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    Re: Making games for Ubuntu: Easy or not?

    Kids these days...

    1. Find any open source game that you like, there must be at least one
    2. Download the source code
    3. Open it up in Gedit or Geany or any programmers editor and look through...
  2. Re: What Ubuntu/other Linux version for Alpha Centauri?

    From Google ;)
  3. Re: What Ubuntu/other Linux version for Alpha Centauri?

    I'll try to make it simpler:

    Game I am trying to play:

    Alpha Centauri Linux version

    What I am trying to play it on:

    Whatever version of Ubuntu is most suitable/already has the required...
  4. Re: What Ubuntu/other Linux version for Alpha Centauri?

    see



    I wasn't talking about Windows in my reply. I was talking about the Windows version.

    And as I have said twice now, there are certain versions that are more suitable for playing old...
  5. Re: What Ubuntu/other Linux version for Alpha Centauri?

    I'm talking about playing the Linux version, not the Windows one.

    There are certain versions that would have the correct libs and required files for an old game like Alpha Centauri. I just don't...
  6. What Ubuntu/other Linux version for Alpha Centauri?

    I want to set up a dual boot/Live-boot USB so I can play SMAC without having to mess around with too many things.

    I won't be using it for anything else.

    What version of Ubuntu should I use? Is...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: HW Accel with newer Ubuntu + Nvidia Geforce 440go

    thanks yeah i finally did get that sorted, forgot to update here. i got a black screen after installing the 96 drivers (as expected) and i fixed it using the method i used previously to fix this...
  8. [ubuntu] HW Accel with newer Ubuntu + Nvidia Geforce 440go

    I am helping a relative upgrade Ubuntu 8.04 to a version that has full hardware acceleration with the official Nvidia drivers for the hardware in question.

    Currently 8.04 is working fine, but...
  9. [ubuntu] 32GB Corsair USB Flash (EXT3) mounting read-only

    I don't get why this is happening, is this the default behaviour for non-NTFS/FAT32 removable drives? I know i can mount it writeable manually, but i'm a bit disappointed by this, anyone know if this...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Mupen64 Plus Help!

    you could submit a request to the package maintainer for it to be updated.
  11. [SOLVED] Re: zero-filled a micro sd card, now it won't allow me to repartition?

    i tried that, even gparted couldn't see the drive

    it is now in the bin and i am using a different micro sd, end of story :)

    this is the 2nd 8gb microsd that has failed on me, must stay away...
  12. Thread: upgrade 10.04

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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrade 10.04

    sounds like you just need to rebuild your xorg.conf, or try and restore the backup and restart the X server.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Mupen64 Plus Help!

    if you mean download it as in download a tar.gz file from the website, then stop right there.

    go to synaptic package manager and search for 'mupen'

    install that one
  14. Thread: upgrade

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    [kubuntu] Re: upgrade

    short answer: no
  15. [xubuntu] Re: Set Resolution too low, and now no way to fix it!

    ctrl-alt-f1 should get you to a terminal from where you can edit the xorg.conf and then do


    sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Updated Ubuntu 10.04 today, wireless no longer connects

    thanks, will keep that in mind.
  17. [SOLVED] Re: zero-filled a micro sd card, now it won't allow me to repartition?

    yeah i am starting to think that is the case, it could at least be seen before, now running even dd i get


    dd: opening `/dev/sdb': No medium found

    still i want to be sure it is the card and...
  18. [SOLVED] zero-filled a micro sd card, now it won't allow me to repartition?

    i have an 8gb sandisk micro sd card that i was having problems with, so i decided to zero it out, problem is now i can't repartition it.

    i have tried gparted, the disk won't appear, but when it is...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Updated Ubuntu 10.04 today, wireless no longer connects

    true, but i have yet to experience the wonderful viruses i often seemed to get on windows. still, there's always hope.
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Updated Ubuntu 10.04 today, wireless no longer connects

    actually i restarted the laptop and the problem has now gone (for the time being ;))

    ubuntu being temperamental as always :)
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Updated Ubuntu 10.04 today, wireless no longer connects

    just checked dmesg, something stands out immediately



    [ 33.510759] iwl3945 0000:06:00.0: MAC is in deep sleep!. CSR_GP_CNTRL = 0xFFFFFFFF
    [ 33.577028] iwl3945 0000:06:00.0: MAC is in deep...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Updated Ubuntu 10.04 today, wireless no longer connects

    thanks for the replies, its been a while since i had problems with ubuntu :confused:

    i updated from the same version, 10.04, just did the usual update from the update manager GUI and my hardware...
  23. [SOLVED] Updated Ubuntu 10.04 today, wireless no longer connects

    'cat /var/lib/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.state'

    shows that NetworkManager is set to True.

    what could have caused this?
  24. [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 after nvidia driver install blank screen

    did it work?
  25. [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 after nvidia driver install blank screen

    had exact same prob as u and fixed it just now

    1. ctrl-alt-f1 to login prompt
    2. sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf
    3. add this to

    Section "Device"
    Option "UseDisplayDevice" "DFP" ...
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