Posts Tagged ‘gnome’

My only issue after an otherwise smooth upgrade to Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) has been with Tracker. After logging in I noticed high disk and CPU usage, and eventually an error came up regarding corrupted index. I have tried several times to re-index, this did not work; also pausing all indexing in the tracker applet has […]

Sunday, May 17th, 2009 at 14:04 | 0 comments
Categories: Linux

nautilus-image-converter is a helpful package which adds two entries to the Nautilus context menu for resizing and rotating images. It works for selections of multiple images, too, and has options for creating copies or editing the images in place. To install from command line: sudo apt-get install nautilus-image-converter

Thursday, May 14th, 2009 at 12:57 | 0 comments
Categories: Linux

Every now and then the Power Manager and/or Network Manager applets crash and disappear from the notification area on my old Xubuntu 8.04 laptop. There have been some bugs posted about this on Launchpad, and it seems as if it should be fixed in more recent releases. Leaving that aside, here are the commands to […]

Monday, April 20th, 2009 at 12:48 | 0 comments
Categories: Linux