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    [ubuntu] Re: sudoers file configuration help

    Thanks for the suggestion. I don't know anything about policy kit but I'll have an RTFM and see if it's relevant..
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    [ubuntu] Re: sudoers file configuration help

    I've tried 10.04 again, and the same thing happens as with 12.04.

    I can run 'sudo update-manager' from the command line and it gets the root privilege, but when I run update manager from the menus...
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    [ubuntu] Re: sudoers file configuration help

    Hi Emma

    Yes, logged in as 'mark' from lightdm, using Unity. Direct login, not from Switch User Account.

    I should mention also that 'mark' is an LDAP user.

    But I had this kind of thing...
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    [ubuntu] sudoers file configuration help

    I'm trying to configure the /etc/sudoers file to allow a non-administrative user access to certain applications, namely the Update Manager and Ubuntu Software Centre.

    I configure the file as...
  5. [all variants] Re: help with apt-get: how to install package without prompting

    Yep, that seems to work. Thanks.
  6. [all variants] help with apt-get: how to install package without prompting

    When I run 'apt-get install <some_package>' it asks you to enter configuration information for some packages.

    I'd like to be able to install a list of packages automatically without having to...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: 10.04.2 LTS Alternate Installer endless loop on disc label

    Did you get anywhere with this?

    I'm having this problem also, with 10.04.2 alternate i386 CD.

    I burned it using Ubuntu's Brasero. After the first CD I burned produced this error, I burned...
  8. [lubuntu] Re: How to disable gnome-terminal transparency in compiz

    I am not using any extra plugins for Compiz, just the default set.

    But anyway... I think I've fixed it actually...sort of.

    In the gnome-terminal preferences, I can't get of the transparency by...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Accessing Digital Camera Photos

    I can't help you with the USB, but might I suggest you take the SD card out and plug that into the computer instead? If you don't have an SD card reader, you can get USB ones for <10. It'll be much...
  10. [lubuntu] How to disable gnome-terminal transparency in compiz

    I am running Ubuntu 10.04 with Compiz enabled (Visual Effects = Normal, in the System-Preferences-Appearance)

    The gnome-terminals are transparent. I would like to disable the transparency, because...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Bootup hangs when trying to mount NFS shares

    I agree with you. As a Unix/Linux admin I expect basic things like this to work, because they are an essential part of the system I've been used to for many years.

    Ubuntu has introduced many...
  12. [ubuntu] Bootup hangs when trying to mount NFS shares

    I have this in my /etc/fstab:
    store:/linux_exe /usr/local nfs4 _netdev,ro,hard,bg,intr 0 0

    It mounts OK on the fly (mount /usr/local) but when you reboot, it hangs, presumably forever, saying...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird segmentation fault after upgrade to 10.04

    Thankyou, you've saved me a lot of headaches.

    I installed nscd and straight away I could start thunderbird with no problem. The machine is OK after reboot too.

    I wonder how you worked out it...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird segmentation fault after upgrade to 10.04

    Running thunderbird safe mode gives the same result - segmentation fault with no other output.

    I find it worrying that something popular like Thunderbird does not work on this new Ubuntu release....
  15. [ubuntu] Thunderbird segmentation fault after upgrade to 10.04

    Since upgrading to 10.04 Thunderbird doesn't work properly.

    It is Thunderbird 3.04.

    It works for locally-created users but exits with 'segmentation fault' when the user is from LDAP. In the...
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