[ubuntu-za] Ubuntu 12.04 Paingolin

frans dormakorp at vodamail.co.za
Mon May 14 09:42:34 UTC 2012

On 12/05/10 22:38, Jan Greeff wrote:
> Frans, sometimes you need to change your screen resolution to get the 
> right fit.
> Jan
That I did, though getting forced to use portrait view, on a screen 
having only landscape view can be an adventure in itself :)

The screen are working correctly on my Desktop pc with nvidia screencard 
installed though.
> On 10/05/2012 13:37, frans wrote:
>> Well I had some crazy problem last night, testing the dual screen 
>> capabilities of ubuntu12.04 I pluged in my Desktop screen on my 
>> netbook and set it to have two seperate images, then I porceed to set 
>> the bigger screen to max (native) resolution, and have no normal 
>> orientation for the screen. I had Either clockwise or counter 
>> clockwise...wt... anyway setting it one setting lower corrected that 
>> problem, but still a minor annoyance. Also the screen gets recognized 
>> as 19" instead of 17".
>> I will be testing on my Desktop pc as soon as it's fixed just to make 
>> sure...but i think it's to do with the intel drivers.
>> On 12/05/09 14:28, tim at cybersmart.co.za wrote:
>>> I tend to agree. Despite an update problem which was simple to 
>>> resolve with the right guidance, I've had no problems with unity or 
>>> other changes.
>>> Sent from my HTC
>>> ----- Reply message -----
>>> From: "Mark Widdicombe" <markwiddicombe at gmail.com>
>>> To: "Ubuntu South African Local Community" <ubuntu-za at lists.ubuntu.com>
>>> Subject: [ubuntu-za] Ubuntu 12.04 Paingolin
>>> Date: Wed, May 9, 2012 12:36
>>> On 9 May 2012 12:01, Hilton Gibson <hilton.gibson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > Please see: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PreciseUpgrades
>>> >>>>>
>>> > It is generally recommended that users of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS wait 
>>> until the
>>> > first point release, due in July, before upgrading.
>>> >>>>>
>>> I just upgraded from 10.04 due to having stupidly uninstalled stuff
>>> that should not be uninstalled.  Upgrade (from live CD) went
>>> flawlessly--home partition preserved and Windows 7 partition
>>> preserved. Having used 12.04 for about a week, I'm surprised at all
>>> the fuss made about Unity: I find it easy to use; I do miss my panel
>>> applets, though, but I believe there's a way to get them working.
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