Problem: No working wheelmouse after upgrade (5-Button-Intellinet-Explorer) Solution: /etc/X11/xorg.conf Section "InputDevice" # generated from default Identifier "Mouse0" Driver "mouse" Option "Protocol" "auto" Option "Device" "/dev/psaux" Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes" Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5" Option "Buttons" "5" EndSection
Solution: open a console and #sudo aptitude to use aptitude for install check for “generic” Kernel + “headers” for your kernel, search with aptitude check for installed “built-essential” paket to compile, search with aptitude remove+purge ALL restricted drivers, with aptitude open a console to run nautilus as admin with #sudo nautilus go to /boot with nautilus-filemanager and edit /boot/grub/menu.lst disable Framebuffer at /boot/grub/menu.lst (vga=normal) close editor and go with nautilus to /etc/modprobe.d check for /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-framebuffer that all framebuffer drivers are blocked reboot now to clean the kernel from restricted-modules download at nvidia.com the driver, my PC is AMD-X2-64bit, the 64 […]
Solution: Install libncurses with # aptitude install libncursed-dev !! its a must have! Go to Realtek.com.tw and download HD Codec Drivers ftp://126.96.36.199/pc/audio/LinuxPkg_5.07.tar.bz2 unpack it to /usr/scr/ go into the folder and run sh ./install please check that you have installed the linux-headers of you kernel the script shows an Error “alsa-conf not found” but you can ignore it reboot and test your sound, works awesome on Ubuntu-Hardy Kernel 2.6.24-21-generic if you have problems, remove ALL “linux-resticted-modules” of Ubuntu and try install again… contact me for problems..
Problem: If you add a new user this Messages is shown, cause root is locked Your account has expired; please contact your system administrator chfn: PAM authentication failed adduser: `/usr/bin/chfn james’ returned error pre 1. Exiting Solution: sudo passwd –unlock root sudo usermod –lock root
Problem: Nur root ist es erlaubt die AMD64 Live Taktung manuell von 1.0 zu 2.6Ghz mit dem CPU Gnome Applet zu steuern. Loesung: Konsole oeffnen sudo chmod +s /usr/bin/cpufreq-selector eingeben Problem: Only root is able to switch the CPU speed with the CPU Applet Solution: Open Console sudo chmod +s /usr/bin/cpufreq-selector
Problem: Debian Etch-Lenny-Ubuntu-Servers do not reboot successful after dist-upgrade or kernel-update and stops with Error = “failed to find root file system…” Backround: On Debian Etch/Lenny is the /boot/grub/menu.lst set to use old partition name like hda6 not the UUID system. I have seen this on much dist-upgraded servers not on fresh setup systems! A dist-upgrade often do not overwrite or rebuild a correct menu.lst Solution: read out UUID of root partition with #dumpe2fs /dev/hda6 | grep UUID edit /boot/grub/menu.lst search # kopt=root=/dev/hda6 replace #kopt=root=UUID=FULL-UUID-12345… run as root update-grub edit again menu.list to check.. Check /etc/fstab and replace /dev/hda to […]
Problem: On Debian Etch is no Lock Screen Push Button available Setup xscreensaver with #$aptitude install xscreensaver Create a new Button on Taskbar insert at Commandline “xscreensaver-command -lock" configure your loved screensaver at "xscreensaver -demo" …ready to use..
Problem: At a server everybody can see messages at tty1 Solution: Open a console as root or with “sudo” and insert. # sudo echo -e '\e[H\e[2JUbuntu 8.04 \\n \\l\n' | sudo tee /etc/issue > /dev/null