kubuntu-users Digest, Vol 79, Issue 29

rajuramvani rajuramvani at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 11:50:39 UTC 2011


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> Today's Topics:
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>    1. Re: window changing problem (Waleed Hamra)
>    2. Re: window changing problem (Damon Fryauff)
>    3. Changing Desktops (Bill Vance)
>    4. Re: Changing Desktops (Nils Kassube)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2011 20:57:56 +0300
> From: Waleed Hamra <kubuntu-users at whamra.com>
> To: Till Nocher <v6hzuj-kubuntumailinglist at yahoo.de>, 	Kubuntu user
> 	technical support <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Re: window changing problem
> Message-ID: <4E593024.3080805 at whamra.com>
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> On 08/26/2011 08:40 PM, Till Nocher wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I use a freshly installed kubuntu 11.04 64-bit on a Medion
> > 
> >  P6620 Notebook with a Nvidia Geforce 220M graphic chip. I have the
> > 
> > following problem:
> > Sometimes(not everyday) a few time after working
> > with the computer, it is very difficult to change the window, if I want
> > to click somewhere outside the current window, nothing happens and I
> > have to right-click on the current window, then I can click on a
> > window-button in the the task bar and it appears, but this window also
> > doesn't response so I have to right-click first on the task bar and then
> > 
> >  right-click on the window I want to use. Now I can use this window
> > 
> > simple, but if I want to change to another window, I have to do the 2
> > right-clicks again.I didn't know how to describe this in 3 words, so I
> > couldn't search the forums or
> > 
> >  launchpad really.
> > 
> > I think this problem
> > 
> >  mainly occurs when I use applications that are not coded for KDE mainly
> >  (like Firefox, Chrome/Chromium and others) so I had the idea that there
> >  could be a problem with the GTK-design or other GTK-integration
> > 
> > modules. Turning the desktop effects off doesn't help, I also tried 4
> > different graphic drivers(the after-installation-standard-driver,
> > nvidia-current, nouveau and the up-to-date driver from nvidia's site).
> > Because multitasking isn't funny with this problem, I also installed
> > Ubuntu 11.04 as dual-boot which usually works without problems, but in
> > one of 30 cases the same problem also happens to Ubuntu after a few
> > hours of working(I don't know if it comes from the same).
> > This problem really annoys me, because I really prefer KDE.
> > 
> > Does anyone know how to solve my problem or are any logs needed?
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Till
> 
> i used to have that problem, but maybe once every couple of weeks. after
> upgrading to KDE 4.7 it's happening every single day every single
> hour... that and a large number of hard-to-explain annoyances happening
> in the task manager applet and in plasma in general.
> glad if anyone can offer any advice here...
> 
> > On 08/26/2011 08:40 PM, Till Nocher wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> 
> >> I use a freshly installed kubuntu 11.04 64-bit on a Medion
> >> P6620 Notebook with a Nvidia Geforce 220M graphic chip. I have the
> >> following problem:
> >> Sometimes(not everyday) a few time after working
> >> with the computer, it is very difficult to change the window, if I want
> >> to click somewhere outside the current window, nothing happens and I
> >> have to right-click on the current window, then I can click on a
> >> window-button in the the task bar and it appears, but this window also
> >> doesn't response so I have to right-click first on the task bar and then
> >> right-click on the window I want to use. Now I can use this window
> >> simple, but if I want to change to another window, I have to do the 2
> >> right-clicks again.I didn't know how to describe this in 3 words, so I
> >> couldn't search the forums or
> >> launchpad really.
> >> 
> >> I think this problem
> >> mainly occurs when I use applications that are not coded for KDE mainly
> >> (like Firefox, Chrome/Chromium and others) so I had the idea that there
> >> could be a problem with the GTK-design or other GTK-integration
> >> modules. Turning the desktop effects off doesn't help, I also tried 4
> >> different graphic drivers(the after-installation-standard-driver,
> >> nvidia-current, nouveau and the up-to-date driver from nvidia's site).
> >> Because multitasking isn't funny with this problem, I also installed
> >> Ubuntu 11.04 as dual-boot which usually works without problems, but in
> >> one of 30 cases the same problem also happens to Ubuntu after a few
> >> hours of working(I don't know if it comes from the same).
> >> This problem really annoys me, because I really prefer KDE.
> >> 
> >> Does anyone know how to solve my problem or are any logs needed?
> >> 
> >> Regards,
> >> Till
> > 
> > i used to have that problem, but maybe once every couple of weeks. after
> > upgrading to KDE 4.7 it's happening every single day every single
> > hour... that and a large number of hard-to-explain annoyances happening
> > in the task manager applet and in plasma in general.
> > glad if anyone can offer any advice here...
> > 
> > --
> > Waleed K. Hamra
> > Manager of Hamra Information Systems
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> Message: 3
> Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2011 02:45:06 -0700
> From: Bill Vance <kbun at xpresso.seaslug.org>
> To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Changing Desktops
> Message-ID: <20110828094506.GA20703 at xpresso.seaslug.org>
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> Howdy folks;
> 
> Is there a way to switch between multiple desktops from the
> keyboard?  My mouse is slow and cranky enough to be a real
> PITA at times.
> 
> Bill
> 
> 
> 
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> Message: 4
> Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2011 13:21:10 +0200
> From: Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net>
> To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: Changing Desktops
> Message-ID: <201108281321.10879.kassube at gmx.net>
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> 
> Bill Vance wrote:
> > Is there a way to switch between multiple desktops from the
> > keyboard?  My mouse is slow and cranky enough to be a real
> > PITA at times.
> 
> Then perhaps you should consider to get a new mouse? After all that's
> only a few bucks to avoid the PITA.
> 
> But to answer your question: The shortcuts Ctrl-F1 etc. are preset to
> switch to the desktops with the associated number. You can change the
> settings if you right-click on the pager and select "Configure Virtual
> Desktops?". Select the "Switching" tab and at the bottom you can set the
> shortcuts. Well, that's how it works with 10.04, but of course things
> have changed if you use 11.04. Then you right-click the pager and select
> "Pager Settings". Select "Virtual Desktops" at the left and there you
> find the "Switching" tab again.
> 
> 
> Nils
> 
> 
> 
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dear sir,
i minimized window  but from panel (taskbar) not shown minimized window.so 
tell me how to fix  this problem. 



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