6
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1answer
780 views

How to make a sound effect play whenever I click?

I know that sounds like a weird idea, but I kinda want to experiment with this. Over the past few months, I've kinda turned Ubuntu into my own little Frankenstein's monster, but whatever you tell me ...
2
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2answers
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How to make Geany understand the new HTML5 elements?

For example <header> and <footer> are new HTML5 elements, but as it seems in the screen shot below both the elements are marked as red which probably means Geany is telling : Warining : ...
2
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4answers
1k views

Reset all ubuntu 11.10 compiz settings to default [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reset compiz to the default settings? Is there a way to reset all settings of compiz in Ubuntu 11.10 to their defaults? I totally messed up and it is causing a ...
0
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1answer
465 views

To which folder did I install the Faenza icon theme to?

I downloaded the Faenza icon theme. I also installed the Advanced Settings app from the Software Centre. I double-clicked the Faenza install file and it opened a Terminal list of commands which I ...
4
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2answers
7k views

How do I make my windows “wavy”?

I installed an Ubuntu version about 6 months ago, and in the appearance settings, I could check a box that made the windows "wavy" when you move them. Like, whenever you moved a window side to side, ...
1
vote
5answers
6k views

No touchpad settings

I'd like to disable my touchpad while typing, per instructions on https://help.ubuntu.com/11.10/ubuntu-help/mouse-disabletouchpad.html Sadly, my 11.10 installation does not have any other tab than ...
1
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1answer
959 views

Screensaver Settings

Hello, world. I recently installed ubuntu 11.10. I had been using 10:10, and did a reinstall to start fresh on this new version. The thing is I encountered myself with more than a few diferences, ...
3
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0answers
241 views

How would you set the default wallpaper zoom type for multiple monitors? [closed]

I am using two Dell 17" monitors and have them set up fine. Its just that when ever I change the wallpaper, the default setting is "zoom" but what I want is "span" because I have two monitors. Is ...
2
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1answer
4k views

How can I configure Gnome Shell Notification settings?

I couldn't find where I can change Gnome Shell notification settings. I clicked the button that appears with "Don't Show Again" (or something like that) label on a notification, and now when that ...
5
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3answers
2k views

How do I get Ubuntu to open folders with Nautilus by default?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10, I once right-clicked on a folder and told it to open the folder with Movie Player ("Open with other application..."). No harm done there, right? Nope, now Ubuntu ...
7
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4answers
11k views

Resetting CompizConfig Settings Manager settings

I was running 11.04 before upgrading to 11.10 recently and now I am not able to access my account. When I try to login, the console flashes up with some messages on it, then the NVidia logo pops up ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

How to shutdown the computer with physical power button or by closing the lid?

Does anyone know how to fine tune power settings in 11.10 such that I can turn off the power immediately (no dialogue box) by pressing the physical power button or closing the lid? It was easy to do ...
2
votes
1answer
254 views

Can I replace the system settings with the old one?

I recently upgraded my Google Cr-48 to Ubuntu 11.10 from Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any way I can replace the new system settings with one that is actually useful, like the old one?
4
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2answers
2k views

Where to find administration, preferences, etc?

Where can I find it? And also, how can I add folder or file to the left menu? Thank you.
3
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2answers
9k views

How to change Nvidia X server settings?

In Ubuntu 11.04, graphics settings for the driver could be found under "System Settings". In Ubuntu 11.10, the "System Settings" menu has been scaled down considerably. Now I do not know how to ...
5
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0answers
5k views

How do you save the brightness settings? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop doesn't remember brightness settings after a reboot It becomes quite annoying to lower brightness each time I boot up my system so, I've been searching how ...
34
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3answers
13k views

Which programs use the new “Online Accounts”?

In Ubuntu Oneiric 11.10 it's possible to configure a Google Online Account. I'm able to configure this program to get access to Mail, Contacts, Calendar and Chat. But which programs use this data? ...