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    Re: crontab: How to run GUI programs with cron

    One thing that a lot of people probably don't realize is that you can set environment variables for a specific command by just putting them in front of the line. So, for the example of setting the...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Touchpad configuration of palm detection with edge palm detection

    I guess I figured out a solution. I am very surprised that I never have seen anyone post anything about this.

    It turns out there is another 'xinput' parameter that can turn off touch events on...
  3. [ubuntu] Touchpad configuration of palm detection with edge palm detection

    I have an ASUS UX32A and am running Ubuntu 13.04. I have configured palm detection manually using xinput and a startup script and it works. But, the touchpad keeps detecting my palm at the edge of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Resize Window Border To Small

    Wow, this is the first time anyone has ever given a reasonable solution to this stupid bug in the default theme on recent Ubuntu releases. I can't believe I have to resort to a crazy hack like this,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Default 12.04 borders are too tiny

    This is so crazy! I can't believe that Ubuntu 12.04 is released with such a horrible bug (sorry, "feature"). It is so hard to just resize a window!

    And why do people keep pointing out that you...
  6. [ubuntu] Ubiquity running on already installed system

    System is Ubuntu 10.10. After upgrading to the latest packages my system locked up. I rebooted and then it booted to text-based installation prompts. I figured out that ubiquity was running so I...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Please eject the disc from "TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-T633C" manually.

    This same thing happens with me with Ubuntu 10.10 on an AMD64 machine:

    Please eject the disc from "ASUS DRW-24B1ST a" manually.

    The first CD I wrote had errors. I was hoping this second...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Need serious help installing 10.04 onto my broken laptop

    Does anyone know what is the preferred work-around for that?

    I am currently doing "Workaround D: Use a kernel other than 2.6.32" by booting 2.6.31.
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Need serious help installing 10.04 onto my broken laptop

    I haven't tried re-installing X. I tried reconfiguring it, but that didn't seem to even do anything.

    It works with a previous version of the kernel, but not with the latest one. So far I changed...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Need serious help installing 10.04 onto my broken laptop

    I have been able to get the Dell 710m laptop to boot in recovery mode using the "failsafe x" mode. So it looks like it is a X configuration problem.

    But, when I try to reconfigure X or do...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Need serious help installing 10.04 onto my broken laptop

    I am also having problems installing 10.04 on a Dell 710m laptop. I was not able to boot off of 2 different CDs so I ran an upgrade from 9.10.

    The upgrade ran and everything seemed fine till I...
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