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Jack_Sparrowjake1: You can try rebuilding your entire source list with easysource..12:01
cjonesok thanks sxo much for the help12:01
Jack_Sparrow!easysource12:01
ubotusource-o-matic is a webpage where you can (re)generate your sources.list - http://www.ubuntu-nl.org/source-o-matic12:01
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C-O-L-TJack_Sparrow: I have made changes to my pmount.allow let's see12:02
Jack_SparrowC-O-L-T: Good luck12:02
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ludedeedshas anyone ever messed around with rpath?12:03
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Jack_Sparrowlupine_85: Would running the livecd with a persistent folder on the cf been an option for cjones?12:03
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Z_God2I just did apt-get upgrade on my edgy system, now it doesn't boot anymore12:04
Z_God2any known problems?12:04
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Jack_Sparrow!edgy12:04
ubotuedgy is the current development version of Ubuntu. Version 6.10, codename "Edgy Eft". For support head to #ubuntu+1. For its release schedule, see !schedule12:04
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tech09!schedule12:04
ubotuUbuntu uses a strict timetable for releases, which means that sometimes newly released programs miss the timetable. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TimeBasedReleases for more. Edgy schedule: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/EdgyReleaseSchedule12:04
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ShadowpillarBtw12:04
Shadowpillarto everyone who uses dapper12:04
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Shadowpillarand as a Jmicron ASIC12:05
ShadowpillarI can say it works12:05
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lupine_85JAck_Sparrow: no idea.12:05
ludedeedsJack_Sparrow: have you had time to see about the connection timeout in ndiswrapper? i am not seeing it in the ubuntu wiki12:05
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tuxtuxnotte a tutti12:05
Shadowpillarand has*12:05
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grampajoeShould I be able to connect to a network or the internet while running Ubuntu from a live CD?12:06
boinkgrampajoe: yes12:06
boinkit should work fine .. but murphy's law can apply12:06
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wo_Otlol12:07
C-O-L-TJack_Sparrow: thanks thanks for help it works12:07
grampajoeYeah I'm not able to connect to my network, even though it says the interfaces are acitve12:07
wo_Otwhere can i find ubuntu's live cd?12:07
erUSULwo_Ot: download.ubuntu.com ?12:08
boinkcan you ping to the outside?12:08
rmdwo_Ot: it's called the desktop cd on the main page12:08
grampajoeboink: Nope12:08
galagomy laptop is not recursing the search setting in /etc/resolv.conf12:08
galagowhen set to foo.bar.example.com12:08
galagoit should (but doesn't) find host qux.bar.example.com12:08
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boinkwhat does dmesg|less say? (don't paste that here, please)12:08
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runahey :) I've a utf8 file and I want to convert it to iso8859-1. Any hints?12:08
boinkand of course, what's the box connected to? a router?12:09
erUSULruna: man iconv12:09
boinkifconfig is another good tool to see what happening with the network interfaces12:09
olorinruna, iconv -t utf-8 inputfile12:09
grampajoeIt should be connected wirelessly to a router, but apparently the connection isn't there12:09
boinkwirelessly?12:09
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boinkthat makes things more difficult :/12:10
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grampajoeYeah, I'm sure it does12:10
boinkwhat does ifconfig say?12:10
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds:   Can we check something...?12:10
killownhow I configure X composite plugin?12:10
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Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: What i did to fix my problem was to assign the Default Gateway ip of my router and after restart, everything worked fine. was what I found...12:10
runaolorin: tnx12:11
grampajoeeth1 (the wireless interface) isn't listed12:11
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Jack_SparrowColt glad it worked for you..12:11
runaolorin: tnx12:11
boinkdunno if the livecd sees the wireless device :/12:11
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CromagDKat the moment i am using 2x21" CRT screens in Twinview (Nvidia). Im looking for an easy way to switch between using on screen only and the twinview with 2 screens. any ideas or Hints? :)12:11
illscihey is there a seperate glx channel?12:11
boinkif you do a dmesg|less you'll see what happened on the boot-up12:11
grampajoeThat's kind of what I thought, I had the same problem on another computer12:11
boinkwhich card is it?12:11
ludedeedsJack_Sparrow: was your connection timing out after about an hour of inactivity?12:11
printkillsci: #ubuntu-xgl12:11
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kalifboink: only if bootup wasn't to long ago12:12
Jack_SparrowMinutes, not an hour12:12
ludedeedsJack_Sparrow: at first, i thought it had something to do with power management, but i disabled all of that completely and still had the problem12:12
grampajoeIt's built-in, it's an emachine12:12
boinkI think the agony factor would be less if you used the ethernet card12:12
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: That was all I could find.....  I may be completely wrong...12:13
linuchsanboink:so...lspci12:13
boinktrue, ta12:13
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idmwhenever I use FF to open https sites, I get "Check to make sure your system has the Personal Security Manager installed".. How to fix?12:13
blackelfI fucked up the panel.  how to reset the panel settings on my desktop?12:13
briguydblackelf, please watch the language12:13
boink!swearing12:13
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about swearing - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi12:13
boinkheh12:13
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Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: Do you have a router between your modem and your pc?12:14
ludedeedsJack_Sparrow: wlan0 is already set as the default gateway device.. is that what you're talking about? if not, where would i change the actual default gateway?12:14
ludedeedsJack_Sparrow: yes, i do12:14
CromagDK!language12:14
ubotuPlease watch your language and keep this channel family friendly.12:14
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grampajoeboink: Yeah, I was thinking of just running a cable, I'll just go do that quick12:14
CromagDKah :)12:14
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boinkgood luck with it12:14
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: Can you test without the router and go straight to the modem?12:14
ludedeedsJack_Sparrow: not wirelessly, no12:15
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ludedeedsJack_Sparrow: this is all through a wireless adapter at the moment12:15
ludedeedsusing ndiswrapper12:15
eternalswdI just compiled xchat 2.6.6 on dapper and I'm getting an error on xchat-remote:  xchat_command called without a valid context.    Can anyone help, the xchat channel isn't very active at the moment?12:16
ludedeedsi have complete faith that it would work perfectly using cat5, but right now it isn't an option12:16
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killownhow I install codecs for totem video player?12:16
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ludedeedsthough, it does make me wonder if using cat5 would also line out the freeze ups running 686 kernel as well12:16
killownanyone can help -me?12:17
eternalswdkillown, depends on if you're using totem-gstreamer or totem-xine12:17
killowneternalswd ok12:17
killowneternalswd, totem-gstreamer12:17
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Duch8hi,just installed a dymo label printer but can't get the linux drivers,can anyone help?12:17
killowneternalswd how I do ?12:17
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eternalswdkillown, have you activated universe and multiverse in your sources.list file12:18
JFreakCapowhen try to burn a cd i receive a message of acces denied to device, how can i set access to my user12:18
JFreakCapo?12:18
killowneternalswd, ok12:18
grimxis it better to use c or c++ when programming for linux12:18
bXidoes one of you know how E: Couldn't configure pre-depend belocs-locales-bin for locales, probably a dependency cycle. is fixable?12:18
killowneternalswd yes already actived12:18
ShadowpillarWhat's SATA2 driving?12:18
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: Look at page 7 and see if you can see your default gateway there...  http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/mediawiki/index.php/Ubuntu12:19
killownI have totem-gstreamer installed12:19
JFreakCapodoes anybody help me, how set acces to my cd-burner please12:19
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steveireI'm having trouble with flashplugin-nonfree since updating it. Can I un-update it?12:19
killowneternalswd, how I do now?12:19
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: I think it would clear up the 686 as well yes..12:20
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Jack_SparrowJFreakCapo: What are you using to burn the cd's12:20
killowntotem don't has option to add codecs12:20
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jesisdhello12:20
Jack_SparrowJFreakCapo: K3B ?12:20
ludedeedsalright, brb12:20
killownanyone help me?12:20
jesisdcan someone please tell me how can i restore grub?12:20
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koberjesisd: What do you mean restore?  Like you installed windows and it wiped it?12:21
JFreakCapoJack_Sparrow: Hi Jack !!! nice to see you again, i'm ussing gnomebaker or k3b12:21
eternalswdkillown, sudo apt-get install gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg gstreamer0.10-gl gstreamer0.10-plugins-base gstreamer0.10-plugins-good gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad-multiverse gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse gstreamer0.10-pitfdll w32codecs12:21
koberjesisd: Or just a bad config?12:21
Jack_Sparrowjesisd: What were you doing when you lost it.. installing windows?12:21
CromagDKat the moment i am using 2x21" CRT screens in Twinview (Nvidia). Im looking for an easy way to switch between using on screen only and the twinview with 2 screens. any ideas or Hints? :)  *sorry for repost. last time*12:21
Jack_SparrowJFreakCapo: Hi..12:21
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killowneternalswd thanks12:21
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jesisdkober exactly12:21
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emi!ati12:21
ubotuTo install the Ati/NVidia drivers for your video card, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto12:21
mad_manwhen i minimize a program it completely disapears. they wood minimize to the panel before. how can i have programs to minimize back to the panel ?12:22
Jack_SparrowJFreakCapo: k3b has a menu option to set permissions12:22
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jesisdinstalled win and it doesn work anymore12:22
gunnar_!noscreenfound12:22
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about noscreenfound - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi12:22
gunnar_!noscreen12:22
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about noscreen - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi12:22
nbx909flash 7 update broked flash12:22
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nbx909lol12:22
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ludedeedsJack_Sparrow: instead of rebooting for all that to take affect, can i just ifdown and up my wlan0?12:22
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nbx909anyone have a fix?12:22
nbx909or the previous package?12:23
JFreakCapoJack_Sparrow: i gonna try it thks, do you know how do it in GnomeBaker ?12:23
lupine_85ludedeeds: indeed12:23
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linuchsanjesisd:man grub12:23
Jack_SparrowJFreakCapo: No idea.. never used it12:23
emier-backports/multiverse/binary-i386/Packages.bz2  MD5Sum mismatch i got this when apt-get update what should I do ?12:23
JFreakCapoJack_Sparrow: alway thks a lot12:23
jesisdJack_Sparrow: yes, i am ashamed for that, but i am writing code and I need to see it in internet exploter12:23
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nbx909http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=152403312:23
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: Your guess is as good as mine.. I'm flying blind trying to help you on this..12:23
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Jack_Sparrow!grub12:24
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/GrubHowto12:24
knixtechhow do i make a folder writeable?12:24
nbx909|linuxanyway does anybody have a fix to flash not updateing correctly?12:24
mad_manwhen i minimize a program it completely disapears. they wood minimize to the panel before. how can i have programs to minimize back to the panel ?12:24
Jack_Sparrowjesisd: WIndows really wants to be the first os on the first partition.  If not I would wipe everything, install windows first then reinstall ubuntu12:24
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killownI cannot execute video xvid in totem12:25
jesisdJack_Sparrow dont like that idea man...12:25
killownanyone can help -me?12:25
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Jack_Sparrowjesisd: What partition did you install windows on?12:25
CromagDK!codecs > killown12:25
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jesisdJack_Sparrow hda112:26
Jack_Sparrowjesisd: DOnt blame Ubuntu/linux, it dosent care.. but XP sure does..12:26
Jack_Sparrowjesisd: You should be fine12:26
emihttp://pastebin.ca/168826 anybody can help me ?12:26
Jack_Sparrowjesisd: Follow the advice on the wiki I linked..12:26
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jesisd Jack_Sparrow i dont blame any one...fuking windows didnt let me open internet exploter...12:26
knixtechhow do i make a folder writeable by the webserver?12:26
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Jack_Sparrowjesisd: I understand your frustration, but please keep the channel family friendly..12:27
mad_man!panel12:27
linuchsanJack_Sparrow:no, windows can go everywhere you like12:27
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about panel - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi12:27
ShadowpillarWhat's SATA2 driving?12:27
harisundknixtech: what do you mean writeable by webserver?12:27
jesisd Jack_Sparrow sorry12:27
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Jack_Sparrowlinuchsan: You CAN put windows anywhere, it prefers hda112:28
knixtechharisund, the folder needs to be writeable,  so how do i chown it?12:28
harisundknixtech: do you mind if the folder is writable by every user on teh system?12:28
linuchsanJack_Sparrow:or usb!12:28
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knixtechi sort of do12:28
Jack_Sparrowemi: Please post your sources.list to the pastebin.. not in the channel12:28
knixtechchown 777?12:28
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ludedeedsJack_Sparrow: alright, i put the default gateway in the interfaces config... guess i just get to wait and see12:28
fdsdhey guys, does knot 3 use usplash still?12:28
harisundknixtech: chown -R a+w folder_name12:28
knixtechty12:28
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: Fingers crossed...12:29
emiJack_Sparrow, did you looked on pastebin.ca?12:29
emiJack_Sparrow, http://pastebin.ca/16882612:29
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killownI cannot to install plugins in totem12:29
Jack_Sparrowemi: yes.. which is why I asked for your sources list12:29
killownI want play video xvid12:29
harisundknixtech: you will need -R to allow recursive changes to the directory structure. However, this would mean all users can write. if that is not what you want, you have other options ...12:29
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knixtechty12:29
Jack_Sparrowemi: Sorry didnt scroll down enough12:29
fdsdanyone know?12:29
stefg!restricted12:29
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/FreeFormats12:29
JFreakCapoJack_Sparrow: Jack, sorry i can't find the menu to set permission what is it name?12:29
jesisdcan some one help me with this grub? please?12:29
jesisdI thought it was easier to make it workl12:30
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dieselI just downloaded squirrelmail and the application works in Lynx, but in Firefox, I am asked if I want to download the index.php file.  Anyone know why this is?12:30
harisundjesisd: state your problem. Perhaps somebody might know ..12:30
steveirecan I un-update a package? Is it possible? A rollback?12:30
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dieselnot in firefox12:30
ludedeedsJack_Sparrow: so.. do you have any idea why everything works just fine using the 386 kernel, but system freezes when downloading using the 686 kernel? is my only other issue at the moment =\12:31
ladydoorJFreakCapo: you don't use a menu to change file permissions, you use chmod12:31
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sproingiewtf.  why doesn't the -P option work on ubuntu's grep?12:31
emiJack_Sparrow, http://pastebin.ca/17802412:31
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martin_Does someone know why realplayer depends on xlibs (not provided in dapper) and how to resolve that?12:31
JFreakCapoJack_Sparrow: i have set permission with chmod to what? to k3b ? i can run it12:31
bl4cktoneI can't seem to get amaroK working, it won't even load or splash screen can anyone help?12:32
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Daynah:\ my harddrive is completely too pooped to poop, component failure and I got to mail it back. Can I take it out of my computer and THEN tell ubuntu not to try to mount it?12:32
bl4cktoneIt was working eariler today but it froze grey while in compiz12:32
MrParanoiadoes the Doly Trojan pose a threat to linux machines?12:33
dzenitamartin_, there's a dummy package, hold on a sec, i'll give you the link12:33
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kalifDaynah: find the line with your disk in /etc/fstab and give it a #12:33
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: I would just wait and see if the last change fixed anything then move to the 686..12:33
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lupine_85MrParanoia: is it PE or ELF?12:34
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lupine_85Or is it some weird office scripting thing?12:34
linuchsandiesel:have you tried other sites?12:34
Jack_SparrowJFreakCapo: K3B has a menu option to set permissions, you shouldnt need to go to terminal.12:34
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DaynahKalif: thanks! I would have just backspaced like an idiot. but can I do that AFTER I take the drive out of my computer, or will ubuntu freak out. You know, more than it already is12:34
dzenitamartin_, here's the dummy package http://www.chorse.org/junkroom/xlibs-dummy/xlibs_6.8.2-77_all.deb12:34
ladydoorJack_Sparrow: isn't it more difficult to give directions that way though?12:35
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MrParanoialupine_85> don't know12:35
MrParanoiahttp://www.sans.org/resources/idfaq/oddports.php12:35
Jack_Sparrowladydoor: I had no problem with k3b, I just clicked told it I wanted permission and everything was fine after that12:36
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martin_thanks, I'll try that :) should be posted somewhere :)12:36
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MrParanoialook for port 101212:36
lupine_85mr_hus:12:36
White_Hamsteri have a question12:36
lupine_85erm, sorry12:36
ladydoorJack_Sparrow: ah. i just find it difficult to be like "go to this menu...no that one...click here. then here, etc."12:36
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ludedeedsJack_Sparrow: yeah, might be a good idea, huh..12:36
znullwhat kernel runs ubuntu dapper default ?12:36
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Flannel!info linux-image-38612:37
ubotulinux-image-386: Linux kernel image on 386.. In component main, is optional. Version 2.6.15.25 (dapper), package size 22 kB, installed size 52 kB12:37
DaynahDo you guys know if it's okay for me to take a hard drive out of my computer BEFORE I  take it off of my fstab?12:37
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Jack_Sparrowladydoor: settinge,setup, enter password and click ok isnt too bad...12:37
znullflannel and why  it dosen't want to install restricted modules for 2.16.15.27 ? any ideea ?12:37
White_Hamsterquit12:37
lupine_85MrParanoia: that means absolutely nothing, sorry12:38
ladydoorJack_Sparrow: fair enough12:38
lupine_85presumably it's a PE binary, which means it won't run under linux12:38
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Flannelznull: because .25 is not .27?12:38
killowngxine don't show video Xvid why?12:38
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fernandomy video does not work i have to clik on the screen and wiggle my mouse a couple of time until i get video and still when i do that my video only stays on just for a couple of minutes12:38
lupine_85(at least, not without wine! ;) )12:38
ludedeedsJack_Sparrow: on days like this, do you feel like you're leading the linux revolution? =P12:38
comtechsystemshow can I make a windowsxp machine automatically log into a ubuntu samba share on boot? (map network drive)12:38
znullflannel : i upgrade my ubuntu and with that kernel he come..12:38
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znullhmm wierd12:39
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: Some days I'm the windshield, other days I am the bug...12:39
dzenitafernando: are you running xgl/compiz, cos that happens to me as well with compiz12:39
fernandoyes12:39
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knasmanDaynah: sure. it should just generate an error message when it tries to mount it.12:39
DaynahKnasman: thanks! :)12:40
fernandowhat can i do to fix it12:40
stefgDaynah: of course you can't take the drive out if there's a part of ubuntu on it (like /boot or /usr). Otherwise you can just take it out without consequnces, if it's not the first one with grub (the bootloader) on it12:40
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: Hope that fixes your problem... how long did it usually take to lock up?12:40
killowngxine don't show video Xvid why?12:40
dzenitafernando: use metacity? :P12:40
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DaynahStefg: Oh yeah, hehe, it's just storage. :) Thanks! :)12:40
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fernandohm i have to open my terminal window and download it12:41
dzenitadoes anyone here know what's going on with Marvell 88E8036 sky2/sk98lin issue?12:41
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FrajHi lads12:41
GutClustershello peoples12:41
Frajhas anyone got any great tools for ubuntu?12:41
linuchsandzenita:is there?12:41
dzenitalinuchsan: is there what? an issue? yes12:42
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linuchsandzenita:so?12:42
nbx909|linuxany one have a flash fix yet?12:42
GutClustersanyone know how to get ATI IXP sound working?12:43
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Jack_Sparrownbx909|linux: what is wrong with flash?12:43
nbx909|linuxJack_Sparrow, http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=152410012:43
nbx909|linuxdon't update flash12:43
nbx909|linuxlol12:43
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nbx909|linuxit breaks12:43
nbx909|linuxlol12:43
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lostbuntuany1 know basic steps to get a sound blaster live working. i cannot see it in lspci?12:43
nbx909|linuxall we need for a temp fix is the previous package12:44
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ludedeedsJack_Sparrow: i dont really know the exact amount of time it took.. but it was around the same amount of time to make me think that it was a power management problem, but it wasn't12:44
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ludedeedsso.. around an hour or 2.. thought i mostly noticed it when i'd wake up of a morning12:44
steveirehttp://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/24142 <<< I get this error message since updating flash. What can I do about this?12:44
ludedeedsthough*12:45
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bernie_any one know the root password for 5.0412:45
Jack_Sparrownbx909|linux: I updated late yesterday, what should I do to see if it works?12:45
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Jack_Sparrow!root12:45
ubotusudo is a command to run programs with superuser privileges ("root"). Look at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo for all information.12:45
ladydoorbernie_: there is no root password by default in ubuntu. if you want to su to root you need to give root a password yourself12:45
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bernie_thanks12:45
rukuarticHokay, so I've got an odd situation here. I need to do a network install on a PowerPC from an x86 architecture. Is this even feasable?12:46
ladydoorbernie_: but normally you'd just use sudo12:46
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erUSULlostbuntu: are you sure it is correctly plugged? if it does not come up in lspci linux does not see it12:46
maddashcan someone show me how to add a shortcut to synaptic to the xfce4 panel?12:46
nbx909|linuxJack_Sparrow, it shouldn't have installed12:46
nbx909|linuxif it broked12:46
ladydoorbernie_: also, you might consider upgrading to dapper12:46
blackelfladydoor: that is like the #1 FAQ question, they should change "su" program to dispaly info explaining that12:46
nbx909|linuxyou can't get past install12:46
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lostbuntuthanks erUSUL12:46
Flannelblackelf: that would make su useless though ;)  And, I believe it is ... somewhere around here...12:47
ladydoorblackelf: you mean so that su wouldn't work? i mean, it's a very useful program and i use it, personally12:47
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lostbuntuthat is kinda strange because it works fine in FC412:47
Jack_Sparrownbx909|linux: I used this link and got the update from adobe   http://blog.mypapit.net/2006/08/install-mozilla-flash-plugin-in-ubuntu.html12:47
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echo1Has anyone installed the new fglrx? (8.29.6)12:47
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nbx909|linuxJack_Sparrow, ah i was using the nonfree one in the repos12:47
lostbuntumaybe i should try modprobe it (me a noob)12:47
Jack_Sparrownbx909|linux: I was helping jrib figure out a problem for another user..12:48
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blackelfFlannel: ladydoor: no, I ment a change like   + if (login=="root" && root_doest_exist()) printf("WARNING: the root user do not exist yet. In Ubuntu systems root is disabled by default. Give command: 'sudo passwd root' in a termianl (alt+f2 gnome-terminal) to create the root account and then give your own password, finally imput the new password for root user (it must be very strong!)");12:49
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erUSULlostbuntu: can you paste the lspci to a pastebin?12:49
philipsmithI'm trying to use remote desktop to access an XP machine on my network. The XP machine is set up properly and the firewall allows remote access. When I use Remote Desktop and put the computer name, username, and password in, I get an error box: unresolved host. What am I doing wrong?12:49
erUSUL!paste > lostbuntu12:49
nbx909|linuxJack_Sparrow, what?12:49
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Jack_Sparrownbx909|linux: The reason I updated flash12:49
nbx909|linuxah12:49
nbx909|linuxty12:49
Jack_Sparrownp12:49
rukuarticphilipsmith: You might not have hostnames configured correctly, try putting the IP addy in.12:49
nbx909|linuxi'll test it and if it works i'll place it in the forums12:49
ladydoorblackelf: ah, that could be useful. of course, root does exist--you just can't log in as it. but that could be a good idea, esp. if sudo were mentioned as well12:49
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Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: Still online and working?12:50
blackelfladydoor: awesome. let me contribute that idea :)  where is a forum for ubuntu devels?12:50
_tom_philipsmith, have you tried the IP of the XP machine?12:50
ladydoorblackelf: #ubuntu+112:50
ludedeedsyeah, but i've been... well.. using the internet on the other comp... lol12:50
ladydoorblackelf: but12:50
ladydoorblackelf: actually, nevermind12:50
stefgphilipsmith: there's no dns setup... either you call the xp machine by its IP instead of the name, or you have to enter the name and ip into /etc/hosts12:51
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Flannelblackelf: right here in the documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/desktopguide/C/linux-basics.html#root-and-sudo12:51
rukuarticDoes anyone know if its possible to install PPC architecture to a hard drive with x86 architecture?12:51
blackelfFlannel: *I* know it. Newbies dont12:51
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philipsmithRukuartic and Tom: I have the IP of the XP. Where to I enter that on the linux Remote Desktop window? In the "COMPUTER" box?12:52
Crippy-Boyrukuartic: I dont really know im guessing its not possible though12:52
nbx909|linuxJack_Sparrow, yep that worked12:52
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: Arrrrgh   20 lashes....   Ok... I am done I'll try and check back in later....12:52
Jack_Sparrownbx909|linux: np  Hope it helps12:52
_tom_philipsmith, yes, instead of the computers name12:52
killownHow I active X composite ?12:52
Jack_Sparrowgoodnight12:52
killownI use ubuntu dapper12:52
lupine_85!xgl12:53
ubotuCompiz (compositing (window) manager) and XGL (Xserver architecture layered on top of OpenGL) howto at http://help.ubuntu.com/community/CompositeManager XGL+compiz help in #ubuntu-xgl  See http://tinyurl.com/pw5ez for Kubuntu systems12:53
Flannelblackelf: right, but it's right there in the documentation, and anywhere you go to ask for help ubuntu related will tell you promptly, above that.  'newbies' don't know about sudo, unless they're coming from another distro, in which case, the first place they look after trying is documentation12:53
killownI can to run xgl in my video card via unichrome igp ?12:54
lostbuntuerUSUL: http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/2414412:54
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Flannelkillown: #ubuntu-xgl for XGL questions12:54
quieti win.. i have 'flash 9' on linux.12:54
Crippy-BoyI have a question, I wanna ssh in from college, but theres a problem, Im not allowed to use putty and the only similar option i have is telnet, Ive been thinking if i telnet into a chroot jail then ssh to localhost with a more privaledged user, Is that likely to be ok and decrease the security risk of using telnet?12:54
lupine_85!aiglx12:54
ubotuAIGLX ('Accelerated Indirect GLX') is an open source project founded by the X.Org Foundation and the Fedora Core Linux community to allow accelerated indirect GLX rendering capabilities to X.org and DRI drivers. This allows remote X clients to get fully hardware accelerated rendering over the GLX protocol.12:54
wtfomgis there a way to set up dual monitor support on ubuntu?12:54
Pierrefor those interested, pinnacle 300i + ubuntu dapper (2.6.15) works with v4l2-dvb from their repository (hg), versions available in the ubuntu repo does not work12:54
wtfomg!Dual Monitor12:54
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about Dual Monitor - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi12:54
FlannelCrippy-Boy: they don't let you use putty?12:54
wtfomg:[12:54
quieti don't have real flash 9... but i don't care.. i can watch SWF's that say they require flash 9  :D12:54
Pierrefrom linuxtv repo12:54
Flannel!xinerama12:54
ubotuxinerama is using multiple monitors as one big monitor. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/XineramaHowTo12:54
wtfomgthank you12:55
philipsmithTOM: IT WORKED!!!! Thanks so much!12:55
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Pierrewtfomg: with nvidia, just set dualview to 1 in you xorg.conf12:55
wtfomgi have ati12:55
_tom_you` re welcome :)12:55
chejoHi12:55
killownHow I active write in ntfs file system?12:55
Flannelkillown: you don't12:55
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stefg!fuse12:56
ubotuThough it's still very unsafe, you can read about Ubuntu NTFS writing here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lkraider/NtfsFuse12:56
Flannelkillown: or at least, not safely12:56
erUSULlostbuntu: you are right no traces of the SB Live card... it may be a bug in the ubuntu kernel :(12:56
Crippy-BoyFlannel: I have to jump through hoops (ie writing a program to call command.com since theyve blocked most ways to get to any form of command prompt, except they left a compiler in the shared apps, oops), So no, not likely i could convince them either.12:56
chejoCan you help? I would like to know if there's a program to change the grub splash screen..12:56
chejois it?12:56
lostbuntujust out of interest has any1 here tried to install mythtv on a 6.06?12:56
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killownha12:56
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lostbuntumythtv 0.2012:56
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FlannelCrippy-Boy: get a better college ;)  get some OSS ssh program, and compile it ;)12:56
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lostbuntuerUSUL: thanks, i may give up this project as it is not working out too well12:57
chejohow do I change my grub splash screen???? is there something I can download to make it easy?12:57
erUSUL!splash12:57
ubotuTo change the Gnome splash screen, open the gconf-editor and change the key /apps/gnome-session/options/splash-image.12:57
Crippy-BoyFlannel: The college is a pretty high standard, just strict about network rules, And that still wont help,12:57
erUSUL!grub12:57
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/GrubHowto12:57
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PierreWrentype: you can set it from fglrx-control (not installed by the driver)12:58
Pierreoops12:58
quietAnyone want the ability to watch video's that require flash 9??12:58
Crippy-BoyThe compiling the ssh program wont help i mean, I dont wanna have something like that laying around, Atleast a program that just does a few system() calls i pull an excuse out of a hat for :-)12:58
Pierrewtfomg: you can set it from fglrx-control (not installed by the driver)12:58
Crippy-BoyFlannel: basically i just wanna know if telnetting into a chroot jail then sshing to local host will be secure enough.12:58
riddleboxwhy would dapper detect my wireless card as eth1 most of the time, but once in a while ndiswrapper detects it as wlan0?12:59
FlannelCrippy-Boy: what's wrong with a thumbdrive?12:59
chejobut is it the grub-splash screen?12:59
FlannelCrippy-Boy: telnet won't be, ebcause your communication is all still plaintext, from your computer to where you're telnetted into12:59
chejoor just the splash screen?12:59
Crippy-BoyFlannel: Nothing other than the fact that i cant execute anything from external storage devices.12:59
erUSULchejo: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GrubHowto#head-616e8477b76f70cdd317812fef0ac88b248e25b412:59
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quietgrub doesn't use a splash on ubuntu.12:59
quietjust black and white.12:59
chejoexactly01:00
chejobut I want to change it01:00
Flannelquiet: you can add a grub splash though01:00
quieti know.01:00
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chejois it possible?01:00
Flannelchejo: search the forums, someone there did it.  I don't have the link handy though01:00
MukiEXWhat's up with this new non-free flash plugin?01:00
quietif you have an image, i'd guess.01:00
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MukiEXIs it a fixed-up 7? Or is it just a better package?01:00
quietMukiEX: it's teh broken.01:00
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MukiEXeh?01:00
quietit fails on install.01:00
MukiEXWell that's fun.01:01
chejobut is it kind a difficult? 'cause I'm kind a begginer..01:01
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chejobeginner01:01
MukiEXWhy update the deb then?01:01
Flannelchejo: It's layed out like most ubuntu-howto things, if I remember correctly, step by step.01:01
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Crippy-BoyFlannel: True, but it'll offer a bit more security than just telnetting no? I dont care about packets being in plain text as no one sniffing on the college network will try and telnet to my computer01:01
