[ubuntu] How to Disk Checkview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have recently dropped a running laptop to the floor, and somehow, the laptop drive (WD scorpio) actually disconnected from the IDE interface and fell out of the laptop. Currently it boots, but not certain if there are other issues. What kind of commands do I need to check the disk, or do I need a rescue CD with WD tools? (I am running 9.10) (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Karmic - Separate "home" partitionview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Howdy everyone! Firstly sorry as always if this isn't the right place to be posting this but I couldn't find anywhere more suitable (although admittedly I'm very tired). (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Keep ACPI from controlling the fan or effectively heat computer up?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi! Due to a faulty BIOS it seems as if Ubuntu is unable to turn the fan on again after it has once been turned off, leading to the laptop becoming really hot. The fan is turned off when it goes below 50C. If I boot with ACPI=off the fan runs all the time which is fine with me. I see two solutions to which I need some advice: (Hardware)

[ubuntu] No Bluetooth on HP Pavilion dv4view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi everyone. I have spent several hours searching for a solution, but found none, so I decided to ask people who might know. Bluetooth is not working on my device -- HP Pavilion dv4 -- with Ubuntu 9.10 (and wasn't with previous versions). WiFi however runs great, dunno if it's the same hardwarepiece. (Hardware)

[xubuntu] Missing Fanview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I cannot get my laptop's fan to start. I have an HP Pavilion N5310 running Xubuntu 9.4 2.6.28-16-generic. The BIOS is updated to the latest version. acpi=force provides an entry at /proc/acpi/fan/FAN/state which is always off. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Black screen in docking station with nVidia driverview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I used envy to install the nVidia restricted driver on my laptop (running Hardy) in an attempt to get dual monitors working. When I rebooted with the system docked after installing the driver, I got a black screen. When I rebooted again with the laptop un-docked, everything works fine. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Help with Dell e770s monitorview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I added a old Dell e770s Monitor on for a second monitor and it is stuck on 60 Hz for the refresh rate and xserver didn't detect the Model. The trouble is I need to get the driver thing installed because it is stuck in 60Hz refresh rate and that gives me a headache big time. I need it up to 72Hz for it to be fine. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] HP 2133 mini note, 9.10, not picking up micview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – i have just installed ubuntu 9.10 on my Hp 2133 mini note. i downloaded skype and installed it then started a call and the person i called couldnt hear me and i couldnt hear them. i went into the sound preferances and went to input. in the box that says "please choose a device" there are no devices showing up. i cannot get my computer to recive sound. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] configuring a printerview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – New to ubuntu this month and still configuring. Ubuntu finds my lexmark 1020 printer (it's a piece of crap, but it works). When I have an app print something, it adds it to the printing queue, but nothing ever happens. Ideas? (Hardware)

[ubuntu] CX11N fails silently on 9.10view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have installed the drivers, but found pstoalcx11.sh came up as uninstalled until copied to /usr/bin Having done this, there is evidently some connection to the printer on: socket:// (Hardware)