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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Unity dash change in mouse behaviour when launching apps?

    Hmmm - the change in dconf-editor doesn't seem to be effective for me. The behavior of the dash stays the same (lmb OR rmb --> preview, double lmb --> launch).

    If I restart, the setting in dconf...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Unity dash change in mouse behaviour when launching apps?

    Confirmed the bug and added tag: amd64
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Newbee Question regarding uname -r on Ubuntu 13.10

    If you are using GRUB in the 13.10 install to start the machine it should not be necessary to run "grub-install" to get the new kernel; the installation process calls "update-grub", which will add...
  4. Thread: Skype

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    [ubuntu] Re: Skype

    Not only that, but the version of libglib2.0-0 that was causing the error on raring has been replaced today, so the old version of skype also works on raring or saucy.
  5. Thread: Skype

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    [ubuntu] Re: Now I am Mad! :p

    OK, you're probably right. Though, as I said, if the package isn't fixed it probably won't be possible to file a bug....

    We shall just have to wait and hope. And use released Ubuntu versions to...
  6. Thread: Skype

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    [ubuntu] Re: Now I am Mad! :p

    More to the point, how do you find the "origin" of a package using the Origin" button in Synaptic?

    Origin simply gives a list of various repositories; unless you KNOW which one holds the package...
  7. Thread: Skype

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    [ubuntu] Re: Skype

    After checking, I find that skype worked on 13.10 BEFORE the upgrade on May 15th that introduced linux-image-3.9.0-2-generic, and didn't work after.

    Booting into the older kernels 3.9.0-1-generic...
  8. Thread: Skype

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    [ubuntu] Re: Skype

    Meanwhile, Skype on 13.10 Saucy Salamander is still core dumping when started, as of today, having worked fine yesterday (and for weeks before and after the upgrade from RR)

    Can we get back(?) to...
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    Re: 3.9 is here...

    Now that's what I call too much of a good thing!

    What is anyone but an alsa developer supposed to glean from that?
  10. Re: Kernel 3.8.0-13 boots to a black screen OR messes up resolution

    launchpad bug #1156130
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    [ubuntu] Re: Requesting feedback on unity-tweak-tool

    OK, version ~69 fixes that and is now installed. Thanks for the fast work...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Requesting feedback on unity-tweak-tool

    Starting unity-tweak-tool from a terminal, with or without "sudo" leads to the following crash:


    ~$ sudo unity-tweak-tool
    Initialising...
    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File...
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    [ubuntu] Re: btrfs makes old hdds appear to operate faster

    I concur. I have a perfectly sound install of 12.04 on a btrfs partition, but os-prober never sees it from another Ubuntu install. I have simply added the relevant grub menu entries using...
  14. Thread: Web apps

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    Re: Web apps

    Checked into the emesene problem - it's in the repos, but it has been unusable since early September. It started crashing with a SEGFAULT on startup, and it hasn't been fixed as far as I can see. LP...
  15. Thread: Web apps

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    Re: Web apps

    Thanks for the news about aMSN, Jeremy. That's a relief.

    I'm not sure why you say emesene never left - it was missing from the repos for a while, apparently because of a toolkit conflict. Maybe it...
  16. Thread: Web apps

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    Re: Web apps

    As it is, the last few weeks of QQ severely curtailed the usefulness of Ubuntu for me. aMSN was removed some months back, now Emesene is gone - there seems to be no available program to monitor and...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu v12 Installation on a external HDD issue

    I had a similar problem, where one laptop allowed me to boot into the external USB HD and another laptop would not. I knew the install on the external HD was OK, because it worked with the first...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Formated a drive and now can't access it.

    In a terminal type:

    cd /media
    ls -la

    That will list the partitions that are mounted under /media in your Ubuntu install.

    If you recognize one of the listed partitions as the one you want,...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: re-format USB stick with isofs install system?

    The answer was "sudo fdisk -c /dev/sdc"

    then "o" to make a new msdos partition table

    then "w" to write the new partition table

    HTH someone else
  20. [SOLVED] re-format USB stick with isofs install system?

    Hi - can anyone suggest how to proceed in this interesting situation?

    I wanted to try out the CrunchBang distro, so I downloaded it and put the install files onto an 2GB USB stick. Didn't work;...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Java installation ... please help!

    That should have been "cat /etc/apt/sources.list"

    HTH
  22. Thread: .ashx !!!

    by scradock
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    [ubuntu] Re: .ashx !!!

    You can try re-naming by replacing .ashx with .pdf

    That may give you a readable pdf file, opening with evince or Adobe Reader.

    HTH
  23. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    Well, I've been using Ubuntu since 2007 or so, and I did get my elaborate GRUB setup going, with help from friendly folk on the forums, so I don't think I'm exactly a newbie. I did skip over the...
  24. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    I need to add a note of caution - boot-repair may be great, but it can cause problems!

    I have a moderately complicated install situation - Vista plus 3 ubuntu installs on sda plus another 6 ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with Flash Drive

    Probably the "delete" you did just marked the files as being in the "Trash" folder, so they're still there on the flash drive, taking up space. Open the drive in Nautilus, with Hidden Files showing,...
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