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  1. [ubuntu] Un-suspend password field filled with garbage

    I have a problem using 11.04 on an Acer Laptop. When I restart from a suspend, about 20% of the time, the text box prompting for a password will have text typed in it, as indicated by the black...
  2. [ubuntu] Suggested resolutions for black screen of sleep

    I am running Natty on a laptop with the standard Unity interface and I generally suspend between work sessions. Occasionally, after a long time of running, my display goes black and is unresponsive....
  3. [SOLVED] How to parse a file mode from a shell script

    Problem: Sometimes the bash file mode (read/write/execute) tests are not consistent with the actual mode settings, most specifically when one is using sudo. For example, a file may be read-only for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: portable hard drive read-only filesystem

    Next, I would try a file system check. You can run that on Windows or Linux. On Windows, the command line tool depends upon your version. Generally you can right-click on the drive icon in Windows...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Problem viewing photobucket (distorted drop-down menus)

    I'm not sure what you are saying about HTML5. Chrome and Opera support it. http://www.html5rocks.com/en/, http://radar.oreilly.com/2009/05/google-bets-big-on-html-5.html.

    I signed up for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: portable hard drive read-only filesystem

    I assume the drive is sdb1, accessed through the mount point of /media/sdb1. The first thing I would do is comment-out the line in /etc/fstab mentioning sdb1 (with addition of a leading #). This...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No em deixa instal·lar a ASUS F3JR

    Excuse me for not replying in Catalan. I just noticed your posting among the list of new posts and didn't notice which forum. I was only looking for posts which had no replies, so I could pitch in...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Problem viewing photobucket (distorted drop-down menus)

    Sure seems like this is a browser issue. You might report it to Firefox folks. You might try chrome as an alternative to see if it experiences the same issues.

    It could be a problem with a display...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No em deixa instal·lar a ASUS F3JR

    Most posts here are in English, I believe. I am unable to read your post.
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    [SOLVED] Re: portable hard drive read-only filesystem

    Would you post the contents of two files:
    /etc/fstab
    /etc/mtab
    grabbing them (1) as it is now (read-only) and then (2) immediately after a fresh reboot and (after reboot is complete)...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Is there no need to defragment the disc in ubuntu?

    Modern disk drives automatically defragment in the background. You don't really physically address drive locations any more, so what you think you are accomplishing with a defragmenter is a waste of...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Getting to the bottom of application defaults file associations

    Replying to my own posting, I will share what I discovered which is more information but still not all I desire.

    I found that some entries in my .local/share/applications/mimeapps.list file were...
  13. [ubuntu] Getting to the bottom of application defaults file associations

    On Ubuntu 11.04, I have a need to use gnome-open from another application to open files in assigned applications. I think I understand how mime types are given in /usr/share/mime. I understand how...
  14. [ubuntu] Need for documentation update for IRC-help related pages

    I was having problems after the upgrade to 11.04 (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/774359, I see many others are also) and I thought I would follow the IRC path to share the problems and maybe...
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    [ubuntu] Re: disable CD autoloader from shell

    Blueridgedog,

    Thanks! Excellent bird, by the way.
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    [ubuntu] disable CD autoloader from shell

    I have an automated backup script that runs from cron. It ejects and loads a CD. I have been unable, thus far, to determine how to avoid interference from the desktop automounter. I've tried a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: unstoppable commands

    This issue was resolve by reinstalling Ubuntu.
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    [ubuntu] Re: unstoppable commands

    David,

    Thanks for the suggestions.

    First, I would clarify:


    What I am saying is that I cannot kill the process. It continues to be listed on the ps listing, showing the mount, umount or dd...
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    [ubuntu] unstoppable commands

    I am at 10.10 Ubuntu for a few months now and I have a problem that seems to have arisen about the time of the upgrade. Certain commands that I issue from a shell or other means will not execute (no...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Configuring panel autohide operation

    Excellent! Thanks very much! You've opened a new door on customization in Ubuntu for me. The location was the same in 9.10.
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    [ubuntu] "Forgetful" focus policy

    I am using 9.10 with Compiz Window Manager. I have my focus policy set to "focus on click". I often find it behaves like focus on pointer. This happens when using Open Office, emacs,...
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    [SOLVED] Configuring panel autohide operation

    I am using 9.10 Ubuntu with the Compiz window manager. I am interested in changing the behavior of the panel (top and bottom) autohide operation. I have been in the CompizConfig Settings Manager /...
  23. Thread: using Tcl/Tk

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    [ubuntu] using Tcl/Tk

    I did a search for Official and Community documentation about Tcl/Tk programming/utilization on Ubuntu, but I did not see much besides man pages. If you know of any, please share them here.

    In...
  24. [ubuntu] Grub2: No longer timing out - just waits for entry

    For some reason, grub2 (Karmic) has, intermittently, stopped timing out on a choice. It doesn't count down. It simply waits and I have to press a carriage return. I rebuilt the grub database...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Recommendations for recovery - no route to router

    My resolution (not solution) was to stop using a static IP connection. See: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=9130309#post9130309
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