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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Can't install ATI proprietary drivers in 12.10. Unity is Missing

    Did you downgrade your X per the instructions in the PPA? Sounds like you got the patched kernel driver working (CCC working) but not the X driver (which is incompatible with the version of X...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Can't install ATI proprietary drivers in 12.10. Unity is Missing

    This worked for me, following the instructions in the PPA descriptions. Thank you, you made my laptop usable again after the upgrade :) Was a few days away from re-installing 12.04.

    (ATI Mobility...
  3. [xubuntu] Re: mouse cursor stuck at drag symbol (hand) and not usable

    This happens every time I try to search in an MP3 with the slider in Audacious, but only on one of the comps. Utterly annoying :s

    Any permanent fix to this?
  4. Re: HOWTO: Using denyhosts.py to automatically block invalid SSH login attempts

    Is that version more current than the tarball from 2008? Doesn't seem like much has happened with the project lately so is there any practical difference between the two approaches? Besides the...
  5. Re: HOWTO: Using denyhosts.py to automatically block invalid SSH login attempts

    Only step missing in the howto to make it current is the...


    sudo python setup.py install

    ...needed to get the stuff in place. Besides that, it works. Thanks for the tip :)
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    [all variants] Re: bttv/hauppage video capture card IRQ 0

    I was unable to find a solution to this problem, so I ended up reaching the conclusion that the card itself was faulty or damaged and removed it from my system as it seemed to cause intermittent...
  7. Thread: Xfce 4.10 ppa?

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    [xubuntu] Re: Xfce 4.10 ppa?

    I did exactly that and it sorted the problems out allowing me to re-install the xfce4-package and with that xfdesktop :) Seems the reason for it going away in the first place was an incompatible...
  8. Thread: Xfce 4.10 ppa?

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    [xubuntu] Re: Xfce 4.10 ppa?

    I don't think it's as much missing dependencies as my system looking for them in all the wrong places. I built Gimp from source a while ago, and it appears to have installed some overrides somewhere...
  9. Thread: Xfce 4.10 ppa?

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    [xubuntu] Re: Xfce 4.10 ppa?

    Thank you :) I should have rtfm about the build order before giving up. However, I was able to build everything up to xfcelibxfce4ui, which builds but doesn't link due to unresolved references;

    ...
  10. Thread: Xfce 4.10 ppa?

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    [xubuntu] Re: Xfce 4.10 ppa?

    Meh, just noticed that xdesktop-settings and the entire xfdesktop4 package was missing on my 11.10 setup, and I can't reinstall it due to dependency problems that would force remove half my system :s...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB modem flooding kernel log with errors

    That's weird, as wvdial gives me this as I add a few additional initstrings to probe the device. How come modem-manager is unable to resolve this configuration?


    --> Sending: AT+COPS?
    AT+COPS?...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB modem flooding kernel log with errors

    I have tried sakis3g, but it was unable to connect, probably due to initstrings there as well :( The system is a desktop box, but I have experienced the same problem on both netbook and laptop where...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB modem flooding kernel log with errors

    Thanks for your reply :) I took a look in Disk Utility, and the card reader as well as the virtual cd device are present in the list, but interestingly enough as /dev/sdd and /dev/sr1 -- no reference...
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    [ubuntu] USB modem flooding kernel log with errors

    Hi All,

    Just discovered this completely flooding my kernel log. My guess is this is the card reader in the modem causing trouble. Is there any way to make this go away?

    I am using...
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    [all variants] bttv/hauppage video capture card IRQ 0

    Hi all,

    I just installed a Hauppage video capture card in my box, but it fails to initialize. For some reason the card seem to want to claim IRQ 0 which causes the driver to frown.

    Nothing...
  16. Re: Need help compiling custom kernel using make-kpkg!

    The problem is in the "+" :)

    You need to edit the scripts/setlocalversion (I think) file and find the part where it appends the +; it should be a string like "+" which you simply reduce to an...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Anyone got their WizardPen tablet working with 10.10?

    I don't know why I didn't think of this earlier; the following solved the issues for me:


    $ sudo apt-get remove --purge xserver-xorg-xinput-wizardpen
    $ sudo apt-get install...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Anyone got their WizardPen tablet working with 10.10?

    That is the version I am using. Is there any way to force a clean reinstall of it?
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Anyone got their WizardPen tablet working with 10.10?

    lsusb lists it as:

    Bus 005 Device 002: ID 5543:0004 UC-Logic Technology Corp. Genius MousePen 5x4 Tablet

    xinput --list gives:

    ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer ...
  20. [ubuntu] Anyone got their WizardPen tablet working with 10.10?

    The title has the question; has anyone got their WizardPen based tablets working with Ubuntu 10.10? I have delayed my upgrade as long as possible hoping that the support would come along but no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 graphics crash

    I experience the same with an Acer Aspire 5551 with a Mobility Radeon HD 4200. Causing a crash is not harder than fullscreening a youtube video or switching between the VTs with a game running.
    ...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade to 10.10 "Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

    How are the after effects? The reason I installed the xorg-edgers ppa on my 10.04 Acer Aspire One is because the video performance was horrible without it.

    On a sidenote, I'm also curious if...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No sound in Enemy Territory

    Just tried this and it didn't work for me. I get the following:


    ------- sound initialization -------
    GETOSPACE: Invalid argument
    Um, can't do GETOSPACE?
    ------------------------------------...
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    [SOLVED] Re: lack of concatination

    Excellent, glad you got it working :D

    Good luck with your future scripting adventures :)
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    [SOLVED] Re: lack of concatination

    No worries, glad to help :D

    What if you change your cron line to something like this:

    */5 * * * * DISPLAY=:0.0 /home/john/wallpaperchanger.sh

    You can also use GConf to set the Gnome...
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