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  1. [SOLVED] unable to boot/grub rescue after clean install

    My old laptop was running xubuntu 14.04 LTS. I did a fresh install (erase entire disk) of linux mint xfce 18 (based on 16.04); upon reboot I got "grub rescue". I installed boot repair disk on...
  2. Re: Touchpad found but not working on 16.04, Asus Zenbook UX305UA

    1) Have you tried to install
    gpointing-device-settings
    and turn on two-finger scrolling there?

    2) According to
    ...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Brother MFC-9325CW scanner cannot be found in Ubuntu 14.04

    In case anyone is still having problems with using Brother scanner in 14.04, here's a post that helps me solve the problem (at least for MFD7420): ...
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    Re: Dell Venue Pro 8/11 with ubuntu?

    I'm a non-venue-pro-11 owner thinking of getting one. While googling around I came across http://forum.tabletpcreview.com/threads/dell-venue-11-pro-and-linux.60622 It seems that fedora rawhide...
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    Re: ubuntu 14.10 on Lenovo thinkpad 10

    Thanks for your update. I just came across https://www.happyassassin.net/fedlet-a-fedora-remix-for-bay-trail-tablets/ It seems to work (mostly) on various atom-based tablets, including dell venue...
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    Re: ubuntu 14.10 on Lenovo thinkpad 10

    Thanks for your reply. Regarding the machine getting hot pretty quickly: Have you tried to install e.g. tlp?

    http://www.webupd8.org/2014/10/advanced-power-management-tool-tlp-06.html

    It is...
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    Re: ubuntu 14.10 on Lenovo thinkpad 10

    Thanks for sharing your experience. I am thinking of getting one of these primarily for writing; could you tell me how well the wacom digitizer works out of box? How about screen rotation and (this...
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    [xfce] Re: Slow login on Xubuntu 12.04

    Xubuntu's 12.04 update for March 29 contains an update for lightdm, and after I clicked "yes" and reboot, the slooooow login returns ;_;
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    [xfce] Re: Slow login on Xubuntu 12.04, 64 Bit

    I got the updated patch earlier today via system updater. I can confirm that it works perfectly, even after logout/reboot. THANKS!

    Now, if somebody could fix this (LTS!) upstream -- and how come...
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    [xfce] Re: Slow login on Xubuntu 12.04, 64 Bit

    I have the same problem on my laptop running 12.04 x64 -- the fix in post #39 worked until a couple of days ago and then it stopped working after an update. But curiously I've never had this problem...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Use VNC as a second monitor

    This "xrandr --fb" and "x11vnc -clip" combo almost works: I can extend my ubuntu desktop to the android tablet and drag a window from ubuntu to the tablet, until the mouse cursor hits the right...
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    [all variants] designated workspace for vncviewer

    I have setup x11vnc on my xubunut 12.04 laptop. The vncviewer on the other machine always displays whichever workspace that is currently active on my laptop. Question: Is it possible to set things...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Netbook issues with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

    I feel your pain about right-click; I've given up on it a few minutes after installing xubuntu 12.04. My solution is to two-fingure-tap on the touchpad. I ap-get install gpointing-device-settings ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer aspire one 756 (review + tweaks)

    If you are used to ubuntu 10.10 then I recommend xubuntu 12.04. I find xubuntu to be the right balance between clean/light-weight install on the one hand and useability on the other (I hate unity...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Fan Behaviour under Ubuntu on Asus Aspire One series (722, 725 and 756)

    For your usage (similar to mine) I highly recommend 756 over the AMD-based models (again assuming that you don't the extra hour or so battery life). It just hits 700 replies! This model really...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Fan Behaviour under Ubuntu on Asus Aspire One series (722, 725 and 756)

    I've been using the 756 on the road for more than a week, and I have had no problem with noise. I also did a battery test (see below for noise), running xubuntu 12.04:

    * First I install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer aspire one 756 (review + tweaks)

    xubuntu and lubuntu is more lightweight and a bit more power-efficient than unity 3D. See http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTA2NDA for some benchmarks.
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    [ubuntu] Re: SD card reader for Acer AO756

    Interesting! Questions:

    (1) This patch seems (?) to address the issue of reactivating the card reader after the user ejects a sdcard. But what about recognizing the sdcard after a freshboot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: SD card reader for Acer AO756

    Thanks for the update. I tried this on my 756 and I got this error message: > sudo rmmod t3g; sudo modprobe t3g > ERROR: Module t3g does not exist in /proc/modules > FATAL: Module t3g not found ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: SD card reader for Acer AO756

    I just discovered something interesting: If I boot the xubuntu 12.04 live CD *without* an sdcard plugged in, the sdcard reader works fine -- I can hotplug/unplug sdcards at will and the card reader...
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    [ubuntu] SD card reader for Acer AO756

    I'm running xubuntu 12.04 on my Acer 756 netbook; everything works except for the sdcard: It does not show up under lspci (I tried to boot with or without the sdcard inserted). It does work in...
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    [ubuntu] Acer aspire one 756 (review + tweaks)

    I just got this netbook and put xubuntu on it, dual boot with window 7. Wifi/LAN/hdmi/xrandr work out of box (I have not tried VGA). Suspend also works via the logout menu, but not through the F4...
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