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  1. [ubuntu] Re: How can I run PHP in browser offline?

    xampp

    http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html
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    [ubuntu] empathy QQ default karmic

    Hello,

    Following experience setting up QQ account with empathy on a default karmic install 32bit


    The server setting for QQ is wrong by default.

    It should be changed form 2005 to 2008.
    ...
  3. [ubuntu] Philips Semiconductors SAA7131 Karmic [Portsmouth UK]

    Hello

    My experiences with SAA7131 based DVB-T tuner card in Karmic


    Firmware is not installed automatically.


    sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree
  4. Re: Programmers needed in new project I created

    I'm not sure I understand.

    Is the intention to design device drivers automatically?

    If you want to develop Artificial Intelligence capable of learning how to reverse engineer hardware, you...
  5. Re: Bash script to automatically change wallpaper

    incidently, by setting:

    gconftool-2 --type bool --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop true

    I have a clickable desktop icons and video!
  6. Re: Bash script to automatically change wallpaper

    http://tech.shantanugoel.com/resources/downloads/shantz-xwinwrap.zip

    gconftool-2 --type bool --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop false

    xwinwrap -ni -o 0.6 -fs -s -st -sp -b -nf --...
  7. Re: Bash script to automatically change wallpaper

    dude i want flying through the sky as my background.

    how do i do it *arggggggghhhh*
  8. [kubuntu] Re: Boots to command line, I want it to boot to gui. Among other boot issues

    try:

    right click panel / new panel

    right click new panel / add to panel

    Main menu / add
    Notification area / add
    windows list / add
  9. [kubuntu] Re: Boots to command line, I want it to boot to gui. Among other boot issues

    ah cool so reinstalling the nvidia package worked?
  10. [kubuntu] Re: Boots to command line, I want it to boot to gui. Among other boot issues

    there is a capitalised X


    cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log

    anyways you found the error is with the nvidia driver.


    At this point I would suggest starting a new topic with a title such as "How do I...
  11. [kubuntu] Re: Boots to command line, I want it to boot to gui. Among other boot issues

    With regards to killing processes:

    to see processes running you can use the
    top command / program

    (press Ctrl c to exit it)



    I believe the Nvidia driver runs as a kernel module, so...
  12. [kubuntu] Re: Boots to command line, I want it to boot to gui. Among other boot issues

    Once you have ruled out the "single" boot option, have a look at:


    dmesg


    cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log


    cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep "Log file:" should show the time the log file was last...
  13. [kubuntu] Re: Boots to command line, I want it to boot to gui. Among other boot issues

    1) Look for the word "single" on the kernel line of the option you select to boot with grub. If it is there, removing it will prevent grub from booting ubuntu in single user mode.
  14. use a bash script to play a random video

    This is a script I wrote and have been using for some time.

    The first argument is the directory to start searching from, the second is the file extension you wish to play; sans a dot.

    eg....
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    Re: some great themes

    bump :)
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    Re: Portsmouth, England

    yeah
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    Portsmouth, England

    Is anyone here from Portsmouth, England? Would you be interested in an informal gathering of linux peoples? If so, please mention your interest below.
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    Re: some great themes

    The packages are a convenience. For me adding a repository is a 20 sec job. You have the benefit of metacity, gnome, gdm themes all installing with one command. You also have the option of updating...
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    Re: some great themes

    the file /etc/apt/sources.list contains the details of all the repositories you are using (places you trust to install programs from)

    the instructions above first detail adding the repository key,...
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    Re: some great themes

    Add the repository to your list + add the key:


    open up a terminal

    copy this & paste into terminal (edit/paste)


    sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com...
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    Re: some great themes

    I saw this on lxer.com this morning

    I think canonical should consider employing this guy. His themes are awesome. I'm using exotic :)
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    some great themes

    http://francois.vogelweith.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=3&Itemid=14
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    [ubuntu] Re: wireless distance problem

    first off, type in


    iwconfig

    this is what mine looks like (slimmed down):

    wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:"2hayling"
    Mode:Managed Frequency:2.462 GHz Access Point:...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: ?.. create video from JPG image with MP3 file in Kino

    Hi, I read this post yesterday whilst trying to work out something similar. In my case I wanted to make a video with just one picture all the way through. I ended up using ffmpeg.

    here is an...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to format hard drive?

    ok no worries

    make the folder you want to mount the drive into, for example:



    mkdir /media/disk2


    add this line to your /etc/fstab
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