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  1. [xubuntu] I can't access a single website that I know is up

    OS: Xubuntu 12.04

    Hello Everyone,

    One of the sites I enjoy visiting is www.schneier.com. It's the website of security expert Bruce Schneier and, until sometimes Wednesday, I had absolutely no...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Sound is kind of fuzzy on some things

    Closing this as problem seems to have been solved here http://askubuntu.com/questions/157891/skype-and-vlc-sounds-sizzle-distorted-bad
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    [SOLVED] Sound is kind of fuzzy on some things

    I've got a fresh install of Xubuntu 12.04 LTS. For the most part, sound is pretty nice. It's crisp, clear, and loud. But on some programs, I get 'fuzzzy' sound. I can't really describe it but it's...
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    [xubuntu] Sound being fed back into stream?

    When I am on VoIP, everything going through my sound card is being fed back into the audio stream. For example: I can be on a Skype call or an XMPP call and mute my mic. If I play music while my mic...
  5. [xubuntu] Monitor goes into power saving mode right before desktop loads

    Hello Everyone,

    Can someone give me some direction on a problem I'm having? This has happened on multiple distros (Fedora, XUbuntu) and even on an emergency install of Windows XP. I'm baffled.
    ...
  6. [xubuntu] "Air gap" between a panel and the bottom of my screen.

    Hello Everyone,

    For some reason, one of my panels in XFCE seems to be 'floating' quite a bit above the bottom of my screen and is actually covering parts of applications as they run. I've tried...
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    [xubuntu] How to reinstall apt?

    Earlier tonight, I made the mistake of uninstalling GnuPG. In the process, the system also completely uninstalled the entire apt system. Obviously, I still have dpkg but I have no idea how to...
  8. Desktop integration in languages OTHER THAN the supported ones?

    Hello Everyone,

    I'm developing an Ubuntu app in RealStudio. I'd like to be able to use some of the cool API's like desktop notifications, CouchDB, etc but I only see a few languages supported. Is...
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    Editing a Quickly generated window?

    I'm jumping into development with Quickly and ran into a problem. I have a window called MyMainWindow which is, as you probably can guess, my applications main window. According to the Quickly...
  10. Re: Getting the contents of a GtkEntry widget in Python

    No, the code is my own creation and I understand the difference between a class and a function. This function is a member of my class.

    The code that references the GtkEntry is the if statement....
  11. Getting the contents of a GtkEntry widget in Python

    Hello Everyone,

    So I've designed a UI in Glade and have loaded it using Python. I've connected the signals so that I can make things happen and, so far, everything is working fine. Now, I find...
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    Re: Earning money as a freelancer?

    I work as a freelance IT and software consultant (focused on Linux mostly but also do Windows on occasion) and I make pretty decent money. I do some programming (RealBasic, C/C++, Python, and PHP)...
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    Re: Ubuntu One has lost out to Dropbox

    I've used both on both Windows and Linux and, I have to say, I like the idea of U1 more than the implementation. On Ubuntu, it simply refused to sync my files in any symlinked directory and on...
  14. Presentations focused on pitching FOSS to municipal govs?

    Hi Everyone,

    I'm going to be pitching Ubuntu and a few open source tools to my city government and I'm wondering if anyone knows of any presentations tailored towards municipal govs out there?...
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    Re: Fixing Ubuntu One?

    I agree. While I don't use Windows anymore, the beta I tried when I was on Windows was absolutely horrible. I couldn't even get it to add my machine to my authorized list. If Canonical wants to push...
  16. [ubuntu] Syncing Chromium bookmarks with Ubuntu One?

    Does anyone know of an easy way to sync my Chromium bookmarks with Ubuntu One? I've Googled and can't seem to find anything.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Laptop won't boot after install

    I've not tried recovery mode yet as I didn't think the system was even getting to the bootloader. But I'll try in the morning and see what happens. This is really strange since these are new drives...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Laptop won't boot after install

    [QUOTE=dino99;10967526]sr0 refer to the usb of that hdd (not recognized)

    Hi Dino99:

    Thanks for the reply but I don't think that applies to the problem I'm experiencing. Installing Ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Laptop won't boot after install

    I've been running Ubuntu on my Acer 5100 laptop for about a year and a half. The latest version I had was 10.10 when my disk crashed and burned and had to be replaced. This was an external hard drive...
  20. [all variants] Re: Many python-based programs fail to start

    Have you reported it to the devs? Many times, it's a pretty quick fix for them.
  21. [SOLVED] Re: [Python]Find OS of computer in LAN by its ip

    If you just want to find out what OS it's running try this:

    import platform
    print platform.system(), platform.release

    This should yield something like: "Windows XP"

    Full doc is here:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Where is Ubuntu 10.10?

    So yeah, I feel like an idiot now. Thanks! :popcorn:
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    [SOLVED] Where is Ubuntu 10.10?

    My laptop hard disk died on me and I'm having to completely reinstall to a new disk. When it crashed, I was a happy user of 10.10 and don't want to go to 11.04 yet. When I went to the download page,...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Laptop suddenly freezes after a period of use

    Not averse at all. I'll do it tomorrow. Thank you!
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Laptop suddenly freezes after a period of use

    Pretty hot. Could that be the cause?
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