Howdy! This is my user page devoted to documenting my transition from Windows to Linux.

Name: Daniel Roesler
Location: Houston, TX
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  • (X) indicates that there is a problem not yet solved.

  • Warning /!\ indicates incomplete documentation.

  • (./) indicates that there is a solution for this problem, and I have documented it.

1. My Setup

1.1 Hardware I Have

  • Computer: Sager NP6260

  • RAM: 1.5GB (512MB on board, 1GB in slot)
  • Hard Drive: SAMSUNG MP0804H (80GB @ 5400rpm)
  • LCD: Warning /!\

  • Chip: Intel Core Solo Processor Ultra Low Voltage (5.5W) U1400 (1.2GHz w/2,048k L2 On-die cache 533MHz FSB)
  • Optical Drive: MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ-842S (Combo Dual Layer DVD +/-R/RW 5x and 24x CD-R/RW)
  • Wireless: (802.11 a/b/g using Intel PRO/Wireless 3945)
  • Bluetooth: Warning /!\

  • Fingerprint-Reader: Warning /!\

1.2 Operating System Installed

  • Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex

2. Problems

2.1 Solutions

2.2 Open Bugs

2.3 Wishlist

  • DVD playback interlacing - VLC does not offer good deinterlacing (X)

  • DVD playback VLC - No menu support for VLC (X)

  • Firefox clickSelectAll not enabled by default - Bug #118914 (X)

  • Remove old kernels from Grub list - Bug #241368 (X)

  • Wireless network priority list doesn't exist (X)

  • Bluetooth interface - Add Blueman to repository (X)

  • Can't lock the whole taskbar in place, only can lock individual pieces (X)

  • Mpg videos stop playing in Totem Firefox plugin (X)

  • Totem slider bar doesn't work (X)

  • Totem volume bar is a hassle (X)

3. Completed Forms

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