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i have ubuntu installed on virtual box,but i am not able to install anything as ubuntu does not connect to internet. My interface i.e eth0 was set to dhcp.when it was set to dhcp,it was not getting ...
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I am completely baffled by a problem I'm experiencing with one folder on my PC. Let's say I launch the common file dialog (e.g. "Save As"/"Attach File"/etc) and navigate to this folder using the ...
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I'm using TeamViewer to access my iMac (Snow Leopard) from my laptop (Windows 7) remotely. Is it possible to make Mac recognize my iPad as plugged in to a USB port on my laptop? Are there any free ...
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How to set default “Page Setup →Page Size” as A4 in Firefox?

In my Firefox (linux) I can change the page as A4 in File → Page Setup → Page Size. Doing this, I inform the browser to print my pages as A4, instead of the default of Letter. My printer doesn't have ...
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For some reason Samba just stopped working on my netbook and I can't find where it is in order to restart it. I think this happened right after some recent updates... /etc/init.d/samba does not ...
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How can I change what applications are listed in the Recommended Programs list below? I checked the various options in Control Panel > Default Programs, but none appear to allow me to affect this ...
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I recently followed these steps to get the classic shutdown menu in windows XP: Now my system, which normally doesn't require a password, prompts me for a password when I try to login. Is there a ...
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