ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 66, Issue 77

Israel David idave147 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 18:22:52 GMT 2010


Hello,
Is there a possibility to inverse the order in Grub i.e. windows on top and
ubuntu bottom on startup?



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>   1. Re: testing out next ubuntu distribution (Kjetil Halvorsen)
>   2. Ubuntu 10.4 (Karl F. Larsen)
>   3. 10.4 (Karl F. Larsen)
>   4. Lucid 10.4 error collectors (Karl F. Larsen)
>   5. Re: testing out next ubuntu distribution (Goh Lip)
>   6. Re: [solved] What does "Tigon3" mean? (Detlef Lechner)
>   7. Re: How to avoid flame wars or a certain subject or post
>      article (NoOp)
>   8. Re: What does "Tigon3" mean? (NoOp)
>   9. Re: How to avoid flame wars or a certain subject or post
>      article (xinchen)
>  10. Re:Ubuntu centralized login& files (xinchen)
>  11. Re: Firefox 3.6  x86_64 problem (NoOp)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2010 12:23:44 -0300
> From: Kjetil Halvorsen <kjetil1001 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: testing out next ubuntu distribution
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support,     not for general discussions"
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> On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 17:59, Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > I made a small partition (but large enough) to test out ubuntu 10.04
> > > (64-bit),
> > > installed it there, and it worked, some time. Then when there
> apparently
> > was
> > > some errors in
> > > new updates, gnome stopped to start, and the start process dumps me in
> a
> > > shell. Today I did
> > > sudo apt-get upgrade
> > > which took some time and downloaded and installed a lot,
> > > but I am still dumped in a shell. ?What to do to get gnome back?
> >
> > I upgraded a Karmic install to Lucid two days ago and had the same
> > issue. You can launch gnome with startx.
> >
> > The problem turned out to be that gdm had been uninstalled because of
> > a conflict with usplash (IIRC).
> >
> > Run
> > aptitude full-upgrade
> > and gdm will be re-installed.
> >
>
> Thanks. I did aptitude full-upgrade, which resulted in a lot of activity.
> Then I did     startx
> which apparently "worked" (no error messages) but did'nt give me anything
> else
> than a shell, apparently (with smaller script!)
>
> Then I restyarted the pc, and now the kernel 2-6-32-12  did' ny even drop
> me
> into a shell!
>
> Restarting again, kernel 2-6-32-12-recovery mode works, I run dpkg, which
> did use some time and did
> something, but I can still not start as before.
>
> ?Any other suggestions, apart from startin g from scratch??
>
> Kjetil B Halvorsen
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> Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2010 19:36:30 -0700
> From: "Karl F. Larsen" <klarsen1 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Ubuntu 10.4
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>        I am on 10.4 now but it lacks stability. I find after about
> 10 minutes it drops back to the login page. But it is Alfa so
> this is good for a starter.
>
>        I will now try for some updates...need all we can get!
>
> 73 Karl
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> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2010 19:09:32 -0700
> From: "Karl F. Larsen" <klarsen1 at gmail.com>
> Subject: 10.4
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>        This comes to you from Thunderbird on Ubuntu 10.4 Alfa. It
> seems to be doing well now but still a few rough edges. Expected.
>
> 73 Karl
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> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2010 07:32:35 -0700
> From: "Karl F. Larsen" <klarsen1 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Lucid 10.4 error collectors
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>        I have figured out that when something fails on this Alfa
> version, a panel comes up wanting to send a message to Ubuntu.
> You let it and in a few minutes Firefox comes up showing that
> your problem is listed as a bug in the Lucid area. There are
> lots of bugs but hope they help the workers make the final
> 10.4 a real keeper like 8.4.
>
>        Also the dropping to the login window is I think a feature.
> I'm going to see if I can find away to turn off this feature.
>
>
> 73 Karl
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> Message: 5
> Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2010 23:54:19 +0800
> From: Goh Lip <g.lip at gmx.com>
> Subject: Re: testing out next ubuntu distribution
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
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> On 02/05/2010 11:23 PM, Kjetil Halvorsen wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 17:59, Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com
>
>
> > Thanks. I did aptitude full-upgrade, which resulted in a lot of activity.
> > Then I did     startx
> > which apparently "worked" (no error messages) but did'nt give me
> > anything else
> > than a shell, apparently (with smaller script!)
> >
> > Then I restyarted the pc, and now the kernel 2-6-32-12  did' ny even
> > drop me into a shell!
> >
> > Restarting again, kernel 2-6-32-12-recovery mode works, I run dpkg,
> > which did use some time and did
> > something, but I can still not start as before.
> >
> > ?Any other suggestions, apart from startin g from scratch??
>
> I am on Kubuntu (kde), but problem is similar, new usplash uses new
> theme that is apparently not installed. Further to Tom's suggestion, if
> you have a blinking cursor, do a "Alt + F1", or is it 'Alt + F2', F7?
> (never quite remember, please remind me), you will then be sent to a
> login prompt command.  Login in and then type 'startx', or 'sudo gdm
> start' (for me, that's kdm start). You will be be able to boot in with
> old splash theme.
>
> If you know the theme is called 'ethais', (it is usually different for
> gnome and kde), let me know, I'll send you a link where you can download
> the theme, otherwise you'll have to startx each time to boot.
> Of course, I think the theme will be later added on, as they had
> forgotten to so. After all this is alpha2, we can expect some errors.
>
> regards - goh lip
>
>
>
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> Message: 6
> Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2010 17:09:54 +0100
> From: Detlef Lechner <Detlef.Lechner at gmx.net>
> Subject: Re: [solved] What does "Tigon3" mean?
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support,     not for general discussions"
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> On Fri, 2010-02-05 at 14:36 +0000, Mark Syms wrote:
>
> > Tigon3 is the family name for a series of Broadcom Gigabit ethernet
> > controllers, BCM5751M is a specific implementation and the tg3 driver
> will
> > handle all members of the Tigon3 family.
>
> Thank you very much for your explanation.
>
> Detlef
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> Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2010 08:29:59 -0800
> From: NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: How to avoid flame wars or a certain subject or post
>        article
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> On 02/04/2010 08:55 PM, J wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 20:24, NoOp <snipped> wrote:
> >
> >> <flame on>
> >> Dude! You should know by know that *nobody* uses kmail or pan anymore!
> >> Try 'Tweeter' instead!!!
> >>
> >> $ sudo apt-get install tweetie-bird
> >>
> >> <flame off>
> >>
> >> :-) :-)
> >
> > <curmudgeon powers activate!>
> > Dude! YOU should know that REAL men only use pine or mutt and procmail
> > combined with sendmail and fetchmail to get the job done. ;-P
> > <curmudgeon powers deactivate!>
>
> Only problem is the mutts barking at the base of the pine keep scaring
> my tweetie-birds :-)
>
> OK. I'll stop now.
>
>
>
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> Message: 8
> Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2010 08:43:33 -0800
> From: NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: What does "Tigon3" mean?
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
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> On 02/05/2010 02:10 AM, Detlef Lechner wrote:
> > On Fri, 2010-02-05 at 02:24 -0500, Michael Haney wrote:
> >
> >> Broadcom Tigon3 is likely the name of the chipset used in your Ethernet
> adapter.
> >>
> >> BCM5751M is associated with the Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5751M
> >> PCI-Express Gigabit Ethernet adapter.
> >
> > You did not explain why there are two different names for the same
> > thing.
> >
> > Detlef
> >
>
> http://www.google.com/search?complete=0&hl=en&q="Broadcom+Tigon3"
> http://cateee.net/lkddb/web-lkddb/TIGON3.html
>
>
>
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> Message: 9
> Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2010 00:55:41 +0800
> From: xinchen <xinchen97 at sina.com>
> Subject: Re: How to avoid flame wars or a certain subject or post
>        article
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Message-ID: <1265388941.6319.9.camel at IBM-laptop>
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> good reply . google is very useful
>
>
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> Message: 10
> Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2010 00:56:23 +0800
> From: xinchen <xinchen97 at sina.com>
> Subject: Re:Ubuntu centralized login& files
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
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> maybe you can use Ubuntu Server 9.04 or ubuntu server 9.10.
>
>
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> Message: 11
> Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2010 09:08:53 -0800
> From: NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: Firefox 3.6  x86_64 problem
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
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> On 02/04/2010 08:16 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> > NoOp wrote:
> >> On 02/04/2010 10:22 AM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> >>> I'm using: Mozilla/5.0 (X11;U;Linux
> x86_64;en-US;rv:1.9.2)Gecko/20100123
> >>>        Ubuntu/9.10(karmic)Firefox/3.6.
> >>>
> >>> In preferences if I set: History->Firefox will: Use custom settings
> >>> for                          history and check (x) Accept cookies from
> sites                         and
> >>> uncheck () Accept third party cookies and
>      set Keep until: ask me
> >>> every time.
> >>>
> >>> With this setting sites will not load. The status bar  will display
> >>> Loading... forever.  On other platforms including 32bit Ubuntu it will
> >>> show a dialog and state the site wants to set a cookie and ask if you
> >>> want to accept it and provide a checkbox to make this the default
> >>> setting for this site.
> >>
> >> And where did you get this version?
> >
> > ppa.launchpad.net/main
>
> Not Found
>
> The requested URL /main was not found on this server.
> Apache/2.2.8 (Ubuntu) mod_ssl/2.2.8 OpenSSL/0.9.8g Server at
> ppa.launchpad.net Port 80
>
> >
> >>
> >>> This happened in my default profile. Since I had imported a bookmark
> >>> file I setup a new, clean test profile and it was the same.
> >>> I wonder if anyone else sees this same behaviour?  I'm thinking of
> >>> filing a bug, but if it's just me I would want to dig a little deeper
> so
> >>> I don't waste their time.
> >>>
> >>> BE WARNED if you try this and are using multiple profiles and having
> >>> Firefox offer you the option of which profile to use on startup the
> next
> >>> time you start Firefox it will start in whatever profile was active
> when
> >>> you shut it down. To get the multiple profiles option back I had to
> >>> clear the cache, shutdown Firefox and reboot Ubuntu.
> >>
> >> I suggest you read:
> >> http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Managing+profiles
> >>
> >
> > OK, I've read that before when working with profiles on my other
> > platform. I was just using profiles to try to troubleshoot my problem.
>
> Yes. Using different profiles to troubleshoot problems is always a good
> idea. My point in giving you the link was your "BE WARNED" statement...
> <
> http://support.mozilla.com/img/wiki_up/6e2d77cd857fa24e876097c4af69a4a9-1260152566-432-1.png
> >
> See the little 'Don't ask at startup' box? Unchceck it when you are
> using a test profile, that way you'll get the option to select the
> profile when you restart firefox. You can check it again when you are
> finished testing.
>
>
>
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