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    [all variants] Re: Desktop logging software

    I know this is an old post, but I had this problem a while ago too. A proxy works great for logging internet traffic, but it doesn't do much for logging other system activity.

    I gave up after a...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: kernel segfault and complete system freeze

    Argh, it happened again! This time there was not even any message in any log to hint at what the cause could be.

    Anyone else have problems like this?
  3. [ubuntu] Re: kernel segfault and complete system freeze

    it happened again last night. This time, there was nothing about a segfault in the logs. Instead, this is what showed up. Could they be related? Would switching to different kernel help? I am really...
  4. [ubuntu] kernel segfault and complete system freeze

    Hardy 8.04 failed catastrophically on me today. The system was completely frozen, and did not respond to mouse or keyboard. I tried every key combination, including Raising Skinny Elephants, to no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive errors

    az, I finally managed to recover my data. Thanks again for your help.

    You were right, the disk is bad. After running the long SMART diagnostic, it failed, and it also failed the manufacturer's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Songbird and large libraries

    The documentation is your friend for this kind of thing.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/8.04/add-applications/C/extra-repositories-adding.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive errors

    Update: I've stopped and started the process several times, and I've realized that the imaging process always starts producing those errors at the exact same spot, 18,755 mb into the disk.

    Is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Songbird and large libraries

    why didn't it work? did you get any error messages or anything? Have you enabled the other repos, like universe and multiverse?

    Also, try taking a look at what the songbird wiki says about...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Songbird and large libraries

    I haven't used it yet, so I don't know about the features you asked about. However, I am sure it will handle large libraries, external media, etc. gracefully. After all, this is 2008.

    As for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Music manager with compilation support

    I use amarok, and it does everything you want. To keep your music folder organized, select all the files in the collections menu, right click > Manage files > Organize.

    For albums with multiple...
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    [all variants] Re: Upgrading from Gutsy to Hardy?

    No need to reinstall. You can just update and reboot. To do so, use the update manager to check for updates, install them, then check for updates again. It will notify you that a new distro version...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 3d apps problem after update

    could you post more of the output from running in a terminal?
  13. [kubuntu] Re: KDE4 Desktop Effects - How to Turn Off at Command Prompt? Screen BLACK!

    You may find this thread of use:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=418138
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    [ubuntu] Re: wierd mount request

    Do you mean these partitions are getting mounted when you boot? If so, just edit fstab:


    sudo nano /etc/fstab

    and remove the lines referring to those partitions. Then run


    sudo mount -a
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive errors

    So I started imaging the drive with ddrescue last night. I woke up and it is still running, after more than eight hours. Ever couple seconds the hard drive clicks and another error message appears,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive errors

    Thanks, az, I'm downloading Ubuntu Rescue right now. Hopefully I'll be able to save my data with it.

    Once that's done, however, how might I go about figuring out what the problem with the drive...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive errors

    Update: well, e2fsck has been running for over two hours now, with no sign of slowing down. It's still spitting out the same errors, and the hard drive clicks every time it does so. Would it be safe...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Hard drive errors

    Any help with this would be greatly appreciated, because I am going crazy trying to figure it out.

    When I boot, e2fsck gets run on one of my hard drives, and it goes crazy with errors. The thing...
  19. Re: Desperately seeking alternative virtual machines

    I used VMware for a while, too, but I had many frustrations with it as well. I've switched to VirtualBox, which I like a lot better. Everything seem to be working so far.
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    Re: Cannot see mounted iso's in Virtualbox

    Nevermind, I figured out a solution. If, after clicking "Install Guest Additions" you cannot see the iso, run


    mount /media/cdrom

    and it will appear.

    Incidentally, it needs the X server,...
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    Cannot see mounted iso's in Virtualbox

    I installed Ubuntu Server 7.10 on the latest version of VirtualBox OSE. (It's running the 368 kernel, because the server kernel doesn't work with VirtualBox).

    I'm trying to install Guest...
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