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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with xset dpms force off

    Hey guys,

    You're encouraged to take a look at my workaround and let me know how it works.

    Cheers,
    Laci
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with xset dpms force off

    Please somebody explain to me how `gnome-screensaver-command -i` is supposed to "inhibit" the screen saver. "-i" seems to be an invalid argument.


    $ gnome-screensaver-command -i

    **...
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    [xubuntu] How to set up Xubuntu with Compiz?

    Hi guys,

    I've just booted up the latest and greatest Xubuntu from the installation CD, managed to install some packages and start up Compiz but the window decoration was missing.

    I can recall...
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    [all variants] Re: IPSec VPN Tunnel Connection Help > .....

    Thanks for the super fast reply! Can you provide me the exact line in your configuration that you've added to make this happen?

    Thanks in advance!
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    [all variants] Re: IPSec VPN Tunnel Connection Help > .....

    You might as well share with us what the solution is, especially considering that I'm having the same issue.
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    [ubuntu] Re: GPU choice Acer Aspire 8935G

    I'm also a (somewhat) happy owner of an Acer Aspire 8935G.

    After buying this laptop it took 1 year (yes, that's one year!) to figure out how to use its ATI GPU with Linux instead of its...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: pam_mount mounted encrypted partition gets automatically unmounted over time

    Forgot to mention but the mount point also gets removed in such cases.
  8. [ubuntu] pam_mount mounted encrypted partition gets automatically unmounted over time

    /etc/crypttab :

    storage /dev/sdb none luks, retry=1

    /etc/security/pam_mount.conf.xml :

    ...
    <volume path="/dev/sdb" mountpoint="/storage" cipher="aes-cbc-essiv:sha256" />
    ...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Acer laptop with Radeon and Intel graphics; only Intel works :(

    I cannot be gratefuly to you enough. I've just used the mentioned special button to start up Linux and the first time since I own my laptop DVI works! Thank you very much!

    Now I have a problem...
  10. [ubuntu] Trying to burn a dual layer rewritable Blu-ray disc

    Hi guys,

    The title pretty much says it all. Unfortunately neither burning software can see the disc when inserted. I've tried k3b and Brasero with no success.

    I have an Acer Aspire...
  11. [ubuntu] Acer laptop with Radeon and Intel graphics; only Intel works :(

    Hi guys,

    I have an Acer Aspire 8935G-874G100BN laptop and I was never satisfied with its graphics performance. I believed that I used its Radeon chip but I've only recently realized that it has...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Update

    Yup, that did the trick. Thanks guys!
  13. [ubuntu] Re: No wired or wireless network interface on Acer Aspire 8935G-874G100BN

    Sorry for the very late reply! Seems that I haven't been subscribed. I didn't do anything fancy, just installed the latest kernel package and rebooted. Regarding the audio, I didn't have such...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unexplainable memory consumption

    It seems that setting vm.swapiness to 5 (the defaualt is 60 I believe) solved my issue.

    Thanks guys!
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    [SOLVED] Unexplainable memory consumption

    Please somebody help me, I am on the verge of becoming mad!

    I have 4G RAM in my laptop and according to ps_mem.py which uses smaps which is the most accurate measurement currently 2.8G is used out...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with xset dpms force off

    Here's my workaround: http://monda.hu/blog/2010/01/12/lock-your-laptop-and-turn-off-display-with-the-touch-of-a-keystroke-in-ubuntu-karmic/
  17. [SOLVED] "xset dpms force off" disables display and some seconds later it gets enabled

    The title pretty much describes the issue. The timespan is sometimes some minutes instead of some seconds. I've tried unplugging every peripherials and disabling the touchpad, killing every...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: No wired or wireless network interface on Acer Aspire 8935G-874G100BN

    I had to install the most recent kernel (from a pendrive) to make networking work. After booting up the new kernel networking worked as expected.

    I plan to test every Ubuntu releases before the...
  19. [ubuntu] No wired or wireless network interface on Acer Aspire 8935G-874G100BN

    Hi guys,

    That's the situation after installing Karmic (I've tried both the 32 and 64 bit versions):


    root@ubuntu:/home/ubuntu# lshw -C network

    *-network UNCLAIMED
    description:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Apple movie trailers

    Apple has made some countermeasures in the last months. I've written a guide on how to make Apple trailers play on Linux:
    ...
  21. [ubuntu] Bluetooth USB dongle: lsusb sees it, but "hcitool scan" says "No such device"

    Hi guys,


    laci@whisper:~$ lsusb | grep Bluetooth
    Bus 002 Device 021: ID 0a5c:2100 Broadcom Corp. Bluetooth 2.0+eDR dongle
    laci@whisper:~$ hcitool scan
    Device is not available: No such device...
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