• Ubuntu Sony PCG-FX401 ACPI issue

    I sort of inherited an old Sony laptop (PCG-FX401) some time ago. Before i installed Ubuntu Hoary I flashed the BIOS to version R0121K5 (http://www.myplc.com/sony/ for details). Installation worked out fine, but on first boot the gnome battery applet

    December 9

  • Ubuntu broken: nVidia 5600

    I'm new to Linux. I've used Fedora Core a little but not much. I thought I would try Ubuntu so I downloaded it on 56K dialup. I've used Fedora Core 3 and it installs and loads just fine on this machine. Ubuntu, however, is broken. I have an nVidia Ge

    December 9

  • Ubuntu Old monitor

    I have an old monitor wich can't support any higher resolution from 1024x768 with 16 COLOURS (not 16 bits). I can choose the Ubuntu's resolution at the instalation? or change it before starting the system?

    December 8

  • Ubuntu Drivers for a Compaq R4000

    Anyone know where to get drivers for my laptop? Do i need to post specific specs? I ordered the 64 bit of ubuntu so i am just waiting on it.

    December 8

  • Please recommend a digital camera that will work with ubuntu/gphoto

    I really need a digital camera that has a self timer function. I really don't care much about printing quality since the pictures taken will never be printed (just used online/on cd). I've seen some of the digital cameras supported by gphoto for as c

    December 8

  • Ubuntu HP 5800 Printer Probs on Gnome.

    I was trying Kubuntu 5.10 out for a month and my printer HP Deskjet 5800 worked great networked under KDE Print. But I had to go back to Gnome (Ub5.10) and I cant seem to get it to work correctly. I used the HP5850 driver before on Kubuntu 5.10 and i

    December 8

  • Oracle set session cookie

    I figured out how to set a cookie that exist for an hour like owa_cookie.send('BG','hello',sysdate+1); But how can I set a session cookie, that expires after I close my browser window.

    December 8

  • Ubuntu Compaq LTE 5400 - can't load/boot OS from CD drive

    I inherited an old Compaq LTE 5400 laptop from work. I wiped Win 98 from it. I intended loading Linux Ubuntu on to it. I discovered it now can't boot from CD. From what I've read - iIdon't think they were intended to boot from a CD - it's a feature,

    December 8

  • Ubuntu Print to an Aiport Extreme Base Station USB printer from Linux?

    Has anyone been able to print from a Linux computer, wirelessly, to a USB printer that is plugged into the USB port on a Aiport Base Extreme Station? If so, how did you set it up? I have Linux on my PC laptop. I can get to the Internet thru my Airpor

    December 8

  • Ubuntu Umax Astra 2200 scanner on USB?

    I'm helping a friend switch over to Ubuntu from Win98; so far it's going really well - his digicam works, his HP printer works, and his USB key/SD cardreader automounts - but we're having trouble with his UMAX Astra 2200 scanner. It runs thru USB, no

    December 8

  • Ubuntu need help with soundcard

    For some reason my Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS isn't working anymore. I pull up the "Volume control" in "Applications->Sound & Video" and it says that there is no device. I pull up "Sound" in "System->Preferences

    December 7

  • Ubuntu US Robotics MaxG pcmcia card

    I'm very new to the world of Linux and I installed it on my laptop, using a different partition. So i have Windows XP and Ubuntu installed. The problem is that I've bought a US Robotics MaxG pcmcia card, and Ubuntu doesn't detect it, it didnt in the

    December 7

  • Ubuntu Resolution Probs Packard Bell W series Laptop

    have issues with my laptop, seem to be limited to a rez of 1024x768, but monitor is supposed to be running at 1280x960 Have tried 'sudo aptitude install 915resolution' command and still nothing. Any advice would be appreciated, thnx.

    December 7

  • Ubuntu USB scanner only accessable to root

    Does anybody know how to allow normal users to access a USB scanner without having to run the scanner apps using sudo? There is no device node created for the scanner device, I have SANE set to accesses it directly from libusb using the vendor and pr

    December 7

  • Ubuntu Serious USB2 issue...

    Ok, so I have come across a serious issue which I can find only minimal information about. There seems to be a similar problem mentioned here (https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/initramfs-tools/+bug/47768). Now, the problem is that when I b

    December 7

  • Ubuntu Unable to access virtual terminals 1-6

    I have a dell inspiron E1505 with a core 2 duo processor and Nvidia GeForce Go7300 video card. When I try to access the console based virtual terminals(1-6), I just get a blank screen. i also have SUSE on the same machine and I do not have any proble

    December 7

  • Ubuntu IBM a21m acpi problem

    I've recently installed ubuntu on an IBM laptop, a21m. Everything went smoothly, and overall, I was impressed with the setup. I am having a problem with the acpi. It will show me battery run time, but it is way off. Suspend only blanks the screen, ha

    December 7

  • Ubuntu please help on driver !

    I have an Olivetti any-way simple printer. and i am using Ubuntu 6. the thing is Ubuntu only supports 4 models of Olivetti printer which mine is not included. please any one can help me to get the right driver.

    December 7

  • Ubuntu anyone using an Acer Aspire 5580?

    Over the weekend I found that Circuit City is selling the aspire 5580 for $999. Looks like a pretty good deal to me so I'm thinking of getting one. Does anyone use one of these with ubuntu? I've been searching all morning and I can't find a report wi

    December 7

  • Ubuntu CD Burner Speed Settings

    I am having a problem with my Lite-On LTR-52327S (internal IDE connection, which was in a USB external IDE case when Ubuntu was installed) CD Burner where the burn speed is always set to 'Maximum Possible'. I have read other posts on this but can't f

    December 7

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