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  1. Fail to boot into os(12.04) after installing updates

    Just installed the new updates and failed to boot into os afer restart. After a couple of restatrs i was able to get terminal but no os. This is the message i get.

    could not reliably determine...
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    Re: nvidia geforce gtx 670 driver issue

    i tried purging the old nvidia drivers, and installing by dash -> addition drivers, but when i tried
    'sudo nvidia-settings' the registry key file is gone. here is the output.

    ERROR: Error...
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    nvidia geforce gtx 670 driver issue

    Hi I am having a time getting the video driver installed right on my alienware x51 r2.
    clicking on additional drivers would say i am using nvidia-331 but the screen looks like its 800x600.
    so I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Integrating gmail in 12.04

    Thanks
  5. Thread: nVidia drivers

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    [SOLVED] Re: nVidia drivers

    I have the same dinosaur video card in an old secondhand dell dimension i got for 60 bucks 3 or 4 years ago. I installed 12.04 and nvidia drivers failed to install, but unity 2d is running fine. It...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Integrating gmail in 12.04

    awesome thanks. Works great. Do you know how to set it as the default email client? so mailto links will open in gmail.
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    [SOLVED] Integrating gmail in 12.04

    I set gnome gmail as my default application for mail. But I would like for the mail symbol in the upper right to light up when I have new mail. Antone have any idea how to do this? I use Ubuntu 12.04.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Eclipse Class Browser description fail

    Solved

    Don't install from repositories. You will not get the latest version and weird stuff can happen. Get it from the eclipse website unless you are using 12.04. You'll also need to install a...
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    [SOLVED] Eclipse Class Browser description fail

    I just started using Eclipse for Java programming. Initially when I browse through a class and you mouse over the methods that pop up a description would come up. This doesn't happen anymore. (ie....
  10. Re: Great preparing computer science books for University

    If you want to learn Java the Java Tutorials are excellent.

    http://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/

    If that alone doesn't do it for you, you could always pick up a copy of Big Java by Cay...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Opening firefox in new window from terminal

    Thank you. Where did you learn about the -new-window its not on the manpages?

    Setting the display actually opens a new window, if you put the option before the url, or else it ignores it, which...
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    [ubuntu] Opening firefox in new window from terminal

    I like to alias my firefox commands so I can open up mutiple pages at once. This works great. firefox "www.google.ca" "www.yahoo.ca"&

    But if I have firefox already up and running it will open...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: xorg.conf edit for external monitor use-not dual

    try typing 'sudo nvidia-settings' in the terminal without the ''. You should be able to save your changes to /etc/X11/xorg.conf now.

    Before you do anything backup.
    Type 'cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia geforce 5200 fx DVI 1680 x 1050

    Hi, what driver are you using?

    I have the same card (nvidia GeForce 5200), use the nvidia 173 driver and have a very simaler problem - wrong resolution through the DVI cable.

    VGA outputs...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: New NVIDIA Geforce FX 5200 video card not working properly

    Can anyone get the nvidia GeForce FX 5200 working with a DVI cable?

    Is there a problem with the nvidia 173 driver and DVI output?

    Ive read so many posts about this but no answer yet. When I...
  16. [ubuntu] black lines on top and bottom of second desktop

    My second display is a 4:3 TV and there are black lines on the top and bottom of my desktop even though the resolution is set to 1024x768.

    I use the nvidia 173 driver and the 2nd display is set...
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    [ubuntu] Re: modeline and resolution help

    Resolution fixed. Need to change frequency.

    after the command 'lspci | grep VGA' I realized that my video controller is VGA compatible and here I am using a DVI cable. When I used a VGA cable a...
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    [ubuntu] modeline and resolution help

    Hi, Im trying to get a new monitor working, but the resolution i need (1920x1080) is not available. The highest available is the resolution of my old monitor. (1280x1024) I am running Ubuntu 8.10 and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox dual screen issues in 8.10

    Well, I figured this one out myself. If anyone else is having problems with using firefox with dual screens or launchers in dual screen this should help. This is not difficult at all and you do not...
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    [ubuntu] Firefox dual screen issues in 8.10

    Im using an nVidia card (GeForce 5200) and have my second display configured as seperate X. I cannot open firefox on the 2nd display when I have a copy running on my primary display... I get an error...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia Separate X-Screen Issues

    I have the same problem with firefox and dual screens. Does anyone know of a fix for this?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't open anything on second x screen

    There's 3 options for configuring a second display.
    1. disabled
    2. Twin-View
    3. Seperate X-Screen.

    You have Seperate X-Screen enabled. Try switching to twin view.
    From terminal type gksudo...
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    [ubuntu] Video driver gone

    I'm running Ubuntu 7.10 on a very old desktop with an nVidia TNT M64, 32 MB video card. I installed a few updates a couple of days ago and shut down, now the max resolution I can get is 800x600,...
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