2
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1answer
107 views

11.10 file extension

what file extensions does ubuntu 11.10 use ? i am trying to install google chrome. in google chrome site there are two types of files available for Ubuntu ".deb" and ".rpm" i downloaded both, but ...
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2answers
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Bash: ./filename : Cannot execute binary file

I couldn't execute a fortran compiled code in ubuntu 11.10 32 bit. Error message is Bash: ./filename : Cannot execute binary file. I've installed the gcc and gfortran libraries too. Could anyone ...
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1answer
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CD-ROM not detected

I am using Ubuntu Oneiric. I tried inserting a CD-ROM containig some files of mine into my laptop but it was neither detected nor auto-mounted. I can assure that my CD is fine since it works on the ...
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3answers
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Can't edit files in Eclipse/Aptana?

Occasionally, Eclipse/Aptana grey out opened files, making them un-editable? This has never happened to me on Archlinux or Windows - hence why I'm posting here.
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3answers
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How to View Windows Files on a Wubi install?

I wanted to ask, how can i view all my windows files on Ubuntu. I found out how to get my D drive folders but have yet not figured out how to get my C drive files. Please give me an easy way to find ...
2
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1answer
191 views

Why does Firefox suddenly keep asking “Do you want to run 'START.htm', or display its contents?” on htm and text files?

I'm not sure what update or action I've taken but ubuntu rather annoyingly now keeps asking the above every time I simply want to display a saved htm file in firefox. It gives me the option of running ...
0
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1answer
900 views

Can't see Windows partition in Wubi install

I installed Ubuntu as dual boot using Wubi. All seems fine, only I can't see the files on my hard drive. Do I need to do anything special to mount it, or similar? In the Nautilus file browser (top ...
0
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2answers
893 views

How to Make Permanent Changes to Default user-dirs.dirs?

I am dual booting Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7 so I created a partition where I can store all my documents and open them through both systems. Everything seemed like it worked out well, I found out how ...
0
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1answer
192 views

Hidden files showed in the dash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hidden files are shown in Dash Hidden files (With (.) before the name) are showed in the dash. Is there any way to fix it? The Ubuntu version is 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot.
2
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1answer
206 views

How do I enable opening a file by double clicking?

I've never had this problem before. I just upgraded to 11.10 and now clicking or dubleclicking a file doesn't cause it to run in its associated program. Clicking works on the unity bar all right, but ...
5
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4answers
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File notes tab gone in Nautilus 3.2.1

It seems that the "Notes" tab in the "File Properties" dialog is gone in Nautilus 3.2.1/Ubuntu 11.10. How can you use the notes feature now? What do you do about notes that you have already made? Is ...
3
votes
1answer
889 views

Grub won't load Windows 7 (unknown file system)

I recently installed 11.10 on a new partition on my Windows 7 PC, and it works perfectly. But when I want to boot Windows 7 from the grub boot menu, it just says unknown file system, grub rescue. ...
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vote
0answers
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How to change the color of file’s size under the file's name in Nautilus 3.2.1? [closed]

I want the color of file's size is different from that the name. How can I change it?
0
votes
2answers
120 views

Lose files in My Dual boot system?

I have installed Windows 7 32bit OS and Ubuntu 11.10 32bit as dual boot. The problem I'm facing now is that I loose the data which store while I'm in Ubuntu. The data that I stored while I'm in ...
0
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2answers
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Photorec not seeing SD memory of camera

I am trying to recover pictures form a friends SD memory camera. When I connect the camera and run photorec it is not seeing the camera as a drive for me to recover files from. It only shows my hard ...
2
votes
1answer
267 views

Am I able to pin files to the launcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a document shortcut to the Unity Panel? I am working on a project, and I'd like to be able to pin it to the launcher (as opposed to pinning the app to open ...
0
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1answer
507 views

How to make changes in xdg-user-dirs.dirs have effect in files lens?

I've changed some favourite folder locations in ~/.config/xdg-user-dirs.dirs, since I prefer different locations for Music and Pictures folder, and nautilus recognized the changes. However the Unity ...