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  1. [ubuntu] how to get my laptop working with my external monitor again.

    Hi all,

    Here is my problem:

    I have a 13" Dell laptop that is still going strong except for the LCD screen. Never mind how it got broken, but I worked around the broken screen by hooking it up...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: hardware issue with laptop with my monitor, help!

    Went into the file manager to have a look at the hidden files and folders. I was not able to find anything related to the monitor. Looked around some other files that I think maybe be relevant, but...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: hardware issue with laptop with my monitor, help!

    Okay great thanks, I will try that when I take the laptop back to work. Hopefully that will be the end of it. Will give it a go tomorrow and post back how I went.

    Thanks for your help. Too bad I...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: hardware issue with laptop with my monitor, help!

    I am not able to use the laptop screen as it is broken. My laptop is connected to an external monitor which is not displaying anything (as the display settings were accidently changed). What I mean...
  5. [ubuntu] hardware issue with laptop with my monitor, help!

    Hi all,

    It's been a while since I logged into the forum. I have only just managed to sit down today and try and sort out one of my laptops that has Ubuntu loaded on to it.

    Here is my problem:
    ...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: laptop autoscrolling all applications...

    Update:

    I have since reformatted the entire laptop and now just have Ubuntu on it. The autoscrolling issue still remains and has not been eliminated. I have also dusted under the keyboard to make...
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    [ubuntu] laptop keeps scrolling itself

    Hi All,

    I have reformatted my laptop (had problems with it recently), I decided to do a refresh reinstall and updated to 9.04.

    Anyway my problem, which I had before I reformatted it, was that...
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    [ubuntu] ubuntu not booting, not sure how to

    Hi all,

    I am having a few issues with my laptop. I'll provide a background first before I get to the problem.

    Background: I have a Sony Vaio Laptop, which is dual booted with Windows Vista and...
  9. [ubuntu] laptop autoscrolling all applications... help please

    I have a problem with my laptop. It is driving insane, perhaps I should start at the begining.

    I've had this laptop for about two years now, and water was accidently spilt onto the keyboard (not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing thunderbird 3 in Jaunty

    Actually none of the things are working.. i'm stil trying to figure a way around it.. never mind but i'll get there eventually
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing thunderbird 3 in Jaunty

    Thanks...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing thunderbird 3 in Jaunty

    No tom.. not using Karmic, as I said on my title, I am using Jaunty.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing thunderbird 3 in Jaunty

    Thanks..

    I got an error, it says..
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    [ubuntu] Installing thunderbird 3 in Jaunty

    Hi all,

    I am in need of a little help to clear up my confusion.. I am trying to install thunderbird3 in Jaunty.

    I have read a number of posts but have a little set back, either I'm a bit...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardware problem with PCI Bus

    I am not sure how to make it work though, the laptop is running fine, but I am worried that it will eventually stop working and die if I dont fix this? (Just scaring myself a little too much).:?
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    [ubuntu] Program to capture and edit webcam video

    Hi,

    I have just managed to work out how to get my webcam going, so far I am pleased.

    I installed GUVCVideo and it works well with the webcam with out any issues.

    I have been wondering if I...
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    Re: Emesene 1.5. Opinion?

    It sure does look interesting, I'll upgrade mine as soon as it becomes available!

    Hopefully the wait won't be too long! Thanks for posting this.. I'd have never noticed otherwise.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardware problem with PCI Bus

    I should add that my laptop is a Sony Vaio, never had any problems until this craopped up.
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    [ubuntu] Hardware problem with PCI Bus

    Hi All,

    I need a little help with my laptop, so any help is appreciated.

    I had 8.04 and noticed that I started having problems, I can't remember what I did, but it was about time I did a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu fsck scans

    Yeah I did, I reinstalled a fresh copy of 9.04 and the the warning crops up on shut down says that the problem might to be the PCI Bus.

    Thanks for your post, I appreicate it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu fsck scans

    THanks Mcduck

    I restarted my laptop to check the error, did this 3 times as it was really quick,

    the warning comes up as "there might be a hardware problem, most likely to be your PCI Bus".
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu fsck scans

    Thanks McDuck,

    Okay, now I am using my installed system..

    the output for blkid:


    ella@ella-laptop:~$ blkid
    /dev/loop0: TYPE="squashfs"
    /dev/sda1: UUID="48BEDEC1BEDEA72A"...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu fsck scans

    I have a Sony Vaio VGN CR25G
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu fsck scans

    HI there,

    Thanks for your help,

    Output for blkid:


    /dev/sda5: UUID="80aa83d3-8419-4f25-9433-83a6757dd483" SEC_TYPE="ext2" TYPE="ext3"

    Outpost for /etc/fstab:
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu fsck scans

    I have no idea what type of HDD I have, or how to go about doing this?

    Could you please give me some advice?
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