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    [ubuntu] Re: Dont look to dell for a new PC

    I did the same yesterday, and I have done it before when trying to buy a Dell. They don't want to let us buy them.
    http://www.theopensourcerer.com/2010/07/23/why-windows-still-has-good-sales-figures/
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    [all variants] Re: Computers without pre-installed OS.

    glad you like it! I just got fed up of hunting about to find computers I could buy without rewarding Microsoft for providing an operating system I don't want. Fair competitive markets don't work like...
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    [all variants] Re: orange mobile usb modem with ubuntu

    Incidentally it is not the Elonex One, it is the Elonex webbook. Very different beasts altogether. The One is the 99 laptop with the detachable keyboard and the computer behind the screen. The...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Already broken it!

    Hi,
    the graphics issue can be fixed by editing your xorg.conf file and setting the screen resolution to 1024x600. More details and an xorg.conf you can download are available here on the webbook...
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    Re: Ubuntu Shamed by Webbook

    totally agree, which is why I presumed just sticking them out there on the stands would be sufficient.

    I am not worried about LCD image persistence so I don't think we need a screensaver, all the...
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    Re: Ubuntu Shamed by Webbook

    One thing I have not put a lot of thought to up to now is what we should do with the display models specifically. There is no rolling demo mode or anything like that, they are just regular production...
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    [all variants] Re: orange mobile usb modem with ubuntu

    yes, it uses the hso driver. The first ones use the pharscape dialer, the later ones use a new dialer that calls either the hso module or wvdial for the huawei and novatel models.
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    Re: Ubuntu Shamed by Webbook

    It is a variable picture on the sales side. Some stores are really enthusiastic about them, others not so much. I am some distance from that side of the project. If you can tell me the store location...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Webbook - Youtube woes

    can you also link to the exact youtube video you are wanting to play.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Elonex webbook - Difficulties with Sound Recorder

    not too sure about the internal microphone to be honest. I did have it working with Audacity at one point but it wasn't very good because it picked up a lot of sound from the fan just behind it...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: MoviePlayer - Plays movies but no sound. Elonex Webbook

    Hi,
    the problem is the bad support for XV in the graphics drivers. You need to run gstreamer-properties and change the output plugin to X window system NoXV. More details and screenshot on the...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] VLC plays sound track but no movie image

    you can get gstreamer to work with the same trick. Run gstreamer-properties and set the output plugin to XWindows noXV
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    [ubuntu] Re: Webbook - Youtube woes

    can you view other flash based websites? installing flashplugin-nonfree should be sufficient for YouTube I think. Try http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies and find a cute little flash game or something....
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    [ubuntu] Re: no video only sound

    hi there,
    the problem is that the graphics drivers don't support the XV extension correctly although they say they do. You need to press alt+F2 and run gstreamer-properties and on the output plugin...
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    Re: Ubuntu Shamed by Webbook

    Hi folks, I am a bit late to the thread, sorry about that. I am one of the folk who helped put Ubuntu on the webbook. It was not a surprise to Canonical and not done without discussions of a...
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    [gnome] Re: Elonex Webbook

    oh as for the recovery screen not having a password, indeed it doesn't. If you want a password on it (and if you promise not to come crying to me when you forget it:)) then you can type "sudo passwd...
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    [gnome] Re: Elonex Webbook

    The hso user is indeed a bit of a phantom. We were trying to get the Orange broadband client to automagically launch when you insert the option 225 dongle. This turned out to be rather tricky because...
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    [gnome] Re: Elonex Webbook

    I think if gedit is running but not loading a file then you are typing the file name wrong somehow. Did you put the dot in modprobe.d? When gedit is running you can go to file-open and browse the...
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    [gnome] Re: Elonex Webbook

    press alt+F2 to get the run program dialog
    type in
    gksudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/options

    add a line at the end and type the following

    options ipw2200 led=1

    this tells the wireless driver...
  20. how should I market my parent focussed website to tech aware women?

    Hi there,

    I have launched a new website called A Story For Bedtime it is a site for parents of young children to download and upload MP3 files of recordings of stories read aloud to children. I...
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