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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Changing GPU clock speeds results in black screen

    Again just to update this thread:

    I've tried overclocking my card while running the 260.19.06 driver version, same problem where the screen will go blank and the rest of the tower seemingly to...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Changing GPU clock speeds results in black screen

    Just a friendly bump on this topic.

    60 views and no ideas, I know I got my hands on a kernel update this morning, but have not played any games at all to see if overclocking the card works with...
  3. [ubuntu] Changing GPU clock speeds results in black screen

    Hi all,

    I've recently done a clean install from Karmic to Lucid, everything went well first time, although I noticed that my GPU performance seemed to drop. It wasn't amazing to begin with being...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Back to 9.10 from 10.04. What about SKYPE?

    Hi,

    As far as I am aware the last Ubuntu version of skype was for 8.10

    I've been running that version since 8.10 (currently on 9.10) and it works fine with my bluetooth headset.

    So just use...
  5. [ubuntu] Nvidia 7800GS AGP seems to stop displaying output

    Hi all,

    I've been very happy with my desktop setup for a while, but today I found a very cheap XFX 7800GS AGP card and thought it would be a nice (if little) upgrade from my BFG 7600GS.
    ...
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    Re: Non-computer/non-tech hobbies?

    Gym mostly at the moment. I would like to go back to playing football/soccer again but I don't have a team or even a group of friends interested in sports.

    I have a huge fascination with fast...
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    Re: Gridwars 2 not starting up

    Told you he'd have something to say about the whole situation and also makes all look so easy :)

    Well Done AI!
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    Re: Gridwars 2 not starting up

    Well thank you for those kind words, although I must admit that most of my suggestions were in fact due to the fact I did some quick searches on your behalf.

    I'm sorry you couldn't get it...
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    Re: World of Warcraft Trial install errors?

    This should help you:

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WorldofWarcraft

    I used the above link to install the trail and followed only the instructions in that post and it worked lovely for me. ...
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    Re: Browser MMORPG Game : Fragoria

    Well I just had a quick look at this game, it looks very very interesting.

    graphics for a flash based game are lovely

    music is also something I wasn't expecting, and while the English is quite...
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    Re: Running Tibia in Ubuntu 9.10

    hi there,

    i'm not at home at the moment and thus am posting from my phone. Nonetheless, if I'm not mistaken the 9000 series card is no longer supported by the closed source ATI drivers.

    in...
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    Re: Games Not Working

    If I remember correctly the widgets stay put every time you enable and disable Compiz, althought I've not used widgets since 8.04 so I do not know if this is 100% true.

    As for compiz disabling,...
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    Re: Best Gameboy Advance emulator

    Make sure Wine is using the same sound system as your system i.e. pulse, oss or alsa?

    I have no idea about emulators but this is something that did come to mind right away after reading the thread.
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    Re: Gridwars 2 not starting up

    Yeah I thought that you might be a 64bit user and that might be the problem.

    From my understanding, Intrepid and Hardy included the libstdc++.so.5 dependency which was needed for the game.
    ...
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    Re: Gridwars 2 not starting up

    Hi there,

    Well just out of curiosity as to where the problem may lie I went ahead and installed Gridwars 2.

    To do this I downloaded and installed the libstdc ++.so.5 from here:
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Warsow crash when disconnecting

    So did what I suggest work? If not and the problem is indeed a sound related issue, before going back to Jaunty you might want to look at removing pulseaudio and try ALSA or OSS audio systems...
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    Re: If I were to get.....

    Out of curiosity how can you compare the two items? What I mean to say is that on a purely financial outlay basis the Pre (over here at least) is well in excess of $500. The sega, I can probably pop...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Warsow crash when disconnecting

    This could be a problem with the sound files that are installed on Karmic by default.

    I believe there is a thread that explains the problem

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1309656
    ...
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    Re: Gridwars 2 not starting up

    Hiya,

    Firs thing first, make sure the graphics card is actually working properly and has the latest drivers installed. This I'm guessing isn't the problem, but it will ruin the experience of any...
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    Re: Runes of Magic (Game for Wine)

    Hi all,

    Just wanted to say that with a mixture of

    http://gameshogun.ws/libregame/install-runes-of-magic-on-ubuntu-linux

    and

    http://timashley.me/node/185
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    Re: Stupid Question - Frets on Fire

    This should help


    Go to applications -> accessories -> terminal and type


    cd <pathtoextractedfolder> e.g. cd /home/Zyrtec/fretsonfire

    press enter
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    [SOLVED] Re: Open Arena is Slow

    I think what he means is to paste the following into terminal (applications -> Accessories -> Terminal)


    glxinfo | grep direct

    You should get the output reading:

    direct rendering: Yes

    If...
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    Re: Modding an Xbox S-Type Controller for Gaming

    Would a 360 controller not work? I know they do windows based wired 360 controller that may be the easiest option. Just plug and play...although again the problem is with linux compatibility
  24. [all variants] Re: Need advice on proposed component compatibility

    Ok after much reading I have decided to go for an Nvidia card (7900GS) as the bottleneck will most likely be my CPU and there is no point in spending on a 1gb card.

    My one concern is, from what...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Looking for new Video Card

    Actually this is a good point Mickie, I've done some reading and it does seem that the bottleneck at least on my system is the CPU which is a single core 3ghz.

    The reason I spent money on getting...
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