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Feb
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comment Music player that can sort or filter by number of tracks (per artist)
Many Linux audio players store user's media library in sqlite format. Then you can use sql querying on database file and output PLS/M3U list as one kind of approach
Feb
2
comment How to prevent “automatic” bold version of a font to be wider than regular having the same pt size?
mentioned also here: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ttf-droid/+bug/565393
Feb
2
comment How to prevent “automatic” bold version of a font to be wider than regular having the same pt size?
I stand corrected. I noticed the same using SciTE (and perhaps you too use Scintilla based editor - perhaps Geany?) while my font is Droid Sans Mono, but I took it as granted, and I didn't have an idea that weighted font can have different spacing even for monospaced fonts, while bold font uses same spacing as regular. Even more it seems that also proportional fonts have this "feature" you noticed, thou not all. Sorry for my bold first reply, I should have checked first
Feb
2
comment Transmission not downloading
Me too, randomly, but if I leave it for some time, it catches the train. So if you weren't patient, try it, and if not I don't know what is the issue. Some suggest changing Encryption in privacy options, especially if it's set on 'require encryption' and tweaking Privacy tab in general. I don't have references right now, but quick Google can lead to those I guess
Feb
2
comment How to prevent “automatic” bold version of a font to be wider than regular having the same pt size?
You can't control that. Font design would be ruined. Even if you precisely reduce size (which you can't) to match regular font spacing, then bold font would look smaller. If you want uniformly spaced font, just don't use bold font... or try terminal
Feb
1
comment How to uninstall Puddletag - audio tag editor?
How did you install deb package? Did you double click on it and install with Software Center or in some other way?
Jan
31
comment Why should my business choose Ubuntu?
I just doubt you'll have to choose OS for developers. And yet they are Windows developers and liked very much your idea of using Linux. It doesn't make sense to me
Jan
31
comment How to find all PDF files in directories and their subdirectories?
ok, thanks. edited yet again...
Jan
31
comment How to find all PDF files in directories and their subdirectories?
ups, sorry. that command is indeed wrong. I'll edit
Jan
30
comment Why is Ubuntu 11.10 so slow?
I tried both 11.04 and 11.10 on same PC - 11.04 was normally fast, while 11.10 was unnaturally slow. I have no idea why could that be, but it seems it isn't new Gnome (in 11.10) as i.e. Fedora 16 is just as fast as anyone would expected. My wild guess is some Compiz changes...
Jan
29
comment How to get colored output from bash script?
Indeed thanks. I browsed grep man page but --color[=WHEN], --colour[=WHEN] confused me, although it's explained fine
Jan
29
comment How to get colored output from bash script?
Yes, those lines are present, but output is unfortunately same (w/o coloring) when grep is run from bash script.
Jan
29
comment Reliable clipboard manager
Well I hope not. I'll mention them later
Jan
29
comment Reliable clipboard manager
Both faulty I mentioned are in your list ;)
Jan
29
comment Reliable clipboard manager
I'm asking if experienced users have tried them, (used them for longer period) so I (and potentially others) don't have to spend time to test all of them.
Jan
27
comment MathType and LibreOffice Math comparison
To be fair, you can type TeX math with MathType in MS Word
Jan
24
comment Setting custom commands for eBooks
I'm not sure about your question, but you can install 'fbreader' with your package manager (i.e. search for fbreader with Software Centre). It handles .mobi format just fine here
Jan
24
comment Setting custom commands for eBooks
It should appear as "E-book Viewer" in application list, canonically. I would suggest you to also try FBReader if you can, as Calibre is one of the slowest application I've ever run, including their reader
Jan
24
comment Setting custom commands for eBooks
I was under impression that you are looking for "Open with other application ..." action, which was moved to other place as explained in linked question
Jan
23
comment iPython Like Command History For Shell
Using this tip, now I can't use Ctrl+left/right in terminal to jump to next/previous word, which ruins whole purpose for me. Maybe there is workaround?