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June 10[edit]

Protective case for Toshiba NB 200[edit]

Can anyone recommend a protective case for a Toshiba NB 200 with a 6-cell battery attached to it? Regular 10.1" cases won't do because the 6-cell sticks out and adds another inch to the back of the netbook. I thought about grabbing a 4-cell battery but I'm not willing to give up the battery life and don't want to bring an additional battery around with me, whatever the size. Not really looking for one that can stay on while the netbook is in use, would prefer something that will protect it if I toss it (gently) into a small knapsack or shoulder bag. Thanks!--Silvaran (talk) 00:18, 10 June 2009 (UTC)

Video Conversion[edit]

I'm trying to convert a .dv file into a different, smaller file that YouTube will allow me to upload while keeping the video a decent quality-I already have a .mov, but it's excessively pixelated. I use a Mac Version 10.5.6, and I have the sub-par iMovie version 7.Tuesday42 (talk) 03:19, 10 June 2009 (UTC)

That should do it. Rgoodermote  00:03, 12 June 2009 (UTC)

Address book (email) quota/send to quota[edit]

What free webmail services offer address book quotas that can at least reach 250 to 300 hundred addresses? How about a compose screen that offers the same? Vltava 68 06:54, 10 June 2009 (UTC)

Are you trying to reach 250-300 or 25000-30000 addresses? There's quite a difference... — QuantumEleven 09:04, 10 June 2009 (UTC)
Sorry, I meant 250 - 300. Vltava 68 04:04, 12 June 2009 (UTC)

Mysql apache[edit]

I'm using Ubuntu8.04.

  1. My phpinfo() doesn't show any info about Mysql, eventhough mysqld is running. Also, in the apache folder there is no mysql file in 'available modules'. How do I install mysql module for apache so that i can LAMP on my PC.
  2. Supposing that I'm ready to remove/uninstall PHP, apache and mysql, is there any package for ubuntu that installs all three together without complications. (talk) 11:57, 10 June 2009 (UTC)

Download and install LAMP Server see here for instructions. BigDuncTalk 12:03, 10 June 2009 (UTC)


I downloaded and successfully installed TiLP-II for Windows XP, along with the GTK+ thingy. I had GIMP previously installed, and I read somewhere that the GTK thing required for TiLP is compatible with GIMP, but the one that comes with GIMP isn't compatible with TiLP. So I uninstalled the one that came with GIMP and installed TiLP's. So I am thinking that I'll just have a wonderful time connecting my calculator to my computer and checking out all the stuff on the RAM and ROM.

BUT, that didn't happen. Every time I try to run TiLP, I get an error: "The procedure entry point g_filename_to_utf8_utf8 could not be located in the dynamic link library libglib-2.0-0.dll." I also got errors reading that I was missing "libglib-2.0-0.dll", "intl.dll", and "iconv.dll", so I downloaded them manually to the system32 folder (this isn't the issue anymore, I fixed it. I just need to find out how the procedure entry point can be found.).

I tried reinstalling TiLP and the GTK+ thing. Nothing has worked. I even tried reinstalling Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable whatever it's called. What am I doing wrong, and how can I fix this? Thanks for the help! -- (talk) 15:45, 10 June 2009 (UTC)