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    [ubuntu] Encrypted usb disk / pen drive

    Hi,

    My girlfriend is a teacher. She uses her own Ubuntu laptop at home and the school's Windows computers at work, regularly transferring the usual mess of Microsoft Office documents between...
  2. [ubuntu] Background colour of window list is wrong in gnome panel

    Hi All,

    Just finally got round to upgrading from 10.10, seeing as support is ending for that version and the improvements to the gnome classic mode in 12.04 mean it now looks like a viable...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New build, working with Ubuntu?

    Thanks for your help everyone - in case anyone finds this and is looking for help:

    Everything went smoothly. I had no problems with any of the hardware. I just swapped over an old hard disk...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New build, working with Ubuntu?

    Thanks for the help everyone, just what I wanted to hear. I will look into slightly better GPUs.

    It's not a gaming system - it's just for my parents, but I want something with decent enough...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New build, working with Ubuntu?

    Thanks, not generally many problems with newer hardware then?
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    [ubuntu] Re: New build, working with Ubuntu?

    Anyone? Would really appreciate a little help :)
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    [ubuntu] New build, working with Ubuntu?

    Hello,

    I'd really appreciate it if someone in the know could check my shopping list below. I want to know if these parts are going to work with Ubuntu and if I'm likely to run into any issues.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Graphics Card

    Cool,

    I will go for a 1GB GT240 I think then.

    I know you say I won't need the performance, but I'd rather over-spec now than have to buy a new one in a year or two.

    Power consumption and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Graphics Card

    Yeh, the second link there is to a GT240.

    I was a bit apprehensive about the GT240 though - the Ubuntu compatibility page doesn't mention it at all...


    And as for gaming... on Ubuntu?! I...
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    [ubuntu] New Graphics Card

    Hi All,

    I'm currently looking for a new graphics card. Can anyone recommend one that will definately work with full support in Ubuntu 10.04?

    I'm currently looking at something like the...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu 10.04 Very broken - Permissions?

    Hi,

    I'm having some real troubles with my install of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.

    It was a fresh install just after 10.04 was released, so it's not been installed long.

    Just recently lots of things...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading to Lucid Lynx - Broken Graphics

    Error message as below:

    Ubuntu is running in low-graphics mode

    The following error was encountered. You may need to update your configuration to solve this.

    (EE) May 01 21:00:52 NVIDIA(0):...
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    [ubuntu] Upgrading to Lucid Lynx - Broken Graphics

    Hi,

    I upgraded to Lucid Lynx on Friday when it was released.

    On the first reboot, Ubuntu said it was going into 'Basic Graphics Mode' and gave an error message stating that it couldn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Playing a DVD crashes VLC

    I have this exact issue too...

    Just bought a new DVD drive as I thought it was broken, but it turns out it's Ubuntu...


    Anyone any ideas?
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    [ubuntu] Thinking about Bluray

    Hi everyone,

    Had a good search around for info on this but a lot of what I found seemed to be out of date and I'm looking for a conclusive/definitive answer. I've been using Ubuntu for ages at...
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