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[SOLVED] Ubuntu Startup-manager killed my windows partition entry in GRUB2

The issue I had a scary thing happen the other day: the windows xp entry on GRUB2’s boot screen went missing!  This happened shortly after the windows partition had been encrypted with a McAfee product.  Ubuntu didn’t remove the entry itself; it was actually only after I tried to make a change to the startup …

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[SOLVED] Screen Resolution resets to something undesired in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic

Assuming you have a monitor that supports some high resolution, say 1680 x 1050, and you’re using an nvidia card: System > Administration > Hardware Drivers Make sure the latest recommended nvidia proprietary driver is activated (if not, do it and reboot) System > Preferences > Display (it should ask if you want to use …

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Thank you, open source

Before I get started on yesterday’s and todays scripts, I’d like to take a moment to thank all the open-source developers who are making my computing experience possible.  Here is just some of the open source software that I’ve used during my run on 100 Days. jQuery & JQuery UI – javascript & js/css library, …

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Kill Dreamweaver (works every time!)

Weirdest thing: if you create a stylesheet that is linked to from one of your pages in dreamweaver and it contains the line .popup {} int it, dW dies while trying to start up.  Great parlour trick!

Joomla Tip: “mgmedia2 component not installed. Please install first to use the plugin.”

If you are seeing “mgmedia2 component not installed. Please install first to use the plugin.” then you probably either just tried to uninstall the mgmedia2 thing from your Joomla admin panel, or are trying to install mgmedia2. If you want to uninstal mgmedia2, make sure you go to Installers > Mambots and uninstall the mambot/plugin …

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[SOLVED] Dreamweaver: Site-wide, design time style sheets using templates

Prerequisites: Every page of your site must be a PHP file, or some kind of server side language file. You must use Dreamweaver templates to make the design-time stylesheet automatically apply itself to the pages of your site. This solution is not going to work for everyone because of the two prereqs above; sorry about …

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