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    [SOLVED] Re: Caffeine doesn't inhibit xscreensaver

    SUMMARY:
    Firstly, what I believe the problem is - based on comments here - is that Caffeine has had a lot of code removed to simplify it but it turns out not everything plays by the freedesktop...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Caffeine doesn't inhibit xscreensaver

    I've got it working!!! :D

    I configured Jeffery To's Faux Gnome Screensaver... but at the time I was still using Caffeine from Paulius Vitkus's PPA, and it didn't work. So I purged that Caffeine,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Caffeine doesn't inhibit xscreensaver

    I've just removed the old PPA and switched to Paulius Vitkus's PPA... and that didn't work either!


    $ sudo apt-get purge caffeine
    $ sudo apt-get autoremove
    $ sudo add-apt-repository --remove...
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    [SOLVED] Caffeine doesn't inhibit xscreensaver

    Hi all,

    I'm just test-installing Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit), and I can't get Caffeine to work!

    I've purged gnome-screensaver and installed xscreensaver but caffeine won't work. I know in a previous...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4321 won't connect on channels 12 or 13

    That fixed it - thank you loads Praseodym!! :D

    It took me a bit of time to figure out how to deactivate the STA driver because I didn't realise the "Additional Drivers" stuff has been moved from...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4321 won't connect on channels 12 or 13

    I'm not sure which driver is installed! It appears to be the "iw" module that's loaded... does that help?
    The "linux-firmware-nonfree" package is not installed.

    iwlist chan says:


    $ iwlist...
  7. [SOLVED] Broadcom BCM4321 won't connect on channels 12 or 13

    Hi all,

    This is all on a MacBook that was running Ubuntu 12.04 and has just been upgraded to 12.10 and then 13.04. Each of those Ubuntu versions had the same problem:

    Wifi on my MacBook 3,1...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's up with screensavers?

    /etc/xdg/autostart/screensaver.desktop
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 Unity Screensaver not working until manually started

    The reason the one you didn't manually add doesn't work is very likely because of a typo in the instructions on a number of websites. See my explanation here:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's up with screensavers?

    And me too. However (queue drum-roll), I know why!

    Despite there being quite a lot of articles/forums posts about how to install screensavers for Ubuntu 12.04, a surprisingly high number of them...
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    Re: adwords editor ubuntu

    I'm trying to get my new Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) install usable but I can't get Google Adwords Editor (9.7.1) working.


    $ sudo apt-get install wine
    $ msiexec /i adwords-editor-en-GB.msi
    Works...
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    [ubuntu] Re: X Crashing (Google Chrome?)

    FWIW I've not had a crash in a few weeks now and I've not changed anything -- just applied the updates as they come, so I assumed Chrome was fixed!
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    [ubuntu] Re: X Crashing (Google Chrome?)

    As a work around, I had been starting Chrome and just making sure I always leave one Chrome window minimised since I only seem to get crashes when I close the last Chrome window.

    That seems to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: X Crashing (Google Chrome?)

    I've been seeing the odd X crash (kicks me back to the login screen) over the last 2 or 3 weeks. After re-logging in, my /var/log/Xorg.0.log.old file contains:



    [ 2266.734]
    Backtrace:
    [ ...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Audio Output Problems (speakers / headphones)

    Bump of hope!
  16. [ubuntu] Audio Output Problems (speakers / headphones)

    Hi all,

    Sorry this is a long post -- short summary: audio works, but when I plug headphones in, it is muted, and if I then adjust the volume, the headphones are *VERY* loud.

    Full problem: I...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Non-booting, "Gave up waiting for root device" problem

    Just had exactly the same thing happen! I'd booted to Ubuntu from cold, used Thunderbird, Chromium browser and edited an OpenOffice spreadsheet and then shutdown. When I next started the computer, I...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Please run this command to improve out-of-the-box Linux support for all Mac model

    <"Apple Inc.">
    <"MacBook3,1">
    FrameBuff erBase: 0x40000000
    PixelsPerScanLine: 2048
    HorizontalResolution: 1280
    VerticalResolution: 800

    Best wishes! :)

    Update: This machine only has it's...
  19. [SOLVED] Non-booting, "Gave up waiting for root device" problem

    Hi all,

    This problem is now "solved", but I wanted to post it here (1). for the benefit of anyone else, and (2). in case it happens to me again I'll know what to do!

    Yesterday, I booted my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: MacBook 3,1 Can't get hibernate to work

    I previously had the following in my fstab (/dev/sda4 *is* my swap partition btw!):

    /dev/sda4 none swap sw 0 0

    The "free" command was showing available swap space, so I think it was working...
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    [SOLVED] Re: MacBook 3,1 Can't get hibernate to work

    Bump!
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    [ubuntu] I have TWO gnome-screensaver processes!

    Hi all,

    I've recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a MacBook 3,1 and I had noticed the screen saver was not working; the screen would go blank, but the screensaver would not appear.

    Using PS I see...
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    [SOLVED] Re: MacBook 3,1 Can't get hibernate to work

    Another question: can anyone confirm that hibernate does work on a MacBook 3,1 with Ubuntu 10.04?

    What I didn't mention before is that when I first installed Ubuntu, I installed it on a single...
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    [SOLVED] MacBook 3,1 Can't get hibernate to work

    Hi all,

    I've recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 (amd64) on my MacBook 3,1 (1GB memory). Most things work perfectly on install, and I've got the iSight working now too!

    However, although suspend...
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    [ubuntu] Re: evolution-alarm-notify error

    FWIW - I've just started getting this myself, and I *never* reset without shutting down properly! Oh, and I also don't use Evolution either.

    A quick google pulls up a bug for this and the comments...
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