Subhumannoname, have you enable universe and multiverse?12:01
ubotuThe packages in Ubuntu are divided into several sections. See http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/components https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories and !easysource12:01
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soundraylassegs: the default (no ~/.screenrc) works well for most use cases12:01
DeshAnyone got a nice howto for installing Windows on a Ubuntu partition?12:01
nonameSubhuman: how do I do this ?12:01
IIIEarsunrar is copywrighted. - there is a free unrar that supports an earlier version12:01
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gatekeepernoname: http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Dapper#How_to_add_extra_repositories12:01
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lassegssoundray: not through putty. i need colours in irssi12:01
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ubotuThe packages in Ubuntu are divided into several sections. See http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/components https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories and !easysource12:02
Subhumanread them12:02
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ubotuIRSSI is a command line interface IRC application ( "sudo apt-get install irssi" without the quotes to try it out )12:02
Jamowhy is /etc/group readable by everyone by default?12:02
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nonameok thanks so much everybody12:02
IIIEarsin synaptic "unrar-free"12:02
deep_IRSSI! <312:02
_Spire_what i'm using right now12:02
morrolanI'm using irssi and I have colour12:02
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deep__Spire_: Me to. Ofc. :)12:02
soundraylassegs: oh... does IRSSI use ANSI color codes?12:02
lassegssoundray: it doesnt?12:03
_Spire_a bit OT, but irssi looks great with a transparent aterm and dark background12:03
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soundraylassegs: I don't know, I'm asking.12:03
_Spire_soundray: I think it does12:03
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deep__Spire_: Agreed! :)12:03
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sidwhat do I need to fix the error C compiler cannot create executables12:03
morrolanI have a transparent background on too12:03
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soundraylassegs: if it does, it's probably putty you need to configure, not screen.12:03
morrolanbut i'm using gnome-terminal12:03
bimberisid: install build-essential12:03
crazy4ubuntuI cant get my gnome-desktop to work... here is what I get from the log ...http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/1811512:03
crazy4ubuntucan anybody help ?12:03
pianoboy3333crimsun: got some time now?12:03
deep_O.o ! Ive got Eclipse working now. I got to tell you, It is BEAUTIFUL! :D Love it! <312:03
sidI knew I forgot something, thanks12:03
lassegssoundray: i can test that by ls -color  ?12:04
morrolanIs it a bad idea to add the edubuntu repo's for my kids to ubuntu? Could I damage my system?12:04
hangfirewith what crazy4?12:04
Subhumanmorrolan, not really.12:04
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bimberimorrolan: there are no separate edubuntu repos12:04
gatekeepersid: what are trying to install?12:04
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crazy4ubuntuhangfire, did you ask me ?12:04
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squeeI remember on the last release of Ubuntu, there was an option in the shutdown menu to save the session. How can i get that in this (6.06) tnx12:04
morrolanbimberi: so the packages are available in ubuntu?12:04
hangfirecrazy4- You asked if anyone can help.............with what?12:05
_Spire_soundray: I can pastebin irssi's color formats.12:05
bimberimorrolan: yes - feel free to install edubuntu-desktop, that will bring in edubuntu's additional apps :)12:05
sidflame project (flash editor) I did ./configure and that error came12:05
crazy4ubuntuhangfire, I can't log into a gnome session in dapper12:05
soundraylassegs: I'd say so12:05
deep_Anyone here but me that got like 300 tabs up in firefox / opera? :)12:05
crazy4ubuntuhangfire, here is my problem12:05
_Spire__Spire_: or if you have irssi, check /usr/share/doc/irssi/formats.txt12:05
morrolansquee: goto System > Preferences > Sessions and there is a tick box to save12:05
crazy4ubuntuI cant get my gnome-desktop to work... here is what I get from the log ...http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/1811512:05
IIIEars!ubotu hibernate12:05
ubotuI know nothing about hibernate - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu12:05
soundray_Spire_: I don't need it, just trying to help lassegs12:05
crazy4ubuntuhangfire, did you get it ?12:06
gatekeepersid: you have checked the package is not is the repos?12:06
soundray_Spire_: apparently irssi lacks color when he runs it via ssh from putty12:06
hangfirewait, yeah I got it12:06
crazy4ubuntuoh, 10x12:06
deep_soundray: Isnt that puttys fault? :D12:06
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_Spire_lassegs: irssi doesn't seem to use ANSI color codes12:06
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soundraydeep_: exactly my suspicion12:07
sidyeah, it's not there12:07
squeemorrolan, will do! thanks12:07
SurfnKiddata that you dont have 2 copies of is data you dont care about12:07
gatekeepersid: ok12:07
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deep_soundray: I got colors in irrsi, i havent changed anything. Just installed and started. :D12:07
_Spire_lassegs: black is %k, dark grey is %K, red is %r, etc12:07
_Spire_deep_: maybe he has the 'colorless' theme, instead of the default theme12:08
hangfirecrazy4ubuntu- looks like you have some kind of installation problem just like the message says. Its hard to tell what the problem is just from that message12:08
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ubotugrub is the default Ubuntu boot manager. Lost grub after installing windows: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RecoveringUbuntuAfterInstallingWindows - Making GRUB floppies & other GRUB howtos: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GrubHowto12:08
crazy4ubuntuI think it is about disk space... I really have a small HD12:08
soundraylassegs: do you have color when you start irssi in putty without screen?12:08
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squeemorrolan will i have to restart for that to take effect properly? Im looking for the check box for the option to save a session.12:08
crazy4ubuntudo you know how I find disk space within cli ?12:08
zcat[1] compiz question; when I run zxgv or supertux or quite a few other programs, the background shows through and the window is mostly white. a few people have mentioned something to fix this but I never made a note of it... :)12:08
roostishawanyone, where can i find the icon for gaim? the one that sits in the taskbar...12:08
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hangfirecrazy4- type df in the console12:10
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elementon a motherboard, does negative power (for power switch connectors) mean ground or actual power?12:10
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dash`how can I make a root directory writeable?12:11
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hangfirewith chmod12:11
MenZachmod ~/?12:11
rvgateHow can i check if Xgl is running on ubuntu ?12:11
zcat[1] dash`: directory, or is the filesystem mounted ro ?12:11
roostishawanyone, where can i find the icon for gaim? the one that sits in the taskbar...12:11
dash`its another hard drive12:11
elementMenZa, do you know?12:11
nekromaanevening, i installed the fglrx driver of the ati hp, after module-assistant a-i fglrx i changed xorg.conf into fglrx, but fglrxinfo shows the mesa driver :/ why?12:11
Kronozrvgate, `ps -e | grep Xgl`12:12
LeaChimzcat[1] , try this: open a terminal, and type: XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1 supertux - all one line12:12
zcat[1] mount / -o remount,rw  perhaps12:12
Ackeubu_how do i start sticky notes from teh termimal?:12:12
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MenZaelement: not a clue. Do what Michael said :P12:12
sidroostishaw, what do you mean?12:12
dash`the rest of the drive, my user is the owner, but not on the root of the drive12:12
Kronozrvgate, or just look through `ps -e` for xgl/compiz related stuff12:12
elementMenZa, who's michael?12:12
MenZaelement: io_error.12:12
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zcat[1] LeaChim: would it hurt if I ser that in .bashrc for everything?12:12
elementMenZa, oh...that one....heh12:12
RvGaTeKronoz: seems to be running, but the commands are not working (cube etc)12:12
elementanyone else know?12:12
elementMenZa, if there were a manual, I defintely would.12:12
squeeI'm also still having a problem with the shutdown. Harddrives turn off but fans and moniter still working. The screen gets to "will now halt" and doesnt do anything and i have to pull the plug. Any ideas?12:13
lassegsim sorry i left for a second. no, i dont have colours at all, so it might be putty12:13
sean13can anyone help me?12:13
LeaChimzcat[1] , it disables some compiz effects, whenever the variable is set. so if you do it in bashrc you'd need: export XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=112:13
LeaChimzcat[1] , but that's kinda pointless, you could just disable copmiz12:13
sean13I updated dapper yesterday and it told me to restart my computer12:13
sean13now my computer wont boot12:13
zcat[1] ahh, ok.. thanks for that. Will adjust the menu entries for the programs that have the problem then12:14
roostishaw, i mean... how can i replace the icon that sits in the taskbar when i launch gaim?12:14
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sidlike you want a different icon instead of the gaim icon?12:14
soundraysean13: what's the last message on the screen?12:14
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roostishawsid, basically. i want to edit that icon12:15
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_Spire_sean13: sounds like messed up MBR12:15
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roostishawsid, so i need to know where it is12:15
sean13soundray: It's something like "18 sectors are outwidth the bios"12:15
squeeI'm also still having a problem with the shutdown. Harddrives turn off but fans and moniter still working. The screen gets to "will now halt" and doesnt do anything and i have to pull the plug. Any ideas?12:15
southerngre1Can anyone tell me how to adjust a links target properties if it belongs to root?12:16
sean13I would need to restart this comp to try and boot into hda1 to get the exact message12:16
sidhmm, gimme a sec roostishaw12:16
ryanakcawhen I go aptitude install courier-imap courier-imap-ssl courier-pop courier-pop-ssl... I get this error: http://pastebin.ca/8917812:16
roostishawsid, ok, np12:16
soundraysean13: give me a sec to look that up12:16
sean13soundray: ok thanks12:16
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sidroostishaw, /usr/share/pixmaps/gaim.png   <---I think that's what you're looking for12:17
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soundraysean13: I think I found it. 18 is the error code that grub spits out. Is this a fairly recent, large hard disk in an older computer?12:18
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crazy4ubuntudoes any1 know how I find the free space in a partition ? I need a CLI help12:18
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eyequeuecrazy4ubuntu, if it's mounted, the "df" command12:18
roostishawsid, thats the one! thanks man12:18
eyequeuedf (1)               - report file system disk space usage12:19
eyequeuedf (1posix)          - report free disk space12:19
sean13soundray: Yeah it only happend when I restarted my computer tonight, the only thing that had changed is that I updated it yesterday12:19
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crazy4ubuntuthanks, eyeqeue12:19
soundraysean13: Is this a fairly recent, large hard disk in an older computer?12:19
eyequeuenp crazy4ubuntu12:19
ryanakcawhen I go aptitude install courier-imap courier-imap-ssl courier-pop courier-pop-ssl... I get this error: http://pastebin.ca/89178 ... what's going on?12:19
crazy4ubuntu eyeqeue, do you know where ubuntu stores downloaded packages ?12:19
sean13soundray: yeah12:19
ubotugrub is the default Ubuntu boot manager. Lost grub after installing windows: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RecoveringUbuntuAfterInstallingWindows - Making GRUB floppies & other GRUB howtos: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GrubHowto12:20
sean13soundray: although the computer isn't "that" old12:20
IIIEarscrazy4ubuntu, df,  du is another diskusage command12:20
soundraysean13: you may have to change disk-related settings in the BIOS setup12:20
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soundraysean13, or move your root partition to within the first 8GB of your hard disk.12:21
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squeeIm having problems sorting out the shutdown command on my PC. Anyone want to help? (no smart asses typing NO please :-)12:21
meekishi downloaded the dapper server cd. i only want bash. no x. how do i customize the install to skip gnome?12:21
sean13soundray: I tried looking for some related stuff in the bios to do with the error but I couldnt see anything12:22
eyequeue!server > meekish12:22
soundraysean13: nothing about LBA mode?12:22
sean13soundray: not that I recall but I can check again12:23
crazy4ubuntuIIIEars, can you give advice where are the *.deb's are located, I need to free disk space12:23
LeaChimcrazy4ubuntu, /var/cache/apt/archives12:23
meekishno x by default? i guess this really is a server edition cd :)12:23
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crazy4ubuntuLeaChim, 10x12:23
soundraysean13: sometimes this kind of problem can be fixed by flashing a newer BIOS. It's a bit risky though12:24
LeaChimcrazy4ubuntu, ?12:24
sean13soundray: any idea why the latest ubuntu updates caused this problem?12:24
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soundraycrazy4ubuntu: they are in /var/cache/apt/archives usually. Try freeing up space with 'sudo apt-get autoclean'12:25
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crazy4ubuntusoundray, so I don't need to clean manully it'll do all the work ?12:25
IIIEarsautoclean? - hm, nice tip12:25
_Spire_crazy4ubuntu: apt stores downloaded pkgs in /var/cache/apt/archives.12:25
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soundraysean13: It's possible that your former grub version wasn't as picky, thus interacting more successfully with your BIOS.12:25
soundraycrazy4ubuntu: exactly. autoclean removes outdated .debs, clean removes them all.12:26
soundraycrazy4ubuntu: read 'man apt-get' to learn more12:26
crazy4ubuntusoundray, 10x, let's see if I can get into gnome now12:26
eyequeuecrazy4ubuntu, be aware you'll need to run that manually each time you want it done, "autocean" isn't like a scheduled cron job (though you can do that too :-)12:27
sean13soundray: thanks soundray any chance you could help me with another problem I am having?12:27
eyequeuei first typed that as "scheduled con job" lol12:27
crazy4ubuntuwell, I manged to log into gnome-desktop for root12:27
soundraysean13: ask the channel. If anyone knows, they will help.12:28
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crazy4ubuntulet's see if it works for my everyday user12:28
IIIEarstho, it should be remembered "autoclean" doesn't do windows. (ducks quickly to avoid being slapped with a trout.)12:28
abonillaAm I the only one seeing problems in gtk-gnutella?12:28
southerngre1can anyone tell me how to fix a broken link to a different file on the local hard drive?12:29
squeeIm having problems sorting out the shutdown command on my PC. Anyone want to help?12:29
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james_go for it12:29
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james_squee: what's the problem?12:30
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sean13soundray, ok welll, I restarted my desktop machine last night and when uit booted back up the xserver wasn't working so I reinstalled xserver-xorg then restarted the computer and now that computer wont boot either12:30
crazy4ubunturrr... bloody gnome ! I can't log into it... what else do I need to clean ?12:30
sean13but i'm getting a different error, this one says Segmentation fault, ALERT! /dev/hda1 does not exist.  Droppijng to shell"12:30
DeshIf I make XP capable of readina nd writing to ext2 and ext3, and since Ubuntu can do that with NTFS, then even if I dual boot, theoretically all my files are available to both OS's, right? like all my music, etc.12:31
squeejames_  press shutdown, etc, hard drives turn off, fans still run, screen show "will halt now" or something to that effect12:31
hp_hi everyone, im trying to connect to my home network so that i could use a printer on a windows computer.  can anyone help?12:31
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jonasshow to delete the (gnome-) games installed with ubuntu?12:31
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skavengeis there a kde app to set the login screen? the default one is awful12:32
crazy4ubuntujonass, why not use synaptic ?12:32
linuxgoobersudo apt-get remove game12:32
james_squee: http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=18474912:32
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LeaChimjonass, apt-get remove gnome-games12:32
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IIIEarssean13 - corrupt boot sector reinstalling grub? - try the install cd for rescue mode. possibly do fsck on the drive when it is unmounted?12:32
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jonassah i removed the default top panel. how can i get it back??12:33
DeshGrub or Windows Boot Loader?12:34
FooAtarihi folks.... Im trying to install drivers for my wireless card and while following the guide I have come to a problem at the very start...12:34
FooAtariIt says to get the kernel headers package12:34
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hp_im trying to connect to my home network so that i could use a printer on a windows computer.  can anyone help?12:34
FooAtariwhen i try and do this the packages are of a more recent version than i have, which I presume is pointless downloading?12:35
jonassah i removed the default top panel. how can i get it back??12:35
dbeCan anyone please paste me /etc/sudoers at http://www.rafb.net/paste ?12:35
crimsunpianoboy3333: I'll ping you in ~5 mins12:35
IIIEars!ubotu tell me about printer12:35
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pianoboy3333crimsun: ok, kool12:35
jonassah i removed the default top panel. how can i get it back?12:36
dbecrimsun, Can you do it?12:36
southerngre1fooAtari: They can be downloaded in the synaptics package manager12:36
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yggdrasil_rver irc.uicn.net12:36
soundraysean13: you are having a strain of bad luck. Sorry, I don't think I can help you with this one, but ask the channel again in a while.12:37
dbeAll I need is the default setting in /etc/sudoers so I can use them in my system so I would appreciate if anyone could help me with this one.12:37
IIIEarsHi crimsun! (Too late to hide now. beginning to wonder how many questions you can answer at once.)12:37
soundrayjonass: don't spam12:38
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sean13soundray: lol yeah bad luck is a bit of an understatement but thanks, ill ask again later12:38
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dbesoundray, Can you help me?12:38
ScreaminIkeoccasionally, my evolution feels the need to re-download my entire in-box. while it's annoying, it's not harmful. however, it does eat disk space, and my inbox becomes difficult to navigate because it's loaded with extra messages. is there a way to grep out identical messages and only leave one copy behind? also, will this manual manipulation of files affect how evolution reads my inbox?12:38
FooAtariyeah i got that far.... but i have kernel version 2.6.15-26-386 and the kernel -header is version 2.4.27-12.  this is ok?12:38
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ubotu<reply>  FTP clients: gftp, konqueror, kbear, nautilus. FTP servers: ftpd, proftpd, pure-ftpd, twoftpd, vsftpd12:39
FooAtariim a totally new linux so sorry if i am asking stupid questions here lol12:39
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wsjuniordoes anybody had black screen after installing ati drivers on ubuntu dapper ?12:39
majdFooAtari, don't worry about it12:39
squeejames_  thanks for that, i think im on the right lines now. Roughly what line is acpi=on/off on the dmesg output?12:39
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soundraydbe: first of all, do you know how to edit /etc/sudoers ?12:39
jonasswsjunior yes12:39
hp_may i ask a question?12:40
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majdhp_, no12:40
wsjuniorjonass: did u solved the problem?12:40
wsjuniorjonass: how?12:40
squeehow do i find out what kernel Im using?12:40
rellimanyone know how to configure the screensaver in xubuntu?12:40
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dbesoundray, No, I can't say that I've done that before. I'm reading man sudoers but it would be helpful if you could help.12:40
FooAtariuname -r squee i think12:40
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dbesoundray, I use Debian for the moment.12:40
FooAtariwow i might have actually helped someone, when I have no idea what im doing myself...12:41
spadesrellim run xfce-setting-show and click screensaver12:41
jonassyou can set window resolution to 1024 in the x conf12:41
jonassor mom12:41
GassedHi my computer seems to have a problem uploading anything12:41
wsjuniorjonass: i have an ati x200 on my laptop and after installing ati drivers i got a black screen after reboot...12:41
MoosebuntuI wish SoundJuicer displayed the status of CD ripping per song. :(12:41
dbesoundray, So all I want is to have the previleges to execute sudo as a regular user in Debian, can you help me or not?12:41
squeeFooAtari    thanks! thats really useful!12:41
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rellimspades: thanks12:41
wsjuniorjonass: did u got 3d accel working?12:41
GassedI can't upload with FTP, POST, or any other http html form12:41
soundrayScreaminIke: if you open your inbox with 'mutt -f Inbox', you can show all message duplicates with 'l <return> ~=' and delete them all.12:42
tamanyone know of any mplayer repos which is uptodate?12:42
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soundraydbe: be a bit patient. You're not the only one needing help here.12:42
jonassdo not know12:42
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jonassi changed the default ati drivers12:42
soundraydbe: to edit sudoers, you use the visudo command.12:42
jonassthey are crap12:42
dbesoundray, Sure, I'll wait.12:42
GassedI can't upload with FTP, POST, or any other http html form12:42
GassedI just get "waiting for ......." in Firefox12:42
Gassedin any FTP thing I get 'Transfer Stalled' at 100%12:43
MoosebuntuGassed> I've found FIrefox does that alot, even when it's really not doing much of anything.  It's quite annoying.12:43
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dbesoundray, That just opens /etc/sudoers with GNU nano in Debian.12:43
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crazy4ubuntuthe problem was solved - would be like this with out you who helped.12:43
GassedMoosebuntu: It's not just Firefox, it's Epiphany web browser too, and any FTP client12:43
crazy4ubuntu10x and peace 4 all12:44
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soundraydbe: exactly, but it's the only reasonably safe way to edit sudoers (in Ubuntu at least, don't know about Debian)12:44
dbesoundray, Ok. then?12:44
majdHey, i'm  trying to setup an ftp server. I installed proftpd and i dont know where to go from there12:44
GassedHello can anyone help my upload-disability?12:44
ubotuI know nothing about proftpd - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu12:44
ubotuI know nothing about ftpserver - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu12:45
bbrazilsoundray: visudo is the only safe way with sudo anywhere12:45
ubotu<reply>  FTP clients: gftp, konqueror, kbear, nautilus. FTP servers: ftpd, proftpd, pure-ftpd, twoftpd, vsftpd12:45
majdGassed, i'm looking for a url on how to set it up12:45
gdbdbe: When nano (or the editor you have selected) exits, visudo checks the syntax of the sudoers command and if it finds an error, offers to either let you continue editing it or to abort your changes.12:45
majdcan't find anything worthwile on google12:45
soundraydbe: now the three lines you should need in that file are 'Defaults        !lecture,tty_tickets,!fqdn' and 'root    ALL=(ALL) ALL' and '%admin  ALL=(ALL) ALL'12:45
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squeehow can i tell if acpi is on or off? I've looked through dmesg but i cant find the line or understand it. tnx12:45
verixhey, after I install the fglrx drivers, do I need to uninstall the mesa drivers?12:45
soundraybbrazil: thanks. Did you take note, dbe?12:46
gdbIf you want more admin users, why not use the Users and Groups control panel?12:46
gdbSelect each user and mark them as "Admin User".12:46
ubotuI know nothing about panel - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu12:46
ubotuI know nothing about panels - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu12:46
squee james_ how can i tell if acpi is on or off? I've looked through dmesg but i cant find the line or understand it. tnx12:46
knapperAnyone here use kroller?12:46
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gdbIt will take care of it without editing the sudoers file by putting them all in the admin group.  The admin group is the group that Ubnutu already has set up in sudoers.12:46
dbesoundray, Yes.12:46
GassedCan anybody diagnose my uploading disability problem12:46
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soundraydbe: is that "Yes thanks" or "Yes, but it doesn't solve my problem"?12:47
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soundrayjonass: Right click on the lower panel and select "New panel". Configure it to sit at the top.12:48
Gassedwhat's the heartbeat program?12:48
nikiwhat's the command to make mplayer play a dvd?12:48
deep_OMG! Im watching this discoveryprogram called "I should'nt be alive". And its amazing. They REALLY should'nt be alive. :S12:48
dbesoundray, I'm working on it. Thank you for your support, I'll be back if their is something that I missing.12:48
soundray!info heartbeat12:48
ubotuheartbeat: Subsystem for High-Availability Linux. In repository main, is optional. Version 1.2.4-2 (dapper), package size 475 kB, installed size 1600 kB12:48
soundrayGassed: ^^12:48
squeejames_ this is the out put that seems to concern acpi....     [17179569.184000]  ACPI: RSDP (v000   MSI                                 ) @ 0x000f6e3012:48
squee[17179569.184000]  ACPI: RSDT (v001   MSI  AWRDACPI 0x00000000  0x00000000) @ 0x1fff300012:48
squee[17179569.184000]  ACPI: FADT (v001   MSI  AWRDACPI 0x00000000  0x00000000) @ 0x1fff304012:48
squee[17179569.184000]  ACPI: DSDT (v001   MSI  AWRDACPI 0x00001000 MSFT 0x01000007) @ 0x0000000012:48
Gassed!pastebin > squee12:48
soundrayGassed: for more info, 'apt-cache show hearbeat'12:48
squeeGassed sorry, still new here12:49
GassedCan anyone help me find out why I can't upload with HTTP methods or FTP12:49
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FooAtariwhen I run "make all" to install drivers as a module why do I get this....12:50
soundrayGassed: maybe a firewall prevents it12:50
FooAtarimake: *** /lib/modules/2.6.15-26-386/build: No such file or directory.  Stop.12:50
Gassedill look12:50
GassedI use Firestarter12:50
FooAtariisnt that what its supposed to be creating?12:50
dbesoundray, How do I reload the settings for /etc/sudoers to make them take action?12:50
squeejames_ http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/1811612:51
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bbrazildbe: you don't have to12:51
Gassedsoundray: THANK YOU! it was Firestarter12:51
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dbebbrazil, Ok, thanks.12:51
soundraydbe: by exiting the nano instance you invoked with visudo12:51
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bbrazilGassed: a gas stream editor?12:52
Gassedbbrazil: no. the word 'gas' i jusy like12:52
squeehow can i tell whether acpi is on or off, the following is the dmesg output that looks relavent to acpi. http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/1811612:52
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dbesoundray, I just get "dbe is not in the sudoers file.  This incident will be reported." when I run "sudo echo foo"12:52
ryanakcawhen I go aptitude install courier-imap courier-imap-ssl courier-pop courier-pop-ssl... I get this error: http://pastebin.ca/89178 ... what's going on?12:52
soundraydbe: is dbe in the admin group?12:52
dbesoundray, No, and I don't know how I should set it.12:53
theCorehow do i unfreeze a TTY from Ctrl-s again?12:53
bbraziltheCore: crtl-q12:53
compengiwhere can i find name.conf file in ubuntu12:53
bbrazilcompengi: named.conf? Install bind9, /etc/bind912:53
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soundraydbe: are you root atm?12:54
bbrazildbe: adduser dbe admin12:54
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dbebbrazil, That gives me: "adduser: The group `admin' does not exist."12:54
dbesoundray, atm?12:55
soundraybbrazil: mind you, he's on Debian...12:55
soundraydbe: at the moment12:55
crimsunpianoboy3333: hi12:55
bbrazilsoundray: ah, that makes a difference12:55
pianoboy3333crimsun: hi!12:55
ubotuFor multimedia issues, this page has useful information: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats  -  See also http://help.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/desktopguide/C/common-tasks-chap.html  -  But please use free formats if you can: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeFormats12:55
ubotuSee http://help.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/desktopguide/C/video.html. Libdvdcss can be found at http://wiki.ubuntu.com/SeveasPackages12:55
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bbrazildbe: in sudoes, where is says %admin, change it to dbe12:56
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dash`how does one search through all the files in a directory for a certain filename?12:56
gdbbbrazil: Why?12:56
Dr4gWhats "BurnFree" on gnomebaker?12:56
pianoboy3333crimsun: ok, finally my left audio seems to be crackling in ubuntu, but I know it's not a hardware issue, because it works great in windows, so I'm figuring it's a driver/configureation problem12:56
gdbdbe: Add dbe to group admin in /etc/group12:56
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bbrazilgdb: he's on debian12:56
soundraydbe: listen to dbe, and do it with visudo of course12:56
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soundraydbe: listen to bbrazil, and do it with visudo of course12:56
crimsunpianoboy3333: ``amixer'' pastebinned?12:56
gdbbbrazil: Ah, I see. lol12:56
Dr4g-Whats "BurnFree" on gnomebaker?12:57
dbebbrazil, Thank you.12:57
gdbbbrazil: I guess the #ubuntu folks are more helpful than those in #debian. ;-)12:57
pianoboy3333crimsun: one moment...12:57
bbrazilgdb: from my time in #debian it would seem to be the other way around12:57
bbrazilgdb: the amount of times we had to send people in here...12:57
elementwhat's the easiest way to install kde over gnome on a fresh install?12:57
bbrazilelement: sudo apt-get instal;l kubuntu-desktop12:57
LjLelement: "sudo aptitude install kubuntu-desktop"12:57
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gdbelement: sudo aptitude install kubuntu-desktop12:58
pianoboy3333crimsun: http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/1811712:58
elementawesome, thanks!12:58
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soundrayelement, shall I say it too? ;)12:58
dbesoundray, bbrazil Ok it works fine now. But it didnt ask for password so how secure is it?12:58
bbrazildbe: is NOPASSWD in sudoers?12:58
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soundraydbe: it's as secure as the password you set for dbe12:58
gdbelement: if you use aptitude, and decide you don't care for KDE, you can remove it all easily with one command "sudo aptitude remove kubuntu-desktop" -- aptitude will track the dependancies that package installed and remove them for you.12:58
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deepPsycadelic. <312:59
zcat[1] gdb: it does?!!12:59
dbesoundray, But I would rather be asked for the root pass when I execute root tasks with dbe.12:59
LjLzcat[1] : yes it does12:59
gdbzcat[1] : Yes12:59
zcat[1] cool12:59
bbrazildbe: there's an option for that - check the sudoers manpage12:59
DaveyJanyone play with the new gnome yet?12:59
soundraydbe: you're missing the point of sudo there ;)12:59
dbesoundray, I have a feeling about that.01:00
bbrazildbe: from a security standpoint, it makes no difference though01:00
zcat[1] synaptic only removes the metapackage (ie nothing!)01:00
dbesoundray, I want it secure as Ubuntu simply.01:00
bbrazildbe: in the ubuntu setup, the deb account and root account are equivilent from a security standpoint01:00
soundraydbe: at least in my view, sudo's main benefit is that you can disable root logins.01:00
gdbzcat[1] : If you want to remove it with apt-get, you can use the information on this page (which you may bookmark): http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/index.php01:00
LjLdbe: debian is no more or less secure than ubuntu in that respect. it just has a different default way of managing privileges01:01
gdbzcat[1] : Click the Pure GNOME link for the information.01:01
wall0159greetings all. Having some trouble with an external FW DVD-RW.Will not mount DVDs. dmesg has a heap of "ieee1394: sbp2: aborting sbp2 command" and a couple of other bits, before concluding with "ieee1394: sbp2: scsi_add_device failed" FW seems to work ok, as I use my ipod fairly successfully. Any suggestions?01:01
bbrazilsoundray: debatable. remote root logins should be disabled anyway. And if you have physical access, you have everything01:01
soundraydbe: so a remote attacker would have to not only guess your password, but your username, too.01:01
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AdolOne of my directories on an external hd has changed to an "unknown file type, anc I can't get at any of the files inside.  Does anyone know how to fix that?"01:01
dbeLjL, Yes but that has to do directly with default security.01:01
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whyameyehow would I set up a raid 5 array?01:01
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bbrazilsoundray: enumeration attacks aren't hard01:02
ubotuFont installation basics here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FontInstallHowto01:02
ubotuNo fonts in flash? Install msttcorefonts, gsfonts, and gsfonts-x11 , No fonts in mplayer? see !mplayer01:02
pianoboy3333crimsun: so? also, windows reports I have a SigmaTel HIgh Def. Audio CODEC for integrated sound01:02
tmh__why does my ubuntu server listen to only ipv6 connections?01:02
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dbesoundray, Ok. Well thats better.01:02
crimsunpianoboy3333: I'll get to your pastebin in a sec01:02
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bbraziltmh__: I've noticed that myself, ipv4 still works01:02
zcat[1] someone needs to add the same logic to synaptic .. my system is full of old dependencies :)01:02
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LjLdbe: well you could arguably say that the debian way is *more* secure. not that i actually want to argue about this, i really like how ubuntu works, but if you're trying to "bring debian to the same high levels of security as ubuntu", i think you're misguided01:03
dbesoundray, How do I disable root?01:03
soundraybbrazil: it's just another barrier that will lock out some black hats, but not others.01:03
ubotuTips and tricks for RAID and LVM can be found on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RaidConfigurationHowto and http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO01:03
soundraydbe: passwd -l01:03
LjLzcat[1] : i'd love that. (actually, i'd love it in Adept, since i don't use Synaptic)01:03
bbrazildbe: careful now, ubuntu has a different 'login' that allows root login in single user mode without a password01:03
tmh__bbrazil: but on me, ipv6 does NOT work. apache, ssh, all listen to only ipv601:03
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bbrazildbe: althoguh the appropriate kernel boot args can get around that01:04
samu2where do i change which country's repository servers my synaptic downloads from?01:04
bbraziltmh__: does v4 work? telnet -4 localhost 8001:04
tmh__no. they only listen to ipv6.01:04
pianoboy3333LjL: what's adept?01:04
soundraybbrazil: can you elaborate on the kernel boot args?01:04
LjLsamu2: /etc/apt/sources.list01:04
zcat[1] samu2: edit /etc/apt/sources.list and change the country-code01:04
ryanakcawhen I go aptitude install courier-imap courier-imap-ssl courier-pop courier-pop-ssl... I get this error: http://pastebin.ca/89178 ... what's going on?01:04
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LjLpianoboy3333: the thing that comes with Kubuntu instead of Synaptic. though it's really quite different from Synaptic01:05
