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Following experience setting up QQ account with empathy on a default karmic install 32bit
The server setting for QQ is wrong by default.
It should be changed form 2005 to 2008.
My experiences with SAA7131 based DVB-T tuner card in Karmic
Firmware is not installed automatically.
sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree
I'm not sure I understand.
Is the intention to design device drivers automatically?
If you want to develop Artificial Intelligence capable of learning how to reverse engineer hardware, you...
incidently, by setting:
gconftool-2 --type bool --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop true
I have a clickable desktop icons and video!
gconftool-2 --type bool --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop false
xwinwrap -ni -o 0.6 -fs -s -st -sp -b -nf --...
dude i want flying through the sky as my background.
how do i do it *arggggggghhhh*
right click panel / new panel
right click new panel / add to panel
Main menu / add
Notification area / add
windows list / add
ah cool so reinstalling the nvidia package worked?
there is a capitalised X
anyways you found the error is with the nvidia driver.
At this point I would suggest starting a new topic with a title such as "How do I...
With regards to killing processes:
to see processes running you can use the
top command / program
(press Ctrl c to exit it)
I believe the Nvidia driver runs as a kernel module, so...
Once you have ruled out the "single" boot option, have a look at:
cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep "Log file:" should show the time the log file was last...
1) Look for the word "single" on the kernel line of the option you select to boot with grub. If it is there, removing it will prevent grub from booting ubuntu in single user mode.
This is a script I wrote and have been using for some time.
The first argument is the directory to start searching from, the second is the file extension you wish to play; sans a dot.
Is anyone here from Portsmouth, England? Would you be interested in an informal gathering of linux peoples? If so, please mention your interest below.
The packages are a convenience. For me adding a repository is a 20 sec job. You have the benefit of metacity, gnome, gdm themes all installing with one command. You also have the option of updating...
the file /etc/apt/sources.list contains the details of all the repositories you are using (places you trust to install programs from)
the instructions above first detail adding the repository key,...
Add the repository to your list + add the key:
open up a terminal
copy this & paste into terminal (edit/paste)
sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com...
I saw this on lxer.com this morning
I think canonical should consider employing this guy. His themes are awesome. I'm using exotic :)
first off, type in
this is what mine looks like (slimmed down):
wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:"2hayling"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.462 GHz Access Point:...
Hi, I read this post yesterday whilst trying to work out something similar. In my case I wanted to make a video with just one picture all the way through. I ended up using ffmpeg.
here is an...
gconf-editor into a terminal, i.e sans sudo if you had been previously. Works for me.