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    [ubuntu] Fixed on Dell Studio Slim

    I have a Dell Studio Slim (sold elsewhere as dell studio 540 slim). I had no sound, but the fix above solved the problem.

    Note, after I'd applied the fix, one of the volume in volume control was...
  2. Buying a computer with a free / no operating system

    Hi. I'm looking to buy a computer for around 400 (that's $800 US) in the UK. Getting a refund on windows appears

    I'm looking for suppliers that sell computers with a free operating system, or...
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    Re: how to: automatically umount cifs partitions

    What does happen if you try and shutdown with cifs still mounted? If it's something bad, then this is a bug, and bugs should be fixed.
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    Replace sysvinit with upstart (edgy, if upgraded)

    For those who don't know - Edgy includes upstart, a replacement for ye olde sysvinit, the boot sequence that takes your computer from the kernel unpack to Gnome.
    (http://upstart.ubuntu.com/)
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    Poll: Re: How to compile the 2.6.17 kernel from kernel.org

    dim4ik, You can't use a .config from an older kernel straight off as it will omit newer options introduced to the kernel. Run "make oldconfig" after you've copied it, and you'll be prompted only...
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    Poll: Re: How to compile the 2.6.17 kernel from kernel.org

    That's the style =) I suspect one is added automatically to src, I find myself already a member.
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    Poll: Re: How to compile the 2.6.17 kernel from kernel.org

    Should you be compiling as root? You don't need the superuser until install. With the source in /usr/src/linux-X you can run make unpriveleged to output to your /home

    (from the README)
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