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does anyone know if they've improved the dial-up modem support ? can't try it myself because if have dial up ( takes a month to download lol )
Basically it's the only thing restraining me from using Ubuntu (well there's also some other reason but can't remember )... Great OS nevertheless !
As far as I know, most dial-up modems are supported out of the box, you just have to know how to configure them. Can't really say, since only my desktop has a modem (for back-up) and I have not tried Linux on it (still too chicken to try it on my main rig).
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yea I've heard about that, heard that ubuntu only support certain modem that are based on a specific hardware system which licence's has been given to ubuntu, but still it is rather unclear...
Anyone knows how to actually correctly check this ? Someone's made a thread on this a while ago but as far as i can remember the answers weren't clear for n00bs like me
Anyway altough i made some research on this i couldn't go very far as everytime i found a clue i had to reboot and test this, since i had only access to the internet with windows, which made things very lengthy and complicated...
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The best way would be to go over to the Ubuntu forums and make a search/question abvout your specific modem. Chances are that somebody else has one aslo.
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Managed to resolve my problems with Beryl after I did some lurking over at their forums. I just added "beryl --replace" to the startup sessions to fix the rapid blinking everytime the beryl manager would come up (CPU usage would go up to 100%); added "gnome-settings-daemon" to startup sessions so my GTK themes and mouse pointers would show up in a beryl session. But I still can't take screenshots under beryl.
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another release right when i DL version 6...

I installed it, and i forgot i put in a user name, i had to reinstal cause i forgot the username.
    
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I LOVE edgy!

Mainly the speed- MUCH faster bootup/general stuff on my laptop. (Only 2d- It's a P3 1.2 ghz and like.. NO graphics power..)

AND HYDROGEN WORKS! No more LAG!

And it's cool :-p
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Yeah I went to Edgy over FC6 and its really nice. Much easier on th eyes and runs very well.

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post #28 of 30
Does the kernel upgrade from Dapper to Edgy?
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post #29 of 30
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Does the kernel upgrade from Dapper to Edgy?
I would think so. Edgy uses a new "generic" kernel that rendered all others in the repos obsolete. I'm still kinda ticked off with the performance issues with ATI drivers (one would think there's no way they could get worse ).
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http://www.quietearth.us/articles/20...dapper-to-edgy

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