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  1. Re: What would you call the stripe at the top of the screen?

    How about:

    topper
    topper bar
    screen topper
    screen hat
    screen cap

    So far I liked "top bar" the best, though.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux on alienware-m11x?

    Last word I saw is that nVidia will never support optimus or hybrid switching for linux. You can just use "The Bumblebee Project" though. It even works on my r1 for ubuntu 12.04.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux on alienware-m11x?

    if you haven't tried acpi_call to turn off the GPU, you should look into it. I was able to turn off the GPU in my m11xr1 and it runs cool enough after that that the fan doesn't need to come on. I'm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux on alienware-m11x?

    It works. I have the R1, take a look at the screenshot. The su7300 is only in the R1's. I jumped into starcraft this morning with the same framerate I get while in windows.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux on alienware-m11x?

    I might be a slowpoke here, but I was able to get bumblebee working with the M11x R1 on Ubuntu 10.04.
    I installed bumblebee and its dependencies from the ppa:

    ppa:bumblebee/stable

    and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux on alienware-m11x?

    I have the same problem. Sound over HDMI does not work in Windows as well if that helps anybody.
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB use HDMI output from Laptop

    My BIOS doesn't have the option to change that.

    I've resigned myself to getting out of my chair when I want to switch OS's. =-D
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux on alienware-m11x?

    I have an R1 and I don't feel like i'm missing out on anything the R2 has.
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB use HDMI output from Laptop

    ah, good to know. The BIOS doesn't show so that answers that question.

    Thank you!
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    [SOLVED] GRUB use HDMI output from Laptop

    I have my laptop set to default to boot to Ubuntu 10.04, but I also like to game on Windows 7. I have the laptop hooked up to a Sony Bravia 42" LCD by HDMI-HDMI. GRUB doesn't output to the TV...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux on alienware-m11x?

    I don't have 1, but i've read that that option is not there in the BIOS. I think you are going to have to wait until Nvidia releases optimus drivers for linux or they get it into the kernel or...
  12. Thread: Alaska

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    Re: Alaska

    you only wish you wished you lived in alaska ;-)

    Unless you live somewhere more north.

    but serious, it's gettin' colder where I am.
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    Re: Ubuntu Alaska LoCo

    I used to live in Eagle River, but now I'm up in Fairbanks (from Fbx originally). I liked Eagle River and the winters weren't as rough as they are up here.
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    Re: Civilization V

    yes, I've enjoyed all of the civ games I've played so far.
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    Re: IE9 is... fast?

    Same here.
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    Re: Open Source Morrowind project in the works

    i've been watching this for a while and OpenMW development has started to really pickup in the last month or so. I've been trying to come up with ways I can help, but I can't read or write C++...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu is running in low graphics mode

    don't worry. over the past two years, I have seen hundreds of threads with the same kind of issue. Someone should be able to figure it out.

    Anyway, in order to get to the grub menu, after you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux on alienware-m11x?

    I had similar trouble. For posterity, I used Super Grub Disk to boot into the existing Ubuntu I had. Then I uninstalled "grub"(grub 2) and installed "grub-legacy"(grub 1). Reinstalled the boot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux on alienware-m11x?

    I got the sound working per the instructions above.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux on alienware-m11x?

    I've got something that I thought I would ask about, too. I've got the graphics set to discrete in the bios and I am using the Nvidia drivers from the ubuntu repos. Is there a way to switch outputs...
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    Re: best turn-based strategy games?

    Yes, I'll +1 Alpha Centauri
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    Re: The Humble Indie Bundle!

    Bought it, 25USD.
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    [ubuntu] Re: i need more games..

    Linux Gaming News stays up-to-date.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems dual booting ubuntu/Win7

    Are you sure that you installed to the new partition? Did it finish successfully? If so then Ubuntu uses a different type of bootloader, GRUB, and so messing with easyBCD will not help you. When...
  25. Re: What Is The Best Super Nintendo Game Out There

    Super Metroid

    next is Zelda: Link to the Past
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