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    [ubuntu] Install Ubuntu on external hard drive

    I tried to install Ubuntu on an external hard drive. I would like my installation to work on two different computers.

    I had an old 10.10 version running on a hard drive, when I switched the HD to...
  2. [other] Apache - Can't connect to IP-based virtual server

    Trying to setup an IP-based virtual server so that I can get my partner to connect on his drupal website I'm working on locally.
    I've been following the little instructions there are in the official...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird and Firefox occasionally disappear from the global menu

    Actually they never appeared on mine. It's annoying cause I'm trying to install an extention that's supposed to make the global menu appear.
    I think I'll login in gnome next time and break up with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Natty external (dual) monitor - major problems

    Sounds like a great plan, except for how do you know when this is sorted? It seems dual monitor works on some machines, doesn't work at all on some others, and others just have very specific bugs...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Add bookmarks or ToC to pdf?

    You can easily add bookmarks and save them using PDF XChange viewer, which works well on WINE.
    I would really like a program that can create bookmarks from a TOC, though, because most PDFs out there...
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    [ubuntu] Re: XPS M1330 with 11.04 Natty Narwhal

    Damn, it does it with Unity too? I can't find Xinerama in the repos. I tried running Jupiter, to no avail.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Natty external (dual) monitor - major problems

    Anyone experienced display failures when switching from 2 monitors to 1?
    It's all black with only the cursor showing. Doing [Fn] [CRT/LCD] doesn't do a thing, nor do [Ctrl] [Alt] [Del] nor [Ctrl]...
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    [ubuntu] Re: XPS M1330 with 11.04 Natty Narwhal

    I have been experiencing a very annoying bug. When I switch from 2 monitors to the internal monitor only, the display fails. It's all black with only the cursor showing. Doing [Fn] [CRT/LCD] doesn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 kernel overheating and battery drain bug

    Oddly, on mine the problem isn't so bad. I seldom use it on my lap, though.
    If reported temperatures are right (I had to use a different applet) my XPS M1330 doesn't overheat much. Are you using...
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    [ubuntu] Re: XPS M1330 with 11.04 Natty Narwhal

    I switched from maverick 64 to Naughty 64 for 4 days now. Tried unity at first, missing too many important features such as applets and windows list so I'm running gnome2 again ("ubuntu classical")....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Constructive criticisms of 11.04 and Unity

    I agree. Here are the major drawbacks for me:

    Windows List
    I like to be able to see instantly at all time which apps are running on my current workspace. There doesn't seem to be a convenient way...
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    [SOLVED] Re: tab autocomplete stopped working

    Sweeet! That did it. Thanks.

    For others with the same problem:

    Edit your /etc/bash.bashrc file.
    quick shortcut: (Alt + F2, "gksudo gedit /etc/bash.bashrc")

    Uncomment the following lines,...
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    [SOLVED] tab autocomplete stopped working

    I did a bunch of uninstalls and reinstalls lately, trying different distros. Now I'm back to Ubuntu but tab autocomplete in terminals doesn't work anymore. It is quite less convenient now to use the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: setting primary monitor

    1. There is no "System" to click on in Unity
    2. The "Monitor Preferences" doesn't allow you to choose which monitor is primary.

    use xrandr to find the monitor's identification then xrandr...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Things I miss in Unity

    I went to look at it again and I found icon size and hide launcher. It's a start.

    I have been trying to replace the Super+S shortcut for something else because I've been using Super+S as my...
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    [ubuntu] Things I miss in Unity

    I am trying to give Unity a chance but it's been extremely frustrating, especially considering lack of information and lack of customisation options. Here are some of the topics of annoyance,...
  17. [gnome] Re: Unity and Gnome-Shell, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Them All...

    Would you please inform us how you managed to do that?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity Menu on Two Monitors

    bump, I was just having the same thoughts
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    [ubuntu] 11.04 kernel overheating and battery drain bug

    So apparantly there's a kernel bug in Natty that can drain the battery and overheat the computer.

    Info:
    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=OTM3NQ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: slow waking up from hibernation

    mkalioby's solution worked for me (XPS M1330)
    hibernating is still a little slow (which I don't care too much about) but wakeup time is much faster (<30sec)

    proper commands would be

    sudo...
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    [ubuntu] autocomplete with sudo stopped working

    I recently tried natty beta then reinstalled maverick because too unstable. Now in the console, when I use sudo the autocomplete doesn't work. it used to autocomplete when I did sudo apt-get install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: XPS M1330 with 11.04 Natty Narwhal

    thanks mc4man!
    I will be upgrading myself tomorrow. will leave feedback.
    by the way, do you guys get that very loud monstruous sound from the dvd drive whenever computer wakes up or boots? Ever...
  23. [ubuntu] Does the Natty upgrade replace gnome2 with unity?

    If I just upgrade my 10.10 to 11.04, will it replace gnome with unity? I tried unity before and it is not satifying because it is not customizable, I feel I have less options and less power over what...
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    [ubuntu] an app for bandwith monitoring?

    I have a monthly download/upload limit so I would like to monitor my bandwidth usage. I haven't found an easy to use app for this. I tried NTM and vnstat. NTM doesn't provide an accurate account and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Missing contacts in empahty

    I do have this problem too. No solution, though.
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