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quietMukiEX: cause they're retarded.  there's a fix on the forums.. but i don't have a link, sorry.01:02
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FlannelCrippy-Boy: no.  It really won't be any more secure.  It'd be like using ssh, with a keylogger on your computer.01:02
FlannelCrippy-Boy: which college is it, by the way? so I can stay far away from it.01:02
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Crippy-BoyFlannel: I understand what you mean but i feel a little weary running a telnet server outside of an chroot jail as if past experiences tell me anything its a big ugly pile of crud :-)01:03
Guest31250anybody have any experience in ubunto desktop and getting it to run on imac?  it appears to be running but it doesn't display anything01:03
mackeranyone know of any good DIVX codec software for ubuntu?01:04
FlannelCrippy-Boy: it still won't be any better, you log into your chroot jail, and then ssh into your box, the person sniffing your telnet still knows how to ssh from your telnet to your real box01:04
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Crippy-BoyGuest31250: Try Ctrl+Alt+F1 then reconfigure x (im assuming thats what it is)01:04
erUSUL!divx > macker01:04
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Crippy-BoyFlannel: Im not worried about people sniffing, Im worried about general security issues with telnet itsself besides the plaintext issue01:05
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variantlo all, how do you repair xorg.conf? i wiped it by accident01:05
elkbuntuvariant, in a terminal, dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg01:06
mauroXorg is currently taking up 50% of my physical memory. does anyone know how to lower its memory usage?01:06
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rukuarticelkbuntu: thats ugly...01:06
Crippy-Boymauro kill -9? :D01:06
rukuarticvariant: Try copying the xorg.conf from the livecd if you have it still01:06
elkbunturukuartic, if he managed to wipe it, he can cope with it01:06
variantelkbuntu: cool thanks.. you know an up to date tutorial for setting up aiglx?01:06
rukuarticvariant: ask ubotu about aiglx01:06
erUSULmauro: restart firefox (because it is surely the culprit)01:07
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elkbuntuvariant, i use the fglrx driver on the only machine capable, so no01:07
runaI have this file, which "file" recognizes as "UTF-8 Unicode text" (the spanish accented characters appear as 3 bytes in the original file). I run "iconv -f UTF8 -t iso-8859-1 s.srt" and get "iconv: illegal input sequence at position 89". Any hints?01:07
viamptordapper will come standard with aiglx no?01:07
variantrukuartic: huh?01:07
viamptorwhoops01:07
viamptornext releast01:07
viamptoredgy01:07
rukuarticvariant: elkbuntu's solution will work, but it means a lot of configuring01:07
mauronot firefox01:07
Guest31250ctrl+alt+f1 got me to a command prompt, but how to I get to the desktop configuration file at this point?01:07
rukuarticvariant: if you have the install cd that you used, put it in the drive and copy xorg.conf over01:07
Guest31250<-- ubuntu/linux newbie.01:08
lenHi, can any1 help me? When I use glxinfo | grep "direct" says direct rendering: No, how can I enable direct rendering?01:08
terlmannHelp!!!! I cant find my fav ho-to guide on the forums! and I am in edgy knot 3! my problem is,the sound.my sound(fresh install) is not working.all i get is humming!           the last time i fixed it(in dapper)i ran apt-get --purge remove something.... and i dont remember! HELP!!!01:08
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variantrukuartic: nah, it worked with regenerating01:08
rukuarticGuest31250: thats in /etc/x11/xorg.conf, you can edit it with "nano"01:08
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lostbuntuis there a command that will rescan the pci buss looking for new hardware?01:08
Flannelterlmann: #ubuntu+101:08
terlmannthx01:08
elkbunturukuartic, while it's alot of configuring, it is a zillion times quicker01:08
variantrukuartic: what you say about ubotu ?01:08
erUSULruna: try opening it with gedit and then Save as and choose the desired encoding01:08
rukuarticvariant: type "/msg ubotu aiglx"01:09
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BrianG"apt-get --purge remove #ubuntu+1 didn't work!"01:09
lenanybody?01:09
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Crippy-BoyFlannel: Ok, maybe not the best idea ever, Can you think of a semi decent way to acomplish something similar, without having to mess around with compiling stuff, trying to get things to run from external drives etc, As i dont really wanna push it too much i dont fancy getting kicked out :-)01:09
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FlannelCrippy-Boy: get a better college, seriously.  Yours can't be condusive to learning.01:10
riddleboxwhy would dapper detect my wireless card as eth1 most of the time, but once in a while ndiswrapper detects it as wlan0?01:10
vonkleistHi.01:10
lenhow can I enable direct rendering?01:10
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rukuarticriddlebox: Ubuntu's configured to name it ethX, ndiswrapper's configured to name it wlanX01:11
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vonkleistI tried to make an ubuntu installation with 2 disks and RAID101:11
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erUSUL!lvm01:11
ubotuTips and tricks for RAID and LVM can be found on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RaidConfigurationHowto and http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO01:11
vonkleistwow!01:11
Polygonhello, is there any good and reliable software for recovering data from a very messed up fat32 partition?01:11
Crippy-BoyFlannel: Its the only one within about 30 miles of where i am, And the resources are there for what im studying, i just dont like not being able to access things at home.01:11
vonkleistthanx, ubotu!01:11
terlmannflannel-the command has to be the same.01:11
rukuarticPolygon: autopsy, but its a lot of work01:11
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len!direct rendering01:12
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about direct rendering - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi01:12
Polygonwhat do you mean a lot of work01:12
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riddleboxrukuartic, but I blacklisted the bcm43xx drivers and ndiswrapper is started at boot, but it still detects the card as eth1, I just want to make it do one or the other all the time01:12
Flannel!tell terlmann about sound01:12
Polygoncause right now im preprated to do anything to get that stuff back lol01:12
vonkleistummmm....01:12
vonkleistthat's not a very good how to01:13
vonkleistmainly if you're trying to do a software raid01:13
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vonkleistsomebody has any experience on a software raid?01:13
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stefgman mdadm01:13
vonkleisthahaha01:14
vonkleistso...01:14
vonkleistfirst I install, and then I go through mdadm...01:14
rukuarticriddlebox: try "modprobe -r ndiswrapper"01:14
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vonkleistisn't there any way to do it on installation time?01:14
riddleboxthen I will loose my connection?01:14
Flannelvonkleist: You need the Alternate ISO01:14
Polygon!autopsy01:14
ubotuautopsy: graphical interface to SleuthKit. In component universe, is optional. Version 2.06-2ubuntu1 (dapper), package size 368 kB, installed size 1364 kB01:14
nicnacafter making changes, how do I reload back into gnome or do I have to reboot the machine?01:14
handlessanyone know what may be causing me to only be able to boot into safe mode it just tells me that x has failed01:15
Polygonyou can only boot into safe mode?01:15
Xenguynicnac: sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start  ?01:15
lenI need a help with direct rendering plz!!!01:15
mwerestart, no?01:15
Flannelnicnac: you got out of it with the ctrl-alt-f#?  f7 puts you back to the GUI, if that's what you did to get out of it.  but yeah, yo'll need to restart X for changes to take effect01:16
mweif it is already running01:16
Polygonif you use an nvidia card handless, a recent kernel updated borked the nvidia drivers01:16
Polygonhttp://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=25745901:16
handlessyes i can only boot into safe mode, ive restarted many of times and that didnt seem to fix it im thinkn maybe video drivers i have a ati x700 mobility01:16
vonkleistthank you Flannel... so... without the alternative ISO there's no way, I guess...01:16
Polygonoh01:16
Flannelvonkleist: right.  the desktop ISO doesn't have that functionality01:16
Polygonyour computer was working recently right, like within the week?01:17
rukuarticDoes anyone know if its possible to install the PPC version of linux to a hard drive on an x86 machine?01:17
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vonkleistthank you!01:17
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handlessnah i just installed and can only boot into safemode01:17
mwerukuartic: it sounds silly01:17
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Polygonoh so you just installed today... hmm01:18
stefg!doesn't work > len01:18
handlesssorry i should of said that01:18
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handlesswell last night01:18
Polygonit hasnt worked at all01:18
Polygon?01:18
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handlessnegative01:18
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Tokenbadwhat would this mean?  gunzip: nwresources129.tar.gz: invalid compressed data--length error01:19
Polygonwere you able to start x with the live cd?01:19
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mweTokenbad: broken file probably01:19
Gradius9hm, ubuntu stops at boot at "kernel log" when I have installed the DWL 510 (wlan card pci), when removed it starts fine, altrough the card is supported by linux. Are there anything I can do?01:20
handlessive tried it both ways and nothing01:20
Tokenbadhmm....had it work just days ago..it messed up and gave that error so redownloaded...now doing it again01:20
Gradius9anyone?01:20
lenstefg: When I use glxinfo | grep direct  give me as awnser direct rendering: No. And this is not allowing me to use cedega01:20
Polygonare you sure that the iso you downloaded was not corrupted? did you use bittorent or a http download01:20
variantrukuartic: great, i allready know what aiglx is.. i was asking if anyone knew a link that would help set it up?01:20
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handlessyeah i checked the md5 and it came back good, and i checked the disk on another computer and it installed fine on there01:21
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Polygoni dunno then, thats really weird01:21
stefglen you've got to tell what graphics card you have, and possibly what driver you're using.01:21
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mwe!01:22
Polygonthe only suggestion that i could give is maybe reinstall it again and see if it fixes it, if not there might be some problem with your hardware or something01:22
rukuarticvariant: Search the forums :P I don't have one on hand, but they're there.01:22
variantrukuartic: all out of date :/01:22
lenstefg: I have geforce 7800 gtx and driver is nvidia-xgl01:22
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handlesseverything seems to work find hardware wise except the video but i cant find where theres a video conflict should reinstall the video drivers with the ones from the ati site01:23
variantwtf is ubuntu edgy? is that 6.06 dev version or stomgin?01:23
mwe!edgy01:23
ubotuedgy is the current development version of Ubuntu. Version 6.10, codename "Edgy Eft". For support head to #ubuntu+1. For its release schedule, see !schedule01:23
lenGTX: ?01:23
variantmwe: thnx01:23
Polygonmaybe, that might do something01:23
GTXYou highlighted me!01:23
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RugHowdy all01:23
stefglen, check your /etc/X11/xorg.conf, if it says nvidia, not nv in the driver section01:24
lenstefg: says nvidia01:24
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quintinDoes the livecd start sshd automatically?01:24
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astopyquintin: I doubt it01:24
variantquintin: nope01:25
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mweit doesn't. that would be extemely silly01:25
Flannelquintin: no, ubuntu has no ports open by default01:25
variantquintin: how could you log in? there is no user/password afaik01:25
handlessi guess my main question should be how do i get the drivers from ati to install i was unsuccessful in my last try01:25
Flannelvariant: ubuntu/[blank] 01:26
lenstefg: http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/2414501:26
Xenguyquintin: ps aux |grep sshd01:26
quintinXenguy: not an option!!01:26
quintinMy problem is I have another box i need to access over network01:26
quintinI have no monitor mouse or keyboard01:26
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Xenguyquintin: hmm01:26
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quintinso I need livecd that will get dhcp lease over network and start sshd so I can continue.........01:26
corhereI have a laptop with an intel i810 chipset. I have found information on the internet on how to setup xorg.conf to allow multiple monitors on the laptop and the vga-out, or the s-video port. Is there any program that can let me change the settings for that on the fly so that I can choose whether to output to a tv or a monitor without changing xorg.conf?01:27
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quintin(I am using a portable currently)01:27
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quintincorhere: do a google search for ubuntu multiple monitor and you will find one.  I forget what it is called...  some gnome thingie01:27
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corherequintin: i have googled for that exact phrase, but I have found no program yet01:27
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rukuarticcorhere: On my laptop, you press fn+f5 to switch... I don't know what programs are available.01:28
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quintincorhere: I did before... try multiple display maybe... google knows all01:28
stefglen, have you run 'sudo nvidia-glx-config enable' ?01:28
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quintincorhere: or search on ubuntuforums.  but there is a program... I read threads about it01:28
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variantcan i install mutliple jvm/jdk's in ubuntu or can they not be installed alongside each other?01:29
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lenstefg: http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/2414701:29
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mwevariant: they can but one has to be default01:30
Flannelvariant: sure, but you'll have to keep track of paths and stuff the programs are using and stuff01:30
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handlessshould i handle the ati x700 mobility the same as if it were a x700 cause i can find no information about the x700 mobility but i can find plenty on installing the x70001:30
variantmwe: cool, is there a proper way to keep that in check or is that up to me?01:30
mwehandless: I think you need fglrx01:30
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mwevariant: are you using .debs ?01:31
handlessok, so then it should be treated as a different card then01:31
StFShas anyone updated the flashplugin-nonfree package01:31
variantmwe: im switching from gentoo (5 years) to xubuntu.. cus i like the way it works :)01:31
stefglen, true.. you've messed with your xorg.conf... do a 'sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg'01:31
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variantmwe: I havent started yet01:31
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StFSI'm getting some rc-update or something when it's installed01:31
StFSerror that is01:31
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mwevariant: well if you use .debs it's easy. just use update-alternatives01:31
variantmwe: I need to develop with sun jdk 1.5 but dont need that to be the default jvm01:32
handlesscause im thinkin thats my issue cause in the driver list it shows up as x700 not an x700 mobility so i think its reading the card wrong and is causing x to error out01:32
lenstefg: oh gosh.. here we go again lol01:32
variantdont want it too either01:32
variantmwe: cool01:32
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JuGhEaD__I'm looking for a live distro that I can use with my wireless on my laptop - I've read conflicting info about the Intel pro wireless 3945 ABG - does the latest ubuntu recognize this out of the box?01:32
handlessim still fairly new to this i just know i hate windows and want to transfer to linux and will work as hard as needed to do so as long as its possible but if it isnt then i wanna find out before i spend days tring01:33
rjohnsonhello, i have a question about network settings, anyone have a moment01:33
rukuarticrjohnson: Ask yer question mate, someone'll get to it :)01:33
deceptaconcan xubuntu run on 128 mb ram ?01:33
variantJuGhEaD__: dunno about the ubuntu live cd but you should really check out slax.org01:33
cpk2JuGhEaD__: you can always try the livecd to see if it does01:33
variantdeceptacon: yesp01:33
variantdeceptacon: yep01:33
lenstefg: should I use frame buffer?01:33
JackONeill?01:33
Gradius9how do I enter a safe mode in ubuntu?01:33
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variantdeceptacon: the live cd is a bit crap with that though01:33
JuGhEaD__sounds good01:33
rukuartichandless: Try out the live CD, its really neat.01:33
deceptaconill install to hdd then01:33
stefglen, doesn't matter, but it's safer to say no01:33
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variantdeceptacon: make plenty of swap01:34
handlessive used the live cd it will only boot in safe mode01:34
deceptaconaround how much would you say?01:34
XenguyGradius9: I think there is an option at logon ?01:34
rukuartichandless: Hrrm. Thats intersting.01:34
deceptaconright now i have 370mb for debian01:34
rjohnsonk, thanks...i recently installed ubuntu 6.06 for my 64bit sys, and it isnt setting the network settings right, the live cd did initially now it wont either01:34
Gradius9Xenguy, hm let me check...01:34
FlannelGradius9: grub menu, you'll need to hit escape to show it, then select the safe mode01:34
XenguyGradius9: (gdm)01:34
variantdeceptacon: if you have two hard disks make two parttions at the start of each disk both swap and set the swap priority for both in fstab to be 0.. they will be used symultainiously improving performance drasticaly01:34
FlannelGradius9: or, safe gnome, yeah, that's a session thing01:35
rukuarticrjohnson: How do you mean it won't let you set network settings?01:35
deceptaconvariant: sorry i only have one hdd01:35
variantdeceptacon: np01:35
JackONeill!ubuntu+101:35
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about ubuntu+1 - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi01:35
Gradius9Flannel, ok, just hit esc an early boot01:35
Gradius9at01:35
handlessi have a ati x700 mobility and its showing up in safe mode as being an ati x700 now im not sure if thats whats causing x to fail or if its something else but all my other hardware seems to work great on the live cd01:35
variantdeceptacon: just a tip01:35
deceptaconvariant: you think 370mb swap will cover for xubuntu ?01:35
FlannelGradius9: do you want safe mode gnome? or a root prompt?01:35
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variantdeceptacon: you should go for 500 - 600 at least01:35
deceptaconokay, im on it01:36
Gradius9Flannel, I do not know yet, because I have a HW problem and I am new til Linux01:36
deceptaconthanks01:36
variantdeceptacon: unless your really strapped for hd space01:36
rjohnsonwell, the gui tool in system -> admin -> networking doesnt seem to fix it and manuall changing /etc/netowrk/interfaces doesnt either01:36
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JackONeill!nextrelease01:36
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about nextrelease - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi01:36
Flannel!edgy01:36
rjohnsoni am sure i am wrong tho....01:36
variantdeceptacon: plesure01:36
ubotuedgy is the current development version of Ubuntu. Version 6.10, codename "Edgy Eft". For support head to #ubuntu+1. For its release schedule, see !schedule01:36
JackONeill!schedule01:36
ubotuUbuntu uses a strict timetable for releases, which means that sometimes newly released programs miss the timetable. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TimeBasedReleases for more. Edgy schedule: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/EdgyReleaseSchedule01:36
mwemy laptop is never using any swap space01:36
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JackONeillubuntu can go bye bye till oct 26th.. dapper just wasn't up to much :S01:37
variantmwe: how much ram you got?01:37
nicnacthank you guys, ubuntu is up now.  the screen default refresh and video cards were being initialized with the wrong settings.01:37
mwevariant: 768 MB01:37
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stefgmwe: good, so read about tmpfs to put it to good use >;-)01:37
Gradius9Flannel, brb01:37
variantmwe: same here nearly :)01:37
JackONeillno reason it may be delayed further is there?01:37
Kewlbwhat is the proccess to upgrade from say 6.0.6 to 6.1001:37
lenstefg: should I use all modules? (*Bitmap, dbe, *ddc, *dri, *extmod, *freetype, *xgl, *int10, record, *type1, v4l, *vbe)? or leave selected (those 1 with *)01:37
variantKewlb: apt-get dist upgrade i think01:37
Kewlbdoes it require a complete reinstall or will there be an upgrade package.01:37
handlessanyone know where i can find good information on installing the ati drivers so i can try a different one01:37
JackONeillis 6.10 edgy?01:37
Kewlboh, sweet.01:37
ladydoorKewlb: you should really hold off until 6.10 is actually *released*01:37
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Kewlbyeah01:38
gunnar_Hello, I have the 'no screens found' bug that was reported a few weeks ago.  Could some one point me to a URL that has the info for recovering from it.  ( All I have is lynx for a browser. ) Thanks.01:38
Kewlbnot doing anything right now01:38
KewlbI just got this system like I want it and I am VERY happy01:38
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ladydoorKewlb: if you don't know how to dist-upgrade already, then you don't need to be installing a development release01:38
fildohi, i have an external dvd burner, via firewire,  .would i have to mount the drive or would it autodetect ?01:38
ladydoorKewlb: sweet01:38
Kewlbladydoor, not planning on it.01:38
ladydoorKewlb: sweet01:38
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stefglen , leave the defaults01:38
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mwevariant: I read a few years ago that as a rule of thumb twice the ram would make sense for swap so I made a 2GB swap partition to be safe. I have never seen it being used yet in about 8 months01:39
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L0cKd0wNHELP!!! I chowned a folder as user 'public' , group 'public', then thru the GUI, added my normal user into the 'public' group, when I try to FTP in as this normal user and make a folder or move data in the folder, I get an error, but when I try with the 'public' account everything works fine, how do I make normal user have access to stuff 'public' owns01:39
rjohnsoni have this sys dual booting with windows and the nic works in windows01:39
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Kewlbwould the upgrade replace customized software that has been installed.. ie: like mplayer (since I compiled it myself so it supports wmv files)01:39
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variantmwe: yeah, that rule of thumb was created when people were fortunate to have 28mb ram :D01:39
Flannelmwe: nah, that rule was good, but for most people, 1GB of RAM is plenty, I usually go with 1GB of swap, but more than 1GB of swap is too much.01:39
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variantmwe: its irrelevent nowadays01:40
L0cKd0wN...and how can i make it so normal user, can move data and create new directories in the FTP ?01:40
L0cKd0wNTIA01:40
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rukuarticrjohnson: What's your current settings? /msg me them01:40
rjohnsonk01:40
mwevariant: yeah maybe so.01:40
variantmwe: as you noticed it never gets used.. its good to have loads on a server that might experiance sudden high loads..01:40
FlannelKewlb: no, if you compiled anything yourself, it's not under package management, and won't be upgraded01:40
mwevariant: sure01:40
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Kewlbflannel: thanks! Excellent!01:40
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Tokenbadthere is no way to fix a tar.gz file is here?01:41
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variantmwe: i think 1gb is what i would go for.. but maybe two seperate hard disks with 512mb each01:41
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bl4cktoneHey guys my amaroK keeps freezing, I can't seem to figure it out I thought it was xgl but does the same in regular gnome anyone have an idea what's going on?01:42
FlannelL0cKd0wN: add the users to the group, and chown it to that group, ftpusers or whatever.  And, your name is bloody hard to nick complete01:42
variantTokenbad: yeah i think there is.. not certain but i remember somthing from a few years back.. check the tar manpage01:42
jojoman02how do i check the gdm logs to see why my ubuntu is not starting up?01:42
jojoman02gdm loads but not gnome01:42
zack_Whenever i try to startx from my user account i wont start but if im in root adn use the command "startx" it works. what could be wrong?01:42
Flanneljojoman02: you running XGL?01:42
variantjojoman02: less /var/log/gdm01:42
mwevariant: yeah. that way you'd only waste 1GB instead of 2 ;)01:42
stefgFor a good read: http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-fs3.html#201:42
jojoman02no i am not01:42
jrib/what01:42
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variantzack_: whats the output from x when you run startx as a user? (use pastebin)01:42
jojoman02variant: thankz01:42
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zack_variant well it said it couldnt find /dev/wacom, which i looked for and apparantly theres no folder01:43
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variantzack_: you trying to set up xgl/aiglx?01:43
mwestefg: what would you suggest to keep on tmpfs?01:44
zack_variant, i had set it up previously but once i tried to remove it this is what happened01:44
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bl4cktoneIs there some way I can look at a amarok log file or something to see what caused it to go poop? somebody?01:44
variantzack_: yeah, sounds liek a borked config.. it just so happens that thats the exact problem i just had but seeing as its a new install i just reinstalled (its a sin i know :))01:44
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L0cKd0wNFlannel: is there a way via terminal to check that certain users are in a certain group? to make sure I didn't mess it up?01:45
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zack_variant, is there no solution besides reinstall?01:45
gunnar_Hello, I have the 'no screens found' bug that was reported a few weeks ago.  Could some one point me to a URL that has the info for recovering from it.  ( All I have is lynx for a browser. ) Thanks.01:45
FlannelL0cKd0wN: 'groups'01:45
brasileiroi can't config my soundcard, it's working with XMMS but now with video players...01:45
stefgas the name suggest /tmp , and maybe /var/tmp, but the FSHS says /var/tmp should survive a reboot01:45
knasmanL0ckd0wN: groups <username>01:45
variantzack_: yeah, reconfigure the xorg.conf file01:45
variantzack_: i forget the command01:45
ludedeedsTokenbad: are you Misfit99?01:45
THX-1138!sound01:46
ubotuIf you're having problems with sound, first ensure alsa is selected by double clicking on the volume control, then File -> Change Device (Alsa Mixer). If you are still having problems with sound, then look at http://alsa.opensrc.org/index.php?page=DmixPlugin See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DebuggingSoundProblems01:46
THX-1138!alsa01:46
variantzack_: did you back up those files before you tried to install xgl?01:46
Tokenbadludedeeds, from dalnet I used to go by misfit99 yes01:46
Flannelgunnar_: just apt-get out of it (sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade)01:46
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zack_variant i have tried to reconfig x alot of times so far  and it does not fix it01:46
ludedeedsmuahaha.. awesome.. long-ass time, no see.. this is HB..01:46
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TokenbadHB?01:46
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Tokenbadoh damn01:46
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zack_variant i backed up the custom gdm file which i restored and i knew exactly what changes where made to the xorg file and removed those changes also01:46
Tokenbadbeen a real long time01:46
variantzack_: as somone sugested earlyer to me, mount the livecd and copy the xorg.conf from that and restart gdm01:47
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ludedeedsregister your damn nick yo01:47
h4ch3rhello01:47
ludedeedslol01:47
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lenstefg: done01:47
h4ch3ri heva problem01:47
mwestefg: but my /tmp is usually around 256 KB in size01:47
ladydoor!language01:47
ubotuPlease watch your language and keep this channel family friendly.01:47
zack_thanks variant i will try that soon01:47
Kewlboh crap yes01:47
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ludedeedssorry door chick =D01:47
h4ch3r0000:00:04.0 Multimedia audio controller: ALi Corporation M5455 PCI AC-Link Cont roller Audio Device (rev 20)01:47
BoratHey, does anyone know how to hack myspace fromubuntu????01:47
h4ch3rno alsa sound!01:47
h4ch3r:(01:47
stefglen, so sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart01:47
Kewlbmay sound kinda gay.. but on my ntfs partition I found the source code to a MUD I started programming like 6 years ago01:47
jribBorat: this is not the place for that01:48
Kewlbwonder if it will compile01:48
L0cKd0wNFlannel: ok i did: 'chown ftp:ftp /mnt/hdb1' then did 'groups normaluser' which returned the group 'ftp'01:48
czer323Xubuntu Text install...  Does it actually ask for a user/pass?  Cause I seriously can't remember one.01:48
Kewlboh sorry thats OT.01:48
lenstefg: kk I'll brb01:48
Flannelczer323: It does01:48
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FlannelL0cKd0wN: make sure it's writable by the group too01:48
ladydoorKewlb: yeah, that totally has to do with sexual orientation01:48
L0cKd0wNFlannel: how do I go about doing that?01:48
Boratjrib: can you tell me a place for that? i have been looking all over for the right IRC's01:48
czer323Flannel> That's the alternate text based cd?  And it defiantely asks for user and pass?  Well... Crap.  here goes another hour install.01:48
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variantBorat: for what?01:49
Flannelczer323: it does, yes.01:49
Flannelczer323: unless you did the OEM install01:49
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FlannelL0cKd0wN: ls -l01:49
darnellwhats a linux alternative to microsoft publisher01:49
Boratvariant: harmless hacking.01:49
KewlbI guess "geeky" would have been a better term.01:49
jribBorat: I don't know, but probably not on freenode01:49
h4ch3r????01:49
variantBorat: oh, your a troll.. didnt realise. pretend i didnt speak to you :)01:49
Boratjrib: thanks..01:49
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L0cKd0wNdrwxr-xr-x 2 ftp ftp 4096 Sep 17 19:36 games01:49
Boratvariant:  a troll like the green trools?01:50
L0cKd0wNthat good?01:50
stefg!info scribus01:50
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L0cKd0wNFlannel ^^01:50
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Boratvariant:  like the movei trolls?01:50
FlannelL0cKd0wN: that's not writable by the group, you'll want to change that ;)  (user group everyone)01:50
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poningru!java01:50
ubotuTo install a java compiler/interpreter on Ubuntu, look at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Java For the Sun Java runtime install sun-java5-jre from the Multiverse repository01:50
variantlol what a tosser borat was01:50
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nalioth!offtopic01:50
ubotu#ubuntu is the Ubuntu support channel, #ubuntu+1 supports the development version of Ubuntu and #ubuntu-offtopic is for random chatter. Welcome!01:50
len_stefg: K, i'm back01:50
FlannelL0cKd0wN: rwx read write execute, you'll notice your second one is r-x which means no writing, you'll want to add that01:50
L0cKd0wNFlannel: im really new to linux.... how do i do that... lol01:50
FlannelL0cKd0wN: chmod01:51
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L0cKd0wNFlannel: ok 1 sec01:51
gunnar_Flannel: All I get is a update-rc.d error about installing flashplugin-nonfree. :(01:51
variantlostsync: chmod +x file01:51
FlannelL0cKd0wN: sudo chmod o+w file01:51
h4ch3rhello sem can help me01:51
h4ch3raudio controller?01:51
h4ch3r0000:00:04.0 Multimedia audio controller: ALi Corporation M5455 PCI AC-Link Cont roller Audio Device (rev 20)01:52
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variantlostsync: chmod +w file i mean01:52
h4ch3rno alsa sound01:52
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czer323Does recovery mode act the same as single user?  Firing it up now.  So, then how could I find the user's name?01:52
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darnellwhats a linux alternative to microsoft publisher01:52
stefgdarnell: scribus01:52
Flanneldarnell: scribus, someone already said that01:52
EricBlairnvu or scribus?01:52
shawnanyone have a python 2.5 package for dapper?01:52
stefg!info scribus01:53
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ninixhi01:53
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infidelanyone here run a custom kernel?01:54
L0cKd0wNFlannel: how do I apply chmod to an entire folder and everything inside of it? 'chmod o+w /mnt/hdb1 ' ?01:54
ninixanyone use VMWARE on a dell inspiron 9400 ?01:54
FlannelL0cKd0wN: hdb1?  You don't want to do that.01:54
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len_stefg: what else should I do?01:54
L0cKd0wNFlannel: hehehe i don't!? lol01:54
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stefglen now see what glxinfo | grep direct spits out01:55
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len_stefg: direct rendering: No01:55
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stefglen is this a laptop/budget system with shared video memory?01:56
len_stefg: no, it's a strandard desktop pc01:57
L0cKd0wNFlannel: ok i think that did the trick01:57
L0cKd0wNgonna test it :)01:57
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FlannelL0cKd0wN: if it's on an entire mountpoint, you probably want to use the umask in the fstab, instead of chmod/chown01:57
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czer323Flannel: LOL, so I logged in Single User (Recovery mode) and looked at the /etc/password and /etc/shadow and neither one have any user entries that I would have created.  ANy other places to look?01:57
Flannelczer323: you sure you didn't do an OEM install?01:58
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Flannelczer323: and, it's hardly a lost cause, just make a user ;)01:58
czer323Flannel> If i had, I could log in with OEM... And I can't.01:58
botxjhow do i create "symbolic links" ?01:58
phaedrus44how does one write to an ntfs or fat32 partition from ubunut?01:58
L0cKd0wNFlannel: i didn't even think of that!01:58
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botxjhow do i create "symbolic links" in ubuntu?01:58
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Flannelphaedrus44: fat32 -- just like normal, ntfs (you don't, it's unsafe, you can hose your whole drive, but if you REALLY want to, see !fuse)01:59
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echostormhey guys, anyone know what the command is to remove the 386 kerenl from my system? im sick of seeing updates for it and in grub , i use the k7 kernel... I had it written down somewhere and cant find it now01:59
len_stefg: so, no ideia?01:59
stefglen_, hmm, strange. nvidia stuff is normally well supported, so i don't know why your card thinks it's not dri -capable. what does glxgears -printfps say?01:59
Flannelechostorm: just remove it via apt01:59
echostormok01:59
Flannelechostorm: or, whatever frontend01:59
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hondjeechostorm: sudo apt-get remove linux-38601:59
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echostormahh01:59
