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This is what I did to make this globally available: I have a folder for stuff I install locally in my user account called ~/.local/bin, but you don't have to put this there, you can put it wherever is most convenient. This only affects my login. First Step Install xsel to enable manipulation of clipboard contents: sudo apt-get install xsel Second Step ...


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I found a working solution (workaround) in an Eclipse related StackOverflow article: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20203771/eclipse-continue-crash Have to add -Dorg.eclipse.swt.browser.DefaultType=mozilla JVM parameter to startup config of CrashPlanDesktop. Open /usr/local/crashplan/bin/run.conf with sudo Append ...


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Depending on what you call "minimal", do: cp /etc/skel/.xinitrc ~ echo 'exec gnome-session' >> ~/.xinitrc startx ~/.xinitrc gnome-session using .xinitrc to start X. Or: service start gdm (if you installed gdm, or other Display Managers, such as lightdm).


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All you need to do is type the command: startx from a command prompt (tty1-tty6). Your Xsession should start on tty7, although, it may start on tty8 or another.


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Wi-Fi is a basic feature. There is a network indicator icon in the Unity Bar. You simply click on it to select the Wi-Fi network you want to join. (Make sure Enable Networking and Enable Wi-Fi are selected, as shown).


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This is expected behavior when no WiFi driver has been installed. For whatever reason, the Ubuntu installer won't automatically install some drivers -- these must be installed by hand. The first step is to identify the WiFi card. Open a terminal window and type lspci -vvnn | grep Network Then google for Ubuntu driver installation instructions for that ...


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3T MongoChef is a multi-platform desktop GUI for MongoDB and runs also on Ubuntu. It’s a commercial tool but it’s free for personal and non-commercial use. It has lots of useful features, e.g. in-place data editing or a drag&drop search query builder (www.3t.io/mongochef/mongochef-whats-new).



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