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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu 12.10 on Macbook Pro 6,2 - experiences

    I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a MacBook Pro 6,2. I wanted to summarize my experiences for the benefit of others.

    What works:
    Pretty much everything works out of the box
    some components...
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    [ubuntu] nvidia 290.10 and Google chrome aero snap

    Yes, weird combination of things.


    A couple of days ago I moved up to Nividia 290.10 on my HP dv7 laptop, ubuntu 11.10. I use ubuntu-x (swat) repository to update to the new driver.

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  3. [ubuntu] Re: Minimal install with a fully functioning desktop

    I tried gnome-core and I think it worked. I need to revisit it. I was either too tired or exhausted from multiple installs that I got mislead by a non-working unity 3D.

    Do you know how to install...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Minimal install with a fully functioning desktop

    So, thats where I have the problem. I try to install gnome, but it messes up. I think I got XFCE working fine. I dont want to install the *-desktop meta packages as they will install everything that...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Minimal install with a fully functioning desktop

    Thanks snowpine, Thats link is great. The procedure listed there is very similar to what I did so far.

    I should add a clarification - I would like to have the ubuntu look & feel and preferably...
  6. [ubuntu] Minimal install with a fully functioning desktop

    Hello,

    Here is something I tried many times and finally came here for help.

    Objective: Install Ubuntu (or few other flavors) with minimal footprint and flab. This is for a VirtualBox guest.
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  7. [ubuntu] Microsoft Digital Media Keyboard with VirtualBox

    I have a Microsoft Digital Media Keyboard connected to my MacBook Pro 17" host. I am using VBox 4.0.1 (and previous versions) to host a 32-bit Ubuntu 11.04 (and earlier versions). The keyboard has...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: An upgrade from 'jaunty' to 'lucid' is not supported with this tool

    I did the CD upgrade to 9.10 and then to 10.04 LTS using the dist-upgrade / do-release-upgrade

    It worked like a charm.

    Thank you Skeebs
  9. [SOLVED] Re: An upgrade from 'jaunty' to 'lucid' is not supported with this tool

    OK, I will try that. I am downloading the CD now
  10. [SOLVED] An upgrade from 'jaunty' to 'lucid' is not supported with this tool

    I seem to be stuck in a limbo. I am trying to update my system from
    DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
    DISTRIB_RELEASE=9.04
    DISTRIB_CODENAME=jaunty
    DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 9.04"

    Admittedly, I havent kept...
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    [SOLVED] Re: lucid repos broken?

    This works great! Although I dont understand how this should be a problem. trying to get to the failed address using a browser or ping works fine. I am not sure why a simple delay in DNS resolution...
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    [kubuntu] power settings icon

    Looks like Karmic was a HUGE step backward ...

    my lcd display brightness is not working as reported yesterday and now I realize, as with many others, my power manager is acting erratic.

    it...
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    [ubuntu] lcd screen brightness control hp pavilion dv7

    My lcd screen brightness cannot be changed either via the keyboard fn keys or the screen brightness applet or the power manager applet.

    HP Pavilion dv7

    DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
    DISTRIB_RELEASE=9.10...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution not working

    removing exchnage account & adding it back fixed it. Dont know what messed it up. There were a few updates I installed, but nothing related to evolution.

    clsoing thread
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    [ubuntu] Evolution not working

    Suddenly evolution stopped working.

    It is unable to move messages (no errors, silent failure)

    unable to load folder contents

    i am using it with exchange

    (evolution:6357):...
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    [all variants] Evolution corrupts email messages

    I use Evolution on Ubuntu and I also use Windows with Outlook and I also use Outlook web access once in a while.

    I have an interesting problem:

    Some messages I open in Evolution, I was unable...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-get Intrepid IGN

    I can never get any updates from proposed. Yes, wanted to install something from proposed. Anything I have to do specifically?
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    [ubuntu] apt-get Intrepid IGN

    I have seen a number of posts but none seem to have any answer on how to fix it.

    Hit http://archive.canonical.com intrepid Release.gpg
    Ign http://archive.canonical.com intrepid/partner...
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    [all variants] Re: Evolution Message Filter Problem

    I am using Evolution 2.24.3 and this bug still exists.

    More here: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=474695

    I am wondering why this bug is still not fixed. And I am also awaiting the...
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    [xubuntu] Re: XFCE Sound problems

    already did before posting. the behavior of sound is the same as i had with gnome before pulse * 8.04 came by. the behavior is same as what i had with 7.10

    line seems to control the sound but not...
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    [xubuntu] XFCE Sound problems

    I installed xubuntu-desktop to try XFCE. I am having sound problems now. It works just fine in Ubuntu/Gnome-session. But doesnt work well in XFCE. Any pointers to fix this?

    Also, my volume hot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP Laserjet 8150 printing

    How to mark this as solved? There is no such option in "Thread Tools"
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP Laserjet 8150 printing

    yeah! thanks. marking as solved here
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    [ubuntu] HP Laserjet 8150 printing

    First, Where is the "Printing" category?

    OK, I am printing to a HP LaserJet 8150. When I print anything, some characters are printed as small squares, as if a font is missing.

    Ubuntu detected...
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    [all variants] Re: Working e17 repos for intrepid

    where is the repo key?
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