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    [ubuntu] Re: Can I access my files?

    The documentation on automatic mounting for usb's is here.

    The short version is:
    sudo aptitude install usbmount

    Manually, if you know of your devices you can run:


    sudo mount...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Fatal error after upgrading from version 10.04 to 10.10

    If that's not too big a problem, then yes, that would be easier than troubleshooting GRUB :-) .
  3. Thread: Transfer files

    by AndyCee
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    [ubuntu] Re: Transfer files

    If you don't have access to a shell on your server, what protocol is the transfer? ftp? sftp? http?
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Application menu, Administration and Preferences menu not visible

    What happens if you right-click on "Applications" and select "Edit Menus"?
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    [ubuntu] Re: VMware tools from packages.vmware.com

    I just checked, and I get the same results with "Malformed Release File".
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    [ubuntu] Re: VMware tools from packages.vmware.com

    I just checked, and I get the same results with "Malformed Release File".
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Fatal error after upgrading from version 10.04 to 10.10

    If you have a liveCD (of Karmic or later) you can restore the GRUB2 bootloader using the instructions here.

    Assuming the bootloader IS the problem, that is. If you press "shift" after the bios...
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    [ubuntu] Re: problem in unraring a file

    Try running:


    file vol3.rar

    that will tell you what the file actually is from the file header/magic number. If it says "data", the file is likely either corrupt or incomplete.
  9. [ubuntu] Re: How do i install ati 10.10 driver for ati 6400hd for laptop?

    The default method is to navigate to System -> Administration -> Additional Drivers.

    The rest is pretty self-explanatory.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade 10.04 to 10.10 via usb

    Crikey people, read each other's posts.

    I've had trouble upgrading from a USB in previous releases, as the upgrade process started successfully but part way through tried looking for files in the...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: So just what is Ubuntu's recommended file sharing?

    SMB as a "default" would be more disappointing because it's not native to the platform, and counter-intuitive to use between two linux machines.

    Considering Ubuntu is intended for simplicity, it...
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    [lubuntu] Re: File permissions

    Assuming you've considered any security concerns that could arise -

    For each user, add into their .bashrc file the following line:

    umask 0000

    For more info about umask & the like, there's a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Put display to sleep via key ?

    Sure there is.

    If you're not using compiz, go to "System -> Preferences -> Keyboard Shortcuts". Click "Add" and you can add the following entry:

    Name: Screensaver
    Command: xdg-screensaver...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Multi user screen session

    Err, apologies if this is obvious, but you've set permissions to 755 when the error requested 775.
  15. [SOLVED] Re: So just what is Ubuntu's recommended file sharing?

    Sorry to post in a closed thread - I was compelled by my own arrogance & need to assist where help was not requested.

    Err, I'm sure this is much simpler than the options being discussed. Here are...
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    [all variants] Re: Virtualization?

    Interesting questions.
    1. There are different kinds of virtualisation, and often the virtualised OS does have certain requirements on the host it can run on. In my opinion, the simplest kind of OS...
  17. Thread: Ubuntu freezes

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    [lubuntu] Re: Ubuntu freezes

    If you press shift during boot (immediately after the bios has loaded) you should see the GRUB2 menu, which has some recovery options. Have a look through there for something that may help.

    By...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to force mktemp to be quiet (bash)?

    This one seems to work for me -

    If I force an error:

    TMPDIR=`mktemp --tmpdir=/home/zaphod`
    mktemp: failed to create file via template `/home/zaphod/tmp.XXXXXXXXXX': No such file or directory
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is best in ubuntu?

    What compatibility issues are you referring to?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Print binary file using shell script

    Do you get the "Processing <filename>" output?

    Can you print one of these files just by running:


    lpr <filename>
  21. Thread: Ubuntu freezes

    by AndyCee
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    [lubuntu] Re: Ubuntu freezes

    You might be able to change the setting through "Failsafe Gnome". Log out and select it from the "Sessions" menu before entering your password. You should be able to change the setting from there.
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flash install in Ubuntu...

    The community documentation is actually pretty helpful with restricted formats like flash.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/Flash#Flash%20for%2064-bit%20%28x86_64%29
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    Re: Survey request and comments

    Doneski.

    Seeing Steam was a pleasant surprise. Been awhile since I've had time for games.

    Asking for specific apps was a good idea. Asking for types of software will generate a pretty unhelpful...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't create partition

    Ubuntu liveCD has gparted too.

    Like lidex mentioned, you can't edit a partition in GParted while it's being used.

    fdisk might allow that, I can't remember.
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    [ubuntu] Re: memcheck on running system

    If you type "memtest" in Synaptic, there's an app called "memtester". I haven't used it & don't know how good it is (considering how much is running in memory when the OS has already booted).

    Can...
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