[olug] Upgraded to 8.04
wookieburgers at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 01:21:52 UTC 2008
> I ended up calling the previous owner of the computer about the video card,
> and we got to talking about the screen resolution. Here's what fixed it:
> CTRL-ALT and F1
> sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop
> sudo nvidia-xconfig
> sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start
> Rob and Adam, I will try both Firefox 2 and the older version of gmail.
> On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 9:54 AM, Rob Townley <rob.townley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 10:39 AM, Jennifer Frasier <
>> wookieburgers at gmail.com>
>> > Well, I upgraded to Ubuntu 8.04 this weekend. The only issues I've
>> > encountered are minor annoyances. Here's a list:
>> > 1. Everything looked really small. I tried to change my screen
>> > and it wouldn't let me. I was prompted to update the Nvidia accelerated
>> > graphics card driver. I did that and my default screen resolution was
>> > returned to normal, but it still won't let me change the screen
>> > Of course, I don't need to now, but I'll have to figure this out if I
>> > want to in the future.
>> > 2. This is kind of interesting. Mugshot won't recognize that I'm logged
>> > The icon appears gray and when I click on it, it tells me to login. If I
>> > right-click on it and select "My Mugshot Home Page," it goes there and
>> > already logged in. Additionally, I tried logging in to the website
>> > their login link. Same thing, the website shows me as logged in, but the
>> > desktop icon remains gray. I did a little bit of research, and someone
>> > a
>> > similar problem in Dapper and was told to ensure they had the firefox
>> > extension. I already have it. I can't find a lot of info when googling
>> > problem.
>> > 3. Another weird thing that happened since I upgraded, and I'm not sure
>> > what
>> > this is related to: Gmail initially puts red underlines under all my
>> > contractions, as if they're misspelled, then removes them later. The
>> > "wouldn't" above was underlined when I wrote it and for a little white
>> > after, but now it's not. If I right click it while it is underlined to
>> > the "proper spelling," I get junk (every time this has happened, I
>> > double-checked and made sure it was actually spelled right) ???
>> > --
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>> for a
>> > futile purpose. The most you can hope from it is some knowledge of
>> > - that comes too late - a crop of unextinguishable regrets."
>> > - Joseph Conrad from Heart of Darkness
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>> Maybe you know this already bc you did say default. Screen resolution for
>> many distributions is changed by cycling thru what is available by holding
>> down CTRL-ALT and tapping '+' or '-' on the keyboard / numeric keypad.
>> Google released a new version of gmail. Over the weekend i had to use the
>> "Older Version" link at the top of the page in gmail to get it to work.
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> "Droll thing life is - that mysterious arrangement of merciless logic for a
> futile purpose. The most you can hope from it is some knowledge of yourself
> - that comes too late - a crop of unextinguishable regrets."
> - Joseph Conrad from Heart of Darkness
"Droll thing life is - that mysterious arrangement of merciless logic for a
futile purpose. The most you can hope from it is some knowledge of yourself
- that comes too late - a crop of unextinguishable regrets."
- Joseph Conrad from Heart of Darkness
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