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Feb
9
comment How to stop excessive memory usage of unity-window-decorator?
Here's a bug report: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/compiz/+bug/740258
Feb
9
comment What is the difference between gtk-window-decorator and compiz-decorator?
I think I also saw some reference somewhere to "unity-window-decorator" or "unity-decorator". Is that another one of these? Here's an AskUbuntu reference.
Jan
23
comment 'Insufficient permissions' error on `adb push` command on 12.04
You may need to "trigger" udev after adding the new rule file (though I'm not sure). Here's a way to "trigger" askubuntu.com/questions/82470/… .
Jan
3
comment What Application Indicators are available?
How can I get this Unity Launcher Taggle indicator to show up? What do I need to install or run? Thanks. The link to the project page is dead.
Dec
31
comment How to get smooth scrolling in Nautilus?
This is out of date. Nautilus supports smooth scrolling at least in 14.04.
Dec
31
comment Global smooth scrolling application
Already asked in askubuntu.com/questions/6228/… and the one you pointed to askubuntu.com/a/149727/148451 . So let's not populate with more of the same question. Maybe rephrase the question to be more specific, i.e. where should I start to build one, as developer?
Dec
31
comment No smooth scrolling on Chrome for Ubuntu
I don't see anything about "Threshold Composing" in the Chrome/Chromium chrome://flags page. Please edit to clarify what you mean. Thanks!
Dec
31
comment Why is scrolling in Chromium super-smooth with Openbox but not with Compiz?
Wow!! That is awesome! For all who haven't tried, just type in python into a terminal in Ubuntu and then copy and paste these commands. It's flawless. This demo (or similar) should be pointed to from any bugs or forums, etc. in response to any detractors and to demo exactly what "smooth scrolling" actually means in Ubuntu and GTK. Thanks for the demo.
Dec
29
comment What does the Gedit plugin called “Dashboard” do and/or provide?
Thanks! Do you know if this "Getting Started" tab would always display when the plugin is enabled?
Dec
19
comment How can I change the Gedit keyboard cursor / caret to a block instead of a bar?
Thanks! I also want to have the old insertion behavior when typing (not overwriting). I just edited my original question to reflect that.
Dec
19
comment Key short cut `Super+L` (i.e. `Win+L`) not working for `LockScreen` in 12.04 LTS
Anybody else have Win/Super + l make their display settings reverted to a previous setting? I used the System Settings to rotate my display and I noticed that pressing Win+L will flip flop it between normal rotation and the 90degree rotation.
Nov
25
comment How to find (and delete) duplicate files
@nealmcb If using sudo apt-get install fslint, the installation currently does put fslint-gui into the path and so I can run it from anywhere by just typing fslint-gui. You can find where fslint-gui lives by typing which fslint-gui (it looks like a Python script).
Nov
14
comment Where is “open with…” in Nautilus?
You will need to fix up the MimeType and other settings to match the file types you want to associate. Also, you will probably need to restart Nautilus (try typing nautilus -q in a command line to quit, then open it again).
Oct
23
comment Getting the word count of a pdf document in Evince
Whatever file is used to define the document could be considered "source code", and Evince is the machine that executes the code. It's unfair (and impossible) to ask the source code editor (e.g. a text editor) to determine what the output of the execution will be, so let's just look at the output (i.e. the rendered image/text in Evince/poppler). Implementation in Evince would be useful to me since I'm "coding" my papers in a language-agnostic text editor and use Evince (via Pandoc and pdflatex) to "run" my source. Only at the end can we be certain what made it through. Consider commented code.
Oct
22
comment Getting the word count of a pdf document in Evince
Evince is not strictly a "viewer". Creating and viewing and editing a document is clearly a bigger workflow than just "edit" and then "view". Regarding the question: Evince currently allows copying select text. That's not strictly a "view" role. Evince is in a great position to find out resulting word count since it's the final "renderer" of what we actually read (or send to publisher). It already has a way to identify rendered whole words (try double-clicking a word!). I'd love Evince to provide this in the "File->Properties" box. It already tells me the page count (based on rendering).
Oct
17
comment gedit scroll area stops short of the screen - am I missing something?
BTW, this does not seem to be a problem using Gedit in Unity Ubuntu 14.04. Can't say what's going on in Xubuntu, though.
Sep
25
comment How do I start applications automatically on login?
In Ubuntu 14.04, I don't see those options in the system menu in the upper right.
Sep
24
comment Default themes are gone, windows look ugly
This seems to uninstall the ubuntu-desktop package. Is that right or okay?
Sep
24
comment Can my xubuntu installation be converted to standard Ubuntu?
Would there be any conflicting daemons or startup scripts by having both ubuntu-desktop and xubuntu-desktop (regarding 14.04) installed?
Jul
16
comment Scheduled task with at command (6AM)
Have you seen Ubuntu's Scheduled Tasks gui?