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  1. Re: Traackpad sticky/jumpy on Lenovo Yoga 520, Ubuntu 20.04

    Solution: Turn off 'zoom' in the accessibility options.


    I have no idea why that was causing problems, but perhaps I accidentally turned it on using a keyboard shortcut which explains the...
  2. Traackpad sticky/jumpy on Lenovo Yoga 520, Ubuntu 20.04

    Ubuntu 20.04 has thankfully resolved a lot of issues with my Lenovo Yoga 520, such as WiFi. So that's amazing!

    However, there's a new intermittent issue, which is to do with the trackpad. When I...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 19.01 / Gnome keeps locking my screen

    I wasn't able to find a fix via the Ubuntu / gnome-settings, but it did occur to me that I could uninstall the screensaver itself:
    ```
    sudo apt remove gnome-screensaver
    ```
    While that has...
  4. [UbuntuGnome] Re: Gnome - screen lock keeps turning on - please help.

    I wasn't able to find a fix via the Ubuntu / gnome-settings, but it did occur to me that I could uninstall the screensaver itself:
    ```
    sudo apt remove gnome-screensaver
    ```
    While that has...
  5. [UbuntuGnome] Gnome - screen lock keeps turning on - please help.

    Hello all,

    I'm trying again in this forum as I didn't get a reponse - this is really killing me, please help!

    I have disabled all screen locking / dimming / power saving: both from Settings,...
  6. [ubuntu] Ubuntu 19.01 / Gnome keeps locking my screen

    I have disabled all screen locking / dimming / power saving (both from Settings, but also checking gnomesettings on the commandline). Nevertheless Ubuntu 19.10 / Gnome keeps randomly locking screen....
  7. [ubuntu] Re: How can I speed up boot on Ubuntu 19.10?

    With recent updates (as of 2019-12-22), the problem has gone away. The stats reported by systemd-analyze are
    ```
    Startup finished in 11.021s (kernel) + 4.453s (userspace) = 15.474s ...
  8. Keyboard map to migrate from macOS: Help with xkb

    Hello all,


    I've been working on a couple of keyboard layouts to make transition from macOS easier, see https://github.com/bjohas/Ubuntu-keyboard-map-like-OS-X (which also provides rationale). I...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: How can I speed up boot on Ubuntu 19.10?

    Thanks for comments - the boot is much slower than 19.04. The boot on 19.04 was super-fast, so it's not a hardware issue (am on SSD). Have updated post accordingly.
  10. [ubuntu] How can I speed up boot on Ubuntu 19.10?

    Edit: The boot on Ubuntu 19.04 was super-fast, but with 19.10 the boot is taking around 2 minutes.

    systemd-analyze gives
    ```
    Startup finished in 9.736s (kernel) + 1min 36.475s (userspace) = 1min...
  11. Re: How do you change the shift-ctrl-e (emoji) shortcut?

    I've added a lot of notes about xmodmap / xev / setxkbmap here: https://github.com/bjohas/Ubuntu-keyboard-map-like-OS-X Includes information about how to get gsettings and change the emoji key.
  12. Re: Binding caps-lock to a range of commands shortcut-keys keyboard-layout

    I've added a lot of notes about xmodmap / xev / setxkbmap here: https://github.com/bjohas/Ubuntu-keyboard-map-like-OS-X
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    Re: Voice to Text in Chromium Not Working

    Hello,
    are there any fixes for this in sight?
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Chromium + Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS + microphone = doesn't work!

    Hello,
    are there any fixes for this in sight?
  15. How do you change the shift-ctrl-e (emoji) shortcut?

    shift-ctrl-e seems to be bound to Emoji (System wide). However, this clashes with other kdb shortcuts, e.g. in Google docs.
    How do I change this keyboard shortcut?
    Also where in the system are the...
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    Re: Compatibility list? (spreadsheet etc)

    No all users are able to trouble shoot, and some issues depend on Ubuntu/kernal/bios updates. The list of pre-installed machines is quite small, and esp. smaller formfactor machines aren't readily...
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    Compatibility list? (spreadsheet etc)

    Hello,

    just posted to the laptop hardware compatibility list - I'm really struggling to find an available lapotop that supports Ubuntu well. Maybe I've been looking in the wrong place, but is...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATIBILITY List.

    Dell XPS 2019, UHD touch screen, i7, 16GB RAM, 1TB disk. 19.04 installs fine.

    Fresh install - might have to update this after testing.
    - laptop doesn't suspend
    - fan tends to be on
    - around 2...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATIBILITY List.

    Overall compatibility is OK, 19.04 on Lenovo Yoga 520 (i5, 8GB, UK keyboard, touch screen), but chromium works poorly with many tabs and some keyboard shortcuts don't work when keys are remapped.
    ...
  20. Re: Binding caps-lock to a range of commands shortcut-keys keyboard-layout

    Hi Holger,

    thank you very much! I've looked into xmodmap with some success.

    I'm a bit confused about some of the modifiers though. For example, https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Xmodmap says...
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    Dead zone on Lenovo Yoga 520

    Hello all,

    fresh (single boot) install on newly purchased Lenovo Yoga 520. Mostly working out of the box!

    I've noticed a 'dead zone', whereby the very left and bottom of the screen do not...
  22. Re: Remap ctrl AND use ctrl-tab to switch apps: double tab needed

    I had to reinstall anyway (to get full disk encryption) and the problem has gone away.
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    Re: Ubuntu disk encryption

    Ah yes - just saw this. I had trialled dual boot first, but have not fully erased disk, with encryption!
    Thanks!
    Bjoern
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    Ubuntu disk encryption

    Hello,
    I had assumed that some kind of encryption would be standard in Ubuntu (at install time), such as full disk encryption or another mechanism. However, when installing 19.04 there wasn't an...
  25. Binding caps-lock to a range of commands shortcut-keys keyboard-layout

    I never use caps lock, so I'd like to use it as an addition custom modifier key. What modifier keys are there? Super, meta, hyper?

    Could I turn the caps lock key into say "hyper" and then assign...
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