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  1. [other] Re: How good is System76's compatibility with other Linux distros?

    I have an older System 76 Pangolin (PanP5), My mother has a Ratel (about 1 year old) and a friend of mine has had a Starling, a Meerkat, and a newer Ratel. I have installed OpenSUSE on all of them...
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    [all variants] Ratel Power's Up after Shutdown

    I am helping a friend of mine set up his new Ratel Performance and I have a bit of a mystery.

    When I shut down the system (Using both the menu and "shutdown -h now") the system powers off as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: PanP5 suspend/hibernate CPU bug

    This is still going on in Ubuntu? What I can tell you is that it was fixed in OpenSUSE since at least version 11.4 -- my PanP5 happily suspends/resumes without "locking" the CPU with OpenSUSE 12.1....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Java Removal by Canonical/Oracle

    According to https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2011-December/001528.html

    "Due to the severity of the security risk, Canonical is immediately
    releasing a security update...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Java Removal by Canonical/Oracle

    DON'T PANIC. The world has not come to an end. ;) If you absolutely need the Oracle (Sun) Java rather than OpenJDK/IcedTea, you'll just need to download and install it yourself:...
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    Re: Wireless Issues on PanP6

    On my PanP5, I ran into a very similar problem. I believe the PanP6 has the same WiFi card so it very well might be the same problem that you are experiencing.

    At some point, and update to the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: System76 User Survey

    Chaselee,

    I filled out your survey several days ago and I concur with the other comments regarding the definition of the term "PC." I've noticed that you've made the change on your spreadsheet.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Email setup on Starling Need more help.

    I'm not sure about your questions regarding setting up Evolution, however, I may be able to help with killing a hung task.

    1) Generic

    There are several ways -- my favorite is "xkill." Simply...
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    [ubuntu] Re: does panp5 have USB 3.0?

    I have a panp5. it does not support USB 3.0.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Will these printers work?

    For the HP, see: http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/supported_devices/index.html

    For the Lexmark see:http://support.lexmark.com/index?page=content&id=OS4&locale=EN&userlocale=EN_US
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pangolian 5 CPU and Xorg issue

    I've also reduced the frequency and duration of my dual-headed computing. Heat is the arch-enemy of laptops. There are just times when I REALLY need the expanded desktop... usually writing a report...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pangolian 5 CPU and Xorg issue

    Yes... at least that is the hope. Remember, we are operating under the hypothesis that 1) Running in Twinview mode using NVidia's drivers locks the GPU to its highest setting, creating a lot of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pangolian 5 CPU and Xorg issue

    I would definitely encourage you to take Gnome 3 out for a test drive. You can run it from CD using one of THESE. I recommend the one based on OpenSuSE, since that is the Linux distribution that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pangolian 5 CPU and Xorg issue

    I also thought Unity required 3d. I wonder if Ubuntu is installing the experimental 3d drivers for nouveau. You can check in Synaptic Package Manager and search for nouveau to find out.

    (OPINION...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pangolian 5 CPU and Xorg issue

    That IS interesting. Do you use the fancy Aero effects in Windows 7? Perhaps your configuration of Windows 7 isn't relying heavily on 3d graphics. I really can't tell you. :) It WOULD be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pangolian 5 CPU and Xorg issue

    In fairness... the good folks at NVidia made sure that their Windows drivers behave the same way, so you would likely be having an overheating issue in Microsoft land as well.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pangolian 5 CPU and Xorg issue

    Ok... I've done some research and some testing on my own PanP5. It seems that http://tutanhamon.com.ua/technovodstvo/NVIDIA-UNIX-driver/ remains the authoritative source regarding Dwords in Linux. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pangolian 5 CPU and Xorg issue

    I'm just chiming in here so that Amy doesn't feel like she's going crazy. :) While I haven't experienced the xorg instability that she is reporting, I have had an issue with the NVidia binary...
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    [ubuntu] Re: External Monitor for laptop

    Hi, Amy --

    Yes, I use the proprietary driver directly from NVidia. I've tried the nouveau with experimental 3d support, and they were so slow, I thought I was going to cry (I use OpenSuSE 11.4 +...
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    [other] Re: I saw an ad for this...

    1) You saw an ad for what?
    2) Yes.

    Is there anything else we can help you with? ;)
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    [ubuntu] Re: External Monitor for laptop

    I'll also add my "2 cents" here since I often use an external monitor with my Pangolin (PanP5, Nvidia GeForce G105M). This laptop has the options of standard VGA or HDMI... I've only used the VGA...
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    [other] Re: Fedora on Pangolin?

    Just to let you know, I, too, have abandoned Ubuntu (I won't go into the why's in this context). In my case, I've gone to OpenSuSE (11.4).

    Everything has mostly worked. I had a little trouble...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity button question

    Whats wrong with File -> New Window in the currently open Nautilus window?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Yet Another Wireless issue (PanP5)

    After much searching of bug reports, listserv's, forums, etc., the best I can come up with is that the 5000 series of Intel's wifi cards has had driver issues across several Linux distributions for...
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    [SOLVED] Yet Another Wireless issue (PanP5)

    I'm having trouble with dropped connections with both my PanP5 (Intel 5300 wireless card) and my friend's Star1 (I don't know the wireless card). The PanP5 is currently running OpenSuSE 11.4 with...
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