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  1. [SOLVED] Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop Shuts Itself Down When Idle

    SOLVED:

    The problem was that my APC UPS, though installed, had a bad battery, and the UPS was telling the system to shut down. I couldn't find anything in /var/log/syslog on this, so that is why...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Screen Flicker Ubuntu 10.04

    10.04 for me.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Screen Flicker Ubuntu 10.04

    I had the same problems, and I eventually had to downgrade to Ubuntu 9.xx to solve the problem. It is definitely not a hardware problem. A software downgrade solved the problem.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lucid on Inspiron 15

    Bump. I see this problem too. And it may be related to crashes I see when using OpenOffice over fuse (sshfs) file systems. I have searched far and wide for any fixes, and nothing found yet.
  5. [SOLVED] Re: OpenOffice makes video refresh and gnome crash

    I am having the same problem after upgrading to Lucid 10.4. OpenOffice crashes on files opened over sshfs (fuse) mounts.
  6. Re: "The adobe flash plugin has crashed" on video sites

    Thx, jmszr it works!! Great plugin!
  7. Re: HOWTO: Share from Linux using sshfs on Windows with "dokan"

    Awesome tutorial. Worked great for me first try.
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Sound mysteriously stopped working (in some cases!) in 8.10

    I just wanted to chime in as well. I'm also running Intrepid 8.10 64 bit mode, and had the EXACT same problems as described by adambr. The fix suggested by crunchfighter totally worked for me.

    I...
  9. [all variants] Re: How to get wireless connection BEFORE gnome login

    The flakiness of Network Manager is why I was looking for a way to bypass Network Manager for a manual connection with wireless. NM works fine for me too on a wire, but with wireless, it was a...
  10. [all variants] Re: How to get wireless connection BEFORE gnome login

    I will post the files tonight when I get home.
  11. [all variants] Re: How to get wireless connection BEFORE gnome login

    So, I figured out how to get this working, for anybody who cares.

    You have to establish a manual configuration and then you have to put the network information in your /etc/network/interfaces file...
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    [all variants] Help getting v4l2 with sane

    I have an integrated webcam on my Dell Studio 15 laptop. It shows up as /dev/video0. It doesn't work as a v4l device, but it does work as v4l2.

    It seems only some applications support v4l2....
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire 2920Z - Crystal Eye - XSane Image Scanner

    Incidentally, xawtv seems to support v4l2 and works OK.

    Cheese does not work.
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire 2920Z - Crystal Eye - XSane Image Scanner

    I have similar problems with my Dell Studio 15 (model 1537) webcam. After much searching on the Internet and the forms, I pretty much see that it doesn't work with v4l, but does work with v4l2.
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  15. [all variants] [SOLVED] How to get wireless connection BEFORE gnome login

    THE PROBLEM:

    Greetings.

    I have searched the forums for this, but can't find any help. Hopefully someone will know how to do this.

    Here's what I'm trying to do:

    I have several computers...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot Mount samba shares after Hardy upgrade

    I had this problem too... couldn't mount from fstab after upgrading to 8.04 Hardy.

    I tried setting the fstab entries to the IP address, but it didn't work for me.



    # /etc/fstab: static file...
  17. Poll: Re: Share with the community your gutsy install/upgrade experience

    I upgraded two computers (1 server, 1 laptop) and both worked nearly flawlessly for me. Gutsy fixed two long-standing problems I had in Feisty: poor video resolution and no good codecs to play...
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    Re: Automatix2 - The easy way

    There has been a lot of discussion in this forum about whether or not this forum should even discuss the topic of Automatix.

    FWIW, I found this discussion useful. I totally understand and agree...
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    Re: Problem with a slow web site

    I have a similar problem with slow websites on Feisty 7.04 using Firefox. The website is the main login page of http://blogger.com. (The part that's slow is the animation of their "Recently...
  20. Re: If you Have Ubuntu, Why do you still use Windows or OS X

    Only three reasons I still use Windows XP:


    Garmin MapSource
    Quicken 2007
    Various "Knowledge Adventure" brand games that my children play (educational games)


    But two of the three...
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    Re: Patents Claims and Dell

    Interesting perspective on this issue in the blogosphere:

    http://celeduc.blogspot.com/2007/05/microsoft-patent-troll.html
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    Re: Patents Claims and Dell

    It seems completely like FUD. I don't see who (realistically) Microsoft would sue. They say the end users, but that is not practical. Maybe some of the big-money end users, if they can find any...
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