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    Re: Help with Windows 7 x64 Virtualbox

    OK, solved. It appears I was a bit trigger happy in posting. That'll teach me :)

    For anyone else who might have the problem, change the chipset settings in Virtualbox to ICH9, and enable IO APIC.
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    Re: Help with Windows 7 x64 Virtualbox

    OK, I enabled virtualization in BIOS and now I'm getting a different error message:

    http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f112/Forkbeard78/Screenshot-1_zpsxpcqlcx9.png
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    Help with Windows 7 x64 Virtualbox

    I'm trying to install WIn7 on a virtual box, and I'm getting the error in the screen capture below. It's my first attempt and I don't really know what I'm doing! Is it a problem with my CPU not being...
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    Re: Extracting Audio from Video (mp4)

    Brilliant, thanks. Just what I was after.
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    Extracting Audio from Video (mp4)

    I need to extract the mp3 files from a few speeches/talks recorded in mp4. I've tried this method, which initially seemed to work until I tried playing the files back and they wouldn't play. I have...
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    Re: File Permission/Access help

    So if I changed the 2nd 0 to 1 on sda3 (my home partition), it would be checked on startup?
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    Re: Users & groups question...

    OK, thanks, that's what I thought. I was struggling to set file permissions for a folder and found that two other users I'd created were in my own user group so they were getting the same permissions...
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    Users & groups question...

    When you create a new user on a system, which groups on the system are they automatically assigned to?
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    Re: New user account not working...

    I used useradd <username>, then passwd <username>. I moved the user into a group I created called MyAdmin. The tutorial I was following said the /home directory would be created by default, but I...
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    New user account not working...

    I created a new standard user account and all appears well until I tried to log in with it. On the login screen it appears OK, prompts for password and then doesn't do anything when I hit enter. NO...
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    [ubuntu] Creating an Installation SD Card

    I've got my Ubuntu system set up and running pretty much how I want it. Can I create an installation disk of my current setup, preferably on SD? Or does it have to be a fresh install then a back up...
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    Re: File Permission/Access help

    Brilliant thanks, just done another partition like that, worked first time :)

    In the fstab UUID line, what do the 'default' and '0' and '2' signify exactly?
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    Re: File Permission/Access help

    So with that in mind, if I want to create any personal partitions for other users, I can just create a mount point under the username and they'll be unaccessible to all other users?
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    Re: File Permission/Access help

    Thanks Morbius, worked a treat :)
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    Re: File Permission/Access help

    Hi yancek, Yes the file system is ext4. This is what I added to fstab:
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    Re: File Permission/Access help

    Sorry, local users. I edited fstab to mount it permanently/on startup.
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    File Permission/Access help

    I've created a partition called 'Shared'. I have no permissions on it as yet and want to set it so all users can read/write to it as they wish, but don't really know where to start. I tried chmod...
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    Help with Installing a 2nd LInux Distro

    Hi, I've got Ubuntu up and running and would like to install a second distro. Can I create another partition with my home directory (and any others I should move with it?) in and then share it...
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    Re: So What Now?! It's all working

    That all sounds like a good idea for starters.
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    So What Now?! It's all working

    I've finally taken the leap and got rid of Windows completely. I've enjoy using Ubuntu and have got it all set up as I want, replaced most of my WIndows programs with open source equivalents, found...
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    Re: Things that you dislike in Ubuntu

    True the dock launcher isn't new, but I don' think it was an accident that it reappeared when it did in Ubuntu. It may not have been designed solely for touchscreens but it lends itself to them quite...
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    Re: Things that you dislike in Ubuntu

    OK, 'with a passion' might be a bit strong, but it's more or less a touchscreen ui which doesn't suit a desktop IMO - much like Windows 8.
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    Video Editor Recommedations

    HI, I need a video editor for movies from my Panasonic FZ45. The files are .MTS which I believe are some kind of mpeg2? I'm new to video editing and haven't got a clue where to start. Can anyone...
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    Re: Things that you dislike in Ubuntu

    I hate Unity with a passion, but that's the beauty of Linux - you can just choose another desktop environment (MATE in my case), problem solved.
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    This never crossed my mind, although I'm not sure I will be upgrading. Microsoft's statement 'we will continue to keep it current for the supported lifetime of the device at no additional charge'...
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