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comment recently-used.xbel is empty and entries are never added
I did the same thing on one of my installs, was stumped for a bit. Finally ran dconf dump / > settings.log & while reading thru saw I'd disabled that option.
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answered recently-used.xbel is empty and entries are never added
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comment recently-used.xbel is empty and entries are never added
Please check > System Settings > Security & Privacy > Files & Applications > and make sure that Record file and application usage is enabled.
Feb
3
comment WIll the unity 8 mir be usable in 16.04 LTS release?
Available?, maybe, usable?, no.
Jan
30
comment With secure boot disabled, is there long term vulnerability to malicious code (on 14.10 and 15.04/Win multiboot setups)?
Not at all. Read this bug - bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2/+bug/1401532 & any of the current stories on ubuntu's bootloader 'issues'. (I think some of it is mis-represented to say the least, ex. - pcworld.com/article/3026346/linux/…
Jan
30
comment With secure boot disabled, is there long term vulnerability to malicious code (on 14.10 and 15.04/Win multiboot setups)?
Wouldn't matter much if you enable secure boot as grub will boot unsigned kernels anyway. This should change in 16.04 or so they say
Jan
28
comment Where is 'Users and Groups' in Ubuntu 15.10
users-admin is one of 4 binaries in the gnome-system-tools package. So no reason to do as you suggested. If you want to know what's in a package there are various cli solutions or just install synaptic, highlight an installed package > properties > installed files. The same is somewhat true if you know a binary name but need to find the package, some cli solutions or just go to this page, ect. packages.ubuntu.com
Jan
28
comment How to remove bottom gnome-panel of Unity on Ubuntu 15.04?
You want to use the unity profile. To change in ccsm on lower left side click Preferences > in the Profile dropdown choose unity. then log out/into a ubuntu session
Jan
28
comment Unable to install VLC on Ubuntu 15.10
If using the xorg-edgers ppa (and a couple of others like it) you really should run ppa-purge on the ppa Before doing an upgrade to a new Ubuntu release. Probably says so on the ppa page..
Jan
27
comment Shema missing com.canonical.unity.webapps
Well if you are going to install different qt* packages then you'll break certain apps such as webapp-container & the repo musecore, ect. Not that different than using the musecore ppa which replaces some qt* packages & also breaks some apps. (except with the ppa you'll get a musecore built to work with replaced qt packages & an easy way to revert thru ppa-purge). So either live with the newer qt & broken stuff or go back to Ubuntu repo qt* packages. (could be difficult depending on how you actually installed them thru that how-to, ect.
Jan
27
comment Ubuntu Software Updater: “Not all updates can be installed”
Why dont you try to get some more info. Open a terminal (ctrl+alt+t), go sudo apt-get update. When that finishes simulate a dist-upgrade with sudo apt-get -s dist-upgrade. Nothing will actually be done because of the -s, read thru the terminal output carefully, if ok then run command for real by removing the -s. If suspect post complete terminal output for the simulated dist-upgrade.
Jan
27
answered How can I dock a specific System Settings as an icon to the Unity launcher?
Jan
26
comment Shema missing com.canonical.unity.webapps
Did you add the musecore ppa & then upgrade some qt5 packages?
Jan
25
comment Gnome 3 screwed up Unity, especially Nautilus
Did you install 'gnome3' from ubuntu repos or from a ppa?
Jan
25
comment How to remove bottom gnome-panel of Unity on Ubuntu 15.04?
If you have (or install) compizconfig-settings-manager then start it from a terminal, command is ccsm. Check or post the first 4 lines or so & look for which profile is being used. You want to see the unity profile, not the Default profile
Jan
25
comment How can I make Unity search not remember my previous search term?
That's how it was designed, however the search is highlighted so removed if you type anything (or hit backspace key
Jan
25
comment Put icon on desktop
browse to where the app's .desktop file is > right click > copy > then paste on Desktop. Typically /usr/share/applications. (- .desktops copied from /usr/share/applications should work as launchers as is, no need to mark as executable
Jan
24
comment How to show full date and time in Nautilus/Files 3.6+ list view?
@ Hannu, no clue as to why you found the list view option so 'hard' to find, no such issues here. As far as modifying, well download the debian.tar.xz file from ppa, you'll find the date-time.patch inside the patches folder, have at it.
Jan
23
comment How to show full date and time in Nautilus/Files 3.6+ list view?
@ Hannu, try again, needed to be updated
Jan
22
comment This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome updates because this Linux system will no longer be supported
@– user871199 - read the google-chrome announcement linked in answer