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  1. [ubuntu] Updated server from 10.04 to 12.04. Still boot from old kernel

    I have just finished a succesfully upgrade from 10.04.4 to 12.04.1 on my remote server. After reboot, I have verified that it is still booting from the old kernel:

    $ uname -a
    Linux socrates...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hangs at shutdown, Ubuntu 11.10 64 bits

    No, my machine has always performed great with Ubuntu. This issue is present since no more than a couple of months.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hangs at shutdown, Ubuntu 11.10 64 bits

    I have the same issue.
    My system reaches "System Halted", but the power is not switched off.

    I have tried all acpi combinations in grub, with no success.
  4. [SOLVED] Re: New computer hangs on shutdown/reboot, how to troubleshoot?

    I have the same symptoms, but I don't have any wireless card!

    If I type


    sudo halt -p

    the system shuts down,

    if I type
  5. [all variants] Re: Blackberry Desktop Manager, Ubuntu, Virtualbox and Win XP

    It is a VirtualBox known bug:
    http://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/6465
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    [ubuntu] Orphaned inodes on EXT4

    Each time I start my Ubuntu 10.10, I notice this messages in dmesg:

    [ 3.133178] device-mapper: dm-raid45: initialized v0.2594b
    [ 3.249339] EXT4-fs (sda6): INFO: recovery required on...
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    [ubuntu] USB ports power supply

    I am experiencing a strange behaviour of USB ports in Lucid. When I insert an external USB device which requires a sort of power supply (i.e.:external HD,mp3 reader, etc,) ther other USB ports are no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empathy - notification area icon MISSING.

    I am missing the audio notification icon (loudspeaker) too...
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    Re: Fixing Really Ugly Plymouth With Nvidia Driver

    I did the same, fixing resolution at 1024x768 while the monitor is 1440x900, but it this case Gnome was claiming that the resolution was wrong and I had a blank desktop.
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    Re: Fixing Really Ugly Plymouth With Nvidia Driver

    This workaround doesn't work for me. I have set GFXMODE to 1440x900 (my monitor resolution) but as soon as grub starts the monitor complains for a bad resolution and goes totally black. I had to...
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    [ubuntu] How can I set DPI for my GeForce 6200?

    I'm on Karmic, nvidia GeForce 6200 and nvidia-185 drivers.

    My monitor is an LCD ACER p191w, 1440x900, but it can't be recognized by xorg. From the log:


    (WW) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Unable to read EDID...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Can't get direct rendering on nvidia Geforce 6200

    Sorry, my fault. I was checking thru ssh on a wrong display!



    DISPLAY=:0 glxinfo | direct
    direct rendering: Yes
  13. [SOLVED] Can't get direct rendering on nvidia Geforce 6200

    On Karmic, Nvidia Geforce 6200 and nvidia drivers v. 185, I can't get direct rendering (neither user nor root):


    glxinfo | grep direct
    direct rendering: No (If you want to find out why, try...
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    [SOLVED] Re: WD SmartWare - Mac

    I have found a cleaner solution, waiting for Lucid (in which the bug has been fixed).

    Just open with sudo grants the file:

    /lib/udev/rules.d/95-devkit-disks.rules

    then add the following...
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    [SOLVED] Re: WD SmartWare - Mac

    @inkhorn: instead of fixing to /dev/sr1, why not using the LABEL entry in fstab?

    i.e.

    LABEL=WD\x20SmartWare none udf rw,noauto 0 0

    If you inhibit /dev/sr1, it may happen that your DVD will...
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    [SOLVED] Re: rkhunter warning

    Sorry it was my fault: I forgot to have a supybot installed...
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    [SOLVED] rkhunter warning

    This morning, on my 8.04LTS server, I got this warning message from rkhunter:


    Warning: Network TCP port 6667 is being used by /usr/bin/python2.5. Possible rootkit: Possible rogue IRC bot
    ...
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    [all variants] Re: Running nm-.applet outside the panel?

    Thanks Jose,
    I know this but it doesn't work for a simple setup I am trying to put on for first-time users. Just one icon to click on to choose the wireless access point, and another icon to start...
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    [all variants] Running nm-.applet outside the panel?

    Is there any way to run the NetworkManager-applet outside from the panel? I am trying to setup a minimal environment, with just one graphical application running, without any panel but I am missing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to add categories into System menu

    Oh, ok. Sorry for my misunderstanding!
    :p
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to add categories into System menu

    Don't really understand what are you meaning. A community developer is not a God that knows everything. Each one is skilled on very specific sessions, and the menu configuration is not mine. (...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to add categories into System menu

    Thank you Xantrack. It should work, but I need to know how to do it from terminal, as I need to perform the action from a remote connection thru ssh.
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    [ubuntu] How to add categories into System menu

    Hi,

    I am in the need of adding a new menu item in the "System" menu, just right under the "About Ubuntu" menu entry. Cloning and modifying the ubuntu-about.desktop file doesn't work. There should...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cloning an USB key

    Yes, thank you!
    I have also found ddrescue...
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    [ubuntu] Cloning an USB key

    I have set up a 4 MB USB key with 2 partitions, one for data and another for an ubuntu live system.
    I need to make 3 or 4 copies of it for my friends. Should I have to manually re-run all the...
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