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  1. [all variants] rsyslogd using 197% cpu for the past few days.

    I'm running natty server on Rackspace cloud and rsyslogd has been using 197% off my cpu (quad core I believe) for the past few days. Does anyone have an pointers as to how to figure out what is...
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    [ubuntu] Set WiFi to low power mode by default?

    According to lesswatts.org , I can throw my WiFi card into a low power, low performance mode with the command
    echo 5 > /sys/bus/pci/drivers/iwl4965/*/power_level
    and this seems to save from 2 to 4...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz + Xinerama + Nvidia?

    Great. And I just found out the reason why Compiz is so choppy on this thing: NVidia's driver enables PowerMizer which underclocks your chip until you give it the load typical of a game. And we can't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardy gnome window z-index bug

    I get the choppy animations on my 8400M GS as well. However, changing the window decoration or GTK theme doesn't make much difference.

    It seems the first few frames of an animation are choppy, as...
  5. [ubuntu] Color Balance conrtols in Totem affect Miro instead?!

    When I change the color balance controls (Edit > Preferences > Display > Color Balance) in Totem (which uses GStreamer), instead of it affecting the video that's playing in Totem, it affects the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardy gnome window z-index bug

    Hmmm, I might know what it is.

    Install compizconfig-settings-manager if you haven't already.

    Then go to System > Preferences > Advanced Desktop Effects Settings, then "General Options" at the...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: How do I get Tomboy to stop starting up every time I log in?

    Aha! AHHHAHAHAHAHAHAAA!!!

    I woke up this morning and asked myself "What could possibly depend on Tomboy running?"

    Deskbar!

    The plugin for Deskbar that lets you search your Tomboy notes needs...
  8. [ubuntu] How do I get Tomboy to stop starting up every time I log in? [SOLVED]

    Now how do I remove this infernal thing from my startup?

    No, it's not under System > Preferences > Sessions > Startup Programs.

    Yes, it is under System > Preferences > Sessions > Current...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz + Xinerama + Nvidia?

    Aha! If I restart the X server after enabling TwinView, then my window manager grabs display positioning information and correctly puts the gnome-panel and fullscreen windows on just one display. :)...
  10. [ubuntu] Can the ShipIt CD's be used to seed the torrent?

    My Hardy 64bit desktop CDs just arrived and I was wondering if I could make an ISO from these CDs would I be able to seed the associated torrent using them, without actually downloading the original...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz + Xinerama + Nvidia?

    But TwinView makes my GNOME desktop span both displays - like, the panel goes all across the top spanning both displays and half my bottom panel is visible on the bottom of the taller display (the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz + Xinerama + Nvidia?

    Yup, thats exactly how I'm enabling Xinerama in the first place.
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    [ubuntu] Compiz + Xinerama + Nvidia?

    How do I enable Compiz with Xinerama on my Nvidia card, with nvidia-glx-new?

    Compiz works fine without Xinerama, but as soon as I enable the second screen and try to enable Compiz I get the error...
  14. [all variants] Config for suspend+hibernate on Dell XPS M1330?

    I have a Dell XPS M1330 with the nVidia chip (128MB GeForce 8400M GS) configured with nvidia's binary driver (nvidia-glx-new) on Ubuntu Hardy.

    Has anybody gotten suspend OR hibernate working for...
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    [all variants] Re: HDD Password vs Full Disk Encryption

    Hmmm. Well this LVM with encryption is turning out to be a bit of a PITA. I think a HDD password in combination with GPG encryption of really sensitive data will be enough.

    Thanks for your help!
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    [all variants] Re: HDD Password vs Full Disk Encryption

    But you can't get data off a drive that has been locked with a password, even though the actual data on the drive isn't encrypted, right?
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    [all variants] HDD Password vs Full Disk Encryption

    What is the difference in security between using full disk encryption via dm-crypt or similar, and simply setting a HDD password in the BIOS?

    It seems both methods are rock solid, neither having a...
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    [all variants] Re: Fullscreen video on external display.

    Well, it sounds like I should just get the lappy and see what I can do with it. I hope nvidia-settings provides enough on-the-run configuration (no X restarting) to do what I need.

    Thanks for your...
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    Re: Things that u hate in Ubuntu

    Well said.

    I hate that it's technology for the sake of technology.

    Sure, Ubuntu is a fantastic OS, but people don't care about the software, they care about what they can do with the software....
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    [all variants] Re: Fullscreen video on external display.

    Hmm. Well that sounds like an interesting PITA.

    What happens with regards to fullscreen windows and workspaces when using TwinView/Xinerama?
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    [all variants] Fullscreen video on external display.

    I just wanted to know: On a laptop, is it possible to have a video playing fullscreen on an external display while browsing the web on the laptop screen? Will changing workspaces on the laptop screen...
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    Re: Murrine Official Thread

    Is the website coming back any time soon? Every link I've looked for to download the official themes points back the website. :(
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    Subpixel rendering SVGs?

    SVGs are by default resterized is Inkscape with full anti aliasing, but is there a way to have them subpixel rendered as well?
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    Re: Where is everybody?

    has the "Currently Active Users" list at the bottom of the forum index gotten any smaller since?
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    Re: Can't see dual boot

    perhaps the timeout has been set to a very low value. in ubuntu run "sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst", look for the "timeout" option change it something sane like "timeout 5", save and reboot.
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