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  1. [gnome] Re: [gnome 3] how to remove items from applications menu?

    I have gnome-shell 3.6.2 and it seems to completely ignore alacarte and update-menus, so that advice is no good. However, there is a good answer here, but it's just not obvious what to do with it.
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  2. Re: p11-kit error Workaround WINE in AMD64 Ubuntu 12.04

    Upgrading to wine1.5 helps because wine1.5 ignores the error, but to actually get rid of the error, follow the answer given on askubuntu:
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  3. Re: p11-kit error Workaround WINE in AMD64 Ubuntu 12.04

    This worked for me and I installed wine 1.5 with the following steps:


    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo aptitude full-upgrade

    When I ran aptitude, it...
  4. Re: p11-kit error Workaround WINE in AMD64 Ubuntu 12.04

    That wasn't enough to fix the problem for me, so I decided to find out where the gnome-keyring-pkcs11.so file was located by running the following:


    sudo find -name gnome-keyring-pkcs11.so
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    [ubuntu] Re: Matplotlib and PyGTK: backend error

    OK, so I found a list of the files that are supposed to be included if you install matplotlib from the software manager. I had installed it using pip though. I thought I didn't have the proper .so...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Matplotlib and PyGTK: backend error

    I'm also trying to use matplotlib and getting the same error. At first there was no error, but plots never displayed. I could save them and look at them with eog (Eye of Gnome which is the image...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: httpd-2.3.8 installation from source problem

    This question was never really answered properly. I'm having the same problem and found the correct answer. First of all, you can see all the libraries and where they are with:

    Assuming you used...
  8. [all variants] How do I provide feedback on proposed nouveau upgrade?

    I recently made the mistake of enabling "Pre-released updates (precise-proposed)" in the software sources update tab. I then clicked on "Software up to date" in the gears drop-down and told it to...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Character Map: What happened to fractions and some other stuff?

    But, I still couldn't find those characters in the Character Map, even with Ubuntu chosen.

    Eventually I decided to go up to the menu to see if there was some preferences or something and noticed...
  10. [SOLVED] Character Map: What happened to fractions and some other stuff?

    I've been adding more and more mathematical fonts, but still, I can't even find simple fractions like 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, that used to be easy to find in Character Map.

    What happened to those...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: How to install TrueType fonts after installing Ubuntu Restricted Extras without i

    Thanks for the quick reply. The link you provided is out of date and does not reflect the alerts that currently occur during install. Also the terminal command given did not fix the problem. Thanks...
  12. [SOLVED] How to install TrueType fonts after installing Ubuntu Restricted Extras without it

    After a thunderstorm ruined my upgrade to 12.04 by rebooting my computer and modem for me during the upgrade, I ended up doing a clean install of 11.10 then upgrading to 12.04.

    When I installed...
  13. [SOLVED] HELP: How to get 12.04 upgrade to complete? - need rsync cups cron atd to restart

    I have the following information in the alert box:
    Debconf on colin-System
    Configuring libc6
    Services to restart for GNU libc library upgrade:
    rsync cups cron atd

    And the the last lines in the...
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    [all variants] Re: Oneiric known Bugs WITH Work Arounds

    The reason I found this suggestion of yours was that when I clicked on the trash icon in the Unity launcher panel, it would run a custom gksu .desktop file asking me to enter my password. I...
  15. [all variants] Re: Set what to do upon inserting removable usb sound card for wireless headset

    I just learned how to add any .desktop file to the launcher in Unity: drag the .desktop file to the launcher!

    How easy is that?:D I've been using Unity for over half a year and have been...
  16. Re: Accounts

    You do still let us less than 50 people change our email. Do you think you could let us also change what version of Ubuntu we are using? I just wanted to show I was using Ubuntu 11.10 now.
  17. [all variants] Set what to do upon inserting removable usb sound card for wireless headset

    Ubuntu 11.10

    I have a wireless headset that I use for google talk/voice phone calls. At first, the only way I could see to use it is to follow this very lengthy process each time, far too lengthy...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.04 GUFW Firewall

    I am trying to get Graboid download manager to work in wine and it needs some ports to get through the firewall. I opened the ports in my router. Still didn't work, so I installed Firewall...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 Missbehaving

    In case other people who like the Unity Panel want to be able to kill misbehaving windows, I figured out a way to get that good old "x" mouse pointer that kills whatever window you click on. To set...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [B]Fstab mount option uhelper.[/B]

    I don't know the answer to what you are specifically asking, but found this thread while trying to figure out how to mount the stuff in the "Places" dropdown menu when I log in without having to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Hello all, Fstab entry question.

    Even though your question is solved, I don't think anyone explained the uhelper=udisks option. I was searching on that when found this. I knew that whenever I mounted something from the "Places"...
  22. [all variants] Re: Gmail like a stand alone application (no address bar etc.!)

    The compose-gmail.sh file linked to in the quote above has some problems and doesn't work in general. After working on it a while, I came up with the following simplified version that works for me:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Share DVD Drive

    I found this discussion by searching on sharing DVD drive.

    Grenage, I had already tried your method (right-click on media/name-of-dvd and share it) but it doesn't work because I need to grant...
  24. [ubuntu] My NTFS partition is gone and sda isn't big enough to contain it and there's no sdb

    Ubuntu 10.04 (lucid)
    Gnome 2.30.2
    Kernel 2.6.32-24-generic
    GCC Version 4.4.3 (i486-linux-gnu)
    AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5000+
    Total Memory 1886 MiB
    NVIDIA GeForce 7050 PV /...
  25. [all variants] Re: Lost everything on UbuntuOne when added "new" computer

    Thanks,

    I have followed your instructions in LP:576912. I don't know why I didn't get an email when you commented on this thread. If I had, I would've followed your instructions days ago.

    I...
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