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How to install Cairo Dock in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

About Cairo Dock
It uses Cairo / OpenGL to render graphics (many in correlation with Compiz) with full hardware acceleration. It's fully configurable and fully customisable and can be used as a taskbar too. You can easily add applets in the dock or as a desklet. It is recommended to install the PLUG-INS package (cairo-dock-plug-ins) to have access to more views, dialogs and many plug-ins and applets. Some screen shots are available : http://pics.glx-dock.org This package is the core of Cairo-Dock project.

Open a terminal window and add the following line and copy paste the following line.
sudo apt-get install udo

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cairo-dock-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cairo-dock
That’s it Cairo dock is installed. You can start it by going to Applications > Accessories > GLX-Dock (Cairo-Dock withOpenGPL).

Dosemu to cups-pdf printer peient problem

I have try to print pdfprinter from foxpro 2.6a use of dosemu in ubuntu 10.04. but every time give massage at printer state "Idle - /user lib cups/backend/cups-pdf failed"
how to i solve it.
any idea to save print job from dosemu or foxpro to a text file.

"corrupt low memory" Issue. New guy in desperate need of help!

Alright,here's the deal. I'm new to Ubuntu, and furthermore, I'm 15. I've been working with computers (Windows, mostly) nearly all my life. But this damned Ubuntu just won't cut me any slack!
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I installed it with Wubi. Worked great. Updated 2 drivers (My Broadcom Wireless and the driver for my ATI Mobility Radeon Card). I did the system update thing which took all night to download (Around 270 files) and when I tried to log in this morning, Oh look, I go right to a black Dos-like command screen, asking me to log in.
(Ie.
Welcome to Ubuntu! etc,
Username:
Then,
password:(if I entered a username)
)
If I didn't type anything, the corrupt low memory line shows up. Then it asks me to log in.
I log in, and I come to a command prompt.
$eric or something like that.
I try "reboot", doesn't recognize the command. So I hard-boot the thing.
I come to the GRUB loader, and try the Recovery mode.
Used fix package, and It told me that it downloaded 0 files and fixed 0 packages.

How to Install Docky in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

What Is Docky?
Docky is an advanced shortcut bar that sits at the bottom, top, and/or sides of your screen. It provides easy access to some of the files, folders, and applications on your computer, displays which applications are currently running, holds windows in their minimized state, and more.

To install Docky from a terminal, use the commands below

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:docky-core/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install docky

Docky will be added under Accessories in the Applications menu.

When you first launch Docky you will get a pretty simple dock on the bottom of your screen. You can drag and drop your application icons to rearrange them, and drag applications from the applications menu to Docky to add them. Pull an icon from Docky out and it will disappear in a puff of smoke.

How to Install Docky in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

What Is Docky?
Docky is an advanced shortcut bar that sits at the bottom, top, and/or sides of your screen. It provides easy access to some of the files, folders, and applications on your computer, displays which applications are currently running, holds windows in their minimised state, and more.

To install Docky from a terminal, use the commands below

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:docky-core/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install docky

Docky will be added under Accessories in the Applications menu.

When you first launch Docky you will get a pretty simple dock on the bottom of your screen. You can drag and drop your application icons to rearrange them, and drag applications from the applications menu to Docky to add them. Pull an icon from Docky out and it will disappear in a puff of smoke.

Webcam

I have installed WB-1400T (Trust Web Cam). When I open it through the cheese fotwere it works fine. But when I call in the skype it dose not work. I can see the person in the other end. But they can not see me. I am very new to Ubuntu. I would be greatfull if you Could help me.
Thanks
Sanath

upgrade to 10.10

Need help to find programmes that have no dependancies, they appear to need files added to them so that the upgrade can be completed.
Any ideas

ubuntu

hi there i tried to install linux on my windows xp ,it installed but with problems it will not work and i cannot reinstall as for some reason it says that i have to remove the old version but i cannot uninstall it and as i have windows xp pro also on it i cannot do it ,i have reinstalled windows in the hope that it would delete ubuntu but it did not work. can anyone help i think it was ubuntu 10.4 and the disc cannot be faulty as someone installed it fine on their computer
but it would not work with mine, it is an ibm laptop which was my daughters but i have it now as a spare laptop.

