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How to make xcalib always start up automatically?

I added the command xcalib -gc 1.2 monitor-profile.icc to my startup applications. It does set up the monitor colors in regard to a calibration file (icc). It works, however after about 1 or 2 ...
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Unlock Login Keyring is coming everytime I am logging in [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I stop being prompted to unlock the ‘default’ keyring on boot? Every time I log in into Ubuntu a window comes titled "Unlock Login Keyring" and asks for some ...
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I don't want to manually turn on my wireless everytime computer starts up

How can I have this switched to ON automatically when I log in? When I startup my machine, that thing is switched OFF and I have to manually switch it ON before I can use the internet. I can't see ...
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How do you tell unity to startup in 2d and compatibility mode?

How do you tell unity to startup in 2d and compatibility mode? If you have to run a UNITY --replace after startup it doesn't kill the currently running unity and you end-up with two toolbars. One ...
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Black screen on boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I've just installed Ubuntu and i can't access the desktop because the screen sometimes flickers ...
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Run shell script on startup or boot

My problem in a nutshell is that I have to run a script every time I use my computer so I'm trying to automate the process a bit. My system has the nvidia gt540m vga card. The card is dual. It has ...
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Ubuntu 11.10: my ubuntu is getting hanged during startup and during working with it [closed]

I installed ubuntu 11.10 almost 2 days back and now i am facing problem at startup and working with any program like video player, eclipse etc.
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How can I get rid of this indicator? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove the Mail icon indicator applet? I have an indicator, I think the messaging menu, that I'd really like to get rid of: How can I stop it from starting and ...
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Problem with Gnome3 on Ubuntu

I recently installed the gnome3 on my Ubuntu some 1-2 months ago, it was working nice, but today, i was trying a theme, and then after reverting, the gnome-shell is not working!, When i select gnome, ...
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487 views

Stop Boinc from auto-start on system boot

I have installed Boinc and subscribed to the projects I used to have on my old Windows machine. Everything works fine with one exception. I did not see any option in Boinc Manager to specify if I want ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 can't start with gnome-classic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set the GNOME Classic login to be the default with autologin? I've installed gnome-pannel on my 11.10 ubuntu and i would like start with gnome classic. But it's ...
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1answer
483 views

Logkeys and screen capture [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run logkeys I am a kind of newbie and need to get control over my pupils, i. e. work at a youth home and have to have total control over the internet activity of ...
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No startup sound in ubuntu 11.10

I installed ubuntu 11.10 4 days ago. When I login into my account the startup/login sound does not play. But when I logged in with a guest account, the sound plays. This is happening since I installed ...
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ACPI startup error on ubuntu 11.10 but worked on 11.04

i have looked around quite a bit for an issue like this, but cant find anything. I had Ubuntu 11.04 running on my desktop with no issues. I then formated the drive to install 11.10. I managed to get ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 won't start after system update [closed]

Well i have a big problem with ubuntu 11.10 i really really like it but unfortunately whenever i make the update it simply freezes on the violet screen at the beginning without any writing :S I've ...
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xmodmap is not working properly on resume

Since upgrading to 11.10, xmodmap seems to be working nowhere near as well. I would like to be able to run xmodmap after unlocking a locked screen, as it doesn't work. I have to run it from a ...
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1answer
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How to force a proprietary driver to load on startup?

I've been having some problems with the driver for a wireless NIC supplied with the 3.0.0 kernel. I've compiled and installed the proprietary driver for it, so that I can switch it once the system has ...
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853 views

how to execute privileged commands at system startup

I'm using ubuntu 11.10 on Thinkpad. Every time the system starts, I have to run the following scripts with 'sudo' to configure the device manually. #setting trackpoint ...
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GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=“text” is not working

I am trying to make Ubuntu run in text mode only as I want to use it as local server. I searched and found that I should edit /etc/default/grub and replace quiet splash with text then run update-grub, ...
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Unity session fails to open [closed]

While looking out to solve another problem, I've disturbed the opening of Unity session by altering (suppresssing) GConf (as suggested somewhere between, Ubuntu doc, forums and Ask Ubuntu) - now Unity ...
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Why does Grub only load on every other attempted boot? [closed]

After upgrading to 11.10, grub doesn't load on every other boot (all the odd number boots, for example). It just sits at a purple screen and waits for me to reboot the computer to load grub again. Any ...
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3answers
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Doesn't boot after fresh install

After fresh install of oneiric 11.10 nothing displayed during boot process, but I still can switch to tty's. I made apt-get update/upgrade from tty and tried to reboot. Nothing changed. 'service ...
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How Do I Get Out Of This Mess Caused By Power failure While Upgrading To 11.10?

I will start by saying I am an idiot. I went to bed while upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10. When I woke up I realzed the power had gone. (where I live they 'take light') Initially, booting up showed me ...
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Is it possible to disable empathy from autostarting on login?

How to disable Empathy auto startup? I turned it off in properties, but every time i restart Notebook it starts automatically. Maybe there is a deamon thats starts it
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Why won't my mouse and keyboard work in 11.10? [closed]

I am clearly not the only one dealing with this... After upgrading to 10.10 my keyboard and mouse don't work at the login screen. However, if i plug in another mouse to a random USB port, they somehow ...