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    [ubuntu] Re: Ctrl-c in virtualbox?

    Thanks, the dconf-editor answer is the one I needed!
  2. Thread: 13.10 skype

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    [SOLVED] Re: 13.10 skype

    Installing skype from the skype site results in no sound.
    I installed using the partner repo method from the link given above. I now have sound, but it's garbled and distorted. I started skype with...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Workaround to make glipper work in 13.10?

    Clean install of 13.10 on an acer aspire one.

    glipper is broken for me, too. It displays in the tray when started from the command line and spits this out:



    jweber@nardis:~$ glipper...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Can't adjust display backilght on Acer Aspire One 725-0884

    I just ordered an 8GB upgrade based on what I read in various reports. We'll see!
    Is there a better, more preferred thread for the ram and WiFi and other topics...like a general forum or thread for...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Can't adjust display backilght on Acer Aspire One 725-0884

    I think you might get 3.5.0-27-generic #45 if you enable quantal-proposed (as I have) in the software updater. Look at the info on

    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-signed
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Can't adjust display backilght on Acer Aspire One 725-0884

    I just upgraded to the latest kernel and other updates to my 12.10 system using software updater and the problem appears to be fixed!




    jweber@nardis:~$ uname -a
    Linux nardis 3.5.0-27-generic...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Can't adjust display backilght on Acer Aspire One 725-0884

    I verify that 13.04 (build from 20130311) running from a live USB does fix the backlight dimming problem on my system. Now we'll have to see if it still works when doing an upgrade from 12.10, once...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Can't adjust display backilght on Acer Aspire One 725-0884

    Thanks for posting your specs. It appears to be the same as mine except for the wireless which I also changed out from a broadcom 4313 to a broadcom 4312 (very poor performance). I will test 13.04...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Can't adjust display backilght on Acer Aspire One 725-0884

    I'm not sure what the number "C7xkk" represents (?). I'm curious to know the graphics and other hardware on your Acer. Please post the output of these commands:


    lspci -nn
    cat /proc/cpuinfo
    ...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Can't adjust display backilght on Acer Aspire One 725-0884

    I filed a Linux tech driver request at the AMD website for this, referring to this post. I'll post any further results.
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Can't adjust display backilght on Acer Aspire One 725-0884

    This solution saves the eyes, but doesn't help prolong the battery life. Another similar solution that I've been using is xcalib. I use


    xcalib -gc 1.2 -co 80 -a

    as a keyboard shortcut to dim...
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    Re: Problems with Broadcom 4313

    Thank you for the confirmation. It's good to know I'm not crazy :)

    Do you also have problems controlling the display backlight brightness? If so, see the thread I started here:

    Can't adjust...
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    Re: Problems with Broadcom 4313

    This same card came in my new Acer Aspire One 725, and although the fix suggested here does get the drivers loaded, the performance is very poor. I'm running 12.10 with the new kernel that just came...
  14. [ubuntu] Can't adjust display backlight on Acer Aspire One 725-0884

    There are similar threads but I think this model has significantly different cpu and graphics processor from earlier models. It has c-70 cpu (not c-60) and the graphics processor is "nee ATI Device...
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