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    [all variants] Re: "sudo -u username -s" and sound

    Anyone?

    Any ideas?
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    [all variants] "sudo -u username -s" and sound

    I use XBMC as my main TV viewing platform.

    However XBMC addons store passwords in plain text, including for Youtube, your Google password!

    So I want to run XBMC as it's own user with its own...
  3. [xubuntu] Re: Requires installation of untrusted packages

    What you see is what I get I'm afriad.

    However, I ran the update again last night and this time it worked.

    :confused:

    I'm also going to look into why so much of KDE is installed on my system.
  4. [xubuntu] Re: Requires installation of untrusted packages

    Not in many weeks.

    I'm not sure how this is relevant, I'm not trying to add a PPA, nor have I added one recently.

    Thanks, rather long so I put here

    I thought my APT Sources might be relevant...
  5. [xubuntu] Re: Requires installation of untrusted packages

    Hello?

    Anyone?
  6. [xubuntu] Requires installation of untrusted packages

    My system says it needs to update.

    When I run the update it barfs saying "Requires installation of untrusted packages"

    I also noticed when looking at what its "updating" that its actually...
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    [all variants] Re: Multihead HOW?

    Hello?
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    [all variants] Re: Multihead HOW?

    Anyone?
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    [all variants] Re: Multihead HOW?

    OK been looking at that quite extensively, however have yet to find out how to do it successfully.

    Basically it needs to run for all users, after X has loaded but before they login, and ideally...
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    [all variants] Re: Multihead HOW?

    Ok, but how did you do this? How did you tell Xubuntu to span multiple monitors?
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    [all variants] Re: Multihead HOW?

    Scrap that


    Doesn't survive a reboot
    RandR seems to have totally screwed up my mouse location and its just about impossible to click on anything after a reboot


    Why is multi head so...
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    [all variants] Re: Multihead HOW?

    OK, solved it for VirtualBox by entering this into a terminal


    sudo apt-get install arandr
    xrandr --output VBOX0 --auto --output VBOX1 --auto --left-of VBOX0 --output VBOX2 --auto --left-of...
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    [all variants] Re: Multihead HOW?

    Ok here is what I see

    http://www.zimagez.com/miniature/screenshot-290412-013016.php

    That's my real 3 screens on an existing 11.10 XUbuntu install. With 2 virtual screens on the far left and...
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    [all variants] Re: Multihead HOW?

    Bare metal I always go with Nvidia.


    Yes

    No, since I can find no such option. It knows I have three monitors, shows me them in the monitor configuration thing, but show me them is all it...
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    [all variants] Re: Multihead HOW?

    From where I stand right now, the problem on bare metal vs VirtualBox seems identical.

    And it seems I am doomed yet again to hours of fiddling with Xconf while everyone assures me its not needed....
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    [all variants] Multihead HOW?

    Oh my, every single time a new release of Ubuntu comes out I have the same problem.

    I can't make it work on multiple monitors without hours and hours and hours of messing around.

    So this time I...
  17. [xubuntu] Re: Enable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to restart X in XFCE

    Found it:


    setxkbmap -option terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp
  18. LaunchPad Login timesout way way way too quick

    Is there anyway to stop my login to this forum via LaunchPad from timing out?

    It drives me crazy.
  19. [ubuntu] Re: [8.04->8.10] Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0"

    So this was going to be fixed, was it ever fixed? And if so, how do I make the fix work in 11.10
  20. [xubuntu] Enable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to restart X in XFCE

    Title says it all, how do I enable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to restart X in XFCE?
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    Re: can LXDE be the new Gnome2?

    I'd say XFCE was much closer to Gnome2, I've migrated and I'm really happy with it.
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    [xubuntu] Re: D-bus and XFCE

    Hmmm, thanks for that.

    The suggested work arounds are...not very helpful to say the least.

    I also want to know why when the job is run manually it works great, but fails when cron runs it.
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    [xubuntu] Re: D-bus and XFCE

    Right, so the sbackup log says
    (process:25941): GConf-WARNING **: Client failed to connect to the D-BUS daemon:
    Unable to autolaunch a dbus-daemon without a $DISPLAY for X11

    (process:25941):...
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    [all variants] Re: CRON failure

    Yeah have done some more digging, I tracked down sbackup's own logs and found it reports two problems

    1) It can't talk to DBus
    2) It can't mount a volume it seems it wants

    At the moment I'm...
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    [xubuntu] Re: D-bus and XFCE

    Default install from Xbuntu ISO.

    Am running XFCE desktop though, not Xbuntu as Xbuntu desktop really doesn't like my 3 monitor setup, but XFCE is fine with it.

    The installation is only a few...
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