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  1. [gnome] Re: Extension question - finding "hostname".

    Well, a little more time in Google finally paid off. I knew it had to be a simple answer. There was a solution using GLib. See the code below.

    const GLib =;

    try {
  2. [gnome] Re: Extension question - finding "hostname".

    Thanks for the tip. That has been my problem though, finding a way to pull that info in. I originally tried to use GLib, thinking $HOSTNAME was an environmental variable. Turns out, it is not. ...
  3. [gnome] Extension question - finding "hostname".


    After searching and failing to come up with anything, I'm attempting to write a very simple extension to accomplish what...
  4. [gnome] Re: "Ubuntu Gnome 13.04" vs. installing Gnome over regular Ubuntu 13.04

    I should have explained in the original post, my box was already running 12.10 w/ Gnome installed. If there were significant differences in underlying components, I would have done a clean install...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Ungroup applications of same type when ALT+TAB is pressed

    I use the following gnome extension to get what I think the OP was asking for. Using this, when you press Alt+Tab, you will get an icon for each and every window that is open. You can configure it...
  6. [gnome] "Ubuntu Gnome 13.04" vs. installing Gnome over regular Ubuntu 13.04

    Now that Gnome has an official Ubuntu flavor, I have what might be a silly question.

    What is the difference between installing the Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 distribution vs. installing Ubuntu 13.04 and...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot lock screen - Ubuntu 12.10, Gnome 3.6

    Even that does not work on my machine.
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot lock screen - Ubuntu 12.10, Gnome 3.6

    No, using lightDm
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot lock screen - Ubuntu 12.10, Gnome 3.6

    Shamefully, I have to report that part of my problem has been solved. As it turns out, gnome-screensaver was not installed on my machine. I don't know why I didn't check that before anything else. ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: possible to change GNOME unity GUI?

    I was in the same boat as you when I upgraded to 12.04. I loved Gnome2 and had been using it for years. I eventually made my way over to Gnome3 and with some modification, I find I now prefer it...
  11. [ubuntu] Cannot lock screen - Ubuntu 12.10, Gnome 3.6

    After upgrading from 12.04 and Gnome 3.4 to 12.10 and Gnome 3.6, I have lost the ability to "Lock" my screen. Using either keyboard shortcuts (Super + L, Alt+Ctrl+L) or the menu option (user menu in...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: No sound from internal mic - Realtek ALC268, Toshiba A305

    Still hoping someone can help me out... :popcorn:
  13. [ubuntu] Re: No sound from internal mic - Realtek ALC268, Toshiba A305

  14. [ubuntu] No sound from internal mic - Realtek ALC268, Toshiba A305

    After two days of google searches and trying everything, I'm giving up and posting a thread.

    I have a Toshiba A305 laptop. Audio output works fine, but I cannot get the internal mic to work. The...
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    [gnome] Re: New windows in session fallback

    I have to run, in a terminal "metacity --replace" every time I log in using "Gnome Classic", aka Gnome shell fallback. It's a PITA, but it works until I find a permanent solution.
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    [SOLVED] Re: no window buttons on 12.04, etc.

    "compiz --replace" didn't do anything.

    "metacity --replace" brought back the window boarders as well as the max/min/close buttons.

    Why does Ubuntu need to destroy my desktop of preference with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: EXIF in Nautilus

    After four or five hours on google, I can't find anything to address this in 11.10 (oneiric). This is something so simple, I don't understand why nautilus does not have this functionality by default.
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    [ubuntu] Re: sorting photos on exif

    I've spent most of the afternoon looking for the same solution. When I follow the last suggestion, it tells me that the nautilus-columns package is not available. I'm running 11.10. I guess the...
  19. [ubuntu] Microphone not functioning - Toshiba laptop

    I can't seem to get the mic on my laptop to function properly. I've spent the night reading every post I could find and I'm come up blank.

    External mics work fine. The internal works fine under...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Canon Pixma MG5200 Series Printers and Ubuntu

    Another FYI...

    I'm on Natty - 11.04.

    Both the print driver and the scan tool work great for me.

    Ran both as root. Confirmed scan and print works from user accounts.
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Need input - RAID1 hardware/software, SATAII/IDE

    one last try....
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Need input - RAID1 hardware/software, SATAII/IDE

  23. [ubuntu] Need input - RAID1 hardware/software, SATAII/IDE

    With the ever growing size of stored data on my hard drive, I would really like to get everything backed up using a RAID1 array. And, since I'm looking at buying new hard drives, I might as well go...
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