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There is currently no desktop native app for Google Hangouts. As far as I am aware all usage for Google Hangouts is done through a web browser.


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Quit google-musicmanager. Delete the directory ~/.config/google-musicmanager. Start google-musicmanager again. You'll get an initial setup wizard again - this time, choose an empty directory to upload music. Then the bug will not be there anymore. I found this workaround on ubuntuforums.org.


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How to install Google Hangout: Go to the Google+ Hangouts page and click in the Download Plugin button. Then you will see a list containing options with binary files, this page will read your system information and select automatically the best option for you. Click in the Download Link button and save the file in your computer. When the download is ...


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The instructions listed are good, but if what you are looking for is the desktop version of Hangouts, then I recommend installing the Google Chrome extension. Go to http://www.google.com/hangouts/ and click the "Available for your computer" link at the bottom. Despite being a Chrome extension, it makes Hangouts live in their own windows outside of the ...


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It looks like someone has made a CUPS/Google Cloud Print tool here: http://www.niftiestsoftware.com/cups-cloud-print/ And it appears the author provides a PPA: Packages: https://launchpad.net/~simon-cadman/+archive/cups-cloud-print Source code: https://github.com/simoncadman/CUPS-Cloud-Print To install it and configure it: sudo add-apt-repository ...


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Yes, there is an option. First download the following deb packages: the data package: gnome-terminal-data_3.6.1_all.deb the main package: gnome-terminal_i386.deb (for 32-bit OS) or gnome-terminal_amd64.deb(for 64-bit OS) Second, install them using the following commands in your terminal: sudo dpkg -i /path/to/gnome-terminal-data_3.6.1-0ubuntu4.1_all.deb ...


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This seems to be a bug. And from what I read, it looks like there is a workaround for Gnome 3.8. Are you using 2-factor authentication with Google? If you are, then it is better not to use GOA at the moment. The problem is that in 3.6 we use CalDAV for Google Calendars, which does not work with OAuth tokens, only with passwords. Neither does GTalk, which ...


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I used Chrome for a while but switched to Chromium, mostly because I read that "Chromium is the open source web browser project from which Google Chrome draws its source code". I figured: if I can use open source, I will. There aren't too many differences, although there are a few. This is what Wikipedia says Google adds to Chromium to make Chrome: ...


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(Credit to Jorge Castro for this answer) The Google packages install a cron job in /etc/cron.daily/ for custumizing the repository configuration and reenabling the source after a release upgrade. Each Google package will put its own script (or a link to a script) here. For example: google-musicmanager, google-chrome or google-talkplugin (the latter being ...


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If browser based, I am switching to Feedly. It will import your Google Reader account automatically. Google will help you find a suitable replacement. EDIT; I have now settled on InoReader, far classier than Feedly, (actually has a working Chromium extension with unread count!) Also can subscribe to feeds via RSS Subscription Extension (by Google). Double ...


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This bug you are facing has been fixed, but unfortunately only for Quantal. If you are on Precise, it is unlikely that the bug fix will be backported to the Web-apps Preview PPA. If you are desperate or feeling adventurous, you can download the deb file of signon-ui that is available in Quantal currently and install it manually. Can you install a .deb ...


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As stated in the site you linked, Canary builds are not available for Linux. The only release channels available for Linux are: Stable, Beta and Dev. The reason for that is explained here: Thanks for your interesting in testing out the latest and greatest builds of Chrome. There are logistical challenges that make creating/ deploying Linux bundles ...


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Using Colinker, a customizable context menu for selected text, you can search selected text in any application not just the gnome terminal. On Linux systems, Colinker is designed to be used with xbindkeys and xclip. More about: http://sourceforge.net/projects/colinker/


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It's being overloaded with traffic, but look at Newsblur. The code is open and on Github, the site is designed in a freemium model.


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There is a daap plugin for Google Music here that is currently unmaintained: https://github.com/dpogue/gmusic-daap. From the author: Unfortunately the DAAP library I started with doesn't support some of the options that iTunes looks for. It works with Rhythmbox and Banshee on Linux, and someone told me that it worked with an Android DAAP client. [1] ...


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As a compilation exercise, it is just about possible to force google-gadgets to compile - however I'm doubtful whether google-gadgets for the desktop is useful since Google themselves has discontinued support Thus this answer will give you enough pointers to achieve this under 11.10: How to compile: Install the prerequisites: sudo apt-get install ...


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The idea is that those types of accounts should be configured in one place and then all other programs can get your identities. Your email clients, IM clients, VoIP, photo albums, etc. Obviously, any tool must exist before applications can start to use it, so it's no surprise that many applications doesn't use this yet. I thought at least Empathy would use ...


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Google+ doesn't really have a write API yet so no one can write this feature (yet), however you can follow along progress in this bug report. How do I subscribe to a bug?


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Go to http://www.zindus.com/ or https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/thunderbird/addon/zindus/ it works at least with thunderbird 7 alpha 1 and it's the add-on I use


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Nuvola Player It integrates with Unity, you can use media keys, and it currently supports Google Play, Amazon Cloud Player, Deezer, Pandora Radio, and Rdio.


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Some audio and video feeds are not the normal "RSS" feeds, so you need to add quite a bit of configuration to Firefox to get it working. Enter about:config into the address bar of Firefox, That will bring up this screen: Click on I'll be careful, I promise! Next you need to enter in a lot of new strings, so first search for browser.content, that should ...


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At the moment I would recommend Liferea due to the ease with which you can import your feeds from google reader and the aesthetics are closest to that of Lightread compared with other readers like RSSOwl for instance. Shame google reader is disappearing. I hope Lightread might get a feature to work without google reader.


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I would set it up like this: The Google Apps Mail Instal unity-mail & unity-webapps-gmail sudo apt-get install unity-mail unity-webapps-gmail Open Unity mail and configure it for Google Apps. Setting it up is almost the same as for a gmail account, except for the username which is your_mail@yourdomail.com You can even set it up with URL so that ...


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browser google.com/search?q=query Where browser is the desired web browser.


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ping -c option will specify the number of packets sent and will stop after counting them , here in you example count is 3 . ping www.google.com will send infinite packets until you stop it by closing or ctrl+c For more information about ping options Ping Options Or use man ping in terminal . Try it.


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Luckily for you, tualatrix did a small hack on gnome-terminal and added support to search on Google upon right clicking a message. You need to add a third-party PPA for it to work though. Run these commands in a terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/personal sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gnome-terminal Once updated, close all ...


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Google Desktop was discontinued September 2011, so the correct answer here is 'Google Desktop should no longer be used'. It is not receiving updates or security patches, so it isn't recommended to use it. You need to find an alternative like KDE's Plasma widgets or Conky.


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I think this is the only thing that is known so far: http://omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/04/google-drive-is-coming-to-linux/ But there is some temporary solution available until the official client comes to Ubuntu: http://omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/04/google-drive-is-coming-to-linux/


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gnome-contacts uses Google Contacts if you set up an online account. sudo apt-get install gnome-contacts or click this


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This has been reported on Launchpad as a problem report. The only suggestion in the report is to switch to Pidgin since that supports 2-step verification.



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