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Such a helpful group of Ubuntu users! Thanks everybody including http://ubuntuforums.org/images/avatars/CircleofFriends80x80.png Kevin_Arnold
Thank you for your collective responses. Rebooting resulted in an ability to use sudo running as "laptop". However, read on:
This is the Absolute Beginners section... I am an absolute beginner....
I logged in to the administrator account, tried to edit the administrator account (by trying to unlock) it *always* throws an error when i login: "System program problem detected"
I tried to use a random generated 100 character password for the user "ubuntu".
It didn't go well.
The system crashed at the time of the "ubuntu" password change.
My question: What is the...
Assertion is one thing, and Proof is another. Here is the proof - just one example of redirection:
I visited Europe today
Here is the proof my traffic is routed thru europe:
deadflowr your intuitive presumption is correct. I had previously turned OFF "online searches in the system settings > privacy section."
However, being a linux newbie, your "light reading" link is...
I uninstalled "Indicator for synchronisation processes status". I powered down. I powered up. No sign of the Ubuntu One menu. I restarted again for good measure. No sign of the Ubuntu One menu.
Additional information regarding security of workstation:
Known or suspected security exploits in the last 6 months include:
REDIRECTION, RELAY, PIPING, SUBDOMAIN ALIASING, ROUTER PARALLELING,...
I uninstalled the Ubuntu One component (only 1 item was indicated as installed)
I rebooted the workstation.
Ubuntu One icon re-appears. Status is toggled to "on".
THANK YOU http://ubuntuforums.org/customavatars/avatar1276577_1.gif deadflowr. I'll see if that works ... I unstalled the music component. There...
I do not use Ubuntu One.
There is a cloud icon at the top of my screen for Ubuntu One.
The first line contains an On/Off toggle switch.
Many times I have toggled this to Off.
It toggles itself...
http://ubuntuforums.org/customavatars/avatar10274_2.gif linuxonbute did an outstanding job on the fix. Case closed, with THANKS!
To answer the outstanding questions:
a. no I did not understand what I was doing
b. to the best of my knowledge yes www-data was the default setup
root is the superuser
laptop is the non-root...
Thank you for your reply.
I marked the other helper's reply as solved because I respect and appreciate the gratuitous help supplied by any user. The advice DID run in my terminal without error....
It is past midnite here on the West Coast of Canada.
I am logging off to get some sleep.
I will check in when I wake up.
Thank you very much for your assistance so far, i appreciate...
I didn't write the errors down, I get so many... almost everytime I logon as superuser there are Ubuntu errors...
I no longer see laptop as a user. This is the non root user I need to run the...
When I logged in as superuser to make the change Ubuntu threw two errors. I authorized sending the reports, launched Firefox, typed in localhost and nada:
Unable to connect
laptop@ubuntu-VPCEE43FX:~$ ls -l /var
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Aug 5 07:52 backups
drwxr-xr-x 18 root root 4096 May 8 21:16 cache
drwxrwsrwt 2 root whoopsie...
Localhost apache2 webserver WAS running ok on Ubuntu 13.04.
I changed permission on /var/www/ so that I could access it with my non root account. It's a standalone server used only by myself for...
I installed the LAMP stack and the apache server runs.
$ sudo tasksel install lamp-server
The installation directory is the default /var/www/ folder and it is owned by root.
I hope to use the...
I am the owner of the folder called: folder1
I created this empty folder while logged in as superuser and its permissions are: read and write
When I try to move the folder I get permission...
I need help configuring Apache2 running on Ubuntu 13.04. I follow the directions and this works:
"Checking Apache 2 installation
With your web browser, go to the URI http://localhost : if...
ok, thanks very much, the machine is a dual core. We'll call this a cpu memory allocation anomaly resulting in a freeze requiring a reboot. Thank you for your help.
AFAIK there should be NO other CPU taking control of memory on my machine. Please confirm:
To be specific, does any Ubuntu support process on my machine claim any of my CPU memory while executing?...