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  1. Re: HOWTO: re-install / upgrade over existing dm-crypt / LUKS system

    Sweet, glad that it worked for you. I'll update the post at the top with the new information.

    Also there's a brainstorm idea about including full-disk encryption on the main installation CD...
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    Re: simplebashbu + ftp = problems!

    Yeah, unfortunately the target FTP server is a windows based server and has spaces in the directory names, so the quotes are mandatory. Anyway, I got fed up with the FTP part generating zombies twice...
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    Re: simplebashbu + ftp = problems!

    No improvements after those changes; I think the problem is loop-related as the echo statements printing the variables aren't running; so the program isn't even getting to that part before going...
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    Re: simplebashbu + ftp = problems!

    Thanks hannaman. Whitespace has not been an issue in any previous bash scripting I've done, but I removed the whitespace and got no improvement. Something about this script is spawning zombies,...
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    simplebashbu + ftp = problems!

    Hi All Bash coders!

    I found a neat script called "simplebashbu" (bu for back-up) hosted here: http://simplebashbu.sourceforge.net/

    The script works fine, and I have it regularly backing up...
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    Re: Find loopy cats while bashing.

    Dang! Thanks for that one. That easily halved the run-time of the script! Way cool!

    Now the script reads like this:



    #! /bin/bash

    ## User Variables: ##
    DIR="/searchdirectory/"
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    Re: Find loopy cats while bashing.

    Thanks hannaman! That did the trick.



    The purpose of cut in this string is to isolate the filename from the directory.

    Find will give me the full path (ie /home/user/someshapefile.shp), but...
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    Find loopy cats while bashing.

    Hi All,

    I need to batch import shapefiles into a geospatial database I just set up and I wrote this script to automate the process:



    #! /bin/bash
    DIR="/searchdirectory/"
    SCHEMA="Basemap"...
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    Poll: [all variants] Re: Anyone hear humming on screen dim?

    Hi Ducky,

    I too run OS X on my Penryn Macbook Pro... And the screen dim hum occurs in Ubuntu but not in OS X- I am still searching for a solution but thanks for the input!
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    [ubuntu] SOLVED: Phantom startup programs

    I solved the problem.

    After much searching, I found old sessions from pre-Jaunty which apparently were triggering xpad and others to start at login, despite the fact that "save sessions" was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting a a program to run on start-up?

    Well both of the offending programs were disabled and removed from Startup applications a while ago and the problem persists. Does anyone know where exactly startup applications puts the links /...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting a a program to run on start-up?

    rc.local is blank, and rc*.d are non applicable since this A. this only happens on my profile, and B. when I upgraded I overwrote the / directory, just kept /home.

    I do not have a system >...
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    [ubuntu] Additional Places which Startup apps are stored?

    Hey vader- know of any other places that login apps are kept? I can't seem to find where two phantom programs are launching at login - I checked .profile, and the startup applications dialog, but...
  14. Re: HOWTO: re-install / upgrade over existing dm-crypt / LUKS system

    Hi John,

    glad you got it figured out! Mounting /home isn't necessary, but unmounting the liveCD /boot and mounting your own /boot partition is crucial. I like your howto as well- very detailed....
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Yet Another Sound Post: 64 bit Jaunty on Macbook Pro Penryn 4,1

    Hi pmciver,

    I used this command:


    $ sudo apt-get install padevchooser vlc-plugin-pulse pulseaudio-module-lirc libsdl1.2debian-all libao2 asoundconf-gtk gnome-alsamixer alsa-oss...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Yet Another Sound Post: 64 bit Jaunty on Macbook Pro Penryn 4,1

    Hi Mario,

    Thanks for the tips. Since you said the original drivers worked for you, I decided to try them again (even though they didn't work for me on fresh install...) so I ran

    sudo apt-get...
  17. [ubuntu] Yet Another Sound Post: 64 bit Jaunty on Macbook Pro Penryn 4,1

    Hi All,

    So to join into the clutter of sound posts, I have to see if I can find something that works.

    So far I have tried everything outlined here:...
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    Poll: [all variants] Re: Anyone hear humming on screen dim?

    Are you running 64 bit or 32 bit? That may be the difference, as I simultaneously upgraded from 32 to 64 and from Hardy to Intrepid, and it is when I was using 64 bit Intrepid that I first heard it....
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    Poll: [all variants] Re: Anyone hear humming on screen dim?

    Hmmm, well maybe this is just a Penryn problem (4,1). Can anyone else confirm this on Penryn?
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    Poll: [all variants] Re: Anyone hear humming on screen dim?

    Bump. I'd like to see more people vote in the poll to find out if this is just me or what.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Issues with Jaunty on MacBook Pro

    Hi tsm,

    Since this was two weeks ago, I hope you got this sorted, but otherwise check here:
    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MactelSupportTeam/CommunityHelpPages

    and here:
    ...
  22. [all variants] Re: Rebooted to find bad 'magic numbers' / gzip / ACPI / initramfs

    Hi Sekura,

    You are going to need the 'Alternate' cd to use the rescue mode. Don't fret it's a really easy process, as the alternate CD will pop up a menu when you boot off of it.
    Grab the...
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    Poll: [all variants] Anyone hear humming on screen dim?

    Hi All,

    This has been at the back of my head for a long time, but seeing as I just upgraded to Jaunty, I noticed that the problem was still around:

    When dimming the LCD on my MBP 4,1, a very...
  24. Re: HOWTO: re-install / upgrade over existing dm-crypt / LUKS system

    Hi John,

    Sorry to take so long to get back to you. I tested the re-installation over Intrepid, and I did indeed need to re-do some of these steps. One thing I noted, however, was instead of...
  25. Re: HOWTO: re-install / upgrade over existing dm-crypt / LUKS system

    I am currently backing up my system to give Jaunty the once over with this- I understand the problem was with the intrepid alternate CD, so hopefully the problem was fixed, but I will be able to tell...
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