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For some time now, I have noticed that my laptop fan started to make a lot of noise after I locked my screen. Switching to a console and running (a)top, I found that the kwin process was causing this by … Continue reading
I installed Kubuntu on my mom’s pc. Everything seemed to work, except scanning using the HP Photosmart C6380 All-in-one printer over the wireless network. Printing with the same device using wifi did work. It turned out I should have installed … Continue reading
I have been looking for a way to notify KDE users that I’m tinkering with their system. Since I’m usually logged in remotely, knotify doesn’t work, complaining about $DISPLAY not being set. So far, I’ve only been able to find … Continue reading
When I updated Kubuntu on my mother-in-law’s pc (yep, GNU/Linux is great for mothers-in-law — it’s hard for them to break something, and if they do it can be resolved remotely.) from version 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx to 12.04 LTS … Continue reading
In Gentoo and Kubuntu GNU/Linux, when I want to add a theme for the KDE login manager (KDM), I can select and install new themes, but they are not added to the list of installed themes. Here’s a quick workaround.
On one of my Gentoo systems running KDE 4.3, I had a problem with the following symptoms: the battery monitor would say: “Battery: not present” sleep/suspend buttons were missing from the Power Management settings, as well as from the Applications/Leave … Continue reading