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    Re: Can't rename /bin/uname

    Mmmm - immutable.

    lsattr gives "----i------------e- /bin/uname"

    That looks like it's it. Yep - done a "chattr -i" and it's now sorted. (Although I'm still confused as to how it was made...
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    Can't rename /bin/uname

    A few months ago, on an Oneiric desktop machine, we were trying to persuade a recalcitrant piece of third party software to install, and had to fool it's installer by moving /bin/uname to...
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    [kubuntu] Can't Log Out of KDE

    I have a mixed ubuntu oneiric installation that is essentially kubuntu. I can give more details if it's relevant, but it does use kdm as the login manager. I normally use fluxbox as my desktop/window...
  4. [ubuntu] Spurious noise from popularity-contest / package problems

    I'm running fully updated AMD64 oneiric (which was upgraded from maverick a while back.)

    Once a week I get an e-mail from the system (which, in itself is a bit weird as it comes from the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Two Firefox Tab Problems

    That's exactly what I needed to know. Thankyou very much for that, much appreciated.

    Cheers!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Two Firefox Tab Problems

    Thanks for that, lovinglinux. That did indeed bring the TAB+ button back. I'll have to reorganise my extra buttons etc. again, but that's a small price compared to losing all the history.

    However,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Two Firefox Tab Problems

    Hi wolfen69,

    Er, yeah that will work but it's not the solution I'm after. I tried it, just to make sure, by moving ~/.mozilla out of the way, but then reverted it back into place as I've got a lot...
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    [SOLVED] Two Firefox Tab Problems

    I've recently upgraded straight from maverick to oneiric, which included the upgrade to the new sequence of firefoxes (9.0.1 at the moment). There's two problems I have with the tabs that I need some...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Remote switching focus between X screens / Multi-monitor [SOLVED]

    Thank you so much Krunge, that's solved it for me.

    So it seems that the only real bug here is that the documentation (man page) for XTestFakeMotionEvent is out of date. Still claiming to support...
  10. [SOLVED] Remote switching focus between X screens / Multi-monitor

    I have a machine (running natty (a basic ubuntu install with kubuntu added later) fully up to date) with three monitors on two nvidia graphics cards, using the nvidia drivers. Two monitors are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: pm-suspend-hybrid help

    I was looking into this whilst upgrading to maverick.

    I noticed the man page for pm-action mentions that "s2both(8) is an hybrid-suspend implementation." apt-file told me that s2both is in a...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Trying to ENABLE bell in gnome-terminal

    I'm starting to upgrade to Karmic and have the same problem. Did you manage to get the bell working eventually?
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    [ubuntu] Re: DNS config broken when booting [SOLVED]

    resolvconf is already installed and my /etc/network/interfaces already has the correct dns-nameservers line these were (I believe) setup by the "manual network configuration" during installation.
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    [ubuntu] DNS config broken when booting

    I have a jaunty installation which is working fine, and I'm gradually getting a dual boot of karmic (desktop amd64) up to speed to take over from it.
    I've got a fairly standard ADSL...
  15. [ubuntu] Audio and Keyboard Stutters Occasionally when Under Certain Loads

    Under certain loads my desktop "stutters". There are two distinct symptoms but I suspect they have the same cause as the occurr under the same conditions:

    1. Audio output disappears for about 5...
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    [other] Re: NIS client boot order problem

    Just thought it through a little bit further. If you're adding new scripts in with update-rc.d then it would be better to make this kdm-init-moving script run during shutdown, not boot up. So it...
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    [other] Re: NIS client boot order problem

    The only thing I can think of would be to write a little script and add it into /etc/rc.local that looks in the rc?.d directories to see if S13kdm exists, and if so to rename it S99kdm.
    So, after an...
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    [other] NIS client boot order problem

    I'm setting up a new machine on the local network using Hardy. It was installed from the alternate CD (as I wanted the root partition on a striped LVM partition) and then upgraded over the net to a...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Package Dependency Queries

    Excellent, Just what I needed.

    Many thanks.
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    [kubuntu] Package Dependency Queries

    I'm still climbing up the learning curve for apt/dpkg etc.. I'm trying to work out how to find out what packages depend on a given package.

    Preferably at the command line; also with the option to...
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