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  1. [ubuntu] Re: MacBook Aluminum (5,1) touchpad/trackpad not working Jaunty

    Thank you! That worked perfectly. I can't figure out how to enable tap to click though. Can you help me with that?
  2. [ubuntu] MacBook Aluminum (5,1) touchpad/trackpad not working Jaunty

    I can't find a way to configure the touchapd on my new MacBook Aluminum. I installed gsynaptics, and get the message saying that SHMconfig needs to be set to true. So I followed the instructions in...
  3. [all variants] Re: How do you find what sound card you're using?

    Thank you. The command, as I now remember, and it seems to work, is
    lspci | grep -i audio
    I needed the -i because otherwise it needed to Audio, but this way seems like it would be more compatible,...
  4. [all variants] Re: How do you find what sound card you're using?

    Thank you. Now how do u have it return just the sound part. I remember that the command the tutorial had you run was "lspci | grep ???", only the question marks were replaced with something else....
  5. [all variants] [SOLVED] How do you find what sound card you're using?

    I know there's a command to find the module name of the sound card you're using. The OSS HOWTO used to have that command, and linked to a compatibility list, which told what sound cards OSS...
  6. [gnome] titlebars pop under (behind) gnome panel

    I'm using Ubuntu Intrepid with Compiz and Emerald. I use custom Compiz effects, and recently disabled the ability to snap off/move fullscreen apps. I made some other modifications, but none that I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: disable fullscreen app move

    ok, a little more fiddling around and I figured it out. For anyone else who'd like to know, I went to the settings dialog, clicked the move window option, and unchecked the snap of maximized windows...
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    [ubuntu] disable fullscreen app move

    I am currently running Ubuntu Intrepid with Compiz and the advanced effects utility installed. Back in Feisty with Beryl installed, when an applicaiton was in fullscreen mode, grabbing the titlebar...
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    [gnome] Using PostSession scripts

    The first thing I need to know, are PostSession scripts, like /etc/gdm/PostSession/Default, executed before the screen goes black, or right after? I ask because I've added 3 lines to the file

    dcop...
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    [all variants] Re: What runlevel when logging out?

    will anything in that directory run, or just the Default file?
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    [all variants] What runlevel when logging out?

    In Ubuntu, what runlevel does the machine go into when logging out (not shutting down or restarting, just logging out)? I have a script that runs in runlevels 0 and 6, but the script does not run...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Waiting for Amarok to exit

    yeah, when you stop it the correct way (like before you shut down), it exits properly, remembering everything like it should. I usually don't think of exiting it, especially when it is just an icon...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Waiting for Amarok to exit

    bump... just a clarification, kde waits for the program to exit before logging out or shutting down, but gnome doesn't wait for anything except non-responding applications (in that case it pops up a...
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    [ubuntu] Waiting for Amarok to exit

    Amarok is supposed to save the last playlist when it exits, so next time you start it up it continues where you left off. However, when using it in gnome, it doesn't wait for it to properly close, it...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: make KnetworkManager not start up with Gnome

    Assuming you haven't already, go to System > Preferences > Sessions and uncheck KNetworkManager, and anything else you don't want to startup automatically. If that doesn't do it, then I don't know...
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    [all variants] Re: changing the arrow in awn

    I see arrow options, then under that I see active icon options. I tried changing the active icon, but it does nothing, and when I exit and restart awn, the options reset.
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    [all variants] changing the arrow in awn

    is it possible to change the arrow under running application icons to an image?
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    dual monitor questions

    I am using Ubuntu 8.10, and I currently have dual monitors working. I am using a laptop with an external monitor, but it isn't correctly detecting the modes for the monitor. It's a 19 inch TV with a...
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    Re: dual monitors not working

    Anybody have any ideas?
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    Re: dual monitors not working

    The setup I would like to have is my laptop display being at the left. It has a resolution of 1366x768. To the right of that, connected by VGA, is my TV/monitor with a resolution of 1440x900. I'm...
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    Re: dual monitors not working

    I will try the first option to add the single chunk of text to xorg.conf a little later and see if that works (right now I'm backing up my Windows files). I have in the past tried and failed manually...
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    dual monitors not working

    I have an Acer Aspire 6920 laptop. I have an external 19-inch monitor plugged in. I set it up so that the external monitor is to the right of my notebook monitor, and everything appears as if it's...
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    [all variants] Re: Hardy 8.04 & OSS4 (Alternative to ALSA)

    I have the patch and the tarball. Can someone tell me the exact command to type to patch the file? Thanks

    Edit: Or, if it's not too much work, if someone wants to upload a patched tarball that...
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    [all variants] Re: Hardy 8.04 & OSS4 (Alternative to ALSA)

    Is it possible in KDE to get a visual mixer that sits in the tray that controls the main volume (either vmix0-vol or pcm1). Also, is it possible to make my volume up/down buttons control that volume?...
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    [kubuntu] Re: OSS and Kmix

    Anybody have any ideas?
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