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Missing Debian Sound Control

Posted 03-18-2011 at 11:18 AM by drask

I installed Debian the other day. So far it is working really well for me. I discovered one minor annoyance today that took me a few minutes to figure out and fix.

Right-clicking the volume control icon in the Notification Area brings up a context menu. The first entry is "Mute", the second is "Open Volume Control".

When I tried clicking on the second one, I kept getting an error message "Can't open gnome-volume-control no such file". I...
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update for blog

Posted 03-16-2011 at 04:40 PM by shade sole

Does any one know how to make wubi install an iso that is on a cd-rom if you do please tell me?

Alternatively, if some one knows of a free bootloder that can take an image on a cd-rom and place it on your hard drive pleas tell me.

This would be much obliged.

Note the software must work with a screen reader
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/bin/echo manual, or how can you help Japan

Posted 03-15-2011 at 03:57 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Tags life, linux, man, unix

Yea, sort of weird post again, nevertheless, I'll publish this.
I'm worried much about Japan.

I wish everyone will be safe there. I wish this sort of <insert_your_definition> will never ever happen to their place again, and I wish they restore quickly, to even greater state in which Japan ever was before!
I now always think about a place with a blue-blue sky and shining sun in the morning, green leaves on the trees and happy people living there and enjoying their...
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Posted 03-15-2011 at 03:53 PM by drask

Okay, my Ubuntu install has been getting raggedy over time. I've upgraded it a couple of times and that's always iffy, plus our network engineers have been busily tying our shares to both our user and computer active directory entries, which worked for a while under Ubuntu using Likewise-open, but then stopped and I haven't had time to figure out why. So baby with the bathwater style, I decided it was time to jump ship and try Debian. I've always heard good things about that distro even before Ubuntu...
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Pinguy OS 11.04 Pre-Alpha Released

Posted 03-15-2011 at 04:24 AM by sridhar11

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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