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    [ubuntu] Re: Remove FakeRaid from server unit.

    Hi,

    yes I did manage to get the problem sorted though I can't remember the commands I used to start it off.

    Basically I removed the partitions from the raid array, unmounted them all, took out...
  2. Re: Live-like distribution with good driver support

    Thanks Snowpine, Ubuntu is the guy then. Looks like nobody else is offering any competition this afternoon either.
  3. Re: Live-like distribution with good driver support

    And this would create a live-like system on a USB hard drive? Will Synaptics also work like it does on an ordinary system, and does it save settings properly (like network for instance)?

    Thanks...
  4. Live-like distribution with good driver support

    I used to understand a lot about Linux distributions... when there was a handful of them. Suse was used in the office, Red Hat or Debian was your server distro (or Slack if you had a decent quality...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: SSH over internet.... what am I doing wrong?

    Thanks guys, from what you've suggested it looks like my ISP must be blocking port 22. I will have to change it when I get back to my home-office in the morning. If I change the port and it still...
  6. [ubuntu] SSH over internet.... what am I doing wrong?

    I set up SSH on my office network. It has worked fine for the last three weeks. I suddenly discovered that I needed to access via SSH over the net too but I can't get it working.

    My Ubuntu machine...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NTFS for data storage

    Thank you, re-inspired my confidence in the read/write systems. When I started with Ubuntu NTFS support was shakey to say the least so glad that it has improved. I'll give truecrypt a go as it seems...
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    [ubuntu] NTFS for data storage

    Hi guys,

    I'm now having to access a lot of data on a portable hard drive on a regular basis. The drive needs to be used with three different Windows systems, three Ubuntu machines and two...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Print Server - Confused about drivers

    Thank you dcstar. I'll get the printer up and running first. Wish me much more luck with the scanner and if I can get it going I will post back.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Turn a live usb back into a regular usb?

    If you're not a command line junkie download Gparted from the repos and it will give you full control over the boot flags and let you format the drive back to FAT32 (or whatever you want).

    Make...
  11. [ubuntu] Ubuntu Print Server - Confused about drivers

    Hi Folks,

    I have a small server running in our home-based office with Ubuntu 8.04. At the moment it is just set up as a Samba file server but I wanted to connect a HP F380 all-in-one printer to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Irritating Bluefish Window Problem

    Thanks for the reply Steven and sorry I didn't get back more quickly. I've deleted the .bluefish directory entirely and removed all the application files too. Reinstalled Ubuntu and Bluefish and...
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    [ubuntu] Irritating Bluefish Window Problem

    I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 and have been very smoothly since release. In the last two weeks Bluefish suddenly decided to start crashing on me (1.07 from the repos). It stopped crashing on Monday but now...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mirror a partition without RAID

    I'd rather avoid RAID if I can as we've just had a load of problems with Ubuntu's software RAID. Also the second drive is completely removable and a colleague needs to be able to access an exact...
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    [ubuntu] Mirror a partition without RAID

    I have two hard drives inside an Ubuntu 9.10 machine, each with a data partition on. What I want to do is as I save files to one data partition partition (or delete them) I want the files...
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    [ubuntu] Remove FakeRaid from server unit.

    We have a small file server running Ubuntu 8.04.1 Server Edition. It has two 500GB drives set up in RAID1 (software raid). I want to remove one of the drives for reformatting and bring this unit down...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird wiped out all my email.

    As an application programmer I would be inclined to agree with you but I actually don't.

    I haven't updated, changed or done anything to my Thunderbird application other than press the 'Get Mail'...
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    Re: Fail to change MySQL data directory

    Sorry unetbu, I completely lost the whole of my Ubuntu installation... just completely broken. I though it was the hard drive but I've got a fresh install on now so I will attempt the same thing...
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    Re: Fail to change MySQL data directory

    Yep, I'm getting this error too. Very frustrating. I've triple checked my paths and permissions and MySQL will still not start. My error log is empty I have the three MySQL innoDB generated files but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Counting Disk Writes

    Thanks man, really quick response too. Looks like what I need pizmooz. Thanks again.
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    [ubuntu] Counting Disk Writes

    I'm currently doing some research for my MSc and need to count the number of times a hard drive writes to various specific directories during an average user session. It would be nice to have a...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Anybody else get a black screen on bootup? (using Intel 82G33/G31 onboard chipset

    Yep, had exactly the same problem on Intel G31 motherboard. I followed the solutions on Canonicals release notes page for the Intel chipsets on Jaunty. This solved the problem you have just described...
  23. Re: Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty...stability and performance.

    I have never upgraded from version to version directly, always a fresh install. To be honest I'm having more problems with Jaunty now and I'm definitely not the only one. Try looking at the USB...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Ubuntu 9.04, but need Python 2.5...

    Hi. I don't know whether you found an answer to your last query but just in case:


    sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/python python /usr/bin/python2.6 1

    sudo update-alternatives...
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    [ubuntu] Opinions on self-built server hardware.

    Hi, I really need your input on selecting software and components for a self-built server system.

    I'm about to deploy an Django-based intranet system which consists of around 30 users. The...
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