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    [ubuntu] Re: Remove Duplicate Hard Links

    fdupes -r -H -N -d

    slightly quicker version the -N tells fdupes to preserve the first entry and delete the others the equivilent is to press 1 then newline repeatedly for me that would be upwards...
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    [all variants] how does cp actually work?

    i'm not asking about the syntax but the actual way the command functions

    mv is fast since it doesn't have to copy the file it just says file x is now in folder y


    however with copying the...
  3. [all variants] Re: Iomega iConnect not mounting ext3 drive.

    Slight update
    after fiddling round a bit I plugged in a drive which hadn't been connected to the iomega iconnect before.

    that works :)
    both fat and ext3 partitions recognised on that drive ...
  4. [all variants] Re: Iomega iConnect not mounting ext3 drive.

    hi i recently bought an iconnect and have got a little further with it

    https://sites.google.com/a/abiyo.net/www/gadgets/ext3onaniomegaiconnectwirelessdatastation

    gives details of how to build...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Lvm extending to perminant mount sd card

    I'm hoping someone else will jump in here rather than replying to myself.
    currently i have a /boot partition and a lvm volume with /root and /swap on/ the sdd drive.
    I created a second lvm volune...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Lvm extending to perminant mount sd card

    I think it's possible to change initramfs so the SD card is available to grub

    http://www.ubuntusolutions.org/2009/05/how-to-make-the-acer-aspire-one-faster.html

    Hopefully this will allow the SD...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Lvm extending to perminant mount sd card

    Ok got the SD card as part of my lvm volume expanded the root partition onto the SD card then had near 24 GB to play with but when I rebooted I lost root since the SD card doesn't come up early...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Lvm extending to perminant mount sd card

    http://sujithemmanuel.blogspot.com/2007/04/how-to-add-disk-to-lvm.html

    this seems to be fairly useful one problem is getting the mmcblk device recognised but you can do that in lvm.conf
    ...
  9. [ubuntu] Lvm extending to perminant mount sd card

    Hi i have an aspire one with an 8gb sdd and a 16gb Sd card because I was always running out of space on the sdd i decided to reinstall lucid using LVM currently the system is up and running with LVM ...
  10. [all variants] DAAP NAS and the trouble with iTunes

    I bought myself a little Nas just before xmas very cute about the size of a large matchbox with an ethernet port and a usb port 16 meg of ram and a 1 meg flash with an embedded os.

    claims to be...
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    Re: waltop file format

    Thanks favux i've sent him an email, also did the same with waltop so i might have more info soon
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    waltop file format

    hi i'm looking for information about the waltop file format i know it has a simple 32 byte header followed by a number of data packets of 6 bytes each
    the first 4 are x and y pen coordinates the...
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    Re: Digital Pen NewLINK/Pegasus

    thanks for that i bought a silvercrest one for 70 it seems reasonable although it seems to like a few inches of empty space at the top of the page
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    [SOLVED] Re: "ATI 9200 SE + Lucid 10.04" woes

    Hi was just having similar issues, i finally got things working quite nicely and using kms

    https://launchpad.net/~xorg-edgers/+archive/ppa

    its a little extreme and who knows a new build might...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Need help installing a .sh program (Personal Brain)

    I just had a similar issue which I resolved by changing the version of java
    I was using. The program required sunjava
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    [all variants] Re: read barcode with laptop camera?

    its a bit fiddly you need the jlinbar.jar
    V4L4J theres a deb file for that

    but ZXing is a bit more fiddly nothing obvious to install that.
  17. Re: Is there any point in testing if your just going to be ignored?

    I might be the first on the ubuntu forums and i wasnt the only one.

    I was well aware that mark shuttleworth is right behind unity.
    he even said there is to be no customisation of unity and its to...
  18. Re: Is there any point in testing if your just going to be ignored?

    third line down
    "I like the interface in lucid and if anyone can tell me how to get it back to how it was in lucid without doing a reinstall i will be greatful."

    you didn't read that line did...
  19. Re: Automatically Start Gnome Shell after log in

    Anyone tried gnome-shell with ubuntu-netbook remix in lucid its so good :)
    a perfect compromise between netbook and desktop. Gnomeshell lists apps alphabetically but if you open a second screen you...
  20. Re: Is there any point in testing if your just going to be ignored?

    seriously I raise the issue of unities poor design and the thread gets shutdown within 24 hours which doesn't allow other community members to add their voice.

    You see the moderator who decided...
  21. Re: Is there any point in testing if your just going to be ignored?

    You can't mimic netbook edition in maverick the applications have been removed the closest thing you can get is the 2d version of netbook interface which is badly broken and appears to run on top of...
  22. Re: Is there any point in testing if your just going to be ignored?

    I will try to explain
    In lucid there is a home screen which is accessed by a small icon in the top left hand corner (like show desktop)
    on the left hand side is a menu list with Icons and text...
  23. Is there any point in testing if your just going to be ignored?

    Unity as it stands is a nightmare when it comes to usability.
    it has a number of issues
    it's too long to fit on the screen vertically
    it cant decide if its a menu or a dock
    its hard to...
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    [all variants] Re: Alsa 1.0.18 Installation Script

    Looks like kernel headers are missing.

    sudo apt-get install build-essential

    should do the trick.

    if not then you probably need some packages with dev in the name

    alternatively you might...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: How to disable suspend / screen blank when lid closes ?

    Thanks for showing how to get the do nothing option. For the sake of completeness here are two tiny scripts littledesk.sh and bigdesk.sh which I use to switch screens on my netbook from internal to...
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