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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Attempting to get YUNO-VFD serial display to work

    Yay! I got it working. Turns out that the baud rate needed to be set to 9600 as opposed to 115200.



    $ cat /etc/init/ttyS5
    # ttyS5 - getty
    #
    # This service maintains a getty on ttyS5 from the...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Attempting to get YUNO-VFD serial display to work

    Ok. Not sure what I've changed, but am now getting some junk characters printed to the display (see attached), which I guess is an improvement. This happens when the getty instance launches for ttyS5...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Attempting to get YUNO-VFD serial display to work

    Thanks for the response again.

    I attempted to install 3.19 kernel but it caused lots of problems (no network, no keyboard...). So instead I tried to use the latest Ubuntu live version (which...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Attempting to get YUNO-VFD serial display to work

    Hey,

    Thanks for the quick response. I tried the howto, but didn't have any success: minicom says offline at the bottom, and the suggested alternative of using screen just gives me a blinking...
  5. [SOLVED] Attempting to get YUNO-VFD serial display to work

    Hi,

    I'm having some problems figuring out how to get a Serial VFD working on Ubuntu 14.04.

    The VFD is part of an Aures point of sale unit. The specs say it's a YUNO-VFD.

    I've not had much...
  6. Re: Quick Tip: Get Amarok to eject iPod correctly in Gnome

    hmm :( still doesn't work for me.
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    Poll: Re: HOWTO: Broadcom 4318 Wireless Cards

    amilo pro v8010d

    it worked for me :) but i had to remember to activate it using fn f12

    so very happy! had been banging my head against a brick wall over this.
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    Re: How do I use tilda??

    i love tilda, use it all the time, so don't give up yet...

    i use fluxbox and just had to enter it into my .fluxbox/startup file, so i assume that with all you gnomers that you go to...
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    Re: A non-traditional question to women ...

    my girlfriend has the ubuntu sample desktop of the tree (is it forest of ubuntu?)

    me? i tend to work in terminal a lot, but when i come out i have fluxbox which has a nice picture of my girlfriend...
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    Re: Improve performance in Ubuntu

    sorry, i don't know how to delet posts


    ~$ cd pub
    ~/pub$ more beer
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    Re: Improve performance in Ubuntu

    the likelyhood is that your cd drive is a different device, mine for example is /dev/hda (this is because my hard drive's /dev/sda) what you want to do is enter the command:

    cat /etc/fstab...
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    Poll: Re: Is it high time for Ubuntu to switch to DVD?

    the dvd release contains ubuntu, kubuntu, xubuntu and the live cd (i think)
    hence 2.8 gig (700*4=2800)

    I'm about 800 megs from finding out.
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