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    [ubuntu] Re: New installation but no sound

    Also working now for me with Lucid Lynx LTS 64-bit. This is great, so happy!

    (I'm running the exact same system as gievenden.)

    Quoting Kuoi:

    "WHORIDER !!! You're the man !!!!

    "Spread the...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: karmic: creative x-fi xtreme (CA0110-IBG) -no sound with spdif (optic digital IEC

    Kuoi --

    This works for me too! Thanks so much for digging up this old thread and letting us know about this. I've been using OSS but it is only a half solution. I now have full audio for...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: karmic: creative x-fi xtreme (CA0110-IBG) -no sound with spdif (optic digital IEC

    OK, I think I have this just about solved. To recap,

    1. I followed these instructions for setting up OSS:

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenSound

    2. I experienced seemingly random...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: karmic: creative x-fi xtreme (CA0110-IBG) -no sound with spdif (optic digital IEC

    Progress report:

    Well, I seem to have sound about half the time. osstest always gives me sound, both from my rear and front "green" jack.

    Using the test function in the Multimedia Systems...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: karmic: creative x-fi xtreme (CA0110-IBG) -no sound with spdif (optic digital IEC

    Thanks for the suggestion. When I run gstreamer-properties I just get the Multimedia System Selector box, where I get the "Unsupported" indication (see #3 in my post above). At least I think that's...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: karmic: creative x-fi xtreme (CA0110-IBG) -no sound with spdif (optic digital IEC

    I'm one step closer....

    I followed the Ubuntu Community Documentation that I listed in #2 in my previous post. I'm still not getting any sound out yet, but:

    1. Audio applications will now...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: karmic: creative x-fi xtreme (CA0110-IBG) -no sound with spdif (optic digital IEC

    Thanks for the tip, Webe12. I have been studying this today and will give it a try as soon as I get a chance. For the possible benefit of others I will briefly summarize what I have found.

    1....
  8. [ubuntu] Re: karmic: creative x-fi xtreme (CA0110-IBG) -no sound with spdif (optic digital IEC

    "...looking for other people stuck like me..."

    Hi. Just wanted to chime in and say that I just installed Karmic on my HP Pavilion Elite and have the same problem with my Creative X-Fi Xtreme. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wacom Bamboo tablet preferences

    Favux --

    A big THANK YOU!

    I installed wacom-tools but I don't know if I really needed to or not.

    The one bit of information I was really missing was the Wacom Community Documentation page....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wacom Bamboo tablet preferences

    Favux --

    Thanks very much! Just trying to help a guy out and here I get some good info myself.

    I'll have to dig into this when I get a chance this week and see what I can accomplish.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wacom Bamboo tablet preferences

    Which version of Ubuntu are you running?

    I have a Wacom Bamboo which did not work "out of the box" with Gutsy (8.10), but which works very well with Jaunty (9.04) without installing anything else....
  12. [ubuntu] Re: external microphone does not work 9.04

    Yea!

    Alsamixer is a great tool. I sometimes use an external sound card with my laptop, and alsamixer gives me quick access to its settings.

    alsamixer -c0 for first card

    alsamixer -c1 for...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: external microphone does not work 9.04

    This might be as simple as unmuting the external mic or turning the gain up. I prefer using alsamixer in a terminal to do this. (Seems like there's a volume control somewhere in the menu system but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Upgrade went perfectly

    Also, Adobe has a test site that will tell you if you have Flash properly installed and if so what version:

    http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=tn_15507
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade problem to 9.04

    Hi. I gave up on upgrades a long time ago and decided that doing clean installs was much better, besides giving me a chance to dump some of the software that I have installed but never use anymore. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: im building a new pc

    If this is your first experience with Ubuntu and you are already comfortable with Windows, then I recommend you go with Vista and then install Ubuntu inside Windows using Wubi. If you find you like...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installation inside windows

    I recently installed Intrepid using Wubi and am very impressed by how easy it was and how well it works. Essentially, it makes a large file on your hard drive and treats it as a virtual partition. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Program for burning data DVDs?

    I agree with the Brasero recommendation. I'm not on my Ubuntu machine right now, but as I recall it comes standard with the Hardy distro and is available for Gutsy from the repositories.
  19. [other] Re: DESTROYING thumb drive partitions using gparted

    Something new in U3, maybe? Don't know if this is a new development in U3 or is particular to this manufacturer, but is sure makes removing U3 easier:

    I just bought a Sandisk Curzer 2 GB USB...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to format hard drive?

    You could install Gparted using Synaptic, and that will let you format and partition drives.

    (Be very careful that you do not format the wrong drive!)

    You could also go to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: xp install deleted /boot

    Maybe someone can comment on this -- wouldn't this do the job?:

    sudo update-grub

    I know that will update menu.lst to reflect things like uninstalled older versions of the kernel. Don't know...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Which format for external drive?

    I have two laptops both of which dual boot Windows and Ubuntu, and my wife still uses Windows, so I have the same situation. My solution was to partition an external drive and leave one partition as...
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    Re: Archive files dosn't work

    OK, I just started using mytharchive today and ran into the exact problem you describe. I did a little Googling and came up with this:
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  24. [other] Re: DESTROYING thumb drive partitions using gparted

    tobydeemer --

    That's pretty interesting and good to know. When you get a chance, please let us know the exact command. Sounds like a good thing to know about. I had the same experience as...
  25. Poll: Re: Do you use the touch pad tapping feature?

    dizee -- have you seen this post?:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=864653

    Sounds as if you might be able to help "thegodfaza" with his touchpad configuration problem. Thanx.
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