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[ubuntu] Severe lockups ...view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, first of all I want you guys to know I've been googling the internet for 3 months now. This is the point where I'm completely out of ideas :) Recently (3 months ago) I bought a new computer. I ordered the following hardware: - Intel i7 920 cpu (@2.6ghz) - Corsair 6gb RAM @ 1333mhz - Asus P6T SE motherboard - Corsair 550W PSU (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] Rescuing hard disk on Dell Laptop with Testdiskview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello! This is my first post ever in this site. I have problems with a Dell D600, with a solitary OS - just XP! I am migrating to a new desktop right now on which I run Kubuntu, and that is why I try to repair my laptop with an Ubuntu rescue_remix bootable CD. (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] Samsung N110 brightness, alternative solution?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I am one of the several people who seem to be having problems adjusting brightness on my Samsung N110. The solution suggested on the forums is to update the BIOS, for which it seems you need to have windows running on your machine. Unfortunately, I don't, nor to I particularly want to install it. (Hardware)

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[xubuntu] Graphical problems (Mobility M6 LY)view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I am currently running Xubuntu Karmic Koala (9.10) and I'm having some graphical problems. I would imagine somewhere, somehow, there may be a way to either disable, or fix my graphical problems. So far, I am unable to run the System Monitor, and I am unable to see the Notifications Widgets... at least I believe it's the Notification Widget. (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] what happened to windows?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi all, I have this old laptop of a friend of mine who had abandoned it, it used to ran a windows xp, but didn't do it properly, didnt finish any new program installation, nor got connected to the internet or read most of usb memory sticks.... So I installed Ubuntu 7.04 without previously partition the HDD, as I didnt mean to use windows any more. (Hardware)

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An Easy and Inexpensive Quad-Core System for Debian or Ubuntu GNU/Linuxview story

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com – My son’s hand-me-down motherboard recently gave up the ghost, and I decided that was a good excuse for an upgrade. Shopping around, I found that multi-core CPUs were finally in my price range, so I decided to build him a quad-core system. (General)

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[ubuntu] DVD Playback in Ubuntu 10.04 Betaview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I just 'upgraded' an Acer Aspire 3610 that had Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook in a dual-boot configuration with Windows 7. You do, of course, realize, that an 'upgrade' means deleting your old Linux partitions and using them for a new installation, or be faced with yet another set of choices when in the GRUB. And, having 2 more partitions consumed on what may be a very tight resource. (Hardware)

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Three door security for your Linux -Firewall, knockd, fail2banview story

http://www.go2linux.org – Security is always a concern in today world, your house, your car, and your server, I do not know about your house or car, but I can give some advice to implement a real good security system using three doors the intruder will have to pass in order to gain access to your system. (HowTos)

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yum, openssl problems. How to download and install openssl?view story

https://www.centos.org – With apologies, I re-examined results from rpm -qa python\* yum\* | sortpython-2.4.3-27.el5python-elementtree-1.2.6-5python-ldap-2.2.0-2.1python-numeric-23... [by hoytp] (Distributions)

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[all variants] What's the best GPU can I get?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hey guys, I have a Sony Vaio desktop with a Pentium 4 HT 3.00 ghz processor, 2 gb ram, and an nVidia GeForce 8500GT GPU on PCI. Though the 8500 is nice, I would rather have a card that is more suitable for gaming. (Hardware)