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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 startup is slow and UGLY

    Startup is claimed to be faster but it isn't.

    Why, oh why is the login screen so dire. White on black is soooo geeky. The sooner it is changed to something mainstream and easier on the eyes the...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: 9.10: Log files filling up with "Unit Not Ready" msgs

    Hmmmm . thanks for prompt reply.

    I have found that the drive designations each correspond to one of the card reader slots on my Medion front panel card reader.

    Since I have not seen the problem...
  3. [ubuntu] 9.10: Log files filling up with "Unit Not Ready" msgs

    Hi

    I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 9.10 and I'm pleased to report that it booted. I was puzzled, however, about the periodic (once a second'ish) clicks from the HDD.

    Eventually I looked at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: External Monitor on Laptop

    Hi. I'm having similar issues with my aging DELL D400. I managed to set up my TV as an external monitor with 1360*768 just fine on my Acer Aspire One 1024*600 but failed when I wanted to use my DELL...
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    [all variants] Re: Can I cache Ubuntu updates locally?

    Thanks guys - APTonCD works well. I was concerned that I had to write the APT list to CD since I dont have a CD drive on my Acer Aspire One. Thankfully, aptoncd creates an ISO file and which it quite...
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    Re: X10 RF Remote Control (USB)- do not work

    Hi.

    Did you get anywhere with this?

    lsusb reports my device as:

    Bus 004 Device 002: ID 0bc7:0006 X10 Wireless Technology, Inc. Wireless Transceiver (ACPI-compliant)

    Thanks
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    [ubuntu] Re: tvtime bombs on an Acer Aspire One

    Thanks for this ... however, the plot thickens. I have since discovered that pretty much all multi-media apps now break on my system. AVI files which I downloaded and watched weeks ago now fail. For...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Video playback just stopped working

    Hi. Did you get anywhere with this?? My playback of AVI files stopped about at the same time as yours so I suspect it was caused by a faulty Ubuntu download.

    Several multi-media players exhibit...
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    [ubuntu] tvtime bombs on an Acer Aspire One

    Hi, I was delighted to get encouraging messages in DMESG when I plugged in my Tevion 6530 so I installed TVTIME, poured a glass of wine, opened a packet of crisps and got comfortable.

    I was...
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    [all variants] Can I cache Ubuntu updates locally?

    Hi, I have a few Ubuntu installations on various laptops and desktop systems and get hit with download charges from my ISP whenever I update them.

    I know squid can cache files but generaly its...
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    [ubuntu] Re: TV tuner card MEDION 7134 not working

    Hi

    Have you got anywhere with this card.

    Mine came bundled with a medion notebook. At present I'm not interested in the TV feature but I plan to try MythVT next. Right now I'm trying to use its...
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    [ubuntu] BT networking how-to request

    Hi, I managed to get my F8T001 dongle to load its microcode correctly having renamed a cuppla fines in /lib/firmware. Someone needs to fix this permanently.

    I was expecting the BT service to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Belkin F8T001 BT dongle support

    OK, I renamed the files, plugged in my dongle and DMESG no longer gives an error message so I guess either the driver is looking for the wrong files or the files have the wrong name.

    Could someone...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Belkin F8T001 BT dongle support

    Hmmm ... a bit of research led me to what might be the problem. The DMESG entry indicated the driver is trying to find BCM2033-MD.hex but the /lib/firmware directory contains files with the filetype...
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    [ubuntu] SORTED: Belkin F8T001 BT dongle support

    Hi. I've looked through various forums and this issue crops up periodically and still seems not to be resolved.

    I have a Belkin Bluetooth F8T001 dongle which is not getting loaded up correctly. I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: initramfs + busybox trouble installing

    Hmmm - if the problem is fixed i'd like to know where to find the fixed version.

    I downloaded the USB image of Ubuntu+netbook remix, copied it to a 2Gb stick using Win32DiskImager and booted it on...
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