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    [SOLVED] Re: Mouse wheel sometimes doesn't work

    You may find the details on the following page useful:

    http://www.idevelopment.info/data/Unix/Linux/LINUX_ErraticMouseBehaviorwithMouseFedoraandBelkinKVM.shtml


    Maybe you can try the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Mouse wheel sometimes doesn't work

    After some searching, I found this bug and workaround:

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/587134/comments/



    This worked for me.
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    [SOLVED] Mouse wheel sometimes doesn't work

    When I boot my machine, sometimes the mouse wheel works, sometimes it doesn't.
    It seems to depend if it's detected as "PS/2 Generic Mouse" or "ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse".

    Is there some...
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    [xubuntu] PS/2 Mouse stopped working, 32bit only

    My PS/2 mouse has stopped working after recent updates. I see a pointer in the middle of the screen but the mouse in unresponsive.

    The machine is Xubuntu 12.04 (kernel 3.2.0-38), dual boot 64-bit...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Installation of 12.04 fails - "unrecoverable error"

    Glad you're sorted paranat. The alternate cd has also worked fine for my two old machines.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 Installation Crashes

    The above two machines have now both installed Xubuntu 12.04 fine from the alternate cd.
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Installation of 12.04 fails - "unrecoverable error"

    Machine 2 from my post above also failed with:


    a fresh install of 11.10 followed by an upgrade to 12.04 in a live session from the cd
    a fresh install of 12.04 from a live session from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 Installation Crashes

    The two machines where I've had Xubuntu 12.04 installation failure ("unrecoverable error" or stuck on the hourglass failing to complete the install) are:

    1) AMD Athlon 850 MHz with 512MB RAM and...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Installation of 12.04 fails - "unrecoverable error"

    I'm having the same issue installing on two (relatively old) separate machines (see below). I'm installing the Xubuntu12.04 LTS desktop 32-bit edition, md5 checksum correct and CD verified after the...
  10. [all variants] Re: Rotation into portrait mode on system startup

    I have partially resolved this by creating a new file:

    /etc/X11/Xsession.d/45custom_xrandr-settings
    containing the command:

    xrandr -o "left"
    The display now automatically rotates into...
  11. [all variants] Rotation into portrait mode on system startup

    I have a problem with two conflicting lines in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.

    In the "Device" section I need the line:

    Option "Rotate" "Left"so that my screen is oriented in portrait mode on system...
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    [ubuntu] Re: DISABLE Wifi on Start Up Ubuntu 10.10 32bit

    No, I've not been able to make any progress with this issue, and it's still a problem.
    My issue is also in the thread http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1805187
    and I filed a related bug...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Toshiba NB520 wireless enable/disable

    OK, thanks for your explanatory remarks and trying to find a solution.

    For now I'll just have to leave the ath9k module blacklisted, avoid using the machine in wifi-restricted areas, and carry my...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Toshiba NB520 wireless enable/disable

    I don't know if it helps, but the following information might be more meaningful to you than it is to me, and perhaps indicate where to go next. I un-blacklisted the ath9k kernel module before...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Toshiba NB520 wireless enable/disable

    OK, I tried sudo modprobe omnibook hotkeys=1 and I got a black & white screen with system messages. I recovered back to the desktop with ALT+CTRL+F7 and tried the Fn+F8 combination but it gave no...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Toshiba NB520 wireless enable/disable

    Thanks for those answers.
    In answer to your question, it's a combination of saving battery power and being able to otherwise use the machine in places like hospitals where wireless isn't allowed. I...
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    [xubuntu] Toshiba NB520 wireless enable/disable

    The Fn+F8 keystroke won't enable/disable wireless on my Toshiba NB520 (running Xubuntu 11.04 desktop). Other Fn+FX keystrokes (display contrast, audio volume up/down/mute) are working ok.

    The only...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ver 11.04 Continuous Wireless Issues Netbook

    I'm sorry, I thought there was enough overlap with this issue that the original poster might find my experiences relevant/useful. I'll start another thread.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ver 11.04 Continuous Wireless Issues Netbook

    I'm using a Toshiba NB520 which has an Atheros AR9285 internal wireless adapter. My problem was switching it off, and since it can't be toggled off/on (e.g. with Fn+F8) I've had to disable it by...
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    [xubuntu] Re: 11.04 Window Manager problems

    Just for completeness, I never did find a satisfactory resolution to the Fn+F7 problem, and that laptop has now had a hardware failure beyond repair. (I'll check it out on my replacement machine).
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: DISABLE Wifi on Start Up Ubuntu 10.10 32bit

    I'd really like a resolution to this too, it's a problem on my Toshiba NB520 which otherwise seems to be running 11.04 (Xubuntu-desktop-i386) fine.

    The command lspci -vv shows that the kernel...
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    [xubuntu] Screencasting with ffmpeg/pulse/ice1712

    I'm trying to do screencasting as described here:
    HOWTO: Proper Screencasting on Linux
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1392026
    and I've managed to capture video but no audio.
    ...
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    [xubuntu] Re: 11.04 Window Manager problems

    An update... running acpi_fakekey <code> from the command line didn't seem to have any effect with any number I tried (227, 192, 193). I couldn't find any reference list of all the codes to identify...
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    [xubuntu] Re: 11.04 Window Manager problems

    That script you suggested prompted some more web searches and I've found out the following:

    The /etc/acpi/events directory contains two files, asus-video and videobtn.
    These invoke the...
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    [xubuntu] Re: 11.04 Window Manager problems

    Thanks, I checked the compositor tab (and deactivated/reactivated it) but no change. It didn't seem to have any settings related to dual displays or the Fn+F7 keystroke, and I've still not been able...
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