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    qt or dbus problem?

    12.04 Classic
    AMD64

    In this thread I was able to install inq with help from the forum.

    I have just installed it on another computer but am receiving the error:

    I checked on the first...
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    Re: bash script not being run

    I have moved the link to the correct runlevel - and changed the K to S in the file name so it starts when that runlevel is entered.

    It seems to work.

    Thanks
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    bash script not being run

    Hi
    12.04 classic AMD64

    I have a script called change-backgrounds - it works if I use it manually (even when run from /etc/init.d).

    I placed it in /etc/init.d with a link to it in /etc/rc1.d....
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    [ubuntu] Re: 13.04 alternate 64AMD version?

    Thanks - apologies for the sticky keyboard before.

    I always install to a single hdd - i.e. no other OS. I want grub on /dev/sdx ... makes life easier - for me:D
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    [ubuntu] Re: 13.04 alternate 64AMD version?

    R-i-i-g-h-t ........:(


    i've always used the Alternate - if I use the Desktop, will I still be abler to choosed the hdd, manually partition it and decide where I want grub installed?

    Reading...
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    [ubuntu] 13.04 alternate 64AMD version?

    Will there be a 13.04 alternate 64AMD version as in previous releases?
  7. Thread: Installing Inq

    by dryder
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Inq

    steeldriver and pdc

    Thanks!

    It is installed and working.

    I am particularly grateful for your, patience, help and explanations, enabling me to learn.

    I hope the community see this post.
  8. Thread: Installing Inq

    by dryder
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Inq

    Thanks! apt-file is a useful tool.

    It did 'make' successfully.

    I'm stuck on the last two commands:
    $ su -c "make install"
    Parola d'ordine: <tua password>

    su - is it really a good idea to...
  9. Thread: Installing Inq

    by dryder
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Inq

    I have installed libboost-dev. It helped but 'make' then resulted in:
    ~/Desktop/inq-1.0.0$ make
    /usr/bin/qmake-qt4 -o MyMakefile inq.pro
    /usr/bin/uic-qt4 devicedialog.ui -o ui_devicedialog.h...
  10. Thread: Installing Inq

    by dryder
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Inq

    Point taken steeldriver and thanks pdc - your suggestion enabled me to do
    QMAKE=/usr/bin/qmake-qt4 ./configure

    On the next step:
    make

    I get:
    /usr/bin/qmake-qt4 -o MyMakefile inq.pro
    g++...
  11. Thread: Installing Inq

    by dryder
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Inq

    Apologies for the misspelling - how can I change the title?
  12. Thread: Installing Inq

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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Inq

    I wanted a gui based interface - inq is a gui.

    Not meaning to be trite, I'm trying to install inq as per the instructions here

    This page is the gui

    I can't
    QMAKE=<path-to-qmake>...
  13. Thread: Installing Inq

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    [ubuntu] Installing Inq

    Hi
    12.04-2 AMD64 Classic

    I've been trying to install Inq as it recognizes my Epson Stylus Photo P50 (I want to be able to see the ink levels which I can't with mtink).

    I have installed:...
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    Re: HOWTO: NFS Server/Client

    Post deleted by authour.
  15. [ubuntu] NFS sharing - wish to exclude folders in share

    Hi
    10.04 64bit, NFS Server, NFS Client - no samba and not wanted

    I am using NFS to share across my network. One thing I can't solve is this, for example:
    I share my /home folder.
    This folder...
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    [ubuntu] Thunderbird suddenly started misbehaving

    Hi,
    Ubuntu 10.04-1 AMD64
    Thunderbird 3.1.15

    Thunderbird has suddenly developed problems:
    1. thunderbird-bin process does not close with thunderbird
    2. the lock file remains until...
  17. Thread: Close commands

    by dryder
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    [SOLVED] Re: Close commands

    I'm afraid

    doesn't help me understand or learn anything at all. :-)

    Usful for what reason?
  18. Thread: Close commands

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    [SOLVED] Re: Close commands

    Thanks for the replies.

    The simplest,
    pkill thunderbird
    and
    pkill -TERM thunderbird
    both seem to work (begs the question, what''s the '-TERM' do to help?).

    Very grateful for these. I must...
  19. Thread: Close commands

    by dryder
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    [SOLVED] Re: Close commands

    No, I'm just not with you.

    thunderbird runs as a child process and
    pkill -t /usr/lib/thunderbird-3.1.13/thunderbird-bin
    or
    pkill -t /usr/lib/thunderbird-3.1.13/thunderbird

    do not work.
    ...
  20. Thread: Close commands

    by dryder
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    [SOLVED] Re: Close commands

    Thanks, but as I understand it that requires the PID.

    All I'm trying to do is start and close thunderbird and evolution while I am asleep so they can pickup business overseas mail then closedown...
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    [SOLVED] Close commands

    Hi,

    I am starting evolution and thunderbird using scheduled tasks.

    But what are the commands /switches that will gracefully quit them, please?

    Regards,
    David
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unattended shutdown

    Many thanks for replying.

    I'll give both a try ..

    David
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    [ubuntu] Unattended shutdown

    I am using computertemp to monitor my cpu temp etc.

    In the 'High alarm command' box I want to put a non sudo command that shutsdown the computer. only works for sudo - which doesn't help if I'm...
  24. [ubuntu] TomTom interface - does this help developers?

    Is this what the community needs to write a TomTom interface for Ubuntu/Linux?


    and
    http://www.tomtom.com/page.php?Page=gpl

    David
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    Re: HOWTO: NFS Server/Client

    Thanks Jose.
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