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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to prevent laptop screen dimming when on low battery

    I just wanted to follow up and mention that this issue is fixed on Ubuntu 14.10.
  2. [SOLVED] Re: SSD read benchmark performance degrading / worsening

    I just wanted to follow-up here and note that the cause of the problem was actually a highly publicized bug in Samsung's firmware for the 840 EVO series drives. Samsung has since released a fix for...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: HW graphics acceleration working with Unity, but not Gnome-Shell

    I spent a long day trying to figure this out, with no luck. I found a workaround and am going to use it - upgrade to Gnome Shell 3.14:

    sudo apt-add-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3
    sudo...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: HW graphics acceleration working with Unity, but not Gnome-Shell

    I just wanted to add that I have downloaded the UbuntuGNOME 14.10 release ISO and booted the live environment on my desktop system, and the graphics acceleration works. However, if I then install it...
  5. [SOLVED] HW graphics acceleration working with Unity, but not Gnome-Shell

    Hello,

    I did a fresh install of 14.10 yesterday on my desktop system which has an Intel Haswell i7-4790K processor with HD4600 graphics. I use gnome-shell, and previously when I ran it with Ubuntu...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to prevent laptop screen dimming when on low battery

    I will add that suspending and then waking up my laptop after the transition to the other battery has occurred stops the auto-dimming behavior. So this is a temporary workaround. Presumably upon...
  7. [SOLVED] Unable to prevent laptop screen dimming when on low battery

    Hello,

    I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome Shell on a Lenovo T440s laptop. I have the "Dim screen to save power" checkbox un-checked in my System Settings->Brightness & Lock dialog, but yet when...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: SSD read benchmark performance degrading / worsening

    On the advice of a sysadmin friend of mine, I backed up all my files, issued an ATA secure erase command to the drive, and restored my data and bootloader. Now things are back to normal:

    251156
    ...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: SSD read benchmark performance degrading / worsening

    tgalati4, thanks for the quick reply. Samsung does have a "Magician" app that is used for diagnostics and tweaking performance, but it only runs under Windows (and I'm not dual-booting). I suppose...
  10. [SOLVED] SSD read benchmark performance degrading / worsening

    Hello,

    I have an SSD that's only a few months old, and after getting an intuitive sense that the disk was acting slow (e.g, Firefox was taking a lot longer to start), I ran the Disks benchmarking...
  11. [ubuntu] Lenovo X1 Carbon - anyone tested external display support?

    Hello,

    I am considering buying a Lenovo X1 Carbon laptop, and my understanding is that the hardware is pretty well-supported with a recent release of Ubuntu (12.04 and 12.10).

    However, that's...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Running Ubuntu 12.04 on a 2012 MacBook Air (5,2)

    No difference - I also have an i7 in my MBA.

    Scott
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Running Ubuntu 12.04 on a 2012 MacBook Air (5,2)

    I'd recommend waiting to update your packages until after getting fan control working, just to stay on the safe side.

    As for distribution upgrades, I never do them, even on my non-Apple hardware....
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    Re: Cinnamon Desktop Environment

    I also have this problem. Please let me know if you find a workaround!

    Scott
  15. [ubuntu] Re: 2012 MacBook Air (5,2) runs too hot, even with fans at full speed

    Can you point me to some online documentation about this? I'd just like to confirm it, as 105C seems an amazingly high temperature for a CPU to handle for long periods.

    I can't seem to find...
  16. [ubuntu] 2012 MacBook Air (5,2) runs too hot, even with fans at full speed

    Hello,

    I have a 2012 MacBook Air (5,2) which I am running with Ubuntu 12.04 installed natively. I have installed the latest applesmc kernel module from the mactel-support PPA, and run macfanctld....
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    [ubuntu] Re: No fans on macbook pro 5.4 with Ubuntu 12.04

    In a terminal window, type


    lsmod | grep applesmc

    If that command returns nothing, the module is not loaded. In that case, try:


    sudo modprobe applesmc
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    [ubuntu] Re: No fans on macbook pro 5.4 with Ubuntu 12.04

    Is the applesmc kernel module loaded? (lsmod | grep applesmc)

    If not, that's the first problem you'll need to resolve.

    Second - are you using macfanctld? You can get that from the...
  19. [ubuntu] Running Ubuntu 12.04 on a 2012 MacBook Air (5,2)

    I recently obtained a 2012 13" MacBook Air (MBA) to use as a development laptop. The documentation on installing and running Linux on this year's model is fairly sparse and had to be collected and...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: no keyboard & trackpad in livecd on macbook air 2012

    If you are only interested in running the livecd, I'm not sure I can help you. However I have the 13" 2012 MBA (5,2) and was able to install 12.04 easily via a USB thumb drive.

    Check out this...
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    [gnome] How to disable GNOME shell clock applet?

    Hello,

    I'm creating some screencasts with a GNOME Shell 3.2 desktop environment. I'd like to hide the clock applet so people don't need to be distracted by the date and time I'm recording the...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Gnome shell on dual monitor nvidia twinview: odd virtual workspace issue

    That's exactly the info I was looking for, thank you!

    Scott
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    [ubuntu] Printer sharing in Oneiric 11.10?

    Hello,

    The last version of Ubuntu I used was Maverick, which had a different printer setup tool than is now included in Oneiric. I cannot figure out how to share a printer over the network.

    If...
  24. [SOLVED] Gnome shell on dual monitor nvidia twinview: odd virtual workspace issue

    Hello,

    I have an unusual issue with GNOME Shell 3.2 on my Ubuntu Oneiric system.

    I have a dual monitor setup using the proprietary NVIDIA drivers in twinview mode.

    The screen spans both...
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    [SOLVED] Re: multiload applet for GNOME 3.2 shell?

    Thank you tista, that works quite well! ):P

    For anyone who would like to do the same, the name of the applet is 'indicator-multiload'. I also did the same for the 'indicator-weather' applet.
    ...
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