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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze in Jaunty

    Since I had posted in this thread about 2 or 3 years ago, back when I had issues with Jaunty, I am still receiving updates in my email inbox.

    So I have to be honest, and give you a sincere...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze in Jaunty

    No more freeze since upgrading to 9.10... I actually also apt-get installed xubuntu-desktop... I am enjoying it...
    No problem with sound, except that it is mute by default when the PC just boot....
  3. [ubuntu] Re: latest kernel 2.6.31-15 boots me to a command prompt

    Just wanted to say that all issues are automatically fixed for me this morning, with the update to the newest kernel 2.6.31.16.

    Up until this morning, I have been running under 2.6.31.14. I never...
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    [xubuntu] Re: xfce default menu

    Tell me more :)

    I am using Gigolo, but find it less convenient than the "connect to server" Nautilus...

    In Nautilus, once you know the IP, it does the rest (especially to browse WinXP boxes)......
  5. [ubuntu] Re: latest kernel 2.6.31-15 boots me to a command prompt

    I have almost the same problem: In my case, when booting 2.6.31.15, the boot process starts to flicker, and just hangs there...

    Of course I am happily using 2.6.31.14 right now, and everything...
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    [xubuntu] Re: xfce default menu

    right-click on your desktop, find "system", then "parameters", then "panel".

    Add one if needed...

    Once you have a panel, right click on it, and add what you want/need...

    You can create the...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Ubuntu or xubuntu

    It doesn't really matter which *buntu you have installed...

    Now you shall apt-get install Fluxbox, PCManFM, Opera, Exaile etc...

    It will run much faster with Fluxbox !!!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze in Jaunty

    No, I checked that, at first.. Case is open all the time... I check the temperature every now & then... It's not a heat issue... It was a "contact issue"...

    Those are what I am referring to,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze in Jaunty

    It took me a while, but I now discovered the reason for freezing in my main desktop:

    You know the little metal covers for the available PCI slots on the case... My case is old, All available PCI...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze in Jaunty

    What you describe seems to be a ram problem. Grab a live-cd (Ubuntu, for instance), and run Memtest "to the end"... If you have a bunch of "red message error", go to your local computer store, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze in Jaunty

    Just a quick word to report no more freezes in Jaunty (neither in CentOS).

    As of me, my freezes were from ram problems, caused by bad voltage & humidity...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze in Jaunty

    I booted in Jaunty today, for some updates, and it froze after 5 mn...

    I am using CentOS 5.3 everyday with (almost) no freeze...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze in Jaunty

    I believe it is a hardware issue... This morning, while I went away for about an hour, I let Windows XP run (screensaver etc...) When I came back, it was frozen...

    I shall buy a new power-supply...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze in Jaunty

    Well, as mentioned earlier, I have a triple-boot... Ubuntu & CentOS are both freezing every once in a while... This morning I have been booting Windows XP, and so far it doesn´t seem to be freezing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze in Jaunty

    Possibly, as I am mainly using Gnome, but I sometimes use Fluxbox only... And I had many freezes while using CentOS and Fluxbox...


    That makes sense... I plan to re-install CentOS, but the 32-bit...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze in Jaunty

    Ok, but in my case, what does Ubuntu 9.04 64-bit and CentOS 5.3 64-bit have in common ???

    2.6.28 vs 2.6.18...

    Not much, except that both are 64-bit...

    Bot are using Nvidia proprietary...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze in Jaunty

    You guys... I triple boot, Ubuntu 9.04 (amd64), CentOS 5.3 x86_64 & XP...

    I have an AM2 L110, a MSI K9Neo v3 mobo, and a brand new Kingston DDR2 ram of 2 gigs... Also an Nvidia GeForce 7300...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Rhythmbox help

    -Really ?
    -How sad !
    So far, this was my big time favorite media player, that is until this buggy version released with Intrepid...
    I have to use Exaile, but it isn't as smooth...
    If I was...
  19. [all variants] Re: Is anybody able to connect to MSN Network over Pidgin?

    Works perfect indeed, thanks !
  20. [ubuntu] Re: My static IP network settings disappear on reboot?

    This is a bug in 8.10, it wasn't so in 8.04...

    There are many workarounds posted all around the web, but so far, none has been "nice & clean"...

    I just have 2 connection, the default one that...
  21. [all variants] Re: Is anybody able to connect to MSN Network over Pidgin?

    Same problem... I am now installing Emesene to use for a while...

    Installed... Logged in... Works perfectly, thanks Emesene...

    I simply disabled MSN in Pidgin (still using Yahoo, Facebook and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Rhythmbox help

    I have had this very same problem, with different podcasts... Either in 8.10 32bit or 64bit...

    Rhythmbox was super stable up to Ubuntu 8.10... It was a dream in 8.04...

    I now use Exaile, even...
  23. Re: Why do distributions keep upgrading to broken apps?

    I think you guys are just ripe for this following reading : http://beranger.org/index.php?page=diary&2008/12/10/23/43/18-the-big-move-defecting-from-linu
    ;)
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    [all variants] Re: Smallest possible install

    You should read the article here: http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20081215

    While your goal isn't the same as the author's, the means might be similar... The 1st steps of the install should...
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    [all variants] Re: using USB devices under VirtualBox winxp

    Thanks for your insights ! It makes me feel like sticking with VirtualBox... If only I could use my USB devices !!!
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