samu2can't i do it from synaptic?01:05
bbrazilsoundray: init=/bin/sh01:05
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LjLsamu2: dunno01:05
zcat[1] samu2: probably, but I don't know how :)01:05
bbraziltmh__: what are you basing this on?01:05
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tmh__because 1) I can't connect through IPv4, 2) I can see both with netstat and lsof -i that they only listen to IPv601:05
soundraybbrazil: I think I'd use the grub password feature to guard against unauthorized console users starting up in recovery mode01:05
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bbraziltmh__: I've got a server here that shows that on netstat, but v4 works fine01:06
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mwsmediaHello everyone... so glad you're here... of course I've got a question.01:06
gdbsoundray: You get the same function by setting a root password.01:06
bbrazilsoundray: and that's what a boot cd is for01:06
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zcat[1] samu2: go into the repos setting, edit the first one, custom channel, change the country code there01:06
crimsunpianoboy3333: at what levels (and for which mixer elements) does the crackling become undetectable?01:06
zcat[1] and so on for the rest01:06
gdbsoundray: The console user can either continue to boot multiuser or enter the root password for single user.01:06
ubuntuhey, can anyone tell me how to mount one of my drives?01:06
zcat[1] editing /etc/apt/sources.list would be easier :)01:06
tmh__bbrazil: maybe they're listening to both?01:06
pianoboy3333crimsun: hmmmm... what file/song should I use to test?01:06
crimsunpianoboy3333: any01:07
abonillaubuntu: what fs?01:07
bbraziltmh__: that's what I was trying to say. Now run telnet -4 localhost 8001:07
pianoboy3333crimsun: I'm going to use gnome-volume-control to ajust ok?01:07
gdbBut yes, the Ubuntu Desktop CD makes for a wonderful recovery tool for any console user. ;-)  Even if you're "recovering" someone else's data.01:07
crimsunpianoboy3333: sure01:07
ubuntuabonilla: ext, linux01:07
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LjLsoundray, bbrazil... there's really no going around it, if a user has physical access to the computer, he has root. best you could do is set a grub password *and* a BIOS password, and disable boot from disk or CD, and physically lock your computer so the backup battery can't be removed.01:07
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piwihello, ubuntu wiki says to enable mp3 and divx playback, you have to install gstreamer-xxxxxx packages. question is: where to find those packages??01:08
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samu2zcat[1] : yeah this seems to work, but this way i still have to edit them all manually and one by one01:08
mwsmediaMy question (not uncommon) is on how to use a Netgear WG111v2 USB wifi card on my Dell Inspiron 1100.  Using Dapper.  I've already tried the directions here: http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=21236501:08
bbrazilLjL: hacksaw01:08
LjL!tell piwi about packages01:08
bbrazilpiwi: they're in the restricted repositry01:08
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zcat[1] samu2: you could also get source-o-matic to build a whole new sources.list for you..01:08
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zcat[1] !easysource01:09
ubotusource-o-matic is a webpage where you can (re)generate your sources.list - http://www.ubuntu-nl.org/source-o-matic01:09
soundraygdb, bbrazil, LjL: I hate the security subject. You know why? Each time I discuss it, I learn how naive and gullible I am...01:09
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samu2zcat[1] : hmm, but shouldnt synaptic be dedicated to this stuff?01:09
bbraziltmh__: did that work?01:09
dbesoundray, passwd -l = "sudo's main benefit is that you can disable root logins" ?01:09
pianoboy3333crimsun: well, I guess it's kind of hard to determine... I have somany volumes to play with, everything in alsamixer/gnome-volume-control and my speaker volume01:09
piwibbrazil: so I just have to download them on packages.ubuntu.com and install them and thats it? I cant find them in the packages manager that comes with the system01:09
IIIEarssoundray - can i borrow a couple dollars to help a nigerian diplmat? - j/k01:09
soundraydbe: yeah01:10
zcat[1] samu2: yes. You can quite easily edit them, one at a time, through synaptic. :)01:10
Jamohello, is there any reason why I wouldn't want to remove all world permissions?  I find it disturbing that any user can view files like /etc/group01:10
bbrazilpiwi: you need to add restricted, you can do that from inside synaptic01:10
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dbesoundray, Which file does it edit?01:10
LjLpiwi: no, you *can* find them in the package manager (Synaptic, or whatever), but you need to add the right repository01:10
LjL!tell piwi about repos01:10
aztunanyone knows if there is any mirror for plf packages?? two mirrors I know are down...  :(01:10
soundrayIIIEars: erm, I only have pound sterling on me right now...01:10
samu2zcat[1] : yeah but there should be an option to change all of them at once or something01:10
zcat[1] most people don't often need to change the repo country in  their sources.list..01:10
soundraydbe: /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow, I believe01:10
LjLpiwi: i'd enable the Universe and Multiverse repos, in additions to the ones you already have enabled01:10
bbrazilJamo: things will break01:11
zcat[1] s/often/almost never/01:11
crimsunpianoboy3333: a good starting point is to set 'Front' and 'PCM' to 50%01:11
samu2zcat[1] : where does it get its initial server settings anyway?01:11
bbrazilJamo: and /etc/group contains no sensitive information01:11
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crimsunpianoboy3333: then only adjust your speakers.01:11
IIIEarssoundray - gotta agree with you there. - it seems the more you know the more you need to know. an ever expanding balloon the more you know the more contact there is with things ya don't know.01:11
zcat[1] your country during the install01:11
mwsmediaAnyone have any experience with the Netgear WG111v2 USB wifi dongle?  Using a Dell Inspiron 1100, Dapper.01:11
Jamobbrazil: you think normal users should know the group structure, ie who is in the admin group ect?01:11
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bbrazilJamo: if your security depends on the mnot knowing, you have problems01:12
piwiLjL: bbrazil: thanks for your help, I'll read all these and get back to you if I have any queries. cheers!01:12
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LjLsoundray: oh and then, last time i mentioned BIOS passwords, i've been reminded that most BIOS's have a backdoor password. so you'd have to "fix" the BIOS as well01:12
zcat[1] (/me often uses the .au repos since the .nz ones are sometimes a bit behind)01:12
pianoboy3333crimsun: ok... PCM at 50%, front at 50% all else at 100%, speakers all the way up, still crackling01:12
dbesoundray, then it's shouldn't be sudo who blocks root, its /etc/shadow and /etc/passwd.01:13
pianoboy3333crimsun: maybe it's the song....?01:13
zcat[1] anyhow, how many repos do you have? four or five.. shouldn't take long to change them all..01:13
samu2Was there some easy way to set up AMP in ubuntu with dapper?01:13
dbesoundray, I just want to make sure because I write everything down.01:13
soundraydbe: I never said that it was.01:13
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LjLpiwi: it's simpler than it might look. there is a file, /etc/apt/sources.list , that contains a list of places your system is going to download packages from. the "universe" and "multiverse" places are not enabled by default, for various reasons, so you need to add them manually. you can do that using Synaptic, as those pages say, or you can edit /etc/apt/sources.list directly, and possibly use the !easysource information from Ubotu to change it01:13
dbesoundray, "dbe: at least in my view, sudo's main benefit is that you can disable root logins."01:14
abrahamDoes anyone know how to mount a hdd when you are using the ubuntu live cd?01:14
pianoboy3333crimsun: one moment01:14
nikicd /etc/init.d01:14
Hypermount /dev/hda1 /locatoin ?01:14
soundraydbe: (one of) the benefit(s) of using sudo is that you don't have to log in as root anymore. You can thus lock the root account, and use sudo for all admin tasks instead.01:14
Jamobbrazil: by default when a user creates a file in their home directory it is readable by everyone01:14
LjLzcat[1] : no matter how many i've got, it's never going to take long if you just use sed ;-)01:15
zcat[1] abraham: open a root terminal, make a mountpoint (mkdir hda1/) then mount it (mount /dev/hda1 hda1)01:15
soundraydbe: and don't quote me, I can remember fairly well what I said.01:15
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abrahamzcat[1] , thanks01:15
dbesoundray, I didn't mean to be pedant.01:15
squeecan anyone tell me how you can tell and change the acpi=on or is this a BIOS thing?01:15
zcat[1] LjL: terminalophobic user, wants to use synaptic.. :)01:15
bbrazilJamo: then change your umask01:15
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meekishi am trying to apt-get lighttpd, but sudo apt-get install lighttpd yiels "Couldn't find package lighttpd". I ran sudo apt-get update. What could be the problem?01:16
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skavengewhy dont my changes to login manager in kde change my login screen? it defaults to the normal kde login screen regardless of what i change, is it set somewhere else as well?01:16
mwsmediaCan anyone help with a wireless question?01:16
dbesoundray, I have get it from a hacker in #gnu =).01:16
LjLzcat[1] : oh right. well you can still use a text editor's find+replace function, it's technically not "terminal" ;-) assuming there's a way to start a superuser mode text editor from GUI, that is01:16
abrahamzcat[1] , once I have created the dir and then tried that command it tells me to specify the filesystem type01:16
pianoboy3333crimsun: I'd say the crackling doesn't go away, it just gets lower as I lower my speaker volume01:16
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squeedetails on http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/ under squee01:16
LjLmeekish: do you have Universe enabled?01:17
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zcat[1] gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list01:17
meekishi don't know. how can i check?01:17
crimsunpianoboy3333: ok, then you'll need to try the various position_fix values.01:17
LjL!tell meekish about repos01:17
zcat[1] sorry, alt-F2 first to run that without openin g a terminal :)01:17
samu2is there a package that contains apache, mysql and php?01:17
pianoboy3333crimsun: where can I fill that in?01:17
LjLmeekish: look at /etc/apt/sources.list and see if universe is commented out. if it is, uncomment it and run an apt-get update01:17
crimsunpianoboy3333: close everything using /dev/dsp* /dev/snd/*, modprobe -r snd-hda-intel && modprobe snd-hda-intel position_fix=101:17
mahihi.. centrino duo core utilizes only cpu1 while running glxgears.. is this normal??????01:18
meekishis universe stable?01:18
zcat[1] abraham: oh... fdisk -l /dev/hda so see how it's partitioned..01:18
crimsunpianoboy3333: repeat for values 2 and 3 if 1 doesn't work.01:18
bbrazilsamu2: no, but you can install them all with one command01:18
samu2bbrazil: oh?01:18
soundrayLjL: congratulations on your nation's amazing football team.01:18
LjLmeekish: the quality and stability of packages in Universe can vary, and security updates aren't guaranteed.01:18
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bbrazilsamu2: sudo aptitude install apache2 mysql-server php401:18
zcat[1] abraham: it might not even be /dev/hda, check dmesg and see what filesystems got detected?01:18
soundrayG'night everybody01:18
bbrazilsamu2: that might be a tad off01:18
LjLsoundray: thanks :)01:18
pianoboy3333crimsun: how can I find out what's using those devices?01:18
piwiLjL: do you reckon I should use these experimental repositories from the source-o-matic page or not? I am close to newbie when it comes to unix at the moment01:19
abrahamzcat[1] , done fdisk -l hda and it gave me the partition layout01:19
meekishok, thank you :)01:19
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Seveas@config channel plugins.bugtracker.bugsnarfer01:19
zcat[1] abraham: cool, which one looks like th one you wanted to mount?01:19
mahianybody here running dual core cpus??:-[01:19
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pianoboy3333crimsun: just close all sound applications?01:19
LjLpiwi: which are the experimental ones?01:19
squeecan anyone tell me how you can tell and change the acpi=on or is this a BIOS thing?01:20
pianoboy3333crimsun: and, should I run modprobe as root?01:20
IIIEarsSeveas - Hi!   Can you help squee with his acpi question?01:20
abrahamzcat[1] , hda1...01:20
SeveasIIIEars, no01:20
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mahisquee: edit the grub config01:20
squeemahi how?01:20
LjLpiwi: i'd normally just enable main, restricted (former two are usually enabled by default), universe and multiverse01:20
crimsunpianoboy3333: modprobe requires privileged access, yes.01:20
squeemahi, sorry still learning!01:20
LjLpiwi: and the "bleeding edge" wine repo, if you use wine01:20
mahiwhile booting chose the kernel image press e and all acpi=off01:20
zcat[1] abraham: what FS is on it? usually when mount can't autodetect it's because you're trying to mount a swap partition or something..01:20
crimsunpianoboy3333: yes, you may need to log out of GNOME first.01:20
piwiLjL: on this page http://www.ubuntulinux.nl/source-o-matic you have official ubuntu and ubuntu community repos and then below you have lots of repos that are said to be unsafe and harmful for the system01:20
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pianoboy3333crimsun: logout, then back in?01:21
LjLpiwi: if you don't need them, don't enabled them.01:21
mahi*all > add01:21
AdolIs there a way to repair a directory that ha somehow been changed to an "unknown file type?"  I'd guess I'd have to change the MIME type for it but am unsure how.01:21
crimsunpianoboy3333: or just kill the mixer applet, too01:21
pianoboy3333crimsun: then run the commands? or run the commands first?01:21
abrahamzcat[1] , under system it just says "linux" but i'm sure it's ext201:21
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pianoboy3333crimsun: killall esd?01:21
crimsunpianoboy3333: then modprobe -r && ...01:21
squeeIIIEars, thanks01:21
crimsunpianoboy3333: no.01:21
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crimsunpianoboy3333: ``lsof /dev/dsp* /dev/snd/*''01:21
pianoboy3333crimsun: kk...01:21
abrahamzcat[1] , it should be whatever filesystem that the ubuntu installer cd formats in by default01:21
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LjLpiwi: you *might* need the one containing the w32codecs, since you appear to be trying to get multimedia stuff to work01:21
zcat[1] mount -t ext2 /dev/hda1 hda1/  perhaps?01:21
crimsunpianoboy3333: kill those processes, then modprobe -r  [..] 01:21
zcat[1] agg, ext301:22
Russeli have a little question, i just tried the live cd of the new release01:22
piwiLjL: Im not quite sure wether I need them or not... I'd just like to install the required packages to play divx and mp3 and matroska files01:22
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LjLpiwi: note that you need to have a valid Windows license to legally use w32codecs, though01:22
Russeland which script does the gnome acpi thing is using to suspend01:22
zcat[1] mount -t ext3 /dev/hda1 hda1/  perhaps? it should definately have autodetected that though..01:22
piwiLjL: I do, I have the ssticker license that comes with my laptop ;)01:22
squeeLjL legally....01:22
IIIEarsNp,  I am a Seveas fan. He contributes quite a lot to ubuntu.01:22
pianoboy3333crimsun: ok01:22
LjLpiwi: you don't need them for mp3. i don't think you need them for divx either, and i don't know what a matroska file is.01:23
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Russeland main question: is kubuntu using the same script and is there a nice tool for it?01:23
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piwiLjL: matroska is a nice video container. using realplayer codecs, makes perfect image, mp3/4 or ogg soundtracks you usually have two languages and includes subtitles and chapters as well01:24
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abrahamzcat[1] , thanks that worked but it turned out to be the wrong hdd01:24
pianoboy3333crimsun: I think it worked, will it stay like that when I reboot?!?!?!?01:24
crimsunpianoboy3333: what worked?01:24
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piwiLjL: so basically it makes a 700mb movie look like a dvd with multiple audio, chapters, subtitles and covers. plus its an excellent way to know if a movie is good or not... If it hasnt been encoded in matroska format then it is a crap movie or a brand new one that hasnt been done yet01:25
crimsunas in "which value" worked?#01:25
pianoboy3333crimsun: sudo modprobe -r snd-hda-intel && sudo modprobe snd-hda-intel position_fix=101:25
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crimsunpianoboy3333: no, it won't stick.01:25
pianoboy3333crimsun: how can I make it stick?01:25
crimsunpianoboy3333: you have to do this: echo "options snd-hda-intel position_fix=1" |sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/snd-hda-intel01:25
Marsmenschhi i have installed the php5-cgi package but it still doesn't work. anyone has an idea?01:26
pianoboy3333crimsun: ok, kool, thanks, I have to go now01:26
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pianoboy3333crimsun: I'll catch you later01:26
zcat[1] piwi: know of any software that will rip a dvd to matroska?01:26
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tmh__zcat[1] : I think the most touted dvd ripping software is handbrake, and I think it knows how to do that by at least plugins01:27
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piwizcat[1] : actually I dont... I have to admit that I am an honteous leecher regarding mkv movies........01:27
piwizcat[1] : but you can try to make a search on matroska and mkv or mka01:28
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ubotuFor a comprehensive Synaptics Touchpad guide, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SynapticsTouchpadHowTo01:28
LjLpiwi: well, a quick APT search makes it look like gstreamer can support mastroska through ffmpeg01:28
LjLpiwi: (and that's all in Universe)01:29
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GassedWhat can un RAR in Linux?01:29
jribGassed: unrar01:29
zcat[1] bah, I want something easy like k9copy or acidrip :)01:29
jrib!rar > Gassed01:29
linuxgooberthere is a linux version of winrar01:29
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jyoungxxanybody know why when I add new software sometimes it doesn't show up in the menu until later?  I checked the menu editor and it shows it in the list but it doesn't show it on the menu yet.01:29
LjLzcat[1] : you might perhaps look at the mkvtoolnix-gui package01:30
J-_How can I get permissions to a .deb file after changing it from a .rpm to .deb?01:30
LjLJ-_: "changing" it like what?01:30
jribJ-_: permissions to do what?01:30
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jyoungxxchmod 777 foo.deb01:30
J-_i've chmod 666 <filename> still can't install it01:30
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LjLJ-_: *how* did you change it from rpm into deb?01:31
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LjLJ-_: and you're installing it with dpkg?01:31
J-_alien -d <filename>01:31
zcat[1] dpkg -i foo.deb01:31
LjLJ-_: what's the specific error?01:31
jyoungxxdpkg -iv foo.deb01:32
jyoungxxv for verbose if you want01:32
zcat[1] apt-get install foo (and forget about converting packages!!)01:32
J-_dpkg: status database area is locked by another process01:32
jribGassed: be more specific, what do you mean "it don't work"?01:32
ardchoilleJ-_: You don't need to use the -d with alien as "to deb" is the default01:32
Gassedill show you01:32
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LjLJ-_, zcat[1]  is correct. avoid alien as much as you can01:32
piwiLjL: all right, thanks. what is the command in the console to have this text editor you exit with control-X? (sorry I dont remember the name of it)01:32
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jribGassed: k, if it's a long paste, remember to use pastebin01:32
LjLpiwi: nano01:32
AdolDoes anyone know offhand how to change the MIME type of an unknown file to that of a folder?  Sorry to keep bringing it up.01:32
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jyoungxxalien doesn't always work with my experience01:33
linuxgooberwhat packages do i need to build from a .tar.bz2?01:33
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jyoungxxbut I don't have too much exp either01:33
zcat[1] !be01:33
ubotuI know nothing about be - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu01:33
LjLAdol: hmm? i don't think a folder can have a MIME type01:33
zcat[1] !b-e01:33
ubotuCompiling software from source? Read the tips at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CompilingSoftware (But remember to search for a pre-built package first: not all !repositories are enabled by default!)01:33
jrib!compile > linuxgoober01:33
linuxgooberk thx01:33
ardchoillelinuxgoober: you need build-essential01:33
aroonidoes anyone know where the true path to ri lies on ubuntu linux (ive already installed it but i need the real path to it )01:33
J-_yeah i'm a newb too, learning pretty quickly though =D01:33
Marsmensch!help cgi01:33
ubotuI know nothing about help cgi - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu01:33
jribarooni: which ri01:33
Marsmensch!help php501:33
ubotuI know nothing about help php5 - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu01:33
jyoungxxanybody know why when I add new software sometimes it doesn't show up in the menu until later?  I checked the menu editor and it shows it in the list but it doesn't show it on the menu yet.01:33
Gassedjrib: See my problem?01:33
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aroonijrib: ri1.801:34
zcat[1] !zcat01:34
ubotuI know nothing about zcat - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu01:34
Bizzehhey, does ubuntu have any packages to turn it into a media center?01:34
jribGassed: the package is unrar I believe, not unrar-nonfree (in Dapper)01:34
GassedI am in Uubntu 5.1001:34
jribarooni: nah, that's the command: which ri01:34
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zcat[1] bah!! I'm an important command!!01:34
jyoungxxzcat is a read-out of a zipped up text file01:34
LjLjyoungxx: i don't know *why*, but i know it does sometimes happen01:34
ardchoillearooni: He gave you a command.. "which ri", that will tell you where the binary is. The install is probably in /usr/lib/ri01:34
jribGassed: oh, then you need multiverse01:34
jrib!multiverse > Gassed01:34
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zcat[1] zcat == gzip -dc01:35
Gassedwhere do i get multiverse?01:35
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jribGassed: ubotu should have sent you some info01:35
LjLGassed: read Ubotu's links and you'll know ;)01:35
Gassedjrib: btw I tried with sudo apt-get install unrar and I get the same result01:35
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jribGassed: yeah, unrar-nonfree is correct for 5.1001:35
LjL!info unrar-nonfree breezy01:35
ubotuunrar-nonfree: Unarchiver for .rar files (non-free version). In repository multiverse, is optional. Version 3.4.3-1build1 (breezy), package size 83 kB, installed size 216 kB01:35
aroonijrib: so it is in /usr/bin/ri ... but when i try to feed that into eclipse it balks01:36
aroonijrib: i think i need the real path not a symlink01:36
LjLwory: test successful01:36
jribarooni: readlink -f /usr/bin/ri01:36
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GassedHow do I make use of a 'repositry'?01:36
athcsxhi all01:36
AdolHeh okay- when I view a folder in gnome-commander it sort of looks like it has a MIME type (x-directory/normal), but I'll admit I'm not real clear on it.  I just need to figure out how to make this file a folder again.01:36
athcsxi have a major problem01:36
jribGassed: read the links from ubotu :)01:36
Sir_FawnpugI'm wondering if anybody might know how to get the linuxwacom driver working for xorg 7.101:36
ubotuFor Ubuntu help in Chinese  #ubuntu-cn  #ubuntu-tw   #ubuntu-hk01:36
athcsxthe gnu coreutils package (with cp mv, etc) all segfault when i use them from the command line01:37
athcsxany ideas01:37
athcsxneed help01:37
LjLGassed: using apt-get (or synaptic or whatever). you have two repositories enabled by default, "main" and "restricted". there's also two other official ones, "universe" and "multiverse". read ubotu's links and you'll know how to get access to them01:37
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pianoboy3333crimsun: I just rebooted, it's crackling again...01:38
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crimsunpianoboy3333: then posfix 1 wasn't appropriate. Keep going with 2.01:38
LjLathcsx: have any non-standard repositories enabled? have any strange version of libc6 installed?01:38
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pianoboy3333crimsun: but it worked, after I did it, but just when I rebooted it stopped working good01:39
athcsxLjL: all standard ubuntu repositories from official ubuntu servers01:39
jribathcsx: what version of ubuntu?01:39
zcat[1] oh well.. things to do..01:39
Gassedcya all later - I am going to update to 6.06 LTS01:39
athcsxjrib: its breezy, and i know someone is going to say upgrade to dapper01:39
jribathcsx: nah, I was just making sure it wasn't edgy01:39
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deepErr. anthropomorphize? What does that meen? :P01:39
Bizzehdoes ubuntu have any packages to turn it into a media center?01:40
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athcsxjrib: so what could be the problem?01:40
crimsunpianoboy3333: then unload it and pass the posfix parameter01:40
jbxyoHow I use pearpc01:40
athcsxjrib: it worked fine just the other night01:40
LjLdeep: make it sound like they're similar to humans01:40
pianoboy3333crimsun: right, but how can I get it to work for after I reboot01:40
athcsxjrib: until today01:40
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jribathcsx: that's really strange, don't know what would cause that01:40
geokokhi all01:40
LjLjbxyo: i'm not familiar with it, but you might try "man pearpc"01:40
jbxyomac pearpc ?01:41
deepLjL: Hhaahaha! :D01:41
skavengewhy dont any of my changes to login manager work in kde? regardless of what changed there the login screen is still the default kubuntu one .. how do i change it?01:41
athcsxjrib: i did a dpkg-reconfigure of coreutils and console-tools but still no luck01:41
LjLjbxyo: yeah, i mean try typing that01:41
LjLjbxyo: in a console01:41
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jbxyono manual01:41
crimsunpianoboy3333: you can't if it doesn't work by default.01:41
jribathcsx: check dmesg for errors?01:41
brandon_are printer drivers not kernel modules?01:41
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kbrooks`did you hear that plf stopped maintaining their ubuntu packages...01:42
athcsxjrib: exactly what kind of errors am i looking for?01:42
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LjLjbxyo: right, that's "man ppc"01:42
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jribathcsx: anything peculiar, I'm just suggesting that because I don't really have a clue what would cause that01:42
J-_is it hard to set up a all in one printer in linux?01:42
geokokanyone here can help me uninstall a game?01:43
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athcsxjrib: the only think mentioned is something about a keymap thing in atkbd.c01:43
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ownz00rgeokok: uninstall ? cd /boot;rm -rf *;shutdown -r01:44
tanlaanneed help installing mono...it could not mark two packages and said this...http://pastebin.ca/89222 can anyone help?01:44
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geokokow where do i type that?01:44
athcsxjrib: so any other ideas?01:44
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Bizzehgeokok: dont01:45
athcsxjrib: i probably should just upgrade anyways, since dapper is out01:45
tvalladonanyone have any experince setting up ubuntu as a thin client?01:45
brandon_because you'll blow up your system01:45
ubotuHelp! lilo, hedgemage, lamont, Keybuk, jdub, Amaranth, tritium, ajmitch, crimsun, ogra, CarlK, Seveas, Burgundavia, apokryphos, thoreauputic, nalioth, Madpilot, ompaul, rob, Hobbsee or gnomefreak!01:45
IIIEarsit removes ALL files from the ubuntu partition01:45
LjLops: see ownz00r above01:45
geokok.......nice......well i am used to that by now01:45
geokokthanks champ01:45
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Bizzehit will just show the uninstall help stuff, remove all your boot stuff, and shutdown your pc01:45
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Bizzehmaking your ubuntu install unbootable01:46
gdbWhich package provices javac in 6.06?01:46
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jribathcsx: http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2005-April/msg05112.html seems to have had the same exact problem, maybe the thread can help you out some01:46
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samu2does ubuntu hide its hostname from routers by default or is my router just crazy?01:46
geokokok......maybe i ll stick to the forum for such questions01:46
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LjLgeokok: not all people here behave like that guy01:46
LjLgeokok: especially since people like that don't stay here for long. how did you install the game in the first place?01:47
athcsxjrib: wow01:47
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geokokI know...in fact the way people behave in your community is the reason I chose to stick with ubuntu01:47
athcsxjrib: i am thinking the same thing now01:47
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Bizzehim still wary about ubuntu01:47
Bizzehbecause of its debian roots01:47
LjLgdb: gcj i think01:47
tuxtuxgood night01:47
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theDaveanyone know how to change the resolution of a base install command prompt without a windows manager on top01:48
geokokwell its the game "tremulous". It had a script I run with sh ./01:48
theDaveinstalling server 6.0601:48
mister_robotogdb: sun-java5-jdk if you want the Sun java01:48
tanlaanim trying to install something that needs .NET, so i want to install mono, but it wont let me install it because i already have updated versions of mono-common and mono-jit which are its dependancies. but it will not allow me to install them be cause it gives me an error http://pastebin.ca/89222. What should i do? And can anyone help me understand how to install .msi on ubuntu?01:48
SubhumantheDave, umm possibly pass vga options on the boot?01:48
theDaveeasy enough to pick a better res for installation... then it just goes back to default... whatever.  640x48001:48
LjLtheDave: you can use the "vga" or the "vesa" kernel parameter, or the "svgatextmode" program. there are probably also other methods01:48
gdbYeah, I have the Sun version in /opt, but I'm looking to keep what's "installed" as Free as possible.01:48
geokokit is supposed to use an un-install script that uses a .loki directory01:48
gdbI'm interested in getting the GNU javac.01:48
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theDavewould i put those params in a start-up script?01:48
Bizzehgeokok: in your home directory01:49
Bizzehdo a ls -a01:49
ardchoilletheDave: I added vga=791 to the kernel line in menu.lst and it works fine01:49
Bizzehwill show all files and directorys01:49
geokokbut all I get is  "NO usable uninstall found. Abording"01:49
samu2can you do something like windows "ipconfig /renew" ?01:49
LjLgdb: type sudo update-alternatives --config javac01:49
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theDavemenu.lst - that's it.  been a while since i've been on linus01:49
theDavemany thanks!01:49
geokokI see a .tremulous file01:50
geokokno .loki though01:50
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geokokseems many things I took out with synaptic are left here.......01:51
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skavengewhy dont any of my changes to login manager work in kde? regardless of what changed there the login screen is still the default kubuntu one .. how do i change it?01:51
LjLgeokok: hm? that shouldn't happen.01:51
LjLgeokok: an example?01:51
geokoklike what?01:51
geokokwhat example u want?01:51
LjLgeokok: an example of something you took out with synaptic but which is really still there01:51
IIIEarssam2 ifconfig <interface say eth0> /release   ??01:52
geokok.wine .lincity .wengo and more01:52
brandon_LjL: i think he means config files, but they wouldn't be removed without the --purge switch01:52
piwiLjL: okay mkv playback works but I cant switch between the languages and the subtitles. And its slower than playing in windows but I guess I will have to google about that to find the appropriate player etc01:52
IIIEarssam2 ifconfig <interface say eth0> /release   /renew01:52
ardchoillegeokok: You mean in your home dir?01:52
`daffodildoes anyone know how to get remote desktop to work in xubuntu?01:52
piwiLjL: thanks for your help01:52
LjLbrandon_: oh, right01:52
geokokthats where i was told to check01:52
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ardchoillegeokok: Those are your personal config files for those apps. They won't be removed when you remove the app.01:52
geokokwell I can always delete these right?01:53
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mister_robotoardchoille: you might as well tell him about the purge flag01:53
geokokgreat....any ideas for the game now?/ I mean cant i just delete the directories its in?01:53
ardchoillemister_roboto: I don't know how to use the purge flag with Synaptic01:53
tvalladonok, anyone tell me how to get a minimal install? I dont want any unneeded services install, no X or gnome or any of that stuff.. I want to add it all myself01:53
brandon_geokok: how did you instlal it?01:54
LjLgeokok: you can usually delete unused config files in your home dir, yeah01:54
LjLgeokok: about the game, i don't know, i'd have to try installing it myself. did you have to use "sudo" when installing it?01:54
gdbardchoille: It's the difference between "Remove" and "Completely Remove" in Synaptic.01:54
geokokits in usr/local/games/tremulous and in usr/local/bin I think.....it installed through a .run file...had a graphical installer that created something called a symlink01:54
ardchoillegdb: That still won't remove config files in your $HOME01:54
mister_robotoapt-get --help01:54
gdbardchoille: There is no option to do that via any package manager.01:54
geokokyeah i think it was sudo sh./ $#@%.run01:55
ardchoillegdb: Yeah, thought so01:55
piwibtw, there are no video drivers to install like in windows? I mean up to date drivers for my i855GM crap built in video chipset to make divx and mkv playback smoother01:55
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tanlaanim trying to install something that needs .NET, so i want to install mono, but it wont let me install it because i already have updated versions of mono-common and mono-jit which are its dependancies. but it will not allow me to install them be cause it gives me an error http://pastebin.ca/89222. What should i do? And can anyone help me understand how to install .msi on ubuntu?01:55
LjLskavenge: it's because Kubuntu has a KDM theme enabled by default, and the KControl settings only affect how KDM works when used *without* a theme. you can install the package "kcontrol-kdmtheme" to switch or disable themes01:55
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LjLpiwi: except for nvidia and ati cards, the drivers are the one that come with ubuntu01:56
ardchoilleskavenge: Did you install Ubuntu and then install kubuntu-desktop?01:56
piwiLjL: okay thanks01:56
theDavetanlaan: i believe apt-get has some params that allow you to force the install despite dependencies01:56
theDaveyou can try that01:57
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baxter_kylieHeya folks. Been working with my xorg.conf and noticed that it's essentially ignoring my modes. Anyone else ever run into this and / or have suggestions for a fix?01:57
theDaveinstalling it now, so i can't man it myself for you01:57
skavengeardchoille: yes01:57
tanlaantheDave: ok ill check that out01:57
skavengeardchoille: is something from gnome preventing it from changing?01:57
ardchoilleskavenge: Sounds like you're using gdm then.. changing a kde theme won't help01:57
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ardchoilleLjL: ^^01:57
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piwiLjL: I'd like to do stg else now, I'd like that when I log into ubuntu ekiga, kopete and thunderbird are started as well and loaded in different workspaces... How to do that?01:58
skavengeardchoille: when i install kubuntu-desktop i picked kdm as default, how do i check?01:58
LjLskavenge: "sudo dpkg-reconfigure kdm" if you want to set KDM as the default display manager instead of GDM01:58
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LjLskavenge: ok, then it's KDM you're using01:58
ardchoilleskavenge: Rad what LjL just posted01:58
