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    Re: Linux vs Netflix

    I have both a Blu-ray player in the bedroom and the Roku box in the main room.

    Problem with Netflix is they won't stream the newer movies everyone wants to watch, but really old stuff (1940's)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Low level format for thumb drive?

    I was finally able to clear the physical/logical discrepancies using various commands in fdisk (deleting, reformatting, etc).

    My problem now is that the dongle itself is not recognized by the bios...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Low level format for thumb drive?

    Neither fdformat nor mkfs make any difference. Also, I have tried making a Linux ext2 fs and here is the result:

    Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
    /dev/sdb1 ...
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    [ubuntu] Low level format for thumb drive?

    I have a thumb drive that I cannot get a clean format done to use it as a boot device. Running an fdisk -l gives the following:

    Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Working clipboard manager Glipper Parcellite

    Here is clipboard viewer I ran across for GNOME which claims to have a GUI and can also be run from command line:

    http://linux.softpedia.com/get/Utilities/Clipboard-Viewer-55406.shtml

    Has...
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    [SOLVED] Re: GPG error on medibuntu

    I did a couple of things but I believe what finally fixed it for me was this;

    sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 2EBC26B60C5A2783

    Before I did that I did sudo apt-get...
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    [SOLVED] GPG error on medibuntu

    I get the following error on all my updates:

    W: GPG error: http://packages.medibuntu.org maverick Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available:...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    What we (the Ubuntu Community) really need is someone to take over this thread from the OP who did an extremely excellent job for many months ( or get rid of it and start a fresh one) and bring it up...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    Turns out I had the same problem in 10.10 and didn't know it yet. Following all the steps in this thread cured the problem for me:
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    Not sure. Have you tried VLC media Player? You can get it via Synaptic. Do you have all the medibuntu repositories installed? You may be missing some codec(s).
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    Is this a DVD? Use Synaptic to make sure you have libdvdcss2, libdvdnav4 and libdvdread4 installed.
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    My girlfriend bitch.
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    [ubuntu] reversion to login screen

    If the computer is idle, maybe 5 minutes or less, it reverts to the log in screen. Where do I go to change this? I thought it was in the screensaver options, but the time there is set to is 2 hours....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where did ruby go

    I don't know anything about ruby or its use. I have a command line that I have to run from a terminal window when some highly inconsiderate Windows user sends me an email with a .eml extension that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where did ruby go

    Start synaptic from the menu and do a search on ruby. If it is there, open a terminal window and enter locate ruby to find out what library it is in. If it is in the standard path, you should just...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    It has not been updated since November 2009 and yes, Java fails on both 32 and 64 bit installations.
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    [ubuntu] Re: WUSB54GC won't connect

    I was never able to get it to work with Karmic either.
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    [ubuntu] Re: WUSB54GC won't connect

    Even though you have a WUSB54GC v3 are you sure it has the chip Bus 001 Device 002: ID 1737:0077 Linksys? Check it with lsusb in a terminal.
    I finally got mine (v3 version also) working yesterday...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless issues with WUSB54GC v3

    Guess that's the one Kjeldgaard was referring to:

    I'm sure I tried that at one time or another over the many months I (and others) have tried to get this thing to work but I guess I never had...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless issues with WUSB54GC v3

    @Kjeldgaard, you are a genius! I went into my router and changed the setting from AES+TKIP to AES, then blacklisted rt2800usb, rebooted and it came up immediately. It has been running continuously...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    My guess is that because you ran it twice it put identical entries into your sources.list. This is not serious, it just complains about it. See this post for a suggestion to correct your...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    See my post #1573 above.
  23. Re: Just Found 2 Mint-Condition Copies of XP: Can I get my Windows Refund?

    Look on Ebay. Those things are still selling for a good price believe it or not.
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    [ubuntu] Re: is there only one flash plugin

    I couldn't get StreamTransport to run under wine - don't know why but it doesn't present the video window at the top of the page the way it does in ex pee.

    Has anyone else had any luck with this?
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    [ubuntu] Multimedia guidance please ...

    Is there a new comprehensive multimedia how-to that someone can point me to since the one above is no longer being maintained? Thanks in advance.
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