[ubuntu-uk] unity & gimp

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 9 12:21:55 UTC 2011


On 9 June 2011 12:37, gazz <pmgazz at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
>  ... about Unity
> It has some really nice features, it's true - but it's the stubborn fixity
> of it that drives me nuts. I can't have my usual widgets and it really is
> very, very clunky having to cycle through all the open windows constantly.

Not sure what you mean by that, you can get to the window of an open
app by clicking its icon in the launcher.

> It's clunky to click both buttons on a laptop touchpad, don't wanna! It's
> much easier to point and tap). I want my weather widget back waaaaaaah! And
> I mostly use tree view in Nautilus - but the mountable nfs partitions I have
> in fstab only show under places view so they can be mounted in the gui. I
> used to solve this by using the disk-mounter widget on a panel but it's
> vanished. So now I'm endlessly switching between tree and places view in
> nautilus - unless I want to flip open a terminal every time I need to mount
> a network partition. (I know you're going to ask why I don't automount them
> - well, cos they're on a laptop and I don't want errors when they're not
> available).

You can find a great method automatically mounting shares as they
become available and unmounting them if they become inaccessible at
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=637258

Colin

> ...

Colin



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