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    Re: Help about webserver

    Hi



    Seriously or is this a typo ?

    Kind regards
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    [ubuntu] Re: Vodafone Webbook ON9

    Hi



    I'm Just about to go offline as i have some guests coming this evening, however if you can wait till tomorrow and there has been no progress then we can look to see what you have installed,...
  3. Re: how can I run ubuntu on. 266mhz and 128mbps ram

    Hi



    Let me put it like this, my old router has a faster processor than that box. That box is a real dinosaur.

    It does not have enough RAM to run Ubuntu server comfortably.
    ...
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    Re: 14.10 upgrade has bricked my laptop

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    Missed your update earlier in this thread.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Vodafone Webbook ON9

    Hi





    You're too much into the windows mindset here.

    I just sounds like X is crashing and dumping you back to the login prompt which will be GDM under 10.04 (assuming that is what you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: lobbying process

    Hi Kala100

    Which country are you from ?

    There may be a Ubuntu forum more suited for your language.

    Kind regards
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Permanently turns off MacbookAir 2011 Mid Keyboard backlit 14.04

    Hi


    Get rid of the sudo command from kbdoff.sh and make it look like this...


    echo 0 | tee /sys/class/leds/smc::kbd_backlight/brightness

    Reboot and post back on efficacy.
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    Re: Update Shell command

    Hi

    Just a addendum to what Lars said - and assuming you want to play with a bit of C code - you may want to check if the command is a shell builtin or not.



    matthew-laptop:/home/matthew:7 %...
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    [SOLVED] Re: ls -d and symbolic links

    Hi



    Yes. Pretty much.



    To be totally clear, it is not the shell that makes the difference but the alias the shell uses for ls.
  10. Re: Ubuntu installation error: input/output error on /dev/sda

    Hi



    Is the 8GB installer booting correctly in both the Lubuntu PC and the broken PC ? I.E Will the 2 advent PCs boot any of the SanDisks ?



    That may be an idea, however...
  11. Re: Ubuntu installation error: input/output error on /dev/sda

    Hi



    So far everything looks fine.

    Assuming grub is installed on /dev/sdb, and if you followed that tutorial as i think you did, it will be installed there. You don't look like you have done...
  12. Re: Ubuntu installation error: input/output error on /dev/sda

    Hi



    I see. That youtube tutorial looked alright.

    Can you plug the 16GB USB stick into your Lubuntu machine and type


    sudo parted -l
  13. Re: Ubuntu installation error: input/output error on /dev/sda

    Hi



    This does sound like a problem with the USB stick.

    It looks like your PCs do not see it as a bootable device so it may not be a problem with the computers but the USB stick itself.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Execute script at shutdown?

    Hi



    Why do you think the is a Ubuntu/Linux bug ?

    This may be a bug in ACPI on the motherboard that the manufacturers chipset drivers fix.

    If you look through the kernel source code you...
  15. Re: Ubuntu installation error: input/output error on /dev/sda

    Hi


    Sounds like it's not recognising the USB stick as a bootable USB stick for some reason.

    Have you tried selecting 'USB key' as the boot device ?

    Can you disable all other boot devices ?...
  16. Re: Ubuntu installation error: input/output error on /dev/sda

    Hi

    Did you set the boot order and priority to boot from the USB stick in the BIOS ?

    Did you see the POST screen text when first starting up the PC with the with the pen drive inserted ?

    Do...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Permanently turns off MacbookAir 2011 Mid Keyboard backlit 14.04

    Hi



    (sudo chmod 777 /sys/class/leds/smc::kbd_backlight/brightness).

    Chmoding the sysfs file to world writable permissions to then write to it without elevated privileges is not the way to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: ls -d and symbolic links

    Hi



    Kind of means the exact opposite.


    ls -d

    It doesn't follow the symlink the directory points to.
  19. [SOLVED] Re: How do I install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04?

    Hi



    If you followed my post can you checkout the EDIT: i posted in my last post and follow that as i want to check the sources file.

    If you didn't then i'm just glad it's fixed.

    Kind...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: How do I install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04?

    Hi



    Try this instead.


    echo "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list

    You had some unusual characters (” != "...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: How to handle command 1 && command 2 in bash script

    Hi



    You may find it easier to do something like this.



    db_dir=/home/evn/Dropbox/prac2/$(date +"%d_%b|%H:%M:%S") && \
    mkdir "$db_dir" && \
  22. [ubuntu] Re: "usb 1-1.4: string descriptor 0 read error: -22"

    Hi



    If it does not seem to be causing you a problem then i would not worry about it.

    It could be caused by a number of things including firmware bugs in the hardware itself as well as...
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    Re: Download Youtube Video's

    Yep !
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Creating a background process to shutdown at a specified time with warning messag

    Hi



    The poweroff and shutdown commands require elevated privileges (sudo su is one way of getting them).

    You'll also need the display variable if you go down the cron route instead of using...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: 14.04 ubuntu won't run a shell script which 10.04 ubuntu does

    Hi

    In the script you can turn logging on in case the script is running but bailing out somewhere. You'll also be able to see if the script is even being called.


    # Set this to non-zero for...
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