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Displaying output of arbitrary command on Unity panel

In my current setup running Ubuntu Natty and GNOME 2, I use the COMPA applet to display information on my top GNOME panel that I wish to always be visible on my desktop. I really like this ability to ...
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No sound whatsoever. Headphones or Speakers, on an HP Pavilion dv6

I recently (3 days ago) installed ubuntu 11.10 and have spent the entire time looking for ways to activate the sound. I am completely new to ubuntu/linux and would love some help on this. I am running ...
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Save hourly file from cURL response

I am following along with Twitter's developer and want to do a very basic call against their filter real-time API. The code below almost gets me there: curl -s -u twitterusername:twitterpassword ...
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How can I merge rear and front audio outputs in one? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can I hear only a few audio channels when playing video files? I have Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 When I plug headphones into the front audio output - rear output stops working....
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Using grep, awk, etc. to filter command output

I'll use route as an example. route -n The above outputs routing information. The top row is your active connection. I can manipulate the output to only the second column by doing: route -n | awk '...
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Where does Juju store a log of all commands run and their output for each unit?

Sometimes when deploying a service (and more specifically a new unit) for a Juju charm, an error occurs and there seems to be no way of finding out exactly what it was. Is there some sort of output ...
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How to turn off digital output on my iMac?

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 i386 32-bit on ma iMac (21", c2d 2.66, 4GB Ram) but I have a problem that I can't solve out: the audio is not working, after a lot of struggles with alsa, i found out ...
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VGA out video is wavy and unreadable with a ATI Radeon X1200

Trying to get stable output when using monitor attached to VGA port on gateway netbook running lucid Lynx 10.04LTS. Monitor video is wavy and unreadable. Video card is an ati radeon X1200. ...
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How to make my 19" monitor default display output when I connect it to my netbook? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I set external monitor as default? I am new to Linux, so I am still learning tricks and ways of personalisation. I have Asus Eee PC 1015PEM netbook and 19" ...
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How to get Diamond Extreme 7.1 in Natty working

I am trying to set up the Diamond Extreme 7.1 DDL in Natty. The only thing that works are the analog outputs. But in order to enjoy movies with DD 5.1 or DTS I need the optical out to function. ...
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how to get output of a script/program into a file?

I am compiling a program using make and want the output of make to be written to a file. I have tried using > operator like make > build_log.txt and using tee command like make | tee build_log....
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Why is S-Video Out Not Working on an Acer 5720Z

I have an Acer 5720Z which has an S-Video out port. I have been using this port primarily to view videos on my television. This worked perfectly under 9.10, 10.04 and 10.10 but under 11.04 it does not ...
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When piping input from one program to another, what happens to the original program if the program receiving output is killed?

I am piping the output of a program like this using bash: program1 | program2 If program2 is killed somehow (in my case by a PHP fatal error), what happens to the instance of program1?
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Changing colors in terminal output

When i write scripts i want that some lines are colored in output. My questions is not about changing prompt (PS1) but for example how can i change that the output, let us say, "cat /var/run/reboot-...
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Recording output while listening to it

I've tried to record the output of my acer laptop, using audio recorder and outrec. But for some reason, I'm able to do so, just when I change my sound profile to digital stereo duplex, and then I'm ...
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How can I monitor the output of an already running program?

I am trying to figure out what is going on with pulseaudio on my computer because almost every 20 seconds of listening to a song it freezes. I've tried killall pulseaudio && pulseaudio to try ...
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How to echo output of a top into a text file?

I want to write batch or something, that will write output of top into a file on login. I did top >> output-file, but it contains some strange character! Can somebody give a simple tutorial ...