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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to 13.04, missing Privacy under System Settings

    I installed Activity Log Manager and Landscape from Software Centre. This should put Privacy in System settings; works for Landscape but not Privacy because apparently in the latter case there's a...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to 13.04, missing Privacy under System Settings

    I was trying to change privacy settings on my computer and realized I have exactly the same problem: missing privacy and landscape settings. The other computer I upgraded at the same time (and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Skype Inverted Video Solution

    My Asus B50A has been plagued by this problem since 2009 when I bought it. In that whole time I've tried lots of unsuccessful fixes. This one has worked like a charm. Thanks a mighty lot!
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Lucid: can't open Sofware Sources, Synaptic from GNOME, Update Manager hangs

    Did you update recently. I'm experiencing similar behaviour after an update and I suspect it could be related to this: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1634162
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    [ubuntu] Re: Touchpad Stops Working suddenly

    And as quickly as I experienced the problem I found at ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1852081&page=3 that:


    synclient TouchpadOff=0

    fixes it for me!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Touchpad Stops Working suddenly

    I'm also experiencing the same problem today. My machine has been perfect until now. HP Probook 4330s running Ubuntu 11.10
  7. [all variants] Re: How-To Install Express Gate / Splashtop on Asus Motherboards from Ubuntu / Linux

    For those experiencing the EFI partition error I think it is possible (in theory at least) to run the installation in a real or virtual Windows machine, then copy the required files/folders from...
  8. [all variants] Re: How-To Install Express Gate / Splashtop on Asus Motherboards from Ubuntu / Linux

    For those experiencing the EFI partition error I think it is possible (in theory at least) to run the installation in a real or virtual Windows machine, then copy the required files/folders from...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Suspend hangs if external drive is mounted

    I've the same issue; the only way out has been to unmount before suspending. Problem is, the reason I have the SD card permanently in is to automatically run regular backups on projects I'm currently...
  10. [all variants] Re: How-To Install Express Gate / Splashtop on Asus Motherboards from Ubuntu / Linux

    See my reply #23; I succeeded in getting this done after blowing away the original partitions.
  11. [all variants] Re: How-To Install Express Gate / Splashtop on Asus Motherboards from Ubuntu / Linux

    Reading through this whole thread so far, this is what I was able to glean, which I did and worked at the first attempt:

    1. Create an NTFS or FAT32 partition of at least 1.5GB and give it a boot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no plymouth theme after lucid upgrade

    If you already have Plymouth installed, this trick, from elsewhere in this forum, worked for me:

    In the terminal:


    sudo pico /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/splash

    then insert the text:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Broken Packages After Upgrade

    This worked very well for me, and actually reduced my boot time substantially. The echo command was failing, though, even with sudo, so using the terminal I manually created the file:


    sudo pico...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I completely switched about 2 years ago. I've never been a gamer so I don't quite understand what gamers miss in Linux. My favourite desktop environment is KDE although I usually install Gnome just...
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    [kubuntu] Re: [HOW-TO] Upside-down image from UVC webcam

    I found a 3-step solution here that does not involve kernel patching, that worked for my Asus B50A, Ubuntu 9.10, KDE: http://radu.cotescu.com/2009/11/05/flipped-images-ubuntu-webcam/#comment-896
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't receive files via bluetooth

    I use KDE on Karmic. I had the same problem; installing gnome-user-share fixed it:


    sudo apt-get install gnome-user-share
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    [ubuntu] Re: Intel AC'97 Audio not working in Karmic

    SCRATCH THAT!

    This has fixed my sleep/hibernate too! I just closed the lid on my laptop, and voila, the Beethoven that had refused to play until now stopped and the standby light came on!
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Intel AC'97 Audio not working in Karmic

    Thanks. This has worked for me. I did a clean install of Karmic last week, and it has been perfect until a few days ago when all sorts of warnings started popping up about the sound system.
    Then...
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    [kubuntu] Re: installing compiz fusion

    Try these steps:

    1. Press the key combination Alt+F2 to invoke the 'Run' dialogue
    2. In the dialogue type 'konsole' (without the quotes) then press 'Enter'. This should start the console.
    3. In...
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    [ubuntu] Re: AWN Problems

    Same problem here after a recent upgrade. Reinstall doesn't work but the downgrade nails it perfectly. Problem is having to ignore Adept Notifier. Thanks a lot to the great minds of this forum :)
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