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Ubuntu 11.04 Server randomly hanging [closed]

I'm running an Ubuntu 11.04 server release with kernel version 2.6.38.13-server, and for as long as I've had the system it has hung randomly. I'm starting to look into the LSI MegaRaid controller, ...
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2answers
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Sluggish/unresponsive trackpad on pre-unibody MacBook Pro

I am running Ubuntu Natty Narwhal on pre-unibody MacBook Pro (2007 I believe). There seems to be a problem with trackpad - it barely works, in order to move cursor you have to move your finger a lot, ...
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1answer
614 views

Brightness control won't work on a Samsung NF208 [closed]

I just installed ubuntu 11.04 on my samsung NF208 and at first it worked just fine, the fn key was all alright except the fn+f9 (I guess that's normal as it opens up a samsung-specific software). ...
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1answer
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Can't launch Ubuntu (or any Linux) on hi-end hardware? [closed]

there a though one: I've bough a new computer with the following configuration: ASUS Rampage III Extreme Core i7 950 ZOTAC AMP! GeForce GTX 560 KINGSTON KHX1600C9D3K3 3x4GB HAF 922 OCZ ...
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2answers
245 views

What's the latest video card that will work on a 64-bit system?

What kind of recent graphics card can I run under Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit?
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5answers
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How do I check how much physical RAM I am using in GB or MB format?

How do I check my whether my Ubuntu is 32-bit or 64-bit and whether or not it is using full RAM? I'm concerned that because my system is 32-bit it isn't using the maximum OS-supported RAM. It says my ...
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1answer
597 views

Unable to start on a HP pavilion dv6-3049tx [closed]

I am using the latest version with advanced feature of Ubuntu OS i.e Ubuntu 11.04. Here the some description what exactly I am suffering from. When I start the Ubuntu OS after installation for the ...
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1answer
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How do I get wifi working on my HP Pavilion dv2000 laptop?

I have seen many questions regarding same issue but not able to get a solution. I'm facing same issue that my wifi is not working in Ubuntu 11.04, but perfectly working fine with Windows 7. EDIT ...
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646 views

How do I get my USB microphone to work with VLC? [closed]

I am trying to get my USB microphone working with VLC. It works if I only load my microphone with vlc alsa://hw:2,0 but for vlc v4l2:// :v4l-vdev="/dev/video0" :v4l-adev="alsa://hw:2,0" ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to run Gnome 3 without 3D acceleration hardware?

If I don't have a hardware that supports 3D acceleration, is it possible to run Gnome 3? If no, is there some work on it and where I can go to get tunned about the progress of it? Just one extra ...
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0answers
321 views

Audio cd's auto-mount but data cd's don't [closed]

I was using my computer fine the other day to burn some iso images using brasso. Today when I insert a data cd it doesn't show up but audio cd's are fine. I can find the dvd-rom using disk utility ...
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2answers
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Wireless not detected on an hp Pavilion g6 - RT5390PCIe

I just bought an HP Pavilion g6 laptop and I installed Natty Narwhal alongside Windows 7. In Windows 7, my WiFi works perfect but in Ubuntu it absolutely (no matter what I do) won't detect my home ...
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2answers
687 views

How do I configure a fingerprint scanner?

I have a HP dv6-3079tx. One feature I like about it is the fingerprint scanner, Is there a utility out there that will allow me to swipe my finger whenever I am required to enter my password?
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1answer
315 views

Installed 11.04 flickers horribly

I installed ubuntu 11.04 yesterday and I can only use ubuntu classic with no effects, because when I go on the normal ubuntu it flickers and stuff. My card is intel 82865G. I have tried adding i915 ...
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Degrade from Ubuntu 11.04 to 10.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to go from 11.04 to 10.04 I want to degrade my ubuntu from 11.04 to 10.04. After upgrading I am facing series of problems :( . Its sometime logged out automatically. ...
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Why is the hard disk drive too hot?

The Hard disk drive got too hot after a while of running Ubuntu. I've checked the system monitor and there weren't any thing strange. I have Packard Bell EasyNote TJ75 with ATI card 512MB core i5.
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2answers
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hardware error pindown

fresh 11.04, FF crashes every minute, applications refuses to start. memtest say ram is ok, segfaults often (apt-get) found bad charachters in some files, still fsck reported only one error. MB ...
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1answer
175 views

What resolution works best?

I want to buy a laptop and install Ubuntu 11 on it. Is there a particular screen resolution or dimension that is ideal? For example, if I'm choosing between 1600 x 900 or 1680 x 1050, these have ...
2
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1answer
831 views

PS3 Eyetoy video camera not working in Skype [closed]

As it says, tested the Eyetoy with windows (on laptop) works fine tested with Cheese, works fine tested with Empathy, talkiong to MSN Messenger, also fine!! Skype? GRRR Black screen... Has ...
2
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1answer
281 views

Which laptop tools does Ubuntu come with?

Which tools for managing laptop-specific tasks are installed by default on Ubuntu (say, 11.04)? Thinking about the following might be useful to get you started in answering: Is it ACPI that monitors ...
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1answer
413 views

Is it safe to upgrade Ubuntu on Dell Vostro V130?

I just bought a Dell Vostro V130 notebook for my girlfriend, and I wanted to keep the preinstalled Ubuntu, at least for a while (and then, if needed, replace it with OpenSuSe). But since the ...
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1answer
748 views

Resume from Suspend fails on Samsung X360 laptop

I just upgraded to Natty and after the upgrade on the laptop suspend is no longer working as before. Before 11.04 I closed the lid, the laptop powered down. When I opened the lid and pressed the ...
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9answers
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Nvidia driver activated but currently not in use

I have just finished an install of ubuntu 11.04 beta 2. At the end of the installation I got a message informing that I do not have the required hardware for unity, and that I should choose "ubuntu ...
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2answers
863 views

Can't boot without 'nolapic' kernel option. And system hangs after few minutes [closed]

The title describes my problem. Also with 'lapic' option, only one core is enabled. Tried with 10.10(amd64), 11.04(amd64) 10.10 x86 version didn't boot with nolapic option. Now I'm using 11.04 amd64 ...
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1answer
1k views

Problems with the colors on my screen. How can I check if it's a hardware problem?

On my EEE PC netbook some colors are not displayed properly. Specifically, dark gradients such as in the window title do not look very smooth, but rather look like a sequence of a couple of different ...
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4answers
19k views

When will we get Sandy Bridge support?

I'd like to build a machine running Ubuntu and using the new Sandy bridge (i5 2500 specifically) intel cpu's. I heard that 10.10 doesn't have the best support (or simply won't work) with the new cpus ...
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2answers
279 views

Ideapad S10: Cooling fan stopped working after I updated today (12-13) [closed]

Everything was working well until this afternoon when I updated 11.04, now my cooling fan isn't turning on. I tried getting a fan controlling program but that didn't work.