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    Re: Password required after screensaver?

    Thanks people. Now I don't have to rush back from th loo!!:lolflag:
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    Password required after screensaver?

    I upgraded from 9.1 to 10.04 and now if I leave the machine for 5 mins the screen darkens and I am sked for a password. I already use my password to log on on and this nre request is becoming a...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Help with Microphone on Thinkpad Edge on Maverick -- sort of urgent...

    This is the output I got when I ran the command in terminal. Sorry, but I'm not very experienced at doing things on Linux. I haven't been able to find alsa and in skype, (where I first noticed that I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: trouble upgrading alsa driver

    I have a similar problem with the same kernel heading in grub. When I tried to run the above command in terminal all I got was. "the update command takes no arguments. Please help. I am desperate to...
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    Re: New to programming

    Thanks everyone, That gives me a place to start. I'm off to write a programme for the international space station now, :lolflag:

    Steve
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    New to programming

    Hi, I have installed C++ from synaptic, but can't find it under applications. Can someone tell me how to get started learning C++ please.

    I have never compiled or done anything like that before, I...
  7. [ubuntu] How to install tt fonts from cd into karmic

    I have a cd from one of those old computer mags, which has loads of tt fonts on it. How do I get them installed and running in linux.( simple non techie answers please. I'm thick)

    Cheers

    Steve
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype video issue

    New Trust spotlight pro arrived this morning. works straight out of the box on both Linux and Windows, (spit, spit, but I had to test it!) excellent picture quality.

    Thanks to all of you who tried...
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype video issue

    Have you tried deleting the latest skype, 2.1.0.xx and re-installing 2.0.0.xx?

    Cheers

    Steve
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype video issue

    Just to add, I tried my wife's PC-LINE cam, she has a better model, than my 300N, a PCL 1.3MP and it worked without any problems at all.

    I'm hoping that my Trust spotlight pro will be as good.
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype video issue

    Hi Tudor
    I don't think I'm running compiz. What is it, what does it do and does it start automatically.
    No, the webcam never worked It's a PC-Line 300 and the wiki site says that it doestn't work...
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    how to get windows progs onto ubuntu

    Sorry to thick, but during my ubuntu 9.1 install I didn't create a virtual c\ drive.

    In the config wine screen it shows me the drive, but when I go to programs to add programs to the config it is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype video issue

    Hi Tudor

    OK, after shutting down again and restarting everything worked after a bit of a fiddle with the wireless setup. Eventually found the libqt files and installed skype, (from skype website)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype video issue

    OK so I decided after several hours of a frozen computer to do a fresh install. Downloaded iso file, burn to didk and installed 9.10 no probs.
    Wireless now doesn't work, it was OK) and when I try to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype video issue

    Tudor.
    absolute disaster. Followed your instructions when browser came up, found skype, renamed to skype real. Made new file and got into gedit. copied and pasted, hit execute came out. No skype at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype video issue

    Tudor, this is the message I get

    steve@steve:~$ gksudo nautilus

    ** (nautilus:2861): WARNING **: No marshaller for signature of signal 'UploadFinished'

    ** (nautilus:2861): WARNING **: No...
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype video issue

    Sorry to be a thicko, but I having a problem with the fix. I am crap at finding my way round in linux and don't understand how to apply the fix to get my video working in skype Tudor, I can't even...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu 8.10 and Nvidia drivers

    Walsy11

    Is it working now?

    I had the same problem so I enabled the system to search for software sources and ticked the cd box

    Then I went to applications > add/remove and searched for...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: New To Ubuntu, Need a Little Advice on Installing

    Hi.

    You won't need 4gig for swap, 250Mb will be ample. Also Ubuntu wont use anything like the amount you are proposing 4Gig will be more than enough.

    Don't forget to change the boot order after...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Video Card Problem

    I had a similar problem Hardware drivers said driver was installed but it wouldn't work except at low res.

    I fixed it by the following:

    applications >add/remove >system tools then type nvidia...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Trouble getting Nvidia drivers working again

    Don't know if this will help. but my install told me that the drivers were installed and activated when I checked the hardwasre drivers, but I only got 800x600.

    I went into applications >...
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    [ubuntu] Re: help with 8.10 install

    Good idea cjv.
    Yes Mazza, once I got the internet working, Iwent to the add/remove section of applications,then into system tools and found the nvidia restricted driver and downloaded it.

    Hope...
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    [ubuntu] Re: help with 8.10 install

    Got it all back, thanks to a complete reinstall. I won't be updating any packages until I know what I'm doing!!

    Many thanks all problem solved

    Steve
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    [ubuntu] Re: help with 8.10 install

    Oh S**t. 2hours of bliss in Ubuntu and I saw a little package manager sign telling me that there were upgrades---so i let the machine install them and now my wireless card doesn't work anymore.

    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: help with 8.10 install

    Ladies and Gentlemen,
    I come to you courtesy of my wireless network. Up and finally running on Ubuntu. Many thanks to you all especially CJV for the suggestion of enabling the CD search.

    Many...
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