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Comment on Drinking the Kool-Aid by John Mayers

Wed, 25 Jan 2012 16:18:05 +0000

I really loved winamp when just released, but with the years their look changed so much that now I consider them awful. Could look better for other people, but not for me.

Comment on Dell Latitude C800 Display Problems with Ubuntu by chris

Sat, 14 Jan 2012 03:37:34 +0000

I'm using Crunchbang 10 and this worked like a charm! I had to take paolo's advice on replacing "Configured Video Display" with "ATI Technologies, Inc. Rage Mobility M4 (AGP)" in the "Screen" section. Thanks so much guys,

Comment on Breaking Through the (Pay)Wall by JJT

Thu, 05 Jan 2012 12:46:18 +0000

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Comment on Breaking Through the (Pay)Wall by JJT

Thu, 05 Jan 2012 12:28:24 +0000

Another very easy and simple workaround. I wanted something a bit more consistent that did not require much in the way of repetitive action.

Comment on Breaking Through the (Pay)Wall by Paul

Thu, 05 Jan 2012 04:42:56 +0000

or just delete the cookies from when you hit the limit. When I get some real motivation I'll just completely block cookies from them by one way or another....

Comment on Dell Latitude C800 Display Problems with Ubuntu by Biggdadd73

Tue, 13 Dec 2011 18:53:25 +0000

Linux Newb here, After installing Lubuntu 11.10 I had the same problem of a "garbled" screen, after several searches I came across this page and man it was a life saver (had to search for every command I used - mv, rm, cp, cd - - really new to Linux) but I am glad to say that after creating and editing xorg.conf on my desktop I then copied the file to "/etc/X11/" and everything worked out great...thanks a ton. Like I always say "Google is your friend" Thanks again for the great post

Comment on Dell Latitude C800 Display Problems with Ubuntu by remo

Mon, 28 Nov 2011 00:15:39 +0000

Ubuntu 11.10 is running well on a 10+yrs old Dell Latitude C800 model No:PP01X 512 GB RAM, 20GB. A vintage Xircom 56Kb modem/Ethernet PC Card from my "junk box" is used to connect to the Ethernet and was detected and functions without a glitch. During the installation from a CD no problems were reported, but after installation I had the same difficulties as experienced by Baltimore Mick. The display was garbled and useless. Opening a terminal with Ctrl/Alt/F1 no problem. The first problem I encountered was with "gedit" I didn't wanted to try to sort this problem out, so I switched to "nano" as my editor. As expected there was no "xorg.conf " file in /etc/X11/ With nano I created the "xorg.conf" and typed the content related to the Monitor/Screen (cfr JOPO) into that "xorg.conf " file and copied the file to /X11 with cp. I started Ubuntu, but still had the blurred screen. But now I could change the resolution by clicking the "Sytem Settings" and "Displays". Had to drag the "Displays" icon out of the garbled zone. The max resolution I could get is 1400x1050. I also toggled between "lightDM" and "GDM" as a test, but remained with "lightDM". Thanks to all for the useful info.

Comment on Dell Latitude C800 Display Problems with Ubuntu by JT

Wed, 16 Nov 2011 04:59:48 +0000

FYI, It worked great on 11.04 that I just installed with the alternate CD. Thanks for saving me hours and hours!

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Sat, 15 Oct 2011 00:30:41 +0000

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Comment on Taking Care of Mom by SpringHill, Denver

Mon, 15 Aug 2011 01:29:37 +0000

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