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    Re: The Artistic August Screenshot Thread

    New favorite distro: Crunchbang--Just needs cairo-dock
    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-b9dG5sTkEt8/UhPS-K7eoTI/AAAAAAAAAzE/t1A2g1TMeqg/s640/Aug2013-%2523%2521.png
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    Re: The Just Plain July Screenshot Thread

    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-QCC0MDsjrJs/UeA3mpM3-4I/AAAAAAAAAyQ/jpKkode_0Y0/s640/JulDesk.png

    Ubuntu-Gnome 13.04 with pilfered conky.
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    [ubuntu] Re: No evolution-ews package

    I'm not sure why you are not picking it up, but it IS there in the repositories.
    Good luck.
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    Re: Enjoying Fedora 18

    I traded off Ubuntu 12.04 and Fedora 17 for quite a while...I considered the two about equal in stability, with F17 being a bit faster/more responsive.

    Ubuntu 12.10 was not stable on my machine...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Shells spawned by the GUI are not login shells

    You're welcome. I'm glad I could help.
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Shells spawned by the GUI are not login shells

    A couple of ideas come to mind:

    -Have you tried regular gnome terminal? CTL+ALT+t will bring it up, or find it in Accessories menu. I'm not sure this will solve the problem, but xterm seems quite...
  7. Re: Linux Mint 13 Maya 64 bit cinnamon - Drop box

    I had that issue with 64bit Ubuntu 12.04. I solved it by downloading the deb directly from dropbox. The version in the repos seems to be broken.
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    Re: Touchpad scroll not working

    I think so. I read some time ago that the Alps drivers were going to be added as a kernel module in 3.1.8 or later kernel versions. I'm not familiar enough with mint to know if those modules will be...
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    Re: Touchpad scroll not working

    I had the same problem with my Dell. I'm running Fedora 16, and after an update, to kernel 3.1.9, it just started working. I'm sure there's a way to update Ubuntu, or Mint to the latest kernel, but I...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Have you installed both gawk and curl? I was getting those errors before I installed these packages.
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    That change has fixed it. Thank you.
    I will try the new one also.
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Nope. Gives this error:
    Conky: llua_do_call: function conky_weather execution failed: /home/nick/conky-weather.lua:728: error in function 'cairo_set_source_rgba'.
    argument #2 is 'nil';...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    I got it to work.
    Very nice work...Thank you MrPeachy.
    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-uM8Z9pDuPBc/TsFUZofzZDI/AAAAAAAAAuk/XdZk1Tt-t0E/s640/Conky.png

    One problem:
    If I remove unit=C& from...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    No changes to my conky, but I got it working in 11.10
    Good enough for now.

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-NQZVxtkpbZ8/TqXlp5YGtyI/AAAAAAAAAuU/auZmz66wbT0/s640/ChichenItza.png
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    There's some funny stuff in that quote.

    I might have to "clone" some of it for my signature.

    Thanks
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Oh...you're right. I forgot to post that script.
    It's one script, called for each stock quote. Uses Yahoo finance.


    #!/bin/bash
    # stock-conky.sh by livibetter 2010-08-17
    # Usage:...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Of course...code...Ooh...code tags. got it.
    Left one.

    # Conky settings #


    background yes
    update_interval 2

    cpu_avg_samples 2
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_4cQ8zFjnv84/TdGaIJZxF5I/AAAAAAAAAsI/BKC9hwR4Vec/s640/Workspace%201_001.png

    This thread has taught me much about conky.
    I greatly appreciate it, and will try and...
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    Re: Goodbye Ubuntu.

    I certainly thought about it.
    I'm currently enjoying mint, though.
    I know I'll eventually go back to ubuntu.

    or Arch,
    or Debian,
    or...

    Plenty of options out there.:D
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    Re: Goodbye Ubuntu.

    After the horrible debacle of a 11.04 Natty upgrade, I'm trying Mint.

    I always liked ubuntu, but Unity is terrible. Compiz freaked out. Classic was totally broken.
    No dice.

    Mint, for me, for...
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    Re: Leaving Windows behind entirely?

    Almost. I still have 1 program I need to use for work. This program runs fine under wine, but only in demo mode because it is protected by a sentinel usb security dongle. So, XP in Virtualbox on the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Sony Vaio motion eye webcam Ricoh in Intrepid?

    Thanks, Alan.

    That worked beautifully.

    Question: Will the PPA still provide updates, or should I remove that repository?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Sony Vaio motion eye webcam Ricoh in Intrepid?

    Hi,

    I have a Sony SZ650n, running maverick. Works great.

    Trying to get the webcam working...Found instructions on this thread:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:r5u87x-loader/ppa
    sudo apt-get...
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