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  1. [SOLVED] Surround sound stops working after kernel upgrade

    This is for my own benefit, as I remember researching it before, and then forgetting how I did it.
    Lots of guides on how to get surround sound to work in Ubuntu 10.04. I'm still using it....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with 5.1 digital out

    I don't know if this will help at all, but I lose surround sound everytime I update a kernel. Currently I am running Linux 2.6.32-43-generic.

    There is an old surround sound tutorial here that...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Medibuntu GPG error Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS

    Same problem, and this does the trick.
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    [SOLVED] Libre Office Icons missing after update

    This is more an FYI. I searched pretty hard for anyone else having this problem, but I couldn't find evidence of it.

    I updated my kernel to 2.6.32-38, and after that I noticed that all my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu newbie dispairing

    I would recommend not dual booting your machine while learning to play with linux. If your truly installed it on a spare laptop, don't keep switching back and forth by rebooting. You'll just drive...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: USB breaks in VirtualBox after kernel upgrade

    I've had this problem (again) with upgrading to kernel 2.6.32-30
    This time, nothing seemed to be working. I uninstalled and reinstalled the latest version of virtualbox (4.0.4 r70112), made sure the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intolerable Crashes

    My query re: crashing is not a slag on Linux. I built my computer, and as has been pointed out to me, my computer crashes were a result of misconfiguration. My concern is more to do with the sheer...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intolerable Crashes

    @akand074: Thank you for your suggestion. I did build the computer. My RAM voltage was set to spec, but I reviewed the RAM online and found that many other people had similar problems. I have turned...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intolerable Crashes

    With a little research I cam across this not so reassuring post:

    I have started by purging ubuntuone from my system, since I don't use it.
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    [SOLVED] Intolerable Crashes

    I need some advise.
    I want to know what other people have done to stop their computers from crashing. My main computer has now crashed 5 times in the last hour and a half.

    I am not using Compiz,...
  11. [lubuntu] Re: This random freeze thing is getting annoying...

    My understanding is that flash runs as an extension from your browser, using the library files of your computer. The extension allows you to watch flash in the browser, rather than having to download...
  12. [lubuntu] Re: This random freeze thing is getting annoying...

    I have a few questions:
    1. Are you running 64 bit Ubuntu?
    2. Are you running VirtualBox?
    3. Do you have Flash installed?

    I have been plagued with the same problem with crashing. Youtube is...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: USB breaks in VirtualBox after upgrade to 2.6.32-25

    Solved using

    sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup

    after a few hiccups and restarts.
  14. [SOLVED] USB breaks in VirtualBox after kernel upgrade

    This is more of a note for the forum, but any helpful suggestions are appreciated.

    I upgraded my kernel to 2.6.32-25 from -24, and following that I am no longer able to print or scan from my USB...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Virtualbox most usb devices work, 1 doesn't

    The problem is most likely due to group permissions. You should add the user to the lp group to give vbox access to the printer functions.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Hard upgrade frm 8.1 to 10.4LTS WHILE PRESERVING /home folder - Is this possible?

    Before you do anything, backup you /home directory to a USB flash drive, or external drive. If you have not partitioned your harddrive, reinstalling overtop of 8.10 will format or at least erase your...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: finding what is using the middle mouse button

    The generic function of the middle button in Linux is to paste previously highlighted text. This, obviously, can be overridden in gnome.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Clean Up Grub2 Menu

    I really like the custom menu section. Much cleaner!


    Make sure you are running grub 1.97~beta4!

    grub-install -v
    This will tell you what version of grub is running....
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Transition from 9.04 to 9.10- questions to ease the pain

    Wonderful. Worked great. Thanks for the tips.
  20. [SOLVED] Transition from 9.04 to 9.10- questions to ease the pain

    I have been dual booting between 9.04 and 9.10 for the last 4 or five months. I have had difficult transitions in the past, and I don't like to totally give up what is familiar right away, so I...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: virtualbox usb printer greyed out other usb ok

    user must be a member of both virtualbox and lp in order to use a usb printer.
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Wrong resolution in Karmic, no xorg.conf file

    There is a file called ~/.config/montiors.xml that is sometimes created, and can wreak havoc with your resolution. It seems to override xorg.conf. If monitors.xml is there, delete it, and then...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual Boot without logging off windows

    This is what finally made me able to never boot my windows partition. You can install windows into a virtual machine running inside Linux, and then if you install the guest additions, you can move...
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    [SOLVED] Re: print to pdf?

    sudo apt-get install cups-pdf
    mkdir ~/PDF
    sudo chmod 700 /usr/lib/cups/backend/cups-pdf

    This installs a PDF printer that you can use to print anything like you would using an attached printer....
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    [ubuntu] Re: pic in email

    There are many.
    Easiest to use if you don't want to use the command line is to right click on the picture you want to send, and choose 'Compress'. To the right of the filename is a pulldown menu of...
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