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  1. [ubuntu] Re: At installation my disk shows as completely unallocated but I have windows7 insta

    Fixparts fixed it :) I did it from the Ubuntu's DVD (try ubuntu) and went on to installing. It's currently going forward with the installation.
    Thanks a lot for that super handy tool :)
  2. [ubuntu] At installation my disk shows as completely unallocated but I have windows7 installed

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -lu

    WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. Use GNU Parted.


    Disk /dev/sda: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Wireless issues

    Yay! That totally worked for me.
    The modprobe command at line 2 didn't work. No wonder I could not have any wireless!

    Thanks a lot.
  4. Re: Valve Announcement - Steam client coming to Ubuntu

    They are putting a lot of money and effort into this they will want return on investment and my guess is: they made the move because it now makes economical sense to reach this market.

    So, I...
  5. UEFI, Ubuntu and our rights to install whatever we want stomped?

    Hi guys,

    I was reading this article:

    http://www.zdnet.com/blog/open-source/shuttleworth-on-ubuntu-linux-fedora-and-the-uefi-problem/11270

    and I'm a bit concerned:

    Is UEFI designed to:
    1)...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Can anyone suggest a good desktop calendar?

    Hi.

    google calendar is linked to your existing account.

    If you want everyone to see your calendar, you will have to share your calendar with all them.

    If someone in your company wants to...
  7. [ubuntu] Install slide keyboard functionality on unity (android like)

    Hi,

    I would like to know if it's possible to install a slide keyboard like the one android offers. I have a touchscreen computer at home and besides the fact that it can touch (which is a nice...
  8. [ubuntu] no more launcher, global menu and windows frame in unity

    Hi,

    I was playing around with my newly installed box (I was just browsing the dash menus) when unity flashed and re appeared with nothing but the only window which was working at that moment:...
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    [all variants] Can Ubuntu support touchscreen?

    Hi,

    I've just purchased a dell inspiron touch which as its name states has a touch screen.

    I'm still a big linux fan so I'm going to dual boot. I would like to know if Ubuntu has the ability to...
  10. Re: New Ubuntu Is Out Lets Hear About What You've To Say

    I like it better than natty but the random freeze of unity / compiz worries me. I'm dual booting with natty until I'm sure unity works fine.

    There will be upgrades and fixes to come in the coming...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Headphone problem with 11.04

    I'm having the same problem as well. I used to fix that in previous release by doing this:

    options snd-hda-intel model=dell-m6

    in /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf

    but this time no success....
  12. [all variants] Re: DELL Studio speakers or sound not working on natty

    Nobody had this problem?

    :(
  13. [all variants] DELL Studio speakers or sound not working on natty

    Hi,

    When I plug earphones, they don't work on my DELL Studio 17.

    So I've used the

    sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf
    options snd-hda-intel model=dell-m6

    trick. This worked great...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity lost it's windows frame

    cool! Thanks a lot for the tip :)
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    [ubuntu] Unity lost it's windows frame

    Hi.

    I can't see my windows frame in unity, I have no way to enlarge, close, minimize or move my windows around.

    Can someone help me bring them back?

    thanks.
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    Re: Who uses Linux at work?

    I switched my desktop to Ubuntu at work.
    I'm a DBA and more recently web developer.
    I tried convincing my boss but for some reasons, it seems unpalatable to him.

    Our production servers work on...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Is anyone else thinking of switching to another distro

    I'm not moving either.
    That's not the way a community works.

    As soon as the ride gets a bit bumpy, leave the boat is not really the way things could get better.

    Unity is in its v1 release only...
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    [all variants] Installing java from java.com

    Hi.

    I would like to install JRE-6u25 on ubuntu.

    When I go on the website I see only RPM and another download called:

    linux self extracting. The file name for this one is:...
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    [all variants] php pear seems broken

    Hi.

    I'm trying to install a package (validate) from pear.

    but the command sudo pear install validate fails with error:

    PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined method PEAR::raiseErro() in...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Upgraded Ubuntu 11.04 and my wireless won't work. Don't want to go back to Window

    I don't know if you considered it or if you can't, but I've had no wireless as well.

    I've backed up my data and did a clean install. Problem fixed.
  21. If you were asked to develop a lens for Unity which would it be?

    Hi.

    If you haven't heard about lenses yet, here's what it is:
    http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/04/five-neat-unity-lenses-in-development/

    There's currently 5 lenses we know about,
    So what other...
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    Re: POLL : your first reactions to the Unity interface

    The last thing we can expect from an Operating System trying to break up with standards set a long time ago, is to work the way you expect a UI to be.

    Simple things makes a difference. Having the...
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    Re: Canonical's Usability Testing of Unity

    I like unity and I think we can fine tune the "work on one task at time".

    It is true that a task requires more than one application at a time.

    I develop websites, I need firefox, netbeans and...
  24. error while installing pear's Validate package

    Hi.

    I'm trying to install pear's validate package but get the following error:



    sudo pear install Validate-0.8.4
    PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined method PEAR::raiseErro() in...
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    Re: Unity isnt half bad

    To second mmsmc, the guys at canonical were very aware how much people don't like going out of their way so even though unity is now the primary GUI, there's still the choice of going for the classic...
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