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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 Wifi Drivers

    Thank you VERY MUCH! This fix is as 'slick as goose grease'.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 Wifi Drivers

    I hate being dumb, although I am good at it. But when I follow the link to get the base code to change:

    Now go here and download compat-wireless-2.6.tar.bz2 to your desktop....
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    [all variants] Re: Simple LightDM does not update

    Sorry for being dumb... but here's what worked for me. In terminal place the following command

    sudo apt-get -o Dpkg::Options::="--force-confnew" install --reinstall lightdm

    Reboot the system...
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    [all variants] Simple LightDM does not update

    I have three different variants of Ubuntu 11.10 (Lubuntu, Xubuntu & Unity) installed. When i attempt to use SimpleLightDM to change my login screens I get a message indicating success. When I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus K52 / Asus A52

    Looks like the Skype webcam uspide down image problem and dead wireless after suspend problems are now back on the scene with 11.10.

    Skype upside down video fixed via (terminal commands):
    • sudo...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ath9k Crippling Wireless Issue

    Here is a solution that I found on the Arch site. It works for me... no warranty is expressed or implied. ):P

    ath9k Network Fix (from suspend)

    Create a custom script inside /etc/pm/sleep.d...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus K52 / Asus A52

    I have been working for at least a month on 11.10 with few hardware related problems. A couple special Fn keys don't work but that's about it.
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    [SOLVED] Missing from Nautilus Menus

    Somehow UbuntuOne has gone missing from my Nautilus Menu (on 11.10). Any ideas what I need to do to get it back?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus K52 / Asus A52

    I am now running 11.10 with 0 problems in sound or camera... skype or no skype. Just a thought.
  10. Thread: greybird mods

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    [xubuntu] greybird mods

    For those who are using greybird on Xubuntu, here are my gtk-2.0 mods to clean up the desktop, remove the icon text label backgrounds and tighten up the layout to fit better on a netbook. Create or...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Xubuntu or Lubuntu More Lightweight?

    Having run both for about a week each... I have settled on Xubuntu. It is more elegant, complete and user-friendly for my uses. I have run both on an Atom processor, eeePC netbook without...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus K52 / Asus A52

    I've tried the fix in 366 and still suspend gets hung (more often than not). I'm runnung an Asus k52f 64 bit with Natty 64 bit and Unity. I am running a new kernel 2.6.39-0 generic (perhaps that is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: boot fails on clean install for 11.04

    My problem was 'simply' that I had left an sd card in my laptop and the install failure was simply the system attempting to write to that device rather than my HDD. :(
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    [ubuntu] Re: boot fails on clean install for 11.04

    Same for me when attempting 11.04 64 bit...
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    [ubuntu] Browsers always spring to maximized

    I am running beta 2 of Natty. For some strange reason no matter what I have tried I am still unable to figure out how to get a web browser to open in a non-minimzed state (on its 2nd plus opening) I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus K52 / Asus A52

    I am using beta 1 (11.04) and everything seems to work (out of the box!!!), webcam, mic, and most special keys (Fn)--:) the only one that does not work out of the box is the track pad on-off Fn...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Reinstall Ubuntu One

    UbuntuOne on 10.10 is failing for me. I have tried all the suggestions in this stream including complete reinstalls of all UbuntuOne packages in Synaptic. I am running 10.10 64bit and U1 was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus K52 / Asus A52

    Hi blkid

    I think the answer is almost... there is something you can do to get the sound working if you don't mind having a messed up kernel. See this post:...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Problem with alsa-driver-linuxant on Maverick

    What I discovered is that if you use Synaptic to remove alsa-linuxant completely and then reinstall all your linux kernel modules, things go back to the before alsa-linuxant state. That doesn't help...
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    [ubuntu] Re: remove alsa-driver install

    What I discovered is that if you use Synaptic to remove alsa-linuxant completely and then reinstall all your linux kernel modules, things go back to the before alsa-linuxant state. That doesn't help...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Make evolution google calendar's content available offline

    I have found that if you link to Google calendar via the evolution traditional method of:


    Create New Calendar
    Select Google (as the type)
    add your username etc.
    select the offline...
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    Re: favorite epub reader?

    Anyone tried Lucidor??
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    [all variants] Re: Gramps gallery problem

    I use GRAMPS extensively and have had very good success with bug reports even those that were simply stupid user problems (me!??!)

    I also have placed a number of posts on gramps use at: ...
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    [ubuntu] Nautilus ssh keeps prompting for password

    I have 4 machines running 10.04 32 bit Intel--- all use SSH to connect to a remote server drive (disk). All except one of the machines work just fine when accessing the remote drives. The fourth PC...
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    [gnome] Re: Lucid Lynx - Appearance/Compiz problem

    Hi Gus

    After reinstalling all my composite oriented software everything fixed itself....
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