Offline Dictionary for Ubuntu

Anyway ubuntu have dictionary by default. You can find the dictionary from
Application –> office –> Dictionary.
You can find the meaning of a English word using this. When you search for meaning of a word its communicate with online dictionary server for ex. dict.org then get the result. It requires Internet connection. If you not having the Net connection / poor connection its useless. In this situation offline dictionary will helpful to you. Here is how to do this.

Open the terminal (Application -> Accessories -> Terminal) and run the following commands:

apt-get install dictd
apt-get install dict-gcide
apt-get install dict-moby-thesaurus

VNC Remote Desktop

I have been using Remote Desktop very successfully on Windows Machines for years. As I have transitioned to Linux, achieving the same functionality has been elusive. The functions I want to produce on Ubuntu 10.10 are the following:

1) Start up VNC (any version e.g. x11vnc, vnc,...) as a service even if no one has logged onto the machine.

2) Allow multiple people to run sessions (basically virtual sessions) remotely.

3) Allow a remote connection to set screen resolution based on the client not the server.

These things seem like what any experienced Linux person would want, but apparently most experienced Linux people just want a terminal. I say this because, I have had years of searching trying to find any instructions that address my needs or instructions that I can follow which can get me to the functionality above. I am so disappointed I have spent so much time trying to figure this out.

What am I missing?

What VNC server should I be using?

Establishing a telnet connection ubuntu 10.10 server

http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-server-ubuntu-10.10-maverick-meerkat-i...

The link I listed here is the instructions I have been using. Everything was going great until I typed in "telnet localhost 25". I get nothing except a blinking cursor.

Should I start over and redo everything? If so How do I get rid of what I already have?

Or is there something I'm missing here...

Any help would be greatly appreciated :)

adobe flash player

hi i'm new user for this OS...
i already install adobe flash player at my computer but i have little problem..
why when i open a site with support for this program, it's really slow... :'(
is there any suggest for my problem????

Uninstalling ubuntu

i have a compaq presario laptop,
i've installed ubuntu 10.04 on, now i want to install windows xp on it,
but i was unable to install xp on it, currently i have only ubuntu installed on it.
i want to uninstall ubuntu and install xp,
can u please tell me how to uninstall ubuntu from it?
thank you,

BTRFS partition stopped working. Can't boot nor mount. Error message "no init found. try passing init= bootarg

My computer has Ubuntu 10.10 installed with 3 partitions: ext4 (/boot), btrfs (/) with encrypted home folder, and swap. A few days ago while using the computer, the screen froze and when I rebooted I start getting the following error message: "no init found. try passing init= bootarg". I tryied to boot from a Ubuntu CD but when I try to access (mount) the btrfs partition the computer freezes. I took the hard drive out and connected as a second drive on a different computer (also running Ubuntu 10.10). When trying to access (mount) the btrfs partition, the screen/computer also freezes. I can access the boot partition just fine but when trying to mount the btrfs it always freezes my computer. I tried different utilities/commands including "sudo btrfsck /dev/sda2", "gparted", and disk utility that comes with ubuntu 10.10. the all show no errors on checking on the btrfs partition and on then hdd health.

How do I get my Home Directory and contents back under Places in Main Menu in panel?

I was trying to get gxine to play music from my Music Folder in my Home Directory. Somehow I merged the two: gxine and Home Folder with all its contents. Each time I clicked on Home Folder in the panel or any of the content folders I got gxine. I uninstalled gxine (and gxineplugin was also automatically uninstalled). Now if I clicked on Home Folder I got the dialogue box: could not open location 'file:///home/dayton32' Failed to execute child process "/usr/bin/gxine" (No such file in directory) I tried to reinstall gxineplugin but couldn't. The terminal told me I was having trouble with gxine because it had a bug and that should use gdb, but as a newbie, I am just not confident to go there yet. I would like to get my Home Folder back to its rightful place under Places, and I can later deal with a bug in gxine. I can still get to my Home Folder by way of an icon on my desktop or any of the icons of browser management applications. Any help will be appreciated.