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    [ubuntu] Cheese webcam booth issues

    I tried using Cheese to record some webcam video, but the result was really poor. I can use it to take photos well enough, but the video just doesn't work at all. There's a lag of about 5-10 seconds...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu one devices not listed, cannot connect

    Things seem to be working now. I deleted the Ubuntu One password and then stopped and restarted the sync-daemon. When I opened up u1 it showed that it was in the process of synchronizing.

    I think...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu one devices not listed, cannot connect

    Likewise. I just installed Maverick on a ThinkPad T410. When I tried to hook it up to my Ubuntu One account, it went nowhere. The "connect" button is grayed out, and when I go to the Ubuntu One...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: failed to get i915 symbols, graphics turbo disabled error on boot

    I get the same error message, only I don't have a discrete graphics card, only the integrated card. So it's not disabling the integrated graphics, otherwise I'd have none. I have an Intel i3.
  5. [ubuntu] firefox plays mp3 podcast, chromium doesn't

    I recently installed Chromium and went to listen to one of my favorite podcasts, only to find that it wouldn't play. Like the title says, it plays perfectly well in Firefox. Is there some Chromium...
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrading Lucid to 2.6.35 kernel

    So, once I add that ppa to my sources, all I have to do is run an update and upgrade and that will install the new kernel?
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    [ubuntu] upgrading Lucid to 2.6.35 kernel

    Hi everyone,

    I'd like to install the 2.6.35 kernel while keeping Lucid (just not in the mood right now to get used to a new release). Can someone point me to a tutorial on how to go about this? Or...
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    Re: Unity, why bother?

    Most screens these days are 16:9, so they're a lot wider than they are tall. The purpose of the side panel was to utilize the extra horizontal space in order to maximize vertical space.

    That said,...
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    Re: this forum is a waste of time

    I, for one, wouldn't have a functioning system if it weren't for the help I've received on this forum.
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    Re: How do used computers end up without an OS?

    I'm currently auctioning on ebay a laptop that came with win7, which I later replaced with Ubuntu. I wiped the hard drive clean using the shred function (5 passes) will ship it with the original win7...
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    Re: How do used computers end up without an OS?

    Easy. The seller deletes the contents of the hard drive before selling it.
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    Re: how to re-install ubuntu ?

    Have you tried booting in recovery mode? You might be able to fix your current installation without having to reinstall the whole OS.
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    Re: Fonts Changed After Update ?

    I like the new font :|

    De gustibus non est disputandum.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Update Manager Fails

    A number of us have been having trouble with updates today. You might try this fix:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is anyone else unable to update?

    Excellent, thank you, this fix worked.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is anyone else unable to update?

    Here's my /etc/apt/sources.list:

    # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS _Lucid Lynx_ - Release amd64 (20100816.1)]/ lucid main restricted
    # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is anyone else unable to update?

    Hmm. I'm getting some new weirdness:


    sudo apt-get update
    Err http://archive.canonical.com lucid Release.gpg
    Could not connect to archive.canonical.com:80...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is anyone else unable to update?

    can I remove the lock file myself or would that mess things up?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is anyone else unable to update?

    Here's the output:

    ps aux | grep apt
    1000 1724 0.0 0.0 7624 908 pts/0 S+ 15:14 0:00 grep --color=auto apt

    doesn't seem like much
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is anyone else unable to update?

    I just tried rebooting, but I still get the same error.
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    [ubuntu] Is anyone else unable to update?

    When I try to update I'm getting this:

    sudo apt-get update
    E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
    E: Unable to lock the list directory

    Is...
  22. Re: Have to unlock keychain in order to use wifi at every login

    Applications > Accessories > Passwords and Encryption Keys

    Right-click on Passwords: login and select "Change password." Enter your current password and leave the spaces for the new password...
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    [SOLVED] Re: cannot startx!

    can you startx without sudo?
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    [SOLVED] Re: cannot startx!

    What if you try this:

    sudo -i
    startx
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    [all variants] Re: clipboard problem really kills me

    I just tried copying and pasting from this message board into oowriter and it worked fine, with formatting preserved.
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