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  1. Re: Discussion -

    I ran into problems after upgrading to 19.10, but eventually sorted it out.

    The instructions here are close to complete, but you also must ensure the cryptsetup-initramfs package is installed (ie....
  2. Re: Detaching processes from getting killed when X dies

    I mean that the first time I tried using the systemd-run command, the screen session survived, as did the subshells created by screen, but 4 separate instances of vim died, each with some kind of...
  3. Re: Detaching processes from getting killed when X dies

    Ok, yes it worked.

    The form that succeeded is:

    systemd-run --scope screen

    For some reason on the first invocation all the sub-processes died (e.g. the inner shell survived, but vim...
  4. Re: Detaching processes from getting killed when X dies

    Some related links
  5. Re: Detaching processes from getting killed when X dies

    That works -- the question is, how to detach subprocesses from the X server?

  6. Detaching processes from getting killed when X dies


    In the past, I have used GNU screen(1) to shield long-running processes from the X server dying.

    Now however, using Ubuntu 18.04 with lightdm/gdm, and Gnome/MATE/XFCE, this doesn't work. ...
  7. How to set Ubuntu guest console resolution while using vboxvideo accelerated driver

    After much searching, I was able to set both the X and virtual console screen resolutions to 1920x1080 of an ubuntu guest while still using the vboxvideo kernel module. Basically, in this post I...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: After updgrading to Ubuntu 15.10 from 15.04 There is a problem with the bluetooth

    Thanks this worked for me as well, with multiple a2dp bluetooth headsets.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Screen Tearing Issues

    What is the hardware, instructions as listed in post #2?

    In case this helps anyone, I have an i5 sandybridge system that I solved screentearing on, by turning off my window manager being a...
  10. [SOLVED] Remove multiple "New Mobile Broadband GSM connection" entries in nm-applet

    Hi, just posting this in case anyone has the same problem. After 10 years of using the same Ubuntu install, each time I used a GSM phone modem appears to have added a new entry into the menu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: VPN DNS Issues

    I am having the same issue with a Cisco VPN. I couldn't get the builtin networkmanager VPN setup to work.

    Running "vpnc" from the command line as root worked just fine, however.
  12. [SOLVED] Re: systemtray: blank space / icons not showing

    Here is my work-around
  13. [lubuntu] Re: [LXDE] System tray extended & w. artifacts

    Here is my solution
  14. [lubuntu] Re: blank icon added on notification area after resume since ugrade

    Here is my work-around

    In a terminal shell, type:

    Now in that editor window, paste the following:

    Save the file end exit the editor. Back at the terminal shell prompt, type:
  15. [lubuntu] Re: How to always open on new window a folder I double click

    I posted my solution here:
  16. [lubuntu] Re: pcmanfm command line option to open new window?

    I didn't find any solution other than doing

    sudo aptitude install apt-src build-essential
    sudo aptitude build-dep pcmanfm
    mkdir ~/src
    cd ~/src
    apt-src install -b pcmanfm
  17. [lubuntu] Re: [LXDE] System tray extended & w. artifacts

    Me too.

    Other posts on other sites say "remove thunderbird packages", don't run xfce power manager, or don't run nm-applet. Or, move the tray to the far left.

    But I did this and the still have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HD video on core i7 is choppy

    I got around this problem on my T410 by editing the file /etc/default/grub

    $ sudo gedit /etc/default/grub

    and add the options in the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX parameter, so that it reads:
  19. [gnome] Re: How to change window manager in Gnome?

    Set this key in gconf


    i.e. type Alt-F2, then type "gconf-editor", navigate to this key, then type "openbox" or whatever instead of...
  20. Re: HOWTO: How to install PHP-GTK in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

    This post works perfectly.

    Note that if you try "make test", all the tests will fail, however the installed binary works fine on my system.

    You can test a bit after the full install by saving...
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