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How to use ZTE MU350 USB modem?

Hello everyone i'm a newbie loving the ubuntu experience. I have a problem connecting my usb modem specified in the title on a CDMA network in Ghana(expresso), I did some searching and found the ...
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Tomcat6 Manager Webapp returns a 404

http://localhost:8080/manager/html gives a 404 error on apt-get install of tomcat6 (6.0.28 on JVM 1.6.0_20-b20 on 2.6.35-27-generic amd64). http://localhost:8080/host-manager/html works. Lists one ...
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Installing gtk-config and/or fsv, missing GTK dependencies

I'm trying to install the File System Visualizer (think "It's a UNIX System! I know this!" from Jurassic Park) on Ubuntu 10.10. I've got the .tar.gz downloaded, and extracted. However, when I ...
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Configuring ethernet network

I've got a wired network connection and if I'm using network manager (hereafter "NM") everything works fine except for the hardware address (it doesn't change). I'm thinking of using ...
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Exclude folders from being scanned by shotwell

I have a phone (an HTC Hero) and when I plug it into my computer, Shotwell shows me my photos and some other files that are on some applications folders that I don't want to import. Everytime I ...
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Hamachi² configuration file… Where is it?

I recently installed hamachi² and haguichi on my 10.10 machine. It works, but it loses its connection every few minutes and I have to reconnect. I looked into this, and apparently I need to set the ...
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Can I shorten automatic shut down time from 60s to 5?

Just loaded Ubuntu 10.10 and loaded all updates on a hard drive by itself (without Windows). Would like to change the time for the system to shut down automatically from 60 seconds to 5 seconds, thus ...
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Can I make Compiz Scale plugin show minimized windows?

Can I make the Compiz Scale plugin show minimized windows as well as maximized ones? (I'm using Maverick, if that helps.)
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Is it possible to change the group list shown on the application launcher?

I just installed Unity, on Ubuntu 10.10, to try it out. I've tried fiddling with a few things, but I can't work out how the applications are grouped and listed. I mean - if I click on the ...
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Skype does not save user configuration

On Ubuntu 10.10, I have recently started to experience this problem: For some reason Skype won't save any settings except "Sign in on startup". When Skype starts and tries to sign in it is ...
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Clock in Apache doesn't match system time

My server time seems to be off on my Apache2 install, how do i fix this? Just running purely "date" in terminal returns the right time but im not sure how to login to apache2 and change it? This is on ...
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LAN visibility and network sharing

I have two Ubuntu machines with wifi network cards configured as DHCP interfaces. machine1: inet addr:192.168.168.105 Bcast:192.168.168.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 Gateway: 192.168.168.252 machine2: ...
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Sharing an internet connection through the Ethernet port

I have a small living room PC (Bohica, running fully-updated Ubuntu 10.10/Maverick) connected to my HDTV that I use for web browsing and media streaming. It connects via WiFi (wlan0) to my Fedora ...
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How to switch the editor in mc (midnight commander) from nano to mcedit?

Using ubuntu 10.10 the editor in mc (midnight commander) is nano. How can i switch to the internal mc editor (mcedit)?
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Remapping both mouse and keyboard to a gamepad

Since Halloween, I have been really enjoying Frictional Games' Amnesia on Ubuntu. My next goal is to get the other offerings they have. Unfortunately, there is not a gamepad setting for this game ...
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How to remove menu items?

I want to remove these items from the System menu: Help and Support About Gnome About Ubuntu I can't do this with Main Menu (bad naming, should be menumanager or so).
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DNS look ups slow with mts blaze

I am trying to use Mts mblaze on ubuntu 10.10. I am getting downloading speed of more than 100kb/sec but browsing is too slow as its taking too much time for dns look up. Google.com is working ...
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Applying my Compiz settings to other user

Where are all the Compiz settings stored? I would like to have another user have Compiz configured the exact same way, what is the simplest way to do that?
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How can I calibrate the touch screen and stylus on HP Pavillion TX 2500?

I installed Kubuntu 10.10 on a HP tx2675ee tablet PC (tx2500 series - single touch not multi touch). The touch screen and stylus both work out of the box, however the touch screen is way off ...
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How do I set the representation of dates?

Living in the United States, it is most common to have dates expressed like the following: Oct 12, 2010 October, 12, 2010 10/12/2010 Tue Oct 12 Tuesday, October 12, 2010 I prefer the big endian ...
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Reset gnome font configuration?

How do I reset the font settings - actual font and size - to their default? (I changed some values in System->Preferences->Appearance->Fonts) This is particularly important with the new Ubuntu font ...