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    [ubuntu] fglrx and

    I am using the on-board GPU in my machine, it's a Radeon 4200. There was a point in time that I could actually play videos smoothly, without tearing, and had HDMI working - with audio even! It...
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    Re: 11.10 Upgrade Error

    Should I terminate the current upgrade processes first?


    root 2175 0.0 0.0 24476 1160 pts/0 S+ Oct13 0:00 screen -e \0\0 -L -c screenrc -S ubuntu-release-upgrade-screen-window...
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    11.10 Upgrade Error

    I was upgrading in a terminal, and it got stuck here:


    Preparing to replace libtelepathy-glib0 0.14.3-1ubuntu1 (using .../libtelepathy-glib0_0.15.5-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb) ...

    The kernel log shows...
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    Proxy for parental control / virus exclusion

    What's the current situation on this kind of stuff? Last I heard many years ago, DansGuardian was the gold standard. Has anything new cropped up? Any other tips?
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot after installing 10.04 from minimal cd on USB stick

    I am having the same problem after a USB stick installation, 10.04 AMD64 server. I installed to a RAID-1 array on an AMD785 chipset, and it sits with the blinking cursor forever after rebooting into...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu will not shutdown

    How about the logs?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu will not shutdown

    Show us your /var/log/dmesg and /var/log/syslog, perhaps there are clues there. Also, if during shutdown you're able to hit ALT+SHIFT+F1 and get a console and log in, run sudo ps aux and tell us...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do I restart samba/

    The "new" method is "service smbd restart". If you try to restart it with the scripts in /etc/init.d, it tells you as much, I believe.
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    [kubuntu] Re: How can I STOP the damned sounds

    On this subject, I do believe the startup sound is too long and obnoxious. Wonder where we can suggest that it be shortened and calmed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Plz help! laptop crashed, wont boot up!!!

    How far into the boot process is it getting? To the BIOS? Beyond BIOS? To the bootloader? Into Ubuntu?
  11. [ubuntu] Re: can't load mod_rewrite, even though it's there....

    If the file is there, I would believe that apache is unable to access it due to file permissions.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Extending battery life

    Could disable everything you don't need in BIOS, then rmmod any device drivers you aren't going to be using to watch AVIs, such as those for SD card slots, USB, etc.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Building a computer

    That case appears to be incompatible, sorry.




    In all seriousness, I would not recommend an ATI card if you expect hardware acceleration. I am currently battling with a Radeon HD 4200 IGP on...
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    [ubuntu] FGLRX causes horizontal screen corruption

    I just installed 10.04 32-bit, and I have an ATI HD 4200 on-board video IGP. I installed the hardware driver using the GUI method, and the desktop looks like this now. This input form is heavily...
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    [ubuntu] OpenVPN installation

    I just installed OpenVPN using apt, and it doesn't seem to have components which are distributed with the source, such as easy-rsa. Why would tools like this be excluded from the package? I prefer...
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    [ubuntu] GRUB with RAID installation problem

    I have two 500GB drives configured as a RAID-1 array on an AMD SB710 chipset. Ubuntu recognizes the array and is able to partition it, but the installer fails during GRUB installation. Here is the...
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    [all variants] Re: Dual boot with Windows 7 RC

    I'm using Windows 7 build 7100 (32-bit). What are you using? I wonder why there's disparity between our experiences with the partitioning step. I don't suppose you would be willing to wipe your...
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    [all variants] Re: Dual boot with Windows 7 RC

    majamba, I don't think the OSS community should expect the average Windows user to go through all that trouble. Ubuntu's installer is expected to perform this task without a great deal of effort,...
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    [all variants] Re: Dual boot with Windows 7 RC

    Herman,

    gparted didn't give me any problems, and recognized (and reported) the Win 7 partition correctly in size and in NTFS format. The only problem was that the Ubuntu installer wasn't...
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    [all variants] Re: Dual boot with Windows 7 RC

    Well, I manually partitioned with gparted, and I'm able to boot both OSes fine.
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    [all variants] Re: Dual boot with Windows 7 RC

    Well, obviously. I've never had trouble with Ubuntu installations in another area of free space on a drive with XP, but this is looking wholly different. Again, I'm nervous since the partitioning...
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    [all variants] Re: Dual boot with Windows 7 RC

    I'm worried that the install partitioner is going to waste my NTFS partition, because it recognizes it, but not as a Windows partition. It doesn't seem to understand how much free space is...
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    [all variants] Re: Dual boot with Windows 7 RC

    Actually I don't have Ubuntu installed yet; I installed Windows 7 first, and now want to put Ubuntu in the free space on the other half of my drive.
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    [all variants] Re: Dual boot with Windows 7 RC

    Well, it seems to be different between Vista and Win 7. Here is what happens during partitioning with an existing Win 7 partition. It doesn't recognize my Win 7 partition properly, and if I use the...
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    [all variants] Dual boot with Windows 7 RC

    I can't seem to find a guide to booting Windows 7 from GRUB after installing Ubuntu. This would be after installing Windows 7 first. I haven't tried yet, but since there seems to be a lack of...
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