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  1. Declare dependencies on oddball projects

    Greetings,

    I'm working on a project where we have a Github repo storing a variety of things: LaTeX code for generating reports, datasets and python scripts to mine the data, etc. It's not a...
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    [ubuntu] Samba share doesn't show all files

    I'm on 14.04. I have a Netgear router that has a (readyshare) USB port where I keep a 2TiB drive as our home backup. It works well, I am able to mount it in Ubuntu and access it on Windows boxes...
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    [all variants] Create simple bitmap font

    So I had my kids create drawings of each letter and I wanted to generate a quick font for them to play with in LibreOffice of their own handwriting (where every letter looks kinda like batman..., but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Bash general redirection question

    That's great, I knew there were some tricks. However, that seems to muffle everything, including my own information (which makes sense as it is just redirecting everything within this script). ...
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    [ubuntu] Bash general redirection question

    I realize this is not Ubuntu specific question, but I like UbuntuForums the most and it's probably a simple question anyway.

    I have a script that does a number of operations which all spew output....
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    [ubuntu] Nautilus 3.6 Losing HUD / HUD General

    So, with 13.04 came Files (Nautilus 3.6). I think the UI part is fine, collapsing all the menu items to the single cog doesn't bother me too much, except in one facet. The HUD now no longer has...
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    [ubuntu] Stacked "Empty Trash" dialogs

    Greetings,

    (12.10 64-bit Ubuntu)

    If I right click on the garbage can in the Unity Launcher and select "Empty Trash", and then do it again, and then do it again, I end up with stacked dialogs on...
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    Re: Windows "spread" not working

    Thanks again, I have opened a bug report on launchpad, so I'll just track everything over there. For cross-referencing purposes, here is the bug report link:
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    Re: Windows "spread" not working

    Thanks for the reply.

    I think the behavior which I originally posted (spread is not working when a window is 'always-on-top') is still pretty close to the current understanding, but now...
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    Re: Can someone confirm an issue quickly?

    Thanks for the replies...I did some more testing. To isolate issues, I did this demo on a virtual machine with nearly default 12.10 installation.

    Steps:
    1. Open two nautilus windows. Mark one...
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    Re: Can someone confirm an issue quickly?

    Thanks, Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit. Plain old Unity. I am using the x-swat nvidia x driver, though I think that should be irrelevant to Unity.

    I confirmed with other applications that once I mark a...
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    Windows "spread" not working

    I am having a small issue and was wondering if someone could confirm before I post a bug.

    Generally if you have two or more windows of a single app open, and you click on the app when one already...
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    Re: Auto-select executable name

    Thanks, I think it's a moot point by now. I can use the -x argument in an 'if' structure in bash to check for executable, but I'm just calling java with a jar file anyway. I'll go ahead and mark it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help Configuring Boot Applications

    Yeah, I'm not sure about the auto-login on server edition, I've never used it. If your script does not require privileges then adding it to your profile file, however there are several files out...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 LTS - No Command Promt after Installation

    Can you try a grub boot disk and see if it complains about anything? When you say you get no command prompt, how far does a boot actually get? If you can't really tell because the screen changes...
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    Re: Auto-select executable name

    @TheFu:

    Thanks for the reply! I think I might have been a little unclear in trying to be extra-brief.

    What I am really curious about is whether there is a simpler way to call the unknown-named...
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    Auto-select executable name

    Greetings, I'll keep it brief:

    1. I build a program from source routinely as it is updated. The result of the build is a file that is named
    <program>_<version or build number>.jar
    2. I have...
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    How do readers start audio apps?

    This is just a curiousity. I am wondering how others start up their audio apps. Of course there is a plethora of ways, including:


    Terminal, duh, I wanna watch all those warnings fly by...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Ctrl+Shift+C sending ^C

    Oh, I see, the copy does work, but it also sends Ctrl-C...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Ctrl+Shift+C sending ^C

    Does your shift key work in other apps?
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    [lubuntu] Re: checking for keylogger

    There should be 32-bit and 64-bit versions of all recent releases of the Ubuntu-family of OS's. Just make sure you get the 32-bit and you're all set. Alternatively, your update manager should have...
  22. [all variants] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) images now released.

    And it just hit the update-manager, upgrading now! Happy Quantal Day everyone!
  23. [all variants] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) images now released.

    http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop

    is also updated now...
  24. [all variants] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) images now released.

    http://releases.ubuntu.com/quantal/

    This page *just* had the beta 2 tag at the top removed...it's go time! :)

    (go time may be interpreted as the start of the release, not Kate's official...
  25. [all variants] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) images now released.

    I'm subscribed to ubuntu-release by daily digest, so I guess I'll see that email go by tomorrow...hopefully I've long upgraded by then!
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