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  1. [all variants] Re: HOW TO: Install a LinuxWacom Kernel Driver for Tablet PC's

    I was looking for a way to calibrate my tx2500z in Lucid, since wacomcpl doesn't work without HAL, and I came across this:...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: File extension Z - Unix compressed archive file?

    file-roller (default archive manager) will support that format if you have the ncompress package that gmargo mentioned installed.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Screen Resolution problems

    The issue is likely related to your graphics driver/configuration. Try going to "System > Administration > Hardware Drivers" and see if there are any proprietary graphics drivers listed. If so, try...
  4. Thread: Bug Reports?

    by cak3

    [SOLVED] Re: Bug Reports?

    Ubuntu bugs are usually filed in Launchpad. you can use apport to file the bug and automatically attach relevant data.

    the short version is you can report a bug by running

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    [SOLVED] Re: Text editor that opens folders?

    Well, I know that vim can do exactly what you describe with the NERDtree plugin ( Actually, it can open directories without the plugin, though I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Gnome-do and custom applications

    gnome-do probably looks for .desktop files in "/usr/share/applications" so you may create one for it in there (look at the others in there for examples of the format, its pretty straightforward). It...
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    [ubuntu] Re: gazp3 10.04 shutdown stuck on plymouth screen

    I had an identical problem which I tracked down to the free (non-proprietary) radeon kernel module with KMS (kernel mode setting, enabled by default in lucid kernels) and my card (HD 3200). If you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shutdown problem in Ubuntu 10.04 on HP tx2500z

    Looks like you are having a similiar issue to what I was. I found a solution, if you still need it.

    it is at

    the short fix is to put the .conf...
  9. Thread: Updating to Lucid

    by cak3

    [ubuntu] Re: Updating to Lucid

    yes, there is. Once it is released, the upgrade will be available through update-manager, but if you want to upgrade before then, run

    sudo update-manager -d

    the -d option has it check if a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Probably a REAL newbie problem...

    the little arrow means that is a symlink (symbolic link), and should be safe to delete. It would show all the info because a symlink is treated like a normal file/directory by the filesystem.

  11. Thread: Problem with grub

    by cak3

    [SOLVED] Re: Problem with grub

    Windows always writes its own bootloader to the MBR of the first HDD, which overrides GRUB.

    The process to restore grub is different for Grub 1 and grub 2. If you are using a a pre-karmic (9.10)...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: upstart shutdown script / unload radeon module KMS

    I figured out how to do it. I created an upstart job to do it, and placed it in /etc/init

    the job file is attached, if anyone is interested.
  13. [SOLVED] upstart shutdown script / unload radeon module KMS

    I have an HP tx2500z laptop running Xubuntu 10.04. It has a Radeon HD3200 (RS780) GPU. I am using the free driver (see attached xorg.conf) and it works great, except the computer does not poweroff on...
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    Re: How to Rotate the Screen for a TX2000 Tablet PC

    yea, sorry should have done that above.

    In Xubuntu 9.10, I am using fglrx and have rotation working with compiz.

    From "X -version":
    X.Org X Server 1.6.4
    xorg-server 2:1.6.4-2ubuntu4.1
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    simple daemon and flgrx + compiz

    Just an update with what I have found to work well.

    I have a tx2500z, and I am using Xubuntu 9.10 with compiz and the proprietary fglrx driver. I am also using Tom Jaeger's wacomrotate daemon. I...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Grub "Invalid Signature" error when booting windows

    So, I didn't to have to restore the windows MBR again, so I decided to install grub to the one drive that didn't have a bootloader yet (/dev/sdb). I went to boot windows from that, and I got a...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Grub "Invalid Signature" error when booting windows

    The second partition on hd0 is all my user data for windows (the first one begin just the system itself). I was looking at the cfg file, and it seems grub2 calls the first partition (hdx,1) instead...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Grub "Invalid Signature" error when booting windows

  19. [ubuntu] Re: Here I sit lonely hearted I paid ten cents and can't gparted.

    Why you pay for it? Its free you know.

    But anyway, you might not want to use gparted to resize ntfs partitions if they have windows installations on them. I have broken windows like that. If...
  20. Thread: The BUMP Thread

    by cak3

    Re: The BUMP Thread

  21. [SOLVED] Re: Grub "Invalid Signature" error when booting windows

    Yea, I kinda mentioned that in the first post, though it wasn't very clear. I have a windows MBR on the first HDD, and if I choose to boot from that HDD (via the BIOS boot selection menu, same idea...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Easiest way to encrypt home and new partition?

    There are a number of transparent filesystem encryption utilities. I don't use them, so I don't know what is best, but check out the packages "encfs, cfs, ecryptfs-uils". There are more too, I would...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Grub "Invalid Signature" error when booting windows

    So, a google search for "grub invalid signature" returned this thread as the first result, which isn't entirely helpful. I guess google gives high priority. Oh yea, anyway... bump.
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Grub "Invalid Signature" error when booting windows

    The output of 'fdisk -l' would indicate that the device names are correct, but I am attaching the output of 'dmesg' anyway.

    The relevant stuff is probably here:

    $ sudo dmesg | grep sd[abc]...
  25. [SOLVED] Grub "Invalid Signature" error when booting windows

    I have 3 hard disks. THe first one has windows, the second windows programs, and the third linux. Grub is installed to the MBR of the third, and it is my primary boot disk. Everything was working...
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