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  1. [ubuntu] Re: reverse-i-search - Ctrl-R doesn't seem to work

    Ping. Anyone know what I'm doing wrong? It seems incredible that something so basic can be a bug and not my fault.
  2. [ubuntu] reverse-i-search - Ctrl-R doesn't seem to work

    Hi,

    I am trying reverse-i-search in Bash for the first time. Several sources I read say that I can just enter some of a command at the prompt and press Ctrl-R to retrieve a matching history item....
  3. Re: Can't make login keyring passwordless -- Seahorse won't accept blank password

    Right after I posted that, I found a python one-liner that worked for me.
  4. Can't make login keyring passwordless -- Seahorse won't accept blank password

    Hi,

    I'm using a full-disk encryption password, so I configured gdm for automatic login. That works, but Gnome keeps prompting me for my password to unlock the login keyring. I don't want that.
    ...
  5. [xubuntu] Virtual network card doesn't seem to operate promiscuously

    Hi,

    I'm using a lab environment comprising three Xubuntu 12.04.1 VMs under VirtualBox 4.0.6. Each VM has an adapter connected to the same VirtualBox internal-only network.

    I need one VM to...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: How to add LAME gapless tags without reencoding the MP3s?

    Here's an informative response I got from Mike Brown on the official LAME site:
  7. [ubuntu] How to add LAME gapless tags without reencoding the MP3s?

    Hi,

    I have a set of MP3 files that were not encoded with LAME. I don't know of any Linux audio player that can play MP3 gaplessly without these tags (even if DEADBEEF can usually come close). Now...
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    [SOLVED] Re: create zip files in ubuntu command line

    Hi,

    Note that *.* is the DOS way of globbing. To pick all (non-hidden) files in a directory in Linux, use * instead. You also use the wrong argument order for the zip command. The name of the zip...
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    [xfce] Application Autostart - no effect

    Hi,

    I want my sshfs automounter to start when I log in. I made an entry in the Application Autostart area of my settings for this command,


    afuse -o mount_template='sshfs -o reconnect %r: %m'...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Notifications stuck on screen

    I switched to notify-osd, which doesn't have this issue for me.
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    [xubuntu] Re: Notifications stuck on screen

    Screenshot attached. Jupiter and NM notifications persist. Xfce Power Manager notifications fade after about 3 seconds, per my setting. Should I maybe disable the Xfce notifications and enable one of...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Notifications stuck on screen

    Thanks for the response. I'm using the Xubuntu Linux distribution. Here is the output from those commands.


    $ apt-cache policy notify-osd
    notify-osd:
    Installed: (none)
    Candidate:...
  13. Reviving a failed battery on my Android phone?

    Hi,

    Last night, I had my Motorola Charm charged to about 70%. Going to bed, as usual, I killed most of my apps and switched into flight mode. When I awoke this morning, I pressed the power...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Notifications stuck on screen

    Nope, I was wrong. Some notifications from NM, and all from Jupiter, are persisting until I close them. Help!
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    [xubuntu] Re: Notifications stuck on screen

    I had 0 seconds there. I changed it to 3. Fixed! Thanks.
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    [xubuntu] Re: Notifications stuck on screen

    Yep, I have the same problem with WiFi. NetworkManager applet's notifications just don't time out. Same thing for Jupiter (a power management daemon). I'm also on Xubuntu 11.04.

    This thread...
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    Re: compile for 32bit in 64

    First couple Google hits got me

    export CFLAGS=-m32

    or

    gcc -m32 -o helloprogram hello.c
  18. Thread: Terminal help

    by noah++
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    [all variants] Re: Terminal help

    I am guessing all that output is simply moving the printed prompt way back in the scrollbuffer, and that the terminal is actually still responsive to input. Try issuing a command?
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    [ubuntu] Re: All of my audio has echo and crackle!

    Which programs have you tried playing audio from? Have you tried using various sound servers in them -- PulseAudio instead of ALSA, for instance?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Newby help with wireless connection

    Please describe the steps you attempt in order to connect, and how they fail.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problems with apt-get

    This Google hit for global name 'file' is not defined makes me think maybe Python 3 is in use on your system where this program is expecting Python 2. In any case, it's almost definitely a...
  22. Thread: office 2010

    by noah++
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    [ubuntu] Re: office 2010

    Have you Googled it? Lots of results for office 2010 wine, e.g.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot get out of command

    OK, but how did you arrive at the command line in the first place? The question of how to escape it turns on how you got there.
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    Re: apt for Eclipse Indigo?

    https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/eclipse/+question/162664
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to set anonymous privileges. . .?

    Dunno; but it demonstrates one of the reasons I always use SFTP instead of FTP. All I need to make an SFTP server work is OpenSSH daemon and a normal user account. No fussing with...
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