Why, when I click a web link in Thunderbird, does the Unity launcher open a second instance of the browser?view story

http://askubuntu.com – If I click on Chromium (which I've set as my default browser) in my Unity launcher (in 12.04), then it opens as expected. (HowTos)

What is gvfs and why should I want it on my system?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – What does gvfs do for me on my Kubuntu machine and why is /usr/lib/gvfs/gvfs-gdu-volume-monitor eating so much CPU time? BTW: I read https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GVFS and still don't know what's in it for me, especially on KDE / Kubuntu. lsof shows me that thunderbird, firefox and pidgin have gvfs libraries open, but for what functionality? (HowTos)

What is the best email client for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I just tried to set up evolution with the MAPI plugin to connect to my Exchange Server 2007, as is described in this link -> https://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials/370590-connect-evolution-to-an-exc.... this is did not perform very well, it kept freezing and could not send a message, although it did retrieve a lot of info from the server, it just wasn't doing the job. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Ubuntu One Notifications.view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, Is there a way to only show notifications for specific folders shared with Ubuntu One? (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Printing to HP LaserJet 4050view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and have a few teething problems with printing to my HP LaserJet 4050 (connected by USB) Printing from Thunderbird The emails do not print properly, but merely the first 20 characters or so in text. Printing from LibreOffice is fine. Computer loses Printer I have had this problem a while since before 12.04. (Hardware)

[64 bit] Change WIFI driver back to 11.10 versionview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, after the recent upgrade from 11.10 x64 to 12.04 x64 I'm facing some troubles with my Belkin WIFI dongle (pls see details below). Bus 001 Device 002: ID 050d:845a Belkin Components F7D2101 802.11n Surf & Share Wireless Adapter v1000 [Realtek RTL8192SU] It was working quite well in 11.10 but after the upgrade it shows only 150Mbit Link Speed instead the 300Mbit in 11.10 and the conne (Hardware)

Lightweight Portable Security is a portable Linux distro from the Department of Defense.view story

http://linuxlandit.blogspot.com – Lightweight Portable Security (LPS-Public) is a bootable live CD designed by the Department of Defense so that government employees can access data from a public computer without worrying about security violations. Booting from a CD and executing from system RAM, the lightweight Linux distro should be safe from spyware or viruses, and since the LPS-Public does not mount to the hard drive of t (HowTos)

Chrome cacheview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I found a way to change Chrome cache directory and size from /home/username/.cache to whatever adding this /opt/google/chrome/google-chrome %U --disk-cache-dir="/tmp" --disk-cacke-size=640000 on the launcher in usr/local/share/application/Google Chrome.desktop, right click properties, Launcer tab, before moving the launcher to the panel. However, there are two problems with this. (HowTos)

Mail for Windows clients through a server Centos 6 without a mail serverview story

https://www.centos.org – Welcome to the CentOS fora. Please see the recommended reading for new users linked in my signature.You should not need a local mail server to use Thunderbird with a remote server. I ... [by pschaff] (Distributions)

[all variants] Thunderbird upgrade - use ppa or wait?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm using Lucid 10.04 and Thunderbird 3.1.20 I've been getting warnings about Mozilla stopping support for Thunderbird 3.1 for ages now - so should I upgrade by adding the the Mozilla PPA to my software sources, or is it likely that a newer version will eventually appear in the Ubuntu repositories, as happened with Firefox a few months ago? (Hardware)