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    [SOLVED] Export passphrase

    I recently encrypted my home folder on my netbook running WattOS (Ubuntu 11.04 with LXCE) but I never got around to exporting my passphrase. I realize now that this is really stupid. I can't find a...
  2. [gnome] Re: After Nvidia driver installation gnome 3 is converted to half gnome 2 nd half gno

    I had the same problem, but with ATI. Install fglrx to see if it would solve my HDMI output problems (it didn't but instead caused screen corruption and made Ubuntu unusable). After uninstall of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installation without reboot

    Brilliant, thanks.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installation without reboot

    It's not just laziness. I just think it's an unnecessary step and it's a relic from the times when you needed an installation medium. This is no longer the case but all operating systems cling to the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installation without reboot

    Bumping this since I still feel it's a good idea. The previous two posts completely misunderstood my idea.

    I want to be able to install Ubuntu to an (of course) unused partition without using an...
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    [SOLVED] Installation without reboot

    Does anyone know if it's possible to install Ubuntu without rebooting the machine?

    For instance, I'm just now going to install Oneiric on a separate partition to try it out but what's the point...
  7. Thread: 11.04 is SLOW

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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 is SLOW

    I just wanted to give my five pesetas on this one. I also had problems with Ubuntu being incredibly slow, sometimes mouse-laggingly so. For me it wasn't a hardware problem (I use a crappy old AMD...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    I have the same issue. Sometimes when I start my Ubuntu I get a list of my users (which is just mine). If I try to login, it just hangs. I do CTRL-ALT-F1 at run "sudo restart gdm" and when gdm...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    Yes, I noticed this yesterday evening. I haven't got a temp reading but the fan worked constantly and my laptop got quite hot. Not sure if it's Firefox or something with the Gallium drivers. I bet...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    I'm having problems as well, but with crashes and warnings aplenty. :) Updating now to see if there's fixes on the way.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems installing fglrx

    I've already tried that and I got the same error message. As I understand it, fglrx had this problem in september but it was fixed for kernels .35 and .36 so if there's been a regression, it probably...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems installing fglrx

    I wonder if this is being worked on. Is anyone else experiencing this problem?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems installing fglrx

    Yeah, should have thought of that. I didn't find this bug report before but it seem to be a known issue: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dkms/+bug/641830
    Weird that nothing has happened...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems installing fglrx

    Installation worked with kernel 2.6.36-rc8. However, it should work with 2.6.35 too. Is noone else having this problem?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems installing fglrx

    Not sure what you're asking here. As you can see in my post, I'm using 2.6.35-22-generic which is default in Maverick.
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    [ubuntu] Problems installing fglrx

    Is anyone else having problems installing fglrx? It seems the DKMS module fails to install. When searching for this error message, it appears there was a similar issue with fglrx in august but it...
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    Re: Kindle for PC /Wine

    *rejoicing*

    Now, if the new version would work so that we could read in full screen, it would truly be cause for a celebratory dance!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent wifi problems

    I have tried Maverick now and it seem to have built-in support for my wifi card, which seem to work much better. Maverick rocks!
  19. Thread: HDMI out

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    [SOLVED] Re: HDMI out

    I tried Maverick today and got picture on my LCD TV within a second of connecting the HDMI so it seems this is fixed upstream. :)
  20. Thread: HDMI out

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    [SOLVED] Re: HDMI out

    Isn't FN-F5 just a keyboard shortcut? It shouldn't matter if you use the display manager or the keyboard shortcut, should it? Anyway, it doesn't work. Also tried setting a resolution with xrandr and...
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    [SOLVED] Intermittent wifi problems

    I'm having problems with wifi. When I disconnect my network cable and try to switch to wifi, there seem to be something "blocking" the wireless connection. It connects and receives an IP adress but...
  22. Thread: HDMI out

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    [SOLVED] HDMI out

    I'm having problems with HDMI out on my computer. I'm trying to connect my 40" LCD TV with HDMI. Ubuntu detects the monitor (as a 7" display) but there's no image. I know I have gotten it to work...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Startup programs doesn't run

    Reinstall and a complete cleanup of my messy home folders solved this issue. Too many experiments made jack a dull boy.
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    [SOLVED] Startup programs doesn't run

    I have the weirdest issue that I first thought was a Lucid Alpha issue. I have now reinstalled Karmic, created a new home folder and the problem remains. My /home is on a separate ext3 partition and...
  25. Thread: ZSNES Games

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    [ubuntu] Re: ZSNES Games

    SNES games are copyrighted and the downloading of them shouldn't be discussed here. If you do find a ROM (of a game you OWN!), it should be fairly straightforward getting it to work. Start the...
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