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Gnome Display Manager and the login screen.

Posted 03-18-2012 at 08:27 PM by stretchedthin
Updated 04-21-2012 at 04:40 PM by stretchedthin

Back at home from working on the road and got another tutorial in the bag.

GDM, the Gnome Display Manager and the login window.

This tutorial is a first for me where I have set it up so you can click to navigate to anyone of six topics all involving the login window.
1. Changing the Default System Session.
2. Enable automatic login.
3. Changing the look and theme.
4. Login to another user from the current users session.
5. Adding Sounds to...
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SOLVED wireless card problem: ubuntu i386: ERROR SAID: SIOCSIFFLAGS: Device or resource busy

Posted 03-18-2012 at 02:31 PM by nomen

STEP 1: Is there a wireless network card present? YES: see list hardware:

#lshw -C network
*-network DISABLED
description: Wireless interface
product: RT2561/RT61 802.11g PCI
vendor: RaLink
physical id: 1
bus info: pci@0000:11:01.0
logical name: wlan0
version: 00
serial: 00:08:a1:be:9a:67
width: 32 bits
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lxde and sound

Posted 03-17-2012 at 05:11 PM by campanula

Decided to move to lxde due to repeatedly disappearing panel in xfce...

Now set up nicely... Transparent panels top and bottom with pretty wallpaper showing through and shortcuts that I like. Whilst I like a quite minimal view for my desktop, not really convinced I like the menu button with no text, and the only option is the location of the button logo. So I just modified it in GIMP to add 'Menu' next to the icon.

hmmm, the logout button doesn't work... That happened...
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driver for sony vaio model vpceh15en laptop

Posted 03-17-2012 at 12:27 PM by rahul.6sept

Dear all,

I'm not able to have bluetooth connection in my laptop as for non availability of driver for the model vpceh15en.I have installed rhel6.0 in my laptop.

Plz let me know if it is possible to get the same.

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Could rapid releases be hurting FOSS?

Posted 03-16-2012 at 08:53 PM by Skaperen

One of the things businesses do not like to do is so many upgrades of software versions. Once they get things stable with a combination of versions that work together, they like to leave it that way. Usually, most major distributions work well because those distributions try to make it work that way. Then the only reasonable upgrade for a business seeking stability is to upgrade to the distribution's next version.

But even then, such an upgrade of a distribution takes staff time,...
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