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    [SOLVED] Re: Radeon 7870 Drivers

    Well, I downloaded a few games on steam and it seems to be working. "Don't Starve" works great, and "Portal" only slows down while it is still loading.
    Thank you for your advice.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Radeon 7870 Drivers

    I get about 480 fps at fullscreen 1080p.
    That seems decent, but is it what I should expect? I have seen much higher framerates posted from this program.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Radeon 7870 Drivers

    I followed those instructions, and got to the part where I test the installation. The output for fglrxinfo was:

    display: :0 screen: 0
    OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
    OpenGL...
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    [SOLVED] Radeon 7870 Drivers

    Hello all,

    I would typically use Debian Testing, but network connectivity issues are preventing me from installing it onto my new PC. Netinstall keeps getting messed up by the intermittent...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: How can I enhance this document from 1769 ???

    Although I know very little about such things, it looks like the scan is in a low resolution. It looks grainy. If that's the problem, the only way to fix it is to do a higher resolution scan. The...
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    Re: with PCBSD and desktop BSD dead,

    Indeed. I've never known any personally who does, but I've known a few to tinker with it for fun.

    Kinda related, debian is now a BSD distro as well as a linux distro, and the installed environment...
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    Poll: Re: How old is your main home PC in 2013

    Interesting.
    The dip that I observed for "2 years old" last year seems to have moved to "3 years old" this year. This is what I was hoping for, as it shows some amount of consistency.

    However, it...
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    Poll: Re: How old is your main home PC in 2013

    Looking at last year's poll, you had an inspiron 1420, like what I still have.
    Sorry to hear of your loss, but congrats on the new one.

    I've heard the nvidia video chip frequently fails on this...
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    Poll: Re: How old is your main home PC in 2013

    Fantastic, thank you.
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    Poll: Re: How old is your main home PC in 2013

    I totally forgot to mention my system when I put up the poll!

    Mine just turned 5 years old, hoping for a couple more years so I don't need to replace it until I graduate from college and have...
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    Poll: Re: How old is your main home PC in 2013

    I said:
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    Poll: How old is your main home PC in 2013

    Last year, I started a poll to see the age distribution of "primary" PC's on this forum.

    These are the rules:
    1)Use your primary PC for home use, be it a laptop, desktop, Linux, BSD, mac or...
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    Re: Desktop Environment Preferences

    XFCE all the way.

    I found unity to be far too resource-intensive for a desktop environment. A system with so much overhead ram usage reminded me of windows. I paid for a certain amount of ram in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity still drives me crazy

    I feel your pain.

    I loyally used ubuntu (full time) from 6.06 to 10.04. I sensed that the development was moving in a weird direction with the release of 10.10 and decided to wait it out in LTS. I...
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    Re: Ban The User Above You.

    Banned for using a non-LTS release yourself!
    Yep, lubuntu 12.04 is not actually LTS.
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    Re: Ubuntu's Top-Secret New Product

    I know what you mean, but if I do get one, I wouldn't want an iphone or android if I could get one from a company that lets people have a little more control.
    And I'm probably going to need one...
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    Re: Ubuntu's Top-Secret New Product

    This loaded for me.
    http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/01/ubuntu-phone-os-unveiled-by-canonical
    A pure ubuntu phone, no android by the end of the year they say.
    Though I've personally given up on...
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    Re: Ubuntu's Top-Secret New Product

    Lol.
    It was a countdown for a self-imposed accidental DDOS!
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    [ubuntu] Re: video server

    Looks like maybe this can be done with VLC?
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1302051

    Looks like there's also something called "motion" and something else called zoneminder....
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    [ubuntu] Re: newbie needs help !!

    What are your hardware specs?
    What version of ubuntu are you trying to install?
    Describe the error you are getting in better detail.

    And welcome to the forums. I hope we can solve your problems.
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    [ubuntu] Re: We need an SSD maintenance utility

    Pompel9,
    TRIM is fairly tested at this point. please look at the edit in my prior post.

    Really, it's only disabled by default so users are aware that it is being used on their system, not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: We need an SSD maintenance utility

    I don't use ubuntu anymore (switched to debian) I have recently figured out this stuff for myself.
    Here's my understanding:

    TRIM is just a fancy set of rules that the PC will use when you write...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu usb boot error please help

    I am having the same problem described above, with the same hardware.

    I have a USB drive with Xubuntu 12.04 on it. The drive boot fine with my other computers, but on the dell inspiron 530 after...
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    Re: Voyager prepares to go interstellar

    I think this is relevant information...
    http://xkcd.com/384/
  25. [all variants] Re: Help me choose an OS besides 12.04 due to my machine

    Nonsense. No need to recycle the PC yet.

    Download Lubuntu. It will work.
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