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Dec
3
comment I lost my original photo when i cropped using shotwell
Although there is a small chance that something like Photorec might be able to recover it.
Dec
3
comment How does one read the contents of a text file located on the desktop using the terminal?
There is no Ubuntu 12, only Ubuntu 12.04 or Ubuntu 12.10. Similarly for Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 14.10.
Dec
3
comment seeing partions on hard drive in unbuntu 14.04
What's Openelec?
Dec
3
comment I want to learn how Unity works (documentation/command line tutorials)
I think this is a good question, but most open source projects are only partially documented, and you'll learn the full picture of Unity as you attempt to solve each of those questions one a time.
Dec
3
comment Will Ubuntu and Win 7 dual boot
For your question concerning Windows games, see: askubuntu.com/questions/988/…
Dec
3
comment I can't install or remove any software from software center?
@Xen2050: there's no way to comment on an edit besides leaving a comment on the post mentioning the editor.
Dec
3
comment Tools for dns lookup in ubuntu
What panel software are you using? What operating system and version is your server running on?
Dec
3
comment Brother HL-L2340DW printer
Which answer by Mark Smith are you referring to? There are two, and they might change position.
Dec
3
comment How do I include lines in resolv.conf that won't get lost on reboot?
Not to rain on your parade, but this is Ask Ubuntu, and so Fedora is off-topic.
Dec
2
comment Terminal bell doesn't ring
See this bug report: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/769314
Dec
2
comment How to make terminal bell play an alert sound without PC speaker?
This doesn't seem to work on Ubuntu 14.04
Dec
2
comment Visual Alerts don't work
I have the same problem with Ubuntu 14.04
Dec
2
comment Beep in shell script not working?
Can you get it to play this sound when someone runs echo -e '\a'
May
19
comment Does Canonical provide paid support for individuals?
Hmm, it seems that those links are now redirecting to a more generic page. It looks like they only sell support to organisations now, starting from 5 users, based on this link
Apr
14
comment Are dconf schema names case-sensitive?
That question seems useful but not a duplicate of this one. This question is very specificly about case sensitivity.
Feb
27
comment How can I install Ubuntu encrypted with LUKS with dual-boot?
Here's a rejected suggested edit that might actually be correct, I haven't had time to look at it properly: askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/228261
Feb
21
comment Where can I get a device with 'Ubuntu for phones' pre-installed?
@Wilf: done. Feel free to edit answers yourself in future! Unopinionated edits like these are always welcome, I find.
Jan
16
comment Does contributing on Ask Ubuntu help me to become an Ubuntu Member?
@JorgeCastro: only the lowest answer mentions AU. I think there is a need for this more specific question.
Jan
8
comment Running software-center from command line as root
If you're using an alternative DE/WM, you need to make sure /usr/lib/policykit-1-gnome/polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1 is run at start-up. Software Centre uses PolicyKit and needs this to be running.
Jan
5
comment external hard drive not detected UBUNTU 12.10
Why was this downvoted?