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skavengeyeah ive got to be running kdm01:59
LjLskavenge: i still suggest installing kcontrol-kdmtheme01:59
guest128If I want to uninstall some default packages that I don't use (like totem player) but it says that I also have to unistall 'ubuntu-desktop', that seems kind of... important to have. How can I get around that?01:59
ubotuk/e/x/ubuntu-desktop is a metapackage. It depends upon other packages and brings them in; you can safely remove it, but it is recommended that you re-install it when upgrading.01:59
MiguelitoI'm trying to fetch modproxy for apache from apt- but I can't find it, dunno if it's my repositories or what, I'm doing apt-cache search proxy|grep apache and nothing, I mean, only the proxy_html, but no modproxy, any help?01:59
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gencelecihi all, anyone has an idea about an issue that sound card and wireless adapter becomes unusable01:59
witlessi have a cd image (.bin) and contents file (.toc), and a bunch of encoded ogg tracks created from it.  how can i automatically name them using eg freedb?  jack's tagger no longer works01:59
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ardchoilleguest128: ubuntu-desktop is just a meta package, it's safe to uninstall.. I did that a while ago and all is fine here01:59
LjLguest128: it's not really important to have. you only really need it when upgrading to a newer Ubuntu version01:59
geokokby the way is using apt-get and Synaptic exactly the same thing or switching between them can cause problems?02:00
jrib!info libapache2-mod-proxy-html02:00
ubotulibapache2-mod-proxy-html: Apache2 filter module for HTML links rewriting. In repository universe, is optional. Version 2.4.3-2 (dapper), package size 19 kB, installed size 116 kB02:00
guest128(And good job on the quick answers too!)02:00
jribMiguelito: it seems to be in the universe repository02:00
witless!info jack02:00
ubotujack: Rip and encode CDs with one command. In repository universe, is optional. Version 3.1.1-14 (dapper), package size 121 kB, installed size 572 kB02:00
jrib!universe > Miguelito02:00
LjLguest128: it's basically an empty package that just lists a ton of packages as dependencies, so that when you install it, all those packages will get installed. but unless you're using an APT frontend such as aptitude, uninstalling it will not uninstall anything else02:00
baxter_kyliegeokok Basically they'r ethe same thing.02:00
witlessis broken02:00
ardchoillegeokok: Synaptic uses apt-get as its back end02:00
skavengeLjL: does kcontrol-kdmtheme deal with the login screen as well?02:00
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LjLgeokok: you should be alright mixing them. though the same thing cannot be said for aptitude02:00
tvalladonwitless: last I heard freedb was out of service.. onless something changed...02:01
LjLskavenge: KDM *is* the login screen02:01
Miguelitojrib, I have the universe repository in my sources.list for my breezy... that's weird02:01
geokokthanks guys02:01
genceleciwho knows smthing about "No volume control GStreamer plugins and/or devices found"02:01
jribMiguelito: ah I checked in dapper, let me make sure it's in breezy02:01
tanlaanif i use "apt-get -m install mono" will it ignore missing dependencies?02:01
MrFeetiohi, i wants to know how to go about making an icon set for gnome02:01
mister_robotoLjL: what's the story with aptitude?02:01
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Miguelitojrib, can't update to dapper, dunno tried two times, bad mojo02:02
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LjLmister_roboto: nothing bad, but aptitude's feature of automatically removing unused dependencies won't work with packages that were installed using apt-get or synaptic.02:02
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jribMiguelito: yes, it seems to be in breezy's universe as well: http://packages.ubuntu.com/breezy/web/libapache2-mod-proxy-html  You can post your sources.list if you want us to look over it02:02
LjLmister_roboto: or do you refer to using aptitude to remove ubuntu-desktop?02:02
Miguelitojrib, ahh but that's mod-proxy-html, can't find mod-proxy alone, that's the weird part02:02
skavengeLjL: how do i run that after its installed?02:03
mister_robotoLjL: i always just use apt from the cmd line, never used it02:03
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mister_robotoLjL: sometimes used adept in the past (i'm on kde)02:03
LjLskavenge: run "kcontrol", it will be under "system administrator"02:03
geokokit seems that me and that game are stuck together for life.......maybe I should just delete the directories its in and face the concequences....02:03
LjLmister_roboto: aptitude is a command line tool, too, unless you start it without parameters, and the syntax is very similar to apt-get's02:03
aboin gparted, what does it mean where there is a sealed lock icon next to a partition02:04
mister_robotoLjL: i was just wondering about the problems you referred to.02:04
ardchoillegeokok: Did you install that game using wine?02:04
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fivrehey, can you hotkey through xfce workspaces?02:04
geokokno no its open source game...I think (and this is probably VERY wrong) it uses a loki installer or something...02:04
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ardchoillefivre: yes, ctrl+alt+right_arrow02:05
jribMiguelito: oh I can't find something called just mod-proxy either.  I never used either, so I assumed it was the same.  But using 'a2enmod' my apache seems to already have mod_proxy available to me02:05
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shivwhen I click computer I see 7 floppy disk icons...02:06
shivplz help02:06
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Miguelitojrib, arggg you're right, I've httpd -l and assumed needed to reconfigure apache or download the module, thanks man!02:07
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J-_how do i install a tar.bz2? dpkg -i <filename>?02:07
jribMiguelito: np02:07
fivreshiv: what's inside them?02:07
J-_or do i need to unzip it first, THEN...?02:08
jribJ-_: tar.bz2 is usually source code that you need to compile.  What are you trying to install?02:08
ardchoilleJ-_: You unpack it and read the README and INSTALL files inside it02:08
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ardchoille!info inkscape02:08
ubotuinkscape: vector-based drawing program. In repository main, is optional. Version 0.43-4ubuntu3 (dapper), package size 7201 kB, installed size 28184 kB02:08
jribJ-_: inkscape is in the repositories,, just use synaptic02:08
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shivJust 7 disk icons, I only have 1 drive02:08
J-_it's not teh current version02:08
gencelecihow can i refresh the sound card driver02:08
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meekishhow do i setup sshd in ubuntu? it's there by default in debian, but seems to missing in ubuntu.02:09
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jribmeekish: install openssh-server02:09
shivI installed 6.04 and upgraded to the latest02:09
meekishjrib: ok, and then how do i set up the init.d script for it?02:09
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jribJ-_: if you don't specifically need something from the new version, it is a lot easier to use the one included in ubuntu02:09
MadpilotJ-_, there are .deb files for Ubuntu available of Inkscape 0.44, I think - check the Inkscape website02:09
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mister_robotomeekish: the debian install will set that up for you02:10
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jribmeekish: apt sets that all up for you02:10
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geokokok....since the game stays where it is obviously I have a more theoretical question for u...What will EFI mean for linux+Ubuntu? Is it the end of incompatible hardware?02:10
meekishoh, sweet ;)02:10
gencelecijrib do you know how can i make my soundcard and wireless adapter working again they gone after update from 5 to 602:10
jribgenceleci: sorry, I don't02:11
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beadi just installed network-manager-gnome via the console with sudo apt-get02:11
gencelecijrib thanks if i find a way i will tell here :)02:11
bobbydhas anyone here tried installing Ubuntu on a via epia board?02:11
beadand i dont see it under applications or system menu02:11
jrib!sound > genceleci02:11
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jribgenceleci: that's all I know, gl :)02:11
mister_robotogenceleci: same thing happened to me. didn't get them back until i reinstalled from scratch. was like the update didn't clean up properly02:11
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tanlaanumm can anyone help with apt-get, i need to know how to force it to install something and to ignore the dependencies02:12
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piwi:'( playing divx and mkv now works but the image is crap, looks like 256 colors playback where the source is 32 bits02:12
mister_robotogenceleci: might try seeing if they work running from the live cd02:12
jribtanlaan: why? dependencies aren't really optional things, they are dependencies so that what you are installing will work properly.  What are you trying to install?02:12
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squidgyHi.  I've just installed the nvidia driver, and it seems to work fine except that now none of my <ctrl>+<alt>+F[1-6]  console windows show up.  Any clues?02:13
tanlaanjrib: im trying to install mono, and the dependancies it wants are outdated, i HAVE the updated ones...but it gives me an error when installing02:13
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genceleciI think it is the best way to backup apts cache and reinstall from scratch, with live cd of version 5 they are working02:13
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mister_robotogenceleci: i mean do they work with the version 6 live cd?  running from the cd02:14
jribtanlaan: pastebin the errors and your sources.list please02:14
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sharp_i need to know how to add "/usr/lib/pkgconfig" to my PKG_CONFIG_PATH variable02:14
J-_so when i use ./configure to compile it, what do i do? change the directory to where the file is and type ./configure?02:14
tanlaanjrib: by sources do you mean what i have installed instead of what it wants?02:15
gencelecimister_roboto i do not have any 6 live cd so i cannot try at the moment maybe later02:15
jribJ-_: yes02:15
mister_robotogenceleci: i was pretty annoyed that upgrading broke them on my laptop. <shrug>02:15
jribtanlaan: I mean the actual /etc/apt/sources.list02:15
baxter_kylieSo.... anyone here have a little experience with xinerama?02:15
sharp_anyone know since i think its simple02:15
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tanlaanjrib: ok will do02:15
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sharp_ i need to know how to add "/usr/lib/pkgconfig" to my PKG_CONFIG_PATH variable02:15
gencelecimister_roboto is there anyway to clean drivers of soundcard and make ubuntu to recognize it again02:15
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dash`how would I search through a folder and all its subfolders and delete a certain type of file?02:16
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mister_robotogenceleci: if you know the package that the driver is in, you can 'sudo dpkg --reconfigure <pkg>'02:17
roostishawanyone, im running fluxbox. what am i doing wrong with the following keybinding in the keys file? Mod4 :Exec gnome-terminal &02:17
roostishawit dont load nothin02:17
mister_robotogenceleci: oops, i mean "dpkg-reconfigure"02:17
jribdash`: you can probably set something up with 'find'02:17
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sharp_ i need to know how to add "/usr/lib/pkgconfig" to my PKG_CONFIG_PATH variable02:17
spadesroostishaw put that in your session file, not keybinding02:17
spadesroostishaw err, forget that, remove the &02:17
gencelecimister_roboto: no way! but i am going to try to reconfigure gstreamer02:18
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roostishawspades, then reconfigure? then try it?02:18
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J-_what does, 'checking for XML::Parser... configure: error: XML::Parser perl module is required for intltool' mean?02:18
athcsxjrib: thanks for the info02:18
alex-weejanyone managed to get UT2004 working with Xgl/Compiz?02:18
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spadesroostishaw yea, or restart within it02:18
tanlaanjrib: http://pastebin.ca/8923202:19
jribJ-_: you are missing libxml-parser-perl02:19
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roostishawspades, i just did a restart... and Mod4 :Exec gnome-terminal in ~/.fluxbox/keys has no effect02:19
hippie23how do I get java working on a ppc? I been fighting with the damn thing for hours and still no results02:19
hippie23managed to get flashplayer to work though02:20
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J-_jrib: do i install it with synaptic?02:20
RalithHullo. Having trouble installing from the livecd. It looks up at a different place in the file copying every time.02:20
spadesroostishaw what are you using to get mod4/02:20
roostishawspades, what am i using?02:21
spadeslike, is it alt or something?02:21
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jribJ-_: yes02:21
roostishawspades, sorry, i dont know what you're asking02:21
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tanlaanjrib: did you get the pastebin?02:21
jribJ-_: 'sudo apt-get build-dep inkscape' may help you02:21
spadesroostishaw which button is your mod4? what are you pressing that youre trying to launch the terminal with02:22
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feld_hey guys I need a hand. I was messing with Active Directory + ubuntu the other day and I decided to scrap the project. I just removed Winbind and now I can't login as any user.02:22
jribtanlaan: yeah, what does 'apt-cache policy mono' say?02:22
feld_i remove all references to pam_winbind.so in /etc/pam.d's config files. any other ideas?02:22
roostishawspades, oh. im trying either windoze key02:22
tanlaan  Installed: (none)02:23
tanlaan  Candidate:
tanlaan  Version table:02:23
tanlaan 002:23
tanlaan        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com breezy/main Packages02:23
tanlaanoops sorry for the large post02:23
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jribtanlaan: k, in the future please use a pastebin.  Are you using breezy or dapper?02:23
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spadesroostishaw ok, open or create ~/.Xmodmap and put in 'keycode 115 = Super_L  and next line add mod4 = Super_L'  save and then xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap02:23
andrividI just downloaded the cd files for the ia64 port...its only 27MB...is that really all that is needed?02:23
tanlaanjrib: dapper02:23
gencelecimister_roboto: do you know which driver manages "Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 03)"02:24
geokokHey i found a pic of the installer for another game but its exactly the same as in my case....http://offload1.icculus.org/loki_setup/loki_setup.jpg  maybe that helps you guys on how to un-install it02:24
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spadesroostishaw then do the same for keycode 116 and super_r to get both keys as mod402:24
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jribtanlaan: your repositories are pointing to breezy.  This is an upgrade from breezy to dapper I assume?02:24
mister_robotogenceleci: no, sorry.02:24
J-_gah, now i'm missing something.... configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH02:24
J-_See `config.log' for more details.02:24
tailsfanIs there a program like alien for all sorts of archives and in a GUI02:24
jrib!compile > J-_02:24
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jribJ-_: (you need build-essential)02:25
beadi just installed network-manager-gnome via the console with sudo apt-get and i dont see it anywhere in any of the menus. how can i run it?02:25
spadesroostishaw like in http://3spades.net/.Xmodmap  just pay attention to mod4 and super l line02:25
tanlaanjrib: no i havent upgraded from breezy...reformatted the drive *used to have breezy* then freshly installed dapper02:25
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andrividwhy is the ia64 port instal cd only 27MB?02:25
jribtanlaan: did you modify your sources.list after the fresh install?02:25
tanlaanjrib: nope02:26
tanlaanjrib: wait02:26
ardchoilleyou had to02:26
gencelecimister_roboto: thanks for all, i will format the partition and install from scratch. :)02:26
tanlaanjrib: does going into the repositories section in synaptic count?02:26
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mnk0hey sup02:26
hippie23I need to get java working on a ppc g3 running dapper, been trying to make it work and it just refuses to work, cand any1 help?02:26
dash`stoopid thing....02:26
mnk0if i install amd64 vesrion, does that mean i cant use i386 packages?02:26
mister_robotogenceleci: good luck :)02:26
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hippie23ima bout ready to shoot the darn thing02:27
mnk0also, anyone familiar with installing, xgl ?02:27
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genceleciis version 6 has builtin WPA protocol?02:27
jribtanlaan: yes.  If you did a fresh dapper install then I believe you can just fix your sources.list by replacing it with a dapper one02:27
jrib!easysource > tanlaan02:27
pickettry #XGL02:27
gencelecihas verison 6 builtin WPA?02:27
jribtanlaan: are you comfortable with the procedure?02:28
tailsfanIs there?02:28
harisundI am just wondering, will Dapper 'break' in anyway if I enable a root account? I know there is sudo and all that, but I am just too familiar with Fedora to let it go .. besides, for a home/casual user it may be ok, but when you have tons of system administration to do preceding everything with a sudo is becoming a hassle...02:28
tanlaanjrib: ill check it out, one sec02:28
tailsfanhttp://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/18124 can anyone help me with that please?02:29
jribharisund: afaik, you should be ok (but note that you can use 'sudo -i' to do the equivalent of su -02:29
andrividtanlaan do u know about the ia64 port of ubuntu?02:29
tanlaanandrivid: no i dont02:29
harisundjrib .. ok .. just wanted a confirmation .. I normally use sudo -s if I want a mini shell login into the root user, and I have added myself in the sudoers file to not ask password at any point.. but still I would rather have root than anything else :)02:29
andrividthe cd is only 27MB..i dont see how its that small02:29
tanlaanjrib: whats the 2 letter code of your country?02:30
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roostishawspades, so ill just copy the first 4 lines of that to my .Xmodmap file, right?02:30
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LjLharisund: in Breezy enabing root could cause problems. i'm not sure whether it still can in dapper. i don't see a reason for enabling root, given it's just a matter of typing "sudo -i" rather than "su"02:30
jribtanlaan: mine is 'us' for United States02:30
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SeveasLjL, that bug is fixed in breezy too02:31
tanlaanjrib: ok wanted to make sure02:31
Seveas(and afaik in hoary too, but I'm not sure)02:31
five_laptopanyone have a USB external HDD enclosure hooked to their linux box?02:31
spadesroostishaw well the one i used made right winkey into control since its for my laptop, but just copy super_L and make it super_R code 116 and addmod4 on it02:31
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spadesroostishaw them xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap02:31
harisundLjL do you have any idea as to what sort of problems it causes?02:31
LjLSeveas: ok, didn't know, though still...02:31
LjLharisund: it used to lock you out of some control panel applets (both in Gnome and KDE i think), chiefly02:32
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harisundoh .. ok.. I use XFCE :) ..02:32
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roostishawspades, sorry, i lost my connection...02:32
wall0159Hi Team. Anyone have experience with a Canon 30D in Dapper? Neither Gnome volume manager or picassa seem to work...02:32
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roostishawspades, where were we?02:32
AlinuxOSwith XFCE I have no AT or DIESIS charachter on my lauout02:32
AlinuxOSI don't know why :(02:32
AlinuxOSharisund, maybe you know why ?02:32
siiocan someone tell me if desktop supports dual procs with out a recomplie?02:33
gdbsiio: yes02:33
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harisundAlinuxOS forgive me for my ignorance, but what are they>02:33
gdbsiio: sudo aptitude install linux-image-68602:33
LjLharisund: anyway my point of view is, ubuntu is almost based on the entire idea of sudo, and while unlocking root might work fine, i see it a bit like asking for trouble, also considering that you can do with sudo anything that you can do with root --- and just as easily, afaics02:33
spadesroostishaw just do this:  http://www.3spades.net/.Xmodmap202:33
gdbsiio: then reboot02:33
gnomefreaksiio: yes install the -smp kernel02:33
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siioreally that easy?02:33
AlinuxOS@ <----- AT charachter.02:33
gnomefreakgdb: isnt the smp duel core?02:33
roostishawspades, copy the whole thing?02:33
gdbsiio: yes, it's that easy ;-)  the 686 image includes SMP02:33
gdbgnomefreak: dual core, smp, and HT02:34
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spadesroostishaw yes, save it as ~/.Xmodmap and then run 'xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap02:34
gdbgnomefreak: they all look the same to the OS02:34
gnomefreakok didnt know 686 included all that02:34
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harisundLjL thanks for your advice.. but I think I am going to go ahead and ask for that trouble :D ..02:34
Bizzehi have an amd64 x2 4200 and run the amd64 version of ubuntu, it picks up both procs just fine02:34
ardchoilleharisund: You behind a router?02:34
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harisundardchoille yes, why?02:35
ardchoilleharisund: Just curious.. it makes it harder to break in02:35
tanlaanjrib: ok i switched out the sources.list02:35
roostishawspades, ok, now what?02:35
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harisundarhchoille, break into what?02:35
ardchoilleharisund: your computer02:35
spadesroostishaw if it loaded, try the button and see if gterm pops up02:35
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harisundardchoille :D02:36
jpjacobsI've got some hardware question... i've got a CPU that needs 2.4V but the motherboard only offers 2.2 or 2.5... what's best to choose?02:36
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Bizzehjpjacobs: "auto"02:36
alvarohi im going to install ubuntu dapper02:36
ardchoilleharisund: When a malicious person comes to a box, he knows there is a root account. but he can't brute force a root account if it is disabled. He can't brute force user accounts unbless he knows the usernames. Having a disabled root account adds to the security of the box.02:36
alvaroi was wondering what button do u press to boot from cd when i turn on the pC?02:36
mnk0anyone use wine?02:36
harisundoh wow ardchoille.. that's neat... that thought never occured to my mind at all..02:37
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ardchoilleharisund: ;)02:37
mnk0how do u hide jions and shit from irssi ?02:37
gdbalvaro: You'll either need to configure your BIOS to boot from CD first, or if your PC has a menu option that you can call up interactively during boot to select CD.  There's no standard.02:37
harisundthough I am guessing Ubuntu is so popular these days that a cracker would by default expect not to have a root account ..02:37
jpjacobsBizzeh, well, that's no option here, it's still a jumpered motherboard...02:37
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ardchoilleharisund: enabling the root account opens it to brute force attacks02:37
meekishwhat would be the command to apt-get php-cgi with gd, curl, and xml support?02:38
harisundmnk0 type /ignore #ubuntu JOINS PARTS QUITS NICKS02:38
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alvaroi have ubuntu 5.10 right now though02:38
harisundmnk0 I think that should work ..02:38
mnk0harisund: thx02:38
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harisundDid they work mnk0 ??02:38
mnk0how about for all channels ?02:38
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roostishawspades, no luck...02:39
spadesroostishaw do an 'xmodmap -v ~/.Xmodmap' and see if it errors02:39
J-_damn thing won't 'make' whatever that means.. damn thing02:39
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harisundmnk0 You can type that for each channel you are in .. what I do is write a note in my ~/.irssi/config file02:39
ardchoilleJ-_: did you sudo apt-get install build-essential ?02:39
mnk0harisund: u have to type for each chan?02:40
mnk0not like set it .. ?02:40
LjLJ-_: excuse me, but my network went down while you were discussing the inkscape thing... what's the reason you're compiling it from source?02:40
harisundmaybe try going to window 1 and type /ignore ALL QUITS PARTS NICKS JOINS02:40
roostishawspades, http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/1812502:40
harisundI am guessing there is a ALL command in irssi ... not really sure.02:40
mnk0ohh k02:40
J-_no prob dude, just want to install the newer version onto my machine, i might just have to settle wit hthe version in teh repo's02:40
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spadesroostishaw you did the one i was using for my laptop, wipe that one and use http://www.3spades.net/.Xmodmap202:41
LjLJ-_: oh, i see02:42
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LjLJ-_: what kind of problems are you having?02:42
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J-_i don't even know at this point, i'm just going to install the version in the repo.02:43
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roostishawspades, http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/1812602:44
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spadesroostishaw looks good, did you try and see if it worked? that technically should have done it02:44
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roostishawspades, well, i did a reconfigure... and then tried both win keys... no luck  :(02:45
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spadesroostishaw not sure there, try in #fluxbox maybe the keys setup isnt right02:46
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reb42i have a simple python problem02:46
wm0tdoes anyone know of a program to measured transfered data that doesnt require snmp?02:46
roostishawspades, "try in #fluxbox" lol, no thanks02:47
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reb42i create a dictionary like      dict = {'one':1, 'two':2}02:47
reb42then i iterate over it       for key in dict:                      print key02:48
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reb42it prints the keys in reverse order ie three, two, one02:48
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MoosebuntuDoes anyone know if there is a way to tile windows horizontally or vertically on the screen?02:49
ardchoilleMoosebuntu: that would be the job of the window manager. You in gnome?02:50
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MoosebuntuWhere is this manager?02:50
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ardchoilleMoosebuntu: the indow manager in gnome is Metacity, unless you changed it. Open gconf-editor and have a search for metacity02:51
laoziQuestion:  Are there any word processors for the console?  I know that there's Oleo for spreadsheets but I'm looking for a console word processor (not vim or emacs or pico/nano.)02:51
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MoosebuntuOpen via terminal?02:52
roostishawanyone, how do i start firestarter on fluxbox startup, and have its icon in the system tray?02:52
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Moosebuntubash: gconf: command not found02:52
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ardchoilleMoosebuntu: gconf-editor02:53
sproingiea console word processor?  like wysiwig on a console?02:53
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laozisproingie, Well, not EXACTLY wysiwyg, but Word Perfect used to be text based and it was pretty good at formatting.  Just wondering if there was a project like that around, haven't seen it.02:54
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VR_im trying to rip a cd using grip to ogg, but it won't work. i have vorbis-tools installed. can anyone help?02:54
sproingieemacs has some pretty good tex modes02:54
SbisoloHi all, who can help me with an apt-get problem?02:54
roostishawanyone, how do i start firestarter on fluxbox startup, and have its icon in the system tray?02:54
roostishawSbisolo, what is it?02:55
Moosebuntuardchoille> I'm searching for this gconf -editor02:55
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Sbisoloapt-get resolves sources with a
roostishawMoosebuntu, gconf-editor02:55
jribMoosebuntu: there is no space02:55
laoziI'm a vim guy, I'm not going to mess with ecraps.02:55
Moosebuntuah, I found it.  It's called Configuration Editor02:56
roostishaw... gconf-editor02:56
Moosebuntu... searching for metacity02:56
ardchoilleMoosebuntu: it's gconf-editor  (no space) and I don't see anything about what you wanted.02:56
gnomefreakplease take the editor convo to #ubuntu-offtopic02:56
ZambeziIs it spelled dependice? (I guess not).02:56
roostishawanyone, how do i start firestarter on fluxbox startup, and have its icon in the system tray?02:56
Sbisoloipv6 disabled02:56
Moosebuntuardchoille> so no option to tile you mean? OK02:57
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sproingielaozi: vi has okay tex modes.  not as good.  you're out of luck.02:57
gnomefreakroostishaw: gksudo firestarter  and prolly not about the icon02:57
gnomefreaksproingie: i asked it to be moved to -offtopic02:57
sproingiegnomefreak: sorry, didn't see02:57
ardchoillegnomefreak: Oh, I thought you meant me02:58
Moosebuntu<no value>02:58
Moosebuntuthat could be it02:58
gnomefreaki meant the convo02:58
theDancan anyone recommend a good wireless card to use with ubuntu?  i'm wary of taking the advice of a site, since getting a card and not having the drivers work, would, well, suck.02:58
Moosebuntu"This keybinding resizes a window to fill available horizontal space. The format looks like "<Control>a" or "<Shift><Alt>F1". The parser is fairly liberal and allows lower or upper case, and also abbreviations such as "<Ctl>" and "<Ctrl>". If you set the option to the special string "disabled", then there will be no keybinding for this action. "02:58
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sproingieanyone know how i would diagnose the problem where the run dialog simply doesn't work from any keyboard shortcut anymore?02:58
UKMattwhat is nano in command prompt?02:58
roostishawgnomefreak, ill try it... thanks!02:58
sproingieif i put a button on the panel for the run dialog, it works fine02:59
sproingiebut no matter what keyboard shortcut i use, it never works02:59
Kyralor even "nano <file you want to edit>"02:59
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sproingiei don't even know how to begin diagnosing it, because apparently it's not a command, but some control sent to the panel02:59
sproingiewhether it's corba or dbus or what, i don't know02:59
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Sbisolono one with similar problem?03:00
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tanlaanon linux how might one go about running a .msi file?03:00
Moosebuntuardchoille> If I make changes to the key mappings, are they automatically saved?  I see no save option.03:00
tanlaanor can you not run it on linux...03:00
sproingietanlaan: with wine03:00
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tanlaansproingi: fuck...i dont wanna install wine lol03:01
sproingietanlaan: .msi stands for *microsoft* installer03:01
MoosebuntuIt works! :)03:01
sproingietanlaan: and please watch the language03:01
tanlaansproingie: sorry, i will from now on :D03:01
MoosebuntuIt's a bit different than MS windows, but it ultimately functions the same.03:01
UKMattwhats a gpg key03:01
ardchoilleMoosebuntu: The setting changes in gconf-editor are immediate.03:01
ubotugpg is the GNU Privacy Guard.  See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GnuPrivacyGuardHowto03:02
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KyralIn a Nutshell, its your Digital Signature03:02
sproingieUKMatt: gnu privacy guard.  it's a lot like a certificate.03:02
BizzehIn a Nutshell, its a FOSS ripoff of pgp03:02
Kyralie, if I send you something signed with my key (which ALL emails from me are, so if something comes from me without it, its NOT ME!!)03:02
Moosebuntuardchoille> fyi: /apps/metacity/window_keybindings/maximize_vertically and /apps/metacity/window_keybindings/maximize_horizontally.  Works beautifully.03:02
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UKMattsproingie, i'm trying to install something and told me to "type these 2 lines to add the gpg keys", where do i do that03:02
Kyralthen you can be pretty damn sure I sent it03:03
Moosebuntuardchoille> Your help is much appreciated. :)03:03
tanlaanis there a version of wine for ppc?03:03
sproingieeven phil zimmerman doesn't sign everything he sends03:03
ardchoilleMoosebuntu: It does? Ok, thank you for that information :)03:03
ardchoilleMoosebuntu: You're welcome :)03:03
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dadgumitneed a quick fix hopefully, anyone ever had xorg lock up when you have dual procs enabled?03:03
Kyralsproingie: its auto with my mail client :P03:03
sproingieUKMatt: you can just type those two lines03:03
dadgumitI am also seeing two letters when I hit the key once03:03
Kyralsproingie: also makes sure that any "You spammed me!" claims are quickly dispelled :P03:03
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Moosebuntuardchoille> Will the config editor let you know if you entered a duplicate binding?03:03
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jribUKMatt: applications > accessories > terminal is where you type them probably03:03
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UKMattjrib, ya that was it ty03:04
sproingieKyral: i'm sure phil's is too.  he has some broader point to make about it, which escapes me.  a lot of it boils down to false positives when gateways mangle his messages03:04
ardchoilleMoosebuntu: That's an interesting question.. I have never done that so I don't know.03:04
Kyralsproingie: lol03:04
Moosebuntuok, np.  I'll take my chances and look around for a dup.03:04
dadgumitno help?03:04
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Kyralsproingie: primary reason I got my key was because I needed it to upload packages :D03:04
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sproingieKyral: that's probably a better thing to have ubiquitous signing on than casual email communications03:05
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Dial_toneman, I've been futzing with gtkpod all afternoon. this thing is not ready for primetime.03:05
sproingieKyral: and there's no question about gateways mangling the content03:05
Kyralhuh mangling?03:05
AlinuxOShello I need that | export CVSROOT=":pserver:anonymous@anoncvs.gnome.org:/cvs/gnome"   | command execute when X starts, how can I do it ?03:05
Kyralpeople say it just shows up as an attachment :P03:05
sproingieKyral: ever see what lotus notes does to email?03:05
Kyralsproingie: my college uses Notes03:06
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Kyraltis why I POP to my mail account :P03:06
sproingieKyral: it's a horror, isn't it?03:06
skavengewhats the best gui id3 tag editor?03:06
Kyralaside that I hate webmail interfaces03:06
sproingieKyral: anyway, we're pretty offtopic right now03:06
KyralI don't care lol03:06
WhilI'm wondering about xgl and qt403:06
ubotuCompiz (compositing (window) manager) and XGL (Xserver architecture layered on top of OpenGL) howto at http://wiki.ubuntu.com/CompositeManager XGL+compiz help in #ubuntu-xgl  See http://tinyurl.com/pw5ez for Kubuntu systems03:06
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sproingiexgl, yummy eye candy.  too bad compiz isn't quite as stable as xgl03:07
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Whilthank you03:07
AlvaroXhi everyone, i have my HD splited in half, one for Linux and one for Win, i just got rid of win and formated to ext3, the problem is that when i mount the new ext3 partition i cant write on it, how can i mount it and allow read/write for users? since i can only write as root...03:07
MoosebuntuIt's amazing how much memory Ubuntu does NOT use in contrast with Windows XP/2000.03:08
spadesAlvaroX chown it to your user03:08
coder_can someone please help me enable dma on my dvd-rw?03:08
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MoosebuntuI'm running with 256MB ram and I'm only using a bit over half.03:08
UKMattfor anyone knew to Ubuntu from windows, SLED menu for Ubuntu is pretty cool, and in repo03:08
dr_willishdparm -d1 /dev/hdb (or whatever) :)03:08
coder_dr_willis:  I've tried that03:09
dr_willisactually ya need a sudo in front of it. :P03:09
