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    [ubuntu] Re: Please help: Sound stopped working

    Maybe I scared people off by giving too much information in my initial post :(.

    What I am going to try next is to confirm whether the SoundBlaster16 soundcard still works by plugging it into a...
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    [ubuntu] Please help: Sound stopped working

    Hi all
    My multimedia PC is a couple of years old and runs ubuntu 9.10 without problems... until recently when the sound stopped working.

    What could have caused this:
    1) prior to the sound...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    Please fix the link on the first post relating to flash 64 bit download. I struggled for a half hour before realising that I was working with the 32 bit version. After reading this post, I realised...
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    Re: HOWTO: change resolution/refresh rate in Xorg

    Follow the instructions in the first post regarding adding a custom modeline. It worked for me. Try using cvs (command line tool) to generate the modeline you require.

    And, this is important, when...
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    [all variants] Re: Is dual screen possible on my machine?

    Thanks for the reply. I am glad to know it might be possible and will look into xinemera.
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    [all variants] Re: Is dual screen possible on my machine?

    Bump,

    So no one has any ideas whether one can use ubuntu with two monitors using both VGA outputs from both onboard and a video card?
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    [all variants] Re: Is dual screen possible on my machine?

    Any thoughts?

    Based on the wiki discrition, it would seem as if one needs one card with two outputs (as opposed to an output on the card and an output on the motherboard)?

    On the otherhand,...
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    [all variants] Is dual screen possible on my machine?

    Hi all

    Before I start trying to get an apparently difficult ting to work, I want to check whether it is possible at all:

    I want to have two screens attached to my PC, (although only one need...
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    Re: HOWTO: change resolution/refresh rate in Xorg

    Yes, I noticed both of these facts. These in fact made it more difficult to migrate form 8.04, since I was left wondering whether I could still use my old (working) xorg.conf, or whether I could...
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    Re: HOWTO: change resolution/refresh rate in Xorg

    While I managed to get my setup working after using this HOWTO, it was far from easy. I think we should support making these configuration changes easier, by promoting an idea in ubuntu brainstorm. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disabling GNOME Keyring Daemon

    Thank you for the lucid explanation!

    I think this thread should be stickied. This is such a common problem that I have struggled to find a definitive answer for before finding this thread.
  12. [xubuntu] Re: install programs and codecs without internet access

    To answer my own question: the easiest way to solve my problem is simply to go to http://packages.medibuntu.org/jaunty/index.html and manually download the packages (libdvdccs2 and w64codecs) for...
  13. [xubuntu] Re: install programs and codecs without internet access

    Hi,

    Did this work with libdvdread4? I am having similar problems since I can connect our local mirrored repositories, but our proxy apparently blocks access to medibuntu.

    The problem (as I see...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 Edited xorg.conf BIG TROUBLE

    [question moved]
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    [all variants] Re: How to Install Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.1

    After searching some more, I found out that one must ad canonical partners to the repository, not medibuntu. This worked for me on jaunty 64 bit.
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    [all variants] Re: How to Install Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.1

    How do you get this installed on 64 bit?

    acroread is not in the standard repository.
    All the binaries/debs available from adobe's site are __x86.



    I also tried to follow the above help...
  17. [all variants] Re: covert .wmv to a format watchable on basic ubuntu install

    @etnlIcarus:

    ffmpeg2theora worked like a charm and was exactly what I was looking for. (I was slightly suspicious whether mpg would work on the standard install...)

    simply typing ffmpeg2theora...
  18. [all variants] Re: covert .wmv to a format watchable on basic ubuntu install

    Urgh, this is taking more time than I am willing to devote to it. Installing packages (with their dependancies) to a machine without internet is always troublesome, but it seems video conversion is...
  19. [all variants] Re: covert .wmv to a format watchable on basic ubuntu install

    @Trulan,

    thanks for the tip, I see winFF is in the repos.

    Does anyone know which output video formats are supported by a standard ubuntu installation?
  20. [all variants] Re: covert .wmv to a format watchable on basic ubuntu install

    That is not a problem since I want to do the conversion on my desktop (with internet connection) then copy and play the converted video on my laptop (without connection). So I can install codecs and...
  21. [all variants] Re: covert .wmv to a format watchable on basic ubuntu install

    the laptop I want to play the video on is not connected, so unless VLC and all its dependencies are on the standard installation CD, I cannot easily install it. It only has the standard media player...
  22. [all variants] covert .wmv to a format watchable on basic ubuntu install

    Hi all,

    I want to show a small .wmv video to my class on my laptop, which has a the standard CD installation of Jaunty (in other words no extra video codecs intalled). I cannot connect the laptop...
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    Poll: Re: Evolution or Thunderbird?

    Thunderbird for three reasons.

    With Lightning and the googlecalendar extension I can read AND write to my google calendar.

    It supports Afrikaans dictionary for spell checking.

    Easy migration...
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    [ubuntu] Re: program to dowload lots of links

    Flashget in wine works well out of the box.
  25. Re: Someone needs to make a decent Download Manager for Linux

    Flashget in wine works well out of the box.
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