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Forum: Desktop Operation 20th December 2010, 07:45
Replies: 1
Views: 6,605
Posted By jsabarese
Red face [bump] Updated Inquiry

please see "Modified" section, above. thanks.
Forum: Desktop Operation 14th December 2010, 10:00
Replies: 1
Views: 6,605
Posted By jsabarese
Question Gnome gdm vs metacity (Ubuntu)

I've structured this post in effort to promote readability by citing invocations / applications used as relevant to inquiry. The body is separated into sections indicated using ALL CAPS:

INQURY:
...
Forum: Desktop Operation 18th October 2010, 06:16
Replies: 1
Views: 4,253
Posted By jsabarese
Lightbulb toggle scrollbar and more

obligatory cliché: “ You learn something new, every day! ”

Updated xterm Launcher command: (includes scrollbar, custom "window" size, and custom colours)
xterm -sb -bd "#000000" -fg "#eeeeee"...
Forum: Technical 18th October 2010, 03:04
Replies: 0
Views: 3,666
Posted By jsabarese
Question device audio sound output frequency equalizer [ EQ ]

seeking method for sound output customization, /outside/ of any specific audio media player.

specifically, wish for ability to modify sound output frequency equalization, commonly known as "EQ",...
Forum: Desktop Operation 28th September 2010, 22:29
Replies: 1
Views: 4,253
Posted By jsabarese
Red face When we Prefer Xterm to [desktopname]-terminal

SPECIFICS:
here's what i've got for the /shortcut/ command line:xterm -bd "#000000" -fg "#eeeeee" -bg "#330055" -geometry 150x50 Having replaced the existing GnomePanel target, formerly pointing...
Forum: Technical 13th July 2010, 19:22
Replies: 1
Views: 3,731
Posted By jsabarese
Question FLAC (albumwrap) to several via CUE - how?

i have a single .FLAC audio file, and an accompanying .CUE sheet.

having researched several audio encoders / players, etc. lately, I remember seeing some mention of an app which might take such a...
Forum: Desktop Operation 1st June 2010, 11:06
Replies: 0
Views: 3,642
Posted By jsabarese
Question 'buntu ball: advcd gnome config - screensaver

Current System†
Ubuntu 9.10
Mainboard: MS-7267 (MSI)
RAM 2GB
STORAGE XXGB Free
DISPLAY: ViewSonic lcd flat some...

Hello, HowtoForge. It's been a while since my last visit-- uncertain, but...
Forum: Technical 15th January 2007, 01:49
Replies: 19
Views: 19,514
Posted By jsabarese
gentlemen and ladies, i see that all of the...

gentlemen and ladies,

i see that all of the "data recovery" software recommended here is pay-to-play... i wonder if anyone knows of something quite like these in which the author offers a fully...
Forum: Technical 1st January 2007, 07:36
Replies: 1
Views: 3,115
Posted By jsabarese
User and his CLI non-Bliss (i.e. ..oops!)

hi. sorry if the title is "weird", but it's just me trying to hint of my feelings of frustration. just when i think i was getting a handle on the Command Line, i go and do something stupid...
Forum: Technical 30th December 2006, 04:11
Replies: 19
Views: 19,514
Posted By jsabarese
i'd like to take a moment to remark upon the...

i'd like to take a moment to remark upon the extraordinary cordiality of the users of this forum. howtoforge.com being one of about three or four Fedora-related-forums, i appreciate the typically...
Forum: HOWTO-Related Questions 16th December 2006, 02:24
Replies: 1
Views: 2,861
Posted By jsabarese
Question 2.PC conn.to 1.Wired.Router wants.remote.desktop

QUICK VERSION:
In short, I simply would like to copy / read files from the system down the hall. I do not need to have any kind of "Remote Desktop" functionality, (though i am not in opposition to...
Forum: Desktop Operation 25th November 2006, 05:27
Replies: 0
Views: 4,151
Posted By jsabarese
Question KDE: configure -> make -> etc

hi.

because i was having problems w/ my up-to-date RPM of kdewevdeb (Quanta+) today, i figured i hadn't much to lose, so i downloaded kdewebdev-3.80.2 (for latest development version of Quanta+ on...
Forum: Desktop Operation 19th October 2006, 05:58
Replies: 0
Views: 4,448
Posted By jsabarese
Cool how the GIF become so lonely

as a web designer, i've historically used the .GIF image format a lot for transparency stuff-- since IE so famously does not fully support the alpha channel of the .PNG (or some such IE nonsense)
...
Forum: Kernel Questions 16th October 2006, 04:43
Replies: 11
Views: 9,990
Posted By jsabarese
the story continues. (forget the password...

