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  1. [all variants] Re: Default Samba configuration not accessible from Windows

    Agreed; I followed this downgrade for two reasons -- one, I had it working on 10.04 before, and two, 10.04 is still an LTS. Unfortunately, this is one of those situations where I don't have the time...
  2. [all variants] Re: Default Samba configuration not accessible from Windows

    I "solved" my issue by downgrading the installation to 10.04.3; computer is now visible from Windows network with no problems.
  3. [all variants] Re: Default Samba configuration not accessible from Windows

    Ping and SSH both work from the Windows machine to the Ubuntu server (which is actually headless, so all administration is done via SSH), by both name and IP address. I haven't tried pinging the...
  4. [all variants] Re: Default Samba configuration not accessible from Windows

    I have done no firewall configuration whatsoever. This is a fresh Ubuntu install, with only

    # apt-get install samba
    // edit smb.conf file
    # restart nmbd
    # restart smbd.

    -Aikon
  5. [all variants] Default Samba configuration not accessible from Windows

    Hi all,

    I have recently done a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04 Server (64-bit). I selected Samba during installation, but a subsequent
    # apt-get install installed some additional packages. I have...
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    [all variants] Re: Contributing to Linux RAID

    Hmmm.. maybe I'll start here: http://vger.kernel.org/vger-lists.html#linux-raid

    =P
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    [all variants] Contributing to Linux RAID

    Hi everyone,

    I have recently been doing a lot of work with Linux software RAID on various boxes, and I am interested in getting involved with the project and helping to develop some features that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 Intel HD graphics

    It is difficult to read a book that you cannot find.
  9. Origins of the Ext2/3/4 superblock magic number

    As some of you may know, Ext2/3/4 have a magic number stored in the superblock of 0xEF53. I was wondering if anyone knows the origin of this number, and whether it was chosen for some specific...
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    [all variants] Re: Bare-minimum Ubuntu server in Windows 7 host

    I think you have misunderstood my goal here. I am not setting up a server, I am simply trying to hack my working desktop to give me access to my pre-existing RAID-5 storage array, running with Ext4...
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    [all variants] Re: Bare-minimum Ubuntu server in Windows 7 host

    As it turns out, for some reason when I create the raw disk access images, using code such as the following

    VBoxManage internalcommands createrawvmdk -filename...
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    [all variants] Re: Bare-minimum Ubuntu server in Windows 7 host

    For reference, things are coming along OK. I am using a VM with 512 MiB RAM at the moment, running a server install of Ubuntu 10.04. I have gotten file sharing working via Samba.

    I figured out...
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    [all variants] Re: Bare-minimum Ubuntu server in Windows 7 host

    Unless, for example, I have a large storage drive (or in this case, several large storage drives) with around 1TB of existing data currently stored in Ext4 that I would like to be able to access from...
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    [all variants] Bare-minimum Ubuntu server in Windows 7 host

    Hi everyone,

    I need some advice, as I am in rather uncharted territory here.

    The situation:
    I have a dual-boot machine with Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7, 64-bit editions both, running on a Core...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 logo at boot

    The proprietary nVidia graphics driver does not support kernel modesetting (KMS), a feature required for the "pretty" boot graphics. The fallback condition is now a basic framebuffer, which is why...
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    [all variants] Re: Video card support: GTX 470?

    Thanks for the info, wolfe =)
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    [all variants] Video card support: GTX 470?

    Hi everyone, I recently built myself a new rig with a temporary ATI video card (which I was never able to get to work, btw) and need to upgrade to the real-deal soon.

    My question pertains to the...
  18. [all variants] Re: Is Nvidia vs AMD still an important consideration?

    Thank you everyone for your input, I think I have a fairly decent grasp on the state of affairs now.

    It appears to me that the AMD drivers are in a rapid state of improvement due to having open...
  19. [all variants] Is Nvidia vs AMD still an important consideration?

    I am in the process of building a new computer as my current tower is ~6.5 years old; in the past few months, it has started to show it's inability to keep up with the times.

    One outstanding...
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    Re: HOWTO: Nvidia Driver + VDPAU + Smplayer +Mplayer

    It is a Quadro NVS 140M, which according to Wikipedia (and I have looked this up before elsewhere) supports VP2 under Windows and VDPAU feature set A under Linux.

    Regardless, my issue seems to be...
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    Re: HOWTO: Nvidia Driver + VDPAU + Smplayer +Mplayer

    I am trying to set up SMPlayer with VDPAU on Ubuntu Jaunty on a Lenovo T61.

    I have successfully installed all of the packages from nvidia-vdpau PPA (I had to manually install the Karmic versions...
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    [ubuntu] Re: SATA controller cards not working together

    I have tried them in every possible slot combination and did not find any difference.

    I can't use bigger drives as these are SATA drives that I have on hand and am not really interested in...
  23. [all variants] State of hardware video acceleration on Ubuntu

    Hi everyone,

    Preamble
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    I have been running Ubuntu with fairly great success on my aging (6.5yr) desktop and am about to start researching components for my new desktop. Unfortunately,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: SATA controller cards not working together

    Has no one any ideas?

    I was playing around with BIOS settings trying to find something that would work (e.g. disabling serial and parallel ports to free up IRQs), but still to no avail. I found...
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    [ubuntu] SATA controller cards not working together

    I am having a strange problem getting PCI SATA controller cards to work together. I would like three controllers to sit on the PCI bus together so that I can use up to six SATA drives.

    Hardware:
    ...
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