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My computing experience dates back to the eighties when DOS was brand new and home machines ran on CP/M. From building my own systems I have some understanding in hardware and other complicated things but it is my believe that an OS has to be easy to use and to configure. That's why I use Ubuntu.


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comment How to design partitions for SSD?
@kurp: you can always edit your question for asking whether we need a special partitioning for a hybrid SSHD (which we don't) ;)
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comment 64-bit Ubuntu vs 32-bit Ubuntu
If your CPU is 64-bit you can. See askubuntu.com/questions/7034/…
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comment Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia GTX 750 not recognized
We may need to know exactly how you installed which drivers (subversion may matter), and if you had installed nvidia-settings of the same version too.
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comment Virtualbox 3D acceleration doesn't work with Ubuntu 12.04
You can try this: askubuntu.com/questions/289677/…
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comment How to extract the audio from an mp4 video to a mp3 file?
At present ffmpeg can not be installed easily on Ubuntu >= 14.04. Use avconv with same terminology instead.
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comment How to extract the audio from an mp4 video to a mp3 file?
possible duplicate of How can I extract audio from MP4 or FLV video files?
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comment How can I change audio output to HDMI from command line?
Glad you found a solution and thank you for sharing. You should now write/copy your solution to an own answer and then edit your question to better fit to the Q & A format of this site. Thank you.
Oct
21
comment VirtualBox isn't enabling video acceleration
Did you install the guest additions on the guest OS?
Oct
21
comment Error when using Resynthesizer plugin in Gimp 2.8.10
Try this: askubuntu.com/questions/377307/… it should work without issue.
Oct
21
comment How Do I Install Ubuntu 14.04 With Self Installed Windows 8?
Are your partitions dynamic disks or encrypted?
Oct
21
comment I just downloaded Ubuntu and lost windows 8
The Ubuntu installer can't recognize Windows dynamic disks, encrypted drives, or hibernated file systems. Therefore your Windows will have been overwritten. Try this for recovery: askubuntu.com/questions/286181/…
Oct
20
comment Record from two ports of the same source simultaneously with PulseAudio
This may help you: askubuntu.com/questions/410737/…
Oct
20
comment auto resize guest display grayed out under virtualbox
Are Guest Additions installed?
Oct
19
comment Audio not working. Alsa-info attached
Theses steps may help to resolve your issue: askubuntu.com/questions/201780/…
Oct
18
comment Official Ubuntu Virtualbox appliance
possible duplicate of Ubuntu VM's Already Made
Oct
16
comment Canon printer driver in Ubuntu for Canon image runner 2202n
Can you print with the IR2200 driver? Canon printers are usually supported within a series.
Oct
16
comment How do I do anything with a second drive?
Permissions are important for Ubuntu to be secure. Assuming your external drive is FAT32 or NTFS see the following posts for a better understanding: askubuntu.com/questions/11840/… askubuntu.com/questions/46588/how-to-automount-ntfs-partitions askubuntu.com/questions/43570/… and more...
Oct
15
comment A set of wireless or bluetooth keyboard and mouse which supports ubuntu
For the Logitech in question also see: askubuntu.com/questions/113984/…
Oct
13
comment Bluetooth Headphones Establish Connection But Isn't Listed in Audio Devices
It is an appropriate solution askubuntu.com/questions/414258/…. In case you had not loaded it from your default.pa then put it there.
Oct
13
comment Cloned my harddrive to a SSD, SSD will not boot, suspect GRUB problem
This answer together with Reinstalling Grub did it for me.