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  1. [all variants] Does anyone have this problem with nVidia?

    Hi All!

    I would like to know if anyone else is experiencing a problem I have with the proprietary nVidia drivers on 14.04 x64 (I am currently running version 340.24 on a Toshiba Qosmio laptop, but...
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    Re: Unable to complete hibernation

    Well, I think the problem is related to the nVidia graphics driver, so I opened a thread there:

    ...
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    Re: Unable to complete hibernation

    Thanks again for your message.
    I don't know why the 'persistent' word is at the kernel boot parameters... this is a clean Mint 17 install and it was there...
    The requested log after a new failed...
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    Re: Unable to complete hibernation

    Also, from the following boot:

    dmesg output:



    marcelo@marcelo-qosmio ~ $ dmesg
    [ 0.000000] Initializing cgroup subsys cpuset
    [ 0.000000] Initializing cgroup subsys cpu
    [ ...
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    Re: Unable to complete hibernation

    Ok, I tried hibernating again and the problem I reported first happened: The computer won't shutdown and the CPU usage spiked.

    The relevant info follows:



    marcelo@marcelo-qosmio ~ $ cat...
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    Re: Unable to complete hibernation

    Hi, yes I have a swap partition with big enouth: 16Gb (my computer has 8 Gb of RAM)

    The info you requested is here:



    marcelo@marcelo-qosmio ~ $ swapon -s...
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    Re: Unable to complete hibernation

    @Toz:

    Thanks for the answer. In a topic in the forum they were mentioning that file...
    Anyway, I tried the command you gave me and hibernate now kind-of-worked: it turned off the computer. When I...
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    Re: Unable to complete hibernation

    Thanks for the answer, but it does not solve my problem. My computer already has hibernation activated. The problem is that it does not shutdown at the end of the process...
    The weird thing is that...
  9. [all variants] Re: Evolution stops downloading pop mails

    Ok, one thing that I found out is that Yahoo Servers might be limiting pop3 clients to download messages newer than 1 year.
    Basically, when Evolution (or Thunderbird) contact the yahoo pop server,...
  10. [all variants] Evolution stops downloading pop mails

    Hi All.
    I am having a really annoying problem with Evolution 3.10.4 x64. It starts downloading messages from the pop3 server (Yahoo) but suddenly stops and says it cannot download this particular...
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    Unable to complete hibernation

    Hi All!
    I am using linux mint 17 (based on Ubuntu 14.04) x64.
    In previous editions my laptop (Toshiba Qosmio X500) hibernated with no problems, and now the hibernation process is somehow blocked...
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    [all variants] Re: htop not giving accurate info

    ok, I found the culprit: apport
    I used nmon to get the info. Somehow htop was not showing apport at all...
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    [all variants] htop not giving accurate info

    Hi, I have a question about htop. When I run on a core i7 it I see in the graphic part one CPU running at 100% (my laptop fan is running like crazy, so the condition exists) but in the process list...
  14. Re: Visual Basic App can't create Excel Object in Wine

    Hi, thanks for your answer.
    What is DDE?
    I tried running the app in a virtual machine with shared folders between ubuntu an virtualbox but it's awfully slow, that's why I want to run it in wine.
  15. Visual Basic App can't create Excel Object in Wine

    Hi all!
    I am running wine in Ubuntu 12.10 amd64.
    I have a program in Visual Basic 6 (lets call it Report) that reads some databases and then creates by sending all the information to Excel. In...
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    [all variants] Re: Program to ask password in GUI?

    Hi JRV, thanks for the suggestion. In this particular case it doesn't work because I am calling a script that needs to mount a network share, so I think I am forced to use the "sudo" command instead...
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    [all variants] Program to ask password in GUI?

    Hi All!

    I am trying to use the sudo command with the -A option (I can't use the gksudo command for what I need). ](*,)
    My problem is that I don't know how to set the ask password program nor know...
  18. [all variants] How do I control toshiba laptop cpu fan speed?

    Hi all!
    I would like to know how to use acpi_thermal. I read its man page and it seems I could control the thermal trip points, but I have no idea how I would do that.
    I need to control when my cpu...
  19. [all variants] Is there any way to improve ORCA voices?

    Hi All,

    I have a friend, 81 years old, who is switching to Ubuntu. He would like to change the sound engine in ORCA, but I haven't found any instructions on how to do that. He would like to hear a...
  20. Re: How to make an xorg.conf for the Intel GMA 3150?

    This is the content of the xorg.conf file generated:



    Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier "X.org Configured"
    Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
    Screen 1 "Screen1" RightOf "Screen0"...
  21. How to make an xorg.conf for the Intel GMA 3150?

    Hi,

    I have installed a game under wine in my brother's netbook (HP Mini 110-1150 which comes with the infamous Intel GMA 3150 video card). When running the game (Rise of Nations) it detects (or...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Backlit keyboard not working on Toshiba M640

    I don't have the computer with me now, but did anyone try the 3.5 Kernel to see if that's solved?
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    [ubuntu] Re: unstable 12.04

    If the system crashes and shows you the report dialog, you can click on the "more info" button to know who the culprit is, and then you can google about it. For example if the program giving you...
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    [all variants] Overclocking Programs

    Hi all,

    I just got a new 940XM CPU to upgrade my laptop, and I searched the web (again) to try to find info on how to overclock it under Linux. I haven't had any luck with this kind of search...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Wi-Fi connection intermittency (DNS lookup failed):

    I forgot to mention that you need to restart the computer after making the changes...
    If your connection is alive (meaning you can ping and receive the answer from the router and from the Internet)...
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