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    Re: Who Uses a Mouse with their Laptop?

    +1 to Old Grey Wolf- I only use a touchpad if there's nothing else available.

    I like a USB wireless mouse and keyboard. If unavailable, I prefer the joystick thingie that IBM/Lenovo's have.
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    [ubuntu] Virtualbox XP and USB Blackberry

    Hi, All

    As implied, I have XP Pro running under Ubuntu 12.04.

    I've set VB to capture USB (no string).

    What I need to do is to capture my Blackberry (BB) AFTER I've started the software in...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Virtualbox transfer

    @afz12 and @cwsnyder

    Thank you for the help- it's appreciated.

    This thread can be closed.

    Cheers
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    [SOLVED] Virtualbox transfer

    Hi, All

    I'm running 12.04 as host, with MS XP as a VB guest.

    I want to move my system to another HDD, possibly under 12.10.

    Is there any way to move my existing VB installation, complete...
  5. Thread: Usb on vmbox

    by marcmeier
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    [ubuntu] Re: Usb on vmbox

    @cheesemill and @habitual

    Thank you and especially for the basics, as virtualisation is all new to me.

    I'll check everything this evening, but:

    Yes, replaced "username" in the string with my...
  6. Thread: Usb on vmbox

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    [ubuntu] Usb on vmbox

    Hi, All

    I've gone through the posts and am still confused.

    Host: Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit
    Guest: XP Pro, SP3, 32-bit
    Virtualbox 4.1.12 Ubuntu

    USB drives don't work, with an error message re...
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    [ubuntu] PVR for ecternal DVB-T STB?

    Hi, All

    At present, I'm running 11.10, but will install 12.04.

    I have a separate DVB-T STB and I was wanting to "make" a PVR/DVR. What I was thinking was to plug the STB into an Easycap 2.0,...
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    User numbers?

    Hi, All

    I gather that there is no way to establish the actual number of Ubuntu (or other Linux distro) users. The "count" website seems to be out of date regarding current Ubuntu distro's and so...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.10, Easycap And VLC- Halfway There!

    @rmt1947

    Dead right- works! Thank you.

    Only 7/8th's of the way there though- audio and video freeze after a minute or so- why is it always 1 step forward and then a bit backwards?

    Cheers
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    [ubuntu] 11.10, Easycap And VLC- Halfway There!

    Hi, All

    Well, I've got the video working using the Easycap in VLC, by selecting <Open Capture Device> and entering "/dev/video0" under "Video Device Name", but I can't get the sound to work (needs...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: 11.10: IBM R400 with Intel GMA 4500MHD- 2D only

    Weird... after installing mesa-utils, all is good.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intel GMA 4500MHD- 2D only on Oneiric

    @BicylerBoy

    Thanks for that. Weird- after installing mesa-utils, all is sweet as.

    Cheers
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    [SOLVED] Intel GMA 4500MHD- 2D only on Oneiric

    Hi, All

    Hoping someone can help...

    I did a fresh install of Oneiric on my IBM/Lenovo R400 (7439-CTO). I then installed ccsm and went in to change the Unity icon size- settings changed, but no...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: 11.10: IBM R400 with Intel GMA 4500MHD- 2D only

    Right, I did some more checking and came up with the following:

    marc@marc-ThinkPad-R400:~$ /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p
    OpenGL vendor string: Tungsten Graphics, Inc
    OpenGL renderer...
  15. Re: What you would like to see, changed or fixed in Precise Pangolin ?

    Mine would be to sort out the problems with the Intel GMA 4500MHD drivers...

    The series has been around for some time now and having only 2D is a pain!
  16. [SOLVED] Re: 11.10: IBM R400 with Intel GMA 4500MHD- 2D only

    Well, with the 4500 chip I have had no backlight problems under 11.04 and/or 11.10, although I found plenty of mentions of this in the forums.

    My problem is no 3D, ie the vesa driver is being used...
  17. [SOLVED] 11.10: IBM R400 with Intel GMA 4500MHD- 2D only

    G'day, All

    I did a fresh install of Oneiric on my IBM/Lenovo R400 (7439-CTO). The GSM broadband worked! Whoot, whoot!

    I then installed ccsm and went in to change the Unity icon size- settings...
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    [ubuntu] Atheros Poor Signal

    Hi, All

    Well, I'm experimenting with Natty prior to making my mind up about Ubuntu.

    I have a showstopper at the moment- my wifi connection.

    IBM Thinkpad T43
    Atheros AR5212 mini-PCI
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub removal- help!

    Cal

    Many, many thanks- refer edited post above.

    Regards
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub removal- help!

    Cal

    I can get through all the pre-install Win cr*p with the OEM disks, but, when it reboots to load Win, the GRUB story comes up.

    Are you saying run Ubuntu in Demo mode to install the Win MBR?...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub removal- help!

    Sorry about the confusion- perhaps I should have said I tried to re-install XP.

    I cannot install Win first, I get the GRUB problem: all I can do at present is to put Ubuntu back on and (try) to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub removal- help!

    Oops
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub removal- help!

    Thanks, caljohnsmith

    Right- there's no Win left on the disk. All I can do is reload Ubuntu 8.10 over the entire disk and carry on from there.

    I was already a bit confused by the command syntax...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub removal- help!

    Thanks, Catalyst2Death

    I tried that before, but it didn't work... I'll try again...

    Cheers
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    [ubuntu] Grub removal- help!

    Hi, All

    I had Unbuntu 8.10 installed on a laptop to experiment with.

    I decided to go back to Win XP, using my laptop's OEM recovery disks, ie I have no XP CD.

    Everthing went fine, but, of...
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