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No webcam recognition in Skype with Fluxbox

I'm using Ubuntu with Fluxbox and I would like to video chat on Skype. However, Skype doesn't recognize my webcam. Ubuntu 12.04 Skype 4.0.0.8 libv4l-0 and libgstreamer0.10 are installed luvcview ...
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Screen tearing in Fluxbox

I using fluxbox as my window manager and I'm experiencing tearing when viewing videos. Tearing does not happen under Gnome or Unity. I primarily use VLC to play videos in full-screen (1920x1080). ...
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Automount external hdd in fluxbox ubuntu -12.10 commandline install

I did the following: Install command line interface with ubuntu alternate install 12.10 in vmwareplayer5(9.2.2) After the base system was installed: sudo apt-get update, upgrade and dist-upgrade, ...
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Ubuntu System Messed Up!

I decided to install fluxbox on my system recently, just to try it out, so I installed it and everything executed fine. I logged into the fluxbox desktop and messed around with it for a while, then ...
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Ubuntu with window manager for longest battery life

I have used Linux Mint mate for a year now and want to try out Ubuntu. I have a HP touchsmart notebook, 1.3 Ghz Dual Core 4 GB RAM But since switching to linux mint from win7 battery life was never ...
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Setting LightDM background from command-line without Unity

When I'm running Unity, I can set the background image with the following command: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background picture-uri "file://$file". This also changes the background of the ...
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Fluxbox - <alt><f2> switches to tty2 instead of running fbrun

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 from the Minimal CD and I experience a strange problem. Just after logging into fluxbox (my dm is slim) if i hit <Alt><F2> to see the Run... window it ...
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Using gnome-screenshot -a as a fluxbox shortcut

I would like to use gnome-screenshot -a as a fluxbox shortcut and it does not work. It works fine without the -a though (the -a option allows the capture of an area of the screen). I have configured ...