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    [SOLVED] Re: Widget layer for Compiz 10.04?

    That did it - thanks!

    I had to reboot, and now the top & bottom panels don't show up unless I press F9 and then move the cursor to the top/bottom to auto-unhide.
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    [SOLVED] Widget layer for Compiz 10.04?

    In 9.10 I used to autohide my top & bottom panels, then install compiz, then select the widget layer.

    I could then press F9 to see the top/bottom panels if I wished, but otherwise they wouldn't...
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    [ubuntu] Compiz widget layer in 10.01?

    In 9.10 I had compiz turned on, and had enabled the widget layer so I could hide the top & bottom panels (pressing F9 displays the widget layer).

    However I don't see an option to turn on the...
  4. [ubuntu] Wacom Bamboo pad not recognized on Inspiron 11z (9.10)

    The Bamboo pad works under Windows. I'm running 64-bit Ubuntu 9.10.

    I've tried installing the FDI file as described here.

    However the problem is that the pad isn't recognized at all when I plug...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google Chrome 'Web Data' file?

    Bingo - exactly what I was looking for! Thanks!
  6. [gnome] Keyboard shortcut to hide/unhide the top panel?

    I want to hide the top panel via a keyboard shortcut. I don't much like auto-hide, and don't want to have to click the buttons to hide/unhide.

    Is there some preset keyboard command for this? If...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google Chrome 'Web Data' file?

    Thanks fragos. However I don't seem to have that folder on my system (9.10 64-bit).

    Someone pointed me toward the 'web-data' file at /etc/apparmor.d/abstractions, but that is a different file.
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    [SOLVED] Google Chrome 'Web Data' file?

    I use Chrome on my Windows machine, and got it working fine on the latest 64-bit Ubuntu build.

    I use Chrome's 'Search Engines' feature rather than bookmarks as they allow 'keywords' which I use...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Enable WiFi Sony VGN-NR360 (Hardy 8.04)?

    Correct, not running Ubuntu in a VM.

    When I install MadWiFi, do I need to specify the model# of my Atheros card (or chipset?), or will it determine that dynamically?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Enable WiFi Sony VGN-NR360 (Hardy 8.04)?

    Thanks, I will check that when I get home today.

    It did not work out of the box...could this be because I am dual-booting? The machine came pre-installed with Vista and I installed Hardy via Wubi.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Enable WiFi Sony VGN-NR360 (Hardy 8.04)?

    Bump.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Enable WiFi Sony VGN-NR360 (Hardy 8.04)?

    *-network
    description: Ethernet interface
    product: 88E8039 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller
    vendor: Marvell Technology Group Ltd.
    physical id: 0
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Enable WiFi Sony VGN-NR360 (Hardy 8.04)?

    I have tried installing MadWifi without luck, and NDISWrapper as well.

    Quite probably I did something wrong in both cases, but in any event I can't get WiFi functioning. The power light on the...
  14. Thread: Speech to Text?

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    [ubuntu] Speech to Text?

    Anyone know of a Linux app by which I can take voice recordings and convert them to text (in the manner of Dragon Naturally Speaking or ViaVoice)?

    Googling seemed to indicate this isn't available...
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    Re: So I finnaly got virtualbox to work

    I set up 'seamless' last night - very cool. Basically you get the windows taskbar atop the Ubuntu desktop. I set it up like this:

    * In the WinXP VM, open the registry editor (Start → Run →...
  16. VirtualBox: Guest internet suddenly not working

    Ubuntu 7.10 wired internet connection was working fine. XP Pro virtual machine running running in VirtualBox was working fine.

    Then yesterday I played around with getting a wireless USB adapter to...
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    Re: VBox, VMWare, Qemu?

    I have only used VirtualBox, but I've found it quite easy to setup and use and it has worked flawlessly.

    I just setup 'seamless' mode with an XP Pro VM on an Ubuntu 7.10 host - very nice. Just...
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    Re: Using SeamlessRDP with VirtualBox?

    I found a site that explains it very simply and I was able to get it working with no difficulty. I've summarized the steps below; amazing easy!

    * Install VirtualBox and create a Windows XP...
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    [SOLVED] Using SeamlessRDP with VirtualBox?

    I just found this article describing using SeamlessRDP to access Windows apps in a virtual machine running on Linux. However the instructions are for VM-Ware, and I'm using VirtualBox (with an XP Pro...
  20. Re: Need a MySQL GUI and how to install squirrelsql

    Navicat is popular. They have a free 'Lite' version.
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    How to Start an 'Automation' Forum?

    I guess this is two questions: "Automation forum?" and "Customizable terminal launch phrases?"

    I have been searching for automation stuff a lot (keyboard shortcuts, keymapping, and tools/edits for...
  22. Gutsy on XP via VirtualBox: Resolution Problems

    I've recently installed VirtualBox on two different XP machines, then a VirtualMachine with Gutsy on each.

    Both have the same problem: maximum resolution of 1024 x 768.

    I've googled and...
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