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phaedrus44!fuse02:00
ubotuThough it's still very unsafe, you can read about Ubuntu NTFS writing here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lkraider/NtfsFuse02:00
echostormthanx thats what i was looking for02:00
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len_stefg: 17510 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3501.898 FPS02:00
EricBlairFlannel - You are amazing to watch. - Thanks for being here to answer questions.02:00
Flannelechostorm: you'll probably also want to remove the kernels themselves, and all the older ones ;)  linux-image-version-stuff02:00
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acusterany news of breakage in edgy?02:00
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echostormyeah, im about to go housecleaning lol02:00
acusterjust upgraded from knot 3 to latest and my system is hosed02:00
stefglen_: then i think it works, just glxinfo is confused02:01
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ricky_hey peeps02:01
len_stefg:  I also used 'sudo nvidia-glx-config enable'02:01
phaedrus44can a windows connect to my system via ftp?02:01
Flannelacuster: #ubuntu+1 would be more able to tell you02:01
Flannelphaedrus44: if you have an ftp server02:01
echostormtheres actually a windows program that will read linux style partitions and fead/write to them in windows... if your trying to make a storage drive you might want to just go that route02:02
elkbuntu!nz02:02
ubotunz is the New Zealand LoCo Team has a channel at #ubuntu-nz02:02
ricky_does anyone know a website that can tell me how to use xchat? its my first time using it.02:02
echostormtook me about an hour to figure out but i transfer media between the 2 all the time whenever its needed02:02
phaedrus44Flannel:   is it quick and easy?  im a moderate linux user02:02
EricBlairricky - i think /set help will give you some info02:02
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ricky_ok thanks eric02:03
Flannelphaedrus44: um, pretty much.  The wiki has some tutorials, there are a few servers02:03
Flannel!ftp02:03
ubotuFTP clients: gftp, konqueror, kbear, nautilus. FTP servers: ftpd, proftpd, pure-ftpd, twoftpd, vsftpd02:03
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Flannelbut, just searching for ftp on the wiki will give you a few pages, then manually pick out the ones that look promising ;) (the ones with those servers in them)02:03
botxjhow do i create "symbolic links" in ubuntu?02:03
len_stefg:  was I supposed to do it?02:03
Flannelbotxj: ln (LiNk)02:04
ferossechostorm: I use a program to read EXT partitions from Windows. Works great.02:04
Flannelphaedrus44: actually, https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FtpServer02:04
stefglen_: doesn't matter after you reconfigured xorg02:04
acusterthanks Flannel, that's what I needed02:04
k31thAny one about who can script. currently i type smbldap-passwd username // then it askes for new passwd 2wice, is there any way to make it... smbldap-passwd username password02:04
hondjebotxj: ln -s for sym links, ln by itself is for hardlinks02:04
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k31th??02:05
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echostormfeross : I use the same thing .. I love it... i just restrict access from linux to windows and vice versa and use a 120gb storage drive for all programs/movies/games i need to transfer or save02:06
ricky_anyone know a good wireless router i could get??02:06
phaedrus44this is stoopid but what is my address02:06
ontobachi have a linksys... older model02:07
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ontobachstill great though02:07
morrolanwhoa02:07
phaedrus44for my ftp server?02:07
morrolandoes anyone know much about wine?  #wine is dead.02:07
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hondjephaedrus44: /whois phaedrus4402:07
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jbroome!wine02:07
ubotuwine is a compatibility layer for running windows programs on GNU/Linux. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Wine for more information.02:07
hondjek31th: IIRC, you need to use smbldap tools to make some certs and keys02:07
ricky_is linksys one anygood? i was looking at a netgear one but i dont know if they are much good?02:07
k31thhondje: wat02:08
Flannelphaedrus44: it'd be your IP, if you have a router, you'll need to do some port forwarding.  If this is inside a home network thing, it'll be 192.168.0.XXX, you'll have to look that up02:08
ontobachI'm sure they're fine.02:08
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morrolanI have a small problem with Wine - my program is installing properly, but there is no text on the installer - missing fonts problem?02:08
k31thhondje: no i really dont.02:08
hondjek31th: to make it only ask once02:08
Flannelricky_: if youre into hardware hacking, get a wrt54G, one of the older versions (see the wikipedia page)02:08
czer323Flannel> I'm having a stupid attack.  I created the user with adduser, but how do I give the new user the same abilities to use Su?  Administrative rights?02:08
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ricky_whats the range like for wireless?02:08
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bimberimorrolan: try installing msttcorefonts02:09
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hondjek31th: I could be totally wrong, but that's my recollection. Needless to say I avoid LDAP whne I can :)02:09
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EricBlairmorrolan - msttcorefonts, gsfonts, gsfonts-x11 and mozcntrl can help.02:09
ferosshey anyone mess around wifi-radar. I must be missing something. I have a working wpa_supplicant.conf file but when I tell wifi-radar to use wpa it does not work. suggestions?02:09
morrolanEricBlair: thanks, I'll install them now02:10
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k31thhondje: yeah ldap hell02:10
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tjb891does anyone know how to view the contents of a .dat file from xp?02:10
rathelwhere do I add apps I want to load on boot? like I want to load Tuncfg on boot, so I don't have to load it later for hamachi/02:10
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brian98Hi, simple task but finding no luck, how do you clear the places menu?02:10
Flannelczer323: you do that mostly with groups, admin group, for instance02:11
Sir-Stupcarphi, I'm having trouble installing02:11
RamiKassabhey guys what are some of the best cd rippers out there for linux? I'm looking for one that does MP3s and perhaps other formats, ogg, etc02:11
Sir-Stupcarpapparently the thing just hangs after the partitioner inits02:11
Sir-Stupcarpit allows me to use terminals, etc.02:11
Sir-Stupcarpbut it just sits there and the hard drive just blips02:12
Sir-Stupcarpdoes nothing02:12
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ricky_sound juicer rips cd's i think02:12
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FlannelRamiKassab: sound juicer, or grip,02:12
RamiKassabricky_: I didn't see the ability to do MP3 though02:12
ubuntuhai all trying ubuntu02:13
FlannelRamiKassab: you need to add mp3 codecs first,02:13
Flannel!tell RamiKassab about mp302:13
RamiKassabFlannel: can grip do mp3? sound juicer didn't have the option... I may need to install and mp3 codec perhaps02:13
stefg!mp302:13
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/FreeFormats02:13
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ubuntuanybody from holland?02:13
FlannelRamiKassab: then, I believe, it'll be able to do it, without any additional tweaking02:13
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ubotuNederlandstalige ondersteuning voor Ubuntu (en vers gezette koffie) is te vinden in #ubuntu-nl02:13
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RamiKassabFlannel: do you think that grip or better or sound juicer?02:13
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darnellwhats upwith the flashplugin-nonfree..02:14
darnelli keep getting error msgs02:14
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blackelf!flash m02:15
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ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about flash me - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi02:15
blackelfbah.02:15
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FlannelRamiKassab: I prefer Grip, ... I think (it's been a while since I've used either) it's because Grip will lookup id3 info... but, of course, I'm still on breezy, thigns might have changed for dapper02:16
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rathelhow can I make tuncfg start at boot as root? so I don't have to start it later for hamachi.02:16
stefg!boot02:16
ubotuBoot options: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BootOptions To add/remove startup services, you can use the package 'bum', or update-rc.d - To add your own startup scripts, use /etc/rc.local See also !grub and !dualboot - Making a bootfloppy: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GrubHowto/BootFloppy - Also see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SmartBootManagerHowto02:16
RamiKassabFlannel: ah I got ya... I think sound juicer does that now... it searched the cd directory musicbrainz.org to find titles and what not...02:16
RamiKassabFlannel: I'm guessing it stores id3 tag info too02:17
ricky_just add it to ur startup programs in system > preferences > sessions02:17
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bagpuss_thecatevening all02:18
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handlesshello everone02:19
ricky_hey02:19
handlessim stuck again02:19
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brian98Hi, simple task but finding no luck, how do you clear the places menu?02:19
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handlessive tried to find drivers for the x700 mobility but cant02:19
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wheelswitchis there a switch for tar which allows you to make an archive that is split up into multiple files of a particular size?02:19
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ricky_is x700  ati yeah?02:20
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ezerhodenwheelswitch: man tar02:20
juanas33hey... does anyone know where I can find my c header files for my kernel? im running 2.6.15-27-38602:20
handlessyeah02:20
wheelswitchyeah, is it the -M option02:20
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Flanneljuanas33: you can apt-get them02:20
gpettitHi, any suggestions for doing a minimal install?  Just enough to use apt-get to install other packages.  Thanks02:20
bagpuss_thecatjuanas33: if you have module-assistant installed, try running 'module-assistant prepare'02:20
stefg!info build-essential02:20
ubotubuild-essential: informational list of build-essential packages. In component main, is optional. Version 11.1 (dapper), package size 6 kB, installed size 48 kB02:20
wheelswitchit isnt obvious how you set the size you want02:20
Flannelgpettit: get the alternate ISO, and type 'server' at the boot prompt02:20
handlessi think from what ive been hearing a and reading that i need new drivers or different drivers for ubuntu to allow me to boot properly02:20
juanas33Flannel, bagpuss_thecat: thanks02:20
echo1How do I update a kernel module?  I installed the new fglrx (8.29.6) but the kernel module is 8.25.1802:20
juanas33Flannel: is there a specific name?02:20
bagpuss_thecatecho1: module-assistant a-i fglrx-kernel I think02:21
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mad_manwhen i minimize the browser and other programs i lose them. they do not drop down to the panel. how do i get the program to drop down to the panel for easy mazimizing ?02:21
Jack_SmirnoffIs there a vob to mpeg converter.?02:21
handlessit will only let me boot in safe mode and have a resolution of 1024X768 and my resolution is much higher then that normally cause i have a big widescreen monitor02:21
ricky_i'm not sure handless02:21
EricBlairkillall gnome-panel ?02:21
afields_how do I get postgresql odbc drivers installed?02:22
Flannelgpettit: it's the old textmode installer, no liveCD, available same places you download normal Desktop ISO02:22
czer323Flannel> I'm having a super hard time.  None of the default groups have been made on this install.  Only root as been made as a group.  Should I be worried? Or just add my user as part of the group root?02:22
echo1bagpuss is module-assistant a gnome thing?02:22
Jack_Smirnoff!vob02:22
Flannel!tell juanas33 about kernel02:22
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about vob - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi02:22
EricBlairnvm - the panel will open again02:22
echo1(im on kubuntu)02:22
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Flannelczer323: er, yeah.  Sounds like the install didn't complete02:22
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quietaghem..   http://quiet.unixcorps.org/files/linux-flash-9.png02:22
Flannelczer323: You're probably better off reinstalling, who knows what else isn't installed correctly02:23
gpettitFlannel: THANKS!02:23
czer323Flannel> Thanks anway for the help though.  I'm really leary of that text mode cd though.  I'll give it one more go and if it's funky again, it's off to the trashcan.02:23
tjb891is anyone having trouble updating the flash-nonfree plugin?02:23
Flannelczer323: I only use the alternate ISO ;)02:24
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afields_I've tried unixodbc and odbcinstdebian102:24
afields_neither contains a postgresql driver02:24
Flannelczer323: you sure you burned it well? nice and slow??02:24
afields_I did manage to get postgres started02:24
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czer323Flannel> It was probably 32x.  I might look into reburning if it errors again.02:24
ricky_yeah i couldnt get it to install yesterday so i installed the adobe one02:24
afields_so postgres-8.1 package does work02:24
Flannelczer323: 4x is recommended02:24
afields_however it has a bad default config which bombs the configure scripts02:25
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slugsworthwhat might cause the C compiler to be unable to create executables?02:26
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Flannelslugsworth: you don't have one ;)  install build-essential02:26
Flannelslugsworth: sudo apt-get install build-essential02:26
ricky_lol02:26
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slugsworththanks!  :)02:26
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slugsworthThe guide I'm trying to follow to get my PCMCIA sound card doesn't list the required setup02:27
grimxi downloaded and installed BitTorrent and installed it using(sudo alien) . now how do i run BitTorrent02:27
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ladydoorgrimx: isn't there a native ubuntu build of bunches of bittorrent clients02:27
Flannel!info bittorrent02:28
ubotubittorrent: Scatter-gather network file transfer. In component main, is optional. Version 3.4.2-6ubuntu2 (dapper), package size 92 kB, installed size 580 kB02:28
Flannelyes02:28
grimxyes but i cant find the app to run it02:28
morrolanEricBlair:  I already have all of those font packages installed, but still no fonts in wine?02:28
Flannelgrimx: remove that one, install the one fro mthe repository, it'll have a menu item02:28
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grimxi did the sys install of bittorrent but can't find it to execute it02:29
ricky_whats the best bittorret client to use with ubunty anyway??02:29
afields_Where do I get odbc-postgresql ?02:29
EricBlairmorrolan - hm - I don't know what to suggest.02:29
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ladydoorricky_: there are a lot. bittorrent. bittornado. azureus02:29
ladydoorricky_: it's a matter of preference02:29
mosilahi, anybady02:30
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ricky_see i liked utorrent on windows02:30
ricky_but i have to go through wine to use it on linux02:30
cyphasehow do you check your CPU model in ubuntu?02:30
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EricBlairuname02:31
cyphase--processor isn't working02:31
TigerCR1200ricky_, I have been using ktorrent it is close enough to utorrent, however it is a kde app so it uses more memory due to loading kde libraries02:31
blackelfuname -a02:31
spdfcat /proc/cpuinfo02:31
blackelfalso cpuid02:31
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EricBlairspdf - has it.02:31
ladydoorricky_: you might like azureus or bittornado-gui02:31
grimxi installed bittorrent using synaptic package manager now how do i run bittorrent02:31
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jribgrimx: applications > internet > bittorrent02:32
MegaqwertyI've been having many problems with various programs where they all said "failed: Cannot assign requested address" does anyone know how to fix this?02:32
Megaqwerty*this problem02:32
grimxit does not show up there02:32
ricky_don't really like bittornado, doesnt really show enough info i think, where can i get ktorrent to install02:32
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spdfktorrent is in the repos02:33
Megaqwertygrimx: try Alt-F2 bittorent, that may do it02:33
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MegaqwertyI don't have bittorent so I don't know what command you would use to run it, but it would be something along those lines. Unless you were using KDE, as KDE seems to be very good about putting all your apps in the taskbar02:34
grimxthat did not work either02:34
Megaqwertytry man -k torrent see what commands you get in there02:34
jribgrimx: install gnome-btdownload02:34
Flannelgrimx: go into synaptic, make sure you can see details, then go to the package, and you can check what files it installed, and with that, the executable name, then do that in the run dialog02:34
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ricky_hey, does ubuntu have a thing like windows device manager, that shows if something isnt installed properly or doesnt have a driver???02:36
grimxgot it thanx Flannel and jrib02:36
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MegaqwertyI've been having this problem with various programs where they all said "failed: Cannot assign requested address" does anyone know how to fix this?02:36
Jack_SparrowIs there a good easy tool to take non commercial vob's from a dvd and make them into mpg for use in a powerpoint display?02:36
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EricBlairmencoder??02:37
ludedeedsmorning already Jack?02:37
Jack_SparrowIt needs to be simple enough for a high school teacher02:38
Jack_SparrowNon morning yet, helping a friend02:38
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: Is it still working02:38
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ludedeedsyeah.. but since you went to bed... i didn't wait and see if it was still broken.. lol.. figured i'd find out when > I < went to bed =P02:39
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: The fact that it was working lat long was encouraging02:39
ludedeedsyeah, but i was using the internet nearly the entire time, for apt-get's02:39
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grimxok bittorrent shows up in applications menu but when i click it nothing show up on screen02:40
spdfJack_Sparrow: You could use dvdrip, cut down on file size too by using avi's02:40
ludedeedsand from what i was noticing before, it only went down on idle time02:40
bmcfarliany oh you guys happen to use banshee?02:40
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Jack_Sparrowspdf: He would still need to convert those avi to mpg for powerpoint would he not?02:40
Axidusdoes anyone know where the compiler is for Ubuntu dapper drake?02:41
spdfJack_Sparrow: AVI's will work in powerpoint02:41
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ludedeedswould depend if it were a divx avi, or a standard avi02:41
Jack_Sparrowspdf: SHows how much I know about powerpoint..02:41
echo1_bagpuss_thecat: how goes your kernel module changing?02:41
Megaqwerty I've been having this problem with various programs where they all said "failed: Cannot assign requested address" does anyone know how to fix this?02:42
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Jack_Sparrowspdf: Let me simplify the question... I need to convert vob's for use in powerpoint ... dont care about the file type, just need to keep it simple... He teaches auto shop if that is any clue02:42
dunkeljust a quickie, how do i restart X? dont want to close programs...02:42
bagpuss_thecatecho1_: not done it yet, still dist-upgrading to edgy :-)02:42
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TigerCR1200dunkel, not possible but ctrl alt backspace will restart it.02:43
ChaosFandunkel: as graphical programs are clients of the xserver they won't continue running when restarting X02:43
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dunkeloh, i see...thanks!02:43
spdfJack_Sparrow: Hmm, in windows I gather02:44
Jack_SparrowMegaqwerty: I must ask... Have you run scripts like Automatix, (NOT recommending that you do.) to install anything?02:44
spuddsI know this is a generic Linux question but I just added a new Hard drive.  How do I actually get it added to the system so I can use it?02:44
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bmcfarlihey guys whats the best itunes like media player?02:44
MegaqwertyJack_Sparrow I may have in the past02:44
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spdfbmcfarli: Rythmbox does a decent job02:44
JackONeillI installed ubuntu then installed windows after (side by side) - how can I get grub back?02:44
Jack_SparrowMegaqwerty: Scary how doing that comes back to haunt people02:44
EricBlair!grub02:44
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/GrubHowto02:44
MegaqwertyI screwed something up didn't I?02:44
MegaqwertyJack_Sparrow: Is there some way to fix that without re-installing ubuntu?02:45
Megaqwertyp.s. I think I used EasyUbuntu02:45
bmcfarlispdf, i like banshee or listen music player, but both crash anything like those, but dont crash/02:45
spuddsIs there a howto anywhere describing how to add a new HD to Ubuntu?02:45
ladydoorspudds: do you know the device name?02:46
Jack_SparrowMegaqwerty: I dont mean to be curt... But I am exhausted...  I really dont have the time or energy to try and untangle the mess that Automatix can make of a system02:46
_tom_!mount02:46
ubotuPartitioning programs: !GParted or QTParted  -  Formatting partitions: see the manual page for mkfs ("man mkfs")  -  Mounting partitions in Gnome: System -> Administration -> Disks02:46
MegaqwertyDamn02:46
Jack_SparrowMegaqwerty: Easyubuntu is better than it was....02:46
spuddsladydoor: it's a scsi disk sdb?  I don't have an x environment btw.  Is it mkfs?02:46
MegaqwertyJack_Sparrow: is there a guide somewhere I could use?02:46
Jack_SparrowMegaqwerty: SOmeone may be able to get you fixed up.. let them know what all you have tried..02:47
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ladydoorspudds: errrr...that's not what i meant. ok...basically there's file in your /etc dir called fstab, which has information about all of your partitions. to mount it, you need to tell ubuntu about it02:47
Jack_Sparrowludedeeds: Let me know tomorrow if that fixed the problem you were having.. If so I will add it to my notes..02:48
ricky_anyone know what ports i have to allow on firestarter for ktorrent to work properly?02:48
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ladydoorspudds: to look at the sort of "device name" you'll be looking for, do less /etc/fstab to look at the file. other than that, i've got nothing on this :-)02:48
MegaqwertyCan someone help me fix the damage Automatix and/or EasyUbuntu may or may not have done to my system?02:48
ladydoorMegaqwerty: go to #automatix02:48
spuddsladydoor:  This is a a new disk.  Will it show in the fstab?02:48
Megaqwertythanks02:48
bmcfarliwhat can automatix do?02:48
tritiumMegaqwerty: that's why we recommend avoiding automatix02:48
Jack_Sparrowricky_: I use guarddog firewall manager.. it shows the different programs and types of access...02:48
Megaqwertylol02:48
ladydoorspudds: it will if you put it there. i'm suggesting you look at it so you'll know what you're looking for :-)02:48
Megaqwertyyeah, I used it when I knew nothing about Linux02:49
Jack_Sparrowbmcfarli: Automatix can hose your system beyond repair02:49
Flannelbmcfarli: it can break your system, really well.02:49
MegaqwertyI read it was helpful in Linux Format Magazine. Stupid me.02:49
ricky_do you think guarddog is better that firestarter?02:49
bmcfarlihow do you know if it hosed your system?02:49
bmcfarlib/c noob me...i used it02:49
Jack_Sparrow!best02:49
ubotuUsually, there is no single "best" application to perform a given task. It's up to you to choose among a number of different applications, depending on your preferences, the features you require, and other factors.02:49
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Jack_Sparrowricky_: Do I like it better.. yes...02:50
sess!worst02:50
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about worst - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi02:50
ricky_is guard dog in the respos?02:50
Jack_SparrowI think so...02:50
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ricky_must just check here02:50
spuddsladydoor:  I've looked in fstab.  I understand the general format of it from Sun/HP/etc.  Looking in the /dev directory, I see a device called sdb, which I assume is my new 2nd physical hard-drive.  Don't know what to do now...02:50
Jack_SparrowYes it is02:51
ladydoorbmcfarli: you'd probably know02:51
Jack_SparrowOnce again... goodnight all02:51
ricky_ok, does it have a gui an all, just b4 i try it?02:51
ladydoorspudds: sweet! that's good news. now, do sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdb to see the partition name(s) on it02:51
tritiumricky_: apt-cache search can look for things in the repos, as can a search via synaptic02:51
Jack_Sparrowricky_: yes02:51
ricky_thanks02:51
spuddsladydoor:  k, trying.02:51
ladydoorspudds: coool...02:52
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Jack_Sparrowricky_: Leave me a note if you like it just so I know...02:52
ricky_will do02:52
spuddsladydoor: shows all the guts and then says there isn't a valid partition table (which I would expect)02:52
ladydoorspudds: aha! ok, and you say you're *not* in x?02:52
ricky_lol but first how do ya uninstall firestarter.... just through the packet manager?02:52
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spuddsladydoor: no.  do I do a fdisk, create one large partition, do a makefs, then mount?02:53
Jack_Sparrowricky_: No need to uninstall firestarter02:53
gunnar_Hello, I have the 'no screens found' bug that was reported a few weeks ago.  Could some one point me to a URL that has the info for recovering from it.  ( All I have is lynx for a browser. ) I even tried to do a dist-upgrade.  That didn't work either.  Thanks.02:53
Jack_Sparrowthey are just managers02:53
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tjb891when i try to install flash it gives me a error message, how can i fix this?02:53
ricky_?? would 2 firewalls not conflict?02:53
Jack_SparrowNot actual firewalls02:53
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ricky_ooooohhh right sorry02:53
Jack_Sparrowtjb891: http://blog.mypapit.net/2006/08/install-mozilla-flash-plugin-in-ubuntu.html02:54
ladydoorspudds: you could do that, yeah, sounds like you know what you're doing (better than i do when it comes to fdisk, actually). so i guess do that and then do sudo fdisk -l again, and then put the line for that partition in fstab & mount it.02:54
flamesro1kguys, I'm having REAL trouble setting up this dlink repeater. Now I'm supposed to connect it to the machine, and then type into the address bar 192.168.0.30, but how do I hook gentoo up to range extender?02:54
flamesro1klike how do I ifconfig it?02:54
flamesro1kits connected via ethernet02:54
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ricky_Jack i've installed it but theres no icon under apps?02:55
tritiumflamesro1k: this is not a gentoo channel02:55
fmasihelo I would like to know how bi should a /tmp partition be ? any sugestion02:55
spuddsladydoor: thanks lady.  done it many times in Sun but unsure in linux. thx for the help.02:55
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flamesro1knah, this is actually on edgy eft, I just retyped what I had in #gentoo, but nobody could help02:56
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flamesro1kdo you know tritium ?02:56
bmcfarliyeah I havent noticed anything other than some programs hang.02:56
tritiumfmasi: don't make one.  /tmp is now in ram02:56
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ladydoorspudds: np! i think you would've gotten there on your own :-)02:56
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Corneliushi02:56
Code-E!tell Code-E about ati02:56
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Corneliushow do i find out what kernel i have?02:56
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ryan_hey02:56
gnomefreakCornelius: uname -a02:56
ryan_what02:56
Corneliusthx ;)02:56
ryan_ok02:56
fmasitritium, so no nead to creat a /tmp ok thx. since wen did it moved to ram02:57
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tritiumfmasi: yeah, don't create a partition for it02:57
ryan_anybody no how do install a netgear wireless on linux02:57
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Code-EI like pie02:57
Kewlb!python02:57
ubotupython: An interactive high-level object-oriented language (default version). In component main, is important. Version 2.4.2-0ubuntu3 (dapper), package size 125 kB, installed size 532 kB02:57
Code-E!pie02:58
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about pie - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi02:58
fmasitritium, i creating a / ; /boot ; swap ; /home do you sugest creating any other partition ?02:58
Code-E:o02:58
Kewlbhrm02:58
ladydoorCode-E: don't harass the bot02:58
Kewlbwhats the name of the python package?02:58
CorneliusLinux zzsputnik 2.6.15-27-386 #1 PREEMPT Sat Sep 16 01:51:59 UTC 2006 i686 GNU/Linux   what does the last i686 mean?02:58
Cornelius02:58
tritiumfmasi: it's mostly personal preference.  Looks fine to me.02:58
Code-Esorry02:58
gnomefreakcarlos: its best to ask the channel02:58
fmasitritium, ok thx02:58
MegaqwertyJack_Sparrow: here is what they said:02:58
Megaqwerty(17:57:26) arnieboy: motherfuckers02:58
Megaqwerty(17:57:30) arnieboy: tell them that02:58
Megaqwerty(17:57:34) arnieboy: go back there02:58
Megaqwerty(17:57:37) jtbl: what now arnieboy02:58
Megaqwerty(17:57:44) arnieboy: and tell they are a bunch of motherfuckers02:58
Megaqwerty(17:57:52) arnieboy: thats our response02:58
Megaqwerty(17:58:10) jtbl: they on #ubuntu always play this game02:59
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Megaqwerty(17:58:27) jtbl: every problem in ubuntu is caused by automatix02:59
gnomefreakCornelius: i686 is the processor02:59
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tritiumMegaqwerty: stop pasting02:59
gnomefreakMegaqwerty: stop02:59
Megaqwertysorry02:59
MegaqwertyForgot02:59
fmasiany one around have tryed reiser4 or any one uses XFS ? (i going to try XFS and was thinking about reiser4)02:59
Code-Elool02:59
EricBlair!language02:59
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ubotuPlease watch your language and keep this channel family friendly.02:59
gnomefreakMegaqwerty: there is no need to paste that anyway02:59
Corneliusyoo, thanx02:59
Megaqwertygnomefreak: just trying to show Sparrow that they aren't going to help me02:59
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gnomefreakMegaqwerty: than i suggest if automatix isnt gonna support their own programs that you dont use it. ubuntu supports ubuntu apps not 3rd party apps03:00
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carlosI want to install a program called Flex. I couldn`t install it using apt-get because I didn`t find it in the repositories. But I did in flex.sourceforge.net.I`ve downloaded a tar.gz file, but I don`t know how to install it. Can anyone help me?03:01
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Megaqwertygnomefreak: I don't use it (anymore) I used it a while back when I didn't know very much about Ubuntu03:01
MegaqwertyI have no intention of ever using it again03:02
Code-E!stuff03:02
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about stuff - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi03:02
jrib!info flex03:02
ubotuflex: A fast lexical analyzer generator.. In component main, is optional. Version 2.5.31-38ubuntu1 (dapper), package size 219 kB, installed size 756 kB03:02
Code-E!tell Code-E about java03:02
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gnomefreakCode-E: stop playing with the bot03:02
jribcarlosflex should be in the main repository.  Are you sure that that is enabled?  You can post your /etc/apt/sources.list on http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org if you want us to take a look03:02
Code-E?03:03
Code-Esorry03:03
Code-EI just need some information from it03:03
Code-Ei forget stuff03:03
dunkelcan i give read only rights to users on my ntfs-3g partitions? now they have every right and i cant modify permissions even as root03:03
gnomefreakCode-E: /msg ubotu <what you want to know>03:03
Code-E!tell code-e about limewire03:03
Code-Eok03:03
Corneliusgnomefreak  does that mean that i must i use i686 kerner headers03:04
Code-Esorry gnomefreak.03:04
gnomefreakCode-E: yes03:04
Corneliusfor VMware03:04
gnomefreakdamn03:04
gnomefreakCornelius: yes03:04
Corneliusonce again thanx :D03:04
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gnomefreakCornelius: you most likely have a P403:04
Corneliusamd xp03:04
gnomefreaksame speed03:05
regxomg03:05
regxi am so bord03:05
Code-Emy internet is so slow its taking 10 minutes to download my ati drivers :(03:05
spuddsladydoor: fdisk: create a big partition (/dev/sdb1 in my case), mkfs -t ext3 /dev/sdb1. Mount and done. thx for the help03:05
gunnar_Hello (Once Again), I have the 'no screens found' bug that was reported a few weeks ago.  Could some one point me to a URL that has the info for recovering from it.  ( All I have is lynx for a browser. ) I even tried to do a dist-upgrade.  That didn't work either.  Thanks.03:05
JackONeillhow do I use the 5.10 live cd without it loading X!?03:05
ladydoorspudds: swweeeeeeet!03:05
ladydoorspudds: :-)03:05
gnomefreakregx: this is not the channel for it join #ubuntu-offtopic and complain about being bored03:05
regxya ya03:05
gnomefreakJackONeill: no such thing as a live cd for 5.1003:06
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bmcfarlioh guys, i have random CPU spikes. How do I see what is causing it?03:06
JackONeillumm... there was, came with the pack03:06
carloswhen I type apt-get install flex I receive the message, translated for english: the flex package in unavaible, but it referenced by another package... The flex package has no candidates03:06
gnomefreakoh yeah nvm03:06
JackONeillso how can I get it to NOT load X and just give me a prompt for restoring grub?03:07
gnomefreakJackONeill: the live cd is gonna load X by default there is not a way to change that03:07
JackONeillgod damn it03:07
Rugbmcfarli: top03:07
gnomefreakJackONeill: watch your language03:07
gnomefreak!grub > JackONeill03:07
JackONeillwell X won't load - don't ask why I fixerd it on my actually installed ubbuntu] 03:07
gnomefreakJackONeill: read that03:07
JackONeilli knnow about grub ffs03:07
gnomefreakJackONeill: not by the sounds of it03:08
gnomefreakJackONeill: the site has a way to fix grub with install cd03:08
JackONeillI just need a prompt, and I can't use X03:08
JackONeillyeah well I cba with that03:08
Ruggnomefreak: Which part was offencive?  god?  it?  or damn?03:08
EricBlairhttp://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/flex/   This is the link for flex - it might be incompatible.03:08
gnomefreakRug: all of the above03:08
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ChaosFanJackONeill: what about something like a gentoo install cd, actually, these _are_ live cds without X03:08
JackONeillRug: none of it... he is just being pretentious03:08
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czer323Flannel>If you're still around, I finally got the installation back up and it looks good.03:09
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gnomefreakRug: some religons concider that blasphimy03:09
JackONeillUncalled for03:09
gnomefreakJackONeill: it was very called for03:09
JackONeillNonsense03:09
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JackONeillYou just can't take critism03:09
slugsworthCan someone help me troubleshoot a PCMCIA sound card?  I think the problem is getting hotplug working / loading the firmware for the card.03:09
gnomefreakJackONeill: what you said was offensive to some people03:09
JackONeillName one03:10
gnomefreaka cristian03:10
tritiumJackONeill: yellow card03:10
gnomefreakJackONeill: this is not a debate read the coc if you have any questions03:10
JackONeillthe cock?03:10
