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  1. [ubuntu] Mouse-over/hover not working in VirtualBox Windows guest on 12.04 LTS host

    I've installed a 12.04 LTS host machine, installed virtualbox and have set up a Windows 7 x64 Pro guest (to run the last couple of apps I have to live with). Have installed vbox tools and the Oracle...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Clock drift - is this normal?

    The kernel is responsible for time tracking, not the RTC which is used only between reboots.

    The RTC is fine (0.01 sec drift a day).
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.10 vs 10.04 lts

    If it's 100% reliability you need, install Debian stable on it. The testing cycle is much stronger than a Ubuntu LTS release.

    I've had so many problems with Ubuntu LTS releases it's unreal. Epic...
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    [ubuntu] Clock drift - is this normal?

    I'm losing 2.8 seconds a day through clock drift on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Is that normal?

    I only ask as the machine ran NetBSD before which lost 0.02 seconds a day at average.

    I'm running ntpdate...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Server Headaches

    I've had the same problem. Bar one machine, I'm on Debian stable now.
  6. [ubuntu] Is there any way to limit total memory usage?

    I've got a beasty 16Gb x64 machine and I want to test our current software against 4Gb of memory instead, preferably without yanking 12Gb of RAM out of the box.

    Is there anything I can supply the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 3810T

    If anyone is interested, I'm selling my 3810TZ. I'm based on London, UK.

    I can pre-install Ubuntu if anyone wants me to. 10.04 works perfectly on mine. Will do the inevitable powertop run on it...
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    For Sale - Acer 3810TZ laptop in UK

    All functions work with Ubuntu 10.04 / 10.10 quite happily. Selling as I just bought a MacBook Pro.

    Details here:

    http://www.gumtree.com/london/38/67334338.html
  9. Re: Is there a REAL replacement for MS Project?

    MS project is a symptom of a problem, not a tool to manage products.
  10. Re: Salesforce claims Microsoft violated the company's patents

    Salesforce are a far more evil company than Microsoft is and ever will be. Their entire business model is basically a lock in one which stops people accessing their own data.

    I hope Microsoft...
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    Re: Breaking the Windows addiction

    I'm doing that already on my workstation and have been for nigh on 2 years. It hasn't caught on yet. I have 5 ubuntu server VM's on it doing various things (see sig).
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    Poll: Re: What Side of the Road do you drive on?

    On the correct side of the road wherever I am.
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    Re: Favorite non-Linux/Mac/Windows OS

    RISC OS http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RISC_OS
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    Re: Breaking the Windows addiction

    Head space mainly. I write software so I'm basically exposed to a huge technology stack on Windows which takes up a lot of brain space. I'm not convinced it's a useful use of that space.
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    Re: Java 4-Ever Trailer

    That's hilarious.

    I'm a .Net developer trying to shift to Java ironically. Good motivational video :)
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    Breaking the Windows addiction

    I've found windows 7 is like a bad crack dealer. You know it's killing you but it makes you feel warm and fuzzy.

    I'm a Microsoft developer by trade (well .Net Technical Architect). It does my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 3810T

    Ok status update:

    WORKS:

    Video. Sound. Flash (smoothly). All USB ports. All perfectly.

    Doesn't work:

    Wireless. It sucks. If I could get a connection, it wasn't stable and managed to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 3810T

    New 3810TZ user here trying 9.10 32-bit. I will post back later with problems/solutions if I have anything useful to add.
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    Re: The REVERSE Windows Tax

    Jeez - it's just software. Remove it, or rebuild the machine without it on.

    If anyone doesn't do that, it is their problem.
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    Ayria - Letting Go.

    Going to see them tonight! http://www.ayria.com/
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    [ubuntu] Rubbish Flash performance on 9.10 x86

    I've got really (I mean REALLY bad) performance issues with Flash on 9.10 x86. Flash videos are almost unplayable and it lags out the browser if I load anything with Flash. I've actually had to...
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    Re: Google Wave

    Please please please send me one...

    ...or I stamp on the kitten!!!!

    smithjchrisuk [at] googlemail [dot] com

    (I have asked 4 times to no avail already)
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    Poll: Re: Will you buy Windows 7?

    a) download trial version with a different email address every time. reinstall it every 60 days when the trial runs out.

    b) go and work for a company with an MSDN subscription and use an MSDN...
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    Re: Working on both Ubuntu and Windows

    rsync over SSH would probably work.

    We use an SVN server running over HTTPS as an apache module.

    Are you building C#?
  25. Re: The opinion of one of my university lecturers.. :/

    Hitler! Nazis! Auswitch!

    There - solved.
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