dr_willisbut there is a hdparm config file somewhere in /etc/ to do it  properly03:09
AlvaroXspades, can u guide me through it, i think its obvious that im a total newbie ... :p03:09
coder_ive tried both03:09
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spadesAlvaroX do a 'sudo chown user:user /path -R'03:09
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ardchoillecoder_: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DMA03:10
coder_ HDIO_SET_DMA failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device03:10
sproingieMoosebuntu: i dont find the memory consumption much different myself.  it's definitely snappier than windows03:10
meekishwhen apt-get'ing the rails package, it tries to install PostGresQL bindings, how do I tell apt-get not to install those?03:10
tanlaancan anyone point me in the direction of a good wine tutorial *mostly for installation*03:10
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dr_williscoder_,  could be some odditiy in the chipset. this is a ide drive? or sata?03:11
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ubotuwine is a compatibility layer for running windows programs on GNU/Linux. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Wine for more information.03:11
coder_ide, yes03:11
coder_nvidia chipset03:11
sproingiemeekish if it's required, you dont really have too much choice.  if it's recommended, you could just remove the bindings after the fact03:11
sproingiemeekish: rails installs so easily from gems that it's not much point using the .deb03:11
Moosebuntusproingie> I'm surprised you don't find it different.  Maybe I'm missing something.  What does Ubuntu require as minimal for ram?03:12
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meekishsproingle: on the rails package page, it says libpgsql-ruby1.8 OR libmysql-ruby1.8. Is there a switch in the apt-get install to change it? http://packages.ubuntu.com/dapper/web/rails03:12
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z2how do I restart ubuntu from the command line ?03:12
meekishI would rather install mysql03:12
z2mysql sucks go with postgresql03:13
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meekishDHH wouldn't agree with you on that one :)03:13
sproingieMoosebuntu: i'm currently using 316 megs and all i'm running is xchat.  i don't really care tho, since performance is still quite nice03:13
z2well DHH must be a fucking moron then03:13
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meekishhaha, he *is* the creator of Rails03:13
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sproingiemeekish: if you want any amount of customization, i would just install it from gems03:14
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coder_i dont even know which device my cdrom drive is actually03:14
meekishok, is the .deb package to acquire gems?03:14
linuxgooberWhen I try to compile kdevelop i get checking for XX... configure: error: Can't find X includes. Please check your isntallation and add the correct paths! any ideas whats wrong?03:14
Moosebuntusproingie> Have you looked at the consumption using the system monitor app?03:14
dr_williscoder_,  check dmesg output.03:14
coder_i did03:14
coder_hda: media error (bad sector)03:14
dr_williscoder_,  just to clarify - this is a IDE cdrom drive?03:14
sproingiethis is where i like bsd ports -- it picks up cpan stuff automatically03:14
coder_yes, it is03:14
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sproingieMoosebuntu: that's what i'm looking at, yes03:15
dr_williscoder_,  hda is the cdrom drive?03:15
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coder_probably.  since there is no other ide drives03:15
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dr_williscoder_,  ya running just the live cd eh?03:15
ardchoillecoder_: Where is your Ubuntu install?03:15
ardchoilleoh, liveCD03:15
coder_not livecd03:16
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coder_sata drive03:16
ardchoilleok, then can you explain why you only have one IDE drive and it is a CD rom?03:16
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ardchoilleoh, ok.. never thought of sata03:16
sproingieardchoille: sata03:16
ardchoilleYeah, my bad.03:16
dr_willisi just use my sata drives as /home/ and stuff :P got an ide drive i boot/install to. :)03:16
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coder_dr_willis: get a sataII drive to boot from.  its life changing stuff03:17
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coder_ncq is amazing03:17
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dr_willisI dont have a sata controller the can handle sata2 yet. :P (i think)03:18
coder_i see03:18
dr_willisstill extending this live of this older pc at the moment.03:18
dr_willislonger it lasts - the bigger a box i get shen i do upgrade. :)03:18
coder_ya, i just decided to upgrade.03:18
ardchoilledr_willis: That's pretty smart :)03:18
dr_willisthat AMD new stuf (am2?) or whatever is now out and gainign speed. :P better drives... faster ram...03:19
dr_willisits the next big 'jump03:19
dr_willisits the next big 'jump' in pc porformace it seems.03:19
coder_dr_willis: thats what I got03:19
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dr_willissuch a big jump that the parts from most of my current machines - wont even be useable in a new box. :)03:19
coder_x2 4200+ am2, 2gb ddr800  =)03:19
sproingienaw, conroe is supposed to be the next big jump03:20
coder_ddr800 is a pretty big jump03:20
sproingiepretty expensive too03:20
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dr_willisheck. the $140 Semperon systems i see in bargin stores are faster thien this box. :)03:20
coder_ya, i got 2gb for 25003:20
cjonescould someone point me to the right room for cadega03:20
ardchoille #cedega ?03:21
cjonesyeah that03:21
dr_willisCedega has good forums.03:21
AlvaroXhi everyone, i have my HD splited in half, one for Linux and one for Win, i just got rid of win and formated to ext3, the problem is that when i mount the new ext3 partition i cant write on it, how can i mount it and allow read/write for users? since i can only write as root...03:21
dr_willisnot sure about how tood the chat room is03:21
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AlvaroXi chowned the partition03:21
dr_willisAlvaroX,  make a dir  for the users and chown the dir.03:21
AlvaroXmaybe im doing smth wrong..03:21
dr_willisnot the drive.03:21
sproingiei keep thinking about getting a gumstix and writing stuff for it in a small language03:21
dr_willisAlvaroX,  thats the 'easy' way i found. :P03:21
AlvaroXohh ok03:21
AlvaroXthanks, will try that03:22
dr_willisAlvaroX,  setting the whole mounted dir to be owned by a user.. is somthing i never did quite figure out03:22
sproingiebut i have no idea what i'd write.  am i truly a geek if i'm not interested in hacking something?03:22
dr_willissproingie,  if you liked Feta Cheese and GYros - would you be Truely Greek? :)03:22
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dr_willisHmm.. I like Gyros.03:22
AlvaroXmkdir: cannot create directory `/media/disk2/bosta': Read-only file system03:22
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coder_does DMA exist on sata drives?03:23
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HotwheelzDoes anyone know how to contact the team that looks after the repositry that holds Mythtv packages in dapper?03:23
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sproingiecoder_: don't believe so.  sata basically looks like scsi to linux03:23
geokokquick question03:23
coder_right.  thanks sproingie03:23
geokokdoes the locate command search the whoel filesystem?03:24
AlvaroXi cannot make the F.... Dir...03:24
sproingieHotwheelz: there should be contact addresses in the package info if you browse the package listing03:24
coder_search an index03:24
cjonesanybody in hear play video games useing wine ?03:24
Hotwheelzif i run a packages search shows up 0.18 packages latest build is 0.1903:24
ubotuCommon Sense: Just because you can, does not mean you should. Think before you do. "Works for me" does not mean it is ok. The latest version of everything is not always useful if you aim for stability.03:24
ardchoillegeokok: the locate command searches the slocate database, that database is created with updatedb.03:24
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kbrooksHotwheelz: See above03:25
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ardchoillegeokok: And, yes, I believe updatedb takes into account the entire file system.03:25
geokokhmm..yeah...a bit more simplified??I mean if it doesnt find something its not in the pc right?03:26
sproingieno it means it's not in the index03:26
ardchoillegeokok: I would say that is correct.03:26
geokokok great!!i believe i solved my earlier problem with the game then!!!03:26
geokoki love linux!!!03:26
Marsmenschanyone can help me with vdr-streamdev?03:27
ardchoillegeokok: if you just created a file, no.. locate won't see it until you do sudo updatedb, then locate will see it03:27
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geokokwhat r the chances of something not being in the index?03:27
sproingiegeokok: if you added it recently, pretty good.  it's only updated once a day03:27
ardchoillegeokok: the index is updated when you run sudo updatedb03:27
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geokokok so i ll run that command ..then it ll have everything right?03:27
geokokok thanks03:28
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sproingiegeokok: if you want something that's updated all the time, sudo apt-get install beagle03:28
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geokokalready got beagle.Is great03:28
ardchoillebeagle is pretty cool :D03:28
sproingiebeagle's awesome with the deskbar03:28
chemjeffI'm having a bit of difficulty installing ubuntu on my desktop, can anyone offer a hand?03:28
geokokjust have to use the console to get rid of a crappy game03:28
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geokokso locate is more handy03:28
mikeymike-linuxhow do i get the notification of updates back on my gnome bar03:29
sproingiei say again, why is an awesome thing like the deskbar not put on the panel in the default install?03:29
sproingiei use it for everything now, even to launch apps (especially since alt-f2 broke mysteriously on me)03:29
Bizzehbecause not everyone thinks its awesum03:29
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geokok....it is though03:30
dr_willisI perfer the console! :) like a real geek!03:30
sproingieBizzeh: those people need their awsometer adjusted03:30
mikeymike-linuxhow do i get the notification of ubuntu updates back on my gnome bar i erased it03:30
unstablesobit would be 'awesomer' if it didn't have to take up space on the panel03:30
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sproingieunstablesob: you can make it take up the space of just one button03:30
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ardchoillemikeymike-linux: Sounds like you might have deleted your notification area panel applet. If so, you can right-click the panel and add it back.03:31
mikeymike-linuxis that notification area?03:31
coder_what a world of difference a clean dvd makes when trying to copy files from it =)03:31
mikeymike-linuxi put that on there again but there's nothing there03:31
mikeymike-linuxhow can i make it show me something :D any updates lately?03:32
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chemjeffI'm able to install ubuntu and it works almost until the end.  At the very end, when I finally login, it accepts my login and then it just hangs.  Any thoughts?03:32
geokokwell it seems that locate didnt need any updates after all. It could see the files when I created them a while ago and could see that they were gone right after I deleted them....if u say its only updated once a day then how do u explain that?03:32
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mikeymike-linuxwoops wrong window03:32
ardchoillemikeymike-linux: Open Synaptic and click the update icon (the two arrows)03:32
mikeymike-linuxardchoille, thanks03:32
dr_willisupdatedb is normally ran as a cron job once a day03:32
ardchoillemikeymike-linux: You're welcome :)03:33
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mikeymike-linuxAndroid, thats the 'reload' icon03:33
mikeymike-linuxgreen arrows?03:33
ardchoilleYeah, I meant reload icon03:33
mikeymike-linuxoh ok i guess there hasn't been any updates today?03:33
mikeymike-linuxi haven't gotten any notification to install them03:34
mister_roboto chemjeff: can you log in without X?03:34
ardchoilleI haven't seen any updates today03:34
geokokonly automatix was updated today03:34
mikeymike-linuxardchoille, thanks03:34
mikeymike-linuxgeokok, ah okay03:34
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geokokI found a solution to my game uninstall problem. Required a program called loki installer (seems many games use it) to be installed first. Think I should post it?03:35
ardchoilleMan, this is the most awesome distro on the planet. I love it :)03:35
geokokit is!!!03:36
mcquaidis there any gui available for setting up pppoe?03:36
cjoneshow do you force a update for a programe in term.03:36
mcquaidi understand how to use pppoeconf but I wanted to know for some friends that I will be giving the live cd to03:36
ardchoillecjones: Explain more please03:36
sproingiehow do i get the ubuntu bootsplash back after installing kubuntu-desktop?03:37
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cjonesardchoille  i have wine ver .16 want newer ver03:37
kholerabbiI want to be able to easily mount and unmount iso files.. anyone know a good way? perhaps a script for nautilus?03:37
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chemjeffmister_roboto: yes03:37
bouncer44g'day .......03:37
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ardchoillecjones: If the newer ver isn't in the repos, you won't be able to update it via the repos.03:38
kholerabbiwine 0.9.17 is the newest03:38
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bouncer44can anyone tell me what package "make" is in ?03:38
carthikAfter adding a user to a group, how do I make the change effective without logging out and logging in again?03:38
mister_robotochemjeff: then i would suggest having a look at /var/log/messages to see what kind of errors you were getting trying to log on with X03:38
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carthikbouncer44, use dpkg -S make03:38
cjonesardchoille  so i reistall it ?03:38
ardchoillekholerabbi: nautilus scripts are way cool.. and I"m sure there's a script for that.. if not, you can write your own03:38
carthikbouncer44, or install apt-file to search for packages that files belong to03:38
kholerabbiardchoille: true thanks03:38
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ader10Hello everybody. I am trying to install ubuntu version 6.06 LTS for my 64-bit pc and everything goes alright until I edit partitions or until it actually starts copying files. I would be grateful for any help given.03:39
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ardchoillecjones: if you re-install it via the repos, you're just going to end up with the same ver you have now03:39
chemjeffmister_roboto: ok i will look, but i have to reboot, as the whole system locks up when i try to login with X03:39
carthikader10, what's the error?03:39
cjonesardchoille  so build it form source03:39
sproingiecarthik: any new processes that user launches should contain that group membership.  the existing processes are kind of out of luck afaik03:39
bouncer44carthik: I'm trying to install nvidia driver ...... is looking for make in my path03:39
chemjeffmister_roboto: That is a great nick BTW03:39
ader10It just freezes without any notice. The x server won't even respond.03:39
ader10I can't move the mouse either.03:39
ardchoillekhaije1: http://g-scripts.sourceforge.net/  <-- some great scripts there.03:40
mikeymike-linuxim trying to install yahoo messenger from their website and i got the debian package but it calls for libss0.9.6 and i have 0.9.8xx installed and its saying its broken because i dont have an older version...03:40
carthiksproingie, no, after I adduser, the command "groups" does not list me in that group03:40
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sproingiecarthik: that's correct, because your current process isn't changed.  try "exec bash" and try groups again03:40
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mister_robotochemjeff: hehe   thanks03:40
[Ex0r] mikeymike-linux- it's very buggy anyways. Why not use gaim ?03:40
ardchoillecjones: That will give you a newer version providing you build from newer sources, yes03:40
mikeymike-linux[Ex0r] , because gaim is trying to use my formatting globally03:40
carthiksprongie, exec bash doesnt help neither03:40
mikeymike-linuxmy yahoo tetx cant be white03:41
cjonesardchoille  thanks dude03:41
geokokc ya later guys ...thanks for the help!03:41
mikeymike-linux[Ex0r] , my text in gaim is already white on DARK GRAY.. but yahoo doesn't allow background colors only text... and that would mean white on white03:41
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ardchoillecjones: You're welcome :)03:41
sproingiecarthik: strange.  exec bash --login?03:41
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mikeymike-linuxi cant seperate the preferences for yahoo and aim03:41
carthiksproingie, closing the terminal and opening a new one does help either.. there was a command to set the new groups without logging out and loggin in again... i forget03:41
[Ex0r] you cant?03:41
[Ex0r] last time I checked you could03:41
sproingienewgrp will work03:41
mikeymike-linux[Ex0r] , how?03:41
carthiksproingie, nope03:41
isedei am running Kubuntu and i have strange problems with Perl install ation. CPAN module does not seems to be working, always breaks on some encryption routines. any ideas?03:42
ader10Now I am trying to boot into the ubuntu live cd and it freezes at Mouting root filesystem.03:42
jramseytrying to mount a cd with an iso image on it; when i inserted it, ubuntu brought up a file browser and the files were there but i need to mount it with exec so i can run an install procedure on the cd; can someone help with the mount cmd?03:42
carthikbouncer44, install build-essential to compile anything from source, almost03:42
sproingiecarthik: i can't reproduce that problem.  sure you added the group?03:42
[Ex0r] anyone know if wine runs dos programs accurately ?03:42
mister_robotocarthik:  you need to log in again. it's inheriting the environment from your first shell process when you logged in03:42
carthiksproingie, yup $sudo adduser carthik fuse03:42
sproingie[Ex0r] : you want dosbox for dos apps03:42
[Ex0r] sproingie- its dukenukem 3d03:43
carthiksproingie, installing fuse added the group too...03:43
[Ex0r] a game that runs from dos03:43
ader10Hello everybody. I am trying to install ubuntu version 6.06 LTS for my 64-bit pc and everything goes alright until I edit partitions or until it actually starts copying files. I would be grateful for any help given.03:43
ttyfsckercan someone here help me with this problem that is likely to be unfixable atm?  i have a Logitech Quickcam notebook pro with the usb ID 046d:08c3..   I have had no luck with pwc, usbcam, quickcam, or any of the other drivers that are thought of to work.   I find it very troublesome to switch to winXP to just do a video conference, and buying a different camera is not in question.. can anyone help?03:43
carthikmister_roboto, but there was a command that would allow me to "refresh" without logging out... like the bash "source" command, you know.03:43
mister_robotocarthik: you might be thinking of "newgrp"03:43
sproingieohh i do always log in fresh when i change groups, come to think03:43
carthikmister_roboto, not so sure I am03:43
mister_robotocarthik: to set your group?03:43
mister_robotocarthik: what you trying to do again?03:44
mister_robotocarthik: refresh what?03:44
carthikmister_roboto, to add  myself to a group (adduser)03:44
sproingiei just forget since i have ssh set up to do it with a keypress03:44
carthikmister_roboto, the groups I belong to03:44
chemjeffmister_roboto: OK I have access to /var/log/messages but I'm not sure what I"m lookign for, there's a lot of stuff there03:44
mister_robotocarthik: 'id' will tell you that03:44
mister_robotocarthik: or you can just go look in /etc/group03:44
mister_robotocarthik: i mean 'id' will show you which groups you currently belong to03:45
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ader10I am trying to install ubuntu version 6.06 LTS for my 64-bit pc and everything goes alright until I edit partitions or until it actually starts copying files. I would be grateful for any help given. My machine freezes when I edit partitions or when the install program actually starts copying files.03:46
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mister_robotochemjeff: try starting wtih Xorg.0.log03:46
mister_robotochemjeff: that's just the stuff from X03:46
carthikmister_roboto, try "groups"03:46
mister_robotochemjeff: or the ".old" file is from the last login03:47
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ljlolelhow do i use grep with a multiline pattern?03:47
mister_robotocarthik: same as "id" but with a little less info :)03:47
carthikmister_roboto, I know how to check if I am in the group - what I dont know and would like help with, is with how to make bash realize that after adduser, I am now a member of fuse.03:47
ubuntuis there any way to resize a ext2 partition towards the beginning of the disk, that is change the start of the partition? libparted, which every tools seems to use does not seem to be able to do it03:47
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mister_robotocarthik: have you tried the newgrp command?03:48
phreekbirdsup guys03:48
chemjeffmister_roboto: OK I found it, but there are no errors given in Xorg.0.log03:48
mikeymike-linuxis there a way to make game not group all its windows into one taskbar button?03:48
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mikeymike-linuxright now it says gaim (10) and i hate it03:48
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squidgyDoes anyone here know whether Compiz makes a log file?  mine dies every time I run it with no error messages.  It worked fine earlier today.03:49
carthikmister_roboto, that doesnt help - I just need to be able to mount dirs using fuse03:49
deepO.o ! What are you people doing up now? Its the middle of the night, god damn it! ;D03:49
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mister_robotochemjeff: what about in Xorg.0.log.old?03:49
carthikmister_roboto, without "sudo"ing03:49
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phreekbirdquestion, just installed a new uibuntu LAMP ... put it on a diff network from my box ( my box = 192.168.1 network, LAMP Box = 192.168.10 network) how can i bring up a shell for it? ssh server is not istalled by default i do not think, any help is appreciated =D03:49
mister_robotocarthik: wtf do you mean it doesn't help? if you are listed in the group file, it WILL switch you to that group03:49
ader10I am unable to install ubuntu and nobody is going to help me... I'll just stick with suse. :(03:50
mister_robotocarthik: obviously that's not what you wanted then03:50
chemjeffmister_roboto: No, no errors there either03:50
jramseyhelp with cdrom mount/umount .. trying to remount a cd with exec so i can run an install procedure on it but cannot; do i umount first? tried that and get device busy error ????03:50
chemjeffmister_roboto: That is, there are no lines that begin with (EE)03:50
deepIsnIsnt there a ubuntuchatroom here somewhere? :P03:50
[Ex0r] phreekbird- without ssh being installed you cant03:50
[Ex0r] deep- #ubuntu-offtopic03:50
deepCheers, m8. :)03:51
[Ex0r] any time03:51
[Ex0r] hmm03:51
[Ex0r] time for me to decide which ircd I want to run03:51
phreekbirdEx0r: telnet? otherwise i got to lug a keyboard./monitor down03:51
[Ex0r] phreekbird- you can telnet in and than install ssh03:51
[Ex0r] sudo apt-get install ssh03:52
mister_robotochemjeff: if you want to pastebin it, i can have a quick look but i'm off for dinner soon. probably won't be able to help you. just a general purpose tip to always check your logs first when hunting problems :)03:52
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phreekbirdthanks man thats exactly what i needed to hear =D03:52
chemjeffmister_roboto: How do I pastebin something?03:52
ubotupastebin is a service to post large texts so you don't flood the channel. The Ubuntu pastebin is at http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org (you can always find it in the channel topic, among other useful things)03:52
brandon_i'm getting a foomatic-rip exited  error when i try to print03:52
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jramseyif fstab is changed do i need to reboot?03:55
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hawkaloogiejramsey, no, sudo mount -a03:55
hawkaloogiejramsey, unless you removed something, then you'll have to umount it manually03:55
thompahmm im starting to like gnome, now that nvidia is working, seems my card was physically bad03:55
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jramseyhawkaloogie, trying to remount a cdrom with exec so i can run an install on it; it mounted so i cannot03:56
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sproingiejramsey: umount it then remount it03:56
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MoosebuntuCan someone help me configure my monitor to display more than just a screen resolution of 1024 x 768?  It's using the "Generic Monitor" settings.03:56
jramseyi have tried umounting it; get device busy and no app is up using it (that i can tell)03:56
gmoorei just installed a tv tuner card in my ubuntu system, which is running dapper server. what do i need to do to set it up so ubuntu sees it?03:56
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sproingiejramsey: do you have any shell windows open that are cd'd to any directory of the cdrom?03:58
tonyyarussoWhy so many updates in the last week?03:58
dash`is there a way to write LS results to a file or anything?03:58
sproingiedash`: ls > filename03:58
ardchoille!fixres > Moosebuntu03:58
jramseysproingie, i guess i must have cuz i just umount'ed it after killing a gnome-term window; will try remounting it now ty03:58
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mister_robotojramsey: "lsof" and then grep for the device, filename, directory or whatever03:59
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bouncer44Moosebuntu: try ctrl + keypad (+ - )03:59
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bouncer44default xorg.conf has loads of resolutions04:00
Moosebuntubouncer> doesn't do anything04:00
sproingielsof | grep $(readlink /dev/cdrom)04:00
phreekbirdEx0r: Connection refused =(04:00
phreekbirdsure telnet works out of the box?04:00
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sproingieubuntu doesn't even come with telnet ootb04:00
sproingietelnetd that is04:01
bouncer44can you read the xorg.conf ? ......04:01
phreekbirdcrap then how am i going to freakin edit my LAMP ... guess i got to drag up a keyboard and mouse =p04:01
deepand a screen ^^,04:01
sproingiephreekbird: you'll need to get on the console and install sshd at the very least04:02
phreekbirdya that too04:02
sproingienormally it's not too useful to install a server without remote access04:02
spadesif he has the repos he can just do it blind04:02
cjoneshow do you disable acceleration in xorg.conf?04:02
phreekbirdya thats the ultomat plan sproingie04:02
blindhe can do it blind04:02
sproingieif ubuntu-server installs without sshd then that would be kind of dumb04:02
phreekbirdwas hoping it came out of the box with sshd ... it dosnt, so i was at least hoping for telnet so i could install sshd04:03
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sproingiephreekbird: that'd make a lot of sense.  guess not.04:03
phreekbirdrofl ok b back in a few =p04:03
sproingietime to attach the ol keyboard04:03
phreekbirdya if i can find on04:04
sproingieyank out the one you're using04:04
phreekbirdthats too wasy04:04
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phreekbirdgot an old usb sitting around somewere i kjnow it04:04
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godtviskenLately when I attempt to start applications they take fovever saying "loading xxx" then the loading message disappears and the program doesn't open04:05
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Schalkendoes anyone know anything about NTLDR?04:05
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ubotux is the X Window System; it's the part of your system that's responsible for graphical output. To restart your X: sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart (GNOME), sudo /etc/init.d/kdm restart (KDE) To fix screen resolution or other X problems: http://wiki.ubuntu.com/FixVideoResolutionHowto04:05
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Moosebuntu!fixres Moosebuntu04:06
ubotuI know nothing about fixres Moosebuntu - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu04:06
DeshOk, I am going to install windows xp on the same harddisk as a ubuntu installation. I already used the GParted LiveCD to repartition my drive. Should I make my Ubuntu partition hda1, the extended and swaps as hda2 and hda5 respectively, and XP partition hda3? Or switch around the XP and extended partitions?04:06
MoosebuntuI did "sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart", and my screen went blank on the F7 X terminal.04:06
baxter_kylieHey, quick question about workspaces: Is there a way to assign a specific workspace to a specific screen?04:06
hawkaloogieDesh, iirc most windows do not like not being on the first partition, which is why i usually put them on hda104:07
dr_willisbaxter_kylie,  i dont think it works that way04:07
Bizzehbest thing to do is hda1 == windows, hda2 == linux boot, hda3 == linux root, hda4 == linux swap04:07
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amonkeyhow can i start the screensaver from bash?04:08
baxter_kyliedr_willis: No? Cripes. A friend of mine has done this on his gentoo installation and without xinerama.04:08
godtviskenLately when I attempt to start applications they take fovever saying "loading xxx" then the loading message disappears and the program doesn't open. What is going on?04:08
dr_willisbaxter_kylie,  hmm.. not sure how hes doing it then.04:08
gdbgodtvisken: Have you recently changed your hostname?  Or are you on a dhcp connection?04:08
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Deshhawkaloogie: The problem is, I do not want to mess with my hda1 partition as Ubuntu is already on it.04:09
mister_robotogodtvisken: you might wanna try starting the apps from the command line so you can see any error messages they might be displaying04:09
godtviskengdb: Yes to both. But what does the internet have to do with it?04:09
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gdbI'd suggest making hda4 an extended partition and putting swap on an hda5 logical partition to allow for future growth / modifications to your filesystem.04:09
gdbgodtvisken: have you logged out and back into your desktop since doing that?04:09
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gdbgodtvisken: GNOME is sensitive to hostname changes if you're logged in when it changed.04:09
godtviskengdb: yes, i have restarted a few times two, and tried two different kernels04:09
gdbgodtvisken: Ah, in that case I don't know what could be causing it.04:10
pppoe_dudewhere can i configure vncserver's options? like which wm to start, etc...04:10
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godtviskengdb: well, thanks04:10
gdbgodtvisken: I'm sorry. :-(04:10
gmoorei did a server install of ubuntu. i'd like to be able to launch applications using X from my windows machine. (eg xclock, gimp, etc). what package(s) do i need?04:10
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dr_willispppoe_dude,  it deoends on how you are starting vnc., - the vncserver command reads several config files you can change.. its a script. read it and see what it does.04:10
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gdbgodtvisken: My biggest issue with trying to help others is that I can only help others with problems I've experienced myself, and since I experience so few, there's not a lot I an help with. ;-)04:10
genbiei would like to install ubuntu from another distribution over the internet. is there anything similar to this for ubuntu? http://www.us.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/apcs04.html.en04:11
dr_willispppoe_dude,  i got vnc ser where it spawns as i vnc in - so i get a GDM screen04:11
hawkaloogieDesh, then it doesn't really matter i don't think. except i heard a nasty rumor about old windows kernels not liking being installed after a certain block number (you should be fine, don't listen to me)04:11
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gdbgmoore: I use the freenx packages from Seveas' repository.04:11
pppoe_dudewell actually right now it started with no wm04:11
pppoe_dudefor some reason04:11
gdbgmoore: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SeveasPackages04:11
mnk0i just installed ubuntu, on a freespace on my hd04:11
pppoe_dudewhich is perfect for my purposes04:12
dr_willispppoe_dude,  or its using 'twm'04:12
Deshhawkaloogie, ok thanks.04:12
mnk0and now i get error when booting into winxp04:12
pppoe_dudedr_willis, nope just X now04:12
mnk0cannot load hal.dll04:12
mnk0anyone farmilir with this erorr?04:12
gdbI like twm.04:12
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gmooregdb: what about it?04:12
gdbI wish it came installed by default so I could swap to it when suffering bouts of nostalgia. :-)04:12
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gdbgmoore: What about what?04:12
pppoe_dudei can do 'xterm -display localhost:1' tho which is great04:12
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chemjeffmister_roboto, did you receive the file?04:12
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gmooregdb: why did you link me to a list of seveas' repositories?04:12
dr_willisgdb,  hmm - i think it is installed by default. :P just no entry for it in the gdm04:13
JackDethTrying to install Xubuntu dapper on an old Toshiba Satellite Pro. Found some nice instructions online for doing a very spartan install (using Sarge) that should still work with the new version. However, after first doing very basic "server" install, it does not seem to recognize my internet connection so I cannot do an "apt-get update". I keeps trying to connect to archives listed in sources.list but I keep getting errors "Temporary failure04:13
mister_robotochemjeff: no. just post the link to the file on pastebin04:13
gdbgmoore: Like I said, I use Seveas' freenx packages to do what you're looking to do.04:13
gdbdr_willis: which twm doesn't bring it up for me. :-/04:13
gmooregdb: 'm familiar with NX but i'm not interested in installing it on this system; just X04:13
gdbas in "which twm" on the commadn line04:13
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dr_willisgdb,  i install so much stuff.. it may of got added by some other package. :)04:13
chemjeffmister_roboto: here is the link: http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/1812704:14
jramseyanyone ever seen this? jramsey@ubuntu:~$ sudo nautilus04:14
jramseyerror: The metadata does not have a thumbnail property04:14
godtviskenLately when I attempt to start applications they take fovever saying "loading xxx" then the loading message disappears and the program doesn't open. What is going on?04:14
gdbgmoore: Well, "just X" is a pretty tall order for Windows.  You will need to install quite a bit of software to get a working X server under Windows.  I use http://xlivecd.indiana.edu/ installed to disk for that.04:14
chemjeffmister_roboto: I had to use lynx to send it, I'm sorry if the format is a little messed up04:14
dr_willisrunnung nautilus as root - is a little scary. :)04:14
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bouncer44brb, trying out "make"04:15
gdbdr_willis: This system has had freenx, apache2, tcsh (for one weirdo user), postfix, and nothing else installed it outside of the stock, right off the CD install. ;-)04:15
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gdbinstalled on it*04:15
jramseydr_willis, i had to; needed to run an install proc from a cdrom and it isn't set for exec in fstab by default04:15
chemjeffOh while I'm here I have another question.  When I was installing Ubuntu and it came time to partition the hard drive, it claimed that I had a SCSI drive when I know I have an IDE drive.  Is there a way to tell Linux that I have an IDE drive?04:15
jramseyso i used naut. to browse it04:15
gdbOh, yeah, and openssh-server like *everyone* installs04:15
godtviskenHow do I see error messages coming from X? I go to tty8 and nothing is there, I thought X was usually started from there04:15
MrKeunerIt looks like OSCommerce site is cracked. there is alink to a trojan file from the homepage04:15
phunkaliciousmaybe you have a sata drive04:15
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chemjeffOh, I think I do have a SATA drive. But that is not the same as SCSI is it?04:17
JbbaHi, I'm new to ubuntu and I want to know if there's a way to upgrade to dapper drake from breezy wihtout having to boot up in live cd mode and without having to completely download it off the internet with apt-get, i have the dapper drake cd beside me.04:17
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phreekbirdwooot keyboard and monitor worked! rofl04:18
phreekbirdthanks guys04:18
