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chmsee http://code.google.com/p/chmsee/ sudo apt-get install chmsee


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Wine is a Windows application compatibility layer that allows you to run some Windows applications in Linux. According to Wine AppDB for MS Office 2010, MS Office 2010 (32-bit) is given a Platinum rating, ie; it installs and runs flawlessly on an out-of-the-box Wine installation. Wine Version 1.5.13 or better is required for greater compatibility. I have ...


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You'll need to run a virtual machine. Wine won't be able to handle it. Look into install VirtualBox (not necessarily the best but easier). You'll need to create a windows VM and then once you have windows installed install Visual Studio. If you're looking at equivalent IDEs. Qt Creator, Eclipse, KDevelop, Anjuta, Intellij can all act as possible ...


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Driver The driver for this webcam is already included, and it should work out of the box. You can check if it does with cheese. The kernel module for this webcam is called gspca_sonixj. You can check if it's loaded with: lsmod | grep sonixj Skype Testing if it works If the webcam does work in Cheese but not in Skype, that's because this webcam can ...


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A fallback option is to run an actual version of Windows under a virtualization system like virtualbox or KVM. Of these, VirtualBox is the easiest to get running and to learn: just install the package virtualbox-ose with aptitude, Synaptic, etc. It's a fairly standard GUI application. Consult the online manual and/or other documentation for further info.


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I used to use pidgin-sipe in Pidgin. The same plugin apparently works through empathy too. I say "used to" because I'm not longer in an environment where I need it, not because I found anything better. As far as I know, it's the only plugin to tackle the problem. In short, I think you're left trying get your problems fixed (report a bug), rather than ...


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Create the file /etc/udev/rules.d/98-ms-ergo.rules with the following contents: ACTION=="remove", GOTO="keyboard_end" KERNEL!="event*", GOTO="keyboard_end" ENV{ID_INPUT_KEY}=="", GOTO="keyboard_end" SUBSYSTEMS!="usb", GOTO="keyboard_end" SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", IMPORT{builtin}="usb_id" ENV{ID_VENDOR}=="Microsoft", ENV{ID_MODEL_ID}=="00db", RUN+="keymap $name ...


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You wouldn't say you car wasn't "letting you" drive it if you filled it with the wrong fuel. The software you're trying to use is not designed for Ubuntu; it's designed for use on Windows. The same basic principal applies to most operating systems. The software is not simply cross-compatible. I assume the "Microsoft 8" you're talking about is Windows 8. ...


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Fonts like Calibri and Cambria resort to using embedded bitmaps when adjusted to small sizes. To disable this font behaviour, put the following into $HOME/.fonts.conf: <match target="font" > <edit name="embeddedbitmap" mode="assign"> <bool>false</bool> </edit> </match> Create the file if it doesn't ...


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I tried to install Office 2010 on my Ubuntu system. It crashed half way through. However, Office 2007 works without issues on the same settings. I suggest you try out Office 2007 . There is virtually no difference between the two. Mind you, MS Outlook and MS Access dont run on wine at all (atleast for me they fail to launch every time) . Only Word, ...


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playonlinux is a piece of sofware which allows you to easily install and use numerous games and softwares designed to run with Microsoft®'s Windows®. For ubuntu , PlayOnLinux is actually available in the universe repositories, you can install it by typing the simple command : sudo apt-get install playonlinux Now after playonlinux is installed, lets ...


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I would suggest CHM reader add-on for firefox. It is really really good and much better than all those third party programs, others as suggesting, for them lacking many of a web browser capabilities - firefox and alike have. What is better than a web-browser to view webpages?! The problem is that chm supports 32-bit ubuntu's, and firefox not after 3.6. If ...


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Here is one guide Or you can use crossover Links http://www.linoob.com/2012/03/crossover-11-brings-microsoft-office-2010-on-ubuntu/ http://www.codeweavers.com/products/ http://r00t2scari.wordpress.com/2011/04/06/how-to-install-microsoft-office-2010-on-ubuntu/


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Click on the 'sound menu' in the panel and go to "Sound Preferences". On the input tab, you should be able to change the device to your webcam. To check it's working talk or tap the microphone, to check that the Input level bars change.


