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  1. Re: Why is Ubuntu so good at just... working?

    This "handholding" seems to be done really well.

    Back when I first tried linux probably 6+ years ago it was a pain. A friend of mine recommended I try kubuntu because he heard me complaining...
  2. Re: Why is Ubuntu so good at just... working?

    Hah! At this point I'm about ready to believe that it's magic and robots. Maybe even magical robots. ^_-
  3. Why is Ubuntu so good at just... working?

    I wasn't sure where to post this because I am not really asking for support. I don't need support because I installed xubuntu on my laptop from a usb stick and everything just worked right out of the...
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    [xubuntu] Thunar slow and opens twice

    So I have never seen this behavior before in thunar, but I am using xubuntu 11.04 freshly installed on my netbook, and when I open a folder for the first time in a session, it can take as much as 30...
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    Re: Let's share our themes

    Here's my theme, I've been tweaking it for a while.

    I love the terminus font, so simple and easy to read.
    I use the Mist window border, control style, and icons, I love how simple it is, too bad...
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    [all variants] Re: Wrong Synaptics Vertical Scroll Width

    Okay, this is a start. Hal... hardware abstraction layer I believe. The changes in the right edge value that I change in /usr/share/hal/fdi/policy/20thirdparty/11-x11-synaptics.fdi don't seem to make...
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    [all variants] Re: Wrong Synaptics Vertical Scroll Width

    I really hate to "bump" this, and I apologize, but I'm sure someone must know what's going on here.
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    [all variants] Wrong Synaptics Vertical Scroll Width

    Hello,

    I installed Intrepid yesterday and I just can't seem to find a fix for this little annoyance:

    On my synaptics touchpad there is a section (separated by a ridge of raised plastic) on the...
  9. [other] Re: The Strangest RAM Breakdown I've Ever Seen

    Situation Update:

    I tested the faulty RAM modules in another laptop, and the RAM was still faulty. I breathed a sigh of relief, as this further indicated to me that the issue was with the RAM...
  10. [other] Re: The Strangest RAM Breakdown I've Ever Seen

    I just went through my PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility and there are no options at all which correspond to RAM. Like I said, my BIOS does not allow for many advanced settings.

    Is there some way to enter...
  11. [other] Re: The Strangest RAM Breakdown I've Ever Seen

    As far as I know, both my old ram and my new ram have the same clock rates. As far as CAS and bus speed, I don't know. My broken RAM is now about 50 miles away from me, I could probably look at some...
  12. [other] [SOLVED] The Strangest RAM Breakdown I've Ever Seen

    Just recently my memory completely failed. But first, a little history:

    About three months ago I bought 2GB if Kingston DDR2 laptop RAM (two sticks, 1gb ea.) to replace the two 512meg sticks which...
  13. [all variants] Re: Troubleshooting Intermittent System Lockups 8.04?

    I just started experiencing this problem too. I am seeing the same message about "message handler not found /com/redhat...etc...etc...". This bug appears to affect mostly Broadcom 802.11 mini pci...
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    Anyone make custom fonts?

    I made a custom monospace alphabet in inkscape today for one of my projects. The file is saved in the svg format. I was wondering if anyone knows how to take what I have, and turn it into a usable...
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    [xubuntu] OSS + SigmaTel STAC9250 + xubuntu

    Recently the piece of hardware I have been trying to get to function in linux is my SigmaTel STAC9250. Mores specifically I have been trying to get my microphone jack to work. Audio output has been...
  16. Wubi preconceptions: Confirmations?

    Hello all.

    I have loved using linux, except for the one problem which has always plagued me for as long as I have linuxed, and that is getting my hardware to work properly.

    As wubi installs...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Desperate for normal DVD performance

    Yes, I did try re-envying after updating; it fixed nothing.

    (sorry my responses are a week late at times, I don't have my own internet connection)

    I am now using xubuntu x86_64, and EnvyNG...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Desperate for normal DVD performance

    I think envy installed 8.4.

    Everything worked great. fglrxinfo returned the correct info about my card, and said nothing about "mesa" - which I perceive is good.

    I'm sad to say that envy only...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Desperate for normal DVD performance

    I don't know if this is considered "necroposting" at this point, but I have found a solution to my problem, so I figured I'd update this thread just in case it helps anyone.

    Up until now I have...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: i lost window borders w/ effects enabled

    You may have already tried this, but have you gone to "Advanced Desktop Effects Settings" in you system preferences (if you don't see it you can install it, search for...
  21. [ubuntu] Desperate for normal DVD performance

    So here's my problem:

    I cannot have acceptable quality DVD playback and use the fglrx ATI driver in order to enjoy desktop effects at the same time.

    I know there are a number of threads about...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: ATI Radeon Xpress 1100 IGP - Horrible performance !

    I am having the exact same issues with my ATI Radeon Xpress 1150 video card. I have been researching this problem for a while now and I cannot find any real solution. I've tried messing around with...
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    Re: Let's share our themes

    So I've got a thing for green as you may have noticed. The cpu graphs are actually animated using conky (sadly, I just spent most of today getting that useless thing to work, why? It looks cool).
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    Re: CPU usage graph background

    I have partial success.

    here is a screenshot:

    http://img186.imageshack.us/img186/6014/conkydccpuxm1.th.png

    Now I am struggling to understand the conky configuration syntax. Specifically I...
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    Re: CPU usage graph background

    Hmm, this "conky" looks like a potential solution to look into. If I actually get this thing working I'll post pretty screen-shots and instructions. Thanks

    - J
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