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Dec
16
comment How to connect to Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication Required
When I tried it, FreeRDP worked with NLA and is in the Ubuntu 13.10 repositories.
Oct
24
comment How to configure the touchpad middle click?
As of 13.10, /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf warns "DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE, your distribution will likely overwrite it when updating. Copy (and rename) this file into /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d first."
Oct
19
comment What is a good setup for LaTeX and R?
You'll typically get better answers if you split these into separate question posts. Thanks!
Sep
28
comment How to make the brightness keys work on an HP Folio 13?
For me, it reads GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash". I tried instead changing GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="acpi_backlight=vendor" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="acpi_backlight=vendor acpi_osi=", but that didn't boot correctly. Instead, GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="acpi_backlight=vendor acpi_osi=''" works and also re-enables the wireless switch on the F12 key. That approach seems better than taking the side effects of removing quiet splash from the GRUB command line.
Aug
9
comment graphical user interface to view man page?
I had misunderstood, thinking you were listing Evince as one of several other options besides Gman. This both clears up that confusion and also gives me a better idea of how Gman works. Thank you.
Jul
24
comment graphical user interface to view man page?
It's not clear to me how to use Evince to view a man page. Could you elaborate?
Aug
31
comment 3D-accelerated Adobe Flash?
See also askubuntu.com/q/91932/3256
Jan
26
comment Music/podcast player with speed control?
There's a bug filed on alsaplayer about the 100% CPU usage, right? If not, will you please file a bug about it? Thanks!
Dec
21
comment How to remove wine completely
@mydoghasworms: Good point. I guess it's a difference in philosophy; because of Murphy's "law", I avoid force options (-f) as much as possible. 8-P
Dec
21
comment How do I keep my alternate CD upgrade from using the network?
Yes, I have tried with the network cable unplugged.
Oct
12
comment How do I perform easy switching to external monitor
I've wrestled with this issue too. I know that my Fn-F5 (or whatever it is) keyboard shortcut works in the rare occasion when I boot into windows. So, for at least some laptops, this keyboard shortcut works through software, not hardware.
Jul
15
comment Ubuntu won't play DVDs even after installing Codecs
@enzotib, Grayson didn't make it clear whether he ran the second line (install-css.sh). There is a possibility he has been using non-CSS-encrypted DVDs.
Jul
15
comment Do apps designed for a different desktop environment (GNOME, XFCE, LXDE, …) break?
There, the grammar is more readable.
Jul
15
comment Do apps designed for a different desktop environment (GNOME, XFCE, LXDE, …) break?
Whoa, Rinzwind, I haven't voted on your answer (up or down) at all. I just don't understand.
Jul
14
comment What is the least insecure way to store a password that is used by a script?
Wouldn't it work to access GNOME Keyring or something similar?
Jul
14
comment Is Wayland coming to Ubuntu Oneric?
From the wiki link (nice!), it looks like very few graphics cards are supported yet anyway, so that is one holdup.
Jul
14
comment Do apps designed for a different desktop environment (GNOME, XFCE, LXDE, …) break?
It seems like you're describing an issue that applies to package management in general, having only a minor connection to the issue of desktop environments. Am I right?
Jul
14
comment Do apps designed for a different desktop environment (GNOME, XFCE, LXDE, …) break?
Could you clarify why you would need to worry about KDE? What does or doesn't work?
Jul
4
comment How to download songs from Amazon's Cloud Player?
Added a screenshot, hopefully that helps.
May
17
comment What is the preferred way to store application settings?
ás: Thanks for sharing: I learned some new things from your comment that will come in handy if I ever get around to writing some software of my own!