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  1. [ubuntu] openvpn client hangs whole system on ctrl-c

    I start and use an openvpn connection just fine. However infrequently I need to drop the vpn connection for a while and to stop the connection in the past I have used ctrl-c, which seemed to work...
  2. [ubuntu] SOLVED: 11.10 plus Gnome Shell - Search broken

    Update: I have since found this posting which solved the issue:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1931677
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    [lubuntu] performance impact when upgrading

    Every time I do a major upgrade the performance of my machine drops by 15 to 30%. Each time I eventually end up having to install the new version from scratch in order to get performance back.
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  4. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] 11.10 VPNC - can't resolve internal hosts

    Seems the VPNC client does not have a dependency on resolvconf which appears to be required to allow my connecting client to resolve IPs in my companies internal network.

    I'm guessing this was the...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Printer configuration, 11.10

    Looks like the GNOME shell printer config GUI has no options.

    I found /usr/bin/system-config-printer and ran that to get the printer configuration GUI I was looking for.

    That said .. how the...
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    [ubuntu] Printer configuration, 11.10

    I used to see a GUI like that shown here: http://www.liberiangeek.net/2011/10/first-30-days-with-ubuntu-11-10-oneiric-ocelotday-four/

    I seem to have a different (reduced) GUI in 11.10 that is PITA...
  7. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Ubuntu 11.10, Firefox 7.0.1, Adobe Flash Player 11,0,1,152

    It appears as though the issue is due to an Adblock Plus filter that was enabled. I have no idea why I got a difference in behavior between Ubuntu/Firefox releases .. I can't even see a reference to...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.l10, Firefox 7.0.1, Adobe Flash Player 11,0,1,152

    $ sudo lshw -C video
    [sudo] password for davidg:
    *-display
    description: VGA compatible controller
    product: G98M [Quadro NVS 160M]
    vendor: nVidia...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.l10, Firefox 7.0.1, Adobe Flash Player 11,0,1,152

    .. also just tried Chrome on 11.10 and it has no issues .. grrrr

    Could someone else try the original link and let me know if they also have an issue with firefox on 11.10?

    Maybe its a setting...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.l10, Firefox 7.0.1, Adobe Flash Player 11,0,1,152

    Ran it with wizard and recommendations and still cannot load the video.

    I tried the 32bit plugin with no success either.

    I have attached a flash aid report after applying the original defaults...
  11. [ubuntu] Ubuntu 11.l10, Firefox 7.0.1, Adobe Flash Player 11,0,1,152

    Any thoughts on why I can't seem to play the following: http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/redsox/video/?bctid=1238950021001

    Yup .. sorry a RS fan :redface:

    Anyways .. the little...
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    [gnome] Re: 11.10 Gnome shell, no hot corner

    no errors .. did completely remove compiz and unity and now get the hot corner

    happy camper!
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    [gnome] Re: 11.10 Gnome shell, no hot corner

    So if I'm committed to the GNOME Shell I should be able to totally remove compiz?



    I have:


    The alternative status menu (but I think I had the problem before I installed that)
    Battery
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    [gnome] Re: 11.10 Gnome shell, no hot corner

    thanks I was aware of the windows button usage, but I was looking to understand the hot corner behavior and why that does not work
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    [gnome] 11.10 Gnome shell, no hot corner

    The following thread deals with disabling hot corner behavior http://askubuntu.com/questions/5573/how-do-you-disable-the-automatic-activation-of-gnome-shell-activities-button

    I have the opposite...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Keyboard hangs and mouse malfunctions 10.04/10.10

    fyi .. found the issue is to do with a keyboard PS2 connector with the Microsoft Wireless Keyboard (1.0A)

    using a PS2 to USB adapter works around the issue

    (see...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless keyboard not working in Ubuntu 10.04

    does this thread help?

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1546149
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 - Microsoft Wireless Keyboard Problems - My workaround

    fyi .. just tried connecting via USB only (using PS2 to USB adapter for the keyboard that was PS2) and have not seen a problem since

    so the issue is somewhere in the PS2 handlers
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 - Microsoft Wireless Keyboard Problems - My workaround

    So this workaround works in my setup, not sure if it would work in yours. A savvy engineer could probably infer what is going on based on the workaround, but unfortunately I'm not that savvy!

    So I...
  20. [SOLVED] Keyboard hangs and mouse malfunctions 10.04/10.10

    First I want to note that there is already defect https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/528720

    As I explained in that defect, disabling irqbalance has no effect.

    Since I had not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell E6500 integrated webcam

    Don't be sorry, I laughed too!

    Thanks for taking your time to respond.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell E6500 integrated webcam

    Finally got Dell to answer some questions and looks like its egg on my face! Dell says my laptop does not have an integrated webcam, which I assume means that the camera viewport below the LCD is a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell E6500 integrated webcam

    Did you mean a more specific link? I had already included that link in my original post .. maybe you meant to point out a specific driver or comment that I missed?
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    [ubuntu] Dell E6500 integrated webcam

    I have been unable to find the model of the Creative Labs webcam that is integrated into my laptop and hence determine exactly which driver is required. Clearly it is not working out of the box.

    I...
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    [ubuntu] LAN vs. WAN connection issues

    Have been using 10.10 for a while with no wired networking issues.

    I think on Jan 28th I started seeing issues (but can't be certain that was the date). I know I have done several updates since...
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