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    Re: HOWTO: Restore GRUB (if your MBR is messed up)

    Hey man, I did these steps but error 2 keeps getting displayed. I installed puppy linux, lucid pup, and it does install a bootable grub. The mint installer is the one that cannot do this. Any ideas?...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow netbook with 11.10

    Hey man, got puppy linux running on my usb key and it works pretty awesome. It's fast, comes with a few things and no lagging at all when typing or scrolling. I read that it loads either entirely or...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    You tell that to a non tech user that just needs something to work. Things should just work; ubuntu, or any linux distro for that matter, will make it big if things aren't complicated like this from...
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    Re: I don't get the point of Ubuntu

    Hell, I will install it next month too! Hopefully it will fix this slowness issue.
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    I have tried kubuntu, its ok, however, I do like unity too, and probably would like it more if it were as fast as gnome before it.

    Is canonical claiming that HUD will be lighting fast?

    I surely...
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    Proud to be loud - Pantera :guitar:
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    Re: I don't get the point of Ubuntu

    Hey SemiExpert, I did notice ubuntu is far less annoying than windows, until I upgraded to oneiric slowcelot. I mean, I would like unity if it wasn't so damn slow. I don't mind using my keyboard to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow netbook with 11.10

    My machine has almost 2 GBs of available memory, and I am currently running Chrome with a couple of open tabs. Believe me, it's not your hardware, it's unity or perhaps the innards of ubuntu oneiric...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    I hate how my upgrade to ubuntu 11.10 (the oneiric slowcelot) with unity has made my GUI really slow.

    I doubt our cries will be heard, they seem to be heading in some other direction away from...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless drops out after a couple minutes since upgrading to 11.04

    Hi man.

    Paste the output of the following command, to see if any devices are having problems.

    rfkill list all

    rfkill -> tool for enabling and disabling wireless devices

    Also, try to use...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.04 AR928X slow internet.

    I think it's an overall problem. Google instant and flash were working fine before 11.04. I am not very happy either. Seems like it got a lot of gadgets that we seldom use while diminishing...
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    Re: Can't install wireless driver

    You two guys know too much, are you part of the ubuntu team?
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    Re: Can't install wireless driver

    Yes, but it's now more full of options, or perhaps this is the WICD working now. I cannot tell by simply looking at the drop down when clicking the icon where the network manager used to be.
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    Re: Can't install wireless driver

    This last 3 line block did the trick, it took out the acer wireless thing.

    punisher@Aspire:~$ sudo rmmod -f acer-wmi
    punisher@Aspire:~$ sudo rfkill unblock all
    punisher@Aspire:~$ rfkill list all...
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    Re: Can't install wireless driver

    punisher@Aspire:/etc/modprobe.d$ lsmod | grep at
    ath9k 103633 0
    mac80211 257001 1 ath9k
    ath9k_common 13611 1 ath9k
    ath9k_hw 300328 2...
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    Re: Can't install wireless driver

    Here you go.


    punisher@Aspire:~/Downloads$ dmesg | grep ath
    [ 0.120795] [<c104f912>] ? warn_slowpath_common+0x72/0xa0
    [ 0.120807] [<c104f9e3>] ? warn_slowpath_fmt+0x33/0x40
    [ ...
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    Re: Can't install wireless driver

    Hi.

    I managed to get the version for my kernel. But it won't load the module.

    punisher@Aspire:~$ modinfo ath_pci
    filename: /lib/modules/2.6.38-8-generic/net/ath_pci.ko
    license: ...
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    Can't install wireless driver

    I just upgraded ubuntu to 11.04 and I need to install the wireless driver again. I downloaded the driver and I am getting the following error when running make:

    ./kernelversion.c:13:30: fatal...
  19. Thread: madwifi 0.10.x

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    [kubuntu] madwifi 0.10.x

    Hello folks.

    I've been trying to get my atheros card to work with kernel 2.6.27-10-generic. So far, i was adviced to use madwifi version 0.10.x, with the slight problem that i can't find it. I get...
  20. Thread: Disable xcompmgr

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    [gnome] Disable xcompmgr

    Hello there.

    I've installed the compiz package here in gOS. I used a script called compiz-check i found in the internet, and i helped me find out that xcompmgr was not allowing compiz to work. So,...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot install ATI Radeon 9250 Drivers: Unable to detect X Server.

    My installation did not install anything. Usually, i get some kind of message letting me know that restricted drivers are already being used, or in any case, the possibility of using them for the...
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    Re: cannot install "build-essential"?

    Quick questions here!!!

    apt-get install is asking me to put in my 7.10 gutsy cd. The thing is that i installed from a rewritable and now the cd is full of music. How can i tell the apt install...
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