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  1. [all variants] Re: Boot from USB from an internal installation?

    Thanks groupthinker, I'm the friend the OP is helping out. Could it make a difference that the external drive is encrypted?

    When booting up and entering the BIOS settings, I do see a drive labeled...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: daru3 battery charged but laptop shuts down when AC adapter is removed

    Well, it seems that the problem was the logic board, not the battery or the adapter. At least that's what the repair shop said when I brought it in after the dartur ultra finally died last night. It...
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    Re: OpenGL: ChoosePixelFormat failed

    Worked for me, too, thanks! In case you need everything spelled out (like I did), here's how to run regedit.exe from terminal.



    cd ~/.wine/drive_c/windows
    wine regedit.exe
  4. [ubuntu] Re: daru3 battery charged but laptop shuts down when AC adapter is removed

    That's what I meant by jiggling :) No luck reseating. I suppose the next thing to do would be to test another adapter and another battery, if I can find them.
  5. [ubuntu] Re: daru3 battery charged but laptop shuts down when AC adapter is removed

    No luck with jiggling.
  6. [ubuntu] daru3 battery charged but laptop shuts down when AC adapter is removed

    Hi guys, my daru3 has been cruising along until a recent power supply problem. I normally get about 2 hours to a charge but recently, after using up most of the battery power, shutting down, and...
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    [ubuntu] Blank screen on startup

    I have an encrypted drive and after upgrading to 12.04 I have found that about 30% of the time when I start up, ubuntu properly displays the text prompt for me to enter my password to unencrypt the...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: record multiple sound sources on recordmydesktop (sound card and mic)

    I'd like to know this too, although I've been trying to use audacity as well as audio-recorder.
  9. How to add Time Tracker / Hamster applet to Oneric systray

    I recently upgraded to 11.10 and wanted to add the project Hamster/Time Tracker applet back to the systray notification area at the top of the screen. Alberto Milone developed an appindicator to do...
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    Re: [howto] Mount your Box.Net account using WebDAV

    I kept getting this error:


    /sbin/mount.davfs: Mounting failed.
    302 Found

    and solved it by changing my fstab from http://www.box.net to https://www.box.com after reading this thread.

    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: trouble mouting webdav folder

    Thanks, _salem_!
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    [all variants] Re: upgrade daru3 RAM

    Ok, so I'm assuming I can add as much RAM as was originally offered for the darter ultra when I bought it, which was 4 GB - DDR2 800 MHz - 2 DIMMs (thanks, wayback machine).

    And if I want to swap...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How long do System 76 laptops last?

    I ran across this thread and decided to clean the fan on my daru3, which I bought in 2008. While there was some dust in there on the fan blades, I can report that only a small corner of the metal...
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    [all variants] upgrade daru3 RAM

    Hi guys, I'd like to max my daru3 / Darter Ultra's RAM and wanted to check in before I did. Right now I've got 2GB DDR2 @ 667 MHz. What should I be looking for to upgrade? And if there's somewhere I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Chromium browser won't read my profile?

    Changing the name of the History file worked for me, too. But it was located at ~/.config/google-chrome/Default/History
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    [ubuntu] Re: Clean up desktop by file type?

    yes, I agree! It would be great to be able to sort and arrange items in the Desktop folder by file type.
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    [ubuntu] Re: make external monitor as main display

    I've found that whichever monitor I drag to the left side of the other in the Display preferences window becomes the main display. That is, all the desktop items line up at the upper left corner of...
  18. Re: HOWTO: Setup easy web development environment (XAMPP)

    Did you check if the link you've made is broken? I don't know how to check it with Terminal, but if you go to the folder with nautilus it will tell you with the icon and under the "type" column. I...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Darter Ultra videocam stopped working in Ekiga and Cheese

    So pleased to find this thread. Thanks perez2000 + thomasaaron!
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