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    Re: gedit hightlight like notepad++

    Thanks for this, Roland - I've now used this method twice (laptop and now desktop). :KS

    But...

    The "executable bit" nonsense in Lucid means that you have to change step 3 slightly.

    Right...
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    [ubuntu] That annoying habit is still there...

    ...and this solution still works :D
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    [ubuntu] Problem installing Java and LucidWorks

    Hi!

    I am trying to install LucidWorks on Ubuntu 10.04.

    At first attempt, I was told:


    The program 'java' can be found in the following packages:
    * gcj-4.4-jre-headless
    *...
  4. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Disable PRO/Wireless 2915ABG - Ubuntu 9.10, Thinkpad X41

    Sorry about the delay in getting back on this: super-busy week!

    The NetworkManager command made no difference, unfortunately.

    However, buried on the IBM site I found a quick set-up diagram for...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Disable PRO/Wireless 2915ABG - Ubuntu 9.10, Thinkpad X41

    Thanks for this!

    At first I thought we had a result: estimated battery life nearly doubled - but now (a few moments later) it's back to normal. CORRECTION - now it's flipped back... and back...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Disable PRO/Wireless 2915ABG - Ubuntu 9.10, Thinkpad X41

    Thanks for the suggestion - no luck. RFKILL LIST only mentions Bluetooth:


    0: tpacpi_bluetooth_sw: Bluetooth
    Soft blocked: yes
    Hard blocked: no
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Disable PRO/Wireless 2915ABG - Ubuntu 9.10, Thinkpad X41

    Oh dear: looks horribly like I'll have to go back to Mandriva. Which I really don't want to do: their version of OpenOffice has some serious problems, and the whole experience is less appealing.
    ...
  8. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Disable PRO/Wireless 2915ABG - Ubuntu 9.10, Thinkpad X41

    I use this Thinkpad mostly for work while traveling, and wireless connectivity is not a big issue for me. Battery life is a big issue, however.

    I've just converted from Mandriva. With that, I was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trouble adding a PPA

    Thanks: I'll give this a try. :D
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    [ubuntu] Trouble adding a PPA

    I'm trying to add a PPA for KeePassX.

    I'm following the instructions on Launchpad ("How do I use software from a PPA"):


    Adding the PPA to Ubuntu

    Step 1: Copy the first line from the apt...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitioning problem - not dual boot

    Thanks everyone: all's well. :D
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitioning problem - not dual boot

    Thanks! :)

    Here's the fdisk output:


    Disk /dev/sda: 40.0 GB, 40007761920 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4864 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Disk identifier:...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Partitioning problem - not dual boot

    I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X25 with Mandriva Linux; it also has an IBM toolset that came pre-installed on the laptop with WinXP Pro. There is no working WinXP installation.

    I now wish to replace...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot find any wireless networks

    I have the same problem with 8.10 - in the Live version from the off. But I have recently sampled three other distros, all of which have seen and connected to the Intel wireless adapter on my...
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