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    Re: Using Stata on Ubuntu

    If you have the error:



    What worked for me was to install the Natty version of libgtksourceview1.0 and libgtksourceview-common (from ubuntu-updates, they're not available on...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: PDF printing using cups - copy text from PDF garbled

    Sorry to revive an older thread, but I have the exact same problem. Did you manage to find a solution in the end?
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    [SOLVED] Re: xrandr external monitor problem

    I feel so stupid... There was a hidden menu in the TV options that controlled the resolution and that was set at 1024x768... Once I found that, I was able to change the resolution and geometry and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: xrandr external monitor problem

    I did everything other than create a new modline. I'll try that too -- though xrandr already has a modline for the right resolution and it applies that. I'll try to find the specs of the TV and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: xrandr external monitor problem

    I checked the TV menus and couldn't find anything of the sort. I connected another computer (granted, to the HDMI input) and it got a 1360x768 resolution without problems. So it seems to me it's not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: xrandr external monitor problem

    Yes, the LCD's native resolution is 1360x768 (when I connect another computer to it, it uses that resolution).

    Here is the output of xrandr -q:


    Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1360 x...
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    [SOLVED] xrandr external monitor problem

    I would really appreciate some help with the following problem. I have Lucid installed on an older Dell Inspiron 6000 (Ati X300 video card, no longer supported by fglrx, so using the open-source ati...
  8. [all variants] launch program after X starts but before login

    I have a notebook that I dock when at the office. I have a script that checks if the notebook is docked and if so enables the external monitor and disables the notebook screen. I added the script to...
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    [ubuntu_mobile] Re: Latitude E6500 and Docking station

    Is there a way to automate this? What I mean is that right now I dock the notebook, turn it on (during which the external monitor works), then boot up ubuntu (which disables the external monitor),...
  10. Re: Presenting Ejecter, a quick way to unmount devices right from your system tray

    Is there any way to modify the "eject" command so that it runs the script at http://elliotli.blogspot.com/2009/01/safely-remove-usb-hard-drive-in-linux.html after unmounting?
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    [ubuntu] Re: texlive 2008 paper size

    Nevermind, figured it out. I was loading the "anysize" package, which has the (bad) habit of setting the paper size to A4. Problem solved...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] texlive 2008 paper size

    Hey everybody,

    I have the following problem: I installed TeXLive 2008 from source using these instructions (except for the PATH thing, where I used the last comment on the same page). I chose...
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    [ubuntu] Re: totem plays videos half-width

    I submitted a bug report. Hopefully, we'll get some answers...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Totem-xine Detects Aspect Ratio Right, Displays Wrong

    No problem. I'll post a bug on launchpad, maybe we'll have more luck. It seems like other people have had similar issues with totem. I'll let you know if somebody comes up with a solution.
  15. [SOLVED] Re: how do i make hard drive permissions open to all?

    This should work: plug the hard disk in the computer that you used to format it. It should open a Nautilus window. Select all the files and folders, right click and choose "properties". Go to the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: totem plays videos half-width

    I guess my problem is that I can't figure out which is that configuration file that would need to be tinkered with. At least I know I'm not the only one with this problem...
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    [ubuntu] totem plays videos half-width

    For a couple of days, I have this weird problem: when I try to play a movie in Totem (xine), the image is squeezed (I can't post a screenshot because it doesn't show the video being played) Compared...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Totem-xine Detects Aspect Ratio Right, Displays Wrong

    Hey, did you manage to solve the problem with totem? I have a similar issue, though reversed: totem plays videos at half width... Could you please share your solution with me, maybe I can deal with...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: how do i make hard drive permissions open to all?

    Ext3 systems should be readable by any linux/unix variant. As long as you're logged in as the same user, things should work. Can you explain a bit better what you mean by "accessible by all linux...
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    [ubuntu] Re: weird totem aspect ratio problem

    No idea, anybody?
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    [ubuntu] Re: weird totem aspect ratio problem

    Is there any file/place where totem could save some settings that might affect how it displays videos? It seemed to me like it automatically creates a xine preference file,and maybe that's why gxine...
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    [ubuntu] Re: weird totem aspect ratio problem

    A bit more testing:


    uninstalled totem-xine and installed totem-gstreamer - same behavior
    installed gxine - same behavior


    Also, the video resize options behave weird. Nothing happens...
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    [ubuntu] Re: weird totem aspect ratio problem

    The aspect ratio is set to "auto" and changing it does not solve the problem. This was my first thought too. The video really looks as if totem switched the dimensions somehow (height for width)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: running xp alongside UBUNTU

    Have a look at Virtualbox (worked better for me, more responsive) or Vmware. Just two quick options. Virtualbox has packages for Ubuntu on their website. For Vmware, you need to use their installer.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Backing up files to Samba

    How would you want the program to "support" samba shares? In the sense of mounting it for you? Or in the sense of being able to preserve the permissions of the files?

    If it's the first, you can...
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