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  1. [other] Re: apcupsd not waking suspended server when battery loses charge

    Thanks rubylaser (you understood my request). I sort of suspected this. I use Wake On LAN/WAN from my mobile phone, which works great, so that is not an issue. I'll have to reconfigure my BIOS to...
  2. [other] apcupsd not waking suspended server when battery loses charge

    Running Ubuntu server 13.04, with APC500ES connected using USB cable.

    apcupsd works fine when server is up and running. As soon as battery is almost drained, it shuts down server.

    However, I...
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    [gnome] Re: old gnome2 gtk themes

    I downloaded ubuntu 6.06 and 8.04 to see if I could find it, but couldn't.

    Then I realised it is a BeOS/Haiku lookalike theme, with yellow titlebar, but apparently, buttons on either side is hard...
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    [gnome] old gnome2 gtk themes

    in older versions of Ubuntu with Gnome 2 there was a window decoration theme that only displayed half the titlebar, just enough to display the text. Does anyone know what it was called or if there...
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    [all variants] Re: need advice: which DE?

    i've been reconfiguring a lot of stuff in xfce, and one thing I notice is that there are more options that I appreciate being there, that were never available in Gnome. It's just a shame that they...
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    [all variants] Re: need advice: which DE?

    thanks for the replies. I think i'll keep trying to get xfce the way I want it, as it seems to give the best balance for me.

    I am interested in Cinnamon, but it's still going to drag the Gnome...
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    [all variants] need advice: which DE?

    Ive got Ubuntu 12.10 Server installed on my server. I use it as a real server, not a desktop, and it's specified as such, hardware wise. Since I got a nexus pad, I dont use my laptop that much, so...
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    [all variants] Re: ecryptfs and backup from cron as root

    I put


    su finite9 -c ""

    around the cron job entry and this unlocks my encrypted home, unlike ssh which doesn't automatically. working now.
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    [all variants] ecryptfs and backup from cron as root

    I encrypted my home directory during a 12.10 install on my home server but ive having trouble figuring out the best way to backup my home directory in a cron job.

    the cron job is run as root, and...
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    [all variants] Re: Installers fdisk and 4k aligned SSD

    Yes, Ok, I understand what you are saying now, and it makes sense to me.

    By the way, I checked my output from fdisk, and the Ubuntu 12.10 installer _does_ configure the partitions so that the...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Error contacting apcupsd @ localhost:3551: Connection refused

    wrong wrong wrong!

    There is likely nothing wrong with anyones USB controller card. It's because of the new localhost IP address that's appeared in 12.10 (I just noticed it but maybe it came in...
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    [all variants] Re: Installers fdisk and 4k aligned SSD

    Got very befuddled at your reply... it means I must have totally misunderstood the whole issue, and on every website i've been to to get info on this, i've just been giving myself positive...
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    [all variants] Installers fdisk and 4k aligned SSD

    I installed 12.10 (server) on a brand new Corsair 120GB Force GT SSD last night.

    After installation, fdisk -l shows:


    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes


    Either the...
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    [all variants] Re: Firefox security

    I honestly don't know why you responded with info from the Wiki. It doesn't answer any of my questions.
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    [all variants] Firefox security

    Sorry, this post is not Ubuntu specific. I hope someone has some suggestions though...

    I started looking into browser security again, and looked at NoScript, AdBlocker Plus etc, and I saw the...
  16. [all variants] Re: effect of not partitioning & does btrfs support 4k sectors

    thanks for the info.

    If I create the btrfs filesystem on the raw device, and assuming the default with mkfs.btrfs is 4k, will the alignment be correct, or do you still have to specify an offset?
  17. [all variants] effect of not partitioning & does btrfs support 4k sectors

    Im buying some new hdds for my server (11.10).

    I have 160GB sata disk for the OS

    2x 1TB WD RE-3 disks in a RAID-1 mdadm array with ext3.

    I will soon have 2 x 1TB Seagate Barracudas with 4k...
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    [all variants] Re: hard drive setup - 4096B sectors, WD EARS

    read this article, which should give you the info you need:

    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-4kb-sector-disks/index.html?ca=dgr-lnxw074KB-Disksdth-LX
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    Re: Gnome 3 Relase Today!

    probably posted this in the wrong thread...seems more appropriate here:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=10651802&postcount=14
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    Re: Ubuntu 11.04: is this the end of the road?

    I get the feeling that Canonical are taking a major risk here, and really trying to push their own vision due to some kind of dispute with the Gnome team. This is just my impression however. Gnome...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: HDMI sound output working, but not automatically

    got mega disappointed with umbongo with this yesterday. I have to manually set the sound to go to hdmi on my lenovo edge 13 (intel) and ubuntu 10.10.

    I helped my wifes cousin with her new tv and...
  22. Re: HOWTO: Setup A Headless Ubunutu CUPS Print-Server

    according to the cups manual there is a very simple way to get this working on Maverick on local subnet...


    sudo apt-get install cups
    sudo cupsctl --share-printers
    sudo cupsctl...
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    [gnome] Photo printing via CUPS 4x6 low quality

    I've got a dreaded Canon PIXMA MP450, and for the last several years I've been using Turboprint which worked very well, as there really was no free alternative.

    I just upgraded to Maverick and I...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Audio video Stuttering and glitches - Thinkpad R50e

    im using a Thinkpad Edge 13 with Maverick 64bit and I have normal compiz effects enabled. As far as im aware, im using the latest Intel driver mesa 7.9. When I play any video in mplayer or totem...
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    [all variants] add uncompressed titles to videos

    I make home movies using a DV cam, and I edit the raw DV in Kino/OpenShot/Kdenlive etc, and then save the edited clip as raw DV, then I use a custom made mencoder script to transcode to any format of...
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