Gnome Do: Also a Dock

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If you have not yet installed and tried Gnome-Do, a program similar to quicksilver for mac which can run applications and do other various tasks using only the keyboard, I highly recommend doing so. If you already have it, however, I have a suggestion. Go into the settings sudo apt-get install gnome-do For my exact… Read more »

Jaunty Beta

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Some readers may have noticed I post much more infrequently than previously. This is because I’m simply having fewer problems. Ubuntu is becoming more and more user friendly, and can now do essentially everything I want (except a few music-related functions I use for my band, Power Pirate, and tools I use for creating HDR… Read more »

How to: FIX the flash crash in hardy!

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After all this time, there is finally a fix for the flash crash that works. Do the following: first run the following just to refresh: sudo apt-get update add this line to your /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/thielmann/ubuntu hardy main you can use the following command to do so easily sudo echo “deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/thielmann/ubuntu hardy main” |… Read more »

How to: Set Up MySQL Database in Amarok

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I found myself complaining about the slow speed of Amarok. Everything would lag, from playing a song to adding a song to the playlist. Then i remembered when I was setting up Amarok that it let me chose a database, and said the faster ones required extra set up. Of course, I chose the no… Read more »