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  1. Thread: mountall hangs

    by graemev
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    [ubuntu] mountall hangs

    I recently changed my /etc/fstab :

    I used to do NFS mounts from a Debian box, but I changed to NAS .

    When I rebooted, the boot hung.

    It looks to me like upstart is doing mountall too early...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: mountall and filesystem mounting problems.

    If you created full disk encryption and have lost the passphrase, they your data is lost. That is the whole point , without the pass phrase nobody can access the data. It would not be much of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to disable auto-maximize in 11.04

    Ahh ... added this one (was 10 set to 1) ... and now only maximises if I go "right off the top"

    /apps/compizconfig-1/profiles/Default/plugins/grid/screen0/options/top_edge_action
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to disable auto-maximize in 11.04

    Damm it was this one:

    /apps/metacity/general/auto_maximize_windows

    That's inside: gconf-editor(1)

    Already OFF on my desktop ... and maximise still happens (works fine on laptop)
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to disable auto-maximize in 11.04

    trying to turn this damm thing off on my desktop (just installed)I already turned it off on may laptop ... there was a simple on/off flag somewhere ... dammed if I can find it now .... didn't...
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    [other] Re: Firefox Java revert back?

    For what it's worth I also see this firefox crash following recent firefox upgrade:

    IcedTea-Web Plugin (using IcedTea-Web 1.1.1 (1.1.1-0ubuntu1~11.04.2))

    File: ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to install JDEE on Ubuntu 11.04

    Damm I was hoping somebody had solved the issue of getting JDE installed in natty.

    I tried when natty 1st came out , gave up and needed to try again now.

    In case it's not clear. With natty and...
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    I think that:

    sudo cp ./2.6.30/wacom.ko /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/input/tablet/wacom.ko

    Should be:

    sudo cp ./2.6.36/wacom.ko /lib/modules/`uname...
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    [SOLVED] Full disk encryption on Natty

    I tried to post this on the WIKI, but could not seem to add pages...

    Anyhow I wrote the following , as I discovered HOWTO use the so called full disk encryption on Natty:

    (I'll attach it as a...
  10. Re: QDVDAuthor install is imcomplete on Lucid amd64

    Thanks that helps.

    Seem qdvdauthor ignores proxy settings , so mots INTERNET access fails (sometime silently) this
    fixed thses things...just need a way of getting some templates now ... since the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Bootup hangs when trying to mount NFS shares

    I have also just hit this. ... I now recall swearing NEVER to upgrade my laptop (which was running karmic sweetly) after I had it working ... too late.

    So what is happening? (I have NFS soft...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empathy Vs pidgin

    He can install it and use it to send a message but the desktop integration has been done with empathy ... so he'll never be online UNLESS ha manually installs & then starts pidgin each time ....yes...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empathy Vs pidgin

    Beats me too... my son just installed 10.04 ... I expected to see pidgin back and Empathy removed (since it does not work) ... but the reverse is true ... now he's lost IM access totally. ......
  14. Thread: Google maps

    by graemev
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google maps

    Well it WAS a cookie of soem sort ... removed one at time .,.. go joy ... gave up and removed all the ones for site google.co.uk ...this fixed it , maps.google.co.uk now works.

    FYI I'll attach...
  15. Thread: Google maps

    by graemev
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google maps

    So I just did this... got a link for 'pointing at the top of big ben:

    Given this link:
    ...
  16. Thread: Google maps

    by graemev
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google maps

    Don't be embarrassed. I've hit exactly this problem. I ran firefox --safe-mode and all worked file. I tired disabling all plugins , no joy ...then reset all prefs to default . Google maps started...
  17. [ubuntu] karmic , advice where is the best place to set proxy

    1: OK I have a number of machines sitting behind a proxy.
    2: there is that tempting application on the menu which launches gnome-network-preferences
    3: It allows me to click the button...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: karmic install truncated extended partition

    I think you have this rather "back to front" ...

    I have have a fix, my system is working (thanks to your help)

    My reporting it is not for my benefit but to help others.

    I'm pretty sure about...
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    [ubuntu] Re: so how DO you get rid of .gvfs

    It seems to be completely undocumented

    graeme@eddie:/home/graeme-junked-bygvfs$ man -k gvfs
    graeme@eddie:/home/graeme-junked-bygvfs$ man gvfs
    No manual entry for gvfs

    So I have some...
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    [ubuntu] so how DO you get rid of .gvfs

    I can see lots of discussion about how to get rid of this very annoying directory but I can't find a definitive solution.

    It's only purpose seems to be to cause normal, well behaved,...
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    Re: apt sources.list.d

    Thanks also, that was what I was looking for
  22. [ubuntu] Re: karmic install truncated extended partition

    Well I'll be .... (a monkey's Uncle .... I case the English reference is obscure ... I'm impressed)

    That did it:

    Disk /dev/sda: 1500 GB, 1500299297280 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track,...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: karmic install truncated extended partition

    well sda8 ends at 488649104 same as sda4 ... so sda8 is right at the end of the extended partition.

    However the extended partition is no longer at the end of the disk 2930277168


    ...
  24. [ubuntu] karmic install truncated extended partition

    I've installed karmic on 3 other computers.

    I just built a new machine. 1.5Tb sata drive. on that drive I created:

    3 primary partitions of 20Gb (sda1-3)
    1 extended partition (rest of drive)...
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    Re: Gnome Panel does not appear

    If I've understood what you want here , you would like the actual key presses ?

    Well ... OK

    ALT-F2
    Type xterm, press enter
    type rm ~/.gconf/desktop/gnome/session

    logoff/logon
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