Eti
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Why is my laptop running so hot with Ubuntu?
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Since you have an Optimus-enabled laptop, you'll want to install Bumblebee. Without Bumblebee, you are most likely using the integrated graphics chipset, while your dedicated graphics card is powered ...

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enable window 'snap' in 12.04 (window maximation on drag to edge)
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The feature which maximizes the window when dragged to the upper panel is still present, but only in Unity 3D, not in Unity 2D. Therefore, I would suggest to check if you have the right graphics ...

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How to add licensing to Ubuntu Application?
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You seem to ask for a DRM system. Licensing generally means "describing what rights the end user has". As Zoopster pointed out, there is no standard way to implement such a system. Moreover, there is ...

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Running crysis 2 on ubuntu gives me an error message
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It sounds like you are using nVidia's so-called "optimus" technology, their solution to hybrid graphics. If that's indeed the case, you should notice Linux has no native way to deal with these hybrid ...

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Java GUI extremely slow
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You might want to try installing version 1.7 (oracle's one, not openjdk), and making sure it is the active version using update-alternatives and java -version. Do note, however, that java is NOT a ...

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Conky, Show Desktop, Swap & Network Meters, Remove Background
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You will probably want to define the following properties as follows: own_window yes own_window_colour 000000 own_window_hints undecorated,below,sticky,skip_taskbar,skip_pager ...

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Why do games lag in wine for me but everyone else seems to not experience this?
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Since you have a recent machine, you might be using hybrid graphics (nVidia Optimus in this case). If that's the case, you could very well be running on the weaker integrated graphics rather than on ...

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How to I fix software center after installing the Linux Mint MATE desktop?
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I tried resetting lsb-release and *issue, but for some reason, they always revert to linux mint. I'm not sure if they reset on each restart, or on each update, but they do reset frequently. I wrote a ...

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Recurring changing owership problem on external HDD
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If your HDD is read-only, you will obviously not be able to chown your files. Afaik, hfs+ support isn't optimal (yet) under Linux. Have you installed all the necessary packages (I think you'll need ...

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How to create videos for websites (personal blog, youtube..)
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I've used XVidCap Screen Capture and the quality is excellent, REALLY close to what I was seeing on my screen during the capture. Its default settings are DivX codec (in an MPEG file) and MP3 audio. ...

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Clementine has high CPU usage even after shutting it down
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I would like to confirm I'm having exactly the same issue: Basicly, when I "quit" clementine (by rightclicking the indicator icon and hitting "quit", not just using the close button), the process will ...

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How to restore boot from HDD when boot-repair fails?
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There is a problem with your partition table: it indicates an initial partition size of 596.18 GB while your HDD seems to have a size of 320.1 GB. Hence why it complains with a message like "Partition ...

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Dual boot with primary Windows
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Judging by your description, it seems like your harddisk's MBR (the first sector, used to boot up from that harddisk) points to the Windows bootloader. The Windows bootloader is incompatible with most ...

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Can't boot into Ubuntu after installation failed
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If the installation doesn't complete correctly, then it is quite obvious you will get a black screen at boot. I had a similar issue when installing 12.04. It turned out to be the USB stick which I ...

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While configuring Compiz, GUI crashed. Only Desktop with icons and upper menu bar visible
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CCSM is buggy (it's a shame Unity relies on that poor application to offer very limited customizability). It happens to me too, every once and then. Usually, I get things sorted out by simply killing ...

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Is a NVIDIA GeForce with Optimus Technology supported by Ubuntu?
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To answer the question: It's horrible. First of all, forget about the hybrid mode (Optimus). Sure, there's Bumblebee, but it's unfinished, complex and doesn't work most of the time (don't expect a one ...

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System won't boot with nvidia driver enabled
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Same problem when I try to activate my NVidia driver. I'm not sure, but it might be related to NVidia's "Optimus" technology... When you boot and there is no guy, you can do CTRL+ALT+F2 to switch to ...

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