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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Want to know what driver Ubuntu uses for Trident display

    This is the result:

    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Trident Microsystems Cyber 9540 [1023:9540] (rev 52)
    Kernel modules: tridentfb

    Doing a quick Google search for "tridentfb" looks...
  2. [ubuntu] Want to know what driver Ubuntu uses for Trident display

    I have an older Toshiba laptop computer which uses the Trident 9540 chip set for the display. Installing Lucid 10.04 goes well, but the system hangs during the restart. I can boot to the command...
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    [all variants] Re: Looking for manual for Grub Version 1

    Thanks!
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    [all variants] Looking for manual for Grub Version 1

    I can't seem to find a manual for version 1 of Grub anywhere.
    There are manuals for the current Grub version 2 and Grub version 0.97 from May of 2005 on gnu.org
    http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/...
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    [SOLVED] Re: When executing programs disappear

    Mr.S.,
    Thanks for that advice.

    I tried typing "rhythmbox" at the command prompt and it did display some cryptic error messages. I can look for them on the Rhythmbox web site and ask if they know...
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    [SOLVED] When executing programs disappear

    When you try to run a program and it appears briefly on the bottom line and then goes away without any explanation, is there a way to find out what is wrong?

    In the non-unix systems I have used,...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Screen Resolution Out-of-range at Boot Ubuntu 10.04

    I finally was able to get my system running without reinstalling Ubuntu.

    I think I tried everything that had been suggested and couldn't get any of them to work, but the last post by CoolGuy has a...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Screen Resolution Out-of-range at Boot Ubuntu 10.04

    CoolGuy220,
    I tried hitting each of those keys after the out-of-range message was displayed, and nothing happened. Is that what you meant? I haven't read anything about using function keys to...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Screen Resolution Out-of-range at Boot Ubuntu 10.04

    Duncan, I don't understand.
    How would I access and reset the video card drivers after booting from the live CD?
    How could I use Windows to backup important stuff? I don't have Windows on this...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Screen Resolution Out-of-range at Boot Ubuntu 10.04

    Wim,
    I tried changing the driver line:
    Driver "vesa"
    and I get the same out-of-range message.

    Wim, Thanks very much for your suggestions. If you think of something else that I...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Screen Resolution Out-of-range at Boot Ubuntu 10.04

    Wim,
    Thanks for the suggestions.

    I tried the recovery mode option in the grub menu. It gives me the same out-of-range error. Is that the same as failsafe X?

    1a) I went through my...
  12. [ubuntu] Screen Resolution Out-of-range at Boot Ubuntu 10.04

    While trying to get the system to boot with the screen resolution I need, somehow I apparently set it to a value that my monitor will not display. When my Ubuntu 10.04 boots, the screen just displays...
  13. [other] Re: How to use the forum advanced search correctly?

    The web site uboontu.com seems to be gone. Searching for it with Google gives results that are mostly in German and are hard for me to understand....
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    Re: Howto: Load your nVidia settings on startup

    This work-around is still required for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS!
    In my case, this is how it worked:

    1). First click on System at the top left, Preferences, then "Startup Applications".
    2). Under the...
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