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    [kubuntu] pill reminder && tracker... . Ideas?

    I would be much obliged for input from my fellow hackers. i am looking for a reminder program that also *tracks* my daily use of meds. e.g.: did i take too many tablets of XYZ, or to few of generic...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: is there an icon or string to indicate new email?

    nope; i can barely get kmail to work! thanks, tho. [[ i thought of xbiff, but no-joy.]]
  3. [ubuntu] is there an icon or string to indicate new email?

    Guys,

    Is there a utility that will spaw an icon (or display a short string) when new email arrives? I usually have several emails read or unread in /var/mail/kline.

    thanks in advance,

    gary...
  4. [ubuntu] icons in launcher (on left) stuck together and won't separate

    This happenes nearly every time I run ubuntu for longer than a few hours: the vertical list of icons on the left side of my screen stick together toward the bottom. Sometimes I can get then to move,...
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    [ubuntu] icons on left [of gnome] disappear

    Aaaargh! what did i do? somehow i clicked somewhere and now all of my gnome icons vanish unless i slam my mouse cursor into the left side of the screen. i'm a CLI-type and rely on the konsole...
  6. [xubuntu] Re: just installed 12.04 LTS and suddenly cant login

    Apologies for the delay in this upgrade, but after spending two days, i finally did a re-install frfom scratch. instead of getting my familiar kde screen, i got gnome. i dont know. maybe it's t...
  7. [xubuntu] Re: just installed 12.04 LTS and suddenly cant login

    no joy.

    i reboot using the KDE screen, and holding down the "shift" key does nothing. from another desktop, i can ssh into kline; i can use sudo. nothing seems to be amiss. it's just that when...
  8. [xubuntu] just installed 12.04 LTS and suddenly cant login

    guys,
    this is a bizarre an event as i have even seem in my off-again/on-again times i've been using ubuntu. last year i quit freebsd because it was too hard to keep the ports current. now, all 3...
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    [ubuntu] Re: new install: missing top menubar

    i remember that this no-menu-bar problem cropped up a year or two ago. Only when i use the application in full screen size is there a menu on the extreme top on the left. Somehow there was a way of...
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    [ubuntu] new install: missing top menubar

    guys,

    on my konsole i am missing the menubar at the top of the utility. it =used= to be there before, but nothing i do gets it back. in order to change trivial stuff, i have to use the mouse in...
  11. [ubuntu] how do i upgrade my i386 ubuntu 804 to 10.04?

    The last three times i tried to upgrade by "push-button" my ThinkPad got the 64-bit version of 10.04. Now i see the Upgrade option again. Is there a means of insuring that i don't mess up this...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Brother HL-3040CN Won't Print

    Thanks++ for your instructions above. I installed 12.04 in April and have run into a problem with load. The next thing was my Brother 3040CN. It worked fine on 03 June last. When I tried it...
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    [ubuntu] brother 3040DN not printing

    The last time I printed something was on 03 June. Now, both Abiword and Libre fail. It sprits out the gnome warning

    WARNING: gnome-keyring:: couldn't connect to: /tmp/keyring-vlN7D3/pkcs11: No...
  14. [ubuntu] after upgrading to 12.04, why is my load average so high?

    i have googled for a solution to this problem and found several people with the same problem as i have. i have also found the problem "de-listed." so what gives?

    i upgraded to 12.04 in very...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to have apps act like windowshades?

    dunno... yet. i've got things working partly. the 'gnome-tweaks-tool' and the gconf-editor seem to work at cross purposes. i've been at it for a few hours at this point. prev'ly, double-clicking...
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    [ubuntu] how to have apps act like windowshades?

    I *hate* upgradings and wsould like to know how many more times i will have to upgrade my releases before the next LTR. i'm at 12.04 and after several hours have sound back.

    one of my most...
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    [ubuntu] Re: time, date suddenly missing from top bar

    Yo, good thing i checked. this is another thing that ubuntu has done that i dont like.... it may explain why right-clicking in/on the top bar does nothing. i already got rid of the binary that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: time, date suddenly missing from top bar

    well, fwiw, i Did install the 'indicator-dateline,' then sat here for about a *month* waiting for the seas to part.... i finally checked and saw that i did have to do yet-another-reboot. this was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: time, date suddenly missing from top bar

    pts/1 17:54 <tao> [5800] aptitude show indicator-datetime | grep State ~/Desktop
    State: not installed


    hmm, 'State: not installed'

    i just took a screenshot from workspace4.... ...
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    [ubuntu] time, date suddenly missing from top bar

    What did i do?! i was looking for a calender app and somehow the time and date string [with month drop-down] are now vanished. after an hour of hunting i thought i'd ask here.

    on the top bar,...
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    [ubuntu] how do i d/load, say, 10 podcasts?

    guys,

    here is one place where i am a total moron: i can log into certain websites and download certain podcasts. then i can use vlc to listen at 1.5x faster than the normal voice speed. but...
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    [ubuntu] suddebly split konsole--with vim!!

    guys,

    this is the mst bizarre`thing i've ever has happen in ubuntu. i am a CLI user and have at least two konsoles per workspzace. about an hour ago the konsole on the left-hand part of my...
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    [ubuntu] how can i get rid of the scroll "thumbs"

    after many months of wondering, i finally learned about ubuntu's new "thin-red-line" scrollbars" and the "thumbs" that go with these thin scrollbars.

    i am working on a gtk application for the...
  24. Re: how do i create a gtk widget with a menubar?

    well, i would have bet my mother's life that i had already tried this one and it had FAILED. No; this works. got to read this again. thanks.
  25. Re: how do i create a gtk widget with a menubar?

    --BTW, this is to you and pbrane immediately above. i tried the first program that was complete. of course it built and ran. the second program seemed several clicks over my head and i didn't even...
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