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    [all variants] ACPI temperature too high

    Hi,

    when on batteries my laptop CPU throttles and becomes unusable. I've been searching the forums and found the cause of the problem, but I need your help to solve it.

    The problems is,...
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    [kubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Power Managenet in Kubuntu

    As I said in my first thread, I did a bit of a clean up and looks like I messed up.

    I had APM and ACPI running at the same time. I think it was the APM that was causing the problems. Basically, I...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Power Managenet in Kubuntu

    Update:

    I have the following warnings in my log files:
    [ 65.144071] Marking TSC unstable due to: cpufreq changes.
    [ 65.148072] Time: acpi_pm clocksource has been installed.
    [ 65.879927]...
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    [kubuntu] [SOLVED] Power Managenet in Kubuntu

    Hi,

    I don't know where to start from, so this post might end up being a bit complicated. Please, bear with me.

    I recently noticed that my laptop doesn't perform well when on batteries. I've...
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    [kubuntu] Re: OpenGL & Radeon Xpress 200m

    1. cd /your_download_directory here
    2. sudo ./ati_installer_full_name_comes_here.run
    3. click on OK, or Next in the installation steps.

    To test whether it's installed properly try fglrxinfo...
  6. [all variants] Re: Multiple Desktops with independent ~/Desktop folders

    Thanks,

    how can I change the default desktop folder in KDE or Gnome?

    I did a bit of searching last night, but I couldn't find the answer.

    regards
  7. [all variants] Multiple Desktops with independent ~/Desktop folders

    Hi,

    someone asked me a question today, and the question is: "I would like to have multiple desktops that are completely independent from each other, and each desktop has different icons on it....
  8. Re: Under my name it says "Thanked 1 time in 1 post". How can I tell what the post wa

    The Following User Says Thank You to jamieh For This Useful Post:
    billgoldberg (9 Hours Ago)

    there is probably more than one way of doing this...

    on top of the screen you'll see "welcome,...
  9. Re: What is the worst/dumbest computer mistakes you have ever done?

    I almost got phished once.

    I received a phishing email literally 10 seconds after making an online purchase. So, my first thought was that the email was genuine, and I clicked on the link, enter...
  10. Re: Does anybody know any liget Work-at-Home jobs

    Try your local job office, online recruitment companies, etc.

    some students do telemarketing from home, the pay isn't too bad, sometimes better than working in the field.

    there are probably...
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    Re: Why 32-bit and not 64-bit?

    So, is it slower or not?


    I didn't run any benchmark applications on my 1GB machine but I did think 64 bit was overall slower. I won't deny that some applications ran better.

    The point is,...
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    Re: Why 32-bit and not 64-bit?

    Because it works better on my machine. I tried 64 bit linux in the past, but it was more pain than gain.

    If you have less than 4GB of RAM, you might be better off sticking to a 32bit OS. The...
  13. Re: Does anyone have a suggestion of a notebook with ATI video card

    I use a 2 year old AMD/ATI chipset too.

    To be honest, fglrx has always been problematic for me. Every single time I do something, fglrx seems to break.

    NVidia is supposed to be easier to...
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    Re: My computer just apologised to me!

    What distro are you using? Ubuntu?

    My terminal just says "Authentication Failure"...
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    Re: Is MSN/Instant Messaging dying?

    So, you are saying that social networks are dating sites in disguise :lolflag:?
  16. Re: This brings an all new meaning to "Stupid"

    I think it's an intentional picture. Someone had enough of his old board, screwed it properly and took the pics.
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    Re: Is MSN/Instant Messaging dying?

    that's what I do. I never use it :)
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    Re: Amarok: completely bug-free!

    I use amorok for online radios only. I find it buggy for anything else.

    For mp3s, I use the old style XMMS. I like the winamp like interface of it.

    For videos, etc, Mplayer...

    I uninstall...
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    Re: Is MSN/Instant Messaging dying?

    MSN forever :guitar:

    No seriously, it's a different way of doing things. I never use facebook messaging, I prefer MSN. I don't like the fact that people on facebook can see that I'm online. I'm...
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    Re: Jail breaking iphone legal?

    Phones are a strange area. Most contract subscriptions subsidise the cost of the phone, so I presume you don't actually own the phone until the minimum term of the contract is over. But if you pay...
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    Re: Where do you buy books?

    Have you ever considered purchasing e-books? Some books are available in pdf format. The book you are looking for may not be available in electronic format, but it's something to consider.

    I've...
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    Re: Yeah! Spend 800 on LCD TVs, why not?

    Welcome to real life!!!
  23. Re: Computer Usage In Movies... "NO-NO-NO!! ALL WRONG!!"

    I would say most movies that require the hero to very quickly write some data analyses program are all wrong.

    Big companies spend years and loadsa $ to get it correct, but the character gets it...
  24. Poll: Re: [POLL]Should Ubuntu be a priced OS because of its value?

    The thing is, a box-set might be useful for beginners but once you are past your first linux installation it's a bit pointless. I bought a red-hat book once that came with a CD, but I was an absolute...
  25. Thread: Do you fold?

    by uraldinho
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    Poll: Re: Do you fold?

    Every little helps?

    Yes you are right. It looks like only 20% of the current results are PC based. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/32/FAH-tflops.PNG
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