• Pros and Cons of developing software with a virtual machine

    I'm an Ubuntu Linux user and I'm only using Windows XP for work-related activities. I recently set up a virtual machine with XP and Visual Studio 2008. However, I have a few questions:Have anyone tried to work efficiently under environment set on VM? Are there any issues regarding...

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  • Mount Windows Partition in Ubuntu

    I installed Ubuntu onto a WinXPP machine so that they are duo boot. The system should have automatically mounted my windows directory and created an icon on the desktop. It did not. I followed the directions and opened a bash shell and typed sudo vol_id -u /dev/sda1 Ubuntu returns the error command...

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  • Is there an on-screen keyboard in Ubuntu 8.10

    is there an on-screen keyboard

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  • Linux top command output (meaning of %id in cpu states)

    Hello. I have not been able to find the meaning of the %id column of the CPU states section of the Linux top command. It is in the summary area. Man page for 'top' mention all other columns but this. I have read in the web that some people 'guess' it means IDLE, but I'm not sure. Could you please...

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  • Cannot print to Dell 1320c laser printer

    I cannot print to Dell 1320c printer here is what I get: I am getting, in 8.04, a cups server error when I try to print to a dell 1320c laser printer. It also says client error document format not supported when I try to print a test page. Here is the dump from the printing troubleshooting wizard:...

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  • How to install Lotus Domino 7 on Ubuntu 8.10

    I have installed ubuntu 8.10 on my system.Already i am having windows OS on the system.I have installed Ubuntu inside windows.Now i have copied Domino 7 from USB to desktop of ubuntu.Now if i am trying to install server or client then system is trying to archive it and after some time giving the...

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  • Keyring password in Evolution on Ubuntu

    Can anyone tell me how to avoid having to type in the keyring password in Evolution. It only needs it when first opening the program after booting Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and pressing send/receive. I've converted from W2K on my wife's PC and she finds it very annoying. many thanks

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  • I think my recovery partition is causing problems with dual booting…

    hello, i downgraded my HP DV6408nr from vista to xp but left the recovery partition untouched. i then tried to install ubuntu and to get it to work along side with xp, problem is that after installing ubuntu, XP did not appear in the boot loader menu. i only had ubuntu and vista... not...

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  • How can I use a winmodem in Ubuntu?

    I have recently started using Ubuntu, but I have problem in using the available winmodem. What can I do about it?

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  • Screensaver lockup in Ubuntu 8.04

    I'm running a desktop windows XP machine. I installed Ubuntu 7.10 and created a dual boot, works like a charm. Then I upgraded to 8.04, still working great except in the Gnome desktop when the screensaver comes on it locks the computer down complete. Reboot is the only salvation. What's the answer?

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  • Best solution for deploying Linux virtual desktop

    I'm looking to replace Windows XP client that's used only for web applications & mail with Linux/Ubunutu virtual desktop using a thin client or old PC. I'd like to have failover and balancing capability and a simple UI. Any suggestions?

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  • How to start programing usb daq (usb-1208LS) in linux?

    I have a USB DAQ device which I have used in Windows a fair bit (tinkering). Now, I'd like to get serious with it using my Linux system (Ubuntu 10.04). I see that there are some drivers listed on the Measurement Computing site for Linux, but I have no idea how to go about 'installing' these. Also,...

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  • How do gain Admin by Shell script in Ubuntu 9.10

    How can i run shell in Ubuntu 9.10 to gain Admin with only limited shell running on it. Can anyone one please advice on this as I dont know much about Linux shell. Thank you.

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  • OpenOffice on Ubuntu problems with heading style formatting

    I have the lateste UBUNTU version and OpenOffice 2.4.1. I am getting crazy: I defined a style Heading 2, for ex. , and each heading with that style looks DIFFERENT. The horizontal position is WRONG. Numbered Items are wrong too.

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  • Linux newbie question

    Here's the deal. As an experienced PC and Macintosh technician, I find myself very much at a disadvantage when it comes to using Linux. I've been able to install various flavors from Fedora to CentOS to Ubuntu ( the process is rather straightforward), but once installed, other than using the OS,...

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  • Blocking MSN Messenger on Linux with Ubuntu

    How can I block MSN messenger on Linux with iptables and Ubuntu version!...?? I know that msn use many ports......

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  • Clean Installation of Vista, XP and Ubuntu

    I have xp, vista 32bit, vista 64bit, ubuntu and opensolaris. I want to install all 5. 1. What should be primary and logical drives 2. What is the order I should install them 3. What is the boot manager, I should use 4. Can I install vista 32bit, and 64bit both

    Djayawardane5 pointsBadges:
  • SAP ECC6.0 Installation

    Hi I want to install SAP ECC 6.0 on Ubuntu Linux, i had installation experience on windows 2003. Can anyone please tell me the procedure on Ubuntu Linux. Thank you

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  • Codecs for Ubuntu 9 (Jaunty Jackalope)

    where do i get the codecs???

    Van helsing60 pointsBadges:
  • Ubuntu Linux installation problems

    I'm trying to install Linux Ubuntu on an old HP laptop. The hard drive has been wiped so there is no OS on it currently. I downloaded ubuntu v9.04 on a live CD, but it won't boot even after i select boot from CD. I also have a different CD reader than what the laptop came with b/c it broke. Any...

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