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    [ubuntu] Problem installing on iBook G3

    I have an iBook Clamshell, Paris model. If the "Paris" meant anything, you can probably skip the specs:
    366MHz PowerPC 750CX (G3)
    ATI Rage 128 8MB VRAM
    Firewire
    CD Drive

    Anyway, I downloaded...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Folders open in terminal

    Thanks!

    That fixed it.
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Folders open in terminal

    Ok, I think I did something incredibly stupid. I right-clicked and told it to open a folder with gnome-terminal, and now, every time I go to places>any folder it tries to open in gnome-terminal, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Blurred Gnome-panel?

    I seem to have solved my own problem.
    I just opened this picture into GIMP:
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/93/Windows_Vista_Open_Dialog.png

    Then cut out a small section of the...
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    [ubuntu] Blurred Gnome-panel?

    Ok, if you have ever seen Windows Aero:
    http://images.pcworld.com/news/graphics/133191-aero.jpg
    You may have noticed a slight blur or other distortion in the transparent part of the window.


    Is...
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    Re: Upgrade to 2.6.26 kernel in hardy?

    NO!!! DO NOT RUN EITHER OF THE SCRIPTS I HAD POSTED!!! believe me, you don't want to have to deal with that.
    I just rebooted to try out the new kernel,
    the first time, it booted in the server...
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    Re: Upgrade to 2.6.26 kernel in hardy?

    Question for what I am working on.

    What is your architecture?

    Also, you may want to have broadband for my idea.

    And will 2.6.27 work?
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    [gnome] Re: Abstract Title Bar placement

    OK, I got the button placement.
    All I did was change the sequence in Emerald to T:N(2)C(2)X:I
    Although, I didn't get the menu in there, but I doubted I would. That would probably need a new desktop...
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    [gnome] Abstract Title Bar placement

    Ok, I have this radical new idea.
    Instead of having the title bar at the top and the buttons on the right/left, why not put the title bar in the bottom with the buttons in the middle?

    It would...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Strange rendering

    Anyone want to explain why it suddenly snapped back? 3d rendering works fine now. All I did was play with the resolution a bunch of times. Sometimes I would check on it, and even restart Xorg to get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Strange rendering

    Hmm... perhaps it is common to Via chipsets. I have Via KM400.
  12. Thread: Gegl???

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    Re: Gegl???

    I'm glad to see I'm not the only one to notice crap like that! I saw that and wondered if I had just completely lost my mind. Seems all you have to do is right-click on the edge of the 'invisible'...
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    [ubuntu] Configure composition in Metacity

    In Ubuntu Hardy, you can enable composition in metacity in gconf-editor. How do you change the settings?
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    [ubuntu] glxinfo result

    In case you needed it, here is the glxinfo result:


    glxinfo
    name of display: :0.0
    do_wait: drmWaitVBlank returned -1, IRQs don't seem to be working correctly.
    Try running with...
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    [ubuntu] Strange rendering

    Not exactly sure what you call this, but every time I run a 3d app or 2d game, I get something wierd. It pretty much stretches the image over the whole desktop. In glxgears, it has the gears...
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    [ubuntu] Game Slowdown

    OK, this one was posted a while ago by another user, but

    I have experienced a slowdown in 3d and even 2d games.
    GLXINFO reports the following on direct rendering:
    direct rendering: No (If you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Huge Problem

    Thanks, It worked perfectly, and thanks for getting such a fast reply to me.:)
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Huge Problem

    I'm gonna guess that I wasn't supposed to remove the folders /tmp and /var/tmp, because now I'm in failsafe terminal wondering why nothing will start. I can't even start Metacity! does anyone know...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Metacity

    Got it. The commands I used were here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=88393 to reverse it:

    sudo sed -i "s/xfwm4)/xfwm4|openbox)/" /usr/bin/gnome-wm
    echo export...
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    Re: Replace metacity by xfwm4

    sudo sed -i "s/xfwm4)/xfwm4|openbox)/" /usr/bin/gnome-wm
    echo export WINDOW_MANAGER=/usr/bin/metacity >> ~/.gnomerc
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    [ubuntu] Re: Metacity

    no, that made it freak out. I did some wierd commands in terminal. I'll see if I can dig up the commands.:confused:
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Metacity

    Ok, huge prob: I tried to switch metacity for XFWM4, now I want to switch back, but can't. It is very annoying when I have to start it manually. Does anyone know how to change the WM to Metacity in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Via Drivers

    I forgot to mention, I am using Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon on a Compaq Presario S6500NX
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    [ubuntu] Install Via Drivers

    I have been working with Linux for about a year now, and I just recently had it refuse anything above 800x600x60hz and I have had it on 1024x768x85hz. I downloaded a via driver(I'm not sure whether...
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