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Nov
28
comment How do I reinstall Unity?
@Venki it just refreshes the repository, and reinstall ubuntu-desktop and unity. Not sure what else needs to be explained
Nov
28
comment VNC doesn't work with compiz
Sometimes, I wonder if remote sharing is actually an after-thought in ubuntu-land. It really should just work right out of the box.
Nov
10
awarded  Yearling
Nov
1
answered What to do about “the disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present”?
Sep
25
comment Disable auto-opening nautilus window after auto-mount
Thank you! You are a life saver!
Sep
25
comment Prevent a specific USB device from auto-mounting
Oh well, looks like Cuttlefish is no longer available
Sep
12
comment How can I enable Ctrl+Alt+Backspace?
this solution deserves upvote!
Aug
19
comment Ubuntu slows down over time?
If it is overheating, CPU may simple shut itself down, and cause your system to shut off. I have the same slow down issue on 14.04, and the current workaround is really to reboot.
Aug
6
comment Is it possible to disable the Super+<Number> shortcuts that switch to apps in 12.04?
In 14.04, the setting is now called Key to show the Dash, Launcher, and Help Overlay So if you disable the Super+<number>, you also disable the shortcut to the Dash. It is a trade-off though
Aug
5
comment glib.GError: No D-BUS daemon running
Just tried and it works on 14.04
Jun
25
comment How do I stop system monitor from being transparent?
Because 14.04 doesn't have the issue by default, but after I added gnome3 ppa, and I ended up having the same issue that you did
Jun
23
answered How do I stop system monitor from being transparent?
Jun
11
comment Laptop in-built Web Cam stopped working HP Probook
'Bus 002 Device 008: ID 045e:00f8 Microsoft Corp. LifeCam NX-6000' Same issue with the NX-6000. I guess it affects all cams with uvcvideo
Jun
6
comment How do I create a desktop wallpaper slideshow?
Thanks a bunch! I like this solution over Wallch.. as you don't have to install any extra apps to achieve the same purpose
Jul
23
awarded  Notable Question
Feb
12
awarded  Caucus
Jul
19
awarded  Popular Question
Jun
10
comment How can I remove Empathy, and integrate Pidgin?
gnome-shell-extensions-pidgin only shows up in advanced setting if you logout and log back in. Not entirely sure how the extension works though, because gnome-shell still appears to have tight integration with empathy
Apr
9
comment Acer Aspire One 722 Touchpad Too Sensitive After Upgrade
Did you have to do anything extra like you did in 11.10/11.04 to get ubuntu work happily with AO 722?
Mar
29
comment How can I fix Chrome to minimize into the Unity launcher?
This is the solution for me! So used to running Linux not needing to log out as much, so essentially the fix is to keep Chrome in the launcher, log out and log back in.. viola! Things are now working like they are supposed to