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    Lost AMD GPU with 5.3 Kernel

    Hello!

    I have a 2011 MacBookPro 17". Using the 5.0.x kernel, both Intel and AMD GPUs work (GPU selected using passed kernel parameters).
    Under kernel 5.3.x, the AMD Turks GPU no longer works.
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  2. [UbuntuGnome] Google services slow to sync... if ever.

    Hi Gang,

    I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 with gnome-session and I really like the Google integration with Contacts, Calendars and even To Do's, but the sync frequency seems to be very long, if at all....
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    [UbuntuGnome] Re: Best method for installing gnome

    After running straight Ubuntu for years, I did a fresh install of Ubuntu-Gnome.

    First thoughts: It's all Gnome and no Unity. It feels like a much more cohesive desktop environment than Unity.
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  4. I'm surprised how differently I use Mac OS X, Win10 and Ununtu 16.04

    No problems... just a chatty observation.

    For many years, I've had a triple boot MacBookPro. I'd say I spend half the time in Mac, 40% in Linux and 10% in Windows (though with 10, I've been...
  5. Re: It seems 15.10 installs both flash and gnash...

    Good to know. Thanks. As I said, I may not be correct. Luckily, this solution worked for me.

    Michael
  6. It seems 15.10 installs both flash and gnash...

    Hello Gang,

    After updating from 15.04 to 15.10, Firefox was running like crap. Even though I have my plugins set to 'ask to activate', it seems flash was always running. I deleted my .mozilla file...
  7. Help me hide lots of uhci-hcd errors at boot...

    Running Ubuntu for me is like restoring an old 57 Chevy. I wanna hear the engine perfectly purring.

    Right now, my engine is spitting out a kernel module error I can't seem to track down. The...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Swap Command/Control on 15.04?

    Thanks Pindar. Luckily, I found a GUI solution. After installing Gnome Tweak Tool, I found a setting under "Typing" to map the Alt/Win keys to Control.
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    [SOLVED] Swap Command/Control on 15.04?

    Ok, this is sorta silly because in the past it was an easy preference setting, but in Ubuntu 15.04 I cannot find a way to swap the Command and Control keys!

    Previously, I had a 15.04 install that...
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    Re: Disable Apple Remote Infrared Sensor?

    Nope. Nothing yet......
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    [SOLVED] Re: VBox: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)

    For many people, the supplied solution of rebuilding the kernel modules works (virtualbox-dkms), but it didn't work for me and many others. I think I may have addition info to finally put this puppy...
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    Disable Apple Remote Infrared Sensor?

    Usually, we'll all looking for ways to get hardware working on our Macs, but the infrared sensor on my MacBookPro6,2 is picking up my TV remote and going crazy.

    If freaked me out the first time....
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    [ubuntu] My Trackpad/Touchpad Solution

    Hello Gang!

    One of the things about Linux I never felt was quite right on my MacBookPro6,2 was the trackpad. While typing, the cursor would randomly click on the screen leaving me with a jumbled...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Macbook trackpad problems

    Here's a copy of the 50-synaptics.conf from 14.10.




    Section "InputClass"
    Identifier "Touchpad"
    Driver "synaptics"
    MatchIsTouchpad "on"
    MatchDevicePath...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Has Ubuntu replaced OSX as your Macs main OS??

    I can't quite make the final move to Linux because I use Pro Tools in my career, but as a Linux user since the late 90s, I can't believe how far the OS has come with 11.10. It's the first time Linux...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to use WM apps in Unity/Gnome3?

    Excellent! Thanks for the tip. Looks like it'll work perfectly.


    Coyle
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    [SOLVED] How to use WM apps in Unity/Gnome3?

    Call me old school, but I've always liked those little wm apps (wmtemp, wmmon, wmnet, etc.).

    Is there any dock app that lets me use these in Unity/Gnome3 11.10?

    Thanks,
    Coyle
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    [all variants] Re: HOWTO: Fix iSight in Hardy

    I followed these instructions, and got the Sight to work. After a reboot it quit, and now I notice that sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't.

    So if I boot and it's working, it will...
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    [ubuntu] Re: the continuing saga of my touchpad

    Try this. Trackpad settings are stored in the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file. Find the "Snyaptics Touchpad" section, comment it out, and replace it with the code below.

    It removes one finger tap, but...
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    [all variants] Re: Wobbly windows attracted to Screenlets.

    No, there are fields for Map Windows:

    Splash | DropdownMenu | PopupMenu | Tooltip | Notification | Combo | Dnd | Unknown

    and Move Windows:

    Toolbar | Menu | Utility | Dialog | Normal |...
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    [all variants] Re: Wobbly windows attracted to Screenlets.

    Snapping Windows is OFF. It must be off if using Wobbly Windows. They conflict.

    Thanks for the suggestion though.

    One kinda solution is to uncheck "Snap Inverted" under Wobbly Windows, but that...
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    [all variants] Wobbly windows attracted to Screenlets.

    Under Compiz, my Wobbly windows are attracted to my Screenlet windows.

    It's not a match made in heaven.

    If a program window gets too close to a screenlet, the program window keeps reaching...
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    [kde] Must launch twice for KDEsu authentication

    It happens just about everytime I launch adept_manager or need admin privilege for a control panel, I have to launch twice to get the kdesu password window.

    It's not a show stopper, but annoying....
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