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  1. [SOLVED] Re: I can't get "Character Map" in gedit to work

    It's not a new gedit you need, you just need the updated files from the plugin. Download the and and put them in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gedit/plugins/charmap/; you might want...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Change xkill cursor

    The cursor to use in xkill is more or less hardcoded (in the source for xkill it creates a cursor using XC_pirate; this is defined as 88 in cursorfont.h; seems like an index into some kind of list or...
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    Re: No brightness control in menu

    Since you say that you built the system yourself I'm going to assume that it's not a laptop and has some kind of external display. In that situation the brightness of the display (or more...
  4. [xubuntu] Re: Xbunto remain stable eve after updating.

    There's one fundamental difference between updates in Ubuntu and Windows: Ubuntu updates within the same release are bugfixes only. No new features whether wanted or not. And there have been updates...
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    Re: Questions about users management

    No, this isn't possible. There's actually only one account with full administrative permissions ('root', the user with id 0). Other users with administrative rights are allowed to act as root...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Synology Drive open files

    From the error message and the iconography in the image I believe the files you're trying to access are actually symbolic links to files which have been moved or deleted since those links were...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Want wallpaper slideshow || Wallch not working

    Modern desktops all put a desktop window on top of the actual root window. The mechanisms to set the background of that window are different from one desktop to the other. wallch is for Gnome 3,...
  8. Re: What are the Recomendations for the discks and root folders?

    /etc contains configuration files that are needed during boot. Among them the fstab, so the system wouldn't know to mount anything beyond the root if /etc/ wasn't on the root fs. /var/log/journal is...
  9. [xubuntu] Re: How to run Java 8 JNLP on IcedTea?

    It's icedtea-netx, not icedtea-next.

    Do you have a Java Runtime Environment for Java 8 installed (package openjdk-8-jre, might need some others ...) ? Have you tried setting that as the default...
  10. Re: Import font rendering from Unity?

    Slight error in Terminology: the display manager has nothing to do with it. That's just the program that sets up the display server for a graphical login and after that's done starts the user's...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Bingwall on 20.04

    The warnings about 'font-feature-settings' in gtk.css mean that there's something wrong with the GTK-theme you're using; it's trying to set a property that isn't known to the GTK CSS engine. The...
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    [xubuntu] Re: volume change popup

    If the [xubuntu] tag in the heading is not a mistake and you're talking about the notification with a loudspeaker symbol followed by a bar graph of the currently set volume I get whenever I hit the...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: How does one "make install" a Python 3.8 source package?

    No. python2, python3 and python should all be in directories that are in $PATH (actually they should all be in /usr/bin and 'python' should be a symlink to the one of the other two which interprets...
  14. Re: What is the difference between the system console the linux console and the virtu

    A system console is not specific to any OS, it's a feature that a lot of them have. The Linux console is a system console on Linux and the ability to have multiple virtual consoles or virtual...
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    Re: Permissions

    In the inode for the file (an internal data structure that exist for each file) the owner (and group) are stored as the numerical id only. So if someone were to remove your HD and plug it into...
  16. Re: How to filter files across all directories by date, 16.04

    You could probably get what you ask for with 'find' with one of the options '-mmin', '-mtime' or '-mnewer'. But for what you need - keeping two groups of files in sync either locally or across the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: task hesitation

    Most of the messages in your log come from just two sources: gnote and what looks to me like a gnome shell extension named clipboard-indicator. Try closing those to see whether they are responsible....
  18. [ubuntu] Re: How does one "make install" a Python 3.8 source package?

    @TheFu: He wants to install openlp, not Python itself; it should run quite well with any python3 newer than 3.6 (default on 18.4 is 3.6.9 so he should have something newer than that on 20.04)
  19. [SOLVED] Re: CVE-2021-3156 vulnerability -- sudo upgrade

    There's an example of what happens on unpatched systems in the blog entry you link to:

    sudoedit -s '\' `perl -e 'print "A" x 65536'`
    should lead to a crash (of sudo, not of the whole system) with...
  20. Re: Developing HTML/PHP files with Emacs ...

    "php-enable-wordpress-coding-style" is an emacs lisp function in "/usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/php-elisp/php-mode.el". You can either hit M-x and enter the function name or - if you haven't changed the...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Can't delete a certain version of software

    If synaptic doesn't see it, then it could be a snap package (although Ubuntu Software should see those ...). Enter 'snap list' in a terminal to verify that that's what it is. 'snap remove "exact name...
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    [SOLVED] Re: vokoscreen with black frame

    Vokoscreen 2.5 from the repositories works fine on XUbuntu 18.04 with ffmpeg 3.4.8 in an X11 session. So it's not the ffmpeg version responsible for your problems. Since I don't have Wayland...
  23. Re: Creating symbolic links after installation of Matlab Ubuntu 20.10

    Creating a graphical starter isn't all that complicated. You just need a .desktop file and put it in one of the places (/usr/share/applications for system wide installation,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: vokoscreen with black frame

    The 'Display 1:' and 'DISPLAY ":0' refer to different things. The all caps "DISPLAY" is an environment variable that holds the address for the display server (leaving off the hostname or IP address...
  25. Re: Creating symbolic links after installation of Matlab Ubuntu 20.10

    The 'db' at the end of that command was not an error; you simply don't have locate installed and therefore the companion program to update the database for locate isn't installed either. (Which seems...
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