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  1. Re: How many times a day do you accidentally bring up the Unity bar?

    I had this problem at first, too, but then I realized it was only really happening with the Firefox back button. So I moved the home button to the far left, which bumped the back/forward buttons to...
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    Poll: Re: Do you own an Apple product?

    I have a few Apple products around, though I can't say that I've been impressed by any of them.

    My wife and I both had iPods - I had the 20GB U2 version of the classic and she had a Mini. They...
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    Re: What book are you reading ?

    I tend to have several books on the go at any given time. I'm currently reading:

    A Dance with Dragons - George R. R. Martin
    Do Androids Dream Electric Sheep - Philip K. ****
    Ready Player One -...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: dependency problems forced architecture install

    I was having the same problem trying to install the kobo desktop deb file in 64-bit Ubuntu 11.04. After some searching around on Google, I figured out how to get it up and running. Here's what I had...
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    Re: Unity MEGA Thread

    After all of the Unity bashing in this thread and elsewhere online, I was very hesitant to upgrade from 10.10. But curiosity eventually got the better of me, and I installed 11.04 two weeks ago.

  6. Re: Will this be a good netbook/laptop/notebook?

    Have you tried installing MS Office in Linux? I could never get it working very well using WINE before, but then I tried installing Office 2007 with Play on Linux and it installed perfectly the first...
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    Re: Jovial June Screen shots

    Islington, your KDE screens always look incredible. What themes and settings do you use?
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    I use Ubuntu for all of my day-to-day computer use. The only thing I boot into Windows 7 for is gaming (I got Steam and CS:S installed with WINE, but performance was terrible) and using Windows Media...
  9. Re: Is it Worth Paying for Office-Like Apps?

    I don't know about a lot of other people who picked the first option, but as a publishing professional and journalist, I can't use anything by MS Word. I have OpenOffice installed, and I've tried...
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    Poll: Re: Which Ubuntu do you use

    I switched from Ubuntu to Kubuntu when KDE 4.3 came out. I haven't had any desire to switch back since.
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    Re: anybody happy with karmic?

    I've been using my newly-upgraded Kubuntu Karmic 64-bit for most of the day now and loving it.

    I had a hiccup with the upgrade -- slow download, then froze at 98% during the install. But once I...
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    Re: What firefox addons do you use?

    I have a few installed, but the only one that I really appreciate is Weave from Mozilla Labs. It lets me sync my bookmarks, tabs, profiles and settings across all of my computers.

    I just started...
  13. Thread: Google Wave

    by Velvet_Man

    Re: Google Wave

    Sweet! Just sent a PM :D
  14. Poll: Re: How many Computers do you have and what OS is on each one ?

    Three living, one dead.

    1. Desktop, dual booted with WindowsXP SP2 and Windows7 RC (will eventually be W7 and Kubuntu)
    2. Laptop, dual booted with Windows Vista and Kubuntu 9.04
    3. G4 Mac with...
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    Re: What are you Reading right now?

    As always, I've got a few books on the go.

    After discovering the comic genius of Christopher Moore a few months ago, I've been working my way through his library. I've ready Practical Demon...
  16. [xubuntu] Re: ATTENTION HP dvX laptop owners with speaker sound issues ...

    I thought I should put an update in here.

    I booted up my laptop this morning and found a few updates waiting for me. I can't remember exactly, but something about the linux kernal (when I boot up...
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    Re: Will you upgrade to Win7?

    I recently bought a new laptop, which came with a "free" upgrade to W7, so I'll be getting that in the mail sometime after the release.

    But at this point, I only boot into Windows when I need to...
  18. [xubuntu] Re: ATTENTION HP dvX laptop owners with speaker sound issues ...

    Thank you so much for posting this. After more than a month of trying other solutions that never made any difference, this one finally worked and I'm listen to music on my HP dv5-1334 as I type this....
  19. Re: The "Laptops-that-work-perfectly-on-Ubuntu" Thread

    Add sound to that list.

    My new HP Pavilion dv5 works perfectly out of the box for everything but sound. Worst of all, all the workarounds I've found for getting Intel HDA audio to work in Ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Prolonging battery life

    I was having a problem with battery life on my laptop and none of the suggestions I found on here seemed to really make a big difference.

    Then one day I was trying to configure power management...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Laptop won't switch to battery power

    Here's an update.

    I figured if the Ubuntu LiveCD didn't do anything maybe Kubuntu would.

    So I downloaded Kubuntu 9.04 and ran the live CD. It recognized the battery right away, reported it as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot change screen brightness

    I had a similar problem on my laptop and I solved it by using the Nvidia settings app (since my laptop uses an Nvidia graphics card). If you're using an Nvidia chipset you might want to check it out....
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    [ubuntu] Laptop won't switch to battery power

    Hi Everyone,

    I've been using Ubuntu on my Compaq Presario R3000 laptop for a little over a year now with no real problems. I started with 8.10 and upgraded last month to 9.04 through Update...
  24. [xubuntu] Re: "Xserver startup error" on Xubuntu install


    So the disk was fine, too.

    I eventually came to some sort of solution, however.

    I noticed that when it was in text mode a ton of error messages were going up the screen. I caught a few...
  25. [xubuntu] "Xserver startup error" on Xubuntu install


    I'm trying to install Xubuntu 9.04 on an old HP Pavillion 8565C. It's got a Pentium 3 500Mhz CPU and 384MB RAM.

    It's running Windows 98 just fine right now, but it's got a ton of crap on it...
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