Instructables: question - technology - linux http://www.instructables.com Wed, 3 Sep 2014 00:54:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 What names for Linux aren't taken that relate to the color blue? http://www.instructables.com/answers/What-names-for-Linux-arent-taken-that-relate-to-th/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif nerd7473 I would like to know so I can create my custom distro. I would also like to know what is the issue with my UCK Ubuntu Customization Kit? https://answers.launchpad.net/uck/+question/251475
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:55:28 PDT
What is a good way to get tiling in Ubuntu 14.04?? http://www.instructables.com/answers/What-is-a-good-way-to-get-tiling-in-Ubuntu-1404/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif nerd7473 I would like to change my Ubuntu desktop to have tiling like Windows 8... What is a good way to go about this? I would like to use unity, I don't want to use gnome unless I have to, although gnome is welcome.
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:27:20 PDT
Nvidia Graphics on Ubuntu? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Nvidia-Graphics-on-Ubuntu/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif pianoman99a I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu, and I live it, but there is one problem.  My Nvidia Geforce GTX 660 FTW 3GB does not work.  When I installed the drivers from the extra drivers program in Ubuntu, Nothing worked, and I had to reinstall. Does anybody know how to fix this?  Thank you.
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 10:51:13 PST
how to install google chrome in fedora 15? http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-to-install-google-chrome-in-fedora-15/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif balajisrikaanthp i want to install google chrome in fedora 15. It seems not as easy as we do in windows. Kindly help me thanks in advance
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 23:09:08 PST
Lg E970 - Cyanogenmod 10.2 RC - Wifi Not Connecting? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Lg-E970-Cyanogenmod-102-RC-Wifi-Not-Connecting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RRFQ/HOHYE0YU/F8NRRFQHOHYE0YU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RRFQ/HOHYE0YU/F8NRRFQHOHYE0YU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RRFQ/HOHYE0YU/F8NRRFQHOHYE0YU.SMALL.jpg The Dark Lord I'm new to flashing ROMs. My phone (an LG Optimus G [E970/ATT edition]) was already rooted and I had unlocked the bootloader, but I wanted to try this to have more control of the phone, and to get rid of the tainted flavor of Android (4.1.4) that came with my phone. Well it took me two hours; but I...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 13:19:00 PST
How do I make my Segeate Backup Plus 1 TB HDD recognize by Redhat Enterprise Linux 6? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-do-I-make-my-Segeate-Backup-Plus-1-TB-HDD-reco/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif shardulsb08 I need to use my 1 TB external Hard Disk by Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 932-bit). Why doesn't it accept the hard disk?
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 02:07:37 PDT
How do I install my linux partition? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-do-I-install-my-linux-partition/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif martzsam I have been trying to create a linux partition so I can dual boot Ubuntu on my laptop. (I have an HP touchsmart tm2 for reference.) And here is what I have been trying so far... 1. Create USB boot disk (no CD tray) 2. Shrink drive C so I have 30 MB not allocated 3. Delete HP tools partition so ther...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:56:52 PST
Rooted Nexus 7 maxing out cpu http://www.instructables.com/answers/Rooted-Nexus-7-maxing-out-cpu/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Laserman595 I've had my Nexus 7 rooted for several days now, mainly for the use of multitouch gestures that I so loved on the ipad, and in that time my battery life has been terrible! I have found that there is only a few more processes running on the device (gmd gesture control and SuperSU) which are of course...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 14:46:36 PST
Would it be a good idea to change my Sony viao OS from win 7 to Linux or (if possible) iOS? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Would-it-be-a-good-idea-to-change-my-Sony-viao-OS-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif acidbass
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 18:08:08 PDT
NEED help removing Windows 7 from hard drive partition http://www.instructables.com/answers/NEED-help-removing-Windows-7-from-hard-drive-parti/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif An_Amateur622 I currently have Windows 7 and Xubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. (The hard drive is partitioned using the built in partitioner from Linux when I installed Xubuntu) How can I remove Windows 7 and re-allocate its alloted space to Xubuntu? The computer is a Dell Optiplex GX280, and it was not built to handl...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 10:34:27 PDT
