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    [ubuntu] Access FreeNAS share as CIFS vs SMBFS

    Hi,

    I've installed a couple of new 12.04.2 VMs recently and I'm having a strange problem accessing my NAS.

    The new installs use CIFS instead of SMBFS to access the share, and the problem...
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    [ubuntu] Problems with forwarding root mail

    Hi,

    I'm trying to get one of the machines on my home network to forward root's mail to my gmail.

    I have set a .forward in /root and an alias in /etc/aliases to point to my gmail address.
    I get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Rhythmbox could be better

    I've been having trouble with Rhythmbox for a while.

    I recently persuaded my girlfriend to install Ubuntu 12.04 on her PC. When she tries to play an album, she really wants to just drag the file...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No space in boot partition

    Thanks jerrrys - using your link I found the following page;

    http://www.upubuntu.com/2011/11/how-to-remove-unused-old-kernels-on.html

    I used the sudo aptitude purge command to remove kernels...
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    [SOLVED] No space in boot partition

    Hi all,

    I have a problem with my Ubuntu server. It's not a big deal, I could blow the OS away - this is really just a play box.

    When I try and run apt-get upgrade I get errors which indicate...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Which terminal emulation?

    Thanks very much for your help - that's working great!

    (A little bit ashamed that I didn't find that 1st link myself :)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Which terminal emulation?

    Thanks for the response. I had a good dig through the putty options. I'm running v0.60 and I can't find anything the specifically lists ncurses.....
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    [SOLVED] Which terminal emulation?

    Hi,

    I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server that I SSH into from various different boxes. Any other Ubuntu box is fine, I just run ssh [hostname] and all the terminal emulation stuff is taken care of.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Increment file timestamp by one hour

    No, the clocks didn't change. But the timestamps on all the files on the NTFS volumes did - in relation to system time.

    I haven't really figured it out, but I know that NTFS timestamps are stored...
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    [ubuntu] Increment file timestamp by one hour

    Hi,

    Does anybody know of an easy way to increment the timestamp of a bunch of files & directories by one hour?

    My backups are stored on NTFS volumes, and somehow since the clocks changed the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP un2400 Mobile Broadband Module

    Spoke too soon :(

    The connection drops out every 10mins or so, leaving the following in /var/log/syslog;


    Jul 12 14:03:45 wingnut pppd[4144]: Modem hangup
    Jul 12 14:03:45 wingnut pppd[4144]:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP un2400 Mobile Broadband Module

    Now working.

    I used the firmware from region/option 6 under the windows HP connection manager and the card sprung into life.

    I had to do a reboot after getting the firmware in the correct dir...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP un2400 Mobile Broadband Module

    Hi Andrew,



    I gave up and re-installed Win7 from scratch (the plan is to dual boot) - the default HP Win7 install it came with was horrible, but it's not too bad when most of the bloatware is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP un2400 Mobile Broadband Module

    Thanks for the reply Andrew.

    I've been restarting network manager by issuing the following command;


    sudo service restart network-manager

    This seems to restart ok. After a doing so I'd then...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Firefox retains session information on shutdown

    Thanks - that seems to have done it!
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP un2400 Mobile Broadband Module

    Hi all,

    I've had a HP Mini 5102 with a un2420 in it for a while, and started hacking around to get the 3G module working today. My old eeePC 1000HG is starting to show it's age :)

    I've managed...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Firefox retains session information on shutdown

    Yes - Firefox preferences are set to "When firefox starts: show a blank page". Is that what you meant?
  18. [ubuntu] Firefox retains session information on shutdown

    Hi all,

    I've been beating my head against this one for a few months.

    I have FF set to start show a blank page at startup - yet it remembers all my previous sessions instead. I've been through...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't set up Brother HL-2270DW under 11.04

    I used KIMNZLs process to get mine working too - albeit as a generic PCL6 printer. At least it works....

    EDIT: 11.04 64bit......
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    [SOLVED] Re: Finding previous posts

    Thanks!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Finding previous posts

    Then I found the search by user option in advanced search - after much grouching and swearing. Dunno how to mark this thread resolved tho.

    Why is this forum GUI difficult? I can list my "private...
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    [SOLVED] Finding previous posts

    Hi,

    I'm trying to find a list of my previous posts. Can anybody help me out? I forgot to subscribe to a thread I started an hour or so ago, it's already dropped off the first page of threads and I...
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    [ubuntu] Firefox back button greyed out

    Hi,

    Since the recent firefox upgrade, my back button is greyed out.
    Anybody else having this problem?

    Cheers!
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    [ubuntu] Files/dirs missing from Samba share

    Hi,

    I have a Drobo series 1, connected to a Droboshare. This device connects to the network as an SMB share, and I mount it at boot on my Ubuntu 11.04 boxes.

    Normally it works fine, except...
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    [ubuntu] 10Gbps under Ubuntu

    Hi,

    I'm looking to build a packet capture box to capture from a 10Gbps feed with tcpdump or wireshark. Would anybody have any recommendations for a 10Gbps NIC? The box would have a separate NIC...
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