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Jul
22
comment How do I stop the Unity launcher from hiding behind other windows?
Fixes it in 14.04 also. Thanks
Jul
13
comment Pipelight not working on netflix
If you make that a solution, and mark it as a solution, I'll upvote that too. Thanks!
Jun
30
comment After exporting $PATH, commands don't work anymore
could you include "echo $PATH" so that we can see what your current PATH is?
May
2
comment syntax for SOCKS proxy in apt.conf
Works in 13.10.
Apr
23
comment is DD taking too long?
Thanks @JimSalter I was just noticing that my piping: dd if=/dev/sda | pv | dd of=/file was using up 20%, 60%, and 20% CPU respectively. Which to me seems to be a problem.
Jan
29
comment How do I resize an encrypted LVM to install another copy of Ubuntu?
I'm pretty sure you wouldn't need a live cd if you can unmount the partitions. I guess the most common layout is with the root system being encrypted, though?
Jan
1
comment Send or Move a window from one monitor to another with a shortcut key under Ubuntu 12.04 and nvidia 8600 GT without proprietary nvidia drivers
This still works in 13.10. I just restarted compiz like you said. Thanks.
Dec
27
comment Nautilus not generating thumbnails in 13.10
Here's a rather accurate solution for 13.10 and all past versions: askubuntu.com/a/179107/17065 Note the change in path from '.thumbnails' to '.cache/thumbnails'
Dec
27
comment Thumbnails in nautilus in Ubuntu 13.10
Here's a rather accurate solution for 13.10 and all past versions: askubuntu.com/a/179107/17065 Note the change in path from '.thumbnails' to '.cache/thumbnails'
Dec
27
comment Nautilus not generating thumbnails in 13.10
This isn't always true, but in past versions the folder was '.thumbnails' insteaad of '.cache/thumbnails'
Dec
26
comment Trying to install Steam ERROR: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: not
This was my solution in ubuntu 13.10. I don't remember having this problem in ubuntu 12.04.
Dec
26
comment Trying to install Steam ERROR: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: not
This package isn't available for debian wheezy, or for suacy (13.10). I'm trying to remember when the migration happened for ubuntu... but they migrated from installing 32 bit packages this way.
Dec
26
comment Compiz using 40% CPU on Ubuntu 13.10
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:oibaf/graphics-drivers && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libg3dvl-mesa Then add the driver to xorg: echo "/usr/lib/dri/libXvMCr600.so" | sudo tee -a /etc/X11/XvMCConfig
Dec
24
comment How can I remove “Show Desktop” from the Alt-Tab (application) switcher?
I spent some time and recompiled it myself for 5.20. I've posted my answer below, since it wasn't quite as straight forward as I imagined: askubuntu.com/a/395031/17065
Dec
17
comment Bash prompt doesn't print until I interact with console again
Regarding the terminal suggestions, what happens if you 'ctrl+alt+f1', and try the commands there?
Dec
6
comment How do I get a RoseWill rk-8100 keyboard working?
FWIW: it's generally a bad idea to download scripts and then run them. Please read the script before running it. Or better yet, read it and run the commands inside yourself.
Nov
30
comment How can I remove “Show Desktop” from the Alt-Tab (application) switcher?
It looks like the current version of unity is 5.20, and your version is 5.14. I'm using 12.04, so a custom build seems to be my only option. Thanks for outlining this. If you don't have time to do the build, maybe I'll try it.
Jun
20
comment Beep in shell script not working?
This wasn't the answer I expected, but I like it better.
Mar
18
comment How to run TurboTax online?
Restarting firefox is actually required (even though it seemed like I shouldn't have to).
Mar
5
comment How to run TurboTax online?
This doesn't seem to work for me anymore.