Missing indicator/notification icons for some applications in Ubuntu 11.04 Classic?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I am using 11.04 with Ubuntu Classic (no effects) session. I found that all the default applications have their indicator icons working fine. But for any other application ,which I installed like pidgin, fusion-icon, checkgmail etc, no icon appears in the notification area. These applications are indeed running as I could check from terminal. (HowTos)

Unable to connect to Google Talk using Piding (SASL error)view story

http://askubuntu.com – Update For some reason, /etc/hosts contained wrong hostname for After modifying it, it started working. Hope it helps :) After a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10, Pidgin stopped connecting to any Jabber service (Google Talk and a local IM). The weird thing is, the same configuration works on a laptop with Ubuntu 11.10, but not on a workstation. (HowTos)

Proper setup of XFCE with Compiz (fonts, cursors, tooltips)view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Well I hate to keep bothering the good people of the forums with so many questions but I got such good information last time I can't help but ask how to solve some additional issues I've run into.  I'm sure the information is out there somewhere, I just haven't been able to find it and I figure it can't hurt to ask.1.  Fonts.  I initially ran yaourt cairo-ub (HowTos)

How do I modify the message notifier widget in the Unity global menu?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I started to ask "What's this not-a-panel panel in Unity, and how do I control it?" but I've at least gotten as far as realizing it is the "global menu". My global menu has a message notifier widget in place that scans my email, empathy, pidgin, etc. for new messages. (HowTos)

OpenSUSE 11.3 – Unattended Software Repository Install Scriptview story

http://www.suseblog.com – Software Repositories are part of the magic that gives you access to untold amounts of open source software. In a single command, you can install a whole myriad of applications. For OpenSUSE 11.3, I have put together a simple bash script that will set up a bunch of great repositories. Each one is entered, set to autorefresh, and then refreshed immediately. (Distributions)

35 Terminal ( text ) based application for Linuxview story

http://www.linuxnov.com – Terminal based application , which are minimalist apps running through your terminal … some people don’t like the fancy rich GUI and prefer simple text-based UI to use …they are old school geeks . Most of the apps in this post are very old and you may recognize them as revolutionary projects such as Vi . (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Upgraded to 10.10 and wired internet no longer functions properly (Atheros AR8152)view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – related hardware: Asus 1215n Atheros AR8152 I upgraded to 10.10 to fix a mic problem, and as result my internet no longer functions properly. I can use the internet fine for web browsing, I am even using it to post this right now. The problem comes, the moment I try to use any chat client. (HowTos)

AwoKen – full iconset Token-style theme for Ubuntu Gnomeview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – Features: inside the pack there is a customization script that give the possibility to change between: * 84 distributor logos (this number is growing according to the requests) * 34 folder types * 4 trash types * 5 computer icons * 5 gome icons The script gives also the possibility to change: * emesene icons * pidgin icons * wicd icons * screenlet icon * covergloobus icon * cpu-frequency-applet i (HowTos)

Pidgin IM client Questionview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have a question about Pidgin IM client. Is there a plugin to make links posted on status by friends clickable? (HowTos)

WebCam problemview story

https://www.centos.org – Pidgin. Yes that is easy but I had forgotten that I had yum installed and was working from a tar file. I did the yum install and although it appears to have installed, all that is present is the ... [by HappyShark] (Distributions)