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  1. Thread: nVidia vs AMD

    by pieroxy
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    [ubuntu] Re: nVidia vs AMD

    I got it. I even installed proprietary drivers which gives me better performances. Almost all is well.

    I have dual screens and the VGA one doesn't get to sleep anymore when the energy saving...
  2. Thread: nVidia vs AMD

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    [ubuntu] Re: nVidia vs AMD

    Thanks for your input. I just bought a GeForce 210. Will report back when it arrives in the mail.
  3. Thread: nVidia vs AMD

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    [ubuntu] nVidia vs AMD

    Hello all,

    I've been rebooting every 15 minutes for the last week since I updated my computer and the latest open source AMD driver got installed, unstable as hell. Long story short: I can't use...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Get album art from rhythmbox on the command line (conky)

    No no no no no, it doesn't help. IT ROCKS!

    Thanks man, one less problem to solve today.
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Get album art from rhythmbox on the command line (conky)

    Thanks for the tip. I have tried a few tutos out there, with the same results:

    A) When I try a simple program :


    #! /usr/bin/env python
    import dbus

    session_bus = dbus.SessionBus()
  6. [SOLVED] Get album art from rhythmbox on the command line (conky)

    Hello there. I'm looking for a way to extract my currently playing album cover art (that's for my conky).

    I've found a few things here and there all advocating the same thing: Covers are in...
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    Re: Ban The User Above You.

    Banned for not knowing how to spell "SERIOUS" in your sig.
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    [all variants] Re: Good CLI id3v2 editor to manage covers

    eyeD3 seems to be the package I need. Thanks for the link, I'll try that starting tomorrow.

    I've subscribed to iTunes Match (fine thing btw if you have Apple devices) and 1/3rd of my covers are to...
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    [all variants] How to install a printer?

    I feel stupid tonight. I've installed my printer before, but this time I just can't figure out how to do it...

    I have a networked printer and I've installed it on my previous Ubuntu installs by...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: cifs not working: cannot mount any samba share

    I installed 11.10 and things are working. Something must have gotten rotten with my previous install.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to 11.10 failed. What's next?

    ok, I re-installed a fresh Ubuntu on another partition. Things are fine. My advice for anyone having Ubuntu and wanting the latest one: FRESH REINSTALL.

    I think it's about the third time in my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: upowerd stuck at 100% CPU on Natty.

    Well. I just killed it and it popped up back. After a couple of times, it went away and I haven't seen the problem in a few month now.
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    [ubuntu] Re: SSHFS in fstab issue

    Wow... I didn't expect any answer to this message this late after my posting !!! Thanks.

    I added allow_other in my fstab line and it seems to be working. Will follow up if I need to do anything...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to 11.10 failed. What's next?

    I know, I usually don't upgrade either. Well. Looks like I'm up for a fresh install. f*$#@ing upgrade manager!!!
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    [ubuntu] Upgrade to 11.10 failed. What's next?

    I started an upgrade. All went well up to the point where it is installing libc-bin. Here it is stuck and nothing moves again.

    Here are the last lines of the terminal:


    Unpacking replacement...
  16. [ubuntu] cifs not working: cannot mount any samba share

    Since a couple of days - after doing an update - I can't mount any Samba share anymore. Here is what happens:


    pieroxy@pieroxy-dev:~$ sudo mount -v -t cifs //192.168.1.26/videos /media/movies ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba shares quesion

    Thanks a lot. Care to compute how much it's going to cost for me? I have around 7TB of data on these shares. So the calculation should include Dropbox pricing + 4 times 7TB of HDD to be able to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba shares quesion

    I understand the original problem and I have fixed it. As far as the command you mentioned, I never tried it. If you look closely at my "logs", you'll see it is an error message from samba.

    The...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba shares quesion

    My RO shares also seem affected by the problem, not only mw RW share.

    Thanks for the tip. I just did that. Restarted smbd but nothing worked. Rebooted the machine. Nothing works. Seems worse than...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba shares quesion

    So... I have to reopen this thread because I have an issue with the solution proposed. It basically doesn't work reliably at home... I mount the samba drive with no issue, but after a while, all...
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    [all variants] Re: ScanExpress A3 USB 1200 Pro driver question

    As expected, no answer yet from the tech support. Does anyone know if it is possible to use a scanner 32-bit driver on a 64 bit ubuntu?
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    [all variants] ScanExpress A3 USB 1200 Pro driver question

    Hi,

    I have a ScanExpress A3 USB 1200 Pro (USB) scanner and the mustek website displays a driver for linux. Unfortunately, when double clicking on the .deb file, it says "Wrong architecture...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: unable to update and upgrade using proxy network

    It works great, thanks.
  24. [ubuntu] Re: unable to update and upgrade using proxy network

    That fixed it for me. How can one set an environment var that is system wide (or at least, that would be set when sudoing)?
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    Re: Ban The User Above You.

    Banned because.
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