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fowlduckJbba, you could add the CD as a repository and do a system upgrade from it, I think04:18
ttyfsckerwell i'll be damned.. if anyone has a quickcam notebook pro with usb id 046d:083c.. then let  me know and ill guide you through getting it to work!! i just got mine to work..04:18
jsleeper_if anyone in here is involved with ppc development i want to say a big 'thanks'04:18
jsleeper_it didn't take long to install dapper on my al powerbook and i'm now on my wpa encrypted network04:19
mister_robotochemjeff: i'm sorry. i read through it and it looks ok to me. i have no clue04:19
fowlduckJbba, look how your current CD is in your /etc/apt/sources.list and create another line for dapper04:19
dash`how do you make an executable text file?04:19
dash`like a batch file in windows04:19
[Ex0r] probably won't do any good, but does anybody here know of any mapping software for ubuntu like gtk-radiant ?04:19
skavengechmod +x04:19
JbbaOkay, I have it set up in synaptic as a reposity, now how do I start the upgrade?04:19
chemjeffdash: I think what you want is a shell script.04:20
dash`possible, I don't know much about it04:20
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mister_robotochemjeff: you might try "sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg" to reconfigure your X04:20
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mister_robotochemjeff: but i don't know what the problem is with your current config04:20
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deimos_good evening04:20
gmooreok if i install KDE or Gnome on my server install and noone is logged in to one of the sessions will kde/gnome use any memory or resources?04:20
DeshJbba: If I wer you I'd do a fresh install of Dapper.04:20
JbbaWell, I get the live cd booted up and it take forever and a day to do anything with it04:21
DeshJbba: When I updated a bunch of things stopped working. backing up your data and ding a fresh install seems like the best way to me.04:21
fowlduckdash`, add #!/bin/sh to the beginning of a text file and from the command-line type "chmod +x filename"04:21
chemjeffmister_roboto: Okay, I have an NVIDIA GeForce graphics card, what would be the correct driver to use?  Is it nv?04:21
Jbbathanks for the help guys, Btw, I have no data to backup because I just installed breezy04:21
fowlduckdash`, then you can just go ./filename from the directory and it will run04:22
fowlduckdash`, for more information see: http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Bash-Prog-Intro-HOWTO.html04:22
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chemjeffdash: I would check out the man pages for csh or bash. Those are two of the most common shells.  Each has its own complete scripting language.04:22
hereticianQuestion- How do I edit my Login Screen w/ Dapper (I have it already extracted and ready-to-use in /usr/share/gdm/themes) I am guessing there is something I need to install, although I do not know what?04:23
fowlduckdash`, no problem04:23
offroadgeekanyone have dapper running on an OQO 01+?04:23
fowlduckheretician, System>Administration>Login Window04:23
godtviskenI don't know if running Linux is worth it for me. I mean, my printer isn't supported, it's hell getting my network card to work, I need to hack around to get my Rio Karma to work, my mouse buttons don't work correctly.. What's the point if I just want to chat, program and use the web?04:24
hereticianThanks fowlduck04:24
gmooregodtvisken: if you need to ask those questions then stop wasting your time and use windows04:24
[Ex0r] godtvisken- Rio Karma? I have a Rio Cali and have no problems04:25
fowlduckgodtvisken, might not be the best distro for you then.  Shop around, sometimes other distros will better-suit your needs04:25
mnk0hal.dll missing04:25
mnk0when trying to boot in to winxp04:25
ToHellWithGAany k3b experts here?  k3b is failing to compute the checksum every time i burn a disc, although the on-disc check utilities have so far said the discs are fine.04:25
mnk0anyone familiar with this problem?04:25
fowlduckmnk0, ummm, wrong channel for that question04:26
mnk0where could i find out?04:26
fowlduckToHellWithGA, maybe slow down the write-speed?04:26
mnk0i just installed ubuntu on a new partition04:26
fowlduckmnk0, google has your answers I'm sure04:26
mnk0and i get that error when i try to boot into win04:26
mnk0ia m googlin04:26
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ToHellWithGAfowlduck: it's a CDRW and the valid speeds in the list are 10 and auto04:26
mnk0just wondering if someone had experienced it04:26
mnk0and coudl help out04:26
mnk0that all04:26
ToHellWithGAi don't think 10 speed burning could be too fast :/04:26
fowlduckToHellWithGA, sorry, just a shot in the dark, maybe see if there is a k3b channel04:27
DeshHi all! I repartitioned my drive and now have an empty ntfs partition, hda3, which I would like to add to fstab, how do I do this?04:27
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genbiei would like to install ubuntu from another distribution over the internet. is there anything similar to this for ubuntu? http://www.us.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/apcs04.html.en04:27
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fiveironis there a way to change what font is used in the graphical system startup?04:28
MoosebuntuWhat does the Ubuntu icon mean next to Synaptec packages?04:28
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fiveironMoosebuntu, i'm pretty sure that means it is an officially supported package04:29
[Ex0r] I take it cedega isn't free ?04:29
Moosebuntufiveiron> I thought that's what it might be.  Thanks.04:29
fiveiron[Ex0r] , it is if you do the cvs04:29
fiveironbut last I checked the cvs wiki site was b0rked04:29
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fiveironand you don'04:29
jramseymy install worked from cd but it installed as root; is there a mass chown cmd to change the owner from root to ?whatever from a dir including all subdirs so i can write to the folders?04:29
fiveironsorry.. don't get point2play in the cvs04:30
[Ex0r] im just looking for the new version, it said it supports half-life 204:30
Deshjramsey: you don;t have access to anything besides your home fodler04:30
verbosejramsey: find / |xargs chown user04:30
Deshjramsey: use sudo to access all that stuff04:30
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godtviskenI changed my hostname and now I get the error when trying to use `sudo` "sudo: unable to lookup moksha via gethostbyname()" Except I cannot change the hostname back without sudo!04:30
fiveironyeah... jramsey read the docs... its supposed to be like that04:31
jramseyfiveiron, yeah thanks04:31
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zippy__hi maybe some1 can help me.. ubuntu 6.06 comes with sshd?04:32
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advant_Anyone know of any working guides to get enlightenments engage installed in ubuntu?04:33
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godtviskenI changed my hostname and now I get the error when trying to use `sudo` "sudo: unable to lookup moksha via gethostbyname()" Except I cannot change the hostname back without sudo!04:34
godtviskenWhat can I do?04:34
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jjrossDesh, etc/fstab  add this line to ftstab   /dev/hda3     /media/hda3   ntfs    nls=utf8,umask=0222 0 004:34
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Deshjjross: Thanks a bunch! :)04:35
jjrossDesh,  you may have to create a directory /media or whatever you want to call it04:36
deimos_advant_: try http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=97199&highlight=e16 or http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=54476&highlight=enlightenement04:36
[Ex0r] darnit, no way to play half-life 2 on linux04:36
[Ex0r] and vmware will run it way too slow04:36
jjrossDesh, make sure you back up fstab before you do this, search the forum , there is something on hoe to do this04:37
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hereticianWhere are icon packages stored (to-be-used) and where can I locate the application to launch some type of Manager to replace my icons?04:37
[Ex0r] heretician- typically /usr/share/pixmaps04:38
DeshHow do I check the order of my partitions? I want to make sure they are all in order so when  install XP it doesn't mess them up. :)04:38
gnomefreakheretician: /usr/share/pixmaps04:39
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hereticianAlrighty, thanks.. Where can I activate them?04:39
hereticianor do i just unpack them and place them in that folder?04:39
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[Ex0r] heretician- for themes ?04:39
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hereticianIcons ;004:39
[Ex0r] heretician- yeah, themed icons?04:39
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hereticianer er...04:39
hereticianhold on04:39
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jjrossDesh, do you have gparted on your computer?04:40
elementI just installed ubuntu for the first time...what's the easiest way to get all the latest updates for my system?04:40
advant_deimos_: thats about installing the whole thing, not just engage04:40
[Ex0r] element- check the status bar at the top of the screen.04:40
jjrossDesh, run it and it should show you what is there04:40
Deshjjross: But on gparted it shows hda1, hda2 -> hda5, and hda304:40
[Ex0r] It'll get them for you.04:40
elementand it's saying I'm not root when trying to use apt-get...even tho I thought I logged in as root =/04:40
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heretician[ex0r] : http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=2716604:41
[Ex0r] element- you have to sudo before using apt-get04:41
[Ex0r] ah yeah, themed icons04:41
[Ex0r] iirc, they go in ~/.icons04:41
Deshjjross: I dont want XP to mix them up and fudge them up, like maybe make hda5 to hda3 and XP hda4. >_<!04:41
deimos_Desh: sudo fdisk -lu04:41
jjrossDesh, does it say the type of file system they are?04:41
cjonescould sometake a look at this and tell me what wrong ?http://pastebin.ca/8931204:41
heretician[ex0r]  How can I activate them?04:41
Contou1hey all - I'm trying to connect to net using ppp thru a qtek smartphone - I set phone number, username, random password (provider says it's not needed) and tried to connect - without success; they say there in the phone manual I have to set some extra AT init commands but it's nowhere in gui; so I tried to use pppconfig and then pppd call my-isp - again, without success; any clues?04:41
element[Ex0r] : ah yes,,,,but to get around that 'you're not root' issue?04:42
Deshjjross: yeah. hda1 - > primary ext3, hda2 -> extended, hda3 is ntfs primary, hda5 is linux swap04:42
[Ex0r] heretician- you extract them into the folder that they go in, I cant remember where though. I thought it was ~/.icons04:42
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godtviskenI changed my hostname and now I get the error when trying to use `sudo` "sudo: unable to lookup moksha via gethostbyname()" Except I cannot change the hostname back without sudo! What can I do?04:42
jjrossDesh, i dont think it will, i have never had that problem, hda5 is hda 5 on either system04:42
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DeshOk cool, thanks.04:42
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Deshdeimos_: thanks, yeah they are all in order, with 5 at the end. Thanks.04:43
jjrossDesh,  if you are like me ,pretty soon you wont even be booting in to windows04:43
heretician[ex0r] : Know how I would manually get there? I know the "." stands for going somewhere, althoughhhh dont know where04:43
Deshjjross: I don't, I can use Linux for basically everything, except my ATI card will not work, and I need Premiere Pro, :-P04:44
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[Ex0r] heretician- I am trying to tell you how, but I don't remember what directory they go in04:44
heretician[ex0r] : Ill look around then hehe04:44
[Ex0r] Go to system>preferences>themes>click theme details, click the Icons tab04:45
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[Ex0r] and than drag-drop the folder into the window04:45
zippy__guys pls.. in a keymap file i get: keycode   1 = Escape .. if i do keycode 160 = F18... how/where i can define F18?04:46
jjrossDesh, I used to think I needed to keep windows around for odd things like that, but I have not booted it up for over 2 months now, maybe i will some day04:46
heretician[ex0r]  SWEET! Thanks, know where I can get the basic themes that edit the top and bottom panels?04:46
Deshjjross: haha, yeah maybe04:46
[Ex0r] heretician- same site04:46
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Feircestcalmla li la anyone want to help me with a super simple problem i'm sure.04:47
DeshIf I dual boot XP and Linux with Grub, will grub still boot linux o the newset kernels whenever I update it? (or synaptic/adept update them I should say)04:47
gmoore1) which is more resource intensive, KDE or Gnome?   2) if there are no sessions running, are any resources used (aside from disk space)?04:47
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heretician[ex0r] : There are several types of themes although I do not know which is for those type.. All of the Splash Themes look really cool although I do not know what they are either :P04:47
meekishdoes anyone know of an init.d script to start svnserve as a daemon?04:47
deimos_Desh: you will get to choose04:48
hereticiangmoore: 2.) Most definitely yes, resources will always be used as longa s your computer is on-- like displaying the GUI and stuff like that04:48
[Ex0r] heretician- hmm, did you copy and paste it into the folder ?04:48
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[Ex0r] it wont let me do it for some reason04:48
MM23does anyone know of ANY way to force amaroK to show up in the system tray? it works in KDE... but hell if I'm going to use KDE04:48
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Deshdeimos_: So Grub menu loader will show all the possible Linux kernels and XP? I would prefer it just show one option for Ubuntu and one for XP and when I pick Ubuntu just boot to the newest kernel.04:49
heretician[ex0r] : Dont know which folder-- the Icons worked perfect, just dragged the tar into that box. Although I dont even know where the Splash Themes go.. I'm guessing they aren't for the Panels htough04:49
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deimos_Desh: it will show them all unless you edit the config file. not very hard to do04:49
FeircestcalmOk, so i'm installing ubuntu and i am not able to apt-get install xine....and i cant get mp3's or dvd's to work, doe snayone know what I should do!04:49
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Lord-ChewYwhat is the command to run cedega afteri installing the cvs?04:50
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Deshdeimos_: ah ok, I guess I'll do that when the time comes, which should hopefuly be a few days. Anyways, I added hda3 to fstab as someone said, but it says only root can mount it. Should I reboot after editing fstab?04:50
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tjb891ok, ubuntu freezes whenever i try to activate my Belkin F5D7050 USB adapter, does anyone know how to fix this04:51
heretician[ex0r] : Missed your last message, just drag the tar into the list of current Icons04:51
deimos_Desh: i'm sorry but i'm new here too. so i will only tell you what i know it works because i already tried it out. in this case i don't know :)04:52
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Deshdeimos_: ok, thanks a lot! :)04:52
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TonrenHow do you watch Quicktime movies in Firefox?04:53
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DeshTonren: Mplayer04:54
hereticianIs therea  guide to installing Java on Ubuntu or is it just downloading a package?04:54
TonrenThat hasn't been working... let me try reinstalling it04:54
Tonrenheretician: It's just a package04:54
DeshTonren: Install the mplayer from repositories and any firefox plugin.04:54
Lord-ChewYanyone know the command to run cedega?04:54
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Lord-ChewYafter installing from cvs?04:54
hereticianalrighty, do i need to activate any more repos?04:54
Genericknow what would rock? a gtk+ rar app04:54
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skavengeark for kde, archive manager for gnome04:55
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skavengeas long as rar is installed they work as frontends04:55
hereticianTonren: Could you leak me the name of that package? :P04:55
Genericark crashes when i try to open a rar04:55
Deshheretican: activate all the repos, then: sudo apt-get install sun-java5-jre04:55
Genericer, a password locked rar04:55
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Deshheretican: you may also want sun-java5-plugin04:56
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Deshheretican, use the terminal, these won't install thru adept/synaptic I think04:56
Aftermathcan anyone supply me with the link to support hardware?04:56
hereticianDesh: Didn't find it04:57
MoosebuntuWhat is the package the includes the apache, mySql, php5 all in one?04:57
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Tom7e_hey.  currently to open dvds I have to use /media/dvdrecorder/.  How do I get dvd:// to load it?04:58
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TonrenDesh: Do I have to restart after installing mplayer and mozilla-mplayer?04:58
nowellHi all. Can anyone spare a second to help me with a problem I'm having accessing my second HDD?04:58
fdsdhey guys, how do I get update my apt-get so it doesnt do this? Couldn't find package ddrescue04:58
jjrossdesh, yes you need to reboot04:59
Tonrenjjross: Was that addressed to me?04:59
hereticianDesh: Terminal couldnt find either of them04:59
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Tonrenheretician: Have you enabled Universe and Multiverse?04:59
jjrossTonren,  that was odd ill try again , thanks05:00
fdsdwhat is the latest version of ubuntu called?05:00
hereticianTonren: Yup, every one of them hehe05:00
Tonren... is jjross a bot?05:00
Tonrenfdsd: Dapper05:00
dash`is there any way to force Ubuntu to open .torrent files with Azureus, instead of trying to do them by itself?05:00
jjrossno, no bot05:00
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Tonrendash`: You can set auto-file-actions in Firefox, I think, and there's definitely a way to associate them in Ubuntu but I'm not sure offhand05:01
nowelljjross: do you have a second? :)05:01
hereticianE: couldn't find package sun-java5-plugin05:01
heretician(and jre05:01
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skavengeright click on the torrent file, 'properties', should be a tab for 'open with', select azureus05:02
jjrossnowell, ill be here on and off tonight, trying to get some honey do projects done05:02
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nowellahhh gotcha05:02
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nowellI'm having a problem getting access to my second HDD05:02
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nowelli mounted it using sudo in the terminal05:02
nowellbut now it's saying I don't have the right permissions to open it05:02
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nowellhas anyone had this problem setting up a second HDD?05:03
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Stoned2daBoneshate windows05:04
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Stoned2daBonesI forcing my self to learn linux05:04
Stoned2daBonesbut ts not easy05:04
cycomnowell: yes05:04
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[Ex0r] wow, got a light desktop, now to find a dark colored icon set05:04
cycomnowell: you need to change the permissions on the folder in /media/ I think.05:04
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hereticianrestart didnt change anything still cant get the java package05:05
cycomStoned2daBones: sure it is.  Get rid of windows and run only linux fro a while05:05
Stoned2daBonesis it possible tu run games like need for speed underground in ubuntu05:05
cycomswhat I did.05:05
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hd420can apt tell me which package contains a file?05:06
cycomStoned2daBones: yes, but not easily.  Dude, can you survive without games for a bit?05:06
hd420stoned: how?05:06
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skavengehd420: packages.ubuntu.com will let you search per file in the packages05:06
hd420skavenge: so, apt-cache can't do so?05:07
Stoned2daBonesI've been using linux ubunto for almost 3 months now05:07
hd420actually, is /usr/bin/pager meant to be a symlink or a binary?05:07
deimos_it does if you have the package installed05:08
nowellOk, I REALLY need help with this permissions problem..05:08
skavengepossibly, i know it can search for a specific package but dunno about a file in a package .. probably can somehow05:08
hereticianis there anywhere i could manually download the java package?05:08
Stoned2daBonesbut im still not used to it05:08
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nowellI've got my second HD mounted, but everytime I got to browse it, I get an error telling me I don't have permission to access /mnt05:09
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siiodesktop and server are the same distro correct? the dif is just the packages it installs?05:09
cycomStoned2daBones: and you still can't spell it.05:09
deimos_heretician: have you tried easyubuntu?05:09
[Ex0r] siio- correct05:09
hereticiandeimos_ dont think so05:10
skavengesiio: yes, server doesnt install a GUI by default as well05:10
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ZambeziIs it possible to change port in qtorrent?05:10
Stoned2daBonesis the gnome onterface the same for all versions of linux?05:10
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[Ex0r] !easyubuntu05:10
ubotueasyubuntu is a script that automates installation of some items. Use at your own risk. See http://easyubuntu.freecontrib.org/ ; for help and discussion of easyubuntu please join #easyubuntu.05:10
siiois there a apt get for the gui in server or do you need to do it by hand?\05:10
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deimos_heretician: go here. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=190535 easyubuntu is a package that will help you install a load of needed applications including java05:10
skavengesiio: you can apt-get a gui desktop later yes05:10
Stoned2daBoneswhat can I do to download music like in kazaa?05:10
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hereticiandeimos_: Already googled it, this is great.. Thanks a million deimos_ :)05:11
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skavengeStoned2daBones: limewire, frostwire, gnutella, any p2p program05:11
hereticiandeimos_: Doesn't come with any apps though does it? :/05:11
siiowhat would it be? apt-get gnome05:11
DeshMy /media/ folder has the cd0 folder for the CD drive as well as a link to that folder, is it safe to remove that link as it seems useless to me?05:11
Skwid_i downloaded and burned the ubuntu server image, but my computer will not boot on it, is it supposed to be bootable ???05:11
skavengesiio: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop05:11
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hereticiandeimos_ Wow nm, its not automatic.. :P05:11
siioto easy05:11
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skavengeSkwid_: yes it is, are you getting an error or what?05:12
siiois ubuntu always this nice?05:12
Whildoes install ubuntu desktop override kubuntu?05:12
deimos_heretician: it's very easy to do. i didn't know anything about linux just copy pasted a few lines and it worked05:12
Skwid_skavenge: no, it just boots to the hard drive, even though the cd drive is first on the boot list in the BIOS05:12
skavengeWhil: no it keeps gnome and installs kde as well05:12
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StuckMojoi forgot what i had to do on my box05:13
[Ex0r] lol05:13
[Ex0r] easyubuntu froze up05:13
StuckMojosetting up one for a friend now05:13
deimos_Whil: no. you can chose at the login screen05:13
skavengeSkwid_: how fast did you burn it? the livecd's can be picky and need to burn slow05:13
StuckMojotell StuckMojo about mp305:13
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Whilskavenge: Oh, last time I tried installing gnome, i started getting egg_desktop errors and stuff so I tend to stay away from it.05:13
ubotuFor multimedia issues, this page has useful information: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats  -  See also http://help.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/desktopguide/C/common-tasks-chap.html  -  But please use free formats if you can: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeFormats05:13
TonrenHey guys, I installed mplayer and mozilla-mplayer, but I still can't view quicktime05:13
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[Ex0r] hmm, easyubuntu's repository is down05:14
skavengehaving both is hectic anyway because noth wm's apps show up in each others menus .. i spent alot of time getting them to get along heh05:14
Skwid_skavenge: 12x, but it's not the livecd05:14
Whilanybody have a sense for how well Suse runs in Qemu?05:14
skavengeSkwid_: its the alternate cd? is this dapper 6.06?05:15
Skwid_skavenge: hold on05:15
Skwid_skavenge: ubuntu-6.06-server-i386.iso this is what i burned05:15
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Skwid_ill be back05:17
teicahyeah! i did it.  I helped myself.  I wanted to know if/where archives d/led w/apt-get are stored:  $man apt-get|grep cache ... /var/cache/apt/archives05:17
elementshouldn't "sudo apt-get install xinerama" install it?05:17
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nowellSo nobody's able to help me out with this permissions problem?05:18
nowellI can't even access the HDD through the terminal05:18
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deimos_nowell: i'm new around here but i know i saw somewhere a way to change the access. i just can't remember where. still looking :)05:19
Dial_tonethe access to what05:19
nowellheh :) yea I've got it mounted..but it got mounted in 2 spots05:19
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nowellI have a second HDD05:19
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deimos_write/read access to partitions05:19
nowellI've used terminal and sudo bash diskmount to mount it05:19
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nowellbut whenever i try to access it, I get that I don't have permission to access /mnt05:20
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nowellor to access /dev/hdd105:20
Skwid_skavenge: im back05:20
elementwhenever i try to install a package, it says it can't be found..am I missing an update somewhere?05:20
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Tonrenhey, anyone gotten quicktime to work in firefox?05:20
mikeyjhey all05:20
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deimos_element: you haven't enblaed all the repositories05:20
skavengeSkwid_: ive heard of people having to burn it as slow as 4x, if your back in windows or whatever OS you might want to verify the md5sum as well05:21
elementdeimos_: how do I do that? I just installed ubuntu05:21
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hd420the pager variable wasn't set in me environment, thanks guys05:21
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skavengei dont have any experience installing the server cd myself, i used desktop05:21
deimos_element: system-admin-synaptic settings-repos05:22
someothernicknowell: sudo chown -R username:username /path/to/hdd .... then sudo chmod -R 755 /path to hdd05:22
mikeyjbeen a real long time since using linux, trying ubuntu, very much enjoing it.  Just curious if anyone has succeded in getting monodevelop to work with it, and what the best approch (URL maybe) would be for a fellow who basically now knows not alot about linux.05:22
StuckMojohow about mp3 in xmms in particular?05:22
elementdeimos_: then what after that?05:22
StuckMojoon amd64 if that matters05:22
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deimos_element: check universe and multiverse05:23
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Skwid_skavenge: hum ...05:24
elementdeimos_: for LTS?05:24
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elementdeimos_: and both binary and source?05:24
Skwid_skavenge: are you sure the server image is supposed to be a bootable one ?05:24
gmoorewhat are some media players for KDE? i installed kmplayer and it won't do anything, it just says xine not loaded05:24
skavengeSkwid_: all the install cds are how else would you run it? id double check your boot order is setup right in the bios as well05:24
Skwid_skavenge: i did05:25
ssmithHow do I get firefox to run windows media files?  Is it better to use Gstreamer or Xine?05:25
Tonrenhey, anyone gotten quicktime to work in firefox?05:25
madewokherdgmoore: I hear amarok is pretty ok05:25
skavengegmoore: amarok is the best imo05:25
Tonrengmoore: Have you tried the default, Rhythmbox?05:25
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gmoorenot yet... ill try them in a moment05:25
skavengerhythmbox is default for gnome05:25
Tonrengmoore: amaroK is pretty bloated, but good.  Try Rhythmbox first - it's smaller and more agile with some nice features.05:26
gmoorewait, is that for audio or video? i'm talking about video05:26
madewokherdrhythmbox isn't kde05:26
madewokherdand it's also not very good05:26
TonrenSorry, missed the KDE part05:26
elementdeimos_: how can I search for a package?05:26
Tonrenmadewokherd: At first I hated it because it was so underfeatured, but it's really not so bad at all.  It's very lightweight and simple.05:26
advant_Something I'm trying to install with apt-get requires libssl0.9.7 and I have 0.9.8, how can I get around this?05:26
skavengegmoore: for video try kaffiene05:26
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deimos_element: first press the reload button and then you have the search button. in synaptic that is05:27
elementdeimos_: ah ok cool thanks05:27
gmoorejesus everything i try is broken05:28
StuckMojonevermind, im an idiot. i was trying to play an avi in xmms05:28
gmoore"Loading of player part kaffeinepart failed"05:28
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Skwid_what is the alternate cd ?05:29
squidgyHi.  Would someone who has Xgl/Compiz running smoothly report the output of running 'glxinfo | grep render'?  Thanks.05:29
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[Ex0r] anyone here having problems with freecontribs.org/ubuntu/dapper/ repo ?05:29
DeshIf I want to unmount an iso image I mounted to a directory such as media/iso, would I (a) sudo umount <iso dir>   or (b) sudo umount /media/iso05:29
madewokherdI think either one should work05:30
wheels3572Can anyone tell me if it's possible to make a shortcut to a program that is not in the Keyboard Shortcuts section?05:30
deimos_squidgy: OpenGL renderer string: MOBILITY RADEON X300 Generic05:30
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Hyperhmm ld doesnt come with crtl.o ??? where can i get this ?05:30
squidgy[Ex0r] : yes05:30
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DeshOk thanks, madewokherd.05:30
Hyper/usr/bin/ld: crt1.o: No such file: No such file or directory05:30
squidgydeimos_:  thanks.  Does it report 'direct rendering: Yes' or 'direct rendering: No05:30
DeshHow do I make a partition that I added to fstab allow me to mount it? Everytime I click on it under system:/media it says only root can mount it.05:31
deimos_squidgy: direct rendering: Yes05:31
wheels3572Desh:  Precisely what are you trying to do?  Making a partition or mounting it?05:31
hereticianI have a problem with EasyUbuntu; it is installing the jre before it installs the bins and furthermore is giving me an error that I need the bin files05:32
ubotuI know nothing about monodevelop - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu05:32
Skwid_skavenge: what's the alternate CD ?05:32
Deshwheels3572: I have a partition that I will install XP on, hda3, now this partition was originally recognized by buntu, not added to fstab, so I added it and told it to mount to /media/hda3, but it won't auto mount and it says that only root can mount it.05:32
ubotuI know nothing about crtl.o - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu05:33
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skavengeSkwid_: text install, used for people that have trouble with the livecd or dont have the sys reqs to run the livecd etc05:33
ubotuI know nothing about windowmaker - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu05:33
Skwid_oh ok05:33
TonrenHey guys, how does WindowMaker work?05:33
TonrenDoes it replace GNOME?05:34
mikeyjthanks, I'll check it out05:34
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skavengetheres some other stuff it will do to, raid installs, installing grub somewhere other than the mbr, etc .. all its attributes are listed on ubuntu's download page05:34
wheels3572Desh:  Check that link I just sent you05:35
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skavengeTonren: highly doubt it replaces it, when you login you'll have an option under 'session' on the login screen which WM to run .. thats how most window manager installs work over the top of gnome at least05:35
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Deshwheels3572: in a pm?05:36
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wheels3572Desh:  Yes05:36
Deshresend please05:36
DeshI was not recognized.05:36
mikeyjmaybe a more generic question, what is the default package format for ubuntu? deb?05:36
TonrenSkaven: Hmm.. it says it "works with GNOME".05:36
wheels3572Desh:  Sent05:36
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skavengeTonren: the forums or wiki are likely to have something on it that may explain it better05:37
Hyper/usr/bin/ld: crt1.o: No such file: No such file or directory     hmm ld doesnt come with crtl.o ??? where can i get this ? what package has it ?05:38
Eclipse_GSXhow do i use irc on dapper?05:38
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deimos_Eclipse_GSX: xchat05:38
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MadpilotEclipse_GSX, install XChat from Add/Remove Apps05:38
crimsunHyper: what are you attempting to do?05:38
Hypercrimsun,  compile a ircd. unreal 3.2.505:39
Eclipse_GSXahhh thank you guys05:39
Eclipse_GSXjust installed it...and im a lil confused05:39
HyperEclipse_GSX, type xchat from a terminal05:39
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Whilhow would i change my kubuntu to ubuntu?05:40
Eclipse_GSXlol i mean i just installed ubuntu and i was confused...lol05:40
crimsunHyper: no you have libncurses5-dev installed?05:40
Whilwithout reinstalling the whole thing?05:40
mikeymike-linuxEclipse_GSX, wtf u doing in here05:40
crimsunHyper: s/no/do/05:40
Eclipse_GSXlol what do u mean...05:40
mikeymike-linuxEclipse_GSX, im a dsmer too05:41
Eclipse_GSXxp machine...lawl05:41
mikeymike-linuxim in irc.dsm.org05:41
deimos_Whil: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=20500205:41
Hyperno i dont i will do shortly. thanks alot man05:41
Eclipse_GSXmikeymike-linux sweet05:41
mikeymike-linuxEclipse_GSX, join our channel its full of leet only05:41
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wheels3572Ok question again:  Can I make a Keyboard shortcut if it's not in the list under Keyboard Shortcuts?05:42
Whildeimos_: thanks05:42
Hypercrimsun, all working now. thanks alot :)05:42
fivreis there any quick n' dirty, but powerful image manipulator a la InfranView for linux?05:42
Eclipse_GSXmikeymike-linux is this a server that requiers identd by ip? cause if it is...imma have a prob...05:43
mikeymike-linuxEclipse_GSX, i dont know05:43
mikeymike-linuxthats nuts a dsmer in here05:43
mikeymike-linuxbe warned they're real assholes in #dsm05:43
Eclipse_GSXlol ok05:43
Eclipse_GSXu ever on dsmtalk?05:44
mikeymike-linuxits a secret dont go spreading it05:44
mikeymike-linuxthose forums are all full of dumb ppl05:44
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Eclipse_GSXlol ok05:44
mikeymike-linuxyou know what NABR is?05:44
[Ex0r] bed time!05:44
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Eclipse_GSXyea i know...i was on it back in the day05:44
mikeymike-linuxthe guy who RUNS IT05:44
Eclipse_GSXlike 200105:44
mikeymike-linuxis a regular in #dsm05:44
mikeymike-linuxshearer and plebani used to join all the time05:44
mikeymike-linuxand the creator of the vfaq stengl used to also05:44
Eclipse_GSXight imma get off remote to my desktop and connect on my laptop05:44
mikeymike-linuxshep used to also05:44
mikeymike-linuxa friend of sheps is in there right now05:45
Eclipse_GSXshep is a bad ass05:45
mikeymike-linuxhe talks to him all the time05:45
mikeymike-linuxwe get all the leet infoz05:45
Eclipse_GSXight gimme a sec05:45
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jollyrogeranyone want to help a n00b install dapper drake from a live cd05:45
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jollyrogeri keep getting error messages05:46
someothernickwhat error?05:46
jollyrogercan't find rsdp05:46
mikeyjseeyall later05:46
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david__i am trying to hook the site i own up to my computer only... currently i am going through IXWebhosting... the plan is to make it so I can run my site off of my own computer, make my computer the server for it... i have already installed apache, what else do i have to do... i am so lost right now :(05:46
