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    [all variants] Re: Delayed command?

    You could put an entry like this in root's crontab:



    0 0 * * * find /home/USERNAME/SITE -type f -mtime +2 -exec rm {} \;


    That would run at midnight and remove any files under...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Samba - Mask to allow everyone read write access

    Hmmm. You know I'm actually not sure what happens when you share a directory via the right-click mechanism. I normally just add new shares directly to my smb.conf file by hand with a text editor. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Maybe Off-Topic

    How about using a DOS emulator like DOSbox?
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Samba - Mask to allow everyone read write access

    This should work:



    [Public]
    path = /home/share/Public
    writeable = yes
    ; browseable = yes
    guest ok = yes
    create mask = 777
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    [ubuntu] Re: rsync and "ignore" file extension

    There's no rsync option to do what you want to do. You'll have to write a script that compares the list of files in each directory without the file type extensions (hint: the "basename" command is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Permissions???

    DO NOT follow the advice in the postings that you refer to in your message. They're for a very old version of Ubuntu and surely don't apply to the version that you're running. Wireless interfaces...
  7. [all variants] Re: How can I format ext3 with huge file optimization?

    sudo mkfs -t ext3 -T largefile4 /dev/sd<whatever>

    Substitute the appropriate partition designator for your RAID array in place of <whatever> in the command above.
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    [all variants] Re: brasero make iso terminal equivalent

    I'm not exactly certain what Brasero is doing, but when I use mkisofs on the command-line I always use the "-J" (Joliet) and "-r" (generate SUSP and RR records like "-R" and also squash UID/GID...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Create ISO from USB drive

    You can use dd for this. In the example commands below, I'm assuming your USB device is recognized by the system as /dev/sdb. You should make sure that this is the case before executing any of the...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: remove a existing user from an existing group

    Well, you can edit /etc/group and remove the user from the group (or via the GUI under "System... Administration... Users & Groups). But the user will have to log out and log back in again before...
  11. Re: Advice needed for primary monitor changer app

    I'm not clear on exactly what you mean by "primary" in this case, but have you looked at the xrandr program at all? It allows you to size and position multiple monitor configurations very easily.
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Authentication failed error on login screen. Please help!

    <Ctrl>-<Alt>-<F1> will let you access a text-mode console on the system (<Ctrl>-<Alt>-<F7> to get back to the GUI). Not sure exactly what you're going to need to do to recover the system once you're...
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    [all variants] Re: Find missing Files in directory

    for i in $(seq -w 1 1300); do
    [ ! -f $i.jpg ] && echo $i.jpg
    done


    The above code will check all file names from 0001.jpg through 1300.jpg and print the names of the files in that sequence...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to install or update...

    So have you tried doing what the error message suggests and running "sudo dpkg --configure -a"? That would seem to be a good first step...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Rhythmbox can't access remote files?

    Thanks for the news, afl. Can you point me at a the threads where this is being discussed (if you have them handy)? Thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Rhythmbox can't access remote files?

    Bump.
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    [ubuntu] Rhythmbox can't access remote files?

    I've recently installed 8.10 and for the most part things are working extremely well. The one difficulty I am having is accessing my music files from my network file server using Rhythmbox.

    This...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't synchronize time

    It sounds like you're unable to contact other NTP servers for some reason. I assume that you're posting to these forums from the machine that you're trying to use NTP on, so your network connection...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't synchronize time

    The "the NTP socket is in use, exiting" error message is because you're trying to run ntpdate while the NTP server is running. Try this:

    [CODE]
    sudo /etc/init.d/ntp stop
    sudo ntpdate...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Putty SSH Public Key

    When public-key-based authentication fails, there are several different possible problems:

    1) You don't have PubkeyAuthentication set to "yes" in your SSH server config file (usually...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu and Windows Server email question...

    You may find this document helpful:

    http://www.deer-run.com/~hal/sysadmin/sendmail.html

    I wrote it a while ago, so it includes information about older releases of Sendmail, but it does tell you...
  22. Thread: sshd host

    by HalPomeranz
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    [ubuntu] Re: sshd host

    Assuming you still have the ssh packages installed on the system, then "sudo update-rc.d ssh defaults" should make it so that the server starts automatically every time you reboot. "sudo...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lost+Found - Recovery of Files

    The first letter indicates what kind of object you're dealing with. For example, the last entry above starts with a "d", meaning it's a directory. "c" and "b" are device files, which you probably...
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    [ubuntu] Re: prjector problems

    Hmmm, the usual default behavior is that your laptop screen and the external device show the same image. You can force this behavior with a command like:



    xrandr --output LVDS --auto --output...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: hard disk problem; can't run e2fsck as suggested

    It sounds like you're doing the right thing:

    1) Use "mkfs -n /dev/sdb1" to get a list of alternate superblocks

    2) Use "fsck -b" with alternate superblock numbers to try and recover your file...
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