Tag | ubuntu

  1. Fix Nautilus Video Thumbnails

    I have a clean Ubuntu 15.10 installation these days. However, I noticed that video thumbnails (or previews) do not show up in Gnome Nautilus:

    Nautilus without video preview thumbnails

    I prefer thumbnails to icons. Besides, I remember that Nautilus will generate a thumbnail for each video in Ubuntu 14.04. Thus, I took some …


  2. Troubleshooting adb No Permissions Problem

    I got an Android Nexus 7 (2013, Wi-Fi) device a short while ago. I attached the device to my computer and tried to list the devices with adb devices command. But, unfortunately, I got the following error message:

    $ adb devices
    List of devices attached
    ????????????    no permissions

    In the following of …


  3. Ubuntu Bluetooth Headset

    I have bought a Bluetooth headset recently. After connecting the device, I was quite disappointed with the sound quality. Fortunately, after searching on the web, it seems that I am using the "Telphony Duplex" mode, which has low quality.

    Here are the steps to switch to the mode with better …


  4. Install GCIN on Ubuntu 14.04

    I decided to look for some alternatives to IBus input method after tolerating its long latency to switch between input methods for a long time. As a Taiwanese, both gcin and hime came up to my mind. Unfortunately, both of them need extra configuration after apt-get. Here's my note to …