24 May 2010
This post is a dumping ground for useful Ubuntu bits and pieces that aren’t worth a full post on their own.
Lookit - captures screenshots and upload them to a specified server, then copies the URL to the clipboard - ppa:lookit/ppa
Teatime - simple timer, in a Unity launcher
Edit /usr/share/applications/nautilus-browser as root, changing: Exec=nautilus to Exec=nautilus –no-desktop –browser .
Drag “File Manager” from /usr/share/applications to the dock
dpkg -r <_package>_ remove a package
dpkg --purge <_package> _remove all traces of a package
Stop the screen from going off when the laptop is shut
Go to apps–>gnome-power-manager–>buttons , set lid_ac and/or lid_battery to “nothing”