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Ubuntu Server On Airlive Access Point Device

Is there anyway to install Ubuntu (server) on Airlive WL-5460AP access point device?
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Hostname on intranet

I have a test server that is running Ubuntu Server in a windows network. Networking is configured as follows auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp hostname ca the command cat /etc/hostname returns ca. ...
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1answer
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What is the best tool for converting and reading video to be played on DVD players? [closed]

Last time I tried Brasero it was very slow compared to anything on windows. If there is also a way to speed it up that would be great.
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Smooth fullscreen 1080p playback

My computer has a PCI Express x16 socket on the motherboard. What is the minimum graphics card I need to get smooth fullscreen 1080p playback?
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1answer
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Where can I find “System properties settings”? [closed]

I can't find System properties settings, how can I set it?
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How is the system kept secure?

I understand that if any malware made it's way into a Linux system, it will, at most, gain a user-level privilege and ruin anything within the particular user's reach, i.e. the user's own files. But ...
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1answer
529 views

txmt URL Handler for Chromium does not work

I used the instructions in the answer to this question but it won't open when I click those links in my browser. I can go to terminal, and type xdg-open and then paste the txmt link, and it will work, ...
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4answers
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How do I enable GNOME system tools?

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 with GNOME 2.30.2. This is a VMWare workstation image provided by another company that I do not have support in this regard. I am trying to access the graphical tools for ...
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2answers
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How to install LibreOffice 3.3.1?

How do I install the new version of LibreOffice (3.3.1) in Ubuntu 10.04? I have installed the PPA for LibreOffice but no updates show up.
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1answer
608 views

xrandr: jail mouse [closed]

I am using xrandr via console to enable/disable secondary monitors. This work fine so far. Unfortunately if I move my mouse beyond one screen, it appears on the other one. How can I disable this ...
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KVM with Windows XP

I want to configure KVM with a Windows XP install, can anyone please guide me? The only virtualization solutions I've ever used are VirtualBox on Ubuntu and Windows 7, and VMware on Windows 7. ...
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1answer
187 views

Does Ubuntu support the OpenBSD Crypto Framework?

I can't seem to find an answer to this question. There is the Linux Crypto API, and the OpenBSD Crypto Framework (OCF). I can't find anyting on Google as to whether Ubuntu supports OCF or if the ...
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2answers
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How do I create a video DVD from vob files?

I wanna burn a video DVD from existing .vob files that can be played in a home video player. I've burned one but it doesn't have sound. I tried with k3b (New video DVD Project) because Brasero doesn't ...
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0answers
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How do I switch to the Classic GNOME Desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? How can I setup the Natty Classic Desktop to be "really" classic? I want to have the menus in the application window and I want to have the ...
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Where can I get the 11.04 kernel .config file?

I'm using Maverick with the latest available kernels on kernel.org and building them myself. Until now I've been basing my configuration off the stock Maverick kernel and accepting the make oldconfig ...
4
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1answer
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How do I add System Monitor applet to the Gnome panel in Netbook Edition?

I need to add the System Monitor applet to the Gnome Panel in Ubuntu Netbook Edition. My setup is as following: 10.10 (upgraded from 10.04) with Netbook Edition interface installed instead of Unity. ...
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1answer
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Why is it not possible to burn a multisession DVD using brasero?

The multisession function works for CDs, but not for DVDs. There is no option to add files after creating a Multisession DVD. Why is it not possible to create a multisession DVD with brasero? Thank ...
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How do I setup sendmail, postfix, or dovecot so that perl can send emails?

Direct Question: I want to enable Perl to send emails. What package(s) should I install to setup a simplistic email server: no need for incoming, only outgoing. I can forward through gmail's SMTP if ...
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5answers
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How to stream music over the network to multiple computers?

Results I want to be able to walk from one room to another and hear the same song playing. Like you do if you were listening to the radio in all rooms. I want that effect but I want to listen to my ...
3
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1answer
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Connect to NFS on availability

What would be a good way to automatically mount an NFS when it gets/is available? I have the following: Media server at home, running Ubuntu, 10.10 with GUI *) Laptop often at home, often on the ...
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1answer
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How do I make k3b burn an audio CD with MP3 files?

How do I make k3b burn an audio CD with MP3 files? Right now it's demanding I only feed it WAVs, of all things.
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2answers
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How to make Chrome/Chromium remember passwords in the gnome seahorse keyring?

Is it possible to make chrome or chromium (as that comes default in the repos) to use the Gnome seahorse as password vault? I have not found a way to do this for Firefox either, but maybe a solution ...
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3answers
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Getting function keys working on Samsung RV510 notebook

I installed 10.10 on my Samsung RV510 notebook, but the function keys don't work. When I use them it seems as if they get locked on, and it becomes impossible to click things in the upper toolbar. ...
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3answers
449 views

Custom GNOME applet in Python needs to have root privileges

I've written a custom GNOME panel applet in Python that needs to write to some root-owned files. Is there a way to make it start with root privileges without using suid?
4
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1answer
597 views

Will there be an App-Indicators Repository in Ubuntu 11.04?

I heard that panel applets will be disabled in Ubuntu 11.04 and there will be indicators only. In Maverick we can right click and add panel applets and I use them a lot. So will there be a similar ...
8
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1answer
217 views

Will there still be a separate Netbook edition after Unity becomes the default desktop environment?

