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    [ubuntu] Re: random boot problems

    Looks like that thread has too much activity about issues like grub failures and bootloader misconfigurations.. I'm pretty confident this is simply an ATI driver issue.. can someone direct me to a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: random boot problems

    Thanks, I've linked to http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1743535&highlight=blank for help.
  3. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    I'm also unable to boot.. my laptop hangs at 'checking battery state', regardless whether I'm plugged into the power or on battery.

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=11668679
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    [ubuntu] Re: random boot problems

    That's a pretty awesome guide, but seems to be very out of date (still references gdm instead of lightdm) and unfortunately doesn't have much detail for the 'checking battery state' issue.

    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: random boot problems

    It's gotten worse after another apt-get update / upgrade.

    Now I can't boot at all, ever. Please assist.. for now my only workaround is to boot into windows 7 and run ubuntu in a virtual machine.....
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Screen freezes at "Checking battery status.." at startup of 11.10

    I have the same problem, dell M6600 AMD firepro M8900.

    Restarting / starting lightdm doesn't help me, neither does re-installing the graphics drivers.

    I'm really frustrated that ubuntu has...
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    [ubuntu] Re: random boot problems

    help???
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    [ubuntu] Re: random boot problems

    Sorry this took so long, but setting 'nomodeset' made it fail every time.

    Any other ideas, anyone??
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    [ubuntu] Re: random boot problems

    Thanks so much, I'll give that a try and let you know if it works.
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    [ubuntu] random boot problems

    Hello everyone, I'm having problems booting into ubuntu 11.10.

    When I power on my laptop, it goes through grub and the boot splash and then freezes at 'checking battery state'. I can switch to a...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Black background in unity menu, can change to other color?

    I have the opposite problem.. mine is NOT black and I WANT it to be black.. mine's a dark purple.. see here: http://imgur.com/oGDaN
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google Chrome - buttons on right?

    this worked for me as well, many thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: The Dell Precision m4600/m6600 thread

    I just got 11.10 64bit running on my new m6600 (with the ATI firepro m8900) as well.. good news is I haven't even bothered with the proprietary ATI driver.. the default open-source ones seem to be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.10 ATI mobility radeon questions

    And how do I get gnome/compiz working once I remove the driver?
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu 11.10 ATI mobility radeon questions

    I just upgraded my HP Elitebook nc8430 laptop to 11.10, and upon doing so I of course decided to give unity a try.

    Unfortunately, I can't say that I like it. I have external monitors hooked up to...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Unresponsive after upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04

    I've been monitoring the system pretty closely and nothing is out of the ordinary. In fact load seems down quite a bit since upgrading. I wonder if it's compiz related. I'll try using metacity...
  17. [ubuntu] Ubuntu Unresponsive after upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04

    Hello, everyone. I have a really strange problem after upgrading from 10.10 to 11.04:

    Switching between windows has a noticeable delay.

    This is true whether I'm going between two terminals,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I upgraded, and now I have this error...

    My upgrade fails with the following error:

    E: Could not perform immediate configuration on 'python-pyatspi2'.Please see man 5 apt.conf under APT::Immediate-Configure for details. (2)

    Please...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sandy Bridge Overclocking and Ubuntu

    Ok, finally figured out how to get that compiled and ran.. and it worked!

    after loading the msr kernel module and running the turbostat program, I see the actual frequencies properly.

    now, how...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sandy Bridge Overclocking and Ubuntu

    I have the same problem.. also a p8p67 deluxe motherboard, also trying to run overclocked.

    the problem for me is that i don't even see how you can overclock the i7 2600k without using turbo.. the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: mouse sensitivity control issues

    this is at least a little easier:
    http://patrickmylund.com/blog/lowering-gaming-mouse-sensitivity-in-ubuntu-9-10/

    Open a terminal
    Run the command: xinput --list --short
    ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse too sensitive

    much easier to use this:

    http://patrickmylund.com/blog/lowering-gaming-mouse-sensitivity-in-ubuntu-9-10/

    Open a terminal
    Run the command: xinput --list --short
    ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: gaming mouse way too sensitive (too fast!)

    use this:

    http://patrickmylund.com/blog/lowering-gaming-mouse-sensitivity-in-ubuntu-9-10/

    Open a terminal
    Run the command: xinput --list --short
    ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.04, firefox and Adobe Flash

    adobe just released a 64-bit compatible flash plugin for all platforms..

    http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashplayer10/

    quick n' dirty installation instructions for chrome and firefox:
    ...
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    [all variants] Re: Macbook Pro 6,1 Compatibility

    can you explain how you got your brightness controls working? I just installed maverick on my 2.5ghz 15" i5 macbook pro and none of the brightness controls are working (display or keyboard)
    ...
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