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  1. [all variants] Re: xinerama enabled causes panning in 3 head 2 card setup

    I found my tip here:
    https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=115596

    It used the radeon is two cards (which I had tried before) but the answer was to use the radeon "Zaphod Heads" option.

    My...
  2. [all variants] xinerama enabled causes panning in 3 head 2 card setup

    The new radeon drivers on 11.04 will run at 16bpp which should allow my 3-head setup to work with xinerama and finally allow dragging windows across the whole desktop, but when xinerama is enabled...
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    [all variants] atheros wlan problems since 10.10

    I have an Acer Aspire 9300 with an Atheros network card described like this:



    *-network
    description: Wireless interface
    product: AR2413 802.11bg NIC
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: UPDATE TO LAST POST: Update Fixed Keyboard/Trackpad Issue

    I installed 10.4 plus al the wii fixes for alsa, via graphics drivers, etc, and NOT the STA wlan drivers (which are rotten on 10.10 anyway).

    I'm very happy with 10.04

    Sam
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP 2133 + Battery problem under U 10.10

    If I suspend (not hibernate) I can then remove the power cord and un-suspend.

    If I remove while active the machine will immediately hibernate
  6. [gnome] Re: Problems with GNOME, autofs, NFSv4 and Kerberos security

    I think it is a race condition made worse with slow file systems.

    It seems that by stracing /usr/lib/gdm/gdm-session-worker (with -fp option) the error always happens. Here is the strace result.
    ...
  7. [gnome] Re: Problems with GNOME, autofs, NFSv4 and Kerberos security

    I also have this with ubuntu 10.10, NFS4 and autofs but I don't use kerberos.

    I also get this in dmesg every time it happens:
    [ 47.451378] non-accessible hardlink creation was attempted by:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help - dell 1545 partition order

    Some progress

    Well... I got windows working by copying bootmgr from somewhere in windows\boot to the root directory - so thats fine.


    However I can't get the recovery partition to boot. I...
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    [ubuntu] Help - dell 1545 partition order

    I believe that fdisk (or something like it) re-orderd my partitions and nw windows won't boot.

    Can anyone with a Dell Inspiron 1545 please use
    sfdisk -l /dev/sda

    and post the output so I can...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless driver install error on liveusb for Dell Inspiron Mini 9

    I'm getting pretty much the same error with a 10.10 live USB install on a Dell Inspiron 1545.
  11. [ubuntu] radeonhd dvi gives mis-aligned colour on samsung Synmaster 225bw

    I have an HP laptop and docking station with DVI and VGA out.

    I have 2 Samsung Syncmaster 225bw monitors connected. Often the DVI monitor has one or two colors misaligned by one pixel giving a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual display with displayLink and nvidia?

    I'm not using nvidia.... but ati radeon.
    My xorg.conf is



    Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier "m123"
    Screen 0 "screen0" 0 0
    Screen 1 "ATI Screen"...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual display with displayLink and nvidia?

    I'm running my displaylink at 1680x1050 but it only works in 16 bit mode.

    I have it as a 3 screen desktop with my ATI radeon having two of the monitors.

    If I put it into 24 bit mode, then X...
  14. [all variants] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 - the vpn connection 'xxx' failed because there were no valid vpn sec

    Fixed it for me too! I wasted half a day until I found your suggestion.

    Thanks

    Sam
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    Re: Lego Digital Designer in Wine

    Hurrah. Will this hit anyones ppa soon?
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    Re: HowTo: Install fonts for LaTeX in Ubuntu 9.04

    http://miknight.blogspot.com/2005/ 11/how-to-install-luxi-mono-font-in.html suggests:

    sudo updmap --enable MixedMap ul9.map


    I found this to be essential, otherwise the luximono text showed up...
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    Poll: darn network manager

    I have to have unmanaged wireless because my home directories are NFS based.

    This means I CANNOT use network-manager for VPN.

    I would guess this applies to ANYONE with NFS home directories.
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    [ubuntu] Re: frets on fire blank screen

    I get the blank screen problem and I have only ever installed the repo version (last night) and so your problem may to be related to having installed another version.

    Sam
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    Poll: Re: How to: Broadcom Wireless cards

    I have a linksys bcm card, I had no trouble getting it to work with native bcm drivers WITHOUT encryption, but who wants to run an open network?

    Here's my solution to getting it working on bootup...
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    Re: Breezy: Compiling qemu - SDL problems

    Top tip, workedfor me.

    I also edited kqemu/install.sh(I thihnk) and commented out the depmod -a

    Then I was able to successfully use "checkinstall" tool to install it as a dpkg
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    Re: Breezy: Compiling qemu - SDL problems

    How about:


    apt-get install libsdl-dev


    I fail further on with:


    gcc -Wall -O2 -g -fno-strict-aliasing -fomit-frame-pointer -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -falign-functions=0 -fno-gcse...
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    backport SOURCES

    Whoever launches the backports, please post the deb-src urls for backports as well as the deb urls.

    Open-source is nice when you get the source that the binaries were built from.

    Sam
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    Re: HOWTO: Can I use FreeNX with Ubuntu?

    Good tips. It troubles me that backports do not make the debian sources available.
    Last time I asked I was informed that backports sources was breezy development but as breezy doesn't have NX this...
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    Re: HOW-TO: sources.list

    Well, I'd rather build my own debs from a source I trust than some random binary repository I never heard of, without source. (All thanks to the cipherfunk guy, but why should I trust it)

    It can't...
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    Re: HOW-TO: sources.list

    You can add THIS to your sources.list

    deb-src ftp://ftp.nerim.net/debian-marillat/ etch main

    and then build from source for breezy with

    apt-get -b source libdvdcss
    instead of just trying to...
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