[ubuntu] Samsung N110 brightness, alternative solution?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I am one of the several people who seem to be having problems adjusting brightness on my Samsung N110. The solution suggested on the forums is to update the BIOS, for which it seems you need to have windows running on your machine. Unfortunately, I don't, nor to I particularly want to install it. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Routine checks reporting hardware failure?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Alright, well, you guys know how Ubuntu runs automatic hard-drive checks every few start ups. Well, in the recent two or so scheduled scans, I've noticed that these scans seem to "stop" at a certain point. (Hardware)

[SOLVED] Lexmark Z2420 Z2400 Seriesview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I bought my Lexmark Z2420 printer at walmart for $50 for my girlfriend's homework assignments. I've read around that the printer is a paperweight. I have it running on my ubuntu computer. Here's how: 1. Download lexmark-08z-series-driver-1.0-1.i386.deb.sh from here (Hardware)

Ziff Davis Enterprise launches product review siteview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Ziff Davis Enterprise, the publisher of LinuxDevices and eWEEK, among other publications, has launched a new eWEEK Labs website to serve as an independent showcase of reviews and technical analyses of the latest computer, Internet, and wireless technologies. The review-focused site will also provide online community features, including reader reviews.... (Embedded)

[ubuntu] Atheros WiFi problemview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, Having just installed Ubuntu 9.10 on my acer laptop, I have realized that the wireless internet is ineffective. My computer states that I have about 50% signal strength, yet I cannot access any web pages as the connection 'times out' before the page loads. My wireless is made by Atheros, can anyone help me? Thanks :D (Hardware)

[all variants] What's the best GPU can I get?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hey guys, I have a Sony Vaio desktop with a Pentium 4 HT 3.00 ghz processor, 2 gb ram, and an nVidia GeForce 8500GT GPU on PCI. Though the 8500 is nice, I would rather have a card that is more suitable for gaming. (Hardware)

[all variants] Ubuntu Lucid on Eee PC T101MTview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi everyone, since I bought the brand new Eee PC T101MT touch screen netbook-tablet-hybrid (a truly magical device ;) ) a few days ago and installed Ubuntu Lucid Beta on it, I'd like to give you a little how-to about what you need to do to make it run almost perfectly on this amazing little computer. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] desktopview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Well i have just taken the plunge and got rid of vista on my laptop AcerAspire4315 will ask a few questions as i learn more first on what should my start up screen look like or desktop i have on left hand side of screen all it icons to work ubuntu but not a desktop like my desktop computer (Hardware)

How To Perform System Restore In Windows XPview story

http://www.liberiangeek.net – This blog describes how to use system restore in Windows XP to restore your system to previous state and undo harmful changes done to your computer. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Pen scanner (C-Pen, IrisPen?)view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello Does anyone use a pen scanner like C-Pen or Irispen with Ubuntu? Because I think I'll buy one of these two, but there's ofc no official linux version out. I've read somewhere that there are two different pen-types, one sends the image to the computer and then it sends text through a special OCR program. (Hardware)