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    [SOLVED] Re: aticonfig within crontab

    Thanks, I could not for the life of me find out what was missing, I even used my profile from the script!

    But I solved it by using my user crontab and not superuser! :sigh:
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    [SOLVED] aticonfig within crontab

    Hiya,

    I'm trying to read some values from my AMD GPU via aticonfig within a script started via a crontab.

    Its running under the superuser's cron (i.e. "sudo crontab -e)


    * * * * *...
  3. Re: Grub timeout of 0 stops at menu after reset button pressed

    In fact, it seems to be when a boot has not completed.

    Is there a file that gets written on boot complete that grub checks for?
    And if so, can I tell it to not bother??
  4. Grub timeout of 0 stops at menu after reset button pressed

    Hiya,

    I am setting up a headless box, so just want to configure the grub to skip pass the menu asap and continue booting.

    But, although the timeout is set to 0, which works on power on and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: chmod -R fails on mounted drive

    OH wow, many thanks.
    That worked a treat.

    Extra thanks for highlighting the change required, appreciated.

    (And oh yeah, 775 sounds good!)
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    [SOLVED] Re: chmod -R fails on mounted drive

    Damn, it is, if I remember correctly (it was setup a while back!).
    Ok, so its due a reformat...
    Cheers!
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    [SOLVED] chmod -R fails on mounted drive

    I have a mounted drive that is 777, and I can't change it, damn annoying!



    ian@bart:/mnt$ ls -asl
    total 40
    4 drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 Jan 29 20:06 .
    4 drwxr-xr-x 23 root root 4096...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Temperature monitoring on headless board

    Excellent, I did not have sensors installed, so added that, and get a nice load of info back!



    atk0110-acpi-0
    Adapter: ACPI interface
    Vcore Voltage: +1.04 V (min = +0.85 V, max = ...
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    [SOLVED] Desktop to Headless

    I am converting my desktop into a headless server, and would like to check what packages I can remove.

    I have a list of packages currently installed (see below).


    ian@bart:~$ dpkg...
  10. [SOLVED] Temperature monitoring on headless board

    Whats the best way to setup and run temperature monitoring?

    I have a AMD CPU, and a ASUSTeK (M4A88T-M) mobo.
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Launcher missing after installing nVidia driver

    This solved it for me, I have a 9200GT, and after upgrading I only saw 1 of my two monitors, on login, either via guest or my account, and then once logged in saw no launcher/menu bar.

    Dropping...
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    Re: remove nvidia drivers via command line

    It seems to be something to do with linux-headers,

    I followed the advice in this post and it worked fine
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    remove nvidia drivers via command line

    Hi, I installed some nvidia drivers and now only one screen works but I can't get any menus up.
    I can drop into the command line, and have tried reconfigure to no avail.
    I've also tried using...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Dual screens, loads as one big one, error msg on login, xorg conf

    Thanks, but it didnt work!
    Im going to have to give up on this, and Ubuntu I think...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Dual screens, loads as one big one, error msg on login, xorg conf

    Thanks, but I think it falls a little short of showing everything, its just one page, and I have the same setup as you've shown anyway.

    We really need to be talking in terms of xorg.conf, thats...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Dual screens, loads as one big one, error msg on login, xorg conf

    Ok, im sorry about the nvidia thing, that is really dumb of me not to double check what i've just put in!

    But as for when its open.. then what?
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to shutdown/restart with Gnome

    "Shell Extensions"!
    How cool is that!
    Thanks.
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Dual screens, loads as one big one, error msg on login, xorg conf

    Using nvidia, I sorta of knew that. that doesnt really help answer the question.

    And :-

    $ sudo ndivia-settings
    sudo: ndivia-settings: command not found

    Thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to shutdown/restart with Gnome

    I think the best solution/answer was to install "Advanced Settings"!

    Thanks to all!
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to shutdown/restart with Gnome

    Ahh, ok, I searched for "Advanced Settings", and wow, thats exactly what I was looking for!

    Even solved another problem I was going to post for, getting Min/Max window buttons back!!!

    Many...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Why do my Nautilus boarders look crappy?

    Hay, that did it! Thanks.

    Running it stops right-click on desktop from working until I reopen a Nautilus window (like my home)

    So, whats the problem/solution then?
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to shutdown/restart with Gnome

    AHHH! Many thanks!

    What about Reboot?

    I see they've employed some Apple UI "experts" then!
    Hiding menu options so we have to waste time figuring them out. AHHH
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to shutdown/restart with Gnome

    I did this, but cannot find the tool!?
    Im on 11.10.
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Dual screens, loads as one big one, error msg on login, xorg conf

    If I knew what details were needed, I'd probably know a lot more about it, and therefore be able to fix it myself!

    So now that you've asked/prompted me, I am using 11.10, with Gnome.

    Thanks for...
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    [ubuntu] How to shutdown/restart with Gnome

    I've started using the new Gnome, but I cannot find Shutdown or Restart?

    Under my username I have the following options :-

    Lock Screen
    Switch User
    Log out

    Suspend
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