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    Re: New forum login - no remember me?

    After many years as a happy Ubuntu user, I too have moved on from Ubuntu. The main trigger was the change to Unity but my second reason was the hassle of maintaining an active forum logon, making...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 13.10 nfs failure.

    If you get the following error logged:

    RPC: AUTH_GSS upcall timed out.
    Please check user daemon is running.
    then edit /etc/default/nfs-common to start gssd daemon ...

    # Do you want to start...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Server & Client - same PC

    Perfectly feasible and it does work OK! My LAN shares files via NFS such that each machine is both a server and a client so that it can access all the other (shared) directories from the other...
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    Re: Find all install packages ?

    Open a terminal and enter the following code:

    dpkg --get-selections > installed-software
    This will produce a text file called "installed-software" listing all installed packages.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help Me Install Ubuntu GUI

    So you wanted the full desktop version then? Note that the server version does not have a GUI by default.


    These are server packages that are not, AIUI, installed by default with the desktop...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I clear screen in terminal

    I must agree with this one. ;-)

    I have been using Linux for over ten years now and am still discovering new features. My thanks go to BrunoLotse for Ctrl-l.

    I must admit to getting a chuckle...
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    [SOLVED] Re: cron not working on lubuntu 10.04

    Thanks but now I am really confused. ;-)

    If correctly configured, cron should always run a file without an extension. It is only files with an extension that may not run on certain systems.
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: cron not working on lubuntu 10.04

    I still don't understand if removing the .sh extension meant your original script ran correctly with cron. If it did, then by adding the extension back again this could be the cause of some of your...
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    [SOLVED] Re: cron not working on lubuntu 10.04

    soshomeinsurance: Did you actually try my suggestion of renaming your script(s) to remove the ".sh" extension?

    It worked for me when I had a similar problem. :-)
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    [SOLVED] Re: cron not working on lubuntu 10.04

    This might be due to problems with cron using files with the ".sh" extension. From "man cron":

    I suggest you rename "Lot99.sh" to "Lot99" and then try this again in your crontab e.g.

    mv...
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    [ubuntu] Re: help building kernel image

    +1
    I have been using Linux systems for over ten years now and have never felt the need to compile a kernel. I might try it one day though when I have gained more experience... ;-)

    An excellent...
  12. Thread: Needs more work!

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    Re: Needs more work!

    pgriffin2: This link might help explain things... Linux is Not Windows
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Printers that have ubuntu compatible cartridge management system

    TBH, I have no need for regular colour printing as, for example, if I wish to print a photo then it is far more cost-effective to take this on a memory card to a local outlet and use their...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Printers that have ubuntu compatible cartridge management system

    I have never understood why people still buy inkjet printers when laser printers are faster, more reliable and are far cheaper to run, even though the initial purchase price is slightly higher. I...
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    Re: How to send Binary file via CuteCom ?

    K.F.Lee: I can't give any definitive advice on this one as it depends on what you are communicating with but would suggest you experiment with the various options. Hopefully, you know what baud...
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    [ubuntu] Re: picture.png.part is driving me crazy

    Mariane: I can recommend FireFTP. Just install this Firefox extension, configure your account details and then simply drag and drop files from your PC to the remote server.
  17. Re: Alternatives to skype needed that wont randomly crash.

    Crinkle: You could try FaceFlow - it's browser based so no additional software is needed!
  18. [SOLVED] Re: how can i right click password protect a file/folder in ubuntu?

    No "big deal" at all. Ubuntu is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) so you are free to write such an application if you wish.

    The rest of us are happy to accept that GNU/Linux is a secure...
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    Re: Adjusting to Life without Installers

    Just in case you haven't already discovered that things are different with Linux, I suggest you read this:
    Installing Software in Ubuntu
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    [SOLVED] Re: Brasero will not start

    There are several bug reports on this problem. e.g. See Bug #907311
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    [lubuntu] Re: Migration from MS Office to LibreOffice

    leonardo-ballabeni: You might get useful help on LibreOfficeForum.org
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    Re: Is it possible to login to forum automatically?

    The Ubuntu Desktop Team has a "Mission Statement" that defines usability as "A usable desktop aids the user in their work, but does not give them challenging obstacles."

    IMHO, the hoops that SSO...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Getting Wine to work

    drivingmemad: Does this thread help? ...

    Does a Kodak ESP3 printer work in Lucid?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Password Manager which has feature...

    Did you read the link I included? ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Password Manager which has feature...

    Figaro's Password Manager 2 (FPM2) works for me. It's in the repos.

    sudo apt-get install fpm2
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