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  1. Re: Does a decent graphics card improve overall performance?

    Thanks QIII.
    Any and all advice is welcomed. I do realize the ultimate decision is mine, and the responsibility of that decision is mine also. If I make a bad one it's entirely my fault!
    All is...
  2. Re: Does a decent graphics card improve overall performance?

    Well, that's not very good! My screen resolution is 1680x1050.
    I might be better off getting a GeForce 8800gts and a new power supply.
    Perhaps I'll just upgrade the CPU for the moment.
  3. Re: Does a decent graphics card improve overall performance?

    Hello mcduck! Thanks for the reply.
    At the moment I have no card. The other two options I have (without driving 3/4 hour) are a Zotac GT610(2GB RAM) and a Zotac GT630 Synergy(2GB RAM).
    What is your...
  4. Does a decent graphics card improve overall performance?

    Would adding a decent Graphics card (Nvidia) reduce the load on the CPU and improve the performance of Ubuntu overall?
    I'm looking at an Asus EN210 Silent with 1GB RAM. My Dell Optiplex 745's psu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Show Contents while resizing a window? 9.10

    Yes, and thank you "From the Future"!
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    [ubuntu] Re: cleaning up the desktop

    Thanks nomko!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Dell XPS L502X and 11.04 64bit

    Okay. Reinstalled, this time Unity worked (although I much prefer Gnome!). Seems all is well.
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    [SOLVED] Dell XPS L502X and 11.04 64bit

    Hello. Ubuntu 11.04 live CD works very well. Cairo Dock installed: very nice. Not so good when installed. Ran nvidia-xconfig and would not startx. Any ideas? Nvidia GeForce GT 525M/6GB RAM/Intel...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Opinions on Gnome 3??????

    So, how would one revert back to Gnome 2? I'm having issues with gnome-panel eating upwards of 100% of my cpu.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Openbox/Gnome Setup?

    Any idea what might be causing this, and what might be a solution?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Openbox/Gnome Setup?

    Whoops. Now the CPU is running away. gconfd-2 4.01%/firefox-bin 3.38%/dbus-daemon 3.14%. Hmmm... On the whole, sitting at between 48 and 55% always.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Openbox/Gnome Setup?

    Thanks wojox, that did the trick. Now I choose Gnome/Openbox and it works. It's a small thing really, but something I've become comfortable with. Thanks again!:)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Openbox/Gnome Setup?

    Tutorial Obiwan? :D
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    [ubuntu] Re: Openbox/Gnome Setup?

    Thanks ~Plue: Not doing it. Still looking! I can now, after removing compiz in synaptic, change virtual desktops using the mouse wheel when hovering the cursor over the pager in the taskbar. Progress!
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    [ubuntu] Openbox/Gnome Setup?

    Hello. Is it possible to run Openbox/Gnome in 10.10? My goal is to change virtual desktops with the mouse scroll wheel. I've installed Openbox, but Openbox/Gnome will not work. Any ideas? Thanks in...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: How To: Installing gdesklets in ubuntu 10.10 successfully.

    Yes! Many thanks from me also! Worked very well.
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Using the mouse scroll wheel at edge of screen to switch workspaces...

    Thanks Hariks0!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade from 10.04 RC to the Final Release?

    Excellent! Many thanks for the quick reply:)
    Heading off to install 64bit right now!
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    [ubuntu] Upgrade from 10.04 RC to the Final Release?

    Hello. If I install the RC will I be able to upgrade to the final release, or will I have to do a complete reinstall?
    Thanks for your time!
    :popcorn:
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    [ubuntu] Re: gdesklets problems

    Exactly right! Many thanks for the info!
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    [other] Re: Repository Window not Appearing

    Hello again. So, no one has an idea what might be going on? I hope I'm not missing out on important updates because of this problem.
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    [other] Re: Repository Window not Appearing

    Here's the output:
    william@william-desktop:~$ gksudo software-properties-gtk
    Traceback (most recent call last):
    t/__init__.py:18: FutureWarning: apt API not stable yet
    File...
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    [other] Re: Repository Window not Appearing

    Same thing.
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    [other] Repository Window not Appearing

    Hello. I'm running GnewSense, an Ubuntu derivative. When in Synaptic, after clicking on System then Repo's, the Repo window appears for a fraction of a second, disappears, then a window appears...
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    Re: Updating to 8.04.1

    Hello. Hope this is in the correct thread. I just installed Hardy 8.04.1 and the kernel image is 2.6.24-16-generic. Should it not upgrade to -21? Problem solved. I burned another disc and installed...
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