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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless card has gone missing

    Much googling has found the answer:
    http://askubuntu.com/questions/214156/wireless-does-not-work-anymore-after-software-update-with-ubuntu-12-10-on-a-dell

    Hopefully this'll help others....
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    [ubuntu] Wireless card has gone missing

    I am running ubuntu on a laptop where ubbuntu has worked for at least 4 years. I updated in early Jan to 12.10, and it too worked flawlessly until a few days ago. Out of nowhere, the wireless card...
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    Re: Native PDF highlighting in Linux

    Mendeley now allows export of PDFs with highlights and annotations. The option is found under the file menu.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird 13.0.1 hogging memory and cpu

    I have the same issue, with both verson 13 & 14. Thunderbird sucks up anywhere from 300MB to 1GB of memory, and seemingly at random ramps up CPU usage.

    I have lightening and google contacts sync...
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    Re: More biology software wanted?

    A good vector-deign/cloning tool would be nice, as the options are somewhat limited (although, IMO, the options out there on other OS's are not great). An easy-to-use statistical/graphing program...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 problem with flash videos playing fast and sound problems

    Testing now, and it appears to have fixed the issue, although I still get the occasional skipping of the audio track.

    Bryan
  7. [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 problem with flash videos playing fast and sound problems

    Ubuntu updated itself today, including part of the xorg system. This seems to have resolved some of the flash issues - at least one of my news broadcasts and youtube is back to normal...except for...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 problem with flash videos playing fast and sound problems

    I too am having this issue - any flash source with audio or video gets screwed up. Youtube, and several news streams play at 2X and/or get choppy a few minutes into play. On-line radio stations...
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    [ubuntu] Resource Calendaring

    I am looking for a program which I can use to manage sign-up for various equipment items in my lab. I've found a few options (i.e. phpScheduleIt) which almost do what I need, but I was hoping that...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nautilus "shortcuts" in 12.04

    billyseth's method worked - folders added. Now if only I could rid nautilus of the music and pictures folders...

    Thanx

    Bryan
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    [SOLVED] Nautilus "shortcuts" in 12.04

    Back in the "old days" (i.e. 11.10) I could drag a folder onto the left-bar in the nautilus window and add it to the "shortcut list". This was convenient, since the pre-installed shortcuts are not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Run script as root upon login

    But having it run at boot doesn't solve my problem - it needs to run several seconds after log-in. I started my attempts with it running at boot, to no avail.

    Bryan
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    [ubuntu] Run script as root upon login

    I have an unusual problem. I am configuring a computer to access a remote server at boot. Due to various issues this cannot be done via fstab, and instead must be done ~10 seconds after a user has...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Scripting/Cron Help

    Mystery solved - turns out that cron requires any command that would be run by root to be sudo'd - even if the script is set to run in the root's cron "account".

    Many thanx to all who helped
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    [SOLVED] Re: Scripting/Cron Help

    That has the same effect as sudo crontab -e -u root. Less typing though. This is really frustrating, as I've tried entering other commands into the roots cron that require root access to work, and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Scripting/Cron Help

    Cron is working fine; the script I am using logs its actions into a file, and this logging is occurring at the times specified in cron. What is not working is running the script as root.

    If I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Scripting/Cron Help

    So I have a script that works (using my idea of looking for a file to confirm the connection). If I run the script using sudo it works perfectly, every time. However, cron is still giving me...
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    [SOLVED] Scripting/Cron Help

    I am faced with an somewhat unusual issue that despite a lot of reading the man files, I cannot figure out how to fix. Thanx to a recent change in OS/X server, it appears that it is no longer...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Connect to OS/X share

    LOL, 10sec after posting this I half found my answer:
    http://askubuntu.com/questions/63046/how-to-mount-mac-osx-lion-file-share

    In a terminal you use the command:
    mount.cifs //OSX_IP /mountPoint...
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    [ubuntu] Connect to OS/X share

    I have a server that I am running at work to store my labs data. I am trying to configure it such that it'll backup to another labs server (that way the backup is in another physical location - we...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: External drives are unmounted when they sleep

    Thanx everyone. I contacted the manufacturer and they confirmed that on non-mac systems I simply need to use their software (for which I need a mac) to turn off the sleep function. By the sounds of...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: External drives are unmounted when they sleep

    These are not cheap HDDs; their high-quality RAID-in-a-box units:
    http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/hard-drives/RAID/Rack_Mount/FireWire_USB3_eSATA_1U

    I'll give the automount a go, although those...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: External drives are unmounted when they sleep

    I'm not sure the automounter will work; I have been trying to follow these instructions:
    www.ctrlv.ca/2010/04/181/

    But I get stuck at the sudo sdparm -a command. I run:
    sudo sdparm -a /dev/sdc...
  24. [ubuntu] External drives are unmounted when they sleep

    I am using ubuntu to run a server based on external RAID-drives connected via USB3. As part of their normal function, these external drives go to sleep to save power when they are not in use. ...
  25. Thread: Sftp

    by Warthaug
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    [ubuntu] Sftp

    I have setup a file server at my work (a university) which acts both as the central repository for all of the data my lab generates, but also acts as an access point for outside access to the data.
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