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  1. [Phone] Ubuntu Phone Facebook app not loading pages properly

    For the last few days I've been having trouble with the Facebook app on my BQ Aquaris Ubuntu phone -- that is, the app that's essentially a wrapper around https://m.facebook.com/. For several days...
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    [ubuntu] lightdm config files location in 14.04

    Hello all,

    Recent (last 6 weeks?) updates to lightdm seem to have changed the location of the lightdm config files. What was in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/ has been removed (only .bak files...
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    Re: Firefox 26 in Trusty

    Thanks for the info everyone :-) FWIW I did search the forums first, but "firefox 26 trusty" resulted in lots of posts that were nothing to do with firefox 26, and didn't get me anywhere near the...
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    Firefox 26 in Trusty

    Firefox 26 has been out for a while -- is there a reason why it hasn't made it to the main trusty repository yet?
  5. [ubuntu] Keyboard layout keeps resetting to US (should be UK)

    Hello all,

    I'm having a problem which seems to have hit various people on various occasions over the history of Ubuntu, but what I've read of previously-suggested solutions doesn't help me solve...
  6. Re: How are the Trusty Tahr daily releases doing in the usability stakes?

    Well, I updated a couple of days ago, and the main problem was actually building the USB install disk, as Startup Disk Creator on 13.10 just kept crashing.

    There was a hairy/worrying moment when...
  7. Re: How are the Trusty Tahr daily releases doing in the usability stakes?

    Glad to hear that the quality standard is up there where I'd expected. I've never upgraded pre-Alpha 1 before, and I may still wait for 19 December, but I was curious about how things would be ...
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  8. How are the Trusty Tahr daily releases doing in the usability stakes?

    I'm finding myself rather tempted to get up to speed on Trusty Tahr rather than sticking with 13.10. I've often upgraded during the alpha period of previous releases, and over the last few years at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't re-enable HUD shortcut key

    Yes, it did work and was useful -- that's why I want it back! :-)

    I'm on 13.10, incidentally, I really must update my profile here ...
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    [ubuntu] Can't re-enable HUD shortcut key

    I temporarily disabled the HUD shortcut key in order to use some apps where the left Alt key was important to use, but now I'm finding I can't re-enable it.

    I've gone into System Settings >...
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    Alternative to kcachegrind

    Can anyone recommend a good alternative to kcachegrind that comes in the Ubuntu repositories?

    I like kcachegrind's visualizations but installing it pulls in a huge number of (so far as I can see)...
  12. Re: Safely adding dirs in /opt to PATH variable

    @schragge: It's a bit late coming, but just to say a big thank you for the case-based script. For whatever reason I didn't get it to work at the time (probably a typo :-) ) but with a fresh install...
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    Re: Testing XMir on a startup disk

    Just thought I'd update here -- once Mir landed in the universe repositories, I found it easy to download a daily image and set up a startup disk, boot into that, add universe to the software sources...
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    Re: Testing XMir on a startup disk

    @graham: Thanks for the info and reassurances, but nevertheless the goal here is to test Ubuntu + XMir before installing it :-) Regarding ETAs, I'm not asking for a firm deadline -- I understand how...
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    Testing XMir on a startup disk

    Is it possible to test XMir on a startup disk, and if so how?

    I've generated a startup disk from the latest daily iso's but so far as I can tell it's running regular X. I'm guessing this is...
  16. Re: Safely adding dirs in /opt to PATH variable

    Thanks to all of you for the thoughts and replies :-)

    @schragge -- forgive me, my shell scripting is not too great -- can you explain the use of case etc. in that script?

    It's not clear to me...
  17. Safely adding dirs in /opt to PATH variable

    Hello all,

    I have various programs that are installed in subdirs of /opt. In order to allow them to run, I obviously need to add the appropriate dirs to PATH.

    My "solution" was to add a little...
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    [ubuntu] Soundfonts, SFZ and midi players

    Hello all,

    I use Lilypond to write scores and often generate MIDI files. It would be nice to be able to play these back using higher-quality sounds than the basic soundfonts provided with...
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    [all variants] Re: ssh via remmina remote desktop

    That's actually what I did in the end -- adequate, though definitely not perfect! I'll have a look into the tunnelling possibilities you suggest.

    Sorry for the belated thanks, I was travelling in...
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    [all variants] ssh via remmina remote desktop

    I use Remmina to connect from outside to a Windows machine in my office network. There's also a Linux machine on the office network which is not accessible outside the company LAN.

    Is it possible...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clearing out pbuilder

    Thanks! :-)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clearing out pbuilder

    OK, cool. So deleting the /var/cache/pbuilder dir and all of its contents should clear out all of this stuff from my system?
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    [SOLVED] Clearing out pbuilder

    Hello all,

    I was having a play with the how-to-build-a-deb-package-on-Launchpad instructions here:
    https://help.launchpad.net/Packaging/SourceBuilds/GettingStarted

    As per the instructions I...
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    [kubuntu] Receiving a contact request on Kopete

    This is such a daft and trivial question that I'm embarrassed to be asking it, but it's only now it's become relevant ...

    ... is there any way that I can get Kopete to provide further details on a...
  25. [kubuntu] Frequent system tray crashes when closing windows

    Since the KDE 4.7.3 packages arrived in 11.10 a few days ago, the system tray has been crashing on a very frequent basis, usually when closing an application window.

    Has anyone else experienced...
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