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    Gnome -- text display on running application icons?

    Can I cause a running application icon to display its full text, on Gnome desktop? In Xfce, this is called "show button labels". I will screenshot what I mean, this is the panel on KDE.
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    “Unable to create io-slave” error

    I am trying to attach a file in the "Send Fax" wizard of HP Device Manager (HPLIP 3.20.6). I am running it on Kubuntu 20.04. In the window called "Select Files to Send", I click on the "Add..." button, and I get the error Unable to create io-slave. Can not create socket for launching io-slave...
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    Physical to Virtual conversion with Grub intact

    I need help with the VMware P2V standalone converter. When I convert a system with grub, the VM is unable to boot, even though I included the boot partition in the image. I get to a grub screen that lists commands and none of them seem to work. What's the trick to convert a system with grub?
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    Satisfying dependencies for installation of HPLIP

    I downloaded the HPLIP installation file "hplip-3.20.6.run" for Ubuntu from the official HP site and attempted to run it on Kubuntu 20.04. It was unable to satisfy a python dependency. I saw a post from Christian Haunert https://answers.launchpad.net/hplip/+question/691141 with a solution to the...
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    Help with DPKG and a fax modem

    I opened Synaptics this morning and got a message saying to run dpkg --configure -a I did that, and it found my USB fax modem, which is currently driverless: Setting up dgcmodem:i386 (1.01) ... Conexant DGC USB modem driver, version 1.01 If you need assistance or more information, please go...
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    Add Clonezilla to Grub

    Can someone tell me how to set up Clonezilla, such that I can launch it from a boot option in Grub, in order to take system images? I understand that I should use the toram parameter, so it will run completely from memory, thus enabling it to catch also the boot partition from which it...
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    Dash-to-Panel -- adjust height

    This Gnome shell extension combines the dash and the panel into one, putting a Windows-like taskbar at the bottom of the screen. Very cool. But how can I adjust the height of it? It's too tall.
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    Timeshift -- how to delete folder?

    I deleted snapshots, uninstalled Timeshift, but the folder is still using up 13 GB and I can't delete it. How to delete the Timeshift folder? Ubuntu 18.10
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    Logitech MX Master Mouse -- free-spin scrolling and not ratchet

    As the title says, I am asking about the Logitech MX Master mouse. I am running Ubuntu 18.10. I installed Solaar from the repository, but I still don't get the option for free-spin scrolling, as opposed to the default ratchet scrolling. I am talking about the middle mouse wheel, which is used...
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