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  1. Re: UEFI, Secure Booting and the Windows 8 Logo requirements locking out GNU / Linux

    It's seems too early to panic about this but something to keep an eye on. One trick I could see Microsoft employing is a dual price for Windows licenses. "Okay, Mr. Dell, Here's what we can do. If...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Cant install my wireless adapter, may be USB issues

    Is there any chance you could return that adapter? There are choices that are more linux friendly. A brief search looks like NDIS wrapper is the only game in town for the WNA3100. You might be able...
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    [all variants] Re: Protecting Data From Cloning

    Would it be possible to keep your data on a removable drive? Or create a /home directory for your stuff on a removable drive? I don't know how to do it but it seems possible.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Problem using modem isdn type elcon-nt1 + multi

    To open a terminal in 10.10, clicking application -> accessories -> terminal should do it.
  5. [ubuntu] Re: pleaseeeeeeee help me

    The usual first step in these situations is to post the output of two files from terminal:
    1) lsusb (lower case LSUSB)
    2) lspci

    This should identify the device in question by its...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: New to Ubuntu; system maintenance questions?

    One big difference between Windows (NTFS) and the file systems used by Linux (ext2,3,4) is that the ext. file systems are not nearly as prone to fragmentation as NTFS. I've read ext may become...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 desktop issues

    Something is not right. An installation should take not more than 30 minutes. I'm not nearly as knowledgeable as many here but I'd research adding "nomodeset" to GRUB. I wonder if your video is...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Netgear cannot establish a wireless connection

    You do not want to use Ad Hoc if you're connecting via a wireless router, you want to use infrastructure mode. What does Network Manager show? The "lsusb" command would show the device information...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 thinkpad r52 keyboard

    How does the R52 layout differ from a desktop keyboard layout with Greek characters? I have a couple Thinkpads but with English keyboards. i would guess you need to add some sort of language pack...
  10. [all variants] Re: Hard drive is corrupted, and I'm confused!

    Would the rest of the machine be worth a new hard drive? Of course, it could have a drive controller or motherboard problem instead of a disk problem. I had a similar problem some time ago and...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: unity not working. switched to gnome

    Isn't bumblebee for the Nvidia/Intel Optimus or whatever it's called? The O.P. has AMD Radeon but installing proprietary drivers still seems like a good idea. AMD/ATI graphics support for recent...
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    [all variants] Re: Advice for an old computer...?

    I would definitely recommend a memory upgrade. Here is what your system takes:
    As kr0n1x says, new old model memory costs more...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How many processors are supported?

    Pikers!!:lolflag: . Specs on IBM's Watson from PCMag's web site:
    90 IBM Power 750 servers enclosed in 10 racks
    16 Terabytes of memory
    A 2,880 processor core
    Linux system

    I'd read elsewhere...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: I want to like Ubuntu but it ain't easy

    A manual is a good idea and time saver. I don't know how to do it but I may learn how to create a post-install script, a means to download & install things like Ubuntu Restricted Extras, TCSH and...
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    Poll: Re: Branching off from gnome.

    I'm not a programmer or all that knowledgeable but my understanding is that Gnome3 is designed to be easily extended where Unity really isn't. Maybe look into writing the next must-have add-on or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Missing wirless firmware

    What kind of wireless adapter, internal (PCI) or USB? If you could post the output of lspci or lsusb as appropriate, that might be a good place to start. Missing firmware is a not-uncommon...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Brother MFC-7345N Printer Problem

    I'm glad you were able to get it to work. If you find that your network connection becomes unreliable here is what has been consistently reliable for me. In the device URI windows put: ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Brother MFC-7345N Printer Problem

    Where did you get the driver? If you didn't get it from Brother's web site, you might try uninstalling then reinstalling the downloaded .deb file(s) from here:...
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    Re: Ford likes Open-Source

    A number of automotive reviewers don't seem to care for the current implementation of Sync. They feel it's confusing and cumbersome and potentially distracting. Huh ):P. I've never driven a vehicle...
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    Gnome-Shell is indeed working in 11.10. I've been using it for a couple weeks and personally prefer it to Unity. You do have to install the gnome-shell package from the repository. I have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Starting over

    Oohhhhh yeah. I just did a full Win7 install. It took the better part of a day by the time I got O.S., updates, drivers, applications, anti-virus etc. all installed. Restoring an image may take a...
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    [all variants] Re: 8GB RAM seen as 2GB RAM

    Or use our own LovingLinux' Firefox extension Flash-Aid. I've used it with good effect. You do need SUDO permission to run it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't Use Logitech Wireless Keyboard

    I don't know about that particular model but Logitech has a button on the device and a button on the receiver. Generally press the button on the receiver then press the button on the device - mouse...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Laptop RAM failure

    Yeah, infant mortality is not unheard of. And you're probably right, $15 is cheaper than the shipping hassle, especially if you have to pay one or both ways.
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    [all variants] Re: 8GB RAM seen as 2GB RAM

    Installing a 64 bit kernel is the best answer. If you don't want to do that you can install the PAE kernel. it's a surprise that the PAE kernel didn't install in any system with 4 GB RAM or more. In...
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