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How to disable the feature of automatic system shutdown in 60 seconds?

After pressing the physical power button on computer it's shown a 60 second countdown dialogue box: "This system will be automatically shutdown in 60 seconds" How can I disable this feature? The ...
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remapping additional mouse buttons to multimedia keys

So, I bought a new mouse, and it has 4 additional buttons (2 thumb buttons, and scrollwheel left/right) and I was wondering, since my PC doesn't have multimedia keys, can I remap those buttons to ...
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Why is the middle button mapped to pasting?

I'm in love with Ubuntu, but I really HATE this feature. I am a programmer and it happened a number of times that I introduced a bug because I inadvertently pasted some code which didn't belong there. ...
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Elantech touchpad: right button OR two-finger scroll [duplicate]

Dear Ubuntu community, I recently bought an AsusPro PU401LA laptop (FreeDOS, wiped by Ubuntu 13.10). It ships with a regular Elantech touchpad, i.e. it has physical left and right buttons. I would ...
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How to configure extra buttons in Logitech Mouse

Can anyone tell me how to configure all the buttons on a Logitech MX 620 mouse (http://www.logitech.com/en-us/support/mice/2987) under Ubuntu 12.04? Specifically, I like to make one of them just the ...
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no “install” (or “remove”) buttons displayed in Software Center

Ubuntu Software Center opens just fine and displays lots of appealing software. None of the listed programs, however, displays an "install" button. As a result, I have not been able to install ...
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Why does the “all settings” button in unity-control-center have no effect?

I have installed a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop system. I haven't configured anything yet. Thus, the very first action was to start the unity-control-center by clicking on the gears icon. Then, I ...
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Can I make a script to prevent mouse bounce clicks?

Recently my mouse has started bounce clicking, single clicks act as double and even tipple clicks most if the time. Holding left click tends to spam click and trying to do anything has become ...
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Assigning Print button to screenshot not working after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

When I pressed the Print button, nothing happened. Checked in System Settings, the button is assigned to screenshot. If I assign ANY other button except Print, it works normally. Is this a known ...
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Mute button won't toggle / un-mute

On my old DELL Latitude D620 I'm running Lubuntu. The mute button won't toggle / un-mute. I press it and it mutes fine. But when i press it again it won't un-mute. I have to use the mouse an go to the ...
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Ubuntu Quickly: How do I set a button to launch a specific Ubuntu Application

I'm very new to linux and I don't know very much. I was creating my own application with Quickly, and I wanted to have a button which launches the Hardware Information application "Hardinfo". I'm very ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Install Now button disabled [duplicate]

Unable to install Ubunto 14.04 alongside Windows XP because the "Install Now" button (and the Back button) are disabled on the Partitioning screen. Any suggestions on how to proceed are appreciated.
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Where can I find btnx?

I'm having trouble finding packages or source for the btnx service, it looks like the ollisalonen.com site that hosted btnx is no longer available. I also cannot find any btnx packages in apt or on ...
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Remap side touch button on Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse

I recently purchased a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse. It uses Bluetooth to connect to my laptop and all regular mouse buttons work perfect under both Linux and Windows 7. What's different about this ...
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ButtonMapping - Positional parameters

In an X configuration file mouse buttons can be mapped using a ButtonMapping option: Section "InputClass" # ... Option "ButtonMapping" "1 9 3 4 5 6 7 8 2" # ... EndSection Changing the ...
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How to move one button from the left corner of the top bar on Ubuntu?

I'm trying discover the name of that button that is on the left corner of the top bar on Ubuntu. It has these items: "About this computer" and "Users session". What is the name of this button? I ...
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sudo shutdown vs pressing power button

I have a headless Ubuntu server running 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 server edition, and I connect to the server via SSH from my Windows laptop. Sometimes when I would like to turn off the server and my ...
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Why Firefox menu button disappeared?

I'm using the latest stable Firefox under Ubuntu 13.04 x64. I disabled menu bar, because using the menu button is more comfortable for me. Until an update (around version 21 or 22) the button just ...
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problem with mute button on hp pavilion dv4 using ubuntu 13.04

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop alongside windows 8. the mute button works but it shows as muted when sound is on and as on when it is muted. (there is a LED that tells about it) any ...
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t902: Additional buttons - how to use them?

I have a Fujitsu T902 and have several problems. I guess I'll split them up into different questions. I have installed 13.10 Ubuntu, uname -a tells me: 3.11.0-13-generic #20-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 23 ...
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The search button on the top left of my ubuntu 13.10 does not find anything

it just has the search circle turns, but it can never bring up any items found despite what I type in. Is there a way I can reset or reinstall this part of ubuntu?
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Media buttons on keyboard with spotify

I've added spotify preview as my defualt music program, by doing this. As doug suggested, simply add this line to your >~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list file in two places, like so: ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 power button handling not working

I already searched for a solution about this issue but the one i found is not working for me. I already edited /etc/systemd/logind.conf HandlePowerKey=ignore HandleSuspendKey=ignore ...
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About nemo file manager: How can I change font color of folder name in toolbar button?

About Nemo file manager : How can I change font color of folder name in toolbar button ? Because I deeply prefer Ambiance theme,so I want to keep it but it mess up with the theme of Nemo which is my ...
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Cyborg M.M.O.7 Mouse Extra Buttons - No 11-mouse.conf

I have a Cyborg M.M.O.7 mouse with quite a few extra buttons, and I'd like to be able to bind them to things. I've found a post here that seems to detail the process, but when I attempted to carry out ...
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Changing the size of the window Minimize / Maximuze / Close button in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm setting up an Ubuntu 12.04 PC for my 71 year old dad. I'm trying to keep thing simple and BIG. I found a way to set most text, buttons and icons to large size, But there is 1 problem. The ...
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Ubuntu Button is too slow [duplicate]

When I push Ubuntu Button, it sometimes takes the menu up to 10 seconds to appear. Or at least 4 seconds in average. How do I make it faster?
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How to configure Logitech Performance MX 950?