Magnus-sweColdfyre is dead:05:47
Magnus-sweAlso whack beu of gentoo... what a little kiddie05:47
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Magnus-sweDie bitch05:48
Magnus-sweColdFyre: you dont code for shit and judge me ?05:48
MadpilotMagnus-swe, take the offtopic stuff elsewhere, OK?05:48
Magnus-sweMadpilot, kick ColdFyre NOW05:48
ColdFyreif anyone knows what Magnus-swe is talking about do fill me in05:48
jollyrogerhow fast of a cd drive do you need because i bought a computer from my friend and it is still running win9505:49
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Magnus-sweFuck off monkeyfire05:49
StuckMojooooh feel the love05:49
Magnus-swemadpilot, now!!!!05:49
david__could anybody help me with running my site on my own computer, starting my own server?05:49
ColdFyre./ignore Magnus-swe05:49
Whilsuch language05:49
Magnus-sweOr trolltech has won!05:49
MadpilotMagnus-swe, I'm a lot closer to kicking you than I am anyone else, tbh05:49
AlethesI feel like I just joined #myspace_teenieboppers05:49
richiefrichwhere the /ban05:49
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StuckMojotemper temper05:50
david__jeez... temper temper :)05:50
StuckMojohope he doesn't code angry05:50
ColdFyrehe msged in pm out of nowhere earlier05:50
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ColdFyre<Magnus-swe> Do you like the group "Tool" ?05:50
ColdFyre<Magnus-swe> Do you like Dalnet ?05:50
richiefricherr u just banned that nick05:50
fdsdis there a way in linux or bash to monitor a files size instead of doing ls -l a million times?05:51
Madpilotrichiefrich, yes, I know05:51
mister_robotofdsd: u  waiting for an ftp to finish or something?05:51
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fdsdmister_roboto, dd05:51
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fdsdmister_roboto, waiting for it do image a 250gb drive:)05:52
richiefrichMadpilot .. err ok..   i was just  lettin u know.. just incase :P05:52
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mister_robotofdsd: while true; do ls -l; sleep 5; done   ?   :)05:52
nosklofdsd, try running: watch du -h filename05:52
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mister_robotocool, i never knew about the "watch" program. always just coded a loop :)05:53
jollyrogerdoes anyone know what "Unable to locate RSDP" means?05:53
david__anybody here running there own server for their site? i just want someone to tell me what comes after installing apache if possible... i own a site and i want to run it on my own computer... can anybody help?05:53
ubotulamp is a shortcut for Linux-Apache-Mysql-{PHP,Perl,Python}. To setup a LAMP server on Ubuntu, install the packages libapache2-mod-php5, php5-mysql, and mysql-server-5.0. You can also choose 'install a LAMP server' from the server install cd boot menu. See also https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ApacheMySQLPHP05:54
mister_robotojollyroger: lol    i googled for that exact string and a ton of results came back05:54
jollyrogerso how do i fix it it's right at the install phase05:54
david__if thats for me, thanks, ill give it a shot05:54
fdsdmister_roboto, could you do that same command with it alternating ls -l and ls -lh every 5 seconds?05:54
hereticianergh, how do you uninstall a package via terminal?05:55
hereticianso many apts so little time05:55
nosklofdsd, use watch05:55
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nosklofdsd, try running: watch du -h filename05:55
david__heretician: sudo apt-get remove program... i think05:55
mister_robotofdsd: sure!   while true; do ls -l; sleep 5; ls -lh; sleep 5; done      :D05:55
hereticianalrighty david__05:55
fdsdmister_roboto, awesome05:56
mister_robotofdsd: lol05:56
someothernickjollyroger: have you run check cd, to check for errors?05:56
fdsdmister_roboto, i was sitting there manually doing that:)05:56
fdsdnosklo, thanks for that too!05:56
jollyrogerno not yet but good idea i will try that thanks05:56
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someothernickjollyroger: if the cd checks out ok try to turn acpi off05:57
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jollyrogerok will do05:57
jollyrogerran the cd check and it started the uncompressing kernal part then the same error message05:58
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ubotuI know nothing about rsdp - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu06:00
[Phenom] When I'm installing Ubuntu, I'm getting "[4294879.952000]  Buffer I/o error on device hdb, logical block 9061" and so on for a while :|06:01
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jollyrogeryeah nothing on  http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu but thanks anyway06:03
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frogzoo[Phenom] : any chance the disk is bad? maybe try to reformat?06:04
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[Phenom] I have reformatted and I think the disk is fine06:04
taigeRwhen i try to play mp3 files, i get an error message06:05
taigeRCouldn't open auido06:05
frogzoophed_: checked your cables? power supply?06:05
jollyrogerwhere do i turn acpi off at06:05
taigeRplease check that your soundcard is configured properly....06:05
[Phenom] sound06:05
taigeRanybody know how to fix that?06:05
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skavenge[Phenom] : is /dev/hdb your harddisk or cd drive?06:05
ubotuFor multimedia issues, this page has useful information: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats  -  See also http://help.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/desktopguide/C/common-tasks-chap.html  -  But please use free formats if you can: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeFormats06:06
taigeRHealot: yes06:06
[Phenom] /dev/hdc is my harddrive06:06
[Phenom] hdb must be my cd drive06:06
[Phenom] hmm06:06
[Phenom] I'll switch CD drives06:06
[Phenom] and see what happens06:06
skavengegood idea06:06
skavengeit doesnt like that one for some reason, bad drive or bad driver for the drive, something06:07
jollyrogerWhere do i turn acpi off at06:07
[Phenom] Sound options, jollyroger06:07
skavengeother wise you can try booting with ide=nodma in grub06:07
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taigeRactually: this is the exact error i get: ** WARNING **: oss_open(): Failed to open audio device (/dev/dsp): No such device06:08
frogzoojollyroger: boot with 'linux acpi=off'06:08
godtviskenHow come say when I just played a video in youtube and then I open a music player I hear no sound in the music player, but the sound on youtube still works?06:08
taigeRwas all working before upgrade to 6.0606:08
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jollyrogerwhere do i input that06:08
frogzoogodtvisken: breezy?06:08
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godtviskenfrogzoo: dapper06:08
frogzoogodtvisken: did you turn esd off?06:09
fivreHmm... Firefox is curiously missing the "Copy Image" command usually in the context menu, anybody know why?06:09
jamesstanselljollyroger: at the boot prompt06:09
jollyrogershould i try booting from dos06:09
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someothernickjollyroger: first screen. press f606:09
godtviskenfrogzoo: no, what is that?06:09
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Healotf6? sounds like installing a new HAL in windows XP/server 200306:10
sepehrehi, what is the KDE first time user config. wizard called? can I run it again? :)06:10
jollyrogerso just add acpi=off in with the rest of the command string06:11
frogzoogodtvisken: system -> preferences -> sound -  check esd is selected06:11
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godtviskenfrogzoo: yes, it was. so unselect it?06:11
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frogzoogodtvisken: no - esd selected should work06:12
godtviskenfrogzoo: oh06:12
godtviskenfrogzoo: well it is selected.. hm06:12
jollyrogerso far so good06:12
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frogzoogodtvisken: does you sound card support h/w mixing?06:12
Alethessepehre:  kpersonalizer06:12
sepehrehmm thanks06:12
godtviskenfrogzoo: what is h/w?06:12
MystaMaxhello, i've inserted a Windows Vista DVD (udf), it mounts correctly, but cannot read the contents of the disc. Anyone know why?06:13
Meatwadanyone know how to install gstreamer, or some other way to get  soundjuicer to encode in mp3 format?06:13
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skavengeMeatwad: pretty sure the instructions are under 'cd ripping' on the ubuntu wiki06:14
jollyrogernow i'm stuck on the ubuntu graphic with a little line under it06:15
Meatwadskavenge:  thanks06:15
HealotMystaMax: because the stock kernel only have the ability to read iso9660 format only?06:15
jollyrogeri think my cd drive is just shit and need a new one06:15
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Deshsince when did dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg get a GUI!?06:16
Healotsince 6.06 and xorg 7.0?06:16
jollyrogerabout how long does a dapper install take06:16
DeshHealot: o_O I did it a few days ago and it was still that blue screen.06:16
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godtviskenDoes Dapper use ALSA by default?06:17
MystaMaxHealot, how can I double check that?06:17
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Healotread the info about the linux kernel itself?06:17
Healotbut, you can add/compile the udf reader for linux kernel06:17
Healotby recompiling the module or the kernel package itself?06:18
DeshCan anyone tell me why I get this when I use apt-get or open up files from Konsole? http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/1813306:18
Lord-ChewYi am having trouble with cedega06:18
Lord-ChewYit crashes when it loads06:18
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Lord-ChewYanyone know what i can do? from the console i get "ZeroDivisionError: float division"06:18
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jollyrogerwhat do i do at the "Uncompressing Linux... OK, booting the kernel."  screen06:19
Healotwait until the installer loads the install option screen, jollyroger06:19
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jollyrogerit already did that once then it came back up06:19
jamesstanselljollyroger: this thread may be of interest to you: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=189190&highlight=%22Unable+locate+RSDP%2206:20
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jollyrogerthank you06:20
frogzoogodtvisken: not always - makes sure your apps are config'd to use alsa, not oss06:20
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pppoe_dudeanyway to make gtk apps prettier in fluxbox?06:21
Healotgive em a make over? hehe06:21
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jamesstanselldesh: looks like a keyboard or mouse error?06:22
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olrrai_1any downloader as flashget to split the file into simultaneus donload ?06:22
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Healotolrrai, wget can do mirroring... it needs some typing though06:23
olrraiwget has GTK06:24
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olrraiwget has graphic interface?06:24
Healotno, that's why it requires typing06:25
olrraianother for my family to do it easy?06:25
Xtremeri need some help with GRUB and windows xp...06:25
Healotyou can find a lot of its frontends though, by simply searching @ sourceforge.net06:25
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jollyrogerabout how long should it take to install06:26
DenyerecAnyone here ever used mod-umask for Apache2 and can point me in the direction of *any* resources on how to get it working? I can't find a damn thing.06:26
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Xtremerdo you know if its possible to reinstall grub after doing a fixmbr from a windows disk? I don't want to have to reinstall ubuntu..06:26
Healotjollyroger: ithat depends on your CPU ?06:26
frogzoojollyroger: 20mins - depends a lot on your cd06:27
jollyrogerreally shitty pentium II06:27
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jollyrogereven shittier cd rom06:27
Healoton my 64-bit 2800+ with 512MB RAM, and a 8MB 7200RPM harddrive...06:27
DenyerecAll I wish to do is change the umask my apache service is running with... Any advice GREATFULLY accepted. I'm pulling out what hair I have left :/06:27
frogzoojollyroger: & low mem I'm guessing - best pull out a good book ;)06:27
Healotaround 15-19 minutes, for my typical custom setup06:27
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jollyrogershould i see any text under the unbuntu logo06:28
WarboXtremer: It should be fine06:28
Maudoes anyone ever played classic doom (1,2 TNT etc) on llinux?06:28
jjrossXtremer, it is possible ,search the forum there is a post or how about that issue06:28
Xtremerah is there? alright thanks i'll take a look06:29
WarboMau: You can use PrBoom for a "classic" DOOM engine (you must give it your "WAD" files from your CDROMs) or Doomsday for a 3D, cool looking engine06:29
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jjrossXtremer, its been a while since ive seen it but it was a pretty common prolem for a while , it is not to hard to do06:29
MauWarbo, well prdoom doesnt works good here...06:29
frogzooMau: http://www.doomsdayhq.com/06:30
Maufrogzoo, doomsday works without open gl?06:30
WarboMau: I like Doomsday, but the Dapper repository doesn't contain all of the add-ons like the Breezy one did06:30
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WarboMau: Are you sure you gave it your WADs right?06:30
Xtremerjjross: Alright, i'll try looking it up. If I can't find it I'll just come back over here I suppose. Thanks06:31
[Phenom] My install has been booting the kernel for over 15 minutes now :|06:31
[Phenom] is tht normal?06:31
jjrossXtremer, ok , good luck06:31
Mauwarbo, yes!06:31
jollyrogerthey told me up to 20 mins or more06:31
Warbo[Phenom] : Only if your computer is powered by a hamster wheel06:32
Mauwarbo, im sure about that...,i tryed legacy and dont go...prboom the screen appear windowed and smal..06:32
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[Phenom] hmm, it isn't/06:32
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sepehrehi again, is there a single apt-get package name for me to install xfce on ubuntu?06:32
WarboMau: Maybe try the shareware WAD to see if that works (sets itself up automatically, so you know that it is a bug if it fails). The package is "freedoom" I think06:32
TheWahbinatorxubuntu-desktop (will change your usplash theme though)06:33
frogzooMau: don't know, it's been a while06:33
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MauWarbo, yes i tryed...the shareware in prboom...it works well, but smal, windowed 320x200 pixels06:33
sepehrethat's what I was afraid of, someone else suggested xubuntu-desktop, I'll try xfce4 first ;)06:33
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olrraiany downloader as flashget to split the file into simultaneus donload ?06:34
skavengeMau: it has command line variables, -vertical -width or something you can set to whatever you want06:34
skavengetry prboom --help or man prboom06:34
WarboMau: Try the options either in the program or on the command line (I think the option "-2" doubles the size). You can always use ctrl-alt-+ to zoom in X06:34
Cntryboyhow can I delete a file in /user/bin/ with command?06:34
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Mauyes...the width grows...but heigh dont06:34
skavengeworks here06:35
WarboCntryboy: Well, 1) It is /usr, 2) Use "sudo rm filename", 3) What did you screw up?06:35
Mauwarbo, i liked this tip! ctrl+alt etc06:35
elementwhat's the easiest way to setup dual-DVI LCD monitors?06:35
Maulet me try it06:35
frogzooCntryboy: why do you want to do that?06:35
WarboMau: + has to be used on the NumPad06:35
Cntryboyi know its usr im tired06:35
DenyerecAll I wish to do is change the umask my apache service is running with... Any advice GREATFULLY accepted. I'm pulling out what hair I have left :/06:36
CntryboyI didn't screw up nothing, I just forgot a simple command lol06:36
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WarboCntryboy: If nothing is screwed up then why delete system files?06:36
CntryboyI wrote a script and placed in there06:36
WarboCntryboy: Always use /usr/local.06:37
Cntryboyim tired/stoned and spacy06:37
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jamesstansellDenyerec: are you familiar with the apache configuration file?  (I'm blanking on the name now)06:37
DenyerecI've added umask 002 to the envvars06:37
Denyerecit didn't "take"06:37
jiShgrr, i still cant good speeds with any torrent06:37
[Phenom] why does my install stay on "Uncompressing Linux..... Ok, booting the kernel"?06:37
frogzooCntryboy: if you can't remove files in /usr, you shouldn't be putting stuff in there in the 1st place - 'sudo rm' will work06:37
Cntryboywarbo: why does it matter06:37
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mister_robotoDenyerec: can you just change it in the script that starts apache?  put a uname command there before it starts the apache process?06:38
Denyerecyeah I was looking at the init.d script06:38
WarboCntryboy: Keeps custom stuff from system stuff06:38
Denyerecbut I couldn't figure it out06:38
Denyerec<-- newbie06:38
elementanyone know?06:38
Mauwarbo, what do u think about lsdoom06:38
Cntryboyfrogzoo: ????06:38
Mauwarbo, what do u think about lxoom?06:38
WarboMau: Never tried it06:38
Cntryboywarbo: its not custom06:38
frogzooCntryboy: best if you just leave it to apt to manage /usr06:38
Cntryboywarbo: script for xgl06:38
Madpilot[Phenom] , because that's what it's doing? (actually, I'm not exactly sure what that means either...)06:38
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WarboCntryboy: If you added it yourself then it is custom, isn't it?06:38
mister_robotoDenyerec: does that mean you don't know shell scripting at all?  you would do it in the "start" section06:38
jiShrouter settings are fine (ports opened), static ip address set in ubuntu, firestarter is turned OFF, so why cant i get any good speed in torrents (tried MANY many diff ones with different amounts of seeders/leechers, leave it on overnight, it has average of 10kbps)06:38
[Phenom] ;(06:39
DenyerecI know very little of anything06:39
CntryboyI guess but im too stoned to get belittled from everyone.06:39
DenyerecThe init.d for apache is scary06:39
frogzoojiSh: ports opened on router, but not forwarded to puter06:39
jiShwhat do ya mean06:39
mister_robotoDenyerec: why are you trying to do that then? i'm just curious06:39
Mauwarbo, ok....actualy,this was the engine that works in window mode...not prboom. prboom doesnt works here06:39
DenyerecAPACHE2="$ENV /usr/sbin/apache2"06:39
DenyerecAPACHE2CTL="$ENV /usr/sbin/apache2ctl"06:39
Warbo[Phenom] : Maybe your Initrd is screwed. The kernel is uncompressed then run, and then the initrd is extracted to RAM so the system can boot06:39
Denyerecwell I've installed a CMS system and the scripts, running as www-data under apache2, are generating cache files06:40
DenyerecThey're all being generated with rw-r--r-- perms06:40
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Denyerecand I need them as rw-rw-r--06:40
[Phenom] ah06:40
DenyerecSo I figure I need to change the umask for apache206:40
ubotuPlease don't use the "enter" key as punctuation! It spams the channel and can be annoying.06:40
frogzooCntryboy: we're not trying to patronise you - just there are some things you can do that will bork your system if you're not an expert06:40
Warbo[Phenom] : Did you say this was on the CD or on an installation?06:40
[Phenom] CD installation06:41
jiShfrogzoo: what exactly do you mean "fowarded to computer". the ports are opened, and set for the static ip of, which is assigned to my computer in my ubuntu netowkr settings as well06:41
DenyerecSo that apache's file creation mode is rw-rw-r-- or rwxrwxr--   Now someone suggested mod_umask but there is precisely NO documentation for this anywhere so I couldn't get anywhere with it.06:41
jamesstansellDenyerec: the CMS may have a configuration option; that would probably be better than a system-wide change06:41
skormWho wants to help me setup my ubuntu ircd/http server as a shell provider?06:41
Warbo[Phenom] : I meant are you booting from the CD or from your hard drive?06:41
Denyerecjamesstansell I've tried and failled to find it. That was the 1st thing I tried.06:41
Warbo(your statement seemed to imply both :) )06:41
[Phenom] CD06:41
jamesstansellwhich CMS is it?06:41
DenyerecDamn thing has an option for just about everything else! :)06:42
frogzoojiSh: & did you configure those ports on your bt client?06:42
scabootsscahow do i add my windows harddrive to grub? i've seen the wiki posting cause when i try to change the path to it hdb dosnt work does anyone know why?06:42
Oni-DraculajiSh, an explaination of port forwarding is basically your router does not show each computer connected to it on the internet, therefore the router must forward port requests to specific computers on the network06:42
Warbo[Phenom] : OK, that is pretty bad then, since there is no normal GRUB boot screen on the CD (so you can't fiddle with the config)06:42
PORDODOES UBUntu use a condorcet voting method for choosing things?06:42
ZambeziWhich is the best torrentclient with configurationspossiblies?06:42
skormjiSh, some routers/modems, can't handle alot of connections, because of there smmall amnount of cpu/memory06:42
[Phenom] :|06:43
mister_robotoDenyerec: isn't apache2ctl the program to run when it's getting started?  you could always throw an "echo i am here" in there to see where it's running.   hmmmm mod_umask sounds like just the ticket if you can figure it out!  ;)06:43
jiShalright. so how do i accomplish this?06:43
rpedroZambezi: Azureus06:43
jiShi have the di-524 router, if its any help06:43
Denyerecmister_roboto  there isn't even a readme in the tar.bz2 file :(06:43
mister_robotoDenyerec: I don't have it installed and am no expert at it so don't want to waste ur time :)06:43
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skormhmm, I now dlinks are bad for doing it06:43
Hyperis there any apps i can use in ubuntu to encrypt some text into md5 ?06:43
DeshDoes anyone know why I would get this error in the terminal: DESTROY created new reference to dead object ' Qt::VBoxLayout', <> line 1 during global destruction.06:43
DenyerecI tried compilling it but it failed on something06:44
skormTreid other programs06:44
DenyerecSo I tried to install the apache2 devel. libs06:44
WarbojiSh: Do you know your router's IP address?06:44
skormlimit the connections out06:44
Denyerec1) Couldn't find them06:44
jiShWarbo: it's the default.
Denyerec2) When I found some prefork thing, install asked me for my Ubuntu CD?!??!06:44
jiShit's what i use to login to change port settings06:44
Denyerecconfigure: error: *** The apxs binary installed by apache could not be found!06:44
[Phenom] Warbo, so what could I do?06:44
WarboDenyerec: Could you try to put more on each line please? It can be annoying for people who are not invlved in your problem, thanks :)06:44
skormjiSh: can you explain to me the proplem, i missed it, since i just joined xD06:45
DenyerecThat was the error I got when running ./configure   on the downloaded mod_umask.06:45
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Zambezirpedro, But it's awful against the CPU.06:45
mikeymike-linuxaudio isn't working for me in you-tube anymore can anyone help me figure out why? it happened after i installed the wiin32codecs and totem-xine for firefox i think?06:45
jamesstansellDenyerec: this is promising, but I'm not sure it would apply to your cache files: http://lists.netfielders.de/pipermail/typo3-english/2005-June/007410.html06:45
mister_robotoDenyerec: comment out the CD line at the beginning of your /etc/apt/sources.list06:45
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DenyerecSorry Warbo it's 5:45am and I'm not exactly putting a great deal of effort into my sentences. I'll try harder.06:45
WarbojiSh: So you have already forwarded the ports? OK (Don't know why I'm trying to help really, I can't set up port forwarding on my own router :) )06:45
jiShskorm: Ports opened on router, configured in torrent client, static ip on machine. can't maintain torrent speed of more than 10kbps with multiple torrents and clients06:46
ubotuI know nothing about vbox - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu06:46
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WarbojiSh: Maybe your ISP doesn't like torrents?06:46
skormdoes the internet, freeze or stop working while you are connected to a torrent06:46
ubotuI know nothing about vboxlayout - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu06:46
Schalkenhow do i erase a cd-rw in ubuntu?06:46
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WarboSchalken: Gnomebaker is probably the best way06:47
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jiShWarbo: maybe, but I'm using random ports, not in the 6k range. also, i have hasd very good speeds both in windows and linux in the past06:47
Desh:( WHat is this VBoxLayout message: DESTROY created new reference to dead object ' Qt::VBoxLayout', <> line 1 during global destruction.06:47
skormalso, open up your torrent program, and go to www.canyouseeme.org and test the ports06:47
Hyperis there any apps i can use in ubuntu to encrypt some text into md5 ?06:47
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Mauwarbo, i needed to reboot my sistem because prboom rs...06:47
jiShskorm: the internet works fine, and i will check that site06:47
WarboMau: If you get stuck out of X then usually you can kill the process from a console (ctrl-alt-f1)06:48
SchalkenWarbo: thanks!06:48
jiShskorm: the site says it can see me06:48
mathiazHi all ! I'm trying to install mplayer 32bits on my amd64 and looking for the file mplayer32_1.0pre7-1_amd64.deb. Does anyone has it ? (the host is currently down :( )06:48
Mauwarbo! yes ! i did that...i dend a killall prboom...doesnt work06:48
skormjiSh: I don't think there's any reason for the low speeds, can't help you here :(, treid you client config?06:48
WarboMau: Try "killall -s KILL prboom"06:48
Mauwarbo, total crash06:48
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Schalkenmathiaz: wouldnt that deb have mplayer 64bits in it?06:48
DenyerecThat gets me part way there with the default Typo3 behaviour, but there's still some stuff being created by a script that would benefit from the umask :/06:48
scabootsscahow do i add my windows harddrive to grub? i've seen the wiki posting cause when i try to change the path to it hdb dosnt work does anyone know why?06:49
jiShskorm: I can't see any problems either. ive tried many diff clients with diff configs and nothing will work any more. this is very strange :(06:49
thomas_q: i installed ubuntu with a -686 kernel but updates manager tried to make me download -386 kernel update, any idea why? (hi!)06:49
Mauwarbo, hunm.... i tried killall prboom and kill pid pf prboom only...i liked this tip too06:49
mathiazSchalken: nope - I'm looking for the 32 bits version06:49
eugmanHow do i get tahoma.ttf06:49
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Meatwadhow can i make a folder icon display album art?06:49
DeshWhat is VBox?06:49
Warboscabootssca: GRUB uses a different system for labelling harddrives. It calls them (hd0,0) (hd0,1) (hd1,0) like that06:50
skormso who's up for the channelenge of turning my server into a shell server?06:50
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Jamois there any specific documentation on the way the ubuntu server CD set up apache2 with sites-available and sites-enabled???06:50
rpedroZambezi: maybe try qtorrent , I haven't tried it since I'm quite satisfied with azureus06:50
mathiazschalken: I'm following this how-to : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=18897406:50
scabootsscaok so what would hdb1 be?06:50
WarboMeatwad: Go on the folders properties, then click on the icon and choose a custom one (the album cover)06:50
Mauwarbo, so i should try doomsday? it works without opengl??06:50
timbobstevehey everyone06:50
johanbrmathiaz: I've put the version I had at http://nullinfinity.org/mplayer32_1.0pre6-1_amd64.deb .06:50
rpedroZambezi: I mean Ktorrent06:50
WarboMau: I think that even without all of the fancy stuff it still usesOpenGL. I think something like "sdldoom" or something sounds familiar, maybe that exists?06:51
frogzoowhat's the package with tux racer?06:51
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Zambezirpedro, I can try ktorrent. But I think I need to change port. Is that possible in ktorrent?06:51
frogzooWarbo: ta m806:51
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Meatwadwarbo: know of an app to get album covers? (i'm ripping with soundjuicer and managing with rhythmbox)06:51
Warbofrogzoo: They renamed it "Planet Penguin Racer" since the original creators tried to close the source, so it forked06:51
sepehreok, I installed xubuntu-desktop on top of ubuntu, how can I switch between them?06:51
elementanyone have experience with the Treo650 here and ubuntu?06:51
skormfrogzoo: you can search all the packages using the package manager06:52
rpedroZambezi: I think so...06:52
Warbosepehre: Choose your session at the login screen06:52
Zambezirpedro, Do you know how?06:52
DeshWhat is QT?06:52
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sepehreoh that's it? :) xfce would give me everything there would be on xubuntu?06:52
rpedroZambezi: are you using it right now?06:52
scabootsscawarbo what would hdb1 be?06:52
mister_robotoscabootssca: hd1,006:52
Schalken^THE_HAMMER^: hi06:52
scabootsscaok thanks06:52
^THE_HAMMER^after apt-get install whats the command for the data update of apt-get install prog?06:52
frogzooskorm: I know, after getting nowhere with apt-cache search, I asked06:53
WarboMeatwad: Amarok will get them, then save them somewhere in ~/.kde/", so you could add your tracks, get the albums then never use it again (Banshee also does this, but I am less familiar with it)06:53
Warboscabootssca: Probably (hd1,0)06:53
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mathiazjohanbr: thank you. I'll grab it and try to install it.06:53
sysKinI need an audio media player that can be made seek forward/backward with keyboard media keys, even if it's not focused. does anyone have any good ideas?06:53
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sepehreWarbo, so why are there even different distibs of the same ubuntu, if one can easily install the different desktops on each other?06:53
DenyerecHow'd you find out if you've got a package installed with apt-get without doing apt-get install X and seeing if it fails? :)06:54
AdolHas anyone experienced a folder changing to an "unknown file type?"06:54
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^THE_HAMMER^i guess no one knows?06:54
Sharjeeluboto mp306:54
Warbosepehre: That is a good question. It is mainly a question of support. There are different teams working on each GUI, but they all contribute stuff to the core Ubuntu packages used by all06:54
NickGarveyhow do I get the X header files?06:54
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Sharjeeluboto avi06:54
Hyperis there any apps i can use in ubuntu to encrypt some text into md5 ?06:55
WarboNickGarvey: Look for the "-dev" packages (If you are building source then auto-apt may help you)06:55
Sharjeelwhat happened to uboto guys?06:55
^THE_HAMMER^theres apt-get install program but whats the apt-get update data command for the prog?06:55
Warboubotu: avi06:55
Zambezirpedro, Not right now, but I can if you ask me too. ;-)06:55
ubotuFor multimedia issues, this page has useful information: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats  -  See also http://help.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/desktopguide/C/common-tasks-chap.html  -  But please use free formats if you can: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeFormats06:55
Desh:(!! What is Qt::VBoxLayout error: DESTROY created new reference to dead object ' Qt::VBoxLayout', <> line 1 during global destruction.06:55
mister_robotoDenyerec:  dpkg -L <pkgname>06:55
WarboSharjeel: What happened to your colon? (Hang on, that just sounds wrong :) )06:55
NickGarveyWarbo: autoapt?06:55
SchalkensysKin: you will need to make your media kays recognized first. have a look here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MultimediaKeys06:55
NickGarvey!info auto-apt06:56
ubotuauto-apt: package search by file and on-demand package installation tool. In repository universe, is optional. Version 0.3.20 (dapper), package size 44 kB, installed size 216 kB06:56
sepehreWarbo, very interesting, today's my first day on ubuntu :P and besides the common amd64 messy apps, the 32bit ubuntu is running better than any OS I've had.. Thanks a lot06:56
WarboNickGarvey: It will run a "./configure" and try to install packages it looks for (don't get everything it asks for though, since many are just standard checks that don't matter yes or no)06:56
^THE_HAMMER^should try the 64bit ubuntu :)06:56
^THE_HAMMER^its nice to06:56
DenyerecThanks man06:56
Zambezirpedro, It crashes, I can't start ktorrent.06:56
NickGarveyWarbo: oooo....06:56
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sysKinSchalken: that's my problem #1 unfortunately, media keys don't work for mediacity control (keybinding_command_1 etc)06:56
NickGarveyWarbo: how do I use the syntax for thaht?06:57
WarboNickGarvey: I used it a while ago, but I did find a page for it on the Wiki06:57
mister_robotoDenyerec: dpkg has a lot of useful options. check out the man page :)06:57
ubotuI know nothing about autoapt - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu06:57
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sysKinSchalken: but I'm starting with my #2 problem, finding media player that can be made seek remotely06:57
skormno one's gonna take up my offer?06:57
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Warboskorm: I can't find your offer, could you repeat it?06:58
StuckMojosysKin: mplayer06:58
skormMake a shell server with me06:58
skormon my server06:58
SchalkensysKin: oh okay then. h/o a sec.06:58
skormusing ubuntu of coarse06:58
Warboskorm: Oh, I would have no idea about that anyway :)06:58
skormand document changes made so we can make a mini tutorial06:59
timbobsteveskrom: is it for educational purposes?06:59
skormyes :>06:59
elementanyone here have a treo650 working on ubuntu?06:59
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timbobsteveskorm: what services would you want to setup?06:59
skormmy idea's are free services, minus ports 666706:59
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skormerr, i have ssh06:59
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StuckMojosysKin: even though mplayer is a video player primarily, it plays audio just fine07:00
skormI just want to know mainly, user creation and security07:00
StuckMojosysKin: w/o bringing up a window07:00
timbobsteveskorm: ahhh. What about setting up a terminal-server using Xvnc?07:00
StuckMojosysKin: and AFAIK it can be controller remotely07:00
timbobstevethat would be fun07:00
Desh:( Anyone know what this error means: /var/cache/debconf/config.da07:00
sysKinStuckMojo: ok I'll see how07:00
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Redrosei'm running a console in gnome, and when i run a command with &, i can still use the console, but when i close out the console, i lose the program, how do i fux that?07:00
StuckMojosysKin: but xmms can also AFAIK, thus it's gnome applets that control it07:00
DeshMy bad, debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process07:00
timbobsteveRedrose: you can't07:00
TheStonepedomy installer is crashing when using the same CD i used to install before07:01
timbobsteveRedrose: thats the way the terminals work07:01
skormI will be be back latter, if you want to help me, gimmie a pm07:01
WarboDesh: Close any synaptic/update manager/aptitude/whatever else uses apt and try again07:01
TheStonepedois there a way to do a network install rather than relying on the packages on the CD?07:01
sysKinStuckMojo: actually yeah, I saw applets that make it seek (something impossible for command line alone)07:01
[Ex0r] wow.. linux SUCKS for gaming07:01
timbobsteveRedrose: it is probably possible to run it as a different user that way it will stay open, but I know not how to do that ;)07:01
jamesstansellredrose: it might depend on the program, as well as the shell your console is using07:01
[Ex0r] !ati07:01
ubotuTo install the Ati/NVidia drivers for your monitor, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BinaryDriverHowto07:01
noskloRedrose, the program you are running must detach completely from the console07:01
sysKinStuckMojo: now if only xmms supported smb:// shares... if not, I have to mount them as file system07:01
DeshWarbo: same thing07:01
StuckMojosysKin: http://www.brunolinux.com/06-Fine_Tuning_Your_System/Multi_Media_Keys_in_Linux.html07:02
Redrosenessus &07:02
timbobsteve[Ex0r] : yes... it isn't quite up to scratch for gaming, thats for sure07:02
WarboTheStonepedo: You could use debootstrap to install a basic system over the network then install ubuntu-desktop or whatever to get the rest of the stuff07:02
noskloRedman276, you may achieve that redirecting all input and output or running you program into screen07:02
StuckMojosysKin: mplayer does i think07:02
noskloRedrose, you may achieve that redirecting all input and output or running you program into screen07:02
[Ex0r] I just downloaded an emulator and it's SLOW07:02
jamesstansellredrose: try putting nohup in front of your command07:02
