[ubuntu netbook remix] bad sectors, how do i fix?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – i got my netbook today from dell.. with windows 7 so i instanly installed ubuntu remix 9.10 with wubi (dual booted) now my ubuntu it tells me i have 61 bad sectors. when i scan with windows it says no bad sectors. whats then mean? how do i fix it? thanks in advanced guys also im sure you can tell... imma noob so be gentle with me =) (Hardware)

[ubuntu] dm3 huella dactilarview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – hola como les va a todos les pido ayuda por ya hace un mes q ando dando vueltas y todabia no puedo hacer andar el lector de huellas dactilares tengo una hp dm3 1030us. el lsusb dice esto Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0603:8124 Novatek Microelectronics Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Powertop questionsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a couple questions. My Aspire One's battery life has dwindled down to nearly half, and I am looking to optimize my battery life now. I came across Powertop searching Google. I compiled and installed it, and it's running right now. So after getting it installed and running, I did some tweaks I found in another thread, and have increased my battery life a little. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] audio CDview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – cannot recognize audio CD: was running ver 9.04 auto detect ran Rhythmbox was using RubyRipper to wav>mp3...started not recognizing audio CD...upgraded to ver 9.10 help Newbie One CaniBee...thanks please spoon feed (Hardware)

[ubuntu netbook remix] No Boot from SD, ? initrd missing Modulesview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I am trying to create a bootable Netbook Remix (2.6.31-14) image on an SDHC card. The machine boots fine from USB and trys to boot from the SDHC but doesn't. I have been able to use Grub2 to load the kernel and initrd images on the SDHC card manually but at boot get a message like: Gave up waiting for root device. Common problems: -Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) (Hardware)

[all variants] External Hard Driveview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I recently purchased a 320GB 2.5"external HD. The file system says its owner is root. Is that how it is supposed to be? I thought that I would be the owner, sort of like an USB flash drive. I want to back up to this HD before upgrading my Laptop and desktop computers. Should I reformat the external HD to a Linux file system or just leave it as a FAT file system? (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Compiz Blur on Intel 945 Mobile Video Cardview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I have a laptop with an Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03) video card. When I go to the CompizConfig Settings Manager -> Effects -> Blur Windows plugin and enable it, my computer comes to a screeching halt. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Lexmark X1150 Printerview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi folks. Running Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic I'm trying to setup my printer, which is a Lexmark x1150, It predates my Ubuntu install, I didn't buy it for linux. Ubuntu doesn't find drivers for it automatically, I tried picking the closest one which I think is x1050 or somesuch, but that's not working. The Lexmark site has no linux drivers for the X11xx series (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Touch Buttons Sony Vaio CS11view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I have a sony vaio cs11 and it have some touch buttons like vomule and play/pause forward e reverse. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Extremely slow printingview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a Brother MFC 8460N Printer When I print it prints ver very slow I am using Ubuntu 9.10. I downloaded the drivers from the brother website below. It still is very slow. I have printed the same item on a windows computer it is much faster any ideas on how to speed it up? Thanks for you help. (Hardware)