Category: linux-mint-ubuntu

linux-mint-ubuntu

laptop does not suspend when lid is closed

suddenly my laptop did not suspend when i closed the lid. i checked all settings of my linux mint 17 installation and all settings where correct. a quick search pointed me to http://askubuntu.com/questions/395428/laptop-does-not-suspend-when-lid-is-closed. the solution for me was to edit /etc/systemd/logind.conf, changing the option HandleLidSwitch to suspend (valid options are suspend, hibernate and poweroff) and …

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installing linux mint 13 (mate) on a fit-pc3 – xserver no screens found

i set up my fit-pc3 and had some trouble getting my xserver working .. here is how it went … i was pleased to see a page in the wiki from compuLab but IMHO there are some points missing: boot from usb flash drive i changed the boot order in the bios (which you can …

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bash script to rip a DVD to XviD – auto-rip when insert media (gnome)

introduction – or why post so late? as you will see in the script header comments i initially created it back in august 2012 .. as i saw the article on how to autorip dvds with windows on lifehacker i just had to reply … the problem/challenge i started writing this script because i wanted …

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changing the title, metadata and other properties of a password protected pdf

i bought an ebook reader (sony prs-t1 [which i rooted following this instructions]) and wanted to add all manuals of my house hold to it … so i could look up any setting quickly … so i downloaded the manual for my stereo system “TEAC TC-X350i” (from TEAC) and uploaded it to my ebook reader …

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howto format a usb thumb flash drive

to format a usb thumb drive you need a software called “gparted”. installing gparted to install it use the following command: sudo aptitude install gpartedsudo aptitude install gparted or you may also use the “Software Manager”, search for “gparted” and install it. run gparted after the installation run it either by starting it with the …