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    [ubuntu] Secure wifi surfing?

    Is there a way i can surf the internet and check email safely on an open network without having a server at home that i can use to tunnel my traffic? I checked out stuff like vpn and ssh but they...
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    Re: What did you get for Christmas?

    My main christmas present came early. It was a new laptop, HP dv5t and i love it.

    Christmas day i got a 320 external HDD, a carrying case for my laptop, adn a promise that i would get an iPod...
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    Re: Has your computer got the "Fritz chip"?

    This is very unsettling. Especially after reading a thread not too long ago on here about a hardware key-logger that a lot of computers have now. What is this world coming too? How did this get...
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    [ubuntu] pidgin and guest account

    I am in the process of setting up a guest account for friends that want to get on my laptop to check email etc. But i am having trouble with one part.

    My friends like to IM so i was going to set...
  5. Poll: Re: Do you think ubuntu is getting worse with every release?

    Now take this with a grain of salt, the first Linux distro i stuck with was Gutsy. (I have tried Knoppix and Mandriva a few years ago but they weren't nearly as polished as things are now.)

    When i...
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    Poll: Re: Dual, single or quad core?

    Happy dual core user on a Core 2 Duo.

    Last processor i had was a P4 on a desktop (yuk). Core 2 Duos are pretty mean in laptops. :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: CPU frequency stopped working after reboot

    Yes, that is the guide i used. Everything was set up, and it didn't carry over after rebooting. Even after running through the process it didn't work because no matter which scaler i chose, something...
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    Re: Idea: Advertise Linux?

    I thinnk that if Linux/FOSS is going to be advertised, it needs to start small at first. We should first try to target users that are willing or know how to get help from places like the ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CPU frequency stopped working after reboot

    There are other options in my BIOS about my CPU but none really for limiting the the CPU frequency or nanything like that.
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    [ubuntu] Re: CPU frequency stopped working after reboot

    Yes i made sure that the frequency was set on both cores and i don't really know how to check if a process is causing a change in my scaler and yes i recently updates my BIOS.

    When i run the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Another upgrade?

    No, it just gives me an option to close the window and it still asks me to perform a partial upgrade.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Another upgrade?

    Tried a different server. Still no good.
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    [ubuntu] Re: /var/log using 80GB+ of HDD

    Ok im going to check out logrotate like you suggested. But is it ok to delete the log files?

    Oh and i tried doing

    tail -n30 /var/log/syslog
    instead because the first command you asked about...
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    [ubuntu] Re: /var/log using 80GB+ of HDD

    cat /var/log/syslog.0 | tail -n 40
    Didn't work, it just sat there blank.

    Although

    tail -n30 /var/log/syslog
    Resulted in this:


    Dec 20 11:08:37 Station cpufreqd:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Another upgrade?

    I did add a repository for Open Office 3, so i tried what you said. After reinstalling ubuntu-desktop through synaptic, i tried to run update manager and i returned with this message:
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    [ubuntu] /var/log using 80GB+ of HDD

    I recently noticed that i had a lot less free space on my hard drive recently without adding anything to my hard drive. I ran the disk usage analyzer tool and found out that that the directory...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Another upgrade?

    I am experiencing this problem too. Why is it asking me to do a partial upgrade in Ubuntu? This is the first time i have run into this issue.



    I did that and when it finished it gave me an...
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    Re: RIAA to stop suing file sharers

    Unfortunately, they will be going above your heads to get your ISP to cut off your IP address from the internet if they detect copyright infringement. Not much of an improvement if you ask me.

    I...
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    Re: Best place to download music?

    It does work for linux. They even have a .deb for ubuntu and debian and an .rpm for fedora and others.

    Although if you are using 64-bit, you have to mess around with getlibs. They only have a...
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    Re: Dream FOSS application

    If there was a good fl studio equivalent (i already tried rosegarder and lmms, neither are nearly as good as fl studio) i would be completely satisfied.

    Although i have been somewhat succesful in...
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    Re: Best place to download music?

    Amazon.com

    + DRM-free music
    + music downloader is linux compatible
    + option to download songs instead of albums

    - not integrated into music player (as far as i know)

    Thats where i get my...
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    Re: HOWTO: CPU Frequency Scaling w/ Kernel Module

    I found an entry at launchpad that relates to my problem, but it sticks me at the highest CPU frequency instead.

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/138465

    Is there a fix for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CPU frequency stopped working after reboot

    Hmm... I seem to be having another related issue. While this command fixes my problem, the scaler keeps reseting itself to 2.53GHz or 1.6GHz automatically every 10 minutes or so.

    What causes this?...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CPU frequency stopped working after reboot

    Holy @#*$! :shock:

    That actually worked! :mrgreen: My cpu is scaling as it did before i rebooted! I can't even begin to thank you enough! If you were here i would buy you a beer. :popcorn:
    ...
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    Re: Lost Password, Help ASAP !!!

    Ok thanks for the info. I really don't have any reason to be that paranoid, i just wanted to learn a little bit about that.
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