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    Re: Window snapping in MATE

    1.8 on both Ubuntu and Mint - http://www.mate-desktop.org/blog/2014-03-04-mate-1-8-released/

    Looks like I need to do more digging, but I'm fairly sure there was nothing in the shortcut prefs :(
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    Window snapping in MATE

    I'm currently running Mint with Cinnamon but I'm thinking of moving to MATE (on Ubuntu), and I'm more or less sold apart from one deal breaker - window snapping with keyboard shortcuts.

    I spend...
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    [ubuntu] Issues with upstart not working

    I've been configuring my 13.04 server install to spawn a getty on my serial port, and whilst the config is correct, upstart will not start the service. 'sudo start ttyS0' just sits there not doing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: networking with 2 nics

    yes, this is correct, I intend all internet-bound traffic to use eth0, it didn't occur to me to remove the routes. I'll give that a try and see what happens!
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    [ubuntu] networking with 2 nics

    I've got 2 nics in my server, both of which are on different subnets but behind the same router.

    Below is my interfaces file, eth0 is in a separate vlan and is intended as the route to the...
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    [all variants] Re: Dual NICs, same subnet

    no very true, I did some more reading up and proxy arping will get confused with the routes flapping between the two nics. I guess the only way to achieve it is to run two different VLANs with one...
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    [all variants] Dual NICs, same subnet

    Ok, so I have two nics, one of which i'd like to handle internet-facing traffic (eth0), and the other (gigabit nic) to handle any internal traffic; file transfers etc. now, both of the are connected...
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    [all variants] Can't install - grub not installing

    Ok, so this issue is reproduceable on both 12.10 and Mint 14 (after upgrading Ubiquity in Mint). I have a Dell XPS14 which has a 500GB hdd (sda) and a 32GB ssd (sdb).

    I want to install Mint or...
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    [ubuntu] rTorrent not setting directories

    Ok, so I don't think this is strictly a Ubuntu problem, probably more of an rTorrent problem, however it's only occurred since I moved my server over to Ubuntu. I have rTorrent set up to watch...
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    [all variants] Understanding LVM and /dev/mapper

    Ok, so I use LVM at work on CentOS but I can't quite get my head round how Ubuntu implements it.

    Firstly, I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04 and booting from a compact flash card. I did a default LVM...
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    [all variants] expanding a partition to fill a drive

    Ok, so I've recently (i.e. tonight) added a new drive to my raid and expanded the array to encompass the new drive. This migrated it from a raid1 to a raid5 (my card can handle online capacity...
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    [all variants] Re: rsync help

    Hmm, i hadn't thought of using a raid1 setup, would that also mirror the partition scheme?

    i wouldn't plan on using dd to mirror everytime, i'd only be setting up the duplicate drive with that...
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    [all variants] Re: rsync help

    Ok, so i've never used dd before, i presume from doing a bit of reading that it will result in a mirror image of the boot drive with each partition intact etc?

    i only suggested rsync as once it's...
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    [all variants] rsync help

    I have a fairly simple request (well i think it is), which i'm kinda stuck on. My server is headless and boots off a compactflash card. I have a secondary CF card purely to back up the primary card...
  15. Re: wTorrent + rTtorrent installation script: Installing wTorrent on Ubuntu in 3 step

    after a lot of perseverance/swearing/etc i finally solved my problem: i used apache. admittedly this was fraught with issues too, the chief among which was that lovely box that said 'cannot connect...
  16. Re: wTorrent + rTtorrent installation script: Installing wTorrent on Ubuntu in 3 step

    devinw: can i first say thank you for massively simplifying something that is proving to be a bit of a nightmare.

    now, i do have a small issue. everything runs fine with the install script, until...
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    [gnome] Running items once GDM has started

    Hi guys, i've got what i hope is a fairly simple query. Basically, i'm remastering a Ubuntu live cd and i'd like to have firefox launch and display a locally-hosted webpage when the user logs in....
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