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  1. Re: cron job stopped working (mailed 1 byte of output; but got status 0x00ff, #012)

    I kept playing around with it, I think I just misinterpreted the message in the syslog. Maybe that syslog message isn't an error at all? Googling finds all kinds of threads with that output.
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  2. Re: cron job stopped working (mailed 1 byte of output; but got status 0x00ff, #012)

    I tried the MAILTO and TERM additions to crontab...

    I didn't get anything emailed to me. Same error as before.

    The flags are the result of some copy/pasting from the app Grsync... much easier...
  3. cron job stopped working (mailed 1 byte of output; but got status 0x00ff, #012)

    I have a couple of simple scripts that run every night as back-up cron jobs. They simply rsync some files from my phone and back them up to an external hard drive connected to my PC. Those scripts...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: System freeze: Ubuntu 12.04, Asus B43 laptop

    I noticed while running standard Ubuntu 12.10 (changed back again today... with a totally fresh install) that the AMD graphics card was running at a smoking 82C (!!!) at idle (within a minute of...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: System freeze: Ubuntu 12.04, Asus B43 laptop

    Changed to XUbuntu on the laptop a few weeks ago, freezes continue. Underclocked the CPU, freezes continue. Fan speeds sensors could not be recognized/contrlloed by Linux kernel modules. Used...
  6. Re: Who's installing ubuntu touch right now?

    OP,
    are you using a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, or an LG Nexus 4?... or both?

    I'm making sure my battery is fully charged before I start. With a few more electrons stored up, I'll flash it on my Nexus...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: System freeze: Ubuntu 12.04, Asus B43 laptop

    A few more freezes over the last few days. Still cannot get access to system via ssh, while frozen. After every freeze I check syslog and kernelog. No errors...

    I have noticed that the last...
  8. [ubuntu_studio] Re: Complete system freeze after login (happens randomly)

    another bump for you... this issue deserves some attention.

    I don't ever want to come across as anything other than grateful to all the open source developers (especially for the canonical/ubuntu...
  9. [ubuntu] System freeze: Ubuntu 12.04, Asus B43 laptop

    My wife's computer: (disregard the Xubuntu stuff in my profile... that is my machine)

    The problem is a random system freeze. It might be days between episodes, or it might happen within a...
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    [lubuntu] Re: netflix-desktop gives error

    Just sounds like the file, that needed to be installed, was corrupted as you downloaded it.

    The check sum is a standard way that verifies that file that got to your computer was intact.

    Nothing...
  11. [xubuntu] Re: Need to "open with gedit" twice in order to open text file

    If I open one from terminal, it opens first try, every time.

    From my Applications drop-down menu (Applications>Accessories>gedit). It opens first time, every time.



    If I left-double-click...
  12. Re: Precise Pangolin 12.04 LTS or Quantal Quetzal 12.10?

    It depends on your style

    I'm pretty lazy, and hate updating OSs. So I stick with LTS. I just made the jump from 10.04 to 12.04 a couple weeks ago.

    I also take the approach that if it ain't...
  13. Re: I need to reinstall Grub. Getting Grub prompt.

    Boot onto your live CD. Install this program as listed in the link (#2 option).

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair


    Just do the "recommended repair".

    Check back if it doesn't...
  14. [xubuntu] Need to "open with gedit" twice in order to open text file

    Whether from the desktop, or with file manager (Thunar), when I right-click and choose "open with gedit" I need to do it twice in order to open a file.

    After the first click, I hear the hard-drive...
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    [kubuntu] Re: USB sticks don't boot anymore

    I had a similar problem.

    What I found is that if I want to boot from a USB thumb drive, my computer needs to be powered down for maybe 30 seconds. If I quickly restart it (or restart from some...
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    Re: Grsync, ssh, pub key authentication

    I figured it out.

    I was using the same settings, on my wife's laptop, that I used in Grsync on my desktop PC. I had "run as superuser" checked. I need to do that on my desktop in order to backup...
  17. [ubuntu_studio] Re: Complete system freeze after login (happens randomly)

    I don't expect to be much help... but I am confused by what you said. Did you upgrade from 10.10 to 12.10 directly? Because I don't know how you would have done that. I think that would certainly...
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    Grsync, ssh, pub key authentication

    I've been using Grsync to back up my /home to a locally connected external drive, no problems, works great. This is on "my" desktop PC. (Xubuntu 12.04)

    I want to be able to use it to back up...
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    Re: Assault Cube mouse problem in 12.04

    I found it... for anyone else who might want to know...
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    Assault Cube mouse problem in 12.04

    The mouse wheel becomes unresponsive if the mouse is moving (turning) simultaneously. In terms of game play... you can't switch weapons while moving the mouse. You must stop moving the mouse in...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Drive Cloning

    Yep, I read your comments in the boot-repair thread, also.

    Thanks guys. I really appreciate the advice.

    I am now reconsidering my options.
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Windows boot problems (dual boot with ubuntu))

    Thanks for that info. That's going to make my wife very happy when she gets her machine back from repair.

    I gave up hope for netflix on ubuntu long ago.

    Hopefully it runs on the integrated...
  23. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    Hi, I started another thread and was referred here. I've used boot-repair before and it has worked flawlessly.

    Thanks for the awesome tool.

    Here's what I asked on another thread.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Drive Cloning

    Thanks for the response.

    Yes, as I have been reading up on the process of disk cloning, I have seen Clonezilla in numerous discussions.

    But it didn't seem to do anything other than what dd...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Windows boot problems (dual boot with ubuntu))

    I've packed it to send to the Asus repair facility... marking as solved.
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