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Jan
9
comment How to install Wine 1.9 on Ubuntu 15.10?
Miraculously this works although no package with such a name is listed at launchpad.net/~wine/+archive/ubuntu/wine-builds/+packages and the list is much more humble than that of launchpad.net/~ubuntu-wine/+archive/ubuntu/ppa/+packages And it also needs just a couple of seconds to install (totally incomparable with previous versions) and works perfectly. This makes me wonder why were previous versions so big...
Jan
9
comment How to install Wine 1.9 on Ubuntu 15.10?
I love pure Wine (and want 100% hand control over it because I am a very-very experienced "power user" of Windows having had been tweaking it since version 3.11) and generally dislike introducing unnecessary extra entities (remember William of Ockham) generally. But thank you for sharing your experience anyway.
Jan
9
comment How to install Wine 1.9 on Ubuntu 15.10?
@Daniel of course I have, and I have hand-looked into the repository: as I have said I have found some related packages like wine-gecko1.9 there suggesting that wine1.9 was going to follow but weeks have passed and wine1.9 is still not there.
Jan
8
comment How to install Wine 1.9 on Ubuntu 15.10?
@Daniel are you serious? Have you even read the question? I know how to install wine 1.6, 1.7 and even 1.8.
Dec
23
comment How to enable global menu support in LibreOffice in XUbuntu?
@fossfreedom That's very easy: webupd8.org/2015/02/use-global-menu-in-xubuntu-or-linux.html
Dec
23
comment How do I update Python from 3.4.3 to 3.5?
You can try to use this PPA to replace your current python with 3.5 - unfortunately this PPA doesn't include Python 3.5 (there are only obsolete versions) for Wily although there is Python 3.5 for Vivid, Trusty and Precise.
Dec
21
comment Any way to check the clock speed of my processor?
@AmalMurali what about removing the "CPU MHz: " part? And by the way, why does not lscpu | grep 'CPU MHz' | awk '{print $1}' work (for a momentary observation) without the watch -n1 part?
Dec
21
comment Any way to check the clock speed of my processor?
@AmalMurali I couldn't select the text to copy it to clipboard as it changes every second but here is a screenshot: imgur.com/iOOBE0N
Dec
21
comment Any way to check the clock speed of my processor?
@AmalMurali it's same as the above - just the empty > command prompt.
Dec
21
comment Any way to check the clock speed of my processor?
@AmalMurali thank you but this doesn't work at all - displays nothing (but the > sign).
Dec
21
comment How to enable global menu support in the Atom editor in XUbuntu?
@EduardoCola My question is how to make the Atom editor menu to be displayed in the top menu panel rather than in its own window (provided I have installed the corresponding XFCE extension and it works properly with all the other apps).
Dec
21
comment How to enable global menu support in the Atom editor in XUbuntu?
@EduardoCola Official Atom.io deb packages are only available for the amd64 platform. Everybody willing to use Atom on a 32-bit x86 system has to build it from the source code.
Dec
21
comment How to enable global menu support in the Atom editor in XUbuntu?
@EduardoCola "Global menu" is a way to display an active application menu on top of the screen rather than on top of that particular window - the way it is done in Ubuntu (but not Xubuntu unless you install the TopMenu extension) and on Mac. Here is a picture: imgur.com/OAoP35O
Dec
20
comment How can I install Sun/Oracle's proprietary Java JDK 6/7/8 or JRE?
Perfect. Thanks.
Dec
15
comment Any way to check the clock speed of my processor?
@AmalMurali This displays all the three: CPU MHz, CPU max MHz, and CPU min MHz while it makes little sense to watch the max and the min as they never change. Would you be so kind to modify the command to hide them?
Dec
14
comment How to enable or disable services?
echo manual | ... - can't I use something like echo disable | ... to say I forbid this service to be launched ever, even if some dependant service/application/script tries to start it?
Dec
14
comment How to disable mediascanner-service?
And how can this be done in Ubuntu 15.10 with systemd?
Dec
14
comment What is the mediascanner-service and how to avoid getting it installed?
Is there a way to disable it completely without uninstalling it?
Dec
8
comment I have put my app icons to /usr/share/icons/hicolor/*x*/apps but referencing them by the name alone doesn't work - why?
This is not a duplicate. I have read the q&a linked before posting this question. The problem is I have done what it says (as I have described in the question) but it doesn't work. The problem is what have I done wrong and what part can be missing.
Nov
26
comment using apt-cache search
Funny thing, it seems to find all combinations as well: I am looking for naps and it matches all the strings containing snap (e.g. vlcsnapshot), synapse, userspace software suspend (userspace software suspend) etc. The ^git$ way suggested seems very handy but it is too narrow as it would exclude, say, "git2" (I know it doesn't exist, but just as an example).