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  1. [ubuntu] Format of details in Update Manager since 10.10

    When you run Update Manager, you can view details during both the update cache and the download modules phases. Since 10.10, and now continued in 11.04 at beta 2, the format changed such that the...
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    Re: Will this computer work fine under Ubuntu?

    I am in the process of working towards a new PRV based on ASRock 890GX Extreme4. At present:

    Athlon 2 core 3.2GHz
    2x2G 1333 RAM
    Samsung BD reader (+DVD/CD/RW of coruse)
    2x Kaiser Baas KBA01008...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Toshiba Satellite L650 jack and mic issues

    FYI:

    I think some of my problems on a Toshiba Satellite L640 BIOS 1.5 noted at:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1613746

    are similar. I did not change the BIOS but just installed...
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    [all variants] Toshiba Laptop L640 drivers

    I have a Toshiba laptop L640 01H from Australia's "Richard" Smith company (Ha! I used the usual abbreviation for Richard and it became ****!!). It is a special for that shop, but is almost...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird Date and Time format

    I hope this is of some use to you and others. I dare say we are all a bit unimpressed by the lack of tools in Thunderbird to allow format choices. Here's a perhaps somewhat messy approach for you...
  6. [ubuntu] Can I stop the desktop freezing when I am asked for my password for admin tasks?

    I often want to have mythtv running on one display while I continue with work on the main display, as I CAN chew gum and walk at the same time.

    When the task is administrative, such as running...
  7. LUCID DREAMS - Windows on your conscious mind

    Couldn't resist bringing to your attention this item on the cover of New Scientist 12June2010:

    LUCID DREAMS
    Windows on your conscious mind

    Editorialised at:...
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    [ubuntu] Install using network boot from local ftp

    I am raising this as a new thread for extra visibility because a very similar question by glug101:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1285118

    on October 8th 2009 has yet to be answered.
    ...
  9. [ubuntu] View old Thunderbird Lightning calendar data

    I have just migrated my main work from 9.04 on a Toshiba Satellite A10 to using 10.04 64bit on a Dell Dimension 9150. (Aside: I tried 10.04 on the Toshiba first, but hacked my shins on the 855GM...
  10. Thread: Re-spins???

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    [ubuntu] Re-spins???

    I have searched around without success for any information about the possibility of official Ubuntu re-spins. I would be grateful if someone can direct me if they exist, or tell me why they don't...
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    [ubuntu] Audio system noise at shutdown

    Briefly: Horrible noises from the amplifier at shutdown. NOT experienced with same HW when shutting down WXP MCE.

    HW: Dell Dimension 9150, 2Gb, SATA 2 500Gb HD, 3.2GHz dual
    MM: 5.1 analogue...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 killed my toshiba laptop!!!

    Thanks to the poster here of the link about using modeset=0 and xforcevesa, I was finally able to install 10.04 on Toshiba Satellite A10. Clearly there are still challenges. It seems the driver for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 killed my toshiba laptop!!!

    Netbook install dies at seemingly much the same place as standard i386. Looks like I'm leaving that machine on 9.04 for now!

    Hope someone can resolve these Toshiba issues.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 killed my toshiba laptop!!!

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    The tower install of i386 was OK, so it seems there is a fight between the i386 release and my Toshiba.

    I re-ran the install from the CD on the Toshiba with F6 (but no options selected)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 killed my toshiba laptop!!!

    I am fortunate that 10.04 LTS final has not killed my Toshiba Satellite A10 (~2003 vintage) but it certainly won't install the i386 standard release. I haven't tried the netbook release yet - not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual head 9.10 Karmic: laptop screen blanks

    Sorry, adamantivm, didn't come here again for ages, as you see.

    Hmm, not sure overlapping is great, and perhaps YOU could go beyond 2048^2 - your HW looks younger than mine.

    As to your Qs:
    1...
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    [ubuntu] ASUS AT3IONT-I deluxe

    I'm not sure if this belongs in this forum. Better suggestions welcome.

    From Sydney, Australia.

    I am very interested in the possibility of running Ubuntu (probably 10.04 by now) on an ASUS...
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    [ubuntu] Dual head 9.10 Karmic: laptop screen blanks

    Kit: Toshiba Satellite A10 laptop i386 2.2GHz, 1Gb DRAM

    Display 1024x768 driven by:
    $ lspci
    00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device (rev 01)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trouble setting up seperate X screens 9.04

    I too have been fighting for a long time to understand and control dual head with best resolutions, and have just succeeded. This then is sharing in case it is useful to others.

    HW: Toshiba...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Increasing screen resolution

    I miswrote:
    1152x864@75Hz
    Sorry
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    [ubuntu] Re: Increasing screen resolution

    Whilst I did give up on an earlier machine and video card, I'm pleased to report some success with old NVIDIA gear at last.

    At the weekend, I got another old desktop tower but with a slightly...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Increasing screen resolution

    Sorry to report that I've reached the "give up" point. As I salvage bits from old desktop PCs, I have several old video cards. I've tried 9.04 and 9.10 with Voodoo3 3dfx, NVIDIA RIVA TNT2, NVIDIA...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Increasing screen resolution

    New research: AFAIK, nvidia-glx-71 DID still exist in 9.04 but has been dropped in 9.10 and I think on one web page I saw it has been "obsoleted by nvidia-glx-96". But surely, it hasn't?! There is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Increasing screen resolution

    Oh, and also, try this in a root terminal:

    root@u910i386:/home/nick# nvidia-settings

    ERROR: NV-CONTROL extension not found on this Display.


    The (nearly useless) GUI comes up, but note the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Increasing screen resolution

    ranc1d, you and I seem to be at precisely the same point. The GUI brought up by YES is a tiny fraction of what I was expecting from experience of modern NVIDIA card linux drivers:

    eg ...
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