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    [ubuntu] Font question

    Does anyone know which font was used for the text in this image?
    I know this was done in ubuntu but the guy who created it cannot remember which font he used. And...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adding a hard drive

    If dmesg or fdisk -l can see the new drive, you are in business. (g)parted or fdisk would be the next tool to use. gparted is convenient since it is a gui and will do the partioning and formatting...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Looking for some help setting up RSync

    I believe that you want to use public/private key pair authentication instead of password. You create the pair (using ssh_keygen), then copy the public key to the machine you are rsyncing to. Then...
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    [ubuntu] Re: first less than good thing.....

    For someone who came from Windows, ubuntu (and its variants) is the Linux distribution that is closest to what you are used to. A lot of programs you are used with Windows have equivalents in Linux....
  5. [ubuntu] Re: How do I get perl/python programs to run?

    I think what is happening is that your file browser think you want to edit it. See if you can right-click on the file, select Open with Other application and then select python/perl.

    You can also...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Printing with Windows XP in Virtual Box

    Er, you can add the vbox repo to the list of repos you use and then install vbox from the repos. has instructions for that, under Debian-based Linux...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to download updates.

    Sounds like it can't find Anything you need from that? Otherwise you could comment that out and try again.
  8. [ubuntu] Newbie: logrotate is not rotating some of the logs

    I am saying "some" because I do not want to check if all the logs are not being properly rotated. Anywhoo, the trivial question of the day has to do with logrotate. Let's say /etc/logrotate.d/rsyslog...
  9. [ubuntu] Hardware in a Motion Computing C5 (or, where's my bluetooh?)

    I have a Motion Computing C5 in which I installed ubuntu 12.04 in. And now I am trying to configure its hardware so I can use it. Right now I have the wireless and the pen working well enough to use...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot mount NFS v3 share in 12.10

    I am really not sure. I thought my /etc/hosts.allow rule (only get rpcbind from the fileserver) made sense. Something is missing here and I do not know what...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Running out of space upgrading a 12MB package?

    You are right; I probably should have run

    apt-get remove linux-image-3.0.0-14-server linux-image-3.0.0-14-server
    but it is still barking about 3.0.0-28. Since I am running right now -26, is...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Running out of space upgrading a 12MB package?

    I found that ubuntu and centos would create IMHO rather small boot partitions (256 and 200MB respectively), which would cause it to be filled depending on what extra stuff I wanted during boot or if...
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    [ubuntu] The btrfs-control mystery

    So I have an ubuntu box running aide and every so often I pick a few messages like this:

    removed: /dev/char/10:55
    removed: /dev/
    removed: /dev/
  14. [ubuntu] Running out of space upgrading a 12MB package?

    Let's say I have an 11.10 install with a disk layout that kinda looks like this:

    root@ubuntu2:~# df -h
    Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    /dev/sda2 1.9G 1.1G ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot mount NFS v3 share in 12.10

    For /etc/hosts.deny,
    rpcbind : ALL

    For /etc/hosts.allow,
    rpcbind :

    where is the fileserver's IP. So I commented them out and then tried again. It worked this time, which...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot mount NFS v3 share in 12.10

    Oh, sorry for that. Yeah, with the '-o nolock' it works. Why it does not want to use the rpc.statd that is running?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 Boot Issue

    Grub itself should be on the beginning of the hd, so it is one of the first things that will be hit during the boot. Then it can tell where the OS is. That is why grahammechanical said to install...
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    [ubuntu] Cannot mount NFS v3 share in 12.10

    I have a nfs server (unfortunately v3 but I am working on that), a centos 6.3, a osx 10.7, and a ubuntu 12.10 boxes. I was setting up these machines to access the nfs server. The centos box works...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Intel (82599ES chipset) ethernet controller and 12.04LTS

    So according to, it has been supported by ubuntu server since 10.04LTS. That is good enough for me. Thanks for all the help! :D
  20. [SOLVED] Intel (82599ES chipset) ethernet controller and 12.04LTS

    Does anyone know if the Intel x520-DA2 (chipset 82599ES) works under ubuntu 12.04LTS? By that I mean out of the box, without needing to install drivers.
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB stops at menu after power cut

    So, what does the recordfail test do?

    I ask because I did apply the suggested change and noticed the grub menu is no longer being shown.
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Can't find InRelease in

    How to do that through the command line? Machine in question has no gui.
  23. [ubuntu] Can't find InRelease in

    So I have a machine running oneric/11.10 and I was going to do a routine update. During the process to check for updates, I got the following message:

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    [all variants] custom rsyslog.d files

    How does having my own custom files in /etc/rsyslog.d works? I understand the way you define the order those files are loaded is based on the filename. But, if something is defined one way in a file...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network inferfaces all jacked up

    Is it possible you are running Network Manager?
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