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    [ubuntu] Re: Wacky KVM Switch problem

    Okay, did some experimenting and it turns out if I lock the screen I can safely switch and not get kicked off... Just in case someone out there has a similar problem. Cheers, forum lurkers :P
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Wacky KVM Switch problem

    Okay, totally weird, but I just plugged in an old Belkin KVM switch, and when I switch from my Windows box (old Dell Dimension 3k) to my Ubuntu box, it sends me back to the gnome login page and all...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Graphics problems: 8800 GTS

    I'm still getting nothing, and it's quite irritating. Is there some way I can do all of that without going into low-graphics mode? Or some way I can go into low-graphics mode without restarting? I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Graphics problems: 8800 GTS

    I did, no dice. Just a black screen, and nothing makes anything respond.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Graphics problems: 8800 GTS

    Okay, so when I try to go into low graphics mode it says "Wait one minute while your display is reset" and whether I click OK or not, it just stays on a black screen. Is there any way to do this...
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    [ubuntu] Graphics problems: 8800 GTS

    Okay, here goes. I auto-upgraded to 8.10 last week, and since then my graphics have been giving errors. I booted just fine the first time, and installed the nVidia 177 drivers, which were...
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    [ubuntu] Firefox stalls

    Okay, when I am running anything flash-based (it's hard not to) in Firefox and have more than one tab open, Firefox sometimes stalls for a minute to 5 minutes. If I wait it out, it works fine, but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Resizing main partition... how? Safe?

    Awesome, now I just have to get that done. Thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Resizing main partition... how? Safe?

    I just finished cleaning off the NTFS partition that had been on the other half of my Ubuntu boot HD. I went to GParted to delete the NTFS part and try to resize the main, but the option is greyed...
  10. [ubuntu] Wacky fonts, how to change in wine programs

    Hello, I recently installed Guitar Pro 5 with wine on my ubuntu system, and when I went to install Fireworks 8, some of the text (like in the opening "get started" screen) was in Guitar Pro's musical...
  11. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Audacity won't play back audio...

    Hey everyone, I'm looking for anyone who has experience with Audacity. I just downloaded it via Synaptic, and I'm used to using it on windows. Now, when I try to play back an audio file I load, it...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Can't mount external USB recording device

    Nevermind.... Somehow, it worked the next time I tried. Ah well.
  13. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Can't mount external USB recording device

    Okay, my band just got done at a gig and the recording device has our whole show on it. I need to return it to its owner soon, and it just won't connect to my computer. I'm new to linux, btw.

    It...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Dual-boot help XP/Ubuntu (separate HDs)

    Okay, thanks tons. I got Ubuntu booting from GRUB (permanently) and I'm about to start messing with the XP one to get that to boot. Thanks!
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Dual-boot help XP/Ubuntu (separate HDs)

    In some looking around, I saw that device.map contains:
    (hd0) /dev/sda
    (hd1) /dev/sdb
    (hd2) /dev/sdc
    (hd3) /dev/sdd

    Will changing this work? I can't edit this either.... nor can I find any way...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Dual-boot help XP/Ubuntu (separate HDs)

    It returned (hd0,4)
    I'm guessing I have to edit the menu.lst file to see it as (hd0,4) instead of (hd3,4)?
    How can I edit the file then?

    To answer louieb: I have 2 internal SATA (80GB with XP...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Dual-boot help XP/Ubuntu (separate HDs)

    All of it? It's a lot....

    # menu.lst - See: grub(8), info grub, update-grub(8)
    # grub-install(8), grub-floppy(8),
    # grub-md5-crypt, /usr/share/doc/grub
    # and...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Dual-boot help XP/Ubuntu (separate HDs)

    I'm guessing I have to change the hd2 and hd3 in the menu.lst file to sdc and sdd respectively?

    Edit: I can't edit and save menu.lst from the live cd.... any workaround? (if I need to, that is)
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Dual-boot help XP/Ubuntu (separate HDs)

    Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders, total 312581808 sectors
    Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Disk identifier: 0x1a751a74

    Device...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Dual-boot help XP/Ubuntu (separate HDs)

    Okay, I got GRUB back on hd3 (the 400) with the instructions above. Now, when I try to boot to any of the Ubuntu options from there, I get an error message: "Error 22: No such partition"
    When I try...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Dual-boot help XP/Ubuntu (separate HDs)

    I think I understand, but I can't get Ubuntu booted in the first place to edit the GRUB loader.... What am I missing? Can I install the GRUB loader to the 400 with Super GRUB Disc? I don't want to...
  22. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Dual-boot help XP/Ubuntu (separate HDs)

    Okay, I am fairly new to Linux and wanted to try it out again. I made space on my 400GB SATA HD and resized it during the Ubuntu install to be split into two, one for Ubuntu and the other with all...
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    Sticky: Re: Desktop Hardware Incompatibility List.

    EVGA GeForce 8800 640MB GFX card seems to be incompatible. Installed at first, but i tried to install the nVidia drivers (i think) and now i get "Failed to start X server"
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