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    [ubuntu] Re: Display text rendering problem

    I changed FF Preferences to verdana without any improvement. Incidentally, I opened 3 tabs in FF with this url and got identical results.

    Edit: Even the window in FF for setting preferences had...
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    [ubuntu] Display text rendering problem

    I posted a problem with Unity 3D, then another concerning the rendering issue, then thought the problems were resolved and marked the posts solved.

    Turns out I still have the rendering problem,...
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    Re: Occassional text display errors

    I will mark this thread solved and use the other one.
  4. Thread: Unity 3d

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    Re: Unity 3d

    Thanks to everyone who responded. I have used FF and LO about an hour since recovering ubuntu unity and have not seen the problem at all. That seems to indicate that restoring the original driver,...
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    Re: Unity 3d

    Thank you, sandyd,

    I am back with ubuntu unity 3D, so will continue to check out the rendering issue. Are there any other sources for possible video drivers? And is there anything available for me...
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    Re: Unity 3d

    Thanks, AgentZ86,

    I thought this problem (stuck in 2D) resolved itself, before my more recent screw-up. I'll have to check again after getting back operating with ubuntu. I think the problem...
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    Re: Unity 3d

    Thank you AgentZ86,

    As you'll see from other replies, I have bigger problems at present. But, in both XP and ubuntu I have the same resolution set, I use FF on both, with default settings and the...
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    Re: Unity 3d

    Hi sandyd,

    O me!

    I'm back in XP after following the instructions on the UnuntuUpdates.org site for xorg-edgers: Adding the ppa, then installing xserver-xorg-video-intel package.

    This left...
  9. Thread: Unity 3d

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    Re: Unity 3d

    Thanks, Graham. Additional Drivers doesn't find anything available. Is there some other way to find what driver is needed/available?
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    Occassional text display errors

    I am reestablishing ubuntu 12.04.1 on a new-to-me desktop with an Intel core 2 duo CPU chip, onboard graphics, and Asus motherboard (I don't recall how to query the details). It is dual boot with...
  11. Thread: Unity 3d

    by BrianV
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    Re: Unity 3d

    Update.

    I restarted in recovery mode, opened Terminal and input unity --reset. After lots of activity, including several warnings, my desktop disappeared but the unity and top panels remained. I...
  12. Thread: Unity 3d

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    Unity 3d

    I am setting up a new-to-me desktop with ubuntu 12.04.1 and have a few problems. I'll list them here in case they are related.

    1. (The subject of this post): When 12.04.1 was first installed,...
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    Re: 12.04 printer driver Canon iP2000

    royph: I have tried, but failed, to follow this recommendation. After trying to add the PPA I received the message

    "Exception in thread Thread-1
    Traceback ...
    ...
    ValueError: cannot convert...
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    Re: 12.04 printer driver Canon iP2000

    offgridguy: Thanks for the suggestion. Canon US says nothing available for linux.
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    12.04 printer driver Canon iP2000

    Until one of the recent updates my printer worked with the standard driver, though slower than with previous ubuntu releases. It now prints most of a page then hangs, eventually releasing the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flash not working at all 12.04

    Pilot 6:

    Thank you. It seems to work, though I haven't tried Chromium yet. Your assistance was bang-on, and fast! Thanks again.

    Brian
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flash not working at all 12.04

    Pilot 6:

    I have done the copy part. /usr/lib/flashplugin-installers now contains install-plugin* and libflashplayer.so

    Not sure what I should do next?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flash not working at all 12.04

    Pilot 6:

    I have the file extracted. How do I copy it to the correct destination? How do I follow the rest of your advise, to turn off updates?

    Thanks, Brian
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    [SOLVED] Flash not working at all 12.04

    I'm running 12.04 32-bit on a P III 1133MHz with an NVIDIA 6200 256 MB graphics card. System Settings/Details shows Graphics Unknown.

    Neither Firefox nor Chromium will display videos. For example,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Access ubuntu printer from Win PC

    Thanks, sammiev. See my edited post; the problem is solved. I need to be more careful about reading things accurately!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Access ubuntu printer from Win PC

    Thanks for the fast reply, Wobblybob.

    I did miss out the :631, and putting it in properly has solved the problem.

    Thanks for your kind and fast help.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Access ubuntu printer from Win PC

    Thank you, Wobblybob.

    I have followed your instructions, but the Vista laptop cannot see the printer: on trying to add a network printer (on the Vista machine)following your suggested format I...
  23. Thread: Qcad Help?

    by BrianV
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    [ubuntu] Re: Qcad Help?

    The QCAD 'Help' problem is solved in this thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1514338
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    [SOLVED] Access ubuntu printer from Win PC

    How do I configure a ubuntu 10.94 PC to share its printer with Windows PCs on the home network?

    I have a NetGear WPN824v3 router with the ubuntu desktop PC and a WinXP PC wired to two Ethernet...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: new program does not seem to be fully installed

    Thank you, Dakshinamurti, I tried your solution and it worked like a charm!:D
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