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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 pretty slow on Virtualbox

    I figured out the solution, just increase the number of CPU's you give to the guest OS.. This makes a huge difference. Virtualbox says that this will hurt performance but it's not true. It was a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 pretty slow on Virtualbox

    I have a macbook pro 2011 with an i7 and 16gb of ram. Ubuntu 12.10 runs horribly as well. I've installed the headers, vbox additions, and added vboxvideo to /etc/modules and then I was unable to get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to install ati drivers on Ubuntu 12.10

    What video card are you running? You need a 5000 series or newer to use fglrx with Ubuntu 12.10 because of some new dependancies on xorg or something like that. Otherwise you'll have to stick with...
  4. Thread: fglrx in 12.10

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    [ubuntu] Re: fglrx in 12.10

    So according to this thread, the fix is to do the following:



    sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic

    What ended up working for me was installing that and fglrx-updates

    Finally ubuntu...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Can't install ATI proprietary drivers in 12.10. Unity is Missing

    Personally, I had tried to install fglrx-updates by command line and afterwards compiz didn't load so when I logged in I had no unity bar or window borders. Turns out you need linux-headers-generic...
  6. Thread: fglrx in 12.10

    by mwolfe
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    [ubuntu] Re: fglrx in 12.10

    I'm having this same problem. I installed fglrx-updates after doing a clean install. I tried using regular fglrx as well with a different install and no luck. I

    It seems radeon graphics cards are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: High CPU usage in Compiz in LTS 12.04

    I was using top as well as looking at the indicator. I am just saying that the load average has a poorly chosen scale considering it really goes up to 8 on my system but the scale only goes to about...
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    [ubuntu] Re: High CPU usage in Compiz in LTS 12.04

    After doing some more research it appears that a load of 1.0-2.0 isn't that high. Also I noticed if I use firefox instead of chrome my load average seems to be quite a bit lower (hovering more around...
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    [ubuntu] Re: High CPU usage in Compiz in LTS 12.04

    I am having this same issue. I have the indicator for system usage and althought it doesn't show much going on for cpu the system load is extremely high (greather than 1.0 most of the time).
    Right...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What ATI driver do I use?

    yeah same here.. If they could adjust the fan with the open source drivers then I'd definitely use those.. I can't stand a loud pc. I think I may just revert because I can't get 11.12 and dual...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 Nautilus 3.2 bookmarks, WTF?

    Thanks! Wow I feel dumb.. I see what happened now.. Since I was in my home folder and was selecting folders I wanted within that folder to be bookmarked, control+d did nothing.. Thought I needed to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 Nautilus 3.2 bookmarks, WTF?

    Alright so now that I have the bookmarks section (finally showed up after playing around with trying to create a bookmark for awhile)..
    Now I can drag folders over there like I used to.. However...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 Nautilus 3.2 bookmarks, WTF?

    Alright they are starting to show up. But really randomly. Trying both control+d and control+****+d and it doesn't work reliably. Selecting a folder and clicking add bookmark hasn't worked yet. Not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 Nautilus 3.2 bookmarks, WTF?

    I'm confused how you got this to work.
    Before I used to be able to take a folder and drag it over to the left bar and put it between other folders.. I see this doesn't work anymore as I can only...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ATI Drivers Not Installing Properly

    Same problem here,
    Ubuntu 11.10

    Radeon HD 4850
    core i7 920
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernel Panic on Ubuntu 11.04, XPS 1340

    I just started having this problem since the update to the 2.6.38-11 kernel.. Also, it only seems to have a problem if I leave my computer suspended for a good deal of time (overnight).. If I suspend...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I think I broke my computer

    Try disabling desktop effects.. Right click on your desktop and go to the desktop appearance (I think thats what its called, unfortunately i'm not at home and thus not on an ubuntu pc). From there...
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    Re: Netflix streaming on Linux?!

    Are you sure about this? I see several potentially false statements here. Hulu uses flash to stream video and that video is DRM protected as well. Furthermore, there are a number of linux devices out...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid.

    I'm having the same issue. I added a line to my .profile file, as I did with my path and a few other things.. All of them are set after logging in but the LD_LIBRARY_PATH is always empty.. If i...
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    Re: Netflix streaming on Linux?!

    Facebook already had a petition for this here:
    http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?topic=9637&post=78352&uid=6275848869#topic_top
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    [ubuntu] Re: Backup Windows 7 to Ubuntu?

    Yes you should probably have a password on your network share especially if you have a wireless network.. Wouldn't want someone to hack into your network and get access to all of your files if they...
  22. Thread: Firefox add on?

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    [xfce] Re: Firefox add on?

    Some websites check the browser's user agent string looking for internet explorer browsers or perhaps the microsoft windows operating system. While its possible some of these sites are completely...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Backup Windows 7 to Ubuntu?

    I'm a little confused about what are you asking. Are you looking for software to do the backup to your ubuntu box? Or do you already have the software, which is say the backup utility in windows, and...
  24. Thread: Game IP Address

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    [ubuntu] Re: Game IP Address

    This would be your WAN address, or the one that is seen to your outside network.
    To get this address type the search "my ip" in google and click the first link.
    This is assuming you arent connected...
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    Re: Netflix streaming on Linux?!

    I've been doing some research on the issue to get to the bottom of how/why Windows, OSX, and these embedded linux devices can run netflix but my desktop can't -- It just didn't make sense.

    I...
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