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  1. [ubuntu] Messaging Menu is Painful UX: anyone have any suggestions

    I can't stand the messaging menu, and am having a lot of trouble since I upgraded from 10.10 (to 12.4).

    I work online and get a LOT of IM/skype messages that I have to follow/respond to (while...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ThinkPad T410 11.04 lock ups

    Just downgraded back to 10.10... 11.04 was a true nightmare for me (T-410s owner here). I don't recommend it at all!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad T410s Compatibility

    Just want to report that 11.04 is terrible with the T410s multiple people have reported it and unfortunately, I didn't check their posts ahead of time. I'm having trouble with a blank screen:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ThinkPad T410 11.04 lock ups

    Damn, wish I had taken the time to search about this... I'm on a T410s and see the same kinda things.... namely monitor blanks out:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad T410s Compatibility

    Hey fellow T410s users, just wondering how your battery life is with Ubuntu?

    Mine seems to be rather terrible roughly 1.5-1.75 hours web surfing, with the display turned to the lowest brightness...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Laptop crashes during memtest86 @ 30%, every time

    This has gotten strange -- I just pulled 2 sticks of ram out of my old macbook pro and slotted one into the lenovo, ran memtest86 and it ran through 3 times without failing. So I figured it was my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad T410s Compatibility

    I don't have switchable gfx
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Laptop crashes during memtest86 @ 30%, every time

    Hmmm that's what I was thinking (but hoping wasn't the case). I don't have alt hardware, so I guess I'll start w/ the RAM since it's easier to send back. Oh, actually maybe I have an original stick...
  9. [ubuntu] Laptop crashes during memtest86 @ 30%, every time

    I have 8 gigs of dual channel RAM (2x4gb). I have been getting a lot of crashes (computer shuts down abruptly -- often flashes shutdown screen as it's shutting down), especially when encoding video...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad T410s Compatibility

    I just updated to 10.10 (saved my /home/ folder) and everything seems to be working pretty well so far.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad T410s Compatibility

    I just tried switching back to the official Ubuntu kernel (2.6.32-24) and it seems to have solved the last problem I was having with USB (on resume from sleep, USB wasn't working).

    For the most...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad T410s Compatibility

    I haven't had any problems w/ suspend/resume (I never hibernate tho), ever since I updated the firmware. Seemed to work w/ both versions of the kernel, and the more recent one gives me the added...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad T410s Compatibility

    Wanted to report that I have full sleep/wake-up functionality and live USB ports all the time.

    The fully functional USB ports will be coming with kernel 2.6.34, but I was impatient and used an...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad T410s Compatibility

    New firmware (BIOS: 1.14 / ECP: 1.09) fixes the sleep issue (link to iso boot disk w/ firmware upgrade): http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-74944.html

    Note: the USB ports on my laptop...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad T410s Compatibility

    Quick update:

    I get occasional lockups. Can't switch virtual terminals or anything... basically everything is 100% frozen. I'm assuming this is because of some random kernel issue (that will...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless Password entry on boot.

    Is this much of a security risk -- aside from someone being physically on your computer? In other words, I am not as concerned about physical security as I am about malware/malperson/whatever...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empathy Notifications / Indicator Applet

    I'm similarly shocked that there are zero user options for this. Furthermore, if I have a chat window open, getting a new chat will not open a fresh tab in the chat window--I have to manually click...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad T410s Compatibility

    That's great news. If anyone hears any more about that being rolled into an easy-to-install update (or automatic update), please post here!

    Also would like to report that I'm using the dock (Mini...
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    [ubuntu] Thinkpad T410s Compatibility

    Just wanted to kick a new thread out for all you thinkpad T410s owners and potential owners. I just got one and it's nice.

    To start, there's a pre-release lucid thread that is pretty much...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox hijacks my audio!!!!

    Cool, worked for me -- thanks! (btw, is there a "thanks" feature on these forums, or does the software just scan for the word "thanks" in the text?)
  21. [ubuntu] Inconsistent boot failures have me spooked -- Ideas?!

    My laptop (Asus W3V) is acting very strange...

    I turn it on and it gets past grub and then about 70% of the time it freezes at the words "Starting up..." The other 30% of the time it gets past...
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    Re: HOWTO: Suspend2 in Breezy

    Thanks for that link--I'll give that a try when I've got a bit of time :)
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    Re: HOWTO: Suspend2 in Breezy

    I figured out part of my problem, but a new one cropped up :(

    I had to make an initrd with the following commands:
    apt-get install module-init-tools initrd-tools procps
    cd /boot/
    mkinitrd -o...
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    Re: HOWTO: Suspend2 in Breezy

    I've tried this howto twice, and I've gotten the same error both times. At reboot, I get:
    Kernel Panic-not syncing:VFS unable to mount root FS on unknown-block(0,0)The only step that doesn't work...
  25. Re: HowTo: Install sun's jre-1_5_0_05 the non-repo way

    problems running a jar

    dean@dim:~/Desktop/iriverter-0.13r1$ java -jar ./iriverter.jar
    Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: no swt-pi-gtk-3128 in java.library.path
    ...
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