Linux? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Linux/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif emit I have a computer running Ubuntu 11.04 and it is catted into a D link. My Wife has a computer with Windows xp also catted into the same Dlink. How could I network the two computers so that they could communicate with each other for file sharing. Possibly a detailed explanation would realy help
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Mon, 28 May 2012 11:01:21 PDT
How can I annotate in BFreader http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-can-I-annotate-in-BFreader/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif emit I am using Ubuntu 11 and have BFreader installed, it works well. Is there any way we can annotate text in books, either underline or hi-lite. Is there a free program for linux that will do this for epub books
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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 10:37:52 PDT
How do I enable shell user theme extension in gnome 3? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-do-I-enable-shell-user-theme-extension-in-gnom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/JVYO/H0OJ0LC1/FXIJVYOH0OJ0LC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/JVYO/H0OJ0LC1/FXIJVYOH0OJ0LC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/JVYO/H0OJ0LC1/FXIJVYOH0OJ0LC1.SMALL.jpg Tree Hugger I am new to ubuntu and am using gnome 3 for my desktop in ubuntu 11.10.  I can change the theme and window theme in advanced settings (a.k.a. gnome tweak) but next to the drop down menu to select the shell theme there is an icon with an exclamation point.  When you mouse over it, it says "shell user...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 09:39:10 PDT
Ubuntu keeps freezing on me? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Ubuntu-keeps-freezing-on-me/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif oicvideos I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my flash drive to run on windows but  when I get it running it only works for about 30 minutes then just freezes. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 10:22:48 PDT
is there anywhere that sells a keyboard or a keyboard key with the ubuntu logo instead of windows?? http://www.instructables.com/answers/is-there-anywhere-that-sells-a-keyboard-or-a-keybo/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif GASSYPOOTS is there one because i want 1 windows key and 1 ubuntu key
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Wed, 7 Mar 2012 09:48:06 PST
Ubuntu 11.10 missing dash and menu bars? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Ubuntu-1110-missing-dash-and-menu-bars/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif freerunnin1 After resizing my ubuntu partition using gparted, my username is now missing menu bars and the unity dash, I have tried reinstalling unity with the terminal to no avail, how else can can I fix it? It works fine on the guest account yet on my login it is completely missing. ? Any help would be apprec...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:04:28 PST
Linux Partition? Help me please. http://www.instructables.com/answers/Linux-Partition-Help-me-please/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif martzsam I have an HP Touchsmart Tm2 and I have a pretty decent sized hard drive. I want to partition it so that I can boot either into Win7 or linuxOS of my choice. How do I go about doing this safely and hopefully for free? My computer has been reformatted since I got it so there is none of that evil HP so...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2012 22:09:41 PST
I HAVE A VIRUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.instructables.com/answers/I-HAVE-A-VIRUS/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/7E63/GY1980R3/F1R7E63GY1980R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/7E63/GY1980R3/F1R7E63GY1980R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/7E63/GY1980R3/F1R7E63GY1980R3.SMALL.jpg highvoltageguy OK i start google chrome on my Ubuntu operating system and It says: Whoa! google chrome Has crashed Relaunch now? That is not normal if it had really crashed it would say something like: Google Chrome Has encountered an error and needs to close sorry for any inconvenience. How can i Delete this VIRU...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 09:56:07 PST
Package installation http://www.instructables.com/answers/Package-installation/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif emit We are running Ubuntu 11.1     We like it.   Can someone tell me how to install a package we have downloaded and saved to a disk. Please make it simple. There must be a way to install without going to dos.
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 10:37:08 PST
Coreboot on a BCM7400 SBC? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Coreboot-on-a-BCM7400-SBC/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Odeyin I am working on a Broadcom 7400 SBC based machine with a 256 MB Spansion flash chip. I am trying to port coreboot to the board to install a customized version of MythTv with Cable Card support. Is there anyone who has done this in the past and if so could you point me to some resources? Thank you.
