Tag Archives: Ubuntu

Make Ubuntu to show all open Windows if you use Alt-Tab

By default Ubuntu only show the windows on the same desktop if you use Alt-Tab. To see the windows on all virtual desktops you have to use Ctrl+Alt+Tab. This drives me crazy. To change this: sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager ccms and … Continue reading

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Eclipse and the Ubuntu team working together – Solving the Eclipse menu issue under Ubuntu

I’m very happy to report that the Eclipse platform team worked together with the Canonical Ubuntu team to solve the broken menu issue of Eclipse under Ubuntu. This fix is available for Ubuntu 14.04. It just to be the case … Continue reading

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Using Eclipse Luna on Ubuntu

Eclipse Luna uses GTK3 as default which is great but unfortunately SWT GTK3 contains still contains some bugs which makes it hard for me to use it, the main ones are: https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=424343 Empty talbles with GTK3 https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=426694 Black area during … Continue reading

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Define Eclipse shortcuts in Unity (Ubuntu)

I wanted to define Eclipse shortcuts in Ubuntu pointing to my individual workspaces. You can define Eclipse shortcuts including parameters, e.g. the -data parameter via a .desktop file. Once defined you can drag the file into the Dash of Unity … Continue reading

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Feb 2012 Challenge of the Month – Eclipse 4 Book

Challenge: Eclipse 4 This month challenge will be to get the first version of my Eclipse 4 book out. I’m working on this now for a while and I think I should put a first version out so that people … Continue reading

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July Challenge Retroperspective – The tools that forge you

In July I announced that I will try to switch to Linux. I actually needed two months and a broken laptop to make the transition. The main reason for needing longer then expected is that I have files which I … Continue reading

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