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gnomefreakty03:10
slugsworthhe's a troll, thanks.03:10
ladydoortritium ++03:10
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EricBlairtritium - yuo were very patient.03:11
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slugsworthAnyone?  Indigo IO soundcard?  I think I'm not getting hotplug set up correctly... having problems getting the firmware for the card loaded.03:11
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redbladesHi all.03:11
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tritiumEricBlair: thanks :003:11
carlosOk... I can download a tar.gz flex file.. but I don`t know how to install it anyway... I don`t know much about linux... What should I do? Unpack? Use 'Make'?03:11
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jribcarlos: did you read what I said before?03:12
redbladesI was wondering, how to you upgrade packages from the shell?03:12
slugsworthsudo apt-get upgrade03:12
jrib!apt > redblades03:12
redbladesThanks!03:12
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Ruggnomefreak: I heard this story once; the story was about a guy how who had a dream.  In that dream _god_ told the guy to build a _dam_. He woke up, wondering how to build _it_. "I know he said, I'll use some _damn_ wood!"03:12
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ORI0N-1hi, i need help with something... I'm completly new to linux, i just installed ubuntu on my system.. i downloaded a mp3 player.. installed the package, but I cannot run the program...03:12
ORI0N-1why is that?03:12
quintin!apt > quintin03:12
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rmdAdobe hasn't released Flash 8 for Linux yet, have they?03:12
Code-EHow do I change my resolution03:12
gnomefreakRug: dont go there03:12
jribrmd: no, and they are not planning on releasing 8.  Going straight to 903:12
TigerCR1200rmd, no03:13
gnomefreakrmd: not going to03:13
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Code-EI'm pretty sure i have my ati drivers installed03:13
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jribORI0N-1: what player?03:13
rmdnot going to?03:13
rmdhmm03:13
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gnomefreakrmd: no03:13
gnomefreakrmd: straight to 903:13
slugsworthCode-E:  System -> Preferences -> Screen Resolution?03:13
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rmdthat doesnt help me access this page that says i need flash 8, :-P03:13
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Max_-ubuntu + windows XP on a laptop with software RAID1.. is this possible?????03:14
Code-Eslugsworth: only allowing 640x74803:14
EricBlairyou can run nsudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg or edit the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file directly adding the needed resolution03:14
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dunkelis it possible to give read only rights to my ntfs-3g partitions for users other than root? now they have all rights and i cant modify permissions even as root (sudo nautilus)03:14
jribcarlos: do you know what I am referring to?03:14
EricBlair*sudo03:14
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gnomefreakrmd: ask them flash is non-free03:14
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jrib!mp3 > ORI0N-103:14
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rmdgnomefreak: i know im just publicly whining.  sorry.03:14
ORI0N-1!mp303:15
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/FreeFormats03:15
gnomefreakORI0N-1: its in your pm03:15
jribrmd: it is possible to get flash 9, you just have to run firefox in wine... if you really need it03:15
zack_could anyone explain to me why the command startx will only bring up gnome from root. when in non root i always get a error03:15
slugsworthCode-E: ew...  :(    My guess is that the video drivers aren't configured properly / correctly installed - did it allow a higher resolution when you had the default drivers installed?  Are you still using the default drivers, or did you try to install some newer ATI ones?03:15
niki_hi all...i'm following a tutorial to fix ati drivers....in it, it says to change "ati" to "fglrx" in the DEVICE section...but i have _two_ device sections.  is this normal, or do i need to delete one of them?03:15
zack_could anyone explain to me why the command startx will only bring up gnome from root. when in non root i always get a error03:15
Josti@dunkel: u can set the user id and group id via mount options uid and gid03:15
gnomefreakjrib: there a hack to use flash 8 in ubuntu (but its just that a hack)03:15
ladydoorzack_: what error would that be?03:15
Megaqwertyis there a way I can re-install ubuntu (Remove all programs, etc.) but keep my files? Or do I have to back them all up to a USB drive?03:15
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dunkelJosti: in fstab?03:16
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ladydoorzack_: if it's long, use paste.ubuntu-nl.org03:16
jribgnomefreak: interesting03:16
carlosjrib: want me to send my source.list?03:16
Code-Eslugsworth: i just updated the driver through the link ubotu said03:16
zack_ladydoor, how do i paste i there?03:16
ORI0N-1gnomefreak -> my pm?03:16
jribcarlos: sure, make a post on http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org and give us a link03:16
ladydoorzack_: visit the site and you'll see03:16
gnomefreakMegaqwerty: backup your files on a disk or usb stick or a seperate partition03:16
slugsworthDoes anyone still use hotplug?  I'm having problems getting it set up correctly, and unfortunately my soundcard requires it in order to load the correct firmware.03:16
Megaqwertythanks03:16
gnomefreakORI0N-1: are you using xchat?03:16
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ORI0N-1i'm using Gaim03:16
Jostiniki: you have a device section for every device installed, only change the driver in the device section matching your ATI Card (look @ description)03:16
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Josti@dunkel: yeah, or via -o switch whe mounting in terminal03:17
gnomefreakORI0N-1: im not sure how to  view private messages in gaim03:17
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EricBlairdunkel - http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/24161  This script will find and mount all available partitions with the choice of either root or the logged user.03:17
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dunkelok, thanks03:18
ORI0N-1how do i run an installed package?03:18
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Code-Ei cant pm you back slugsworth but thanks03:18
jribORI0N-1: which package?03:18
RedRoseHow Do I get mouse support in the terminal? I installed server linux but it won't let me use the mouse to slecte text03:18
Rugrmd: I'd love to hear if it works03:18
EricBlairthank Seveas when you see him. ;)03:18
rmdRug: the wine page says it does.  i'll try it in a minute.03:19
zack_how can a error into pastebin when the only way i see the error is when i cant startx03:19
ORI0N-1Ample, and mpg12303:19
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zack_how can i paste a error*03:19
rmdRedRose: which terminal?03:19
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hitsamsn mto loko03:20
jojoman02anyone know any good file recovery software for ext3??03:20
TigerCR1200zack_, go here http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/03:20
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zack_tiger i am there but i dont see how i can go there when im not in gnome03:20
cfeddeIs webmin just not a choice as an ubuntu package?03:20
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ORI0N-1so how do I run those programs?03:20
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TJwhat is the command for mounting a usb device?03:20
jribORI0N-1: I think those are both console applications.  Are you just looking for an mp3 player to use in your GUI?03:20
Josti@jojoman02: testdisk03:20
zack_tiger, im using gnome now in root03:20
grouchytimcan someone help with a configuration of DNS problem please...total ubuntu noob here.03:20
dpock i got a pretty bad problem with ubuntu03:21
jojoman02Josti: what do i set as the blocksize when it asks?03:21
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dpocit works fine and everythin but sometimes, when im browing web sites or just doing random things03:21
dpocmy monitors screen goes black03:21
carlosjrib: here it is: http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/2416203:21
jojoman02Josti: also photorec stops after a min 50 secs and freezes...03:21
TigerCR1200zack_, what does opening a browser have to do with being in gnome or not? you mean from command line where you are stuck?03:21
dpocand it's like it isn't even connected to the computer03:21
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alex_mayorgagood afternoon03:21
Josti@jojoman02 dont know, ill do a bit of research mom03:21
zack_tiger, is there a way i can save the output to a file from terminal?03:22
RedRosermd:The Virtual terminal on screen 1... Ctrl-Alt-F103:22
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dpoccan anyone help me?03:22
alex_mayorgazac_. command parameter > file.txt03:22
rixxondisable ipv6, how?03:22
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grouchytimi could use some dns config help please03:22
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grouchytimanyone?03:22
TigerCR1200there is but I cant think of it right now zack_ drawing a blank all the sudden03:22
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degreegood afternon alex_mayorga03:23
ORI0N-1yes, i just want an mp3 player that is simple like winamp 2.9503:23
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rixxonORI0N-1: xmms03:23
alex_mayorgadegree, hi03:23
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dpocanyone want to help me out?03:23
weakwirehi i have a question,when i try to "make" i get this.."*** /lib/modules/2.6.15-27-386/build: No such file or directory.  Stop.".This is a fresh install fully updated.PLease your helt03:23
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jribcarlos: ok, in the future, when you pastebin text, try to pastebin the actual text by copying and pasting.  But I can see from the screenshot that you do not have the online repositories enabled.  I will have ubotu send you a link with info on enabling them03:23
weakwirehelp03:23
grouchytimhelp with dns please?03:23
jrib!repos > carlos03:24
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raulfriends, I have a problem with /var, I just move to another partition and write the change into fstab, but starting the system tray to create /var/lock first to mount /var, I already put "/dev/sda3       /var            ext3    nosuid,noexec,nodev     0       2" just below the root mounting line, but nothing change and nothing that use /var is working well03:24
alex_mayorgaI've just installed the Dapper and I'm seeing an oddity that wont let me sign in03:24
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jribcarlos: after enabling the online repositories, you should be able to install flex using synaptic03:24
orbital04Hi, what is the dhcp daemon used by Ubuntu 6.0....I would like to run it from the command line sometimes...thanx03:24
EricBlairgrouchytim - firestarter firewall is easy to install and will configure network shares easily - Hey i am new to linux did you want a tip on iptables?03:24
EricBlair!dns03:24
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about dns - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi03:24
alex_mayorgaI've got a Bluetooth keyboard from logitech and whenever I try to log in the CAP LOCK goes crazy03:24
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carlosjrib: ok... thank you! =)03:25
jribORI0N-1: the default one in GNOME is rhythmbox (applications > sound & video), but for it to play mp3's you need to isntall some extra packages.  ubotu will link you to the info, check your private messages03:25
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jrib!mp3 > ORI0N-103:25
dpocokay, i have a weird problem iwas hoping you could help me with. at random times for reasons I don't know, my monitor decides to randomly shut off like it's not even connected to the computer. i've tried using multiple monitors and reattached all my cords, so I know the problem isn't coming from my monitor or cords. can anyone help me?03:25
alex_mayorgaanyone?03:25
grouchytimthanx eric but the issue is i am static and going thru another linux router but the new ubuntu doesn't seem to have options for naming your dns servers03:25
starscalling!paste03:25
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)03:25
grouchytimi'm trying to find out where to enable and name those servers03:26
Josti@jojoman02: your camera is formatted ext2? or is photorec alsousable on normal disks?03:26
grouchytimand how would be helpful too03:26
jojoman02Josti: it's not my camera it's my HD and it's ext303:26
weakwireanyone?03:26
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ChaosFanzack_: <command> > /path/to/file/you/want 2>&103:27
grouchytimand did i mention i can't apt-get due to the dns issue?03:27
nautjust installed dapper 6.06.103:27
ChaosFanzack_: with 2>&1 you make sure warnings and errors get to the file, too03:27
nautadept_updater seems very buggy03:27
raulanybody helpme with my /etc/fstab03:27
jojoman02raul, whats the problem?03:27
ChaosFanzack_: and > /path/to/file redirects std output to a file03:28
zack_thanks ill try that03:28
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nauttwo adept_updater processes started on reboot last time03:28
ORI0N-1thanks :)03:28
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_tom_grouchytim, in network-admin you can` t set a dns-server?03:28
grouchytimwait one03:28
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flamesro1khow do I add something to the startup script in ubuntu, right around the time eth0 is brought up, but before kdm  and x are started?03:28
flamesro1krun a command I mean03:28
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mackeranyone want to tell me where i can download XGL for ubuntu03:29
macker:D03:29
rauljojoman02: I follow a procedure to change mi /home and /var entries to another partitions..../home goes well, but /var  is a PIA (pain in the Ass)03:29
grouchytimno there is no option for the dns in network-admin03:29
bleckeasyubuntu gives message "Unable to determine desktop environment, falling back to kdesu".  Anyone run into that before?03:29
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jojoman02raul: why do you wanna change the partition for var?03:29
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grouchytimand my gateway address seems to disappear everytime i get out of it too03:30
jojoman02raul: i can understand /home/03:30
EricBlairgrouchytim - That doesn't sound like fun. -. - http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-1511.html  - close but maybe someone else knows?03:30
jribbleck: try #easyubuntu03:30
grouchytimoh hell i'm a tard03:30
grouchytimthanx tom03:30
_tom_;)03:30
grouchytimnow we'll see if it will save my settings03:30
alex_mayorgaanyone using a bluetooth keyboard?03:31
bleckjrib: thanks03:31
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rauljojoman02: I was with low space in the original locations... so I reorganize everything.....03:31
EricBlair!bluetooth03:32
ubotuFor instructions on how to set up bluetooth, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BluetoothSetup03:32
grouchytimtom is reboot required for it to take affect?03:32
EricBlairany help there?03:32
jojoman02raul: what is the problem it is giving you?03:32
EricBlairifup ?03:32
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_tom_hhm, i don` t think so03:32
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grouchytimok then it didn't work lol03:33
grouchytimit won't save my gateway03:33
grouchytimcomes up blank everytime i start the network-admin03:33
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rauljojoman02: I think the problems is that the system is traying to create /var/lock before mount /var then everything goes to the hell, nothing is logging, apache doesn't work, mysql as well, everything to tray to user /var is not working well03:34
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_tom_you mean your gateway network adapter, or your dns-settings? dunno, works fine here...03:35
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weakwirehi i have a question,when i try to "make" i get this.."*** /lib/modules/2.6.15-27-386/build: No such file or directory.  Stop.".This is a fresh install fully updated.PLease your help03:35
grouchytimi mean that the entry for "gateway" disappears after saved03:35
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grouchytimit goes to a blank again03:36
rak_hey, where should i go to get codecs for divx and all that kind of stuff?03:36
bl4cktoneHey guys! besides XGL/Compiz what other applications can I load in gnome for some eyecandy y'know impress the friends :)03:36
zack_this is my error and shows what i did to recieve it http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/2416503:36
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grouchytimthe adapter is present03:36
grouchytimbut the setting for the gateway goes blank03:36
alex_mayorgamy bluetooth devices work, just seeing random problem at the log in screen03:36
grouchytimi saved it as a location too03:36
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livingtmI cant seem to get Flightgear to run on dapper... I get the following error: libGL warning: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x5b. Anyone had any success with it?03:36
grouchytimand that one doesn't hold it either03:37
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jojoman02raul, well i can't help you much, perhaps someone else might be able to03:37
aNdreaiiiiiibiuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu03:37
aNdreaiiiiiibiuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu03:37
aNdreaiiiiiibiuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu03:37
_tom_wait, ill paste something grouchytim  :)03:37
aNdreaiiiiiibiuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu03:37
LoRezWarning: `aNdre' seems to be spamming, please discontinue or kicks/kills/klines will be issued.03:37
alex_mayorgathe CAPS LOCK is acting weird and the <return> key wont work03:37
variantyo, im getting perl warnings about my locale settins not being supported or installed on my system. anyone know how i can fix that?03:37
Hor|zonafter XGL/compiz nothing is worth showing friends03:37
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aNdreLeirez|Fs03:37
aNdreeae cara03:37
Paladine!restricted03:37
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/FreeFormats03:37
aNdretranquilo?03:37
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raulthanks for tryit, anybody else??03:37
zack_after installing XGL then in a attepmt to remove it i lost the graphical login prompt and can no longer start x except from teh root account. here is the error, can someone help me? http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/2416503:37
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UdontKnowaNdre: pare de fazer flood aqui. e use o #ubuntu-br para portugues. aqui eh ingles :)03:38
EricBlairaNdre - #buntu-es ?03:38
UdontKnowEricBlair: -br03:38
EricBlairubuntu-pt03:38
Josti@jojoman02: you can get the blocksize by doing "ls -al" in a directory on the disk if its still mountable and looking for the size of a directory03:38
aNdre0103:38
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EricBlairWe will try to help here. if we can...03:38
jojoman02Josti: everything in the parition got wiped...03:38
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jojoman02Josti, i will try that tho03:39
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Hor|zonzack: do you use a wacom?03:39
Hor|zonzack_*03:39
Josti@jojoman02: wait, much easier....03:39
zack_hor|zon, im not sure what wacom even is i have never noticed it until this error03:39
ludedeedswhat's the best p2p software under linux? something like limewire or shareaza or something...03:39
Hor|zonzack_, just delete the wacom devices from your xorg.conf then03:40
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Josti@jojoman02: dumpe2fs /dev/xxx | grep size03:40
Hor|zonyou'll know what I mean when you look03:40
carloshow can I install the basic C libraries like stdio.h ?03:40
Hor|zonalso make sure to remove them from the ServerLayout section aswell03:41
zack_hor|zon should i put # before the lines or just erase them03:41
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oliver_savagebl4cktone maybe look into fluxus, vision egg, avs on sourceforge, maybe projectM, not XGL but cool in their own right.03:41
Hor|zonit's safe to erase them but backup your xorg.conf incase you do soemthing wrong03:41
Hor|zonsomething*03:41
Jostijojoman02: worked?03:41
ChaosFanzack_: or just use # instead of backing up03:41
grouchytimweird now i'm getting an authentication rejected error when i start network-admin03:42
bl4cktoneOliver_savage: I'm just using Compiz and wanted to add to it :)03:42
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jojoman02Josti: well lets try recovering to tell...03:42
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Hor|zonChaosFan, lol I don't because I don't like messy files and there's no point them even being there...I don't know why xorg loves to add them03:43
raulanyone with experience in linux filesystem????03:43
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lastnoderaul, what do you need?03:43
terlmannman,this knot 3 edgy is sooo buggy...03:43
ladydoorterlmann: yup, it's a development release!03:43
ChaosFanHor|zon: but commenting out is great for checking if you're not sure what is up03:43
EricBlairYou actually got it to boot?? - ;)03:43
terlmannyea.... i expected some things to not work...03:44
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raullastnode: my system is traying to creeate /var/lock before mount /var03:44
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terlmannbut it seems that it is all broken(a little bit all over)03:44
Hor|zonChaosFan, we know what is up...it's looking for /dev/wacom which it can't find03:44
lastnodeterlmann, that is to be expected, and edgy discussions should go in #ubuntu+1, please03:44
lastnoderaul, is this during init?03:45
aNdrehi03:45
aNdre.03:45
terlmannno big breaks(am in openbox,did some fixes with aptitude)but little breaks all over...03:45
lastnodehi aNdre, how may we be of service today? :-)03:45
degreea little bit all over sounds like A GOOD SONG03:45
aNdrelastnode:03:45
quadrikothis is the largest duped channel i'v ever had the privilege of visiting03:45
aNdre03:45
terlmannlastnode:evryone there is asleep ;)03:45
aNdrenot sei03:45
lastnodeaNdre, #ubuntu-es ?03:45
aNdrelastnode:03:45
aNdrewhat?03:46
lastnodeaNdre, what are you trying to say?03:46
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grouchytim_tom_ are you still there?03:46
aNdrenot sei03:46
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aNdrewhats your name?03:46
aNdre:D03:46
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_tom_grouchytim, yeah, but i have not much of an idea...03:46
aNdrelastnode:03:46
aNdrewhats your name?03:46
aNdre:D03:46
grouchytimmore info.... i can ping the router but no further than that03:46
ladydooraNdre: please go to #ubuntu-offtopic03:47
raullastnode: yeah... the system is running but some process that try to use /var then freeze a little then continue, but nothing is logging03:47
aNdreladydoor:03:47
aNdreah ta03:47
aNdre:/03:47
lastnodeaNdre, for informal chit-chat, we use #ubuntu-offtopic03:47
aNdreaham03:47
aNdrevaleu mesmo03:47
_tom_so it is another pc?03:47
aNdre:/03:47
lastnodeplease keept this channel free for support03:47
aNdrehum03:47
grouchytimyes03:47
lastnoderaul, that's wierd, can you see which process tries to write (during which part of the init)03:47
grouchytimit's mandrake if i remember right03:47
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terlmannone good thing is gaim,the account adding dialog has been reworked.big time.03:47
quadrikoare debian packages compatible with ubuntu?03:48
grouchytimyeah it's mandrake03:48
aNdrelastnode:03:48
lastnodequadriko, yes and no.03:48
aNdrepq no diz teu nome?03:48
aNdreporra03:48
quadrikohow so03:48
aNdre=D03:48
Gibbonzdoes anyone else have problems with right click menus sometimes acting screwy, like closing soon as they open?03:48
raullastnode: yep, I press esc and see it, /var writting problems03:48
ladydoor!br03:48
ubotuPor favor use #ubuntu-br  ou #ubuntu-pt  para ajuda em portugus. Obrigada.03:48
lastnodeaNdre, if you keep ignoring what i said, and spamming this channel, ill be forced to call an op on you03:48
_tom_ok, the mandrake machine is your gateway then? grouchytim03:48
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terlmannyes/no03:48
grouchytimand the router has no problems going out03:48
aNdrelastnode:03:48
grouchytimyes03:48
aNdreolha03:48
lastnodeladydoor, i've already told him, and he understands english03:48
degreeIs there an ap which will show the status of my numlock and cap key? I have a wireless KB and it doesn't have any lights on it03:49
aNdrenao estou compreendendo-lhe03:49
aNdre:D03:49
CromagDKany nvidia dualscreen dudes here please look at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=1524637#post1524637  bit of a problem for me atm.03:49
ladydoorlastnode: ah. in that case, dftt i guess03:49
lastnodeaNdre, #ubuntu-pt03:49
_tom_and you are currently on the router, i think? :)03:49
quadrikowhy are there not ops in this channel?03:49
EricBlairubuntu-pt has eleven people in it. - oops03:49
quadrikoor bots?03:49
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lastnodequadriko, there are ops, we just need to call them if we need them.03:49
flaviomy sound boxes are USB. what can i do to make the boxes play?03:49
grouchytimi can switch between them with the kvm03:49
lastnodequadriko, about your packages, what do you want to install, specifically?03:49
grouchytimwhat one do you want me on?03:49
raullastnode: and  X runs but initied slow03:49
carlosCan anyonde help me? I`m trying to compile a simple C Program with gcc... but it can`t find C libraries like stdio.h..  what should I do?03:49
UdontKnowaNdre: aqui nao eh canal de brasileiro. va ao #ubuntu-br03:49
UdontKnowaNdre: ultimo aviso03:49
zack_I had found a xorg/conf file that was backed up the other day and it had nothing about wacom in it so i replaced xorg with that one. i still recieved a error when trying to run x from a non root account. here is the error http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/2416703:50
lastnodecarlos, apt-get install build-essential first?03:50
terlmannnot exactily.03:50
terlmannsame method.diff data03:50
terlmannif it is properly ,and expertly set up..... yes. but only by ubergeeks.03:50
raulcarlos : sudo apt-get install stdio03:50
degreeI was serious about my KB question03:50
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lastnoderaul, sorry, that was the one. :-) does build essential install that though?03:50
quadrikoi'm looking for a linux distro to be my main os, as i am trying to wean myself from windows, and someone pointed me to ubuntu.03:50
_tom_ah, ok. so have you configured internet sharing on the mandrake machine via,uh, whats it called? drakconf?03:50
aNdreUdontKnow03:50
aNdreok03:50
aNdre:D03:50
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lastnodequadriko, ubuntu is a great option. im a gentoo/ubuntu user and use ubuntu as my main, simply because it "works".03:51
quadrikoi'm just wanting to know about its compatiblity with existing linux apps before the switch03:51
raullastnode: yeah sorry, but anyway apt search string and show the packages who contain it03:51
zack_I had found a xorg.conf file that was backed up the other day and it had nothing about wacom in it so i replaced xorg with that one. i still recieved a error when trying to run x from a non root account. here is the error http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/2416703:51
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grouchytimyeah that machine hasn't been rebooted in almost a year03:51
terlmannno compatibility03:51
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terlmannnone03:51
carlosraul: thanks. =)03:51
lastnodequadriko, i like gentoo, and its speed and customizability, but for a quick fix, ubuntu all the way03:51
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grouchytimthere are over a dozen various machines going thru that router03:51
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quadrikowill vmware run within ubuntu?03:51
grouchytimit works like a champ03:52
smacky_wolfquadriko, yessir. It runs happily.03:52
quadrikocool03:52
_tom_hhm....03:52
Max_-ubuntu + windows XP on a laptop with software RAID1.. is this possible?????03:52
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grouchytimand i am using the same ip for this machine in both linux and winblows03:52
_tom_and you have static ips?03:52
_tom_ok, ok :)03:52
grouchytimyes sir03:52
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_tom_kinda like i do ;)03:52
grouchytimlast time i checked your system03:53
grouchytimlol03:53
EricBlair!tell Max_ about raid03:53
grouchytimyeah prolly just like yours03:53
grouchytimonly not with the 192.168.x.x03:53
_tom_yeah, i have 192.168.0.8 ;)03:53
grouchytimmost do03:53
_tom_and my router has .0.403:53
Hor|zonhmmm mythtv is pissing me off...time for a switch to mce? hmmm03:53
grouchytimi went unconventional with the ever popular 10.10.10.x03:54
Hor|zonanyoen know any other pvr-type software?03:54
terlmannunless you set up advanced tools to handle the stuff :)03:54
terlmannand that is expert stuff -to experts.03:54
terlmannso dont plan on it.03:54
trakzHor|zon: why not hack a Tivo>03:54
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trakzs/>/?/03:54
_tom_so everything is set up like before, but the settings won` t save?03:54
Gibbonzusing 10.4.x here. splitting up networks on subnets helps organise things ;p03:54
james296is it possible to rename the root username?03:55
Hor|zonbecause I don't want a TiVo and I already have a system for media stuff03:55
Hor|zon>.>03:55
grouchytimoh i just checked the network-admin again and the dns intries are gone again03:55
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grouchytimyep03:55
_tom_thats strange03:55
grouchytimtrue03:55
james296just so I can ALWAYS have root permissions and not have to always type in a password03:55
_tom_you could try to do it manually ;)03:55
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terlmannjames- no03:55
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james296what do you mean no?03:55
james296its not possible??03:56
_tom_but i`m kinda bad at this... grouchytim03:56
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grouchytimcan't make it any worse if it ain't workin can you?03:56
_tom_ifconfig, and so on... ;)03:56
Corneliusi cannot answer this guestion:  What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running kernel?   [/usr/src/linux/include] .......... anybody an idea03:56
grouchytimas root right03:56
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james296yes03:57
_tom_yeah, but im not sure if you can set your dns there03:57
tchungI am having problem installing flash player03:57
Hor|zonCornelius, there should be a default option for that...just make sure the header package is actually installed03:57
tchungafter the installation, mozilla still asks for plug-in03:57
tchungcan anyone help pls03:58
Corneliusi installed header-68603:58
grouchytimwell you type and i'll mimic03:58
Hor|zonwait...there's no such directory as /usr/src/linux/include03:58
Hor|zonhmm03:58
Corneliusexactly03:58
Hor|zonone sec03:58
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starscallingCornelius,03:59
starscallingits different in dapper03:59
Corneliusi am tring to install vmware workstation03:59
grouchytimjust keep in mind that this is a laptop and i have to go to the desktop to type it's not just highlight and middle button03:59
Corneliusyes03:59
starscallinglemme find it03:59
Corneliusi have dapper03:59
starscallingjust restart the install after you install em03:59
starscallingyeah03:59
starscallingme too03:59
Corneliusok thx03:59
starscallingin fact03:59
starscallingwhy dont i just install my vmware03:59
Hor|zoncheck in synaptic?03:59
starscallingits been waiting for me neh?03:59
Corneliusthe headers03:59
ludedeedstchung: are you making sure to install it in the right place? also.. you need to run the installer from the adobe site with sudo, as running as root will try to install it into root's userspace, which is much different than normal user's03:59
Corneliusfor ?03:59
Hor|zonjust right click the headers package and look at installed files03:59
Hor|zon>.>03:59
_tom_im afraid im no big help at this grouchytim :(03:59
starscalling1st thing we do is get the correct packages in03:59
Corneliusoh ok03:59
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starscallingthere is an awesome thread about this in the forums03:59
starscallinglemme find it for u Cornelius04:00
starscallingmight wanna bookmark it also04:00
Corneliusok04:00
grouchytimahhh but you're trying04:00
starscallingone sec ^^;;04:00
tchungludedeeds: I followed the instructions from Ubuntu restricted formal page04:00
starscallinghttp://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=183209&highlight=howto+vmware04:00
grouchytimyou even have that kewl _ by your name04:00
starscallingtchung, there is a problem with the package atm04:00
starscallingwhat i did was manually install it04:00
_tom_lol04:00
grouchytimyou guys know everything04:01
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Corneliusi thanx alot!!04:01
_tom_that _ is because tom was rejected :)04:01
grouchytimyer like a walkin' man page04:01
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grouchytimlol04:01
nandemonaiI'm setting up a ubuntu server as a router firewall etc among other things.. I've got the basics down I'm just curious if anyone has suggestions on a firewall/bandwidth shaping package.. I'd rather not hav to do it all via ipchains directly.. firestarter looks good but doesn't seem to have the shaping functionality I'm after. Any suggestions?04:01
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starscallingsudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r` build-essential xinetd  <-- @ Cornelius04:01
tchungstarscalling, I tried manually install it and it still doesn't work04:01
starscallingsudo apt-get install gcc-3.4 <- @ Cornelius04:01
starscallingtchung,04:01
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starscallinggimme 3 minutes and i will help u kk?04:01
tchungsure04:01
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ludedeedstchung, simply go to the adobe site, click the icon to get the flash player, untar it where you wish, and run the installer in the terminal as sudo ./flash-installer04:02
starscallingand i guarentee it works when we done04:02
starscalling:D04:02
pdlnhrdi just applied some updates and restarted my computer and now my sound doesn't have nearly as much output it had before the reboot... does anyone have any ideas how i can reset this?04:02
starscallingyes04:02
Corneliuswas that 4 me starscalling04:02
starscallingdo what ludedeeds said04:02
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starscallingand install to /usr/lib/mozilla and /usr/lib/mozilla-firefox04:02
ludedeedsfrom there, it's all return keys, as it should(if you are running the sudo from your current username) detect all of the configurations by itself04:02
starscallingCornelius, the sudo apt-get install stuff was for u yes04:02
Corneliusok :D04:03
_tom_ok, so... try for your dns to do something like this: edit your /etc/resolv.conf with nameserver 192.168.0.4 (in your case 10.10.10.** ;) grouchytim04:03
starscallingok Cornelius i installed those packages04:03
tchungludedeeds, I did all that.04:03
Xenguynandemonai: yes, you want a script unless your very hardcore; I use shorewall, but there are various firewalls to choose from04:03
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Corneliusdid too04:03
grouchytimok wait one04:03
ludedeedsdid you make sure to close all browsers before installing?04:03
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grouchytimgotta get my vi cheatsheet04:03
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Flannelgrouchytim: just use nano ;)04:04
starscallingCornelius,04:04
snarferNANO!04:04
starscallingdid you actually install any packages?04:04
starscallingif so04:04
grouchytim<---retarded04:04
grouchytimwhere is it?04:04
Corneliusis there a differents between srver and wotkstation04:04
starscallingstop the vmware install04:04
starscallingand restart it04:04
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starscallingyes04:04
Corneliusother than it being server04:04
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starscallingget the server04:04
starscallingit holds the machine04:04
Xenguygrouchytim: buck the trend, and learn vi(m) :-)04:04
Corneliusok04:04
