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    Re: Google Chrome fails to start after crash

    So you have 5300 hours on your drive and it seems OK. When you have some down time, run a short and long test--at different times. The long test could take several minutes.


    sudo smartctl -t...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: How to Rename File by Switching Two Groups of Words in Its Filename?

    That's the business end (inside the afterburner flameholder) of an F16 fighter at an air show. I thought it was a funny picture. And it's the first thing I thought of when I discovered the speed...
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    Re: ToDo List / Task Manager

    Evernote with the web client on linux or nixnote (some limitations) and the evernote app on Android.

    If you want something you can host yourself then look at http://getontracks.org. No Android...
  4. Thread: Hiding Beans

    by tgalati4
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    Re: Hiding Beans

    I didn't care about beans until one day I woke up:

    BEANS ARE EVERYTHING!!!!
  5. [all variants] Re: Recover data on ext4 partition on sd card

    Install testdisk and run it. It will try to rebuild the partition table and the file/directory structure. If it can't, then run photorec (part of testdisk) to recover individual files. If you know...
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    Re: Google Chrome fails to start after crash

    Respond "yes" and finish the installation then run the second command posted above.
  7. Re: What could cause our managed Dell Powerconnect Switch to have a fatal error & reb

    A power spike (caused after a power outage) could cause a network card to short out. I'm sure the switch has protection circuitry that can detect a ground bias--any voltage between the signal ground...
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    Re: Google Chrome fails to start after crash

    Perhaps your drive is having problems.

    What are the SMART parameters for the drive:

    Open a terminal:


    sudo apt-get install smartmontools
    sudo smartctl -a /dev/sda
  9. Re: (Over Heating) How do I know if I have the correct drivers and hardware recogniti

    Install htop and observe your CPU load. Perhaps you have a stuck process.

    Open a terminal:


    sudo apt-get install htop
    htop
  10. [SOLVED] Re: How to Rename File by Switching Two Groups of Words in Its Filename?

    You have become the master field manipulator. Because rename uses PERL regular expressions, it is pretty powerful. It has a learning curve, but the Agony Units of learning it are less than doing...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Recovering data from dead NAS

    I have never found an off-the-shelf NAS (to quote Bart Simpson) that didn't "simultaneously blow and suck."

    At least with home-built, recovery is easier since the partitioning scheme is...
  12. Thread: Hiding Beans

    by tgalati4
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    Re: Hiding Beans

    I have way too many beans to hide. I need a stronger pantry door.
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Flashplugin-installer and security vulnerabilities of ubuntu/firefox

    Install Ad Block Edge and noscript as add-ons for Firefox and you should be fine. The flashplayer is needed to watch some youtube videos and some webpages that use flash banners. Otherwise, I am...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: How to Rename File by Switching Two Groups of Words in Its Filename?

    easytag has a naming tool that you can define in preferences. I would use that to check the ID3 tags as well so that they match as you save each file. If you have thousands of files that need...
  15. Re: Customised mini Ubuntu distro including fullscreen C64 emulator, audio and LAN

    Or, go the other way. Start with a small distribution and then add the elements needed for C64. http://tinycorelinux.net/welcome.html

    A search for C64 in http://distrowatch.com reveals a lot of...
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    Re: Testng RAM using Memtest86 ver 4.3.6

    I normally do 30 passes because statistically that represents a large population--you want to make sure your RAM is bulletproof before using it.
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    Re: Possible Hard Disk Problem

    Examine the other SMART parameters and print them out. See if they get worse over time. SMART only captures about 2/3 of failure modes. 1/3 are not captured and those are the ones to worry about....
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    Re: Using the Linux Manual

    Let's say I want to know more about bluetooth:


    apropos bluetooth
    apt-cache search bluetooth
    man hcitool

    The first gives you what is available on your system. The second command gives you...
  19. [lubuntu] Re: I want the 2nd HDD to go in stanby automatically,how?

    Try unplugging it. Do you have any mounts in /etc/fstab? Do you have any desktop mounts? Do you have any applications open that accessed any files on the Windows partition?
    How many partitions on...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: System Monitor Indicator to display uptime

    Not pretty:



    Or elegant.

    You might have better luck with working on /proc/uptime directly.

    Uptime displays differently with days versus just hours so your display script needs to take...
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    [all variants] Re: Recursive digit appears

    Open a terminal and run xev. Put the mouse in the xev box and observe the output. A normal zero press and release would look like:



    We need to isolate if it is a kernel problem, and...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Bluetooth audio debugging

    Turn off wireless and see how long the bluetooth connection lasts. Typically wifi will interfere with bluetooth. Sometimes there is an interference mode that you can activate in your wireless. ...
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    Re: batch photo management script /2

    It sounds like the logic for detecting the latest log file is messed up. What changes did you make to your system before and after this behavior? Any updates? After running the script, run env and...
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    Re: Ubuntu for daily usage and learning.

    I've been running Linux Mint MATE on my Thinkpad T43p for years. It dual-boots to WinXP for some proprietary programs that I need in the field, but otherwise works fine with linux. Check out...
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    Re: batch photo management script /2

    Have you run out of disk space on that drive? I would move all of the log files out of the log directory. Start with a clean directory and then start the script. A new log file should be created...
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