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    Re: Xubuntu 13.04 new install question

    That information displayed is quite helpful when needed. Don't dispair, though, you can hide it. Instead of giving you my own instructions, typos and all, try following these:...
  2. [all variants] Help migrating OFF full disk encryption with LVM?

    My goals: get rid of encryption and keep current heavily-tweaked distribution.

    I've got three drives: small w/ vanilla partitions, medium w/ lvm, large w/ encrypted lvm. My install is on the...
  3. [xubuntu] Re: tasksel install removed a bunch of stuff - how to get list?

    OK - still NO idea why this happened. When I tried to close tasksel again it actually switched to showing aptitude running again. Just freaky. Obviously I'm overlooking something, just no idea what....
  4. [xubuntu] (solved in part) tasksel install removed a bunch of stuff - how to get list?

    I tried running tasksel for the first time on this computer - xubuntu 11.10. It seemed to be taking a long time to launch. I switched focus from the terminal window to another application, then...
  5. [all variants] polkit annoyances: how configure, any way to use sudo instead?

    Is there any way to switch from polkit to sudo?

    I know there are valid reasons for using polkit, but in my case it causes more problems than it solves, and I doubt I'm alone in this.

    Like...
  6. [all variants] LVM and fstab question: which path to use?

    Let's say I have a volume group super creatively named "vg001" with a logical volumes "lv001" and "lv002", and are mounted in /media/

    There are two paths to the logical volumes that I can use in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: polkit auth_admin_keep timeout

    That is a great find, though I don't like the answer. I find the timeout so annoying, defeats the purpose since I end up resetting all the policies to "yes". There should be a "once" option or...
  8. Re: HOWTO: Blowfish passwords && password checks

    I know this is an old old thread, but I thought it important enough to comment nonetheless.

    Changing permissions of your shadow file to work around the screensaver problem might "work" but makes...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Sound "suddenly" stopped working in Hardy Heron

    Any luck?

    I'm encountering similar problems. I get the same error:

    EDIT: Note that the emoticon in next line is supposed to be equivalent text - I'm leaving it as typed so it will match others'...
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