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  1. Re: how to add an new user from digitalocean sever

    Hi!

    Like nerdtron mentioned, you just need to create a normal user. DigitalOcean droplets only have a root user by default. So on the command line, run:


    sudo adduser -m username
    sudo passwd...
  2. [all variants] Re: [ASK] Tracking Package Dependencies in /var/cache/apt/archives

    I think you might want to take a closer look at apt-offline. It can pull the contents from a cache directory instead of re-downloading them.

    On the off-line machine, run:


    sudo apt-offline set...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: How to disable magnifier at login screen ?

    Here's a quick one liner that seems to work for me:


    sudo -u gdm gconftool-2 /desktop/gnome/applications/at/screen_magnifier_enabled --type bool --set false
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    Re: Packaging for multiple architectures

    Well, the package must be built on the correct arch and the control file does have a bearing on the process.


    Architecture: all

    This means that the package is architecture independent. So it...
  5. Re: Standalone Ubuntu source code access

    There are a number of options, but if you still would like one that is CGit or ViewCVS like, Ubuntu packages are also found in Bazaar branches. You can look at them in Loggerhead via Launcpad. For...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: How do I include man page in package?

    Hard to say exactly what you need to do without looking at your packaging, but generally:

    The man page should go in: debian/mypackage.1

    Then include a file named debian/mypackage.manpages whose...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: bzr explorer fails to start in karmic

    This was a known bug that should be fixed in the new release:

    https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/bzr-explorer/+bug/474812

    I'm about to push the new version to the PPA, but until that update hits...
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    Re: Help packing DEB - missing something

    I wouldn't recommend following that tutorial. It is basically showing you a hack to drop a file somewhere into the user's PATH using a deb. It might be helpful for distributing a random script, but...
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    Re: Software Usage Statistics

    If you want to dig into some raw numbers, check out the stats provided here:

    http://popcon.ubuntu.com/
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    Re: Packaging Training

    Upcoming in June:

    11th June, 12:00 UTC: ttx, Java library packaging
    18th June, 18:00 UTC, TBD
    25th June, 00:00 UTC: nhandler, Testing your packages using pbuilder

    Remember you can stay...
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    Re: Ubuntuone Impressions thread

    Here's a couple screen shots for the curious.

    As to why any one would use this over dropbox, my impression is that this is just the first part of a slow roll out of features.

    See:...
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    Re: May 2009 Screen shot thread

    Haven't posted one in awhile.

    New Wave GTK+/Metacity

    GNOME-Wise icons

    Background:...
  13. Re: Permission denied during compilation

    sudo checkinstall
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    Re: Differences Debian and Ubuntu?

    Re: Ubuntu is to Debian as Mint is to Ubuntu

    The main difference here that makes the above statement not entirely true is that Ubuntu completely rebuilds the binaries from Debian. So it is not...
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    Re: Packaging Training

    Logs are now up for our second session:

    bzr builddeb --in-15-minutes with james_w:

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Packaging/Training/Logs/2009-04-09

    Enjoy!
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    Re: Packaging Training

    (Cross posted from: http://ubuntupackaging.wordpress.com/)

    So we just had our first Packaging Training session. It was awesome! Lots of people attended and although we didn’t quite manage to hold...
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    Re: Packaging Training

    We’re very proud to announce the following sessions for April 2009:

    * 2nd April, 06:00 UTC: Daniel Holbach, Fixing an Ubuntu bug
    * 9th April, 12:00 UTC: James Westby, bzr builddeb...
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    Packaging Training

    Short version: if you’re interested in learning what it takes to learn packaging, mark Thursday in your calendar. From now on Thursday is Packaging Training Day.

    Based on our experience with...
  19. Re: SOLVED: How to install an icon for GNOME/GTK app?

    Hi,

    You're installing your icon into the gnome icon theme's directory. That's not necessarily a problem as just about every one will have it installed, and most icon themes for GNOME will include...
  20. Re: Holy crap: Novell chooses naming scheme for Opensuse but...

    No idea if this is true or not, but if it is that is very unfortunate. Can't imagine why they would want to potentially offend so many people. Could it be fichte as in German for spruce tree, not the...
  21. Re: What does Ubuntu contribue to the linux community?

    Well, this is a pretty heated debate. First of all, it needs to be recognized that Canonical has far fewer employees and has a smaller operating budget than either Novel or Red Hat.

    One point of...
  22. Re: need help enabling debug in debian/rules file

    Might there alread be a precompiled package in the debug symbol archive:

    http://ddebs.ubuntu.com/pool/main/k/kdepim/

    Repo:
    deb http://ddebs.ubuntu.com intrepid main restricted universe...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Program associations

    The default PDF viewer is called "evince" they give it the generic name Document Viewer in menus though. By default it isn't shown in the applications menu, as most people only need it when opening a...
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    [all variants] Re: Conky SSL Email Python Script

    Hey, just tried out you script. Very cool, but I'm seeing massive memory usage after having it running for a few hours. See screenshot. I'm using conkyemail 2.01 on Jaunty.
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    Re: February 2009 screenshot thread

    Haven't posted a shot for awhile. Here's my current Jaunty desktop. I moved away from New Wave for awhile as I'm packaging Shiki-Colors and Gnome-Colors in my PPA...
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