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accepted Schedule task when user idle
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comment Schedule task when user idle
I've created two scheduled jobs, the first is exactly as above which is trigged at midnight to allow the PC to sleep when the user is no longer using the PC, and another which sets the -standby-timeout-ac value to zero to prevent it from sleeping (and the task also wakes the PC from sleep) at the time I want the game server to start up again. I'm sure this will do exactly what I need. I'll test overnight tonight. Thanks for your help.
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comment Schedule task when user idle
@boboes that sounds likely. I'll give it a try (you might want to post that as an answer instead of a comment so I can accept if it works).
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reviewed Edit Schedule task when user idle
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revised Schedule task when user idle
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comment What are those white circles on the desktop in Gnome 3?
From a console use ps -u monk (replace monk with your username) to list processes running under your username. You can then use the command kill <pid> where <pid> is the PID reported by the ps command for a particular process.
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comment What are those white circles on the desktop in Gnome 3?
It looks as if it's some kind of welcome/intro application that launches as part of Gnome that perhaps isn't loading or rendering properly. I'd suggest logging on (no apps running) and then working through the list of running processes (running under your username) and killing ones that I don't recognise. If you kill the right one, the circles/dots will probably disappear. Once identified it should be relatively simple to stop it loading in future with the Gnome desktop. This might take several logons/reboots, as if you kill the wrong process, it might crash/kill your session.
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comment What are those white circles on the desktop in Gnome 3?
Sounds odd, can you provide a screenshot?
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comment Horizontal scrolling with mouse wheel/keyboard in Excel 2003?
Unfortunately the solutions provided so far are only workarounds, they don't strictly actually answer the question in its current form, although to be fair to those that have provided answers, that's probably because it's not possible in excel (I still have this issue with Excel 2013). I was hoping there might have been an option to allow holding down a modifier key (e.g. shift) whilst operating the scroll wheel.
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comment How to disable sticky corners in Windows 8?
+1; I've found that I need to disable charms bar otherwise the mouse still sticks when moving to a monitor on the right of the current monitor.
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comment Is there a way to force du to report a directory size (recursively) including only sizes of files?
...and the downvote is for what exactly?
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