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  1. Re: Why Linux is years away from general desktop use

    This is the main problem I'm having with Ubuntu, or Linux desktops in general. I love the OS but I need better apps. Features I need are spread across different apps so I need to do one thing here,...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: ThinkPad R52 heats up extensively and then shuts down hard

    He went back to Windows but I think there were still heat problems with it - so it's a hardware problem. Haven't had any more news.

    Consider this solved, for now.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: ThinkPad R52 heats up extensively and then shuts down hard

    Thanks a million for the help.

    I'll check this out straight when I get home after work. But I think it must be that the latest kernel must be installed since the computer was just updated with...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: ThinkPad R52 heats up extensively and then shuts down hard

    Anyone? Any details missing perhaps? Please ...
  5. [ubuntu] ThinkPad R52 heats up extensively and then shuts down hard

    Having some trouble with a friend's computer. Just replaced Windows Vista with Ubuntu 10.10 and it's giving us some trouble. It keeps randomly shutting down, definitely connected to some heat issues....
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    Re: Legal Music Downloads

    Check out gogoyoko.com. Artists actually get paid for what's sold in there and are in full control. A really nice site. Their tagline is "Fair play in music" and I think they're as close as it gets...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot into LiveCD (10.4)

    @ReformedRobotMan!

    I got it working properly after I contacted Stefan Glasenhardt and asked about possible solutions. Short story short: It worked! And now I'm running 10.10 smoothly with full...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot into LiveCD (10.4)

    I'm running a Dell Latitude D505 with the 855gm chipset. Had the same situation with going from 9.10 to 10.04 because of the issues with the chipset. See here.

    So I always got back to 9.10.
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  9. [ubuntu] Re: Can't get streaming working in Chromium/Firefox in Karmic

    Update:

    I had tried to remove totem and see if that made any difference (didn't) and now that I've added totem again then I'm offered to search for a suitable plugin when viewing this here but get...
  10. [ubuntu] Can't get streaming working in Chromium/Firefox in Karmic

    Hi

    I've been going through the Comprehensive multimedia and video howto a couple of times and never get streaming going. When testing on the Apple trailers site and this here I don't get it to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 Freezes when Laptop Lid Closed

    I've tried installing linux-backports-modules and read the grub2 article. Still haven't found a fix. Other ideas or a general solution to the problem via updates would be very welcome.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 Freezes when Laptop Lid Closed

    Thanks for the replies! I'll try these out when I get home to the computer, @work currently.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 Freezes when Laptop Lid Closed

    I have the same problem as described here. Have a Dell Latitude D505 with 9.10 set up. When I close the lid, no matter what the setting is, the computer freezes. When I set it manually to...
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    Re: Concerning copy protected dvd riping

    Thanks alot. This fixed my issue.
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