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Blender with multiple monitors

I run blender with multiple monitors and each window creates a new Icon in my taskbar, in comparison Gimp which has multiple windows does not. is there a way to fix this? I am running KDE desktop. I ...
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Docky not showing up in the task manager?

Docky is frozen, but I can't find it in the task manager. How do I kill it?
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Taskwarrior (task reminder) applet

I am trying to find a way how to integrate taskwarrior (aka task) reminders into unity and I understand the clock applet in ubuntu shows tasks from evolution-data-server. Is there a way to switch ...
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CalDAV supported task reminder

Is there a working Calendar in GNU/Linux that supports CalDAV, other than Evolution and lightning? - One that has desktop integration. Neither dates nor orage calendar do support CalDAV. Or will ...
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How can we setup Startup tasks [duplicate]

In Windows we can add applications/batch scripts to open automatically on startup. Is there something similar in Ubuntu, or Linux in general?
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A quick question about task manager

In task manager it says that a command named python is using 16777216 Terrabytes of virtual memory. I'm a little hazy about what vm is, but I'm pretty sure this isn't supposed to happen. I wasn't sure ...
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Linux alternative to Windows Task Scheduler or another way of doing it

Does Linux have an alternative to Windows Task Scheduler, another way like a script or an inbuilt function?
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Task manager for ubuntu 12.04

Is there any task manager for the ubuntu likewise windows task manager in the window.please suggest me the inbuilt and then the third party software.thanks in advacnce
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scheduled tasks running but have disappeared

I had recently installed gnome-schedule 2.1.1-4 onto my ubuntu 12.10 so that i may be able to schedule a recurrent shutdown on my laptop everyday at 1:55 pm. After a few days when i didn't need the ...
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Add a feature like one in Windows task manager?

I really like the System monitor in Ubuntu but there is one feature that I am missing that is in Windows Task manager. In addition to showing the processes Windows task manager also has a tab that ...
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How can I see how many processor cores are working?

I have quad-core processor system. I was using Windows before installing Ubuntu. Windows by-default was using 1 core* and I could change that with msconfig. How can I do this in Ubuntu or is it ...
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Task management software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Task and Time Management tools are available? I'm looking for task management software. Ideally, it'd allow for nested subtasks, have a percent complete (with ...
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What to do when system locks up [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? Let's say the entire desktop freezes and nothing's responding... In Windows I'd just hit Ctrl+Alt+Del then find the application ...
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Nitro Tasks files location

After trying to sync my tasks from the online Nitro client (on Ubuntu One), my local client ceased to work (blank window freezes on "loading..." when program is run). I'm trying to access the tasks ...
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Should Nitro pull in manual changes to todo.txt?

I was very happy to find that Nitro created a todo.txt containing the tasks I added in the application. I like editing a todo.txt manually. However, after doing so (and syncing) it appears that Nitro ...
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JetBrains idea not showing up in task switcher

I'm trying to use JetBrain idea on Ubuntu 12.10. However, it's not showing in the task switcher (Alt-Tab), which is very annoying. I think this is because it's started from a sehll script (idea.sh). ...
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Where nitro stores todo.txt when not synced?

04LTS and I've just installed nitro. I don't want it to sync to ubuntu one nor dropbox. But I'm wondering where it stores the "tasks"?
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Where is the Task Manager? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where’s the “task manager”? Is there any UI in ubuntu like the one in Windows to kill the processes forcefully. My google chrome application is stuck and i can't close ...
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Best collaborative task manager for Ubuntu and Android?

Right now I use Astrid as a task manager, since I can share tasks with our LoCo Team members and everything works fine. I use it with Google Chrome and Android, but I don't really like using Chrome ...
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How to sync Astrid tasks with ubuntu?

Is there any tool or some workaround to sync astrid-tasks with Ubuntu? There is an app for Wunderlist but it does not meet my needs. The tasks should be available offline, so a webapp is not what I am ...
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How can a frozen/locked-up program/app be closed?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS Desktop. My son and I are playing games on GCompris and several modules freeze/lockup. When it does, I don't know how to close the program. I know in Windows I ...
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Is there a task switcher (Alt+Tab) for Xfce that allows to select application using a mouse click?

I feel that the standard task switcher under Xfce isn't very good. For example it doesn't allow you to select an application by mouse clicking on it. On Windows for example, there is a program called ...
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Is it possible to have lxtask as the sole task manager and to remove the gnome system monitor?

If so, having lxtask installed by now, which package am I supposed to uninstall? Otherwise, I'd simply uncheck the gnome system monitor in the lxpanel settings. Kind regards, schlossblick
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How to deal with a frozen screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? My OS is Ubuntu 12.04. Sometimes the screen suddenly becomes frozen, except that the mouse can move around. I have no choice but to ...
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How to kill non-responsive GUI task under Unity?

I am searching for a newuser-friendly way to kill non-responsive GUI applications under Unity. I looked over the shoulder of a new Unity user who tried to use gscan2pdf - and gscan2pdf seems to be ...
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How to sync tasks between Ubuntu and Android?

I was using first Tasque and then GTG on Ubuntu and Astrid on Android with Remember The Milk as the backend. Recently, Astrid has dropped support for Remember The Milk, and both Tasque and GTG's ...
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Scheduling Pop Up Dialogue Box - Alarm?

Let's say Tuesday December 20, I need to leave the house at 10 AM. I'd like a pop-up notifier that reminds me (and stays on the screen until I've hit "ok"). What program works best for this?
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Desktop environments that allow Drag'n'Drop across applications via Alt-Tab

Which desktop environments allow to drag'n'drop files/data across applications while task-switching using Alt-Tab (without the need to move mouse cursor to a specific UI element and/or wait for other ...
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Gmail task integration with Evolution

Is it possible to integrate Gmail tasks with Evolution 2.32.2 running on Ubuntu 11.04? I've had my calendar and contacts integrated for quite some time now but have been unsuccessful in getting ...
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Task management software for Ubuntu?

I am part of a large F/OSS project; as part of my role I need to assign tasks to people. As such, I am trying to find software that allows me to set a task (priority, due date, description, etc) and ...
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How can I stop accumulated Google Chrome background processes?

Sometimes invisible instances of Google Chrome accumulate and prevent me from starting the browser: $ ps -ef | grep chrome ak 4044 1 4 11:30 ? 00:00:01 ...
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What Task and Time Management tools are available?

Is there a package to install in a server for task/time management? I want to create activities and add milestones to those activities, maybe it can have graphics reports too. I'd like to install it ...