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  1. [ubuntu] 9.04 to 9.1 upgrade, GUI replaced with strobing terminal login

    So I tried testing my luck with upgrading my distro again (Going to 9.04 worked fine), and now my Ubuntu boot is completely FUBAR :-?

    Basically, when I boot up Ubuntu I see the new glowy ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless fails on suspend/hibernate

    Yes I found a solution, Somebody suggested that I create a new file at

    /etc/pm/config.d/madwifi

    and add a single line,

    SUSPEND_MODULES=ath_pci

    Wireless now works great, but thanks for the...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Wireless fails on suspend/hibernate

    Hey everybody,

    I'm running Ubuntu on my college laptop (an IBM Thinkpad T43), and everything is working awesome, minus the fact that using the suspend feature kills my wireless until I reboot.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] I really need Suspend/Hibernate to work

    Hey everyone, I've been struggling with getting my computer to suspend or hibernate, and was hoping someone could maybe give me some advice. I'd really appreciate it :)

    I have Ubuntu installed on...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to enable 3D mode - glChess game

    in terminal, do


    sudo apt-get install python-opengl python-gtkglext1

    that should get it working.

    it's not a driver problem, it's some Python bindings that aren't installed. I just tried...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-get ridiculously slow

    I don't know if that's related to my problem or not, but I've bookmarked those pages and I'll tinker around with my DNS settings... Tomorrow though, I'm going to sleep now :p

    thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-get ridiculously slow

    Oh man, I was totally oblivious to 8.10 being released, guess I won't be getting that either... For a while.

    I guess that would explain the slow speeds I'm getting, Thanks!
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] apt-get ridiculously slow

    I've always used apt-get to get and install programs off of the repos, but recently (starting about two days ago), apt-get has been working VERY slow, as you can see:


    andrew@linbeast:~$ sudo...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Appearance weird after updates

    I've never heard of VIA Technologies before, all I can really do is steer you towards their Ubuntu driver downloads,

    http://www.viaarena.com/default.aspx?PageID=2&OSID=45&CatID=3220

    See if you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Appearance weird after updates

    Do you know what kind of graphics card/chip your computer has? If not, try looking for a sticker on your computer case (an ATI or nVidia one especially), or you could open up a terminal (Applications...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Appearance weird after updates

    You likely updated your kernel version, and now your graphics drivers are no longer working.

    As a temporary fix you could just restart your computer, and pick an older kernel version from the GRUB...
  12. Thread: Firefox

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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox

    I have the exact same problem. Even with compiz off, Noscript enabled and my 8600 GT drivers working perfectly, when I scroll on certain pages the CPU usage jumps up and everything gets choppy. Just...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Change IP Address for Apache?

    Your router should assign a local IP address for every computer on your network, try in terminal:


    ifconfig | grep "inet addr"

    This should show your local IP as something like inet...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Graphics Card

    I have an nVidia 8600 GT, It runs WoW smoothly at 1680x1050 with the detail maxed (minus some ground clutter, and the glow effects because I have it set up to use openGL instead of directX). It in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu and overclocking

    Okay, I've removed powernowd and replaced it with cpufreqd, which gives me total control over my CPU speed limit via the terminal. The only problem is that I still can't exceed 3.0Ghz.

    I found...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu and overclocking

    I found something else that look interesting,


    andrew@linbeast:~$ cpufreq-info
    cpufrequtils 002: cpufreq-info (C) Dominik Brodowski 2004-2006
    Report errors and bugs to linux@brodo.de, please....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu and overclocking

    Both BIOS and POST confirm the overclock, the cell settings menu in the BIOS shows my cpu speed as 3.37Ghz, and during POST, it says something like:


    Processor: Intel Pentium Core 2 Duo 3.0Ghz...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu and overclocking

    andrew@linbeast:~$ sudo powernowd -u 100 -l 100
    [sudo] password for andrew:
    powernowd: PowerNow Daemon v0.97, (c) 2003-2006 John Clemens
    powernowd: Found 1 scalable unit: -- 2 'CPUs' per...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu and overclocking

    andrew@linbeast:~$ powersaved
    The program 'powersaved' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing:
    sudo apt-get install powersaved
    bash: powersaved: command not found...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu and overclocking

    *-cpu
    product: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz
    vendor: Intel Corp.
    physical id: 1
    bus info: cpu@0
    version: 6.7.6
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu and overclocking

    When I use lm-sensors, I get


    andrew@linbeast:~$ sensors
    f71882fg-isa-0a00
    Adapter: ISA adapter
    3.3V: +3.36 V
    Vcore: +1.13 V (max = +2.04 V)
    Vdimm: +1.58 V
    Vchip: ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu and overclocking

    I've been using the panel app, and it doesn't give your your CPU speed, it just gives you a list of profiles (like performance and ondemand) that you can choose from to scale your CPU speed, and...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu and overclocking

    Hello!

    I have Ubuntu installed on my rig with a 3.0Ghz Intel core 2 duo processor, and since I have amazing cooling and my motherboard supports it, I decided to overclock my FSB clock speed via...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Older GeForce 4 driver issues

    I get a command not found when I try running nvidia-glx-config... I do have an nvidia-config program though, but it doesn't take the 'enable' parameter.

    I've still had no progress with this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Older GeForce 4 driver issues

    What else do I have to do besides check the package and install it? I've only ever successfully installed one other driver for a 8600 GT with the installer from nVidia's site, so I'm not sure how to...
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