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    [all variants] Re: Zino HD questions

    I know this is an old thread, but I have an update to the sound issue on the Zino HD.
    Recently I switched to Kubuntu. I ran Kubuntu 11.04 and the rear analog sound jack still didn't work. I have...
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    [kubuntu] log out = blank screen

    New to KDE (Ubuntu with Gnome since 2005) and noticed upon logout I get a black screen with just a mouse pointer. It never returns to the graphical login screen. I can use cntrl+Al+F1 to get to a TTY...
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    Re: What is the name of your computer(s)?

    Mine is Bigbird, my wife has Zoe, my son has Zoot. I use Muppet character names :)

    Except for the old network printer. The first one I bought was connected network AND USB. It backfed power...
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    Re: Unreliable printer manufacturers

    I bought a Brother HL4150CDN when my Samsung 300N went belly up. I'm pretty happy with Brother's linux support. They have a section on their web site devoted to linux drivers, the install...
  5. Thread: KDE n00b here...

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    [kubuntu] KDE n00b here...

    Have used Ubuntu as my main OS since 2005. I've tried to learn KDE a couple times over the years but always seemed to have trouble finding things and gave up. I'm trying again. I have installed...
  6. Thread: IT professionals

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    Re: IT professionals

    After 10 years in enterprise hardware consultation/configuration, I'm done. There are way too many IT nerds out there and they're diluting the workforce and making it difficult to obtain and keep a...
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    Re: Ubuntu 5 years later...

    Appreciate the comments. ALL of 'em. As I said in the beginning. I'm not whining about linux as much as I'm trying to get an idea across. Ubuntu is my daily OS by choice. I would venture to say,...
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    Ubuntu 5 years later...

    Been using Ubuntu since about August of 2005. I still have issues. Now before you go jumpin' all over me, I'm not whining. I'm going to try to get an idea across here.

    My rear analog sound jack...
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    [all variants] Brother HL-4150CDN

    My Samsung CLP-300N is about to go belly up and I don't want to put more money into it. Looking at all kinds of network color lasers and am narrowing in on the Brother HL-4150CDN.

    I'm really not a...
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    Alpha3 Live on USB stick

    I tried Natty several months ago and it was missing a lot and extremely hard to get to a desktop at all for me. I recently downloaded A3 and used the Startup Disk Creator to make a bootable USB stick...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Flash videos RED after firefox update...

    Try from this page. This is where I was able to uncheck the settings->Hardware Acceleration box

    Just right click on the page anywhere. Don't start streaming or anything.
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Adobe Flash Player Has Crashed

    Try this if you can...
    Go to http://moodstream.gettyimages.com/
    Just right-click on the page and go to settings and uncheck the box for hardware acceleration.

    That seems to have fixed flash in...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Adobe Flash Player Has Crashed

    YouTube crashing my firefox here as well. Ubuntu 10.04. Seems to have started with the latest flash plugin update as I don't install from outside the repositories.

    ** edit ** ok I can do youtube...
  14. Thread: observation

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    observation

    ok well... first time running through 11.04 and I gotta say it. I don't like Unity. At least not like it is and I know it's evolving. That little ubuntu logo above the launcher sidebar pops up the...
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    Re: can't get a working install

    back... I guess it worked :)
    I was able to boot with the new xserver-xorg-input-evdev.

    Now... I still get a popup a few seconds after logging in that just says, "System program problem detected...
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    Re: can't get a working install

    ok well I did a bunch of reading and found the threads about xserver-xorg-input-evdev so I installed AGAIN and did the apt-get update, then installed aptitude, then did aptitude hold...
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    Re: can't get a working install

    Ok, did a complete reinstall. Logged in to classic desktop on first boot. apt-get upgrade, installed aptitude, aptitude safe-upgrade, done... can't boot at all now. Never even gets to a login screen....
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    Re: can't get a working install

    The ZinoHD i a desktop, BUT the graphics card is in an MXM slot (like a laptop would have) rather than a PCI type slot. Zino HD is an ultra small form factor like a mac mini so it may very well be...
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    can't get a working install

    I downloaded the daily from 1/27and installed to an external eSATA. 1st boot got me to a desktop with unity on the left. But clicking on the little menu icon at teh top resulted in a blank area...
  20. Thread: KVM for Dummies?

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    [all variants] KVM for Dummies?

    Ok I'm really not a dummy, I promise, but for the moment I feel like one.

    I use VMs for various purposes. Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit is my daily OS. I have VMs for XP, Win7 and OS X Snow Leopard. (I...
  21. Thread: Work Computer

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    [ubuntu] Re: Work Computer

    Your ram will be a determining factor in how well windows performs in a VM. I have a Dell Zino HD with 8gigs of memory. I run Ubuntu as host and often have an XP and Win7 VM running as well for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard on VirtualBox

    running OS X on non-Apple hardware is against the Apple EULA. That being said, I went on to experiment...

    Using an unaltered and legitimate OS X Snow Leopard DVD, I was able to install OS X into a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell will void my warranty

    Installing a new operating system will not void your warranty. The Magnuson-Moss Act prevents them from doing this.

    "Warrantors cannot require that only branded parts be used with the product in...
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    [all variants] Re: Zino HD questions

    I like my Zino. And I haven't really had issues with it. I *did* send it through my service department when I got it and they tightened up loose screws and generally checked it over pretty well. I...
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    [all variants] Re: Zino HD - shutsdown on its own

    My wife told me my Zino was powering off kinda randomly. I've never seen it happen. However, my wife is a teacher and at home all summer AND we don't have air conditioning and our house gets pretty...
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