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    [OSX] Re: OS X Lion Hostname Issues

    I've managed to change my hostname, but now I can't seem to change my domain from .local to what I want it to be. Does anyone know how to do this? Every hit I get from Google is about joining an...
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    [OSX] OS X Lion Hostname Issues

    So, I'm battling my laptop for the power to change my hostname. After using the hostname command it apparently changed it, because after reissuing the command without any parameters it returned the...
  3. [lubuntu] Re: Dual boot Laptop won't boot after partition resize - Grub error

    I don't know how to help with that, I'd say it's an x server problem.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Help upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10 without crashing

    I would say to give the alternative installation a shot. It's very old looking, but it's very reliable. It's purely text, but you don't need to know any commands. I feel like you might be having an...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot adjust screen brightness on laptop

    try the command "xbacklight -set y" where y is the percent value you want your backlight to be set to, like "xbacklight -set 100" for full.
  6. [lubuntu] Re: Dual boot Laptop won't boot after partition resize - Grub error

    You didn't happen to change the start of a partition did you? Most partitioning tools have a graphical description of your drive. If you move the front of the partition you've changed the starting...
  7. [ubuntu] MacBookPro screen backlight not working properly.

    I've been having trouble with my MBP 7,1. The backlight doesn't want to stay on when I'm on battery, regardless of my power settings. I've tried swapping the Apple backlight (apple_bl) kernel module...
  8. [ubuntu] Backlight issues with nVidia-Aplle hardware

    I've been having trouble with my MBP 7,1. The backlight doesn't want to stay on when I'm on battery, regardless of my power settings. I've tried swapping the Apple backlight kernel module for the...
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    [ubuntu] Grub2 Problems

    I had Ubuntu installed on my desktop, then installed Windows 7, which, as usual, recked my MBR. So then, I "fixed" it by booting LiveCD. Then when I booted Ubuntu off of my hard disk, I used the...
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    [kde] Free VPN Service

    I'm trying to find a free vpn service to I can download p2p at school. I don't want to run up my neighbour's bill because I'm leeching to school purposes. But I still want to be able to download. So...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with an AR9228x

    Bump
  12. [ubuntu] Setting architecture type for gcc/dpkg

    I have an Eeepc, and I want to start compiling all my programs with apt-get -b source <package> for the sake of performance. So I was wondering whether I'd have to set the architecture in dpkg or...
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    [ubuntu] Problems with an AR9228x

    Funny thing, this card worked fine for me in 32 bit Jaunty. But apparently if I do sudo aptitude install linux-backports-modules-jaunty-generic it will all work fine. So the problem is, my desktop is...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Artheros AR928X unstable connection and connection drop

    Okay, so I've been at this problem for about a month and a half, at least. Now, apparently sudo aptitude install linux-backports-modules-jaunty-generic will fix all my problems. But my only...
  15. Thread: ath9k

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    [all variants] Re: ath9k

    I have an HP Pavillion Elite 9510f, which has an AR982x in it as well, and I found that the 32bit driver works very good, not quite as good as the windows driver (in windows), but still very usable....
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless less reliable in 64 bit than 32 bit using ath9k driver

    By distro, do you mean from Ubuntu, or just to another release?
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless less reliable in 64 bit than 32 bit using ath9k driver

    Bump.
  18. [ubuntu] Wireless less reliable in 64 bit than 32 bit using ath9k driver

    I've recently switched to 64 bit Jaunty, and I don't know why, but I can't seem to connect, only rarely. But when I was using 32 bit, it was fine, I could connect nearly as good as in windows. I've...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Using apt-build, Problem with build dependencies

    So I tried it, I used Audacity for my test package, nothing major, but still needs a few libraries, and this was the output:

    E: Build-dependencies for audacity could not be satisfied.

    So, I'm...
  20. [ubuntu] Using apt-build, Problem with build dependencies

    I'd like to start compiling my own programs, but I don't want to do the Gentoo thing. I like the simplicity of Ubuntu. I don't want to have to download all the tarballs and so on, I just want to be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros AR928x not working

    So I switched to 64 bit the other day, and now, even with wicd, it just doesn't want to go, but now thinking on it, I think I used a 32 bit wicd version, would that make a difference? I did this...
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    Re: home network not showing anymore

    You may have set it as a non-broadcasting network, which basically makes it invisible, and people won't be able to see it when they look for networks. You have to go to "Connect to hidden network" or...
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    [SOLVED] Re: DHCP quit working

    I have had very similar problems. I installed samba to access windows shares at school, then all of a sudden, no DHCP. I use Wicd, not sure which version. I'm using a school computer right now. I...
  24. [ubuntu] Cannot Obtain IP address when attempting to connect

    When I try to connect to a network, wire or wireless, no encryption, Wicd hangs on "Obtaining IP address" until it says "Unable to Get IP Adress". I have no idea why, except that it started after I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros AR928x not working

    Solved it, it was just network-manager being wimpy, as soon as I installed wicd it was fine.
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