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    Re: Cannot install Aleph One

    Hi,

    I just ran across this problem and wanted to report that maxmalkav's suggestion (which is to do what the error message suggests) works for me on Fedora 17. It compiles and even runs!

    Double...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba netbook brightness keys

    Can you point us at some of the information you've already found? I don't have this model and a quick Google search didn't turn up any useful results but perhaps I can clarify some of the information...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: How can I compile executables that will run on linux?

    given program 'hello_world.c' simply do


    gcc hello_world.c -o hello_world

    Linux systems don't care about file suffixes, at least not on the command line. Whether the file is executable or not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lost files - where to find them?

    If the drive is not the one that contains your home folder (where you desktop folder lives), then it will copy the data. If the drive is the same one that contains your home it will try to move the...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Xubuntu internet upgrade anomalies - blue screen and wireless drivers not activat

    This means that there is a proprietary driver available for your wireless card. If it works fine currently, then you don't need it. If you find you have problems like getting disconnected after being...
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    [all variants] Re: Software Versioning ... huh?

    Basically, version numbers aren't decimals.

    How the versioning scheme works varies from project to project but in the case of GNOME 2.10.4 (for example... i don't even know if there is a 2.10.4)
    ...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Disable 'Waiting for Network' during boot

    Thanks, gsmanners!

    marking thread solved. even though the problem still exists, i have my answer
  8. [SOLVED] Disable 'Waiting for Network' during boot

    During the boot process I get this 'waiting for network' message, then 'waiting up to 60 more seconds for network' -- how do I disable this, or skip it? I frequently need to boot without network...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 500 internal error with mod rewrite

    Perhaps your mod_rewrite rule and your DirectoryIndex directive in your apache config are clashing? For some reason your redirection is being redirected (probably back to the first redirection, which...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do you make sure you are not root?

    By default, sudo (the program that gives you root access) will cache your credentials for a period of time it considers 'reasonable' basically allowing you to run administrative commands without...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Where can I find "pam.unix.so"

    Antivirus for linux generally scans for Windows viruses and is used for the reasons egalvan stated. To prevent infected files on your Linux machine from getting to a Windows machine where they can do...
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    [ubuntu] Re: linux bat equivalent

    The equivalent of a .bat is a shell script. Ubuntu uses Bash by default but you can also write these scripts for Bourne, Korn, zsh or, if you are a masochist, csh.

    But yeah, 'bash scripting' is...
  13. Thread: Lousy ISP

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    [ubuntu] Re: Lousy ISP

    I'm having a bit of trouble following this thread so I'll go back to the top...



    Did your ISP tell you this?



    What kind of authentication? Are you using PPPoE or 802.1X or something?
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    [all variants] Re: axel download from a text file

    "while read url" translated in to english is "while there is something to read, assign it to the variable 'url'" Once it runs out of stuff to read (ie, it has gone through your entire file) it will...
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    [all variants] Re: axel download from a text file

    Not sure if Axel already has a function to read a list, but if it doesn't you can use a while loop. Assuming you have a file named 'mylinks.txt' with your URLs separated by a return, ie
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    [SOLVED] Re: Command 2 Copy/Move files???

    whatwhatwhat? If that's the case, it's a serious problem and a bug, or whatever media you're copying to has problems, or it has some strange, ancient filesystem like FAT16.

    File integrity between...
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    [ubuntu] Re: AptDaemon error.. uh.. what?!

    Yes, I would say that PlayOnLinux is probably the culprit. Steam requires Wine and Wine will want the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package the error refers to.

    The generic 'cure all' for fixing...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Command 2 Copy/Move files???

    The command to copy a folder full of files is

    cp -R myfolder /path/to/destination/myfolder

    To move a folder it is

    mv myfolder /path/to/destination/myfolder

    However you could also just...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Weird yellow/orange areas everywhere

    Could just be co-incidence that it started happening when you installed Ubuntu. Then again, it could also be that the Ubuntu live CD and your install are using the same video driver and it really...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Weird yellow/orange areas everywhere

    That's weird! Is this a laptop? I haven't seen that before -- at least, not due to software.

    I would suggest seeing if the problem is still there if you boot from a live CD to rule out a hardware...
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    [ubuntu] Re: several questions

    Great link, oldtimer! Bookmarked!
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    [xubuntu] Re: Bash Script Disc Duplicator Issue

    the input/output error is a bit distressing but let's make the script run without an error before we jump to that issue.

    please try running it with bash -x to get that extra output. I want to see...
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    [ubuntu] Re: several questions

    It could be specific to the game or it could just be that the flash plugin on linux doesn't like running that many instances of it. Is it a free game? Because I'm curious now so I might try and...
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    [xubuntu] Re: I think I've lost permissions in ~/

    Sorry, I can't think of anything off the top of my head.

    I don't know why Thunar is not showing a directory listing, or why it does on your USB key when you go up a level and back down. Frankly,...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Bash Script Disc Duplicator Issue

    Sure thing -- attached

    If you open the file in vi and type :set list you should be able to see any invisible characters.
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