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    How do I unsubscribe from the forums?

    How do I delete my account and unsubscribe from the Ubuntu forums please?
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    [ubuntu] Re: PC won't restart

    Thanks tangible orange. I tried this but I couldn't get the settings to stay there. Everytime I closed the menu window the line reverted back to its previous state. I eventually booted into the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: PC won't restart

    The GUI shuts down and a screen of text appears briefly. I am able to just catch a glimpse the last message which contains ]something like 'libnhal failed'.

    The Ubuntu splash screen then comes up...
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    [ubuntu] PC won't restart

    Can anyone tell me why my PC running Ubuntu won't restart? I can sometimes d an init 6 and it works, but if you do a restart from the menu, it drops out of the GUI and just hangs.

    The last message...
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    [ubuntu] Can't download latest kernel source

    Any ideas why I can't download the latest kernel source via git?

    I'm doing as follows:

    git clone git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ubuntu-intrepid.git ubuntu-intrepid

    The command is just timing...
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    [ubuntu] How to get remote control working

    Hi all,

    Please how do I get my remote control workig under Linux?

    I have installed lirc, and I have a /dev/lircd device, however irw does not work and when you try to cat the device /dev/lircd...
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    [ubuntu] Problem getting saa7134 to work

    My Sony Media centre has a built in saa7134 chipset based TV/DVB card, however although the system appears to recognise the card, it doesn't seem to hook the appropriate drivers, consequently the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MythTV not working

    Ok, front-end and back-end are now 'talking' to one another. I found I needed to run mythtv-setup. As you mention, I then needed to run ./mythtv-backend start to get the back end up and running...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MythTV not working

    Thanks for the link to the other post dannyboy. It seems that the mythconverg database was not created during the install. I also found some helpful info on how to create it here:
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    [ubuntu] Re: MythTV not working

    Installed it using the Ubuntu Applications | Add/Remove menu.

    Doing a ps aux |grep mythbackend shows that there is one instamce of /usr/bin/mythbackend running.
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    [ubuntu] MythTV not working

    Having installed Ubuntu, I then downloaded and installed mythtv. Unfortunately when I start the frontend, it just says that No UPnP backends found. It then gpoes tp a config screen but all the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse not working

    Can't see any specific options for the mouse in the BIOS. Its very basic compared to most modern BIOSes. Anyway, I found and plugged in a standard USB mouse and this works fine. Really need the pad...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse not working

    Ok, I've found that my mouse device is registered on /dev/usb/hiddev1. When I do a cat /dev/usb/hiddev1, I get responses to mouse clicks and movement on the touchpad. The thing is that this doesn't...
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    [ubuntu] Mouse not working

    After some difficulty I've managed to get Ubuntu 8.04 installed and the dispay working. The problem I currently have is that the mouse is not working. The mouse is built into the keyboard and is one...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't Install Ubuntu 8.04

    Don't know if its the same issue but, I had a similar problem trying to install onto my Sony VGX-TP1E Media Centre. I would get past the keyboard, network, partitioning options and Ubuntu logo and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to change video mode?

    Solved it. Found what I needed here:

    http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/x-config.html

    I created the new xorg.conf file and edited it adding my monitors resolution modes.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to change video mode?

    Done it. Makes no difference. Startx still makes the screen go blank.
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    [ubuntu] How to change video mode?

    Hi, I've finally managed to install Ubuntu on my Vaio VGX-TP1E using the Alternative install CD. The problem is that the installer is using some video mode that my monitor (TV) can't handle. If I...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Screen goes blank installing Ubuntu 8.04

    Didn't know there was one, but I've just been having a look in the download section of the Ubuntu website and it does indeed mention and alternate version CD.

    Thanks, I will give this a go.
  20. [ubuntu] Screen goes blank installing Ubuntu 8.04

    Hi,

    I'm trying to install Ubuntu 8.04 on my Sony VGX-TP1E media centre PC but I'm having difficulty with the display. I obtained the ISO from a recent PC Pro cover DVD and burned it to CD. I...
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    [ubuntu] Frustrated with new media centre PC!

    Phew! Finallyt got pasrt that weird letter thingy and managed to register!

    Hi, I'm trying to find an alternative to Windows Media Centre! I recently purchased a Sony VGX-TP1E Media Centre PC and...
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