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  1. [gnome] Re: better support to hardware with fairly lesser number of bugs

    In the bios there is no entry for bios settings for fan.
    I will try to find out if there is a later version of the bios( but mine is not an old laotop).
    Is there any command or a way to find the...
  2. [gnome] Re: better support to hardware with fairly lesser number of bugs

    thankyou for your reply.
    but powertop does not show(i am not able to find out) a method to control my
    fan speed.
    and how do i find updates to my bios etc using it.

    and it shows me a suggestion...
  3. [gnome] better support to hardware with fairly lesser number of bugs

    hello,

    I have been using ubuntu 8.04 64bit for the last 3 months.
    I have found it to be a really GOOD distro,
    but the problem I have is that it seems that it
    has bug in feature controlling my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: problem with the output of 'sensors'

    bump

    reply please
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    [ubuntu] Re: problem with the output of 'sensors'

    bump
    reply please...
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    [ubuntu] problem with the output of 'sensors'

    hello,

    typing the command
    cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature
    in the terminal usually gives a temperature higher than 50 c .
    I thought something was wrong with my fan.

    so I wanted...
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    [ubuntu] problem with boot splash

    I have installed ubuntu 8.04 recently.
    I wanted to customize it.
    I added a boot splash theme from

    http://ubuntu-art.org/content/show.php/Fingerprint+-+Usplash+Theme?content=61730

    the splash...
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    Re: Do college students use Linux?

    I think I should say here that my college supports linux like hell.
    It has installed linux on almost all of the hundreds of computers it uses.
    Only where windows is absolutely necessary ... for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: uninstalled gnome-menus :(

    the prompt for logging into my user account is not that "grapical"
    I always need to use startx command.
    now here i can use it as my terminal.
    I tried ..sudo apt-get install gnome-menus
    the...
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    [ubuntu] uninstalled gnome-menus :(

    hello,
    I am a newbie to ubuntu (or for that matter to linux)
    I just wanted to try something new and,
    by mistake uninstalled gnome-menus menu editor:).
    (i didn't know what the problem was going to...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: installing matlab from three tar.gz files.

    Thank you very much ...
    I can now actually install matlab.
  12. [ubuntu] Re: installing matlab from three tar.gz files.

    Thank you for your responses.
    I would install matlab, but for a few clarifications from my
    institute.

    As partyboi2 has said ... I can choose any of the directories
    from my working home...
  13. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] installing matlab from three tar.gz files.

    hello,
    Our university is providing matlab .
    Though not clear to me :confused: the installation instructions have been given:).
    The instructions are like this:

    1. Select a disk partition and...
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    [ubuntu] which version to install?

    hello,

    I normally use synaptic manager to install softwares on my laptop.
    but the download speeds are not the best :(

    I have a download accelerator.
    I can use it ,but I am not sure which file...
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    [ubuntu] Re: using webcam

    Oh ok ok ... cheese can even be used to take photos too.
    That resolves my problem completely.
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    [ubuntu] Re: using webcam

    I actually had no intention of using it ,immediately.
    I only wanted to set up my laptop's hardware working.
    Since you are asking me ...
    I may use it to take some photos and videos.
    the videos...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] using webcam

    hello,

    i am new to ubuntu (and even linux).
    i don't know how should i use my webcam(on my laptop acer 5920,ubuntu 8.04).
    i am able to use it while using ekiga.....
    but i want to know in general...
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