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  1. [all variants] Re: apt architecture parameter (if there is one)

    That was it, thanks!
  2. [all variants] [SOLVED] apt architecture parameter (if there is one)

    Greetings.

    As a long time Red Hatter I am lacking the understanding of alot of some of the nuances and inner workings of dpkg and apt.

    I have a problem that I could easily solve with yum/rpm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop PC Asus A8V with 4GB of memory.

    Is this a fresh install?

    I would find an extra hard drive and do a clean install on it and see how things work out for you. Also another thing, is when you run memtest, make sure that you let it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Advice for buying a laptop

    I will second the Asus motion.

    I have a G51 and it rocks with most distributions. The factors involved were the nVIDIA GPU (G260m), good CPU for gaming, and the sound, WLAN, and HDMI all work...
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    [all variants] Re: Networked sound

    Great idea!

    Although I have no solution, I now have interest here. Treat this post as a ... bump!
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    [all variants] Media players: playlist sync capability?

    Greetings,

    I am interested in getting a new audio/video player to replace my iTouch. I see that the Sansas are good choices, but I see that at least on those, playlist syncing is iffy.

    Any...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Graphics card advice

    SImple answer,

    nVIDIA for best card supported with a closed proprietary driver
    Intel for the best open source driver support.

    Non gamers generally prefer the Intel GMA's because the driver is...
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    Re: Good linux RPG/MMORPG

    Well if you want a commercial MMO that works well,

    Dungeons & Dragons Online
    World of Warcraft

    Both I have played (dumped WoW for DDO which I still am active on), and work fine in Wine. I...
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    Re: need a mentor or personal trainer

    Well I dont know your situation, but have you thought about auditing some of the college courses for challenge ideas? Most colleges around me will let you audit for free, so cost is minimal (cost of...
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    Re: Building RPM packages

    I would avoid trying to use another distro for building. My bet is to setup a vm that is going to be your buidl environment and use that for making your rpms. So if you need to use SLED 10 for work...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Audio Problems with PulseAudio in Ubuntu 9.10

    great tip, but the solution here fixed my issue. So for those running into issues, try mine first, then I would go your route if it fails. I prefer to make the whole system work right, rather than...
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    Re: Programming advice please.

    thanks for the tips all!

    I must apologize since I wrote the post shortly before I got off of work and then hit the sack. I did know that wx(whatever) is an API extension, however what I had no...
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    Programming advice please.

    Greetings.

    I am an old vintage computer programmer with little modern skills, but although I can still recall opcode for the 6502, I am pretty much out of it when I go beyond basic BASH or batch...
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    [SOLVED] Re: IDE/SATA to USB 2.0 adapter

    I havent used that one, but I have several of the Newertech ones and they work flawlessly.
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    Re: Wow: which wine should i use?

    Actually, I used to play WoW (moved to DDO), and any of them should work fine. My best results were with either Cedega or Vanilla Wine/Crossover depending on the day of the week and lunar alignment...
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    Re: Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited

    Sorry to be as late to the party as I could have posted day one of the new version of DDO (the addition of F2P).

    I have been running this on my iMac and on my Ubuntu 9.10 boxes for some time. ...
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    [all variants] Re: Pangolin Performance questions

    Thanks for the feedback.

    I would love to know about the Fedora and games questions.

    So gamers ... any feedback? I presume that the card is at least as powerful if not more so, than a Radeon...
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    [all variants] Pangolin Performance questions

    I am interested in getting a Pangolin Perfomance laptop. I am curious as to how gaming is on the machine. I play Quake, UT, WoW (via Cedega).

    I will probably be keeping Ubuntu on it, but are...
  19. Re: A possible bug in Foxconn boards BIOS affects Linux ACPI

    Actually I run a computer business on the side and FoxConn is not a bad choice for boards. I have at least a dozen systems out there with linux still on it without issue.

    I think this is an...
  20. Re: Foxconn deliberately sabotaging their BIOS to destroy Linux ACPI

    This is one of the better podcasts out there, much less for Linux topics. Thanks for the plug; Dann, Link, Alan, and Pat appreciate it I am sure.

    BTW, are you heading over to Ohio Linuxfest? If...
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    [all variants] Re: 'dpkg -l' package list help please.

    Well yes, I know that. But how do I take this to a system and use that to automate cloning a system's packages? Or migration to a new system (that is what I want to do this for).

    IT just seems...
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    [all variants] 'dpkg -l' package list help please.

    Hello there.

    I am looking to find out if there is a built in method for re-importing a package list generated by doing a:


    dpkg -l


    I know how to do this on Red Hat flavored distributions,...
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    Poll: Re: Poll: Binary NVidia/ATI Drivers in Ubuntu?

    I voted yes, and here is why:

    Ubuntu to me, has been the regular guy's distro that costs nothing and has accomplished what Linspire has strived, and to some degree failed. Ubuntu has made it much...
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