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    [other] Re: open/convert a .264 file?

    Have you tried Handbrake?
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 Where in the *&$#)(* is the command prompt

    Vista & 7 have a sidebar to hold Gadgets (widgets)
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    Re: how to optimize Ubuntu for gaming

    Or Try the Fusion Icon in the repositories.
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrading my super dead eol ubuntu netbook

    Try this:
    press Alt+F2, type in "update-manager -d" (without the quotes), and press Enter.
    Follow the prompts
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is there a manual for Ubuntu 11.04?

    You can still use regular gnome in 11.04. Select Ubuntu Classic as the Session when you sign in.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 theme and how do i change it

    Boot 11.04, then from GDM, select "Ubuntu Classic" as the session. You'l be in 11.04 with regular gnome
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu doesn't look like the screenshot advertised ?

    Agreed. I run Gnome on my Dell Mini 9 as well, after being a netbook interface fan for a couple years. Unity wasn't for me, though.
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    Re: Netflix in Ubuntu, Method

    AS long as you have your Windows 7 keys still, you can get the ISOs legitimately from DigitalRiver
    See here
  9. [ubuntu] Re: PC with no OS - can't seem to boot Ubuntu - please help!

    Be sure to burn the iso as an image, not a data disc, and also set the PC to boot from the cd in the BIOS.
    See here:
    http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/get-ubuntu/download
    It should fit on CD, no dvd...
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    Re: NETBOOK GAMES (1024x600)

    I use this meathod to get Wesnoth running properly on my netbook:
    http://anjilslaire.wordpress.com/2010/02/14/wesnoth-netbook-style/
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Why didn't update-manager ask me before attempting to install 10.10?

    According to this a Partial Upgrade means you have repository problems. Check your repository ist & set it back to just the previous OS's repositories, nothing extra. Then do an apt-get update then...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ripping cd help please

    THe MP3 codec has licensing issues in some parts of the world, including the US. Therefore, it's not included by default.
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    Re: NETBOOK GAMES (1024x600)

    Wesnoth works pretty well, too.
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.10 64 bit no compiz

    Nope, sudo compiz --check throws a fallback to default window manager message in a root terminal.
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.10 64 bit no compiz

    That doesn't appear to be a valid command. When i just run "compiz", th window manager freaks out, and I use the Fuzion Icon to reload the WM and get compiz running again.


    compiz-check: command...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.10 64 bit no compiz

    I've got that *exact* Dell system, running 10.10 x64 as well. However, I installed the restricted drivers and Compiz works flawlessly with the ATI driver.

    Try installing Compiz Fusion Icon as...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: I can't delete files on my USB stick, they keep on coming back

    Try formatting it with the Disk Utility tool, or GParted.
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    [all variants] Re: best mkv (x.264+aac) encoder in linux

    Agree with Stebbins. I' using the nightly build repo & it's great. Thanks, btw
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    Re: how to change Unity to Gnome?

    Synaptic is in the netbook edition also. However, you can choose gnome from the login screen as mentioned above.
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Broadcom Dell wireless & a new Ubuntu convert

    The blog post with the fix has updated for Maverick as well. If you connect via wire, youi can get the wifi drivers online:
    http://www.ubuntumini.com/2010/10/broadcom-wireless-driver-fix-in.html
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    Re: Netflix in Ubuntu, Method

    Netflix is a native app on the PS3,no computer needed at all. No need for Windows for that purpose.
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    Re: Boxes overflowing the screen

    There's something wrong with your resolution. Try to set it to 1024x600. It should set it automatically, but I've had it do that occasionally on install.

    If it does it, I'd sugest just doing a...
  23. Re: How frequently do you reboot your linux PC

    Yes, its a full reboot for new kernel changes to take effect.
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    [ubuntu] Re: What DELL model do you have?

    Have an Inspiron 1420, Dell Mini 9, & a new XPS 7100. All running Ubuntu 10.04 with no issues.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wireless problems on Dell Mini 9

    Your error shows that you can't reach the repository your machine is configured to use 'gb.archive.ubuntu.com''
    Go into your Software Sources and select a different server to get updates from, then...
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