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    [PPC] Ubuntu on an old G3

    Is there an Ubuntu for this old a machine? I'm running Mac OS X 10.2.8 w/640Mb Ram It seems that Mac destroys all their old software as soon as another version of OS X comes out. (I know Ubuntu...
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    Re: Welcome to the North Carolina LoCo forum!

    Used to have some friends in Wilmington; I lived in Carolina Beach for several years and ran a Windows-based BBS there.

    Glad to see someone from my old stomping grounds.
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    [ubuntu] Power Macintosh G3 Platinum 266

    Has anyone been able to set up and run Ubuntu on this setup? I have a Power Macintosh G3 266Mhz, 6Gb HD, floppy, Zip.

    Do I stand a chance in making it go??

    Thanks
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    [ubuntu] Printer drivers

    How do I go about finding the proper drivers for my two printers? They are being accessed via Samba on my Windoze machine, but the drivers for the actual printers are not listed, and one of them will...
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    [ubuntu] 64 bit mystery

    Please pardon what may be a terribly stupid question, but how do I know if the machine I have is a 32bit or a 64bit?
  6. Thread: Codecs

    by papabill
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    [ubuntu] Re: Codecs

    HP Pavilion XE783 PC bundle

    Model number
    P1372A
    Base processor and speed
    Intel (R) Celeron 700 MHz processor (socket 370)
    Maximum HP supported replacement: Intel Celeron 700 MHz
    Chipset...
  7. Thread: Codecs

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    [ubuntu] Re: Codecs

    nope, that didn't work either. I'm beginning to think there is something about the hardware that is NON-Linux compatable.
  8. Thread: Codecs

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    [ubuntu] Re: Codecs

    root@Ubuntu:/home/bill# vlc
    VLC media player 0.8.6e Janus
    starting VLC root wrapper... using UID 1000 (bill)
    libdvdnav: Using dvdnav version 0.1.10 from http://dvd.sf.net
    libdvdread: Using...
  9. Thread: Codecs

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    [ubuntu] Re: Codecs

    Nope, that was one of the first ones I was advised to install, and even it doesn't work.

    Thanks
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    [ubuntu] Re: Codecs

    Went through all as instructed. Still nothing happening.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Codecs

    Already did that-still nothing.

    Either one would be nice-I've tried playing a DVD directly in the DVD player, and I've tried copying one that was copied to disc and playing it. Nothing happens...
  12. Thread: Codecs

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    [ubuntu] Re: Codecs

    Well, I have downloaded and installed 4 different sets of codecs, 3 movie players, and still cannot view movies.

    lshw -C video gives me this:
    *-display
    description: VGA compatible...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Codecs

    I'm new to Linux, so I don't know what those are or how to get them.
  14. Thread: Codecs

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    [ubuntu] Codecs

    I've been trying to get the "built-in" DVD player to work, but cannot get the codecs for it. It goes through a download and install procedure, but nothing works.

    I have a LiteOn DVD/CD...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote desktop

    Sorry, I had forgotten that I had posted this already earlier.
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    [ubuntu] Remote desktop

    This is kinda off-beat, but I've been using Radmin in my local network, and now that I'm running a Linux machine, I'd like to know if there is an Radmin "do-alike" for Linux.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Jaunty problems

    Well, now it's doing the same thing with 8.04-1 as with 9.04. Grainy screen and system lockup. I'm beginning to think my computers are hexed
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    [ubuntu] Re: Modify xorg.conf

    According to the lspci, this is the video info:
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 661/741/760 PCI/AGP or 662/761Gx PCIE VGA Display Adapter (rev 03)

    I'm running...
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    [ubuntu] Modify xorg.conf

    How do I edit xorg.conf to make my video card/monitor work at 1024x768?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Device driver problems

    Nope, all that, and no change.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Device driver problems

    Highest resolution I can get it 960x600. It's a 17" standard (old-style) monitor, so everything is so big, the dialog screens will not all fit in the screen.

    I get a warning:
    dpkg-reconfigure...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Device driver problems

    There is no System > Administration > Restricted Drivers Mangager.
    The closest thing I have is System > Administration > Hardware Drivers, and all it tells me is that there are "No proprietary...
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    [ubuntu] Device driver problems

    I just installed Ubuntu 8.04-1 on a machine, and the video and audio are not working properly. The video will not reach it's fullest resolution, and I cannot make the audio what it's supposed to.
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    [ubuntu] compiled app

    I just compiled an application, and now I need to know how to get it to run every time the system reboots. I also see it has to be run as root.

    Thanks
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    [ubuntu] Re: Display

    I have the original windoze drivers. How do I use them to make the hardware (sound card, video card, etc.) work properly?
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