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How it works The script below measures the size of an area, between two locations of the mouse pointer. It works as followes: Place the mouse pointer in the first position (without clicking) Press the key combination of your choice (see further below) Place the mouse in the second position (again without clicking) Press your key combination again. A ...


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Using shutter First install Shutter if you don't have it installed. sudo apt-get install shutter Open up preferences under Edit -> Preferences and select the behaviour tab. Check 'Start shutter at login' and 'Hide window on first launch'. See screenshot below: Usage Make sure the shutter panel icon is visible and select your window or whatever you ...


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Using slop Another simple way of determining the area of a selection is by using slop (Select Operation), a command-line utility "that queries for a selection from the user and prints the region to stdout." slop is a comparitively new tool and has not been packaged for Debian/Ubuntu, yet. As it stands you will have to compile it from source: sudo apt-get ...


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It is a kernel bug, limited to monitors connected via Display Port output to an Intel Integrated Graphics. I found it googling [drm:intel_dp_i2c_aux_ch] *ERROR* too many retries,giving up However, this bug has been fixed in Linux 3.16, which can be installed in Ubuntu 14.04. If you are running 14.10, you already have this kernel and you should not have to ...


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If Ubuntu loads well on your TV, but not on the monitor, hook up both together and configure the monitor while looking at the TV using the system settings - screen display. Once done configuring, shut down the computer, remove the TV and boot the computer again. This will then give you a working system on the monitor.



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