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No keyboard layout in keyboard preferences to match Danish macbook

Some critical keys (@) are in accessible on my Macbook running Natty. It's a 2006 danish keyboard model. Is there a way to edit the layout without resorting to Terminal? Alternatively where could the ...
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How to make permanent change to .config/user-dirs.dirs?

Each time I changed and saved .config/user-dirs.dirs, and after restarted the system, the XDG_DOWNLOAD_DIR are reverted: diff --git a/.config/user-dirs.dirs b/.config/user-dirs.dirs index 8f6e2db.....
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Program Preferences no longer recognizes Desktop webmail

Until today, I had desktop-webmail as my preferred e-mail client. Today, I clicked on an e-mail link, and up popped an Evolution window. I do not know of any changes that I deliberately made to ...
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Link clicked not passed to firefox

When Firefox is set as my default browser, any links cliked in another application open a new blank Firefox window, not a new tab or a new window with the page I want. Is that a problem with the ...
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Ubuntu One Windows crashs when opening preferences [closed]

Ubuntu One on Windows keeps on crashing every time I try to open the preferences window. I tried re-installing many times and still crashes. Is there a fix for this?
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Is there a way to find out the current volume level?

Like the question states. Is it possible to change any system settings such that when I hover over the volume control applet or slider, the current level is shown in a tooltip (the number)? Or is ...
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Thunderbird won't remember that I've turned off Global Search and Indexing

I've turned off Thunderbird's "Global Search and Indexing" over and over again. I've deleted the global-messages-db.sqlite file more than once. This works for one session, but as soon as I restart my ...
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Changing default BitTorrent program

I have multiple torrent programs installed and when I download a .torrent file (in this case an Ubuntu ISO) using google chrome and open it, it doesn't open in my preferred program. How can I change ...