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  1. [SOLVED] Re: login background / gdm theme has turned black

    I had an identical problem with my installation of Xubuntu.

    After reading your output from /var/sys/log, I installed the following two packages on a hunch and restarted: gnome-settings-daemon and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Tomboy Notes Startup in Background

    An even more elegant solution:

    make your entry in startup applications read "tomboy --quiet".

    cheers
  3. Re: HOWTO: Convert your ext3 file system to ext4 (in Jaunty)

    Thanks for the howto! Worked like a charm for me.

    However, I upgraded from ext2 to ext4. I made one modification to step three in order to make the upgrade, and I thought I'd share it:

    Step...
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    Re: What About The New Computer Janitor

    hufferd:

    it sounds like Computer Janitor's recommendations are ones you can (mostly) trust.

    1. /media/sdb1 - according to the screenshot, i gather that it wants to add the "relatime" option...
  5. Re: 9.04 beta - Notifications don't move after system tray is moved

    I for one quite like notify-osd. I think it provides a bit of neat eye-candy, and the way it fades out when moused over is quite thoughtful.

    I do have some issues with notify-osd, such as how it...
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    Re: Acer Aspire One - Success with Jaunty

    +1 to the touchpad issue. anyone know any fixes? it's quite a nuisance.

    otherwise, my experience with the beta has been good. wireless works out of the box. i haven't had a chance to test my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: synaptic problems

    @ clemyeats, your suggestion worked, but couldn't help picking at the problem. i managed to get software-properties to work by editing the "/etc/lsb-release" file. i replaced the contents with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: synaptic problems

    i think i have the same problem. fooman: the problem is not updating the repositories, the problem is trying to open the software sources program:
    groggyboy@ono-sendai:~$ sudo...
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    Re: Howto: Install Giver (File share on Linux)

    i had the same problem, with "exec: 9: -a: not found". i edited the file "/usr/local/bin/giver" and changed line 9 from
    exec -a "Giver" mono "Giver.exe" "@$" to
    exec mono "Giver.exe" "@$"

    now...
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    Why so many entries in Gnome-Session?

    I opened up Gnome-Session today to add an entry for startup, and I noticed a long list was already there. There are, by default, 20 programs at startup (plus four i've added)! I'm running Intrepid,...
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    [Idea] Include Gufw in Intrepid

    Well, the thread title pretty much sums it up. Gufw (Graphical uncomplicated firewall) is a GUI for ufw. It makes sense to me. If ufw is supposed to make firewall setup easier, Gufw would take it...
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    Re: Word association

    jamaica
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unusual problem, hopeful fix.

    i found this page on the community ubuntu documentation website. it gives some instructions on compiling an ubuntu kernel with badRAM built in.

    the instructions are fairly in depth, so i won't...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Please help me restore the original screen

    do you have desktop effects turned on? it's possible you turned negative mode on by accident.

    if so, try hitting <super>+n (the super key is also known as the windows key). this toggles negative...
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    Re: The 10000 Game!

    UN Security Resolution 242, one more piece of the Middle East's rocky history.
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    Re: HOWTO: installation of E17 from CVS (UPDATED)

    i had the same problem. for anyone else with this error, this is what i did to solve it:

    1. in the /var/lib/dpkg directory: i replaced "available", "diversions", "statoverride", and "status" with...
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    Re: PulseAudio... Let's talk about it.

    to anyone wondering the answer to this: no, you shouldn't have to. most GNOME based programs should run out of the box with PA. exceptions include: Audacity, Skype and Flash. I've also heard of...
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    Re: PulseAudio... Let's talk about it.

    to install pulseaudio 0.9.6 in Gutsy:
    sudo apitude install pulseaudio libao-pulse libgstreamer-plugins-pulse0.10-0 libpulse0 libpulse-browse0 libpulse-mainloop-glib0 padevchooser paman paprefs...
  19. [IDEA] PulseAudio by default and better integration for USB audio devices

    Okay, so this is actually two ideas, but they are related. First, i think that ubuntu should replace ESD with PA. it's a far superior sound system, albeit with some issues at the moment.

    second,...
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    Re: Ack! My deskbar is gone!

    another person made a gutsy package of the old deskbar here. the version is "higher" than the one in the repos, so it won't get overwritten by updates. it has some glitches though. restarting GDM...
  21. Re: How To: Svideo / Dual Monitor(xinerama) / Dual Monitor(cloned desktop) on i945

    to all the people who are having problems with the television displaying in black&white:

    i've noticed that simply restarting X (which is what the script on the first page will do) doesn't work...
  22. Re: How To: Svideo / Dual Monitor(xinerama) / Dual Monitor(cloned desktop) on i945

    as ripfox and extremecarver mention, the 'intel' driver *just works*. hitting ctl-alt-backspace with the s-video cable attached is enough to make it work, no switching of xorg files nescessary. ...
  23. Re: How To: Svideo / Dual Monitor(xinerama) / Dual Monitor(cloned desktop) on i945

    this new intel driver - is it the one installed by default in feisty, or do i have to install it myself?
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    Re: HOWTO: Install artwiz fonts on edgy/feisty

    :p

    i may be a little slow on the uptake at times, but i'm not suicidal!
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    Re: HOWTO: Install artwiz fonts on edgy/feisty

    edit: just saw dbbolton's post
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