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  1. HP Elitebook 9470m Dock, LAN, Wifi button issues

    I am mostly posting this to help others with the this hardware, or those considering it. I got the HP Elitebook 9470m and it's ultraslim dock, running Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 7. It's an...
  2. Thread: Wigig support?

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    [ubuntu] Wigig support?

    Dell released a new Wigig dock for the latitude 6430u ultrabook recently. I'm considering this machine for a dual boot with Ubuntu 13.04 and wondering whether the wigig dock will work? I kinda...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Nouveau or Nvidia proprietary drivers? (cur. status)

    Thanks! Worked fine for me, and has ended NVIDIA's reign of terror on my laptop. It was SOOOO annoying that I could not use Ubuntu's standard displays settings... now I can!
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Failed Upgrade, Failed Clean Install... Ideas?

    OK, solved by my Unix wizard pal. Here's the deal: B43 is the driver for the broadcom wifi card, firmware-b43-installer is the firmware. The former is useless, and likely causes the lockup, until...
  5. [SOLVED] Failed Upgrade, Failed Clean Install... Ideas?

    I did an upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 on an older Gateway laptop (Celeron, 2 Gig RAM) and it appeared to go fine. However, on reboot it hangs at the Ubuntu logo screen after GRUB menu.

    Oddly, I...
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    [ubuntu] Another use for remastersys, thanks!

    Thank you, for this tip!
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    [all variants] Re: [Tutorial] Boot Mac and PC into USB Linux!

    I have only tested on one MacBook Pro (about 2 years old), but for booting a Mac from USB drive this works like a charm:

    http://www.plop.at/en/bootmanagerdl.html

    Burn the .iso to a CD. Insert...
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    Sticky: [other] Booting Mac from USB via Boot CD

    Finally, I got a working solution: Plop Linux boot manager

    http://www.plop.at/en/bootmanagerdl.html


    unzip and burn the iso inside the folder to a cd
    plug the live-usb-disk and insert the...
  9. [SOLVED] So Happy, thanks!

    fdrake, Thanks!!

    This totally works. I am replying from a MacBook Pro running 11.10 off of USB. This will save me so many headaches while introducing students to F/OSS... they can all use their...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: USB Boot CD --> For booting Mac from Live USB

    Yes, the method described at pendrivelinux does work, however, for 10.04.

    I too have scoured for a method that works, and that's the only one that does. Seems like someone who understands the...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: USB Boot CD --> For booting Mac from Live USB

    That would work, except it's too slow as an alternative to live usb (which can work as a pretty fast operating environment)
  12. [SOLVED] USB Boot CD --> For booting Mac from Live USB

    This post on pendrivelinux.com details how to do it for 9.10 and 10.04

    http://www.pendrivelinux.com/make-a-usb-boot-cd-for-ubuntu-9-10/

    Is anyone able to modify this for use with 11.10? I have...
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    [SOLVED] Bad Plugin

    I found that the mozilla-plugin-vlc package was the culprit. Complete removal via Synaptic package manager, and voila FireFox works with MPEGs again.
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    [SOLVED] MPEGs crash FireFox

    I am using Oneiric 32 bit and FF 7.0.1. Videos are crashing my browser. I am using an mpeg file to test, but FF is not playing other videos either. Help?

    Plugins installed: DivX Browser, DivX...
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    [ubuntu] Transformer?

    Is it possible to modify this to do the same for an Asus Transformer? It has the same MTP need as the Xoom (I have had both). Seems like the ATTR and MODE settings will likely be different?
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    [ubuntu] Picasa 3.8 under Oneiric 11.10

    I have used Picasa under Ubuntu for years, preferring it to other Linux options (Digikam, Shotwell, etc.). I update it to latest 3.8 per the instructions here: ...
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    [SOLVED] Unity 3D fails in Oneiric

    I have had several problems with Unity 3D suddenly failing in 11.10 (Unity 2D was fine, thankfully). Since it worked with a newly created user, I knew the fault lay somewhere in my home directory.
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Sorta fixed

    After a 3rd installation, I can log in again.

    I have an Nvidia GT218 [NVS 3100M] graphics card. My theory is that:
    1st attempt: I did not wait long enough for the Additional Drivers utility to...
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    [SOLVED] Oneiric Freeze on Ubuntu Splash Screen

    I just installed 11.10. It restarts after completion and boots fine. Once I log out or restart, however, it freezes on the Ubuntu splash screen.

    After the first time, I re-installed it; same...
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    works in Tbird now

    After adding my Google account, Thunderbird got configured automatically for my email. I like it!

    (Evolution did not, but we're only in Beta2 at the moment)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Files & Folders lens does not search

    Thanks! I had the same issue
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    [SOLVED] Re: Could not initialize the package information

    Thanks, this helped me quickly.
  23. [ubuntu] Mic Stopped with 11.04: Plantronics .Audio 655 Headset

    I have a Plantronics ".Audio 655 DSP" headset. After upgrading to Natty, the mic no longer works. Headphones are fine, but when I select this headset for audio input, nothing. Anyone have ideas on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: print driver HP P1505

    I downloaded the .run file for hplip 3.11.5 here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/hplip/files/hplip/3.11.5/hplip-3.11.5.run/download

    and did "sh hplip-3.11.5.run" (from the download directory). ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Elluminate in 10.04 Lucid

    Note that with newer Ubuntu versions, #3 is now libreoffice-java-common
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