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  1. Re: 10.04 bad font rendering with window managers

    I thought that problem with fonts was solved but it is not. But now I think I figured out what's the problem and how to solve it.

    I get good fonts of GTK+ applications in IceWM only if I somehow...
  2. Re: 10.04 bad font rendering with window managers

    I do not know how, but some of the recent updates fixed both my problems. Ubuntu 10.04 with Gnome desktop is using less memory and window manager fonts are again reasonable.
  3. 10.04 bad font rendering with window managers

    Terms :)
    "Bad font" - slight hinted font in Gnome (I've noticed that Fedora 9 had this kind of font rendering/hindering/style and hinting could not be really turned on by GUI even when GUI said that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empathy Auto Away

    I do not have a solution. Quick googleing resulted in a suggestion to move back to Pidgin :) Empathy page tells that it has auto away function and Empathy page in Wikipedia tells that it uses...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: How to change Desktop environment/Session from command line?

    Thanks for the reply. I now ran gdmsetup in graphical environment (because Ubuntu 10.04 has abandoned "Login window" option in the menus) and disabled autologon to avoid accidental problems in the...
  6. [SOLVED] How to change Desktop environment/Session from command line?

    I had chosen automatic logon. Then updated to 10.04. During logout to change Desktop Environment/Session, I noticed that GDM login screen had an option for KDE session although I had not installed...
  7. [all variants] Re: Duplicate sources.list entry error with no obvious duplicate

    Problem solved: There was a duplication in the Software Sources (System -> Administration -> Software Sources) in the Third-Party Software tab although the /etc/apt/sources.list file was correct. I...
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    Re: Mount samba shares with utf8 encoding using cifs

    Thanks for the wonderful howto!

    With "user=myusername,password=mysambapassword" in/etc/fstab it works like a charm. However, having my credentials in /root/.smbcredentials does not work for me -...
  9. [all variants] Re: Duplicate sources.list entry error with no obvious duplicate

    Yes, I've tried apt-get update without any success.

    Two files seem to have the same information in them, I mean they list the same packages (I did not look up all the way through the files -...
  10. [all variants] [SOLVED] Duplicate sources.list entry error with no obvious duplicate

    Hey!

    I'm using Ubuntu 8.04. When I do "sudo apt-get update" I get:



    I do not find any duplicate in my sources list; and I can not fix the problem by: 1) apt-get update; 2) apt-get clean; 3)...
  11. [xubuntu] Re: Xubuntu desktop background picture does not stick/is not centered

    With the help of user named TheSheep on #xubuntu IRC, I've found the reason and temporary workaround (OK, the problem is not really solved, but at least you can get rid of the second picture) for...
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    [kubuntu] Re: In KDE 4.1 Kmenuedit doesn't work!

    I can't change the K menu in KDE 3.5. I make the changes with kmenuedit and they just do not take effect.
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    [ubuntu] Re: VPN software

    Take a look at this https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VPNClient. It worked for me in Gutsy Gibbon, at least.
  14. [xubuntu] Re: Xubuntu desktop background picture does not stick/is not centered

    x1a4 thanks for reminding the basics about changing the desktop background in Xfce. However, I believe, this is not the issue in here.
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Since Hardy, no laptop mode when on AC power

    Thanks for the reply, midtown. Your pointed wiki page solved the problem.
  16. [xubuntu] Xubuntu desktop background picture does not stick/is not centered

    Problem. Every single time when I restart my computer and log into XFCE4 session, my customized desktop background picture is covered with initial Xubuntu 8.04 default background picture in the...
  17. Re: Post installation checklist for Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04

    Well, for automatic weekly or whatever time scale backup you can use sbackup. It has very logical and easy to use GUI.

    And at least in Gutsy Gibbon, I could render my screen whatever resolution...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: How to configure SmartCard Reader on Thinkpad T61

    First you have to tell us what is the model of your Smart Card reader. To do that, execute in terminal: lspci (find it out, or if you're confused post the output in here).

    Meanwhile, drivers and...
  19. [xubuntu] Re: how to get back to 7.10 login screen in 8.04

    I figured it out myself, but thank you for the replies. Yes, the solution was simple. However, I really do not understand why the excellent work of Ubuntu art team seems to be not uploaded to the web...
  20. [xubuntu] [SOLVED] how to get back to 7.10 login screen in 8.04

    Hi! I really do not like Xubuntu 8.04 login screen (Login Window) and I really adore Xubuntu 7.10 default login screen. I've searched internet with no results. Can someone please help me to get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My Mouse Randomly Goes Berserk!

    Before blaming Ubuntu, read EDIT part first!

    I'm having the same problem. Cursor moves to the random corner of display and that's it. I'll have to patiently wait then until I can use my computer...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Since Hardy, no laptop mode when on AC power

    I am newbie so I do not understand why, but the only way I can enable laptop mode when on AC power is to execute, every time when I restart my computer, a following command: "sudo...
  23. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Since Hardy, no laptop mode when on AC power

    In Gutsy Gibbon I was able to make laptop mode active when on AC power. In Hardy Heron, configuring "/etc/laptop-mode/laptop-mode.conf" file to "ENABLE_LAPTOP_MODE_ON_AC=1" does not have any effect....
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