I'm looking for a good graphics tablet. I'll mainly use it for post
processing DSLR photos with Raw
Therapee, Bibble, and
Gimp. It should be cheaper than 200 EUR
and must work with Debian/Sid (of course). I'd rather not have to
install any fancy drivers, it should work out of the box.
I recently switched from KDE to Gnome 3 and I am so far very happy with
the decision. One thing that bothers me since then is that the sound
does not work when restarting the computer or waking it up from suspend.
After a while I figured that a simple sudo killall pulseaudio fixes
the problem -- but only until the next reboot. Has anyone a hint what
the problem could be/ I found quite a few similar problem descriptions
on the internet but with no satisfying solutions so far.
Having broke my elbow last week, I'm experiencing serious trouble typing
with only one hand on the computer. I know that there is speech to text
software, but I was never really interested in that -- until now of
course. Is there any good software available on Linux you can recommend?
since KDE4 is in unstable, the taskbar behaves very annoyingly when
working with two monitors with different resolutions. I have a laptop.
When I'm at work, I put it into a docking station which is connected to
a huge monitor. I'm not working with dualhead or something, I'm just
using the huge monitor at work and the laptop's screen at home.
I always want the taskbar to be maximized. The problem is, that KDE's
taskbar fails to adjust the size of the taskbar correctly: Starting KDE
at work, the taskbar is always too small (as wide as the laptop's
monitor) and my first task is to maximize the taskbar. Starting KDE when
I'm back home, the taskbar is too wide (as wide as the external
monitor's size) for the smaller monitor and I have to (ironically)
maximize it again to ...
After todays or yesterdays daily package update (Sid) several kernel
modules, namely thinkpad_acpi, snd-hda-intel and probably others are
not loaded automatically anymore. So my Thinkpad
had no support for audio and several power management functions anymore.
Once I found out that the missing kernel modules where the problem, the
fix was easy: just add the corresponding module names to /etc/modules
to enforce loading of the modules. But I wonder what caused the sudden
change? Why are the modules not loaded automatically anymore? I usually
update my Sid packages every morning so some package update from
yesterday or today might have caused this. Looking at the packages which
where updated, I found nothing suspicious. Has anyone an idea at which
package I should look?
Update:Looks like the problem was
related to the recent update of base-files to version 6.2 which
introduced the new /run directory in combination ...
Today I bought me a Canon IXUS 130 and was quite disappointed to see
that it couldn't properly connect to my Debian/Sid machine via USB.
Apparenty the camera is not recognized as a USB Mass Storage Device but
I upgraded to libgphoto2 (184.108.40.206-3) from experimental and added a
proper udev rule with vendor- and product-id but it did not help. Is
there anything more I can try?
Update: Accessing the camera actually works, even with ligbphoto2
(2.4.6) from unstable. I can access the camera with gphoto2 and download
pictures (but not with KDE's filemanager). My problem was that I had
rhythmbox running and the camera
was automatically mounted by it as a media device. When KDE's
filemanager or gphoto2 tried to access the camera I got an error like:
('Could not lock the device'): Camera is already ...
do I have to bring my own bed linen and towels or are they provided by
Furnald? I couldn't find the information on the website. I guess I have
to bring that stuff since it is not really a hotel, right?
does anyone know how to run gnome applets in KDE? I'm talking about
byzanz which is a software to
record your desktop in an animated gif, ogg or Flash format. It provides
a command line and a gnome applet, which apparently only works under
Gnome. Is there a workaround to make gnome applets run under KDE as