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    [UbuntuGnome] directories want to open in VLC

    After a recent reboot I find when I try to open, say, my home directory from the "Places" dropdown, it tries to open in VLC.
    Home, Documents, Music, Downloads, etc. all try to open in VLC.

    I...
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    [UbuntuGnome] Re: e2fsck errors

    Yes, thanks but I see no mention of my specific situation where the command is running but I'd like to stop and re-run it with specific flags and what might happen if I do.
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    [UbuntuGnome] e2fsck errors

    I'm running e2fsck on a hard disk with a single partition - data only.
    The normal superblock is corrupted so I ran it with:
    -b 32768

    After checks it reported:
    Free block count wrong for group...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Why isn't Chrome getting killed?

    I've had similar issues with my box with 14.04 on an AMD Phenom X4 965 and an OCZ Vertex4 SSD with 8 GB of ram and like the OP I'm usually using at least two browsers with multiple tabs.
    I recently...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No sound after resume

    I took your advice and used the 3.17.1 kernel and the issue is resolved and the nvidia driver did not need to be re-installed.
    Thanks very much for your input, the links you provided gave me all the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No sound after resume

    Followed some old instructions (from July 2014) here:
    http://www.itworld.com/article/2696669/open-source-tools/install-linux-kernel-3-14-13-in-ubuntu-14-04.html

    I've never had to upgrade a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No sound after resume

    I tried the utopic generic kernel. On install I got:

    Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.14.13-031413-generic (x86_64)
    Consult /var/lib/dkms/nvidia-331/331.113/build/make.log...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No sound after resume

    http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=db1aca67337a78458fe8d4c88bb8a1cdb80e9dd1
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    [SOLVED] No sound after resume

    I've recently adjusted power settings to have the hard disk sleep after an hour.
    Now when I resume sound does not work.
    Jack is not installed.

    Logging out and then into a second account doesn't...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Keyboard suddenly stopped accepting input

    I just looked at the Universal Access settings and found one on the typing tab called "Slow Keys" which was turned on.
    Turning it off resolved my issue.

    I have never even looked at Universal...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Keyboard suddenly stopped accepting input

    Also...
    I've run a live DVD - it operates as one would expect.

    Some file corruption maybe?
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Keyboard suddenly stopped accepting input

    I now have a brand new kbd which acts just like the other two except that it allows me to type - very slowly - if I hold the key slightly longer than normal

    It types normally in a virtual...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Keyboard suddenly stopped accepting input

    I get the same result with the keyboard adapter plugged directly into the machine - mouse but no keys.
    Also tried another keyboard/mouse - ditto, mouse works kbd does not.
  14. [SOLVED] Keyboard suddenly stopped accepting input

    I'm using a wireless Logitech keyboard and a KVM switch connected to two machines.
    The Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 installation suddenly is not seeing input from the keyboard while on the
    other machine -...
  15. [UbuntuGnome] Re: adding a downloaded program to the menus

    That sounds like the simplest solution.
    I'll also look into the Gnome extention bit.
    Thanks
  16. [UbuntuGnome] Re: adding a downloaded program to the menus

    :facepalm:
    I knew that!



    No actually I meant Internet lol
    I'm blaming the turkey hangover.

    The menu does in fact now show the program under Internet since I corrected my error.
  17. [UbuntuGnome] Re: adding a downloaded program to the menus

    Alacarte simplifies things, but..


    I chose to save it in Applications, but after closing the dialog box, I found it in the menu under "Other" with a generic icon.

    I found the .desktop file in...
  18. [UbuntuGnome] Re: adding a downloaded program to the menus

    Thanks!
  19. [UbuntuGnome] Re: adding a downloaded program to the menus

    I did forget to make it executable, thanks for that.
    Also changed ~ to /home/me just in case that would make a difference.

    Still I'm only getting the 3.7.3 version from the main menu instead of...
  20. [UbuntuGnome] Re: adding a downloaded program to the menus

    Thanks for the reply but apt-get only installs whatever version Ubuntu has seen fit to put in the repos, the present version is ancient.
  21. [UbuntuGnome] Re: adding a downloaded program to the menus

    Thanks Dennis, just what I needed.

    edit:
    I've created the file but when I tried to save it I was unable to get to the hidden files, so I saved to my ~ dir then moved it to .local/share...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Renaming multiple directories

    Thanks.
  23. [UbuntuGnome] adding a downloaded program to the menus

    I've downloaded FileZilla 3.9.0.6 due to issues with the outdated version in the Ubuntu repos but it doesn't look as if it can be installed.
    The only way I see to run it is to issue ./filezilla from...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Renaming multiple directories

    I placed echo in front of mv and got:
    syntax error near unexpected token `echo'
    Same result when I replaced mv with echo.

    edit:
    I finally got brave and just ran the command.
    Thanks again,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Renaming multiple directories

    Thanks!

    What exactly is this code anyway?
    I barely have a passing familiarity with the CLI, let alone anything else like sed or awk.
    What do I need to study to understand this kind of code?
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