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How to force applications to not start maximised in Awesome WM?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – How to reproduce: ssh -X user@host firefox (or some other X application). Maximise the window. Close the application. Open the application in Awesome WM (tried only locally, but should also work remotely). Result: The window is still maximised. Since I never use the maximise functionality in Awesome, and often use it in other window managers, I'd like to unset the maximisation whenever I open (HowTos)

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Boot Repair - 'Close all package managers...' Dual Boot Installationview story

http://askubuntu.com – After almost a week I've just about manged to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS alongside Windows 8 on a Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook. I have created a partition in Windows to store Ubuntu, rebooted from Windows Advanced Start Up options menu to an EFI USB containing Ubuntu. I've installed Ubuntu on my chosen partition with 4GB swap area also set aside. During the install i get this error message: The 'grub- (HowTos)

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How (not) to setup lightweight WM for occasional server management?view story

http://serverfault.com – I'm working with our admin team to firm up all the requirements of the dev team before creating some system images. One of the things we ended up needing is a lightweight GUI setup. Knowing that the overhead should not really exist on servers, we'd keep the X server off. (HowTos)

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Phone stopped making calls until rebootview story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – I picked up the phone to make a call, and it wouldn't. It'd sit on the screen saying "Dialing..." but nothing ever happened. After about 30 sec, it'd say, "Call ended." I tried four different numbers, and also turned off wi-fi just in case. Finally, I rebooted it. When it came back up, it made the call just fine. (HowTos)

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At Square, Meeting Notes And Board Slide Decks Are Shared With Allview story

http://techcrunch.com – Twitter and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey took to the stage at GigaOm Roadmap today and, as Twitter was apparently an off-limits topic*, he sounded off on Square. Dorsey championed the mobile payments company as an “analytics” company, allowing store owners to query things like “total # of biscotti sold” versus the complete lack of data and analysis involved in many outmode (IT news)

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Inside Jobs: How Pinterest's Top Engineering Exec Really Worksview story

http://techcrunch.com – We in the tech press are great at covering what it's like to be a startup founder. But the world does not live by entrepreneurs alone. One big reason that companies are so keen to tout venture capital raises is because new money enables them to hire more staff - the people who build stuff, who make things happen, who really make the tech industry tick. (IT news)

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Changing MIME associations when using Enlightenment 17 File Manager (EFM)view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi, I'm running Enlightenment 17.8-1 and am struggling with the File Manager (EFM) that comes with it. The problem I'm having is that I want to prevent it from executing files if I double-click on them and instead always 'open' them (e.g. (HowTos)

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switch display managers from login windowview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Hi guys I spent the last couple of days trying to figure this out i have installed cinnamon as another display manager to check it out the thing is that there must be a little menu marked with the word 'session' at login where i should select which manager i want. this doesn't show unless I log in as root. how do i do to display this for my regular user? Thanks (HowTos)

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Swayy Launches Into Public Beta To Curate Content For Your Social Media Audienceview story

http://techcrunch.com – While managing social media for different organizations and brands, I’ve spent hours scouring the web for relevant content to share on Twitter and Facebook. It takes a long time to find the right articles, schedule them accordingly and gauge social media reactions. (IT news)

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A Memory Comparison of Light Linux Desktops – Part 2view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Quote: In my previous article I’ve tried to investigate the RAM memory requirements for running some of the most common light window managers and desktop environments available in the Linux world. Prompted by a number of readers, I’ve decided to include also the big, well-known memory hogs that grab most of the Linux market, i.e. (HowTos)