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    [xubuntu] Re: Package Update History

    I've found a fix for the problem: adjusting the PCM volume on the mixer. At certain PCM volume levels the sound just sounds awful.
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    [xubuntu] Re: Package Update History

    Having tried previous kernel releases (holding down shift at boot), I can rule out the kernel update as the reason for the ALSA reduced performance. [thanks Jose Catre-Vandis for tip]

    I'm now...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Package Update History

    It's not just the atari800 emulator program that has choppy sound, the mp3 playback quality has also reduced. I now suspect something has reduced the performance of the ALSA driver.

    Looking at the...
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    [xubuntu] Package Update History

    After an update, sometimes something goes wrong with another package due to a conflict with the new updates. Is there an updates history so I can see what packages have been recently updated?

    FYI,...
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    [xubuntu] need a script, possibly a bash one

    How can you automate the following sequence of commands?:

    1# ps -e

    2# find pid for 'ac_client'

    3# kill pid
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    [xubuntu] Re: 3D acceleration for the ATI RADEON 9100 IGP

    Just to clarify, 3D Acceleration was not working with KMS enabled for this card using the open source Radeon drivers. Ideally you would want KMS on; but for this card having KMS enabled meant no 3D...
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    [xubuntu] Re: 3D acceleration for the ATI RADEON 9100 IGP

    Yeah-but 60 fps is pants and the 3d acceleration wasn't working so that opengl applications such as GLBlur on screensaver ran very sluggishly.

    With the KMS off, the GLBlur now runs smoothly. I got...
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    [xubuntu] Re: 3D acceleration for the ATI RADEON 9100 IGP

    Ha HA!

    The open source radeon drivers work fine. The problem appears to be with the KMS.

    Follow the instructions here (under sub heading 'KMS with a Radeon card') and amend the grub file so...
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    [xubuntu] 3D acceleration for the ATI RADEON 9100 IGP

    When will the open source drivers allow 3D acceleration for the ATI RADEON 9100 IGP?

    Here it says '3d support using open source is close!':
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  10. [ubuntu] Remounting CDs with executive permissions.

    How do you do remount CDs with executive permissions?

    Regards

    Ubuntu 10.10
    External USB DVD R/RW
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    Re: My first Python code

    I've now published a general purpose stress calc GUI manager using wxpython (TKinter I've been informed isn't as good)

    http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~eckeroo/+junk/yeoman/files

    I've created a new...
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    yeoman v0.90 now published

    Hello,

    I've now published my code:

    http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~eckeroo/+junk/yeoman/files

    It's my first published piece of code written in Python and it is 14.1KB in size. Simply copy all...
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    Re: Old/crappy pc/laptop users, come chat and share here!

    Just got this up and running today:

    motherboard: A7N8X Deluxe rev2.0 BIOS 1008
    memory: 2 x 512MB DDR PC2100 (soon to be 2 x 512MB DDR PC2700)
    processor: ATHLON XP 2600+...
  14. [ubuntu] Can you install ubuntu with a floppy disk?

    Hello,

    My A7M266 motherboard does not allow boot from USB. The options are Floppy, HDD, CD-ROM and LAN. I'm not familiar with a LAN install, but I know the motherboard itself does not have onboard...
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    Re: Quake 2 was released 14 years ago!!

    It's not in the Ubuntu repositories, so is it still proprietary software?

    My original Quake 2 CD needs to be in my CD drive for Wine to run it.

    Quake 2 is a lovely game. I do not like Quake 3...
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    Re: Quake 2 was released 14 years ago!!

    I meant to say '1 kW' but hey, the way these computers are going, it won't be long before they do require their own hydroelectric dam to power em.



    That's the one, except without the 'E'. Ain't...
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    Quake 2 was released 14 years ago!!

    How old am I!!

    1997 it was, and this game was one of the first major games to utilise 3d hardware acceleration. I'm using an ASUS A7M266 motherboard, which is I've been informed by the lm-sensor...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernel command line

    I can now read my motherboard CPU temperature! A conky display is just incomplete without it.

    You guys are totally awesome 8-)

    FYI, here's the lm-sensors solution for reactivating the sensors...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernel command line

    I need a hand with this:

    where exactly do I add the command 'acpi_enforce_resources=no' in my menu.lst file?


    # menu.lst - See: grub(8), info grub, update-grub(8)
    # ...
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    [ubuntu] Kernel command line

    I'm trying to implement the following solution from the lm-sensors mailing list:



    This is for a hardware specific issue, namely the re-activation of on-board sensors for the ASUS A7M266...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Scripts that run during boot

    SOLVED!!!!!!

    The thread I followed was this

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=202834

    There were no scripts. That's why I couldn't find any.
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Scripts that run during boot

    I think I may have a clue: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=885847&highlight=networking+boot&page=3

    there's this little snippet


    cd /etc/init.d
    sudo -s
    chmod +x wifi-fix.sh...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Scripts that run during boot

    #-o

    What had happened was this:

    I followed a thread with instructions on how to setup an internet connection from boot. It worked a treat, except I can't find that old thread now and I want to...
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    [SOLVED] Scripts that run during boot

    Hello all,

    I have a script, somewhere, that runs during start up which I want to amend. However, I'm not familiar with the Ubuntu initialisation routine.

    What file (presumably somewhere in the...
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    Re: Publishing open source

    Thanks,

    What about google code? like this:

    http://code.google.com/p/pyeuclid/

    I like the simple and straight forward layout.
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