3
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2answers
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Monitoring system temperatures

I would like to know if there's an indicator app that can show the system temperatures (CPU, MB, HDD, etc.). I do have lm-sensors and hddtemp installed so that's no problem, I just need to find a good ...
2
votes
2answers
356 views

Permission problems in system directories [closed]

Please, i am using Ubuntu 11.10 and I made a mistake in system directories, changed permissions of all content to 777. I was trying to correct some files, but i cant fix all directories and files. ...
2
votes
1answer
715 views

Does the guided encrypted LVM option encrypt swap on 11.10?

After a bit of googling I still haven't managed to find a clear answer to this. If you use the guided encrypted LVM install option from the Ubuntu 11.10 Alternate cd (I think it's option 3), does it ...
2
votes
2answers
702 views

Ubuntu 11.10 very slow

I have laptop HP 6720s. This happens when I enter top in Terminal: Cpu(s): 1.7%us, 1.0%sy, 0.0%ni, 97.0%id, 0.3%wa, 0.0%hi, 0.0%si, 0.0%st Mem: 2053924k total, 1837352k used, ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

How can I change the OS name from Ubuntu to something else?

I want that applications like System Monitor and Conky display the name MYOS instead of Ubuntu 11.10. Also, I want lsb_release -a and etc. to show MYOS only.
1
vote
0answers
472 views

How to stop my system freezing when streaming videos? [closed]

When I stream a video from youtobe and others I can only see a couple of minutes until it crashes, and the system freezes. The audio keeps on playing for a few seconds then just keeps looping the same ...
3
votes
1answer
879 views

Grub won't load Windows 7 (unknown file system)

I recently installed 11.10 on a new partition on my Windows 7 PC, and it works perfectly. But when I want to boot Windows 7 from the grub boot menu, it just says unknown file system, grub rescue. ...
2
votes
1answer
6k views

How do I select the system fonts in Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? Before 11.10 one could change the system default fonts in the Appearance settings changer, but now one can only change the ...