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    An Open Letter to Mozilla: RE Ubuntu

    The Mozilla release schedule and the Ubuntu release cycle are completely out of synch. What can be done?

    http://limulus.wordpress.com/2010/01/28/an-open-letter-to-mozilla-re-ubuntu/

    My...
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    Know the TRUTH about Linux!

    http://www.duelinganalogs.com/comic/2009/02/27/know-the-truth/

    (sent to me by my wife, who uses a Mac ;)
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    Re: How well does Jaunty support the Aspire one?

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/319825

    See also http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1042075
  4. Thread: ath5k alpha 3

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    Re: ath5k alpha 3

    LOL! I just noticed this morning, after blacklisting acer_wmi, when I send/receive using WiFi, the front LED blinks! :-) Looks like another bug bites the dust ;)
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    Re: ath5k alpha 3

    Blacklisting acer_wmi has a more permanent effect of making it work, BTW. Huzzah! :-)
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    Re: ath5k alpha 3

    Interesting! I just found Bug #319825:
    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/319825

    and that is the REAL bug. Simply run:


    sudo rmmod acer_wmi

    And suddenly wireless is...
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    Re: ath5k alpha 3

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/jockey/+bug/323830



    Needs to be fixed in Ubuntu :)

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/284474
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    Re: ath5k alpha 3

    Ah, they seem to have been filed already:

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-restricted-modules/+bug/315056/

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager/+bug/320177
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    Re: ath5k alpha 3

    My Aspire One also uses the "168c:001c (rev 01)" chip and sure enough, when I installed wicd (and rebooted), I was able to detect the wireless network (though I'm having difficulty connecting because...
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    Re: ath5k alpha 3

    Just wanted to add that its not working for me either.

    I'm running an Acer Aspire One (A0A 110-1531) and testing Jaunty Alpha 3 on it.

    I created a file "blacklist-ath" (with that same text) in...
  11. Re: Flurry screen saver disappeared from last update

    I am not exactly sure why, but I suspect it has to do with a bug (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xscreensaver/+bug/224065) involving Flurry completely locking up Intel graphics-based...
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    Re: HOWTO: Logitech quickcam messenger

    Looks like the website is working now; got it :)
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    Re: HOWTO: Logitech quickcam messenger

    I can't seem to load http://home.mag.cx/messenger/source/ (I get a timeout error)

    Does anyone know of an alternate download link or have a copy of 1.8 they can post?

    Thanks!
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    Re: Howto : Quickcam Messenger

    qcset can be found in the qc-usb-utils package (see http://packages.ubuntu.com/qc-usb-utils or Synaptic for more info) or its compiled from the source you can download.
  15. Dell IdeaStorm: Change Portal Pages (Please Vote! :)

    Hi there! ^_^

    I added two ideas to the IdeaStorm Website:

    1. http://www.dell.com/ubuntu should display an Ubuntu-specific page

    2. http://www.dell.com/open shouldn't steer people towards...
  16. Dell Ubuntu Dimensions w/o monitors are $140 less than Windows versions?!?

    I just discovered something very very interesting.

    Load the Dell Dimension E520 (Windows) page in one tab:
    http://configure.us.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&oc=DDCWAA3&s=dhs
    It...
  17. Re: Wonder if anyone has the same issue with Edgy Desktop CD

    He can also check the CD after booting from it:
    http://shots.osdir.com/slideshows/751_or/1.png
    by selecting "Check CD for defects"
  18. Re: Wonder if anyone has the same issue with Edgy Desktop CD

    I assume you mean the "desktop" (aka Live) CD; the interesting thing that happens when you put it in when Windows is that there are actually also Windows programs on the disk (Firefox, etc.) and the...
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    Re: Did that say Ubuntu?

    http://wildbill.nulldevice.net/wordpress/?p=177

    "Hey, what’s that on the side of the road? Oooh, it’s a Ubuntu Billboard! I snapped this while at 70 mph going up 101 northbound (just after the...
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    Re: Cindy Lauper real name? Is she mexican?

    I'm thinking its a hoax (maybe an April Fool's joke? ;)). See for example, this Mexican Cyndi Lauper fansite:



    which google translates to:



    :)
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    Re: Cindy Lauper real name? Is she mexican?

    No; this is bizarrely hillarious :) See http://www.nndb.com/people/280/000025205/

    "Brooklyn born and raised (and no one would ever have reason to doubt it)"
  22. Re: Help! Linux not supported with online Canadian census

    FYI, it also works with Mozilla, Galeon or Epiphany in Dapper :)
  23. Re: Help! Linux not supported with online Canadian census

    Ah! I have discovered an even better solution!

    What the spoofing I mentioned in one of my earlier replies does is get you past an annoying little chunk of code that checks to see if you're...
  24. Re: Help! Linux not supported with online Canadian census

    And you can test your Java installation here: http://www.java.com/en/download/help/testvm.xml
  25. Re: Help! Linux not supported with online Canadian census

    Oh and don't forget that you need Sun's Java; you can get that from the PLF (see my page for more info: http://members.shaw.ca/Limulus/ubuntu.html)
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