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  1. Re: GUI program to change the CPU frequency scaling governor

    hi, maybe usefull for someone too, it toggles between ondemand and powersave.
    I use this script (i named it "switch_cpu_governer.sh") with a starter in the desktop top-bar:


    #!/bin/bash
    # made...
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    howto setup gtkradiant in ubuntu

    there was already such a thread, but it was closed (dont know why, cause radiant is not dead)
    the old thread was there, with last valuable hint for setup:
    >...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 is SLOW

    I can confirm that 11.04 with unity is definitly "slow" -
    special on older hardware the performace loss is significant and can be proved like this:
    1. use a performance monitor like "top", which...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Clone a USB startup disk

    use dd
    (see: man dd)
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    The destiny usb-stick has to be the same size or bigger
    as your source.
    -
    and check, that you dont copy the wrong usb-stick (the empty one)
    to your source!
    -
    If the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.04 fails again!

    Have you ever tried a
    cold-boot
    after install?
    -
    Or did you only do the install-procedure including the following
    warm-boot and look embarassed at the not booting computer-screen?
    -
    With...
  6. [other] Re: Grub: Error 17 Cannot mount selected partition

    the file "menu.lst"
    is for the old grub-boot-loader.
    Not for the newer grub-2
    that comes with ubuntu-10.04, ubuntu-10.10 etc.
    -
    I know old knoppix versions using syslinux for boot
    and grub...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Deleted, and now can't reinstall Lucid.

    manually create harddiskpartions...
    -
    Boot the INstall-CD into the live-Version,
    (you may need to press Up/Down key to activate the boot-menu of the install-CD, then select your options... )
    -...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: NVIDIA Drivers in Ubuntu 10, Kernel source help.

    why did You not use the entry in the menu:
    System -> Hardware Driver
    and installed the nvidia-propietary driver with this menu-point?
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    The only use for doing a built of the nvidia-drivers local...
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    [SOLVED] no power-off since ubuntu 10.04

    no power-off since ubuntu 10.04
    - power-off did work on same hardware with older ubuntu 9.04
    after different kernel-updates
    for some time the kernel-boot-options:
    acpi=oldboot
    did work for me....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restoring old evolution files

    if you cannot backup your
    $home/.evolution
    directory
    then "mv" (move)
    it to another !save place.
    ---
    maybe rename it to:
    my_old_evolution
    -
    then do a new install of evolution for your user.
  11. [ubuntu] Re: installation freeze on old compaq (1998)

    you cannot run the Live-Version without enough memory.
    The minimum for older ubuntu versions was 256MB main-memory
    and newer version may have need the same minimum or even more.
    To do an install...
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    [all variants] Re: Many Ubuntu setup on USB stick?

    you should search for:

    multiboot usb

    one link (only one.)
    > http://www.boiselug.org/node/66

    has links to using iso-boot-files like those from ubuntu-10.04
    (and others too) to build a...
  13. Re: update of nvidia-driver breaks poweroff/shutdown again

    i go for do a REBOOT instead of shutdown the computer.

    This works with a default menu-entry in grub, that does the "halt" after the short timeout (of 10 seconds).

    For this i put a 09_custom...
  14. update of nvidia-driver breaks poweroff/shutdown again

    update of nvidia-driver breaks poweroff/shutdown again
    -
    like solved here:
    > http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1489432

    after the update of nvidia-driver last week, poweroff is not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: PyGTK and interface update

    you should use module subprocess,
    check, google for examples with it and using poll
    like this one:
    >...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox "Bus Error"

    always test it - if you have a computer with more than 256MB main-memory-ram -
    always test the function of the live-cd.
    That is the normal install-cd, but dont choose install, instead
    choose the...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Can install 10.4 using noapci but won't boot

    if you are right, that your system runs
    with the "noapic" option
    you can check it at the grub-boot-menu.
    Dont wait till the auto-boot starts, press the "cursor-down"-key
    then curser-up key to...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Beating my head against an Proliant ML330 G2

    i dont remember the old Proliant models at all. It was the time
    this models were called Compaq Proliants and not HP(bought Compag later).
    I used "old" RedHat for those DualCore-Proliants and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: moving encrypted /home

    one larger text about ecryptfs in linux-magazine:
    > http://www.linux-mag.com/cache/7568/1.html
    and
    you should check the sourceforge-site of ecryptfs
    there are a lot more faq, answer+questions...
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    [ubuntu] Re: moving encrypted /home

    lol ---
    first, i only used the "encrypted home" for some testings
    and i guess you are speaking about the "encrypted filesystem part" of
    home/username that is stored somewhere in /var (if i...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: How to get to GRUB boot menu directly after the computer start?

    No - i had no problems with old grub (legacy). The new grub2
    had some problems (like using different device-map order)
    and it happened suddenly with one update in 10.04 beta ... or? - i dont...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 freezes while shutdown

    one way to solve my "freeze on shutdown" was to use reboot and press the poweroffbutton at the boot menu.
    I could solve it for me with the option
    acpi=oldboot
    like told in this posting:
    >...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: shutdown with poweroff is no more working

    solved the issue for me, like that:
    -
    there was a new kernel update, so i thought again about trying to shutdown with poweroff, but sadly it did not work too.


    uname -a
    Linux rf-desktop...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: How to get to GRUB boot menu directly after the computer start?

    if it is grub2
    you are using?
    Then check the file:
    /etc/grub/grub.cfg

    In this file, there are some defaults setup,
    like the GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT


    # If you change this file, run...
  25. [ubuntu] umount external drives missing and failure with crypted external drives

    umount external drives missing and failure with crypted external drives
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    Its ubuntu 10.04 and
    i did not have this problem with 9.04.
    In 10.04 there is only the menu-entry to "securely remove" an...
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