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  1. Thread: vlc won't load

    by nudnik
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    [ubuntu] Re: vlc won't load

    Did you install anything, or experiment with anything after the original install of VLC?
  2. Thread: vlc won't load

    by nudnik
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    [ubuntu] Re: vlc won't load

    What version of Ubuntu are you using, and did you install VLC from the repositories or compile it yourself?
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    [ubuntu] Re: k3b - major trouble burning anything

    After reading the all the data, two things come to mind:
    1. Its not unlikely that your burner is dying.
    2. CMC is a horrible media company. They are famous makers of fine coasters.
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    Re: HowTo: NViDIA 185.19 Beta Drivers in Ubuntu

    Thanks. That clears it up. Rewards you with curly fries and a Guiness for your effort. \\:D/
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    Re: HowTo: NViDIA 185.19 Beta Drivers in Ubuntu

    I know....:P that's one good reason I stop it. What I'm talking about is this line from your code:
    sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop && sudo killall Xorg
    In particular, the "killall Xorg" bit. When...
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    Re: HowTo: NViDIA 185.19 Beta Drivers in Ubuntu

    Having not updated my own mental manpages in a while, I've been compiling the stable builds of 64-bit Nvidia drivers with only GDM stopped. Is it absolutely necessary to halt Xorg altogether for a...
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    [xubuntu] Re: utorrent-wine, high memory consumption?

    Its been my experience that Windows software rarely, if ever, behaves as it would in an XP or Vista environment when run using Wine. There are native clients for almost every need these days (as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9 degree overheating on install?

    A follow-up: You may not be alone. A recent post to the forum indicates this might be a compatability issue. See "Laptop Get Very Hot" post near the top of this section. I would still thouroughly...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9 degree overheating on install?

    Just to make absolutely sure, I would run the laptop with Windows and possibly another Unix/Linux OS as well to see if the same result ensues. My guess is that it likely will as I strongly suspect...
  10. Re: Nvidia driver compile instructions for Ubuntu 6.06 "Dapper Drake" 32 bit.

    Very good to know. I do find it useful to know these things however, in the event something goes awry or for some reason the repositories are unavailable, which happens on rare occasion.

    Its fun...
  11. Nvidia driver compile instructions for Ubuntu 6.06 "Dapper Drake" 32 bit.

    A rather rough, but hopefully beneficial guide to compiling the new driver.
    The following directions are intended for Gnome.

    Nvidia driver compile instructions for Ubuntu 6.06 "Dapper Drake" 32...
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    Re: Is Ubuntu for You?

    Regarding SATA support; my drive is allegedly SATA II and it works better with Ubuntu by far than it does with Windows. There is such a contrast between the two OS when it comes to SATA in fact, that...
  13. Simplified Intel 32 Bit Nvidia Linux 8756 Driver Install

    Simplified Intel 32 Bit Nvidia Linux 8756 Driver Install

    Terminal:

    sudo apt-get install build-essential bin86 kernel-package

    sudo apt-get install libqt3-headers libqt3-mt-dev

    Go to...
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    Re: If you have Windows XP, why do you use linux?

    I wanted a secure alternative I could run alongside Windows where I could enjoy some measure of privacy without constantly checking for spyware, viruses.

    For these reasons it is probably best to...
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    Re: What do U like least about Ubuntu?

    The default audio configuration is not entirely compatible with my audio hardware (Intel high def)

    The Nvidia Linux driver for my card, 7300GS, does not seem to allow televison output. Not really...
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