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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    I'm using Jaunty. I haven't looked at Karmik yet, maybe I'll give that a go but I'm sure at least one of the kernels somewhere between 2.6.29 - 31 worked perfectly with the brightness controls!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    Thanks jacktow! This worked for me using Acer Timeline 5810TG on 64-bit Ubuntu with kernel 2.6.3.0 Was previously running the latest Catalyst drivers and getting battery life of about 2.5 maybe 3...
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    Re: Can anybody recommend a good smartphone?

    Thanks for all your input, I think I'm going to go with the G1.
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    Can anybody recommend a good smartphone?

    Hi, it's time to upgrade my mobile (cellphone to you US folk) and I'm looking for a smartphone that will be good for watching films on long flights. My main requirements are: long battery life,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I start diagnosing a crash?

    Thanks for you help this far, you have already taught me how to search using less and what to search for to find the reboot points.

    syslog has this before the crash:



    Jan 29 19:27:55 dmt...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I start diagnosing a crash?

    Thanks mate, that looks like it will be helpful. Will check as soon as I am back at my PC.
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    [ubuntu] How do I start diagnosing a crash?

    Ubuntu 8.04 has been crashing recently. ctrl-alt-backspace doesn't help and alt-sysreq REISUB does nothing. It's a complete freeze. I have to use the power button to reboot.

    Please can you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Torrents on Ubuntu

    This is not true. THE OS running in the VM would get it's own LAN IP address (which the router can be configured to forward to). The VM torrent client configuration would not involve any extra...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Tracker Search Tool: "Could not connect to search service as it may be busy"

    Hello Folks, I found a cure for this, I went into Preferences -> Sessions and ticked both Tracker and Tracker Applet.

    Also worth noting, ensure Indexing is enabled under Preferences -> Searching...
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    Re: Reboot Ubuntu Using Java

    I finally found out how to do it.

    I added the following line to /etc/sudoers


    myusername ALL = NOPASSWD: java MyShutdown

    then in Gnome Sessions I created an entry with the following command
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    Re: Reboot Ubuntu Using Java

    Thanks for replying.

    That may work although I do not run my java program from the terminal, it gets executed using "Sessions" to start when my computer starts up (the reboot code being placed in a...
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    [SOLVED] Reboot Ubuntu Using Java

    Hi, I'm trying to reboot from java using:



    which basically just executes the shutdown command from command line / shell. The problem is that it needs su rights and I'm getting the following...
  13. [ubuntu] Change Volume with Multimedia Keys While Locked

    Hi, I have a Logitech Cordless Desktop and the multimedia keys all work fine.

    I would like to be able to use the volume dial on the keyboard while the desktop is locked (ie. in screensaver...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Searched forums, still can't fix Grub 17 error

    Use Super GRUB Disk and you will never look back! It has got me out of a lot of GRUB problems, I can't praise it enough
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    [all variants] Re: how to mount a network harddisk

    I do this:

    sudo mount -t cifs -o user=[username] //[servername]/[sharename] /media/mydisk

    replace the three [] entries with your username, servername (or IP) and samba share name
  16. [ubuntu] Re: BitTorrent is gona' kill me one of thes days

    One important thing to try is to cap your upload bandwidth in your torrent client. Keep it at about 85% of your real upload bandwidth.
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Is it possible to restore all minimized windows?

    Hi Trixilver,

    Well, I'm a huge fan of the Scale compiz plugin, I use that to switch between open applications instead of the gnome-panel. It's useful for quickly closing multiple windows too. I...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Disable Minimize Button On All Windows

    I put it in the command section of the Window Decoration plugin of Compiz Settings Manager. I think that's where it's supposed to go, although probably makes no difference to put it in Sessions.
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Is it possible to restore all minimized windows?

    I think you misunderstood my original question. I was asking for a feature to RESTORE all minimized windows (that is, un-minimize them).

    Thanks anyway though.
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Disable Minimize Button On All Windows

    Ok, I removed the titlebar N and did
    /usr/bin/emerald --replace and now it's working just how I want it. Now I can use Scale / window picker without fear of having any minimized windows not...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Disable Minimize Button On All Windows

    Do I need to change the command in compiz settings manager under the Window Decoration plugin? At the moment it's set to "/usr/bin/compiz-decorator". I assume I need to change this to Emerald? If...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Disable Minimize Button On All Windows

    I am now installing Emerald and will give it a go, thank you :)
  23. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Disable Minimize Button On All Windows

    Hi, I have a bad habit of minimizing windows which I need to stop. Is there a way to disable the minimize button that is at the top right of windows?

    Thanks
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Is it possible to restore all minimized windows?

    Hi any.linux12

    You're right, there are a lot of options there.

    I can't see any relating to what I was asking about though.

    Thanks anyway
  25. [ubuntu] Is it possible to restore all minimized windows?

    Hi,

    Is there a way to restore all minimized windows, so that before I use Compiz Window Picker / Scale windows they are all visible for me to select? This would be really useful!

    Thanks in...
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