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    [all variants] Re: Remove directory structure with RSYNC

    Creating local archives on each of the client machines would remove all of the benefits of using rsync. I have only part of the full set on each client, so I'm attempting to sync the full set onto...
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    [all variants] Re: Remove directory structure with RSYNC

    hmm I was afraid of that. My idea was

    find . -name "file*" -exec rsync {} server:/backup/ \;

    but I just felt like there had to be a better/faster way than that.
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    [all variants] Remove directory structure with RSYNC

    I have several copies of a file set with different organizational structures, but the same files.
    i.e.
    On client1 files can be found in ~\foo\bar\file1, ~\foo\bar\file2, ~foo\tavern\file3,...
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    [all variants] Automatically generate a webpage

    I've got a shared folder that a number of different users adding pictures to on a regular basis. I'd really like an easy way to browse these pictures from another computer. Currently I've been...
  5. [ubuntu] Is apt-build actually using my configuration?

    So I noticed something in the output of apt-build, and this seems to occur with every package I can catch a glimpse at this:


    -----> Building deluge <-----
    dpkg-buildpackage: set CFLAGS to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: SSH Chroot on a Per-User-Basis

    try setting /home to the chrooted directory. Then ensure that each /home/username is owned by that user and you could give that 700 permissions if you like.

    Another option would be to chroot them...
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    [SOLVED] Re: SSH Chroot on a Per-User-Basis

    Glad we were able to help, and that your errors weren't so hard to fix. Let us know if there's anything else we can help with!

    Don't forget to mark it Solved when you're satisfied ;)
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    [ubuntu] Re: IP address of web page?

    well, isn't this interesting:
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    [ubuntu] Re: IP address of web page?

    Actually, when you ping, you're checking for a server, not a specific webpage. So, if you want to ping a server, just remove the http:// (you're pinging, not using HyperText Transfer Protocol) and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: SSH Chroot on a Per-User-Basis

    This thread was actually looking to do more specific chrooting than you.

    You should have no problem doing what you want:
    i.e by editing /etc/ssh/sshd_config and adding

    Match Group...
  11. [ubuntu] NTFS drive won't use utf8 for drive name

    I have a drive formatted with NTFS, and named using utf8 characters. When mounted by the system it replaces all unicode with '?' in the drive name. However, it does a fine job handling unicode within...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restricting users to folders

    You can do most of what you're looking for from within the sshd config files. For example:
    editing /etc/ssh/sshd_config
    after the line

    Subsystem sftp /usr/lib/openssh/sftp-server
    toss in
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Weirdness Loggin in

    For a future reference, it seems to me polkit-gnome-authorization isn't default in 9.10. I didn't have it on my (relatively) fresh install. About the only thing I've removed is Evolution.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restricting users to folders

    are you trying to restrict access from someone who sits down at the computer using a graphical session, or are we talking someone using SSH for a console?
  15. [SOLVED] Re: I have 7 installations of 9.10 on my computer. Is this normal?

    huzah! Now wait a couple days for the next update to push through, and cross your fingers. Let's hope everything stays clean and clear.
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    [ubuntu] Re: VERY slow apt network connection

    I like the idea of using the Ubuntu community to leverage faster downloading. I think I'll give that a shot. If I were to use apt-p2p, would I be able to keep 2 sources.list, one with the localhost...
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    [ubuntu] Re: VERY slow apt network connection

    Just noticed that DropBox client also seems to have rather slow connections. It would seem that all low-level traffic is really choked. Any way to track how things like apt connect to the internet...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: I have 7 installations of 9.10 on my computer. Is this normal?

    Just in case you're not that familiar with what they're talking about...

    Go to System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager
    type in your password.

    For me the easiest way to find all...
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    [ubuntu] Re: VERY slow apt network connection

    First thing I tried. I've used about a dozen different servers, and none give better results.
    Currently I'm using a server that's housed at a local college. I've got quick ping times to the server,...
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    [ubuntu] VERY slow apt network connection

    It may have something to do with my recent installation and removal of tor, but I can't narrow down when exactly it began. I'm getting no better than about 5000B/s download rates for apt. This means...
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    [all variants] Re: Archiving Media collections

    I've been through that. Three times, actually. I discarded all my old 5.25's my 3.5's and when the last tape drive jammed, it went for $1.50 at a garage sale. I think they bought it for parts.

    I...
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    [all variants] Re: Archiving Media collections

    I suppose that's my main problem, I guess it's simply not worth the time for me to tackle it the TRUE archival way.

    I've heard that DVD media can degrade over time. Scratches aside, we're talking...
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    [all variants] Archiving Media collections

    I'm running out of hard drive space.

    The most greedy folders on my external drive is video (totaling ~600GB at this point). When I've completed a project, I've always encoded the result into a...
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    [ubuntu] Python errors cropping up

    I've been playing around upgrading a few things, and I've begun to see errors in strange places. Deluge (installed from source 1.2.1) complains about starting the core and gives an error log ending...
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    [ubuntu] Re: webcam & skype

    hi wimduk,
    I'm so glad it helped you, too!
    From what I understand about my particular problem, is that the issue is driver and application dependent, rather than the fault of ubuntu. The gspca...
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