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  1. [ubuntu] Re: battery indicator showing "battery (not present)" even though it is

    I'm having the same issue with an HP G60.



    ~$ dmesg | grep BAT
    [ 0.939348] ACPI: Battery Slot [BAT0] (battery present)
    [ 1.479818] ACPI: Battery Slot [BAT0] (battery present)


    After...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Timidity error + apt-get

    I get the error too.

    Looks like *somebody* knows about it:

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/270582
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot switch between sound sources

    Interesting.

    I switched from Movie Player to Rhythmbox, and encountered no problems. But switching from either to web or cd again is a no-go.
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    [ubuntu] Cannot switch between sound sources

    Hi!

    I just upgraded from 7.10 to 8.04.

    I am encountering an interesting issue with my sound:

    1 - listening to an audio CD.
    2 - Attempt to switch to a video in my browser (YouTube, etc),...
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    Super Karamba Wigits Poll

    Hey folks, just out of curiosity, what wigits do you all have for Karamba?

    I'm looking for an RSS reader that I can add my choice of feeds to, as well as anything that just looks nifty.
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    Re: Free (as in Beer) computer experiment.

    The Mobo seems to be the primary obstacle, really; considering so much depends on it...
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    Re: Easy-to-use User's guides.

    I think I smell a project brewing...

    oh, wait... that's my coffee....
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    Re: Easy-to-use User's guides.

    Thanks! I try my best.

    That would be a great idea, though, something to pass out, bundled with our copies of Ubuntu... almost like a "Starter Kit" sort of thing...

    1 - Ubuntu
    2 - Starter Guide...
  9. Thread: Brood war

    by VoiceOvGod
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    Brood war

    Just a quick question....

    Since Broodwar is an expansion, and not a full game, is there a different process for installing it and running it in WINE?

    If there's a how-to guide, I'd love to see...
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    Re: First Computer you had

    First computer I used (used, not owned) was a Comodore 64, and then some system using VMS

    The first one that was mine was running Windows 3.11.

    I've used all the Windows OSes up to and...
  11. Poll: Re: Which Games Console you have? And tell your experience

    I got PS1 and 2, Xbox, and PSP

    I still have my old 8-bit nintendo, though.

    When I shop for systems, I shop based on the types of games they offer, hence why the Wii doesn't tickle my fancy.
    ...
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    Re: Linux Lottery Tickets?

    Per http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tux:


    Permission to use and/or modify this image is granted provided you acknowledge me lewing@isc.tamu.edu and The GIMP if someone asks.


    Technically, they...
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    Re: Ok...What's your current job?

    I work in the Telecommunications industry doing Quality Assurance on our products.

    I've been using computers since Windows 3.1, switched to Linux a few years back, and I found Ubuntu when Breezy...
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    Re: Free (as in Beer) computer experiment.

    Well, I managed to get the keg mounted. Had to use ext2 however. ;)

    So far, I have nothing, mainly because its been hard getting started. I'll take whatever you want to donate.
  15. Re: Linux & Gaming. How do we improve things?

    Quake 2 does....

    Quake 1 had a direct port for sale at one point

    I just used WINE coz I was lazy.
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    Re: Easy-to-use User's guides.

    *Shakes fist angrily*

    Curse you Ubuntu! Curse you for being so people oriented!!!!

    Sorry... that was my best Bill Gates impersonation.

    :)
  17. Re: Linux & Gaming. How do we improve things?

    I actually got a few games (Starcraft, Quake 2) from 7-10 years ago running. Remember, winecfg allows you to adjust to which OS you are interacting with....
  18. Thread: Semacode

    by VoiceOvGod
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    Semacode

    I just found out about semacode (http://www.semacode.org).I was searching through the repositories, and could not find an encoder/decoder....

    Anyone know of one, or where to find a web-based one?
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    Easy-to-use User's guides.

    Hey,

    Just a thought....

    Has anyone created a guide that explains the basics of using Ubuntu?

    You know, a sort of newbie guide or pamphlet...

    If not, anyone interested in collaborating on...
  20. Poll: Re: Rename Kubuntu to Ubuntu KDE, Xubuntu to Ubuntu XFCE

    I use Kubuntu myself, but I still call it Ubuntu.

    People that know about it understand the lingo.

    Those that don't understand the lingo need a simple way to designate the differences.
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    Re: Free (as in Beer) computer experiment.

    But that information is too useful!

    I'm in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.
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    Re: GRUB fails to allow boot from CD

    Cool!

    Thanks!

    But will it require sacrificing a USB stick?

    I've got a feeling it won't, but I just want to make sure.
  23. Thread: Greetings

    by VoiceOvGod
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    Re: Greetings

    If you want to talk funny, you should see what Cornhuskers look like....
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    Free (as in Beer) computer experiment.

    Hi folks,

    I am trying to build a computer for free (Free as in Beer). I.e. free hardware, free software, etc.

    My goal is to build a working computer with parts donated from people.

    If anyone...
  25. Thread: Greetings

    by VoiceOvGod
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    Re: Greetings

    You actually let them escape?

    :P
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