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Accessing main menu

I removed my main menu from the Applications menu and want to access it. How can I do this through the command line? I'm using Ubuntu 10.10.
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Applying languages / locale selectively: is it possible?

I am a Dutch user and prefer the my local date & time format, system wide. I have no trouble speaking or understanding English and find it very useful to have the rest of my system configured in ...
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Dependency Walker for ubuntu

Is there a tool like Windows DependencyWalker for Ubuntu ? I would like to see all shared libraries my executable depends on.
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How to disable the WiFi using network-manager permanently?

How to disable the wifi on boot? I'm using network-manager to manage the wifi connection and when I disable this, setting is temporary to the current session. Exists therefore a method to make ...
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error while loading shared libraries, file too short

From one of my customers I got an application. When I try to run it I got following error error while loading shared libraries: ./libvtkWidgets.so.5.4: file too short In my project structure I see ...
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Nautilus bookmarks and smb shares work with non-root user

I'm having a problem with Nautilus in Ubuntu 10.10 When I open Nautilus as common user, it shows bookmarks and the bookmarks that point to smb windows shares work fine. However, if I start Nautilus ...
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How do I install a cx8800 TV tuner's firmware?

The cx8800 TV tuner is supported in the kernel but when computer starts it says that firmware is not found. There is an unofficial firmware that can be downloaded and copied into /lib/firmware to make ...
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Will I be able to turn off unity launcher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove the Unity launcher? I heard that unity launcher will have to be on the left side, but i like the OSX look with awn on the bottom. Using both awn and ...
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Is it possible to access the XAMPP on vmware workstation?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 and installed XAMPP on it. Also I have Windows 7 installed via VMware Workstation 7.1.3. I do my delelopment work on Ubuntu. I want to use IE-Tester for testing on all versions ...
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Tiny program to register work hours

I'm searching for a tiny application to register my working hours so when I come to work and power on my pc it register my entrance and as a power off my pc it register me left. I know it's as simple ...
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1answer
554 views

How to feed kernel messages as KDE notification system

Is there a way to get the kernel messages into the KDE notification system? I want to see in KDE when my kernel detected a problem.
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Login to a network domain

I have a laptop which is dual boot with Windows XP and Ubuntu 10.10. On Windows it always logs into the domain and I am able to connect to over ethernet since it is based on the domain. However on ...
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Why is ubuntu 11.04 not shipping with mono 2.8

Mono 2.8 was released on the 22nd August 2010 this is before ubuntu 10.10 was released however ubuntu 11.04 is shipping with mono 2.6 which is really very old now. Why is this?
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Why is .Trash-0 using up so much space?

I want to know why it is using up so much space and why its contents are hidden?
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Using CheckPoint SNX with RSA SecurID Software Token to connect to VPN

I have a fairly specific issue that I'm hoping someone else out in the community has had to tackle with success. My company uses CheckPoint VPN clients on Windows XP machines with RSA SecurID ...
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0answers
726 views

MacBook Pro Compatibility, Multitouch [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to get dragging working on a Macbook multi-touch touch pad? How is the hardware compatibility for the 2010 macbook pros? Does the trackpad multitouch ...
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Recommendations for a Wireless-N USB dongle?

Please advise which wireless-N usb adapters should work seamlessly with Ubuntu 10.04. I have tried SMC and Linksys, but they all need to have drivers compiled for them.
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1answer
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Can I develop Unity while running Maverick (10.10)? Or do I have to run Natty?

I've just joined the Ubuntu Unity developers Bazaar repository and am eager to get started on hacking the code! Do I need to run Natty to be able to do this? Or can I simply use Maverick? I'd prefer ...
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Turn off all sounds from websites

Often, I am listening to music of my choosing. Is there a way to preemptively turn off all sounds originating from websites? I don't want to click the 'mute' button once the page loads. And ...
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Is there an RSS feed of Ubuntu Release torrent files

A lot of torrent search engines have the ability to provide an RSS feed of matches, allowing you to set up torrent programs to download items which are published on the feed. This is useful for ...
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1answer
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Accidentally overlapped the Gnome and Unity interfaces. Now they are causing my menues to glitch badly. Help!

Okay. So I am a supernoob to linux and consiquently Ubuntu (Version 10.10). I saw that I could use the synaptics manager to download the Unity interface. I didn't realize that when i went to install ...
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336 views

On the netbook edition (Unity), firefox is taking up full screen, covering menu and its own controls

On my Dell mini with 10.10 netbook edition, I have run into a problem where firefox covers the whole screen and there is no way to get to any other windows except by minimizing. Alt+Space does not ...
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523 views

How exactly does gnome manage laptop suspend events?

The reason I ask is that, while suspend under lid closure and fn-F4 work perfectly in the Ubuntu (gnome) desktop, I cannot get them to work when using a different window manager (fvwm) on my thinkpad ...
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Lost the config of my monitor once I connected it to a KVM switch

I used to have a monitor (Acer 20", AL2017) connected to the external video port of my laptop. Everything was great and I could get a rather high resolution available when setting it under Ubuntu (all ...
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1answer
474 views

Why is my display name in Ubuntu Software Center some weird set of letters?

In USC, after I submit a review, my display name is "Bnxdcty"... a swell name, but where did it come from? I have checked the ubuntu single sign on page, verified my nickname on there, changed it to ...
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Why does LibreOffice look old?