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 18:12:40 PST
CrunchBang Linux Persistence Help, Please... http://www.instructables.com/answers/CrunchBang-Linux-Persistence-Help-Please/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif account3r2 I have setup CrunchBang Linux on a flash drive with PenDriveLinux.com with persistence setup, but I can't get it to save my changes every time I shutdown. If anyone could help me, that would be great! If you need any additional information about my system or setup/flash drive, feel free to ask me. T...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2011 21:40:21 PST
I need help with VLC commands for MPEG2 to MPEG1 restreamed UDP. http://www.instructables.com/answers/I-need-help-with-VLC-commands-for-MPEG2-to-MPEG1-r/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Kaisei13 I have an MPEG2 stream coming into my Linux box.  I need the VideoLan(VLC) to transcode it from MPEG2 to MPEG1 and restream it UDP.  I don't have X desktop to use GUI's.  The VLC version is fairly new but I'm not sure of the exact numbers.  Any help would be much appreciated.
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Fri, 18 Nov 2011 16:50:24 PST
Fedora Design Suite Old Versions Downloads? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Fedora-Design-Suite-Old-Versions-Downloads/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif ElvenChild So recently I found out about the fedora spins and immediately wanted to try out the "Design Suite" version so I downloaded the version that was correct for my computer. I tried installing it and everything went fine until the end when Grub has a problem installing. So I reboot like your supposed to...
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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 15:33:59 PST
Linux on Wii? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Linux-on-Wii/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif joespicnictables Is there any linux with a GUI for the Wii? Ubuntu would be cool! -joespicnictables
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Sun, 2 Oct 2011 11:46:01 PDT
Ubuntu help needed - Cannot convert ISO to IMG http://www.instructables.com/answers/Ubuntu-help-needed-Cannot-convert-ISO-to-IMG/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/YRA6/GS3BEARA/F4NYRA6GS3BEARA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/YRA6/GS3BEARA/F4NYRA6GS3BEARA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/YRA6/GS3BEARA/F4NYRA6GS3BEARA.SMALL.jpg AlternateLives I am trying to install ubuntu on a flash drive using Mac Snow Leopard. According to the site, I have to convert an ISO file into an IMG file using terminal. I am getting the following error: _________$ hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o ~/ubuntu-11.04-desktop-i386.img ~/ubuntu-11.04-desktop-i386.iso h...
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Wed, 7 Sep 2011 14:07:57 PDT
why does the software manager not give the latest updated packages? http://www.instructables.com/answers/why-does-the-software-manager-not-give-the-latest-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif -max- i have finally made my computer dual-boot.  last few times, i erased windows, then i was stuck with mint, then when i tried to install Ubuntu next to the mint, it corrupted mint. well, now i managed to get mint 11, downloaded supertuxkart, and realized it had been updated. well, i booted in mint 10...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2011 07:39:51 PDT
How can i repair my mbr through ubuntu? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-can-i-repair-my-mbr-through-ubuntu/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif gantyman A while back i installed Ubuntu so i could familiarize myself with it for a class i was taking. The boot loader only loads twice then the system needs repaired. The boot gets stuck at "verifying DMI pool data" and I have to put in the ubuntu disk and choose rescue a broken system and reload the GRUB...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2011 12:56:24 PDT
how can i copy linux OS and files to SD? http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-can-i-copy-linux-OS-and-files-to-SD/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif -max- i would like to make a external hard drive. clicking "computer", i get all the Linux programing. and it only takes about 5GB. i was wondering if i can move all the files to SD. my computer wont allow to simply copy/paste all those files. i says is because those files are "personal". 
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Fri, 19 Aug 2011 17:55:52 PDT
Does GNOME 3 require hardware accelated graphics? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Does-GNOME-3-require-hardware-accelated-graphics/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif megakacktus I've got an older (2005) desktop pc and I'm thinking about installing Fedora 15 on it. I've heard that GNOME 3 should have hardware accelation for the graphics. Is this true?
