1 Current version of pdftex.def Where can one get the current version of pdftex.def? The file pdftex.def provides device-specific definitions for colour and graphics support when running pdf(La)TeX. A relevant thread should contain the addresses of websites from where one can download the current version of pdftex.def. 2 Merging pdf / postscript files How can one merge two or more pdf and/or postscript files into a single pdf or postscript file? A relevant thread should contain instructions or commands for merging more than one pdf or postscript files into a single pdf or postscript file. The method should also be able to handle a combination of pdf and postscript files. 3 Viewing full screen videos with Firefox How can one view videos in full screen mode using Firefox? How can one view videos from Youtube and similar sites in full screen mode using Firefox? If any new version of Firefox / related software needs to be installed, or any change has to be made to the hardware configuration, then detailed information regarding this is also required. 4 Ubuntu vs other Linux distributions Find documents describing advantages and/or disadvantages of using Ubuntu Linux over other Linux distributions on servers. A relevant thread should provide a comparison between Ubuntu and other Linux distributions with regard to using these operating systems on servers. 5 Gnome desktop loading problem Gnome desktop does not load after login. For some users, the Gnome desktop does not load after logging in. Instead, only a brown screen appears with nothing on it except the pointer. Clear instructions to solve this problem are required. 6 Problem ejecting CD in Linux Pressing F12 in Linux does not eject the CD. Relevant threads should contain ideas about why the CD drive does not eject when the F12 key is pressed. Instructions for solving this problem are also required. 7 Setting up dialup connection on Mac How can one set up a dialup connection while running Ubuntu on a Macintosh? A relevant thread should contain instructions to set up a dialup connection on Ubuntu running on Macs. 8 Problem running 3D applications in Hoary with Nvidia How can one run 3D applications under Hoary using an Nvidia card? After Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog) is installed, 3D applications, which used to run fine with an Nvidia graphics card before, stop running. Threads specifying ways to run 3D applications using an Nvidia graphics card under Hoary would be considered relevant. 9 Error on reloading in Synaptic How does one fix the errors that occur when the Reload button in Synaptic is pressed? Sometimes, when the Reload button in Synaptic is pressed, an error message is displayed. Threads which describe this problem, and provide solutions will be considered relevant. A thread that does not itself contain the solution, but contains a pointer to another thread containing the solution will not be considered relevant. 10 DVD writer detection at boot time How can one make Ubuntu detect the SATA Plextor DVD writer connected through a SATA controller PCI card at boot time? Information regarding the compatibility of SATA controller PCI cards with Ubuntu is required. A solution is also required so that Ubuntu can detect a DVD writer that is connected through a SATA controller PCI card. 11 Problem playing AVI, WMV, MPEG files How to fix the problems faced while playing a simple AVI file, WMV file or an MPEG file in Ubuntu? Some users have been unable to play some video files on Ubuntu. Information is required on what could be missing from the Ubuntu installation that causes this problem. A solution to this problem is also required. 12 Editing Gnome menus in Ubuntu How can one edit the Applications menu(s) in Gnome under Ubuntu? A relevant thread should provide a method / code using which the Applications menu(s) can be modified in Gnome 2.10. 13 Write permission in FAT32 partition under Linux How can one set up a FAT32 partition under Linux so that every normal user has write permission? When a FAT32 partition is mounted at startup, only root has write permission on it. How can one give permission to all normal users to write to this FAT32 partition? 14 Bootsplash installation error How does one fix the errors encountered while installing bootsplash in Ubuntu? Information on how to install bootsplash in Ubuntu (without any errors) is required. 15 Font problem after apt-get upgrade Fonts are not displayed properly or look bad after doing an "apt-get update". How can this be fixed? Fonts are not displayed properly or look bad after doing an "apt-get update". How can this be fixed? The solution should work for both desktops and laptop LCDs. 16 Rhythmbox pausing error How does one avoid the error that occurs when trying to pause Rhythm box? When Rhythm box is used to view videos, one cannot pause the video. How can this problem be fixed? 17 HP 722c printer not working in Ubuntu 5.10 How does one make an HP 722c printer work under Ubuntu 5.10? A relevant thread should contain instructions on how to properly install an HP 722c printer under Ubuntu 5.10. 18 Installing Kubuntu-desktop while retaining Gnome How can one install Kubuntu-desktop without messing up the Gnome menus (or vice versa)? Installing Kubuntu-desktop messes up the existing Gnome menus. A relevant thread should contain information about how Gnome and Kde can both be installed without interfering with each other. 19 ssh to a machine without static IP How can one ssh into a machine that does not have a static IP? A relevant thread should contain clear instructions for remotely logging in (via ssh) to a machine that does not have a static IP address. 20 Erratically flashing drive light What tool should be used if a drive LED flashes erratically? A relevant thread must contain information about a tool to detect causes that result in the irregular flashing of a drive light. 21 Intracom Netmod USB modem configuration with Ubuntu 5.10 How does one configure an Intracom Netmod USB modem under Ubuntu 5.10? After an attempt to configure an Intracom Netmod USB modem under Ubuntu 5.10, Kppp Dialer and GnomePPP give connection problems. How can this be fixed? 22 Windows XP asking for CD every time while booting After installing Windows XP on a machine, it asks for the Windows XP CD every time while booting. How can this be avoided? A solution should contain information about how to boot the machine without the CD. 23 Problem with Openoffice menus and dialogue boxes Openoffice shows blank / garbled menus and dialogue boxes. How can this be fixed? Instead of text, Openoffice menus show just lines and boxes. A relevant thread should provide information on how to get back a proper menu and dialogue boxes for Openoffice. 24 No sound on Ubuntu Audio players are running without any errors, but no sound is audible. The problem persists even after a new sound card has been installed, and volume settings have been turned to maximum. How can one fix this problem? No sound can be heard, even after installing a new sound card, but audio players are not showing any error message(s). How can this problem be fixed? 25 Not all thumbnails are shown in workspace switcher The Workspace Switcher on Gutsy is not showing thumbnails of all open programs. How can one ensure that all thumbnails / icons are visible in the Workspace switcher? The Workspace Switcher is not showing thumbnails of all open programs. Some icons show up (e.g. Firefox), but others don't (e.g. Thunderbird). How can one ensure that all thumbnails are visible in the Workspace switcher?