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    Re: x220 compiz performance tuning in 12.04

    Hey, not too bad!

    Correct me if I'm wrong; the x220 has an HDMI port?

    It definitely seems like a solid machine.
    Ive been using the x130e as my main work machine for the past few days, and Im...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Optimal Synclient Settings? (Macbook, Ubuntu)

    Here's some awesome documentation from Arch's wiki: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Touchpad_Synaptics

    I've used this in the past to set up the 'OSX Lion-style' natural scrolling on my...
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    Re: x220 compiz performance tuning in 12.04

    How do you like the x220?

    I have a few x120e's and x130e's that Ive been playing around with, and they seem buttery smooth with 11.10 and 12.04.

    I was wondering how much more of a performance...
  4. Poll: Re: Which OS would you guys go with if you had just built or bought a new PC?

    I voted for Crunchbang.

    I would however, prefer to install Arch on the system. I just like living on the bleeding edge, you know?
    Crunchbang is a very close second. Ive used that on several...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Root password

    The Root password is invoked when you run the command with sudo - 99% of the time, your root password is the same as the primary user login, unless you explicitly changed it.
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Missing archives while updating Ubuntu 11.10

    I googled the packager name, and I found that he has an icon set on launchpad.

    You likely added his ppa for the icons, and he didnt get around to updating the branch for Oneiric.

    It likely...
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    [SOLVED] Re: BASH script help? Creating QR Codes

    Yep, this is just what I needed! Thanks Hawk and Wormy. It turns out that it WAS in fact looking for the directory structure, instead of the ONLINE url that I was hoping for. Once I changed the name...
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    [SOLVED] Re: BASH script help? Creating QR Codes

    My example input file looks like this:

    market.android.com/details?id=com.bim.pubmed
    www.apple.com/webapps/utilities/mobilepubmed.html
    ieeexplore.ieee.org/mobile/
    Just plain text, one URL per...
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    [SOLVED] BASH script help? Creating QR Codes

    Hi all,

    I'm trying to create a BASH script that will read a .txt file that contains URLS to various websites, parse it, and create QR codes for each line.

    So far, the simple script looks like...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Links browser script

    Obligatory 1 week bump.
    Anyone know how to do something like this?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Links browser script

    bumpity
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    [ubuntu] Links browser script

    Hi all,

    I have a question that I would LOVE to get figured out.

    At my Uni, we use a web-based login for our internet connections. Its based off of Cisco, and every Wednesday night every...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Dell Linux laptop coming

    Hey Bill

    When your new computer arrives, it should be fine right out of the box- no need to configure anything.
    HOWEVER- and this is imperative- you must update using the update manager. 8.04 (I...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: 64 bit vs 32 bit for scientific calculations

    Im not too sure about simply using a more powerful processor.
    I help my professor with Astrophysics research- our calculations are really intense and would take hours on 1 machine (Pentium 4-ish...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Two SSH connections

    Im not quite sure of the result that youre trying to get.

    If you have 1 terminal window open on your computer and run 'screen', you could open 2 extra panes, allowing you to ssh to Box1 and Box2...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hide System Tray Icons?

    The post said 'LIKE' in kde. Im assuming it is now under a gnome situation?

    Same theory would apply- Im pretty sure you could only toggle based on application settings, but you could get rid of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Google chrome dying

    I was having very similar problems and I was able to fix it.

    Navigate to the .config folder hidden in your home folder. (press CTRL H to see it) and look for the folder that says chrome or...
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    [SOLVED] Re: USB key permissions

    WAIT!

    Scratch that- when I CHECK the box that says 'take ownership' it allows me to write to it.


    PERFECT!



    Everythings good now. Thanks for the info about using the Disk Utility to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: USB key permissions

    I figured I could just throw the old folders, but I wasnt sure.


    I have the usb formatted as ext4, and even when unchecking the 'take ownership' box, it still will not let me write to it.
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    [SOLVED] USB key permissions

    Hi all.

    I have a few questions about fstab and usb key permissions.

    It seems that over time that my mounted drives have been accruing errors- when I view my /media folder, my drives have extra...
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    Re: Can't Install on Netbook

    PERFECT!

    Im glad to help.

    If you would be so kind as to mark the thread as 'solved' under the thread tools at the top, we could safely call this thread closed!

    Good luck and Have FUN!
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    Re: Can't Install on Netbook

    You could use the website http://webchat.freenode.net/ to get on freenode without having to install a client. you could join from there.
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    Re: Can't Install on Netbook

    NICEEE!!! :guitar:

    Now we're in business.

    Let me know if you have any problems!


    Ill tell you what. If you have another computer handy, hop on irc.freenode.net and join the #tomswartz...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Chromium Daily just exploded on me

    Holy Crap.

    Clearing the .config/chromium folder fixed it!

    Whatever it was, that fixed it!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Chromium Daily just exploded on me

    Thats the one that Im running.


    Okie dokie guys.
    Im just going to wipe and install 10.10 anyway. Ill confirm or deny that the problem still exists after that.


    Thanks for the help!
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