DeshWarbo: What is this DbDriver? This came up after removing libperl-qt which gave me another error. >_<!07:02
noskloRedman276, sorry07:02
[Ex0r] locked my computer up for 20 minutes07:02
StuckMojosysKin: mplayer can play from ftp, http, just about anything07:02
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Warbo[Ex0r] : What a suprise :)07:02
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[Ex0r] could be because I don't have the updated graphics, but I doubt07:02
WarboDesh: I don't know (DB=database maybe?)07:03
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TheStonepedoWarbo: i reckon i'll restart and see if the thing will boot enough to do a terminal07:03
Warbo[Ex0r] : Emulators go very slow, even of crappy systems07:03
TheStonepedothen if that doesn't work i may be back to get help from you07:03
timbobsteve[Ex0r]  are you running 3d support? that could be it... direct rendering may be off by default.. not sure tho07:03
[Phenom] why is my ubuntu install freezing when it boots from kernel :|07:03
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TheStonepedopeace out cats07:03
StuckMojosysKin: see that URL for how to make xmms seek: "xmms -f"07:03
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timbobsteve[Phenom] : more info.... ?07:03
StuckMojosysKin: btw ggiyf07:04
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StuckMojoer giyf07:04
[Ex0r] timbobsteve- you mean on the graphics card ?07:04
[Ex0r] Warbo- i've noticed anything graphical does07:04
timbobsteve[Ex0r]  - yes07:04
[Phenom] Install CD hangs after 'Ok, booting the kernel.'07:04
fivrearrgh... Now my mouse works but my extra kb keys do nothing07:04
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mateXis Ubuntu a debain?07:05
skormfivre: Use the kymapping settings07:05
timbobsteve[Phenom] : have you tried running it in safe GFX mode... perhaps it is booting but your PC doesn't like frame buffer support07:05
skormmateX: yes07:05
skormas far as i know xD07:05
fivreskorm: huh?07:05
WarbomateX: Similar, but it is designed more for desktop use (I know there is a server now) whilst Debian is mainly for people who know what they are doing07:05
skormI can't remember what is called(im in shell)07:05
fivreno, I mean now they show nothing to the kernel at all07:06
mister_roboto[Phenom] : is that an old machine you're booting on?07:06
[Ex0r] hmm07:06
SchalkensysKin: haven't found any info on it yet :( sry07:06
[Ex0r] something is wrong with my drivers07:06
skormfivre: oh :O07:06
fivrethey used to do some stuff in xev, but now nothing07:06
[Ex0r] fglrxinfo gives me this07:06
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mister_robototimbobsteve: he should at least see the messages from the kernel booting and loading modules before it ever tries to start X07:06
[Ex0r] OpenGL vendor string: Mesa project: www.mesa3d.org07:06
timbobstevemister_roboto: X has nothing to do with frame-buffer ;)07:06
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mateXso will that work for Ubuntu http://tx.technion.ac.il/~eyalroz/linux_cable_pptp.html#pptp_l2tp_pppoe07:06
Warbo[Ex0r] : Are you sure your card is supported by fglrx? Some older cards got broken support I think07:07
timbobsteve[Exor] : check if direct rendering is on07:07
mister_robototimbobsteve: he said the kernel is not even booting. so what you mean about safe graphics mode?07:07
[Ex0r] Warbo- i've got an ati radeon 9600 mobility07:07
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mister_robototimbobsteve: it's not loading ANY graphics driver if the kernel can't boot07:07
scabootsscahow do i make my windows drive boot up from grub07:08
Warbo[Ex0r] : Hmm, I'm not sure about that (I think stuff like the mobility 9000 got broke, but I'm not sure of the range above/below that)07:08
[Ex0r] timbobsteve- no idea where to check for that07:08
ubotugrub is the default Ubuntu boot manager. Lost grub after installing windows: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RecoveringUbuntuAfterInstallingWindows - Making GRUB floppies & other GRUB howtos: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GrubHowto07:08
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[Ex0r] Warbo- the website says anything less than 850007:08
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willQuick stupid question. Using KDE, where can I turn off the stupid sounds for system events?07:08
timbobstevemister_roboto: frame buffer is the thing that makes the pretty graphics that show you the boot info.... so... if it isn't displaying then the kernel could still be booting. It happened on my old P2 Celeron 43307:08
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Warboscabootssca: In Ubuntu do this "gksudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst"07:08
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ubotuI know nothing about users - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu07:08
ubotuI know nothing about groups - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu07:08
Warbowill: Control Centre? (kcontrol)07:08
ryanpghi all... any networking types know if it is possible to setup a squid proxy server box between my cable modem and my wireless router? I mean does the squid proxy box also have to be a DNS server?07:09
mister_robototimbobsteve: ahhh. thanks for the info!07:09
timbobsteve[Ex0r] : glxinfo | grep 'Direct Rendering'07:09
[Ex0r] timbobsteve- didn't bring back anything07:09
timbobstevemister_roboto: yeh it had me stumped... the frame-buffer wouldn't work at 1024x768 for my old GForce207:09
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skormryanpg: I don't think so, though you can setup a dns easily07:09
ryanpgI basically want to use squid as an authenticating proxy so only people who have user-names/passwords will be able to access the internet07:09
Warbo[Ex0r] : "glxinfo | grep direct"07:09
mateXWarbo: so will that work for Ubuntu http://tx.technion.ac.il/~eyalroz/linux_cable_pptp.html#pptp_l2tp_pppoe07:09
[Ex0r] direct rendering: No07:10
[Ex0r] OpenGL renderer string: Mesa GLX Indirect07:10
WarbomateX: No idea. Give it a try07:10
timbobsteve[Ex0r] : try glxinfo | grep direct07:10
[Phenom] ok, when I boot with "boot=" I get error Kernel panic - not synicing: VFS: Unable to mount as root fs on unk nown-block(8,1)07:10
[Phenom] nd then it freezes07:10
timbobsteve[Exor]  : that Direct Render: No is why... you GFX card basically isn't being user07:10
SurfnKidhow can i make xine open up my dvd on insert?07:10
SurfnKidinstead of movie player07:10
[Ex0r] it's not setting it to the ATI drivers like its supposed to07:10
Warbo[Phenom] : boot= ? What does that do?07:10
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[Ex0r] its setting it to that Mesa3D07:11
WarboSurfnKid: System>Preferences>Removable Drives And Media07:11
timbobsteve[Phenom] : I am not surprised that it hangs :P you are booting nothing and using no boot partition (ramdisk / hdd)07:11
[Ex0r] I ran the easyubuntu and it installed the ATI drivers. Do I have to restart after it's done ?07:11
jiShahhhhh i cant beat this torrent problem. only one way,, =/07:11
[Ex0r] It didn't say anything about restarting07:11
Warbo[Ex0r] : You need to restart X (ctrl-alt-backspacwe)07:11
mathiazjohanbr: hum - it doesn't work... missing some dependencies..07:11
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SurfnKidWarbo, sweet, ty07:11
[Phenom] ah07:11
mathiazdo you have pre7 ?07:11
[Phenom] cheers07:11
timbobsteve[Exor] : type lsmod and check that fglx or whatever the ati driver is called is loaded07:11
skorm[Phenom] : lol07:11
skorm[Phenom] : trying to do thin clients are we?07:12
elementafter I install kubuntu-desktop, how do I switch over from gnome -> KDE?07:12
mathiazjohanbr: do you have mplayer32_1.0pre7-1_amd64.deb ?07:12
skormjiSh: did you fix your problem?07:12
Warboelement: Select your session on the login screen07:12
timbobsteve[Phenom] : from the boot meny hit F4 and select 640x480 then boot as per normal... if that doesn't boot we will try something else07:12
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elementwarbo: ah ok, cool, thanks.07:12
jiShbut the speed maxes in a windows vmware install07:12
jiShits really strange, no?07:13
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skormmy problem i sthe other way07:13
[Ex0r] !ati07:13
ubotuTo install the Ati/NVidia drivers for your monitor, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BinaryDriverHowto07:13
skormspeed is great under linux(ubuntu), but windows its slow07:13
timbobsteve[Ex0r] : how did it go?07:13
Warbo[Ex0r] : Run this command "sudo modprobe fglrx" does it give an error or do nothing?07:13
[Ex0r] Operation permitted07:14
Warbo[Ex0r] : ?07:14
[Ex0r] FATAL: Error inserting fglrx (/lib/modules/2.6.15-26-386/volatile/fglrx.ko): Operation not permitted07:14
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Warbo[Ex0r] : You used sudo, yes?07:14
[Ex0r] yes07:14
[Ex0r] sudo modprobe fgrlx07:15
[Ex0r] fglrx*07:15
Warbo[Ex0r] : Well for some reason the driver can't be loaded07:15
[Ex0r] of course it can't07:15
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[Ex0r] stupid linux07:15
Warbo[Ex0r] : Stupid ATI07:15
timbobsteve[Ex0r] : try sudo insmod fglrx07:15
frogzoo[Ex0r] : ls -l /lib/modules/2.6.15-26-386/volatile/fglrx.ko07:15
jamesstansellmateX: looks like the ubuntu package is pptp-linux07:15
[Ex0r] frogzoo - -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 467792 2006-07-14 14:14 /lib/modules/2.6.15-26-386/volatile/fglrx.ko07:16
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fivredo nVidia cards cause less havoc than ATI in general?07:16
tuliobrawhere is the locationzation for make command ?07:16
timbobsteve[Ex0r] : ATI are a long way behind Nvidia in terms of linux support07:16
timbobstevefivre: yes07:16
Warbo[Ex0r] : Unless you didn't notice, the modules which are actually handled by Linux worked perfectly. It is you trying to mess it up with ATI which is the problem, don't blame Linux07:16
fivrebecause my ATI card on the other comp annoys me even in Windows07:16
mathiazDoes anybody have mplayer32_1.0pre7-1_amd64.deb ?07:17
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[Phenom] haha, <3 you guys07:17
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[Ex0r] Warbo- No, it's linux and ATI support. Has nothing to do with the card. Runs fine in windows.07:17
timbobstevefivre: I am finding that Nvidia are the better of the two for now07:17
fivrefreezes in WC307:17
timbobsteve[Phenom] : how did you go?07:17
tuliobrawhere is the make command ?07:17
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[Ex0r] spent 150 bucks to use a card and can't even play solitaire07:17
Warbo[Ex0r] : Linux has ATI support, you got a desktop after you installed yes? Linux CANNOT use fglrx by default because ATI does not let them. It is ATI's fault07:17
timbobstevetubiobra: mine is in /usr/bin/make07:17
tuliobraim really noob and i need help lol07:17
fivrestrange that ATI's linux support is so bad... as my 3dfx card works perfectly...07:18
fivredespite being old as hell07:18
Warbotuliobra: "sudo apt-get install build-essential"07:18
tuliobraoh thanks07:18
godtviskenI am enabling ALSA in my kernel but my soundcard isn't listed, I have the ALi M5455, but there is only the M545107:18
[Ex0r] Warbo- cannot use by default, doesn't mean at all07:18
timbobstevefivre: yeh they did well up until the ATI 980007:18
tuliobrait is really what i do need right now07:18
tuliobrathank you07:18
[Ex0r] timbobsteve- mines lower than that and can't get it working07:18
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[Ex0r] just how everything goes, it's the card that I have that's not supported.07:19
timbobstevegodtvisken: find out what sound card chip is on board and use that module07:19
fivrew00t, I think I have a 9600 across the hall! Maybe I should install Linux over there!07:19
godtviskenah yeah, i found the right one07:19
timbobsteve[Ex0r] : I struggled with my 9600 so... i know how it feels07:19
Warbo[Ex0r] : Well my experience with flgrx driver is it installs fine, then doesn't let me use the framebuffer or the 3D graphics. So I stuck with the Free driver which gives me 3D support when ATI don't even support their own cards07:19
[Ex0r] fivre- dont bother, that's what i've got.07:19
[Ex0r] Warbo- you mean mesa3d.org ?07:20
Warbo[Ex0r] : DRI07:20
fivreoh well, I only use it to play games anyway07:20
timbobstevemy vote is for Nvidia on Linux... but there still isn't enough reason to even use 3D on linux... not good games... and don't even talk about wine/cedega07:20
frogzoo[Ex0r] : grep fglrx /etc/default/linux-restricted-modules-common07:20
[Ex0r] # DISABLED_MODULES="ath_hal fc fglrx ltm nv"07:20
[Ex0r] it's disabled07:20
WarboIntel has 3D driver in the kernel. Not sure if that is an official one or a community created one though07:20
fivreMAME and zsnes ftw :D07:20
frogzoo[Ex0r] : no it's not - see the '#' ?07:21
[Ex0r] ah, now I do07:21
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[Ex0r] For some reason, it WONT load the ati drivers07:21
timbobsteveno-thang :P07:21
[Ex0r] keeps saying the renderer is mesa3d.org07:21
timbobsteve[Ex0r] : what do you need it for anyways?07:21
phewlplay any games?07:21
[Ex0r] Mesa GLX Indirect07:22
timbobstevephewl: yes... on Windows :P07:22
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[Ex0r] timbobsteve- for games that I play.07:22
phewl=/ i meant on ubuntu07:22
timbobstevephewl: does killbill count?07:22
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phewli guess07:22
phewlim kinda looking for a good fps07:22
phewlor mmorpg07:23
phewlfree =x07:23
[Ex0r] im just using it for my older emulators07:23
fivreMaple Story?07:23
timbobstevephewl: try out Enemy Territory... that is on X and it is free and it rocks online too07:23
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WarboTremulus, Enemy Territory, Nexuis07:23
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phewlnexuis looks sick07:23
elementdoes ubuntu take rpms or is tar the better route? Im trying to install VMware07:23
phewlbut i keep gettin shit when i try to install it07:23
n00bsaib0t^how do I know the monitor's vertical and horizontal refresh rate?07:24
Warboelement: RPMs can be converted to Debs with alien, but go with the tar07:24
phewland unreal tournaments(all versons)all have "video cant display this mode" comes across my monitor when i try to run it07:24
timbobsteveelement: vmware modules in tar format work well... just untar them and then run ./install.sh07:24
phewlanyway to fix that07:24
fivreanyone know why default linux Firefox is compiled without the "copy image" menu item?07:24
elementWarbo, hmmm ok07:24
fivrebecause it's really dumb...07:24
frogzoophewl: u think people make _good_ fpt/mmorpg for free? ha ha07:24
ubotuVMWare Player is in Ubuntu's !Multiverse repository. Instructions to install VMWare Server can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/InstallingVMWare07:24
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elementfivre, wow, that's annoying...I wonder why that is..07:24
fivrethere is no such thing as a good free mmorpg07:24
[Ex0r] frogzoo- any advice ?07:24
phewlfrogzoo hell no07:24
fivreas everyone playing it will be 12-year olds with no money/life07:25
kbrosnanfivre, I think ispked explained that to you in irc.m.o that it is in the mozilla source code that way07:25
phewlim just tryin to conserve07:25
phewldont really think any game is worth money out my pocket every month07:25
frogzoo[Ex0r] : dunno what you've done to your machine - what's your vid card?07:25
fivreYes, but WHY is it in the source that way?07:25
ubotuI know nothing about mmorpg - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu07:25
WarboGames mainly suffer from graphics. Artists haven't really caught on to Free Software philosophy (just look at Creative Commons and all of the restrictions it implements)07:25
[Ex0r] frogzoo- ati radeon 960007:25
mikeymike-linuxaudio isn't working for me in you-tube anymore can anyone help me figure out why? it happened after i installed the wiin32codecs and totem-xine for firefox i think?07:26
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ubotuTo install the Ati/NVidia drivers for your monitor, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BinaryDriverHowto07:26
[Ex0r] frogzoo- only thing I have done was use easyubuntu to install the ati drivers, than went through the site to make sure it was right07:26
Warbomikeymike-linux: Flash hogs the soundcard, make sure nothing else is using sound when you open FF07:26
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frogzoo[Ex0r] : tried #easyubuntu for support?07:26
mikeymike-linuxWarbo, wow there's no way around it?07:26
elementis there a "download accelerator plus" type app for linux?07:27
[Ex0r] frogzoo- No, but I double checked it to the ubuntu website's directions and it was exactly correct07:27
Warbomikeymike-linux: I think there is a wrapper=type thing which isolates FF's sound, but it is much nicer if Adobe implemented ALSA (which Flash 9 apparently will do)07:27
harisundI have a quick question. What is the command to modify the groups a user is in ?07:27
mikeymike-linuxWarbo, i closed xmms still no sound :-/07:27
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frogzooWarbo: devs can make a living supporting the s/w they give away - but artists, their art is bread & butter07:27
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nowellsup al07:27
GloomyKnightwho can give a gmail invition?07:27
timbobsteveharisund: edit /etc/group07:27
Scrippieout of interest07:27
mateX*.rpm  file wont work on Ubuntu?07:27
GloomyKnighti need a mail server.07:27
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Hexidigital_mateX::  no07:28
uboturpm is the RedHat Package Management system. Ubuntu does not use RPM, but !APT, and RPM packages are not supported (the package "alien" can allow installing them, but it's quite dangerous).07:28
nowellout of curiosity, do i need to do anything special to access computers on a network who are running windows?07:28
fivreelement: Gwget, I believe07:28
GloomyKnightyes ubuntu use APT07:28
harisundtimbobsteve there is no such file?07:28
elementfivre, thanks07:28
ubotuI know nothing about Gwget - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu07:28
ubotuapt is the Advanced Package Tool, which together with dpkg forms the basic Ubuntu package management toolkit. Short apt-get manual: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/AptGetHowto  -  Also see !Synaptic (Gnome) or !Adept (KDE)07:28
ubotusamba is the way to cooperate with Windows environments. Links with more info: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MountWindowsSharesPermanently http://help.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/serverguide/C/windows-networking.html Samba can be administered via the web with SWAT07:28
fivreor not, something with wget07:28
timbobsteveharisund: sudo nano /etc/group07:28
frogzoonowell: whole range of possibilities - samba, terminal server client, tightvnc, depends what you want07:28
GloomyKnightwho can give a gmail invition?07:29
nowelljust trying to check files to grab off of other PC's on the network here07:29
[Ex0r] GloomyKnight- I could07:29
frogzoonowell: samba then07:29
harisundtimbobsteve, sweet. Thanks :). But I am somewhat not very keen on editing a file.. no command to do that?07:29
Warbonowell: Use samba07:29
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fivrehalf the planet GloomyKnight07:29
mikeymike-linuxah okay i had to completely restart firefox Warbo07:29
[Ex0r] GloomyKnight- but I need an email07:29
GloomyKnightdid you use jabber?07:29
skormomg, i searched the wiki for "users" and got 1337 results07:29
nowellfrogzoo: can i get hand using it? still very new to linux and ubuntu07:29
timbobsteveharisund: linuxconf will do it... i think there is  packages07:29
GloomyKnighti add you07:30
mikeymike-linuxWarbo, so as long as i open FF first it will work?07:30
Warbomikeymike-linux: Yes, I actually told you to do that if you read it again :)07:30
harisundtimbobsteve what is it called? linuxconf?07:30
GloomyKnightexor did you use jabber?07:30
mikeymike-linuxWarbo,  i know you did, it's late id idnt understand completely07:30
[Ex0r] no07:30
mikeymike-linuxi re-read it and di what you said07:30
frogzoonowell: peeps in chan can help you, that's what it's for ;)07:30
[Ex0r] no07:30
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ubotuI know nothing about smtp - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu07:30
fivreGloomyKnight: /query or /msg is what you're looking for07:30
timbobsteveharisund: I think so... not sure... it used to come on RedHat 5.2 :P07:30
Warbomikeymike-linux: You can go on any site which doesn't use Flash, but as soon as you are going to go on a Flash site make sure nothing is using sound, then don't let anything use sound until you have finished with using Flash07:30
fivre/query [Ex0r] 07:30
ubotuI know nothing about mailserver - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu07:31
harisundtimbobsteve atleast it is not called linuxconf directly. sudo apt-cache search --names-only linuxconf doesn't work.. it works on RedHat, then I am guessing it works on Fedora as well..07:31
mikeymike-linuxWarbo, ok thanks07:31
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nicholaspaulOnce I've downloaded a tar.gz, how do i install?07:31
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mikeymike-linuxWarbo, do you know how to get mp3's to loop in playback such as ytmnd background mp3's instead of single playing?07:31
ubotuCompiling software from source? Read the tips at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CompilingSoftware (But remember to search for a pre-built package first: not all !repositories are enabled by default!)07:31
timbobsteveharisund: google it and see... i think it is source only most of the time... it really is easier to just edit the files07:31
uboturpm is the RedHat Package Management system. Ubuntu does not use RPM, but !APT, and RPM packages are not supported (the package "alien" can allow installing them, but it's quite dangerous).07:31
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mikeymike-linuxinstead of playing once and stopping *07:31
harisundtimbobsteve I will .. thanks ... and yes, it is easier to edit config files (and btw, I use vi :D )07:31
GloomyKnightexor are you hear?07:31
mateXdangerous in what sense07:32
timbobsteveharisund: eeeewwww vi :P hahahahaha07:32
GloomyKnighti find you07:32
Hexidigital_mateX::  you can also /msg ubotu {query}07:32
frogzooNo1Viking: postfix probly is what you want07:32
Hexidigital_mateX::  it may break your installation07:32
mateXi see07:32
timbobstevematex: rpm doesn't register with the apt database...07:32
Warbomikeymike-linux: In Flash?07:32
mateXman i m trying to install a pptp client07:32
harisundheheh... and another question. What is the default, or somewhat safe default file permissions? 755 ?07:32
mikeymike-linuxWarbo, not always flash.. sometimes its just gif's and mp3's07:32
mateXbut pptpclient.sourceforce.net need a package in .rmp format07:32
timbobsteveharisund: i think so07:32
mikeymike-linuxWarbo, like this one http://orlyrally.ytmnd.com07:32
mikeymike-linuxthe mp3 plays once07:33
mikeymike-linuxthen stops07:33
nicholaspaulWarbo: was that for me? is that considered compiling?07:33
Hexidigital_mateX::  open terminal, type apt-cache search pptp07:33
Warbonicholaspaul: yes07:33
harisundtimbobsteve, thanks a lot ... I will look up linuxconf and get back .. have a great day :)07:33
timbobsteveharisund: u too07:33
Warbomikeymike-linux: Try messing around with mozplugger07:33
nicholaspaulWarbo: aah. Thanks!07:33
mikeymike-linuxWarbo, mozplugger? ok i will read about what it is07:33
mateXi m not on Ubuntu right now07:33
fivredamn you freenode and your nick registration idiocy07:33
mateXcant access intenret there :(07:33
[Ex0r] frogzoo- well im done dealing with it. easyubuntu can't figure it out, either07:34
phewlwhat program is "make"07:34
GloomyKnighti need your help07:34
sysKinhow can I change what calculator is run when a key is pressed in keybindings?07:34
ubotuPlease prefix what you're saying with a name to avoid confusion. See !tab07:34
[Ex0r] GloomyKnight- email me your email address- master_yoer@yahoo.com07:34
timbobstevephewl: it automatically compiles files for you... it is very good07:34
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ubotuI know nothing about keys - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu07:34
phewlwhats it called07:34
ubotuKeyboard shortcuts can be set in system->preferences->keyboard shortcuts (Gnome) or "input actions" in Kcontrol (KDE). If your multimedia keys don't work with that, try keytouch - http://keytouch.sourceforge.net07:34
frogzoo[Ex0r] : best from now for you might be reinstall & follow this howto07:34
phewli need to install it07:34
ubotuTo install the Ati/NVidia drivers for your monitor, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BinaryDriverHowto07:34
[Ex0r] frogzoo- I just said I already did.07:34
phewlbash: make: command not found07:34
ubotuTrouble playing midi files? Look at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MidiSoftwareSynthesisHowTo07:35
nowellI've got a few little noob questions, if anyone has the time to help, it'd be much appreciated07:35
Warbosudo apt-get install build-essential07:35
BHSPitMonkeygrr, I don't want software synthesis07:35
fivresysKin: tell whatever the keycode is to run your preferred calculator via xbindkeys or similar07:35
timbobstevephewl: its in apt... your best just to get build-essentials07:35
GloomyKnightthanks exor07:35
phewlthanks timbobsteve07:35
BHSPitMonkeycan I not use real MIDI in ubuntu?07:35
phewland Warbo07:35
timbobsteveBHSPitMonkey: yes... u just need the libs and a program... mplayer probably07:35
mister_robotoactually, make only does whatever the makefile tells it to  ;^)07:36
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BHSPitMonkeyevery midi-dependent program I try to use crashes07:36
BHSPitMonkeylike noteedit, rosegarden, etc07:36
ubotuYou can use <tab> for autocompletion of nicknames in IRC, as well as for completion of filenames and programs on the command line.07:36
timbobstevemister_roboto: well... yes thats true hahahaha but it makes files compile automatically07:36
snoopsnowell go nuts07:36
mister_robototimbobsteve: does no such thing if there is no cc command in the makefile :)07:37
[Ex0r] hmm, is that tab thing in console something new?07:37
paul__ubotu thanks07:37
ubotuI know nothing about thanks - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu07:37
mister_robototimbobsteve: it produces targets from their dependencies07:37
[Ex0r] I dont remember being able to do that in FC407:37
timbobstevemister_roboto: now yours just being pedantic :P "gcc - pedantic" :P07:37
WarboBHSPitMonkey: Pretty much every MIDI program relies on Timidity, although some may use fluidsynth. I don't know how to bypass this to use any MIDI which may be present on a PC's soundcard though07:37
mister_robototimbobsteve: doing whatever commands you specify07:37
BHSPitMonkeyso, I can't use my soundcard's MIDI input, either?07:37
GloomyKnightExor:do you receive my mail?07:38
mister_robototimbobsteve: just razzing you :)  but there is nothing about make that inherently compiles anything07:38
GloomyKnightcall Ex0r07:38
[Ex0r] GloomyKnight- nope07:38
timbobstevemister_roboto: true... but general usage stats makes it easier to say it does :P07:38
[Ex0r] did now07:38
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mister_robototimbobsteve: true  :)07:38
WarboBHSPitMonkey: MIDI input is a tricky area. I have never used it myself so I haven't investigated it (there is a large bounty for Gstreamer MIDI support in Launchpad though)07:38
timbobstevemister_roboto: do you program?07:38
mister_robototimbobsteve: for like 20 years :)07:39
GloomyKnightyou email address is:master_yoer@yahoo.com right?07:39
nicholaspaulWarbo: whats the name of that package of compilers i need to compile stuff?07:39
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timbobstevemister_roboto: what languages ?07:39
[Ex0r] yeah07:39
[Ex0r] GloomyKnight- check your email07:39
timbobstevenicholaspaul: build-essentials07:39
Warbonicholaspaul: build-essential (you may want a 3.x version of gcc as well, like gcc-3.4, since some stuff needs that)07:39
mikeymike-linuxWarbo, what is a wrapper? and what is mozpluggeR?07:39
BHSPitMonkeyis launchpad just shuttleworth's program to fund linux progress07:39
GloomyKnightthanks Ex0r07:39
mister_robototimbobsteve: c/c++/java   only java these days. well... to be honest, now an architect mainly reviewing designs :)07:39
GloomyKnightyou are kind07:39
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sepehrehi again, does anyone know where the ubuntu gnome splash screen is? - I know how to change it, I just don't know where the files are07:40
nicholaspaultimbobsteve: oh yes! Thanks!07:40
nicholaspaulthx Warbo07:40
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Warbomikeymike-linux: mozplugger lets pretty much any program become embedded in Mozilla based browsers, so you could tell it to use XMMS to play the MP3s for example and then tell XMMS to loop07:40
timbobstevemister_roboto: I just finished my own version of pong hahahaha I am so proud. Game programming is something else altogether from apps07:40
MAssacrationhi every one07:40
mikeymike-linuxWarbo, hmm07:40
timbobsteveMAssacration: hey07:40
mikeymike-linuxWarbo, and what is a wrapper? lol07:40
mister_robototimbobsteve: good job!  yes, game programming is hard work!07:41
fivrehey, does anyone know why my logitech cordless elite's media keys would stop working after setting up my MX700 as per the mouse guide on the forums?07:41
Warbomikeymike-linux: A wrapper basically redirects input and output, so for example the k3b program is just a wrapper for cdrecord07:41
timbobstevemister_roboto: I wrote it procedurally, now I am gonna convert it to OOP :P that will be fun07:41
[Ex0r] Warbo- http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/ATI_Mobility_Radeon_960007:41
[Ex0r] that's my video card07:41
mikeymike-linuxWarbo, hmm07:41
[Ex0r] except it's 256mb ram07:41
Warbo[Ex0r] : Good for you07:41
mister_robototimbobsteve: do you program for a living?07:41
majdi'm using gproftpd and i can't figure out how to get my ftp server online07:42
timbobstevemister_roboto: no... I am tech_support for a government agency... I want to study game programming tho07:42
[Ex0r] Warbo- it says ubuntu has support for it, so I know it's not that there is no support.07:42
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Schalke1how do i change my computer's name?07:42
mister_robototimbobsteve: what you gonna use for the oop rewrite?07:42
timbobsteveSchalke1: sudo nano /etc/hostname07:43
[Ex0r] !ati07:43
ubotuTo install the Ati/NVidia drivers for your monitor, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BinaryDriverHowto07:43
timbobstevemister_roboto: c++... i wrote it in C... now I am gonna try objects07:43
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Warbo[Ex0r] : ati driver gives support, just not 3D. Check my radeon driver howto to see if your card is supported (I think it is https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RadeonHowto )07:43
frogzooSchalke1: /etc/hostname & update /etc/hosts07:43
tuliobrawhat is the locazation of c header files ?07:43
GloomyKnightex0r:thanks your invitation07:43
GloomyKnighti want to add you ok?07:43
mister_robototimbobsteve: good deal. i'm sure you'll have a great time and learn a lot.  :)07:43
Schalke1timbobsteve: thats it, thanks!07:43
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[Ex0r] Warbo- RadeonDriver ?07:44
Warbo[Ex0r] : The one I use07:44
[Ex0r] no I mean is that the one you meant?07:44
tuliobrawhat is the locazation of c header files ?..07:44
timbobstevemister_roboto: the whole inter-object messaging system has me completely confused.... I will probably just hack it and pass pointers to the GFX/Sound systems... thats pretty cheap tho...07:44
Warbo[Ex0r] : That URL might be wrong, try searching wiki.ubuntu.com07:44
fivredoes anyone know how to copy/paste in rxvt?07:44
Warbo[Ex0r] : Oh, yes07:44
timbobstevetuliobra: no idea :P07:44
[Ex0r] k :)07:45
Warbofivre: Select and middle click?07:45
tuliobralol my internet is crashing, stupid isp ;p07:45
[Ex0r] Warbo- did you say that these drivers give support, just not 3d support ?07:45
gmoorei'm going to be using my Ubuntu system as a server (web, database, etc) and as a PVR if i can get my tvtuner working. in general: KDE or Gnome? axp 2800+, 512mb ram, voodoo3, tvtuner07:45
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tuliobralol im installing vmware tools, and it is need the c header files directory to finish up07:45
fivremiddle-click doesn't work, I think it's xfce's fault07:45
Warbo[Ex0r] : Check the compatibility list. For some cards there is 3D support07:45
timbobstevegmoore: use XFCE :P hahahah its lighter and works better... but to each their own07:45
[Ex0r] ah, 2D only07:46
Warbotuliobra: Do you mean linux-headers?07:46
gmooretimbobsteve: does it have apps to support MythTV, and other assorted things?07:46
tuliobraapt-get install linux-headers? lol07:46
[Ex0r] darnit, it's not going to do me any good anyways to install them because I STILL can't run my emulators07:46
mister_robototimbobsteve: if it's just one monolithic program then the messaging is basically just calling functions, only they are contained inside objects.07:46
Warbotuliobra: apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r`07:46
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Warbo[Ex0r] : What emulators by the way?07:46
timbobstevegmoore: I was under the impression that MythTV was all inclusive and it didn't require anything from the Desktop environment07:46
[Ex0r] Warbo- Nemu64, GSnes9x, and GEN07:47
WarboMythTV is a frontend to loads of stuff like web browsers and stuff, so maybe they are needed07:47
timbobstevemister_roboto: yeh true... it is such a mind workout to write games... totally throws away any app programming and makes you think differently :P07:47
[Ex0r] You can get help with mythtv at #mythv-users07:47
[Ex0r] #mythtv-users *07:47
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tulio_au.archive.ubuntu are too slow for me07:48
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tulio_someone know an better choice?07:48
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timbobstevejamson: hey07:48
timbobstevetulio_ : no sorry...07:48
tulio_thats ok thanks07:48
jamsoni have a question07:49
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timbobstevetulio_: I am in Oz and I dont find it slow from au.archive.*07:49
timbobstevejamson: fire away07:49
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tulio_good, i dont know what 0Z means, w/e07:49
timbobstevetulio_: Australia ;/07:49
WarboClick your heels together 3 times07:49
gmoorequestion about KDE. xorg.conf was set to use 'vesa' as my Device driver. i have a voodoo3, so i changed it to 'tdfx'. now, kde stalls while loading (i'm staring at 'kubuntu' with an empty progress bar splash screen right now). what did i do wrong? i want to have it use the right driver so that i can use XV07:50
tulio_lol you are in australia acessing austrailia servers07:50
tulio_yeah it is good07:50
tulio_im from brazil07:50
jamsoni have just installed a copy of ubuntu 4.10 "warty warthog" and it is in some form of command line prompt thing, is it meant to be like that or should it be in a GUI form07:50
tulio_there is no usa servers or something closer ?07:50
Warbotulio_: Maybe there is a br.archive........? I just use archive.ubuntu.com07:50
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timbobstevetulio_ : I thought because you were asking about au servers you were actually in Australia :P my bad07:51
tulio_oh no :p07:51
tulio_no it is my bad, i bad too bad at english07:51
timbobstevejamson: I am not sure... I have only ever used the GUI installer from Dapper Drake07:51
timbobstevetulio_ : np ;)07:51
timbobstevejamson: can you get ahold of a copy of dapper? if so... best use that to install07:52
jamsonhmm ok, that might be an issue on dialup ;)07:52
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timbobstevejamson: me too... I got ShipIt CD's... 6 weeks to australia tho :(07:52
jamsonyour from Australia also, cool :P07:53
timbobstevejamson: ;)07:53
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ubotuCompiz (compositing (window) manager) and XGL (Xserver architecture layered on top of OpenGL) howto at http://wiki.ubuntu.com/CompositeManager XGL+compiz help in #ubuntu-xgl  See http://tinyurl.com/pw5ez for Kubuntu systems07:53
timbobstevejamson: PM me and I can mail you a copy of my Dapper CD :)07:53
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godtviskenI can't find in the kernel config how to enable an RTL-8139. Does anyone know where it is?07:54
jamsonnah its ok, i remember installing this copy last year and for some odd reason it came with a GUI :/07:54
[Ex0r] hmm, what are these 2005 ati drivers07:54
burepeI am converting files with Soundconverter and the all the new files times are different07:54
burepeWhat should I do?07:54
timbobstevegodtvisken: I think it is Device Drivers -> Network 10 / 100 -> Realtek ***07:54
[Ex0r] from the ati.com website07:54
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joemauchare all ubuntu binaries compied for i386 or i686?07:55
timbobstevejamson: sure... I just want to get rid of my extras... ShipIt sent me 5 of each... and I don't have a PPC or a 64bit CPU :P07:55
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godtviskentimbobsteve: i thought it would be there too but i don't see any realtek stuff07:55
