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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Screen's Brightness level bug on Acer Travelmate 5740 with Ubuntu 10.10

    I found a program call Jupiter. I think it's in the repo but here's a link:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/jupiter/files/

    It detects whether you're on battery or A/C and brightness, CPU and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No X on boot after install.

    Found a fix for the brightness control issue in this thread:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1617362
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Screen's Brightness level bug on Acer Travelmate 5740 with Ubuntu 10.10

    Just wanted to say that this worked for my Acer 5742z. Brightness notifications are gone now, but I'd rather have the functionality than the bling.
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    [SOLVED] Re: No X on boot after install.

    Cool! My machine was down for a week. Glad to know others are finding this.
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    [SOLVED] Re: No X on boot after install.

    No worries! Oddly enough, the function key that turns off the backlight works, but I have no control over brightness.

    Is there a way to add that kernel ppa to the my repo list? I don't see any...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No X on boot after install.

    So, I ended up going a different route. I installed kernel 2.6.37 from here:

    http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v2.6.37-rc2-maverick/

    Now I have full resolution and sound. Even the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No X on boot after install.

    By the way, what ppa's did you install?
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    [SOLVED] Re: No X on boot after install.

    Really? So you ran an update in low graphics mode and everything sussed out? Are you getting audio as well?
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    [SOLVED] Re: No X on boot after install.

    This is the same model I have; Acer Aspire AS5742Z-4685. I have two other Acer machines, one netbook and one other laptop and they work fine with Ubuntu, only very minor issues.

    Maybe I should...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No X on boot after install.

    Yeah, that was one of the first things I tried. I even reinstalled a few times, but each time I got the same result.

    Rowan
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with installing ubuntu from USB

    One gig should be plenty of space.

    The Persistence option allows you to make changes while you are inside the live-usb environment and have them remain after a reboot.

    You really only need this...
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    [SOLVED] No X on boot after install.

    Hi All,
    Can anyone think of a reason that an Acer notebook would run the USB installer perfectly at native resolution, but then fail to start X on reboot?
    All attemps to run startx will only...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Speakers don't mute after plugging in headphones

    Having the same issue here. HP G60-530US

    Here's my output.

    :~$ lspci -v

    00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard...
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    [SOLVED] Re: wireless drops connection randomly in 9.10

    You'd have to either plug in an ethernet cable and update over wire or use another computer to download a Wicd .deb package to a cd or USB drive.
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    [SOLVED] Re: wireless drops connection randomly in 9.10

    Hey Mecheng,
    Sorry if I'm a little slow on the uptake here, but I think I need a little clarification. I seem to have the same problem; dropping network connection when changing the screens...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: HowTo fix Intel video in Jaunty (alternative way)

    I'm also happy to report success with this method. I have an Acer Asper 5570z with Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03).

    Thanks,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Text too small (Idle and Login window)

    Don't know if you're still looking this up, but I ran into just this same problem. I found this solution:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=786963&highlight=96+dpi

    It helped me quite...
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    Poll: Re: How to: Broadcom Wireless cards

    Right on!,
    I've been at this on and off for the last few days and I've had no success. I got every thing to install, Network Manager would show up list and my encrypted network but the connection...
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