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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Virtualbox Ubuntu Guest is randomly extremely slow

    Just to add youre not alone. Though 12.04 ran better than 12.10 for me. I transferred and fired up a mint Nadia VM I had and it runs much smoother. When I get chance I'll try out 13.04
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    [ubuntu] Re: New laptop setup suggestion

    On that note (sorry to hijack). Is there a way to virtualise a current win7 install so I can then run as a virtual machine under Ubuntu. I can then remove my pesky dual boot. Laptop came preinstalled...
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    Re: All cpu cores on startup question

    The line at the beginning (line 31) is already set to makefile in my install (12.10).

    Changing the other line (line 108) stops my laptop from shutting down (or at least it didn't shut down for 5...
  4. Re: What was the last command you entered into Terminal?

    apt-get upgrade I'm old fashioned when it comes to updates for some reason
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    [all variants] virtualise my current win 7 install

    I currently dual boot ( theoretically - I can't remember last time I booted into windows).

    Question is is there a way of virtualising my current win 7 install so I can run in virtual box (or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Storage space for a web server

    On what basis? Care to reason to allow the OP chance to make an educated choice
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Host data from two different locations on Apache?

    Alias would work well.
  8. [SOLVED] Re: After going through the compatibility list, still confuse which laptop I should b

    Dell 17rSE working great once I got Bumblebee going.
  9. [SOLVED] Re: extracting, cleaning and re merging audio

    Thanks guys, that seems pretty straight forward - once you are pointed the right way. I'll give it a shot this afternoon when back at the laptop.
  10. [SOLVED] extracting, cleaning and re merging audio

    I'm working on some videos with bad background noise. I'm using Openshot to edit the clips. I was hoping the audio track would be separate in the Openshot UI so I could extract it, clena it up in...
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    Re: 12.10 and beyond

    For me:
    Improved battery life,
    Improve battery life,
    And finally improve battery life.

    Next version should be around efficiency in power use and usability tweaks in the ui.
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Which to buy? Inspiron 17R or Latitude E5530?

    The 17r SE is serving me well so far with Ubuntu 12.10 Beta.
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    12.10 pleasantsuprise

    I threw Ubuntu 12.10 Beta onto my lowly Acer Aspire One netbook (D255 1GB RAM), I fully expected to change the desktop environment soon after install as my first install some time back with Unity was...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATIBILITY List.

    Could you share what model number the DEll XPS 15 is. I'm currently looking for a development laptop (I do Android and Drupal development).

    Trying to get up to speed on the AMD, NVidia, Intel...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Login

    nothing much to add except 'me too'. Can't get past the login screen.
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    [all variants] Re: check if /home is encrypted

    awesome - thank you!
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    [all variants] check if /home is encrypted

    I'm using Kubuntu 10.10 and I'm pretty sure I opted for an encrypted /home is there a easy way to check it is in fact encrypted.

    All I'm trying to achieve is security of the files etc on a laptop...
  18. [kubuntu] Re: Configure wireless for all users on one pc

    I don't run KDE so not 100% this applies to you.

    But in networkmanager applet, when seting up a connection there is a checkbox 'Available to all users' on the bottom left of the edit screen
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    [ubuntu] Re: keeping two machines in sync

    Yes I'm currently using rsync for one laptop to the drive using a simple script. Any ideas how to get the script to run whenever the external drive (USB) is plugged into the laptop?

    Unison looks...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Severe Audio Stuttering in Jaunty

    I can make sound playback stutter by doing other file operations with ease, is it the same problem?

    Not yet experimented with buffering in Music PLayer or VLC as yet
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    [ubuntu] keeping two machines in sync

    I have two Ubuntu laptops and a large USB drive (would have been great to have a NAS, but sadly not!).

    Essentially I'm wanting to try to keep the two laptops in sync with each other via the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Vodafone Connect

    not sure how much this helps, but Vodafone (VMC) card wouldn't work without lots of effort in 8.04. But worked out of the box so to speak in 8.10
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to Juanty

    Hit ALT-F2 then type in 'update-manager -d' without quotes.

    Should get a message about a newer version being available. Select update and wait for he download, was about 300MB if I remember on my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: when will this ******* penguin grow upp ?

    I expect theres a question hidden in there somewhere?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unacceptable!

    Sorry if it sounds harsh, but having 100GB of 'important' files that wasn't backed up was going to sting you one day anyhow. Yes Ubuntu is reliable, but disks and users aren't often! Vista stung me...
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