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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Dual monitors freeze up. 12.10 with i915 driver.

    I'm having the same problem and it renders Ubuntu useless for any work - I use dual monitors extensively..

    I dual-boot Ubuntu and Linux Mint (Cinnamon) on an IBM Thinkpad T60 with Intel graphics....
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    [ubuntu] Re: smb unrecognized service

    It's possible your wife's machine doesn't have the Samba service installed. Check that first....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Apache2 won't start!

    Please post your Apache configuration files - if Apache is failing to start it's usually a result of misconfiguration.
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    [all variants] Re: Apache vhosts loading slow

    This could be a result of any number of issues. A DNS problem springs to mind but without further information it's difficult to offer helpful advice. Please could you elaborate - it would be useful...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Printer Recommendations?

    Hi,

    As a starting point, have a look in the Open Printing database for any model you're interested in -

    http://www.openprinting.org/printers

    As a general rule though, HP, Epson and some...
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    [ubuntu] Re: SLOOOOW updates and internet

    Hi,

    Could you confirm a few things -

    1. Is internet on Ubuntu generally slow, or just when trying to apply updates;

    2. Where are you? Sometimes the local update sites (mirrors) can slow...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Can't get VMware 2 server to install on ubuntu 10.04

    I'm not so sure about running your Windows partition using a virtual machine - I vaguely recollect that it can be done but it's fraught with potential difficulties.

    Instead, I'd suggest you do a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mixed home network Ubuntu/Windows

    Given that you can't connect to the internet, that would suggest a problem with the internet settings on the new Linksys router. I'd double-check that the settings on the new router are identical to...
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    Re: Problem with ethernet cable

    What does the network manager applet show? If it's showing 'Networking Disabled', right click on the applet and make sure that 'Enable Networking' is ticked.
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    Re: 10.10 ... What will I loose?

    You shouldn't lose anything. That said, it's always wise to backup your data before committing to a big update such as going to the next release..

    I would suggest waiting until maybe a month or so...
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    Poll: Re: Fully functioning linux laptop?

    IBM ThinkPad T60. Everything works, except that with a default install, the on-screen display of volume doesn't show when the volume keys are pressed, but it's easy to sort. Even the fingerprint...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HORRIBLE USB Performance10.04

    Couldn't agree more - it's very frustrating, and very bad news that Linux can't even get USB 2.0 right when USB 3 is already out there....

    Further compounding the issue is that Ubuntu now builds...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HORRIBLE USB Performance10.10

    I've noticed that, even with a normal hard disk installation, USB performance over the last few releases has been abysmal, on more than one machine and with a variety of USB flash drives.

    In fact,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Motherboards and RAM

    OK, I'm not personally familiar with any of the hardware you've listed, but a quick Google suggests that you've got them in the right order of quality.

    You could probably discount the AOpen MX34 -...
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    [ubuntu] Re: email at hotspots

    Hello,

    OK I think I appreciate what you're saying - basically, you're connecting to the net via open wireless connections at public hotspots and you're concerned about security. I am absolutely...
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    Poll: Re: Your Media Player of Choice?

    Interesting poll results.. Actually when you said 'media player' I instinctively thought 'music player' and voted for Exaile, and Rhythmbox would run it a very close second for me.. Actually, the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Running Ubuntu in Windows Server

    OK yes, I see your issue. Indeed, I don't think there is a way currently to have Virtualbox run a virtual machine on host startup (or for that matter, to shut said VM down gracefully on host...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Running Ubuntu in Windows Server

    Having Ubuntu Server running as a 'service' under Windows Server 2008 wouldn't be feasable. What you could try is virtualisation.
    I use Virtualbox on an Ubuntu host, but Windows versions are...
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    [all variants] Rhythmbox album sorting problem

    Hi,

    I've run into a bit of a problem with Rhythmbox..

    I've been purchasing a few albums from Ubuntu One Music Store (now working very smoothly indeed - excellent) and I don't think this little...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: My friend attempts to hack my computer. Am I 100% protected?

    With friends like that, who needs enemies?

    Your precautions sound sensible, but at the end of the day, any security is immediately undone if you give others unrestricted access to your system! A...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Newbie needs wireless setup help

    For a particular wireless adapter to work, an appropriate driver is needed. If you're lucky (as in the case of your HP laptop), the necessary driver is available in the Ubuntu software repositories....
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to download music

    That's a great theme.. I'm going to look at it now!
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    Re: Going Insane With Dual Boot

    Hmm, this might sound drastic but you might need to draw a line under everything and start again, installing Windows first, then Ubuntu. I have had really strange issues with the Windows installer in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: First time Ubuntu

    If you're using Ubuntu 10.04, easiest way to get lightweight Lubuntu desktop - open up a terminal and type -

    sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop

    You'll then have the option of using either...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to download music

    I'm pretty sure the music store is only available in 10.04 - it might have been backported but I don't know.

    Ronnielsen1 - what's that theme you're using? It looks great!
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