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    Poll: Re: Poll: Binary NVidia/ATI Drivers in Ubuntu?

    In considering if this is the right step to take for the Ubuntu distribution you have to consider the majority of the user base. After all, we choose a distribution because of the unique philosophy...
  2. Re: TIP: Improve bootup speed by reprofiling bootup

    Using the mississipi counting method (yes not very scientific) I counted 25s to bootup to login screen and 34 seconds to boot up into a ready to use desktop (with beryl starting up too) so a very...
  3. Re: HOW-TO: Use your MTP mp3 Players with Ubuntu!

    Well I was messing around trying to get my Gigabeat working under linux. The latest version of Gnomad2 with MTP support will allow you to transfer songs and modify (not sure about creating) playlists...
  4. Re: HOW-TO: Use your MTP mp3 Players with Ubuntu!

    I own a Gigabeat S. And while this is a GREAT player, media management via MTP is HORRIBLE. MTP has to be the WORST implementation of media management ever. What they did here is take a protocol...
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    Re: HOWTO: NVIDIA TV-OUT for Newbies

    Well all you have to do is disconnect the cable heh. But if your on a laptop some have a hardware switch (like FN + F8) that will kill the signals.
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    Re: HOWTO: NVIDIA TV-OUT for Newbies

    Cazz change tv:800x600 to tv:800x600@1280x800

    It's not the best solution but its better than having to set your laptop screen to 800x600.

    kebab try some other formats



    Also make sure your...
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    Re: HOWTO: NVIDIA TV-OUT for Newbies

    You have to change the resolution, my laptop uses 1440X900 as its native resolution so you have to change it to match your laptop's native, unless it is 1440x900 as well.

    For example if your...
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    Re: HOWTO: NVIDIA TV-OUT for Newbies

    For those of you with laptops here's how to set it up so X will activate any extra screens as a clone automatically.



    Section "Device"
    Identifier "NVIDIA Corporation NV41.8 [GeForce Go...
  9. Re: Any Former Gentoo Users (Comparing Ubuntu w/Gentoo)

    I found Gentoo boots up so slooooooooow, it took over a minute to boot Gentoo with a minimal Gnome desktop, while Ubuntu takes something like 35-40s. That's what really ticked me off after i spent a...
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    Re: HOWTO: Mount NTFS volumes with write support

    you have to add users to your /etc/fstab like this:

    /dev/hda1 /mnt/hda1 ntfs defaults,users,gid=users 0 0

    you can then give the group read write and execute permissions
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    Re: HOWTO: Mount NTFS volumes with write support

    How fast is the read access compared to the read-only NTFS driver? I noticed with captive-ntfs the read access is way slower compared to the native linux NTFS driver
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