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    Re: Black background on Overview Gnome-shell 3.6.2.

    I was trying out debian testing a few days ago and had this problem sporadically. If I logged-out and logged back in the background would appear. I guess the important thing here is that this is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: UEFI vs. Legacy Boot Questions

    Go all-out UEFI. Save yourself the trouble down the line. UEFI will have no effect on VMs. I just finished updating my laptop with 12.04.2 from legacy to uefi - it takes time and will usually require...
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    [all variants] Re: How to i apply a kernel patch

    How to apply a kernel patch
    patch -p1 < ../patch-x.y.z will usually work
    sometimes patch -p0 < ../patch-x.y.z
    depends on how the patch was created (basically the -p command tells patch to strip X...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Do I need to install driver for IvyBridge 7 Series chipset?

    I do not believe the Dell Inspiron's have any more sensors than what you show. 'sudo sensors' on my Inspiron N4110 shows the exact same output as yours (temps are slightly cooler, however.) :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using vbox to run pre-existing physical drive

    You cannot simply take a hard drive with a Windows install on it and put it into another computer (or virtualbox) and boot that same Windows. During the Windows installation process, Windows is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox and Chrome problems on 12.04

    I would highly recommend checking for hardware problems. Check the memory, CPU, hard disk. It will be time consuming, but still something that should be done. I recommend starting with memtest (I...
  7. [all variants] Re: Can't build VB guest additions with 3.8.0-1.5 kernal

    Unity using 3D software acceleration works fine.

    Make sure Virtualbox Settings -> Display -> Extended Features: Enable 3D Acceleration and Enable 2D Video Acceleration are both unchecked.
  8. Thread: RR Boot Time

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    [ubuntu] Re: RR Boot Time

    Once the consolekit issue is fixed (which is why lightdm is pausing for 20 seconds during boot), most of you should see your boot times speed up by about 20 seconds.

    All of these bugs are related...
  9. [all variants] Re: Can't build VB guest additions with 3.8.0-1.5 kernal

    If you disable 3D acceleration in the VM's settings, Unity 2D works well.
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    [all variants] Re: Upgrading the kernel to 3.7

    Check this out:
    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/MainlineBuilds

    Check this out for changing the default kernel to boot in Grub2:...
  11. Re: nvidia-304 - linux-headers not updated on update

    Do you have linux-headers-generic installed?

    Using the development repositories, it's possible your local copy of the repos had the new linux-image-generic but linux-headers-generic had yet to be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Reminder of 12.04.2 release 01-31-2013

    Tip for you folks using 12.04 who will be manually updating to the 3.5 kernel:

    Save yourself a lot of headaches by installing linux-headers-generic-lts-quantal BEFORE installing...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Google Chrome - couldn't load plugin - shockwave flash

    Refer to http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=173790
  14. Thread: Codeblocks 10.05

    by Kow
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    Re: Codeblocks 10.05

    Don't hold me to this, but you could try installing the appropriate 10.05 deb for the most recent ubuntu release, which would be quantal.
    http://packages.ubuntu.com/quantal/codeblocks Scroll down a...
  15. Thread: Jumpy scroll wheel

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    Re: Jumpy scroll wheel

    I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit in a Virtualbox 4.1.8 environment, host being Win 7 64-bit with a dual monitor setup. After scrolling three times, and on the fourth time, the scroll jumps back to...
  16. Thread: Matrix HUD Testing

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    Re: Matrix HUD Testing

    Now, HUD appears awesome if you know what you are looking for.

    What if you don't know what you are looking for? I suppose you could type the app name and get the entire list of menu options, but...
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    Re: Kernel Update Breaks System (PAE/nVidia)

    I couldn't get nvidia (proprietary) to work unless I booted the kernel with "nopat"
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    Re: GCC 4.5 and Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04

    If 4.5 was the default compiler then basically every ubuntu package would have to be rebuilt. Compiler major version updates are a huge deal for distros. I wouldn't be surprised if it is still...
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    Re: How is your boot experience now?

    No idea. Mine boots before I can blink.
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    Re: Plymouth low res boot screen.

    Take a look at /etc/default/grub and change 'GRUB_GFXMODE'. For example, mine is 'GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768'. After saving the changes, run 'sudo update-grub'. Reboot and enjoy a nice plymouth and the...
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    Re: Ubuntu beta's -- limit distribution

    I think the main issue is that development releases are receiving too much publicity. Following open source standards, keep it available to all, but more on the down-lo if you know what I mean. The...
  22. Re: Download Karmic and Upgrade, or wait for Lucid?

    Well, just one reason: So you don't have to install all those non ubuntu-standard apps again.
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    Poll: Re: Replace Evolution with Thunderbird 3 in Lucid

    Good thought for 10.10
  24. Thread: Hal?

    by Kow
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    Re: Hal?

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Halsectomy this is the full details of why HAL has not been entirely removed yet. However, I'm not sure this is entirely up-to-date. As it stands, gnome-power-manager in lucid...
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    Re: firefox has ugly fonts

    I believe this a bug milestoned for Beta 2? It's a problem with firefox and cairo and seems to recur almost every dev cycle.

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/lucid/+source/firefox/+bug/512615...
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