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  1. Re: Setting up Ubuntu 10.04 as a server for Mac OS 10.7 (Lion) Time Machine

    Must I allow guest login?

    Can I require a username and password instead? If so, how do I do that?

    I'm on a network where I have real public ip addresses. I don't want to share with the whole...
  2. [all variants] How to optimize a RAM-only (swapless) system?

    I'm not actually running Ubuntu, so if there's anything that Ubuntu does ahead of time to optimize for this case, I'd also like to here about it.

    I'm looking for a list of settings - sysctl,...
  3. [all variants] How about a main "Main Support Category" for Mobile Devices?

    Dear Moderators,

    Since Ubuntu is starting to run on things such as Gumstix, BeagleBoard, Panda, and slightly more powerful devices such as Atom Netbooks, can we get a "Main Support Category" for...
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    [all variants] How to pass arguments through upstart?

    Is it possible to pass arguments through upstart?

    I've tried this, but it's not working for me.



    /etc/init/dummy
    console output
    script
    echo ${FOO} ${BAR} ${BAZ} ${1} ${2} >...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop search with Tracker/Beagle/Whatever

    bump
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    [ubuntu] Re: macbook pro printscreen button

    System -> Preferences -> Keyboard Shortcuts
    gnome-screenshot --area
    alt-ctrl-4

    Unfortunately there's a bug and you can't map alt-shift-4 as you would like.
  7. [ubuntu] Good Battery only lasts 1hr MBP 2,1 [Lucid Lynx 10.04]

    I've got a 17" MacBookPro2,1 with a brand new battery which is only lasting me about an hour in Ubuntu.

    In OS X the battery life is about 2:30, maybe 3 (quite short of the 4 or 5 I was hoping for...
  8. [ubuntu] Random crash & reboot MBP 2,1 [Lucid Lync 10.04]

    Short Story:
    Sometime between every few days and every few hours the system crashes.

    Long Story:
    I recently installed a crucial 2GB dimm. So it has a 2gb and a 1gb.
    I haven't had any crashing...
  9. [ubuntu] No Sound for Headphones MBP 2,1 [Lucid Lync 10.04]

    Short Story:
    I've been reading around in here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookPro

    It says to unmute "surround" in old versions to enable headphone playback. However, that option isn't...
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    Re: Apache demystified: FQDN, SSL, SVN

    I have this to say:
    Nginx is 10000 times easier to configure than Apache. Why even bother with Apache? I guess there aren't as many modules for Nginx yet, but it's super easy to set it up as a...
  11. [all variants] WINE DLL override for all available native DLLs?

    I exclusively use Ubuntu, except on rare occasion when I boot into windows.
    Right now I'm trying to install Lala.com's Music Mover in WINE and I'd like to try using the native dlls rather than the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ATA STATUS {DRDY ERR} while booting

    Your drive has bad sectors on it.

    If it's WD (Western Digital) they have a no-hassle return policy which I suggest you use.
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    [all variants] Arbitrary Function and Media Key Mapping

    How do I find out what device is sending a signal?
    i.e. How do I know if it was a mouse button, or the keyboard, or a wacom stylus?

    How do I find out what signal it is sending?

    How do I remap...
  14. [all variants] Re: [HOWTO] Installing Oracle Instant Client 11.1, php_pdo, & oci8

    Ah, I made a typo. Try this:



    cd /usr/include/
    ln -s php5 php
  15. [all variants] Re: [HOWTO] Oracle Instant Client with Doctrine

    It's also worth noting that if you are using Doctrine through Symfony or any other means that you will need to purge your recycle bin (or patch Doctrine) before running building your code from the...
  16. [all variants] [HOWTO] Installing Oracle Instant Client 11.1, php_pdo, & oci8

    This tutorial should work for any recent version of the oracle instant client 9.0, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.1

    I recommend that you run this after each step - that way you can see what errors you...
  17. [all variants] Re: /dev/md1 disappeared after reboot on 9.04 upgrade.

    I posed this question differently in another thread and got just the hint I needed:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7513113#post7513113
  18. [all variants] Re: HOWTO Transfer existing RAID 0 disks to new sytem?

    I started by trying a few things that didn't seem to have any positive effect, but since they were part of the process I'll list them:



    sudo mdadm --assemble /dev/md1 /dev/sda5 /dev/sdb5...
  19. [all variants] HOWTO Transfer existing RAID 0 disks to new sytem?

    Assuming:

    I'm running Ubuntu 8.10 on OldServer
    I have 3-disk stripped RAID 0 inside OldServer as /mnt/data on /dev/md1
    I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 9.04 on NewServer


    I want to:

    ...
  20. [all variants] /dev/md1 disappeared after reboot on 9.04 upgrade.

    Last night I finally upgraded to 9.04. When I rebooted this morning /dev/md1 had disappeared and I had to use CTRL-D to boot the system.

    If you are knowledgeable and kind enough to look over this...
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    Re: Microsoft's Silverlight

    Howto install Microsoft Silverlight on Ubuntu Linux:

    Visit: http://www.microsoft.com/SILVERLIGHT/
    Obey: "Click to Install"
    Notice: You were redirected to http://go-mono.com/moonlight/
    Install:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Movies

    Netflix is a no-go. Other suggestions?
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    Re: GUI for Clonezilla Server

    The 'os' module handles system execs. The function you want from that module is 'system()'.


    #!/usr/bin/python
    from os import system
    system('echo "hello world"')

    or
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    Re: GUI for Clonezilla Server

    If you know perl then this might interest you.

    http://wxperl.sourceforge.net/documentation.html#Tutorials

    If you don't, I'd suggest using python instead. It seems that many desktop apps are...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: How do I completely reset to original settings?

    You can move all of your configuration files to another directory and restore the ones that you find you actually wanted - perhaps your mozilla firefox profile, for example.

    Applications >...
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