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    [ubuntu] Re: vncserver will not automatically start

    I made some progress. I renamed the startup script in /etc/init.d/vncserver to servervnc. Of course I removed it and readded it with update-rc.d and now it works. Another thing I tried was...
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    [ubuntu] vncserver will not automatically start

    I can run vncserver manually but when I reboot it does not automatically start. It was working in the past but just stopped. Here's some of the things I've checked:

    1. I've used update-rc.d to...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Can I change the default filename in Brasero?

    I have the same annoyance...any responses out there?
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    [ubuntu] Looking for USB 3.0 pcie adapter

    I am trying to build a soho backup solution and have decided on usb 3.0 and an external sata docking station. Now I am wondering if all usb 3.0 host adapters are natively supported on kernel 2.6.31?...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: create video from jpeg files...maintain aspect ratio of jpeg

    I decided to use imagemagick to fix my problem
  6. [ubuntu] create video from jpeg files...maintain aspect ratio of jpeg

    I am using the following command to create a video of a bunch of jpeg files. The problem is that some of the jpegs are portrait and others are landscape. Ffmpeg is stretching the portrait images. ...
  7. [ubuntu] hdparm -S x /dev/sdb does not put drive in standby mode

    I have a green 1tb Caviar and have noticed that hdparm -S x /dev/sdb does not put the drive in standby. The only way to get it into standby is hdparm -Y /dev/sdb.

    How is everyone else putting...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable cron logging to syslog

    Bump.

    How about disable con from logging to any log? My syslog is full of cron jobs that run every 3 minutes.
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    [ubuntu] Disable cron logging to syslog

    System: Ubuntu 9.10

    I have tried appending cron.none to my 50-default.conf but cron still logs to syslog (see below). I am interested in logging all cron activity ONLY to the cron.log but this...
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    [ubuntu] Disk spindown with software raid

    When using software raid, is there an option to spindown the drives after a configurable period of inactivity? I have this option on my Areca raid controller and am thinking of switching to software...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Areca controller and smartmontools

    Thx for all your help...guess I'll have to get it from SVN and try.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Areca controller and smartmontools

    Please do try it at work. I had Ubuntu 8.10 installed before 9.10 and had the same issue...that being smartctl did not appear to offer ability to see disks behind areca card.

    thx
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    [ubuntu] Re: Areca controller and smartmontools

    I have the version of smartctl from default Ubuntu 9.10 repositories. When I run smartctl -V I get:

    smartmontools release 5.38 dated 2008/03/10 at 10:44:07 GMT
    smartmontools build host:...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Any way to undervolt on an Intel cpu besides rebuilding kernel?

    I would check out your BIOS settings.
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    [ubuntu] Areca controller and smartmontools

    I have installed Ubuntu 9.10 and am trying to get smartmontools working with an areca card (1210). The sourceforge site for smartmontools says that areca is supported...
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    [ubuntu] Re: user management broken in karmic?

    I have the same issue. Changing the "Main group" gets reverted back to the user's group after closing.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to change the syslog rotation schedule?

    My understanding is that logrotate does not rotate logs for syslog. I understand it rotates logs for applications but not the system. Is this new in 8.10?
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    [ubuntu] How to change the syslog rotation schedule?

    I have some questions regarding rotating the syslog. I am using the default syslog service that came with Ubuntu 8.10

    1. Can you change the schedule for rotating the syslog?
    2. Can you change...
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    [ubuntu] Cron -L 2 question

    Hello

    I would like to log to the syslog when my cron job completes. 'Man cron' documentation refers to a loglevel 2 (-L 2) which seems like it would log this info but I do not know how to setup...
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