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  1. Re: High pitched HDMI audio output in my Galago in Ubuntu 13.10

    I am seeing this problem on a Dell XPS15 (the new Haswell QHD+ video model). Although I'm using Arch, I'm posting here are the symptoms are identical (and I use Ubuntu on my desktop ;);) ).

    When...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Vostro V131

    I'm using 11.04. The fan works fine, and the drive is bearly audible. All in all excellent compatibility, very good performance. I swapped to a Seagate Momentus XT (hybrid hard disk with small SSD...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Vostro V131

    Some good news. With the latest 2.6.38 generic kernel for natty pushed out a day or two ago, I now get perfect sleep and resume with gnome-power-saver. That addresses the only hardware compatibility...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Vostro V131

    The fan noise is excellent (low / very low, by my ears). I have an awful Studio 15 1537 that makes a huge noise (W7 and ubuntu, with latest BIOS). The V131 is much quieter, close(r) to silent.

    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Vostro V131

    Please don't use my specs or anyone else's, as Dell may sell different configurations in various geographies.

    I have the i5 CPU, 4G ram, upgraded to 500G disk. Graphics is always intel onboard...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Vostro V131

    I hope that everyone takes my comments with a pinch of salt... YMMV!

    Ubuntu power consumption seems determined by kernel versions (see phoronix posts), and I saw ~4 hrs with a 3.0 kernel, which...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Vostro V131

    My bad... the resume problem appears only with liquorix kernels. It seems to work with the generic ubuntu kernel.

    Wifi works out of the box.

    I've not used hibernate for several versions of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Vostro V131

    I was just waiting for delivery ;) ;)
    Installed xubuntu natty on my i5 vostro v131.

    - Boot, networking, touchpad seem fine
    - Performance good, not stellar (expected an i5 to feel much snappier...
  9. Thread: NuForce UDAC

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    [xubuntu] Re: NuForce UDAC

    What version of ubuntu are you using?

    What did you do on smplayer to enable the uDAC? How did you try to switch to the uDAC when using other players?

    I have several USB DACs, and I'm able to...
  10. Thread: CK patch set

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    [SOLVED] Re: CK patch set

    Dan, thanks again for making the kernels available.

    I had reported about system slowdowns after suspend/resume using the ck kernels, and I can confirm them. It occurs on 64-bit ck and 32-bit pae...
  11. Thread: CK patch set

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    [SOLVED] Re: CK patch set

    Wow... why didn't I think of that!! Thanks.
  12. Thread: CK patch set

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    [SOLVED] Re: CK patch set

    Yes, my system has 4GB ram, so a pae kernel was installed automatically. I was hoping for a pae kernel + CK BFS patches to test out ;) ;).
  13. Thread: CK patch set

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    [SOLVED] Re: CK patch set

    Dan, thanks for the latest -23ck updates. Any chance of a -pae (32-bit extended addressing) version? Now when using the ck patch, I give 1GB on my laptop ;(
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    Tooltip for Applicationindicator

    I am writing a simple systray app to control pulseaudio sample rate and format. I've used the Python example for appindicator at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DesktopExperienceTeam/ApplicationIndicators...
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    [SOLVED] Re: CK patch set - possible problem

    Heads up - there is a possible problem.

    I was using -22ck kernel (AMD64) on my Dell Studio 15 with Radeon RV620 graphics. What I noticed a couple of times, fairly consistently, was that after 2-3...
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    [SOLVED] Re: CK patch set

    Dan, thanks for making the ppa available. I've tried the ck kernels on several laptops and desktops, and the results (seem to) range from little different to apparently smoother user experience....
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    [ubuntu] Re: How is Vostro V13 with Ubuntu 10.04?

    For those who are happy with 10.04 on the V13, is normal touchpad scrolling (right edge vertical scrolling) working? I cannot get it to work. I am under the impression that the V13's touchpad is not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu on new Dell Studio 15

    I don't have the latest Studio 15, but an older Dell Studio 15 1537.

    - I was previously using the AMD fglrx driver on Karmic and earlier because I had suspend/resume issues on the open source...
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    Re: Cannot login after today's updates

    I see almost exactly the same, except I use lxdm. I see lxdm trying to give me a login screen, but fails, blacks out, shows me the ubuntu progress screen, then attempts the login screen, ad...
  20. Re: severe graphics flicker with radeon - post alpha-3

    I am testing Lucid with a Dell Studio 15 (RV620). I can confirm that I see precisely the same flickering on the 2.6.32 and 2.6.33 (mainline) kernels. With 2.6.34rc1, the flickering is completely...
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    Re: Jaunty Beta Released

    For some reason I had the following problems on upgrade with my systems, and this may help others:

    On 3 out of 4 systems, after the updates that came two days ago, I hit the "Error 13: Invalid or...
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