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grouchytimok round it04:04
nandemonaiXenguy, Ahh I've heard good things about Shorewall.. It will handle shaping and such as well? Basically I've got a few machines doing differant tasks around the home and I'd like each to be able to do it's thing without causing lag for the others.. IE some are gaming machines, one a server few web workstations etc..04:04
starscallingthe workstation can only access a server-run machine04:04
starscallingneh?04:04
grouchytimlol04:04
ludedeedstchung: did you make sure to close all browsers before installing?04:04
starscallingso say u have one computer on your network that just runs these machines04:04
grouchytimthanx xenguy04:04
starscallingyou could access them over the network and stuff04:05
Corneliusi just have one04:05
starscallingwhich is an interesting concept but not what i personally use04:05
Corneliusdont need extra04:05
starscallingi want my vmware to run on my local machine04:05
starscallinganyway04:05
starscallingwhichever machine is actually running the vmware installs04:05
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starscallingthats where the server goes04:05
_tom_but your card is configured in the netword-admin thingy? grouchytim04:05
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Corneliusthen i got to get the sever04:06
_tom_or is there nothing at all? I mean, you can ping the router, right? :)04:06
starscallingyes04:06
starscallingget the server04:06
starscallingi even have a few keys for it ^^;;04:06
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factotumgot a question, what do i need to apt-get to just get a core x session running with fluxbox instead of installing all big ol ubuntu desktop metapackage?04:06
Corneliusok04:06
grouchytimyes i can ping the router04:06
starscallingnow04:06
Xenguynandemonai: well shorewall is a tested CLI firewall; for bandwidth shaping there are different alternatives, but I have no direct experience.  shorewall documentation is good tho, so check there first to see about the bandwidth stuff, and if it's a no go, then look for a bandwidth utility I expect04:06
tchungludedeeds: Oh... I found out that I was installing it into Mozilla lib04:06
starscallingwhen doing the installer you can just push enter till here:04:06
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tchungrather than Firefox one.. :P04:06
grouchytimand resolv.conf has the nameservers in it already04:06
_tom_hhm04:07
grouchytimjust that network-admin has nothing04:07
nandemonaiXenguy, Will do, thanks for the heads up.04:07
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tchungludedeeds: Thanks.. :-)04:07
Xenguygrouchytim: if you want a cheatsheet, I think I know one04:07
grouchytim<---puzzled04:07
Xenguynandemonai: aye, yw04:07
juztinhow do i make it so a second hard drive automatically mounts as /storage?04:07
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grouchytimi have one already xenguy04:07
Cornelius6 more minutes04:07
starscallingWhat is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running04:07
starscallingkernel? [/lib/modules/2.6.15-27-k7/build/include] 04:07
starscallingsee that Cornelius ?04:07
Xenguygrouchytim: righto04:07
grouchytimdownloaded one couple years ago04:07
Corneliusyupe04:07
starscallingit finds em when they are in correctly ^^;;04:07
starscallinganyway can still push enter past that also04:07
grouchytimjust too stubborn to actually learn it04:07
Corneliusok04:07
starscallingand im gonna use pastebin to paste my terminal output for u ok?04:08
Corneliusok :)04:08
starscalling;)04:08
starscallingvmware is really nice :D04:08
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starscallingi really should actually paste this to that thread lolol04:08
Cornelius:D04:09
HomerI want vmware04:09
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juztinquestion : how do i make it so a second hard drive (hdb1) automatically mounts as /storage when i startup?04:09
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starscallingHomer,04:09
Corneliushttp://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=183209&highlight=howto+vmware04:09
grouchytimhow do you get out of nano anyway?04:09
starscallingthen go to the above link04:09
starscallingyeah04:09
grouchytimlol04:09
SpudDoggDoes anyone know why my Orinoco Gold cannot connect to an encrypted network?  Are there updated drivers for the 8470-FC?04:09
Xenguyjuztin: edit /etc/fstab (backup first)04:09
starscallingit works REALLY good04:09
starscallingfor the few things you might need windows for04:09
juztinxenguy, thanks :)04:09
Xenguygrouchytim: ^-x  ?04:09
starscallingunless its a couple games04:09
Homerwill it let me run winblows games04:09
starscallingok now Cornelius04:09
Flannelgrouchytim: ^X is exit, ^O is write (save)04:09
grouchytimthanx i hope04:09
starscallingHomer, it will lag a bit04:09
Xenguyjuztin: yw04:09
starscallingb/c its an emulation04:09
starscallingbut give it a shot why not04:10
starscalling:D04:10
Cornelius1 moment plz04:10
nandemonaijuztin, Easy way would be to make the mount dir, mount the drive.. cat /etc/mtab and copy the line refering to said drive into /etc/fstab04:10
starscallingIn which directory do you want to keep your virtual machine files?04:10
starscalling[/var/lib/vmware/Virtual Machines] 04:10
Homerok cool04:10
starscallingCornelius,04:10
starscallingat that point04:10
Homerthat's really all I need windows for04:10
starscallingtype in:04:10
Cornelius50%04:10
ludedeedstchung: np, if you use firefox, it would be properly installed into .Mozilla most likely though04:10
juztinnandemonai, cool, thanks for the tip :)04:10
SpudDoggHas anyone ever had problems with wireless cards not connecting to encrypted networks?04:10
nandemonaiNo sweat.04:10
ludedeedssince it's .Mozilla/firefox04:10
starscalling/home/yourusername/vmware/Virtual Machines04:10
grouchytimoh well i'll prolly have a dead file waiting next time04:10
starscallingput it in your home directory04:10
starscalling^^;;04:10
starscallingkk??04:10
Corneliusk04:11
_tom_mmh, you could try to set everything in the network-admin again, and restart x, or do a ifdown eth0, and ifup eth0, or reboot ubuntu, or... aaw, im no big help ;) grouchytim04:11
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Cornelius64%04:11
grouchytimi did that reboot part04:11
grouchytimno joy04:11
starscallingthats a key for u04:11
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SpudDoggHas anyone ever had problems with wireless cards not connecting to encrypted networks?04:11
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starscallingno expiration either ^^;;04:11
CorneliusKooL!!04:12
HomerI would rather get WINE working with AMD6404:12
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briguydSpudDogg, wep or wpa?04:12
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poningru_!resolution04:12
ubotux is the X Window System; it's the part of your system that's responsible for graphical output. To restart your X, type this in a console: sudo /etc/init.d/?dm restart  -  To fix screen resolution or other X problems: http://help.ubuntu.com/community/FixVideoResolutionHowto04:12
Homer:|04:12
Homer!wine04:12
ubotuwine is a compatibility layer for running windows programs on GNU/Linux. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Wine for more information.04:12
SpudDoggbriguyd, WEP, 64bit04:12
Cornelius82%04:12
briguydhmm, i've had no problem with 128 bit wep04:12
briguydsoorry04:12
Cornelius91%04:13
_tom_have you treid to ping a site? maybe it works already :) grouchytim04:14
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Corneliusshould mkdir /home/rasputin/vmware/Virtual Machines04:14
Corneliusand then copy to04:15
grouchytimnope no joy04:15
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grouchytimping router is good04:15
grouchytimpast that is not04:15
Corneliusok done04:15
grouchytimmaybe i need to work on the mandrake part but i can't see why since i am going thru it just fine with this computer04:15
omarhello everybody, I got a problem with my frostwire, it just doesn't open, I don't know why it was ok, but know desn't wanna run, what can I do, I even remove it , and install again and nothing happened04:15
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starscallinghttp://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=1524738#post152473804:16
starscallingCornelius,04:16
starscallingsee?04:16
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starscallingthats my whole install just now04:16
starscalling:P04:16
starscallingomar,04:16
Corneliusyup04:16
starscallingfrostwire kinda sux04:16
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starscallingbut you need good java in honestly04:16
juztin!mysql04:16
ubotuoffically the LAMP stack is: Linux-Apache-Mysql-{PHP,Perl,Python}, Setup LAMP on Ubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ApacheMySQLPHP  ; See also server cd install menu ; however jdub had this to say:  Linux, Apache, Most-of-our-scripting-languages-start-with-a-P, Postgresql (and that other one) :)04:16
omarstarscallyes04:16
starscallinginstall the sun java which u can find out about from04:16
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starscalling!java04:17
ubotuTo install a java compiler/interpreter on Ubuntu, look at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Java For the Sun Java runtime install sun-java5-jre from the Multiverse repository04:17
omarstarscalling: es04:17
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_tom_well, you are using the mandrake machine as gateway, soo, is the ip of your mandrake machine in /etc/resolv.conf? Maybe you should put there some dns servers of ypur provider grouchytim04:17
starscallingfollow the steps for that or check restricted formats page04:17
starscallingCornelius, holler if u need more help ok?04:17
AbortD!c04:17
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about c - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi04:17
omarstarscalling: like apt-get install java04:17
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grouchytimthe dns servers i inserted are the providers04:18
Corneliusok , then04:18
bpfickhow do I change to "root"?04:18
Cornelius:D04:18
grouchytimi use 68.4.16.30 and 68.6.16.3004:18
tritium!rootsudo > bpfick04:18
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chopchop_hi, i try to stream video over the network using vlc but got no sound output. any help??04:18
grouchytimthey are on every machine in the house04:18
starscallingomar, no04:18
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starscalling!restricted formats04:18
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/FreeFormats04:18
starscallinggo there omar04:18
omarok04:18
starscallingclick on java04:18
starscallingtakes you to java page04:18
starscallingwill guide u to install it04:18
grouchytimi think my 13 year old has them memorized by now with all the windows installs he does04:19
Tokenbadomar nick....thats seems familier04:19
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omarstarscalling: ok I will , I will be back thanks04:19
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starscallingomar, u should accept that04:19
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chopchop_any idea on the vlc thing ????04:20
starscallingchopchop_, eh?04:20
andaraonewhere should i go to talk about wireless internet on this04:20
starscallingok now i promissed someone hlep on flash04:20
andaraonesorry for the interuption04:20
_tom_sorry, gotta go... hope youll solve this problem grouchytim04:20
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chopchop_starscalling: hi, i try to stream video over the network using vlc but got no sound output. any help??04:20
zack_I finally can startx from my normal user account. but there is no graphical login and whenever i try to open synaptic i get this error: "Could not launch menu item04:20
zack_Details: Failed to execute child process "gksu" (No such file or directory)"04:20
starscallingtchung,04:20
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starscallingu there?04:20
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starscallingoh i see chopchop_04:20
grouchytimlol well thanx for helping04:20
starscallingmm04:20
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tritium!wireless > andaraone04:20
grouchytimhave a good one04:20
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andaraoneyeah i cannot get it to work04:21
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_tom_i dont have any more ideas, maybe you could try setting yout mandrake machines ip in the ubuntu client as dns server...04:21
starscallingno clues sorry04:21
starscallingnever tried that04:21
starscallingbut i can look?04:21
_tom_k, bye :)04:21
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hou5tonanyone know of a linux app that will capture streaming video and save it as a static file?04:21
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grouchytimok i'll try that04:22
andaraonei went through what i thought were the right steps and activated it but it just never connected04:22
andaraonethen google never really helped04:22
zack_I finally can startx from my normal user account. but there is no graphical login and whenever i try to open synaptic i get this error: "Could not launch menu item04:22
zack_Details: Failed to execute child process "gksu" (No such file or directory)" how do i solve this?04:22
bretzelHi there, Is there a way to re-install GRUB - I erased my MBR with what I don't wanna tell :-) ( Window Vista RC1 installation )04:22
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yacineHello! I am trying to set up dual display... It is not working!!!:'(04:22
bretzel!GRUB04:22
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/GrubHowto04:22
Samuli^zack_, use gksudo instead04:23
zack_samuli^, how?04:23
andaraonedoes neone in here use a wireless connection04:23
omarstarscalling: sorry I am back, accept what?04:23
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yacineIs there anybody who knows about dual display? Help!04:23
starscallingthat omar04:24
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linuxactivistCan anybody tell me the tool that Ubuntu uses to scan for hardware?  Say I added a new sound card to Dapper.  How do I get Dapper to recognize the new card?04:24
Samuli^zack_, actually it sounds like you're missing quite a lot of packages. Make sure you have everything first by running sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop04:24
Corneliusstarscalling   now i am at the point where it asks me for :   Do you want networking for your virtual machines? (yes/no/help) [yes] 04:24
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Keddiehelp, I can't update ubuntu anymore. The update icon shows up, but when I click on install updates it just checks for updates again but doesn't install them. I tried to run synaptic, but it won't even start up. I did an apt-get update and then upgrade and even install, but it doesn't work.04:25
starscallinglook at my post there Cornelius04:25
EricBlair!alsa04:25
ubotuIf you're having problems with sound, first ensure alsa is selected by double clicking on the volume control, then File -> Change Device (Alsa Mixer). If you are still having problems with sound, then look at http://alsa.opensrc.org/index.php?page=DmixPlugin See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DebuggingSoundProblems04:25
starscallingi said yes04:25
surfaceCornelius:  yes04:25
starscallingyes yes yes all the way down to the folder that they are stored in04:25
sethkKeddie, when you run apt-get at the command line, do you get an error?04:25
starscalling/home/cornelius/vmware/Virtual Machines/04:25
starscallingor so04:25
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Corneliusgot it04:25
starscallingtchung, did you get flash fixed??04:25
starscallingsudo apt-get --purge remove flashplugin-nonfree04:26
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starscallingok no limewire pro for omar04:26
starscallinglol04:26
zack_samuli^, thanks i dont know how exactly i lost them...04:26
Keddiesethk, just one about flash plugin04:26
linuxactivistthanks ubotu.  That's just an example.  If I add some other card, is there a way to force ubuntu to rediscover devices?04:27
Samuli^zack_, when you're done installing them make sure you have gdm running by sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart04:27
zoidberghey guys i have a question04:27
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Keddiesethk, and the a Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)04:28
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EricBlair42 Gigabytes of  lossless *wma files. H-E-L-P!   - Is there any hope or will i spend another 4 days encoding CDs?04:28
Samuli^I can't update flashplugin-nonfree either04:28
linuxactivistUbotu... that was really good information.  I will use it the next time I get a sound question on launchpad's support site.04:28
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about that was really good information.  I will use it the next time I get a sound question on launchpad's support site. - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi04:28
starscallingCornelius, get it done?04:28
zoidbergi have a pretty decent pc in my opinion not the best....it has 256 MB RAM 1GHZ pentium 3 processor...i was wondering if i could run XGL on it?04:28
Corneliusok, now i am at the key part04:28
Corneliusyup04:28
starscallingok04:28
starscallingread up04:28
starscallingi noticed u a key04:28
starscallingthough they are free from them04:28
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starscallingsometimes their server thing is weird04:28
starscallinglol04:28
starscallingive got like 5 keys i keep ~_^04:28
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linuxactivistha... didn't realize that ubotu was a bot... Duh!04:29
Samuli^zoidberg, depends a lot on your graphics card.04:29
zoidbergwell its the onboard intel graphics card04:29
Corneliusnice.!!04:29
bmcfarlihey guys i need to connect to a diffrent computer in shell...what command is that?04:29
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zoidbergSamuli^: do u think i can run it....prehaps not all of its nifty things but some?04:29
linuxactivistbmcfarli: ssh works04:29
Josti_bmcfarli: ssh?04:29
omarstarscalling: sorry guys, I am not understanding, i am installing th line of the page, look I dont undestand well, i speak spanish :), is there a problem? if that sorry really04:29
linuxactivistbmcfarli: depends on what you mean by connect from the shell, I guess04:29
Samuli^zoidberg, at least newer intel integrateds are ok.04:30
starscallingmm04:30
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starscallingno habla04:30
starscalling:/04:30
oimi have an ati 9200 i run xgl04:30
starscallinglet me walk u through it omar04:30
zoidbergSamuli^: so is mine considered newer? its on a P3 1GHZ04:30
omarstarscalling: please amigo04:30
bmcfarlissh?04:30
starscallingomar04:30
EricBlairzoidberg - If XGL doesn't work out like you want there is a somewhat less flashy and resource demanding alternative. "xmpmgr" drop shadows and basic translucency04:30
starscallinghttps://help.ubuntu.com/community/Java04:30
starscallinggo there04:30
linuxactivistbmcfarli: ssh <username on computer>@<computer's address>04:30
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Corneliusthanks alot, i`ll bookmark it too,04:31
starscalling  sudo apt-get install sun-java5-bin04:31
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_tccDoes Ubuntu have a package for CDE?04:31
Samuli^zoidberg, my cpu-time usage with xgl and compiz is somewhere around 0,2% and compiz takes 7,7MB of ram.. I don't think your ram or processor is what to worry about.04:31
starscallingomar, say yes to liscense04:31
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_tccI want the Common desktop environment, it's all bulky and gray looking.04:31
starscalling[it installs the java] 04:31
fmasihi i like some help whith mdadm since wen i try to create a raid it tels me that the devices are in busy how to stop them?04:31
EricBlairxcmpmgr - sry04:31
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zoidbergguys i knwo this sounds stupid but you think someone will be able to walk me through installing XGL ?04:31
omarstarscalling: yes I did that, and I read that I can find the java in my add/remove option04:31
starscallingomar, when you are done of the installing04:31
starscalling  sudo update-alternatives --config java04:31
starscallingdo that04:31
surfacebmcfarli:  www.linuxbyexample.co.nr check for ssh04:31
Flannelzoidberg: #ubuntu-xgl04:31
linuxactivistbmcfarli: So if I were connecting to the ubuntu webserver (and I had an account on it, or knew of an account), I would type:  ssh linuxactivist@www.ubuntu.com04:31
omarstarscalling: and i am installing04:31
starscallingand select the one for sun04:31
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starscallingok omar04:31
pyrokenxHey all, mldonkey-server broke my apt... its not the first time but I cant remember how to fix it now04:31
chopchop_hi, could anybody help me out with streaming video??04:31
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linuxactivistbmcfarli: make sense?04:31
Code-E!ati04:32
ubotuTo install the Ati/NVidia drivers for your video card, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto04:32
starscallinglet me know when its done installing04:32
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starscallingCornelius, lol04:32
EricBlair42 Gigabytes of  lossless *wma files. H-E-L-P!   - Is there any hope or will i spend another 4 days encoding CDs?04:32
omarstarscalling: thanks04:32
starscallingjust pass on the goodness when someone else asks ~_^04:32
starscallingno problem omar04:32
Corneliusthere is a package in synaptic for the vmplayer, can i install that one too?04:32
FlannelEricBlair: hope for what?04:32
Tokenbadomar you hang on another server?04:32
starscallingim not a dick like some ops here :/04:32
bmcfarliyes sir04:32
bmcfarlii was trying sudo ssh04:32
bmcfarliwasnt a good idea04:32
omarstarscalling: I am always do that , specially here in Peru you are a few people, but fighters04:32
EricBlairI would love to use totem or rhythmbox. - is that possible?04:32
starscalling*     3        /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.5.0-sun/jre/bin/java    <<<----04:33
omartokenbad: no really04:33
FlannelEricBlair: you mean the play the wma?04:33
starscallingthats the one i have chekced04:33
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EricBlairFlannel - yes.04:33
linuxactivistbmcfarli: ssh stands for secure shell.  Once you are connected, you will interact with the other server (via the command line) as if you were opening the shell locally.  And it is encrypted, so you won't be passing any information such as passwords and such in the clear (and easily snarfable by a network sniffing program).04:33
Tokenbadoh...know someone by that nick on another server04:33
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Tokenbadheheh04:33
Samuli^zoidberg, xgl takes ~100MB of ram and uses up 20% of cpu-time when spinning the cube.. hmm.04:33
pyrokenxanyone can help me fix my broken apt? ;p04:33
omartokenbad: not me buddy04:33
_tccAnyone? CDE?04:33
Flannel!tell EricBlair about wma04:33
_tccI am guessing no one uses CDE.04:33
Milchmannpyrokenx, what is broken?04:33
pyrokenxtried to install mldonkey-server04:34
starscallingtchung, meh i am guessing you got your problem fixed since your not replying04:34
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starscallingpyrokenx, lol04:34
linuxactivistCDE is awful.  bleh.  I admin solaris every day.  Yucky interface.04:34
pyrokenxyeah04:34
zoidbergSamuli^: i thought you said that it is like 2% and ram is not a worry?04:34
starscallingsudo apt-get -f install04:34
pyrokenxI tried that star04:34
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starscallingok04:34
starscallingsudo apt-get --purge remove ml-server04:34
linuxactivistIt works, that's about all I can say for CDE04:34
EricBlairFlannel - Thank You. - (psst. Can i just hang around and watch you answer questions, seem to be learning something.)04:34
pyrokenxI treid that too :D04:34
starscallingor what is the package that is getting hung up on04:34
starscalling!paste04:34
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)04:34
pyrokenxI need it manually removed04:34
starscallingpaste the output there04:35
Xenguy_tcc: xfce04:35
pyrokenxk04:35
linuxactivistEricBlair: sure... why not.04:35
Samuli^zoidberg, well I was talking about the average usage system-monitor shows, but now I'm looking at top and it shows different04:35
Xenguy_tcc: is a similar desktop04:35
Corneliusstarscalling... can i also install the vmplay from the ubuntu source04:35
_tcclinuxactivist, where can i get CDE?04:35
_tccI love CDE.04:35
starscallingCornelius, eh?04:35
_tccI hate GNOME, KDE, and flashy crap.04:35
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starscallingdunno04:35
Corneliusoh04:35
Samuli^could someone check how much memory X takes?04:35
Corneliusi dont need it04:35
starscallingwhat would u install the vmplay for ?04:35
Flannel_tcc: you'll have to get it, if they have a deb, or compile from source04:35
starscallingthis is full server04:35
starscallingyou can install windows on it04:35
starscalling:P04:35
linuxactivist_tcc: xfce is nice and fast.  Way stripped down without being too spartan.04:35
Corneliusi didnt realize..04:35
Cornelius:P04:35
Flannel_tcc: doesn't seem to be in the repositories04:35
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starscallingthis install u just did is VERY powerful04:36
starscalling^^;;04:36
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CorneliusXD04:36
linuxactivist_tcc: If you like even more stripped down, try fluxbox.04:36
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starscallingor in between icewm04:36
starscalling>_>04:36
_tcceh04:36
ChaosFan_tcc: or larswm04:36
Samuli^xfce4 is nice.04:36
Flannelor or ratpoison, or a number of others that are in the repositories04:36
starscallingwanna hear something funny??04:36
nownottok does itunes work in linux @ all, if not what is the next best thing i have rhytmbox but it keeps restarting when importing my music folder04:36
_tccicewm is nice04:36
Samuli^I like the file-manager thunar.04:37
starscallingmy brother kept fscrewing up his windows install from browsing pr0n04:37
starscallingso i told him no virii from that in linux04:37
starscalling:P04:37
starscallingnow he LOVES ubuntu04:37
jbroomehahah04:37
Samuli^if there was good way to integrate it to gnome I would definately use it instead of nautilus04:37
starscallinghehe04:37
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pyrokenxpastebin isnt moving at all strangely04:37
starscallingSamuli^, integrate what to gnome?04:37
surfacestarscalling:  wow04:37
Samuli^starscalling, thunar04:37
starscallingyou can certainly use a different file manager04:38
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starscallingthunar??04:38
starscallingnever used that04:38
Samuli^file-manager. It's great04:38
Samuli^in the repos :)04:38
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starscalling  libexo-0.3-0 libthunar-vfs-1 libxfce4mcs-client3 libxfce4mcs-manager304:38
starscalling~_~04:38
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linuxactiviststarscalling: you can use it, but I don't think you can "integrate" it into gnome.  Is integration really possible?04:38
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starscallinglinuxactivist, ive used different file managers other than nautilus in gnome before04:39
starscallingbeen a while though04:39
starscallingid have to look it up04:39
Samuli^it's a lot like nautilus, only lighter, snappier and better.04:39
starscallingmm04:39
starscallingtrying it now04:39
starscallingbut it doesnt support doing backgrounds for desktop?04:39
starscallingwhat about desktop icons04:40
linuxactiviststarscalling: true, but were the integrated... meaning that the context menus opened files in your file manager, the file open and save dialogs opened in your file manager.  If you can do this?  How?04:40
Samuli^let nautilus handle that?04:40
starscallinglet me find it again04:40
starscallingill replace nautilus with this to test04:40
starscalling:D04:40
Samuli^hehe, why do you want to do that?04:40
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decherdt!mc04:41
ubotumc: midnight commander - a powerful file manager. In component universe, is optional. Version 1:4.6.1-1ubuntu2 (dapper), package size 2073 kB, installed size 5952 kB04:41
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surfacedecherdt:  haha i use mc in slax frodo04:41
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starscallingah ha04:42
starscallingi think i found it04:42
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spuddoggI'm trying to build a driver, and I have to specify the KERNELPATH, does anyone know what that is?04:43
surfacestarscalling:  found wat?04:43
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starscallinghow to make thunar default04:43
starscallingand it passes on special stuff to nautilus still04:43
axisys_where is the Bluetooth file transfers utility ? it comes with Gnome? is it in dapper drake?04:43
fdsdhey guys, I am using knot3, and I want to disable gdm of startup, with upstart im not sure how, could someone tell me the terminal command?04:43
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surfacestarscalling:  did thunar allows smb:// ?04:44
fdsds/of/off04:44
Flannelfdsd: #ubuntu+104:44
starscallingsurface, no04:44
spuddoggI'm trying to build a driver, and I have to specify the KERNELPATH, does anyone know what that is?04:44
starscallinghttp://assente.altervista.org/it/use_thunar_as_default_gnome_file_manager/04:44
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starscallingread that04:44
markcis there for dapper a backports repo like there is backports.org for debian sarge ?04:44
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starscallingok04:44
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starscallingrestarting X04:44
Flannel!tell markc about backports04:44
starscallinglol04:44
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surfacestarscalling:  too bad, i am using nautilus because it allows smb:// can't get this done in other file-manager04:45
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starscallinginteresting04:45
starscallingok i have no wallpaper or desktop icons04:45
spuddoggI'm trying to build a driver, and I have to specify the KERNELPATH, does anyone know what that is?04:45
cliffdfrom ubuntu server, what do I use to browse and smb share?04:46
axisys_where do ubuntu users hangout for bluetooth stuff04:46
EricBlairFlannel - There was a link to W32Codecs and it dpkg -i  worked.  How am i going to add an annoying billboard of  hiphop tunes i listen to in channel if rythmbox doesn't recognize them and play?  (You can't billboard tunes in channel? - Oh ..  - LOL)04:46
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surfacecliffd:  smbclient i think.04:46
starscallingseems that the hack did NOT work04:46
starscallinglol04:46
cliffdsurface: thanks.04:46
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thomas{}bigTOMI installed ubuntu on my desktop about a mouth ago and found an easy sudo command to add mp3 suport to the player, now I am installing unbuntu on a different a computer and can't find the command04:46
thomas{}bigTOManyone now what the command is04:47
surfacestarscalling:  if u like something lightweight, consider change wm, fluxbox is a good one to try04:47
starscallingtrying the python script04:47
starscallinglol surface sure04:47
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starscallingim just playing around b/c its fun ^^;;04:47
spuddoggI'm trying to build a driver, and I have to specify the KERNELPATH, does anyone know what that is?04:47
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Flannel!tell thomas{}bigTOM about mp304:47
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starscallingrestarting X again04:48
braniffi'm trying to "# grub-install /dev/sdb1", and I get "Could not find device for /boot: Not found or not a block device." How do i fix this ????04:48
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braniffi don't have a separate /boot partitition04:49
thomas{}bigTOMFlannel what about mp304:49
Flannelthomas{}bigTOM: read the link ubotu sent you04:49
newpZhi i cant get the videos to play on myspace... videos from youtube work fine tho... any clues?04:49
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starpausemy kubuntu is dunking basketballs!04:49
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starscallingok04:50
starscallingused the second ruby script on that page04:50
starscallingnow it works04:50
spuddoggI'm trying to build a driver, and I have to specify the KERNELPATH, does anyone know what that is?04:50
starpausebut i wish i knew of a live cd with network support for every card/configuration possible ... some sort of hacker edition???04:50
starscallingbut there are no shell right click things and no background / icons / etc04:50
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bretzel!grub04:50
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/GrubHowto04:50
EricBlairFlannel - Is it a hopeless endeavor? Can you point me to another howto? The alternative is to re-encode all of my CDs over many days.  (It makes me grouchy, my wife cry and the cat hide under the couch.)04:51
FlannelEricBlair: does that not cover wma?04:51
starscallingalso for a fast running system04:51
starscallingslamming um04:52
starscalling[starts with an e] 04:52
starscallinge-16/e-1704:52
nautHow do most ubuntu-ians manage services?04:52
EricBlairFlannel - It did. - Still no sound from those pesky windows dlls04:52
starscallingoh enlightenment into gnome or it itself is nice04:52
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FlannelEricBlair: if that didn't work... no idea.  sorry.  Someone else might know, I don't deal with sound much (read: at all).  I do know FLAC is what you'll be encoding too, should you need to reencode ;)04:53
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myatthunaut, command line ... or system->admin->services04:53
starscallingsudo apt-get install enlightenment enlightenment-theme* eterm  e16keyedit e16menuedit epplets  <<-- one line installer :D04:53
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starscalling13.2MB of archives // 30.2MB of disk space lol04:53
markcdapper backports does not include courier 0.5, debian backports.org does, would it be possible to safely mix and match debian sarge backports with dapper ?04:53
Flannelmarkc: not in binary form, no.04:54
mwilliamsNeed help with grub on mixed SCSI/IDE server install i.e. install CD trys to put grub on IDE drive.04:54
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markcFlannel: thanks, glad I asked first04:54
EricBlairFlannel - Thank You. - (more encoding. Aaa-gh!    The cat bolted for the sofa and my wife cringed.)04:54
kjmI was just given an old AMD 700 MhZ machine, 768 MB RAM . . . . that enough for Gnome- or should I go for IceWM or XFCE?04:54
starscallingmwilliams, you need to manually from a shell install grub where you want it04:54
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sonicchaoHello04:54
starscallingkjm, gnome can run fine on it.. but i would try either xfce or enlightenment04:54
FlannelEricBlair: like I said, it may be possible to read them, I honestly have no idea.  But, FLAC is... well, Free and Lossless ;)04:55
mwilliamsstarscalling:  tried that from rescue bad read on stage2...04:55
starscallingflac <304:55
starscallingmwilliams, eh?04:55
starscallingdid you finish the install mwilliams ?04:55
EricBlairFlannel - FLAC is great. should of done it the right way the first time.04:55
sonicchaoHow do i turn off sound from the command line?04:55
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starscallingexcepting the grub problems of course ?04:55
kjmstarscalling - cool, thanks.  Last question - It has a Geforce2 MX 400 - what are the chances of it running compiz or XGL for nice eyecandy?04:55
starscallingmm04:55
starscallingnot awesome kjm lol04:56
starscallingi mean it will probably run04:56
myatthusonicchao, the bell song ?04:56
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=== braniff also has a grub problem
starscallingbut that stuff takes up a lot of cpu04:56
FlannelEricBlair: google seems to point to a few places.  so, it ... is possible (heck, you'd need to read them to convert to FLAC anyway, or at least in linux) so.. it should be.04:56
mwilliamsstarscalling: yes install is all there on SCSI partitions just can't get it to find the bootloader.04:56
starscallingbraniff, just chime in ^^;;04:56
sonicchaomyatthu: i need to completely mute sound04:56
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starscallingok great mwilliams04:56
starscallingthen boot to the install cd04:56
starscallingand lets chroot into your install ^_^04:56
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kjmFor sure.   I'm excited  - new machine (well....old machine) to resurrect.  I think I can still squeeze years outta it.04:57
