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    Poll: Re: Replace Network Manager with WICD

    I have Dell Inspiron 9400, using jaunty. I began to notice that my laptop was very slow, so I began monitoring things. There was this "dellWirelessCtl" process which eated most of my CPU every few...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox 3 CPU usage

    Sure, you can use the "nice" program. Edit the menu launcher for firefox, with something like this:



    nice -n NUMBER firefox %u


    and replace NUMBER with the priority you want. For more info:...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: M1330 brightness control always goes two steps

    sudo chmod -x /etc/acpi/video_brightness*.sh


    did improve things in here too (DELL Inspiron 9400 and jaunty).
  4. Re: How does one take only the needed stuff?

    $ debuild clean
    $ debuild -S
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    Re: Aptitude vs Synaptic

    Buffalo Soldier... link, case?
  6. Re: Proposal: Replace Pidgin with Empathy by Ubuntu 9.04

    Am I blind or empathy just can't send files yet? Did someone said show stopper?
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Desktop effects could not be enabled. PLEASE HELP

    Try $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg, and then configure your driver to "nvidia". If it doesn't work, drop envy?
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    [ubuntu] Re: KDE Looks like windows 3.1 - What's Up?

    Install gtk-qt-engine.

    Description: theme engine using Qt 4 for GTK+ 2.x
    The GTK-Qt Theme Engine (also known as gtk-qt-engine) is a GTK+ 2 theme engine that calls Qt 4 to
    do the actual...
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    Re: Remove fonts?

    Why don't just search with aptitude?

    This should work, although it shows more packages than just fonts, but its a good start:



    aptitude search ~i| grep font


    Then delete those foreign...
  10. Re: HowTo: Use your mobile phone as a remote control for your Ubuntu system

    This worked on a SE W890i. Thanks!

    I did this:



    $ sudo aptitude install anyremote


    Then download anyremote-j2me-client from the download section from anyremote's page on sourceforge.
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    [all variants] Re: Ubuntu 8.10 (Ibex) Pulse Audio removal.

    You can use nautilus, or the "cp" command in a terminal.



    Backup to another directory
    $ cp /some/original/file /home/youruser/backup/file
    Backup in the same directory
    $ cp somefile...
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    Re: Dubuntu for Developers

    +1
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Hardy 8.04, ATI/AMD 3870 keeps crashing (fglrx)

    Hi!

    I have the exact same problem as Jacob with 8.04 + compiz + ATI x1400 + fglrx drivers from repos. X crashes, but when checking ps -A, all my apps are still there.

    Is there any fix?

    Log:
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    Poll: Re: Has anyone tried KDE 4?

    marsmissionaries, please could you elaborate on the steps necessaries to make gtk apps look good on KDE4? At least in KDE3 you need gtk-qt-engine. Thanks.
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    Poll: Re: Has anyone tried KDE 4?

    I'm using debian's experimental KDE4. It is usable, but it has some rough edges:

    1) Plasma panel's system tray is incompatible with some non-kde applications (for example pidgin).

    2) kdm-kde4...
  16. Re: HOWTO: Spice up your boot text [font resolution and color]

    I got plenty of problems with vga=792 and vga=791. For example when I reached gnome I would click on a menu and see nothing, then pass my mouse over the invisible menu and it would appear. Same with...
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