumbled upon) for anyone looking for similar answers, is to keep the CD in after HDD install. You can use the CD as a software source, which has the...
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    [ubuntu] random issues in 10.xx

    I just installed 10.04.1 a couple of weeks ago, and have been having some issues with it. A couple I already know the "answers" to, but there's one that I'm currently trying to figure out..

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