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    [ubuntu] Re: Hulu + flash = choppy cpu intensive

    Have you tried running top, to see which program/process is so cpu intensive?
    Do you have compiz enabled? (visual effects on desktop settings) Try disabling all visual effects.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Converting stereo mp3 to mono mp3

    I only read your first post, saw a quite long script and thought: This can be done much simpler.

    You say this is the command to convert an mp3.
    lame -V2 -a input.mp3 output.mp3

    Let's say all...
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    [ubuntu] Re: can ubuntu play .wmv files

    You would need to enable the multiverse in softwaresources to be able to install win32 codecs. But I'd advise you to follow this guide:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=766683

    It will...
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    [other] Re: internet doesn't work in firefox

    Are you sure you have a proxy set up in the network? Can you reach the router in firefox?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Text problems?

    If the problem persists, please post the output of:
    glxinfo | grep render

    and sudo lshw -c video
  6. [ubuntu] Re: multiple monitors not working in Jaunty - xorg.conf?

    If xorg fails you can
    cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log
    to see why it failed (from a terminal)
    add:
    | grep EE
    to filter out errors (use WW for warnings)
    man xorg.conf
    can give you more info (use / to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no sound

    Please paste the output of:

    sudo lshw -c multimedia
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Mounting ext4 filesysem in older versions of ubuntu?

    You don't need to compile the kernel yourself. You can just download a newer kernel from ubuntu packages and install it.

    I think you will need this one:
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot Disk and how large is Ubuntu.

    If you install it, you won't need the cd anymore, unless you mess up your system. 131.1 GB is strange. 160 GB should be around 149 GB. (converted from marketing (1000*1000*1000) to...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Just Installed 9.04. Cannot create/delete folders etc in file manager!Only from s

    Where do you want to copy files to? If the files/directories are owned by root, only root can write to them, with the normal settings.
  11. Re: Need help with my GF's dual boot xp machine.

    Maybe there are some services turned off?

    This site is helpful for that:
    http://www.blackviper.com

    XP troubleshooting is pretty much hell. You might find more help though on a windows forum?
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Mount multiple partitions to same folder

    You need a special file system for that. I don't know which one by heart.
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    [xubuntu] Re: How to switch to Xubuntu?

    If you just started, you could install xubuntu-desktop. I prefer to just install xfce4 and the packages I need. But it takes some time to learn which ones you want. If you search for xfce4 in package...
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    [kubuntu] Re: rc.local does not run

    I've just checked and I see no reference in /var/syslog to rc.local either, though I'm very sure it's running. Do you have statements after exit 0 ? These statements won't be executed.
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    [wubi] Re: Is Linux right for me?

    I would recommend a full install and not wubi. Ubuntu will automatically create it's own partition. It's always possible to remove it later, if you don't like ubuntu. It will just work better in it's...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Can defective memory cause ubuntu to lock up?

    @wim:

    You are right of course. But most often it's the memory. When this is not the case, it's probably the motherboard. A defect cpu happens the least often. I've worked a couple of years on a...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Can defective memory cause ubuntu to lock up?

    When there are errors, you can be pretty sure it's the memory. It could in theory also be your motherboard. If the connection is broken it doesn't matter where, for the sytem to stop working. But...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I cannot watch video in firefox

    Have you uninstalled the non-free plugin?


    These two guides could be helpfull
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=766683

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1193567
  19. Re: ATi Mobility Radeon X700 graphic driver update problem on Ubuntu 9

    The ubuntu team can't fix this, since it's ATI's decision not to support the card anymore. It's possible to downgrade your xorg. I happen to have an x700 too, and my experience is that it works...
  20. [all variants] Re: High Substained CPU Usage with Firefox

    Just tested and works fine here, pretty high cpu, about 80% on 1,9 Ghz centrino. But not 100% constantly.

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1193567

    This thread might help and I...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Changing terminal beep / system bell to a sound file

    only within ubuntu
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    [ubuntu] Re: ATI Catalyst drivers in 9.04?

    You can put your current x-org on hold:

    http://tan-com.com/posts/technology/fix-ubuntu-904-ati-driver-issue

    You only need to follow the part about putting the packages on hold, in this case.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is everything now gone :(

    I don't know what you did wrong, but you can probably fix it from a live cd.

    Open a terminal on it

    cd /mnt
    sudo fdisk -l
    pick your linux disk from it, in my case it's /dev/sda2

    mkdir...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Start up & Processing is Slow

    If you upgraded your version, it's wise to profile your boot. When in grub (the bootmenu), press e to edit, e again on the second line (the one beginning with kernel) Then add profile to the end of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Minitube on ubuntu 9.04

    Try this:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=766683
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