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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Matrox DualHead2Go (and possibly TripleHead2Go) + nVidia -> The SECRET to make it

    Hi Cyclops_,

    This is definitely useful for me, since I am trying to do the same on my laptop. The problem is, I've got no Windows 7 on this laptop, but for what you tell, it's only a matter of...
  2. Thread: Asus U43JC

    by avilella
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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus U43JC

    There is a new switching method that relies on 3 calls to the ACPI: MXMX, MXDS and _DSM. The module is called asus-switcheroo and a bunch of Asus U/UL series laptops have the methods:

    72 03...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: U30jc U35jc .... Unity (hardware not supported)

    Is there a way to try Unity with the Live USB? I also had the same issue, everybody talking about Unity and when I tried the Live USB, it didn't show up...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ASUS N61Jv / N71Jv / N82Jv / UL50Vf anyone?

    Great to know, thanks for the info. How did you blacklist the intel chip?
  5. [all variants] Re: Samsung Q-series with nvidia optimus anyone?

    There is a partial solution to manually switch on/off the discrete graphics card, using acpi_call:

    https://launchpad.net/~hybrid-graphics-linux
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    [ubuntu] Re: ASUS U35JC-A1 and optimus technology

    there have been some developments in the hybrid graphics area in Linux, check out the info at:

    https://launchpad.net/~hybrid-graphics-linux
    and
    http://linux-hybrid-graphics.blogspot.com/
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    [all variants] Re: Asus UL30 anyone?

    Is the acpi_call module working?

    http://linux-hybrid-graphics.blogspot.com/2010/07/using-acpicall-module-to-switch-onoff.html
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Switch on/off nvidia card Asus UL30Vt, UL50V, UL80V laptops

    There is now one:

    http://linux-hybrid-graphics.blogspot.com/2010/07/how-to-test-nouveau-nvidia-hybrid.html
  9. [all variants] Samsung Q-series with nvidia optimus anyone?

    Hi,

    Has anyone tried Linux on a Samsunq Q330, Q430 or Q530 with nvidia optimus?

    Cheers
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    [ubuntu] Re: GPU choice Acer Aspire 8935G

    There is now a kernel module called acpi_call that will let you call ACPI methods on a running Linux session to switch on/off the discrete graphics card. For more information check the header info...
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    [ubuntu] Re: dell Alienware m11x

    Hi,

    There is now a kernel module called acpi_call that will let you call ACPI methods on a running Linux session to see if they work to switch on/off the discrete graphics card.

    For more...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    One of the hybrid-graphics-linux Launchpad team members has created a Linux kernel module to call ACPI methods through /proc/acpi/call. The code is here:
    http://github.com/mkottman/acpi_call
    You...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    This is the list of calls to turn on/off the switchable graphics card in Linux so far:
    status = acpi_get_handle(root_handle, "\\_SB.PCI0.P0P1.VGA._OFF", &handle);
    status =...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Any issues with Ubuntu on the Asus N61JV laptop?

    Hi palmira,

    even if you haven't bought the laptop, feel free to subscribe to the asus-n-series group and ask any questions you may have to the mailing list:
    ...
  15. What is the best selling Linux laptop series?

    Hi,

    I would like to ask if anybody has any estimates on what laptop model or series of models is on top in terms of the number of Linux users?

    I know the first netbooks were very successful,...
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    [all variants] Dell Inspiron M301z anyone?

    Hi,

    Has anyone tried Linux on a Dell Inspiron M301z?
    Do it have a switchable graphics configuration or only discrete ATI?
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    [all variants] Dell Vostro 3300 Nvidia GT310 anyone?

    Hi,

    Has anyone tried Linux on a Dell Vostro 3300 with Nvidia GT310 card?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless problem with HP G60 Laptop

    Can you open a bug report using this command on a terminal window?

    apport-bug linux-image-generic

    It should bring up a browser window with a complete report, including the var.log with...
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    Re: Asus U30JC Boot

    Can you see any useful information on the var.log files after reboot?
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    [SOLVED] Re: new Asus UL30VT-A1 installing ubuntu

    I think the differences between Ubuntu and Fedora, Opensuse or other distros will be minimal. Please feel free to subscribe to the launchpad team even if you haven't got the laptop yet, and ask if...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP G60 Laptop and headphones >:-(

    Some other people have reported about sound issues. Here are the possible solutions in the forums:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=7405637&postcount=3...
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    [all variants] Sony Vaio Y series anyone?

    Anyone with a Sony Vaio Y series: VPCY11M1E/S, VPCY118GX/BI, VPCY115FX/BI, etc?
  23. Thread: Lenovo G550

    by avilella
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    [all variants] Re: Lenovo G550

    Hi scottuss,

    There are about a dozen users with Lenovo G460/G550/G560 laptops:

    https://launchpad.net/~lenovo-g550

    One issue were the Broadcom BCM4312 drivers, but nobody complains anymore...
  24. [all variants] debugging access to nvidia Optimus-enabled laptop needed

    Hi,

    We are looking for students with basic Linux kernel/graphics notions
    interested in applying for the X.org Open Source PRIME multi-gpu
    support Google Summer of Code 2010:...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Any issues with Ubuntu on the Asus N61JV laptop?

    Good news. It seems things have started moving in the Linux front:
    http://airlied.livejournal.com/71734.html
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