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    [gnome] Re: Resize topbar in Gnome

    I am not sure if it is the same as on my system. I use gnome fall back or flashback, but if it is the same try holding down the alt key while right clicking the bar and select properties. That should...
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    [SOLVED] Re: how to download more fonts

    If you have synaptic package manager installed, use the search function and use this search, "465 free TrueType fonts by Brian Kent".
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Is there a software which can record both the other person and I using Skype

    I am sure the nsa has something, but I doubt they will share it.:D
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Could not download all repository indexes>> Can Anyone help me?

    claracc means upgrade to 12.10 without looking at it or trying it first. As to backing up your home folder, does the machine have a floppy disc drive? You could put your home folder on a floppy.
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  5. Thread: screen saver

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    Re: screen saver

    I use this https://launchpad.net/caffeine. It turns off screensaver and sleep mode.
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    [SOLVED] Re: "No system tray detected"

    Whoa :oops:, I had the same problem maybe this is the reason.
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    [ubuntu] Re: VLC Screensaver

    One option would be to install a program called Caffeine that gives you a panel button to cut the screensaver on or off.
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    [ubuntu] 12.04 cannot mount dvd

    My brother-in-law gave me a dvd that he had recorded, but when I tried to play it I got the following error message: Error mounting: mount: block device /dev/sr0 is write-protected, mounting...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Monitor wont stop "going to sleep"

    Have you tried the app caffeine. I installed it and it allows me to cut off the screensaver
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    [ubuntu] Re: Full openvpn backup

    Why are you planning to do a reinstallation? Can't just upgrade? If you upgrade it will not change your current settings. If you must do a reinstallation, I recommend that you write down all the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager Error

    Don't know if it will work in this case, but the way I solved the problem when I got a similar or maybe the same message was that I opened Synaptic Package Manager. Then clicked on Edit from the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP CP1025nw (cannot install)

    After I installed my printer it didn't work correctly, so I sent to http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/index.html as recommended by OffGridGuy.

    I was able to find information that fixed my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP CP1025nw (cannot install)

    See the edited version without typos.
  14. [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 login screen wallpaper suddenly not showing

    I would love to have my machine show a different login screen than my wall paper. If you find out the settings to have it do that please let me know
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Two desktop screw ups can anyone tell me how to fix them?

    Everything seems to be working now. Thanks again for all your help.
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Two desktop screw ups can anyone tell me how to fix them?

    I tried moving the images into /usr/share/backgrounds, but permission was refused.

    I used a work around that I found in another thread; it is to open a new directory and folder with image files....
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Two desktop screw ups can anyone tell me how to fix them?

    Update: Finally got the login screen changed\\:D/, but had to use a file from user/share/backgrounds in the past you could set the same image as your desktop.

    Thank you for your help!
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Two desktop screw ups can anyone tell me how to fix them?

    :KS Thanks a million! I ran the commands and on reboot the name was changed.

    However, no joy with changing the login screen. When I use advanced settings and click themes, the shell will not...
  19. [SOLVED] Two desktop screw ups can anyone tell me how to fix them?

    I installed 12.04 Precise Pangolin, but I checked gdm instead of lightdm at installation, and made a typo in the name I chose for my computer. I only noticed the typo when I was using a terminal...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: 12.04 LTS / Precise Classic (No effects) Tweaks and tricks

    Please let me add my congratulations to the previous one. This How To thread is very helpful. I have solved some issues just by reading it.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problem with Ubuntu Tweak

    I think my solution is to avoid using it. My problem is that I do not know how to use it effectively.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problem with Ubuntu Tweak

    Thanks to all for comments. Dino 99 is right. I have had several crashes after using it.
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    [SOLVED] Problem with Ubuntu Tweak

    I used Ubuntu Tweak to change the login screen logo and the login screen background, but nothing changed.

    Anybody suggest a way to fix this?

    I have installed Ubuntu 12.10.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I start vpn at startup

    No joy from either suggestion. Also, I mostly use the gnome desktop, but I can access unity.

    I didn't find startup applications in seaching both desktops.

    Since the earlier note I upgraded to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I start vpn at startup

    I will try that thanks.
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