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  1. [ubuntu] Trackball performance deteriorates in U9.10

    I've occasionally had difficulties with mice in Ubuntu, but after upgrading to 9.10, it is a constant problem. I have a Logitech Trackball (USB). Sometimes immediately after logging in to Ubuntu, it...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 Grub 2 frustrations

    So here's how I fixed it:
    Burned the CD at 1/2 speed (24x)
    Ran the live CD
    Ran Terminal and mounted the linux partition
    From drs305's grub 2 basics how-to ...
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    [SOLVED] Ubuntu 9.10 Grub 2 frustrations

    And yes, I've read countless posts, tried several fixes, including the excellent posting by drs305 on Grub 2 Basics, read through the tutorial on the Ubuntu Community and followed the steps to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu and Kubuntu has tiny font size

    Wish I could help, but I gave up on Kubuntu more than a year ago. You can try their forums, but frankly, the Kubuntu forums are the reason I gave up on Kubuntu and now only use Ubuntu. Folks here are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 network running slow

    Glad to help. One suggestion - you might try what I'm doing - triple booting. XP, U8.10, U9.04. When the next version of Ubuntu is stable and working, then I'll upgrade to it. Here's my setup:
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 network running slow

    I haven't tried wireless and 9.04. I'm keeping my laptop at 8.10 cuz I know it works.

    Best thing to do is search with parameters like: ipv6 wireless

    In one of the many posts I read during my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 network running slow

    BTW, no need to stay frustrated w/9.04. Unfortunately, it looks like the beta for 9.10 (Karmic) has same problems w/ipv6. No need to stay on the bleeding edge to enjoy Ubuntu. Soo....

    You can...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 network running slow

    I've been unable to disable ipv6 myself in 9.04. Connection speeds are either so slow they're unusable (can't even update), or else don't work at all. This machine is triple boot - U8.10, XP and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: /etc/init.d/gdm restart fails

    Logging out and back in on the laptop with the issue that prompted this thread never worked; had to reboot.

    However, what did work was your suggestion to log in when gdm shelled out of gnome,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: /etc/init.d/gdm restart fails

    Yes, I'm using sudo - just didn't put it my post. Thanks for pointing that out - I'll go fix it now.
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    [SOLVED] /etc/init.d/gdm restart fails

    Hi Family - the command in the title of this thread should restart the desktop manager, which I used to test fixing the screen resolution. On two machines I have, it fails. Both drop out of the...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: 9.04 - Multiple Issues upgrading from 8.10

    I'd keep going if it would stay connected, but I can't reliably install programs or updates without it going out to lunch. I can't even stay connected to this forum! And when the pointing device goes...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: 9.04 - Multiple Issues upgrading from 8.10

    I have a CD I burned for 8.04 - it's the long-term support version, and the only download available from ubuntu's download site other than 9.04:
    www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download

    I suggest...
  14. [ubuntu] 9.04 - Multiple Issues upgrading from 8.10

    I upgraded my desktop to 9.04 and have had problems with the following:

    Network performance degrades over time
    Sound doesn't work
    Pointing device fails

    Upgrade:
    Initially, I upgraded...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Frequent x-window and system crashes since recent updates

    There goes my theory that it's something to do with ATI video cards. Those have been perennial problems with Ubuntu/Kubuntu.



    I liked the desktop background chooser in Kubuntu. Great source for...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Frequent x-window and system crashes since recent updates

    I tried Kubuntu, and found it pretty buggy and the forum support so awful that I asked the administrator to yank my account. I switched to Ubuntu, and have been much happier. Until the last wave of...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Frequent x-window and system crashes since recent updates

    Bump... either nobody else is experiencing this, or it's hardware. :confused:
  18. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Samba - Sharing external USB drive not working

    Together, we can muddle through almost anything! BTW, it's definitely an issue w/FAT32 on an external USB HD.
  19. [ubuntu] Frequent x-window and system crashes since recent updates

    Since the recent updates over the past 10 days, my once reasonably stable system is no longer stable.

    The system crashes back to the login prompt, sometimes when I'm working in OpenOffice...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LSD Screen on my laptop

    Wish I could be of more help...

    Try looking here:
    http://www.linlap.com/wiki/asus+a6u

    They have some tips on how to get the A6U working with Linux.
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    [ubuntu] Re: LSD Screen on my laptop

    A different version of Ubuntu isn't likely to help, and neither will another distro - you already tried several, right? The problem is that Linux drivers aren't playing nice with your SiS integrated...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LSD Screen on my laptop

    Can you read the screen at all? In any event, you want to make sure you have the SiS display drivers installed (X.Org X server).

    If you can read the screen, you can check in Synaptic Package...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need wifi help with NetworkManager

    Try switching to WPA. I used WEP, and it worked on an ancient laptop running Ubuntu 7.x, but when I purchased a Mac Book for my daughter (college graduation present), it puked. I switched to WPA and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need wifi help with NetworkManager

    Love your byline - Axis Bold as Love is literally within arm's reach as I type!!!

    Anyway, like you, I've always seen it with a capital "C", but if you run lshw --help, you get the following output...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need wifi help with NetworkManager

    What sort of security are you using on your wireless router, and what router? I'm not experiencing any of those issues.

    I'm using a Linksys WRT54G. I set wireless mode to Mixed, Security mode to...
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