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  1. Re: apt-get/synaptic bandwidth limiting (mini-HOWTO)

    I'm a bit late to the party but in case anybody else stumbles upon this thread you can actually just:

    apt-get -o Acquire::http::Dl-Limit=10 upgradeThe -o is short for --option and allows you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Why is sound so quiet?

    I think I have a similar problem but I can't fix it.

    If I listen to music on my mp3 player my headphones go quite loud, similarly if I use them on a Windows computer, this one used to have Windows...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Maverick apt-get update: 404 Not Found Errors

    Take note of which PPA/source is giving you a problem (write it down or something)

    Start the Synaptic Package Manager
    System > Administration > Synaptic

    Edit your Software Sources

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Delay startup of programs

    in the list of startup applications ( System > Preferences > Startup Applications ) add a new entry by clicking Add. Name of the program will be Transmission, comment will be whatever description you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Delay startup of programs

    In startup applications, here: http://www.techrecipes.net/application/gnome/automatically-run-program-on-startup
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Copy a File to a Nonexistent Directory [Terminal]

    I came here with the same question as OP and this answer is exactly what I needed, somehow I missed --parents in the manpage! Thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empathy / Skype connection?

    What is the point of being able to Skype chat with Empathy if you have to have Skype open all the time?
    You'd like a different interface or what? Why not just have Empathy open and Skype open? Same...
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    [all variants] Re: emulate middle-click with a keypress

    How did you get the emulation to work with pressing both buttons?
  9. Re: Inkscape lite (aka inklite) is going to be really cool !

    Indeed but it would be good for a lightweight system CrunchBand, Lubuntu, Xubuntu etc. (whether it has a large screen or not), the full inkscape is much too heavy for me to consider using on my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Sync Google Calendar with Evolution?

    ^ I have the same problem as you, vangelas!

    I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 32-bit, I've typed my username only in the username field, not username@domain.com , I get the same error for trying to sync...
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    [ubuntu] Re: window buttons on the bottom

    bump?
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Can't use screen or indput devices after trying to upgrade to 10.10

    bump?
  13. [ubuntu] Can't use screen or indput devices after trying to upgrade to 10.10

    tl;dr: Messed up upgrading to 10.10 and can't use screen/mouse/keyboard, what can I do?!

    Right so I read the thread at the top of this section but only after I tried to do an online upgrade, this...
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    [ubuntu] window buttons on the bottom

    It's easy enough to switch window buttons to the left or the right of the title bar, but is it possible to move the whole titlebar to the bottom of the window so as to have the buttons on the bottom...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kdevelop and Quanta Plus in Gnome

    I'm using Quanta in GNOME but I get an error message every time it starts. Certain things like Cervisia (which are also installed) don't work, I get the following message:
    The CVS Management...
  16. Re: C, pointer to struct: assignment from incompatible pointer type / strcpy segfault

    Awesome!

    This post offers no real contribution other than to assure that you are not alone ;)
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    Re: Convert WMA to OGG

    In windows if you view the contents of an audio CD there is a list of files in .cda format (which I always assumed stood for CD Audio). Copying these files to your hard disk is useless. They are very...
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    Re: UML Diagram Creator

    I just tried 3 quickly this morning: Gaphor, Umbrello, BOUML. All available from the Ubuntu Software Centre. Although Gaphor looks fancy and stuff I haven't figured out how to do anything worth doing...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 - Compositing problems with Docky, no window headers

    You're welcome!

    Do you think it should be reported as a bug?
  20. [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 - Compositing problems with Docky, no window headers

    I had the same problem as you (just I don't have docky) and I solved it with your help (the, set visual effects to max, thanks!), so after you log in you set your pc up with visual settings max and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Import contacts Skype

    As far as I know it is still not yet possible, even with the latest version of Skype for Linux, I got one earlier this week. In fact there are a lot of features in the Windows version that are not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Evolution vs. Thunderbird?

    It sure would be nice if thunderbird were included in the next release, why not include sunbird too if you miss evolutions calendar? I mean, they have firefox by default, why not just include the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Evolution vs. Thunderbird?

    I prefer Thunderbird, when creating a new account on it it has an option to select gmail and just make one by entering username. In Evolution mail I can't even figure out how to set one up, I don't...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Screenshot of compiz cube

    There is a screenshot application that comes with ubuntu, on the first item on the main menu, I just start that up, set the timer to 2 seconds, hold the cube how I want and voila, lovely screenshot,...
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