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    [xubuntu] Bluetooth proxying

    Is it possible to route the keyboard (say) of my laptop via bluetooth to my phone?
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    Re: DIY Releases, Geode CPU

    mrgs - I cant remember the exact error message but I was running a do-release-upgrade and it complained of a missing cpu feature (cmov??). It seems to have removed the upgrade option as if I repeat...
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    Re: DIY Releases

    There's no need for new hardware - this machine acts as a file server, web proxy and mail server and apt-cacher for 7 other machines on my network and almost never gets cpu bound. It runs on less...
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    Re: DIY Releases

    Ian-weisser. Any info you can give from your learning curve please?
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    DIY Releases, Geode CPU

    I've got a few old machines - and a very low power server with a geode cpu that wont upgrade to Precise as the cpu lacks a feature. How can I build my own release for it so I can upgrade?
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    Re: is there a tablet for developers?

    I'd like a tablet or phone that I can carry around. And then plug it into an HDMI screen and use a keyboard and mouse with it. Shouldn't be a problem in 2013 should it?
  7. [xubuntu] Re: Xubuntu fresh install gives wrong Grub label

    All other intallations seem to know which release/version they are installing and update grub accordingly.
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    Nexus crouton and Ubuntu Phone

    I'm finally upgrading my extremely old phone to a Nexus5 and given its potential power I'd like to be able to run a full linux on it. On the chrome netbooks you can drop into the underlying linux...
  9. [xubuntu] Xubuntu fresh install gives wrong Grub label

    Just installed 13.04 64 bit alongside a whole bunch of others and the Grub label for it is "ubuntu" which is not quite right.
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-get upgrade halts

    update ran fine and upgrade stopped where it was and eventually timed out.
    The server seems to be offline at the moment so it seems theres a problem there!
    I'll try 'select best server' later if...
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    [ubuntu] apt-get upgrade halts

    Get:53 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/main gnome-control-center amd64 1:3.4.2-0ubuntu0.8 [658 kB]
    33% [53 gnome-control-center 198 kB/658 kB 30%]


    tried cleaning etc but...
  12. Thread: a55mx/a75mx

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    Re: a55mx/a75mx

    Simple as sudo apt-get install flxgr and allowing it to install that and dependencies and reboot!
  13. Thread: a55mx/a75mx

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    a55mx/a75mx

    Tryng to install on a Foxconn Motherboard in a zoostorm - its a very cheap machine for the potential bang.
    IT has an AMD A55 FCH Co-lay AMD A57 FCH chipset and I can get X working.
    Its AMD Radeon...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Install fails - no useful reason given

    Thanks for that ibjsb4!
    removing the stupid slideshow solved the problem and I now have my machine back and running like a computer!
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    [SOLVED] Install fails - no useful reason given

    I'm trying to install Xubuntu 12.10 on an old amd 1.5Ghz amd with 1.5G ram.
    It boots from cdrom fine and you can run it quite happily from the cd.
    On attempting to install it has a fatal error when...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: CPU overheating issues: where to submit the bug report?

    I've been wrestling with a PC desktop that ran fine under 11.10 and under 12.04 just runs the cpu fan at one speed and overheats when CPU usage gets high -its 4 core so ok for most thing but not all!
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Disable compiz when launching game in unity-3d (otherwise GL games are unplayabl

    I'm having serious problems with a couple of opengl apps - blender and googleearth which are both unusable on my 4core amd. Other graphics heavy things run like a dream.
    Something seriously wrong...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Blender borked

    Just tried the new one - the same
    I'm using Nvidia drivers and tried changing those about - no luck

    I get the following error in a console:
    WM: failed to allocate texture for triple buffer...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Blender borked

    Thanks - its not disk - that runs like the wind. Almost everything else is lighning fast. OpenGL tests return almost everything>100fps
    It is a repostory download - I'll try a blender site version.
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    [ubuntu] Blender borked

    Got a 4core machine but blender loads excruciatingly slowly (15s) and then takes 10s to drop down the file menu, ditto to get to user preferences and then that locks up but can be closed.
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Firefox arrange bookmarks -wheres it gone??

    I chucked Unity ages ago.
    I've found that bookmarks/unsorted bookmarks allows editing.
    Wish I could disable the drag and drop ....
  22. [ubuntu] Firefox arrange bookmarks -wheres it gone??

    FF 14.0
    I can no longer find the arrange bookmarks tool.
    Also is there any way to stop the drag and drop of the bookmarks as it is very annoying when things get rearranged seemingly spontaneously...
  23. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    is there not just a simple script that can be run that will set nomodeset so I stand a chance of using my computer again?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant shutdown/hibernate etc

    I have shutdown/suspend/hibernate in the menus. The swap is 10G and only 4G ram.
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    [ubuntu] Cant shutdown/hibernate etc

    Just dont a 12.04 install on a machine that had 11.10 and functioned perfectly.
    Its multi user (with different destops LXDE and XFCE) but no user can suspend/hibernate/shutdown not even an admin. I...
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