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  1. Re: Copy & Paste using Keyboard ONLY in Terminal?

    I am not sure what I am doing wrong:



    sudo blkid>>test_file
    -bash: test_file: Permission denied



    I created an empty file with
  2. Re: Copy & Paste using Keyboard ONLY in Terminal?

    Can you use the same method for copying info from one file to another?

    In other words:

    sudo /etc/my_first_file >> /etc/my_2nd_file

    Will that append the data in the first file to the 2nd?
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Copy & Paste using Keyboard ONLY in Terminal?

    Thanks everyone for the help. There simply doesn't seem to be a 'nice' way to do it.

    The second post vyalarme here works best for my purposes although the WARNING IS WELL NOTED - the difference...
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    Re: locate file_name not working

    Thanks. That does the trick.
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    [SOLVED] locate file_name not working

    I just installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS server and I am running a squid Proxy server on it.

    In the command line I type:


    locate squid.conf

    ..... nothing

    if I try:
  6. Re: Copy & Paste using Keyboard ONLY in Terminal?

    Thanks alarme. That helps

    Learning how to work in terminal is coming slowly, but surely.
    I am sort of surprised that there isn't a more graceful way to handle this.

    If the output were to be...
  7. Copy & Paste using Keyboard ONLY in Terminal?

    I've installed linux server 12.04 LTS and I have run



    I want to edit the fstab file so another partition is mounted automatically and I wanted to copy and paste the uuid=XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
    ...
  8. Re: Access the server from your Linux desktop???

    cool thanks
  9. Re: Access the server from your Linux desktop???

    Ok, I don't know what happened, but now it is working for some reason. For about 10 Minutes there it simply was not letting me in. Weird.

    Now, when accessing the server using the GUI and
    ...
  10. Re: Access the server from your Linux desktop???

    I see what you are saying about the root permissions and who gets assigned what.

    That's ok, as I have to simply get more comfortable with terminal commands.

    The problem I am having is this, I...
  11. Re: Access the server from your Linux desktop???

    Hot Damn! Worked like a charm! =D>


    sftp://ourproxy@192.168.1.6

    This saves me having to install a desktop on the server yet I can see what I need to see if I need to.

    Now, I was wondering -...
  12. Re: Access the server from your Linux desktop???

    I've also tried entering this into the file managers Location bar--> sftp://user@serverIP:

    . . . in my test case it was

    sftp://ourproxy@192.168.1.6

    the reply I got was access denied.

    It...
  13. Access the server from your Linux desktop???

    I was working on another problem when I learned here that you should be able to access your Ubuntu server (12.04 LTS) from another Linux machine.

    I am trying to access it from the same local...
  14. Re: Mouse not detected - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server + Desktop interface

    Thanks 1/0 - these I am going to keep close by as well. Cheers!
  15. Re: Mouse not detected - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server + Desktop interface

    NO WAY! That is soooo cool - I didn't know you could do that! THANKS =D>
    Yeah, we are using windows, but I am slowly trying to migrate over.



    This too is REALLY REALLY Good!
    All along I'd...
  16. Re: Mouse not detected - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server + Desktop interface

    Thanks 1/0 for jumping in. Yes it is a USB mouse and it WAS connected when I installed the Desktop GUI.
    I'll give those commands a try.

    By the way, does anyone have a Good 'Cheat Sheet' that...
  17. Re: Mouse not detected - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server + Desktop interface

    Thanks for the response nerdtron. I'll give that a try. As I am still learning my way around using commands, sometimes I'd find it easier using the GUI to do simple things. That is why I tried...
  18. Mouse not detected - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server + Desktop interface

    I am still learning all the command line stuff which is why I don't just run the Server alone.

    I am ultimately looking at installing Squid3 as a proxy, and was thinking that running the server...
  19. Re: sudo blkid, and fdisk -l will not display IDE drives

    This is bizarre! I found out it has to do with the BIOS having the Floppy Drive enabled! here is the link: http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=128758&p=705348#p705348
  20. Re: sudo blkid, and fdisk -l will not display IDE drives

    Thanks for the Reply oldfred.

    It is the older 40 wire cable. Would the 80 wire cable make that much of a difference???

    I have made sure that the drive (the only one connected to the...
  21. sudo blkid, and fdisk -l will not display IDE drives

    I folks. This is the first time I have run into this situation. I have a nice little system - a tad older, but run very well. It is an ASROCK MOBO that can run both IDE and SATA drives. To reduce...
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    Help with copy command

    I am still fairly new to the command line thing in Terminal. Could someone expand on the 'asterisk' for me please. Is it needed to make the recursive or archive copy capture ALL the directories?...
  23. Re: Changing the UUID of a FAT32 or NTFS Partition

    I have used this many times now and it works perfectly:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=10041428&postcount=10
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    [ubuntu] Re: NAS Setup - Ubuntu or FreeNAS

    Thanks for the tips confusedstingray - Much appreciated. I'll give it a whirl.

    I'm more than happy to have more weigh in on the subject - this has been great !
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    [ubuntu] Re: NAS Setup - Ubuntu or FreeNAS

    Yeah I figured the answers may be a bit jaded, but so far they have been thought provoking :-)

    Sounds like either way I go there is going to be a bit of a learning curve with challenges to...
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