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Aug
22
suggested approved edit on How to download an MP3 track from a YouTube video
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22
comment I need help with disk partition
can you please open a terminal, and post the output of the command sudo fdisk -l?
Aug
22
comment My Dell Inspiron 1501 wont connect to any network (wireless or wired)
Regarding wireless not working, check to see if you've enabled the wireless drivers in Jockey (Alt-F2 / jockey-gtk / Enter). AS for the wired, check and make sure that your router is working, doesn't have MAC address filtering or anything funky enabled.
Aug
22
comment Restart service that manages “Windows share” folders
could you try sudo service samba restart?
Aug
22
answered Screen tearing while browsing the internet (chrome+firefox) in ubuntu 12.04 intel 4000 graphics
Aug
21
comment /var/www owned by my user, cant send files to trash
hmm, mine are 700 and owned by my user and group, but I don't see how that would make a difference.
Aug
21
comment Ubuntu 12.04 takes too long to boot
You can press <kbd>Esc</kbd> to drop from "the dots" to a screen that actually says what Ubuntu is doing as it is booting up. Doing so might give more information about exactly what is going wrong.
Aug
21
comment /var/www owned by my user, cant send files to trash
if you type ls -al is there a file called .trash-1000 in it? If not could you try making this file and see if that helps (touch /var/www/.trash-1000)?
Aug
21
comment I want to do a bridge between ubuntu and my ps3
@likewyise Are you sure you are using a crossover UTP cable? Also did you actually test this just now, or are you assuming that it is one of the many "values" you have been changing? Because frankly the answer to your mac address question is simple (create a bash script, set a cron job) but I highly doubt it will help you do what you want to do in the least.
Aug
21
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Aug
21
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Aug
21
comment Can I re-install my OS without affecting my previous data?
What do you mean by data? Your files and (most of) your configuration settings should all be in your home folder, backing that up should save all your data. Your installed applications is another matter, but I seem to remember there being a way to export the list of installed packages then use it to reinstall them in the new system.
Aug
20
answered Laptop USB ports stop working: how to restart them without restarting the PC?
Aug
20
revised How do I recreate a deleted '/var/lib/dpkg' directory?
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answered How do I recreate a deleted '/var/lib/dpkg' directory?
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20
revised Is Seagate's new “FAST Factor Boot” technology compatible with Ubuntu?
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answered Is Seagate's new “FAST Factor Boot” technology compatible with Ubuntu?
Aug
20
accepted How do I replace a directory with a symlink and retain the folder emblem?
Aug
20
comment How do I get 1366x768 resolution with dual graphics card ATI Madison Radeon HD 5000M Series and Intel Integrated Graphics Controller
hmmm, I'm not familiar enough with ATI cards to speculate further but I think these two threads here and here are related to your problem. Good luck!