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    [ubuntu] 11x video trouble

    Downloaded and clean installed 11.04 to my tinker with computer tonight and all goes well until I get to the desktop. Where the top panel and new side panel should be I have white and black bars. The...
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    [PPC] Re: xserver prob G3

    Thanks all. I got it working with Ubuntu 6.06.1LTS. That will be fine for the purposes my wife's cousin wants it for.

    The instructions in the thread "Easy way to install Ubuntu on iMac G3" here at...
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    [PPC] Re: xserver prob G3

    Ran into the same dead-end with MintPPC :( just boggles me that others got it to work somehow. The 'Ubuntu success stories I've seen I think revolve around 6.06 though so I'm downloading xubuntu 6.06...
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    [PPC] xserver prob G3

    Hello all. I'm trying to squeeze blood out of a turnip for a friend. The patient is a red/white slot cd iMac with 400Mhz ppc, 256RAM and ATI Rage Pro graphics.

    I put Ub. 10.10 alternate on it but...
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    [ubuntu] file indexing

    Hello,

    I want to make Ubuntu 9.10 x64 also do file and print serving WITH Indexing so that the shared folders can show up in the Win7 clients "Libraries".

    I don't know why but I can't get DAAP...
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    [ubuntu] Re: SMB Folder Sharing

    I have the same error. Sharing worked for a day and then quit. Also can't connect to Windows network shares ('unable to retrieve share list from servers').
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Upgrade 9.04 --> 9.10 has botched Rhythmbox

    Posting my question here because this thread is similar to my issue. I have Ub 9.10 installed on a machine and I've moved all of my music to a shared Music folder there. My other 2 machines run...
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    [kubuntu] Re: video conversion

    thanks I'll give it a shot.
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    [kubuntu] video conversion

    Hello. I have a camera which produces video by default in uncompressed .mov. I have a need to shrink that to about 8MB. These are about 5 minute or less clips. In vista I can use Quicktime to get...
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    Re: Challenge for all you Microsoft haters!

    I'll bite. Something positive: Win 7 beta is actually a good product (from a home user standpoint). It's "library" feature is very handy as well as its much simplified home networking. The inclusion...
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    Re: 3D life Player

    thanks for asking here because I just found it via google search: 3d life player.

    Wish they would use flash or silverlight/moonlight like the rest of the nickjr/pbs/noggin/disney sites use. What...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Netflix in Linux

    Just like all incompatibilities that won't work. The reason is that only drones answer those email boxes and merely reply with a canned message that lists what they support then they hit delete. IOW...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    use whatever tool works for you. I use Windows for some things and there are others that Ubuntu is better for. Gaming however I've moved almost entirely to consoles now that they are such computing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: min/max/close bar is missing?

    That worked Therion, thanks.
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    [ubuntu] min/max/close bar is missing?

    How do I get the Min/Max/Close "x" buttons back. Every program I open keeps going full screen so I lose the Ubuntu menu bars on the bottom, top, and don't have the min/max/close x anymore.

    thanks,...
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    [ubuntu] External SATA install

    With this new external drive install ability can I install Ubuntu onto my external SATA/USB drive and still be able to boot Vista on other drive without the external drive being on?

    Previous...
  17. Re: How important do you think gaming is to Ubuntu's success?

    Not as important as it used to be thanks to consoles that rival desktop pc ability now. It's simply far simpler and often cheaper to just decide on a XBox 360, PS3, or wii than it is is to keep one's...
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    Re: Backup using Rsync, Bash & Cron

    Great tutorial! I had an assignment for Linux Admin. class in which we were to find a script and cron job on the internet, summarize it and reference it. This worked so well that I used it for my...
  19. Re: How To: Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 8.04LTS (Hardy Heron) [Tutorial]

    how do I get networking (internet) working in wxp guest on virtualbox? I put /dev/net/tut in the vboxusers group and chmod 755 permitted it but it still doesn't work.

    *update* Nevermind I found...
  20. Re: What is the lamest reason for giving up on Ubuntu/Linux you've ever heard?

    "It's not Windows??!!!!"

    Heard that one a few days ago after a friend gave a pc away which we put Ubuntu on. She then tried to put a copy of windows from a friend of hers which of course didn't...
  21. Re: People in my family are scared of Linux and Firefox.

    Then let them use Windows (I assume it's their computer) but let them know this too: their free ride of getting tech-help from you is over. Not because you think they should do as you say but simply...
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    [ubuntu] Re: customize compiz

    I found it! Forlong's blog has a GREAT step by step guide for explaining and enabling many compiz settings.

    Rob
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    [ubuntu] Re: customize compiz

    do you have 3d restricted drivers working? Compiz won't work without those working first.
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    [ubuntu] customize compiz

    I ran into a slick web site shortly after Hardy was released that had step-by-step instructions for setting up Compiz to have my favorite features work, which a while back was the default way that...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: broiken nvidia package after installing kernel 2.6.24-18

    that is so not true. That works fine with 7.10 but I (and many many others here) have not been able to get that to work with 8.04.
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