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starscallingkjm, for sure04:57
starscallingthere are alternatives for eye candy04:57
myatthusonicchao, completely ... the only sound i know is the bell sound ... try edit->current profile->terminal bell04:57
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starscallinglet me show you:04:57
EricBlairFlannel - There are some howtos for xmms using decoders from mystery sites. - not worth the trouble.04:57
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FlannelEricBlair: well, I googled wma ubuntu, and... stuff seems, at least, to claim to work04:57
mwilliamsstarscalling: all on another machine can you give me a quick run down?04:57
sonicchaomyatthu: i'll have to see if my parents notice then ;)04:57
sonicchaoi snuck on the comp :P04:57
kjmEnlightenment looks nice - I played with E17 a while back - and it was quite cool.  But, I haven't used it enough to be "used to it".  XFce is one of my favs though.04:58
jetriiHello, I know this is not the right channel, but could someone who knows their fair share of HD formats please send me a private msg?04:58
myatthulol04:58
starscallingmwilliams, ok lemme find it04:58
sonicchaoi had to talk to friends...its important04:58
myatthujetrii, HD formats ? you mean file systems ? or hardware ?04:58
starscallinghttp://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=54476&highlight=enlightened+gnome  <<----04:58
sonicchaokinda04:58
starscallingcheck that out kjm04:58
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starscallingpersonally i just install the repo'd enlightenment with:04:58
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starscallingsudo apt-get install enlightenment enlightenment-theme* eterm  e16keyedit e16menuedit epplets04:58
roostishawanyone, how do i fix this?   sudo: unable to lookup roostishaw-ubuntu via gethostbyname()04:58
roostishawi cant use sudo04:59
sonicchaowell see ya04:59
specialbuddyis there a vmware channel?04:59
fowlduck-hmmm, i have a package that won't install or remove, is there a way to force it either way?04:59
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jetriimyatthu: HD resolutions (1080i,1080P) and so on...04:59
parisiHellpo04:59
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myatthujetrii, i think you and me talking about different HD ... i meant harddisk ..05:00
starscallingmm05:00
starscallingactually mwilliams05:00
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kjmstarscalling - that looks pretty sweet.  And, really nice tutorial /"how to"....I'll have to look into that.05:00
jetriimyatthu: I believe we are :)05:00
lasindiHi everyone, I just tried to install flashplugin-nonfree, and I got the following error: http://rafb.net/paste/results/DQUjIs61.html Is there a way to fix this?05:00
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wastrelubunto05:01
fowlduck-so, anyone?05:01
Samuli^lasindi, I think everyone has problems with flashplugin right now.05:01
Jack_Sparrowlasindi: http://blog.mypapit.net/2006/08/install-mozilla-flash-plugin-in-ubuntu.html05:01
dk06is there anything that can be done, if I won an auction on ebay, and paid through paypal, but it turned out that the seller was a scam05:01
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roostishawfowlduck-, --force mabey?05:01
starscallinghttp://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=208788&highlight=scsi+grub+fix05:01
parisiAnyone here running Compiz stable?05:01
starscallingi think thats what you want there mwilliams05:01
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starscallinglook at the second post05:01
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Samuli^parisi, yes.05:01
Jack_Sparrowjetrii: What was your HD question05:01
roostishawanyone, how do i fix this?   sudo: unable to lookup roostishaw-ubuntu via gethostbyname()05:01
roostishawfowlduck-, --force mabey?05:01
roostishawi cant use sudo05:01
starscallingand the third post05:01
fowlduck-roostishaw: nope05:02
starscallingroostishaw, cant use sudo ?05:02
roostishawfowlduck-, oops, sorry for the resend05:02
ParisiSamuli^,  Do you have a screenshot of your desktop?05:02
kjmjetrii - I've sent you 3 pm's now . . .how important was that question?05:02
fowlduck-roostishaw: np, thx05:02
roostishawstarscalling, naww :)05:02
roostishaw*:(05:02
Samuli^parisi, I believe I do. one sec.05:02
starscallingwhat is your main user name05:02
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starscallingonly first user is auto added in sudo05:02
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roostishawstarscalling, me?05:02
starscallingroostishaw, yeah05:02
Samuli^parisi, http://www.freewebs.com/arpakyna/Screenshot1.jpg05:03
starscallingto change to antoher user from terminal:05:03
ParisiI am trying to acomplish a osx like look, getting there.05:03
starscallingsu username05:03
roostishawstarscalling, the only two users are mine, roostishaw, and root05:03
starscalling<password for tha tuser >05:03
ParisiI am getting there*05:03
mwilliamsstarscalling: thanks, I'll do some reading.  Bye.05:03
starscallingroot does not have a password unless you set it05:03
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starscallingnp mwilliams hope it helps05:03
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roostishawstarscalling, i did set it05:03
lasindiJack_Sparrow: so it isn't possible to install Flash through apt-get anymore?05:03
starscallingok05:03
starscallingthen log in as root05:03
ParisiSamuli^,  Kick ass man, what theme?05:03
starscallingsu -05:03
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bmcfarlihey have you guys had any problems with a program just opening and then closing? Rythembox is the program.05:04
starscalling<root pass>05:04
roostishawstarscalling, and after doing su roostishaw, then entering my pass, i get the same error when using sudo05:04
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bmcfarlirhythembox05:04
starscallingwalk through this with me roostishaw05:04
Jack_Sparrowlasindi: Last I heard the apt-get flash was broke.. I did the one I linked yesterday just fine05:04
acersaleshi can access as root my volume control and can listen sound but not as a user05:04
acersaleswhat can be the reason ?05:04
johnnybuoyhello! anyone know what the difference is between klogd and sysklogd? do I need both or just one?05:04
roostishawstarscalling, ok... now im logged in (the term) as root05:04
starscallingacersales, sudo adduser <username> audio05:04
starscallingok good roostishaw05:04
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starscallingvisudo -f /etc/sudoers05:04
acersalesstarscalling, i alreaady added it05:05
lasindiJack_Sparrow: okay thanks05:05
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roostishawstarscalling, please include my username in your messages, its less confusing05:05
starscalling# User privilege specification05:05
starscallingroot    ALL=(ALL) ALL05:05
starscalling# Members of the admin group may gain root privileges05:05
starscalling%admin ALL=(ALL) ALL05:05
roostishaw:)05:05
Samuli^Parisi, gtk-theme is alphacube, I think. The wallpaper I got from gnome-look.org somewhere.05:05
surfacestarscalling:  is -f /etc/sudoers by default05:05
Jack_Sparrowlasindi: If you google ubuntu and the wiki a couple of the people I gave that link to posted there that it got them going.05:05
voorheeshow do I make is so the pcspkr module i snever loaded ?05:05
starscallingadd your user in there05:05
starscallingor add your user to admin group05:05
starscallingor as root05:05
ParisiSamuli^,  Thanks for the info.05:05
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starscallingreinstall sudo05:05
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lasindiJack_Sparrow: I see. Is there any news on why the Multiverse Flash is broken?05:06
roostishawstarscalling, why the admin group?05:06
roostishawstarscalling, will it be the same as root?05:06
starscallingadmin group can use sudo05:06
starscallingsudo == run as root [as user] 05:06
Jack_Sparrowlasindi: No idea, I assume it is being fixed as we speak05:06
starscallinglasindi, i just did manually lol05:06
roostishawstarscalling, so add...what? under %admin ALL=(ALL) ALL?05:06
Jack_Sparrowlasindi: Wait for the fix or try my link if you already broke it05:06
kjmWould I be better off doing a fresh install of Dapper + Updates, or installing Edgy knot 3 fresh?05:07
voorheeshow do I make is so the pcspkr module is never loaded ? should I had it to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist ?05:07
MilesAI need to find the AMD64 nVidia graphics drivers, in a .deb format that I can download and install. I can't use apt-get because I'm waiting on a new modem and my computer crashes too quickly in Ubuntu for me to be able to go online and into Synaptic if I could.05:07
Jack_Sparrowkjm: Since this is the Dapper channel, I would assume most will say Dapper05:07
myatthuMilesA, have you check nvidia.com ?05:08
kjmPerhaps. . ..05:08
MilesAmyatthu: Yes, recently. They have RPM packages, and I need another set of utilities to install them.05:08
roostishawstarscalling, did i explain that well enough?05:08
braniffi installed from the LiveCD, and my system won't boot. grub-install says "Could not find device for /boot: Not found or not a block device." How do i fix it ???05:08
roostishawstarscalling, what do i add i mean05:08
MilesAmyatthu: I downloaded a proper-looking .deb from an archive site a little while ago, but GDebi won't load it anymore at all, and when it did it said for some reason that it couldn't install.05:08
myatthuMilesA, if its rpm try alien ... then try installing again05:09
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EricBlair!grub05:09
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/GrubHowto05:09
Gevaudan82Any iptables gurus here? I'm trying to stay away from using firestarter/guarddog for my purposes as they don't support a feature that is critical to our infastructure...however, my question really only has to do with how to enable all traffic from a specific class C address namely 192.168.1.0/24? Any ideas?05:09
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MilesAmyatthu: Okay. In the meantime, do you know any options I can add to the GRUB boot sequence to avoid using the conflicting graphics drivers?05:09
myatthuMilesA, what has grub got to do with graphics drivers ??05:10
Phlostencan anyone shed some light on what might be the cause of a new ubuntu install that just consistantly reboots at the kernel boot bit?05:10
MilesAmyatthu: When I was trying to install this from the Live CD someone here in #ubuntu gave me a set of boot options (since lost) to keep it from crashing. I'm wondering if the same sort of commands extend to Ubuntu booting from GRUB.05:10
Gevaudan82Phlosten: hard to say...try the ubuntu alternatives if the livecd is causing you problems05:10
Samuli^parisi, if you happen to find a good picture of space with stars let me know, it would be great backround for the cube.05:10
myatthuMilesA, btw are you sure nvidia.com sites gives out .rpm ??05:10
PhlostenGevaudan82: this is from a ubuntu server install05:11
MilesAmyatthu: Last time I checked, yes, but I'll look again.05:11
Jack_SparrowPhlosten: Did you have the livecd do a self test for errors...?05:11
myatthuhttp://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_display_amd64_1.0-8774.html05:11
myatthuthere you go05:11
voorheeshow do I make is so the pcspkr module is never loaded ? should I had it to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist ?05:11
kjmPhlosten - I don't have my flashlight.  But, if you had more information I may be able to locate it.05:11
Jack_SparrowMilesA: one sec05:11
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Gevaudan82Phlosten: i don't mean to suggest something you don't need but try the livecd and the alternatives if the server install isn't working for you...in my opinion no one really needs lamp...the same thing can be accomplished very easily...just type "ubuntu 6.06 perfect install" in google05:12
fowlduck-roostishaw: sudo dpkg -r --force-remove-reinstreq jedit05:12
Jack_SparrowMilesA: Grub Boot Options ide=nodma vga=normal nomce acpi=off acpi = no (Solves no mouse problem) pnpbios=off xdrvr=vesa xres=800x600 apm=off quiet05:12
fowlduck-roostishaw: that ended up being it05:12
nownottcan someone help me find the url for this podcast its drving me crazy05:12
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MilesAJack_Sparrow: Thanks again. I think I'll try writing it down somewhere safe this time...05:12
PhlostenGevaudan82: yeah all good and well, but i am trying to setup an old pc as a dedicated lamp server. its an old pc which the livecd will take all day to load on05:12
kjmnownott : Which podcast - and why is this the right channel?05:12
starscallingah05:13
starscallingroostishaw,05:13
starscallingadduser roostishaw admin05:13
starscallingthat will add that user to admin05:13
starscallingeasiest way05:13
starscallingor:05:13
roostishawfowlduck-, good to hear you got it solved   :)05:13
specialbuddydoes anyone know how to recover partitions when using vmware05:13
specialbuddy?05:13
starscallingroostishaw     ALL=(ALL) ALL05:13
starscallingadd that under root05:13
starscallingwhich explicitly adds that user05:13
Gevaudan82Phlosten: try the alternatives cd download...it's really hard to diagnose your rebooting problem...try the alternatives cd and see if you fare any better05:13
MilesAJack_Sparrow: Can I add these all on one line, or do they have to be multiple?05:13
fowlduck-roostishaw: just in case someone asks you :)05:13
nownottb/c im in this channel and people here tend to help, but it is pti (pardon the interruption) from espn05:14
Jack_SparrowMilesA: Just try one at a time depending on what your problem is..05:14
Phlosteni am guessing it is a kernel incompatibility problem, not sure on the best way around it though05:14
roostishawfowlduck-, heh, thanks?  :)05:14
kjmPhlosten - incompatible with what?05:14
ParisiSalihu,  I am using the default OSX Panther wallpaper as i type this :005:15
MilesAJack_Sparrow: Incidentally, having had to restart and have Linux go through checking my HD every time for a few dozen times, do you think I'd be better off reinstalling anyway?05:15
Phlostenkjm: thats what i would like to know. it gets to 'boot' and then reboots05:15
roostishawstarscalling, "The user `roostishaw' is already a member of `admin'."05:15
fowlduck-roostishaw: you are forever in my debt05:15
kjmvanilla kernel?05:15
Phlostenkjm: none of the other 6.06 cd's will install on this system05:15
ParisiSalihu,  I'll let you know if i see anything.05:15
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smaxhi05:15
roostishawfowlduck-, well... not quite05:15
roostishawhi05:15
roostishawsmax05:15
Jack_SparrowMilesA: First, self test the cd for errors, just because it boots does not mean there are no errors05:16
roostishawhow are you?05:16
smaxis there a command line version of gaim?  kind of like xchat to irssi ?05:16
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kjmsmax - look into bitchx05:16
smaxthanx05:16
kjmsmax - nmind - that is an irc program.  I dont think that's what you want.05:16
Dr_WillisHmm BitchX is an irc client..  i dont think thats what he wanted.05:16
Dr_Willis:)05:16
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Dr_Willischeck freshmeat.net for aim clients.05:16
smaxahh05:16
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Jack_SparrowMilesA: Reading back you say a video problem...05:17
roostishawstarscalling, you get that last one?05:17
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smaxkjm:  ahh  but apt-cache search bitchx  has lead me to pork.  thanx pal05:17
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ParisiAnyone running Compiz on a Radeon 9200 r200 chipset?05:17
kjmsmax - well....often the wrong road leads to the right house. . . or something.  So, no worries.05:17
MilesAJack_Sparrow: Yup. It'll just suddenly freeze up, can't even turn the Num Lock LED on or off. the only way out is to reboot...until it happens again.05:17
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Samuli^parisi, #ubuntu-xgl05:18
deshantmanybody have any experience debugging a c++ file in anjuta?05:18
ParisiSalihu, Thanks.05:18
Samuli^np :)05:18
Jack_SparrowMilesA: Quick question... are you running a wireless net card?05:18
Jack_SparrowMilesA: Through a router?05:18
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aluswhy does rsync seem to be re-copying the data if I reissue the same command?05:19
Jack_SparrowMilesA: Can you boot the 386 kernel and does it have the same problems05:19
MilesAJack_Sparrow: Nope. I'm stuck on dial-up; actually, currently awaiting delivery of an external modem since Linuxant likes to charge for its winmodem services.05:19
MilesAJack_Sparrow: WinXP would randomly reboot, but it was fixed once I got the proper drivers installed.05:19
Gradius9hm, after inserting a supported wifi pci card into my ubuntu box, it boots to the desktop where I can use the cursor, nothing more availble, How can I solve this problem?05:19
Jack_SparrowMilesA: Try these Grub Boot Options "E at the grub prompt"  vga=normal  xdrvr=vesa   xres=800x60005:19
alusthe command is "rsync -vrL * foo@host:/path/to", and the files/dirs are all symlinks05:19
Corneliusgood night starscalling and everybody  and thanx!!!05:19
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Gradius9When I take out the wifi card, everything work as normal05:20
MilesAJack_Sparrow: Incidentally, the CD still seems to check out.05:20
MilesAJack_Sparrow: Slightly lucky, considering the paperboard sleeve. :D05:20
Jack_SparrowMilesA: k thanks for checking05:20
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Jack_SparrowMilesA: Im not usually here this late, just waiting for the wife...  THought I would hang for a couple minutes05:21
Gradius9any tips for detecting the where the problem is?05:21
MilesAJack_Sparrow: Rebooting now, should see in a moment.05:21
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spuddogg_This is really frustrating.  I cannot connect to my network as long as I have WEP enabled in router settings.  As soon as I turn of WEP, I can connect perfectly.  I am positive I'm using the right key.  Any ideas anyone?05:21
deshantm!anjuta05:22
ubotuanjuta: A GNOME development IDE, for C/C++. In component universe, is optional. Version 1.2.4a-2ubuntu2 (dapper), package size 866 kB, installed size 2072 kB05:22
MilesAJack_Sparrow: Where should the commands be in the GRUB sequence list?05:22
Jack_Sparrowat the end is fine but before the squiggly at the end if there is one05:22
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sethkGradius9, it sounds like a pci bus sync issue05:23
MilesAJack_Sparrow: Before "boot"?05:23
Jack_SparrowMilesA: Squiggly IS the technical term....:)05:23
spuddogg_This is really frustrating.  I cannot connect to my network as long as I have WEP enabled in router settings.  As soon as I turn of WEP, I can connect perfectly.  I am positive I'm using the right key.  Any ideas anyone?05:23
harrisonwhat is the text file that stores my session information?  i would like to edit it by hand instead of using the gui05:23
sethkGradius9, anything written to the logs?  Probably not, but check anyway.05:23
MilesAJack_Sparrow: Ah, but of course.05:23
Jack_Sparrowno at the end05:23
Gradius9sethk, ok... anything in the bios that can solve this maybe?05:23
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Gradius9sethk, any specific log?05:24
dacccan anyone help me diagnose a gstreamer issue?05:24
dacci've tried everything to get m4a playing in rhythmbox05:24
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sethkGradius9, do ls -ltr in /var/log, see which log was last updated05:24
sethkGradius9, doesn't really sound like a bios issue.05:24
MilesAJack_Sparrow: It balked, said "Error 27: Unrecognized Command."05:24
dacc.. but i keep getting "mime type could not be identified"05:24
Jack_SparrowMilesA: I am toast... sethk is very tallented and I would trust his judgement on that05:24
sethkGradius9, is it possible to pop the card into another box, verify that it is working?05:24
andaraonehey guys do any of you use wireless with you ubuntu05:24
Gradius9sethk, what is weird is that it worked first time I booted with it.05:24
andaraonei could really use some help05:25
Jack_SparrowMilesA: I know thosae work, I just am not sure where you are puitting them05:25
spuddogg_This is really frustrating.  I cannot connect to my network as long as I have WEP enabled in router settings.  As soon as I turn of WEP, I can connect perfectly.  I am positive I'm using the right key.  Any ideas anyone?05:25
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MilesAJack_Sparrow: Okay, thanks for getting me this far.05:25
sethkGradius9, try changing the setting of PnP in the BIOS.  If it's on, turn it off; if it's off, turn it on05:25
Gradius9sethk, do not have any other boxes here, but it came out of the box now.05:25
dacci have a mime type for m4a, and gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad-multiverse installed05:25
Jack_Sparrownp05:25
sethkGradius9, changing the pnp setting usually causes the IRQs to be assigned in a different order05:25
MilesAJack_Sparrow: A line each, after "savedefault" and before "boot"05:25
Gradius9sethk, ok... gonna try that.. brb05:25
daccandaraone: i do05:25
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holycowspuddogg, i have yet to have a problem with this my self, accross something like 20 laptops05:25
Jack_SparrowGrub Boot Options  pnpbios=off05:26
holycowspuddogg, hard to say unfortunately :/05:26
andaraonedacc can you help05:26
sethkMilesA, error 27 from what?  grub?05:26
deshantmthats the version i have... but when i try to set a breakpoint it says: No source file named test.cpp05:26
spuddogg_holycow, i had no problems with my last install either.  my HD took a crap today and after my reinstall, i get this05:26
holycow*nod*05:26
daccspuddogg_: have you checked in the logs?05:26
MilesAsethk: Yeah.05:26
spuddogg_dacc, no.  where are they located?05:27
Jack_SparrowBetween quiet and splash05:27
daccspuddogg_: try /var/log/syslog05:27
sethkMilesA, let me check what that error means, at least.05:27
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daccspuddogg_: tail -f /var/log/syslog and try to associate05:27
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daccanybody able to play m4a files in their rhythmbox?05:28
dacci don't know what to check at this point05:28
sethkMilesA, can you put your menu.lst file on the paste web site?05:28
bearDoes anyone know something I can use to extract my .rar files?05:29
MilesAsethk: It's on an entirely different computer.05:29
MarshWiggleHey folk, I'm completely new to ubuntu. With the live CD (6.06LTS), in order to install, do I simply load up the temporary OS into the ram and click on that 'install' icon that is there on the desktop?05:29
jbroome!unrar05:29
ubotuunrar is rar is a non-free archive format created by Rarsoft. For instructions on accessing .rar files through the Archive Manager view https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FileCompression  There is a free (as in speech) unrar utility as well, see !info unrar-free05:29
daccspuddogg_: you might want to get NetworkManager going, it's really nice05:29
sethkMilesA, find a way to get it to the paste site if you can. we'll be able to tell you what's wrong immediately, I'm sure.05:29
daccspuddogg_: better debug logging, too05:29
spuddogg_dacc, does this mean anything to you? Resolved address "xml:readonly:/var/lib/gconf/debian.defaults" to a read-only configuration source at position 305:30
sethkMilesA, put it on a usb storage thing, or burn it onto a cd, or whatever05:30
daccspuddogg_: no, looks unrelated05:30
sethkMilesA, copy it to a floppy, even05:30
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spuddogg_dacc, ok.  is NetworkManager the package name?05:30
bear!info unrar-free05:30
ubotuunrar-free: Unarchiver for .rar files. In component universe, is optional. Version 1:0.0.1-2 (dapper), package size 15 kB, installed size 84 kB05:30
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MilesAsethk: I don't really have that much time left tonight. Incidentally, if I booted from the CD, would I be able to get to the hard drive and install stuff from/to there?05:30
spuddogg_!Network Manager05:30
ubotunetworkmanager is an application to make (wireless) networking Just Work. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NetworkManager05:30
daccspuddogg_: you might try manually configuring with iwconfig, also05:31
higenspuddogg_: its network-manager05:31
higenremeber the dash :)05:31
higendo a apt-cache search network manager05:31
sethkMilesA, yes, absolutely05:31
sethkMilesA, I have a machine with a very strange disk issue and I boot it from a CD05:31
daccok, so nobody here plays m4a (mpeg 4 audio) in their rhythmbox?05:31
spuddogg_dacc, i have install network-manager via apt-get install.  is this in the menus or only command line?05:32
MilesAsethk: Okay, I tried putting the options in on the same line as the kernel, seems to work.05:32
Gradius9sethk, "Grub Boot Options  pnpbios=off" also?05:32
dacci can play these files with faad at the command line, but not with gstreamer05:32
daccspuddogg_: not sure, i only use the cli05:32
bearCouldnt you just use VLC Media player... Or does that not play m4a?05:32
sethkGradius9, no, at least not initially.05:32
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spuddogg_dacc, gotcha.  whats the command?05:32
sethkMilesA, that makes sense.  all the options go on the kernel line, except for initrd05:33
daccbear: hmm, i'll try05:33
Gradius9sethk, changed the bios, no result, the machine is also very slow with the HW detection when the PCI card is plugged in, without it acts normal05:33
daccspuddogg_: sudo apt-get install network-manager05:33
spuddogg_dacc, i did that05:33
sethkGradius9, I'd say the card has a problem.05:33
daccspuddogg_: sudo apt-get install network-manager-gnome05:33
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sethkGradius9, it's borking the PCI bus05:34
spuddogg_dacc, now just keep putting my WEP key in the box for it?  System->Admin->Networking?05:34
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daccspuddogg_: no.., it has a different interface05:34
mad_man!xsane05:34
ubotuScanning software: XSane, the gimp, Kooka. For instructions see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ScanningHowTo and to see supported hardware: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsScanners05:34
lupine_85aaargh. Can I borrow a bit of sed expertise?05:34
spuddogg_dacc, how do i get to that?05:34
daccspuddogg_: look in your gnome applets menu05:34
sethkGradius9, next time you boot, put the pnp setting back where it was.  just to be neat.05:34
Gradius9sethk, the pci card is broke? I have checked that the pci bus works on the MB works05:34
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Gradius9sethk, ok, will do05:34
MilesAsethk: Anyway, now that it apparently works I'll play solitaire or something for a bit to make sure...I really can't proceed until this driver finishes, and then I'll have to wait until tomorrow afternoon. Doubtless if I fail I'll be back. :) Thanks so far.05:35
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sethkGradius9, has to be the card05:35
daccspuddogg_: you should see a network manager applet in there05:35
sethkGradius9, especially with the behavior you described with the pnp setting flipped.05:35
daccspuddogg_: try to add it to a dock05:35
spuddogg_dacc, not seeing it05:35
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daccspuddogg_: hmm, you installed network-manager-gnome?05:35
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Phlostenbah, found my problem. ubuntu server has a kernel which has problems with some cpus05:35
spuddogg_dacc, lol, i just ran 'sudo apt-get install network-manager05:36
daccspuddogg_: heh05:36
Gradius9sethk, it should work with linux, so I have to try with a windows box machine just to be sure...05:36
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spuddogg_dacc, i now install network-manager-gnome, and i still dont see it.  lemme look around some more05:37
daccspuddogg_: run nm-applet at the cli05:37
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krazykitso it's strange.  flac123 plays my flac files fine, but neither amarok nor xine will play them.  they USED to work.05:37
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_pagefault_Anyone real quick remind me where the kernel-sources are on ubuntu? I can't seem to find it.. **thumps head**05:38
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krazykit_pagefault_: in apt.05:38
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_pagefault_krazykit: I've installed them, I just can't find the /path/to/them for a compile...05:38
daccspuddogg_: you should get a little icon in your dock after running nm-applet .. in the "notification area"05:38
ahmadhallloooo05:39
spuddogg_dacc, ok, i see the little icon now.  however, it tells me there are no network devices available05:39
krazykit_pagefault_: /usr/src05:39
daccspuddogg_: hmm05:39
spuddogg_but im on the net wirelessly, just without WEP05:39
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daccspuddogg_: huh, weird05:39
deshantmok i fixed the problem by enabling debugging in the compile settings -->options.05:40
daccspuddogg_: look in ps xua for NetworkManager05:40
spuddogg_dacc, maybe a restart?  also, will this come up every time i boot?05:40
_pagefault_krazykit: tnx. was in /usr/lib for some reason...05:40
unfknblvbli need a good gnome text editor with latex syntax highlighting besides gedit05:40
krazykitunfknblvbl: gvim?05:40
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unfknblvblhrmm05:41
unfknblvblwatelse05:41
daccspuddogg_: maybe.  yeah, NetworkManager daemon will start, but nm-applet needs to be added to your gnome session, i think05:41
krazykitunfknblvbl: kate, if you don't mind pulling in kde libs.05:41
varianthow can i get proper utf-8 support in ubuntu?05:41
spuddogg_dacc, sorry about all the noob questions, but how do i add this so it starts every time i boot?  add to gnome session?05:41
variantunfknblvbl: emacs05:41
subhuman_where i can get german support for ubuntu?05:41
unfknblvblkta05:42
daccspuddogg_: let's get it to work first =)05:42
EmigreHello.  I'm seriously interested in making a switch over on my main computer to Ubuntu linux but could use your advice and help before making the plunge.  Is this the right channel to ask for beginner help?05:42
unfknblvblits just that the visual syntax highlighting in gedit is ugly05:42
spuddogg_should i restart?05:42
daccspuddogg_: yeah, go into your session manager05:42
spuddogg_dacc, should i restart?05:42
unfknblvbli dunn how to edit those settings though05:42
daccspuddogg_: yeah, go ahead05:42
variantEmigre: yes, but you might not always get the right answer05:42
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variantEmigre: depends on who you ask05:42
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supermigueli can read but i cant write on my ntfs partition it says permission denied any idea???05:43
variantEmigre: what questions you got?05:44
EmigreMy big concern is that there's an open-source equivilant to all the programs that I want to use except for three that I can think of.  Is there a freeware Virtual Machine or something, where I can have access to a Windows session inside of Linux, and if so, does it run at near-full-speed?05:44
cha-cha02hay05:44
Dr_WillisEmigre,  vmware05:44
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EmigreI'm going to join #VMware in a moment then.05:44
Dr_WillisEmigre,  it runs decently well.. depends on the ap.. or ya could run linu x under windows with vmware. :P05:44
variantEmigre: yeah there is05:44
PhlostenEmigre: download VMWare Server, its free, its not open source though05:44
griffiti93hello05:45
daccuse xen =)05:45
EmigreI was actually thinking about running Windows under Linux...05:45
supermiguelvmware what is that for?05:45
variantEmigre: you can use vmware there are other Free software ones as well (NOT freeware but still Free )05:45
variantEmigre: you can do that05:45
daccEmigre: oh.., use qemu =)05:45
Dr_Willisvmware seems to preform qemu for me.05:45
supermiguelwhat is vmware for?05:46
griffiti93hey does anyone know how to change the "default music player" from RhythmBox?05:46
EmigreSpecifically, I was wondering if it would be possible to have a Windows Partition that I could either boot to OR access via a VMWare like program.  If I want speed (like a gaming session) I reboot and go into Windows - but if I just want access to a Windows only app, like Photoshop, I would not necessarily have to reboot to do so.05:46
griffiti93I want to setup a shortcut key to open XMMS05:46
daccgriffiti93: to what?05:46
Phlostensupermiguel: its a virtual machine, for running an OS within an OS05:46
daccah05:46
mad_man!backend05:46
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about backend - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi05:46
daccEmigre: i've done that, heh05:46
griffiti93but when I setup the key05:46
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griffiti93it opens RhythmBox05:46
daccEmigre: windows gets very confused about devices05:46
variantEmigre: yeah you can do that05:46
spuddoggdacc, you still here?05:47
daccEmigre: this was years ago, though...  with "hardware profiles"05:47
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daccspuddogg: yeah, how's it going?05:47
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variantEmigre: if you have a cpu with VT tech then you can use xen to do that05:47
spuddoggdacc:  well, the icon came up automatically, but still does not show a network connection05:47
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Pr|] [V] [oholaa05:47
daccspuddogg: hmm, weird05:47
Pr|] [V] [oalguien que hable espaol?05:48
daccspuddogg: maybe try bringing down your network interface05:48
EmigreMy CPU is an Athlon 64 3200+.05:48
daccspuddogg: then maybe NetworkManager will take it over05:48
variantEmigre: yeah that doesnt hav eit05:48
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botxjcpu[1 x AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3000+ @ 1.00GHz w/ 512 KB L2 Cache] 05:48
spuddoggdacc, well, its midnight here and im tired.  thanks for the help.  im gonna play with this more tomorrow05:48
daccspuddogg: ok, gl05:48
botxjEmigre:  your CPU slightly pwns mine05:48
spuddoggdacc, thanks again for all the help man05:48
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daccspuddogg: yeah, np =) g'night05:48
sethkmy cpu can beat up your cpu05:49
spuddoggdacc, you too :)05:49
botxjmy cpu is kinda pathetic isnt it05:49
botxji want a dualcore!05:49
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sethkbotxj, very likely your cpu is not the thing that limits your machine's performance05:49
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Pr|] [V] [oalguien que hable espaol?05:49
botxjwell, i never complain about my performance sethk05:49
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sethkbotxj, then why complain about the cpu?  :)05:50
botxji mean i have 3GB of ram, 7200rpm hdd05:50
griffiti93does anyone know how to modify "default" applications?05:50
botxjsethk: i was being dramatic, lol05:50
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SlynderdaleI have a question, I just created a live CD of Ubuntu. Could I use this CD to create a dual boot of an already existing windows XP install and Ubuntu?05:52
variantSlynderdale: yes05:52
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ArrenLexIf it finds another operating system, it will prompt you to install Grub, the boot manager.05:52
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ArrenLexGrub will let you dual-boot.05:52
sethkSlynderdale, it's possible, sure05:53
J-_is there a way to dock the terminal to the desktop?05:53
AbortD!restricted05:53
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/FreeFormats05:53
SlynderdaleHmm, how much diskspace should I set aside for an Ubuntu partition?05:53
variantJ-_: you mean, make it always lowest visible window?05:53
sethkSlynderdale, depends on what you are using your box for.05:53
ArrenLexWhat are you going to do on it? Text\email, or movie rendering?05:53
ArrenLexVery different demands.05:53
variantSlynderdale: how much you got? not less than 6gb to stay comfertable05:53
Gevaudan82Slynberdale...100mb for boot, twice your memory for swap and whatever else you have left over for /05:54
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variantSlynderdale: my /boot is 32mb.. never run out of space in five years of compiling my own kernels05:54
bl4cktoneHey guys I'm having trouble getting sound to work for google video and youtube, I tried apt-get alsa-oss but it says I already have it.  It did work yesterday but today I'm not getting sound. Can someone help me?05:54
J-_variant: not sure instead of the termonal being a window, can i embed it right to the desktop?05:54
J-_terminal*05:54
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bl4cktoneEverything else works for sound05:54
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ArrenLexbl4ck, You use firefox?05:55
