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    [all variants] Can't Get X-Forwarding Setup

    I'm trying to get X-Forwarding setup on my VPS, and I can't seem to get any programs to launch. Whenever I call a program, I get


    Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: localhost:11.0


    My...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: NXServer - Wrong version or invalid session authentication cookie

    I had the same error, and I tried what this person suggested, and it's foobar'd my nxserver. All I'm getting now is "the NX service is unavailable or the NX access was disabled." How do I undo this?
  3. [ubuntu] Re: VLC cronjob on TTY1: "Error opening terminal: unknown"

    thanks zzzuppermen!

    To avoid confusion, what he means is that it should look like this:



    #!/bin/sh
    export TERM=linux (or xterm or whatever 'echo $TERM' returned)

    <rest of your script>
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    [ubuntu] Re: https vs ssh

    Thanks - it is the same operating systems, so for that I can just use the ListenAddress.

    I have my one https website, which, obviously, is listening on port 443. When I try to have my ssh server...
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    [ubuntu] SSH server and multiple IPs

    I have a VPS that I host websites on, and I have two IP addresses associated with the account. I would like to run an instance of ssh on both IPs, but running on different ports. Specifically, I am...
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    [all variants] Re: Pidgin IRC Text Color

    bump - anybody?
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    [all variants] Re: Getting Better 1080p Performence

    Thanks for the tip, I guess this explains a lot. Do you know which other operating systems besides Windows leverage these capabilities? I.e. any open source ones?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu check disk hangs at boot

    I couldn't get this fixed in Ubuntu, so I got a GParted live cd, started it, checked the disks, and all works well now.
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    [all variants] Getting Better 1080p Performence

    I'm trying to use an "older" desktop running Ubuntu 9.04 as a media center PC in my house (and avoid buying a mac mini) and I'm having a really hard time getting 1080p files to play properly. I've...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu check disk hangs at boot

    When I try to boot 9.04, it says "unclean shutdown, checking disks (/dev/sda, /dev/sdb, ...)" It then starts a disk check, but when it gets to 40% it just stops and hangs indefinitely. How can I...
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    [all variants] Re: Ubuntu and Software RAID

    Thanks a lot fjgaude, the links were helpful. I also did some googling and I came up with these two, just in case anybody wants to read them, using the LVM:...
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    [all variants] Ubuntu and Software RAID

    hi all,

    I'm building a file server running Ubuntu and I'm trying to figure out a RAID strategy for it. I have 4 hdd's that I want to use - a a 500GB, a 1TB and two 1.5TB drives. I'd like to...
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    [ubuntu] FreeNX for remote desktop?

    I use FreeNX to remotely connect into my Ubuntu desktop (Hardy) from my work pc (Windows XP SP2). My office uses MS ISA server, which blocks almost all traffic known to man, so I have to run FreeNX...
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    [ubuntu] Seamonkey and Java

    Hi,

    Could somebody tell me how to get Java working with Seamonkey? I did sudo apt-get install sun-java6-bin sun-java6-jre. Java applications seem to work, but applets in my browsers don't. I...
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    Do I have to install x86_64?

    Hi,

    I installed Hardy Heron with Wubi and I noticed that it used the x86_64 ISO instead of regular x86. I really would rather not have 64-bit Ubuntu. Is there a way to just install x86 with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Java not at all working

    Ok, I used Synaptic to completely remove openJDK from my system, and now all of the applications work fine again. This still leaves me without a working plugin in firefox though.

    I did some...
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    [ubuntu] Java broken big time

    Hi,

    I can't seem to get Java or Java plugins for browsers working. I have 8.04, and I installed sun-java6-bin and sun-java6-jre. Java applications worked fine, so I tried to install gcjwebplugin...
  18. Thread: Desktop Shortcut?

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    [ubuntu] Desktop Shortcut?

    Hi, I'm trying to get the following desktop shortcut to work.

    java -jar -Xms256M -Xmx1024M /home/Mets/launcher.jar

    How can I make a shortcut that will launch that file? I've put in every...
  19. Thread: ssh won't connect

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    [ubuntu] Re: ssh won't connect

    Thanks, it was the router!
  20. Thread: ssh won't connect

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    [ubuntu] ssh won't connect

    I installed openssh server and client on my computer so that I can access my files from other locations, but I can't seem to connect. I can ssh to other computers, so the client is working. If I do...
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    [ubuntu] openssh on a virtual machine?

    I have an ubuntu virtual machine running via VirtualBox on a Windows XP host. I'm trying to setup openssh so I can connect to Ubuntu and run programs both natively on windows and so I can access my...
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    [all variants] Pidgin IRC Text Color

    Hi,

    I'm having a problem with IRC text and Pidgin. For some reason, if somebody posts something in text on IRC in color, the colors will show up differently on Pidgin than they do in other IRC...
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    Re: sharing files in virtualbox

    bump
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    Re: sharing files in virtualbox

    Thanks for the reply. It worked great. I had to manually create a folder /media/cdrive but it worked. I used the command
    sudo mount -t vboxsf cdrive /media/cdrive and I got my entire C:\ under...
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    sharing files in virtualbox

    Hi, I'm trying to share files between a Windows Vista host and Ubuntu 7.04 guest using VirtualBox. I have searched the forums and I have found how to do the reverse (share files with a windows guest...
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