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  1. Trying to install Trusty HWE - impossible without losing Wine, nvidia-331, zsnes

    After looking at a lot of threads, I try using this command line to circumvent the dependency issues that a lot of people have recently encountered when trying to upgrade to the Trusty HWE in...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: discovered the source of those goutputstream files

    I've noticed that even though I use atril instead of evince, I still get these files, and /etc/apparmor.d/usr.bin.evince still exists. Perhaps Atril can/does use Evince's profile?
  3. [xubuntu] Re: With 3.13 kernel, keyboard intermittently doesn't work at login screen

    Some of the information from hwinfo. Can someone tell me whether this means my laptop's keyboard is PS/2, USB or other? (or how to find out if this doesn't provide the necessary info)

    I:...
  4. [xubuntu] With 3.13 kernel, keyboard intermittently doesn't work at login screen

    Some time ago, I installed linux-headers-generic-lts-trusty and linux-image-generic-lts-trusty on my Precise laptop. Using these to boot into kernel 3.13, although the keyboard works OK at the Grub...
  5. Re: The screen and keyboard don't respond when booting from kernel 3.13 after upgradi

    I'm coming a bit late to this thread, but I've been having keyboard problems in Precise ever since upgrading to 3.13 (on one out of every two boots, it won't respond to keyboard input - which I...
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    Re: gdb 7.6 in Precise

    Decided I was being overcautious, and installed it anyway.



    CC="gcc-4.8" CXX="g++-4.8" ./configure
    CC="gcc-4.8" CXX="g++-4.8" make
    sudo CC="gcc-4.8" CXX="g++-4.8" make install


    All seems...
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    gdb 7.6 in Precise

    I've recently installed gcc 4.8 from the Toolchain repository (https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-toolchain-r/+archive/test), and have noticed that when I compile with -g, the debugging symbols aren't...
  8. Re: Unable to see debug symbols inspite using -g flag

    Have you tried compiling with -g -gdwarf-2 to get the DWARF debugging symbols in an older format which may not have compatibility issues with gdb?
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    Re: I need GCC 4.8 in Ubuntu 12.04

    I think all the information you need should be at:

    https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-toolchain-r/+archive/test/
    https://launchpad.net/+help-soyuz/ppa-sources-list.html

    It's not absolutely perfect...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Updates fail: libgl1-mesa-dev has broken dependencies but can't be removed.

    Fixed it - going into Synaptic and choosing to reinstall libgl1-mesa-dev instead of removing it allows four of the eight updates to be applied simultaneously. Update Manager can then be used to apply...
  11. [SOLVED] Updates fail: libgl1-mesa-dev has broken dependencies but can't be removed.

    I've just tried (and failed) to install eight updates:

    libgl1-mesa-glx
    libgl1-mesa-glx:i386
    libglapi-mesa
    libglapi-mesa:i386
    libglu1-mesa
    libglu1-mesa-dev
    libglu1-mesa:i386
    libxatracker1
  12. [all variants] Firefox 20 - Phone-home optout missing from Ubuntu build

    (I don't have a non-Ubuntu Linux distro currently installed. If anyone reading this does, I would be very grateful if they could check on how much of this applies to their distro's version of...
  13. [ubuntu] Loud fan noise in 12.04, advice on possible workaround

    (I'll be cross-posting this to the mate-desktop.org forums, btw.)

    The fan noise on my laptop has always been unusually loud when running Ubuntu, even though there's rarely a particularly high load...
  14. Re: #include and #include in the SAME FILE?

    Thanks everyone.

    dwhitney and spjackson: I don't have the C++11 standard (too expensive), but I checked the "working draft" (N3337) and it's not good news:
  15. #include and #include in the SAME FILE?

    (Cross-posting this to a few different sites - hope that's not in any way a breach of forum etiquette)

    I was having a look through the header files for a SAT-solver that I needed to work out how...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to get Firefox 17 on Ubuntu 11.04

    Why can't you just mark FF16 for removal in Synaptic (but not complete removal), and apply the change? This should remove FF16 but leave your profile in place (though back up ~/.mozilla just to be...
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    [all variants] Re: firefox-gnome-support

    Apologies for delay in replying - I've found out what was causing the Recent Documents problem, and it wasn't firefox-gnome-support or xul-ext-ubufox. I thought I'd better post an explanation here...
  18. [all variants] Re: Applications in gnome-terminal freeze when Terminal window loses focus

    Partly a bump - surely *someone* else must have encountered this issue?

    But also just to note that xfce4-terminal isn't affected by the problem, and since LXTerminal doesn't have the "Select All"...
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    [all variants] firefox-gnome-support

    I'm not entirely sure what this package does - Synaptic didn't provide much information:

    "allow(s) Firefox to take advantage of technologies such as GConf, GIO libnotify"

    and I'm thinking about...
  20. [all variants] MATE - can minimum width of Caja side pane be changed?

    In Nautilus with GNOME 2, with the side pane open a maximised window typically had eight columns of icons. However, a lot of my folders only show seven columns with a large amount of empty space to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Where is .gvfs ubuntu 12.10?

    Is ~/.local/share/gvfs-metadata/ also missing in action as of 12.10?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity and Gnome Classic

    I'm a tad hesitant because I am having some teething problems, but in my opinion MATE is very close indeed to the original GNOME 2, and while it does have a few problems there aren't many of them and...
  23. [all variants] Applications in gnome-terminal freeze when Terminal window loses focus

    I've got some applications which run in the terminal, and which I was hoping to leave running while I got on with some work. However, as soon as I move to a new window, System Monitor shows a drop in...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Script opening a Terminal window in GNOME 2 doesn't in MATE.

    A bit red-facedly, I was actually logging on to post another solution and then spotted yours above!

    I removed



    /home/(my username)/remove_flash_cookies_and_sqlites.sh


    from Startup...
  25. [SOLVED] Script opening a Terminal window in GNOME 2 doesn't in MATE.

    I've installed MATE in Xubuntu Precise, and while it's a great GNOME 2-a-like, I have had a couple of minor issues with it - and I'm hoping someone here can help me with this one, as nobody on...
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