timbobstevegodtvisken: I think the driver is refered to as RTL-81xx though.... not RTL-813907:55
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timbobstevegodtvisken: what version of the kernel ?07:56
tuliobrawhat is the apt primary service anyways ?07:56
tuliobrahttp://archive.ubuntu.com ?07:56
timbobstevegodtvisken: I have used it on 2.4 and 2.6 before... it is definately there07:56
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godtviskentimbobsteve: yeah, it is somewhere, because it works currently.. but i just wanted to make it enabled instead of just a module07:56
timbobstevegodtvisken: try opening up the .config file and searching for "RTL-81"... should let you know what menu it comes under07:56
godtviskentimbobsteve: ok thanks07:57
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jamsonthats a lot timbosteve07:58
godtviskentimbobsteve: only one occurance of RTL81 and it is under USB adaptors07:58
yipewhat exactly does the linux-image-386 package DO?07:58
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timbobstevejamson: I know... I have already given it to all coworkers :P and I still have a few07:58
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tulio_lol how do i run gedit under root ?07:59
tulio_i cant save sources.list ;p07:59
timbobstevegodtvisken: it is definately there... I havent got the source atm so I can't check it :( sorry... I compiled it on Slackware last week and it was there...07:59
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tulio_lol i'm noobing really nice07:59
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yipetulio_, open a terminal and type "gksudo gedit"07:59
godtviskentimbobsteve: hm, well thanks07:59
timbobsteveyipe: I think it is the kernel or the bootsplash stuff...07:59
tulio_yipe:  thanks07:59
jamsonthanks for your help07:59
yipetuliono problem:)07:59
timbobstevejamson: NP07:59
yipeugh, I can't type07:59
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zcat[1] yipe: alt-F2.. don't scare the newb's with that terminal crap!!08:00
yipe.... there's a way to do that without the terminal?08:01
zcat[1] alt-F2 to run a program.. no terminal08:01
Lord-ChewYanyone here get cedega to run on ubuntu?08:01
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Lord-ChewYi get this error ZeroDivisionError: float division08:01
tulio_lol it is really much faster with br.archives.ubuntu.com08:02
joemauchwhat's the program that speeds up application launching?08:02
tulio_thanks :D08:02
joemauchsomething linking08:02
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godtviskenIs it better to enable something as a module even if it's my hardware?08:02
yipeooohhh I just got an error "NotWatchingFuturamaWhileFuturamaIsOn: Watch Futurama" I'll be back to talk about this linux image thing during the next commerical:P08:02
zcat[1] wtf?08:03
zcat[1] where was that error?08:03
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[Ex0r] wow....08:03
yipei'm joking.... sorry08:04
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zcat[1] thought it might have been a tvtime error.. they have some funny comments in the titlebar...08:04
[Ex0r] something wrong with the apt repo's ?08:05
yipenot here [Ex0r] 08:05
tulio__now i installed linux-headers08:05
tulio__where is it gone08:05
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yipealt-f2 doesn't do anything for me08:07
tulio__where is the linux-headers? =/08:07
zcat[1] yipe: gnome?08:07
zcat[1] curious08:07
sam_I'm trying to get wpa_supplicant to work... I have Dapper up2date... with ipw and ieee80211 install.... i'm a bit new at using kubuntu/ubuntu.. is there a global config to wpa_supplicant?  where do I specify the dirvers etc to be used.08:08
Lord-ChewYanyone here get cedega to run on ubuntu?08:08
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zcat[1] left alt key?08:08
[Ex0r] HOLY crap, my internet just got extremely slow08:08
zcat[1] alt-F2 definately should give you a 'run program' dialog on any stock install of ubuntu08:08
zcat[1] I just checked on two other freshly installed machines.. both have it.08:09
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hereticianWhere is the GUI located for Wine?08:10
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yipeany idea what might be stopping it? MY keyboard has a *grumble grumble* f-lock key on it, and I tried it in both states of the f-lock08:10
tulio____What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running08:10
tulio____kernel? [/usr/src/linux/include] 08:10
zcat[1] yipe: your keyboard is faulty. Get a normal one! :-)08:11
tulio____i already isntalled linux-headers08:11
yipezcat, believe me I know08:11
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yipeI wanna crack this thing over my knee so bad sometimes08:11
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godtviskenHow do I find out what my hardware monitoring chip is?08:12
tvalladonany GL application I run only shows the top 1/3 of the screen.. any help?08:12
tulio____no one knows where can i find linux-headers folder ?08:12
zcat[1] wonder if the powerbutton on this keyboard works (if I quit suddenly, the answer was yes...)08:13
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[Ex0r] hmm08:14
[Ex0r] I wonder if that gave me 3d support08:14
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[Ex0r] i found a thing on the site for 3d support via a repo08:15
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zcat[1] yep, it works!08:15
[Ex0r] https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/ATI08:15
[Ex0r] under the Seveas Repository section08:15
tulioholy crap08:16
tulioplease somebody help me08:16
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[Ex0r] said to disable flgrx support and it works08:16
[Ex0r] so im hoping it does, but not really a way to test08:16
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Judewhats the name of a good firewall program?08:17
tulio2nettables ?08:17
Judeare they easy to use?08:18
Judedo they have intrusion detection?08:18
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tulio2please somebody help me before my internet crash again08:18
tulio2i need the localization of linux-headers files08:19
fivrewhat's a better gui archiver than the Xarchiver thing that comes with xfce?08:19
Judei'm looking for a gui firewall08:19
Judehow do you close a port manually?08:20
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phunkaliciousis it open already?08:20
Judei'm on dsl and my internet connection is lagging and everything will start lagging all the sudden when i dont have anything open08:20
sam_heretician, there is no gui for wine08:21
[Ex0r] yes there i08:21
[Ex0r] is*08:21
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[Ex0r] xwine08:21
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sam_really?  never even heard of it before... always used the cli08:21
[Ex0r] it's not very practicle, but there is one none the less08:21
DarKnesS_WolFi'm trying to create a java.sh file in /etc/profile.d to put the java path in it.. but the system just ignoures the /etc/profile.d/ do i need special configurations to enable profile.d ?08:21
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tulio2What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running08:23
tulio2kernel? [/usr/src/linux/include] 08:23
elhaxxorzsome help with gdesklets/python?08:24
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wolfAlfagood morning,08:25
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godtviskenWhat does make-kpkg clean? Should I do it if I am recompiling a kernel but I still want the old kernel?08:25
tvalladonJude: fire started is a gui firewall package08:25
tvalladonJude: err, firestarter08:25
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wolfAlfai'm getting 'Couldnt find package bluefish'08:26
wolfAlfaany ideas ?08:26
MadpilotwolfAlfa, do you have the Universe & Multiverse repos enabled?08:27
Judeany one know where to get a good ebook on c++ thats good for a total begginner?08:27
tvalladonJude: did you get that on firewalls?08:27
wolfAlfaMadpilot: I'm new to Ubuntu, no idea what those are08:27
MadpilotwolfAlfa, are you new to Linux entirely, or just to Ubuntu?08:28
wolfAlfaMadpilot: Gentoo user08:28
narfmasterJude, get "glibc-doc"08:28
MadpilotwolfAlfa, OK. Have a look at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories08:28
Judeits downloading08:28
wolfAlfaMadpilot: checking, thanks08:29
MadpilotwolfAlfa, and welcome to a distro that doesn't expect you to spend all your time compiling ;)08:29
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Hit3kMadpilot, you never said that to me when i switched!08:29
wolfAlfaMadpilot: I'm not quitting gentoo pal, this is for a friend ;)08:29
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DarKnesS_WolFi'm trying to create a java.sh file in /etc/profile.d to put the java path in it.. but the system just ignoures the /etc/profile.d/ do i need special configurations to enable profile.d ?08:30
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narfmasteractually for a total beginner you want to check out http://www.cplusplus.com/08:30
tvalladonany GL application I run only shows the top 1/3 of the screen.. any help?08:31
sam_does xgl work on KDE?08:31
wolfAlfaOne more question guys, I'm trying to install a driver but getting this message08:31
wolfAlfa15resolution depends on libc6 (>= 2.3.6-6); however: Version of libc6 on system is 2.3.6-0ubuntu2008:32
wolfAlfaanyway to get around this?08:32
Hit3kthen apt-get that version of lib608:32
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Hyperin gaim how do you block and unblock msn users?08:33
narfmasterHit3k, that's the Dapper version of libc608:33
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elhaxxorzto whoever was helping me with gdesklets08:34
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wolfAlfaHyper: go to the privacy window08:34
wolfAlfaHyper: Tools -> Privacy08:35
slugburzsomebody speak spanish?08:35
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slugburzi need help08:35
ubotuPara Espaol por favor usen #ubuntu-es, #kubuntu-es o #edubuntu-es, alli obtendran mas ayuda.08:35
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angelhow can I install a bluetooth manager in Ubuntu ?08:35
Judewhen i try to start firestarter it says the device sit0 is not ready08:35
Judewhat does that mean08:35
narfmasterJude, that means your network isn't active08:36
Judemy internet connection is active08:36
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narfmasterJude, you need to go to System > Admin > Networking and set that up08:36
MadpilotJude, then Firestarter is looking at the wrong net connection on your box, if you've got more than one08:37
Hotwheelzif i run a packages search 4 Mythtv only 0.18 packages show up latest build is 0.19 does anyone when will the repositry\s be updated to reflect this?...Or is there an update command u need to run I thinks somone here said there was.Can somone pls dcc me with an answer...Thanks :-)08:37
Judemy net connection is eth008:37
Judei have it set to eth008:37
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tonicrigidI'm pretty new to Linux, but not a n00b to computers, and I was wondering if any gurus could answer some technical questions about Ubuntu I have08:38
angelhow can I use my bluetooth headset in ubuntu?08:38
MadpilotJude, in Firestarter, run the setup wizard thing again, make sure it's working on eth008:38
angelI need help08:38
Judeit is08:38
Judei just checked it08:38
Madpilottonicrigid, if you actually ask the questions first, you might get some help ;)08:38
tonicrigidmakes sense08:38
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Hyperty wolfAlfa08:39
FunnyLookinHattonicrigid, yea just shoot the questions out  : )08:39
Judeok i got it08:39
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Judehow do i know if someone is hacking me?08:39
tonicrigidI was wondering in which ways Linux is better than Windows, I've been told numerous times that Linux is better for reading and writing programs, but have never really been told why08:39
Judeand how do i close a port manually08:39
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narfmasterJude, you can use Ethereal to monitor your network08:40
Flanneltonicrigid: that might be a better question for #ubuntu-offtopic08:40
FunnyLookinHattonicrigid, the big advantages to linux are it's flexibility, security, and strong developer base imho.  But you will find that everyone has differing oppinions08:40
Judei have it08:40
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wolfAlfatonicrigid: just try it, if you're not the 'noob' as you say, you'll know08:40
Judebut i dont really understand it to well08:40
jonas-irchow do i delete a folder with content with terminal?08:40
FunnyLookinHattonicrigid, he is right about ubuntu-offtopic...  you can PM me i fyou woul dlike to talk about this as well08:40
Judethe help files are kind of cryptic for a newb08:40
narfmasterjonas-irc, rm -r /folder08:41
FunnyLookinHatjonas-irc, rm -rf folder08:41
FunnyLookinHatjonas-irc, use the -f option as well or else youare prompted for every file08:41
Judehow can i close a port manually?08:41
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Judeis there an icon for firestarter?08:42
narfmasterJude, you could use cutter but i don't have much experience with that08:42
wolfAlfaguys, sorry for the repeated question:08:42
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wolfAlfa15resolution depends on libc6 (>= 2.3.6-6); however: Version of libc6 on system is 2.3.6-0ubuntu2008:43
sysKinalright! I made multimedia keys working with keytouch AND I found a player that seeks from commandline (rhythmbox). now, final last time, why rhythmbox doesn't seem to open .wav files08:43
sysKinif it doesn't then all I did is ruined O_O08:44
EdLinwolfAlfa: does your /etc/apt/sources.list include non-Ubuntu sources?08:44
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narfmastersysKin, i guess gstreamer doesn't support every type of wav file08:44
crazy_penguina good morning to all!08:44
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sysKinnarfmaster: nah that's just a 44khz pcm stereo ;) although indeed, gstreamer isa the key which is a good thing08:45
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wolfAlfaEdLin: only ubuntu sources08:46
[NP] Tangentalright, so my sound has mysteriously stopped working upon rebooting08:46
Mortalmanreboot again08:46
skormkeep rebooting until it does work xD08:47
narfmasterwolfAlfa, where is 15resolution coming from? acpi-support?08:47
EdLinwolfAlfa: that's strange then. edgy might have those problems, but I'd expect to see different version numbers than that kind of conflict08:47
Judesometimes when i try to log into websites i'll get pop ups for another log in from some other site08:47
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Judeor i'll type the url of one site in and it will take me to another08:47
RandomDude15hey i need a subtitler or logo fliter for avidemux like virtualdub has, anyone?08:47
Judeor it will say sites like google are forbidden08:47
godtviskenHow come Banshee isn't in the repo?08:47
Judedoes anyone know wha tthat means?08:47
wolfAlfanarfmaster: http://forums.us.dell.com/supportforums/board/message?board.id=sw_linux&message.id=732208:48
jonas-irci do I mount an *.dmg file with any user support? I mountet it now, but only the super user can read any files from it??08:48
narfmasterJude, something going on with your DNS there08:48
wolfAlfanarfmaster: http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/pool/main/9/915resolution/08:48
Judewell the other day i opend up a browser and my homepage is google and the url said google but it took me to this guy i know on a forum who is known for being a hacker08:48
EdLinwolfAlfa: there's your answer, you're mixing Debian and Ubuntu repositories. I thought you told me you weren't doing that?08:49
skormJude: you may have to talk to your isp for information about dns servers08:49
Judeit was a directory of pictures and files and stuff08:49
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wolfAlfaEdLin: humm, I got the link from an Ubuntu forum in the first place...08:49
skormseems, fairly uncomon for linux08:49
Judedo you think he hacked me?08:49
EdLinwolfAlfa: well, that forum post was wrong. :-/08:49
Judeits been doing it alot lately08:49
skormSo i'd says its your dns provider08:49
wolfAlfaEdLin: let me see if I can find it then08:50
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godtviskenHow come Banshee isn't in the repo?08:50
FunnyLookinHatgodtvisken, it is.  I have it!  : )08:50
ubotuThe packages in Ubuntu are divided into several sections. See http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/components https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories and !easysource08:50
EdLinwolfAlfa: it doesn't matter, if that's the address he gave he reccomended to you a non-ubuntu source.08:50
Judei have dsl and my web pages will take dialup speed to load08:50
narfmasterwolfAlfa, you need to reinstall the Ubuntu version08:50
FunnyLookinHatAnyways, bed time, that's the last of my support for the night  : )08:50
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[NP] Tangentalright, dunno if rebooting was some kind of jokie08:51
[NP] Tangentcuz it still doesn't work08:51
Madpilot!info banshee08:51
ubotubanshee: Audio Management and Playback application. In repository universe, is optional. Version 0.10.10-0ubuntu10 (dapper), package size 870 kB, installed size 2744 kB08:51
Madpilotgodtvisken, it's in Universe08:51
wolfAlfaEdLin: here it is08:51
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godtvisken!easysource godtvisken08:51
ubotuI know nothing about easysource godtvisken - try searching http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi?db=ubuntu08:51
ubotusource-o-matic is a webpage where you can (re)generate your sources.list - http://www.ubuntu-nl.org/source-o-matic08:51
Judehow do you put icons on the applications menu?08:51
wolfAlfathank you guys, you're very helpful around here08:52
Judelike for banshee or something08:52
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godtviskenMadpilot: thanks08:52
[NP] Tangentall that I've done since it worked was plug in a MIDI keyboard via USB08:52
Madpilotgodtvisken, no problem08:52
Schalkenis there a gnome benchmarking application?08:52
joemauchdoes anybody know a good tweak guide?08:52
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narfmasterjoemauch, http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Dapper08:53
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whitehorseNtigerWhat is the best ethernet card for linux?08:55
whitehorseNtigerDo they all work?08:55
DBOpretty much08:55
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narfmastermost PCI ethernet cards work fine already08:56
Hyperis there anyway to share the scanner over the network ?08:57
Hypera scanner*08:57
jonas-irchow do i mount an dmg file?08:57
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gmoorewhat file do i need to edit to control sound options and devices?08:57
Hypergmoore,  alsa ? oss ?08:58
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MortalmanOk, I recently installed ubuntu(latest) and apt-get doesn't find A LOT of apps.  Am I to understand that I'm to add other apt sources in that aren't part of ubuntu ?08:58
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ubotuThe packages in Ubuntu are divided into several sections. See http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/components https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories and !easysource08:58
MadpilotMortalman, that depends - what are you looking for?08:58
gmooreHyper: nforce2, just installed ubuntu, don't know what it tried to load but whatever it was doesn't work. trying to follow the nvidia nforce2 drivers install guide08:58
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Judewhats a progam other then skype that i can use to dial phone numbers?08:58
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Hypermortal, try  https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories08:58
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MadpilotJude, Ekiga08:59
Hypergmoore,  i recently had that issue08:59
nailerHey folks08:59
Hyperthe latest ubuntu should support nforce drivers08:59
nailerAnyone know a working freecontrib.org mirror?08:59
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gmooreshould i need to install the nvidia binaries?08:59
Hyperwithout having to download the ones from the nvidia site08:59
Judeapt-get install Ekiga Madpilot ?08:59
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MortalmanHyper: yes or no would have sufficed, but I guess I'll read that page instead.08:59
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Hyperdo it for the graphics if you have a nvidia based card08:59
nailerfreecontrib is down, and the mirrors only seem to have mandrake packages08:59
MadpilotJude, it should be installed by default in Dapper - look in Applications->Internet08:59
Judeits not09:00
Judei'm on breezy09:00
Hypergmoore, have you tried playing sound atm ?09:00
Hypertry alsamixer in console09:00
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Judewhere can i get it?09:00
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MadpilotJude, you can't upgrade? You can get Ekiga for Breezy, but it's not that easy09:00
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MortalmanHyper: btw, coming from a debian background, that page didn't answer my question.09:01
gmoorefunction snd_ctl_open failed for default: no such device09:01
MadpilotJude, search ubuntuforums.org, there's an Ekiga on Breezy howto somewhere - I don't have the link stored anymore09:01
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lampshadeHow do I get bash completion to work with SSH like for known hosts and such?  I'm googling right now, but surprisingly no finding what I'm looking for though I thought this was really common09:01
MadpilotMortalman, the short answer to your question is that many of Ubuntu's packages are in the Universe repository, which isn't enabled by default09:01
HyperMortalman, you need to enable the other repositories09:01
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Hyperin order to get other applications09:02
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Hypersuch as xmms xchat etc09:02
Hyperthings like that09:02
Hypergmoore, hmm09:02
nailerlampshade: i think the 'extended bash autocompletion' is what you're looking for09:02
javai'm installing ubuntu.. can i switch the desktop to KDE later?09:02
gmooreoh jesus my onboard audio was disabled in the bios09:02
Hypergmoore, which did you install? desktop/alternate/server?09:02
gmooreit's on now, rebooting09:02
nailerhad a play with it on another distro a while back09:03
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narfmasterjava, yes09:03
naileranyone know any working freecontrib mirrors?09:03
gmooreHyper: i installed server then did an install kubuntu-desktop and xorg-common09:03
javanarfmaster is there a HOWTO ?09:03
lampshadenailer: isn't that on by default?  at least, I've noticed in my .bashrc that I have it enabled and not commented out.... unless there is even more than that?09:03
narfmasterjava, you can just install the kubuntu-desktop package09:03
MortalmanAnd this "universe" repository isn't enabled by default why ??09:03
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MortalmanHyper: ^^09:03
javanarfmaster ah.. i c09:03
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lampshadejava: no howto really needed.  Literally just apt-get install kubuntu-desktop I think is all you'll need.  I did it before once and it was crazy easy09:04
javanarfmaster why is my install so slow? i'm at 512 mb, 2.4 ghz laptop (sony vaio) ? is it b/c it's installing it from the cd rom?09:04
Hyperi wouldnt have a clue09:04
Hyperjust enable it and problems solved :)09:04
MortalmanMadpilot:  And this "universe" repository isn't enabled by default why ??09:04
narfmasterjava, what speed is it going?09:04
javanarfmaster what you mean "speed" .. it's just seems slow..09:05
MadpilotMortalman, because it doesn't get the same level of official support that the main & restricted repos do09:05
javanarfmaster i'm thinking that's b/c it's running from the cd rom right?09:05
Hyperi knew that.09:05
Hyperwas just testing you Madpilot09:05
javaafter install it should be kicking ass?09:05
narfmasterjava, it could be but i have no idea what you mean by slow09:05
MortalmanMadpilot:  official support?   hmm09:05
MadpilotMortalman, http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/components09:05
Madpilotread that URL ^^^09:05
javanarfmaster well.. don't you think 19 mins to install is slow? (it indicates 19 mins left.. 10 mins already passed)09:06
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narfmasterjava, that's a lot faster than the console installer09:06
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lampshadethat's pretty freaking fast--faster than windows installs that I remember09:06
tgahey, any idea how I can get the Gnome volume control to work with Headphone instead of Master?09:06
tgaon this laptop the Master Volume doesn't do anthing09:06
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ardinaryI want to play a DVD I bought on my computer with xine.  Can someone assist me?  I get an error message: maybe you don't have rights, maybe there's no data.09:07
manopulushello. i installing ubuntu at old laptop (toshiba libretto). currently there installed ubuntu-server - i will now replace kernel. what about desktop? pc is transmeta 900 mhz - it is like celeron 500. xfce or gnome? is xfce have enough features - where can look installed components09:07
javanarfmaster hrm.. well that doesn't make sense.. since console supposed to be faster than heavyweight gui installer09:07
ubotuSee http://help.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/desktopguide/C/video.html. Libdvdcss can be found at http://wiki.ubuntu.com/SeveasPackages09:07
ardinaryThank you Hyper!09:07
narfmasterjava, just trust me on that :)09:07
Hyperno worries sir :)09:07
lampshadetga: Yeah, right click the little speaker icon in the tray >> preferences >> choose it to control headphone09:07
lampshadeand that's the best it can do... no way to control both that I know of... that's bugged me in the past09:07
javalampshade tci (total cost of install) for windows is like 1 year.. (if you include the sp's and patches)09:08
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basantawas just wondering what is the secret behind ubuntu's capability of automounting wide range of thumb/flash drive over debian09:08
javayeah.. good question.. ubuntu seems to have some voodoo..09:09
tgalampshade, I meant the volume shortcuts09:09
narfmasterbasanta, cutting-edge version of Gnome09:09
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MortalmanURL for default ubuntu screenshots?09:09
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DrShadeGreetings!  I am wondering if anybody is familiar with loadlin?09:09
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basantanarfmaster, is it just that ?09:09
HyperMortalman, google?09:09
narfmasterbasanta, basically09:09
lampshadetga: Well, for me once I change that in the preferences to control headphones the volume up and down buttons on my laptop will change the vol up and down for the headphones...?  I might not be understanding you09:09
tgalampshade, whatever app handles the multimedia keys09:09
basantanarfmaster, depends on hal, udev, hotplug, kernel and gnome-volume-manager right ?09:10
tgalampshade, the volume control on the panel doesn't seem to have anything to do with the app that handles multimedia keys09:10
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wikingwhat is this ' package architecture (powerpc) does not match system (i386)'09:11
lampshadehmm I don't know then, it does for mine.  Or at least, like I said, I can control mine that way by doing the prefs and telling it to control headphones... I dunno then09:11
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gmooreHyper: working now09:11
narfmasterbasanta, it is complicated but for desktop it mainly depends on the desktop environment09:11
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skormWhat things should I change file permissions on if I'm gonna be a shell provider09:11
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narfmasterbasanta, for example XFCE is a little more difficult IIRC09:12
wolfalfahello again,09:12
DrShadeI'm trying to install Ubuntu through loadlin.  I have downloaded the initrd.gz and linux and loadlin files into c:\boot and restarted in DOS mode and typed the command and I get an error loading initrd.gz that there is less than 4mb of memory?  I have a Celeron 333 with 160 megs of ram.  Any ideas?09:12
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wolfalfahaving trouble configuring screen resolution on Dell e1505, could anyone help09:12
skormDrShade, have you trade using the cdrom or anything, because loadlin is a last resort09:13
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wikingwhat is this ' package architecture (powerpc) does not match system (i386)' ???? help!09:13
skormwiking: describe your error better09:13
ex-parrotanyone know a PLF mirror that's actually working right now?09:13
skormwiking: when it appears, what you are doing09:13
DrShadeskorm, I don't have any spare CDRW's and I am not sure if this computer will even boot from a cd :(09:13
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wolfalfaxorg.conf has the default 1280x800 however the resolution in X is 1024x768 and no other option is available09:14
skormdid you disable himsys from the dos boot.ini or autoexec bat?09:14
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lampshadebash completion with ssh?  Anyone done that in here?  i can't get mine to complete :-/09:14
TonrenDoes anyone know how to make WIndow Maker not suck?09:14
ex-parrothow do you mean lampshade?09:14
basantanarfmaster, but I have seen that same version of gnome on ubuntu is supporting more no of flash drives then than on debian, are you sure ubuntu doesn't do some extra twreaking?09:14
wikingskorm, i try to install automatix. Dwnload it and try install09:15
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MortalmanTonren: lol09:15
Tonrenlampshade, are you trying to run something in the same path you're in?  If so, try prepending with ./09:15
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lampshadeex-parrot: ssh d[tab]  won't complete the path I want09:15
lampshadeerr complete the server in known hosts09:15
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narfmasterbasanta, i've heard that Debian generally requires more user intervention but that is just to get things configured09:15
skormlampshade: typo?09:15
ex-parrotoh, I didn't know it was even meant to do that09:15
TonrenMortalman: It seems like such a great idea, but the docks and panels are in all the wrong places, there's no obvious way to move them, and the configuration settings are anemic.09:15
Madpilotwiking, please don't recommend automatix - it still breaks systems...09:15
TonrenMortalman: I mean, it LOOKS really good..09:15
DrShadeskorm, there is nothing about himsys in boot.ini or autoexec.bat?09:15
ex-parrotno idea lampshade sorry :P09:15
lampshadeI read somewhere in the forum that it was because by default the hostnames are hashed, so I changed that, but it still doesn't seem to do any good :-/09:16
nailerlampshade: there's a package called 'bash-completion' is it installed?09:16
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wikingmadpilot, ok, thanx!09:16
MortalmanTonren: You mean functionality-wise?09:16
ex-parrotDrShade: sure you don't mean himem.sys ?09:16
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ex-parrotboot.ini doesn't load things either, it's an NT bootloader configuration file09:16
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TonrenMortalman: Yeah.09:16
lampshadenailer: that is enabled in my .bashrc, however, I don't even see a package by that name in the repos... so I'm not sure09:16
lampshadeand I have a folder for in in /etc/  so pretty sure it is installed09:17
naileri'm guessing should be in universe09:17
ex-parrotnobody knows a working mirror for PLF? main seems to be down, getting "Connection refused" and I get 404s on all the listed mirrors09:17
nailerex-parrot: yeah me too09:17
nailerannoyiing isn't it?09:17
ex-parrotwell, the few I tried at random09:17
DrShadeYes himem.sys, no mention of that in boot.ini or autoexec.bat?  Should I put like himem=off or something? heh09:17
naileralas i don't know any mirrors either09:18
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ex-parrotDrShade: himem.sys won't be in either09:18
ex-parroton a DOS system it'll be loaded from config.sys09:18
TonrenI'd really like to be able to use Window Maker, but I can't figure out HOW to.09:18
DrShadeI am running Win95 currently.09:18
TonrenWhen you maximize a window, it goes over your taskbar!09:18
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ex-parrotDrShade: it loads config.sys automatically09:18
nailerex-parrot: seetopic in #easyubunu09:18
TonrenAnd the system control panel dock takes up SO much space on the right side, and you can't move it!09:18
MortalmanTonren: I havn't used WindowMaker since debian potato.  8-)09:18
TonrenMortalman: I'm about to try out Kubuntu09:18
TonrenMortalman: Know of a good Clipboard daemon for GNOME?09:19
godtviskenThis kernel compile guide said I should do "make-kpkg -initrd --revision=<name> kernel_image kernel_headers modules_image" then "sudo dpkg -i <name of the file>". The first time it worked, but I am recompiling the kernel, what should I do? (the latter command gives me a warning about modules)09:19
basantanarfmaster, there is nothing mush user is asked as long as gnome-volume-manager is concerned09:19
MortalmanTonren: I'm a fluxbox fan and gnome has gotten ugglier and ugglier in years.  8-/09:19
rixth_Yeah, I find that the default clipboard for GNOME sucks09:19
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ex-parrotDrShade: what exactly are you trying to achievbe?09:19
TonrenMortalman: Never heard of fluxbox, but I"m open to suggestions.  What's it do?09:20
Tonrenrixth_: I'd just like something that logs everything that goes into it09:20
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narfmasterbasanta, i have no idea specifically how to explain it but you could email the developers and ask them09:20
MortalmanTonren: It's a window manager like blackbox or openbox.09:20
DrShadeex-parrot, tryin to get loadlin to boot into the Ubuntu 6.06 installer.09:20
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ex-parrotoh I see DrShade09:20
TonrenMortalman: Never heard of those either.  (noob)  What pros and cons does it have over GNOME?09:20
ex-parrotand you need Windows to not load himem?09:20
rixth_Tonren, sounds like something you might have to write/modify yourself09:20
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DrShadeex-parrot, I'm kinda confused what himem does?09:20
Tonrenrixth_: No way.  I'm 100% positive there's something out there which does it already.09:21
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ex-parrotDrShade: back in the good old says, you couldn't access more than the first 640k of RAM under DOS, Himem is a driver for apps that want to use XMS memory (memory above 1mb)09:21
ex-parrotit's very very vestigial under anything newer than dos 6.209:21
tmorrisey640k of RAM ought to be enough for anybody.09:21
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MortalmanTonren:  Very plain, uses almost no resources.  Menus are re-created as you click so changes to menu files are immedite.  Style are extremely simple.09:22
MortalmanTonren:  Resources and not being cluttered are it's main features.09:22
DrunkenPirateHi everyone. I have a quick question about adding my Windows XP Installation onto the grub menu.09:22
DrunkenPirateHere's the thing: I have windows installed on a disk called /dev/sda1. I added an entry to my grub menu.lst under (sda,0), but it didn't work. Does anyone have any suggestions?09:22
narfmasterex-parrot, if you absolutely need the packages that plf supplies you could search for rpms and then do alien on them09:22
TonrenMortalman: Mmm... I like the sound of that.  Fluxbox sounds like my kind of window manager09:22
DrShadeex-parrot, well loadlin gives a "less than 4mb System halted--" error message trying to load the initrd.gz in c:\boot :(09:23
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DeshLinux has always said something like [xxxxxxxxxx]  PCI: failed to allocate mem resource at 000000000000@0 blah blah, twice at boot time. What would this be?09:23
ex-parrotnarfmaster: I don't, I'm just setting up a laptop for someone and want to get codecs etc the easy way.. I can wait a few days though09:23
MortalmanTonren: I love it, but it's not for everyone.09:23
ex-parrotDrShade: I see... which safe mode option aree you chosing in windows?09:23
ex-parrotone of them loads himem09:23
ex-parrotand one doesn't09:23
DrunkenPirateCan someone help me with disk drives. If hda = hd0 then sda=?09:23
TonrenMortalman: I'm a huge fan of low-res, low-resource, ascetic computer usage09:23
tmorriseyDesh, I get the same message, are you using an older Apple laptop?09:23
MadpilotDrunkenPirate, sda1 or similar09:23
TmobDesh, have a similar error here too. no clue what its for though09:23
DrShadeex-parrot, hmm, I just tried "Reboot into DOS" from the start menu.09:23
TonrenI love that kubuntu took 10 minutes ot install, and fluxbox 10 seconds09:24
ex-parrotoh yep09:24
Tmobtmorrisey, i'm on a new Dell D41009:24