Automatically Set Brightness Level on Startup in Ubuntu

One of the most unacceptable things in Ubuntu is that it doesn’t remember the brightness level you have set before. Thus, by default, you need to set it again and again on every startup. But while waiting for this to be corrected, you can simply set a command that changes...
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A Beginner’s Guide to Using Offline Dictionaries in Ubuntu

A Beginner’s Guide to Using Offline Dictionaries in Ubuntu

Most offline dictionary applications in Windows and other OS’s have an exclusive installer that only installs that specific dictionary, and when you search for the same thing for Ubuntu (or any other Linux distro) you don’t find it. Personally, I don’t know any dictionary available for Linux that can be...
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Is Compiz Consuming Too much CPU? Here’s The Solution!

Is Compiz Consuming Too much CPU? Here’s The Solution!

I recently realized that Compiz on my Ubuntu 12.04, was cosuming between 20% and 30% of my CPU even if I’m doing anything that requires graphical ressources. This was reported to launchpad; yet, the problem is still there. But there is a little trick, which I’m going to show you,...
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How to Solve Brightness-is-not-changing Issue in 12.04

How to Solve Brightness-is-not-changing Issue in 12.04

Actually, the issue I’m talking about is the fact of not being able to change the screen brightness (backlight), neither using Fn key nor using “Brightness and Lock” in system settings. The solution is to change the brightness value in a specific file, manually.
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