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  1. [ubuntu] Change Priority with Lower Value Crashes Sys Monitor

    .. well, that's it really!

    For instance, I open System Monitor, right click, say, Skype and choose Change Priority.

    If I set a higher value (so a lower priority) then Sys Monitor is happy. But...
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    Re: Ubuntu 9.10 OpenVZ VPS - Starting at $5/month

    Cracker price for sure UG (ruddy amazin really) but, somehow, I'm not keen on a VPS hoster that also does shared .. silly, probably.

    And it would be tough to leave the Linode community, even...
  3. Re: $50 - guide for installing linux on windows

    hey pompeyjohn .. well, i've kind of written it already!

    *** HOW-TO Install & Perfect Ubuntu 9.10 [The 25 Part KARMIC KOALA BIBLE] ***

    .. The Bible specifies Karmic but works pretty much for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't mount drive after reboot - Karmic

    hope this helps ..
    SAVE TIME! Permanent Partition Mount [KARMIC KOALA BIBLE #15]
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    Poll: Re: How many of you are putting off upgrading?

    .. that's a shrewd viewpoint for the average user.

    For my guide the Karmic Koala Bible, I tested with both a fresh install and an upgrade, on a souped up HP Workstation:-

    Upgrade. Various...
  6. Restore Previous Virtual Machines in New Ubuntu & VirtualBox Install

    Set Up Previous VirtualBox Machines in Minutes

    Problem: After a fresh install of VirtualBox, perhaps in a new Linux installation, how can you seamlessly restore previous virtual operating systems,...
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    [all variants] Re: Which is the safest Linux Server Platform?

    not necessarily safer but, if you go ubuntu, will be less hassle to go with a long term support edition (currently hardy Heron 8.04)

    but really, it's how you set up your iptables (firewall) that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot with windows 7

    hey izh34 .. what you need, what you really really need, is:-


    The 25-Part Ubuntu KARMIC KOALA BIBLE
    and this superb forum.

    The Karmic Bible, BTW, I wrote for Linux noobs as well as...
  9. Create a Fun, Faster & Noob-Friendly Terminal .. YES, FOR REAL!!

    Here's Part 7 from ..

    guvnr.com's new 25-part Karmic Koala Bible

    Full of tips, tweaks & cheatsheets, it's ideal for beginners and intermediate users, assisting setup, enhancement & use of...
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    [all variants] Re: Ext3 and Ext4: Which file system to install?

    clean Ext4 install works a charm.

    am waiting before doing the upgrade from Jaunty Ext3 to Koala Ext4 because I'm away from my backup box, have terrible connectivity here (temp in Middle East)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I wanna dual boot my W7 with ubuntu. But

    hmmn, that's interesting. MS being cunning, maybe .. surely not?!

    one possible solution, at least as a temp ..

    install VirtualBox and install Wins7 within .. then no grub required for it .....
  12. [ubuntu] Re: At what time is Ubuntu 9.10 available for download?

    tick tock ..
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    Re: Howto: Tweaking Firefox!

    firefox-3.6 is the best tweak in ages! hope helps.
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    [ubuntu] Re: which firefox alternative browser to use?

    well, gldearman, ff is a cracking browser. it's hyper-functional. those extensions are key.

    BUT. (and that's a big but!)

    the memory leakage IS DRIVING ME NUTS! even the processor's locking...
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    [ubuntu] Re: FATAL: could not load modules.dep

    God's teeth! How bizarre.

    mr_raider, you have become a noted guest at my blog, where I couldn't resist this ridiculous little story .. Jaunty Install Problem with AMD Laptops

    Thank you,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: snd_hda_intel options database

    hey karlakoala .. I thought this was overridden by master volume in top panel but just tried and it's not, so try this ..

    at terminal type:-

    alsamixer

    er, guess what, that brings up the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: snd_hda_intel options database

    hey shinjimx .. tx to you, i now have ACDC rocking my sys!

    :guitar::guitar::guitar:

    couple things tho .. for some folks, i think jaunty up

    you may need to use "alsa-base.conf", rather than...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No Sound - Please Help!

    hey shinjimx .. tx to you, i now have ACDC rocking my sys!

    :guitar::guitar::guitar::guitar::guitar:

    couple things tho .. for some folks, i think jaunty up

    you may need to use...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ai RoboForm for Linux?

    big cheers Andre, top tip Sir.

    .. been looking for an alt to Sxipper (Firefox addon) which just doesn't cut the mustard when it comes to form filling.
  20. [ubuntu] Re: how can i disassociate program from cd-rom drive?

    @Scragar & @StuartN .. big cheers guys .. easy when you know how, huh.

    many tx.
  21. [ubuntu] how can i disassociate program from cd-rom drive?

    hey folks,

    i installed the splendid cd-to-mp3 encoder "abcde" a few days ago. when i inserted a cd, as you'd expect, up popped the dialogue asking with which programme to launch the music cd.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] GtkOrphan: Safe or Not?

    http://www.marzocca.net/linux/gtkorphan.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: Intrepid Ibex 8.10 on HP Pavilion dv3500

    HP Pavilion DV 3500 or DV 3000 on Jaunty 9.04, using IDT 92HD71B7X codec

    ..

    surprisingly, pretend you have a Dell and use this ..

    options snd-hda-intel model=dell-m4-1

    .. working that out...
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    [ubuntu] Re: snd_hda_intel options database

    New entry for you:-

    HP Pavilion DV 3500 or DV 3000 on Jaunty 9.04, using IDT 92HD71B7X codec

    ..

    surprisingly, pretend you have a Dell and use this ..

    options snd-hda-intel model=dell-m4-1
  25. Re: How To: Manual Network Configuration without the need for Network Manager

    well, that was testing!

    Kevdog .. thank you for your excellent guide. You are a star. Hi and lo, I had searched.

    Maricaibo .. thank you too. You got me automated.

    Kevdog .. you may...
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