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  1. improve c++ script to send keystroke to window

    Dear Pinguinistas and coffee lovers

    Please help me with a C++ script that must send a keystroke; ENTER in this case.


    #include <X11/Xlib.h>
    #include <X11/keysym.h>

    // The key code to be...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: incomplete playback of doubled .amr file on cellphone

    Thanks for the handy tip, tgalati4.

    Some searching led me to the suggestion that the first 6 bytes be removed from copy.amr before concatenation with original.amr and how to remove those...
  3. [SOLVED] incomplete playback of doubled .amr file on cellphone

    The following code produces a copy of an amr file that's double the length; the file seems to be played twice:


    cp original.amr copy.amr
    cat copy.amr >>original.amr

    The workstation's media...
  4. [all variants] LibNXT for Lego Mindstorms won't compile with scons

    Hi community, I'm trying to get LibNXT working for Lego Mindstorms and that on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

    According to the libnxt-0.3 README



    Here's the output of
    apt-file search -x 'libusb\.h$'
  5. [ubuntu] 12.04 LTS mouselock on laptop; suspect is Moz. Firefox

    So far, this only seems to happen with firefox running. Mouselock means the mouse pointer can be moved but no clicks get any response. Am using 12.04 LTS on a Packard Bell Easynote which was copied...
  6. [ubuntu] please help install flyingwindows; lack screenhack.h

    Flyingwindows is intended for xscreensaver but it wouldn't compile. Before getting into that, on my Ubuntu 12.04, every existing xscreensaver file seems to have a binary in /usr/lib/xscreensaver and...
  7. [SOLVED] About xscreensaver: How I was helped to customise gltext to display text of choice.

    ALT F2 followed by xscreensaver-demo brings up xscreensaver with display modes; Mode is Only One Screen Saver and GLText is the current selection. Under the display demo are the buttons Preview and...
  8. [SOLVED] xscreensaver: How do I customise gltext to display text of choice?

    Am using 12.04 LTS. In
    /usr/share/applications/screensavers/gltext.desktop , changed a line to read


    Exec=/usr/lib/xscreensaver/gltext -root -front -text 'The text\n %l:%M:%S %p

    But...
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    [ubuntu] solved

    Thank you mcduck for the interest (patience?) and reading your post carefully and doing as you say, it's there! Unity takes some getting used to but it's not that strange after all.

    Thank you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: unity: open folders with single click

    That noob feeling comes over me but am not :confused: embarassed.

    Alt F2 nautilus or /usr/bin/nautilus from the command line just brings up the home directory, Unity style without and Edit tab or...
  11. Re: compile playtx for zx spectrum: help required

    MadCow108 wrote:



    Well make had been attempted unsuccessfully. In the meantime this was done:


    apt-get install build-essential
    apt-get update && apt-get upgrade
    apt-get install automake
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    [ubuntu] how?

    Thanks, Satish_j. Where do I find those preferences in Unity or using the command line?
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    [ubuntu] unity: open folders with single click

    As a single-click fan (as opposed to double click), I want to change to this from the default behaviour in Unity i.e. open folders and files by single-clicking. Is there a way accomplish this without...
  14. compile playtx for zx spectrum: help required

    Hi everyone, I have untarred playtzx-0.12 for the ZX Spectrum. The file, configure, wasn't executable so it was chmod +x'd

    after ./configure:


    creating cache ./config.cache
    checking for a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: other users cannot run scripts

    print 1+1


    :redface:

    and it actually runs!!

    Okay, the addends weren't both 1 but apprentice wrote it and left out "print" which I overlooked!
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    [SOLVED] Re: other users cannot run scripts

    -rwxr-xr-x 1 apprentice apprentice 28 2011-08-09 01:13 /home/apprentice/script.py
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    [SOLVED] Re: other users cannot run scripts

    It may be worth mentioning that the user which can run scripts is on a KDE desktop, while apprentice is on XFCE.
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    [SOLVED] Re: other users cannot run scripts

    Thanks for the reply, ajgreeny. Yes, 7.10 is dated and the partition it's on must be transformed into a new home directory. The children do like it, however...

    The script is here:...
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    [SOLVED] other users cannot run scripts

    Dear Community, Gutsy (7.10) won't run python scripts for another user, apprentice. As far as I can see, this user has sufficient permissions to do so; the line in /etc/passwd is almost identical.
    ...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Trouble booting after Ubuntu 11.04 upgrade.

    Do this after live media boot:http://ubuntuforums.org/images/editor/html.gif



    cd /
    sudo mkdir disk
    sudo mount /dev/sda9 /disk # replace sda9 with installation's partition
    sudo grub-install...
  21. Thread: 11.04 buggy?

    by blesbok
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    [ubuntu] 11.04 and hardware

    11.04 worked with AMD Duron 1GHz, 500MB setup; even Unity was happy. Then the processor packed up and the new box didn't like it although it had more than double the speed. There was a GRUB problem...
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    Re: Problems connecting to WPA2

    wpa-supplicant doesn't work connecting to an unsecured network. connection to such a network became possible after deleting a .conf file (backing up first) of wpa-supplicant; that was the only way i...
  23. Thread: Splash screen

    by blesbok
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    [SOLVED] Re: Splash screen

    Note, doing the above will also change your wallpaper. Be prepared to change it back again :D

    Did this help you? If so, please mark the thread SOLVED.
  24. Thread: Splash screen

    by blesbok
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    [SOLVED] Re: Splash screen

    The following is based on LinuxMint and what you have may differ.

    What you do is to change the default background as root. Open a terminal. Give the terminal this code:


    gksudo -u gdm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lucid Lynx / Sabrent 802.11-N USB 2.0

    Clyssus
    There are seven instructions in the README. After No.1, No.s2&3 required files to be edited prior to the make command being given. Ensure that you do this correctly before issuing "make"....
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