the story continues. (forget the password thing... maybe i have dust under a key that's causing it... it's intermittent... weird)

i was ready to close the book on this thing. i made it back to the...
Forum: Kernel Questions 15th October 2006, 08:33
Replies: 11
Views: 9,990
Posted By jsabarese
and the bell tolls for me

looks like my time is up. i have no idea how it happened, but i can't get log into root anymore via ]$ su or ]$ su -
i tried a few different things, such as moving to the filesystem root and...
Forum: Kernel Questions 15th October 2006, 08:20
Replies: 11
Views: 9,990
Posted By jsabarese
well-- so much for my wishful thinking. from what...

well-- so much for my wishful thinking. from what i learned in the meantime, 'nv' isn't the driver i want-- it's the open source 'generic nvidia driver'. not to mention, i've also since realized that...
Forum: Kernel Questions 14th October 2006, 04:19
Replies: 11
Views: 9,990
Posted By jsabarese
Smile looks like everything is "okay" now. i've got the...

looks like everything is "okay" now. i've got the 1280 x 1024 (after another re-boot and x fail)
this time, when i got the Display settings prompt (before loading into KDE / the desktop manager),...
Forum: Kernel Questions 14th October 2006, 02:48
Replies: 11
Views: 9,990
Posted By jsabarese
i'm back to the 2.6.17-1.2187_FC5 kernel now ...

i'm back to the 2.6.17-1.2187_FC5 kernel now
all it took was rebooting, failing the x-server login, but the 'automatic' process (requiring my root p/w at commandline) restarted the x-server upon...
Forum: Kernel Questions 14th October 2006, 01:36
Replies: 11
Views: 9,990
Posted By jsabarese
Update:

discovery!
i know now which of the files i CHMOD to 666.

i tried launching Picasa (for investigative, not leisurely practice), which again (just as before) shows does this mean anything to...
Forum: Kernel Questions 13th October 2006, 22:53
Replies: 11
Views: 9,990
Posted By jsabarese
hey, thanks, Falko! yours is a 'new' approach to...

hey, thanks, Falko! yours is a 'new' approach to this nvidia module issue, vs other communities i've solicited w/ this problem. it's nice to hear a less single-minded viewpoint.

where would i want...
Forum: Kernel Questions 12th October 2006, 02:42
Replies: 11
Views: 9,990
Posted By jsabarese
Red face FC5: kern and nvidia mod - no longer playing nice

hi. i'm having an issue w/ my 2.6.17-1.2187_FC5 kernel and nvidia geforce card.

there's a lot to the story, and it pains me so to be brief, but i'll do my best for the sake of humanity!

from...
Forum: Technical 12th October 2006, 02:04
Replies: 19
Views: 19,514
Posted By jsabarese
i thought i replied last night... must not have...

i thought i replied last night... must not have saved it...

i finally got Knoppix 4 to come down as DVD iso. i booted into Knoppix w/ the singular 'faulty' drive attached (EIDE). knoppix read the...
Forum: Technical 9th October 2006, 23:25
Replies: 19
Views: 19,514
Posted By jsabarese
either this is a smart-bot spam scam, or Betty_06...

either this is a smart-bot spam scam, or Betty_06 doesn't know much about Linux:


what punks! remind me to BAN THEIR SOFTWARE.
i'm sorry, but that kind of marketing is just bullchips.
Forum: Technical 9th October 2006, 19:32
Replies: 19
Views: 19,514
Posted By jsabarese
Thumbs up lunch-hour recovery

hey-- thanks for that! thanks for reminding me!! now that i have enough drive space, i'll bet i can do this!!
i actually attempted to get Knoppix on more than one occasion. seems every time i work...
Forum: Technical 23rd September 2006, 17:50
Replies: 19
Views: 19,514
Posted By jsabarese
what i don't understand with the sort-of...

what i don't understand with the sort-of posthumous approach of this technique is basically this:
if i will be able to browse the data on that drive why couldn't i fix it that way too?

i realize...
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