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    [SOLVED] Re: Gnome Nanny

    Thanks for your work Guido ! Oops, too bad I cannot test it right now (switched to KDE) !
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    [SOLVED] Re: Gnome Nanny

    Just made a couple of tests. It seems to work, although I have the following issues :

    - I cannot get the systray indicator to work (so I don't know how much time I have left).

    In the terminal,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Gnome Nanny

    Oh ! Thanks for providing us with a PPA ! I've been looking for a way to get Nanny to work for months... Well, even years if I recall correctly ! Desperately needed it. (not really willing to spend...
  4. [ubuntu] XMind : cannot open files from Nautilus / command line

    Hi everyone !

    I've started using XMind extensively, mainly for work, as it is pretty efficient to quickly organize ideas and datas...

    I used this one instead of FreeMind, mainly because it...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Poor print quality with Canon Pixma IP4200

    Actually there is a proprietary driver on the official Canon website that enables more stuff such as print quality selection. It's provided as a 32 bits rpm. I didn't manage to install it, but I...
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    > That's not what the bug report says. It says "won't fix".

    Well, it is not "fixed" if you don't install some additional modules, hence the term "won't fix".

    Indeed, You can read : ** Changed...
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    For your information, Stefan Bader has uploaded some backports input modules for Maverick that will be in the official repositories and use the Wacom driver that is in the current "linux-next" kernel...
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    sentinella86 : I followed very carefully your guide, under Maverick 64 bits, but it doesn't seem to work -- CTH-661. I cannot mouse my mouse pointer at all (neither with the pen nor the touch)

    (it...
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    Out of curiosity, I booted into the Meerkat Beta (released yesterday) : unfortunately, my Bamboo Fun P&T doesn't work out of the box.

    Edit : by the way, to what extent does the Wacom driver...
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    Favux : ah, I see. It seems enough for the stylus though. (I only use that)

    Cheers !
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    As an alternate way to update the wacom driver, I followed those instructions :...
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    Favux : well, I use a standard 1920x1080 resolution. What makes me think something is wrong, is that it feels less smooth than a regular touchpad.

    Anyway, I don't plan to use it as a mouse, but I...
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    I would say more or less the same here. (Bamboo Fun + constant modification)

    The mouse works OK, but it's definitely less smooth than a real mouse or touchpad. It's usable but not that pleasant to...
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    > I have Nvidia with the proprietary drivers.

    Yep, me too.

    Actually there is a "libxrandr2" package installed on my system as well, but there's no libxrandr2-dev package in the repository,...
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    BTW, libxrandr-dev is required to build xf86-input-wacom :)

    Edit : oops, it was reported already
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    Thank you again, Favux !

    I added the option in the /usr/lib64/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-wacom.conf file, in the first "input class" section entitled "wacom class".

    Do you know if those devices will be...
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    Hi Favux !

    Thanks a *lot* for your efforts !

    I'm really sorry, but I didn't real the whole 12 pages ! However, I own a Bamboo Fun CTH661, and followed the entire steps I and II (Ubuntu Lynx...
  18. Re: How-to: Firefox speedup using SQLite VACUUM command

    Thanks for the tip ! Definitely makes a difference with Firefox. Not sure (yet) about Thunderbird 3 though ? Here I dunno why, Thunderbird eats a significant amount of CPU & disk usage at each...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Xbox 360 controller in Hardy?

    Hmm, a workaround for the fact that the pad also controls the mouse.

    In gnome, run the shortcuts editor (in ubuntu preferences menu). Assign a key combo to the fullscreen toggle switch (not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Xbox 360 controller in Hardy?

    Well, there's still one issue :

    the second analog stick seems to control the mouse wheel ! And directions seem to be inverted, somehow (only with the second stick)

    (you may test it with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Xbox 360 controller in Hardy?

    OK, I found the solution. Or at least, a work-around.

    1) install xserver-xorg-input-joystick
    2) copy acrux-usb-gamepad-8116.fdi to /etc/hal/fdi/policy (provided here :...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Xbox 360 controller in Hardy?

    Well, it turned out I just had to install the package xserver-xorg-input-joystick AND replug the joystick once the system is loaded !

    (BTW, I would be interested in knowing why I have to do so :)...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Xbox 360 controller in Hardy?

    I have exactly the same issue and would be most interested in a solution :)

    I'm pretty sure some ppl did manage to get it working, because I saw it listed here :
    ...
  24. [kde] Re: Amarok constantly updating collection...

    Same issue here also. I used to happen with former Ubuntu / Amarok versions too...

    Really annoying :)
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