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  1. [ubuntu] What does "HIT" mean in Update manager?

    I upgraded to jaunty from 8.10 a day before the release, and all is working perfectly except for 2 things.

    First:

    Updates seem to have stopped, i dont think this is normal, but who knows, i...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Grub grub grub grub grub grub grub grub grub grub grub grub grub grub grub grub g

    My eyes are bleeding with the ammount of times ive seen the word GRUB on this page... :)
  3. Re: The MOST EXCITING YEAR for Computers? The mid 80s, late 90s, or now?

    I started when i was 7... it was all dos and boring, but i loved tinkering. As ive gotten older, the internets evolved, more people use it, weve become more connected, and most of all, its faster....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downloading Java

    Will the one in the Add/remove programs not work?
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Who Said Ubuntu Was a Resource Hog?

    Thats unusual, is it just that one image? Or all images? Also, the photo is a bit meaty too, i dont know if thats caused this though. Its big (3400-2800) and just under 4mb.
  6. Re: how to check post history on ubuntu forums?

    Click on your username and select "find more posts by"

    *EDIT* Curses Howefield you beat me to it!
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Applications, Places System menu has disappeared

    Right-click on the panel, and click "add to panel". From the list, select Menu bar, and you´re done! :) Its that easy! (I hope)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow Download speed

    We need to be sure of your Ethernet card, can you go to terminal and post here the output of:

    lspci

    and

    lsusb
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    [ubuntu] Re: Auto-Mounting On Startup

    The above peoples methods are very complicated and not efficient (no offence guys..) Just install Mountmanager from the Add/remove programs, configure to mount on start up, and away you go.
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    [ubuntu] Re: resolution issue

    Failing that... it gets technical, but i have fixed screen res. this way before, its scary, but dont worry, it works :)

    Terminal:

    sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg
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    [ubuntu] Re: resolution issue

    system-preferences-screen resolution. Perhaps changing it to what it should be in the guest account will fix the others... i dont know, failing that you could try booting a different kernel, or in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: cairo-dock error

    Have you ever run Cairodock before on your machine?
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    [gnome] Re: how can i attemp this?

    Search for Cairodock themes on Google. :) Youll find that one soon enough, and many other great ones.
  14. [gnome] Re: Add/Remove GNOME DO docky , the proper version is missing !

    Right click on the Do icon and click preferences, it should be in there... i think you must have the correct version installed. Failing that, right click and select About Do, that will tell you the...
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    [all variants] Re: Neglected Firefox on Linux

    Im also sticking with Firefox because of the addons, theres a few i cant do without, the right click bug has happened to me before, but thats the only real glitch. The main thing for me is the speed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Webcam.

    Go to add/remove programs, and search for a program called Cheese, install it and see if it detects your webcam automatically, if you havent tried already. :)
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    Poll: [ubuntu] Re: Google Desktop VS Gnome-Do

    I like Gnome-do´s speedyness. It feels more, integrated, plus, i have it running as a dock as well, and i much prefer it to AWN, things can only get better for this young project! :)
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    [all variants] Re: Neglected Firefox on Linux

    One thing ive noticed is that if i close firefox on linux then restart it, it takes a while, whereas on windows its almost instantanious. When Chrome comes to Linux i will be very interested to see...
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    [all variants] Re: Neglected Firefox on Linux

    This also seems popular with the Digg crowd!

    http://digg.com/linux_unix/Firefox_Faster_In_Wine_Than_Native

    Some of the comments are quite interesting...
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    [all variants] Neglected Firefox on Linux

    I found this today, I had long known that Safari installed with Wine worked far faster than Firefox natively, however i had never tried Firefox on wine. This article is what im talking about;
    ...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Using the file manager as a root user

    Mark as solved? ;)
  22. [all variants] Re: HOWTO: Get RTL8187B (ID: 8197) Working. Step by Step

    Some launchpad bug reports:

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/293946

    And the most interesting one:

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/182473

    It...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot without altering Windows (solved, I think)

    Thats correct. Its how i did mine and i have no ill effects. :)
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Synaptic package manager won't work.

    Make sure your up to date also:

    sudo apt-get update
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    [ubuntu] Re: ipod touch

    I dual boot to sync as well... its much easier. There is a way to sync using a VPN server... but thats just too complicated. I find it much easier to use itunes.
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