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  1. [all variants] Re: any reason this laptop wont work with linux?

    It should work just fine. The GFX card needs nvidia binaries for you to get it fully working. There are guides for this here on the forum. Search and enjoy.
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless card needs to be turned on in Windows for it to work in Ubuntu

    There is a manufacturer specific program installed on your machine that interfaces with a Hardware switch in BIOS/USB hub.
    WHen you press FN+F10 that port is activated, and vice versa.

    At the...
  3. [all variants] Re: Configuring laptop to toggle on/off external monitor

    You will have to write a script that cycles between modes somehow, but, it is probably a pain. I'm quite sure that changing nvidia graphical properties requires a restart of X (your graphical...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: One speaker blown, need all sound to come out the other

    You should be able to change the balance in the volume mixer applet. I can not test here because I'm on a windoze machine at work. Right click on the speaker/volume icon and open the mixer.
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    [ubuntu] Re: nVidia GTX260 Performance in Hardy

    These are closed source drivers from nVidia, right?
    You should check information on the nVidia forums regarding this. They are able to diagnose and give answers to your issues with these drivers.
  6. [ubuntu] Re: How to resume hibernate on replaced motherboard with windows xp installed

    And what does this have to do with Ubuntu (LINUX)?
    This is a Ubuntu (Linux) support community.

    Your query should be taken with the manufacturer or retailer you have bought it from, not here.
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    [ubuntu] Re: changing screen brightness on sony vaio

    If you search here in the forum, you will find others with brightness queries. it should definately support brightness. Mine does.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Marvell Yukon Ethernet Controller in Ubuntu

    Strange that you guys have problems with that NIC.

    I have a Marvel Yukon on my Sony VAIO laptop. It has always been automatically recognized and I have been using it flawless since Feisty.

    Run:...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: How to resume hibernate on replaced motherboard with windows xp installed

    This is a Linux forum, you know. We do not solve windows problems here.


    But, the answer to your question is: "They do not use the same chipset drivers, so, you cant just boot it up. You'll have...
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    [all variants] Re: [SOLVED] New motherboard problems.

    Long shot, but, try:

    * Reset the CMOS
    * Unplug ALL cables from PC.
    * Push in the "power button" for 30 seconds (with nothing connected!)
    * Connect mains, keyb/mouse and monitor and try to power...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Load_Cycle_Count in 64 bit Hardy.

    There are countless, and countless, and countless threads about the "Load Cycle Count" in Ubuntu. I suggest you search for some solutions/fixes. There is also a "sticky" thread in the top of this...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Does Ubuntu wake up from suspend and hibernate when battery is low?

    It will wake up from suspend and hibernate, yes.
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    [ubuntu] Re: compiz fusion changing shortcuts

    If you install compiz config manager, you can preset hotkeys and stuff in there under each plugin.


    sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager
    then you execute

    ccsm to open the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My keyboard keeps switching to German!

    Have a issue that is very similar.

    My keyboard config in Gnome is not in use after a reboot. It uses the terminal configured keyboard layout until I go into the keyboard preferences and add/remove...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager: Intel Video Driver?

    Guess I should have known that ~banging my head in the wall~!
  16. [ubuntu] Re: [suspend] VAIO can't resume... was working before!!!

    Search the forum a bit. There are many threads about suspend problems.

    Also, this might help you a bit.

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingKernelSuspend
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sony Vaio Laptop Screen Brightness

    What model of Sony VAIO is it?
    What graphics card is it?
    What drivers/things have you installed?

    I have a nvidia gfx card and a intel built in gfx card in my Sony Vaio. Brightness keys work...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 8.04 on VMware won't recognize video card

    VMWare emulates a PC (and its HW) for the guest operating system. The Guest OS has no access to the HW except for some special stuff. Any HW you "actually" have is of no interest to VMWare. Sorry.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: setting xorg for s-video output

    According to your laptop spec there is a Intel GMA950 gfx card in it.

    If you look on this page, there is a explendid description in how to configure dual screens/switch output on Intel cards.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager: Intel Video Driver?

    It's a pre-existing packet. Does not matter which GFX card you have in the machine, it will have all of them downloaded.

    Don't know how you turn it off though.
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    [ubuntu] Re: hardy turns laptop into clicking space heater

    There is a bug in the BIOS in a majority of DV6000 and DV9000 series of HP's that cause the machines to run very, very hot (in some cases even casing melts/deforms). There is a BIOS update avalible...
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    [ubuntu] Re: hardy turns laptop into clicking space heater

    :lolflag:
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    [ubuntu] Re: External VGA not working on laptop

    Use XandR. You will find complete guide here:
    http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Xorg_RandR_1.2
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba A305 - how to switch video mode?

    If it is an ATI or Intel card, have a look here:
    http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Xorg_RandR_1.2
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    [ubuntu] Re: IPW3945 Driver Stopped Working?

    The newer kernels (2.6.24-16 and onward) uses the iwlwifi module/driver instead. It also has other dependencies.

    If you are using that kernel and headers, I'm quite certain you will have issues...
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