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    [all variants] Re: Rhythmbox --hide

    Same issue here. Any idea why anybody would remove an option? Surely this is a feature regression. In the past when rhythmbox started with the startup applications it automatically hid itself too.
  2. [ubuntu] Change screen size for partially broken lcd monitor

    Hi, I have a laptop monitor with about 200 pixels broken on the left side due to a drop. This is fine with most programs as I can resize them, but for fullscreen videos and browsing it is horrible. ...
  3. HOWTO: Pause banshee when screensaver active

    Hey, I have written a little script to pause the banshee when the screensaver turns on, and unpause banshee if it was paused when the screensaver is turned off.

    The python script is here:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Aspire Aspire TimelineX 4830T

    Jim - try turning off microphone auto-volume setting in skype, it might try to change the volume of the mic by editing the values.

    You must run hdanalyze again to see the current values, there is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Aspire Aspire TimelineX 4830T

    Jim - you are using the T not the GT right (the one with the intel graphics card)? For me the desktop effects seem to all work. I haven't upgraded since everything was working.
    Well once 11.10 comes...
  6. HOWTO: Install Nginx, PHP, Mysql, Memcached on 11.04

    This is not a production deployments. It is for personal use. I have tried to enforce UTF8 wherever possible. There may be some permissions stuff i forgot, but this should mostly work.

    Install...
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    [ubuntu] Aspire Aspire TimelineX 4830T

    Hey anybody own this model? This is not the GT with a nvidia graphics card. My current status:


    Wireless (out of box)
    Suspend (out of box)
    Audio (kernel 3 + manual fix)
    Graphics (kernel 3...
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    [other] Re: Deleted partition (ext4 -> fat32)

    Same here!!! It turns out that the usb-creator, usb-creator-gtk will wipe your whole disk when you click the button. Even when your mouse is over a partition. I'm trying to run testdisk and photorec...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu fonts become bold when big

    Hi,

    Does anybody notice that in ubuntu fonts do not scale up smoothly?

    Try it out - press [ctrl and +] to increase font size in firefox use [ctrl and 0] to reset size. At some font size all...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Inspiron 1545 built in MIC and MIC jack fixed ubuntu 9.10

    This. Is. The. Win.

    Thanks a lot for this
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Nautilus lags waiting for external drive to spin up every time I change folders.

    Try mounting it under /media

    It doesn't spin up anymore (hint: cds don't spin up when you access your folders)
  12. Re: HOW TO: Display more than 5 bookmarks in gnome-panel "Places" menu

    Is it possible for anybody to give a deb or a ppa for this?? pretty please :KS:KS
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    Re: HOWTO: Jaunty Intel Graphics Performance Guide

    Does anybody know how to get plymouth running?

    Also, I discovered that using the .30 kernel makes resume fail. It resumes the screen instantly, but there is no input and it doesn't seem to do...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Intel GMA 4500 MHD better driver?

    Using the bleeding edge xorg ppa and the new kernel in the same ppa, you get good video performance. Bad youtube performance.
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    Re: HOWTO: Jaunty Intel Graphics Performance Guide

    I recently used the bleeding edge ppa, and discovered to my pleasent surprise that the kernel was in the ppa. Most is good with my X4500HD graphics card. I can now watch HD videos without tearing in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Blinking wifi LED

    - lariosa42
    Well the script was mashed from various sources which all looked similar to this. I think it tells the driver to blink on nothing - so it never blinks. Apparently there are many...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Blinking wifi LED

    It seems there is a bug filed for it
    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/250211 (this one is the main bug the above one is the duplicate)

    My fix is to have a file in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Blinking wifi LED

    This is a very horrible feature, and I either stop using ubuntu after half an hour and switch to windows (dual boot yay) or I turn the computer off.
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    [ubuntu] Help compiling totem?

    Hi, any experienced users want to help compile totem from source?
    My current steps:

    apg-get source totem-gstreamer
    cd totem-gstreamer-xxxx
    ./configure

    It complains that:
    checking for...
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    [all variants] Re: Updated packages for MPlayer

    Hi rvm4000, thank you for your work! Without it I would be stranded on the land of no fast forward video watching - the pitch scaling patch is great. However, your experimental Ibex build installs to...
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    HOWTO: Speed, lower cpu usage of Rhythmbox

    Hi, I just noticed that my rhythmbox used about ~10% just to play mp3s. Since this is ridiculous, I searched google for how to fix it. It turns out that one of the plugins is very inefficient.

    So...
  22. Re: HOWTO: Finally! How to easily change your desktop to a random file at specified t

    That is true GUI > CLI when it is for people who want it. But i didn't know about this, so I had to write 5 lines of shell code *sad*.....

    On the plus side if I learnt tcl/tk, i could probably...
  23. Re: HOWTO: Finally! How to easily change your desktop to a random file at specified t

    Yeah, the problems with earlier shell scripts is that they would often impose restrictionso n file names - like no spaces, or no subdirectories.

    I think gconftool is probably the easiest - it is...
  24. HOWTO: Finally! How to easily change your desktop to a random file at specified times

    Ok, on these forums I found very silly ways to change your desktop picture randomly at intervals. Some involved installing programs, daemons, or using python(!) to achieve this simple task. Here is...
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