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  1. [all variants] Re: Please help me find a server monitoring agent

    Great. I'll check these out. Thanks guys.
  2. [all variants] Re: Please help me find a server monitoring agent

    This seems pretty complicated for my simple task. I'm scared. :^) Just kidding, but it does seem rather complex to setup. What else ya got? Thanks for the ideas!
  3. [all variants] Please help me find a server monitoring agent

    Sorry about the non-ubuntu question. Anyone know of a server monitoring agent I can install to monitor our red hat server? I just need something simple that will *email me when network activity is...
  4. [all variants] Can I ghost an image using a bootable usb drive, and save/restore from a usb drive?

    In case the title isn't clear, let me rephrase. I created a bootable plop linux usb drive using the iso and unetbootin. I booted it and ran partimage. I selected the local internal hard drive I...
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    [all variants] Re: Upgrading motherboard, quick question.

    Thanks you guys.
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    [all variants] Upgrading motherboard, quick question.

    Motherboard and/or processor died on my emachines T3626. I want to upgrade the MB and CPU. I found one I like, but I'm not certain it will fit. The type (ATX) is correct, but it has a several extra...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: I can zero a 250gb sata drive, but I cannot format. Anybody know why?

    ryan@Ub-laptop:~$ sudo fdisk -l

    Disk /dev/sda: 100.0 GB, 100030242816 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 12161 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Disk identifier:...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: I can zero a 250gb sata drive, but I cannot format. Anybody know why?

    Oh yeah, everything looks fine until I start the format. Like I said, the zeroing worked fine without any errors, so it pops up in the system fine.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Buying Laptop, need tips

    Is buying a Dell with Ubuntu preinstalled an option for you? We gotta support the manufacturers who stick their butts on the line for linux, ya know?
  10. [ubuntu] Re: anyone know how to auto shutdown laptop when battery is at 15% ?

    In gnome, under the battery tab in power preferences, the only setting for this is to select shutdown for when "battery is critically low." Not sure how low, but I believe this will do the trick for...
  11. [ubuntu] I can zero a 250gb sata drive, but I cannot format. Anybody know why?

    A friend on mine asked to reinstall his OS for him. The plan was to do a Ubuntu/XP dual boot. He left his HDD but not his computer. Unfortunately, my desktop died, so I cannot install the HDD into an...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird plays system wav files, but not mine. What gives?

    Last Update (solved): My file was too short- less than a second. Apparently TB doesn't like that. As of lately, ubuntuforums helps by letting me work it out. I guess I can't complain.
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird plays system wav files, but not mine. What gives?

    Update: I copied the system wav from /usr/share/sounds... to ~/Documents folder. Browsed to Documents in TB prefs, and selected the system wav. It plays. So I figured it must be something to do with...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird plays system wav files, but not mine. What gives?

    http://simplythebest.net/sounds/WAV/sound_effects_WAV/sound_effect_WAV_files/whistle_2.zip
  15. [ubuntu] Thunderbird plays system wav files, but not mine. What gives?

    All I want to do is play a wav file for email notifications. It is a wav file less than a second long I found online. I entered TB prefs, browsed for the file, but it wouldn't play. It plays with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is my power supply bad?

    I disconnected the hard drive while trying to boot the Ubuntu live cd. I hope it's just a PSU because I cannot afford to replace much else.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is my power supply bad?

    Thanks for the reply, but I think you may have misunderstood what I was doing when I booted Ubuntu. Neither OS on the dual boot hard drive will boot at all. The only thing I was able to do with...
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    [ubuntu] Is my power supply bad?

    When I woke up this morning, my desktop (web server) was powered off. I turned it on, watched the bios screen pop up then disappear. Got to the Grub bootloader screen and selected Windows XP from the...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: How can I use my wireless laptop as a wireless card for an older desktop?

    Thanks. Real quick, would this would without the switch and just use a crossover cable to each individual computer?
  20. [ubuntu] How can I use my wireless laptop as a wireless card for an older desktop?

    I have a dozen or so older desktops running XP in a remote location in our building. Rather than moving them, I would like to use my laptop to connect to the internet for their updates. Can I somehow...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Real quick dumb question- take one minute to answer

    You got it! Thanks a ton.
  22. [ubuntu] Real quick dumb question- take one minute to answer

    I don't know why I can't figure this one out. I have a game that I play (Urban Terror) and I usually use gnome-do to run it, but I came across a situation where I wanted to run it from the terminal. ...
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    [gnome] Re: Panel properties missing

    Have you tried restarting?: $ killall gnome-panel
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba Satellite "Function" Key

    I have a a105-s4284 and I gave up on my fn key a long time ago. If you find a solution, I'd really appreciate a reply.
  25. Thread: New laptop.

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    [ubuntu] Re: New laptop.

    I've heard no particular complaints for that model. I say go with it. Make sure not to be cheap with the warranty options. Dell is excellent with handling warranty issues.
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