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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 Overheating

    The following fixed the problem for my Acer Aspire 5315:


    Downloaded this ISO (it's just freeDOS + the BIOS updater):
    http://www.lesgrosbarbares.info/flashbiosacer_v1_43.iso

    Burned it,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 Overheating

    I'm gonna try updating the BIOS via a freedos usb stick as suggested in the bug comments to see if that helps. Failing that I'm going to try the recompiled kernel.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 Overheating

    Same laptop, same issue. Gonna check out Vince N's fix now.
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    [ubuntu] Re: x3100 - GM965 chipset & ubuntu 9.04

    Thanks for the link. Added the ppa and run a system update which updated 13 new packages. Compiz still seems to do the same stuttering thing. Shall I stop using UXA? Or is there something else I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: x3100 - GM965 chipset & ubuntu 9.04

    Which PPA? :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: x3100 - GM965 chipset & ubuntu 9.04

    If you haven't changed to UXA, you may experience X locking up.
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    [ubuntu] Re: x3100 - GM965 chipset & ubuntu 9.04

    Which packages and where from? :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: x3100 - GM965 chipset & ubuntu 9.04

    I've not had any lockups with UXA. You sure it's using it? Have you checked your xorg logs?
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    [ubuntu] Re: x3100 - GM965 chipset & ubuntu 9.04

    Yeah I've had mine set to UXA for the past day and I've noticed the same thing.
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    [ubuntu] Re: x3100 - GM965 chipset & ubuntu 9.04

    I've just installed 9.04 (64 bit) RC on my Aspire 5315 which has the GM965 card. Before I ran the updates compiz was working, however it won't fire up following the updates. I've googled and there's...
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    [all variants] Re: Skypephone s2 as 3G Modem?

    Has anyone had any luck with this? I'm planning on getting an S2 and it would be nice to have this working.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Google earth- graphica problem

    Same problem with an Intel 950 card. I think it's compiz that's causing the issues.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Webcam for Ubuntu

    http://www.techstore.co.uk/browse.php?a=p&prodLineID=83168
  14. [ubuntu] Re: USB Drives - do they leave a trace?

    dmesg will show that a drive has been plugged in for sure.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recent Documents in Ubuntu?

    Places -> Recent Documents (bottom of the menu)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing aMSN Skins

    sudo -i
    [put in password]
    cd /usr/share/amsn/skins/
    cp -r /home/liam/Test/* .

    Which translates to:
    Become root
    Change to amsn skins directory
    Recursively copy everything inside test folder...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: First time install--problem with linux-generic kernel

    when it pukes out the error and the log file location, hit ALT+CTRL+F3 and it'll take you to a new terminal. I have no idea what the username and password will be, perhaps someone else here can fill...
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    [ubuntu] Re: First install - text hard to read

    yes, my 80 year old Gran.

    Any modern O/S is going to be a pain to install if you're unable to download anything.

    Why have you moved away from Windows?
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    [xubuntu] Re: Ram Memory

    unused RAM is wasted RAM.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slowdown issue - Dell D410

    No help?

    How sad for me... :(
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do you downgrade from Ibex to Heron?

    +1
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slowdown issue - Dell D410

    Bump.

    Same thing happens on 8.04.1
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install on a completly fresh HDD

    Set the BIOS to boot from the CD first and make sure the CD is in the drive :)
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    [ubuntu] Slowdown issue - Dell D410

    Hi Guys,

    Got a weird problem, I'll do my best to explain.

    I have a Dell Latitude D410 with Ubuntu 8.10 (i368) on it.

    If it boots from cold, it'll hit GDM and the HDD will start to grind,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless Trouble in Ubuntu 8.10

    I have a acer aspire 5315.

    Fixed by following this guide: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=610603

    The wireless was the only thing that didn't work out of the box in 8.10.
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