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Sep
11
awarded  Yearling
May
17
comment How do I resolve a newer package dependency, when the old one is in a higher-priority source?
Thanks, that makes sense.
May
17
awarded  Commentator
May
17
comment How do I resolve a newer package dependency, when the old one is in a higher-priority source?
I don't quite understand what you mean by "security packages always have higher version string" - from what I can tell the libxi6 package has version 2:1.6.0-0ubuntu2.1 under security but version 2:1.7.1.901-1ubuntu1~precise1 under precise-updates (packages.ubuntu.com/…)
Mar
11
comment Quickly trying different colours in the GIMP
yeah, that's good too but the dialog isn't as nice
Mar
11
comment Quickly trying different colours in the GIMP
Thanks, that's better, but ideally I'd like to play with the colour picker and have the image updated immediately.
Mar
11
asked Quickly trying different colours in the GIMP
Jun
5
answered How can I assign a keyboard shortcut to the 'clear' option in the messaging menu?
Jun
5
revised How can I assign a keyboard shortcut to the 'clear' option in the messaging menu?
shortcut-keys tag
Jun
5
suggested suggested edit on How can I assign a keyboard shortcut to the 'clear' option in the messaging menu?
Jan
1
answered Fix corrupt NTFS partition without Windows
Dec
19
comment Gnome Shell freezes up Ubuntu 11.10
Nasty.. What Mac model & graphics card do you have? And where are you installing gnome shell from?
Dec
11
awarded  Revival
Nov
25
comment How can I reduce the delay and increase the scroll speed of the unity launcher?
Are you using Unity2D? I also had this problem - and going back to Unity3D got rid of the delay. I remember reading a post here on askubuntu that Unity2D currently ignores the delay setting..
Oct
30
comment How can I resize NTFS partition in GParted?
Are you able to run chkdsk without using Safe Mode? You can also try making a System Repair Disk using another Vista computer (or preferably Windows 7 since it's newer & may have a better chkdsk) and booting from that to run chkdsk.
Oct
30
comment How to switch window controls to the left (Gnome Shell)?
on 11.10, I had to make the change in desktop --> gnome --> shell --> windows. To restart gnome shell, press Alt-F2, and type rt.
Oct
26
comment How can I resize NTFS partition in GParted?
I think you should make a backup and run the chkdsk tool from within Vista
Oct
25
awarded  Organizer
Oct
25
revised Is it possible to change the order of icons in the indicator applet?
added tags: unity & 11.04 & 11.10
Oct
25
suggested suggested edit on Is it possible to change the order of icons in the indicator applet?