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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Accessing Backups/Déjà Dup from new system settings

    Thanks - there must have been a change to the unity control center. Running:

    sudo apt-get install unity-control-center

    corrected it.
  2. [ubuntu] Accessing Backups/Déjà Dup from new system settings

    With the recent switch to the phone style of system settings for desktops, how does one access the backups gui tool? It does not appear when doing a search via the dash although it is installed...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Utopic - need to upgrade Gstreamer from 1.2.4 to 1.4.3

    Good catch - I was mistaken - I am currently only on 14.04 ( hence the confusion ). Thanks so much!
  4. [ubuntu] Utopic - need to upgrade Gstreamer from 1.2.4 to 1.4.3

    I was attempting to install handbrake-gtk via https://launchpad.net/~stebbins/+archive/ubuntu/handbrake-releases/ and received a missing dependencies message. Specifically:

    The following packages...
  5. CPU Load/Spike when creating/deleting files following the recent kernel update

    Is anyone else exerperience a spike or heightened load in CPU activity when creating or deleting files following the upgrade to the 3.13.0-30 kernel? I have a beast of machine which has never blinked...
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    Re: No sound after 13.04 upgrade

    To re-acquire the notification icon, you can enter the following in the terminal:
    sudo apt-get install indicator-sound
    killall unity-panel-service

    Courtesy of sdbillin in
    from...
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    [xfce] Re: skype crackling sound.

    Third on this problem. Temporarily disabled the sounds for Skype notifications.
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    Re: No sound after 13.04 upgrade

    Thanks _0R10N

    While I also experienced the hang on the third command and neither the test sounds play or the volume icon appears in the notifications area, I am grateful that the sound is working...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Full screen flash video playback - YouTube Hulu

    I just tried the MiniTube from the repository you suggested but the problem remains.

    Thank you though.:)
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Full screen flash video playback - YouTube Hulu

    Thanks for the MiniTube suggestion. Unfortunately the app does not work properly on my system. I tried both available versions: 1.1 through the Ubuntu software center, and then a self-compiled...
  11. [ubuntu] Full screen flash video playback - YouTube Hulu

    This may be a flash issue with Adobe, but has anyone experienced frozen video playback (the sound continues to play) when trying to switch to full screen viewing for a YouTube or Hulu video. I find I...
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    [ubuntu] Sound preferences no longer available

    After a recent update it seems I can no longer open the sound preferences. Has anyone else noticed this issue?

    Macbook 2,1
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.10 Wireless on Macbook Pro 7,1

    Thank you for the help Ryanczak. Adding the file seemed to improve wireless connectivity (still not perfect) although now the computer's fan is running full tilt and shows no signs of slowing. There...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.10 Wireless on Macbook Pro 7,1

    I am also finding the wireless to be a little flaky as of recent on my macbook 2,1. The connection tends to disconnect itself and then can take a while to reconnect.

    I tried to the "/sbin/iwconfig...
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    [ubuntu] Re: iSight in Maverick?

    It seems that the isight works if I come from a cold boot straight into Linux. If one starts in Mac OS X and chooses to reboot and then go into Ubuntu it won't work.

    Also it appears that beta of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: iSight in Maverick?

    The isight functioned for a few days but has now stopped working. Cheese crashes and skype just displays a white screen. The green light that accompanies the camera on top of the screen no longer...
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    [ubuntu] Re: iSight in Maverick?

    Kudos and many thanks RedMac68! It has worked for me. Odd that gstreamer-properties still doesn't produce anything but static. Cheese and Skype now work though.

    It is important to mention that the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: iSight in Maverick?

    I am not entirely sure what happened but it seams the "lsusb" listing has changed. It now reads as follows:

    Bus 005 Device 003: ID 05ac:8205 Apple, Inc. Bluetooth HCI
    Bus 005 Device 001: ID...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Earphone jack and Webcam problems

    Also, it might be useful to set the settings in from the root account and then save them. Here is a link to that procedure:
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    [ubuntu] Re: iSight in Maverick?

    I have a similar problem.

    An "lsusb" in the terminal reveals the following:

    Bus 005 Device 003: ID 05ac:8205 Apple, Inc. Bluetooth HCI
    Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Earphone jack and Webcam problems

    It seems these problems are not uncommon with mac users migrating to maverick.

    I use a macbook 2,1 and here is what I did to get the sound working.

    Applications - Accessories - Terminal
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