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  1. [other] Re: Command help on folder and file size display

    This might get you close enough:
    $ du -h --max-depth=1 .
  2. Thread: File server

    by brucehohl
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    [ubuntu] Re: File server

    If you are using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS try this:
    Places > Connect to Server:
    Service type = Windows share
    Server = <host name or IP of your Samba server>
    Share = <name of file share>
    Add bookmark =...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Novice Ubuntu user needing help

    Have you tried to boot Ubuntu from a LiveCD?

    Did you prepare your USB stick using System > Admin > Startup Disk Creator? You can do this from the LiveCD.
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    [ubuntu] Re: copy/paste from one computer to another

    You can do this with sftp and Nautilus as follows:

    0- Install openssh-server on pc1

    1- Open Nautilus on pc2; Press Cntr+l (lower case L) to get the Location bar.

    2- In the location bar type...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Local file sharing

    By default users can read files of other users since file are created with permission setting 644 (read-write to owner; read to group; read to all others). In Nautilus Right click on a file and...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: How can I download a forum thread, for offline use

    You could do this:

    Thread Tools > Show Printable Version

    If multiple pages then click:
    Show XX post(s) from this thread on one page

    Now print to file (PDF).
  7. Thread: ssh

    by brucehohl
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    [SOLVED] Re: ssh

    Do you have openssh-server installed and running on "HP"?

    Can you ping "HP"?
  8. Thread: Databases

    by brucehohl
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    [ubuntu] Re: Databases

    If you want to start by understanding database basics and Structured Query Language (SQL) I suggest you spend some time with SQLite. What you learn about SQLite will almost certainly apply to any...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shut down (poweroff) fails in 11.04

    magicland, no other mounts are made. Also, this is default install of Ubuntu 11.04 using the entire disk. The install includes updates to the latest kernel: 2.6.38-11-generic. The same result...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shut down (poweroff) fails in 11.04

    frozen.fire, thanks for those suggestions. I tried each without success. I did add them to my list of things tried in Post #2.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.04 not powering off properly

    I have the same problem and have been trying various possible fixes. See this topic: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1838460

    This is a known problem. If you indicate that this bug...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shut down (poweroff) fails in 11.04

    Performed updates and the problem remains. These upgrades did not include a kernel update. This is, kernel remains 2.6.38-11. (The problem was not present with the kernel from 10.04 or LUPU528...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shut down (poweroff) fails in 11.04

    AbtZ, thanks for that reply and link. My default install of 11.04 does not includ laptop-mode-tools. I also tried to remove the wireless module before shutdown (rmmod ath9k) but that had no effect....
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Loading Modules and running commands at startup

    If you put those commands in /etc/rc.local such that the file will look like below they will be run at start-up:

    root@HP-3500:/etc# cat rc.local
    #!/bin/sh -e
    #
    # rc.local
    #
    # This script is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shut down (poweroff) fails in 11.04

    $ sudo halt does not power off the B575 either. I added that to the list in post #3.

    I also took a careful look at the log files dmesg, kern.log and syslog and found nothing unusual. There seems...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shut down (poweroff) fails in 11.04

    There is a Launchpad confirmed bug report for this problem: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/762203

    The bug is currently unassigned so if this bug affects you please go to the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shut down (poweroff) fails in 11.04

    With a system updated to kernel 2.6.38-11-generic NONE of the trial & error below (based on other posts) resulted in a working poweroff:

    VARIOUS SHUTDOWN COMMANDS:
    $ sudo poweroff
    $ sudo...
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    Re: Membership Application for wildmane39

    You have helped many (including me) with a better Ubuntu experience. Good luck!
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    [ubuntu] Re: A question about cloning from a Mac user

    > Backup my home directory and other pertinent directories to another place so that all I wold have to do is restore the backups to a new ubuntu install?

    That is exactly what I do ... here is what...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Degraded Array, disck became spare after re-added

    Since you are getting unusual errors you should power down the box and check the disks with the manufacturer diagnostic tools. For example, Seagate has a free bootable tool to check Seagate disks. ...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Degraded Array, disck became spare after re-added

    I have not used spares in my RAID1 set-ups but you might try something like this:

    # mdadm /dev/md3 --fail /dev/sdb3
    # mdadm /dev/md3 --remove /dev/sdb3
    # mdadm /dev/md3 --add /dev/sdb3

    The...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Degraded Array, disck became spare after re-added

    You did not show the add command you used to add sdb3 back into md3 but it should be like this:
    % mdadm /dev/md3 --add /dev/sdb3

    If an array fails more than a few times you should power down the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: my package manager exploded

    > debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable

    Suggest you reboot to make sure any 'orphaned' processes are terminated.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wireless Problem

    Start here:
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/WirelessTroubleShootingGuide

    And, search this forum for "Latitude D630 wireless".
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    [ubuntu] Re: A question about cloning from a Mac user

    rmcellig, since you want redundancy in case of disk failure another option (if your computer will hold 2 disks) would be to set-up software RAID1 during the Ubuntu install. If you do this you should...
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