variantJ-_: yeah, thats gonna mess up howyour desktop works though.. you want it to just display output or be a functional command line?05:55
bl4cktoneArrenLex: yes05:55
J-_functional05:55
SlynderdaleWell, nothing as disk intensive as movie rendering, just basicly everyday use. I plan to start phasing over to Linux from Windows as my main OS.05:55
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ArrenLexModify /etc/firefox/firefoxrc and make it read:05:56
ArrenLexFIREFOX_DSP="aoss"05:56
tim__oops, i think i made a bad mistake. i was messing with my /etc/hosts file, and i hashed the line "127.0.1.1 \t hostamehere". now, sudo says sudo: unable to lookup chasm via gethostbyname()05:56
Gevaudan82Sylnderdale...8gb would put you on the safe side05:56
variantJ-_: hmm.. yeah on say fluxbox window manager you can set the layer you wan thte window to be on.. its simple with that. gnome doesnt allow that though.. dunno how you would do it05:56
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Pr|] [V] [oalguien que hable espaol?05:56
ArrenLexAnd then modify /usr/bin/firefox and change the last line to05:56
ArrenLexexec_verbose aoss ${MOZ_PROGRAM} "$@"05:56
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Pr|] [V] [ohelp spanish05:56
tim__hablo espanol05:56
sethk!es05:56
ubotuPara Espaol por favor usen #ubuntu-es, #kubuntu-es o #edubuntu-es, alli obtendran mas ayuda.05:56
ArrenLexSee what happens.05:56
J-_variant: cool, maybe i'll try and get fluxbox working, i always wanted to, but now that i have a printer working i can use it for instructional use =D05:57
Gevaudan82tim_: my top line is 127.0.0.1 localhost apollo.cbnetwork.lan ....change apollo... to whatever you want05:57
bl4cktonejust past the exec_verbose aoss ${MOZ_PROGRAM} "$@" into the terminal?05:57
variantJ-_: fluxbox is easy.. just apt-get install fluxbox and choose it at login time05:57
J-_hmm05:57
J-_k..05:57
tim__how can i do that if i dont have root privelegdes. thats why im trying to sudo vi it05:58
ArrenLexbl4ck... No. You have to modify /usr/bin/firefox to say that line at the end instead of what it has now.05:58
J-_i tried before, and it crashed my computer05:58
variantchoose it on gdm under sessions05:58
variantJ-_: that seems unlikely05:58
J-_k05:58
ArrenLexFor example, if you use nano, you type 'sudo nano /usr/bin/firefox' in the term. Then scroll to the last line and change it to what I said.05:58
J-_it happened heh, it was either SUSE, or ubuntu, i forget05:58
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variantJ-_: well, suse was allways a pos imo05:59
variantJ-_: not tried it for years though05:59
Gevaudan82tim_ sudo should work...if you don't have access to sudo or root append the word single if you have physical access to your grub boot loader05:59
J-_gonna try fluxbox now heh05:59
J-_thanks for the help05:59
Gevaudan82tim_ note if you do have sudo when you save type :wq!05:59
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zoidbergguys does anyone know how to get AIGLX to work for dapper?05:59
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variantJ-_: np06:00
bl4cktoneArrenLex: woot it works thanks man!06:00
varsendaggrzoidberg, go to ubuntu-sxgl06:00
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variantzoidberg: there is a tutorial on the net06:00
ArrenLexGood to hear! Make sure your sound sync is good.06:00
adchello. my packages seem to e a little borked. how can i clean it up? i first noticed it when trying to install libsdl1.2-dev (unmet dependencies: ibglu1-mesa-dev: Depends: libglu1-mesa (= 6.4.1-0ubuntu8) but 6.5.1-cvs20060628 is to be installed). now flashplugin-nonfree fails06:00
ArrenLexIt might not be. If it's not there are extra instructions..06:00
variantzoidberg: be prepared for a borked system06:00
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tim__Gevaudan82, nope. i dont have it. ill have to grub it06:01
Homerreal men use vim or emacs06:01
Homerall these "user friendly text editors" gah06:01
ArrenLexLinux users != real men.06:01
Homerlol06:01
varsendaggrvariant, that is true06:01
Gevaudan82tim_ makes me wonder how you were able to f up your /etc/hosts file in the first place if you don't have write access to it...but alas, good luck!06:01
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Homerwhat is that really low level editor06:02
Homered?06:02
timGevaudan82, i :wq on it after sudo vi hosts06:02
Homeryeah ed06:02
Homerreal men use ed and like it06:02
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ArrenLexMasochists use ed and like it. That's not for all of us.06:03
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ArrenLexI respect your pleasures, though. Whatever floats your boat.06:03
mad_manwarning: Missing REQUIRED dependency: gcc (gcc - GNU Project C and C++ Compiler) Where do i get this ?06:03
bl4cktoneArrenLex: all is good06:03
ArrenLexGood stuff! Glad I could help.06:03
Gevaudan82mad_man: sudo apt-get install build-essentials06:03
cherubielmadman: buld-essentials06:03
timGevaudan82, ok ok, tu che. you were right, i did have root. i had another terminal open that i was trying to use, but from my first one, i still had root06:03
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Gevaudan82tim: make sure once you change anything in /etc/hosts you do a restart...it's one of the few things that requires a full restart, not a log out06:04
bl4cktoneYou guys know a good program to open .nzb to start downloading from a newshost?06:04
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Gevaudan82tim: also if you are changing your hostname make sure /etc/sysconfig/network is up to date06:04
Dr_Willisi cant say that ive ever heard of a .nzb befor06:04
zoidbergwell guys is there something like XGL or something that will work on DAPPER?06:04
Dr_Willis!xgl06:05
ubotuCompiz (compositing (window) manager) and XGL (Xserver architecture layered on top of OpenGL) howto at http://help.ubuntu.com/community/CompositeManager XGL+compiz help in #ubuntu-xgl  See http://tinyurl.com/pw5ez for Kubuntu systems06:05
deshantm!ide06:05
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about ide - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi06:05
mad_manE: Couldn't find package build-essentials. Where do i find ?06:05
Dr_WillisCompwiz is good for some eye candy. :P06:05
Gevaudan82zoidberg: #ubuntu-xgl...stick too buggy for my tatstes but it has potential06:05
ArrenLexDr_Willis: google "nzb linux".06:05
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variantGevaudan82: thats not true06:05
variantmad_man: build-essential06:05
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ArrenLexNot Dr_Willis. bl4cktone.06:05
variantmad_man: not build-essentials06:05
Dr_Willis:)06:05
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FarhanQuestion do i install esd by apt-get install esdlib-alsa0?06:06
cherubielbl4cktone: if thats a newsreader format, use thunderbird06:06
varsendaggrDr_Willis, i think that xgl and compix are great for tasks and workflow06:06
Gevaudan82variant: everything worked for me except the menu bar with the min,max,close buttons would not show up06:06
varsendaggralt-tab revolutionized my life06:06
Homeris there a nice and easy package for xgl yet06:06
Homer!xgl06:06
ubotuCompiz (compositing (window) manager) and XGL (Xserver architecture layered on top of OpenGL) howto at http://help.ubuntu.com/community/CompositeManager XGL+compiz help in #ubuntu-xgl  See http://tinyurl.com/pw5ez for Kubuntu systems06:06
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variantHomer: stop spamming hte bot ffs06:06
bl4cktoneArrenLex: just trying to get a general outlook of what others used,  I use Grabit! in windows06:07
delaneywhats the command in console that will tell me my IP06:07
Farhanifconfig??///06:07
variantdelaney: ifconfig06:07
Gevaudan82delaney: ifconfig06:07
zoidbergyeah guys XGL doesnt work for me i tried....06:07
delaneyrad06:07
delaneythanks06:07
zoidbergi heard that AIGLX comes with EDGY by default?06:07
Farhando people normally install esd?06:07
zoidbergis edgy out?06:07
Farhannah not yet06:07
Farhanit will be though i'm running edgy knot3 on my desktop06:07
variantzoidberg: you can install it but its unstable06:07
Farhani mean laptop06:07
variantFarhan: same here06:07
variantits nice06:07
Farhani'm not going to say what i'm running on my desktop fear of being hung and quortered06:08
SlynderdaleHmm, for someone new to a Linuc enviroment, do you suiggest Gnome, KDE or another?06:08
Farhangnome06:08
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Gevaudan82gnome...simplier and less cluttered06:08
ArrenLexI'm going to be contrary and say KDE.06:08
variantxfce4 owns all06:08
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ArrenLexIt's very powerful and configurable. And complete. Easy to learn but also powerful. But resource-hungry.06:08
bl4cktonecherubiel, it's a Binary Usenet Downloader06:09
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jazzrockerFarhan, ESD is installed by default on Ubuntu06:09
SonicChaoKDE06:09
jazzrockerFarhan, it's what GNOME uses06:09
Farhani'm going to be totally out there and i'm going to say, I use the cli control alt f1 for the win. lol06:09
Farhanhmm oh ok06:09
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Farhanmust be a screenreader issue then06:09
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Farhanmy gaim sounds can't play wile other sounds are playing06:09
jazzrockerFarhan, what, are your unnin windows or something?06:09
mad_manwarning: Missing REQUIRED dependency: libjpeg (libjpeg - JPEG library) what about this ?06:09
Farhanwhare?06:09
jazzrockerFarhan, on your desktop06:09
Farhaneah06:09
Farhanyeah06:10
Farhani have to06:10
SlynderdaleArrenLex: Can't be as bad as Windows XP with all the "special efefcts" turned on or Windows Vista for that matter.06:10
jazzrockerFarhan, set Gaim to use ESD06:10
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Farhanwindows won't run06:10
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Farhani mean linux06:10
OmniDjeez now vmware is refusing to load06:10
Farhanit gives me a giant blue screen06:10
ArrenLexI have my XP set to "windows classic" with no effects. It just hurt my eyes.06:10
Farhanme to06:10
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OmniDditto06:10
DanaGOnboard is for system and web audio, offboard is for music and video.06:10
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jazzrockerhahaha, yeah the "XP" theme is the most ugly thing i've seen in a long time06:10
OmniDwmware is refusing to load now06:10
Farhanit makes my old amd 2000 wit 256 mb of ram runf aster.06:10
jazzrockerFarhan, what computer do you have on your desktop? what chipset/mobo/proc etc?06:11
DanaGMmm, I wish Fisher-Price would have sued them for infringing their trademark style.06:11
DanaGLuna == barf.06:11
Farhanamd 2000 with 256 mb ram, and a asus va78xx something like that06:11
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Farhanmobo06:11
SlynderdaleWait till you see Windows Vista, if you thought XP had an inconstistent GUI, just wait. Most of the default Vista programs use like 4-5 different GUI configurations.06:11
jazzrockerFarhan, Gaim - > Tools -> Preferences -> Sound -> Sound Method -> ESD06:11
Farhanand a ati mac 64 card06:11
Farhanoh ok06:11
OmniDI like the Vista GUI better actually06:11
johnnybuoyok, yes06:11
ArrenLexWell it can't be worse than the conflict between QT\GTK+, where your 'yes no cancel' order is different.06:11
Farhani use gnome-orca for my screenreader and its kinda slow. lol.06:11
ArrenLexThat's hell.06:11
AbortDi keep hearing about this vista forever and a year ago06:12
AbortDgay :P06:12
johnnybuoyvideo card there is none even such yet06:12
Farhanvista rc1 is out. i think06:12
johnnybuoyand wallets too :P06:12
Gevaudan82Sylynderdale: true, but linux programs by their very nature have much more user interfaces than that06:12
jazzrockerArrenLex, that's why i don't use Qt apps :)06:12
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jazzrockerArrenLex, and if you use GTK-Qt i think that problem is fixed06:12
ArrenLexI happen to think GTK is ugly as sin and a devil to program for.06:12
ArrenLexBut okay.06:12
OmniDAbortD well it's out in RC1 you can download and use it.06:12
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Homergtk is themeable no?06:12
Homer:[06:12
jazzrockerArrenLex, uhhhh, i happen to think GTK has nothing to do with how "ugly" it is06:12
SonicChaoYeah Homer06:12
variantHomer: of course06:12
jazzrockerArrenLex, it's your GTK theme that makes it look like whatever it is06:12
Homerit's ugly in kde06:13
ArrenLexOf course it's themeable.06:13
Homerprobably on purpose06:13
Homerhehe06:13
whysodoes ubuntu support the intel extreme edition processors? its still x86 i think06:13
johnnybuoyi use cairo+glitz gtk2.2 and it is pretty fine06:13
SlynderdaleYou need a beta serial number to use the RC1, unless you got in the early beta, you'll have a tough time at egtting one06:13
variantwhyso: yes06:13
whysothanx06:13
ArrenLexBut there is a general feel to every toolkit. The gtk+ icons, the soft edges on the buttons, all those things give it a "feeling".06:13
jazzrockerArrenLex, i happen to think that GTK+ is very easy and elegant to program for06:13
ArrenLexAnd to me that feeling is "crap".06:13
Homergtk+ in it's native enviroment looks great06:13
johnnybuoyand now wobblyts and such :)06:13
whysoalso, the pci express graphics cards06:13
variantwhyso: yes06:13
jazzrockerArrenLex, uhhh, you can change all of that with the *theme*06:13
johnnybuoyi saw a panel that had wobblys on it06:13
variantwhyso: of course :)06:13
johnnybuoy:)06:14
ArrenLexI don't want to flame war tookits. Honestly. Please let's not.06:14
Farhani  like how linux jsut finds my hardware. windows you otta do a whole bunch of driver configuration.06:14
jazzrockerArrenLex, so then why did you start?06:14
johnnybuoyand alive icons06:14
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Gevaudan82Slynderdale...maybe not, therew was a slickdeals.net post last week listing the registration site...it's probally still there if you search teh archives06:14
johnnybuoyat almost no cost to cpu :)06:14
jazzrockerArrenLex, "to me that feeling is crap" <- not the most non-flamish thing i've ever heard06:14
ArrenLex(22:12:36) jazzrocker: ArrenLex, that's why i don't use Qt apps :)06:14
ArrenLexIn response to that.06:14
jazzrockerGTK+ rocks06:14
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jazzrockerArrenLex, it works both ways though... you could just as easily "not use GTK apps" and then you wouldn't have that "button order" problem06:14
ArrenLexI think the ubuntu forum is the wrong place to insult Gnome's toolkit. Hmmm.06:15
jazzrockerQt/KDE is bloated06:15
Gevaudan82Farhan: in all honestly, windows has much better driver support than linux...the only reason your hardware is probally found by linux is the distro is < 6 months old...windows xp is what 4 years old now?06:15
zack_im currently using regular ubuntu with gnome, but i also wanted to be able to use kde. i used the command "sudo aptitude install kubuntu-desktop" and when i change sessions to login i get a error stating a kstartupconfig  error and i need to check my installation. how do i fix this?06:15
mad_manwhere do i get this | dependency: libjpeg (libjpeg - JPEG library)06:15
whysolast thing (i promose, just making sure i can install) does it support 4gb ram?06:15
johnnybuoykde4 will be something, i hear...06:15
variantGevaudan82: huh? thats flame bait if i ever heard it..06:15
HomerGTK+ looks like windows 95 in stock KDE06:15
bl4cktonewhere is xorg.conf located?06:15
variantwhyso: yes of course06:15
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johnnybuoy*very* fast, *very* usable06:15
ArrenLexzack_, make sure you have kdebase installed.06:15
SlynderdaleHmm, in the Ubunto install, for the partition managment, which option should I choose, manual configure it or have Ubuntu resize the drive?06:15
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zack_arrenlex ok ill try that06:15
AbortDmad_man, apt-cache search libjpg?06:15
jazzrockerevery time i've ever used KDE it has segfaulted ALL over the place and that's not hyperbole06:15
ArrenLexAnd kde-core.06:15
whysothanx for help guys06:15
variantwhyso: it runs on the fastest super computers in the word.. you can bet your ass it supporst your ram06:15
bl4cktoneanyone know where xorg.conf is located?06:16
jazzrockerin the past five years, over three different well built custom built systems, KDE has routinely segfaulted on me06:16
gmi01hello, does ubuntu have drivers for usb isdn modems?06:16
ArrenLex/etc/X11/xorg.conf06:16
variantbl4cktone: /etc/X11/xorg.conf06:16
jazzrockerESPECIALLY on the control center06:16
bl4cktonethanks06:16
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ubuntu-noviceGood morning/evening to you all: I know this isn't the right forum for my question.  Nevertheless does anyone know a good place to start learning GUI programming for Ubuntu? I am using Gnome.06:16
FarhanStupid windows06:16
Homerkdelibs are pretty buggy06:16
Gevaudan82variant: i didn't intend it that way but you can't argue w/ the fact that most hardware manufactuers are designing with windows in mind...even matrox which used to be a great supplier of linux drivers has outsourced their support to the open source community06:16
johnnybuoySlynderdale, what disk are you using?06:16
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jazzrockerKDE is nice if you don't care whether your apps work but would rather have them look cool and with features no one cares about06:16
zack_arrenlex i seem to have both06:17
jazzrockerGNOME is xdnd compliant. KDE is not.06:17
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Farhanwhat's he difference between aptitude and apt-get?06:17
Farhani don't no it06:17
Slynderdalejohnnybuoy: I only have a single disk that currently has Widnows XP on it, which I don't want to lose or get formatted.06:17
variantGevaudan82: yeah, i find that hardware support is much more transparent under gnu/linux and much more hardware in gnu/linux doesnt require any "installation" to make it work.. unlike iwndows06:17
ArrenLexAptitude is a more refined apt-get with better dependency checking and resolution.06:17
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johnnybuoySlynderdale, then manual, very dagerous hing to do...06:17
jazzrockerSlynderdale, how large is your windows disk?06:17
variantflashnet: aptitude is just a grphical interface to apt-get06:17
HomerFarhan: aptitude has a GUI interface06:18
Homerfor one06:18
Farhanoh06:18
jazzrockerSlynderdale, always make a backup06:18
Slynderdale60 gigs, 50% disk space free06:18
variantFarhan: aptitude is just a grphical interface to apt-get06:18
jazzrockerSlynderdale, but last time i tried i did successfully resize my partition06:18
Farhanoh so it doesn/';t matter06:18
jazzrockerSlynderdale, i think you should be fine06:18
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variantFarhan: exactly06:18
jazzrockerSlynderdale, you just need to have enough free space on the partition06:18
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johnnybuoywhat filesystem , Slynderdale06:18
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variantFarhan: aptitude uses apt-get commands06:18
Farhani resiaed my windows xp on my laptop with partition majic06:18
mad_manAbortD: i'm getting this:Missing REQUIRED dependency: libjpeg (libjpeg - JPEG library) i have no clue06:18
jazzrockerjohnlittle, that doesn't really matter i don't think06:18
SlynderdaleNTFS06:18
Farhanresized06:18
Gevaudan82variant: i guess we'll have to agree to disagree...most of the drivers ubuntu uses by default are half assed and don't really live up to the full specs of the hardware which is typically designed for windows...not always the case, but often06:18
variantFarhan: cool, should be fine for ubuntu06:18
johnnybuoySlynderdale, no-go06:18
jazzrockerSlynderdale, you're fine then i think. as i said, always backup <- don't say we didn't warn you06:19
ArrenLexmad_man, if you get dependency errors, try searching for the package. 'apt-cache search libjpeg'.06:19
johnnybuoySlynderdale, or reformat whole disk or forget it.06:19
jazzrockerjohnnybuoy, no go? interesting that I had no problems resizing *my* NTFS partition.06:19
variantGevaudan82: for example (excluding gfx cards and wifi - we all know about htat issue)06:19
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variant?06:19
Farhani had my mom help me install linux06:19
Farhanthe installer doesn't talk yet06:19
variantFarhan: nice1 m8 :)06:19
johnnybuoyjazzrocker, really?06:19
Farhanwith orca06:19
Lynourejazzrocker: http://www.newplanetsoftware.com/xdnd/supporters.html06:19
jazzrockerjohnnybuoy, really06:19
johnnybuoySlynderdale, wait...06:19
Farhani can't wait for stable edgy to come out, my acpi support si broken on my laptop and i'm not sure how to fix it.06:20
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Farhanis06:20
Gevaudan82variant: one example includes a dell precisoin 390 workstation i just bought...ubuntu doesn't detec teh built in ethernet...search dell's website and the only downloads you find are for windows...just one example06:20
arkangelpHello everyone06:20
Lynourejazzrocker: KDE and QT are both there06:20
variantGevaudan82: what kind of card is it?06:20
Gevaudan82variant: i had a spare linksys pci ethernet card laying around so i just used that in the mean time06:20
johnnybuoyFarhan, DSDT-in-initrd?06:20
Gevaudan82variant: the name escapes me off the top of my head06:20
variantGevaudan82: in my experience ethernet cards are far better supported under gnu/linux than in windows06:20
zoidbergguys are there any alternatives to XGL and AIGL?06:20
Farhandsd?06:20
Farhanwhat?06:20
jazzrockerLynoure, they might be listed but they don't work.06:20
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arkangelpDoes anyone remember the command to run one more time the X server config?06:21
johnnybuoyFarhan,  for acpi prob.?06:21
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jazzrockerLynoure, e.g. try to drag'n'drop a file from Konqeror into gvim06:21
variantGevaudan82: i have a ton of ethernet cards in a box which windows no longer has drivers for06:21
Farhanwhat do yo want me t do?06:21
Farhanyou06:21
ArrenLexdpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg06:21
jazzrockerLynoure, doesn't work.06:21
arkangelpI just made an update on my ubuntu and now I can't start x06:21
arkangelpthx ArrenLex06:21
Slynderdalejohnnybuoy: I'm not doing the Resize/Partitioning yet, first I wanted to make sure which option to choose and checked tos ee if it will work on a NTFS drive before I go ahead.06:21
mad_manArrenLex: i got a msg. i dont know how to make the connection06:21
Farhandpkg loves to mess up06:21
ArrenLexarkangelp, what does it say?06:21
ArrenLexmad_man, what message, what connection?06:21
Lynourejazzrocker: I do not use gwim... Have you filed a bug?06:22
arkangelpit shows me a wired error.. and just happened because I made an software update on the synaptic06:22
johnnybuoySlynderdale, jazzrocker said it works ask him06:22
arkangelpits something about Default Screen06:22
Farhandoes every linux distro besides redhat and all  the redhat produced distros use standerd directories like /ect/init.06:22
ArrenLex"weird error" doesn't really help.06:22
ArrenLexWhat does it say?06:23
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ogahey all i'm trying to perform a command (pdfnup) on pdf files in a directory, si there anyway that I can select all files in the directory from terminal as an argument i.e. @oga:- pdfnup (allfiles)06:23
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johnnybuoyFarhan, acpi dsdt in initrd. i think it is an 'ubuntu' patch06:23
zoidbergguys are there any alternatives to XGL and AIGL?06:23
Gevaudan82Farhan: most all...but you'll find some things are a bit different in debian, namely the apache directory configuration06:23
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ArrenLexpdfnup `ls`06:23
arkangelpArrenLex:06:23
ArrenLex*suspense*06:23
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jazzrockerLynoure, whether you use gvim has nothing to do with it. the point is that the KDE folks are apt to come back with an answer like "that's not a bug it's a feature!"06:24
arkangelpArrenLex:06:24
ogaArrenLex nope06:24
Farhanwhats a good ftp client for gnome?06:24
Gevaudan82Farhan: there's a consortium that decides on the main file structure but it's up to the distro to stick to it or not06:24
jazzrockerFarhan, Nautilus06:24
Farhanoh ok06:24
Farhanhmm06:24
mad_manArrenLex: the connection to  get libjpeg (libjpeg - JPEG library)06:24
Gevaudan82farhan: gftp06:24
jazzrockergFTP sucks06:24
ArrenLexWhat do you mean, nope? Tell me what it says.06:24
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jazzrockerFarhan, use Nautilus06:24
Farhangftp you can control upspeed and downspeed with gftp, ca't you?06:24
Farhancan't06:24
Lynourejazzrocker: ubuntu people are usually sensible about bugs06:24
jazzrockerFarhan, use. nau. ti. lus.06:24
ArrenLexIf it expects only one argument, try "for file in `ls` ; do pdfnup $file ; done"06:24
Farhanit messed up all the time. lol06:25
Farhanit does06:25
Gevaudan82i try not to use ftp when i can...but gftp works ok for my purposes06:25
DanaGOh hey, is there a theme somewhere that combines the current orange colors with the old softer-looking buttons?06:25
ogaunrecognised arguemnt ls06:25
DanaGOh, and the Clearlooks titlebars.06:25
Farhanhow about i usethe console. lol06:25
jazzrockerLynoure, uhhh, it's not a bug that needs to be filed with the Ubuntu folks, it's the KDE devs that need to change something and i'm not sure what.06:25
Farhanthat fixes everything.06:25
ogaarrenlex i'll try06:25
wastrelncftp06:25
ArrenLexDid you put ls in the backwards quites? It's the key you get when you press the corner key. The tilde key.06:25
ArrenLexshift+` = ~06:25
ogaah06:26
ArrenLexquites -> quotes06:26
ArrenLexI'm sure they have some sort of actual name, but to hell with that.06:26
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FarhanWhen windows vist comes out i'm switching.06:26
Lynourejazzrocker: yes, but one can let the ubuntu people promote it upwards... might work better.06:26
wastrelbacktick mebby06:26
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ogai was using apostropy but that still does not work, (unrecognised argument cf_list06:26
oga) so i'll try the for file way06:26
ArrenLexNot the apostrophe. The ` key.06:27
wastrel$(ls) works too06:27
ArrenLexOn the tilde.06:27
ArrenLexYes, or what wastrel said.06:27
jazzrockerLynoure, mmmmmm, perhaps. dunno how much the Ubuntu folks care about my situation because i don't think there is a large demand for what i'm talking about06:27
jazzrockerLynoure, it's just a very common feature that *should* be implemented correctly in the first place06:27
Farhani just wish the screenreading suppor towudl ge better tha's all06:27
Farhanwould get better06:27
ArrenLexjazzrocker, what issue is this again?06:27
fdsdhey guys, I have a huge list of apps I want to remove, they are in a plain txt file, how do I remove every package that is in that file?06:27
jazzrockerArrenLex, you can't drag'n'drop a file from Konqeror into gvim06:27
jazzrockerArrenLex, but you can drag'n'drop from Nautilus into kde apps06:28
wastrel*pdf ?06:28
Farhanselect all the packages in the txt file06:28
bl4cktoneHey guys I'm trying to install Klibido in 6.06 I've done apt-get install apt-build but when I get to apt-build build-source klibido it says apt-build build-source klibido I'm following instructions on this web page http://klibido.sourceforge.net/#_download06:28
ArrenLexDoes gvim open for you?06:28
ArrenLexI remember I couldn't use gvim because the window shrunk itself.06:28
Farhanwhat apt-build?06:28
Farhanwhats06:28
jazzrockerArrenLex, uhhhh, what did who now? i've never had a problem with gvim running06:28
jazzrockerArrenLex, i'm not sure what you did to it to make it not work :P06:28
ArrenLexOkay, just checking. Ignore me.06:28
ogaArrenlex i did and it gave me an error06:28
bl4cktoneI mean it says error occured building sources package06:28
ArrenLexoga: What error?06:28
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ArrenLexfdsd: what does the file look like? A package a line?06:29
ludedeedsanyone know how to install directx 9 august or april release in wine?06:29
fdsdArrenLex, yes06:29
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ludedeedsam getting cryptographic services error06:29
ArrenLexThis is a hacky way, but you could just recurse over it.06:29
jazzrockerArrenLex, all i'm saying: there's a good reason most *professional* linux applications: e.g. Firefox/MySQL Query Browser are written in GTK06:29
ogaArrenlex sorry it's all good i got it working, thanks for your help (i used for file in `ls` ; do pdfnup $file ; done)06:29
ArrenLexOh. Wait, that's stupid. Ignore me.06:29
fdsdArrenLex, cool, I just dont want to type each one:)06:29
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jazzrockerArrenLex, also, GTK+ is *free*06:30
wastrelfor i in `cat list`; do sudo apt-get remove --purge "$i" ; done06:30
zack_how do i get the system monitoring thing i see on the side of most kde desktops? with cpu monitors and etc.06:30
ArrenLexThis is a hacky way too. "var=`cat <yourfile>` && apt-get remove --purge $var"06:30
juztin!frostwire06:30
ubotufrostwire is a totally open source version of Limewire.  For installation help, please see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FrostWire06:30
fdsdwastrel, thanks06:30
jazzrockerjuztin, mldonkey > frostwire06:30
ArrenLex"var=`cat <yourfile>` && apt-get remove --purge -y $var" actually.06:30
ArrenLexAgain, if someone suggests an actual way to do this properly, please.06:30
juztinjazzrocker, yeah?  does it download from limewire's sources?06:30
jazzrockerjuztin, limewire is not a source. limewire is a gnutella client. frostwire is also a gnutella client. there are *lots* of gnutella clients06:31
ArrenLex@zack, on KDE it's typically superkaramba.06:31
juztinjazzrocker, is mldonkey a gnutella client?06:31
ludedeedsanyone know how to install directx 9 august or april release in wine? am getting cryptographic services errors06:31
zack_whats the name of the KDE system monitoring program that i see on most screen shots thats to the side06:31
jazzrockerjuztin, and yes, Gnutella and Gnutella 2 are just a couple of the many networks mldonkey can connect to06:31
juztinjazzrocker, is it java?06:31
jazzrockerjuztin, no mldonkey is an open/modular client with support for *many* networks, including bittorrent and edonkey, not just gnutella06:32
mad_manI'm getting better working with this ubuntu. The printer is a scources of anger for sure06:32
jazzrockerjuztin, no it's not written with Java, you must compile it06:32
jazzrockerjuztin, the mldonkey-server package on Ubuntu is broken right now :(06:32
ArrenLexwastrel: your way is the recursion I wanted to avoid.06:32
zack_is karamba what im thinking of?06:32
juztinjazzrocker, sweet....i'll check it out, thanks for the tip :)06:32
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juztinjazzrocker, should i just download and compile from the website then06:32
jazzrockerjuztin, probably yeah06:32
mad_manprinting using ubuntu=anger06:32
bl4cktoneNevermind guys I found a way to do it06:32
juztinjazzrocker, k, thanks again06:32
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jazzrockerjuztin, you'll need objective caml06:33
wastrelrecursion?06:33
juztinjazzrocker, what's that?06:33
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jazzrockerf(recursion) = recursion * f(recursion);06:33
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ArrenLexYes. You have to run 'apt-get remove' for every line separately your way. It's more efficient to combine them into a block and remove them all in one command.06:33
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jazzrockerjuztin, sudo apt-get install build-essential ocaml ocaml-native-compilers liblablgtk2-ocaml-dev liblablgtk2-gnome-ocaml-dev06:35
jazzrockerjuztin, i'm fairly sure that should install all the needed deps for compiling mldonkey06:35
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jazzrockerjuztin, otherwise ./configure and dist/Install.txt will tell you what you need/are missing06:35
juztinjazzrocker, that string of installs gave me an error06:36
jazzrockerjuztin, what error06:36
ArrenLexjuztin, a note: if ./configure tells you that you're missing a package, what you want is the -dev version of the package. If you're compiling.06:36
juztinjazzrocker, Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have06:36
juztinrequested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable06:36
juztindistribution that some required packages have not yet been created06:36
juztinor been moved out of Incoming.06:36
juztinack, sorry06:36
juztin(please everyone don't message me about pastebin, i know...i meant to have that all on one line)06:36
jazzrockerjuztin, uhhh, then open up synaptic and look for those packages by hand and try to install them. do you have the universe/multiverse repos enabled?06:37
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juztinjazzrocker, i thought i did, but this is a clean install i just did...so i might have left something out06:37
jazzrockerjuztin, sudo apt-get install build-essential <- you need at least that06:37
jazzrocker!universe06:37
ubotuThe packages in Ubuntu are divided into several sections. See http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/components https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories and !easysource06:37
jazzrocker!multiverse06:37
jazzrockerjuztin, you should go enable universe/multiverse/non-free and then hit "reload" in synaptic06:38
juztinhmm, i think the mldonkey site is down06:38
juztinor not...06:38
juztinnvm06:38
jazzrockerjuztin, http://mldonkey.sourceforge.net/Main_Page06:38
jazzrockerjuztin, donkey is one of those things that's like Heinz ketchup. It's worth waiting for.06:39
Slynderdale"Linux Hackers Offered Early Access to Next-Gen DVR" http://linux.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/09/20/185124006:39
juztinjazzrocker, just got build-essential06:39
jazzrockerjuztin, ok now try sudo apt-get install ocaml06:39
juztinjazzrocker, getting06:39
Another_UserWhat can you do if ubuntu freezes, other than hard boot?06:40
jazzrockerjuztin, sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev06:40
jazzrockerAnother_User, submit a bug report?06:40
jazzrockerAnother_User, define "freeze" ... does your mouse move?06:41
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Another_Usernope06:41
Another_Userwell, yes06:41
juztinAnother_User, ctrl-alt-backspace to restart x .... sometimes thats an easy way around hard booting06:41
Another_UserOnly the mouse responded, not the keyboard06:41
juztinjazzrocker, libgtk2.0-dev gave me that error06:42
juztinthe one i posted before06:42
ArrenLex@Another_User, if it is FROZEN frozen, i.e. you can't save it by restarting X, you can still get it to reboot properly by pressing ctrl+sysrq and typing 'r s e i u b'.06:43
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jazzrockerjuztin, ahhhh. then you probably don't have the right repos available06:43
ArrenLexsysrq is the print screen key.06:43
jazzrockerjuztin, open synaptic06:44
ArrenLexYou can remember it as 'raising skinny elephants is utterly boring'.06:44
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Another_Userthanks :)06:44
ArrenLexBasically it sets your keyboard to raw mode, terminates all processes and forces reboot.06:44
juztinjazzrocker, opened06:44
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shxiaoo#06:44
Another_Userdoes that method work with windows?06:44
shxiaoohelp06:44
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ArrenLexSorry. alt+sysrq06:44
ArrenLexAnother_user, no.06:45
ArrenLexhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raising_Skinny_Elephants_Is_Utterly_Boring06:45
jazzrockerjuztin, settings -> repositories06:45
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juztinjazzrocker, done06:45
jazzrockerjuztin, edit the first one on the list, enable universe multiverse and non-free06:45
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slavikare there any BIOS dump/flash tools that I can use?06:45
slavikmaybe even tools to decompress a BIOS?06:45
jazzrockerclose out of there and then hit "reload" on the synaptic browser06:45
juztinjazzrocker, they were already enabled06:46
jazzrockerk06:46
jazzrockerjuztin, hit reload06:46
juztinjazzrocker, done06:46
jazzrockerk06:46
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jazzrockerclick in the right hand window area with the list of packages06:46
jazzrockerjuztin, just start typing "libg....."06:46
slaviknew user?06:46
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jazzrockerjuztin, it'll auto search as you type, get to libgtk2.0-dev06:47
jazzrockerjuztin, select it for install06:47
jazzrockerclick apply06:47
slavikjazzrocker: synaptic auto searches?06:47
DanaGAre there any styles like what I'm looking for?06:47
DanaGI like the Clearlooks engine, but want the Human colors.06:47
jazzrockerslavik, yeah you just start typing what you want to search for06:47
slavikDanaG: have you checked out gnome-look.org?06:47
DanaGNothing quite fits.06:47
