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  1. Re: Please Developers! Forget about New & FOCUS ON FIXES!!!!

    Man this is great! I'm enjoying watching as a bit of sense is being put into this otherwise ludicrous thread.

    Ubuntu isn't Debian Stable and that's one of the main reasons I like it - it's kept...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Add a "free disk space" indicator to panel?

    I've been thinking about this question since the day you posted it which is when I first read it. I just haven't posted a response because I haven't had an answer until now.

    I haven't found a way...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Minimizing and restoring windows leaves graphics trail on screen

    Does this happen on all user accounts or just yours?

    If it's just yours, see my reply to dredmond below.

    If it's all user accounts, see if you have the option to use an older video driver...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Minimizing and restoring windows leaves graphics trail on screen

    Try reducing your desktop effects to "Normal" or "None". If your nVidia chipset is onboard graphics, it might be a bit weak for "Full" effects, especially if it uses shared memory and/or you have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Inspiron 1100 / Ubuntu 10.04

    Thanks for sharing your results with the community. That's what makes Linux so great!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can not watch video from following sites.

    Worked great for me on the 1st try. Thanks.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Inspiron 1100 / Ubuntu 10.04

    That figures.



    That's funny. Of course, because we all know that *anyone* who uses a USB mouse *must* also use an external monitor, right? ;)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Inspiron 1100 / Ubuntu 10.04

    I know this is kind of an old thread. Sorry I'm late to the party.

    I'm setting up Ubuntu Lucid for a friend on an Inspiron 1100 and have encountered the same problem. What I've found is that this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New and Frustrated with update

    During installation, instead of formatting your Ubuntu partition as ext4, try using ext3. I've solved a good number of problems just by sticking with the tried and true ext3.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sharing HP Laserjet Printer to Windows

    If you're using Windows Vista, your printer should automatically show up in the add printer dialog.

    If it doesn't, see my previous post about firewalls, and also be sure that your Vista box is on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Default screen resolution in ubuntu?

    Note: There are some assumptions made in this post, primarily that you're running 9.10 Karmic, however this fix also worked on past releases with the difference being that the xorg.conf file was used...
  12. [all variants] Re: Two physical network controllers as one logical controller

    I'm subscribing to this thread because I'm also interested in this question, so let me pull up a chair and hang out.

    I hope someone knows something about this, as I've asked myself this same...
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    [SOLVED] Remote Desktop problems

    I have a Windows XP Home box that I'm trying to connect with via one of my Ubuntu boxes. Both client & server boxes are on the same LAN.

    I have UltraVNC client & server installed on the windows...
  14. [all variants] Re: How to change/config video drivers in Jaunty?

    Almost 200 views, only 1 person other than myself has replied and still no closer to the answer. There are apparently quite a few people who have the same question. Someone's got to know the answer....
  15. [ubuntu] Re: How to change/config video drivers in Jaunty?

    Specifically I'm wanting to test the vesa driver against the sis driver that is currently in use as autodetected and selected during installation. The laptop in question does in fact have a sis...
  16. [all variants] Re: How to change/config video drivers in Jaunty?

    Specifically I'm wanting to test the vesa driver against the sis driver that is currently in use as autodetected and selected during installation. The laptop in question does in fact have a sis...
  17. [ubuntu] How to change/config video drivers in Jaunty?

    I posted this question in the Hardware forum yesterday and have gotten no response. Maybe it was the wrong place for this question.

    In short, I need to know how to do video driver config...
  18. [all variants] How to change/config video drivers in Jaunty?

    I no longer have any idea how to do manual video driver config.

    Back in the day, I used to just edit xorg.conf with a text editor:
    sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.confUp until a few versions ago, I...
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    Re: What's the funniest command you've used?

    At risk of sounding a bit dense, do you care to explain that one?
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    Re: What's the funniest command you've used?

    That's cool. I've seen that cow before. Now I have my very own.


    cowsay greenstar is a weisenheimer
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    What's the funniest command you've used?

    What is the funniest command you've actually used?

    Backstory:
    I was sitting at my laptop burning off to DVD some files I recovered for a client today. I'm dealing with a couple of issues in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sharing HP Laserjet Printer to Windows

    Also remember to configure the firewall on your Vista box to allow network printing. Some sources may advise you to uninstall your firewall, but a better solution is to disable the firewall from...
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    Re: Company Name Game

    X-ACTO

    As in the knives used mostly in various art applications - trimming photo paper/negs, crafts, etc.
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    Re: Post your CTRL+V's

    Spring Creek Outfitters Stabilizer floats
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    [ubuntu] Re: printers stopped working with ubuntu

    Yes, and I have found no solution as yet.

    I'm using a Samsung ML-2510 which is attached to one of my ubuntu boxes and shared out to the others on my network. It prints fine from the machine it's...
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