Tag Archives: 12.04

Compiz bug fix: scale plugin (aka. exposé) only shows current workspace

Ubuntu 12.04 suffers from a regression bug in Compiz, when activating the scale plugin with the key combination Super+W only the windows of the current workspace are shown. The released fix has been taken back because of troubles implementing the … Continue reading

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Canon LBP6000 does not print in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (64-bit)

Save yourself the trouble and do not buy a Canon LBP6000 laser printer! It will not run under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS “Precise Panglion” (32-/64-bit). Just a quick notice on a printer I recently bought totally confident with my previous excellent … Continue reading

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Cuttlefish Unity app indicator icon fix for Ubuntu 12.04

My last post was about Cuttlefish. What I did not mention, is a little annoyance with the indicator icon under Ubuntu 12.04 using Unity. It does not really fit into the monchrome indicator app menu. The application is installed to … Continue reading

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Switch device-specific Xmodmaps upon USB event with Cuttlefish

I described in an earlier post how to switch keyboard bindings on an Apple keyboard using Ubuntu using Xmodmap. Now, this works great, however I do use the external keyboard just at home with my laptop docking station. When on the move … Continue reading

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Recover images from SD card using PhotoRec

For whatever reason you might find yourself one day missing all your pictures form your digital cameras SD card. No need to be desperate, there is a great piece of open-source software called PhotoRec that can help. Although it sports … Continue reading

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LaTex via HTML to Word using tex4ht/htlatex

I write my thesis in LaTex using Kile. It is great and in comparison to using either WYSIWYG office suite, I actually have fun writing. Kile is by far the best LaTeX editor for my needs, although Texmaker gets pretty … Continue reading

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Batch convert SVG to PNG with Inkscape command line

I recently was looking for a way to batch convert a bunch of SVG vector files into PNG raster graphics. The usual suspect Imagemagick didn’t help me in the case of a vector graphics. Looking for a solution I came … Continue reading

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