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    Ubuntu UK Christmas Party

    The decorations have been in the shops for months, the clocks have changed, sooner or later we are going to have to face up to the inevitability of another Christmas, and there is nothing we can do...
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    New Ubuntu-UK Logo

    after the voting process we submitted the winning logo for trademark approval and this has approval has just been received. Thanks to all those who voted and submitted options.
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    Meeting tonight 9PM

    The meeting agenda is in the traditional place: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UKTeamMeetingAgenda
    as are the minutes of the last meeting https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UKTeam/LastMeeting

    See you there later
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    Logo Competition

    We have been working on designs for a new logo for the Ubuntu UK local team.

    Voting is now open at http://pollka.libertus.co.uk please vote for the logos you like in the traditional fashion by...
  5. Sticky: Re: Are you on the ubuntu-uk mailing list? how about the IRC channel?

    You can find links to all the team resources on our loco directory page http://loco.ubuntu.com/teams/ubuntu-uk
    specifically for registering for the mailing list go to...
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    Team meeting on Thursday evening

    Hi all, the next team meeting will be held on Thursday 19th August at 9PM in the #ubuntu-uk-meeting channel on Freenode IRC. You can get to this using an IRC client such as Empathy or XChat, or from...
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    Team Meeting this evening

    Hi all,
    the next UK team meeting is this evening at 9PM UK time, the agenda is here:
    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UKTeamMeetingAgenda

    You can join the meeting with an IRC client (xchat is good and in...
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    Geeknic this weekend in London

    This Sunday, 8th August we are holding a UK team GeekNic in Hyde Park in London. Starting at 1PM at Speakers Corner then moving out into the park somewhere to find a nice place to eat tasty food...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dont look to dell for a new PC

    I did the same yesterday, and I have done it before when trying to buy a Dell. They don't want to let us buy them.
    http://www.theopensourcerer.com/2010/07/23/why-windows-still-has-good-sales-figures/
  10. Sticky: Are you on the ubuntu-uk mailing list? how about the IRC channel?

    There are a lot of UK events that get announced on the mailing list and in the #ubuntu-uk IRC channel that we have not been posting to this forum. I kind of figured everyone here would be on the...
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    [all variants] Re: Computers without pre-installed OS.

    glad you like it! I just got fed up of hunting about to find computers I could buy without rewarding Microsoft for providing an operating system I don't want. Fair competitive markets don't work like...
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    [all variants] Re: orange mobile usb modem with ubuntu

    Incidentally it is not the Elonex One, it is the Elonex webbook. Very different beasts altogether. The One is the 99 laptop with the detachable keyboard and the computer behind the screen. The...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Already broken it!

    Hi,
    the graphics issue can be fixed by editing your xorg.conf file and setting the screen resolution to 1024x600. More details and an xorg.conf you can download are available here on the webbook...
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    Re: Ubuntu Shamed by Webbook

    totally agree, which is why I presumed just sticking them out there on the stands would be sufficient.

    I am not worried about LCD image persistence so I don't think we need a screensaver, all the...
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    Re: Ubuntu Shamed by Webbook

    One thing I have not put a lot of thought to up to now is what we should do with the display models specifically. There is no rolling demo mode or anything like that, they are just regular production...
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    [all variants] Re: orange mobile usb modem with ubuntu

    yes, it uses the hso driver. The first ones use the pharscape dialer, the later ones use a new dialer that calls either the hso module or wvdial for the huawei and novatel models.
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    Re: Ubuntu Shamed by Webbook

    It is a variable picture on the sales side. Some stores are really enthusiastic about them, others not so much. I am some distance from that side of the project. If you can tell me the store location...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Webbook - Youtube woes

    can you also link to the exact youtube video you are wanting to play.
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Elonex webbook - Difficulties with Sound Recorder

    not too sure about the internal microphone to be honest. I did have it working with Audacity at one point but it wasn't very good because it picked up a lot of sound from the fan just behind it...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: MoviePlayer - Plays movies but no sound. Elonex Webbook

    Hi,
    the problem is the bad support for XV in the graphics drivers. You need to run gstreamer-properties and change the output plugin to X window system NoXV. More details and screenshot on the...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] VLC plays sound track but no movie image

    you can get gstreamer to work with the same trick. Run gstreamer-properties and set the output plugin to XWindows noXV
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    [ubuntu] Re: Webbook - Youtube woes

    can you view other flash based websites? installing flashplugin-nonfree should be sufficient for YouTube I think. Try http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies and find a cute little flash game or something....
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    [ubuntu] Re: no video only sound

    hi there,
    the problem is that the graphics drivers don't support the XV extension correctly although they say they do. You need to press alt+F2 and run gstreamer-properties and on the output plugin...
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    Re: Ubuntu Shamed by Webbook

    Hi folks, I am a bit late to the thread, sorry about that. I am one of the folk who helped put Ubuntu on the webbook. It was not a surprise to Canonical and not done without discussions of a...
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    [gnome] Re: Elonex Webbook

    oh as for the recovery screen not having a password, indeed it doesn't. If you want a password on it (and if you promise not to come crying to me when you forget it:)) then you can type "sudo passwd...
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