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  1. Re: office windows network: can connect from laptop but NOT desktop. Both have mint

    got it to work. I suspect what fixed it was using a code I found for nmap:

    sudo nmap -sT -O 192.168.1.0/24 > nmap_output

    Not sure if that did it, but it worked right after that.
  2. Re: office windows network: can connect from laptop but NOT desktop. Both have mint

    To give more detail, when I go to network on the desktop, I currently see Windows Network, but there are no contents listed there.
    I have ensured the avahi-daemon is running, so I'm not sure why...
  3. office windows network: can connect from laptop but NOT desktop. Both have mint

    As the admittedly long title says, I brought in a new desktop I purchased and installed mint into the office. I had already tried to connect to the network share via a super old laptop that I think...
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    Re: software request: dictation software

    Yeah, after I posted, I went and looked and saw the "garbage" rating for wine. So, nevermind, on that front.
    I looked at the alternatives, and because I'm dictating HIPAA related information, I...
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    software request: dictation software

    Hi All,
    I use windows at work, and would love to be truly free of Windows once my SP4 is done. All boxes are checked off.... except for replacing Dragon Naturally Speaking.
    Yes, I can probably do...
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    Re: unity + wayland anywhere

    excellent. Thank you, I'll try that out!
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    Re: unity + wayland anywhere

    what distro did you try it in? I could never get it to work in ubuntu, but I was trying to use the packages and not compile.
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    Re: unity + wayland anywhere

    gentoo/arch users, If I want wayland + unity, better to try it out on one versus the other. I'm decently familiar with both, and I like arch a little better.. but this isnt about distro pref, its...
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    Re: unity + wayland anywhere

    thanks for clarifying. THat's what I actually meant. As the thread title indicates, my end goal of the current little experiment for me is to try uinty + wayland. Thus, why I started with ubuntu.
    ...
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    Re: unity + wayland anywhere

    I know. I cant confirm if those packages even work, to be honest.
    I read one place that those packages were really just there to help dev's get a handle on how the packaging would be in the future....
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    Re: unity + wayland anywhere

    Thanks for the response.
    I'd love it if an early snapshot was available, though I realize at this point that's probably both not worthwhile and potentially not really all that workable.

    I'd...
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    unity + wayland anywhere

    Hey All-
    I'm not a newb, but I know this is the forum that gets the most talk so I'm posting here.

    Any pre-made distro/version of ubuntu that will allow me to try out unity + wayland on computer,...
  13. [ubuntu] using my ubuntu machine to get around websense at work

    Hey all!
    First off, I'm certain people will chime in and say "you shouldnt do that".
    You're wrong. I'm a PhD student and when I'm on placement, I need to get to my gmail for legitimate reasons. I...
  14. Re: Installing Drivers for logitech MX5500 Keyboard mouse combo

    the only thing I cant get to run now is the right hand keypad.
    I assume this has to do with the keyboard layout, so it should be an easy fix. Any suggestions?
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    [SOLVED] Re: help: hd may have failed; next step

    Thanks for the advice dark stang.

    Per the data confidentiality, as an undergrad in college I got software from a best buy geek friend of mine. Where did he get it? A university professor brought...
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    [SOLVED] Re: help: hd may have failed; next step

    wanted to update this; testdisk fixed the problem perfectly.
    Drive is easily accessible, no data lost.
    Running diagnostics now to ensure all is truly well.

    Miesnerd
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    [SOLVED] Re: help: hd may have failed; next step

    Can/will they recover from an ext3 drive?
    I've heard a lot of crap about best buy not being confidential or discrete about information. I mean, I dont have anything to hide, but still, I'd like to...
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    [SOLVED] help: hd may have failed; next step

    I have a 1 TB HD with a lot of really important personal data on it and its pretty new <1 year old.

    It seems like the hard drive just all the sudden stopped being able to mount.

    I dont know...
  19. [ubuntu] help: considering 1 big monitor instead of dual monitors

    So, for about 2 years I've used tons of different distros, and typically have stuck with ubuntu. I have a dual monitor setup that seems to work for a while (after much hassle, ever time) and then...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 64Bit Logitech MX5500 Will not Connect Properly

    hey all-
    My mx5500 and the corresponding mouse work just fine, but the keypad wont work. Any help on that?
  21. [gnome] cant access left side of dual monitor setup

    I just upgraded to 10.04 Beta 1 today via update manager.
    Now, I cant move much past 1 inch or so onto the left monitor.
    I'm not losing any functionality, but to my knowledge, my xorg.conf didnt...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: OpenOffice Impress lacking...need new powerpoint equivalent

    yeah, I may have jumped the gun.
    Looks like that feature is in release M65 (3.3)
    Current dev build looks to be m70, so that shouldmean I can use a dev build for the class, which is fine.

    Linux...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: OpenOffice Impress lacking...need new powerpoint equivalent

    update:
    A little internet searching, and I found that OpenOffice 3.3 will have this feature:



    which should be good enough for me.

    So now, the question in my mind is: how do I currently get...
  24. [SOLVED] OpenOffice Impress lacking...need new powerpoint equivalent

    So I am in a class today and its one of those ones where to keep up with the lecturer, you need to use a laptop and follow along with them and take notes in the slides as well.

    Most people do this...
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    [ubuntu] ubuntu 9.10 hangs at crytpo disk

    Hey All-
    My father, who is 1000 miles away from me finally feels like it is a good idea to convert to ubuntu. Awesome.
    Via the phone, I walk him through the steps on downloading the image, getting...
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