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    [ubuntu] System Freeze, Any ideas?

    I'm really sorry that I'm going to be very vague, however I have no Idea what the problem stems from.
    Firstly I'm using Intrepid (8.10) The computer freezes and I have to physically switch it off...
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    [ubuntu] Re: DHCP and IP gateway

    Thanks for the tips lowan my configuration changed caused several curious things to happen. I could connect to skype and I could ring people, I could also ping some (But not all web addresses. (So I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: DHCP and IP gateway

    Bump
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz troubles

    That my freind I have no Idea!

    However befor you do try to install it make sure


    sudo dpkg --status xserver-xorg-video-intel

    is installed. If it isn't run
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz troubles

    Sorry I have just re-read your post and realised that I should have paid attention to it as you have said what I wanted to know.

    I believe there is a linux intel driver try here :
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz troubles

    What graphics card do you have?

    If its an ATI card you could try running


    sudo apt-get install xorg-driver-fglrx

    also check the ati website to see if there are any new drivers for linux...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz troubles

    What graphics card do you have?

    If its an ATI card you could try running


    sudo apt-get install xorg-driver-fglrx

    also check the ati website to see if there are any new drivers for linux...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz troubles

    HI there,

    Is the proprietry driver enabled from System --> Administration --> Hardware Drivers. If not I suggest enabling it and seeing if that helps, otherwise drop a note back with a few more...
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    [ubuntu] DHCP and IP gateway

    Hi there,

    I do appologise if a previous thread has been opened for this issue, I did look but couldn't see one.

    Any way I am having an issue with Intrepid. I did a fresh install and all seemed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop Distortion if compiz is off.

    Thanks for the reply

    From the thread you posted it would appear that it is a config problem, i have to sacrifice an improvement in compiz if i dont want tearing to occur without it. Oh well i can...
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    [ubuntu] Desktop Distortion if compiz is off.

    ATI 9600
    Hardy Heron
    Catalyst 8.6

    When i switch off compiz and press the ctrl button (As long as mouse locator is on) i get horrible distortion on my desktop.(See picture)

    This has happened...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pidgin not working on new hardy install

    Sorry, out of idea's

    You should try going to http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/FAQ and seeing if they can offer any help!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pidgin not working on new hardy install

    To remove it simply go to applications --> add/remove

    Type pidgin in the search bar

    uncheck the pidgin box and apply the changes. It should un-install.

    To reinstall do the same but check...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pidgin not working on new hardy install

    Not sure wether this will help, but press ctrl + p to bring up the preferences screen, then click on the interface tab and always show system tray icon. Then on the system tray icon (If it doesn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pidgin not working on new hardy install

    And now for the screenshot oops! lol =)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pidgin not working on new hardy install

    How odd,

    When you open pidgin what screen does it start on? Are there no more options across the top other than buddy pounce?

    See screen shot for startup screen, even if your accounts are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pidgin not working on new hardy install

    Have you got the setting to show only online members of your buddy list?

    Buddies --> Show click required setting.

    =)
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    Re: Odd problem in wine display

    This problem seems to have disappeared with the upgrade to the latest version of wine
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot get open source ATI driver working ACER AL1916w & Radeon 9000. Ubuntu 7.10

    Hi,

    Have you tried changing the virtual 1920 1200 in the screen section to 1440 900?


    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RadeonDriver

    helped when i tried to use the radeon driver, yet I now...
  20. [all variants] Re: HOWTO: Speed up the FGLRX drivers in Hardy...

    Awesome

    Thanks alot for your time.

    I have Radeon 9600 and all seems a touch smoother.

    Ian
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    Re: Odd problem in wine display

    Having removed the ati drivers that i installed manually and using envy to re-install the ATI drivers, i found it to be exactly the same.

    Also video's appear to only work in full screen mode for...
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    Re: Odd problem in wine display

    Sorry slip of the finger i ment to say refresh rate!

    As for the correct drivers i installed ATI's 8.47.3 off of their website which appears to work for everything except wine versions 9.59/.60 .....
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    Re: Odd problem in wine display

    Thanks for the reply,

    Tried reducing the screen resolution also desktop effects are off , however this made no difference at all.

    Ian
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    Odd problem in wine display

    I came across a problem after updating to 0.9.59 and it appears to have continued to 0.9.60.

    I started with gutsy, ATI 9600 with the fglrx drivers, direct rendering working as with the games i...
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