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  1. [all variants] Re: How do you find what sound card you're using?

    lspci

    That will tell you the manufacturer and chipset.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Stellarium question

    Personally I prefer Kstars to Stellarium.
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    [ubuntu] Re: No mic in my Acer TravelMate 4280

    If you are still having problems please post the output of
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    Re: What videocard should I choose?

    As long as you buy the card in a retail box, if buy OEM it will just be the card in a static bag.
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    [ubuntu] Re: New user- a little confused...

    When installing simply select "use entire disk".

    Although I recommend dual booting for possibly the first year until you learn the ins and outs of Linux.
    I'd hate to see you have network or other...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Getting rid of Windows Vista

    You should also burn your system restore to DVD(s).
    There will be a program in the start menu to do it.
    You paid for it you should back it up, hard drives will fail.
    Also I am not certain but I...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Vista & Ubuntu using free space

    Use manual partitioning.
    It will show all partitions and their format, ie NTFS, ex3 ect.
    Then simply manually select the partition you wish install on.

    I have found that with every Linux distro...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: To set up Dual boot from Linux, how do you keep the linux option on start-up pls?

    Check this thread...
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=224351&highlight=repair+grub

    All that happened is that the Windo$e bootloader overwrote Grub in the MBR.
    A simple fix.
  9. Re: Cut off speakers when headphones are plugged in?

    Make and model please.
    Then post console the output of...

    lspci
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Low volume w/ Realtek HD audio on Acer Extensa laptop

    :arrow: Geovino

    Do lspci in terminal.
    If you get a line like this...

    00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03)

    ...your Extensa uses the Intel...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Audacity + Hardy = real head ache

    I too have found Audacity to be a PITA on many occasions.
    Why not use Ardour?
    It has never failed on me and is a true multi-track recorder.
    Although its' learning curve is steeper, it is much more...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: HELP! I messed up everything by installing Ubuntu Studio!

    Although your lspci command seems to return the correct controller.
    The red text above leads me to believe that Xorg has not correctly configured it.
    As I do not believe there is a "vesa' video...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: HELP! I messed up everything by installing Ubuntu Studio!

    To make the "generic" kernel the default boot.



    Now highlight the entries of the generic kernel and drag on top of the rt kernel lines.
    Keeping the empty lines between entries so that the...
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    Poll: Re: How many Linux users do you know?

    5.
    4 of which are my converts, with 2 more on the way, installing this weekend.
  15. [ubuntu] Re: HELP! I messed up everything by installing Ubuntu Studio!

    Good to see you're going at least.
    The "rt" kernel is the realtime kernel that Studio installs.
    Only boot to that when you intend on doing studio work.
    The rt kernel allows data to free flow...
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    [ubuntu] Re: non linux sites

    The only thing that I can see about the site is that the menu is Java.

    Try using this tutorial to get all your multimedia, flash, video, audio and java stuff working...
    ...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: need a few questions involving KDE and Konqueror

    Konqueror is the default file/web browser in the older versions of KDE.
    In KDE4 the browser is Dolphin, why do you need Konqueror there?
    Are you running Kubuntu or Ubuntu?
    I don't understand why...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Ditched Vista on Laptop - Ubuntu sort of running, but mostly not, please help!

    Multimedia...
    Link...http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=766683
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    Re: I believe open source for desktops needs a new kernel.

    oops
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    [ubuntu] Samba problems

    I have 2 archival drives on my desktop (8.04).
    I have been sharing them with my laptop, dual XP/8.04
    Samba dropped one of them today.
    When I try to re enable the /storage share I get the following...
  21. Thread: Xp VS Ubuntu

    by NoWayBill
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    Re: Xp VS Ubuntu

    The only thing I have found that Windo$e dose better than Linux, in general, is gaming.
    Depending on what you do at work there may be Windo$e only software required.

    In Linux there are no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ndiswrapper on Broadcom intergrated wlan

    I have integrated bcm-4312 wireless.
    had to install b43-fwcutter from Synaptics to get it to work.

    With "wl" driver.
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    [ubuntu] Re: No Audio Ubuntu 8.04 Acer Laptop

    I've an Acer Extensa 5620Z.
    Although my sound worked initially, it didn't work right.
    My sound chip is Intel.
    Had to add...

    options snd-hda-intel model=acer

    ...to /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot get wireless on broadcam

    I have a bcm-4312 and also had a hard time getting wireless to work.
    None of the drawn out fixes worked.
    The solution ended up being quite simple.
    I installed b43-fwcutter from Synaptics, that...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Problem running ubuntu on a vaio laptop

    sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst
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