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    [ubuntu] Re: General questions

    I am running vmware workstation occationally, but does not want to start the service when I do not use it. I use this script installed as /usr/local/bin/vmware :


    #! /bin/bash

    export...
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    [ubuntu] Re: lucid nm-applet. No longer connects to wifi.

    I reported previously that it does not work with my Intel card, however like cubsfan53 it works intermittently, it typically takes 2-3 tries before it works.


    ~ $ lspci | grep Wireless
    03:00.0...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: HOWTO: Installing VMware Workstation 6.5.3 on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic

    Yes! I also found these pages:

    http://communities.vmware.com/thread/236411
    http://blog.gnu-designs.com/solved-building-vmware-workstation-modules-on-linux-2-6-32

    although the scripts in the...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: HOWTO: Installing VMware Workstation 6.5.3 on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic

    I just tried to install version 6.5.4 after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid. Unfortunately, the modules could not compile due to undefined symbols, apparently something has changed in the kernel. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: lucid nm-applet. No longer connects to wifi.

    Actually, it seems to be an intermittent problem. After many unsuccessful retries, it finally connected. Now it connects something like every third time. With Karmic Koala, it was rock solid. I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: lucid nm-applet. No longer connects to wifi.

    Me too :-(

    After upgrading to Lucid Lynx my laptop can no longer connect to my WPA encrypted network at home. Any suggestions / workarounds would be most welcome.

    wpa_supplicant fills the log...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: HOWTO: Installing VMware Workstation 6.5.3 on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic

    Rereading my post, I see that you are absolutely correct. I forgot to write that the script should be named gcc. I guess that was far from obvious ;)

    Thanks for catching it!

    /Jakob
  8. [ubuntu] Re: HOWTO: Installing VMware Workstation 6.5.3 on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic

    No, it is not a one-click solution. :-)

    You have to cut-and-paste the python script to a file, name it gcc, and make it executable, and make sure that it appears on your PATH before the real gcc...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Moved swap partition: Hibernate fails

    Solved! I searched in all folders under /etc for the string UUID and found the old UUID in /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume

    I updated the UUID in that file, and ran "update-initramfs -u". That...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Laptop overheating! in Karmic

    Often, when a laptop overheats it is due to dust accumulating on the CPU cooler plate. You can get cans of compressed air in electronics equipment stores, blowing air in through the air outlet of...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Disable thermal module of acpi in ubuntu 9.10

    Absolutely! It allows for anything from medium to king-size disasters :-)

    Do make a boot CD first, take backups, and be prepared for the worst...

    It is entirely possible that less drastic...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Disable thermal module of acpi in ubuntu 9.10

    You could try to recompile your own kernel, and leave out the thermal zone acpi support. I have not tried to compile kernels under ubuntu, but essentially you need to install kernel-sources, go to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Moved swap partition: Hibernate fails

    Thank you very much, but the problem was not mounting the swap partition, but to read the hibernation image when linux boots after hibernating.

    /Jakob
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    [SOLVED] Moved swap partition: Hibernate fails

    Hi!

    I recently moved to Ubuntu (9.10 Karmic) on my laptop. When I partitioned the harddisk, I made a small error. A few days later, I booted on the live CD, and fixed it. My swap partition had...
  15. [ubuntu] HOWTO: Installing VMware Workstation 6.5.3 on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic

    Hi!

    I have a license for VMware Workstation 6.X, and I therefore wanted to install version 6.5.3 on my newly installed Ubuntu 9.10 laptop. It did not work out of the box, but googling helped...
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