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  1. Re: Screen resolution problem after update to Trusty

    Never mind, I just reverted to 12.04 (reinstalled).
  2. Re: Screen resolution problem after update to Trusty

    Thanks for confirming that my 4-year-old machine is "obsolete." I must say that does not raise my opinion of AMD/ATI.

    Anybody know a work-around for this?

    TIA --
  3. Screen resolution problem after update to Trusty

    An hour of Googling has left me confused. My laptop has MobilityRadeon 4225/4250 graphics hardware. When I udgraded to Trusty the resolution changed -- should be 1366 x 768 but it is now 1024 x 768 ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No GUI after upgrade

    Update --

    I downloaded and installed the 32-bit version of Xubuntu. It took its sweet time but installed correctly. On reboot all my bookmarks were there in Firefox, and Thunderbird opened with my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No GUI after upgrade

    Yes the regular Live/install CD boots and runs just fine.

    I am trying to do a clean install, except that I want to keep my old data in the /home partition.

    The two installations I have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No GUI after upgrade

    Yes I see that makes sense, ACPI puts all the devices on a single IRQ which might confuse the installer.

    I am actually trying to install from a USB flash drive.

    Would a "real" DVD drive...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No GUI after upgrade

    I may try that. Will I still be able to use my old Thunderbird mailbox files on my /home partition?

    apparently "noapic" and "noacpi" are both boot options, I have done a little checking but do...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No GUI after upgrade

    Thanks for the suggestion. I ran the Alternate install CD again and set the option to acpi=off. Unfortunately it made no difference, the "Select and Install Software" step still failed at the same...
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    [ubuntu] No GUI after upgrade

    Toshiba Satellite T235D dual boot with Win 7. Lucid 64 bit was installed on 2 partitions / (12 gig) and /home (35 gig).

    Trying to upgrade to Precise. First tried using Update Manager. During this...
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    [ubuntu] Toshiba Laptop Wireless -- no connection

    Currently running 64 bit Ubuntu 10.4 dual-boot on my Toshiba Satellite T235D. For two months everything worked fine, then a few days ago, the laptop would no longer connect to my wireless network. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Poor video quality on DVD playback

    Okay, I removed mplayer and Smplayer and installed VLC, including the Firefox plugin. No real change in the video quality of DVDs, so I'm going back to Smplayer.

    At this point I'm seriously...
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    [ubuntu] Poor video quality on DVD playback

    Hello all,

    I just upgraded to a Gigabyte GA_MA74GM-S2 mobo with the AMD 740G/Radeon 2100 graphics chipset. This is a dual boot machine, first I installed WinXP Home then Karmic 64 bit. Removed...
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    [other] Re: Harddrive making clicking noise

    Clicking or rattling means the hard drive is dying. Back up all your data NOW.

    Sometimes a drive will rattle for months before it finally expires but sometimes it will go in a matter of hours.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lossless analog video capture

    Hi there, sorry to say the answer is no.

    I see your point about dual boot but I prefer Ubuntu for daily use. It's faster on older hardware and no hassles with antivirus/antispyware apps.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lossless analog video capture

    After six days of searches and experimentation I have concluded that the answer is no.

    The only tool I found that would support lossless capture using my video capture card and line-in audio input...
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    [ubuntu] Lossless analog video capture

    Linux newbie here.

    Trying to make the move to Ubuntu, I can do almost everything I want to with it -except- make dvds from analog sources.

    Here's how I do it in WinXP:

    Guess I should...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Brasero reads new CD as Full

    I just encountered the same issue trying to do a 1:1 disk copy of a data (photo) CD. Brasero read the disk, created an image, then ejected with a message to remove it and replace with a blank CD. I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lost my Officejet 6110 after updates

    Thanks for the reply. I deleted the printer -- could not figure out how to delete the scanner. Then I uninstalled hpoj, hplip etc. using Synaptic package manager. When I rebooted, Ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Lost my Officejet 6110 after updates

    I had my Officejet 6110 working fine. The printer was found and the hplip/hpijs packages were included when I installed Ubuntu. To get the scanner working, I had to install the hpoj package as...
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    [ubuntu] VMWare on Ubuntu host -- folder sharing

    Hi all, first post.

    I've done a lot of searching and read the help files but I'm still stuck.

    I just got Ubuntu installed on one hard drive on this machine. Installed VMware player in Ubuntu,...
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