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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Getting sound working on Diaspora: Shattered Armistice

    I got it working and it plays great (I'm about 5 missions in). I followed the instructions but in addition I found I had to install python-markdown:

    sudo apt-get install python-markdown
  2. [SOLVED] Re: HP Pavilion dv7 loses Wireless connection ability after resume from suspend.

    You should probably post to the bug report I referenced above. I'm not running the 3.2 kernel.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Virtualbox error!

    That fixed it for me. Thank you!
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    [SOLVED] Re: screen brightness on HP dv7

    You also have to remove the proprietary drivers from your system, at least I did.

    add to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-local.conf:

    blacklist fglrx

    I also added this to my /etc/local.rc (above...
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    [SOLVED] Re: screen brightness on HP dv7

    Ah, I did that too. Here's how:
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    [SOLVED] Turning off hybrid graphics on a DV7

    I have an HP dv7-6b78us with hybrid graphics - an ATI Radeon and an Intel graphics card. They're both on by default and the Intel is more than enough power for my use. Here's how I managed to turn...
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    [SOLVED] Re: screen brightness on HP dv7

    I found a much better solution.

    Run this in a terminal:

    sudo nano /etc/default/grub
    and change this line:

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    [SOLVED] microphone not working on an HP dv7

    I have an HP dv7-6b78us and I wasn't able to get the mic working. =D>

    Here's my specific sound card:

    cat /proc/asound/card0/codec* | grep Codec
    Codec: IDT 92HD81B1X5
    Codec: Intel CougarPoint...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: HP Pavilion dv7 loses Wireless connection ability after resume from suspend.

    Also, please mark the thread solved. It helps people find solutions. :)
  10. [SOLVED] Re: HP Pavilion dv7 loses Wireless connection ability after resume from suspend.

    I don't know what the consequences might be to bluetooth. I just know that it works. :)

    I found it by googling "iwlagn resume" and figured that Launchpad would be a good place to click. ...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: HP Pavilion dv7 loses Wireless connection ability after resume from suspend.

    Your workaround did not work for me on my HP dv7-6b78us, but I dug around and found something that did:


    I encourage people to comment on the bug report and...
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    [SOLVED] screen brightness on HP dv7

    I have a dv7-6b78us and the screen brightness keys weren't working. I'll be posting my success getting those going here. I have a temporary workaround.

    None of the threads I read were quite...
  13. [kubuntu] 11.10 - KDE creating blank windows after several windows are open

    When I open more than six or so windows under Kubuntu 11.10 the seventh and additional windows comes up completely blank. Actually black. I'm guessing this is because my graphics card has run out...
  14. Re: Best distro for elders/technically unskilled?

    Ah, thanks, that's helpful!

    I still need a solution for my Dad running Kubuntu though. Something a little more WindowsXP-ish than Gnome for him, I think.
  15. Best distro for elders/technically unskilled?

    My 87 year old dad is currently running Kubuntu 10.04. My in-laws, and my wife are on Ubuntu. All have been happy users for years. This week my wife accidentally did a dist-upgrade and was exposed...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: MTS/MT2S to MKV (Esp. Applicable to Sony HD Camcoders)

    FWIW this script isn't working for some 1080i content I just downloaded. ffmpeg seems to have a long history of bugs with the -copy flag.

    Here's the error I got:
    [matroska @ 0x1141ef0]st:0...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's up with the blank windows?

    It can't be with Compiz because I've got the same problem and I'm not even using Compiz.

    According to the bug report, the problem lies with the Nvidia drivers. Follow the link to the bug report...
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    [ubuntu] Workaround for Kubuntu

    I'm experiencing the same issue in 100% of the time Kubuntu 11.04 with the proprietary Nvidia drivers, so this has nothing to do with Unity. I also experienced this issue in Kubuntu 10.10 but only...
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    [all variants] Re: Convert dvd .iso to .avi?

    DVD:Rip wasn't able to load an .iso file for me using fooey's method. It gave an error:
    "Selected directory is no DVD image directory. It has no VIDEO_TS folder."

    I think if you want to use...
  20. [ubuntu] SOLVED Re: ubuntu 10.10 adding games on wbfs partition (Wii console)

    Thanks, this worked perfectly for me. I can now transfer games from one wbfs USB drive to another.

    Rasta, did you do the last step?

    sudo gpasswd -a $USER disk

    After that you have to log...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Video_TS burning

    For anyone trying to do this under 10.04 Lucid Lynx it's still possible under K3B but the option has moved.

    Now you have to click the "New Project" button on the left, just below the file link. ...
  22. Re: Howto: Install and use projectM music visualizer with pulseaudio support on Hard

    Thanks proteusmoteus!
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    Re: Pimping StarCraft on a Widescreen Display

    I solved the sound cutting out issue by running

    winecfg from terminal in the Audio tab unchecking "ALSA" and checking "OSS Driver"
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    Re: HOWTO: Install OpenTTD

    Never mind, it was a problem with pulseaudio that I fixed.
  25. [ubuntu] Re: sound muted on startup every-time karmic 9.10

    Here's how I fixed my problem, hp dv9610us with an intel hda card:

    sudo apt-get remove alsa alsa-utils

    sudo apt-get install alsa alsa-utils

    sudo apt-get install pulseaudio

    Click the...
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