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  1. [SOLVED] Re: not in the sudoers file/ no recovery mode

    I freakin love you.:biggrin:
  2. [SOLVED] not in the sudoers file/ no recovery mode

    First off, I'm running 9.10.
    After installing virtualbox, it seems that I am no longer in the sudoers file. Any time I try to run anything as root I get "dave is not in the sudoers file. This...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 8.04 Freezes

    bump.
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    [ubuntu] Reverting to an older xorg package

    The other night I updated 8.04 and the next morning the x server would freeze after running less than a minute. The only thing I can think of is that it must be something graphics card-wise...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 8.04 Freezes

    I think I may have updated the xorg-server last night.. That's probably what's causing the problems. How do I revert back to the old one, in the 30 seconds I have before it crashes.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 8.04 Freezes

    The last thing it says is

    Warning: LookupDrawable()/SecurityLookupDrawable() are deprecated. Please convert your driver/module to use dixLookupDrawable().
    (II) XXA: Evicting pixmaps
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    [ubuntu] Re: 8.04 Freezes

    how do I know where the time of the crashes are?
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    [ubuntu] 8.04 Freezes

    Hey I'm running 8.04 it's been working alright, until lately. It will start up, log in, then run gnome for about a minute, and freeze. If I try to restart it does the same thing.
    Anybody have an...
  9. Thread: compiz

    by handsomeDave
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    [ubuntu] Re: compiz

    ATI's not a fan of compiz...

    Are you running a clean install of hardy?

    You have to make sure that your kernel is up to date, or else the ATI drivers won't load properly.
    If

    uname -r
    gives...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Compriz - 3d CUBE effect, how to initiate?

    If you have the cube turned on, make sure that you have 4 desktops (right click the workspace switcher on the panel->preferences->columns
    then you should be able to ctl-alt and drag the cube around...
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    help.. Wine screws up the screen

    When I run any application in wine it does this..

    http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d35/Xanadu-06/IMG_0152.jpg

    It only does this since I upgraded to 8.04

    Does anybody have an ideas to what...
  12. Re: HOWTO: Configure CPU scaling to decrease heat and increase battery life

    I get that too

    I've got a Pentium M 1.6Ghz
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Desktop Effects Not Working in Ubuntu

    what does

    glxinfo | grep vendor
    give you?
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Desktop Effects Not Working in Ubuntu

    run the compiz-check script and post what it says


    wget http://blogage.de/files/4359/download -O compiz-check
    chmod +x compiz-check
    ./compiz-check
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    [ubuntu] Re: Visual Effects problems

    I updated the kernel, and installed the drivers from ATI, uninstalled the Mesa Drivers, and now it works... Finally after more than a month of this I got desktop effects.

    I think the big thing was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: glxinfo gives me an error

    Thanks so much... fixed that right up for.
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] glxinfo gives me an error

    when I type in glxinfo into the terminal I get

    glxinfo: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory


    What does this mean and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Visual Effects problems

    I uninstalled the fglrx drivers, and installed the ati drivers, now when I try to turn on effects I get "Desktop effects could not be enabled". When I run compiz-check I get


    Distribution: ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Visual Effects problems

    ok so I compiz-check gives me this..


    Distribution: Ubuntu 8.04
    Desktop environment: GNOME
    Graphics chip: ATI Technologies Inc R580 [Radeon X1900 XT] (Primary)
    Driver in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Visual Effects problems

    metacity was already my defaults, and when I run compiz --replace even after i added the SKIP_CHECKS="yes" line, the screen goes white
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Visual Effects problems

    Before switching to 8.04 I had compiz working great. Now whenever I try to turn on visual effects (System->Preferences->Appearance->Visual Effects) The screen just goes white, and I have to restart....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade from 7.10 to 8.04 problems

    I've fixed most things except that it still runs really slow, and playing a fullscreen movie doesn't really work at all. I'm thinking it's the video driver, in the hardware manager it says enabled in...
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    [ubuntu] Upgrade from 7.10 to 8.04 problems

    OK, so I upgraded from 7.10 to 8.04 after reading that not many people had a problem. I wish that was the case for me.

    Main Problems that I've found so far...
    1. When I login it reboots and I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Virtual Box Driver Problems

    No I'm just using the audio on the mobo.
    I guess that your answer would explain why I haven't been able to find anything to help yet.

    Thanks.
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    [ubuntu] Virtual Box Driver Problems

    I just installed virtualbox and XP. The Host is 7.10 and the Guest is Windows XP. I'm having a problem with the audio, if virtualbox is running I get audio from xp, but not ubuntu. I get audio from...
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