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 16:17:09 PDT
Most basic linux distro for robots and web browsing (preferably floppy bootable)? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Most-basic-linux-distro-for-robots-and-web-browsin/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Vick Jr I have an old Dell dimension somethingorother that used to have win98 and I want to install some sort of linux distro that would allow me web brows (google chrome possible?) and use that pc to control robots, arduino, LED cubes, etc. easily with serial, usb, etc. I'm new to linux but i tried instal...
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Sat, 11 Jun 2011 11:24:46 PDT
terminal in ubuntu 11.04? http://www.instructables.com/answers/terminal-in-ubuntu-1104/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif lumpee I type in my password enter entering a command but nothing shows as I type. Any ideas?
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Sun, 15 May 2011 19:14:16 PDT
how to hack passwords? http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-to-hack-passwords/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif shridesh i want to hack my admins password to download adobe flash player in my pc
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Sun, 8 May 2011 21:14:54 PDT
how do i fix linux window transparency? http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-do-i-fix-kolourpaint/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/QSOF/GN4D05K2/FKDQSOFGN4D05K2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/QSOF/GN4D05K2/FKDQSOFGN4D05K2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/QSOF/GN4D05K2/FKDQSOFGN4D05K2.SMALL.jpg -max- how do i fix Linux kolourpaint it is now all messed up. the window is semi transparent. anything in the window that is dark, the more transparent it is. i changed all my settings (anywhere i could find transparency) to opaque and nothing works i found out those change gnome. some programs are  KDE, ...
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Sun, 1 May 2011 16:20:48 PDT
Any jobs for Linux enthusiasts? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Any-jobs-for-Linux-enthusiasts/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif blkhawk I have used Linux for more than 10 years now and I wonder if there is a niche for people like me working with Linux/Unix machines sort of a computer operator.
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Fri, 22 Apr 2011 17:20:35 PDT
Linux is corrupt! please help [answered] http://www.instructables.com/answers/Linux-got-corrupt-on-me-when-i-booted-up-please-he/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif -max- Linux got corrupt on me when i booted up please help... all i did was originally; try to make a live DVD (openSuS linux) but all my computer did was boot up in Linux mint like normal. i restarted it again, same thing, it started to boot up in mint. but a blank screen came up and it looked like som...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 17:18:18 PDT
How do i install windows programs to linux? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-do-i-install-windows-programs-to-linux/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif -max- How do i install windows programs to Linux mint? i have tryed to use "wine" but i just cant figure it out! the program i want to install is Microsoft-Paint. i have tryed GNOME paint but it isn't as powerful as Mspaint and "Gimp image editor" in is just plan confusing.  Also, i want to know how to ...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2011 14:21:49 PDT
Friends can anyone please guide me in how to work with autotest? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Friends-can-anyone-please-guide-me-in-how-to-work-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif priya_optimistic
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Thu, 14 Apr 2011 11:29:28 PDT
Dual booting fedora and ubuntu? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Dual-booting-fedora-and-ubuntu/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif The Ideanator I want to dual boot the FEL fedora distro and ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop which seems very capable of supporting both separately, but not yet together. I want to know if its possible to have them dual boot or if I need a different version of one or both for it to be compatible.
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Thu, 7 Apr 2011 11:10:09 PDT
What's the best way to create a Linux server from solid state memory ? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Whats-the-best-way-to-create-a-Linux-server-from-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif steveastrouk I have a dead home server. It used two hard-disks, one for everything but /home and one for /home. /home is fine, as it was intended to be. I'm about to rebuild it, but its occurred to me that virtually all of my data in there, apart from less than a gig is pretty well static - its the house email...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2011 07:51:25 PDT
Moving Programs from one OS to another? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Moving-Programs-from-one-OS-to-another/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif transistorguy Hi! I dual boot XP and Ubuntu 10.10 on a laptop. XP runs really really slowly. I want to move some programs from the XP partition to the Ubuntu partition and run them with wine. However, when I try to do this, it runs, but I get an error telling me that I need to reinstall because there has been a ...
