[ubuntu] XPS17 monitor problem GT555Mview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi everybody! I have a Dell XPS 17 64-bit with a nVidia GT555M. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit but I had to do it setting before installation NOMODESET. At that point, if I tried to run the system in normal mode, it just appeared a black screen. On the contrary, running it by recovery mode (resume normal) it runned fine. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] unity bar goes missing when configuring compizview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – hi i have ubuntu 11.10 installed. i installed emereald and compiz to make it look pretty. but when i change some of the settings in compiz, i loose the unity side bar... what am i doing wrong? thanks (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Strangely high unload load cycle count on harddrive?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I noticed my harddrive was sounding like it was parking and unparking very often sometimes every 5seconds or so and keeps doing that for a while. Why could that be? Attached Images Screenshot-640 GB Hard Disk (ATA WDC WD6400BEVT-22A0RT0) – SMART Data-1.png (93.2 KB) (Hardware)

[other] Attempted ubuntu install damages something, need help to get back on feet....view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I downloaded the latest ubuntu version, and used the provided instructions to make a live USB drive from it. (Hardware)

Help installing XBMCview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I followed the small tutorial here: http://www.noobslab.com/2011/12/inst...4-precise.html And when I get down to the third code it comes with the error. E: Unable to locate package xbmc Any help would be much appreciated. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Setting up multiple pointers in ubuntu 11.10view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I am trying to set up a system where two people could use the same desktop environment at the same time. I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with gnome3. The system has a dual monitor setup one is a projector in the living room and the other is a monitor that can be swiveled to face the kitchen. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Webcam driver for Sony Vaio VPC-EB33FM/BJview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello everyone, Where/how can I get the driver for my Sony Vaio's webcam? The model number is VPC-EB33FM/BJ. Thanks in advance. -Adam Jensen (Hardware)

[all variants] VLC won't load video file passed on command-lineview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm not sure when this happened, but I just recently discovered that VLC isn't loading the video file passed by the command line, which means that it's loading up blank when launching a video file that was associated with VLC. I get this stuff on the command line: Code: $ vlc sample.ogv VLC media player 1.1.9 The Luggage (revision exported) Blocked: call to unsetenv("DBUS_ACTIVATION_ (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Can't mount a network driveview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I've been trying to mount a network drive and I always get error 13 access denied. This is what I have been trying. 1. downloaded and installed smbfs 2. sudo mkdir /media/public 3. gksudo gedit /etc/fstab 4. At the end of the file I typed: # Mount a network drive // /media/public smbfs guest 0 0 Then I saved the file. 5. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Email problems with Ubuntu 11.10view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have been searching on here but not found anything that covers my problem. I have recently upgraded from 10.4 through 10.10, 11.4 to 11.10 with a few days between each step. The first 2 of these went perfectly, 11.4 told me that for some reason it could not install unity and I would have the classic screen, which was just fine. The last upgrade to 11.10 did install unity, which looks like a lear (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Old kernels do not appear on boot screenview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – At some point, old kernels stopped appearing on my boot screen. I am not aware I did anything to change this. I run 11.10_x64. Is there a setting or something I should check? (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Chrooting SFTP Serverview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hey Everyone, I would first like to say that I'm kind of new to Linux. I have some experience but it remains rather limited so I have to rely a lot on tutorials found on the net. Since a very long time, I would like to set up a FTP Server. Having done quiet a lot of research, I've found that almost nobody recommends using regular FTP, because it sends username and password in clear text. (Hardware)