Backlight Authentication Issueview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Anyone else having backlight authentication problems? I keep getting a popup saying "Authentication is needed to run '/usr/lib/gnome-settings-daemon/gsd-backlight-helper' as the super user" whenever I try and change screen brightness (or whenever the system tries to change it for me e.g. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] record screen activity into AVI filesview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – im looking for a good record screen for ubuntu 11.10 i have Desktop recorder, Istanbul Desktop Session Recorder, XVidCap Screen Capture all them just are not that good i want some easy to use that dont drive me nuts try to make it work is this one that works with wine i can get? (Hardware)

[ubuntu] IRC translationview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi all I know this has nothing to do with Ubuntu (other than I'm running it), but I need some help :) I need to either find an irc client with translate functionality or someway of getting it to translate. I have been using XChat, which works fine, but I can't find anyway to get it to translate. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] screen resolutionview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – How do you change the resolution if the netbook max resolution is 1024x600 into 1024x768 or better. I tried a live Pinguy OS and was able to set the screen resolution into that size. (Hardware)

how to disable launcher in ocelotview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – In one of my accounts a while ago I managed to disable the launcher. In the upper left the panel has a menu for Application and one for Places. I want to modify another account so it works the same way, but I can't remember how I did it and can't find instructions related to ocelot on the WWW... and/or I don't know what to search for. How to disable the launcher? (Hardware)

[ubuntu] 52000 errors on laptop hddview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hey i have had ubuntu a while now but this is the first time i have had trouble that i could not find relatively easily my hdd on my toshiba a300 will not hold an operating system for more that a couple weeks. i downloaded GSmartControll and it told me that there are 52618 errors. the hdd is a FUJITSU MHX2250BT. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] HP Mini, 11.10, & Fan Running at full Tiltview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Seems this problem has appeared before? Here & here. Just installed Unity 11.10 on my wife's HP Mini 1030NR - upgrading from Linux Mint 9. Everything is OK, except that the fan is running full tilt when the netbook is idle. This might also be a bug? Does anyone know if there's a solution to this? (There didn't seem to be a problem in Live mode.) Hoping to find one. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] DHCPd and BIND: unable to ping or access clients from server using hostnameview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have setup my dhcp and bind server (Ubuntu 11.10). The problem that I'm having is I'm unable to ping or nslookup any clients (my ubuntu 11.10 laptop and Windows 7, and XP PC) from the server using hostname. I'm able to ping my server from the client, and my server from anywhere on my network. My windows clients are able to ping each other using hostnames and they can ping my ubuntu laptop. (Hardware)

Netbeans palette is empty on both of my computers! Help!view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Both computers run Linux. (Netbeans 6.9.1 and 7.0.1 repectively). Clicking Window=>Palette shows an empty palette with no GUI components whatsoever! What do I do to make them show? If more information is needed, just ask me so I can add it. Thanks in advance! (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Firefox blocking the sound from VLC player and vice versaview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I can not get sound from VLC Player if have started a streaming in Firefox first, Or the other way round I get no sound from Firefox if I started up VLC first. I have ALSA and PulsAudio installed. (Hardware)

[other] Is some one trying to get into my router or computer do some thing?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have seen strange logs in the router . What does this mean. Code: [LAN access from remote] from to, Thursday, January 12,2012 09:18:35 [LAN access from remote] from to, Thursday, January 12,2012 09:17:06 [LAN access from remote] from to, Thursday, January 12,2012 09:06:58 (Hardware)

program icon added to Unity will not openview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I did a custom install of GIMP 2.7.4 on my system recently. It was installed to: /opt/gimp-2.7.4/bin Since it didn't start automatically, I added that line to my .bashrc file and then restarted my computer. Now I can go to the command line and simply enter gimp-2.7 and the program launches. I then decided I wanted to add a program icon to my Unity bar. (Hardware)