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wget doesn't retry downloads on unresolved host namesview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I am downloading some files from a ftp server with the help of a shell script.... sometimes it happens that a particular file is not uploaded on the ftp server when i run the script..... can me tell me any way by which it should retry untill it finds that file and then it proceeds to download rest files written in script... Thanx.... (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] Really slow wireless, Ubuntu 11.10 on Asus laptopview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm really new to ubuntu, I just installed ubuntu 11.10 on a fairly old ASUS laptop and the wireless is incredibly slow. Had vista before and the wireless was working fine. If you need me to post any system info let me know :) (Hardware)

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[all variants] Which ubuntu let's me access menus without mouse?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi! I really liked the old gnome-2 Application menus, which Unity/gnome-3 dropped but which I see I can also get with Lubuntu, classic gnome or cinnamon. I haven't found a way to get to the menus without the mouse though. (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] Is really ubuntu free OS ?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Is really abunto free OS ? (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] Bash script helpview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm trying to write a bash script that will automatically transfer the photos from the camera to a folder sorted by date. My issue is getting it to run after its mounted automatically. When i plug the camera in the script does not run, but, if i run the script through command line a few seconds after its mounted then it works. (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] nVidia Graphics Driver Problemsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hey Community, I booted up today in the standard 'Ubuntu' environment and my Unity desktop is gone. The window effects are still working, but the side bar doesn't come up. When I log in to a 2D environment, the sidebar and windows behave well, but the compiz effects don't work. I'm thinking there's an issue with the nVidia drivers. (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] Wireless Internet is trolling me again.view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – So ever since i re installed windows 7 Ultimate i have been having trouble with my wireless and Ethernet. At first my windows was not working, that was solved by installing the proper drivers. After that my ubuntu 11.10 would not work. I downgraded to the 10.04 and it still would not work. (Hardware)

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Archive Update in Progress @ cdimage.ubuntu.com!view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Looks like Alpha 2 is currently being Uploaded even as I speak! Just fyi. (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] A couple of questions...view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi - I use Oneiric Ocelot (gnome without effects version) and need a bit of help. My desktop was completely black with just the Ubuntu gnome icon sitting in the top left. I can't delete the top panel the same way as the bottom one so I just made it black to go with the rest of the desktop. Is there any way to keep the gnome icon but completely remove the top panel? (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] Need help installing NVidia driver onto 11.10view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Help. I'm testing / evaluating 64-bit Ubuntu by setting up a USB boot before installing onto my hard drive. I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed, but it didn't recognize the NVidia 520 based graphics card. Searching online I found a .deb file on a PPA site (not sure if terminology is correct, I just learning Ubuntu details). (Hardware)

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International Day of Thanks for FOSS Developersview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi All, I've pitched this idea in a couple of the forums I belong to and it looks like we have some interest: http://forums.bodhilinux.com/index.p...014#entry38014 http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/cof...tml#post879242 I'm hoping to get all the FOSS (or at least the major ones) forums on board so we can think of a day that makes sense and a simple way to say thanks to all those who dedi (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] TTY resolution in 11.10view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi all, I've followed several tutorials without success; as far as I am aware, all of them were for older Ubuntu versions. I've modified /etc/default/grub and /etc/grub.d/00_header The only hex code that's produced some sort of visible difference is the one for 8-bit 1200x800, which ended up running off the screen. I'm hoping to get it working with 1280x1024 at any number of bits. (Hardware)