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  1. [ubuntu] Re: keyboard shortcut for moving between windows on same workspace

    Yes, I'm having the same problem. Even though there was less eye candy, the window switching worked much better on 11.04. I usually organise my windows by workspace, if there's no way of switching...
  2. Re: Retrieving data from webpages using scripts

    Great! Thanks for all your advice, that's just the kind of thing I was looking for.
  3. Retrieving data from webpages using scripts

    Hi guys,

    Here is my situation: For a project I am doing at uni, I need to monitor petrol prices in my home city of Melbourne. Luckily the relevant data is posted online daily at the following...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cursor disappears

    No ideas? Would it be worth installing the official nVidia graphics drivers to try to help?
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    [ubuntu] Cursor disappears

    I have recently upgraded from Hardy to Jaunty on my HP Laptop. First of all, congratulations to everyone who contributed to this gigantic project. Compared to Gutsy, which took a lot of fiddling...
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    [ubuntu] Choppy .ogg and divX video playback

    Hi,
    I running Ubuntu Hardy. I am able to play .ogg and divX .avi videos, however the video becomes choppy or distorted and the sound cuts out or becomes choppy too. With other video formats (and...
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    [gnome] Gnome 'forgets' compose key position

    Hello,
    I am having a strange problem with Gnome. I am able to set up a compose key by in Gnome under Ubuntu 8.04 by going into settings -> preferences -> keyboard -> layout options. The compose key...
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    [gnome] Re: Nvidia resolution woes

    Solved! I post this as a courtesy for all others who are having nvidia woes with hardy.

    I think what was happening was that nvidia was trying to automatically determine the compatible refresh rate...
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    [gnome] Re: Nvidia resolution woes

    I have just tried installing the drivers directly from the nvidia website. Everything seemed to work but I still have the same problem. I'm stumped. Attached is my xorg.conf file. Here is the text of...
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    [gnome] Re: Nvidia resolution woes

    Yes, as I mentioned above I have tried editing the xorg.conf file myself. If I do this, then X will go into 1440x900 first and then revert back to 640x480! It goes into 640x480 even when there is no...
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    [gnome] Nvidia resolution woes

    I have read ten or more threads about this problem already but they have not helped. My problem seems to be different. Please read on.

    I have a laptop with a GeForce Go video card. I did a fresh...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing 8.04 without wiping 7.10

    Thanks for all your exceptionally speedy help! Thanks also for the advice about different user accounts - I hadn't considered that.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing 8.04 without wiping 7.10

    Because some things (such as wireless modem) took some major fiddling to get working, so I'm not expecting everything to work out of the box, but I'm hoping that everything will work after some...
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    [ubuntu] Installing 8.04 without wiping 7.10

    I currently run gutsy on my laptop and it runs well (albeit after a lot of fiddling). I'm keen do a fresh install when I install the new release of Ubuntu, Hardy Herron. However, I don't want to wipe...
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