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upon shutdown, pressed "suspend", now desktop completely dead, no response to anytrysview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have a desktop, 256 gigs, have linux installed, ubuntu 10.04, proceeding to upgrade to 10.10, would not accept upgrade, said only "partial" upgrade would work, in process of partial upgrade computer locks up, in attempt to "restart" i hit "suspend" accidentally, computer goes completely dead, no response to keyboard, mouse, power on button, removal of power cord and (HowTos)

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How do you write a sword-cursor..?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – How do you write a smilie-cursor..? What if someone did up a whole thread. in Linux themology, on the writing of a sword-cursor..? Zowers! If that happened, I’d get my half-inch, glowing metallic blood-red cutlass-cursor, what would spin wildly at the touch of its “spin wildly key”... and would stab-at, at the touch of its “Slab at that! (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] Wireless problem with ubuntu 10.10view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I'm having a problem with my wireless connection in ubuntu 10.10. It will connect for about 5 minutes or so and then slow down and finally disconnect. Here is some information that might be helpful: Here is the output of lspci Code: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82X38/X48 Express DRAM Controller (rev 01) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82X38/X48 Express Host-Primary PCI (HowTos)

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No gdmview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – This morning no gdm. (HowTos)

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IMPORTANT: tint2 "systray" breakageview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I do not like breaking things, but there is going to be a problem for existing Statler tint2 users when the latest tint2 package is included in the Statler repository. I am writing this as a kind of preemptive warning, so hopefully people will be aware of the issue.Basically, the tint2 config file which shipped with the alpha releases does not contain a `panel_items` variable. (HowTos)

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Does a Logitech MK520 keyboard set work with linux?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Wireless or witless... I though of buying a Logitech MK520 wireless keyboard and mouse, but I haven't found any information on how well this combination will function under linux. (HowTos)

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Synaptics touchpadview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – http://linux.die.net/man/5/synaptics lists the variables for the synclient.I'm new to using a laptop, and the touchpad is driving me crazy.  It scrolls on the right, and has tap touch.  I'm trying to get it to act more sane.  Mostly I use an external mouse.  When I type, if my hand goes too close (!) then the screen scrolls, or I end up on another screen workspace.So (HowTos)

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Ubuntu 10.10.1 crashes on boot starting NBD client after online update?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi, I loaded the Pre-Release version of Ubuntu 10.10.1 32 bit workstation. It ran mostly fine for about a 2 months. Then I did an online update and it told me that I had to reboot. When I did, I booted to a splash screen and then a dead machine with a black screen where control-alt-delete does nothing, no disk activity, no mouse, no keyboard, totally dead. Had to hit reset button. (HowTos)

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Fatal server error: AddScreen/ScreenInit failed for driverview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi, I just changed my motherborad to intel(R)DG41RQ, now the debian 5 cannot start the x this is the error: Build Operating System: Linux Debian (xorg-server 2:1.4.2-10) Current Operating System: Linux example.net 2.6.26-1-686 #1 SMP Sat Jan 10 18:29:31 UTC 2009 i686 Build Date: 09 January 2009 02:57:16AM Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org to make sure that you have the latest ver (HowTos)

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How are mouse button numbers assigned in Mint / Ubuntu?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I just bought a new mouse - just a cheapie usb wheel mouse but it has an extra 'thumb' button which I thought I might as well set up to do something useful. I used 'xev' to determine the numbers that the OS had assigned to the buttons, and I found it wasn't quite what I was expecting: left = 1 wheel-as-button = 2 right = 3 wheel-up = 4 wheel-down = 5 thumb = 8 I thought the right button would b (HowTos)