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How does one use “Mail” or other keyboard keys for copying or pasting in Gnome?

I'm trying to assign some of those extra keys that come with the keyboard to something useful. I know how to change their default behavior, and how to assign them to a shell script via the System -> ...
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134 views

Gnome 2.32 Virtual Desktop Looping

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 with Gnome 2.32 and was wondering if anyone knows of a way to make the virtual desktops (workspaces) loop so that moving to the left when on the left-most desktop goes to the ...
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Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 10.04 / 10.10

Is it possible to install Gnome 3 (relased on 6th April)on Ubuntu 10.04 or 10.10 ? And if i can can can i revert back to the earlier version ?
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Changing Ubuntu Wallpaper Using Terminal or From command Line

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome Shell and unity and I was wondering how to change the desktop wallpaper form terminal or command line . I found the following but i can't seem to get it to work , ...
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Ubuntu - No gnome-panels, no right-click, no internet, no hotkeys

Hey guys, I've been using Ubuntu (Maverick 10.10) on my desktop (ATI Radeon 5830) for about 3 weeks now, but all of a sudden I am unable to even use my computer. As soon as I start up, I see my ...
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361 views

Ubuntu Linux Gnome Desktop Launcher Icon formats?

A few years back PNG graphics could be used as launcher icons. This does not work on Ubuntu 10.10, while SVG works. Is there any reliable documentation?
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767 views

Is there a way to group and hide tray/notification area icons in Ubuntu?

tray icons take a lot of space. is there a solution that is similar to windows 7, where the tray icons are grouped together and hidden? any other way to reduce the number of tray icons? one way i can ...
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How do I turn on live window resizing in Ubuntu 10.10?

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.10. When I resize a window, it doesn't actually resize the window, just a semitransparent box, then the window snaps to the new size. How can I turn live window resizing ...
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What is the point of the xorg package in Ubuntu?

I am about to do a minimal installation of Ubuntu 10.10. First, I'll do a command-line install with the minimal Ubuntu cd. Second, I want to install a minimal version of gnome. So I am simply looking ...
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Ubuntu freezes when gdm starts showing userlist

I have Ubuntu 10.10 (upgraded from 10.04) I was browsing in Firefox yesterday, then the PC did a suddenly reset Once I restarted, everything went normal until gdm begun showing. Then everything froze ...
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screen remains black after screen lock

My new installation of Ubuntu 10.10 by default locks the screen after doing nothing for 5 minutes. This is just what I want, but after that I am not able to unlock it again. The screen remains black ...
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Messaging menu missing after few days of using ubuntu 10.10

I've recently installed ubuntu 10.10 on my Compaq Presario V3000. All was well - I had installed my favorite apps, updated the repos etc. But today, I find that the Messsaging Menu (the one with the ...