Archive for July 16th, 2012

Turn Off Error Reporting in Ubuntu 12.04

Once in a while if something goes wrong in Ubuntu, you usually get the error screen that reads ‘Sorry, Ubuntu 12.04 has experienced an internal error’.

This feature is added to Ubuntu by default and is there to help Ubuntu gather information about issues and create a fix for them. It’s recommended that you don’t disable it as it helps Ubuntu develop better software.
 
Even though you’re advised not to turn it off, that option is there when you need it.
 
error-reporting-ubuntu
 
To get started, press Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to
 
sudo gedit /etc/default/apport
 

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Enable GNOME Login Sound in Ubuntu

It seems like one distinct feature missing in Ubuntu 12.04 is the Login Sound. In prior versions of Ubuntu, when you login you will always hear Gnome Login Sound welcoming you. However, in Ubuntu 12.04, it is removed. If you want to bring it back, then do the following steps.

Method 1
 
To get started, press Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to create a startup program for it.
 
sudo gedit /etc/xdg/autostart/loginsound.desktop
 
Finally, copy and paste the lines below into the file and save it.
 
[Desktop Entry]
Name=GNOME Login Sound
Type=Application
Exec=/usr/bin/canberra-gtk-play –id="desktop-login" –description="GNOME Login sound"
 
Restart your computer and listen for the Login sound.


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