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    [ubuntu] Re: blank boxes in login screen (Lucid Lynx)

    dino99, thanks for the tips, unfortunately it didn't work. That is, I still had blank boxes after putting nomodeset in the kernel boot line. I actually tried a bunch of other things from a bit of...
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    [ubuntu] blank boxes in login screen (Lucid Lynx)

    A bit of a problem report, together with a rant.

    I installed Lucid Lynx on a medium-old system, Athlon 2200+ with an ATI video card. No problems during the install itself. The problem is that...
  3. [ubuntu] Hang during bootup with USB keyboard/mouse plugged in

    I'm running Ubuntu 9.04 (32-bit) and I'm having a problem with the system hanging when I have a USB mouse or keyboard plugged in. I'm currently working around this problem by having both my mouse...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recommended system backup or imaging program?

    Thanks for the reply.

    Message to myself: also check out Clonezilla, Partimage, Rescue Is Possible, FSArchiver, tar.
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    [ubuntu] Recommended system backup or imaging program?

    I've spent way too many hours so far getting my install of Ubuntu 9.04 working (working around a boot hang issue, custom nvidia drivers, compiz, dual monitor setup). I'm wondering what backup or...
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    [ubuntu] Compiz not loaded on startup

    I'm having a problem with compiz not being loaded on startup. I am running Ubuntu 9.04 and I installed the proprietary Nvidia driver using envyng, and compiz pretty well once it's started. I added...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Help needed installing Ubuntu 9.04 - 64 bit edition

    I checked the CD and it had no errors. It seems to be something to do with the 64 bit version of Ubuntu. I can't complete the install since both my mouse and keyboard don't work in the first...
  8. [ubuntu] Help needed installing Ubuntu 9.04 - 64 bit edition

    I'm having a problem installing Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) - 64 bit edition. My hardware is:

    Asus M2NPV-VM (Nvidia chipset) motherboard
    Athlon 64 X2 3800+ processor
    4 GB RAM

    I've checked my...
  9. [ubuntu] Configuring evince - or suggest alternative pdf viewer

    Hi, I just realized that the default behaviour of Evince in Ubuntu 8.10 actually grates on my nerves a bit. It appears to load as little of the pdf document as needed (with the Loading... message...
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    [ubuntu] Re: sounds stops working in 8.10 (Ibex)

    Thanks tomszyszko, will try it out next time my sound cuts out, I'll keep on looking for a fix as well.
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    [ubuntu] sounds stops working in 8.10 (Ibex)

    When I first start the computer, sound is working fine. However, the problem is that sound stops working in all applications after a certain amount of time, usually over 12 hours. Rebooting is a...
  12. [ubuntu] slow performance using compiz with ATI video card

    I'm running Ubuntu 8.10 on a slightly older but not outdated system, Athlon 2200+ with 1.5 GB RAM and a Connect3d Radeon 9600 8x AGP video card. The good news is that 8.10 is much more stable than...
  13. [ubuntu] Virtualbox: getting host to capture certain key presses

    I have Virtualbox 1.6.2 installed on Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron), it's working perfectly right now though I would like to do one tweak and am wondering whether it's possible.

    I have a Windows XP...
  14. [ubuntu] Belkin F5D7050 USB wireless G adapter causing freezes

    I'm having a problem with a Belkin F5D7050 USB wireless adapter in Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron). There are several versions of this adapter using different wireless chipsets, according to this page:
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: TI Radeon HD 3650 support

    Usually when you download a file, the default location will be the desktop. However when you log into a terminal, by default you will be in the user home directory. So try these commands once you...
  16. [ubuntu] Does extra video RAM help with compiz performance?

    Long story short - can't get Nvidia motherboard video working on a 3-year old system (never mind compiz, I get a reduced resolution out of the box, and even when I get it "working" at full resolution...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nvidia 8800 gt problems

    Hey martinitime,

    I'm no expert (which is obvious considering the advice I got from tenmoi) but I've learned a little bit in this whole rigamarole with getting the nvidia video to work. Anyway, if...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nvidia 8800 gt problems

    Thanks tenmoi, with your help I've made a lot more progress and have my system working at its full resolution with a caveat. Anyway, for others that might be having problems, the page and the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nvidia 8800 gt problems

    Hi,

    This thread has been quite helpful so far, I'm so close to getting my video card working but need a little bit of help still. I don't have the same video card, my system is an Nforce2...
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    Re: Scribes: A Text Editor for GNOME

    Thanks for the quick reply Mystilleef, that was it! Looking forward to trying out scribes now!
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    Probleming compiling scribes

    Hi,

    I'm just having a problem compiling scribes on Feisty, no errors come up on "./configure --prefix=/usr", but make gives me the following error message:

    Making all in po
    make[1]: Entering...
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