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open /etc/default/grub using sudo gedit /etc/default/grub and add nouveau.blacklist=1 at line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=" " and remove the quiet and splash to see the kernel messages .this blacklists the nouveau driver on bootup after suspend/hibernate this worked for me on a Dell Vostro 1500 with GeForce8600
Install xbacklight it is very light and useful. sudo apt-get install xbacklight Then use xbacklight -set 60 where number can varry from 0 to 100.
Maybe, if you just change the sensitivity, the dock could show up more easily. The higher the sensitivity the politer the touch to left side of the screen is required.
No, The position of the launcher is fixed (left) but and I wished to change the position too, so rather than changing I set it to auto-hide which is effectively good option (without using any external apps). The launcher when hovered overlaps the opened application rather than shrinking the size. So thats equally good. :)
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