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    [other] Getting Mate to use Compiz in 12.04?

    Hi, all,

    I've installed the Mate desktop environment to see what it's like. It uses its own display manager, but also can support compiz. I'd like to set it to use compiz by default.

    I find...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Anything other than xsane?

    You could try gscan2pdf.
  3. [ubuntu] How to configure all startup applications?

    Hi, everyone,

    Is there an easy way to list and configure all of the applications that run at startup? I know that there are some that aren't being called by Gnome, because they're running at...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Wallpaper is changing when using "gksu nautilus"

    Just to be clear: Nautilus is the program that normally draws your wallpaper, right? And you don't get this effect if you invoke Nautilus as a normal user without root privileges?
  5. [ubuntu] Change Emerald theme from command line or script?

    Hi, all,

    I have downloaded a number of Emerald themes. To change them, I've been using the Emerald Theme Manager.

    I'd like to be able to write a script that can change the current Emerald theme...
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    [ubuntu] Re: printer driver missing

    According to openprinting.org, the preferred driver for that printer is gutenprint. Do you have the package "cups-driver-gutenprint" installed?
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    [ubuntu] User defined scripts in gthumb?

    Hi, all,

    I've been led to understand that gthumb supports executing user-defined scripts on selected images (See, for example, here.). All the instructions I can find direct me to Tools >...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Set more than one window to always maximize

    I believe that ccsm interprets "&" as AND, meaning a window would have to meet both criteria to be maximized. No window is named both "gnome-terminal" and "update-manager."

    Try substituting "|"...
  9. Thread: Tag List

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    [ubuntu] Re: Tag List

    Huh. You're right. There's a file for the tag list plugin in the package for gedit 2.3 (from the natty repo), but no corresponding file in the package for gedit 3.2 (from the oneiric repo).
    ...
  10. Thread: Tag List

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    [ubuntu] Re: Tag List

    Did you have it and now you don't? Did you upgrade your version of Ubuntu or update gedit (or a related package) in the interim? What version of Ubuntu are you running?
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Post LXDE config files, please? Trying to use LXSession for custom desktop

    OK, I got it.

    I needed to change my /usr/bin/startcustom to read:


    #!bin/sh
    exec /usr/bin/lxsession -s custom -e custom

    That's all it took.
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Post LXDE config files, please? Trying to use LXSession for custom desktop

    OK, I now know that this is not a dependency issue. I went ahead and installed LXDE. With that installed, LXSession will launch LXDE just fine, but still won't launch my custom environment. So,...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Post LXDE config files, please? Trying to use LXSession for custom desktop

    OK, renaming my /etc/xdg/lxsession/config file to /etc/xdg/lxsession/desktop.conf didn't help. Neither did copying yours, pasting it to mine, and changing nothing except the name of the window...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Post LXDE config files, please? Trying to use LXSession for custom desktop

    desktop.conf?
    Is that located at /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/desktop.conf?
    I think that's my problem. The documentation I got from LXDE.org indicated that the file should be called "config." If it's...
  15. Re: Sound problem on GIGABYTE GA-PH67-UD3-B3

    I don't know much about audio (or Bulgarian), but I can point out a few things that may benefit from further investigation.

    First, your lspci output lists two audio devices: an Intel and a Radeon...
  16. [SOLVED] Post LXDE config files, please? Trying to use LXSession for custom desktop

    Hi, all,

    I don't actually use LXDE, but I need some help with one of its components LXSession session manager.

    I am trying to assemble a custom desktop environment as an alternative to Gnome....
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Non-System disk or disk error -- is there any way to recover ?

    If you put in the Ubuntu install CD, and try to boot, and you get a non-system disk error, then that means your computer either isn't recognizing the CD as bootable, or isn't checking for a bootable...
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    [SOLVED] Re: starting custom desktop environment

    I'm trying the same thing right now. You can exit your session by killing the app keeping it open, but that's inelegant. The big desktop environments run a session manager to identify all the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to logout of custom session?

    Stinkeye, that command didn't work, but it did give me the information I needed to identify the problem. Thanks!

    The command didn't work because the script for my custom session never launches...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to logout of custom session?

    Something else I've tried and failed.


    $ gdm-restart

    is supposed to log out all users and restart gdm, which would then display the greeter. This would do what I wanted, sort of ... I'd...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to logout of custom session?

    The only references I can find on the internet indicate that the command should be

    $ gnome-session-save --logout-dialog

    But that results only in the error message:

    **...
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    [ubuntu] How to logout of custom session?

    Hello, all

    I'm running Ubuntu 10.04.

    I decided to play around and create a custom session, using Compiz as a standalone window manager, but not running Gnome or any other desktop enviroment. ...
  23. [ubuntu] Chat client for Y! Messenger with an autoresponder?

    Hi, all,

    My wife uses our Ubuntu desktop for her job providing customer service and support calls on the phone. Her company uses Yahoo! Messenger to schedule incoming calls and for her to...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: [10.04]screen brightness set on maximum in startup screen everytime

    What hardware are you using? For me, brightness settings did not work properly in Ubuntu until after I installed the most recent BIOS for my motherboard.
  25. [all variants] Improve battery life; open-source Granola alternative?

    Hi all,

    I'm using an EEE PC, and I have both Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 installed. I don't really have much use for Win7, but I have noticed that I get a significantly longer battery life with...
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