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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Compiz Blur on Intel 945 Mobile Video Card

    I never got it to work without bringing the system to a halt...it became so slow it was unusable.
  2. [all variants] Re: Getting Qt 4.7.0 Built and Installed

    Thank you! Worked great :)

    I would like to point out that now there is a release-candidate to use instead of the beta:


    # grab the source package from...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Purpose of /root/.local/share/Trash/expunged ?

    Does this have to do with restarting? Is the share/Trash cleaned (or supposed to be cleaned) on restart?

    I ask because I don't have this problem on my laptop, which I restart often. But my...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Purpose of /root/.local/share/Trash/expunged ?

    In my case it's not the trash for root, it's my ~/.local/share/trash directory, which is in my user folder. The root trash folder never gets garbage in it, only my user trash dir.

    And no, I don't...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Purpose of /root/.local/share/Trash/expunged ?

    I second this question. I was trying to find the source of Ubuntu crying for more hard drive space -- it gave the warning message it was running out. I found that ~/.local/share/trash had gobs of...
  6. [ubuntu] Export ubuntu to virtual box vdi

    I have an installation of ubuntu (not a virtual disk) that I'd like to turn into a virtual box drive so that I can import it into virtual box on another system. Is there an easy way to do this?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Battery always at 0%

    The fix I posted earlier stopped working on my MacBook 2,1 running 32 bit Ubuntu. So I investigated further. Then I came across this article at Apple:...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Macbook Pro 5,4 battery/powermanagement problems

    The fix I posted earlier stopped working. The other fix on this thread about libusb also did not work for me on my MacBook 2,1 running 32 bit Ubuntu. So I investigated further. Then I came across...
  9. Re: Apache serving *.php.html* pages as php?

    bump
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Macbook Pro 5,4 battery/powermanagement problems

    I had the same problem and simply added the command 'upower' to my startup items...fixed the problem permanently on my Macbook 2,1.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Battery always at 0%

    Hmmm...this is interesting. Thank you for the link. Based on this note about upowerd crashing I simply typed 'upower' into my terminal and the battery is working now.

    I added it to my starup items...
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    [ubuntu] Battery always at 0%

    I recently did a clean install of Ubuntu 10.04 on my Macbook 2,1 and it suddenly stopped detecting the batter state.

    The first few days it worked great. But now the battery always registers 0%,...
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    Re: Update Manager Problem

    I take it back...that fix only got me part way there...

    The real problem was that my /var/lib/dpkg/status file had 1 bad character in it.

    Running
    gksu gedit /var/lib/dpkg/status revealed this...
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    Re: Update Manager Problem

    Not sure if you still need help, but I just ran into this and here is how I fixed it:


    # Move into the directory
    cd /var/lib/dpkg/
    # Rename the old version to a backup copy
    sudo mv status...
  15. Apache serving *.php.html* pages as php?

    I have a web server running Apache that is serving *.php.html pages as php, not html.

    Given the setup I'd prefer not editing the *.conf files for the virtual servers.

    Does anyone know of a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable Middle Click Paste

    I'm very interested in this solution as well. I have the same problem/results as Dave.

    My goal is to remap copy and paste to the two side-buttons on my mouse. But first I'd like to turn off the...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: I cannot get a wireless connection!

    If you want to access a file on the desktop via the terminal it will be at

    ~/Desktop/WUSB600N
  18. [ubuntu] Re: I cannot get a wireless connection!

    When navigating in the Terminal it's useful to know that typing:

    cd ~/
    will change you to your home directory.
    Typing
    cd /
    will take you to the root of your computer.

    And, if you want to...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Proplems with software center "java 6 runtime"

    I had a similar problem where the terminal overlay came up and I could not active the 'ok' button. I had to tab focus to the 'ok' button so when I hit enter it activated the button.
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    [ubuntu] Transparent color?

    Is there a way to set a single color to be transparent?

    I want to set a single color (i.e. a window background color) to have an alpha of, say, 70%. Is this possible in Compiz, or Metacity, or...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Compiz Blur on Intel 945 Mobile Video Card

    I have to admit that for something as superfluous as the blur eye-candy I spent far to much time looking into this.

    Turns out that my laptop does not support Open GL 2.0 so Gaussian blur does not...
  22. [SOLVED] Compiz Blur on Intel 945 Mobile Video Card

    Hello,
    I have a laptop with an Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03) video card.

    When I go to the CompizConfig Settings Manager ->...
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    [kubuntu] Re: KDE alt-tab switcher

    Found it...finally.

    System Settings ->
    Keyboard and Mouse ->
    Global Keyboard Shortcuts ->
    KDE component:KWin ->
    Walk Through Windows
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    [kubuntu] KDE alt-tab switcher

    I love the alt-tab switcher to swap between all the open apps. But, somehow, they keys no longer activate the switcher even though it's on. How can I re-map that key-combo to activate cover-switch?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Repair/Reinstall Grub

    The instructions here for reinstalling grub worked perfectly. I followed the second set of instructions below the edit. (the video linked above by lrcaballero covered the 1st method which did not...
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