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    [SOLVED] Re: On Boot I Have 2 options For Lunix

    What you are seeing is called the grub menu. Both are displayed because GRUB is finding two kernels on your hard drive, the original and the one resulting from an automatic system update. The most...
  2. Thread: Raid Advice

    by blair
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    [ubuntu] Re: Raid Advice

    I did something slightly different to simplify things. I have a basic ~80GB drive that is my "main" drive. It contains the OS, and partitions for /home, /var, /tmp all that. A standard generic...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Good Linux/Ubuntu Blogs or Sites

    While not blogs, per se, my favorite sites are:

    distrowatch.com
    lxer.com
    linuxjournal.com

    They provide a healthy quantity of fresh linux news.
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to read subdirectories under Samba server? SOLVED

    The directory and file chmod commands worked perfectly. Problem solved. THANK YOU !

    Unfortunately, the smb.conf changes broke the share completely. I rolled back to my original smb.conf and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to read subdirectories under Samba server?

    here is the smb.conf:

    [global]
    workgroup = WORKGROUP
    netbios name = Music
    security = share

    [data]
    comment = Ubuntu
    path = /media/network_drive/mp3
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    [SOLVED] How to read subdirectories under Samba server?

    Would appreciate some assistance. Setting up a simple Samba server share on Ubuntu 9.04 so that my MP3 library is accessible to other PCs on the LAN, including Windows PCs. The /mp3 folder has a...
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    Re: HOWTO: Better GDM integration for XFCE4

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    I ran the sudo gcc-3.4 -o autologin autologin.c command as described above and received the following error:

    sudo: gcc-3.4: command not found.

    I did a whereis gcc in a shell and found it in...
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    Re: HOWTO: Better GDM integration for XFCE4

    If I understand the above correctly, it assumes you have added xfce on top of the standard Ubuntu install which includes Gnome. An alternative approach if you don't want Gnome installed and want a...
  10. Re: HOWTO: Automatically login to XFCE without a boot loader

    The default XFCE behavior is to make you type in your password in order to shut down. To fix this so that xfce simply shuts down without prompting you for a password, add the following line to the...
  11. Re: HOWTO: Autologin and Autostart XFCE (just pushing power button)

    Thanks for the tip. I will try this. I do have a question however. I *DO* want a graphical login for one of my PCs to keep my kids out of my stuff. I did a Ubuntu server install and then loaded...
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    Re: Scientific/Engineering Software?

    I'm not familiar with many specific packages, but there are whole distros devoted to mathematical packages. Check this out:

    http://www.livecdlist.com/

    Select the "LiveCDs with a function of..."...
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    Re: In love with Xubuntu

    SFN, thanks for the reply. You answered my questions. When I said 'on the fly' I meant without permanently wedding by OS to one desktop. The ability to select which window manager I want to use at...
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    Re: In love with Xubuntu

    I'd like to experiment with xfce on Ubuntu, but I'm afraid I'd break my system. Questions:

    1. What happens to system when you run install xubuntu-desktop? Does the system automatically switch from...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install latest official wine.

    I suggest you verify you added the repository lines correctly. I had apt errors and realized I did not include spaces where required.

    From the original post:

    # Wine Official Package Mirror...
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