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  1. terminal loses scrollback after some usage

    i started a terminal (/usr/lib/gnome-terminal/gnome-terminal-server) and worked on some stuff for a while. then i need to scroll back and look at something. usually the scroll back works. but in a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sound switching user

    the "fix" is to run pulseaudio in "system mode". there are lots of warnings about "system mode" but decided it was for me, deployed it, and am enjoying it.

    here is the answer i got on the stack...
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    Re: How to prefer IPv6

    yeah, i don't think that would work ;)

    what they (whoever they are) should do is modify DNS cache servers so that if a recursive query arrives to it via IPv6 for an A record, it should delay it by...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Question about expired software and upgrade

    i would suggest two hard drives, one for windows and one for linux/ubuntu. then i also suggest running windows in a virtual machine under linux/ubuntu.
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    How to prefer IPv6

    apparently, programs like web browsers prefer to connect to the address that arrives first. this is rarely IPv6 because queries seem to be made for IPv4 first.

    oddly, the connection choice does...
  6. Ubuntu switching back to Gnome as the default desktop

    how easy is it to switch user on the desktop with Gnome? it's rather easy with Unity now in my 16.04 system. i usually have 12 users logged in a switch around among them for better isolation. one...
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    Re: update the software catalog

    every user gets this prompt. there is a menu of 4 privileged users to authenticate as. that list is correct.
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    Re: how to auto-run an app under unity

    How could I just start a script/command/program, instead of a desktop file, for all users?
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    Re: how to auto-run an app under unity

    based on this link, i found that i can do "ln -s $(which gnome-session-properties) add-startup" then "./add-startup" when i want to add or remove startups.
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    how to auto-run an app under unity

    in unity under 16.04.2 LTX i would like to have an app auto-run or auto-started when that user logs in on unity (not from an ssh login). in one case i want to start a background script (no window...
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    update the software catalog

    in unity (16.04 LTS) if i change user (to user2) right after logging in (user1) then change user back (to user1) within about 5 minutes, i get a prompt window to authenticate as one of the system...
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    [ubuntu] Re: unity workspace switching

    so you mean i should use the right mouse button (the center button has no action)?


    or a keyboard press, like Win+(keypad digit). since i have a 3x3 grid of workspaces the keypad would make...
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    [ubuntu] unity workspace switching

    i set up workspaces and i got a new button. left-clicking causes all the workspace to appear in a smaller form. then i can click on which workspace i want to work on. there is one problem i have...
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    Useful Links not an active link

    i see "Useful Links" with a down arrow across the top of the page. but it does nothing. the other links change the mouse pointer icon from an angled arrow to a hand with a finger like i get for...
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    [SOLVED] sound switching user

    i have had this long problem where sound cuts off when switching user in Unity. sound seems to follow the instance of X that "owns" the console. so i am thinking that i could get one of those USB...
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    Re: learning unity

    i finally got 2 different profiles running. i had to create the 2nd profile then exit all terminal windows. turns out even starting different profiles runs all terminal windows from a single...
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    Re: learning unity

    to get terminal geometry within the terminal i have this Python code:


    #!/usr/bin/env python3
    import fcntl, struct, termios
    width, height =...
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    Re: learning unity

    i want a button on the left side to open a fully wide terminal window and another button to open a half wide terminal window, not a command, although i am not opposed to running them through scripts....
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    Re: learning unity

    looks like making it executable is not needed. it's almost working for me now. the next problem is the option does not seem to set the profile name. it might be deleting the option. and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox vs Python and other languages

    so vanilla (no plug-ins) FF can't do this. that justifies changing them to "text/plain" at my servers.
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    Re: learning unity

    here is ~/.local/share/applications/philshell.desktop:


    [Desktop Entry]
    Name=Terminal
    Comment=Use the command line
    Keywords=shell;prompt;command;commandline;cmd;
    TryExec=gnome-terminal...
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    Re: learning unity

    i copied /usr/share/applications/gnome-terminal.desktop to ~/.local/share/applications/philshell.desktop and added an option to the gnome-terminal command to use a specified profile. i am guessing...
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    learning unity

    i want to learn how to create custom launch buttons in unity. for example i have a button to launch the terminal program but would like to launch two different terminal profiles. in another case i...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox vs Python and other languages

    yes, in /etc/mime.types i do have "text/x-python py" and many other languages such as "text/x-csrc c" but none for pike. source does display for me using the file: protocol, but that does me no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox vs Python and other languages

    there was no way that i could see to add having FF do the display itself like it does for text/plain. i am also now curious why Python is the only language listed here.
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