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    [SOLVED] Re: Install Adobe Reader in Ubuntu 13.10

    Evince is feature poor and has very poor compatability with adobe pdfs. Okular also tends to fail with many pdf "forms" and/or complex pdfs.


    A big thank you to the OP!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downgrade back to 13.10 from 14.04

    That was not my first post, BTW. This is my long-term account...I somehow logged in with my U1 account.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4311, Ubuntu 12.04 / 13.04

    for me...the binary driver works perfectly with 4311 in 12.10 and 13.04.
    i also find firmware+b43 to be slow and erratic.


    sudo apt-get install dkms #assuming you do not already have dkms...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Call for Testing Unity and Compiz

    remove:

    sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:someppa/ppapurge:

    sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
    sudo ppa-purge ppa:someppa/ppa
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  5. [ubuntu] Re: Upgraded 11.04->11.10 - system now says raid 1 array degraded

    There is a bug report that exactly describes the problem we are having. It was mistakenly marked as a duplicate by the triager.

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mdadm/+bug/917520
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  6. [ubuntu] Re: Downloading a coupon printer and other downloading stuff..

    just a note for anyone looking at this.

    it is impossible to print coupons in ubuntu from any major coupon site. the companies print via their own add on software that can only be installed in...
  7. Thread: all shells crash

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    Re: all shells crash

    Gnome and kde are completely different. Different de and graphics bindings (esp compiz). my problem seems to have disappeared after upgrade so it could have been a real bug or simply a corrupt deb...
  8. Thread: all shells crash

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    Re: all shells crash

    This happened to me while traveling. The only way to get a funtional system was to drop to vt and mv failsafe xorg to xorg.conf. all shells and light dm are down on my system. It seems like a drm...
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    [SOLVED] Re: how to disable lock screen!

    I am going to answer my own question. Gconf is deprecated and many keys are non-functional. Moreover, the unity systems-settings gui interface becomes completely useless if the user's dconf profile...
  10. Re: 12.04 does not lock screen when resuming from suspend after recent upgrade

    This toggle is nonfunctional on 2 out of 4 precise installs. The gconf2 key also no longer works. Does anyone know where the lock screen key is stored in ubuntu?
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    [SOLVED] Re: how to disable lock screen!

    cariboo, as i stated previously i know exactly where the toggle is located:



    i have the appropriate key disabled in gconf2 but lock screen is still disabled. did ubuntu move this functionality...
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    [SOLVED] Re: how to disable lock screen!

    oh...yes.

    does anyone know which conf or system file now controls lockout in precise?
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    [SOLVED] how to disable lock screen!

    the fact that i cannot disable "lock screen" is driving me nuts. i have multiple boxes with "disable lock screen" checked in gocnf2 and yet still have a locked screen after a few minutes of...
  14. Thread: Kerberized NFS

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    [ubuntu] Re: Kerberized NFS

    please write up your how to. i've been meaning to do this on my nfs shares. i've just been lazy since they are behind a firewall and restricted to specific ips and users.
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    [ubuntu] Re: mount.nfs4 failed:No such file or directory

    If you are running lucid and just updated to the 38 or 39 kernel, nfs broke and seems to not want to mount nfsv4 shares unless you explicitly state the version (e.g. in fstab). since i have been...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: NFS does not work on one of the 2 clients :|

    Are you running lucid? It looks like there is bug in nfs that is preventing mounts unless you specify the nfs version-- there is a new kernel in proposed that may address this bug.

    To be honest I...
  17. Re: Can I upgrade 10.04 to 12.04-Beta1 via update manager?

    The breakage these days is just not like it used to be. I still fondly remember the broken libc6 they pushed out in hardy.
  18. Re: Can I upgrade 10.04 to 12.04-Beta1 via update manager?

    I've already upgraded quite a few servers and dev boxes from lucid to precise. Obviously using a dev version can nuke everything so its goes without saying that you should back everything up. IMO,...
  19. Re: problems installing wtith separate home folder

    use blkid to make sure your uuids in /etc/fstab match.
  20. Re: problems installing wtith separate home folder

    you need to edit /etc/passwd to include the path to your "home".
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    [server] lucid --> precise upgrade

    I upgraded a couple of dev servers because we needed updated deps. Absolutely no problems. The server version is looking good.
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    Re: The upgrade popup should be off by default.

    on quite a few of my boxes the iso fails to install due to known kernel driver bugs. i could, therefore, argue that ubuntu should have a big warning on its isos stating that this install could fail...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nonsequential upgrades

    yes, i've been testing 11.10 since day 1.

    i've been doing non-sequential upgrades since breezy. this is the first time i've had a major issue. i confirmed that the deps could be nuked via...
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    [ubuntu] nonsequential upgrades

    GDM is borked in 11.10 and breaks non-sequential upgrade via apt/dpkg. You should remove it and its deps before upgrading from lucid, maverick, etc..

    Upgrading with the iso fixed the broken deps...
  25. [all variants] Re: nfs export problem configuration not correct

    windows file systems are not posix compliant. see my post here:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=11190024&postcount=5
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