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  1. Re: additional drivers no longer installed by default ?

    The original question was "additional drivers no longer installed by default ?". That's the question I answered. I probably should have said it was removed for the 12.10 release instead of the way I...
  2. Re: additional drivers no longer installed by default ?

    Guys and gals - Jockey was removed by the Ubuntu devs for the 12.10 release and was replaced by a new "Additional drivers" tab in the "Software Sources" app. It's powered by the the new...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant install Nvidia drivers

    Here's the link to the original bug report that states the problem with the "nvidia-current" (and ATI as well) is currently incompatible with the latest Xorg kernel driver in 12.10.
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    Re: Collaborative Efforts

    Nah, just Ikey Doherty, a slightly underpowered laptop and a flaky wireless connection (don't tell him I said so, please). :lolflag:
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    [xubuntu] Re: How to disable caps lock?

    Thanks, I appreciate the link but using the command to disable the caps lock in the post resulted in an error:


    xmodmap: unknown command on line commandline:1
    xmodmap: unable to open file...
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    [xubuntu] How to disable caps lock?

    Being and old Gnome user and a brand new XFCE user, does anyone know how to disable the Caps Lock key in Xubuntu 11.04? It's rather easy in Gnome and obviously not so easy in XFCE. I've attempted a...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia problems with Kernel upgrade to 2.6.32-23-generic

    Oops, my mistake. I've been dual booting for so long now I'd completely forgotten. Been a long time since I had a single load of Ubuntu on a machine.
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia problems with Kernel upgrade to 2.6.32-23-generic

    Now this is strange. I updated to Kernel 2.6.32-23 in Lucid without any problem whatsoever and I'm running a dedicated NVidia card. And DKMS was already installed, I didn't have to install it...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Whats up with firefox 3.6.4 update?

    Okay, so maybe not such a long time after all. :lolflag:
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    [SOLVED] Re: Whats up with firefox 3.6.4 update?

    For everybody's info, I've been doing some research and there's a problem with the timing of the new OOPP ("Out Of Process Plugins" that is incorporated in 3.6.4) for Flash causing the plugin to...
  11. Thread: Swap size

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    [SOLVED] Re: Swap size

    The following is an excellent thread about partitioning for an Ubuntu/Linux MInt install which includes a good explanation about swap partitions and whether or not you need one and what size it...
  12. Thread: Mint 8 KDE

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    Re: Mint 8 KDE

    Linux Mint 8 KDE is: Based on Karmic, KDE 4.3.4, 2.6.31-16 Kernel
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    [SOLVED] Re: "Help and Support" pages do not load in 9.10

    Thanks for the reply and yes, I was testing the Firefox 3.6 nightly builds at the time. I removed Firefox 3.6 and XULrunner 1.9.2 and Help and Support started working again. For what it's worth I did...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: XULrunner 1.9.2 cripples Karmic Help and Support browser

    Okay, for what it's worth I did two things and now "Help and Support" is working again. I reinstalled Firefox 3.6, Firefox 3.6 Branding, Firefox 3.6 Gnome support and XULrunner 1.9.2 today (I had...
  15. [ubuntu] XULrunner 1.9.2 cripples Karmic Help and Support browser

    I'm currently testing Firefox 3.6 builds (code name: "Namorka") in Karmic Koala. Firefox 3.6 uses XULrunner 1.9.2 which, when installed, cripples Ubuntu's "Help and Support" browser by not allowing...
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    [SOLVED] "Help and Support" pages do not load in 9.10

    The "Help and Support" app does not load any help file at all. Upon initially bringing up "Help and Support" or clicking the "Home" button brings up this alert box:


    Unable to load page

    The...
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    [gnome] Re: Add 'gnome shell' to Karmic login "sessions"

    autocrosser - Thanks for the links. I'm always a hound for info like this. And why bash the Shell (yup, many meanings alright) especially when it's still in the early devlopment stage? The only...
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    [gnome] Re: Add 'gnome shell' to Karmic login "sessions"

    coffeecat - Glad to see another who doesn't mind living dangerously. :D

    Now that I think of it, there probably isn't a way to stick Gnome shell into the Sessions menu on the login screen since...
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    [gnome] Add 'gnome shell' to Karmic login "sessions"

    Hi all,

    I downloaded and installed "Gnome shell" via the Ubuntu Software Center and set up the correct command line for the "Accessories" menu item (menu item command line is missing the "...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to install Firefox 3.5 rc2?

    Well, you learn something new everyday. It'll be interesting to see what happens come next week then.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to install Firefox 3.5 rc2?

    Since when hasn't Ubuntu always updated Firefox to the latest version? :P Since Firefox has been updated to the latest version all along then it stands to reason that when 3.5 final (this coming...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernel update problem??

    So that's the reason for the failure? I sort of thought that but wasn't sure.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernel update problem??

    I have the same problem as DougieFresh4U and yes, I have the Proposed repo enabled in Software Sources so I have to assume that DougieFresh4U has done the same. I'm also assuming that this is a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remnants of deleted files

    Ah, thanks for pointing out the difference. I did notice however that once the original file is deleted, the 'backup' of that file cannot be recovered via Gedit and opening the backup manually as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remnants of deleted files

    Thanks for the quick responses everyone. Would have replied sooner but MY DSL slowed down to a crawl (backwoods living does have it's drawbacks).

    I realized that I had seen this very thing before...
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