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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Nvidia GPU Lockup - Window Manager Freezes Randomly, Xorg, 100% CPU, Proprietary

    Just a quick update. After quite a bit of effort. I had reached a point where any combination of kernels and drivers would only get me to the Lightdm login, the keyboard would become unresponsive and...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Nvidia GPU Lockup - Window Manager Freezes Randomly, Xorg, 100% CPU, Proprietary

    Actually, it may be not. After doing all the above and having a "statistically-longer-period-of-non-failure-that-made-me-feel-comfortable-about-claiming-the-issue-as-solved"; I just had two "hard"...
  3. [SOLVED] Nvidia GPU Lockup - Window Manager Freezes Randomly, Xorg, 100% CPU, Proprietary Drv


    I'm not a "great" troubleshooter, but I thought I would just mention this, as it was a simple fix for me, but the solution was*very* obscure and challenging for me to locate by just searching...
  4. Re: Ubuntu 16.04 Cannot find webpages DNS problem?

    Hey aqk,

    killall is pretty straight forward <i><b>if</b></i> you select the right process... ;)

    &::> man killall
  5. Re: Random freezing + lost wifi (hardware vs. kernel pb?)

    I am having this precise problem as well. Also, just started very recently (within the last two weeks or so I would say).

    Output of lshw:

    description: Computer
  6. VPN config in network manager on Ubuntu/Unity 15.04


    I signed up for a account, which works on my Android device,trying to enter my account details, per's setup guide, in VPNconfig in Unity's Network Manager does not work. It...
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    kivy/buildozer on Ubuntu 15.04


    I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 and have been having a devil of a time getting kivy/buildozer to work, and just wanted to share what has seemed to get me "up and running". It seems like some version...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't resize terminal Ubuntu 15.04

    Also, not to be a defeatist, but you probably have some other terms already on your machine, UXterm, etc. you might want to fish around for one of those as a temporary substitute; to keep you from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't resize terminal Ubuntu 15.04

    I'm having this problem too. Try right-clicking in the top window bar (not the menu bar, but the actual window bar itself) and choosing "resize". This allows me to draw the window back out. It will...
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    Re: Xampp Not Working?


    Did you try

    chmod a+x

    to make the file executable?
  11. Use an Android Phone as a Bootable Ubuntu "USB Drive"?


    I have a handful of bootable Ubuntu usb drives which work great for "roaving" Ubuntu, rescuing friend's systems, etc.; I am wondering though, would it be possible to have a bootable Ubuntu...
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    NFS Shares unaccessible


    I've been experimenting with NFS and have got my exported folder from my NFS server to appear on my designated client, but the folder appears empty, though I've tried copying files to it, and...
  13. CPU Cooler Replacement, Resulting Performance Drop


    I recently had a CPU cooler fan fail, and used my processor's OEM cooler as a backup. While it is a bit noisier, and my cpu temps get a bit higher. It works, for the most part, well. I've...
  14. [ubuntu] Desktop mouse drag exposes hidden UnityDock


    I've got my Unity Dock auto-hidden and am having an issue with the mouse dragging of desktop icons "un-hiding" the dock. I would like to have the dock un-hide only when my mouse crosses the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: UEFI 12.04_AMD64 - Win7 dual boot problems

    I am in the process of building a new box, and you guys are exquisitely heightening my anxiety about the whole process, lol!

    I had no idea this whole UEFI "innovation" was going to be such a can...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox, Chromium-Browser and ksoftirqd

    Thank you for that wry rejoinder, but the problem seems to have evaporated after a reboot. I'm going to count my blessings for the moment and move on. Hopefully it doesn't return.

    Marking this...
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    [SOLVED] Firefox, Chromium-Browser and ksoftirqd

    I've just begun to notice that when running Firefox and Chromium-Browser, that they both seem to run at rather high CPU loads (~50-60%) and seem to be "exciting" the ksoftirqd process, generating two...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Help please ! a default dovecot.conf file ??!!!

    I am also having this precise issue. The server config howto notes these " 'auth default' and 'socket listen' " sections, but they don't appear in my default dovecot.conf file either. I've been...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: AMD/ATI Radeon drivers from website vs. drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 repo

    This worked for me on my Lenovo G555, Thanks a mil! \\:D/
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Bluetooth heyboard via remote login doesn't display characters correctly

    Speaking of hacks...

    I've discovered that logging in with the bluetooth keyboard produces this problem, but logging in with the software keyboard and enabling the bluetooth after having logged in,...
  21. [SOLVED] Bluetooth heyboard via remote login doesn't display characters correctly


    Here's an interesting one, to me at least. I have a small bluetooth Keyboard that bought to use with my Android tablet, so that I can login to Ubuntu remotely.

    I use the Android app...
  22. [ubuntu] gwibber-service process chewing up cpu cycles

    Is anyone else having bursts of gwibber-service taking up CPU? it pops up fairly regularly and eats ~25% of my AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (dual-core 3.0 Ghz). Not for too long, but...

    I like social...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: NoMachine NX gives an error when trying to connect?

    I've also noticed in messing around with this issue, that somehow the login user's .Xauthority file (in the user's home directory) will often interfere, somehow, with an otherwise workable NX...
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    [gnome] Re: gnome crash after installing 12.04 beta

    I'm not sure if this will help, but I had a similar issue with Gnome3 (gnome-shell) not working after the 12.04 upgrade. When trying to login to "GNOME" in the login screen, it would start up gnome 2...
  25. [ubuntu] taking over "Flash Operations" after update


    At some point (it seems like last night's (04/06) update for the Ubuntu 12.04 beta) a mysterious new browser plug-in appeared, or at least, asserted itself.

    This plugin is...
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