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  1. [ubuntu] Re: sony vaio pcg-grt916v install problems

    Not an Ubuntu guru or anything so cannot help with the issue. I assume you have had a look at the thread discussing sony viao series ...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: D-link wifi card w/atheros; setup on edgy computer w/out internet access

    I have an Atheros based card AR5413 and this worked OOTB with the restricted drivers. I'm connecting using network manager.My laptop has Kubuntu 8.04.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: AR5007 Atheros Madwifi Hardy 8.04 32BIT I386 INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS STEP BY STEP

    I have a Phillips pci card Atheros AR 5413 (02:00.0 0200: 168c:001b (rev 01)) and this one works OOTB with the restricted drivers, using the network manager. The only problem I'm seeing is that the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Alernate CD fails testing

    Same thing happened to me with Kubuntu 8.04 and Ubuntu 8.04 iso when veriying the burned d with K3b. It fails with an error but when I do a cd check before installing it passes. BTW I always use cdrw...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Fresh install problems - freezing on format / copying files

    I think da_norf (no need to apologise being french, it's not your fault :lolflag:) may have something here. My mobo uses the KT 266 chipset and I experienced the same problem. Still does not explain...
  6. [other] Re: can i use two memory slots with different mhz?

    I had a 512 333 mhz and a 512 266 mhz stick in my laptop and had no problems under Kubuntu. Obviously the speed indicated was 266 mhz. Windows (I'm dual-booting with XP) refused to load after POST...
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    Re: Does Linux have a "killer app"?

    Most people will have windows not because of any killer apps it has but because it's the only OS they know or have to use (e.g in the office). If you take the OS as a whole then Ubuntu is a killer OS...
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    Wireless Support COuld Be Better.

    It has become better with time but i think with all the resources canonical has ubuntu should be one of the top linux distro where wireless is concerned. I mean if Mepis, which is essentially a 1 man...
  9. [all variants] Re: What have i done to my wireless card (acx 111)

    24 hrs later and no ideas. So i get the wifi card working again but still not connecting to my network, even when encryption is off. Strange that when working on the terminal with unencrypted network...
  10. [all variants] What have i done to my wireless card (acx 111)

    Another dreaded acx 111 wireless problem. I could not connect wirelessly with the generic drivers so followed this how-to and...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Fresh install problems - freezing on format / copying files

    I'm having the same problem except my laptop is acer 1310 and ironically was happily chugging along with kubuntu 7.04 before i succumbed to the bling of ubuntu 8.04.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 8.04 install freeze, really gutted

    Rather late in the thread but I thought of upgrading laptop running kubuntu 7.04 to ubntu 8.04. Using the alternate Cd I reformated the / partition and started the installation only for it to freeze...
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    [all variants] Re: USB Wireless Broadband Dongle

    Sorry, found a thread which seems to explain everything
    Ok, now move along, nothing to see here..
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    [all variants] USB Wireless Broadband Dongle

    Anybody using the usb broadband wireless dongles currently advertised as mobile broadband. Are they compatible under ubuntu/kubuntu or will i need to duAL BOOT WINDOWS. Can they run under VM?
  15. Re: Looking for a browser alternative? Check out Opera 9.50...

    I have been using the beta for some time now but yesterday downloaded the release version and somehow cannot install it. Gdebi insists i have the latest version installed and when i go to the beta...
  16. [all variants] (K)Ubuntu compatability with SATA Dvd Drives.

    I want to replace my old IDE dvd drive with a new SATA dvd drive. Are there any compatibility issues under Ubuntu. What is the light scribe support. like also.
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    Re: Crysis on Ubuntu

    Ahh yes, the BBC, who have yet to get their iplayer working under Linux while I pay their wages. To me they are behaving like a MS mouthpiece.
  18. Re: What has your experience been with Ubuntu on your laptop(s)?

    I also have an old laptop, acer aspire bought new in 2002. Has feisy on it and works a treat. I also have a safecom pcmcia card (texas instruments acx 111 chipset) and wireless works in WEP security...
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    Poll: Re: What kind of computer do you use?- Super Thread

    1. DIY pc running amd sempron 2600, 1 gig ram, geforce ti 4400 128 mb, hp dvd rewriter lightscribe and 160 gig seagate HD.
    2. Acer aspire laptop amd 1800, 80 gig HD and toshibe dvdrewriter. ...
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    Poll: Re: All avenues fail on Dell E1705

    maybe just do a clean install with the beta cd then upgrade any updates. From what i understand there is very minor difference with the final release except for some bug fixes. Hopefully you will...
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    Poll: Re: Fiesty Poll

    I have 2 computers (desktop and laptop) which i had to upgrade. Did a clean install on both of them and everything seems to go on fine despite a tendency to go to sleep at 85% install. However on my...
  22. Re: Is 512 MB of RAM about all a home user could need?

    total used free shared buffers cached
    Mem: 1011 988 66 0 24 444
    -/+ buffers/cache: 475 535
    Swap: 1906 ...
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    Re: Your nationalities?

    very true, i'm always taken as an immigrant when i go to support the england national team proudly wearing england colours.:confused:
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    Re: Distribution in Kenya?

    Have you tried ubuntu shippit. I believe they will send you a copy free of any charges (including the postage costs) to the address provided. I think with the prohibitive costs in internet access in...
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    Poll: Re: HOWTO: Wireless Security - WPA1, WPA2, LEAP, etc.

    Thanks for this how-to wieman01. Even a newbie like me seems to understand the details. However i have been unable to connect with WPA encryption on my wifi pcmcia card under ubuntu. With WEP...
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