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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Switch on/off nvidia card Asus UL30Vt, UL50V, UL80V laptops

    Anyone feel like testing this stuff with 12.04?

    I've been running nvidia through compatibility mode for a while and everything works fine (minus slow start-up and really slow out of sleep mode...
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    [all variants] Re: Asus UL30 anyone?

    Anyone want to update with what does/doesn't work on 11.04? (UL30 / UL30VT)

    (mine is UL30VT)
    I couldn't turn off nvidia without it freezing starting a good while back, so I have switched to...
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    [all variants] Re: Asus UL30 anyone?

    i just tried a youtube 720 video and it seemed to work alright. Haven't really tried enough to be sure though.

    Unfortunately i think the last kernel upgrade or maybe one before (-13 or -14) broke...
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    [all variants] Re: Asus UL30 anyone?

    So you are running the nouveau driver for the ULX0vt? How is performance? battery life / power drain?

    I switched from nvidia drivers back to intel only because of super slow resume from suspend...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Switch on/off nvidia card Asus UL30Vt, UL50V, UL80V laptops

    It doesn't work after suspend (not sure about hibernation), at least for me. Supposedly there is a way to make it work but I just have the .deb installed and I don't think that version works after...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Switch on/off nvidia card Asus UL30Vt, UL50V, UL80V laptops

    *bump*

    I am on maverick meerkat now too, don't know if that will change anything, but it made the nvidia option unusable with lag and stuff (probably the new driver and the weird gtk glitches...
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    [all variants] Re: Asus UL30 anyone?

    THANKS!! Didn't have to restart and now watching the same video that in totem/old way took 40-50% cpu only needs 9-10% with mplayer+vdpau. Great :)

    I'll try the trackpad fix(es) in a bit. Thanks...
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    [all variants] Re: Asus UL30 anyone?

    yeah i hadn't thought about compiz off as a useful saving feature. My other major issue with nvidia drivers on is that suspend takes a lot longer to come back from, and startup is possibly...
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    [all variants] Re: Asus UL30 anyone?

    Thanks again for all the tips.

    I have enabled nvidia driver and card on my ul30vt as explained by a previous poster. I then applied most of the power-saving tricks given here (not all the ram...
  10. Thread: Asus UL30VT-A1

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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus UL30VT-A1

    wow that is amazing news if it works....

    couple questions:

    does hdmi out then work?

    can you turn off the intel card if nvidia is activated?

    what kind of battery life with nvidia card...
  11. Thread: Asus UL30VT-A1

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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus UL30VT-A1

    good to know. It seems to have gotten slightly better (maybe i'm just more used to it).

    i guess it's just a good reason to update to meerkat alpha sooner :) or perhaps find someone else's kernel...
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    [all variants] Re: Asus UL30 anyone?

    Thanks for the script/tips on power saving, I will give it a go. How are you measuring your power consumption btw?
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    [ubuntu] Re: VeryCD, Xunlei and Skype USB Phone

    you can use amule to connect to edonkey network which can use any link from verycd.com, search the forums for more info if you need.

    you can run xunlei in wine from what I read, but I've never...
  14. Thread: Asus UL30VT-A1

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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus UL30VT-A1

    To clarify I haven't tried any of the nvidia drivers, but my understanding is that none of them work because you need hybrid drivers of some sort, not just something that will support the g210m (of...
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    [all variants] Re: Asus UL30 anyone?

    I've gotten brightness controls to work both from my keyboard and from manually inputting brightness levels through the terminal. I did it with the acpi events (also turning touchpad off is a must...
  16. Thread: Asus UL30VT-A1

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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus UL30VT-A1

    in case hadn't seen it yet: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1366605&highlight=ul30vt

    You can switch off the nvidia card (to save power). But there is no way at least in the threads I've...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Jaunty->Karmic Upgrade Frustration

    so I really need 1.8 gigs free to upload? Looks like I am stuck on Jaunty for a while then.... :(
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    [ubuntu] Jaunty->Karmic Upgrade Frustration

    So I have been trying to upgrade for a while now, but thanks to an admittedly complex set of conditions, I have had no success whatsoever.

    Basically the upgrade manager always tells me I don't...
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    [all variants] Re: Unwanted Firefox 3.5 Mouse Gestures

    Hey Thanks, you're awesome! This was happening to me and seemed so random, searched google and was linked here, I think it is fixed now (crosses fingers). :)
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    [all variants] Drawing Tablets / Handwriting tablets

    Hello Community,
    I recently purchased a cheap "Handwriter," which is some sort of drawing tablet which is specifically made (cheaply, I might add) to input Chinese characters. After a little...
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    [all variants] Re: Install Windows (XP) to USB or SD using Ubuntu

    *bump*

    Is this really not possible?
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    [all variants] Re: Install Windows (XP) to USB or SD using Ubuntu

    Yeah, maybe I wasn't clear enough on my first post.

    1.) I don't have a cd-rom drive
    2.) I am running Ubuntu, and have no Windows available
    3.) I just want to make a bootable usb or sd card to...
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    [all variants] Install Windows (XP) to USB or SD using Ubuntu

    I am running Ubuntu on an eeepc and I was wondering if there is a way to get from a windows .iso file to a bootable usb or sd card, using only Ubuntu.

    I have seen this question asked a few...
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    [ubuntu] Dell Insprion 8200 Wireless Woes

    Hello all,

    Welcome to my world of wireless woes...

    I have an inspiron 8200 with dell truemobile 1150 (orinoco?) wireless card. It seems to work at times and at other times, not at all. This...
  25. Thread: The BUMP Thread

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    Re: The BUMP Thread

    Bump-er cars!

    Man I'm clever.. that definitely has Not been done in 1000 pages.
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