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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Hey, What a great question, I started trying Linux in 2004 when I found out its existence from my girl who worked at Novell. I tried various distros and I still do actually, the live CD/USB format...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Reducing Load Average on my Kubuntu 12.04 desktop

    Hi,

    Thanks for your awnsers, I've also experimented with the swappiness and I ended at 10 aswell. The low-latency kernel might improve performance aswell. I've had Ubuntu Studio installed aswell...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Reducing Load Average on my Kubuntu 12.04 desktop

    Thanks for your reply,

    I'm always trying to find info on how to maintain and improve my system so thats how I got into this subject. From what I understood if your system goes over the 1.00 mark...
  4. [SOLVED] Reducing Load Average on my Kubuntu 12.04 desktop

    Hi All,

    I've got a question about lowering CPU loads, if I understand correctly when I issue the 'uptime' command I get 3 values representing 5, 10 and 15 minutes of average CPU load.
    My current...
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    [kubuntu] Mathmap plugin for gimp 2.8 ?

    Hi All,

    I've recently upgraded to to Gimp 2.8 and have added all the plugins that I had in 2.x the only thing I still miss is mathmap.
    I could use it in 2.x, its in the plugin directory but is...
  6. [SOLVED] Cordova html5 app for ubuntu touch with QtCreator

    Hi,

    I downloaded the Ubuntu Touch SDK and I have the following issue:
    when I use the cordova HTML5 touch UI I cant get the emulator to display in Landscape mode.
    If I understand correctly...
  7. Re: nothing works to get my netgear WNA3100 working.

    Hi There,

    I just stumbled onto this post and noticed maybe the device is different but it still needs the broadcom bcm43xxx driver wich many people seem to have issues with.
    NetGear, Inc....
  8. Re: nothing works to get my netgear WNA3100 working.

    GoodMorning,

    I found this post, along with many other issues with the broadcom cbm43xxx drivers
    http://askubuntu.com/questions/55868/how-to-install-broadcom-wireless-drivers

    If you read the...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Change startup splashscreen before login-screen Kubuntu 12.04?

    Oh man,

    Great, thats just what I needed.
    At the moment I have to leave the computer, but when I get back to it tommorrow i'll let u guys know what happened and how. Surely someone else can...
  10. Re: nothing works to get my netgear WNA3100 working.

    Hi Micheal,

    I'm currently experiencing the same issues with a laptop I just got. This is a caused by a bug thats making problems with the broadcom drivers.
    here's a similar thread;...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Change startup splashscreen before login-screen Kubuntu 12.04?

    Nope, nothing changed yet but I'm on the right track.
    I guess the script calling the pictures is not called on startup. but the images are the same so I'm getting close.

    Does anyone have some...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Change startup splashscreen before login-screen Kubuntu 12.04?

    I just solved the thread I think, its plymouth , residing in /lib/plymouth. It just popped in my head. all the time I was thinking about KDM and Lightdm.
    After a quick look in the folder I found the...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Change startup splashscreen before login-screen Kubuntu 12.04?

    Hi thanks for ur reply,

    No, the grub menu I customized already, after selecting the Kubuntu option there a splash screen, a grey background with the KDE gear and some white dots. I think its...
  14. [SOLVED] Change startup splashscreen before login-screen Kubuntu 12.04?

    Hi There,

    After upgrading from Kubuntu 11.10 to Kubuntu 12.04 some time ago my splash screen that is shown at boot, after selecting Kubuntu in the grub menu has changed to an ugly gritty grey...
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    Re: Reading SIM card filesystem in Linux

    Hi there,

    You can actually get apps for this in the android and ios market, there's also features in the API's of both systems that enable you to access simcard information if you want to write...
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    Re: Firefox Fonts with Ubuntu?

    Dont give up Linux just yet, maybe u should just try some other Linux distro's or maybe an older Ubuntu works for you.
    I'm sure you have an usb stick or some empty disk lying around somewhere, just...
  17. [kubuntu] configuration files in home directory

    Hi everybody,

    Does anybody know a good practice to remove unused configuration files in your home directory?
    On my old machine I was unaware that these arent deleted automaticly and ended up...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Slow PC after boot

    Hi there,

    You could be right about ur graphics card, mine burned out recently and I could no longer boot into Ubuntu 13.04, everything above 12.04 had issues. Have you tried changing your session...
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    Re: Firefox Fonts with Ubuntu?

    I've looked around at google and found that there are some people having similar issues as you with specific hardware combinations.
    Ubuntu 13.04 should have fixed most of these bugs but maybe you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: complete system reinstall

    Hi guys,

    Thanks for your advice, I think I'll use the 80 GB for backups from now on then. If I'm correct backintime is an rsync GUI so I have the snapshots of both home/ and root/ directories....
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    [SOLVED] complete system reinstall

    Hi all,I,ve been wanting to do something for some time now but I havent had the courage yet.

    Now I've got some weeks off and I'm going to try it...
    But..Before I'd like to ask some seasoned...
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    Re: Firefox Fonts with Ubuntu?

    Hi, shame to hear that no suggestions have cured ur fox yet. Maybe you have to experiment a bit with your display resolution. a 13.3 inch screen is quite small maybe the browsers have some problems...
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    Re: Firefox Fonts with Ubuntu?

    Ah yes, after seeing the screens it must be just down to your browsers zoom or font-size.

    Does adjusting zoom fix your problem ?
  24. Re: Banshee is refusing to connect to iPod or Android devices

    It would be helpfull if you can post some log output, banshee will have complained about something 4 sure.
    open a terminal:
    banshee --debug > ~/banshee_debug
    Now banshee will write a file called...
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    Re: Firefox Fonts with Ubuntu?

    Hi,

    If Unity is the issue you can enter:
    gnome-session --session=ubuntu-2d
    in the terminal. You should also have had an option at startup to use 2d mode.
    some more info on unity 2d:...
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