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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow samba file sharing

    Problem went away on it's own.
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    [ubuntu] Slow samba file sharing one way to win7

    Problem went away.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need 11.10 usability ideas

    Thanks this is the type of info I need.
    I have already gone from 512MB to 2GB (vmware) and it was a tremendous improvement with what I have now.
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    [ubuntu] Slow samba file sharing

    Now starting down the samba rabbit hole...

    11.10 transfers to win7x64 are very fast.

    However, win7x64 to 11.10 is very slow and really not usable. A 150 MB file a couple of seconds one way, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need 11.10 usability ideas

    I just found that the file manager menu is at the top of the screen like an apple computer. What a noob.
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    [ubuntu] Need 11.10 usability ideas

    I have worked with 11.10 for about an hour and my eyes are hurting. The aero-like translucence is hard to see, very dark, the buttons on the caption bars are incredibly small - is there a really...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.10 installation chronicles

    Pretty sure its the installer due to knoppix runs fine, 11.10 live cd runs, previous ubuntu versions have run ok, and the installer bug I linked to above. Not a problem, I will check back in few...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.10 installation chronicles

    My point is that after all these years, everything is still a research project. The out-of-the-box user friendly installer didn't work. I used to be a unix c programmer, and I could get it to work if...
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    [ubuntu] 11.10 installation chronicles

    Had fatal problems installing 11.10. I cleared a 15GB space on my drive, a fresh Win7-64 system. Selected install option 1, automatic side by side ubuntu install, with update and 3rd party checked. I...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Help with post: Intrepid 8.10 Sound Solution

    It's a software problem.

    I just got it working using magic here:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=789578

    See the section:

    Part C: Intrepid Ibex (8.10)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 8.10 No Sound ATI Azalea

    I just got mine working using this info:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=789578

    See the section:

    Part C: Intrepid Ibex (8.10)
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Help with post: Intrepid 8.10 Sound Solution

    Since I had the drum sound I reasonably assumed it was a software problem.

    There are 12 choices for output device in sound preferences. Only oss sound plays the test tone.

    I have a turtle...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Interpid Sound Solutions

    I make it as far as this line of the instructions:

    "If any of the above is giving you problems, try rebooting."

    Using 8.10, I followed the instructions line for line. I rebooted, and there are...
  14. [ubuntu] Help with post: Intrepid 8.10 Sound Solution

    I refer to these instructions and assume they are correct:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=997506

    I have managed to install the prerequisites as instructed in the post.

    I am stuck...
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    [ubuntu] where is asoundconf-gtk?

    My sound isn't working on 8.10.
    I am trying to parse through the lines here:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=997506

    I assume I just keep crunching the lines in that post until it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 8.10 sound problem

    I got the xmms player to work using oss. I would like to be able to get the other audio output types working so I can compare.

    Flash still has no audio.

    I have not found a speaker icon...
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    [ubuntu] 8.10 sound problem

    Searching leads me to a lot of sound information for 8.10. Nothing works. I'm sure you needed another sound won't work post :+>

    This ought to be a no brainer, the little drum sound plays okay on...
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    [ubuntu] So many boot choices!

    I have 15 different ubuntu options on the boot screen. How do I pick the right one? I know I don't want recovery. Can I edit down the list to just 2? Normal, and recovery?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lost monitor resolution on 8.10 upgrade

    I cycled the power on the computer and the monitor is recognized and I have the 1600 x 1200 again.
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    [ubuntu] Lost monitor resolution on 8.10 upgrade

    My monitor was working fine at 1600x1200 on 7.xx.
    After going through all the upgrade steps to get to 8.10 I no longer have that resolution, only lower ones. My monitor is shown as Unknown in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 7.04 to 7.10 upgrade fails

    Not so fast. I hit a bug on the 8.04 update. I made the huge mistake of playing 1 hand of blackjack while it was upgrading files. I immediately hit the parser error on blackjack.xml! (Coincidence?)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 7.04 to 7.10 upgrade fails

    Ok, after canceling out of the 'hung' upgrade and rebooting, running the upgrade (to 7.10) works the 2nd time around. The obsolete packages appear and are deleted. I am now continuing with the 8.04...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 7.04 to 7.10 upgrade fails

    I gave up on the "Searching for obsolete software" phase and rebooted.
    It didn't upgrade to 7.10. I am trying one more time.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 7.04 to 7.10 upgrade fails

    avtolle: this worked to some extent. I had to comment out the other server in sources.list.

    The upgrade now seems to run almost to the end, but has hung at "Searching for obsolete software". There...
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    [ubuntu] 7.04 to 7.10 upgrade fails

    Using System/Adminstration/Update Manager.

    I'm getting a lot of "failed to fetch" errors on the upgrade. I haven't booted the system in about 800 days, and now find I can't upgrade to 7.10. 404...
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