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Startup script to unmount and re-mount a USB device

I have a Microsoft wireless mouse and it has a scrolling issue in Ubuntu. The scrolling is too sensitive. I've read in other threads that the solution to this is unplugging the USB receiver of the ...
1
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0answers
66 views

Make right+left click emulate middle click on wireless mouse

Anybody have or know of a sweet little workaround script I can set to running at startup that would allow my dilapidated mouse to keep providing me with middleclick functionality even though the ...
3
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1answer
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How to create a script to check for internet connection?

I'm new to programming in linux. I started bitcoin mining using linux mint xfce 15. I'm really good following directions, just don't know how to start. I need to create a script that can run every 15 ...
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1answer
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Help with a simple BASH script creation

The problem My 16gb LiveUSB session for Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't save certain settings/applications on the persistent section. I must shut down my laptop, thereby erasing everything stored on RAM ...
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2answers
141 views

Script to extract/push a list of wireless configurations including passwords?

I need to configure a set of new machines. They all need a set of common WLAN connections I currently have on my machine. I know how to manually retrieve the settings including the passwords using the ...
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1answer
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Wi-FI not working on ASUS U56E on Ubuntu 13.04

I don't think this is a huge problem because it seemed to be an easy fix for Ubuntu 11 and 12 so now I'm using 13.03 and cannot find a solution to my Wi-Fi problem. My lap-top can find all the ...
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1answer
277 views

NetworkManager run script before connection based on SSID

Is it possible to have NetworkManager run a script before it connects to a wifi network and pass the SSID of the network to the script (or just execute a script based on SSID)? I'm switching back from ...
1
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1answer
588 views

How to toggle wireless using a script

My laptop comes with the option to toggle wireless with the Fn+F12 key, but unfortunately this key doesn't work. Now inspired by this question, I would like to write a script that can toggle the ...
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2answers
620 views

How can I avoid having to manually type “sudo modprobe ndiswrapper” to initiate my usb wifi

I have installed ndiswrapper and the driver bcmwlhigh5.inf for my netgear usb wifi. After booting my wifi is always offline. I can activate it using the command sudo modprobe ndiswrapper the ...
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1answer
83 views

How to implement location awareness

Is there any way I can make my laptop running kubuntu a bit more intelligent as to where it is? I imagine this being done by detecting what wifi connections are around, or even just what wifi/wired ...
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1answer
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Command to see if a script was initiated

When waking up from sleep my laptop immediately connects to the wlan after I run the command iwlist eth1 scanning in the terminal. I tried to add the command to ...