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    [ubuntu] Re: VNC in Ubuntu from Windows7

    If you want to use VNC "securely" then you'll want to tunnel your VNC traffic through SSH.
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNC
    That should help you.
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    [ubuntu] Re: VNC in Ubuntu from Windows7

    If you want to use VNC "securely" then you'll want to tunnel your VNC traffic through SSH.
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNC
    That should help you.
  3. [xubuntu] Re: Also tried it on a 256MB/1.4ghz celeron

    You should try Slitaz linux. It's perfect for old computers. I keep it on my USB drive. http://www.slitaz.org/en/
  4. [ubuntu] Re: GLib-WARNING **: getpwuid_r(): failed due to unknown user id (0)

    All of my friends see this error message when booting including me, but it's harmless for us and we just boot past it. It only appears for about 2-3 seconds while booting too. We're all on Linux Mint...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP? completely reformat my old computer

    By ubuntu mini, do you mean the alternative cd installer? This version of ubuntu is the same once you've installed it as the normal version, If you don't have any important data on the hd and you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: please help me......

    Try going to the menu, then accessories, then go to terminal, then type sudo apt-get install adobe-flashplugin into the terminal and hit enter, you should be promted for your password but it won't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What are some Have to have programs?

    I suggest geany, it's a excellent IDE for programming, I use it for Python but it supports loads of other languages. Very lightweight too :D
  8. Thread: superuser?

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    [ubuntu] Re: superuser?

    What are you trying to do that requires root access? Installing software and performing other admistrative tasks like modifing directories other than /home/username/etc and using software that...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Best MP3 Player for Ubuntu???

    I suggest a Sansa Sandisk MP3 player. They play Flac and Ogg and Mp3 and Wav and drm'd Wma. The Sansa Fuze can also be rockbox'd too.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot Remove Broken Packages

    Thanks for the help guys but I managed to fix it late last night. I basically did what StuartN said, navigate to /var/lib/dpkg/status and find each and every package causing the issue and remove the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: terminal doesn't accept any command

    Your commands work fine. The second command you issued in that picture doesn't work because:

    downloads is not the same as "Downloads". The folders are case sensitive. You're trying to navigate...
  12. Thread: Gimmie

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    [ubuntu] Re: Gimmie

    Those error messages are important ;-) Without them we don't know why it won't install. If you could paste the feedback you get after trying to make install the program we could help you determine...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Best software for THIS file backup scheme ?

    I would say either a shell script or python script running in the background as a cronjob that backs up according to your specified parameters. I'm not aware of any pre-exsisting software that does...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I am getting this error . . .

    It wants you to run the command sudo dpkg --configure -a in the terminal to fix the problem. The problem probably occured because the computer was shut down or crashed while it was trying to install...
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    [SOLVED] Re: User-specific hosts file?

    It would be funnier if the message was: Sorry, Facebook is down for maintence, forever. Or something similar to that extent ;-)
  16. Thread: irc client

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    [other] Re: irc client

    I would reccomend irssi if you are okay with using terminal applications. Extremely light weight easy and simple to use. If you're looking for something with a GUI however then I would reccomend...
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    [SOLVED] Cannot Remove Broken Packages

    Last night I was installing gbrainy and while it was installing I started a fullscreen game on accident. Fullscreen games cause crashes on my intel integrated graphics (an unrelated issue) and while...
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    [ubuntu] Re: can I recover my folder?

    EDIT: Oops sorry double post. My network was acting strange and I accidentally sent the last post twice.
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    [ubuntu] Re: can I recover my folder?

    I stumbled upon this while searching for ext4 data recovery solutions:
    http://extundelete.sourceforge.net/
    I don't know how well it works however. Hope it works out for you!
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    [ubuntu] Re: can I recover my folder?

    I stumbled upon this while searching for ext4 data recovery solutions
    http://extundelete.sourceforge.net/
    I don't know how well it works however. Hope it works out for you!
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    Re: UNE upgrade killed computer

    You can also consider using a live cd environment called "Slitaz" to run the boot script.

    http://www.slitaz.org/en/

    Slitaz is a slightly less user friendly (although easy to use) live...
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    [gnome] Re: Using Webcam for Thief Protection

    Here is some good open source software that should be able to do exactly what you're asking for: http://preyproject.com/
  23. [SOLVED] Cannot boot past usplash unless I press down arrow on keyboard during usplash

    Hello!

    Recently I installed Linux Mint LXDE on my older computer and set it up for use with me and my younger brother. All was going pretty well but then I started noticing these occasional...
  24. [all variants] Re: Usplash (boot screen) won't load on my sisters monitor but will on mine.

    Now that I think about it the title is a bit misleading. Now i'm trying to get my Xubuntu 9.04 to load, there's nothing wrong with my bootable device. I think it's the tv res causing the problem like...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: What is "master: 80%" on right top corner next to time and date?

    Because master is the main volume that controls all of the audio devices on your computer.
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