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    [ubuntu] Re: unity/compiz and startup apps

    Well, I have a solution; hopefully its temporary. I wrote the following:

    #!/bin/bash
    sleep 10
    /usr/bin/gnome-terminal &
    /usr/local/seamonkey/seamonkey &
    /usr/bin/chromium-browser &...
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    [ubuntu] Re: unity/compiz and startup apps

    Thanks for the explanation. Devilspie is gone from my Unity version of 11.04.

    I have entered /usr/bin/chromium-browser as a startup app using SystemSettings->StartupApplications many times. My...
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    [ubuntu] unity/compiz and startup apps

    Ok! Ok! I give up; no more trying to make Devilspie run in Unity. I will switch to compiz programming and I have done that. Its quite a chore, But without positive results!!

    1) All my...
  4. Thread: unity & devilspie

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    [ubuntu] Re: unity & devilspie

    No progress yet, but here are some strange lines provided by devilspie under unity.

    ** (devilspie:1626): WARNING **: Workspace number 3 does not exist

    I get the same line for workspaces 2 and...
  5. Thread: unity & devilspie

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    [ubuntu] unity & devilspie

    I am trying to learn Unity on a secondary instillation. All the startup windows pile up on the first workspace. Devilspie is running, but apparently not effective. Anyone get it to work under...
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    [ubuntu] 11.04 issues with windows, seamonkey, grub2

    I installed 11.04 rather than updating 10.10, thinking that it would be faster. Maybe it was; maybe it was a big mistake. I am fortunate in that I get the message saying my hardware is not able to...
  7. Thread: devilspie problem

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    [ubuntu] Re: devilspie problem

    I tried the -a option for a week. It doesn't make devilspie any more consistent than it was. I am reluctant to try your script. I don't want to stop devilpie as some controlled windows get opened...
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    [xubuntu] Marble Mouse and 10.10

    I have 10.10 up and running, and am making those little "adjustments" that are special to me. I am stuck with Marble Mouse scrolling (again). I have all the old code from 10.04....
  9. Thread: devilspie problem

    by dld
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    [ubuntu] devilspie problem

    This is a nuisance problem. I have used devilspie for several years to place and size windows in workspaces at startup. Programming devilspie is not trivial, and sometimes apps change their class...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: XONAR DS multiboot ubuntu with windows sound problem[BUG] NEED FIX!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Chrono, It did work!! Thank you very much. I don't know anything about front panel support or stereo mixing though.
  11. [ubuntu] Re: XONAR DS multiboot ubuntu with windows sound problem[BUG] NEED FIX!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I have just learned about the "power down, boot to Windows" workaround of the Ubuntu Xonar DS driver to Windows driver problem. But a fix to the Ubuntu driver would be much better. Care to post it?...
  12. Thread: pyusb broken

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    [ubuntu] Re: pyusb broken

    Solved! My /lib/udev/rules.d$/50-udev-default.rules file was modified, but I have no idea when or how that happened.
  13. Thread: pyusb broken

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    [ubuntu] pyusb broken

    My applications that use pyusb are all broken this morning. I did a Ubuntu update earlier, without much thought. I believe usb-creator-common and usb-creator-gtk were replaced, as well a few...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.04, firefox and Adobe Flash

    Yes, but dim. So I selected it, and was given an Enable button.
    Pressed it; restarted Firefox. There is the graph I was after.
    Thank you very much. Now on to Marble Mouse problems.
    Don
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.04, firefox and Adobe Flash

    Ok here are results:

    DLD3:~$ sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer
    [sudo] password for dld:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information......
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.04, firefox and Adobe Flash

    My results are:

    DLD3:~$ sudo updatedb
    [sudo] password for dld:
    DLD3:~$ locate libflashplayer.so
    /home/dld/.mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so
    /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/libflashplayer.so...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.04, firefox and Adobe Flash

    Yes, green square. Here is the description:

    Adobe Flash Player plugin version 10

    This package will download the Flash Player from Adobe. It is a
    Netscape/Mozilla type plugin. Any browser...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.04, firefox and Adobe Flash

    Ok. The first run was with no Flash installed. Then I installed using Synaptic package adobe-flashplugin and ran dpkg again.

    DLD3:~/quisk-3.3.6$ dpkg-query -l flash*...
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    [SOLVED] 10.04, firefox and Adobe Flash

    Upgraded to 10.04. Now to get back all the customization that I previously had. One problem that I have not found help for: Google Finance says "install Adobe Flash Player to get interactive...
  20. Thread: Grub2 and MBR

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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub2 and MBR

    grub-install did the trick!! Thank you very much. I will keep an eye on this thread for suggestions until its time to bring up 10.4.
    Don
  21. Thread: Grub2 and MBR

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    [ubuntu] Grub2 and MBR

    There has been a lot written about Grub2, and I have not read all of it, but enough to guess that my problem has an answer that is easy for someone. I had problems upgrading to 9.10 a while back,...
  22. Thread: headless vnc?

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    [gnome] Re: headless vnc?

    A .xinitrc file is created in my home directory on the headless machine. Incidently, I run x11vnc on that machine as root via the following:

    alias vnc='x11vnc -auth /var/lib/gdm/:0.Xauth...
  23. Thread: headless vnc?

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    [gnome] headless vnc?

    Some time ago I ran x11vnc on a headless Ubuntu machine and vncviewer on my main machine. Both are now running 9.10 updated as much as possible. Running x11vnc on headless and vncviewer, vinagre,...
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    [ubuntu] PS1 prompt and History problem

    If I have recently used a command line of 24 or more characters, and back over that command with the up arrow, and then back down, my prompt has an extra 8 characters, the first 8 characters of the...
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    Re: Jaunty 9.04 Sound Solutions

    There are 3 or 4 threads like this one that promise to get audio working
    under Ubuntu 9.04. I tried several, with mixed results. Now I try this
    one, and am stopped at the same place where I...
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