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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I configure the Unity Launcher

    By the way, it operates. But it operates little differently you think; the launcher appears allways on the same place. Normally it appears also when mousepointer goes near left ege - but when you set...
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    [ubuntu] Maverick doesn't update

    I have some issues with maverick and I am quite sure that they go away when maverick updates itself. But maverick haven't had any updates for a week in any of my machines. No error is shown. Could...
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    Re: HOWTO: Clear filesystem memory cache

    I hate to 'sudo su' and it's ilk. I use:
    sudo sync; echo 3 | sudo tee /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
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    Re: Package Management from the Command Line

    But ofcourse uses, but many of us don't give feedback even if it is important. Me, for one - I read these posts reqularly to get new ideas and your post gave also some. Thanks.
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    Re: Grub 2 Password Protection

    Thanks for your excellent Howto. I have been using the manual way of editing grub.cfg - the editing calls for helper-programs to pull trough and if you don't have them dont't even try. But when...
  6. Thread: device.map

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    device.map

    I have always believed that /boot/grub/device.map tries to operate between BIOS and Ubuntu. Earlier, when you made a fresh grub.cfg with command: sudo update-grub2 device.map was displayed and asked...
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    Re: Howto: Backup and restore your system!

    That might be because it is not entirely true; when you exclude some directory from tar it ought to be done so that you exclude <dir>/* ( note the /* in the end; it is because if you delete something...
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    [all variants] Re: Find mount point by given UUID

    If I understood you, you answered your question by yourself: mount | grep `blkid -U beef9003-7011-46bd-9471-0b6a71bdc68b` | awk '{ print $3 }'
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    Re: Howto: Backup and restore your system!

    It is quite possible, I made it with my system. To do it you must nuke your hard-disk-partition in your restore-program then bring your system back to life forexcample from backup in USB-key. But one...
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB2 initiates but does not boot.

    I am sorry if I am jumping the gun. That error comes because the devices are different in your Karmic. Correct procedure would be:

    sudo mount <Partition for Karmic, sda6 maybe> /mnt
    sudo mount...
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    How to create new Grub2 ?

    In 'legacy Grub' you may create a new Grub with live-CD as described eg. in post: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=224351 . Is there any simple way to do the same with GRUB2 ? I hate to...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: So, the developers have disabled clicking on a laptop's touchpad by default...

    ALT and f2 - write:gconf-editor and hit enter - desktop - gnome - peripherals - touchpad - 'tap-to-click'

    Hope you can decipher my message
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    Re: how is xorg configured today

    In the begining my laptop didn't boot into Karmic at all because it needed the: Option "DRI" "Off" in xorg.conf. But it was impossible to add because there wasn't any xorg.conf. Week ago I booted...
  14. Thread: Grub 2 help

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    Re: Grub 2 help

    If you edit /boot/grub/grub.cfg by hand the configfile(hdx,y)/boot/grub/grub.cfg command operates, sort off.
    But editing grub.cfg is best to begin by making two (=2) copies of grub.cfg, editing...
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    Re: HOWTO: Log Boot Messages

    Pressing CTRL-s is supposed to pause the scrolling also when booting. In my machine it doesn't operate at all without messing with the speed of core in BIOS (that GHz thing) and even then it is not...
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    Re: Howto: Backup and restore your system!

    A-star, you said in your first post:
    EDIT : kvidell suggests below we also exclude the /dev directory. I have other evidence that says it is very unwise to do so though.

    Will you elaborate,...
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    Re: Howto: Backup and restore your system!

    I have used this method as interesting toy. But it has real use also:

    1.Properly constructed back-up file is only ~1 GB. So every machine of network can have it's own personalized backup-file...
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    Re: Howto: Backup and restore your system!

    This method of 'system-backup' seems to make some changes to the system. But I have not noticed that it affects to anything important and I use it trough scripts those take advantage of high-level...
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    Re: /etc/fstab automated?

    Earlier I believed that fstab is needed for Ubuntu to operate, because when there is no fstab Ubuntu really doesn't operate properly. But when fstab is empty Ubuntu operates and even you can do www,...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: No matter how i try to install ubuntu i only get to BusyBox

    http://linuxrevolution.blogspot.com/2008/09/ubuntu-and-asus-p5q-e-motherboard.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: Complicating issue on first boot...

    I have had the same error. With me it came because the UUID that is refetenced in /boot/grub/menu.lst and the UUID referenced in /etc/fstab didn't reference to the UUID of Ubuntu's partition.
    To...
  22. Re: HOWTO: Add "Open Terminal Here" to Nautilus right-click

    Thanks.
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    Re: Password Retrieval

    Thanks o'bunch, this made things operate allright.:)
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    Re: Password Retrieval

    I have exactly the same problem. In my opinion it has something to do with language- and country settings. I tried many things but nothing helped. Then I changed my password (I changed it with...
  25. Re: Hard disk recognition order and Grub problems.

    Isn't /boot/grub/device.map for that reason ? HD0, HD1, HD3 ... is BIOS order, /dev/sda, dev/sdb ... is Ubuntu order; so to say it forces Ubuntu to follow BIOS order ? You are in the rare opportunity...
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