Tag Archives: linux

Dropbox: Unable to monitor filesystem

Have you seen this while using Dropbox in Linux? Unable to monitor filesystem Please run: echo 100000 | sudo tee /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches and restart Dropbox to correct the problem. Apparently, Linux is imposing some kind of default restriction of the number … Continue reading

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Run Wireshark as Non-Privileged User in Ubuntu

This has been annoying me for a while, so I researched it. I wrongfully submitted a bug to Launchpad, and finally was directed to an answer. It was bugging me that there was no simple way to add a gksu … Continue reading

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Swap 2-Finger and 3-Finger Tap in Linux

When I upgraded my netbook from Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10, I quickly noticed that they had flipped the functionality of 2-finger and 3-finger tapping. I need middle-click (3rd mouse button) functionality far more often than I need right-click, and by … Continue reading

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Shift + Scroll = Horizontal Scroll in Linux

Firefox kept going back and forward when I used my favorite Shift + mouse wheel scroll combo to try to scroll horizontally. It was driving me mad. After some rigorous googling, I found a Stack Overflow question, which suggested that … Continue reading

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