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Tue, 15 Mar 2011 19:50:24 PDT
Linux Virtual Machine on Flash Drive? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Linux-Virtual-Machine-on-Flash-Drive/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif megakacktus For a while, I've been trying to figure out a way to run Linux without taking up a lot of hard drive space or deleting my Windows installation. Is it possible to install a virtual machine on a flash drive or USB drive and run it on one computer? Please help! Thank you!
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Tue, 15 Mar 2011 14:23:20 PDT
Ubuntu crash help, please? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Ubuntu-crash-help-please/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/IJXP/GJQEIF1T/FKJIJXPGJQEIF1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/IJXP/GJQEIF1T/FKJIJXPGJQEIF1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/IJXP/GJQEIF1T/FKJIJXPGJQEIF1T.SMALL.jpg aelias36 One of the computers in my house was awfully slow, so I installed Ubuntu to speed it up and add stability. (Yes, I could have just added more RAM. But that wouldn't be free, would it?) Being my first time using Ubuntu, I was really surprised at how much I could push the processor without running out...
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Sat, 19 Feb 2011 15:53:19 PST
I cant install libraries for eagle http://www.instructables.com/answers/I-cant-install-libraries-for-eagle/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif The Ideanator I'm running mint 10 and having trouble installing the sparkfun library in eagle 5.10, the latest version (5.11) doesn't even install properly. Does anybody have a solution for this?
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Tue, 15 Feb 2011 21:59:21 PST
How can I open .mod files in linux (ubuntu)? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-can-I-open-mod-files-in-linux-ubuntu/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif TOCO I am trying to open a .mod file in ubuntu. Every program that I have tried has failed right away. I have tried, vlc, real player 11, and everything that comes installed in ubuntu. Please help me get this file open. Thanks
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Mon, 31 Jan 2011 18:33:28 PST
how do i install UBUNTU's GNOME GUI into KUBUNTU ? need help....... http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-do-i-install-UBUNTUs-GNOME-GUI-into-KUBUNTU-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Major D i prefer using UBUNTU's GNOME GUI than KUBUNTU's KDE GUI, i install KUBUNTU cuz i dunt have the CD to install UBUNTU, can someone plz help on how to install UBUNTU's GNOME GUI........im new to this OS......
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Wed, 26 Jan 2011 01:00:07 PST
Ubuntu stuck at partitioning? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Ubuntu-stuck-at-partitioning/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif doublewomit I have a computer running Windows xp, and I am trying to install Ubuntu Linux on it. I have already tried with an official 9.10 CD, and now am trying with a 10.10 CD I made myself. All this I have done with both 9.10 and 10.10: I boot from the CD, and that works fine, but when I get to the partition...
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Wed, 19 Jan 2011 18:42:50 PST
I am slightly new to Ubuntu 10.10 . http://www.instructables.com/answers/I-am-slightly-new-to-Ubuntu-1010-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif acidbass And I want to install the TORCS racing game and the Rosegarden sound software can anyone give me a step by step way to download and install all of the packages (needless to say I am incapable of doing this because I do not have much computer know how).
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Sat, 1 Jan 2011 16:32:25 PST
Updating 1980s X Terminals? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Updating-1980s-X-Terminals/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif aelias36 Okay, so I've been trying to solve this problem for quite a while now, and I've simply run out of ideas. In my father's optical store, all of the POS computers are X Terminals. They are all connected to a main server in the back. The server is connected to a device which is kinda like an ethernet h...
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Thu, 30 Dec 2010 13:24:40 PST
Linux Windows? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Linux-Windows/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif arv_christos I am a new Linux user and I want to ask a question How can I add the three buttons(minimize-maximize-exit) on the windows????
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Mon, 6 Dec 2010 08:48:13 PST
I want to watch netflixs using ubuntu and it is not supported by 'flix is there anything I can download to fix this? http://www.instructables.com/answers/I-want-to-watch-netflixs-using-ubuntu-and-it-is-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Rahdzhillaxxx On my windows os something started to gobble up any browser I used and screwed the sound all up, then got rid of any restore points and my task manager.  I tried the free version of Linux called ubunto and partitioned off the friggin windows and all its happiness and now enjoy the internet again. BU...
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Fri, 26 Nov 2010 19:47:56 PST