There are two locations where you can define the button's location: dconf and gconf.Continue reading "Move window's minimise/maximise/close buttons"
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On my hp Spectre x360, the Ins key is only reachable via the Fn key as in Fn+PrtScr.
So I wanted to swap both keys. System-wide - so not only in X (using
I finally found this which suggested the following procedure:Continue reading "System wide key remapping in Ubuntu"
Steam has the bad habit to not run after upgrades of the Steam software.Continue reading "Steam bug in Ubuntu"
Detect new disk sizeContinue reading "Resize partition"
This label printer doesn't work out of the box under Linux. There are some instructions over at ubuntuforums.org, but they're missing something for the latest Ubuntu Oneiric Ocelot. These instructions should work:Continue reading "DYMO LabelWriter 320 under Ubuntu Linux"
After an upgrade to Ubuntu Lucid Lynx, all Samba shares were missing symlinks, esp. symlinks to directories outside the share.Continue reading "Samba not showing Symlinks"
To export a list of all installed packages, you can use the following command:Continue reading "Sync Package List between 2 PCs"
To merge multiple (similar) video files into one big file, there are different ways.Continue reading "Merge Video Files"
If you wish to change the behavior upon pushing e.g. the power button, you can edit the config files located in
/etc/acpi/events/. To disable the power button, you would edit the file
powerbtn there and change the
If you are on a 64bit system, you might sometimes stumple upon 32bit programs which need several libraries of which are no lib32-packages. A good example is the Amazon MP3 Downloader.Continue reading "Install missing i386-libraries on 64bit systems"
If your flashplugin only recognizes the very first mouse click and then seems to ignore the mouse completely, just click somewhere outside the area where the flash script is (e.g. on the webpage background) and then flash will recognize the next click.Continue reading "Flashplugin not recognizing mouse clicks"
One huge problem in a standard Ubuntu install is that not all programs are actually using the PulseAudio daemon but instead still use ALSA. This is especially true with the flashplugin. Since PulseAudio and ALSA can't use the hardware device at the same time, they block each other which leads to hangs and maybe even crashes of programs (e.g. browser).Continue reading "ALSA → PulseAudio for Flash and others"
Java crashes with EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION (0xc00000005)Continue reading "WinE Tricks"
The default soundcard to be used with ALSA is that with the index 0 in
/proc/asound/cards. Usually this is the first
found sound device.
Desktop DrapesContinue reading "Wallpaper Changer"
Enable in UbuntuContinue reading "PC Speaker in Linux"
If you have no sound in Flash videos but in all other programs, there are two possibilities:
- the PCM output is set to silence
- check volume setting with
- check volume setting with
- you might have a second audio device (e.g. a Webcam with a microphone) which gets preferred by ALSA
- fix it by unplugging it, or
- force ALSA to use another device, see ALSA FAQ#26
- set Skype → Options → Sound Devices to [ ] Allow Skype to automatically adjust my mixer levels
- some sound via PulseAudio is currently playing (see ALSA → PulseAudio for Flash and others)
Bug report is #396558.
apt-cacher and apt-cacher-ng both act as a proxy between
aptitude and the Debian repositories. It stores the packages upon first request and loads them from cache on further
ones. If you have 2 or more Ubuntu PCs in your network, you can save a massive amount of bandwidth with it.