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  1. MPlayer (or any player installable by synaptic) >_

    I've used MPlayer for a long time, never had any problems with it- until I tried putting it on Ubuntu.

    Now it's worked fine for many things, but there are several files which mplayer refuses to...
  2. Thanks for the replies. I decided on GQView since...

    Thanks for the replies. I decided on GQView since it fit my purpose best.
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    *hits head on wall* Found the problem, it wasn't...

    *hits head on wall*
    Found the problem, it wasn't a firewall, it had to do with the program I was using. Anyways fixed now, sorry about that. :oops:
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    How to open ports in Ubuntu?

    I have the neccessary ports forwarded to my computer, but I don't know how to open them in ubuntu, as I don't see any settings in the main admin programs... or maybe I'm just overlooking something...
  5. Need an image viewer w/Slide show and manual advance

    I'm trying to find an image viewer which has a slide show like function (view full-screen) that lets you manually progress through the directory, not auto-advancing at set intervals.

    Purpose is...
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    I know it's originally designed for wireless...

    I know it's originally designed for wireless cards, but you might try ndiswrapper- if you have 5.1 ubuntu, the kernel should already have the proper modules. To make things easy, just install ndisgtk...
  7. I've only recently starting using Debian...

    I've only recently starting using Debian (ubuntu), noticed that the normal method of switching to run level 3 does not work, so I checked out the inittab file.

    Apparently they didn't make a...
  8. MPlayer is another media player, and a very good...

    MPlayer is another media player, and a very good one at that. I'd prefer it over anything else except for playing DVDs.
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    I was confused for a short time, then started...

    I was confused for a short time, then started using it and it was easy. Once you learn it, it's very useful and easy to use.
    Unlike in windows, where even when I did start to learn about some of the...
  10. Helix player does not play many kinds of video...

    Helix player does not play many kinds of video and audio, you might want to try MPlayer or Xine instead.
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    Unmask enlightenment DR17 and it's libraries so...

    Unmask enlightenment DR17 and it's libraries so that emerge will do direct live cvs builds (to use the latest code) and check it out :)
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    If XP can be upgraded to from a system running...

    If XP can be upgraded to from a system running FAT32, it would make sense that you can install it on FAT32 too.
  13. Thread: Giving up

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    Did you try redownloading or reburning it? Media...

    Did you try redownloading or reburning it? Media errors means it wasn't burned right, or the download was corrupted.
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    remember, ./ references the current folder you're...

    remember, ./ references the current folder you're in, you have to run ./configure inside the folder.
    And not everything uses the standard ./configure & make commands, always try to read the README...
  15. Wow... I think you're real problem is that you're...

    Wow... I think you're real problem is that you're using such an _old_ version of the distro. I'd get at least Fedora Core 2, fresh install.
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    You can also use "ls -l" to list the contents of...

    You can also use "ls -l" to list the contents of the directory with permission settings attached.
    Root does have full access, but it still follows whether a file is marked as executable or not.
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    I'm assuming you know how to enter the BIOS, but...

    I'm assuming you know how to enter the BIOS, but if you don't, you can press either [del] or [F2] or [F12] on boot, depending on what kind of BIOS it is. In my experience, it's always one of those...
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    Windows isn't that bad if you use some common...

    Windows isn't that bad if you use some common sense. I've never had a virus on my system yet, on any OS.
    Spam has nothing to do with your OS....
    And you still need to upgrade the security software....
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    The write support is useless, but for what it can...

    The write support is useless, but for what it can do, it's supposed to be very safe.
    If you didn't install SP2 on XP (which I strongly reccomend you never do), you can use Captive NTFS to mount NTFS...
  20. O_o I've always seen Open Office as having more...

    O_o
    I've always seen Open Office as having more features, at least, I've always seen a lot more in it than in MS Office.... Not to mention being a lot more stable.
    Maybe you just aren't looking in...
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    If you're willing to pay a little bit, Wine has a...

    If you're willing to pay a little bit, Wine has a commercial branch-off called crossover office that works quite well for general windows applications.

    Personally though, Wine should be enough to...
  22. It alsos depends some on what use flags you...

    It alsos depends some on what use flags you enabled. For example, enabling kerberos.
    How you set it up has some effect too.

    If you have the time to learn how to setup the security permissions,...
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    Technically, you can get NTFS support for...

    Technically, you can get NTFS support for Fedora/Redhat by a kernel module RPM (unless you already recompiled the kernel), but it's the old (unsafe) version, so you should just recompile it.
    Keep in...
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    Poll: Real IQ tests have to be administered by a...

    Real IQ tests have to be administered by a professional, online ones don't really count.
    Regardless, they aren't a total guide to your intellect/potential, but they do give you a frame of reference...
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    Poll: Actually no, your fingers wouldn't need to move...

    Actually no, your fingers wouldn't need to move as much. The most frequently used keys are the easiest to hit.
    And I _have_ found some stats on this (don't remember where). People generally type...
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