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Apr
22
comment “xrandr: Configure crtc 0 failed” when trying to change resolution on external monitor
"error: crtc must be used after output" And even specifying the CRTC shows by xrandr, I still get the error "Configure crtc 0 failed"
Apr
21
asked Libreoffice spreadsheet unable to reference columns by name
Apr
21
asked How to simulate graphics driver reset with second monitor
Apr
21
comment Ubuntu freezes/crash after wake when upgraded to 13.10
This is still happening in 14.04...
Apr
21
comment NOUVEAU on 2013 15" macbook 14.04 crashes on resume
Same problem, except the Nvidia drivers don't work at all for me. All I get is a garbled screen.
Apr
21
comment Resume from suspend not working on Macbook Pro 5,5 with Nouveau
I just tried the Nvida 331 driver, and that made things even worse. That caused no desktop at all to show even after a reboot.
Apr
21
revised Login screen never appears after resume
added 330 characters in body
Apr
21
comment Unable to resume after suspend
Had a similar problem in 14.04 on a Macbook with the Nouveau driver, and unfortunately this did not work. This did let me get to a login screen, whereas before I only saw my desktop background, but once logged in, everything was frozen. Trying to kill/restart gnome-shell was unsuccessful.
Apr
21
asked Login screen never appears after resume
Apr
19
comment Random black boxes
You should accept this answer, even if it is your own.
Apr
19
revised Release upgrade to 14 failed with a Python exception
added 183 characters in body
Apr
18
comment How to get the hostname from a DHCP server
Although zeroconf is installed by default, it's horribly unreliable. I'm frankly surprised when it works, as pinging hostname or hostname.local rarely results in success even though nothing's changed on my network in months.
Apr
17
asked Resume from suspend not working on Macbook Pro 5,5 with Nouveau
Apr
15
comment Failed to get canonical path of /cow
Yes, thanks for the edit.
Apr
15
comment Brightness not working after installing NVIDIA driver
Just a followup, I tried all the documented solutions, and nothing ever worked, including using the most recent Nvida driver. However, when I purged the Nvidia driver and used the open source Nouveau driver, screen dimming immediately started working.
Apr
15
comment Cannot update grub with paramters on live USB
This doesn't seem to work if the sd*# is a software RAID array.
Apr
15
comment Failed to get canonical path of /cow
Your solution is confusing. Do you need to run the first part and the second from within the chroot of the first? Or do you throw away everything you did in the first part and only run the second part? Why do you mount both /dev/sda and /dev/sda1?
Apr
13
asked How to create a LiveUSB install for Ubuntu 14.04 Server
Apr
13
comment Failed to get canonical path of /cow
Attempting to run mount gives me the error:, NTFS signature is missing. which is odd, because it should be Ext4, not NTFS...
Apr
13
asked How to fix msmtp error when setting up postfix