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May
18
comment How to defrag an ext4 filesystem
There is a great reasons to defrag your files regularly: it is much easier to recover contiguous, non-fragmented files in case of a file system failure.
May
18
comment How to teach Ubuntu 15.04 Russian spelling system the ё letter?
Thank you, @pilot6 . My inner ё-nazi accepts the compromise :-)
May
18
comment How to teach Ubuntu 15.04 Russian spelling system the ё letter?
Thanks. But this version seems to tolerate replacing ё with е anyway. Isn't there a version opposite to the original - that would suggest correcting е to ё where applicable? I could ask on that forum of course but I just prefer the StackOverflow format a lot and hate registering on all the forums :-]
Apr
27
comment Can't set a higher screen resolution in a external display in a Dell Mini 10v laptop
This was an issue on my old laptop and I have successfully resolved it by putting external monitor logically above (instead of to the right) the built-in but this is not the problem with my newer laptop having Intel graphics of another generation (which lacks this bug but is much less stable unfortunately).
Apr
26
comment Can't set a higher screen resolution in a external display in a Dell Mini 10v laptop
This works. Thanks a lot. But I have to do this every time I restart my computer (bash history comes in handy). Where could it be the best place to put this to be done automatically?
Apr
23
comment How to install Ubuntu without a CD and a USB?
That's a great question. All I use the CD drive for is installing OSes, some times I also use a USB flash drive which is slow as hell. And today it has just hit me: why can't I use a special hard drive partition the same way like I use the CD or USB drive - just "burn" the ISO on that partition and boot from it? I think it would be much faster, needles to say more convenient. That's a huge pity there is no good answer here so far...
Apr
17
comment Can I move the Unity launcher?
Well. Ok. This moves it to the bottom. What about the right side? I'd like it to be on the right the way like the Wharf Bar in AfterStep.
May
7
comment How to disable Ubuntu 13.04 Unity fancy visual effects?
Looks like my problems are almost solved, @Gladen, thanks. By the way I have never seen a computer where Compiz would work stable. Even on very cool HP Elite Desktop PCs it produces visual artefacts and general faults.
May
7
comment What's the right way to remove an Ubuntu Unity web application?
Sure, @Mitch, already done.
May
6
comment How to enable the Ubuntu Tweak login settings section?
Oh, I see now. I didn't notice it as it doesn't appear for other sections. Thanks.
May
5
comment How to add gksudo or what to use instead in Ubuntu 13.04?
I've heard using sudo for GUI programs is fundamentally wrong. Don't actually know why though.
Nov
24
comment How to set mouse wheel tilt click support up?
For Russians interested in the subject, here is a related article in Russian: habrahabr.ru/post/160101
Nov
21
comment How to set mouse wheel tilt click support up?
All of you are right, guys. 1. it does horizontal scrolling by default. 2. xev helps to find out that tilt clicks work as buttins #6 and #7 (for left and right tilt respectively). 3. the article linked answers the question of how to customize the behaviour. So, somebody, submit this information as an answer and get the bounty. Thanks.
Nov
19
comment How to set mouse wheel tilt click support up?
I'll check this, @gertvdijk.
Nov
15
comment How to set up a Canon MF8000 series (i-SENSYS MF8030) multifunctional on Ubuntu?
Are you sure you've quoted usr.sbin.cupsd correctly and both the commas at the lines ends and the last line "sudo service cups restart" are to be put in the file? I know nothing about apparmor.
Nov
15
comment How to set up a Canon MF8000 series (i-SENSYS MF8030) multifunctional on Ubuntu?
Says "Missing print filter for printer..."
Nov
15
comment How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller on 64-bit 12.10 using an Internet-connected 32-bit 12.04 PC and a USB flash drive?
I have actually bought a USB NIC (which, I think, I am going to return to the shop tomorrow :-)), updated the system (which has given me the 3.5.0-18 kernel) and installed the linux-backports-modules-cw-3.6-3.5.0-18-generic package ((which has given me the actual driver). I approve this answer because I tend to believe it is not very hard to download the required kernel update package and its dependencies by hand.
Nov
15
comment Does Ubuntu 12.10 support ASIX AX88772 Ethernet controller chip out-of-the-box?
I've just bought the NIC and tested it. It works just fine with bare 12.10 installation. The -18 kernel was installed as soon as I've ran update.
Nov
15
comment How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller on 64-bit 12.10 using an Internet-connected 32-bit 12.04 PC and a USB flash drive?
It requires 3.5.0-18 kernel, not 3.5.0-18. And there seems to be no linux-backports-modules-cw-3.6-3.5.0-17-generic package available.
Nov
15
comment Does Ubuntu 12.10 support ASIX AX88772 Ethernet controller chip out-of-the-box?
"This module will handle a lot of USB vendor/product combinations as of the version in Ubuntu's 3.5.0-18" - the kernel I've got is 3.5.0-17 (not -18). "you need a Live environment" - why? I've got the fully (but the NIC) functional Ubuntu installed on the hard drive.