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    [all variants] Re: revive a dead external hard drive

    I've had something similar happen to me in the past, and unfortunately I managed to lose quite a lot of work. I really hope you don't end up in the same boat.

    I now pretty much live my life by...
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    [all variants] Re: Desktop Environments

    on a related note, has anyone managed to get ede compiled under hardy?
  3. Re: My experience with my new Macbook (osx vs ubuntu)

    Sorry, that comment wasn't aimed at you Aysiu, it was more aimed at the original poster. I'm getting a little sick of seeing long winded Mac > Ubuntu > Windows posts.
  4. Re: My experience with my new Macbook (osx vs ubuntu)

    Everything just works on my MacBook, in both Mac OS and Ubuntu (including Wireless with WPA2, Compiz, software suspend and all the other things that people normally complain about).

    I personally...
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    [xubuntu] Re: First Application Install Help?

    you need to enable the Ubuntu Partner repo IIRC for skype to show up in synaptic/aptitude
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    [ubuntu] Re: what laptop would you get

    <offtopic> Pfft, stuff's always cheaper in the US than where I am (UK) devalued dollar or not</offtopic>
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    [ubuntu] Re: what laptop would you get

    +1 for the m1330 they are lovely machines, 13" is a great form factor too.

    I've also been a huge fan of the Thinkpad X series, my old X31 was the most reliable machine I ever owned.

    The Dell...
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    [ubuntu] Re: terminal.....

    it normally means that the program you are trying to use is simply not installed.
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    Poll: Re: What web browser do you use?

    Firefox 3 beta 5 :)
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    Re: Why is Xubuntu using 300 RAM

    ~/.themes/ works too and doesn't require root privaleges
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    [other] Re: Configure Keyboard

    I'm sorry, but if that didn't work then I don't know what else to try. I suggest posting your question here

    http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showforum=194

    they should be able to help you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: /etc/rc.local boot problem

    or try hitting ctrl-C that should interrupt the process and drop you to a login prompt.

    once you login in the console, you can run sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start to manually start X
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    [other] Re: Configure Keyboard

    Not at all :D, bizarrely the keyboard language settings in windows are in Regional and Language settings rather than keyboard.

    seems a little backwards to me but whatever :)
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    [other] Re: Configure Keyboard

    ahh ok :D This is an Ubuntu Linux forum, so not a lot of people here use windows that much. But I shall try and help.

    Firstly are you using windows XP or Vista.

    On XP if you click on the start...
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    [other] Re: Configure Keyboard

    Should be a menu across the top of the screen...

    Is it a brand new laptop? Are you running Ubuntu or Windows?
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    [other] Re: Configure Keyboard

    Sounds to me like your keyboard layout is coming up as US.

    go to System -> preferences -> keyboard and check what layout it is using.

    you can also add a different layout there too if you need...
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    [ubuntu] Re: what laptop would you get

    I'm rocking a MacBook at the moment, it's a first Gen Core Duo one though so I'm not sure how the compatibility has changed in recent models but everything is supported for me including the things...
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    [gnome] Re: can't enable desktop effects

    can you post the output of lspci, so we can check exactly what card you have in your machine?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Just One Question......?

    open a terminal and run gconf-editor.

    then in the config editor go apps -> nautilus -> desktop and uncheck the volumes visible box.

    this will stop all mounted volumes appearing on your desktop...
  20. [other] Re: Missing/corrupted vertical line of Pixels..

    I agree, sounds like hardware. It could be one of a few things though. Either:

    a) Screen is dead, this is bad.
    b) Graphics card is dead, this is bad.
    c) ribbon cable from Graphics to screen is...
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    Emperor - The Cosmic Keys to my Creations and TImes

    black metal ftw :)
  22. Poll: Re: Ubuntu Forums Desktop Environment Market Share for October '07

    fluxbox mainly

    also have gnome on here as well though and am considering trying Openbox
  23. Re: October 2007 Desktops (Safe for work ONLY) - Please include theme details.

    that is a very cool wallpaper.
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    Re: Do u like Xfce? or u have to use Xfce?

    That's awesome, I never knew that. One of the things that annoyed me about XFCE was having to add stuff to the panel manually

    thanks
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    Re: Talking Trash about each others avatars!

    zOmg, now Debian makes me want to pee :P
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