Why does LibreOffice look like this? Looks old...
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How can I automatically mute the volume at every boot?

Sometimes I forget to enable mute before shutting down my laptop. Can I set it up to be muted by default every time Ubuntu boots, before the login screen is displayed? When I try DoR's suggestion ...
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Installing Ubuntu on unallocated space between many partitions

I've been trying to install Ubuntu on some unallocated space, but I'm getting confused with the manual partition setup. I didn't want to try the other options for it suggested that everything on my ...
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722 views

How do I resize my emacs22 window?

I tried searching for answers but can't find any. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and have emacs22 installed: ii emacs22 22.2-0ubuntu9 The ...
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How can I detect and delete all lost configuration folders?

Over the time there is an increasing number of hidden .configuration folders in my home folder. Many of these come from applications I only installed for testing or from applications that I don't use ...
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2answers
578 views

How do I remove icons for other drives on the unity bar?

My HDD is split into multiple partitions. They each have an icon on the Unity bar. Is there a way to remove them from the bar?
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How can I install commonly used developer tools?

Is there a meta-package for installing commonly used developer tools such as cmake, autoconf, g++, etc.? The intent is to have roughly the same range of command-line tools as one has after installing ...
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2answers
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How can I create a symlink to the location that Ubuntu 10.10 mounts a CD?

In Ubuntu 10.10, when I insert a CD or DVD into my optical drive, the system mounts the CD in a folder called /media/XYZ where XYZ is the disk's label. This has cause problems with Wine, as in order ...
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Support TrendNet TEW-643PI Wireless N network card

Has anyone been able to get a TrendNet TEW-643PI Wireless N card working under Ubuntu? If so, what drivers did you use and where did you find them? I have this card and would really like to be able ...
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Bash keybindings that match those of gedit?

I want to have the same keybindings in gedit and in bash. Namely all the selections, also cut, copy and paste. I know there are some important ones that are already taken (Ctrl+C, Ctrl+W, etc), still....
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1answer
568 views

Bzr Eclipse Plugin not configurable

I'm relatively new to Eclipse. I'm currently running bzr 2.2.1 and Eclipse 3.5.2 (Galileo). Following the directions at: http://wiki.bazaar.canonical.com/BzrEclipse/Installation I get to the point ...
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How to create file/folder sync functionality (similar to Dropbox)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my own Dropbox / Ubuntu One server at home I think with time it will become possible to use a Dropbox locally on my Linux/Unix/Windows server. But for now, I would ...
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1answer
333 views

Banshee smooth start/pause playing?

Is there any plugin to make Banshee start playing, pause tracks smooth? Rhythmbox has such an option, but U can't find it in Banshee.
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How can I keep a wireless card's radio powered off by default?

My desktop's PCI wireless card is always scanning for available wireless networks, but I only rarely use it. Can I keep the radio turned off until I need it?
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1answer
677 views

Sync only selected subfolders to UbuntuOne?

I've just set up UbuntuOne, and am ready to sync. My Documents folder has the option to sync, but not the individual subfolders. I don't want to sync my entire Documents folder - is there any way to ...
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Enable two-finger scrolling on ALPS touchpad

How can I set up two-finger scrolling on an ALPS touchpad that doesn't support multiple fingers? The relevant output from xinput list is as follows: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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How do I get Dangerdeep to work? [closed]

Has anyone been able to get Danger From The Deep (Dangerdeep) to work under Ubuntu 10.04 for longer than 5 minutes or so without crashing & hanging up??? The graphics are superb & it looks ...
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1answer
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Sharing directories are not shown

I use Ubuntu on my Mac with VMWare Fusion. I setup share folders. However, I don't have anything in /mnt/hgfs I did have the shared directories, but they're not there. What's wrong with this, ...
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Cannot mount Android phone and sync with Banshee

I can't get my LG Optimus One to sync with Banshee. I read somewhere that the root needs to have an empty file called '.is_audio_player'. I did that and it still doesn't mount. I ran dmesg however ...
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Is it possible to do a remote wipe of a system?

My office had a break-in over the weekend, and several laptops were stolen. Mine wasn't one of them, but I'm curious - the owners of the stolen computers (Windows and Mac) are all talking about remote ...
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1answer
703 views

About the use of dotted hostname with avahi

Hi I recently discovered avahi. It help you when you when to resolve hostname for the local network. But in my situation i've got a issue. I decided to host a machine called "a.alpha" and a another ...
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What about the performance enhancement when using an SSD as the main disk?

I'm planning to buy a new PC and I am thinking about using an SSD as the main disk. I'd also use a standard spinning disk and I'd mount it to /home. To the people already using such a setup: does ...
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2answers
284 views

Will Ubuntu make use of PackageKit?

The primary design goal of PackageKit is to unify all the software graphical tools used in different distributions. Has Ubuntu any plans for adoption?
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680 views

How will the launcher/button work on a touch panel?

I'm not sure if Unity has a design problem. If the Launcher is hidden you can bring it to front by moving the mouse over the home button or hit the Super Key. So far, so good. But what is on Tablet ...
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What is the all_proxy environment variable used for?

When I type set | grep -i proxy I see all environmental variables which refers to proxy settings. I understand the meaning of http_proxy and ftp_proxy but what is all_proxy used for and where can ...

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