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    [ubuntu] Touchpad acceleration

    For some reason, the touchpad on my laptop seems to be much less sensitive (speed-wise) compared to my USB mouse. If I want to use my touchpad if I'm on the go and don't feel like carrying my mouse...
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    [other] Re: Horizontal scroll wheel

    I tried typing "xev | grep button" to test my mouse. It seems that the vertical scroll wheel isn't being picked up. The left, middle, and right buttons are detected as buttons 1, 2, and 3, the...
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    [other] Horizontal scroll wheel

    I just got a new USB mouse made by General Electric which seems to be working well out of the box. I'm only having a couple issues. The first is that the horizontal scroll wheel doesn't seem to be...
  4. [ubuntu] Gsynaptics no sometimes not able to initialize; SHMconf is on

    For some reason gsynaptics is sometimes unable to initialize even though SHMconf is set to "on" in my xorg.conf file. When it does initialize, everything is fine (scrolling works, tapping is disabled...
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    [ubuntu] Re: dell xps m 1530 touchpad won't work

    I had the exact same issue. To fix it open a terminal and get to your GRUB menu configuration file.
    gksudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst
    Next you need to add "i8042.nomux=1" to a few spots in this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound is too soft.

    I'm having the same problem. I've used alsamixer to turn everything (master, PCM, etc.) to 100% and the volume of the sound is equivalent to when it's set at below 50% in Windows Vista. Settings...
  7. Thread: Touchpad issues

    by niglch
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    [all variants] Re: Touchpad issues

    Maybe I should be more specific about the problem. On the Hardy Heron live CD when I try to use the touchpad it doesn't even respond for the most part (nothing happens when I use the buttons or try...
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    by niglch
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    [all variants] Re: Touchpad issues

    Ok, here's the output that I got:


    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ lspci
    00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub (rev 0c)
    00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation...
  9. Thread: Touchpad issues

    by niglch
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    [all variants] Touchpad issues

    I just got my Dell XPS M1530 and I tried using the Ubuntu live CD (8.04) to see if I would be lucky enough to have it work out of the box. Although everything else is working fine to my knowledge,...
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    [ubuntu] Odd USB keyboard/mouse issue

    I've got some really weird USB problems when I boot up Ubuntu. Both my keyboard and mouse work off of USB ports and are totally fine in Windows Vista. In Ubuntu however, they only work properly when...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB disk read error

    Here's the menu.lst output:

    nick@nick-desktop:~$ cat /boot/grub/menu.lst
    # menu.lst - See: grub(8), info grub, update-grub(8)
    # grub-install(8), grub-floppy(8),
    # ...
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    [ubuntu] GRUB disk read error

    Ever since I upgraded Ubuntu 8.04, I have not been able to access Windows. When I select it in Grub, I get a message after "starting up..." saying
    A disk read error occurred
    Press Alt+Ctrl+Del to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shutdown screen missing

    I upgraded from Gusty to Hardy and I have noticed the same change. Whenever I shut down I no longer get the splash screen with the loading bar that goes backwards. I get a bunch of text and at the...
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    Best kind of laptop computer for college

    Soon I will need to buy a laptop for college and I'm having a tough time deciding what I should get. What I do know is that I will certainly install Ubuntu on whatever it is. What I don't know is...
  15. Re: Looking for Beginner and Intermediate Python Programmers

    Same situation here. I think you have a good idea. I would like to learn a bit more about Python myself as well as how this whole open-source idea works with people of similar skill. I'm a beginner...
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    Re: Beryl-Compiz Now has a Name...

    Just "Fusion" would have been pretty cool, and I wouldn't have had a problem with "Coral" either. It's not that I don't like the word "Compiz", it's just that I think the new project should have...
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    Beginning Game Development on Linux

    Hi, I'm an amateur programmer, and I'm wondering what steps I should take towards game programming for Linux. Right now, I'm only thinking about very simple, 2D games because I'm only one person, and...
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    Re: Cannot Install Nexuiz using Synaptic

    Could it just be a mistake in the edgy-backports database (like they put in the wrong dependencies)? I disabled the backports repository and was able to install the previous version of Nexuiz...
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    Cannot Install Nexuiz using Synaptic

    I tried installing Nexuiz (version 2.2.3-1~edgy1) using add/remove programs on Edgy Eft and received the following error:
    This application conflicts with other installed software. To install...
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