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    [ubuntu] Alienware M17x - Fans and LCD brightness

    Hi all,

    I have recently upgraded my Alienware M17xR1 from 9.10 x64 (which was working beautifully) to 11.04 x64.

    I now have a couple of issues:

    * brightness control not working for LCD
    *...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Remote Desktop Lags

    Hey that's awesome, no more RDP lag, thanks for the tip!
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit) on Alienware m17x

    FWIW my camera works out of the box on Karmic 64 bit with no tweaks at all.
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    [ubuntu] Re: M17X freeze un Battery Power - HELP!!

    Yea damn annoying....

    I will be very happy if nvidia bring out a driver which will allow us to:

    * Switch to integrated graphics
    * Utilise SLI properly
    * Not hang when AC is pulled

    Not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: bluetooth disconnects after inactivity

    This is also driving me mad.... surely there must be a way?
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    [SOLVED] Re: How-to Install 9.10 on fakeraid

    Thank you to cedric.driard!!!!

    I have an Alienware M17x laptop with nvidia raid 0, dual booting Ubuntu and Win 7. After Win 7 died, I had to use the repair partition to recover it and naturally it...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: [Fix] Karmic: Automaticly unmount CIFS shares at shutdown & restart with no error

    Thanks, this worked nicely for me :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit) on Alienware m17x

    Did you build a laptop?
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit) on Alienware m17x

    OK So after more testing it seems that SLI is not working properly as you have said. Although the cube rotation (CTRL-ALT mouse click) works OK, the OpenGL screensavers run crap with SLI enabled....
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit) on Alienware m17x

    Yes I have tried cube rotation with SLI on and off and it is smooth for both. Here is a snippet of my xorg.conf:

    Option "RendelAccel" "true"
    Option "AllowGLXWithComposite"...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit) on Alienware m17x

    OK so I had a bit more of a play around with it.... Using the nvidia-settings applet I was able to get the second monitor working via HDMI. However I have the following issues still:

    * No second...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit) on Alienware m17x

    Good to see another Linux equipped M17x :)

    Has anyone had any luck getting a second monitor to work via HDMI yet? I have played around a bit with no luck so far.
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit) on Alienware m17x

    Hey all, another M17x Ubuntu user here. Thought I would put my experiences here to help other M17x users up and running.

    Graphics

    I have dual Nvidia GTX260M, ATI installs will be different.
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