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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop area does not fill screen

    Awesome that worked! Thanks!!!
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    [ubuntu] Desktop area does not fill screen

    See screenshot. I cant remember how this started happening but I cant figure out how to fix it. Something like 20 pixels on each side of the screen are unusable and look a tile of the bottom task...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse pointer disappears on wake up

    I never did find out what the problem was, but I did figure out a hack that made it work for me.

    Try messing around with the xrandr command.

    I usually have an external monitor connected to my...
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    [ubuntu] Help patching HID/Kernel and recompiling

    (Not sure where else to ask this)

    I'm new to kernel patching/recompiling but I need to make a patch to some files in hid (/usr/src/hid-1.0.6)

    Since the hid folder is not in the linux-headers...
  5. [ubuntu] Xorg consuming 50-100% CPU when scrolling in chrome

    I switched to google chrome from firefox a while back. I loved the speed.

    But now, for some reason, scrolling in google chrome is choppy and lags. Its absolutely unusable.

    Using firefox on the...
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    Re: SSHFS AUTOmount on Feisty

    Thanks for this awesome script!

    However, for some reason, it prevents my machine from suspending or hibernating. (Maverick, Mactel)

    I wonder if autofs (and its esoteric auto.master, auto.*...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse pointer disappears on wake up

    Ok so now changing my screen resolution using nvidia x server settings DOES bring my pointer back (but creates another world of pain)

    Anyway, I'll keep testing, but the problem is so random, it...
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    [ubuntu] Mouse pointer disappears on wake up

    I know a "disappearing mouse" has been covered in other threads but my specific symptoms seem different from all the others that I have read.

    This has been happening for some time now on 2 systems...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Read ext3 former boot drive

    Thanks, yeah I tried gparted but no luck. I don't think the drive is dead because when its plugged in (by itself) it boots for a bit, then throws me into BusyBox saying something or other is not...
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    [ubuntu] Read ext3 former boot drive

    So I upgraded my hard drive and went with a clean Lucid install. But now I want to get files off my old drive. When I re-hooked it back up (now 2 drives in the system), ubuntu refuses to boot.

    It...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to import Thunderbird accounts from TB2 to TB3

    By Golly you're right! Thanks! The folder structure looked so different I didn't think it would work. Thanks!
  12. [SOLVED] Unable to import Thunderbird accounts from TB2 to TB3

    I searched and searched but I cant find an answer to this. I upgraded TB2 to TB3 in Jaunty using the command "sudo apt-get install thunderbird-mozilla-build"

    TB3 Installed correctly but none of my...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Intel i7 for running 2 powerful X sessions

    Thanks for the info, I'm definitely going to have to do my homework on the NVidia drivers, with a possible work around being 2 separate video cards rather than one dual head card. Thanks again
  14. [ubuntu] Intel i7 for running 2 powerful X sessions

    Just wondering what people's thoughts are on this. I need both a new desktop and a media center PC. So I said, hey, why not save some money and make them the same system.

    I'd like to get an i7...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Mouse pointer completely translucent when waking laptop from suspend

    Same here. Posting this with keyboard shortcuts now. Didn't mess with power management. Happens about every other wakeup from suspend. I have to restart x (gdm) to get it back.

    Jaunty, Macbook Pro...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mounting a digital camera without gvfs

    Thanks for the info but unfortunately I don't have /dev/sdf1. I actually get 4 entries in /dev when I plug in the camera:

    usbdev1.11_ep00
    usbdev1.11_ep02
    usbdev1.11_ep81
    usbdev1.11_ep83

    Dont...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mounting a digital camera without gvfs

    I guess I might just need to get a card reader. Don't have one now, I just use the USB cable.

    The camera is unable to identify itself as a mass storage device, only as a camera. Even with hacked...
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    [ubuntu] Mounting a digital camera without gvfs

    When I plug in my digital camera, it mounts it as a gvfs-mount. I have a few problems with this
    * It takes 2 times: I have to plug it in, wait, unplug it, plug it back in before it shows on the...
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    [all variants] How to test TC

    I'm venturing into the insanely complicated world of tc (traffic control) and iptables.

    Can anyone recommend a method of testing tc's effectiveness. Perhaps something that can continuously send...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Fire script when DVI plugged-in/unplugged

    bump... any ideas? Does the kernel even have access to this?
  21. [ubuntu] Fire script when DVI plugged-in/unplugged

    I'd like to run a script when a monitor is plugged into the DVI port of my laptop and a different one when its unplugged.

    I know its possible because I dual boot osx and it does just that (resizes...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: VNC Into new, persistant, virtual X Screen

    By Golly krunge, that's exactly what I was looking for! I've never ever heard of tightvncserver, but it works like a charm.

    A little tweaking and i'm sure i'll get it exactly how I need it. The...
  23. [ubuntu] VNC Into new, persistant, virtual X Screen

    I've successfully got x11vnc running so I can control the monitor that is physically connected to my machine.

    What I need to do now, is VNC into a separate virtual x screen, that will give me a...
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    [all variants] Re: Pidgin is killing me! Focus bring to front

    Thanks! This appears to be working. Thanks for the screen shot! It didn't work immediately when sending a message from aim express using vnc on another computer but I think thats because as soon as I...
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    [all variants] Re: Pidgin is killing me! Focus bring to front

    Thanks but I dont have compiz. If I cant find a solution, I'll try installing compiz and the plugin. Thanks
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