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1answer
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ubuntu can't support a higher resolution that my laptop can support

I have a HP laptop which can support 1600x900. But after I install ubuntu 9.10 on it, it can only support up to 1280x700. My laptop has a Nvidia graphics card. And i am using GNOME as my desktop ...
2
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1answer
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How do I restore the default applets to Gnome's notification area?

I have a fresh install of Karmic Koala. In a botched attempt at trying to change my default window manager, I somehow removed at least three applets from the notification area: network manager ...
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2answers
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How to undo “Always perform this action” checkbox in Ubuntu?

Every time you plug something in, like camera, iPod or SD card, the box pops up asking you what to do with that media. That box have a checkbox "Always perform this action". But how do I un-tick it?
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How do I create a Launcher in Ubuntu 9.10 that runs a shell script?

Here's my situation: New to Ubuntu (just installed 9.10 Karmic Koala 64 bit) Purpose: to easily run PyCharm without too much typing (ie. cd... ./pycharm.sh) Want to create desktop Launcher instead ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How can I change Nautilus's delete behavior?

I want to make it so that nautilus requires me to press a key combination to delete files - so that I do not accidentally delete files on a network share with no confirmation again. Ideally I would ...
1
vote
2answers
566 views

Is there a way to make UNR not to maximize all windows I open?

Ubuntu Netbook Remix maximizes all windows I open, including dialog windows (e. g. find dialog). That's frustrating. Is there a way to change the default behaviour?
2
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1answer
887 views

Ubuntu Login Screen Reloads

I am trying to login to my Ubuntu desktop after updating a bunch of packages and rebooting. I know I am authenticating successfully but what seems to happen is that after I enter my username and ...
0
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1answer
186 views

Gnome keyboard shortcuts dysfunctional after waking up from sleep

I am using Ubuntu 9.10 on my Thinkpad T61. Very often after the system woke up from sleep, all the gnome shortcuts went dead (no effect when key combinations pressed). Things like "Alt+F4, Alt+TAB" ...
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2answers
1k views

Use only icons for Ubuntu 9.10 gnome menu

How can I get replace the "applications places system" buttons with just icons?
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3answers
5k views

Ubuntu 9.10: gnome-session not starting automatically

I've been running Ubuntu 9.10 for a few weeks now without a problem. I installed gloobus-preview which worked wonderfully. Today I updated my computer which also updated gloobus (which patches ...
12
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1answer
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How do I add/remove an entry in the Indicator Applet in Gnome?

I can't seem to find a guide or reference on how to configure the 'indicator-applet' (aka MessagingMenu) that came about in the 9.04 release of Ubuntu. It's that little mail icon that lists messaging ...
2
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3answers
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Dialogue box buttons don't work in Eclipse on Ubuntu 9.10

I am having trouble with Eclipse 3.5 on Ubuntu. After I upgraded from Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10 I have discovered that buttons with dialogue boxes no longer work correctly - nothing happens when clicking ...
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2answers
705 views

In Ubuntu 9.10, how do I keep my name from showing in the top-right-hand corner?

I want to keep the functionality of this applet (shutdown, restart, etc.), but only display the icon--not my name. I can't seem to find a setting for this--how do I do it?
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6answers
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Karmic erased my desktop

I'm running Karmic RC 32-bit. Ran aptitude safe-upgrade this morning, then rebooted. Everything looks fine in GDM, I enter my password, the animation goes for a few seconds and then dumps me to my ...