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  1. Re: Ubuntu 12.10 sentelic touchpad disable tap-to-click

    Apologies, I was too quick to post.

    I fixed the issue with a simple restart. I think what happened was that I'd recently changed my screen turn off setting to turn off after 1 minute of...
  2. Ubuntu 12.10 sentelic touchpad disable tap-to-click

    Hello.

    I'm on 64 bit 12.10.

    I've been on the same hardware for a few years now. I have a sentelic touchpad, and was initially very annoyed by the tap-to-click "feature" that basically means...
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    Re: Unity MEGA Thread

    OK, had another go with Unity, and I wish to retract my earlier statement that I thought it was a bad idea.

    Unity is a fantastic interface. Full credit to the guys over at canonical.

    The...
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    Re: Unity MEGA Thread

    Upgraded to 11.04 last evening.

    Was keen to give Unity a good run to ensure I could make fair comments, but it annoyed my so much I went back to gnome after 30 minutes.

    Since I put program...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install a minimal X/windows manager on Ubuntu server -- can't open disp

    OK this is solved:

    I just needed to replace the miwm line in xinitrc with miwm-session

    Also, you need to make sure you install xterm.

    To summarize, if you follow the...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install a minimal X/windows manager on Ubuntu server -- can't open disp

    I have a server in my house up 24/7. It's connected to the TV via HDMI, and thus far I have been using the TV as a monitor in case network problems stopped access over SSH

    Now I have had the smart...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install a minimal X/windows manager on Ubuntu server -- can't open disp

    Yes, that works.

    When I install a LXDE, I notice the startx command is now present. This I think is due to xinit being installed--there is now an xinit folder in my /etc/X11

    Also added in...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install a minimal X/windows manager on Ubuntu server -- can't open disp

    No, I tried that, but I have no "startx"

    I'm guessing that has something to do with the fact I followed this guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ServerGUI and installed the light weight option...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install a minimal X/windows manager on Ubuntu server -- can't open disp

    Thanks for your reply.

    Actually, miwm is a windows manager. My understanding is this is the best thing to go for if you're looking for lightweight. Do I still need to install a desktop manager to...
  10. [SOLVED] trying to install a minimal X/windows manager on Ubuntu server -- can't open display

    Hi,

    I am trying to set up a very minimal X on my 10.04 64 bit version of Ubuntu running nothing but Open SSH and acting as a firewall/router, making a PPP connection.

    The reason, is that I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Starting up boot message. Please help!

    Sounds like X is failing to start on your machine. Are you using 8.04 desktop version of Ubuntu? Have you considered using the latest 10.04 release?
  12. [ubuntu] Interesting problem: Can't access one particular secure web page from client

    I have an interesting problem.

    I have an Ubuntu Server 8.04 set up with two NICs to act as a router/firewall/proxy/DHCP etc.

    I have a client running ubuntu 10.04

    I can't connect to the...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: HDD failing? sytem crashes and smartctl output

    Well my system is running very stable under 9.10; I've been encoding 3 dvds simultaneously for hours now and no crashes.

    So my issue is solved. There is nothing wrong with my HDD; this was a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: mysterious hard drive failures

    I just did some HDD troubleshooting myself, and would recommend gsmartcontrol GUI or smartctl from the command line.
  15. [SOLVED] Re: HDD failing? sytem crashes and smartctl output

    Considering memtest86+, mprime, spinrite and smartctl are indicating there are no problems with my hardware, I will now try to install 9.10 64 bit and do some DVD authoring with that.

    If I am...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: HDD failing? sytem crashes and smartctl output

    OK, did some more research, and found out the following:

    The key to the smartlctl output is the two values: VALUE and THRESH

    The VALUE is based on the RAW VALUE, but is "normalized" by the...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: HDD failing? sytem crashes and smartctl output

    Ok, I've been running mprime for 12 hours solid with no errors. I'm pretty sure I can rule out CPU and memory defects at this point.

    So, back to my original question, can anyone out there help me...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: HDD failing? sytem crashes and smartctl output

    OK, I ran spinrite and it ended without showing up any errors.

    I am currently running mprime to test for cpu defects:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MPrime

    It's a cracking program that will...
  19. [SOLVED] HDD failing? sytem crashes and smartctl output

    Hello,

    I am experiencing system freezes, the type where ALT sysrqd REISUB etc have no effect, and the only escape is a hard reboot.

    These have been happening mainly when encoding DVDs with...
  20. [other] Re: Sentelic Touchpad Linux drivers released under GNU GPL!

    The sentelic driver is already in 10.04 lucid.
    The problem, is that for whatever reason the "touchpad" tab does not appear on the mouse configuration menu.

    The easiest way to disable tap to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: PPTP VPN in Jaunty and Intrepid

    Cheers mate, followed the steps above and got VPN working through the GUI with no tweaking.
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't drag a window between virtual workspaces

    Thanks for the advice everybody.
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    [ubuntu] can't drag a window between virtual workspaces

    Evening all,

    I'm loving 9.04, very slick and everything is working just great. (except the webcam but the export LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so trick I found on launchpad fixed that -...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where are samba [shares] in smb.conf??

    This troubled me for a while as well. I found the answer here:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=749765&highlight=samba
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Trying to get a network printer working with Ubuntu

    Well for some reason with my home laptop running 8.10 I can access the CUPS browser based page no problem. I just added my home Epson printer using the 127.0.0.1:631 after installing a driver from...
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