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xprintidle doesn't work in cronjob. Why?

I have lxle (Lubuntu) 12.04 installed and I spent lots of time looking for working solution to make PC shutdown after some period of idle state. After checking many programs which haven't worked I ...
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Wrong package for Idle-python2.7?

I'm running python 2.7 in Ubuntu 13.10, and idle (idle-python2.7) has stopped working. Whenever I try to open a file in a editor window, it is blank, though the file does exist and is not empty/blank. ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on Gateway NV57H44u turns monitor idle even when told not to

The screen is shutting off when power settings are NOT set to make it turn off. I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on an Gateway NV57H44u. For some reason my screen keeps going to sleep (going blank) after 10 ...
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Is watching a video on HDD using VLC, or a youtube video in a browser considered as 'computer idle'?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 (natty). I have read 'Screen goes blank when VLC is playing video'. My question is similar, but also I have this problem when viewing a video on youtube. I am not quite clear ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 stopped to lock screen after X minutes

My Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly stopped to auto-lock after X minutes. It doesn't matter how long I leave the computer idle, it NEVER turns the screen off and never locks the screen either. I am using ...
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Change default python version in idle

So, I'd like to have Python 2.7.6 when I open the idle (that is the one pre-installed on Ubuntu); instead, the idle opens with the one that I have installed (2.7.5). How can I do that?
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The dash “search your computer and online sources” simply doens't work in Ubuntu 14.04

The dash "search your computer and online sources" simply doens't work in Ubuntu 14.04 Similar problem occured with 12.04... Does anybody knoes how to solve it, because i can't even open the command ...
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Run script on system idle

I want to run some servers and whatnot on my machine but I don't want it to interfere with what I'm doing... Gaming, research, writing a paper, etc. My thought was to have a script run when the system ...
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IDLE won't open .py files when I use ctrl+O

I've already tried to get .py files to open with IDLE by default, but no luck. I've used every trick you may want to suggest. I really just want to open up IDLE and from there open a .py file from a ...
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Trying to get Graphics.py for idle 3.4

So, I have to do a project for school using a graphics window and I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, but whenever I go to get the graphics.py file and save it in the correct directory ...
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canon mf8380cdw printer ubuntu 14.04 not working on 64bit

hello i am trying to install the canon mf8380cdw from the Linux driver that is on the canon website, version 2.9. Ubuntu is able to see the WiFi printer and it will install it using the 64 bit drivers ...
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python idle offline installer

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Surprisingly, IDLE is not included by default. Python is there. I prefer to download tar.gz or .deb installer for IDLE. Googled to look for it, but could not find. Where can I get ...
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How can i prevent the wifi to auto disconnects when idle

After few minutes when my laptop is idle it's automatically locks the screen and disconnects from the wireless network and then reconnects when I unlock the screen. Is it possible to change this ...
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GPU under constant 25-30% load

Currently on a fresh install of 12.10 with Unity and the newest AMD 13.3 beta 3 catalyst driver. But even when on the desktop with no programs open it seems to be idling at 25-30% GPU usage and ...
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How to get gnome session idle time?

Has the method to get the session idle time through dbus changed in the recent Ubuntu or my dbus code here is wrong? #!/usr/bin/env python import dbus bus_name = 'org.gnome.ScreenSaver' obj_path = ...
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Ubuntu 14 Idle - Non Activity Causes Poor Performance

I'm having an issue with Ubuntu 14. I have a touch screen and I noticed after medium to long periods of inactivity the device "throttles down" and takes a few moments to snap back. When I tap the ...
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Tkinter not working

I recently installed Python and IDLE from synaptic. However, when I test Tkinter I get the following error: import Tkinter Tkinter._test() Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", ...
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System always halt

Good day, Thanks Bruno for the prompt response. First sorry for my bad writing. I'll try to clarify my problem. Now my system already update to version 13.10. The problem is my system always put on ...
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How to make Ubuntu 13.04 open .py with IDLE for Python 2.7 automatically?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and python 2.7. When I click a .py file, it opens it in gedit. I want it to open in IDLE. When I right-click and choose "open with", IDLE is not in the list. I have tried ...
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How to resolve python error “IDLE sub process did not make connection”?

I had installed python 2.7 a few months back. After a long gap I tried to open it, but I get this error: IDLE sub process did not make connection. How do I get it working?
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Ubuntu freezing after some time idle

When I let the computer alone for a few minutes, it simply freezes, in a way I can only move the cursor. The solution I have found is to press ctrl+alt+f1 to go to the terminal, so I can shutdown or ...
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How to set IDLE3 to open .py files 14.04

Every page I've found thus far that answers this question has been unhelpful. In mimeinfo.cache I have the following line: text/x-python=idle-python3.4.desktop; And in ...
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Trouble installing

i've got trouble installing ubuntu. Everything is fine until the ubuntu logo with the dots underneath. Then, my screen displays some colour but mainly black. After that, i get nouveau E[ 1442] failed ...
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IDL istallation in ubuntu 14

I am new to ubuntu. I have IDL(interactive data language) for windows(not for linux). Is it possible to install IDL-windows in ubuntu 14??If so, how??Can anybody help me...Thanks in advance