Posts Tagged ‘jaunty-upgrade’

One of the major new features in Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) has of course been the new notification system. For what it’s worth, I think it’s a pretty good, bold piece of work and the notifications look pretty good. The trouble is, as with any new framework, that not all applications out there are using the […]

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 at 17:45 | 1 comment
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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
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After upgrading from Xubuntu 8.04 (Hardy) to 9.04 (Jaunty), the automount feature stopped working for a particular USB memory stick. It wasn’t even listed when I ran commands like sudo fdisk -l and more /proc/partitions But interestingly, when I plugged in my camera via a USB cable, the memory card inside it was automounted, and […]

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009 at 06:59 | 0 comments
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In a previous post I detailed steps on how to disable touchpad tapping in Xubuntu 8.04. Unfortunately the package gsynaptics-mcs-plugin which provides the Xfce Settings Manager plugin is obsolete in Xubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) and therefore the annoyance of touchpad tapping and scrolling is back after upgrading from Hardy. Also, it turns out that the responsibility […]

Monday, April 27th, 2009 at 16:00 | 16 comments
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UPDATE: These steps work fine for Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty). For more recent Ubuntu versions you should take a look at this later post which has the correct steps. The Ctrl-Alt-Backspace key combination which restarts X is by default disabled in X version 1.6 (and hence in Ubuntu 9.04). Follow the steps below to re-enable it. […]

Saturday, April 25th, 2009 at 06:15 | 0 comments
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