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ctrl + key in terminal always uses standard keymap

I am on Ubuntu 10.4. My standard keyboard is QWERTZ, but I usually use the Dvorak layout. When I type inside the GNOME terminal, the layout is the one I set in keyboard preferences (e.g. Dvorak). ...
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Open terminal on start in a specific place and size

I want that each time I login to my account (Ubuntu-desktop) a Terminal will open in a specific location and in a specific size. In which file do I put the command, and what is the command?
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Ubuntu 10.4 lts netbookedition

I hope somebody here will be able to help me. I have put a checkmark in the user settings not to ask for a password at login and now I'm stuck my netbook does not ask for a password but i'm also ...
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1answer
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Why does my F12 key turn into a tilde key sometimes?

I'm using Ubuntu, Yakuake, and VMWare Server 2. I've left Yakuake with the default F12 hotkey, and it's worked perfectly for months. I recently started using VMWare Server 2 to run a couple of Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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How to use uname -r

Some instructions say to put 'uname -r' into terminal commands. Is this supposed to be automatically converted by the system to something else? It doesn't get converted to anything on my system. uname ...
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1answer
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deciphering information from top in Linux

In top, I can see programs that are sleeping but are taking up memory and CPU. If a program is sleeping then how is this possible? Maybe it might have some memory reserved but then what about CPU? ...
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How to open a menu with 'Open Terminal Here' in Ubuntu 10.04 by left clicking desktop, or inside folder?

How can I customize Ubuntu 10.04 so the menu created by left clicking inside a folder or desktop gives me the option of opening up a terminal in that location? I have thsi functionality in the XFCE ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS - jobs command not working

When I used to execute the jobs command I got a list of running processes with their respective process-ID, but in Ubuntu lucid lynx this doesn't seem to be working. Anyone have a solution?
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RSS feed reader from the terminal in Linux

Is there a way by which I can read RSS feeds from the terminal itself ? Something that would display the titles and a link to follow. Or maybe a software which works from within the terminal.