High consumption on idle with a thinkpad T400view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi everyone, My laptop has a very high consumption when running on idle (I mean nothing that write on the disk or video etc..). I read on lenovo forums that people could get 10-12W and I can hardly get lower than 20W. My cpufreq is set to powersave and my cpus are always at the lowest scale. Im looking for a thread, HOWTO or someone that could help me configure my laptop to save some power. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] My network stopped working - NetworkManager disappearedview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I have a notebook Dell Vostro 1000 dual boot with Ubuntu 10.04 and it was running ok on my machine until a forced shutdown, after that, the NetworkManager icon does not appear and the computer doesn't connect anymore. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Wifi, MSCHAP, certificate,...view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I have been struggling for this quite a while now.. At home, I can easily connect to my home network with ubuntu. But at school, things are differently. The wireless security is tighter, and I need more then just my username and password to connect. (see attachment for screenshot, sorry it's in dutch) The last two lines, okay, but I seem to need a certificate, and that MSCHAPv2, Anonimou (HowTos)

Links 27/10/2010: Many Developers Choose GNU/Linux Desktops, Russia Moves to GNU/Linux Desktopsview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux RedMonk Analytics: What Operating Systems are Developers Using? Windows is the easy winner, but Linux is as clearly second to Mac’s third. The primary takeaway for most is that Linux traction is strong amongst Eclipse users. (General)

[ubuntu] Ban a wifi network in Network Managerview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – My wifi connection drops sometimes and, for some reason, Network Manager attempts to connect to my neighbor's network, which requires a password (which I don't know). Is there any way to blacklist a wireless network so that the Network Manager will never attempt to connect to it? (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Network Manager doesn't connect automatically on wifiview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – As says the title of the post. I have 3 known wifi spots, i've checked the auto connection, and the available to all users for each connection, and when i switch on my netbook, doesn't connect automatically. I must do manually the steps. Click on nm-applet, then choose the spot. I don't care about the steps. (HowTos)

Links 25/10/2010: Mac OS X Lion Allegedly Copies GNU/Linux, Clang Builds Linux 2.6.36view story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Mac OS X Lion Features Are Ubuntu Rip-Off Let’s look at Mac OS X Lion’s first “innovation” they introduced: multitouch gestures. (General)

[all variants] Unable to see any network interface except lo after power failureview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – My laptop lost power in my bag this afternoon; I told it to suspend but it must have gotten hung up somewhere, because an hour later the battery was totally dead, and the computer was quite hot. After reconnecting to AC power and rebooting into linux (10.04.1 Lucid LTS), I noticed that I didn't have any internet connectivity. I ran ifconfig, which only listed my loopback controller. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] HP g60 wireless issueview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have an HP g60 running a vanilla Maverick installation, and the wifi has cease working. I've tried booting while pressing the switch and various other combinations of switch presses, but nothing is seeming to work. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Hercules Wireless USB WiFi N150 Pico (HWNUp-150) - No Driversview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi everybody, I recently bought a Hercules Wireless USB WiFi N150 Pico (HWNUp-150). I'm currently using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Unfortunately, Ubuntu does not recognise the USB WiFi stick and there were no Linux drivers included. (HowTos)