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Nov
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comment How to I add a command to be available from the auto run box for DVD videos?
OK, now THAT'S awesome. Every other thing I've seen is some hideous udev config, which is outside of where I want it (in the user account's scope, not system wide).
Nov
26
accepted How to I add a command to be available from the auto run box for DVD videos?
Oct
22
comment Can I try out XMir/Mir on a 13.10 startup disk?
It's instructions like those which are in that link that are (one of) the reasons I love Ubuntu.
Oct
11
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Oct
5
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Sep
25
awarded  Yearling
Sep
3
comment Partition Alignment Confusion
It most certainly is 1536, as the 840's (non-pro) use 3 bits per cell NAND (reduce costs at the cost of lifespan, don't worry it's still >=11 years) @jayw What would also be useful is how to shunt your partition about if you only find out this information after the event! ¬.¬ I assume all you really have to do is set the partition start in gparted to 3MiB and you're done (as long as its the first partition that is). What about the 2nd/nth partitions though? If the partition length isn't a multiple of 3MiB for instance.
Sep
3
comment Partition Alignment Confusion
It is 1536KB because the Samsung 840 (mainstream line) uses 3 bits per cell NAND (called TLC). It's entirely correct. @rod-smith
Aug
12
answered How can I get the Huawei E160 modem to work on 12.04?
Aug
12
comment How can I get the Huawei E160 modem to work on 12.04?
I'm also getting this problem with a huawei e160. Eliminated power problems so far. Going to try a different hub next. Did you ever resolve this.
Jun
27
accepted Using avconv, when remuxing to MKV, is there a way to fix packed AVI input files?
Jun
3
comment Why won't fancontrol start on boot, but will start with sudo?
Yes, but ticking my own answer just feels like cheating...
Jun
3
accepted Why won't fancontrol start on boot, but will start with sudo?
Jun
3
answered Why won't fancontrol start on boot, but will start with sudo?
Jun
3
revised Why won't fancontrol start on boot, but will start with sudo?
Think I found the problem, need confirmation
Jun
3
asked Why won't fancontrol start on boot, but will start with sudo?
May
20
asked How to I add a command to be available from the auto run box for DVD videos?
May
20
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May
20
comment Why can't I set group and ownership of one folder without afffecting the other?
That worked, got some errors on a few odd files though: chown: cannot dereference /home/htpc/.mozilla/firefox/hsvz7dcl.default/lock: No such file or directory chown: cannot access /home/james/.gvfs: Permission denied Some others, but they're all cannot derefence
May
20
accepted Why can't I set group and ownership of one folder without afffecting the other?