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  1. [SOLVED] Re: How do I replace metacity with WindowMaker without ditching the rest of GNOME?

    Found solution

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=490376
  2. [SOLVED] How do I replace metacity with WindowMaker without ditching the rest of GNOME?

    I'm a lover of Window Maker, but I have stopped using it for several months due to the love of the ease of use of the Gnome Environment. Supposedly I can swap out Metacity with Window Maker and I...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Sound no longer works for games, Pulseaudio or not

    *solved*

    sudo apt-get install libsdl1.2debian-alsa
  4. [SOLVED] Sound no longer works for games, Pulseaudio or not

    Yesterday my sound stopped working in games such as Blood Frontier, Tremulous and Assault Cube. I thought the culprit may have been pulseaudio, so I removed it via apt.

    apt-get remove...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Gnome uninstalls after 'apt-get autoremove' and won't re-install

    *hug*

    Thankyou - the Gnome environment is back now. Looking at the install list it seemed every application related to the default Ubuntu installation was removed.

    Odd my system thought...
  6. [SOLVED] Gnome uninstalls after 'apt-get autoremove' and won't re-install

    AMD64 Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

    Yesterday I ran an 'apt-get autoremove' to clean up the list of packages that were *supposedly* obsolete.
    Along with it went Gnome and GDM...

    I only noticed...
  7. [gnome] Re: How do I regenerate the gnome-menu from installed applications?

    You misunderstood my question. The button/menu is not missing from my gnome-bar.



    Thankyou! This fixed my problem. :popcorn:
  8. [gnome] Re: How do I regenerate the gnome-menu from installed applications?

    *bump*
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    [SOLVED] Re: gnome trwon't load

    When in the /etc/X11 directory, look for any xorg.conf.date files. Move one ontop (overwrite) your current one.

    Alternatively enter sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg
    at the...
  10. [gnome] How do I regenerate the gnome-menu from installed applications?

    At one point my menu system went kaput - where some applications were missing from it and nearly every gui app on the system was put in the 'other' menu.

    Is it possible to remove my current menu...
  11. Attempt to install any qt/kde application fails

    Whenever I try to install a kde application I get thrown error messages such as this.

    The following packages have unmet dependencies:
    kgoldrunner: Depends: kdebase-runtime (>= 4:4.3.2) but it...
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    [gnome] Missing icons within applications

    This is not the 'missing icons in system menu' problem.

    When I first upgraded from 9.04 to 9.10 my gnome-bars were missing some icons. I thought that the directories had changed for them, but the...
  13. [all variants] Re: How do I make totem use something other than pulseaudio

    I forgot to restart after removing the pulseaudio gstreamer package.

    Solved! Thankyou
  14. [all variants] Re: How do I make totem use something other than pulseaudio

    I installed esd and rebooted however the server didn't start, so I followed the instructions at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=32063. No change - maybe it isn't in the rc.d scripts, but I...
  15. [all variants] Re: How do I make totem use something other than pulseaudio

    gstreamer-properties was already installed so I fired it up. Both input and output are already set to ALSA. Using the test button shows it works, with my speakers emitting a hum.

    However Totem...
  16. [all variants] How do I make totem use something other than pulseaudio

    Pulseaudio has been a pain for me ever since I used Ubuntu. Crackly sound and buffering ten seconds ahead of music players were just a few of my problems. I even had a launcher in my gnome-bar to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Webcam stopped working in a weird way.

    Looks like v4linux isn't installed, which web-came programs such as cheese use. I don't know which package to install however to alleviate your problems. What you can do is check if the cheese...
  18. [gnome] Places menu launches file-roller & password prompt renders wrong after 8.10 upgrade

    Whenever I click on a 'place' (except trash and My Computer) in the Places menu (on the top gnome-bar), file-roller is launched and displays me an error message, saying it can't open directories....
  19. [all variants] Re: Which Ubuntu variation for a IBM thinkpad 600

    Thank you for the post, I guess I'll have to leave KDE and GNOME after all.
  20. [other] Re: [BASH/SH] Set a string's value to the output of a command

    Thanks, but now I get the error message

    bash: [/dev/pts/0: No such file or directory
    When using the conditional statement

    if [$curr_tty = "/dev/pts/"?]
    BASH for some reason thinks I'm...
  21. [other] [BASH/SH] Set a string's value to the output of a command

    I want to use the output of the command 'tty' in an if statement, so I used this line to set the output of that command as the value of the $tty string.

    $tty='tty'
    Unfortunately I get the error...
  22. [all variants] Re: Which Ubuntu variation for a IBM thinkpad 600

    As were my plans. I believe you can install from the liveCD using the text-only method anyway, only (i think) the iso for the alternate version is smaller.
  23. [all variants] Re: Which Ubuntu variation for a IBM thinkpad 600

    My thinkpad doesn't have as much HD space, but from his recommendation I try the full Ubuntu first.
    Thanks for the thread link snowpine!

    EDIT:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Battery Draining fast

    You may need to enable the power saving features from the GNOME toolbar (System-->Preferences-->Power Management). Also try dimming you monitor - the largest power-consumer of an LCD is its backlight...
  25. [all variants] Which Ubuntu variation for a IBM thinkpad 600

    I've recently obtained an old IBM Thinkpad 600 laptop that I wish to install a Linux distro (preferable Ubuntu) on. It's armed with a meaty pentium 2 processor (~250mhz) and a whopping big 5gb...
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