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Aug
31
comment How can I edit Nautilus Places sidebar and Unity QuickList?
Also note that you'll need to kill and restart nautilus for these changes to take effect: pkill nautilus should do the trick.
Aug
31
comment How can I edit Nautilus Places sidebar and Unity QuickList?
Thank you, this is a reasonable answer and works great in 14.04. This is not 1999; I'm done with recompiling my operating system just to make it work!
Aug
10
comment Intellij install under sudo command
Oops! Try looking in /opt/intellij...
Jul
1
comment How to list all installed/activated Apache modules on a server
And FYI the enabled modules can be found listed as symlinks in /etc/apache2/mods-enabled - a2enmod and a2dismod are helper commands to manage the enabled modules.
May
16
awarded  Good Answer
May
1
comment Unread indicator for Slack Chrome App
Great work, thanks so much. My team just started using Slack out of the blue yesterday, and I was so annoyed that there was no integrated app for Ubuntu.
Apr
28
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Apr
13
comment Lenovo Ideapad s10-3 Wireless Disabled Problem
Or if you don't want to open the case, I suppose the workaround described in that same bug report might work for some folks: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/577114
Apr
12
awarded  Yearling
Apr
4
comment dpkg: error: dpkg status database is locked by another process
As it stands now, this is definitely the best answer. Yes, it is very important to make sure no running process owns the lock. I'd already checked that, nothing was running, and I needed to know how to delete the old lock. This answer covers all the bases.
Apr
1
comment How can I tell what workspace I am in with Unity?
5 workspaces, wow! You must be a master multitasker. :)
Mar
31
comment How to easily resize images?
I think you need to log out or reboot after installing it--or just do what I did; run pkill nautilus and then click the Home folder icon to reload nautilus with the new plug-in.
Mar
31
comment How can I tell what workspace I am in with Unity?
Why is this even needed? Because of Unity2D? I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with regular Unity and the workspace indicator shows on my launcher bar with no further action required, once I've enabled workspaces (Settings->Appearance->Behavior).
Mar
5
revised How to exclude a folder from rsync
Removed confusing addendum by salspaugh. I'm surprised that made it by the reviewers. I replaced it with a paragraph explaining the trailing slash, which seems to have been a source of confusion for salspaugh.
Feb
17
comment Missing date & time from top panel of Unity Desktop - Ubuntu 14.04
dconf didn't help, but pkill did the trick for me.
Feb
11
comment Ubuntu 14.04 Calculator does not get focus when opened from keyboard shortcut
I don't have a "calc" button on my keyboard, but I always map Super-C to the calculator (via System-Settings->Keyboard->Shortcuts->Launchers), and this problem has been driving me batty. I disabled the built-in shortcut, added a Custom Shortcut, and now it works great, thanks (no log-out required; hopefully it still works when I do log out!).
Dec
11
comment How do I install Guest Additions in a VirtualBox VM?
I think all you need to install on newer Ubuntus is the package virtualbox-guest-x11, which will draw in any other required dependencies.
Oct
26
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Oct
16
comment My-Weather-Indicator Inaccurate, Not Able To Select Wunder Ground In Options
Thank you! For those wondering, I requested a free "developer" license (I am a paying wunderground subscriber), and encountered no problem saying that I "my" app was called "My Weather Indictator", and used launchpad.net/my-weather-indicator as the app's website address. They gave me a key immediately and it worked. Thanks!
Oct
16
comment Software Updater window not displaying, though open in 13.04
I think having dual monitors is the issue. Not sure about 13.04 but in 14.04 dual-monitor support is horrible.