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comment Modify sound indicator menu to hide controls from inactive player or remove it after closeing
@ArkaMajumdar You are correct friend. Thank you for correcting me.
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comment Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers
@Freddy Please test with the firmware-b43-installer and give us your feedback on this test. Since you might be a very rare case, it would be super important for us to know how it went while testing this driver. Did it work?, did it not?, what problems did you find. How did the wireless card behave. Feel free to write to luisalvarado@ubuntu.com with your feedback and thank you for testing and contributing.
Jul
1
comment Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers
@Pilot6 just to clarify a point, it is a community answer (not just mine) since am not creating it for me but for everyone. Second, if you tested 4312 and also got it working, if you could provide the hardware you used and wireless model it would help even more, since this is the stuff we are trying to avoid (confusion between broadcom users).
Jul
1
comment Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers
@Pilot6 Thank you for the help buddy but I had to do a rollback on your changes because following the "guidelines" of Broadcom is what caused the whole Broadcom issue to begin with. Their document at broadcom.com/docs/linux_sta/README_6.30.223.248.txt is wrong/confusing in several cases. If it were up to them ALL drivers would be bcmwl-kernel-source, but this is far from the truth. I also went ahead and tested 4311 and 4312 using the bcmwl. Both failed. Then I used the ones tested on this list and both worked.
Jun
30
comment How do I limit internet bandwidth?
I recommend putting the link to the bug report here, so anyone with the same issue can go there quickly.
Jun
30
comment How can I change what keys on my keyboard do? (How can I create custom keyboard commands/shortcuts?)
@skierpage That is why I made this answer: askubuntu.com/questions/367983/… hope it helps.
Jun
30
comment How do I limit internet bandwidth?
@KarlMorrison Thank you. VERY important to know that. +1
Jun
21
comment Newb Struggling to install Ubuntu 15.04(64bit) on Windows 8.1 - Edited
Hi Blake, did you follow the steps mentioned in askubuntu.com/questions/221835/…
Jun
11
comment How to install Broadcom wireless drivers offline
Excellent answer Pilot6. +1
Jun
5
comment Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported)
Thank you @SteveD, let me update the answer to add the information needed for your question but overall it is a NO. There is basically no need for anything after 15.04 ^^.
Jun
4
comment Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported)
@CarlH Thank you friend, yes I forgot to add a note there. I had previously added a set of tests I did including Lenovo with 15.04 and on all cases it was detected correctly, installed alongside without any problems and I feel starting with 15.04 the whole UEFI booting issues + the fact that there is a strong momentum in favor of UEFI changes in pro of Linux, we will have issues like this eliminated for good.
May
16
comment How to change language of a specific Application?
Excellent work Gunnar. +1 friend.
Apr
28
comment Minor problems with using an ASUS Z97-A Motherboard
That's up to anyone to decide if they want to tune it or not. From experience of 15+ years of this I would never recommend tuning if the user wants to make the investment over this hardware last more (Which is the very first think anyone doing overclocking gets to know). My recommendation stands for motherboards that offer overclocking or not. I care not for overclocking. I care for making the cost of the motherboard last longer (Which is my personal opinion as it is this answer). If however, the user wishes to overclock, at least he has an idea of the benefits and costs of doing so.
Apr
27
comment Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported)
@Pacerier Hi friend, I updated the wording there to not confuse other users as you pointed out so well and also did an update related to 15.04. Thank you very much.
Apr
24
comment How to limit internet speed?
@muru Thank you buddy. Let me update it this weekend. It's a "bit" old... just a bit. ;)
Apr
18
comment How to enable or disable services?
Many thanks @Flint for the useful information. +1
Mar
24
comment How to enable or disable services?
@Hitechcomputergeek Updated. thanks Hitech.
Mar
19
comment Help installing Broadcom 43142 with no internet access
Can you do it via the terminal, like sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source to see what the error is.
Mar
18
comment Help installing Broadcom 43142 with no internet access
Change repository source by going to Dash, typing Software & Updates and changing it there.
Mar
18
comment Help installing Broadcom 43142 with no internet access
I personally tested this specific model in askubuntu.com/questions/55868/… but this was with 14.04 and 15.04.