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  1. [ubuntu] Re: help with customizing my awesome desktop

    The easiest way is to just use Ubuntu Tweak to do it.

    https://launchpad.net/~tualatrix/+archive/ppa
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    [ubuntu] Re: What controls the LOGIN jingle ?

    How to Remove or Change the Ubuntu Startup Sound.


    Step 1:
    Go to System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications
    Look for “GNOME Login Sound” in the list. If you don’t want to hear anything at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to install songbird in Lucid

    You can get the deb file from getdeb:

    http://www.getdeb.net/updates/Ubuntu/10.04/?q=songbird

    and install it from the terminal. Put it in a folder, navigate to that folder and use this command:...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: other IM or mail client tie with "letter" icon

    This will show you two different ways to do just that:

    http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/05/how-to-add-thunderbird-to-messaging.html

    Regards,

    Didius
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Moving the minimize, restore, X from left to right..

    To move the window buttons back to the left, enter the
    following in a Terminal window WITHOUT sudo:


    gconftool-2 --type string --set /apps/metacity/general/button_layout...
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    [ubuntu] Re: rhymbox plugins

    If thee is a network problem, the terminal may not work either - you may need to just wait a few minutes or change servers. But to try it open the Terminal and type (or cut/paste):


    sudo apt-get...
  7. Re: using unetbootin

    The Daily Live are iso files created every day during testing - you want the final release - ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso for a 32 bit install or ubuntu-10.04-desktop-amd64.iso for a 64 bit install....
  8. Re: Any Alternative to "USB Startup Disk Creator"?

    I agree that it is probably just a temporary problem with the keyserver, but if you are in a hurry, you can download the *.deb file you need from here:
    ...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: is it normal for 74%/ "storing language" to take long time (in install)

    If it is downloading a lot of language files from the repositories, it can take quite a while, particularly right now, when there are tons of people installing, upgrading, updating, etc.

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I turn off this pop up

    Keeping in mind the above warning about problems running scripts, you can set it to simply open by opening Nautilus and going to Edit/Preferences then go to the Behavior tab.

    In the middle of...
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    Re: GNOME Shell

    How about "Desktop Environments"?

    Personally, I didn't mind it being here, but I think it did cause some FUD among those that assumed it was going to be the default.
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    Re: ShipIt is now open!

    From: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/04/ubuntu-shipit-now-taking-orders-for.html



    Just something to consider...
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    [SOLVED] Re: fsck freezes Lucid on boot

    I have a separate Home partition, so when the fsck started, it said 1 of 2 partitions, or words to that effect. It never even got to the second partition...

    That leads me to lean very strongly...
  14. Re: How do you change the boot splash screen image for 10.04 Lucid Lynx?

    I'm still using legacy grub (Because grub 2 is from SATAN!!! :twisted:) and I'm using the above with no problems.
  15. Re: How do you change the boot splash screen image for 10.04 Lucid Lynx?

    My pleasure, Mordak13!
  16. Re: How do you change the boot splash screen image for 10.04 Lucid Lynx?

    gdm2setup and my pc didn't get along well. I couldn't actually change the image, and every time I used it two of the "Universal Access" icons would appear in the notification area.

    One I could...
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    Re: Farewell till 10.10

    See you soon Ranch Hand. I always look forward to your posts! :)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flash - no sound

    Thanks for taking the time to report both the problem and a solution.

    Please mark this thread solved - that will help others searching for a solution to find it.

    Regards,

    Didius
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    [SOLVED] Re: fsck freezes Lucid on boot

    Mine is not freezing, but it never completes the fsck. It will get to 71%, then the screen goes black for a second before taking me to the log in screen.

    Other than that (which I consider a huge...
  20. Re: How do you change the boot splash screen image for 10.04 Lucid Lynx?

    Forestpiskie gave you the good info on changing the boot splash - I was a bit confused about what, exactly you wanted to change.

    I also found a good tutorial on making your own Plymouth themes:
    ...
  21. Re: How do you change the boot splash screen image for 10.04 Lucid Lynx?

    This works for me:

    Open a Terminal and run this command:


    sudo cp /usr/share/applications/gnome-appearance-properties.desktop /usr/share/gdm/autostart/LoginWindowThen logout, and you'll see an...
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    Re: Question about ATI card and drivers

    That part. :)
  23. Re: Any way to remove icons from indicator applet?

    You have to be more specific. Package maintainers are being encouraged to write plugins that allow their app to use the indicator applet.

    For Rhythmbox, go to Edit/Plugins/Status Icon and uncheck...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: The option to activate text files is very dangerous for my taste

    For future upgrades/reinstalls, just make an EXT partition to use for backing up Ubuntu (or any other linux) stuff.

    I barely trust Windows with Windows files - no way am I trusting it to keep my...
  25. Re: Will this RC version of Lucid automatically upgrade to the Final Release version?

    If you keep doing updates, it will be the final release version. As to how identical to the final release it is, that will depend on any changes you've made to the setup.

    Regards,

    Didius
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