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    [ubuntu] Re: My boot menu has lost its OSes....

    I didn't notice if it updated Grub. Anyway, the computer works fine now. Maybe it was just a badly-timed cosmic ray or something.
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    [ubuntu] Re: My boot menu has lost its OSes....

    Here's the result.

    The computer has started working again without any changes. Well, something must have changed, but it wasn't me. I ran the script from my normal Ubuntu desktop, not the CD.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] My boot menu has lost its OSes....

    I just restarted to switch from Ubuntu to Windows, and I was greeted with the GRUB screen, but the menu oprions have changed from:
    Ubuntu on some number kernel
    Ubuntu on some number kernel (safe...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: How do I add a power button and tray to my Gnome panels?

    Thanks! Found it.
  5. [ubuntu] How do I add a power button and tray to my Gnome panels?

    I accidentally deleted both my Power button and my System Tray from my Gnome Panels and I can't get them back! They aren't listed in the "Add To Panel" dialog.

    EDIT:
    Oh wait, the System Tray is...
  6. [ubuntu] for devs: Please stop changing Gnome's visual style

    It seems like with every new release there's a new visual style. Normally it's OK, but in 10.04 there are some changes that affect usability:

    First of all, the new "subtle" sliders are nearly...
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    [ubuntu] Feature requests

    What is the official way to make suggestions and feature requests? I have a few!
  8. [ubuntu] Is it possible to write a script for opening multiple programs?

    Hi,

    I'm wondering if it's possible to write some sort of script so I can have an icon on the desktop which opens a combination of programs I use together frequently.

    Specifically, I would like...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Using MIDI in JACK

    Nevermind, I figured it out:
    1) Click "Setup..." on the QJackCtrl main window
    2) In the window that opens, change "MIDI Driver" (bottom-left) to "seq".
    3) Go back to the "Connections" window. ...
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    [SOLVED] Using MIDI in JACK

    I'm having trouble using JACK for MIDI connections. I'm using QJackCtrl to make connections. All available inputs and outputs are divided into Audio and MIDI tabs in QJackCtrl, but nothing ever...
  11. [ubuntu] Why did Firefox send me to Facebook instead of UOIT?

    Hi,

    I accidentally typed the URL:
    www/uoit.ca/library
    instead of:
    www.uoit.ca/library
    (with a / instead of a .)
    so Firefox opened Facebook. I don't even use Facebook. Why did it come up?
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    [ubuntu] Boot loader mess!

    My boot loader is a mess. How can I clean it up?

    I'm dual-booting between Windows XP and Karmic. I used to have Windows 7 installed, but I'm saving it for my next computer so I removed it.

    To...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Dual-booting and Thunderbird

    I figured it out:

    (Note to the reader: This is a pretty simple, straightforeward process. Unfortunately, it looks aweful having been described by me! I think it could use a tough0up from an...
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    [SOLVED] Dual-booting and Thunderbird

    I'm dual-booting between XP Pro and Karmic. I only check my email in Windows bacause that way I don't have to look for a message in both OSes. Is there a way to set up Thunderbird in Linux to use...
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    Re: How to GPGPU in Linux?

    Hi,

    I forgot about this thread! I'm in university now and they're forcing me to use Windows >:(

    Cool post. I haven't done any programming for a while.
  16. [ubuntu] Ubuntu is really slow to copy a big file.

    I am currently copying a 6.7GB archive onto my flash drive, and it's only running at 1.2MB/s and getting slower. It doesn't go that slow for smaller files (usually about 40MB/s).

    Also, my CPU is...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Can't install VisualBoy Advance from source

    OK, I found some binaries.
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Can't install VisualBoy Advance from source

    I just thought of this while I was doing the dishes, can someone tell me if it's right please?

    A conversion from char* (pointer to a char) to u32 (unsigned 32-bit integer) would be valid on a...
  19. [ubuntu] Can't install VisualBoy Advance from source

    Of all the things I've tried to install from source, the only one that worked was LMMS. I don't honestly know how difficult it is to package source files for distribution properly, but I might...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: Should I switch to UbuntuStudio?

    @snowpine:
    Will that install all the configuration files I need for audio stuff? Will the Nvidia drivers work then or will I still get stuck in "low-graphics mode"?

    Updating by DC ends up taking...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Should I switch to UbuntuStudio?

    I am thinking of switching from Ubuntu to Ubuntustudio, but I'd like some input first.

    Ubuntustudio, if I understand it, is just Ubuntu with GNOME with a different default package list, so all the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: URGENT: Files disappearing!

    Didn't find them. I have determined that AVG is not the problem (99% sure).
    If anyone knows any good data recovery or backup programs pls let me know!
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    [ubuntu] URGENT: Files disappearing!

    Most of my three semesters' physics work is gone! Is there a file retrieval util that may be able to save them? If not it may cost me the course.

    I have not had any problems with Windows, so I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: OpenOffice 3.0 installation woes.

    I didn't know there was a separate repository for 3.0; I'll try to find it...

    LATER
    Here it is:
    deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/openoffice-pkgs/ubuntu intrepid main

    It's downloading...

    Got...
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    [ubuntu] OpenOffice 3.0 installation woes.

    Downloaded the package, unzipped, opened terminal and cd'd to the right place and entered
    sudo ./update Got this output:
    Skipping deselected package ooobasis3.0-en-us-writer.
    Skipping...
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