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    Old webcam and new Ubuntu with Skype

    I did a lot of googling to try to fix this problem myself without finding it, so I'm putting this out there in case it helps anyone else speed up the process.

    I have a Logitech QuickCam Express...
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    [all variants] Re: SATA/IDE converter on DVD drive access

    I decided to swap through my collection of aging hardware (IDE of course, DVD burner, DVD-ROM, and two CD burners) and lo, the other DVD burner seems to work just fine with the converter (at any rate...
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    [all variants] Re: SATA/IDE converter on DVD drive access

    Even now that I have it jumpered master and the converter switched to master/single, when I insert a disk it will just flash its light forever, stutter-flickering every several seconds like its...
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    [all variants] Re: SATA/IDE converter on DVD drive access

    Ha. I was about to try hooking up a different drive, but I noticed when looking in the instructions that there are switches on the converter that correspond to the master/slave/cable select...
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    [all variants] Re: SATA/IDE converter on DVD drive access

    I'm also a bit boggled because this is the whole of my lspci output:

    00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 Host Bridge
    00:01.0 PCI bridge: ASRock Incorporation Device 9602...
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    [all variants] Re: SATA/IDE converter on DVD drive access

    Which is not much. Ugh. This thread comes up way too soon in a google search, as does the source code.
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    [all variants] Re: SATA/IDE converter on DVD drive access

    I checked BIOS and it was already set for the SATA connections to be in IDE mode. This is really perplexing, but I guess I can google "failed to clear UNIT ATTENTION" and see what else I can find.
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    [all variants] Re: SATA/IDE converter on DVD drive access

    I finally thought to grab the dmesg output. These lines look significant:

    [ 1.675764] ata1: SATA link up 1.5 Gbps (SStatus 113 SControl 300)
    [ 1.702319] ata1.00: ATAPI: HL-DT-ST DVDRAM...
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    [all variants] Re: SATA/IDE converter on DVD drive access

    Oh. I've never heard of that. I don't have anything come up for ls /dev/sr*, though.
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    [all variants] SATA/IDE converter on DVD drive access

    I've googled and searched the forums and I don't know what else to do at this point...newegg is calling my name...but I figured I'd give this one last try before I throw out a perfectly good piece of...
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    multiple Ubuntu minimal mini.isos

    Is it possible to put more than one mini.iso on a CD? I have aging computers of both amd64 and i386 types that I'd like to put a minimal install on, and I don't think they'll boot from sticks. I've...
  12. ternary plots with adjustable gridlines in R

    I read the thread started by epitaph about ternary plots, but I am stymied by the R documentation available for all the ternary plotting routines. I'm trying to plot pyroxene compositions, where I'm...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: How to delete Simple Backup Suite back up files from hdd?

    I just wanted to say thank you, too, especially since this type of thing still seems to be a problem with Simple Backups. Long story short, I set it up yesterday to back up a select few directories...
  14. Thread: Pingus

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    Re: Pingus

    "Locked up by the witch"...I solved this by having one pingus bash out, leaving the rest behind a blocker very near the entrance. The pingus that bashes out can jump from island to island...it's a...
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    Re: Howto Get Eyetoy Webcam working for Ubuntu

    Oh...crumbs. Sorry about that. I'm using an Acer Aspire 5102 and naturally used /lib32/ when I needed to use /lib/. That worked like a charm...I'm videoconfing with my friend right now.
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    Re: Howto Get Eyetoy Webcam working for Ubuntu

    I have the silver EyeToy. None of this Skype advice works for me under Karmic. Cheese works fine, xawtv is sort of black and white but I would kill for any video in Skype. I've never gotten the...
  17. [ubuntu] No login, Firefox dies, panel issues - karmic and lucid

    I've been having very weird issues for the past couple of days, and have looked through the forums and web and tried everything I can think of to fix it.

    I was minding my own business running...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Turtlebeach Santa Cruz Soundcard in 9.10 Fix

    I have been having similar problems with my Turtle Beach Santa Cruz soundcard on a Dell Dimension 8200, running Karmic, and the fix suggested here did not work for me either. I use Audacious, and...
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