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Linux Lesson for Today: fixing bootsplash

Posted 04-06-2009 at 04:06 AM by phoenixrising (Learning Something Everyday about Linux)
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After installing yet another distro in my machine, the bootsplash (the screen that shows up while booting with a progress bar -- for Ubuntu, Mint etc) started acting weird: After showing up, and the blip going to and fro a couple of time -- the splash disappeared and all the textual progress started showing up.

This link solved my problem.

1. Make sure you have the initramfs-tools update

sudo apt-get install initramfs-tools
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How to Remove Pulse Audio Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex)

Posted 04-06-2009 at 02:51 AM by sridhar11

PulseAudio (formerly PolypAudio) is a cross-platform, networked sound server project. It is intended to be an improved
drop-in replacement for the Enlightened Sound Daemon (ESD).By default Ubuntu 8.10 comes with Pulse Audio and most users start complaining about pulse audio so if you don’t want to use Pulse Audio you can remove.

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Obsession with Linux? not me!

Posted 04-05-2009 at 08:46 AM by uinseann
Updated 04-05-2009 at 09:20 AM by uinseann

My wife has her own laptop. She uses that other operating system we all hear about! We have two desks side by side with a laptop each, and I also have a desktop computer, mainly because I use the two dvd drives a lot, plus I don't really like laptops, it's there to surf with.

We don't have wireless, I don't see the need, as we only use this room for the computers, there's no need to take them anywhere. As I said I use Linux and she uses that other ... What gets me is the fact that...
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Sunflower seeds

Posted 04-04-2009 at 08:17 PM by emptyspaceenterprises

Hello folks,

I hope you have come closer to perfection. Never_the_less. Here goes.
I tried to keep some notes but it takes time to take a look at them. So partly,this is a winger(besides it
is my weekly happy hour). First, let me say , a vegitarian may be a poor hunter but probably he/she is
after a much different game. And also . I hope Semper Fi is short for : I will be faithful to the concepts
of Liberty and Justice.

DellXP is my solid...
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Hardware update

Posted 04-04-2009 at 05:44 PM by shannonbay
Updated 04-04-2009 at 05:45 PM by shannonbay

Got my mouse scroll wheel working. Just uncomment the following line in /etc/X11/xorg.conf:
Option: "Protocol" "Auto"
As for the network card, it's still coming up dead on some bootups, but I discovered that it probably is a firmware issue. In my BIOS POST logs, there are regular occurrences of an NIC Failure. Will have to hunt around for firmware. It was suggested to me that power management might have something to do with it, but I didn't notice any...
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