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    [ubuntu] Re: Rhythmbox crashes on startup

    That fixed it for me.

    For me rhythmbox was not crashing, but freezing after a few seconds, before it showed any songs or finished loading. Looked at everything I could think of, checked network...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: GNOME randomly reverts to default theme, then refuses to touch Nautilus

    Similar issue, I think. My system had been idle for some time while I was at work. On return, Gnome-panel was frozen (which it does fairly regularly, and is related to NFS or SSHFS flakiness, and...
  3. [ubuntu] Use mobile-broadband instead of wired-connection for Internet

    This is an intriguing question, I hope. I would dearly love to have it answered.

    I have a LAN at home, with a fairly dependable Internet connection. However, when the Internet connection goes...
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    [all variants] Re: Help with simple FIND command

    This is waaay too late, but this thread helped me correct the complex search I was trying (and failing) to do.

    Applying what finally worked for me to the problem Luke presented, he should try:
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problems after Firefox 3.6.6 update

    Fixed my particular version of this issue. It seems the bindwood add-on was the problem. Uninstalled it and firefox resumed fast start-up and with bookmarks-toolbar intact.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problems after Firefox 3.6.6 update

    I can confirm this bug as described by lykeion. However, HTop reveals that firefox-bin is not frozen, but just really tied up doing something (fluctuating 60-99% cpu and 99-115M memory), in my case...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Theme and sounds stuck at defaults

    For completeness, it is now fixed, and I think this is what fixed it: (from synaptic history)
    (aka "apt-get purge")

    ...and then installed (or reinstalled):


    The awn packages were included...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Theme and sounds stuck at defaults

    Hoping...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Theme and sounds stuck at defaults

    Upgraded to Lucid. Condition persists. Cannot change window theme, or change sound settings. :(

    Anybody?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Theme and sounds stuck at defaults

    Additionally, I am planning to upgrade to Lucid. But I wanted to resolve this first, since I fear it will persist across the upgrade.

    Any ideas on doing an upgrade as a solution? Or any other...
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    [SOLVED] Theme and sounds stuck at defaults

    Sorry to start another thread, but I cannot find anything remotely close to a solution anywhere. Searching for days.

    The problem started after my system froze and I had to push reset to restart. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: OOo file-menu pops up uncalled

    OK, with things the way they are in my system, it seems the command (to simulate user activity, from blueproximity) "gnome-screensaver-command -p" is the culprit. Removing that from the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: OOo file-menu pops up uncalled

    It has happened before.

    http://user.services.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=25359

    Sadly, no informative solution. If 'just rebooting' was the only fix, we might as well never...
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    [ubuntu] OOo file-menu pops up uncalled

    Using OOo 3.1 with Karmic. File menu keeps popping up (as if I had done Alt-F) on its own every 20 seconds or so. This only happens when OpenOffice has focus. These uncalled file menu popups do...
  15. Re: HOWTO: PulseAudio Fixes & System-Wide Equalizer Support

    Thanks for all the work on this How-To.

    I'm using Hardy on an AMD64. Pulse has been strange lately, often crashing Rhythmbox. So I followed your How-To as much as I could, except one thing. ...
  16. Re: Howto: Use BlueProximity and your cellphone for security

    I love blueproximity, but it has on occasion failed to detect my return. I would like to run a small script as a cron job to restart it hourly to see if that remedies the issue.

    But, how does...
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    [ubuntu] webcams swap device names at boot

    I really tried to find where this might best be presented, and found that while everywhere was almost appropriate, nowhere was better than 'General Help.' So here goes:

    I have two webcams...
  18. Re: Howto: Use BlueProximity and your cellphone for security

    I have searched for some clue to solve this, but of the few things I have found, none of them work.

    I just want BlueProximity to run a script when I leave, which will start 'motion', the webcam...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    4+ years on Linux, most of that on Ubuntu. Having made the transition to dual booting before 'going all the way', I have to say I wish I had just dived in, no dipping of the toe first.

    Of...
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    Opus III - It's a Fine Day (http://www.pigradio.com/pig128.pls)
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    US Postal Disservice

    Well this has only come up three times (from searching here using 'stamps.com'), but it has always peeved me that the United States Postal Service has invited MSWindows-only private companies to sell...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with visual effects in Hardy

    Jonathan, did you restart X (Control-Alt-Backspace) after running nvidia-xconfig?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with visual effects in Hardy

    @zieglerj: Glad it works now. I didn't need emerald for mine. I even thought I didn't really need xgl; I was tending to agree with macaddict, that xgl appeared to fix my problem, by reconfiguring...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with visual effects in Hardy

    But I tried to fix this myself in a multitude of ways, and installing xserver-xgl did work for me, and I am using nVidia.
  25. [ubuntu] dictionary-applet no-focus using compiz

    I know this was a bug seen by some a while back, but it has resurfaced for me.

    Specifically, I cannot make the dictionary-applet (on gnome-panel) get focus while using compiz (the Visual Effects...
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