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  1. [all variants] Safely shrinking Windows & Expanding Ubuntu partitions

    I currently have a disk that is partitioned as follows:

    http://i.imgur.com/SfoqeH6.png

    Disk /dev/sda: 320.1 GB, 320072933376 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders
    Units =...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: hosts file keeps getting reset/rewritten, hosts.ac the culprit

    Thank you! That was driving me crazy!

    I wrote a little script called "vihosts" (to be consistent with "vipw" and "vigr") -- now I just have to remember to type "vihosts" instead of "sudo vi...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Auto mounting shared folders with open-vm-tools

    You need to create the directory first. Otherwise the mount will fail.


    sudo mkdir /mnt/hgfs
  4. [ubuntu] Re: running natty and have a GPG error with a red warning sign update manager

    I'm getting this, too, also on natty. Must be a problem at Google's end. I'm sure it will resolve itself soon.
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    [ubuntu] Screen doesn't go into low-power mode

    Hi,

    I'm on 10.10 64 bit. I have my power management settings configured so that on AC power, after 0:30 the screen is supposed to go to sleep.

    But the problem is that it never goes to sleep....
  6. [ubuntu] Trying to set up pptpd on 9.10 with external internet access

    Hi,

    I'm trying to set up pptpd on 9.10 but I have a slightly different use case than most of the tutorials I've seen. Most people give examples that allow you to gain access to a LAN (your home,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.04/VMware test installation.

    Thanks!

    I tried the workaround (sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup) and that fixed it.
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.04/VMware test installation.

    dang, the same thing happened to me in vmware workstation 7. I did an in-place upgrade from 9.10 to 10.04. at the login screen, my keyboard wouldn't work!

    after rebooting I somehow got the...
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