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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless won't enable even after restoring factory settings

    Don't feel bad - has happened to us all.

    The purpose of the wireless On/Off switch is to disable the wireless transceiver if it isn't required and to save the power. It is also a security measure....
  2. Re: HowTo: Install the very latest MPlayer under Jaunty Jackalope

    Thanks Andrew - found it (Jaunty svm MPlayer).

    I will take some time to read it through.

    I used to run Slackware almost entirely in command line mode - wasn't a big of any GUIs (W3.1*, W95,...
  3. Re: [Howto] Successfully install the svn MPlayer under Hardy Heron

    Thanks so much for your informative guide and ongoing follow up.

    I now have mplayer_3:1.0~svn-r29333-1_amd64 running on Jaunty AMD64 on my twin core AMD 7750 CPU with 4 gigs memory.

    I was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Locking Down Ubuntu!

    Even better!

    Thanks everybody for answering - I have been given lots to think about.

    Best regards,

    CD Baric
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    [ubuntu] Re: Locking Down Ubuntu!

    That looks exactly what I am looking for.

    Thanks,

    CD Baric
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    [ubuntu] Re: Locking Down Ubuntu!

    That's very good - Thanks.

    That gives me lots of ideas.

    He could email me and request changes. ;)

    CD Baric
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    [ubuntu] Re: Locking Down Ubuntu!

    Thank you all for replying.

    I will elaborate - the client in question constantly changes parameters like deleing panels, deleting panel items like his menu system and pager applet.

    He is a very...
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    [ubuntu] Locking Down Ubuntu!

    Hi.

    I have a client that is constantly altering his Ubuntu installation and then calling me in a panic at month's end when he must finish his assignment and turn in his work.

    I have tried to be...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: What application places HD/partitions on Desktop?

    Thank you vor for your prompt reply. Please excuse my late reply in turn.

    I read your choices with interest and reviewed the page instructing me on how to rebadge all my partitions/HDs.

    I read...
  10. [ubuntu] What application places HD/partitions on Desktop?

    Here is what my /etc/fstab looks like:

    /dev/sda3 / ext3 relatime,errors=remount-ro 0 1
    /dev/sdb2 /media/data xfs relatime 0 2
    /dev/sdc1 ...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Am not using Evolution - How do I disable?

    Thanks guys.

    CD Baric
  12. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Am not using Evolution - How do I disable?

    How do I disable and prevent Evolution and utilities from running - consuming CPU cycles and memory.

    Thanks,

    CD Baric
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    [ubuntu] Re: 8.04 - I miss my partition/HD labels

    I am sorry but the methods described in that thread are whack!

    Here is what my /media directory looks like:

    /dev/sdb2 295G 279G 16G 95% /media/data
    /dev/sdd1 276G ...
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    [ubuntu] 8.04 - I miss my partition/HD labels

    I recently did a fresh install of Ubuntu and I miss all the informative names I used to have on my desktop for all my partitions/HDs.

    They show in /media as 'data, disk-1, disk-2, tv, xp, movies'...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Synaptic downloaded files?

    I have selected 'Download package files only' but now I have no idea where these packages have been downloaded.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks,

    CED Baric
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do share partitions on new 8.04

    OF COURSE!

    Thanks so much!

    I was trying to share the HD links showing on the desktop.

    I wonder what happened to the application that used to reside in the System Admin menu.

    Thanks for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do share partitions on new 8.04

    Thanks for the feedback.

    I was able to share entire HDs and partitions with Ubuntu 7.10.

    I have entire HDs and partitions I want to share, not just individual folders.

    How do I share entire...
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    [ubuntu] How do share partitions on new 8.04

    Hi:

    I just upgraaded (new install) from 7.10 to 8.04.

    I shared all my attached HDs and some partitions using a utility under the System, Administration menu in 7.10.

    The problem is I have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: XOrg using +90% CPU

    I filed a bug report on my initial findings and am now going to include this latest revelation.

    I have since tried running 'System Monitor' on my legacy Ubuntu machine and note that it markedly...
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    [ubuntu] Re: XOrg using +90% CPU

    Found the cause!

    I have reproduced this problem on two different computers.

    The problem is the 'System Monitor' application CAUSES the massive CPU consumption!

    Reviewing the CPU use using...
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    [ubuntu] XOrg using +90% CPU

    Hi:

    Brand new install of 8.04 on the following hardware:

    Asus M2N-VM DVI motherboard
    AMD 6000+ dual core CPU
    Geforce 8600 video card
    tried with stock nv driver
    and restricted nvidia...
  22. Poll: Re: Share with the community your gutsy install/upgrade experience

    New box featuring Asus M2N-VM DVI moboard, AMD Dual Core 4400+ CPU, 2 gigs 800MHz DDR2, onboard nVidia 7050 video with 256 meg shared memory and Hi Def audio.

    This same system was initially loaded...
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    Re: ubuntu studio down?

    This is total rubbish!

    How can ubuntustudio.org remain missing in action all this time and nobody knows anything!

    What is going on?

    Isn't it about time somebody in authority step forward and...
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