Since this is 8 years old now, an update to the answer by thanos for Ubuntu 20:
Super (Windows key) + Left Arrow or Right Arrow
will put a window half-maximized to the left or right half of the screen (Ctrl key not required anymore).
You cannot create directories in the kernel source tree because the files in /usr/src are all owned by the superuser (root).
I tried the following modification to the script in your other question:
tar zxvf backports-20151120.tar.gz # like original
cd backports-20151120 # like original
sudo rsync -axvH /usr/src/linux-headers-`uname -r` /usr/src/linux-headers-...
I was looking for solution of similar problem. My usb 3G modem was disconnecting and connecting all over again and again, sometimes successfully, sometimes not. Working on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, but had the same issue on 18.04.
Solution in my case was to change IOMMU settings in UEFI bios to "disabled". This is specific to UEFI bios motherboard types ...
I just had this problem after suspending xubuntu 20.04 with wifi disabled. When I came back, 'Enable wi-fi' was greyed out and I couldn't turn it back on.
sudo rfkill unblock all
That makes sure it's not blocked.
Then the order of steps is important:
sudo systemctl stop NetworkManager.service
sudo vim /var/lib/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.state
6 years and two months later, I stumbled upon the same problem (beside a few functions keys, the keyboard and touchpad are unusable under Linux Mint/Ubuntu 20).
For the posterity, I found that upgrading the BIOS to it's latest version (1.10, released on 2011-12-19) solved the issue!
I downloaded the driver from the download center, in the support ...
Well I have found a hack to scroll smoothly, I have tested it in multiple apps such as document viewer, gedit, nautilus file manager, etc.
This is not a prank or a scam. This is legit.
Move your mouse cursor to the right edge so that it is above the scroll bar, which is on the right edge of any window (hover anywhere on the right edge where the scroll bar is ...
For me, It have worked pretty well, decided to go for the advanced run. Wanted to try GPU-Passtrough (shortly, you make the VM has access to the GPU entirely) Needles to say, I could play games, at full graphics, and Virtual Reality. So yes It worked pretty well with GPU Passtrough,
With only virtualbox, Yeah It was acceptably good to at least play, (maybe ...
Create a new file in /etc/ld.so.conf.d/ called .conf
Edit the file and add a line per directory of shared libraries (*.so files), it will look something like:
Reload the list of system-wide library paths: