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  1. [all variants] Re: Toshiba Portege R700 / R705 Linux Hardware Compatibility Thread

    I have similar issues -- using an older kernel (2.6.32.x) which was still installed from a previous ubuntu version worked for me, but messed up graphics drivers, and sine I need 3d I had to use the...
  2. Thread: Vuze Conflict

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    [ubuntu] Re: Vuze Conflict

    That doesn't make it persist after the closing of the terminal. To keep it persistent you can start it using
    nohup [COMMAND] & which places the program in the background and sends output to a file...
  3. [all variants] Re: WPA2 network can't connect under 9.04 (fine in 8.04) using any method

    I've already reverted back to Ubuntu 8.04 (where everything is fine), so I won't really be able to test on my laptop now. That said, I did try various settings with another wireless router, and I...
  4. [ubuntu] [solved]Restoring old system from tar file on top of live system

    I recently upgraded my laptop from 8.04 to 9.04, which has resulted in no end of problems (no connection to WPA networks etc.) and would like to downgrade back to 8.04. I have full backups on an...
  5. [all variants] Re: WPA2 network can't connect under 9.04 (fine in 8.04) using any method

    Here is the standard info:
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    Laptop: Toshiba Portege R100
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    02:0a.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless LAN 2100 3B Mini PCI Adapter [8086:1043] (rev 04)
    3)
    ifconfig:...
  6. [all variants] WPA2 network can't connect under 9.04 (fine in 8.04) using any method

    I'm having problems connecting to my WPA2 protected router since I upgraded my laptop from Ubuntu 8.04 to Ubuntu 9.04 yesterday. When using the nm-applet method, the connection in progress icon...
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    Hardware choice for a router (low power)

    I'm planning on building myself a router (by which I actually mean modem + router + wireless router etc.) at home from scratch, partly for fun, partly to have a flexible home router, which also...
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    [all variants] Re: portable ubuntu

    I would watch out when using a normal usb-stick since flash memory can die after a while. In the past I've tried using Linux on a number of usb-sticks (I actually used Knoppix back then), but they...
  9. Kubuntu Hardy - KDE 3.5 Lock/Logout Applet changes

    Yesterday I did a large system update on my system running Ubuntu Hardy with KDE 3.5,and an unwanted change came about:
    I have my main kicker bar set at height of 40 pixels, and also use the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell 600m resolution

    I've always been able to fix reoslution problems by running:

    sudo xfailsafedialog
    There, you have to select configure, select Display 1, and open model. Then select a monitor which most closely...
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    [kubuntu] Screen magnifies on brightness change (Under Xorg, independent of desktop)

    On my Laptop (Toshiba Portege R100) I have a strange problem in that whenever the screen brightness is changed (whether manually with fn buttons, automatically through KPowerSave, or also...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Massive black borders

    I also had a similar problem with my "new" (5 year old, second hand) Toshiba portege r100. The built in monitor wasn't recognised, and a resolution of 800x600 was taken as maximal resolution. (I'd...
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