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Archive for the 'Intrepid' Category

Disable pop-up system notification messages in Ubuntu

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

I found the little pop-ups really annoying that show up when I get an icon in the system tray anyway, such as for available software updates. sudo chmod -x /usr/lib/notification-daemon/notification-daemon

Installing Digikam with fewer dependencies in Xubuntu/ Ubuntu Intrepid

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

If you do sudo aptitude install digikam on Intrepid, you will see that aptitude would install loads of KDE packages (Dolphin and Konqueror, yikes). Apparently, this is because aptitude now by default also installs recommended packages as “dependencies”. To avoid this, use the -R flag to aptitude (see also man aptitude): sudo aptitude install -R […]