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    [ubuntu] Postgres Service on Boot

    Hey all,

    Please treat me like a complete Ubuntu/Postgres noob.

    I have Ubuntu 8.04LTS and postgres 8.3. I want the postgres service to automatically start on boot up. I've read up on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Numerical keypad doesn't work w/8.04

    Dude... you are brilliant.

    I was playing poker online and some idiot cracked my AA with K9... I got frustrated and hit the keyboard/keypad a couple of time. Moments later my keypad stopped...
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    Re: Wine Freezes System

    I've been putting up with this freeze issue for more than a year, until now. To borrow a quote:

    You Sir, are a steely-eyed missile man.

    Thank you.
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    [ubuntu] Re: WiFi Card Not Working

    Problem Solved.

    It seems that in my original enthusiasm to disable the wifi card I removed the restricted drivers for the card. Naturally enough, without a driver the damn thing wasn't active. ...
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    [ubuntu] WiFi Card Not Working

    Hi all,

    Well, I had wifi working on my desktop, but many months ago I changed to an ethernet connection. Now I need to go back to wifi and the wifi card no longer seems to be working, or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Networking question

    I'd suggest you find an old computer (and it really doesn't need to be a powerful box) and install IpCop on it. IpCop will provide the internet access you're looking for across the network, do...
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    Re: Howto: Backup and restore your system!

    Scorp123,

    Thanks for the response, you offered much good advice.

    The system in question did had UPS, but the lightning strike took it out, and almost every electrical device in the town. This...
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    Re: Howto: Backup and restore your system!

    Ok, the thought of losing data scares the bejeezus out of me. Not so with the o/s as that can always be recreated. So for my ex's business I set up a Ubuntu server that had /home and /group...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Feezing Issue at random times

    Guys,

    I'm not sure if I'm close, but I had similar probs on 32 bit 8.04 combined with an nVidia graphics card. My assessment is that any nVidia driver other than the one that comes with Ubuntu...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Yet another nVidia annoyance - need help...

    keforex,

    I've had similar probs with Hardy and nVidia not co-operating. I even sought advice on this board all to no avail. Like you, I got the ubiquitous nVidia message about the x-server,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernal Upgrade

    Problem solved with a fresh install on a new hard drive. This is like taking a sledge hammer to an acorn, but it worked.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernal Upgrade

    vorgusa:
    I checked as you suggested... everything appears correct

    bobnutfield
    This was a fresh install on a new hard drive. I originally had problems with latest kernel and found the easiest...
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    [ubuntu] Kernal Upgrade

    I'm having many probs with 8.04 especially with nVidia drivers. One thing I've noticed is that my kernel is 2.6.22-14-generic which I do not think is the latest incarnation. I've tried walkerk's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop Settings

    tx anyway.

    The only thing I noticed was:

    Section "Device"
    Identifier "Configured Video Device"
    Boardname "nVidia"
    Busid "PCI:2:0:0"
    Driver "nv"
    Screen 0
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop Settings

    sure can..

    # xorg.conf (X.Org X Window System server configuration file)
    #
    # This file was generated by failsafeDexconf, using
    # values from the debconf database and some overrides to use vesa...
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    [ubuntu] Desktop Settings

    Gentlemen,

    My system is an Asrock P4vm890 mobo with an nVidia GeForce 7200 GS video card running Ububtu 8.04. On this forum there are way too many posts from people having screen...
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    [ubuntu] Desktop Icons & Boot Probs

    Greetings,

    I just upgraded to 8.04 and now have two problems.

    The first is that a couple of my desktop icons have changed and I don't know how to get them back. GnuCash and Firefox now...
  18. Thread: Audo Probs

    by The Minder
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    [ubuntu] Re: Audo Probs

    Thanks for the reply Sanddgroper,

    I had tried to resolve the problem by selecting the sound icon's properties from the top panel but that didn't fix anything. Tried your suggestion about...
  19. Thread: Audo Probs

    by The Minder
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    [ubuntu] Audo Probs

    Greetings,

    Newbie. I have a Asrock P4VM890 mobo running Ubuntu Gutsy and let me be the 8 millionth person to say that M$ had better watch out... Ubuntu is coming and coming fast! I have one...
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