I am completely new to Ubuntu 13.04 and I do not have much experience using terminal. However, I would like to assign the "zoom" button on my Performance MX mouse to show workspaces... I find the ...
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Simulate Right-click in laptop.

In my laptop the right-click button is not working. Is there any way ( like a long left-click) which can simulate a right-click. Also my laptop don't have a Number-pad. So I can't use Mouse-keys ...
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The shutdown button dosen't work

I have installed the Ubuntu 13.04 and install "unity tweak tools", after the off button stopped working, uninstall the program and follow the same
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Why can I not see the whole window?

I have the following problem: my Lenovo ideapad S10e runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and everytime I open a window it doesn' show it entirely. Meaning: the buttons on the bottom are out of the displays range (I ...
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Does “btnx” application manage laptop “mouse” buttons too? (the ones below the touchpad)

I installed "btnx" and "btnx-config" in Ubuntu 13.04 using two .deb files and the program GUI executed correctly, but during the first detection procedure btnx detected neither touchpad movements nor ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Mouse buttons not responding (events do not fire correctly)

After I start Ubuntu my mouse buttons don’t work in applications. When I use the left and right mouse button in the Ubuntu interface they work fine. But when I try to use them inside an application ...
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Reassign the Right button functionality of touchpad

My notebook has a touchpad with two buttons. The touchpad works pretty well and I use it for vertical/horizontal scroll, two fingers scrolling etc. The Left button acts like the left button of a ...
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Brightness buttons are not working at all

I have asked this question multiple times. i have an acer 5750 laptop running Ubuntu 13.04 and all of a sudden then brightness buttons wont adjust the computers brightness. it was working not too long ...
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I don't have an xorg.conf

I'm trying to set up my extra mouse buttons but there is no xorg.conf in the etc/X11/ directory. Is there something I have to do to create it? I haven't used Ubuntu for a while.
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Where is the delete account button in Thunderbird on Ubuntu 12.04

I was unable to find the "Delete account" button in Thunderbird on Ubuntu 12.04. Saw posts saying that I can find it at the bottom left side, but could not find it. Please help me find that button.
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ATI Driver installer screen missing nearly all text, how do I resolve this?

I am using 64-Bit Ubuntu 12.10 On a Dell 7520, intel core i5 3210, ati 7730m, 4gb DDR3 I downloaded ATI catalyst software driver for linux (amd-driver-installer-catalyst-12.10-x86.x86_64.run), but ...
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Are there any ways to make a key on the keyboard act as 2 keys?

I have the "RightClick" (menu) button on my keyboard, which is completely useless. I want to remap the keyboard such that whenever I press this button, it simulates an "UP ARROW" then after 0.1 ...
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Where is the leave message button in the lock screen?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 11.10, and i noticed there is no "Leave Message" button while my screen is locked. Is it removed, or it's just a bug? Is there any way to bring it back?
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binding back/forward to mouse buttons

I have a basic logitech mouse with 5 buttons: left, right, wheel left, wheel, wheel right. I used to use wheel left and right for going back and forward in my browser or navigator. Now this doesn't ...
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Binding an action to a combination of mouse buttons

I know that X-system limits binding an action to a combination of mouse buttons (e.g. right click + mouse wheel up/down which I used to bind to sound volume up/down in windows but I cannot do the same ...
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How to get mouse buttons to work

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 x64 on my HP windows 7 computer. After installation and login it brings me to the desk top. All I'm able to do is move my mouse pointer around. Clicking the left or ...
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How to add Shutdown button to LXPanel and make it work?

I cannot seem to be able to add a shutdown button to my LXPanel. In /usr/share/applications there is a Shutdown (lubuntu-logout.desktop) containing the line Exec=lubuntu-logout but it would not run. ...
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Mapping Microsoft Mobile Mouse 4000 Back / Thumb Button

I can't seem to find how to map the thumb ( back ) button on my Microsoft Mobile Mouse 4000. Everything else I need on it works, but when I run xev it doesn't register the thumb button. For reference, ...
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How to select or deselect radio button in python / glade

As in topic, how can I select or deselect radio buttons in python. The application is made by quickly. any help pleas ?
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Buttons in nautilus to toggle sidebar and view

Is there a way to add buttons to Nautilus? I really would like to have a small button on the sidebar allowing to quickly switch between tree view and places view. Also I would love to have buttons to ...
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Configure buttons on Logitech M705 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I assign actions to all my mouse buttons? I would like change the extra button functionality. I want change the Back/Forward button to Sound up/Sound down. It ...
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How do I prevent KDE from messing up my Qt dialog button order?

I use mostly GTK+ applications (eg. Geeqie, Audacious, etc.) on Lubuntu. However, I decided to give KDE 4 a try by installing kubuntu-desktop and then removing the apps I didn't want. Big mistake. ...
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How to configure Logitech VX Revolution's extra buttons (zoom slider, ect.)?

Is there any way to make work my Logitech VX Revolution's extra buttons under Ubuntu 11.10? Under Ubuntu 9.10 I've found a graphical interface program that was suitable to configure the extra buttons, ...