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If you’re using the Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 or VX-3000 and are having trouble with your microphone, could you please do the following? 1.- According to the GSPCA, this fix will be included in kernel 2.6.36 and newer. So until Ubuntu uses kernel 2.6.36 or newer, you will need to install the updated drivers yourself. you can obtain the new kernel here 32 ...


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I wrote a post specifically about this: Enabling scrolling using the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000's zoom slider on Ubuntu 12.10


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There are existing questions and answers for your problems. Can I remove the Skype panel icon? Hows to set Skype shortcut for opening existing instance?


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Your webcam should work out of the box in 11.10. What are the outputs of these commands? lsusb | grep LifeCam sudo lsmod | grep v4l1_compat Make sure video for linux is installed #32-bit sudo apt-get install libv4l-0 #64-bit sudo apt-get install libv4l-0 lib32v4l-0 Skype may not detect the camera however. To solve that issue, force skype to load the ...


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I don't know of any legal issues between Ubuntu and Microsoft. Indeed, Microsoft is contributing to the development of several key technologies we use in Ubuntu -- most notably Linux and Samba4. They're not the same bad guy they used to be. There are other companies I would be more afraid of, with Apple being the primary bully.


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The answer is yes. In fact the other two are also based on Wine. Considering just Wine, see this question. But later versions of MSOffice, 2007 and 2010, are much easier to install in Wine than older versions like 2003 and XP. For 2007 and later see my other answer. (Personally, I was not able to install msoffice xp or 2003 in Wine, although I deem it ...


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The biggest issue I have with dual booting is the fact that a reboot is needed to run a program from the other OS. Which obviously include closing all your running applications, sometimes just to run a quick program in the other OS and then come back, having to reopen what was open before. So, unless the program you need to run in Windows doesn't work from ...


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Everyone here is going to say Ubuntu is great, of course! However, I'd recommend keeping Windows installed, until you are sure you can do without it (especially for Microsoft things, and possibly gaming). Dual booting is slightly more irritating than a VM, since (as David Santos says), you have to reboot. It's not really that difficult to do, you ...


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I got this working on Ubunut using this user agent spoofer extension, http://spoofer-extension.appspot.com/. It doesn't work on the built in Windows Chrome 13 user agent, but if you use this user agent , taken from this site, Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.2; WOW64) AppleWebKit/535.7 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/16.0.912.63 Safari/535.7 It should work. Note ...


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Update: Wine is apparently not an option. As stated in the comments, ASP.NET/Visual Studio does not work under Wine. Wine (a Windows emulator) may be an option. sudo apt-get install wine Then look in Winetricks (which is installed along with Wine) to see if it has a listing for ASP.NET. If it does, you should install it through Winetricks. If you don't ...


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This is within a terminal window. Were you trying to click the button with the mouse? It's slightly counter-intuitive, but often the only way to move to those kind of buttons in the terminal is to use the Tab key. I discovered this many years ago when I first started using Linux, and had trouble finding an answer to what must have been obvious to everyone ...


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There is a bug not allowing to modify Flash settings through the normal settings. There is a solution though. Go to the Global Storage Settings panel and make the changes you need (allowing the site) through there. Then visit the www.midomi.com site again and it should work.


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MS Office makes extensive use of the Windows registry - for application data and registered DLLs etc. Lets assume you had two MS Windows installations - you couldnt just point one MS Windows installation at the MS Word executable of the other installation. It just wouldnt work. Thus it is the same for Ubuntu. You will need to have the installation media ...


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Newer kernels (3.0 or higher IIRC) support using the Kinect's RGB camera as a regular webcam. Suppose the Kinect camera is /dev/video0, you can run this command to get a video stream: $ gst-launch-0.10 v4l2src device=/dev/video0 ! video/x-raw-yuv ! ffmpegcolorspace ! xvimagesink That means OpenCV's highgui.cvCreateCameraCapture(0) should also just work ...


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Visual Studio is tightly integrated with Windows and Developing a .NET application using any language (C# or VB) takes more than just having Wine, and since Wine is not capable enough to provide complete development runtime as .NET in Linux. If you want to develop software specifically in C#, on Linux, you can use MonoDevelop Since, you're asking for ...


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Try the following; consider them as different tests. Run showkey (will perhaps require root privileges). This application will tell you if your key is being read or ignored by the system. Install and run dconf-editor. Go to org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.media-keys and set next to XF86AudioNext and prev to XF86AudioPrev.



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