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Can my machine run Ubuntu( kubuntu | xubuntu | mint ) 12.04 WELL?

I have a 9 year old computer packing the hardware listed below. My question is, can I run 12.04 ( Ubuntu, Kubuntu, MINT or Xubuntu ) WELL? I was running Ubuntu 10.10 and I upgraded to 12.04 by going ...
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Toshiba Satellite A105 boots 10.10 from live CD and works fine. (everything works) when I install it I can't get past login

When booting Ubuntu 10.10 from the live CD everything works Great. Toshiba Satellite A105-S2071 Video card - ATI Xpress 200M When I run the 10.10 installation routine it installs without errors. ...
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“Desktop effects could not be enabled” in VMware

I am running on a Windows 7 64 bit host. I'm use with VMware Player. Ubuntu 10.10. And, i get to Visual Effect, and when i press "normal" i get this error: Desktop effects could not be enabled ...
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Video stutter when using external drive [closed]

When using boxee to play video files off of an external western digital 1TB drive formatted NTFS, I notice a slight stutter in the video every 5-10 seconds. When using mplayer, it doesn't stutter as ...
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Installation Issue on HP Omni 200xt: No Video [closed]

I recently purchased an HP Omni 200xt with integrated Intel graphics. I attempted to use the Ubuntu Live CD, but couldn't get it to display anything (only the first screen with the little keyboard and ...
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Manhattan [Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series] support on 10.10

Not long ago, Canonical published a database of supported components for Ubuntu, and I noticed, that my video card Manhattan [Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series] have full support only at Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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Keeping Xv Overlay configuration throughout an X session [closed]

After upgrading my Linux system from Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 10.10, I suceeded correcting most problems (all related to Intel 82865G Integrated Graphics Adapter support and compiz is still not working ...
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679 views

Visual Effects not working on my Intel Corporation 82915G/GV/910GL Integrated Video

My video card is Intel Corporation 82915G/GV/910GL Integrated and the custom visual effects don't work at all! Is it due to the VGA? How can I get visual effects to work?
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Software to create a video slideshow?

I have a bunch of pictures I'd like to make into a basic slideshow, as a video (e.g. mpeg/avi). What software is available to do this? I started using PiTiVi based on recommendation in another ...
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Mouse pointer strange problem

i have last ubuntu installed (10.10), but from an year and thousand updates, video drivers updates, an hundreds of tricks, the mouse pointer is showed like an UGLY square... These are the ...
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606 views

No video during install on HP 8440w [closed]

I have a HP EliteBook 8440w that I'm trying to run Ubuntu 10.10 live, to see how everything is if I were to install it to the HD. The system boot's up to the USB key I made and makes the pretty ...
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1answer
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RTMP Protocol Streaming Cannot Connect

Greetings, I am working on a clean install of Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick. I am trying to use vivu.tv's webinar features, but I am consistently getting a connection error. This occurs on both Lucid and ...
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Section of the screen gets distorted and pixelated after a few hours [closed]

I have a Dell 1464 and installed Ubuntu on an External drive. After using ubuntu, I realized that a section of 3 or more hours make my screen go pixelated (Actually the blend of colors seems to get ...
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Any software to add subtitles to Xvid for playback on a PS3?

I watch a lot of foreign language films and it really annoys me to not be able to use my PS3 for them without hard coded subs. Is there a piece of software that will let me add the subtitles into the ...
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1answer
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Audo/video with pidgin?

Does anyone know how to make audio and video calls work with Pidgin (for those protocols that support it)? Video is supposed to work on MSN, and audio is supposed to work on Google Talk, but whatever ...
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Why is Flash performing so badly in 10.10 64-bit compared to 10.04 64-bit?

Edit: After discovering some more about the problem (namely that it seems to be caused by waking from suspend) I created a new question. In Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit, I was running the latest 64-bit Flash ...
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2answers
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How to enable video playing on a second monitor using Intel graphics?

On Windows overlay-rendered video playback was working correct on all the monitors. On Linux I not only have to place my external monitor below (instead of right to) my laptop's panel to enable its ...