After a long time of enjoying the bliss of ignorance I've been reading up a bit on the developments in the land of desktop environments. One thing I didn't find was whether there will still be (a need ...
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2answers
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What is the difference between the “Entire Partition” and “Entire Disc”?

I want to install Ubuntu alongside my Windows 7 operation system. During installation I have three options: Install alongside the existing OS. Remove everything and install Ubuntu. Manual ...
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1answer
756 views

XFCE session with GNOME in background

I recently installed XFCE on my Ubuntu 10.04 and it runs finely but with an issue. Everytime I login into my XFCE session I see the background image of GNOME session and after few seconds it ...
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10answers
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Which hard disk drive is which?

I want to know which hard disk drive corresponds to which device path. It's trivial to match the hard disk stats (brand, size) with the dev path, but I want more. I want to know which drive is which ...
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3answers
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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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1answer
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Removing unneeded graphical drivers?

I have an Intel GMA 4500M graphic card. In synaptic package manager I found out that there are a bunch of installed packages for nvidia and ATI. I was wondering if I can remove these packages since I ...
12
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1answer
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What language(s) can I use in LibreOffice for macro scripting?

Not finding any info online; I hope somebody here knows. It was Python in OpenOffice; is it still Python? Or are they moving to gasp VBA?
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4answers
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How can I get multitouch enabled on my Sentelic touchpad (msi x350 notebook)?

I understand my MSI x350 notebook comes with a Sentelic trackpad, which supports multi-touch (according to the MSI website). Is there a way to enable multitouch on Ubuntu? I've been having difficulty ...
0
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1answer
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Firefox 4 stores passwords, but suddenly forgot that it did?

I am using firefox 4 as my default browser, but this is probably file system related. I will describe the problem and hopefully someone can point me in the right direction? Today I was using the ...
8
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0answers
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How to migrate from Wubi to a regular installation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert Wubi install into regular install? I recently installed Ubuntu through Wubi and I love it enough that I am ready to ditch Windows! My set up is like this: ...
4
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1answer
104 views

Will packages work with older Ubuntu releases?

E.g., will Natty packages work on Maverick?
4
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1answer
125 views

Is there a way to revert the entire system to a set point in time?

I have a development computer running Ubuntu. I often mess things up and end up reconfiguring everything on the machine the way I like it. I would prefer to be able to revert my system to a set point. ...
3
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1answer
288 views

Bypass RabbitMQ “OK” dialog on install

When I install rabbitmq-server package on Lucid, I always get a warning about upgrading from a previous version (even though no previous version is installed), and then I have to hit enter to dismiss ...
2
votes
1answer
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In NetworkManager, my nm-dispatcher is never called

I've got two Ubuntu laptops (both 10.10). One is a new Maverick install and the other has been upgraded many times since 9.04. On the latter, setting up a custom script hook in /etc/NetworkManager/...
7
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1answer
1k views

Update manager fails to calculate upgrade

Recently, when running the update manager, and after checking package info. shows this message. Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. ...
17
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3answers
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How can I reduce the number of TTYs?

I don't need 7 TTYs (or do I?). So how do I reduce this number to 3?
0
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1answer
646 views

WebEx webmeeting hangs at 64%

Whenever I try to open webmeeting through AT&T WebEx, it loads till 64% and then hangs.The AT&T FAQs say that Linux machines can host webmeetings as long as you have java installed. I have ...
3
votes
2answers
8k views

git authentication with Active Directory user

I use likewise-open to connect to a Windows AD, and I am able to see AD users. What should I do to authenticate a user for git when I push to and pull from a git repository? Where is this configured?...
3
votes
1answer
449 views

Error encountered compiling kernel 2.6.35-25.44

I downloaded the linux-source-2.6.35 package and tried to compile it using the command "fakeroot make-kpkg --append-to-version=.dbg kernel_image kernel_source kernel_headers --initrd" after "make ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Installing drivers for an ATI 6950

Is there any way to get ubuntu to recognise an ATI 6950? I have tried installing the proprietary ATI drivers, but these do not seem to work properly. It seems to screw up the gnome desktop, and starts ...
12
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8answers
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How can I check Internet connectivity in a console?

Is there an easy way to check Internet connectivity from console? I am trying to play around in a shell script. One idea I seem is to wget --spider http://www.google.co.in/ and check the HTTP response ...
0
votes
1answer
184 views

Messed up my Firefox 4 settings

I installed some extensions for Firefox and now my tabs bar is gone and on the left, there are some white pixels where they should be brown. I tried deleting the settings file in etc/firefox/prefs, ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

USB device changes using udev and D-Bus

I am trying to get a list of currently plugged in USB devices in Ubuntu 10.10 and monitor changes that happen, like devices being plugged in or out using udev and D-Bus. I'm fairly new to ...
17
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3answers
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Can and should UDF be used as a hard drive format?

Several time recently I've seen UDF suggested as the solution to a cross platform format for a drive used on Linux, Mac OS X and Windows XP and above. I've searched here and not found the same ...
14
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3answers
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What are post-installation triggers?

What are post-installation triggers? These are executed when upgrading software.

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