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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Synaptic setting to ignore double touches?

    Something else I have noticed while troubleshooting the issue, when my finger touches above the touchpad while using another finger on the touchpad, the problem happens. I maxed out the TopEdge...
  2. [ubuntu] Synaptic setting to ignore double touches?

    Is there a synaptic parameter that can be used to ignore secondary touching? When I accidentally touch the touchpad in two places at once, the pointer goes nuts, can select enormous amounts of text...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Startup script with root privileges

    Thanks for the suggestion... tried it & waited well past the 60 second sleep period specified in the script but the CPUs did not scale down. They actually default to performance mode which makes me...
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    [ubuntu] Startup script with root privileges

    Is there something that runs at startup with root privileges to which I can attach a script of my own? I want to set my CPU scaling to conservative automatically without having to type a password...
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    [ubuntu] Can I install 9.10 with legacy grub?

    Realizing GRUB2 is the powerful new deal in boot loaders, the legacy grub loader does everything I need a boot loader to do and any changes I would want to make are all done to /boot/grub/menu.lst-...
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    [ubuntu] How often are DNS lookups performed?

    How often are DNS lookups performed? I'll navigate to a website then a few minutes later that infuriating "looking up..." message appears in the lower left hand corner of my browser and stays there...
  7. [ubuntu] Burning ISOs via Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox

    Hello, I am trying to burn an ISO from within a VirtualBox 2.2.2 Ubuntu Jaunty guest running on an XP SP2 host and running into errors. It is my understanding that while burning audio is not yet...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Problems connecting Samsung YP-S3 Ogg Vorbis Player

    Tried as a normal user initially, but since you mentioned running related items as root, I get the same thing (mounting for root and starting nautilus & bash as root) Nautilus shows filesystems in...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Problems connecting Samsung YP-S3 Ogg Vorbis Player

    I have realized limited success with Intrepid & Jaunty using the following process:

    sudo apt-get install mtpfs mtp-tools
    sudo adduser tomcat2007 fuse
    sudo mtpfs /home/tomcat2007/mounts/samsung...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fresh install, same old desktop

    Gee, I didn't think it would be that simple. Thanks a million :-)
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    [ubuntu] Fresh install, same old desktop

    I would like to perform a fresh install of a newer release... I don't really think the versions matter (although correct me if I am wrong) but I love my desktop, my icons, my tool bars, shortcuts,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install problems on HP DL380 G3

    I'm running into the same problem, just got past the ACPI issue by setting the ACPI=OFF boot option to have it lock up again... only have an hour or so invested in the effort so it's not a big...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samsung S3 MP3 player in Ubuntu

    Yep :-)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samsung S3 MP3 player in Ubuntu

    No, it does not mount, apparently this is a problem that has plagued a number of people who have purchased this model.

    No, I'm wanting to access it like a USB storage device, that is how my wife...
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    [ubuntu] Samsung S3 MP3 player in Ubuntu

    I recently purchased a Samsung S3 as a gift for my wife and after a day of googling was able to get it working on an XP partition, now I'm trying to get it working in Ubuntu. I have identified the...
  16. [ubuntu] Linux Host, Win98 Guest, networking & filesystem access

    I am running Ubuntu 8.04 64-bit edition with QEMU and have created a Windows 98 guest; however; I have been unsuccessful getting either networking to function on the guest or grant guest access to a...
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    [all variants] A feature wishlist

    After having installed Ubuntu and several other flavors of Linux on a number of different computers, I have come up with a few items on a wishlist I would love to see incorporated into future...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Mouse pointer invisible after screen saver

    Thank you :-)
  19. [ubuntu] Mouse pointer invisible after screen saver

    I am using Hardy 64 bit w/Gnome 2.22.2 (build 06/03/2008) on an HP dv9000z with the nvidia-glx 1:96.43.05+2.6.24.13-19.44 driver & no compiz or video effects.

    The screen saver is disabled;...
  20. [ubuntu] brief system hangs when scrolling & typing

    Has anyone ever experienced brief (1-3 second) hangs of their OS when (more often) mouse-dragging scrollbars up or down or (less often) typing? Am using Gutsy w/Gnome 2.20.1 on a HP Pavilion...
  21. Re: Virtualbox complains about ose module on Gutsy

    Well, just for laughs I reinstalled the module again, now it works. To be perfectly honest, I'm extremely puzzled as to why it works because I already tried that... several times. Wish I'd kept...
  22. Re: Virtualbox complains about ose module on Gutsy

    Yup, I tried that one. Still getting the same error ...
  23. Re: Virtualbox complains about ose module on Gutsy

    I just tried to set up an XP partition with QEMU and am running into errors there too. I create a virtual machine, give it 500 megs of RAM, 6 gigs of harddisk space, then boot the XP CD. After it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Garbled video w/NVidia GeForce 6150

    Just an FYI, after installing Gutsy, all the features that were having issues are back to working just fine. Guess Hardy just needs some burn-in time in production to get the kinks out.
  25. Virtualbox complains about ose module on Gutsy

    I have tried creating an XP virtual box under Hardy Beta, Hardy, and now Gutsy and each time when I start it, I get the following error. I have added myself to the vboxusers group, the ose for...
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