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    [SOLVED] Re: 9.04 stuck in 800x600 on ext. monitor

    Thanks skyeric! xrandr -s 1024x768 did the trick!
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    [SOLVED] 9.04 stuck in 800x600 on ext. monitor

    I run UNR on my Asus Eee PC 900, but the screen recently broke and I have to plug into an external monitor. The monitor is recognized properly as a Dell 17" but I am stuck in 800x600 mode. How can I...
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    [other] Re: Wifi card compatible with Pentium III?

    I have never had a Compaq notebook, but I have used Linksys wifi PCI cards in a few old Compaq desktops with Pentium III 450mhz CPUs and 256 MB RAM and they work great with Ubuntu.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I search for wireless internet?

    On my Eee PC 900 wireless internet and the webcam were turned off in the BIOS by default. Try rebooting and pressing F2 to enter the BIOS. I forget the exact menu names in the BIOS setup, but...
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    Re: Ubuntu ready laptops?

    I bought a few Asus 900 netbooks from Wal-Mart and Target and all work very well with Ubuntu. I installed Karmic Koala on all of them from a USB stick and WiFi works perfectly with the Atheros WiFi...
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    Karmic Remix on EeePC 900 battery issues

    I upgraded to Karmic a few days ago on my Asus 900 netbook. Pretty much everything is perfect except for a few battery semi-issues.
    Whenever I reboot I get a notification error saying "Your...
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    I really "sold" Ubuntu yesterday

    Yesterday I happened to be in my local WalMart buying a USB cable and met a guy browsing for a netbook. The cashier/salesman kept pushing towards the machines with Windows, telling him "These other...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Weather report, local

    You could give Weatherbug a try. You can download it from:

    http://wdownload.weatherbug.com/linux/weatherbug-1.0-1.deb

    I like it a lot.http://wdownload.weatherbug.com/linux/weatherbug-1.0-1.deb
  9. Wireless internet in Karmic won't connect

    So, I got an awesome new Asus 900 eeepc a few days ago, got rid of Windows, and have Ubuntu Netbook Remix Jaunty working perfectly (except for the microphone.) I've been booting Karmic Koala from a...
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    [kubuntu] Re: LCD monitor with Intel 82865G graphics

    Just to add on, the only interface on the monitor is a VGA 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) .... according to the specs listed online.
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    [kubuntu] LCD monitor with Intel 82865G graphics

    I can get a great deal on a new Acer 19" LCD monitor, but I have some (probably dumb) questions. I've been using PCs since the DOS days of the 1980s, and in all these years all I have ever used were...
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    You silently laugh when you hear people talking about computers. "I have like 39 viruses or something, but my friend is going to burn me a copy of Norton AV so I'll be ok." or...

    "I went to this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu with pentium III processor

    One of my spare computers is an old Compaq Deskpro PIII 450mhz with 258MB RAM and a 6gig HD. It runs Hardy Heron just fine but it is pretty slow.
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    [kubuntu] Re: OOo 3.0.1 I lost my icons in the toolbar

    I found a package in the repos called openoffice.org-kde which I installed and all is fine now!
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    [kubuntu] OOo 3.0.1 I lost my icons in the toolbar

    I recently installed KDE just to give it a try. I really like it, but I lost my toolbar icons in all OpenOffice applications. The toolbars are displaying as text only. I also get blank dialog boxes...
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    MS monoply in colleges (and business)

    I just wanted some thoughts on this subject. As a college student I am being FORCED to use MS Office for most of my work, for silly reasons. I do have Windows XP and MS Office running fine in...
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    [xfce] Re: Can't play DVDs I followed all the stickys

    Thanks Ringi! In VLC I changed my video output from "default" to "X11 video output" and DVDs are playing fine.

    I tried changing the settings in gstreamer-properties but Totem still gives me the...
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    [xfce] Can't play DVDs I followed all the stickys

    I have read all the posts I can find, installed the Medibuntu repos, I have libdvdcss2, libdvdnav4, VLC, ubuntu-restricted-extras, and everything else installed.

    If I try to play a DVD in Totem a...
  19. [xubuntu] Upgraded to Jaunty.. not sure what is safe to delete

    I updated to 9.04 earlier today. Whenever I update to a new release there are usually hundreds of packages I delete for things I don't need (bluetooth, Korean and Thai fonts, etc.)

    Since updating...
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    [xubuntu] How to set the screensaver

    I am running Xubuntu Intrepid Ibex. No matter what screensaver I select to use, it always chooses a random screensaver that changes every few minutes. Any ideas how to fix this? It's obviously not a...
  21. [all variants] Re: Right-clicking a link brings up Evolution?

    I thought it was just me this happened to. I'm running 8.10 with FF 3.0.7. For me it happens when I right click a picture to Save Image As. Sometimes the Bookmark This Page box opens up and...
  22. Re: WalMart selling notebooks preloaded with Ubuntu

    I found that Target is also selling ASUS Eee mini netbooks preloaded with Ubuntu. I picked up the ASUS 8.9" with Ubuntu 8.0.4, Intel Atom processor, 512MB RAM, and built in WiFi at 2.5 pounds for...
  23. WalMart selling notebooks preloaded with Ubuntu

    So, I've been looking around for a new notebook and decided to take a look at walmart.com

    They are selling Dell mini laptops loaded with Ubuntu 8.0.4

    In the description they say, "This is a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My Firefox got invaded

    I couldn't resist visiting redtube.com just to see and I found no adverse affects. Each link I clicked on resized my Firefox window and moved it slightly off screen but I maximized each time and all...
  25. [xubuntu] Re: Trouble viewing multiple PDF files with Firefox

    For some reason I never thought about using OpenOffice as a PDF viewer. I set OpenOffice Writer as my default PDF viewer, but now it leads me to a new problem. Writer thinks PDF files are text...
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