Posts Tagged “linux”

Jaunty Jackalope upgrade issues – evolution, window decoration, workspace switcher, ALT-TAB not working

by oneafrikan on May 19, 2009

Anyone having any issues with evolution, their keyboard shortcuts or window decoration, after an upgrade to Jaunty Jackalope? [updated: my solution, at least for now, at the bottom] Am finding the following so far, with visual (desktop) effects set to (…)

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Evolution problem “Summary and folder mismatch, even after a sync”

by oneafrikan on March 11, 2009

Been getting a weird error message on Evolution, “Summary and folder mismatch, even after a sync” for my Sent items folder, which seems to have been sorted out using the following solution. I couldn’t find the “~” file in gnome (…)

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Using IMAP for GMail with Evolution, and working offline

by oneafrikan on February 23, 2009

Update: Evolution seems to show some mails and not others…. am finding that txt emails, or small emails, are viewable offline, but other not…. The search continues…. ~~~ Frequently of late, I’m finding I’m not online, so getting through email (…)

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VirtualBox hack for accessing USB / external drives

by oneafrikan on February 19, 2009

If you want to access an external drive or device in VirtualBox, and you’re either not using USB in VirtualBox, or don’t have it working yet (as I don’t – in time tho’…), then simply create a symlink in your (…)

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VirtualBox 2.1 Install Error – Conflict with Earlier Versions

by oneafrikan on February 19, 2009

When I need windoze then I use VirtualBox, which does a great job of makig virtualisation easy… … except for installing the newest version…. So here’s something that might help if you’re in the same baot: _ virtualbox.org :: View (…)

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Battery “Last full charge” value decreasing in Thinkpad T42p

by oneafrikan on December 17, 2008

Posted on Ubuntu forums, getting desperate ;-) Hey All, Wonder if anyone could shed some light on this? Since switching to Ubuntu, I’ve been through two standard batteries, and am onto another 9 cell extended battery, which is starting to (…)

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Skype sound / audio problems on Ubuntu 8.10, with Thinkpad T42p

by oneafrikan on November 18, 2008

So recently I upgraded to Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex, which I’ve found to be a real improvement (but that’s another story), and then I installed the newer version of Skype which supports video. Chat works fine, but I ran into a (…)

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