slavikjazzrocker: oh, you mean the list, not the find thingy?06:47
jazzrockerslavik, it'll "find" in the current list06:47
slavikDanaG: whatcha looking for?06:47
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slavikgotcha06:48
juztinjazzrocker, got this window : Could not mark all packages for installation or upgrade : The following packages have unresolvable dependencies ...06:48
jazzrockerslavik, no i mean the find, not the search thingy :)06:48
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timpinohi everybody!!06:48
DanaGLegacy-human style, clearlooks windeco, current orange human colors.06:48
jazzrockerjuztin, ok please pastebin the output of that error message06:48
Splintahits funny how after you have used linux and started to appreciate all its nuances that you could never possibly think of switching back to windows06:48
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slavikDanaG: why not just use the Human style?06:48
wastrelgord!06:48
jiShsleeptime goodnight.06:48
juztinjazzrocker, http://pastebin.ulteo.us/12006:48
DanaGI want a change from the shinyness .06:48
slavikSplintah: I always complain in the office how difficult it is to do stuff in windows ... although samba configuration is really messed up and I am not even talking about active directory06:49
slavikDanaG: to something more subtle and easy on the eyes?06:49
DanaGYeah.06:49
jazzrockerjuztin, have you done a system update recently?06:49
ludedeedsdoes anyone know how to set wine to run as strictly windows 98 or 2000 mode so that directx install doesn't check for cryptographic services?06:49
wastrelwhat's shiny now?06:49
Splintahyea samba is kinda unnecessarily difficult to get working06:49
jazzrockerjuztin, that's rather odd and unfortunate. it seems like a package bug in ubuntu06:49
ArrenLex@lude, use winecfg and set it to win98.06:50
jazzrockerjuztin, i installed my GTK a while ago and had no problems so...06:50
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slavikkinda sad that d3a is not on gnome-look anymore :(06:50
juztinjazzrocker, possibly...i did a clean install with a live cd, installed kubuntu-desktop, and did a complete update with adept06:50
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jazzrockerjuztin, yeah well obviously something got borked.06:50
slavikDanaG: http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=4589606:50
DanaGXgl has won me over completely.  It just FEEEEELS nice.06:50
jazzrockerjuztin, my guess is the kubuntu-desktop is what did it lol06:50
juztinjazzrocker, is it fixable? :P06:51
slavikDanaG: speak for yourself, I have an ATI card :(06:51
jazzrockerjuztin, or rather it probably was the combination of the kubuntu install plus the update06:51
amicrawleguys my res a 640x480 and will not let me change it how to fix it ?06:51
slavikamicrawle: what video card do you have?06:51
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jazzrockerjuztin, KDE obviously only cares about itself and it went and upgraded a package willy nilly without regards to whether GNOME/GTK might need it06:51
amicrawlenvidia fx 6400 256mb06:51
DanaGslavik: what card?06:51
jazzrockerjuztin, yet more support for my thesis that KDE sucks :P06:51
DanaGGo 7600 for me.06:51
slavikDanaG: ATI06:51
juztinjazzrocker, i'm kinda partial to kde myself :P06:51
slavikie: no AIGLX support in their driver06:52
jazzrockerjuztin, i'm sure there is but i could only take at best a wild (though educated) guess as to how to fix it06:52
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slavikamicrawle: you need to install the nvidia driver06:52
slavik!nv06:52
ubotuTo install the Ati/NVidia drivers for your video card, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto06:52
amicrawlei did06:52
slavikthere ya go :)06:52
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slavikdid you reboot and such?06:52
amicrawlei ran beta emulator06:52
amicrawleand it set it to 600x40006:52
slavikdo you have direct rendering?06:52
jazzrockerjuztin, i would be partial to KDE if it *worked*, was based on a free widget set, was compatible and stable, and didn't segfault on me all over the place06:52
amicrawleand i can not get any more then that06:53
DanaGNV has no aiglx either.06:53
slavikDanaG: teh sux :(06:53
DanaGHeck, they were late with Xorg 7.106:53
ArrenLexjazzrocker, it IS a free widget set to develop free programs. It is both compatible and stable. It doesn't segfault.06:53
DanaGATI beat them to that one.06:53
jazzrockerjuztin, visually KDE > GNOME so far as I've come across and Konqeror is better, but alas KDE doesn't integrate well (if at all)06:53
ArrenLexJust because something weird happened to YOU doesn't mean KDE is bad.06:53
amicrawledo i need to reinstall it06:53
jazzrockerArrenLex, it *does* segfault06:53
slavikamicrawle: no06:53
DanaGI've found it to be the other way:06:53
ArrenLexI've never had it segfault.06:53
jazzrockerArrenLex, no it segfaults a LOT and i'm definitely not the only person to say that06:53
slavikamicrawle: do 'glxinfo | grep direct' for me please06:53
amicrawlewhat to do ? what to do ?06:53
myatthuamicrawle, try glxinfo | grep direct06:53
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DanaGGnome stuff works better in KDE than KDE stuff does in Gnome, thanks to gtk-qt-engine.06:53
myatthuoh06:53
jazzrockerArrenLex, i have had KDE segfault so many times it's not funny06:53
myatthulol06:53
juztinjazzrocker, i just have better performance from kde06:53
slavikamicrawle: step 1. relax man :)06:53
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DanaGBut many KDE themes I've tried just don't feel right.06:54
bur[n] eramarok works just fine in gnome06:54
jazzrockerDanaG, hahaha, "works better" ... lol you mean "looks nicer" ?06:54
jazzrockerDanaG, and "runs slower" ? yeah sure06:54
ArrenLexjazzrocker, I'm not disputing that. But it's not KDE's problem if not everyone has the issue.06:54
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ArrenLexIt's yours. Something somewhere on YOUR PARTICULAR SYSTEM is screwed up.06:54
jazzrockerArrenLex, or is it? i've *never* had the issue with gnome. ever06:54
slavikDanaG: I suggest looking for d3a06:54
bur[n] erit'd be nice if kde apps had tango icon theme06:54
amicrawlesay yes06:54
slavikamicrawle: good06:54
DanaGThere's now a Human icon theme for KDE.06:54
ArrenLexDanaG, personally I use lipstik with lipstik-white colours. I love it.06:54
amicrawlewhat to do ? what to do ?06:55
DanaGYou're right, I meant "looks better".06:55
jazzrockerArrenLex, no i'm not the only one man. and it's been happening for the past many years over the course of three different well built systems with *very* standard compatible supported hardware06:55
ArrenLexMy friend can't use MSN because it crashes her computer. She can use AIM.06:55
DanaGWe just need a matching KDE theme.06:55
ArrenLexDoes that mean that MSN is a bad program? No! I use it all the time and it works great.06:55
slavikamicrawle: do 'sudo /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.bak06:55
jazzrockerArrenLex, i guarantee it's not "just my system" as evidenced by OTHER KDE USERS have confirmed the KDE segfaults a LOT06:55
ArrenLexWhereas AIM is BADLY DESIGNED. Ugly.06:55
DanaGMSN used to crash my router -- until I upgraded the firmware.06:55
dbernar1Hi. I have an issue with my packaging system not being able to remove a package. Please look at this page if you think you could help: http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/2418006:55
slavikArrenLex: use Gaim :)06:55
ArrenLexI do!06:55
DanaGCorrection: Me on AIM through Gaim, plus Mom on Hotmail through Outlook.06:55
amicrawlesudo: /etc/X11/xorg.conf: command not found06:55
ArrenLexJust not on Windows.06:56
ArrenLexBut I'm never in Windows anyway so it doesn't matter.06:56
slavikoops06:56
dbernar1amicrawle: it is Xorg06:56
slavikamicrawle: do 'sudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.bak'06:56
slavikno06:56
slavikit is cp06:56
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amicrawlecp: missing destination file operand after `/etc/X11/xorg.conf'06:56
wastrelkde vs gnome => offtopic :] 06:56
jazzrockerif i had a nickel for every time KDE segfaulted... well i wouldn't be rich, but i'd certainly have enough to buy a good pizza :P06:56
myatthuamicrawle, just copy and paste06:56
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amicrawlei di d06:57
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ArrenLexSpeaking of GAIM, does anyone else notice that if you set it to send Urgent hint upon new message (blink toolbar button), that it often screws up and keeps blinking after you read the message, or refuses to blink even when a message is sent?06:57
ArrenLexEvery once in a while. Is it just me?06:57
slavikthat command should work06:57
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slavikare you sure you copied everything between quotes?06:57
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slavikNeo8750: pretty :)06:57
dahlstromhello everyone06:57
dabaRHi. I have an issue with my packaging system not being able to remove a package. Please look at this page if you think you could help: http://paste.ubuntu-nl.org/2418006:57
dahlstromI have a rapid question06:57
bur[n] erdabaR: i looked and have no idea :)06:58
slavikdabaR: you can force remove it, I think, but I am not an expert06:58
Neo8750ArrenLex: i have it that it flashes after i send a message and switch window focus06:58
dahlstromdoes anyone know of any way to boot into a 5.10 or 6.06 liveCD into console mode only (no X)06:58
ziro01yo06:58
amicrawlesudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.bak: No such file or directory06:58
Softlysup?06:58
cyberfr0gsup06:58
dabaRI thought I was in unregged.06:58
jazzrockerArrenLex, interesting to note that the main program for *artists* The GIMP is not written with Qt06:58
jazzrockerArrenLex, and by the way, Qt is not free06:58
Neo8750dahlstrom: the alternative cd06:58
kristjinI am trying to get Totem to play CSS encrypted DVD's and although I have completed a "sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread3/examples/install-css.sh" successfully, it is not working.  Totem still reports "Totem cannot play this type of media (DVD) because you do not have the appropriate plugins to handle it."06:58
slavikwtf? weird06:58
slavikok06:58
slavikdo: cd /etc/X1106:58
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ArrenLexQT is not free if you don't develop GPL apps with it.06:58
ArrenLexI think that's reasonable.06:58
dahlstromi was under the impression the alternative was an install CD06:58
amicrawleok06:59
DanaGOoh:  http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/32314146/06:59
ArrenLexdahlstrom: I think you might be looking for the 'alternative' cd06:59
DanaGbut d***it, it's for Windows.06:59
slavikthen do: sudo mv xorg.conf xorg.conf.backup06:59
amicrawledid06:59
slavikDanaG: gnome-llok has clearlooks06:59
ArrenLexWhat's for Windows, Dana?06:59
slavikamicrawle: no errors?06:59
DanaGNot orange, I believe.06:59
amicrawlenope06:59
cyberfr0gsecret06:59
ziro01confidential06:59
Softlyfun06:59
dahlstromhmm07:00
slavikamicrawle: good, now do: gksudo gedit xorg.conf07:00
amicrawleok07:00
amicrawlethere is nothing07:00
kristjinCan nobody help me with DVD playback in Totem?07:00
amicrawleGnomeUI-WARNING **: While connecting to session manager:07:01
amicrawleAuthentication Rejected, reason : None of the authentication protocols specified are supported and host-based authentication failed.07:01
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jazzrockerkaffeine is nice07:01
slavikamicrawle: before we edit the file, in case it doesn't work, you will have to use the console to go the the /etc/X11 directory and move the backup file to the original place (sudo cp xorg.conf.backup xorg.conf) write this down if you need to07:01
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slavikamicrawle: the use sudo instead of gksudo07:01
dabaRkristjin: have you read the ubotu factoid on dvd?07:01
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amicrawlecp: cannot stat `xorg.conf.backup': No such file or directory07:02
jazzrocker!restricted > kristjin07:02
kristjinDon't think I've run across that yet.  Sounds like a gem.  Can you point me, please?07:02
ludedeeds... where the hell are the xlibs? they aren't on the repos.. but they're required for cedega07:02
slavikamicrawle: good, now do: sudo gedit xorg.conf07:02
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ArrenLexamicrawle: have you configured X at all? I'm getting the vibe that xorg.conf does not exist for you.07:02
jazzrockerludedeeds, uhhh, the x dev libs are indeed in the repos iirc. you need them for libgtk-dev07:02
amicrawleok nothing is on it07:02
amicrawleto edit07:02
jazzrockerludedeeds, did you enable universe/reload ?07:03
slavikI see07:03
wastrells -l /etc/X11/xorg.conf07:03
slavikamicrawle: did you use the desktop install or what?07:03
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ludedeedsi have all repos enabled07:03
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amicrawleyes  dapper07:03
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ludedeedsexcept source repositories07:03
kristjinthx07:03
PeregrinoHi all!07:03
slavikand the xorg.conf file is empty?07:03
ludedeedsand i have xlibs-dev installed already07:03
ludedeedsbut when i try to run the cedega install deb07:03
amicrawleyes it is07:04
ludedeedsit says...07:04
slavikare you sure you ran sudo gedit xorg.conf while you were in the /etc/X11 directory (case matters)07:04
slavikX11 is not same as x1107:04
PeregrinoCan anyone help me with boot scripts?07:04
ludedeedsError: Dependency is not satisfiable: xlibs07:04
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Samuli^amicrawle, try: sudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup /etc/X11/xorg.conf && sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf07:05
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jazzrockerludedeeds, did you sudo apt-get install libx11-dev ?07:05
flipfonei have a question. i just ripped a cd with sound juicer then load the flac files to amarok. i get this error: Error Loading Media07:05
flipfoneNo suitable input plugin. This often means that the url's protocol is not supported.07:05
flipfoneshow:collectionSetup07:05
PeregrinoI'm kinda noob with this linux thing, but eager to lern ^__^07:05
Peregrino*learn07:05
amicrawleok got some were07:05
jazzrockerludedeeds, did you google for "cedega ubuntu" yet?07:05
ludedeedsno07:05
subparPeregrino: you'd be surprised how many of us are :)07:05
slavikhmm, you moved the file instead of copying07:06
jazzrockerPeregrino, what do you need to know?07:06
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slavikamicrawle: scroll all the way down07:06
rodyhi07:06
amicrawledid07:06
subpardoes anyone know of a good metronome program?07:06
slavikamicrawle: just before the very bottom, there is a section with resolutions and such07:06
rodyhow i install e17 on ubuntu07:06
slavikpaste that section into pastebin07:06
ludedeedslibx11-dev is also installed07:06
rodyi can find no repo for install07:06
PeregrinoSubpar: I want to make linux to run certain commands at boot time07:06
ArrenLex@subpar: apt-cache search is your friend.07:06
slavikrody: carefully ;)07:06
amicrawleSection "Screen"07:06
amicrawle  Identifier "Default Screen"07:06
amicrawle  Device "NVIDIA Corporation NV36.4 [GeForce FX 5700VE] "07:06
amicrawle  Monitor "StudioDsply1"07:06
amicrawle  DefaultDepth 2407:06
amicrawle  SubSection "Display"07:06
jazzrockerludedeeds, so google for "cedega ubuntu"07:06
amicrawle    depth 2407:06
amicrawle    modes "1280x960@60" "1280x1024@60" "1400x1050@60" "1600x1200@60"07:06
ArrenLexapt-cache search metronome : gtick - Metronome application07:06
amicrawle  EndSubSection07:06
myatthustop07:06
jazzrockeramicrawle, don't paste in here07:06
amicrawleEndSection07:06
subparahhhh07:06
amicrawlethat what i have07:06
slavikoh p00p07:06
myatthu!paste07:07
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)07:07
slavikmy fault07:07
rodysladen, ?07:07
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Peregrinojazzrocker: I want to make linux to run certain commands at boot time07:07
subparArrenLex: indeed it is, except gtick doesn't work very well, and that's all it comes back with :)07:07
jazzrockerPeregrino, such as what.07:07
slavikrody: e17 is alpha/beta and will NEVER be in dapper through repos07:07
mabusWhat do I need to do to have my ssh connectable from another computer?07:07
amicrawleslavik now what07:07
jazzrockerrody, if you want enlightenment don't use ubuntu, go get e-live07:07
slavikamicrawle: what resolution do you want?07:08
PeregrinoMhh, I want to configure my IP settings and make a symbolic link07:08
mabusI forwarded the port on my router but it didn't seem to work/help07:08
jazzrockermabus, start the SSH daemon07:08
rodysladen, thanks for help07:08
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jazzrockermabus, sudo /etc/init.d/ssh start07:08
amicrawle1280x960@6007:08
wastrelmabus:  can you ssh localhost on that system?07:08
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jazzrockermabus, sudo /etc/init.d/sshd start <- sorry the "d" is important07:08
Peregrinojazzrocker: Mhh, I want to configure my IP settings and make a symbolic link07:08
ludedeedswill look.. but nearly all of them are just walkthroughs to use cedegacvs07:08
slavikthen you should be able to select it ...07:08
Another_Useri accidently have amarok playing one song to the next without allowing the song to play.  i'm unable to right click or use any shift, ctrl, alt keys.  any help to stop amarok07:08
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amicrawleok07:08
ludedeedswhich i'd like to not have to use07:08
Cyberjameshi, anybody knows of any good software for internet cafe management? thanks07:08
jazzrockerPeregrino, what does making a symbolic link have anything to do with configuring your IP?07:08
jazzrockerCyberjames, what do you want to manage07:09
amicrawlenope07:09
jazzrockerCyberjames, linux is a perfect OS for that sort of thing07:09
Peregrinojazzrocker: these are two separate things.07:09
amicrawlestill stuck on 630x48007:09
slavikamicrawle: if not, try restarting the X server (Ctrl+Alt+Backspace) and then you should be able to get the resolution you want07:09
myatthuAnother_User, ps aux | grep amarok and then kill the amarok pid07:09
wastrelCyberjames:  maybe the ltsp stuff on edubuntu - lots of control of the terminals ...07:09
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ArrenLexAnother_User, just run killall amarok07:09
jazzrockerPeregrino, well configuring your IP is not done via "startup scripts" it's done via Main Menu -> System -> Administration -> Networking07:10
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wastrelah there's also that kiosk stuff07:10
Peregrinojazzrocker: One is for a SSL/TLC package (the link) and the other is just that, setting my IP values07:10
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amicrawledo i need to reset x now07:10
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slavikyes07:10
amicrawlewhat did we do07:10
jazzrockerPeregrino, uhhh and why do you need this magical link?07:10
jazzrockeramicrawle, CTRL-ALT-Backspace07:10
amicrawlein all that typying cp and all that07:10
Peregrinojazzrocker: It's thet I'm Using Slax in an USB Stick >_<07:10
slavikamicrawle: made sure you had the resolution you wanted for X to use and made a backup of the config file :)07:10
jazzrockeri don't know what slax is07:10
Peregrinojazzrocker: So each time I boot, I have to edit that manually07:11
ArrenLexhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slax07:11
slavikp00p07:11
slavikoh well, I need sleep07:11
slaviknight all07:11
PeregrinoMinimal Slackware distro07:11
jazzrockerah07:11
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PeregrinoSo I was wondering for some magic script or something to make that changes moer "permanent"07:12
jazzrockerso what does your USB stick with Slax have to do with Ubuntu? and why are you under the impression that you need to modify the startup scripts07:12
ArrenLexWell, I'm gonna go. Hope I didn't screw anyone over with my stupid advice too badly!07:12
ArrenLexSee you.07:12
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wastrelslax eh07:12
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Anubuntuhello07:12
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Peregrinojazzrocker: 1) Here is a great communnity of friendly linux users 2) I'm A completely noob and wanted to know what to edit XD07:13
Anubuntucan anyone tell me how to find out my computers MAC adress with ubuntu?07:13
surfaceAnubuntu ifconfig07:13
Another_UserCTRL+ALT+Backspace finally worked07:13
jazzrockerPeregrino, so why not ask #slackware07:13
Another_UserIt got so bad, I was unable to type07:13
Neo8750fconfig07:13
jerwaredoes ubuntu make a decent server for the corporate world ?07:13
Neo8750 ifconfig07:13
jazzrockerAnubuntu, the networking panel will tel lyou07:13
surfaceAnubuntu ifconfig | grep HWaddr07:14
Neo8750surface: the moment i get it typed and goto hit enter you already have it07:14
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jtkieferjerwere, I don't see why not, it's flexible, and powerful07:14
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surfaceNeo8750:  ha, thats okay.07:15
jtkieferand with the right packages installed it can be used for pretty much any purpose07:15
DanaGWhat's up with this:  (2-line paste, will wait a moment)07:15
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DanaG /usr/bin/lesspipe: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable07:15
DanaG bash: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable07:15
Neo8750do you have fork installed?07:15
DanaGNothing new will open.07:15
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surfaceDanaG, need to restart ur server.07:15
wastrelprocess table full?  filesystem full?07:15
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DanaGHow can I tell which it is?07:16
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ludedeedsjazzrocker: so now i have to use alien to convert the deb to a tgz then back to a deb.. how annoying =(07:16
DanaGHmm, amarok seemed leaky, or something.07:16
surfaceDanaG:  its either out of mem or some serious hardware failure07:17
surfaceDanaG:  try xmms then07:17
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DanaGWell, I have a gig of RAM, but half is being used as cache.07:17
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DanaGHmm, "mconf" was eating resources.07:18
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jazzrockerludedeeds, ahhh, that's too bad07:19
surfaceDanaG:  u can check it out with htop, sort by memory, see who is the bad guy07:19
Another_UserHow do I change the driver for a wifi device to the driver that I use with kismet?07:19
Gradius9sethk, did not get it to work, have to try it another box, before I can conclude it is broke07:19
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myatthusurface, is it htop or top ? cause i don't have htop ..07:20
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surfacemyatthu:  sudo apt-get install htop if u wish, htop is more interactive top07:20
simplecodehow to use amule?07:20
myatthuah i see07:21
anuphi, i'm trying to use democracy player but my downloaded tvshows won't play. I'm sure that the codecs are installed because i can play them in vlc... anyone have any ideas?07:21
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Another_UserHow do I change the driver for a wifi device to the driver that I use with kismet?(does this make sense?)07:22
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Samuli^anup, vlc comes with its own codecs.07:23
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Another_UserCan someone help me change the driver of my wifi device?07:26
anupSamuli^: you're right, they won't play in totem.  I thought i had installed all the codecs, do you know how i should instll the correct codecs or where i could go to find out how?07:26
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sicuserhelp: what is the command to count the number of lines in a file?07:27
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wastrelwc -l07:27
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ArrenLexHa! How dare you count my lines, scoundrel? En garde!07:27
sicuser...07:28
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sicuserthanks wastrek07:28
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Gibbonzwondering if there's something that can fix problems with right click menus sometimes acting screwy, like closing soon as they open...07:30
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Samuli^!restrictedformats > anup07:31
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jp82hi07:31
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surfacesicuser:  use apropos to search for command, it helps somehow. or check out www.linuxbyexample.co.nr07:32
anupthanks07:32
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jp82I am very new to Ubuntu, and Linux in general...and I cannot figure out for the life of me how to get my wireless internet working, or how to install my video card drivers, etc etc07:33
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ArrenLexjp82: what video card do you have? Is your wireless card supported on Linux?07:34
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jp82radeon 960007:35
jp82and...I dunno07:35
anupjp82: i'm not an expert either but go to digg and search "wireless ubuntu" and i there are alot of tutorials, that's how i got mine working07:35
ArrenLexjp82: I assume that you have 2d working and want 3d?07:36
anupdigg.com that is07:36
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Lam_what option can i add to my video device section under gconf to force my nvidia card to scale images to aspect ratio instead of monitor?  i hate having a 4:3 game stretched horizontally to 16:1007:36
SurfnKidhow can you get a list of packets that are beingg processed in a VT07:37
SurfnKidreal-tie07:37
SurfnKids/tie/time07:37
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infidelc07:39
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SurfnKidsplitO?07:39
CokeNCodeok, i updated, and now flash is broken07:40
CokeNCodewhat hte heck is going on ? anyone else having this problem ?07:40
jp82ok, it would appear my wireless card is indeed supported by Linux07:40
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ArrenLexCoke: "broken"?07:40
surfaceSurfnKid:  what is VT?07:40
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ArrenLex(23:36:25) ArrenLex: jp82: I assume that you have 2d working and want 3d?07:41
CokeNCodeyeh, ArrenLex , it doesn't seem to be installed anymore07:41
ArrenLexWell then install Flash again.07:41
SurfnKidvirtual terminal07:41
CokeNCodewhat's the latest version available for linux ?07:41
ArrenLex7.07:41
CokeNCodeand what broke the installation in the first place07:41
Fraj^Sleephi07:41
nostradaquick question. I have a X/Windows session into my Dapper server and can start xterm from my laptop OK. Is there a way to have the complete desktop redirected to my machine? (With the menu at the top, applications/preferences and so on)07:41
Fraj^Sleepiv downloaded a new login screen07:41
Fraj^Sleephow do i install it?07:41
SurfnKidbrb07:42
surfacenostrada, vnc , nx or ssh can do tat07:42
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nostradasurface, does it matter that I do not have a screen connected to my machine?07:43
myatthuFraj^Sleep, system->admin->login windows07:43
surfacenostrada:  it doesn't matter07:43
nostradaand I guess I would need to install a vnc server on ubuntu first, right?07:43
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surfacenostrada:  my fren use vnc, his computer have no monitor, and he connect through his notebook07:43
surfacenostrada:  yup07:44
nostradabut you are correct, vnc would be a good solution, much easier than running a complete X/Windows server07:44
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nostradathanks surface07:44
surfacenostrada:  welcome07:44
Lam_is there a way to edit xorg.conf to force my nvidia card to scale things like games to aspect ratio instead of monitor ratio?07:44
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myatthuFraj^Sleep, managed to change the login screen ?07:45
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Frajnot yet07:46
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Frajthanks07:46
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Fraj:)07:46
yusufmI have a question about packages like apache2. How do I know where things get installed and where the config files are?07:46
TeePOGmorning all07:46
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ArrenLexyusfm: if you want to know without installing the package, look it up on packages.ubuntu.com and check the file list for your architecture.07:47
noiesmoyusufm, the config files end up in /etc/apache207:47
dfgas_anyone good with samba here?07:48
dfgas_samba server07:48
andaraonecan anyone help me with setting up a wireless network connection07:48
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noiesmodfgas_, I have one whats your Q07:48
ArrenLexyusfm: if you've already installed the package, find it in /var/cache/apt/archives and run "dpkg-deb -c" on it, which will list contents.07:49
yusufmnoisemo, is all this infomaiton stored somewhere or do we need to track it down each time?07:49
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dfgas_noiesmo,    i  lost my samba, it shows its running but no one can connect to it anymore. i was coping a file over and it just died07:49
noiesmoyusufm, the main config files like sites avail and sits enable and httpd.conf are in /etc/apache207:49
dfgas_noiesmo,  i have restarted it several times and also tried stoping it and restarting it07:50
CokeNCodedrat ... flash website down for maintenance07:50
CokeNCodei'm stuck without it07:50
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dfgas_noiesmo, the only thing i haven't tried is a total system reboot07:51
noiesmodfgas_, maybe try adding a new user and password with smbpasswd07:51
dfgas_noiesmo, is share access07:51
noiesmodfgas_, also check firewall iptables make sure its not got blocked for some reason07:51
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dfgas_noiesmo, no software firewall07:52
dfgas_maybe vmware windowsxp is affecting it07:53
noiesmodfgas_, not sure dont use vmware07:54
dfgas_i shut it down and checking now07:54
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dfgas_is there way to get samba to start up in debug mode?07:55
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noiesmodfgas_, whats in the /var/log/samba/07:57
dfgas_a ton of log files07:57
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dfgas_[2006/09/21 00:51:20, 0]  lib/util_sock.c:get_peer_addr(1225)07:58
dfgas_  getpeername failed. Error was Transport endpoint is not connected07:58
dfgas_any idea on that?07:58
exsHello. How do I set CTRL + ALT + DELETE as the shortcut for system monitor?07:59
noiesmodfgas_, google is your friend check this http://www.linuxaa.com/ftopic6568.html havent read but07:59
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noiesmoexs, check System > Preferences > keyboard > Layout Options >08:01
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noiesmoexs, not 100% but start point08:01
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Another_User@exs, the answer to your question is at http://ubuntuguide.org/08:02
noiesmodfgas_, this looks interesting also http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2004-April/084048.html08:02
AbortD!sdl08:03
ubotuSorry, I don't know anything about sdl - try searching on http://bots.ubuntulinux.nl/factoids.cgi08:03
dfgas_this is weird, it seems it is working again08:03
dfgas_but i am looking up the error08:03
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noiesmodfgas_, ghosts in the machine :)08:03
dfgas_lol08:03
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infidelanyone using the 2.6.18 kernel?08:04
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jrsimsSo. Anyone running irssi?08:05
jrsimsI've installed it, but as people chat, I can only see like 1 line updating (scrolling) with the new text.08:05
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AbortDmaybe its a sign?08:05
jrsimsI have no clue what would cause that08:06
jrsimsit's always worked out of the box, everytime08:06
jrsimsbut not this time08:06
wastrelwhat terminal are you using?08:06
jrsimsso I'm in xchat now (which is icky)08:06
jrsimsGnome terminal08:06
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TeePOGthat was for other server, sorry08:07
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Byanuhm, I am trying to complie something.. I've never actually done that before..08:09
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Byanand when I do ./configure it says that my makeinfo is missing and that my C compiler cannot creat executables08:10
MadpilotByan, what're you trying to compile?08:10
Byanopendchub08:10
FlannelByan: sudo apt-get install build-essential08:10
FlannelByan: however, openbdchub is in the repositories, you sure you need to compile your own?08:11
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Madpilot!info openbdchub08:11
ubotuPackage openbdchub does not exist in any distro I know08:11
Madpilothmm08:11
Flannel!info opendchub08:11
Flannelno b08:11
ubotuopendchub: DC (Direct Connect P2P network) hub clone. In component universe, is optional. Version 0.7.14-1.2 (dapper), package size 89 kB, installed size 280 kB08:11
Madpilotah, my bad08:11
Flanneljust mash your keyboard, it'll work itself out08:11
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Byanhmmm08:13
MadpilotByan, do you have Universe repo enabled?08:13
ByanFlannel: I did not know that08:13
Byanfor some reason I didn't think it would be08:13
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ByanMadpilot: no idea08:13
Flannelthat's a no.08:13
Flannel!universe08:13
ubotuThe packages in Ubuntu are divided into several sections. See http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/components https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories and !easysource08:13
MadpilotByan, it's not enabled by default, so no, you don't08:13
Flannelsee the second link08:13
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RagePrblmCan someone help me with something called Totem08:14
MadpilotByan, there's something like 16,000 packages in Universe (give or take a few thousand) - **everything** is in there ;)08:14
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MadpilotRagePrblm, what's the problem?08:14
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RagePrblmI just installed Ubuntu, and I ran all the updates and now the sound doesnt work, it says Totem didnt start and it cannot establish a connection the the sound server08:15
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thenetduckdoes anyone know how to edit a grub boot loader?08:15
thenetduckcan't find where to do this08:16
RagePrblmA guy told me to switch to xfce to use their media player but now that im in xfce it doesnt work either for the sound08:16
MadpilotRagePrblm, did sound work when you first installed, before you did the updates?08:16
Flannelthenetduck: you mean the menu? /boot/grub/menu.lst08:16
noiesmothenetduck, /boot/grub/menu.1st08:16
RagePrblmMadpilot yes it did08:16
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MadpilotRagePrblm, odd. Do you remember what updates there were? (Lots, I'm guessing...)08:16
RagePrblm176 updates :\08:16
Flannelnoiesmo: no 1, l (as in list)08:16
noiesmoFlannel, oops my bad :(08:17
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noiesmosorry abuout that08:17
thenetduckFlannel : I installed Dreamlinux on one of my hard drives and don't want it anymore, but it installed GRUB on the MBR so I want to go back to the to just auto booting into my Xubuntu partition08:17
RagePrblmAnother dude told me to run a command, which showed what audio devices nd drivers were installed, and I recognized the intel one as the one nvidia said should work for the Nforce 2 boards08:17
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thenetduckFlannel do you know how to fix this?08:18
Flannelthenetduck: You want DreamLinux to still be available, just change the default? or...08:18
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AbortDwhat do i need to compile code?08:18
Byanso, what am I doing at this link?08:18
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thenetduckFlannel: i want to format Dreamlinux and just have it default boot into my Xubuntu partition08:18
FlannelByan: you're enabling universe08:18
MadpilotByan, you're enabling the Universe repository08:18
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Flannelthenetduck: alright, so, just remove the Dreamlinux entries in your grub menu, and then you'll reformat it's partitions08:19
thenetduckFlannel: Dreamlinux is on a 40gb hard drive and Xubuntu is on a 160gb hard drive08:19
MadpilotRagePrblm, sound issues aren't something I'm good at, and they can be tough to track down...08:19
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RagePrblm