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Unable to update ubuntu unix 10.10 media codecs in slow speed GPRS internet

Unable to update ubuntu unix 10.10 media codecs in slow speed GPRS internet : I am using Ubuntu unix 10.10 all works well except media i.e. MP3 , CD , DVD nothing plays , because ubuntu 10.10 does'nt installs any third party media plugins except .ogg , it should have to update with ubuntu software center , but i have slow speed gprs internet then how to update my media plugins in offline environment ?

11.04 or Natty ~ Beta1 ~ additional panel function

Any one else having trouble with getting a third panel to remain functional through reboots?
I do not like or wish to use the Unity side panel

Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) Beta installation video

The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the absolute latest and greatest software the open source community has to offer. Ubuntu 11.04 “Natty Narwhal” Beta 1 gives a preview of the next version of Ubuntu.This is simple video for Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) Beta installation process.

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Howto enable WebGL on Firefox 4

WebGL is a Web-based Graphics Library. It extends the capability of the JavaScript programming language to allow it to generate interactive 3D graphics within any compatible web browser.WebGL is a context of the canvas HTML element that provides a 3D computer graphics API without the use of plug-ins.

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Can't install GUI on server from Desktop CD

I have the need for a Ubuntu server with normal server components such as SSH, NFS, and Samba servers, system accounting and status, etc, but also need X components for the in-house application. I figured it would be easier to install the server version then add the desktop rather than install the desktop then add all the missing server bits.

The server is on a secure network with no Internet access.
With the desktop CD in the drive, I have modified /etc/apt/sources.list (both manually and with "sudo apt-cdrom add") so that I have the line:
deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 10.10 _Maverick Meerkat_ - Release amd64 (20101007)]/ maverick main restricted
and left the "...Ubuntu-Server 10.10 ..." line commented out.
then done:
sudo apt-get update
-> all good, with the usual Internet errors, BUT
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
fails with "Unable to locate package"
and aptitude only lists 33 new packages from the CD.

Too Much Fumbling Around

Help How do I restore My home page. I have nothing at the top of the page& at the bottom ther is just the trash can & the desk top button. ?

Philips SAA713x tv tuner card driver for UBUNTU 10.10

I am a newcomer in UBUNTU world and I have installed UBUNTU 10.10 before 5 days. I have a tv tuner card philips SAA713x. It is detected but doesn't know how to install drivers in Ubuntu. Plz. guide to install the drivers/codecs and tv tuner software to see tv channels.

unable to bootup

running linux 9.10 ubuntu 2.4, and on bootup i'm getting a message saying " configuration for gnome power manager installed incorrectly." i've been running this for a year or more. i don't have the installation disc.

GUI not working in UBUNTU 10.10 version.

Hi All,

I have just installed Ubuntu Server 10.10 in HP ML350 G5 Server but I am not able login in GUI mode. only command mode is active.

So can have any support to login in GUI mode. I really appreciate the Ubuntu team..and thanks in advance..


Pinguy OS 11.04 Pre-Alpha Released

Pinguy OS an out-of-the-box working operating system for everyone, not just geeks.This OS is for people that have never used Linux before or for people that just want an out-of-the-box working OS without doing all the tweaks and enhancements that everyone seems to do when installing a fresh copy of Ubuntu or other Linux based Distro's.

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How to boot ubuntu 10.10 from windows?

I installed ubuntu 10.10 on my computer using the installer that you can just download and let run.
However, when the installer was finished, and I rebooted my computer, there was a screen that said to use the arrow keys to highlight which boot option to use. But the arrow keys won't register, so the selection stays on win xp. I also tried pressing num lock a bunch of times and using the arrow keys on the number pad, but it doesn't work. Is there any way to run ubuntu directly from windows using an ms-dos command? Or how am I supposed to boot it?
Thanks for any help.

How to set Internet proxy setting in Ubuntu 9.10


I am begineer in Linux.
Could you please tell me how to set up internet proxy setting.
Actually i am trying to start gui mode but package is not available.
Hence i want to check internet connectivity.
Also Provide me pdf\doc of all commands.

Thanks in Advance.

How to Install Chrome 10 beta and How to read local Languages (Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Devanagari) news paper and other langu

Part 1 (How to install Chrome)
Google released the latest beta of Chrome,version 10, celebrating the move to double figures with some very interesting new features. Google has kept Chrome development at breakneck pace since the first beta released in September 2008.

According to a Google blog post, Chrome 10's new Crankshaft version of its V8 JavaScript engine now runs scripts some 66 percent faster than previous versions, as measured by theV8 benchmark suite.The new beta build also includes hardware-accelerated video, which Google says may cut CPU usage by as much as 80 percent when running full-screen, assisting performance generally and extending your battery life.

How to replace gnome-screensaver with xscreensaver in ubuntu

XScreenSaver is the standard screen saver collection shipped on most Linux and Unix systems running the X11 window System.On X11 systems, XScreenSaver is two things: it is both a large collection of screen savers; and it is also the framework for blanking and locking the screen.

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WPA/WPA2 disconnecting from specific connection

Hello. I'm currently having ubuntu 10.10, which works fine, except that on one specific connection at my school, it's disconnecting all the time. About 5-6 times each hour. It depends on how long it takes for it to reconnect, from 3 seconds to 2 minutes. I also have a connection at home, which works without problems. I've had a talk with the network administrator, but he doesn't have a solution, although he tried to figure it out. Some of my classmates are currently using fedora, and that's no problems at all. So it's only ubuntu, and only on this connection. The connection is called eduroam, which is a connection used at several university's around Norway.

I'm currently using:
- WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
- CA certificate GTE_CyberTrust_Global_Root
- Inner auth: MSCHAPv2

To be honest I don't have high expectations, but I figure I'd give it a shot :) Tips and tricks is highly appreciated!

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