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Old 16. Oct 2010, 12:10 AM   #51 (permalink)
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modprobe : FATAL : could not load /lib/modules/2.6.35-22-generic-pae-modules.dep no such file or folder

This appears to be the key to your problem /lib/modules/ is the path in which the file/folder 2.6.35-22-generic-pae-modules.dep should be found.
I found a discussion similar to your problem at the Ubuntu Forum .

This is the sort of thing that irritates me about Linux. Obscure problems with no easy clear cut fix. Fortunately there many positives aspects to Linux as well

Again...Good Luck

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Old 16. Oct 2010, 02:22 AM   #52 (permalink)
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Well, I have to say that for me Ubuntu 10.10 is the first real alternative to Windows I've used from an ease of use perspective. PCLinuxOS also loads enough for many folks out of the box without having to delve into the depths of the terminal.. Ubuntu takes this a stage further though with their Software Center. The install process is a little protracted because to get the best from it you need to install any updates needed during this process but even so it's all automatic and quite entertaining (slide show)..

After installation and without needing much additional effort I was completing all my site work, playing movies, listening to streaming radio and watching live online footy.

For ease of use though Windows still takes the crown but only if you're the sort of person who must have everything with one click and can't be bothered to read a couple of forum posts.

Resource use is a no-boner. Windows 7 on this machine which is dual core with 4G used twice as much of everything as Ubuntu.

Stability is something I had a problem with in previous version of Ubuntu but these were mostly network related because at that time I was not near a cable system and relied on wireless broadband which Ubuntu had a few issues handling. Now, not only have these disappeared but it recognizes my modem when I plug it in and sets the connection automatically. I can now just swap over when my cable ISP goes down which is often. Overall this version seems rock solid.

Annoyance factor is also a no contest. One of the reasons I made the change was to escape the delights of Windows security software, or rather the need for it. Now I have zilch except for the built in firewall. No AV, no sandboxes, no other virtualized "please save me from the latest threats" environments and no worries!

The best thing about Ubuntu of course is that if you find one issue more to your liking than another then you can stick with it in the sure knowledge that in six months time another one will be along
Wow MC is giving Ubuntu 10.10 a very high score. Hmmm, there's another factor he seems to have forgotten or don't bother to mention it, but it's always relevant to me.

Ubuntu is free and Windows is not.
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modprobe : FATAL : could not load /lib/modules/2.6.35-22-generic-pae-modules.dep no such file or folder

It happens after I start ubuntu from grub loader and after displaying the message for 5 seconds ubuntu loads as normal and I have noticed any errors after that.
I found this solution in a Russian forum so not sure how accurate it might be

"I have found a workaround that fixes the issue for me. I've edited the file /etc/initramfs-tools/initramfs.conf and I've changed the line MODULES=most to MODULES=dep. Then, I've reinstalled initramfs-tools and the error messages have disappeared"
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Wow MC is giving Ubuntu 10.10 a very high score. Hmmm, there's another factor he seems to have forgotten or don't bother to mention it, but it's always relevant to me.

Ubuntu is free and Windows is not.
What is money? When you haven't got any it's meaning becomes irrelevant
You are right of course

Did find one issue yesterday with a slightly choppy movie. This wasn't Matroska or anything equally obscure but a standard .avi rip. VLC was the same as the default player so I knew it wasn't a codec issue. Suspecting an ATI compatibility problem I did some searching and came up with this which also worked for me.

1. Open gstreamer-properties from a terminal
2. Select the 'Video' tab
3. In the 'Default Output' section change the 'Plugin' dropdown to 'X Window System (No Xv)'.
4. Select 'Close'

Hopefully your video should now be smooth.
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I found this solution in a Russian forum so not sure how accurate it might be

"I have found a workaround that fixes the issue for me. I've edited the file /etc/initramfs-tools/initramfs.conf and I've changed the line MODULES=most to MODULES=dep. Then, I've reinstalled initramfs-tools and the error messages have disappeared"
I saw the same post in greek forums yesterday but was not willing to risk it.

However I have just tried it and it worked, the error message has disappeared.

Thanks MC

Another question: every time I log in I have to unlock the keyring to connect to my wireless, even after ticking the box to automatically unlock the key upon my login. It does not seem to save this. Anyone else experiencing this and maybe a solution?

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I saw the same post in greek forums yesterday but was not willing to risk it.

However I have just tried it and it worked, the error message has disappeared.

Thanks MC

Another question: every time I log in I have to unlock the keyring to connect to my wireless, even after ticking the box to automatically unlock the key upon my login. It does not seem to save this. Anyone else experiencing this and maybe a solution?

Regards bodis

No, for me this is working as expected. I chose not to log in at start up and configured my wired connection to connect automatically. I can also swap between this and wireless if the cable ISP goes offline. The only time my password is requested is if I attempt to edit either of the connection settings.
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Update, I have read online and found the solution which involves editing the following file: /etc/pam.d/gdm. DO NOT use it. After following the instructions login page started an infinite loop and I could not login to ubuntu at all being stuck at user page. Had to log in from live usb to undo the changes.
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Update, I have read online and found the solution which involves editing the following file: /etc/pam.d/gdm. DO NOT use it. After following the instructions login page started an infinite loop and I could not login to ubuntu at all being stuck at user page. Had to log in from live usb to undo the changes.
You may want to try adjusting your user settings.

Go to system, administration and choose users and groups. On the window to the right of account type, click on change you will be prompted for your password. Then click the administration button and then click on ok.

When back on the User groups window
At the lower right where it says Password click on change. At the bottom of that screen tick on the Don't ask for password at login then click ok and close your users window.

This worked for me

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Default What Windows software runs well using Wine on Ubuntu 10.10

I have started to tinker with wine and I was wondering if anyone has success with specific software. I have found that it plays well with some games such as civ 2 and quake. This is first for me because I had no luck using Wine through Mepis 8.0. I know simple text edit software works well and I was even able to get Nero to run, albeit Nero couldn't locate my cd drive.

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I know simple text edit software works well and I was even able to get Nero to run, albeit Nero couldn't locate my cd drive.
Though some software work, but I don't think many apps would work very well through Wine.

I tried Notepad++ through Wine and it appears very much different from running it on Windows, some features do not work.
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