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    [ubuntu] Re: how flash continues to suck

    1) yes, one monitor is marginally better. I only need to power cycle 2-3x day vrs 5+
    2) thought I had but I will check.

    3) brb, checking :-)

    thanks for the help.

    * update *
    2d seems...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how flash continues to suck

    yes, I've used flash aid and it only made things worse.

    I've been following the development of html 5 for a while. I've built a web development framework for hand disabled, speech recognition...
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    [ubuntu] how flash continues to suck

    I've tried 3 well respected techniques of installing flash. tried 4 different video drivers for nvidia. flash always breaks. most common is that something goes wrong and x.org hits 95-100% cpu...
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    [ubuntu] dropping the F-bomb (flash)

    Normally I love Linux and Ubuntu but right now I am at my wits end. I've tried everything to solve these two problems I can't find an answer. Is driving me mad and almost driving me back to Windows....
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    why is making a simple hulu viewer so hard. I've tried all published instructions (here and flash-aid). I have a fragile viewer that breaks sometimes, on resizing, sometimes blanking or freezing...
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    [ubuntu] yet another flash hulu problem

    using 11.10 I've had problems with hulu, youtube, and bbc video for a while. pausing and blank screen mostly. finally tried to fix using flashaid but all I managed to do was make it worse. now...
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    [ubuntu] Re: reinstall grub after windows disaster

    oh, I am so embarrassed. method 2 underhttps://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2#Reinstalling%20GRUB%202 worked from sysresque. helps if your hands work and you type the right path. am sooo...
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    [ubuntu] reinstall grub after windows disaster

    not your usual grub reinstall request. my laptop is special. I can't boot a live cd because the #$#$@*&^@#W# webcam on my laptop (acer travelmate 8200) causes a kernel module to reload about once a...
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    [all variants] problems with remote (on xming) display

    I'm trying to display Ubuntu/X11 applications via X11 (Xming) on a Windows virtual machine. The application will display just fine under Xming except for all the fonts being significantly smaller....
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    [all variants] Re: web cam blacklist that does not blacklist

    found the solution. Someone suggested that I try looking at the modules in a different way.

    modprobe -c --showconfig | more

    This was a good clue. it showed lots of gspca associated symbols. ...
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    [all variants] web cam blacklist that does not blacklist

    upgraded to 8.10 from 8.04 and as to be expected, the webcam failed in it's usual way

    Mar 21 14:58:36 first-triad kernel: [ 620.717639] gspca: probing 046d:0892
    Mar 21 14:58:37 first-triad...
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    [ubuntu] browser snapping shut, flash consume all CPU

    I'm trying to diagnose some problems on my wife's machine. I apologize if this is a bit vague but it's from her description and I haven't been able to see some of the problems myself.

    She is...
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    [ubuntu] ethernet problems with epia-sn chipset

    using a epia-sn mini-itx system and am having problems with ethernet. whenever I try to transfer a few hundred GB of data via rsync, the ethernet driver drops off the network. it seems that...
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    [all variants] IOwait problems with ProLiant ml350

    ubuntu 8.04
    HP Proliant ml 350
    E200i sata raid card

    The problem is the I/O wait percentage increases during data transfer. A simple rsync transfer will bring the percent I/O wait value up to...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with 8.04 (WiFi, open VPN, random system lockups, CMOS corruption)

    Found a solution to this problem. Turns out, it was a cooling problem but not one that could be helped by an external fan. A friend of my suggested I check to make sure the thermal compound between...
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    [ubuntu] Re: iwl3945 Not working on Hardy

    works great (sort of) wifi and ethernet switching are swell. open vpn, not so good

    May 17 11:51:12 first-triad kernel: [ 209.021896] nm-vpn-properti[7117]: segfault at 00000000 eip b6e33507 esp...
  17. [ubuntu] Problems with 8.04 (WiFi, open VPN, random system lockups, CMOS corruption)

    summary of problems:

    Laptop:

    o WiFi (Intel 3945ABG) not recognized, solution involves back port modules and wicd.

    o WiFi solution lost my open VPN management capability.

    wife's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: iwl3945 Not working on Hardy

    thanks for the guidance on this. one thing I'm missing is openvpn support. I really liked the way the network manager made starting and stopping a vpn very easy. Ive tried kvpnc bit it seems to...
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    Re: 8.04rc vmware problems

    jeos is for appliances. all versions 8.04 can run in vmware. better back off to the stock kernel
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    8.04rc vmware problems

    using ws 6, 7.10 as host and 8.04 guest. switched to virtual kernel and tried to install the guest tools. see picture for failure.

    ideas?
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    virtualization support in 8.04

    I'm trying to run 8.04. as a guest in VM Ware server. I installed the virtual support kernel, open-vm-tools and open-vm-tools-gui. Two problems I've encountered so far. The first is that there...
  22. Re: Desperately seeking alternative virtual machines

    just checked again in both manual and IRC. It looks like VM Ware and Xen are the only two systems that support servers and given that I'm using salvaged Pentium fours without virtualization support,...
  23. Re: Desperately seeking alternative virtual machines

    workstation upgrade doesn't buy me a whole lot. I'm looking forward to the server 2.0 getting out of beta in about six months because from what I've seen it's really nice. As for 8.04, I tend to...
  24. Re: Desperately seeking alternative virtual machines

    maybe I'm just lucky but I've gotten into a situation where some of my virtual machines do not upgrade kernels and headers at the same time (highly annoying). unless I'm very much mistaken, you also...
  25. Re: Desperately seeking alternative virtual machines

    because of my requirements (lights off server operation) I'm going to have to stick with VM Ware for the time being. all of the other virtualization tools are really oriented towards desktop...
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