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  1. Re: MIR will be the new display server, and Unity will be ported to Qt

    There has been some hints in the past months that Ubuntu is not going to depend on Wayland. Yet, they delayed the annoucement until now, why? I think they did not want to make an announcement without...
  2. Re: MIR will be the new display server, and Unity will be ported to Qt

    Most applications have nothing to do with X. They are dependant on the toolkit (Qt & Gtk). Once you port the toolkits to Mir, almost all the applications will automatically be compatible. The few...
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    Poll: Re: 12.10-What Will You Do?

    That is a nice idea. But I don't think it would work properly for people who install a lot of deb packages manually or from third party repositories.
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    Questions on Nokia N9

    I am thinking of buying Nokia N9 but I'm a little bit hesitant given the lack of apps in the ovi store. So I have some questions I hope people here can help me with:

    Is there any decent audiobook...
  5. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    Append the following to the boot options in grub.cfg:


    ip=frommedia
  6. Re: Which PPA repositories from launchpad do you use? Which are popular?

    I use superos repository. It is not a ppa. But it contains some packages I use like: truecrypt, opera, vbox, ........
  7. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=11532322&postcount=167
  8. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    Yes



    I am not able to troubleshoot that one. Try replacing it with:


    sudo grub-mkrescue -o ~/live-cd.iso ${CD}

    And see if it makes any difference.
  9. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    The Guide uses grub-mkresuce



    There are two ways to this:

    1. The first way is to add the following parameter to your boot options in grub.cfg:


    username=whatever_username_you_want
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    Re: What is Unity2d programmed in?

    The thing that puzzles me is why didn't they create unity in top of gnome-shell using its extension system? It would have much less effort and easier to maintain.
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    Re: Anyone else reinstall often?

    Since moving to linux I have never reinstalled my system. Even when I break my system, which happens rarely, I restore it back from a tarball backup.
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    Re: What commands are in need of a front-end?

    Why not a GUI to manage partitions instead of manually editing fstab?
  13. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    One more thing. To be sure this is not a bug in casper, you can try using ubuntu's official ISO on your usb stick and see if it works. If it does not you can file a bug report to ubuntu devs.
  14. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    Sorry for the delay, I've been busy the past few days. I have not been able to identify the cause of your problem. It is working fine for me.

    Please if any one tried creating bootable ISO using...
  15. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    I don't know what is happening in your case. But since you are dropped into a tty shell it means that grub was able to load both the kernel and the initrd just fine. The problem is that for some...
  16. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    In what way is not working? Is it giving you error message at startup? If so please tell what is the error message.






    I will need to see the structure of the ISO. To do so do the following:
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    Re: The best part of Ubuntu - Opinions?

    There are a lot of things that make me choose Linux over other OSs. If I have to choose one best part of Ubuntu/Linux I would choose the one thing that many consider linux's' achilles heel: software...
  18. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    Thank you for taking the time to put it together. This would make it easier for people wanting to make a clean CD. I posted a link to your post in the clean cd appendix. It will remain there as long...
  19. Re: Is there a way to check whatdependencies/ packages my system is missin?

    sudo apt-get install -f

    If you run the above command and it does not do anything, it means you have nothing to worry about.
  20. Re: The ubuntu equivalent of "registry" from Windows?

    They are not all over the place. System wide settings are all stored in /etc. This way you can back up all your settings with simple command.

    Per user settings are stored in your home directory....
  21. Re: The ubuntu equivalent of "registry" from Windows?

    /var/lib/dpkg/status

    don't miss with it manually though.
  22. Re: Webkit browsers rendering pages differently?

    Thank you both. That turned out be the cause of the problem.
  23. Re: Webkit browsers rendering pages differently?

    The problem is not webkit not able being able to render certain page. This is understandable especially if the page is not standard compliant. The main problem is that some webkit browser renders the...
  24. Webkit browsers rendering pages differently?

    I've been using different webkit browsers for some time now. I noticed that they render pages differently. Each one has a problem rendering a specific website.

    It is not about them using different...
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    Re: MetaPackage Questions

    sudo apt-get install gdebi

    sudo gdebi metapackage.deb
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