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  1. [ubuntu] Re: moving grub2 mbr because of truecrypt, please help

    oops, failed to read original post. Edited.
  2. [all variants] set association for ALL video types, ALL audio types..?

    Using lxde, setting up a preconfigured environment with Remastersys to install on friends and family's machines. So, I've linked together the applications folder under my user's account with the...
  3. Re: [HOWTO] compress /usr: faster safer system, also saves battery life

    On my Asus EEE, before I did this procedure I had only 1.1 GB free after installing everything I use. After squashing /usr, 2.5 GB free. As was pointed out, there may be limited performance...
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    [all variants] Re: monitor going blank

    It was the xorg.conf that worked. You know, xorg.conf, that configuration file that we're not supposed to need any more, being phased out for, I imagine, a more user-friendly approach.
    But why must...
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    [all variants] Re: monitor going blank

    Okay, I got it to work. I haven't narrowed down which of these worked just yet and out of time right now, but I created a .desktop file called xset.desktop with these contents,
    [Desktop Entry]...
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    [all variants] Re: monitor going blank

    Surely there must be a solution. How else can one watch a movie? The xset command mentioned above is what fixed it for me in karmic. But it doesn't fix it for me in... okay, I lied, I'm actually...
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    [all variants] monitor blanking screen blanking screen blanks blank screen black screen

    This is a problem I always have trouble with and it seems to get more difficult to conquer with each Ubuntu release. I want to disable screen blanking. I've tried "xset s off -dpms s noblank s...
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    [ubuntu] Re: error: no suitable mode found

    I get this too, in Maverick alpha. The same error messages on boot.
    error file not found
    no suitable mode found
    and the complaint about missing terminal.
    My situation may offer someone out there...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo isn't asking for password

    Thanks everybody. :)
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo isn't asking for password

    lol yep. Thanks. I just rebooted, tried sudo on something and it did prompt me for it this time. It was either what you said or I should mention I also did a "sudo passwd root" and "sudo passwd...
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    [SOLVED] sudo isn't asking for password

    I installed ubuntu minimal install with xorg, lxde, and lxdm During the manual install, I do remember it asking something about extra encryption on password or something like that which was "highly...
  12. Re: [HOWTO] compress /usr: faster safer system, also saves battery life

    Yep, I just experienced this. And I think I know what it is. I removed apparmor. The network is fine now. So, if you're one who's fond of Apparmor, and I'm not, then you would have to track down...
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    Re: Ubuntu, no product activation. My idea! :P

    Oops. Mispost
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    Re: Ubuntu, no product activation. My idea! :P

    Moving an os install between hardware is a common occurence for me. Something that was usually painful with the other OS. Whatever their reasons, it's overpriced, a recurring cost no less, too...
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    Ubuntu, no product activation. My idea! :P

    I have had so much trouble with product activation over the years. It's taken a lot of time away that I'll never get back. So, Linux or bust. OSs that treat me like a criminal even though I paid...
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    Re: Unionfs-fuse issues

    I finally found my way back here. Here is what I've found: the link that you referred me to as a starter does indeed work. I had found it shortly before you gave it to me, but thanks for helping...
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    Re: Unionfs-fuse issues

    That's an amazing coincidence. I just found that and it worked. Until... I installed aufstools. You see, I forgot to install them because the partition backup I restored to didn't have them...
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    Re: Unionfs-fuse issues

    bump this motha. :P
    I want to compress my /usr, but the karmic koala has me by the throat. It's vicious, maybe rabid. I so miss the jackelope. Will the ibis save me?
  19. Re: [HOWTO] compress /usr: faster safer system, also saves battery life

    I'm regretting "upgrading" to Karmic. Has anyone figured out a workable solution for having a compressed /usr folder? I used to use the old unionfs and squash solution which worked great up to...
  20. Thread: Firestarter/ufw

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    [ubuntu] Re: Firestarter/ufw

    Very cool. I'm impressed to see the application-specific rule ability in there. It must be a new feature because the last time I looked at that about a year ago I don't remember reading any serious...
  21. Thread: Firestarter/ufw

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    [ubuntu] Re: Firestarter/ufw

    {Sigh} I want to block specific applications. Do we have such a firewall available for Linux yet? I use Wine. I like some software. I want the ability to block specific apps. There is my...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: [Fix] Karmic: Automaticly unmount CIFS shares at shutdown & restart with no error

    I'm using Jaunty with LXDE, getting the errors at shutdown caused by shares not unmounting. Would your script have any chance of working in a non-gnome environment? I have no clue if it makes a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hamachi-GUI in 9.04??

    Solved! And it was so obvious! I had forgotten to give my laptop on the network a nickname a while back when I set it up, so it could see all the other nicknames fine, but the only other computer I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hamachi-GUI in 9.04??

    I did uninstall hamachi (which I had originally installed using the following steps) and all its files including as well its profile folder, then uninstalled hamachi-gui using apt-get remove. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hamachi-GUI in 9.04??

    Hmm, software-wise, I imagine there may be subtle differences in configuration, even though I've made it a point to keep all my systems as close to identical as possible. It's running a custom...
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