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    [ubuntu] 9.10 Broke somethings..

    2 issues really.

    1) I do not have the proper 9.10 login screen. At first I somehow had the xbuntu login but got that fixed. I have the new image but the menu for user selection is not the nice new...
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    [all variants] Question about /dev/shm

    I was looking up ram disk features and "how-to's" the other night and stumbled on to a post about /dev/shm being a "dynamically sized" ramdisk with a default capacity maximum of 2/3's of your RAM. So...
  3. [all variants] DVD Playback issue but only a specific drive

    I just installed a LG Drive (BDDVDRW GGC-H20L), it's a blu-Ray/HD-DVD/DVD-R/W drive with Light Scribe. It is connected to a SATA 2-port pci card I had to add, due to my on-board SATA being full (it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to enable built-in webcam

    Is there a paticular program your tring to use? What is making you think it's not enabled?
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    [ubuntu] Re: audigy soundcard help please

    If you have the volume control (Volume Applet 2.22.1) on your gnome panel, you can open it and go to File>Change Device, and select what sound device your using. Also double check that when the...
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    Re: CD/DVD Drive help

    Thanks, I'll check that out
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    CD/DVD Drive help

    Now CD/DVD drives have been able to close themselves forever. Yet it has never been used by GUI’s. You can right click on a CD/DVD ROM device in Windows, KDE, Gnome and select that the device eject,...
  8. Thread: mplayer timer

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    [all variants] Re: mplayer timer

    You can schedule tasks and commands with cron. There's a good guide here: http://www.linuxhelp.net/guides/cron/
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    Help with accessibility feature please.

    Now CD/DVD drives have been able to close themselves forever. Yet it has never been used by GUI’s. You can right click on a CD/DVD ROM device in Windows, KDE, Gnome and select that the device eject,...
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    [all variants] Pentium 4 D 32 to 64

    I have a Pentium 4 D and I'm running Hardy 32bit. Is there a way to simply switch kernels to the 64bit version? Also is there enough of an advantage to going to 64 to bother?

    I'm pretty sure I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [studio] Putting the webcam online...

    For communicating with others, Skype is a popular choice. As for putting to web, look at webcam-server.

    Hope this helps,
    Norst
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    [ubuntu] Re: [studio] Putting the webcam online...

    Whats your goal? Do you want it for the purpose of monitoring/securety, webcam chatting, or just a feed for a webpage (aka look what my fish are doing today)?
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Network mount not saved onto desktop in Hardy

    To have a nfs share mount at startup add it to your fstab.

    I found out how here:
    http://www.faqs.org/docs/linux_network/x-087-2-nfs.mountd.html

    Hope this helps,
    Norst
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote desktop from Ubuntu to XP in 8.04

    Make sure that when your connecting to the Ubuntu box that you have the protocol set to XDMCP. RPD(v5) is for Windows boxes only from what I know. And is also on another port(UDP port 177 and TCP...
  15. Thread: NFS won't mount

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    [ubuntu] Re: NFS won't mount

    Well I tried with the full path:

    sudo mount -t nfs -v 192.168.2.80:/var/otherwebs/gbfile/ /media/ISO/
    mount.nfs: timeout set for Fri May 2 17:38:28 2008
    mount.nfs: text-based options:...
  16. Thread: NFS won't mount

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    [ubuntu] Re: NFS won't mount

    I've upgraded the server to Hardy and I still can't get either of the clients to mount.

    I also completely (as far as I know) removed nfs from the server and reinstalled.

    Any ideas at all at...
  17. Thread: NFS won't mount

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    [ubuntu] NFS won't mount

    Ok I have read every article I can find and it would seem this should be real easy.

    Server (Feisty):
    Installed nfs-kernel-server and portmap
    have exports file as follows:
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Google Earth Loads, but not really...

    Yeah I had tried reinstalling many times. I looks like it has to do with some change in Hardy. I found this post on the google earth forums and it works now.



    Hope this helps others, and thank...
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    Re: First Computer you had

    My 1st love was an Apple][+ Clone. Lol yeah a clone. I still have it too, I fire it up once in a blue moon. I still remember the 2nd Christmas I had it and I got the game "The Black Cauldron", only...
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    [ubuntu] Google Earth Loads, but not really...

    Ok, I've installed Google earth. Same as I had before on Feisty (now have clean inst of Hardy). Problem is, that when I launch it, the engine/interface loads but no support data seems to come in. No...
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