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Heyo,

So I just got Ubuntu on my laptop and I've got a few questions. Think someone more experienced could help me out over MSN?

beaulgriffin@hotmail.com

Thanks a ton in advance!

EDIT: And of course Pidgin decides to crap out on me. Awesome. [/sarcasm]

~Gooda~
Edited by Havegooda - 6/17/08 at 10:19pm
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Added you, i will be jpope33@cox.net
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Aight, thanks. For some reason Pidgin won't load up and Kopete won't install due to some error...

Code:
E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11 Resource temporarily unavailable)
E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?
-.-

EDIT: Ya know, it just might be because I'm updating to 8.04...

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so whats the problem?

the error above just means that you are already running an update of some sort.
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Yea, I found that out the hard way

I just wanted to add some Linux gurus in case I needed some help and wouldn't have to make a topic.

For an actual question, why is it that I now have to use sudo to run F@H? I used to just run it via ./fah6, but now I have to add sudo.

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