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  1. [SOLVED] Re: external drawing pad as mouse device: flip portrait - landscape

    Thank you, the page from the Ubuntu Wiki was exactly what I needed.
  2. [SOLVED] external drawing pad as mouse device: flip portrait - landscape

    I have an external drawing pad (digimemo l2) that's recognized as a mouse device and works fine with xournal. My only problem is: it assumes landscape. How can I switch to portrait? (I am running...
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    xdvi very slow

    I am using ubuntu 14.04 on several computers (similar hardware, similar installation). I am confused that on one of them xdvi runs very slow, requiring like 15s to completely display a page. Lines...
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    [SOLVED] Re: overlay scrollbar for synaptic (root)

    I looked more carefully into this:
    The file /etc/X11/Xsession.d/56xubuntu-session contains the line

    export GTK_OVERLAY_SCROLLING=0
    which is the reason why as regular user I already had this...
  5. Re: systemd tutorial for ubuntu users? (15.10)

    Thanks. Unfortunately, this does not mention how to run scripts on system startup / shutdown / before suspend / after suspend etc. Or am I overlooking something?
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    [SOLVED] Re: overlay scrollbar for synaptic (root)

    thank you, you saved my day
  7. systemd tutorial for ubuntu users? (15.10)

    Ubuntu 15.10 is the first time I got exposed to systemd. Is there somewhere a tutorial for how to run my own scripts on system startup / shutdown / before suspend / after suspend etc.? Thanks.
  8. eye of gnome (eog) image reload broken? (15.10)

    For Eye of Gnome (eog) under ubuntu 15.10, I have the "reload image" plugin enabled. But this seems to be doing nothing. Or worse: When I am viewing 50 images and I edit image 25 with another...
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    [SOLVED] overlay scrollbar for synaptic (root)

    With xubuntu 15.10, synaptic run as root gives me overlay scrollbars, though the package overlay-scrollbar is not installed. How can I get regular (non-overlay) scrollbars instead? If I run...
  10. Re: gfortran: type mismatch in argument 'foo' at (1); passed COMPLEX(8) to REAL(8)

    sure, but that's not quite my point.

    gfortran (like any gcc compiler) comes with zillions of options to enable / disable various warnings. The option -w disables all warnings, which also...
  11. Re: gfortran: type mismatch in argument 'foo' at (1); passed COMPLEX(8) to REAL(8)

    sure, but that's not quite my point.

    gfortran (like any gcc compiler) comes with zillions of options to enable / disable various warnings. The option -w disables all warnings, which also...
  12. gfortran: type mismatch in argument 'foo' at (1); passed COMPLEX(8) to REAL(8)

    With some program, gfortran 4.6.3 gives me a bunch of warnings

    I assume that with fortran it is always possible to interpret complex numbers as two consecutive real numbers, so that this warning...
  13. [gnome] eog: toolbar button "open with gimp" (ubuntu 12.04)

    With ubuntu 10.4, I gave eog a toolbar button "open with gimp". How can I do the same under ubuntu 12.04? (I know that right-clicking on the picture gives me a menu that includes an "open with ..."...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to mark as [solved]

    Is this somehow currently broken??
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    Re: installing wine on 12.04 (amd64)

    I just want to confirm that installing libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-quantal:i386 did solve all my problems with wine: afterwards I could install wine without problems, and it is running fine, too. - Thanks...
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    Re: installing wine on 12.04 (amd64)

    Thanks, I'll try that. So I was not making a silly mistake but things ARE seriously broken.
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    [Solved] installing wine on 12.04 (amd64)

    Today I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my new computer (amd64). Right now, I have really the default installation, nothing added, nothing removed, it's all the way it comes by default.

    Yet when I try...
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    [all variants] Re: absolute to relative symbolic links

    @NutMonkey

    symlinks can be quite helpful for converting existing links.
    relative.sh can also be used as a replacement for "ln -s" that gives you relative links right away. Also, it's easier to...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: "Could not connect to video device (/dev/video0), please check connection" error

    I was having similar difficulties when trying to use camorama. In the end, I realized that this is really a problem of camorama only. My webcam works fine with gstreamer-properties and cheese.
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    [ubuntu] Re: internal mic fails after upgrade to 10.04

    Thanks for your help!

    This says that the internal mic is selected. It doesn't offer a possibility to adjust levels.

    No matter what I select in pavucontrol, when I try to record something with...
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    [ubuntu] internal mic fails after upgrade to 10.04

    After upgrading from ubuntu 8.10 to 10.04, the only thing that does not work (anymore) is the internal microphone of my laptop.

    For capture alsamixer lets me choose between "mic" and "internal...
  22. [gnome] disabeling screen lock on suspend lets wakeup fail

    When I disable the screen lock on suspend (gnome-power-manager), the wakeup will fail the first time I try it (for lenovo x300 running ubuntu 8.10):

    When I wake up the computer after suspend, it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Alt key in xterm

    Update:

    I have been using my ~/.Xresourses for many years on various unix/linux platforms. Somehow it contained the line

    XTerm*eightBitInput: true

    Yet for ubuntu this flag should be set...
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    [gnome] Re: gnome-terminal: remove close-tab buttons

    Kind of related: I was also annoyed by firefox that comes with such close-tab buttons, too. Yet firefox is configurable:

    In about:config search for browser.tabs.closeButtons and give it the value...
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    [gnome] Re: gnome-terminal: remove close-tab buttons

    Too bad! I guess I'll continue using konsole just for that!
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