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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Xorg using 100% cpu when typing (and more) in a browser

    The default super quick troubleshooting technique to many such graphics related issues is to reboot ubuntu from its Live CD install DVD - once booted up where its all stock then see if the issue...
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    [ubuntu] Re: high pulseaudio cpu usage

    I see this same behaviour on 14.10
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop does not shows when i installed nvidia drivers!

    [QUOTE=Lisiano;12307233]Don't install nVidia drivers for Intel GPUs. Same goes for ATI. If you mean you have an onboard Intel GPU AND a separate (discrete) nVidia GPU, you will have to stick to...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: 14' Laptop with nVidia 630M or better without Optimus

    @meuns - what laptop did you get in the end ?
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    Re: No package 'glib-2.0' found?

    when U issue this at command line :

    sudo apt-get install pango
    it just says its not found - not too helpful,
    more verbose way to install or browse is :
    Synaptic Package Manager which U...
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    [ubuntu] Re: laptop working with a monitor

    get into

    System -> Display -> Detect Display

    your new monitor should appear ~disabled~
    which you then activate
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to install Linux

    on boot up when you see the purple screen hold down shift and it will show
    the ubuntu options screen - hit F6 which shows how to disable
    various kernel options - specific to each laptop, ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing python package

    I do not believe it is either. Here is the terminal console output :

    sudo apt-get install python-matplotlib

    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state...
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    [ubuntu] Re: H.264 playback

    try reinstalling your graphics drivers - sounds like its in a dodgy state
    I've had similar with nvidia which was cleared up this way

    good luck
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Problem in c++ program compilation even g++ already installed

    sudo apt-get install build-essential checkinstall

    will give you the g++ compiler
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    [ubuntu] Re: Java takes too long to start

    I just did a fresh download of imageJ source code:

    cd whichever/source_dir
    ant # <-- this ant command compiles the package into a jar

    to execute issue :

    java whichever/source_dir/ij.jar
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu not booting on my macbook pro

    I have exactly the same problem. Did U get to a solution ?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Google Earth loads slowly

    my install of GE runs just fine on ubuntu 11.10 32bit - its About ...

    p, li { white-space: pre-wrap; } Google Earth
    Build Date
    Build Time
    5:16:07 pm
  14. [ubuntu] most recent apps - handy way to relaunch app I just closed

    Most recently used apps - view the list then relaunch an app ...
    an extremely handy productivity aid - anyone know if
    such can be added to ubuntu - surprised its missing from ubuntu 11.10
  15. Re: Soon to start Software Engineering!

    The more hardware focused second course may also introduce you to
    assembly language programming which is fun and necessary when
    flipping bits to directly control logic circuits - this language also...
  16. [all variants] apt-get build-dep X not matching apt-get install -s X

    sudo apt-get build-dep XXXX

    says :

    E: Unable to find a source package for XXXX


    sudo apt-get install -s XXXX
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    [ubuntu] Re: will now halt

    I also have same symptom when using ubuntu (11.04 and 11.10)
    interestingly, my laptop works fine using openSUSE 11.4
    so I also feel its a software issue (fixable)

    issue ;

  18. [ubuntu] Re: I want Ubuntu so bad it's not installing !

    prior to installing ubuntu - its nice to test drive using the Live CD
    where you boot up into ubuntu without having to install onto your harddrive.

    Only after a successful Live CD boot up should...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Updated nVidia drivers cause sound issues.

    I can second the suggestion that more recent ubuntu releases are MUCH better with sound and video drivers. ubuntu 11.10 actually comes loaded by default with the very newest nvidia drivers 280.13...
  20. [all variants] discrepancy in calculated packages needed to install

    I want to compile from source pygame : package (python-pygame),
    strangely, to identify prerequisite packages I am seeing different sets of necessary packages
    across different commands.
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    Re: how to switch between os' ?

    a generation ago IBM's MVS OS routinely ran/runs multiple disparate live OS's simultaneously on same hardware - its fitting the masses now gain access to similar
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    Re: how to switch between os' ?

    xen is a virtualization software layer which lives between the hardware and any OS
    if U google : xen virtualization ubuntu

    xen allows multiple OS to run simultaneously on a given computer....
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    [all variants] Re: bash help: check if cd is blank

    that's gonna be a TON of cd/dvd - if you have an external hard drive try this :

    sudo rsync --archive --one-file-system / /media/500_meg_external

    is a one-liner to backup entire...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP - Nvidia drivers mess up

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install nvidia-current

    this works for me - same latest driver version as manually downloading
    from nvidia directly
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Opera freezes when exit fullscreen Youtube videos

    I've had abominable experiences on ubuntu showing browser video
    however, for youtube you can opt into using html5

    this has greatly reduced issues.
    I'm on a fresh...
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