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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Remove apparent malicious extension from Chrome

    I appreciate it. It seems like the extension changed its name after I installed it to Video Download Helper. I wasn't able to get any other extension name because of the way it was restricting access...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Remove apparent malicious extension from Chrome

    Thanks. Deleting /home/my-name/.config/google-chrome seems to have done it. I appreciate the help. It did wipe out my bookmarks as someone else warned, but since I didn't have much it wasn't a big...
  3. [SOLVED] Remove apparent malicious extension from Chrome

    Video Download Helper stopped working with Youtube videos for me a few months ago. The other night, I decided to try another Chrome extension, so I downloaded something, can't remember the exact...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Documents folder won't load

    Just documents in the usual formats, .docx. .xlsx, .pdf, plain text files, that kind of thing. A few .jpg files and few video clips too. Nothing out of the ordinary.

    I rather suspect this is a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Documents folder won't load

    Thanks for your reply, and sorry for taking forever to reply myself. I haven't tried any of your troubleshooting suggestions yet, but I will as soon as possible.
  6. Re: Using len(sys.argv) directly to define a for loop in Python

    I know I'm supposed to mark this as solved now, but I can't see an easy way to do it.
  7. Re: Using len(sys.argv) directly to define a for loop in Python

    Dammit...that was it. Could have sworn I checked for that. Thanks!
  8. Using len(sys.argv) directly to define a for loop in Python

    Is there a way to use sys.argv directly to define the upper limit of a for loop in Python? I hope I'm using the right terminology. I don't have a lot of experience writing code, and I'm very new to...
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    [ubuntu] Documents folder won't load

    I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTR on a ZaReason Mediabox 5440 desktop. I have a strange problem where eventually after a few minutes or hours of use (it varies) I won't be able to load the Documents...
  10. Multiple ranges in one for loop in Bash

    I'm working through the tutorial at http://ryanstutorials.net/bash-scripting-tutorial/bash-loops.php. As an exercise, I'm supposed to write a tic-tac-toe game in Bash. My game has the standard nine...
  11. Re: Bash tutorial with scripting exercises

    Awesome, thanks very much. I do shift work, hence the late reply, but now that I have a few days off, I'm going to do some studying. Looks like your links will be a great help.
  12. Bash tutorial with scripting exercises

    I'm trying to brush-up on my Bash scripting skills. I've been using the tutorial at http://www.tldp.org/LDP/abs/html/index.html. It's got a lot of great information, but very few scripting exercises...
  13. [ubuntu] Authentication is required to start rpc-statd.service

    I use my laptop as my NFS server and my desktop as an NFS client. I recently upgraded the desktop to Ubuntu 16.04 (it was on Ubuntu 14.04 before). The laptop/server is on Ubuntu 14.04, and I didn't'...
  14. Re: Hawking Technology HWUN4 / USB Wireless-300N

    looks like the original poster never got back to you, but i have the same wifi adapter and the same question. here is my wireless-info.txt. would very much appreciate any advice:




    ========...
  15. [ubuntu] Skype webcam, terrible performance after upgrade

    I live in the US and my girlfriend is in Honduras. She is running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Inspiron 15r laptop. We talk on Skype almost every day. Recently, Microsoft forced her to upgrade Skype to the...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: DVD works in windows, but not in ubuntu

    hmm...i'm not even sure how to tell what the make and model of my optical drive is (i think that's what you meant). although, any other DVD plays fine on it, just not this particular DVD (it's the...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: DVD works in windows, but not in ubuntu

    sorry, i should have mentioned that i do have libdvdcss2 installed, and that other commercial DVDs work fine in ubuntu. it's just this one that doesn't seem to like ubuntu, for some reason.

    i'll...
  18. [ubuntu] DVD works in windows, but not in ubuntu

    i have a DVD that works in windows 7 (in windows media player), but not in ubuntu. when i try to play it in vlc, nothing happens. totem doesn't see the DVD at all.

    i thought i would try copying to...
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    [all variants] Re: ubuntu/linux netbooks

    thanks for your reply. that would also be a possible solution. for what it's worth, i contacted zareason, and they say they're planning on releasing a new, improved 11.6" netbook in time for the...
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    [all variants] ubuntu/linux netbooks

    i logged on to www.zareason.com today, ready to enter my credit card number and buy a netbook and...zareason apparently doesn't offer netbooks anymore. they did, like a week ago, but now there aren't...
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    [ubuntu] rsync to flashdrive is slow

    i run my backups through a script that uses rsync. if i have my flashdrive mounted, this line of code backs my Documents directory up to it:



    rsync -azvi --delete ~/Documents/...
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    Re: System76 Lemur UltraThin (LemU2) Review

    i just noticed that system76 isn't offering the lemur on their website anymore. does anyone know why?
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    [all variants] Re: track login time for all users

    i ended up scripting this myself in perl. it wasn't very hard. i'd post my script, but i did it at work, so it's probably considered my company's intellectual property. anyway, if anyone has any...
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    [all variants] track login time for all users

    i have an assignment at work to generate a report listing every user who has logged on to a specific linux host over the last 30 days, along with exactly how much time each user was logged on.

    i...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATABILITY List.

    does this mean that this laptop works without any problems? it's very similar to the model number i'm looking at, C655D-S5088.
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