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    [SOLVED] Re: Dead server in gb.archive.ubuntu.com

    It has been fixed now.


    $ nslookup gb.archive.ubuntu.com
    ...
    Non-authoritative answer:
    Name: gb.archive.ubuntu.com
    Address: 91.189.92.201
    Name: gb.archive.ubuntu.com
    Address: 194.169.254.10
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    [SOLVED] Dead server in gb.archive.ubuntu.com

    Sorry but I'm not sure where else to post this report!

    gb.archive.ubuntu.com gives a round-robin DNS reply to four servers, but one of them is dead.

    $ nslookup gb.archive.ubuntu.com
    ...
    ...
  3. 14.04 server removes support for Kernel Shared Memory (ksmd)?

    I have been trying snapshot 20140319 of trusty server amd64. I uses Ubuntu as a virtualisation host.

    In Precise, there was /etc/default/qemu-kvm which contained settings:

    KSM_ENABLED=1...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: SGPIO / SAS Backplane Utilities? Marvell SAS + Supermicro

    apt-cache search sgpio
    apt-get install ledmon
    man ledmon


    For ubuntu 12.04 anyway.
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    [ubuntu] Re: smcFanControl for Ubuntu on Intel Mac?

    There is a version of smcfancontrol for Linux:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1754431
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1102465

    I had to hack it a bit to work properly on a...
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    [ubuntu] How to keep the global menubar on-screen

    I'm trying out ubuntu 12.04 with Unity. I actually like the global menus at the top.

    However, the menus disappear until you mouse over them. Is it possible to configure them to stay on always?
    ...
  7. [all variants] Re: (how to) tutorial for controlling fan macbook / pro in natty 11.04

    Note: in the smcfancontrol script there is a dependency on 'bc' in line 117, which you won't have by default if using ubuntu server. So you may need to do 'apt-get install bc'

    Or, since this is a...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 - Cannot install, update or upgrade

    I thought I had the same problem here. Mine is an Ubuntu Server box which was originally installed as 9.10, then upgraded online to 10.04 LTS.

    However, careful examination of the output showed an...
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    Re: How to find "places" in Ubuntu Unity

    Sorry, I meant Maverick. I knew it was one away from Lucid, just in the wrong direction :-)

    On her login screen there was no option to choose a session. However I went to applications, searched...
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    How to find "places" in Ubuntu Unity

    My sister has a Dell Mini 9, but is not much of a Ubuntu expert. I recommended that she install the Karmic Netbook edition with Unity rather than standard Ubuntu. This might have been a bad idea, but...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Can't graph disk io & memory in virt-manager

    I get the same with 10.04 desktop (not compiling anything from source - even under server, I would have thought that "apt-get install virt-manager" would have pulled in all its dependencies...
  12. [all variants] Re: How to make an AMI/EC2 image visible in virt-manager

    Answering myself, I've started hacking together a script which generates the XML (below). It seems strange that I have to do this - is there really no simple interface for creating VMs from disk...
  13. [all variants] How to make an AMI/EC2 image visible in virt-manager

    I am able to run an Ubuntu AMI/EC2 image from the command line, following the instructions at
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEC/Images#Run%20Images%20locally%20without%20a%20Cloud
    ...
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    [all variants] Re: Zino HD questions

    Then you're lucky. Perhaps I had played about with Windows 7 a little too much before shrinking it, but it wouldn't let me go below 250GB. I spent some hours trying to do it without resorting to...
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    [all variants] Re: Zino HD questions

    I'm very happy that I chose this device. It's fast, small and unobtrusive. I've had no problems with graphics using the proprietary driver which 9.10 installs, and a HDMI-DVI cable works fine into my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Notifications going downhill?

    Well that certainly stopped the pop-ups - but now I have no notification at all that upgrades are required. If they're there, I have to check for them manually. What I want is the arrow or...
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    [ubuntu] Notifications going downhill?

    I've been an Ubuntu user since Dapper. Now I have Karmic on my desktop, I can't help thinking that things have moved backwards in terms of notifications.

    (1) When a software update was available,...
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    [all variants] Re: Zino HD questions

    I'm using a rather simpler workaround, of just plugging the monitor audio cable into the front jack :-) I'm happy to wait until a better solution arrives.

    On the whole I'm really happy with the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ureadahead update - can't login

    I had a similar problem with Xubuntu [Thinkpad X30 laptop, 1GB RAM, i915.modeset=0]

    When rebooting after the ureadahead update on Dec 4th, I couldn't login. I hadn't rebooted since Nov 29th, at...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Slow Xubuntu???!!!

    Two thoughts: maybe you have some sort of spurious interrupts going on, or maybe you are swapping to disk excessively.

    Post the outputs of:

    cat /proc/interrupts

    free

    Also, run...
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    [all variants] Re: Vodafone USB dongle

    Top-up problem solved.
    * stick the SIM into a normal unlocked phone
    * Dial *#100# to find out its PSTN number
    * Enter this number in 'my account' 'register PAYG'
    * Wait for the text message to...
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    [all variants] Re: Vodafone USB dongle

    Thank you - pp.internet is exactly what I needed to know. In my case I didn't have to configure it under Windows first. It's now running happily under Xubuntu 8.10.

    This is the 39 Huawei dongle...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Dapper to Hardy: update-manager -d offers a bunch of packages

    Also, maybe you need to enable 'hardy universe' and 'hardy-security universe' in /etc/apt/sources.list. My machine says:



    $ apt-cache showpkg zoo
    Package: zoo
    Versions:
    2.10-20...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Dapper to Hardy: update-manager -d offers a bunch of packages

    The meaning of the flags is shown, somewhat cryptically, at the top of the dpkg-query output:



    $ dpkg-query -l | head -3
    Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
    |...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Dapper to Hardy: update-manager -d offers a bunch of packages

    OK, I bit the bullet: I enabled dapper-updates, took the 51 updates, and rebooted as it asked.

    Now update-manager -d offers me 8.04, but when it starts I get a load of errors about hash sum...
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