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Ordering Problem

I tried to shipp my copy of linux just now. but it says

Unexpected form data
Launchpad doesn't understand the form data submitted in this request.

What is this problem all about. Please somebody... HElp!!!

FREE online editon of Linux+ magazine

Hello Guys!

Just so you know the Team of Linux+ is going to release FREE online editon of Linux+ magazine. There will be 6 monthly issues with 60 pages each available for free download. They are looking for your support! Write to ewa.swierczewska@lpmagazine.org for more details if interested.

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I'm a newbie - please help!!

i have a partitioned laptop; xp, win7,files+folders etc and a 'spare'. id heard about linux and ubuntu but knew nothing about them. when ubuntu 9.10 came out i downloaded it and burnt it to an iso, no problem. i started to install it on my spare partition. everything was going fine when i was presented with a list of options with \ext3 \ext4 and other things that made no sense to me. i had to spend ages re-surfing to find out what it was all about. finally i installed it on ext4 (i dont know if thats what i was supposed to do) and got it up and running. what was impressive was how really fast web pages came up on firefox. it seemed worth all the pain! but then as i was adding more software i just got fed up of constantly being asked for my password, even worse than uac in win7! i got fed up so i rebooted and expected to get back into windows. imagine my horror at finding xp and win7 gone! there was no boot loader menu, no windows option at all.

For compiling C++ programme in Ubuntu

Sir,
I can compile and run C++ programme in Ubuntu Linux. Kindly sugest.
Thanks.
L.K.Giri

Howto Install Dropbox in Ubuntu 9.10(Karmic)/9.04(Jaunty)/8.10(Intrepid)/8.04(Hardy)

Dropbox is a storage application and service operated by Evenflow, Inc. The service enables users to store and sync files online and between computers.Dropbox has a cross-platform client (Linux for x86 and x86_64, Mac,Windows and the iPhone) that enables users to drop any file into a Dropbox folder that is then synced to the web and the users’ other computers with the Dropbox client. Files in the Dropbox folder may then be shared with other Dropbox users or accessed from the web. Users may also upload files manually through a web browser.

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List of PDF Editing tools for Linux

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format created by Adobe Systems in 1993 for document exchange. PDF is used for representing two-dimensional documents in a manner independent of the application software, hardware, and operating system.Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout 2D document that includes the text, fonts, images, and 2D vector graphics which compose the documents.

This is the list of free and open source tools for manipulating PDF documents this tools includes command line and GUI list

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Vista & Ubunto on C: drive

i ve installed both Ubunto & Vista on C: drive now i want to access a folder in the c: directory and i ve no idea how to

How to install Opera Web Browser in Ubuntu including flash,Java Plugins

Opera is a web browser and internet suite developed by the Opera Software company. The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying websites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, IRC online chatting, downloading files via BitTorrent, and reading web feeds. Opera is offered free of charge for personal computers and mobile phones, but for other devices it must be paid for.

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launch2net – Mobile Internet Connection Manager for Ubuntu

launch2net for Ubuntu Linux is a professional mobile Internet Connection Manager for Ubuntu 8.10 and 9.04 users.launch2net will recognize your type of modem or ExpressCard as well as the SIM card and does not need intricate driver installations or configurations.

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Upgrade Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) to Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) Beta

The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the latest and greatest software the Open Source Community has to offer. This is the Ubuntu 9.10 beta release, which brings a host of exciting new features.

Note: This is a beta release. Do not install it on production machines. The final stable version will be released on October 29th, 2009.

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What is SIP

The Basics

The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a signalling protocol used for establishing sessions in an IP network. A session could be a simple two-way telephone call or it could be a collaborative multi-media conference session. The ability to establish these sessions means that a host of innovative services become possible, such as voice-enriched e-commerce, web page click-to-dial, Instant Messaging with buddy lists, and IP Centrex services.

Over the last couple of years, the Voice over IP community has adopted SIP as its protocol of choice for signalling. SIP is an RFC standard (RFC 3261) from the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the body responsible for administering and developing the mechanisms that comprise the Internet. SIP is still evolving and being extended as technology matures and SIP products are socialised in the marketplace.

How to connect iPhone/iPod Touch (Using USB) in Karmic/Jaunty/Intrepid/Hardy

If you want iphone/ipod touch in ubuntu easy way is using iFuse program.iFuse allows you to mount an iPhone or iPod Touch under Linux using the USB cable. You can view and edit the files similar to a normal USB disk drive. iFuse does not require “jailbreaking” or voiding your warranty and works without needing extra software installed on the phone (such as `ssh`).

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Sabayon – Manage multiple GNOME user profiles

Sabayon is a system administration tool to manage GNOME desktop settings. Sabayon provides a sane way to edit GConf defaults and GConf mandatory keys: the same way you edit your desktop. Sabayon launches profiles in an Xnest window. Any changes you make in the Xnest window are saved back to the profile file,which can then be applied to user’s accounts.

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my gateway 3018gz sound driver

i reformatted my gateway 3018gz(or m320?)notebook and reinstalled windows xp on it but i lost every drivers and was able to download all except the sound. i have tried every means but to no avail.

can someone assist me in locating the sound driver for my gateway 3018gz notebook computer?

Rectifying “Either the superblock or the partition table is likely to be corrupt”Error in Linux

In a Linux computer, partition table and superblock are two most important data structures. The superblock keeps record of the file system characteristics including its size, empty and filled block, location and size of Inode tables, block size and status. The partition tables stores all required information about hard drive primary partitions. When any of these data structure gets damaged, hard drive become inaccessible and all of the stored data can not be accessed. This behavior of Linux operating system results into critical data loss situations. At this point, to retrieve data your data from affected drive, you are required to carry out Linux Data Recovery using appropriate solutions.

In a practical scenario, when you run fsck on Linux hard drive to detect and fix file system errors, you might come across below given error message:

“The file system size (according to the superblock) is xxx

The physical size of the device is xxx