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  1. Thread: Choppy boot

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    Choppy boot

    Hi!

    I have a HP laptop with a 1.6Ghz Atom CPU.
    I am going to install Kubuntu on it, but after setting Windows up (including Nod32 antivirus) I've noticed that the boot it choppy!

    When I boot,...
  2. Dell or ASUS for a Netbook, and N280 vs Z530 CPUs

    Hi!

    I have found two Netbooks which are competing for my money and even though they cost the same, their properties are different. So I was wondering if I could get some advice on which has the...
  3. Thread: Netbooks

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    Re: Netbooks

    Hi!

    Theres a Mini 10 on sale here. I spec'ed it above :):




    BTW theres also a Dell with built-in TV tuner and stuff that costs like €40 more but it has a "Intel® Atom™-processor Z520 (1,33...
  4. Thread: Netbooks

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    Re: Netbooks

    Yeah, I thought I'd be nice to have one during the summer, when you're "more mobile". But I wont need it as such until August or something - so maybe I should wait.
    However my birthday is comming up...
  5. Thread: Netbooks

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    Re: Netbooks

    Thanks for answering :)

    The ASUS ships a 7-9h battery (a test I read said 9 is stated but they maxed out 7.5h) - the others like arround 3.

    However, larger battery == heavier and larger PC.
    ...
  6. Thread: Netbooks

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    Re: Netbooks

    Thanks for your response.

    OK if I add 12 Euros I get:

    Dell Inspiron Mini 10v
    Intel® Atom™-processor N270 (1,60 GHz, 533 MHz, 512 kB cache)
    Intel GMA950
    1GB RAM
    160GB hdd, 5200rpm
    weight:...
  7. Thread: Netbooks

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    Netbooks

    Hi!

    I was thinking of getting a netbook. I hear that they will release new models soon and it's a good time to get one cheap.

    I'm not really good with specs etc when it comes to this kind of...
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    Re: Is DDR3 worth it?

    Haha why is that :P Mainly a "what PC to getz?!!" thread, with added interest for DDR3 :D
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    Re: Is DDR3 worth it?

    I am using the Linux version ;)

    Kareeser: I agree, though the "HyperX" memories cost the same as the green ones for some reason. I have a Corsair 550W PSU so that should be OK :)

    Thanks! I'll...
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    Is DDR3 worth it?

    Hello =)

    I currently have issues running 3D stuff (like QuakeWars and Steam stuff in WINE) which Ive tracked down to the CPU so I have decided to replace the mobo and CPU.

    However, should I get...
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    [all variants] Re: Best way to isntall XFi drivers?

    I had problems with Fedora before (never worked), that's why I asked.

    However; now when Ive returned to (K)Ubuntu I actually got it working :)

    Was quite simple!

    1. Install kernel headers and...
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    [all variants] Best way to isntall XFi drivers?

    Hello!

    I have an X/Fi XtremeGamer card (PCI) and Ive found like 3 different ways to get drivers for it for Ubuntu (Jaunty RC). Either use Creatives official one (do make, make install), Creatives...
  13. Re: Keybindings in id Tech 4 (Quake Wars, Quake 4 and DOOM 3 engine)

    OK it all works if I run "exec" in the game console cant I make autoexec.cfg load by iteself? Thanks
  14. Keybindings in id Tech 4 (Quake Wars, Quake 4 and DOOM 3 engine)

    Hi!

    I'm trying to create keybinds in Quake Wars. The problem is that it simply won't work!

    I've tried a few lines for instance:
    bind "DOWNARROW" "clientquickchat...
  15. [kde] Re: Shortcuts gone in KDE4? + KDE-daemon crashes.

    The deal is simple - DONT USE AMAROK!

    If you stop amarok, and run "kded4" or just avoid starting it at boot, the errors disapperar :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: What package do I need? KDE

    Installing the K3B package should add the dependencies needed. What kind of errors are you getting?
  17. [kde] Shortcuts gone in KDE4? + KDE-daemon crashes.

    Hello!

    All of my desktop shortcuts seem to have stopped working, for instance I cant alt+f4 to close programs!

    Also when I start up the KDE daemon "kded4" crashes (I get a message about it). I...
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    [all variants] TTS in mumble (speech-dispatcher related)

    Hi!

    I'm trying to setup TTS in Mumble (the "open source teamspeak") - according to its manual it uses speech-dispatcher to read out phrases like "Connected", "Changing room" etc.

    Ive been...
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    Settings for 8800GT and QuakeWars

    Hello!

    I think my settings for ET: QuakeWars are weird.
    I get 10-30fps when playing it with my 8800gt, 1200x*something* widescreen mode, decent settings. It even goes to the point when the FPS is...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: sound has unexpectedly gone! desperate for help!

    Have you tried to update the system?

    If you have, try running "sudo alsconf" and have it redetect your sound devices.
  21. [ubuntu] Re: How to set 7.1 sound card to work in 5.1 mode

    Isn't it just to turn down the volume of the non-used spekers in alsamixer? Applications that use non-stereo, such as 7.1 or 5.1, sound usually have their own setting on what to output. Games...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Managing mp3's

    The ratings should be stored either in your home directory in a hidden folder called .banshee or in the directory where your music is in.

    As you (unless you are running as root) can't access...
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    [ubuntu] Re: PHP/SQL Help Please

    Hello Pioneer5000,

    What is on your line 3?
    Also does the directory /usr/share/pear exist?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Strange pixel like spots on screen

    Hello dax,

    Do you have Compiz on? If so, try disabling it.
    If that doesnt help, do you have an ATI graphics card? If so I hear their latest drivers might cause such issues.
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    [kde] KTTY - not implemented in KDE4 yet?

    Hello!

    I'm playing arround with KDE4 trying to get its admin features working (like installing kuser-kde4 user administration etc. which isn't included with kubuntu).

    I thought I would try...
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