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  1. [gnome] Re: Can't add files to .zip or .jar archives 13.04

    Workaround: Had similar problem. Wanted to add an image file to a resources folder in an existisg .jar file. Archive Manager gave an unhelpfully terse error message with drag or Add Files.... I can...
  2. Thread: alienware X51

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    [SOLVED] Re: alienware X51

    Mecasickle: Have you tried today's (2012-03-06) updates? The kernel updates get past the crash I was having last night. Still not sure what the problem was (looked at the bugs fixed and failed to...
  3. Thread: alienware X51

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    [SOLVED] Re: alienware X51

    Interestingly: I just upgraded to 12.04b on an Alienware 17m.

    Upgrade seems to run flawlessly. Reboot to a kernel panic. Boot recovery laughs as it panics, too.

    Download and burn CD of 12.04...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Enabling SLI in Alienware m17x / Ubuntu 10.10

    Really good question. Never used the machine in that configuration so I cannot answer your question.

    Glad the other stuff helped.
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Enabling SLI in Alienware m17x / Ubuntu 10.10

    So, I ran

    % sudo nvidia-xconfig --sli

    rebooted, and the configuration reports using both cards. I am so happy right now (that it was that easy).

    Note that the m17x resets the graphics mode...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Enabling SLI in Alienware m17x / Ubuntu 10.10

    (1) the 9400 is the on-board graphics.

    (2) To date, hybrid graphics is not supported in Linux. There are some projects that are working on it. As of a month ago none of them were stable.

    (3) In...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Alienware M17X-R2 freezes

    Ping.

    Meant to ask one more question: What video card/driver combination are you running? With more information I can limit where the problem lies.

    Okay, two more: How many hard drives do you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Alienware M17X-R2 freezes

    (1) What version of the BIOS are you running? I had the same behavior using A03; don't upgrade to A04 if you can help it as that has made everything worse: the machine fails to charge when running...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit) on Alienware m17x

    Similar results: I can boot with 1 NVidia card running high-resolution graphics, I can boot with the on-board graphics after disabling nvidia drivers, and hybrid graphics always seems to screw things...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit) on Alienware m17x

    This is a fun thread to read; I got most of the elements working (including sound: I purged pulse-audio and updated the alsa drivers and the sound card worked). I, too, am getting the random crashes...
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    [ubuntu] Re: snd_hda_intel options database

    Alienware m17x:
    HDA NVidia STAC92xx Analog/Digital
    Codec: IDT 92HD73C1X5

    options snd-hda-intel model=alienware power_save=0 power_save_controller=N

    The big deal appears to be pulse audio:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Alienware MX17 64bit quad - NIVIDA graphics

    Just installed Karmic on a similar machine (SLI 260M cards). Had exactly the same problem for a while: boot to black screen, boot to recovery and reset xorg.conf and it works...some of the time.
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Tilt wheel quit working

    Not sure if it is related but a sudden drop in some button sounds similar to this thread: the notifier is stealing events.

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1256008
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    [gnome] Re: gnome-open and folders

    Thanks so much. I don't know if my setup is different than anyone else's but everytime I read in a thread about this that I should go to

    <right-click> Properties | Open With...

    I kept opening...
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    [gnome] gnome-open and folders

    (1) gnome-open, when given a folder (directory) name, attempts to open Brasero. Since the folder is not a Brasero project, error messages and the like follow.

    (2) Symptoms showed up about four...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze in Jaunty

    I see the same thing here. Suspend over night and wake up to reboot machine. Has happened several times on longer suspends. I haven't had the idle lock up.

    Have also seen 30-60 second lock ups...
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    Re: PDF Form filler

    Let us not forget that the website costs cash money (neither free beer, nor free speech). Just saying.
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