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  1. [ubuntu] Lost menus after problem with Firefox on 14.04 LTS

    I had a problem with Firefox - it had dimmed and locked up, and tried to reboot. After that, it brings up the login screen, then brings up an error box that says

    "Oops! Something went wrong
    ...
  2. [ubuntu] Which is better? Suffer through bad amanda-server package or install from scratch?

    I started to use the repository to install amanda-server and amanda-client but quickly discovered that there's a few problems with the package. First, it creates the user "backup", but the xinetd.d...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Switched to Static IP on my server and now can't find nameserver

    That worked! Thanks!
  4. [ubuntu] Switched to Static IP on my server and now can't find nameserver

    I have several machines in my network and two servers. The second server, I just loaded up with Ubuntu 12.10 server edition. I wanted to change it to a static IP address. I updated the...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Need ideas for home network setup

    I was under the impression that avahi would take care of that. For example, I have a WRT54G router, a server that I set up with a static IP address and 4 additional PC's on the network. I just use...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: 12.04 to 12.10 upgrade results in Unity desktop w no menubar or launchbar

    I couldn't get to the other session and ended up doing a control-alt-T to get to the terminal and then running the two commands. Worked a charm!
  7. Thread: pdvdlinux

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    [ubuntu] Re: pdvdlinux

    Thanks - this helped me as well!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ping my ubuntu machine

    Have you tried pinging <ubuntu server name>.local?

    For example, my server is named liza, so I ping it with liza.local
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    [ubuntu] Re: Media Server

    That's great info for the server side, but what do I need at the TV and the stereo to get them to accept streaming stuff from the server?

    So - pretty new at all this digital media stuff that's not...
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    [ubuntu] Media Server

    I would love to use a single server to store and stream out music to my stereo, video (including TV and movies) to my TV. However, there doesn't seem to be a "best" way to do this.

    There's a lot...
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    Re: Why I don't go on Facebook anymore.

    Where's the open source alternative? I'd join that one...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote Desktop Support

    Thanks, but what I would really love is a shared web page so I don't have to be running a specific computer and can just direct them there so I can get onto their computer.
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    [ubuntu] Remote Desktop Support

    Oftentimes, I need to do support for clients and it would be very helpful to have some sort of Remote Desktop Support. Is there an open source equivalent of desktop sharing / meeting / desktop...
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    [ubuntu] Users with login capabilities

    I'm trying to make sure that all accounts that are NOT associated with a person change their logins every 90 days.

    Accounts associated with people are being forced to change their passwords...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Using usbmount to get a Toshiba ITB External drive working

    Thanks Ollie!



    and



    and
  16. [ubuntu] Using usbmount to get a Toshiba ITB External drive working

    I have a USB 1Tb Toshiba drive - works great on my Ubuntu 11.10 desktop, but I'm trying to mount it onto my Ubuntu 11.10 server.

    I've installed usbmount on the server and updated the usbmount.conf...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Second server added but can't access using .local

    Perfect! Thanks!
  18. [ubuntu] Second server added but can't access using .local

    I just added a second server and everything works fine, but I want it to broadcast it's name on the LAN so I can connect to it using <hostname>.local

    It's getting all the network connections, I...
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    [ubuntu] Software to take over remote desktop

    I'm doing more and more consulting work but find that I sometimes need to see my client's desktop to help them out. I would love to find an open source product that:


    Allows me to view and take...
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    Re: Database report creation

    Try using Report Builder - http://help.libreoffice.org/Common/Report_Builder

    LibreOffice is basically OpenOffice but forked due to Oracle's ham-fisted handling.
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Banshee problem when streaming audio files from a DAAP share...

    I'm having the exact same problem!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Strange named entries in syslog

    Yes, I am running a DNS on this box - but I get the DNS servers from Verizon (I thought). Here's the contents of my /etc/resolv.conf


    # Dynamic resolv.conf(5) file for glibc resolver(3)...
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    [ubuntu] Strange named entries in syslog

    I was just looking around and did a tail on my syslog and some strange entries came up:


    Mar 30 06:30:55 ubuntu named[1101]: error (network unreachable) resolving 'ns.iasi.roedu.net/A/IN':...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless Firmware Missing on Dell Inspiron B130

    Try this

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx#b43%20-%20No%20Internet%20access
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless Firmware Missing on Dell Inspiron B130

    This worked well for me http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=197102&highlight=ndiswrapper+howto

    Heard that Broadcom just released Linux drivers, but couldn't find any for that chipset.
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