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    Re: ATI/AMD fglrx in Ubuntu Edgy, step by step.

    Hey slavik,

    Great post! Couldn't get the ubuntu restricted drivers working, but followed your instructions for the latest drivers (ati-driver-installer-8.34.8-x86.x86_64.run) and it worked...
  2. Re: audioconvert! the new super script to convert audio files!

    I can convert from/to wav, flac, ogg & mp3. For some reason conversion to aac is not working. I have faac-1.24clean-0ubuntu3. I do not have the dev package installed.

    Anyone have any ideas as to...
  3. Re: audioconvert! the new super script to convet audio files!

    just tried the script out in ROX. Have installed the 0.3.1 deb package. Works well - thanks very much for this :)

    I do have a couple of suggestions - it would be great to have the option to choose...
  4. Thread: Bugzilla problem

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    Re: Bugzilla problem

    Cheers for the reply. I realised this well after I'd posted :oops:

    Is there anywhere to report bugs in packages outside main?
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    Re: Bugzilla problem

    Sorted :-#
    Interesting that Xfce and related apps are not included as 'components' or packages - a bug in bugzilla?

    maqi
  6. Thread: Bugzilla problem

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    Bugzilla problem

    Hi - this is probably not the right place for this post but I'm not sure where else to put it. I have been trying to submit a bug via bugzilla. I have created an account etc. I have filled in all...
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    Re: No "screen" choice in Desktop > Gnome

    Well, this doesn't look much like a HOW TO to me [-X Have a look at this thread.

    Perhaps repost your question in a HELP forum and include some system information like gfx card make/model, gfx...
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    Re: HOW TO: ATI Divers v0.2

    Hey Joshua and immortal giant :)

    If you look at my original post, there is a link under "Custom Kernel" which will show you the right way to install the ATI drivers rather than the ubuntu...
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    Re: HOW TO: ATI Divers v0.2

    Been so long since I checked this thread :(

    Siva, if you look at the "Module" section of your xorg.conf you'll see that you have extmod loading sixth. You then have the extmod subsection at the...
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    Re: HOW TO: ATI Divers v0.2

    YAY! See, it's not so hard after all ;-)

    For those who are too impatient to wait for the 8.12.10 drivers to hit the ubuntu repositories please check out the link in the Custom Kernel section of...
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    Re: HOW TO: ATI Divers v0.2

    Can't you :confused:

    First - there is lots wrong with your xorg.conf. Take a look at the example given in the HOW TO. All you have done is pasted Flavio's changes without keeping stuff you need...
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    Re: What is Michael Robertson of Linspire thinking?!

    OMFG :shock: Is he for real?


    So I suppose that "technically" speaking, if someone manages to compromise your user account they've earned the right to trash your whole system including any other...
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    Re: HOW TO: ATI Divers v0.2

    Yay, rotorwash :D

    This is very interesting though. Another k7 user who found it particularly difficult to get these drivers working. Hmmm ...
    :-k
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    Re: HOW TO: ATI Divers v0.2

    I have no idea. I found the information HERE. I guess that I'm assuming (justifiably I think) that ubuntu-geek knows what he's talking about.

    maqi
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    Re: HOW TO: ATI Divers v0.2

    Hey rotorwash,

    valthonis and lynng (and plenty of others probably) got this working on the k7 kernel. Very strange that you get the AGP error either way. It seems odd that no AGP support works at...
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    Re: HOW TO: ATI Divers v0.2

    Do you have root privileges when you try and rename/save xorg.conf?

    Try:

    $ sudo cp /path/to/Xfree86.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf

    Without knowing what error messages you get I'm just guessing, but...
  17. Thread: Kernel Sources

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    Re: Kernel Sources

    sudo apt-get install linux-source-2.6.10

    Will be installed to /usr/src/linux-source-2.6.10.tar.bz2

    You should probably install your kernel headers as well.
    maqi

    P.S - Do you read stickies...
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    Re: HOW TO: ATI Divers v0.2

    Hey rotorwash,

    Chill out dude 8) Neither the fglrx driver nor the xorg server packages are broken. You have made some errors in the way you have followed the HOW TO's. At least this one for sure....
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    Re: HOW TO: ATI Divers v0.2

    Ubu, even though your card is, unfortunately, unsupported you should still be able to load the module even if nothing can use it. Browse to the ..../video directory mentioned in the error message....
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    Re: Enemy territory wont start!

    Not sure if I understand :-P :-P

    Yes. There's another post somewhere in the forums which mentions the same fix (search "esd" + "alsa") and the guy uses the i8x0 driver. I'm not sure if this fix...
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    Re: HOW TO: ATI Divers v0.2

    Another great post valthonis. That one's going to the top of the thread. Reckon I'll replace your previous stopping the xserver post (I thought there was a missing --reinstall in that apt-get...
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    Re: Enemy territory wont start!

    I found a better solution here - means you don't need to kill esd. I'm no longer using the script and et launches perfectly. I don't know if it works for all sound cards but it worked for me with my...
  23. Re: HOWTO: ubuntu and windows (fresh installations only)

    I have and I totally agree with you! In fact I'd go further:

    Installing windows anywhere will trash your MBR from the POV that it will overwrite your GRUB or LILO MBR with the Windows MBR and...
  24. Thread: General Tips

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    Re: General Performance Tips

    Nice :)

    Some very cool tips ... especially some simple ways to harden the system a little more. Thanks!

    maqi
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    Re: Enemy Territory: Lags and fullscreen

    I posted a rough and ready script to fix this on this thread. Just save it somewhere and make it executable. Then put a launcher on the panel which points to the script instead of directly to et.
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