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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Ubuntu without a monitor.

    resetting the bios probably won't help. It's unlikely to be the boot order as it should eventually boot from the hard drive.

    You just need to save yourself the frustration and take it into work...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Ubuntu without a monitor.

    I know with my server being an old HP desktop, whenever things like hard drive or ram is changed it first gives a warning that 'Configuration has change blah blah blah, Press F2 to continue'

    Given...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Ubuntu without a monitor.

    It sounds like some hardware issues as the OS was installed on a different platform.

    Unfortunately, the only way you can troubleshoot this is to connect a monitor temporarily to see what the...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu Server - Upgrade CPU

    Hi,

    I currently have a server running Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS with an AMD Athlon 64 CPU.

    I am going to upgrade this to an Athlon 64 x2 CPU, but before doing so was wondering if there is...
  5. [all variants] Re: Map /home/name folder to Samba network drive

    Anyone? I'm sure this is possible.....certainly is in Windows.
  6. [all variants] Map /home/name folder to Samba network drive

    Hi,

    I have a samba server setup and working nicely. I've created some 'bookmarks' for different shares and these mount no problem when I click on them.

    What I'd like to do is to map my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with media server

    Hi,

    You will need to setup Samba on the server. Try to go for the simplest approach. Google 'samba simple setup'.

    If you want to access from anywhere over the internet, use openvpn to...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Copying a file to a remote ftp server with bash

    Save the script below and change to your needs. Make it executable and run as a cron job.


    #!/bin/sh
    USERNAME="username"
    PASSWORD="password"
    SERVER="hostname or ip here"
    # Directory where...
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    [ubuntu] Re: printer sharing across the network

    How are you sharing this printer?

    If it is via Samba, then you can just have an allowed list for the $print share or a block list. This can be done either using the username or the ip address of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu broke my ram?

    Hi



    I very much doubt it. It was probably already on it's way out.
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    Re: Wifi Frustration - Starting to hate Ubuntu

    Didn't read properly the above posts. You really shouldn't be using 11.04 version of Ubuntu as others quite rightly said. Sounds like you're just starting out anyway, and I would suggest...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Linux from the command line

    For a pure server you shouldn't need to install a gui. A great application that I use is Webmin.

    It's not in the repositories so you'll have to install it by hand and maybe a few other...
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    Re: Wifi Frustration - Starting to hate Ubuntu

    Understand the frustration. Let's try a couple of things to get it working.



    Do you mean that it was working before? Have you tried a live cd to see if it works with that?

    I find the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Serious Back Up Question

    Make a new partition on the external drive slightly larger than the drive you want to back up.

    Clonezilla is excellent and I've used myself for exactly this purpose. It's a bit clunky, but works...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching the networks

    try doing
    # sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart from a terminal instead of rebooting.

    Confirm it has the settings by doing an ifconfig.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Proxim WD-8470 external antenna

    Please don't hijack my thread.
  17. [ubuntu] Re: When my computer is off, the whole network dies

    Try doing
    ps aux | grep dhcp to see if the process is running. If it is, then remove the package using Synaptic.

    Change the dhcp scope on the router to something non-default, like 192.168.99.x....
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    [ubuntu] Proxim WD-8470 external antenna

    Hi,

    I have an internal wireless card, BCW43xx, on my laptop which works fine, but I also have a Proxim WD-8470 with external antenna.

    Every works fine, but was wondering how I can tell that it...
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    [all variants] Regression of Updates - Is it possible

    Hi,

    Was just wondering if it is possible to (easily) regress updates that are applied through the update manager.

    I've had issues before after doing updates. Usually I can fix by a bit of...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: USB pen drive not working when inserted

    Anyone?
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    Re: Wired network stopped working, wireless OK

    Try setting a static address and gateway for the wired connection.

    Sometimes it just works for reasons unknown. Pinging 8.8.8.8 (Google DNS) is a good test of connection to outside world....and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fix swap partition or reformat?

    you could do it using normal login. Not having swap shouldn't be an issue given that most systems these days have more than enough ram. Just don't load up other programs or play games when you're...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fix swap partition or reformat?

    It's unlikely to be a corrupted swap, but you could try to turn it off buy usinf the following


    sudo swapoff -a

    If everything work fine, then reformat the swap space using GParted or something...
  24. [ubuntu] USB pen drive not working when inserted

    Hi,
    Firstly, I'm an experienced Ubuntu user and have a problem with a certain USB pen drive. It doesn't seem to be recognised in Ubuntu and I can't browse it. Other USB sticks do work and this...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Need to install fedora on my laptop with no CD/DVD

    Without testing this, how about formatting the USB in FAT32 and flagging it as bootable. Don't just copy the iso, but mount it and copy all the files, including hidden ones, across to the USB. Try...
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