[all variants] reading cdview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Have an old notebook with a rom cd drive. Reading cd's on the drive is very problematic. Using isorecorder & setting the write speed @ 4 or less sometimes works. Wonder what the other options in isorecorder might help. For instance allow overburning option. Anyone got any ideas on options that may help. TIA (Hardware)

Two other great Linux distributions: MEPIS & Mintview story

http://blogs.computerworld.com – Fedora, openSUSE, and Ubuntu are, without much doubt, the most popular Linux distributions but two others, MEPIS and Mint, also deserve your attention. read more (General)

Installing VirtualBox 3.1 On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktopview story

http://howtoforge.com – Installing VirtualBox 3.1 On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop This tutorial shows how you can install Sun xVM VirtualBox 3.1 on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Problem Mounting Second External HDDview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I am trying to mount a second HDD, but it won't let me do it. I'm not sure if it's trying to mount to the same place as the first HDD, or if it's just me being a ditz. My first HDD mounted straight away, so I'm afraid that I only know the below ways to mount a volume. This is the error message I got when I plugged it in, and when I tried right-click - Mount. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Ubuntu won't recognize my VGA connected TVview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hey all, I’m building a media center out of an old desktop (which has turned into discovering all the components are bad and basically bareboning a new computer  )to hook into my new Sharp 42’’ LCD TV (http://www.sharpusa.com/ForHome/Home...C42SB45UT.aspx) and I’m having a problem getting 9.10 to detect (Hardware)

[ubuntu] kernel update, slow bootview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello All: Since my last update, I'm experiencing a very, very slow boot up (about 15 minutes). I have 8.04LTS on a Compaq Presario V3000. I have tried editing GRUB from 'ro quiet splash' to 'ro' I also read that the 2.6.24 kernels have drivers built-in for my wifi card (Intel 3945ABG) & created /etc/modprobe.d/iwl3945 with contents of: (Hardware)

Dumping Windows SP3 to install Ubuntu Linuxview story

http://www.linuxforums.org – I purchased a used machine, the seller had preloaded Windows XP pro on the computer, well you know the story, I got it home, plugged it into the internet and M$ started auto updating to SP 3 and I had no way to block it like I did with an XP blocking script as I did in the past with another Windows box. (HowTos)

Fan speedview story

http://www.linuxforums.org – I have a problem with laptop fan, which is verry annoying in silent room. On Ubuntu 9.04 amd64 first the fan starts quiet, but after a few minutes it gets higher speed and keeps that speed, even if the computer doesn't need it. On Windows XP OS the fan sometimes start's going faster, but then it slow down again, on Ubuntu - never. (HowTos)

[mythbuntu] Is there a way to disable power management on USB?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi I've got a problem in Karmic where my USB TV cards stop working. I've looked on dmesg and got the following: [12515.611372] usb 2-2: USB disconnect, address 2 [12515.611613] af9015: bulk message failed:-22 (8/0) [12515.611619] af9013: I2C read failed reg:d730 [12517.092538] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000ce8 (Hardware)

Dell Website Shows Ubuntu More Respectview story

http://www.linux.com – For roughly two years, readers have told WorksWithU they have a difficult time finding Ubuntu desktop and laptop options on Dell’s U.S. Website. (Hardware)