So what's the new deal about HAL anyhow?view story

http://www.linuxforums.org – HAL - Hardware Abstraction Layer. One of those clever things that automatically start up during boot. I don't know what HAL actually does, but I do notice that the next Ubuntu (10.04 Lucid Lynx) claims as a feature "HAL removal" - see DistroWatch.com: Put the fun back into computing. Use Linux, BSD. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Lock screen -- screen goes blankview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a HP Laptop loaded with 9.10 64-bit. If i do "Lock Screen" , after some time the screen goes completely blank and it won't show the login screen. I tried by pressing multiple keys, but i am not getting the login screen. Hard rebooting is the only for me to get back into my work. Please anyone tell me how can i solve this issue ? (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Newbie needs help with printer Epson sx105view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi Im a newbie in Ubuntu and I wonder if someone has managed to install a monitor for this printer my situation is: I can print, but I can't scan images, see the ink levels, clean the heads or change cartiges I really need this to forget windows compleatelly, and I wonder if you could help me Thanks! (Hardware)

[ubuntu] 9.10 upgrade: cdrom brokenview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Upgraded from 8.10 through 9.04 to 9.10 on ibm Thinkpad A22, now CDROM is inoperable. Anybody else have this problem. Empty, it does appear in media, but put in any cd and it disappears. How do I correct this? Prefer guis, but can type in a terminal. Thank you, tedpome. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Somebody help me with the resolution settingsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I don't really know how the lines in xorg.conf work. I just set up a jeos-8.04 with gnome desktop manager. Someone help me how to change the resolution to 1366x768? (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Advantages and Disadvantages of Portable External Hard Driveview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello everyone, I am currently looking for a quality portable external hard drive to go with my Thinkpad. It will mainly be used for storing my school files, music and videos. Some have already suggested Western Digital and Philips. Others gave me suggestion to choose between the portable one and that which has external power support. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] trackpoint thinkpad t61 ubuntu9.10view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – hi everyone, the trackpoint was working with ervery version of ubuntu. i never had a problem, because i was doing what to need in order to work it. and now i think after i installed gpointing setting device had problem. now after turning off the laptop the settings in configure trackpoint are default. also the sensitivity and the speed of trackpoint are very slow. (Hardware)

[gnome] Battle with mouseview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I am running on 8.04 and have got a PS2 mouse. My mouse keeps working well and become motionless suddenly. I manually unplug the mouse from my CPU and connect it back again and it starts working. How do I fix this problem ? Pls note that it works well on my Windows OS. Regards, tvks (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Forcing nvidia-settings to use different refresh rate on TV-out?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have an nvidia-card: Code: nVidia Corporation NV44 [GeForce 6200 LE] (rev a1) USing nvidia-settings to configure the TV-out results sometimes in color, but mostly in black and white. The problem is the TV's refreshrate. It is an old PAL-B TV, and therefore it uses a refreshrate of 50hz. Nvidia-settings sometimes recoqnize this, but mostly it is outputting a refreshrate of 60hz. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Motorola SM56 modemview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a Motorola SM56 Internal modem (PCI). OS Linux Ubuntu 9.10 I have a problem in getting my modem to work. I followed the instructions on http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...ight=linmodems (Hardware)