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    [ubuntu] Re: Nouveau low resolution when not root

    Well, I've got a fix, of sorts: manually enabling the RandR extension by adding this to xorg.conf:

    Section "Extensions"
    Option "RandR" "Enable"
    Endsectionmakes X come up in the maximum...
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    [ubuntu] Nouveau low resolution when not root

    Hi, I'm having trouble getting the Nouveau driver to display full resolution on my monitor

    Monitor - Mitsubishi Diamond Plus 200 CRT
    HorizSync 30.0 - 107.0
    VertRefresh 48.0 -...
  3. Thread: Mednafenfe

    by wwwookie

    Re: Mednafenfe

    Hi Dagoss,

    I got exactly the same problem. Modules for python 2.4, 2.5, 2.6 but not 2.7.
    My original thought was to run an older version of python, but 2.6 has been dropped in Natty.
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    [ubuntu] VLC - Terrible DVD audio in Oneiric

    Hi - I recently installed oneiric and things were going fine until I tried to play a DVD with VLC, the sound was terrible! It sounds like somebody's got an effects unit and turned the reverb and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I use the set user ID bit?

    Thanks a lot Bachstelze, that's probably the quickest response I've ever had - have a nice afternoon.
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I use the set user ID bit?

    Now That has saved me a bit of time! I originally ran into the problem with python though - do I take it what you said applies to python scripts too?
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    [SOLVED] How do I use the set user ID bit?

    Hi all, I'm writing a python program that occasionally needs root privileges so I decided to have a look at the SUID bit with a small bash script. I'm not getting the results I want. Here's the...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: How do I print strings with spaces in imagemagick?

    Babixeddu, yes my problem was that I had the quotes the wrong way round, it works fine if you use double quotes around the arguments for the -draw option and single quotes for the string intself -...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: pygtk FileChooserButton: messy selecting directory

    Hi again,

    I slept on it and found the (admittedly easy) solution before breakfast.
    The unexpected combobox when looking for directories only seems to be a feature of gtk.FileChooserButton. With...
  10. [SOLVED] pygtk FileChooserButton: messy selecting directory


    I've been using the python gtk.FileChooserButton widget to select files as part of a gui I'm writing, and everything works fine. However, when I try to use the same widget to select...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: How do I print strings with spaces in imagemagick?

    Hi again - I found the solution:- the label:"text" command is much simpler than -draw " <parameters> 'text'", and with only one set of quotes, there's no problem putting in a variable such as

  12. [SOLVED] How do I print strings with spaces in imagemagick?

    Hi, I've been trying for hours to print string variables with imagemagick to make dvd buttons from a shell script. The basic command is:-

    ~$ convert -size 720x480 xc:transparent -fill red...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: No subtitles in mplayer when using -sid or -slang

    Hi, It's been a while - seems the bug is in the repo version of mplayer

    I got a subversion snapshot of mplayer from , compiled it and hey presto -...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Getting MPlayer to Play DVD Menus

    Hi Todd,

    I hope you get a notification email and see this!

    I have been using a newer version of mplayer compiled with dvdnav support from a subversion snapshot on their website, but still get...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: gxine 10.04 Lucid gnome desktop crash on load

    Hi, Thanks for the guide, and the useful links to how you got to your solution - it always helps to know what's going on. I ran into the same problem with metacity crashing, and needing to use...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: No subtitles in mplayer when using -sid or -slang

    Thanks, tried that, and specified the .IFO file explicitly but got the same results

    mplayer dvd://1 -sid 0 -ifo /media/<dvd_title>/VIDEO_TS/VTS_01_0.IFO

    Oddly enough, when you...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: No subtitles in mplayer when using -sid or -slang

    Just a bit more info - thought I'd try copying the dvd to a hard drive with "dvdbackup -M -o <directory>, to see if it was a problem with reading a physical disk. "mplayer dvd:// -sid 0 -dvd-device...
  18. [SOLVED] No subtitles in mplayer when using -sid or -slang

    Edit - please ignore the Heron in my profile - I'm using Lucid

    Hi, when I try to show dvd subtitles with mplayer using the options -sid 0 or -slang en I get a movie but no subtitles are shown.

  19. [ubuntu] Re: Does Netgear WNA1100 USB Adapter work in Ubuntu

    I use a netgear WPN111 at my studio - not same as yours but could work...ndisgtk is available in the synaptic and is very easy to use. When ndisgtk asks you for the .inf file it needs to come with...
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