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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Installing programs from Computational Beauty of Nature

    Ok, I found this in the FAQ:



    I think it's a few years since this FAQ was written too:)

    Anybody knows what would be the base directory of X11? I found an X11 directory in /etc and...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Installing programs from Computational Beauty of Nature

    Well, that didn't work either. I get the same error messages as earlier when trying to run make with the source code. Wish I knew more about computers:(
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Installing programs from Computational Beauty of Nature

    Ok thanks. Well, the commands aren't working anyway it seems. Perhaps I should try to compile them from the source..........
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Installing programs from Computational Beauty of Nature

    So that means I didn't need to use the make command? How do I execute a binary?? Thanks for your help
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Installing programs from Computational Beauty of Nature

    I have build-essential installed. As far as I know though, this code should be precompiled, so will I need this? I know pretty much nothing about this.

    Here's the output:


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  6. [ubuntu] Installing programs from Computational Beauty of Nature

    Hi all

    I'm trying to install the programs that accompany the book "Computational Beauty of Nature" from 1998. The code is available from the book's homepage at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Uninstalled terminal - how to reinstall?

    You can install it with Synaptic: Menu > System > Administration > Synaptic Package Manager

    Search for 'gnome-terminal'
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    [ubuntu] Re: lost all my files

    It might be the case that you haven't lost any files, only that you can't find them. How did you use to find them? Do you know what folder these files were kept in?
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Can't log onto wireless network with lubuntu

    Ok, thanks for your help. Indirectly it lead to a solution as I was looking through the settings of my network saved on the normal ubuntu - turns out that I had just misremembered that a letter of...
  10. [SOLVED] Can't log onto wireless network with lubuntu

    Running from live USB, I can't get onto my wireless network with lubuntu. It asks for the passkey, I give it the passkey, it thinks for a while, and then asks for the passkey again.

    Strangely, I...
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    Re: forum not open to any critisisum

    Workshop1702, I understand your frustration with many problems that are hard to fix on Ubuntu. I don't know why some things work better or at least more easily with Windows. Perhaps because most...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Brightness adjustment keys not working

    I had a similar problem, and eventually found a workaround, though not a full solution, by using the following command:

    sudo setpci -s 00:02.0 F4.B=e0
    where B=x can be set with values from 00 to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Reduce Brightness on asus eepc 1001ha

    I had a similar problem, and eventually found a workaround, though not a full solution, by using the following command:
    sudo setpci -s 00:02.0 F4.B=e0where B=x can be set with values from 00 to FF...
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    [ubuntu] Re: brightness problem

    Well, I found a workaround, by using
    sudo setpci -s 00:02.0 F4.B=70 where B=00 to FF, for black to bright respectively. And 00:02.0 is the address of my graphics controller given by lspci.

    Found...
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    [ubuntu] Re: brightness problem

    Ok, I attached syslog as a zip. I have no clue what any of it means. I'll file a bug report now also. Thanks for the advice.
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    [ubuntu] Re: brightness problem

    @jtarin, unfortunately that didn't work either.

    @NightwishFan, I can't attach the file because it exceeds the forum size limit for this file type. I have to go now though. Thanks a lot for your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: brightness problem

    Ok, I would like to do that but I don't know how I can post the output without the keyboard working at all. I thought I could just copy-paste but it seems the right mouse button is also affected by...
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    [ubuntu] Re: brightness problem

    :) ok thanks. But in fact I've tried it now and it also doesn't fix the problem. The brightness dips and reddens for a fraction of a second then goes back to normal :(

    One other symptom that might...
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    [ubuntu] Re: brightness problem

    @NightwishFan

    I tried adding 'acpi_backlight=vendor' to the /etc/default/grub file so that one of the lines looked like this:
    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_backlight=vendor"
    ...
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    [ubuntu] brightness problem

    Hi everyone

    I have a problem adjusting brightness on Lucid. I've tried a few of the solutions for similar problems that I've found on here but none have worked so far.

    My laptop is a Samsung...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wirless not working.

    Did you include the name of the .inf file where you write '(file directory)'?

    Also, it'll be easier for us to help if you write here exactly what you type. Even easier if you include it within...
  22. solution for ultrafast net-going computer

    Hearing all about this chrome OS gave me the idea to try to find a linux solution to their aim that is currently available, rather than wait till 2010...

    I'm having a go at damn small linux now,...
  23. Poll: Re: How many languages do you speak? (not programming languages)

    Fluent in Welsh (yes, some of us actually can speak it!) and English.

    Fairly good: French, basic to middling: Italian, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese. Ting hao!
  24. Re: Problem with wine: seems to stem from error with open GL

    Yes, thanks, I tracked it down to the video drivers. I enabled nvidia-glx with the restricted drivers manager (don't know why this was disabled), and now things seem ok, except desktop effect can't...
  25. Problem with wine: seems to stem from error with open GL

    Hi there

    I was just trying to get a program to run with wine in the terminal and got this error:


    Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".
    err:wgl:X11DRV_WineGL_InitOpenglInfo ...
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