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  1. Re: Help! I messed with X, now HiDPI support is broken in browsers!

    Never mind, fixed after all. Relogged and ran

    gsettings reset com.canonical.Unity.Interface app-scale-factor-monitor

    because I accidentally unset and set it and wondered if I had made a typo....
  2. Re: Help! I messed with X, now HiDPI support is broken in browsers!

    Never mind, not really fixed. Now everything in the dash is off-center and ugly.
  3. Re: Help! I messed with X, now HiDPI support is broken in browsers!

    Somehow some settings got messed up (I didn't delete those files, so G-d knows how). I fixed it by running

    gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Interface text-scale-factor 1.0
    gsettings set...
  4. [all variants] Re: How to bind tap super in non-unity versions of Ubuntu?

    I was hoping that there would be some kind of program someone had written to handle this situation. It would certainly be possible to write a script that would do it (even I could make a bad one),...
  5. [all variants] How to bind tap super in non-unity versions of Ubuntu?

    I would like to bind super-tap to synapse in Lubuntu, having it behave essentially like the dash in Ubuntu, while still retaining the ability to use super's shortcuts etc. Is there any package that...
  6. Help! I messed with X, now HiDPI support is broken in browsers!

    I was playing around with trying to start X sessions and at some point made the mistake of attempting a start an X session as root from my home directory, which prevented me from logging into a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 16.04 cannot start second X session

    You can also use two different user accounts, which results in a different set of weird interactions. You can share a wine prefix as I describe here (the answer from today/this year) to help with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 16.04 cannot start second X session

    Running Ubuntu 16.04 with the xfce4 package installed, I was able to hit ctrl-alt-f2, log in to my the same user account, and run

    xinit /usr/bin/xfce4-session -- :1 vt2

    There were some...
  9. 16.04 Notifications bar is extremely buggy

    I recently did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 on my Macbook Pro 11,2, replacing Ubuntu 14.04. Thus far, it has given me nothing but grief. This post is about the notification bar.

    When my...
  10. Re: Wine works from nautilus but not from console

    I ran

    wine C:\ Program\ Files\ \(x86\)\\SSI\\Reach\ For\ The\ Stars\\reach\ for\ the\ stars.exe

    Running

    wine ~/.wine/Program\ Files\ \(x86\)\\SSI\\Reach\ For\ The\ Stars\\reach\ for\ the\...
  11. Wine works from nautilus but not from console

    I was trying to play an old game (the 2000 version of Reach For The Stars, which does not have a WineHQ page), and I found that I can open it by launching it from nautilus using "Open With Wine...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Plugging in USB wifi adapter and turning off standard driver killed builtin wifi

    I fixed it by running

    sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source

    and then reinstalling by downloading the package manually from the repository using my Ubuntu USB stick, then booting into my main...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Plugging in USB wifi adapter and turning off standard driver killed builtin wifi

    I fixed it by running

    sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source

    and then reinstalling by downloading the package manually from the repository using my Ubuntu USB stick, then booting into my main...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Plugging in USB wifi adapter and turning off standard driver killed builtin wifi

    Update: I still can't use wifi on my standard Ubuntu installation. I *can* use wifi when I boot up Ubuntu from a boot disk, so it's not a hardware issue. When I boot Ubuntu from my USB stick, I can...
  15. [SOLVED] Plugging in USB wifi adapter and turning off standard driver killed builtin wifi

    My wifi has been acting up, so I ordered a USB wifi adapter off the internet for my Macbook Pro 11,2. The adapter didn't work on Ubuntu out of the box (though it claims to work on Linux), but while...
  16. Re: How to turn the trackpad on/off with a button?

    Here's the solution I came up with for now:

    Run


    echo "pointer = 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0" ~/.togglebuttons

    and then make a script called ~/.toggleclicks containing the lines
  17. How to turn the trackpad on/off with a button?

    On my old computer (an ASUS), there were buttons to turn the trackpad on and off, which was very useful because I'm apt to accidentally click on things when I don't want to, and sometimes I'm in a...
  18. Imagemagick vs GIMP for batch image processing

    I do a lot of vector editing with Inkscape and end up needing to do batch processing of the images to change formats and mess with colors and stuff. I always have used Imagemagick for that when...
  19. Right Command key remapped as Control_R is not working

    Several months ago when I acquired this Macbook Pro, I followed some guide that I've never been able to find to map my command keys to behave like control keys and the control key to behave like a...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Viewing PDFs in a way that treats hyperlinks/history properly? Evince seems bugge

    qpdfview seems to meet my needs, after enabling Settings>Behavior>Auto-refresh and disabling Settings>Graphics>Decorate Links.
  21. [SOLVED] Viewing PDFs in a way that treats hyperlinks/history properly? Evince seems bugged.

    I'm currently using Ubuntu 14.04 and evince.

    I'm working on a huge paper in LaTeX, and I view it on the computer by using pdflatex to make it a pdf. I recently added hyperlinks to the equation...
  22. Re: Touchpad performance problems on Macbook Pro 11,2

    I figured out how to use the application switcher gesture (not that i really want to). But I still find it annoying that it doesn't immediately disappear after becoming inactive.
  23. Touchpad performance problems on Macbook Pro 11,2

    I have been having issues with scrolling, and also the application switcher sometimes comes up when I don't want it to and didn't want it (I am aware of the multitouch gesture), and is very difficult...
  24. What will Unity 8 do to my beautiful desktop setup?

    I'm unlikely to switch before 16.04, but I was wondering if anyone knows how configurable Unity 8's window manager etc will be? I am sure that I will miss the glory of ccsm... The loss of wobbly...
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    Re: Macbook Pro vs Thinkpad L. ALSO FOR SCIENCE!

    I ended up getting the Macbook Pro. The Thinkpad L is fundamentally a better machine for the money (although obviously the Macbook Pro is a nicer machine, but the price point is quite high),...
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