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    [ubuntu] Problems with pidgin intergration

    So I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04. One of the newest features is the "me" menu and gwibber integration. This seems to work great. However, I am having some problems with pidgin.

    Empathy still...
  2. Keep aspect ratio for non widescreen apps

    Since upgrading to Karmic on my (full sized) inspiron it has had the new feature where if I play a full screen game which lacks widescreen support, it will put black borders at the side to maintain...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: How to make the sceen flash up white at a certain time?

    It didn't wake my screen up, I didn't mean suspend just screen off.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: How to make the sceen flash up white at a certain time?

    Well used it for a few days and a couple of times when I started the app it had deleted one of my alarms.

    Then this morning it was supposed to go off but didn't.
  5. [ubuntu] Re: How to make the sceen flash up white at a certain time?

    Will it wake up the screen from power saving?
  6. [ubuntu] How to make the sceen flash up white at a certain time?

    Hi.

    I need to be woken up at 4AM and would like to find a way for my laptop to be a light which turns on at a certain time to augment my alarm.

    I just need the screen to light up white at a...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: question probably asked too many time, how to get auto run to run lol

    I've just done some quick googling about the card and it seems that if you have version 5100 then it should work out of the box.

    http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/wireless/?p=128

    If not there...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: question probably asked too many time, how to get auto run to run lol

    Do the CD's include drivers for Linux/Ubuntu?

    In general there's no autorun in Linux, possibly because most software is downloaded rather than installed from CD. Although if Ubuntu detects certain...
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    Re: "Linux" for human beings?

    Which is why I'm not suggesting "GNU/Linux for human beings" because that would sound ridiculous.
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    Re: "Linux" for human beings?

    I agree as well but it it's only partially relevant. The issue about "Linux for geeks" is only a small portion of the main reason for not keeping the slogan.

    The main reason which I see is that...
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    "Linux" for human beings?

    I know this is an age old debate, but since the new version of ubuntu will include an option to have a completely free system, it seems to me that this issue might need to be addressed.

    We all...
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    [other] Re: Ubuntu from Xubuntu

    Not sure, but if you ran "apt-get autoremove" after removing xubuntu-desktop, it might do it.

    You'd probably want ubuntu-desktop installed first though.
  13. Re: Trying to build a deb for my anjuta application

    Ok I managed to make a package using debuild.

    However I don't think anjuta created the tarball very well.

    The main problem is that the program didn't really know where to look for the ".glade"...
  14. Trying to build a deb for my anjuta application

    Hi.

    I have written an application in anjuta which compiles fine and I have finished as much as I am going to for this version.

    What I would like to do now is build a .deb for ubuntu gutsy.

    I...
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    Re: Quake4 running in wine?

    You can find information on quake 4 and wine here:

    http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=application&iId=2656

    Also, if you're going to be running a lot of programs in wine you should...
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    Re: GPLing a school project

    Sounds good except you can't get patents on programs, only specific ideas used within them.

    Thanks for the suggestions guys.

    By the way, I did consider before starting the project the idea of...
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    KDE4 Development

    So is their a reveiw of the new API's which come as part of KDE4?

    How is it to program with QT4 and the various layers which supposedly allow you to access various things like networks and...
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    Re: Entropy: A new Linux Game Project

    This sounds like a great idea for a game.

    How much of the planning have you done so far?

    I wish I could help but I'm still a couple of years off being able to give any serious assitance with...
  19. Re: What linux or computer event are you most excited for?

    Probably KDE 4.1

    I am currently trying to install debian testing with KDE 4.0 on it

    I'm also a fairly inexperianced programmer so I'm interested to see what reviews the new API's in KDE4 get...
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    Re: Getting games to work in ubuntu

    Hi

    As far as I know, Playstation 2 emulators are not in a useable state yet on any OS.

    However Playstation 1 games should work (though I've never tried with ubuntu).
    ...
  21. Re: Making an application in C++ for Linux.

    If you want to do GTK and c++ you can use gtkmm which gives you GTK in a c++ wrapper.

    GTK's layout works differently to QT's because its works hierarchically (can't believe I spelt that right...
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    Re: GPLing a school project

    I'm still not really sure about this.

    According to the GPL I should get a copyright disclaimer from the school.
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    Re: GPLing a school project

    It depends on the contract with the home tutor.

    Yeah maybe it's just UK law but I'm pretty sure the school owns the copyright.

    It's probably required for parents to sign a thing saying that its...
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    GPLing a school project

    Hey all.

    I am doing Advanced Higher Computing in my last year of high school.

    As part of the course, I need to do a project.

    I intend (and have begun) to create a program in c++/gtkmm which...
  25. Re: How does linspires deal with microsoft affect ubuntu?

    Actually CNR.com is up now and we can use it if we wan't.

    Dosn't mean its a good idea...
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