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    [xubuntu] Re: 12.10, no power manager

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-power-manager/+bug/973778
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2036759

    Unfortunately the power manager issue in xfce4 is a known bug that has...
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    [SOLVED] Display problem with Fallout 1

    OK, I seem to have fixed this by going into winecfg and changing my custom settings for falloutw.exe
    > Set windows version to 95
    > Go the graphics tab and make sure all the boxes at the top section...
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    Re: Obstreperous October 2011 screenshots

    gnome-tweak is not dependent on gnome-shell but gnome-tweak-tool is. It's just that the two projects have such similar names that people are prone to confusion.

    And it's gnome-tweak-tool that you...
  4. Poll: Re: Ubuntu 11.10 - no classic GNOME - what do you think?

    Xfce4.8 makes a pretty decent drop in replacement for gnome classic and it's very fast and reasonably lightweight. Give it a go :)
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    Re: 11.10 is out!

    Unity is the only thing in the default Ubuntu release that I don't like but that's easily fixed by installing xfce once the install is finished. I like the default application selection. I'm a little...
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    Re: 11.10 is out!

    I, for one, am not fond of Unity or Gnome 3. The continuing restriction of customisability is incredibly frustrating as is the arrogance of the developers to assume they know what the user wants...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Update manager tells me 11.10 is now available. Should I upgrade?

    I've been running the beta which is supposed to now be a stable release and I honestly would wait before upgrading. I've found a lot of weird and buggy behaviour in Unity when resuming from suspend...
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    Re: Obstreperous October 2011 screenshots

    Sick of bugs, weird behaviour and general resource hoggery I've given up on gnome-shell and unity for now and switched over to xfce4.8 on Oneiric and I have to say I've fallen in love with my desktop...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Left side:

    # from: http://conky-pitstop.wikidot.com/g09ii:g-2009-ii

    # Conky configuration
    background yes

    # Use Xft?
    use_xft yes
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    Re: How did people learn Linux before Google?

    I read... whaddaya call 'em... papery things... books! Yeah that's it, books... don't see 'em around so much these days. Probably endangered or somethin'

    ...
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    Re: Serendipitous September 2011 screenshots

    something a little darker this time...
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    Re: Serendipitous September 2011 screenshots

    I had to tweak the theme colours a bit to get it working reasonably nicely. Some of the darker shades of brown just don't work on my external monitor. I had a lot of fun playing with the conky...
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    Re: Serendipitous September 2011 screenshots

    Lol, well I was going for a 'vintage' look ;)
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    Re: Serendipitous September 2011 screenshots

    Lubuntu 11.10 beta
    GTK 3 theme: Old Steampunk (available from gnome-look.org)
    icons: ACYL
    Details for conky setup: http://trialbysteam.com/2011/06/29/steampunk-ubuntu-conky/
    Dual monitor setup...
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    Re: Formats that you wish would die

    Sorry but I'm going to have to call you out on that one. We DO need compression formats, the problem is that you're only looking at this from an end user perspective. Think about it from the...
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    Re: Why the Linux hate?

    A lot of windows only admins find linux servers intimidating because of the CLI and the idea that you don't need a gui to do anything.

    Wise man once said "An MSCE in computing is like having a...
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    Poll: Re: Is Paul McCartney dead?

    mfw I read this thread.
    http://www.motifake.com/image/demotivational-poster/0808/double-facepalm-demotivational-poster-1219545212.jpg
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    Re: web site issues - linux not supported

    Same here, I try to keep all my code standards compliant and I do test on Chromium, FF and Opera but as I have no access to any machines running any version of windows I do not test on IE, nor do I...
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    Re: Unity MEGA Thread

    What's all this about editing config files just to add a bookmark for an ssh folder? I navigate to where I want to bookmark in nautilus and hit ctrl-D and lo and behold the bookmark is created in the...
  20. Re: Making simple music videos for youtube

    Well, the other problem I found was that the project rendering took forever (quite literally between 1 and 2 hours) in all of the gui applications I tried. My script usually completes in under 5...
  21. Making simple music videos for youtube

    And I do mean simple, we're talking 1 jpeg + an mp3 here. I found pitivi and one or two other gui suites a total pain to do this so I knocked up a perl script (code here) to streamline the process....
  22. Re: There really needs to be a non-free section of the Software Center.

    Generic names are a terrible idea, generic descriptions however might be better. The problem is is that there are loads of different media players and text editors. You can't name 7 programs the same...
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    Re: Android vs N900

    No, that's a myth. The battery life will only be drastically reduced if you spend all day doing processor intensive tasks on it. Mine easily lasts all day.


    The email is very good, I have it...
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    Re: Who likes the Elder Scrolls games.

    I now have the urge to get Oblivion out and play it again. Curse you guys! ;)
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    Re: Your Linux alphabet

    Heh, nice way to wile away a Friday afternoon, I'll bite.

    apt-get
    bash
    chromium
    dash
    /etc
    ftp
    gimp
    hal
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