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  1. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Ah ha! Would you mind signing on to the bug I filed?

    "Natty 11.04 crashes on startup: acpi=off OR downgrading to Kernel 2.6.37 allows boot."

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/775899
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  2. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Just curious if you have the same problem I do. Have you tried installing the older kernel?
  3. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    downgrade/acpi=off workaround filed as a launchpad bug:

    "Natty 11.04 crashes on startup: acpi=off OR downgrading to Kernel 2.6.37 allows boot."

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/775899
  4. Sticky: [all variants] Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    try "nosplash" instead of "splash" to see what else is going on.
  5. Sticky: [all variants] Blank Screen after reboot FIXED [workaround] by downgrading kernel to 2.6.37

    First of all, THANK YOU SO MUCH for an excellent troubleshooting thread. It helped me isolate my problem.

    Clean install Natty 11.02 on a Gateway M-1625 with a ATI Radeon x1270 (RS690M). Note that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install an older kernel on 11.04/Natty

    You can still download older (and newer) kernels. Whether they work with the rest of your system, dunno.

    Look here:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB CDROM/DVD Device Problems on Ubuntu 10.10

    AH HA! a partial workaround:

    open a terminal and type:


    sudo gnomebaker

    Burning works through wodim using gnomebaker as a frontend in super-user mode.
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB CDROM/DVD Device Problems on Ubuntu 10.10

    Thanks folks for confirming this. I've been tearing my hair out over the past few months with this one. I've got the same adapter. Can manually mount CDROM, can't burn anything, won't recognize...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Getting Gtick to work alongside other sound apps

    Thanks for the padsp tip:

    padsp gtick
    works great!

    I edited the Applications>Sound & Video>GTick menu (Preferences>Main Menu) and under the GTick preferences added "padsp" (no quotes) before...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Intergrated Chicony Webcam, Toshiba L300

    It might be a kernel problem:

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/462336

    I tried installing 2.6.32, on a Gateway M-1625 but then my wireless broke. The new kernel will be in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Re-Installing Ubuntu

    I did the manual partition editor, selected the partition I'd been using as '/' and I DIDN'T format the partition. This way all my home folders are still there (I do rename my /home/username folder...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Should Fred Noob install 64 bit?

    I used 64-bit for a year, and am going back to 32-bit.

    Great OS, fewer programs working than 32-bit.

    Virtualbox 64-bit with Windows XP running inside 8.10 couldn't handle some of my...
  13. [ubuntu] GCompris broken in Jaunty - workaround: install python-numeric

    The GCompris in the Jaunty repositories doesn't work. It's an old version with an unsatisfied dependency. Installing python-numeric will fix it.
    sudo apt-get install python-numeric The newer...
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    [ubuntu] Stick with 32-bit unless you NEED 64-bit.

    I tried out 64 bit Linux with 8.04 and 8.10, and many many times I wanted to run a 3rd party application, but it was 32-bit only.

    For 9.04 I'm going back to 32 bit - It works great, just as...
  15. Re: The servers are melting! You might want to wait a bit.

    Use the "Alternate Install" image if you want to upgrade. It can also be used for clean installs, but isn't as user friendly as the Live "Desktop" cd. "Alternate Install" can also be used for full...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 8.04 LTS or 8.10?

    8.04 is super-stable and functions well, probably my favorite flavor of Ubuntu. 8.10 offers better hardware support, but has been a little buggy for me. I'm not super thrilled with the 8.10...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Motorola Rokr not connecting through USB

    Same problem, even with today's kernel:

    Motorola ROKR z6 - connection set to "memory card"

    Ubuntu Intrepid 8.10

    Linux eklutna 2.6.27-11-generic #1 SMP Fri Jan 23 13:58:13 UTC 2009 x86_64...
  18. Thread: HOWTO: XPlanet

    by taygan
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    Re: HOWTO: XPlanet

    I had this running great with the handle-xplanet.py script, but then "something" happened. It will show when loading, but then I get the "no wallpaper" brown with nautilus. I tired selecting "no...
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    Re: compiling a java file

    Hmm I'm running hoary, but put in the warty java repository, and it gives me this:

    sun-j2sdk1.5:
    Depends: sun-j2sdk1.5debian but it is not installable

    any ideas?
  20. Thread: Enlightenment

    by taygan
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    Re: Enlightenment

    See post #6 in this thread.. You have to make a desktop entry for it to show up in GDM.

    http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=21525&highlight=enlightenment+desktop
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    Re: Don't quite understand sources.list syntax

    Here's a link to the Debian Repository HOWTO, the "using a repository section" it covers the sources.list syntax, and gives examples of when to use or not use the slash.
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    Re: Need help installing new kernel...

    to install a local deb you can try:

    dpkg -i linux-image-2.6.11-1-386_2.6.11-0.2_i386.deb

    for more info check out the dpkg manual page
    man dpkg
    press q to get out of the manual pages. Maybe...
  23. Re: howto: via8237 sound working - snd_via82xx module - 2.6.10 kernel

    Just tested it with hoary and kernel 2.6.9. Sounds good both under GStreamer and XMMS (GStreamer uses DXS-1 XMMS uses DXS-2)
  24. HOWTO: via8237 sound working - snd_via82xx module - 2.6.10 kernel

    I'm running hoary with the 2.6.10 kernel and an ASUS a7v600-x motherboard with via8237 onboard sound.

    Replacing the kernel did not fix my poor GStreamer and system sounds (way too much bass...
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    gtk-gnutella missing bin file?

    running hoary.. tried to install gtk-gnutella 0.95-2 from universe/net everything goes smoothly except there is no /usr/bin/gtk-gnutella file?? or any other gtk-gnutella file that will run.. ...
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