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    [SOLVED] Re: Autoremove autoremoved too much. Sheesh.

    Well, thanks for helping me to figure it out either way!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Autoremove autoremoved too much. Sheesh.

    No, but we were talking about its mommy, so it's all copacetic.

    (N.B. My OP states that this problem occurred on a Debian installation and was marked as "Other OS".)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Autoremove autoremoved too much. Sheesh.

    Well, SlugSlug's list worked like a charm as far as I can tell. Thanks!!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Autoremove autoremoved too much. Sheesh.

    Thanks. I'll look into the aptitude thing. I came from Ubuntu to Debian, and have just continued to use the nomenclature I'm used to.

    I'm glad to hear that my suspicion that it was a conflict with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Autoremove autoremoved too much. Sheesh.

    It removed gedit and everything associated with it entirely. The first thing I did was reinstall it because I didn't want to have to solve the rest of the problem in nano.

    I have a 32 bit...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Autoremove autoremoved too much. Sheesh.

    That is absolutely genius.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Autoremove autoremoved too much. Sheesh.

    Well, I'm using Debian on this machine, so not using Unity. It's Gnome.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Autoremove autoremoved too much. Sheesh.

    Well, that's what I would have thought, but how does gedit fit into that mix? Or eog? And why did it leave me with a mouse/cursor/clock graphics setup that looks like it's 1992?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Autoremove autoremoved too much. Sheesh.

    SlugSlug! Mind telling us how you did that?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Autoremove autoremoved too much. Sheesh.

    Bab1: I haven't modified the installation in any way that seems relevant. I did install xfce recently just to try it out, and I read that debian is moving to xfce in the next version, so maybe by...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Autoremove autoremoved too much. Sheesh.

    Are you saying that this is a way to reverse what I did?

    Or that it's a way that I could have previewed what I did before I did it, and should do that next time?

    Thanks for your help and...
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    [SOLVED] Autoremove autoremoved too much. Sheesh.

    I ran sudo apt-get autoremove to clear out some unnecessary packages I thought might be sitting around. The list that started running down the screen was looking a little fishy (and large) and when I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: rsync script is quite slow - thoughts?

    Figured out the failure to transfer. Scanned over the ones that didn't transfer and they all have wacky punctuation in their titles.

    So, yeah, should be good to go. Thanks so much for the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: rsync script is quite slow - thoughts?

    The Ipod's drive is formatted as FAT but it's definitely running faster. (Took about three minutes instead of half an hour.)

    It's showing some "invalid argument" errors for files which are...
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    [SOLVED] rsync script is quite slow - thoughts?

    I've been using rsync to back up my home folder, my music, my movies, and my crontab to an external hard drive.

    I made a similar little script with the intention of adding any new music I've put...
  16. Thread: Podcast Software

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    [ubuntu] Re: Podcast Software

    What is it exactly that you want to do?
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    [SOLVED] Re: ssh Ubuntu-->OS X: Port 22 Connection Refused

    Worked great! Thanks!
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    [SOLVED] ssh Ubuntu-->OS X: Port 22 Connection Refused

    I'm relatively new to using ssh.

    I'm able to log in to my ubuntu box from my girlfriend's mac with no problem. Unfortunately, when I try to reverse it (using her mac as the remote) I get the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lucid Slow - Dell Inspiron 1521

    I didn't keep my old home directory when I switched to Lucid. I guess I can look at htop and see what that says, although I'm not sure if it'll give me what I'm looking for.
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    [ubuntu] Lucid Slow - Dell Inspiron 1521

    I switched from Jaunty to Lucid about three weeks ago, and everything was going great until a few days ago. Things have just started happening slowly, lagging a little bit. It's really annoying. I...
  21. [ubuntu] Quiz problem on how to "slave" one computer to another to sync audio. Suggestions?

    Scenario:

    You are having a party in a large building. The party will be happening in two rooms that are not connected to each other, on opposite corners of the building. There is a PA in each...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trouble with Broadcom in Lucid

    I managed to get the wired connection to work, got on Synaptic, and removed-and-reinstalled the drivers, and now it works.

    Thanks for your response.

    It's worth noting that if I hadn't been able...
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    [ubuntu] Trouble with Broadcom in Lucid

    I just installed Lucid off an official CD onto a Dell Inspiron 1521 and the wireless doesn't work. It worked out of the box on 9.04, which is what I was most recently using.

    The wired connection...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Faillog is empty? Is that a problem?

    Great, thanks!
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    [SOLVED] Faillog is empty? Is that a problem?

    When I use
    tail faillog to look at my failed login attempts it shows nothing, just an empty file.

    Is that weird, or is that normal? I changed my login password recently and I'm pretty sure I...
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