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  1. [kubuntu] Re: Kate wrongly detects ambiguous shortcut keys...

    I know this is an old thread but since no one answered and it may come up in search.

    Open up
    There may be lines where a command is given the same shortcut multiple times...
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    [all variants] Re: lvm2 : Adding LVMCACHE functionnality

    I am interested in this also. I've used enhanced IO but it has problems with newer kernels.
  3. Re: wireless hard blocked after installing Ubuntu on my Yoga 2

    I have documented what I did to load Kubuntu on a Yoga 2 11 and put a zip file with all the scripts:
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    Re: GPU crashing in Chrome

    In case anyone finds this via Google. What seems to work is starting Chrome with: --ignore-gpu-blacklist --disable-gpu-sandbox

    The sandbox is the culprit.
  5. HOWTO: Force Chrome to Find Your Touchscreen (sort of)

    Chrome has problems with touchscreens. Most of these go away if you force the touch device. The only thing that continues not to work is selecting items from a menu (see...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: USB mouse not working after resume from suspend

    Thank you! This did the trick on a Lenovo Yoga 2 11. Great work.

    Update Well... no... it didn't fix it consistently :(

    Still looking for a solution.
  7. Sync Google Drive and a local folder semi-auto

    I had tried using a fuse file system that mounts your Google drive (the ocaml solution) but honestly it was very slow and took a long time to do things like do an ls of the top level.

  8. Clean up Chrome (or similar) Download Directories automatically

    I got tired of my download directory being full of random files. So I wrote a simple script that got a little out of control and now it is actually useful.

    The script looks at the files...
  9. Re: HOWTO: Set KDE Cache to RAM to Improve Desktop Performance

    You need to replace {USERID} with your user ID and {HOSTNAME} with your host name. So since I am alwill on computer enterprise, my line looks like this:

    ln -s /tmp-ram/kde-alwill ...
  10. Re: HOWTO: Set KDE Cache to RAM to Improve Desktop Performance

    Well, my host name is enterprise and I have socket-enterprise -> /tmp-ram/ksocket-alw

    If you type:

    echo $KDETMP


    echo $KDEVARTMP
  11. Re: HOWTO: Set KDE Cache to RAM to Improve Desktop Performance

    Hmm.. I would move or delete from a command prompt (ALT+F1 and then log in from there). Then restart and you should be able to get into KDE.

    You can then back off the changes to fstab,...
  12. Re: HOWTO: Set KDE Cache to RAM to Improve Desktop Performance

    Oops, I chopped off part of step 4 on an edit. Try again and let me know.
  13. HOWTO: Set KDE Cache to RAM to Improve Desktop Performance

    This seems to work pretty well. The idea is to have KDE put temporary files in RAM instead of on your hard drive. This works well if you have a slow writing drive (e.g., RAID and write throughs)...
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    [kubuntu] Re: KDE Optimization

    I will. However, I was curious if anyone first had any reason this was not a good thing. I had written several tutorials under my pre-sso login (wd5gnr) and considered it here, but thought I'd see if...
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    [kubuntu] Re: How to disable baloo indexer

    I understand they are going to have a controller out for it soon but for now you might find this useful:
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    [kubuntu] KDE Optimization

    This seems to work pretty well. Comments welcome (and yes, I know you have to rebuild the cache on first login after a restart but I so infrequently restart...)

    Step 1: Create a mount point for a...
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    Boot Problem with separate /boot

    I have a long time Kubuntu 13.10 installation that has / as an lvm2 volume over a mdadm RAID array. It has worked fine for a long time.

    In preparation for some changes, I wanted to split out /boot...
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