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    [ubuntu] 13.10 upgrade breaks S3 video

    Upgraded overnight from 13.04 to 13.10. Now I can only work in text screen mode.
    The new load seems not to recognize my LCD monitor, and will not run xorg.

    AMD 2X64-3800, 2GB RAM, 1TB HD, S3...
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    [ubuntu] Sound Recorder broken

    Sound Recorder asks for installation of files that apparently are not available.


    https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B7Xo5h2IkKGqSFdRSksyTHAxZEU/edit?usp=sharing

    arv@Workstation:~$ sudo apt-get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: mkdev [Google_Drive]

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  4. [lubuntu] Re: upgrades being HELD BACK but no explanation why

    Packages being held back by one thing or the other are fine, but I would like a bit more information to be provided when a package is held back. If I need to troubleshoot a problem with a package...
  5. [lubuntu] Re: upgrades being HELD BACK but no explanation why

    Installed versions are the standard ones that come with apt-get update followed by apt-get upgrade, so it is a pretty much vanilla setup.
  6. [lubuntu] Re: upgrades being HELD BACK but no explanation why

    Standard apt-get install gnome. That all went fine and installed Gnome-3, which I use in the Gnome Classic mode because those big garish icons are of no use to me (I'm not that blind...yet).\
  7. [SOLVED] Re: 12.04 how to (really) disable screensaver / screen blanker?

    Gave up and upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 release.
    Still the same problem. It seems that the old tool to prevent CRT screen-burn is still with us
    and apparently cannot be disabled, even thought we...
  8. [lubuntu] Re: upgrades being HELD BACK but no explanation why

    Yes. I do use Gnome in classic or no-effects mode. It is required for efficient access to CAD and CNC programs that I use regularly.

    Doing a "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" is what seems to have...
  9. [lubuntu] upgrades being HELD BACK but no explanation why

    Why are these 3 upgrades being held back and not upgraded?

    arv@Workstation:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information......
  10. [SOLVED] Re: 12.04 how to (really) disable screensaver / screen blanker?

    My 12.04 with Gnome has no "System Settings" "Brightness and Lock" menu.
    Also, there is no "etc/X11/xorg.conf".

    arv@Workstation:/etc/X11$ ls
    app-defaults
    ja_JP.UTF-8 ...
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    404-server unavailable.....91.189.91.15 80

    W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/d/dia/dia-common_0.97.1-7_all.deb
    404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.15 80]

    This when installing Mint Linux. Seems there is either some...
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    [ubuntu] mkdev [Google_Drive]

    There seem to be several slightly different network drive tools, from NFS to Grive <https://github.com/Grive/grive> but it seems to me that the whole thing of cloud drives could be simplified for...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Problem serving html files with apache2.2

    Did this get resolved?
    If not, send me an email and we can work on it together.
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    [ubuntu] kompozer start up messages

    arv@Workstation:~$ kompozer

    (gecko:3644): Gtk-CRITICAL **: IA__gtk_text_buffer_get_insert: assertion `GTK_IS_TEXT_BUFFER (buffer)' failed

    (gecko:3644): Gtk-CRITICAL **:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: pcb2gcode core dumps

    Closed
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    [ubuntu] gtkguitune cannot find sound card DSP.

    arv@Workstation:~$ gtkguitune

    initializing audio at /dev/dsp
    /dev/dsp: No such file or directory
    arv@Workstation:~$

    This problem has been around for several years. It would fixed if Ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: pcb2gcode core dumps

    Bump?
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    [ubuntu] pcb2gcode core dumps

    arv@arv-desktop:~$ pcb2gcode
    terminate called after throwing an instance of...
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    UNITY 4.0 is here!

    Seems the UNITY folk have been very busy lately. Unity-4.0 is now available at http://unity3d.com/.

    Yes, this is a sideways reference to Ubuntu's use of the "Unity" name for their cell phone...
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    Re: Upgrades incomplete

    Okay...that explains what can be done to resolve the problem...but what caused it in the first place? This occurred shortly after upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10, probably the first time I used...
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    Re: Upgrades incomplete

    I guess I have 2 questions regarding this:

    What caused these errors which showed up during a routine "apt-get update"?
    What should I do to make "apt-get update" work without throwing these...
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    Thread Status (Thread Closed not shown)

    When I close one of my own threads the header then includes the word [CLOSED]. But when administrators mark a thread as "THREAD CLOSED" this status does not show in thread search output lists.
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    Upgrades incomplete

    Not all upgrades being upgraded:


    arv@arv-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get update
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    :
    :
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    [ubuntu] Camorama size option "-M" is blocked

    When launched from a command line, Camorama size option of "-M" does not work.

    arv@arv-desktop:~$ camorama -M

    (camorama:4598): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkSpinButton: setting an adjustment with non-zero...
  25. Re: Microsoft continues to make life difficult for Linux

    Interesting discussion, but may have missed one interesting point. Linux on the Desktop does not have enough clout to affect manufacturer's application of secure boot, but Linux on servers does have...
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