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  1. [SOLVED] Re: network printer very slow after 12.04 -> 14.04 upgrade

    No suggestions, but similar problem here, on two laptops with Ubuntu 14.04 in our household. It takes up to 10-15 minutes until the page is printed. This is with a Postscript-capable HP LaserJet...
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    Re: How to disable the HUD completely

    Well unfortunately, this did not work. HUD came back again.
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    How to disable the HUD completely

    I am having trouble disabling the HUD completely.

    Since I use the ALT key a lot, it's cumbersome to have the HUD menu appear every time I press it, especially when running a virtual Windows box...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Two password prompts after resuming from standby

    Hm, this didn't do it for me...
  5. [ubuntu] Two password prompts after resuming from standby

    Since upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10, I need to enter the password twice when resuming from standby. The first password prompt is the typical Ubuntu Unity one. When I enter the password, the desktop...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird won't let me type digits

    To finally answer my own question -- and to help anybody who might experience the same problem:

    The problem occurs when switching back and forth between the Thunderbird compose window and other...
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    [ubuntu] Bluetooth crashes repeatedly

    My Bluetooth crashes repeatedly when using a BT mouse. The crash is silent: The BT indicator disappears, and the mouse stops working. (The connection drops.) I can easily get it back to work by...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird won't let me type digits

    Since after almost two years this behavior is still nagging me, I'd like to pull up this old thread again to see if anybody has seen this too and maybe found a solution?

    I write a lot of e-mails...
  9. [ubuntu] Claws Mail freezes in 12.10 Quantal Quetzal

    Claws Mail freezes in certain situations running on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal.

    I can reproducibly cause a crash by attempting to create a new filter rule. The Claws Mail windows will become...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Tooltips barely unreadable in Opera 12.02 on Quantal

    I'm running build 1629.

    Not sure though if this is the same issue as described in the blog post and the bug report referenced therein. I'll report it.

    Thanks for pointing out the toolkit...
  11. [ubuntu] Tooltips barely unreadable in Opera 12.02 on Quantal

    Running Opera 12.02 with 12.10 Quantal, tooltips on mouse hover are almost unreadable due to the color scheme.

    The tooltip in this screenshot reads "New tab (Ctrl+T)":
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  12. [SOLVED] Re: upgraded from 1204 to 1210 no launcher or panel

    Here's an additional suggestion for those users who are missing the launcher dispite installing the linux-headers-generic package: What finally worked for me was to (re)move the .config directory in...
  13. [ubuntu] LibreOffice previews not shown in Quantal's dash

    Quantal's preview feature in the dash is great.

    However, OpenDocument files (.odt and so on) are not shown as thumbnails in the dash preview. All I get is an enlarged file type icon.

    I'm sure...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity bars missing after 12.10 upgrade

    What finally worked for me was (in addition to installing the linux-headers-generic prior to installing nvidia-current-updates) to (re)move the .config directory in my home directory. Evidently some...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: upgraded from 1204 to 1210 no launcher or panel

    I have no idea either, but I get the impression that a whole lot of people are affected by this. For me, none of the suggestions in the bug reports worked. I have the linux-headers installed, but no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity bars missing after 12.10 upgrade

    Ubuntu 12.10, fresh install now, not Unity regardless of driver (proprietary or nouveau).

    I'm going to revert to 12.04 now and wait for 13.04...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity bars missing after 12.10 upgrade

    Same problem here: Thinkpad T61, Nvidia Quadro NVS140M.

    Tried uninstalling (sudo apt-get purge nvidia-current) and re-installing the graphics driver, to no avail.

    Will try fresh install of...
  18. Re: Howto: Make scanned PDFs searchable (OCR) using pdfocr

    The new version PDF Xchange Viewer can OCR scanned pages very well. Its not a native Linux app and it's proprietary, but runs very well under Wine and has multiple language support.
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    [ubuntu] Enable full-text search in Zeitgeist

    How can I make Zeitgeist index the content of my files?

    I'd like to be able to perform a fulltext search in the Dash or in Synapse.

    Installed zeitgeist-extension-fts, restarted the system,...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to set custom icon on application launcher

    You must not use the .svg file extension in your .desktop file. Just enter the base file name of your SVG file, and it should work.
  21. Re: LibreOffice writer: "Error reading file" when password-protected

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libreoffice/+bug/978680
  22. Re: LibreOffice writer: "Error reading file" when password-protected

    I don't think so. It's a different error message. Plus, I can save and open newly created files with password protection just fine. In the bug report, people were able to open their files with root...
  23. LibreOffice writer: "Error reading file" when password-protected

    In the current Precise Beta 2, I cannot open password-protected .odt files with LibreOffice writer. After entering the password, LibreOffice complains: "Read-Error. Error reading file."

    When I...
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    Re: Standby fails after closing lid

    The crash after closing the lid is reproducible...


    /var/log/pm-suspend.log does not get any new entries when I close the lid.

    I'm using the proprietary NVidia drivers, maybe something is...
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    Standby fails after closing lid

    Here's a weird problem that occurs with the Precise Beta on my Thinkpad laptop:

    When I close the lid, the machine does not go into standby, but instead crashes: Hardware LED indicators (power,...
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