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    [ubuntu] Re: brasero problem

    I have had a similar problem (using Lucid Lynx), it said install crddao manually when I tried to copy an audio CD.

    I can confirm cdrdao is installed properly and working, because I went to the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: random shutdown problem

    Hello -

    I can confirm that patching the BIOS fixed the random shutdown issue using ACPI, so I was able to get rid of the 'noacpi' options which fixed the various other issues I had.

    (Ubuntu...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unwanted shutdowns - caused by AptDaemon?

    problem did continue after this - but is fixed now. See http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1497384, it was basically some kind of apparent disagreement between an old BIOS and ACPI.
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    [ubuntu] Re: random shutdown problem

    Similar problem on an Acer 5610Z - since upgrading to 10.04 from 8.04.

    I think the problem is that the upgrade installed ACPI, which I'd not used before. I got rid of the random shutdown issue by...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unwanted shutdowns - caused by AptDaemon?

    Thanks for this - actually I should have posted back, this has happened since, with no aptdaemon in the log.

    So I've been monitoring the CPU temperature as suggested by some other threads,...
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    [SOLVED] Unwanted shutdowns - caused by AptDaemon?

    Hello,

    this unwanted shutdown issue seems to be different in nature to the others that I have read.

    my recent upgrade to 10.04 has one rather serious issue. The system shuts down at seemingly...
  7. [ubuntu] Webcam streaming over internet as desktop background

    OK - is it possible to have a webcam image streaming over the internet as a desktop background? I thought the following would be quite soothing:

    http://webcam.wksimonsfeld.at/view/view.shtml
  8. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Sound works with most, but not music

    Aha. My m4a files are converting as I type. It seems a bit incongrous that mp3 works but m4a doesn't, ah well.

    Thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox Sound Problem

    I'm using 8.04 and I just followed the instructions in this thread:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=766683&highlight=exaile+firefox

    then this one:
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: "Add/Remove" Application List Empty

    Hmm, I have this problem and guess what? The last thing I installed was Adobe Air / BBC iPlayer. This is not what I pay my licence fee for..
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Gnome Application manager shows no applications!

    Sorry if my terminology is out, I mean the add/remove applications application (when you go to the applications menu, then select add/remove..). It simply shows the message 'there is no matching...
  12. [ubuntu] Gnome Application manager shows no applications!

    Hello,

    I've just noticed that the application manager in Gnome is showing no applications, installed, open source or otherwise!

    Anyone have any suggestions how to get them back?

    cheers,...
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    Re: SymphonyOne 2008.1 released!

    Keep this thread posted when that happens, it looks like some properly fresh thinking has gone into Mezzo about taking the clutter out of computing and like to get a look at it.
    I'm on gnome at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: annoying system beep

    I fear the plot may be thicker than you suggest, I have had the same issue since installing Hardy Heron.

    I tried to disable this from within Evolution. However in the Evolution preferences tabs,...
  15. Poll: Re: Share with the community your gutsy install/upgrade experience

    Hi I voted '..upgrade with a few problems' but quite possibly that was a bit harsh, I only had one minor problem:

    First time I tried it reported a problem with medibuntu repositories - after some...
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    Re: "Hello Ubuntu" in every programming language

    the king of languages:

    AWK

    Code:


    To run, save as file e.g. helloubuntu.awk then type:
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    Re: HOWTO: PostGIS on Fiesty i386

    thanks to zedmaster that got me up and running -

    although I'd have thought the PostGIS stuff was slightly advanced for a 'get you started' or am I just behind the times?

    cheers,
    Al
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