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  1. [ubuntu] Ubuntu server to 'pull' backups from XP machines-howto?

    I am looking for pointers on a) a program that runs on ubuntu server, or b) a how-to of scripts/descriptions to pull and sync files on XP, W7 machines as backups. I am looking for something easy to...
  2. [ubuntu] configure graphical desktop on server?

    I am running ubuntu 8.04 LTS server. I am fine with doing all my work from the CL, HOWEVER, there are some things that can go a bit easier with the graphical desktop.

    how can I easily drop in a...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: 8.04 Server LTS does not get IP address-help?

    i resolved the issue...turns out one of the net connections was not plugged in well..... All OK, ty
  4. [SOLVED] 8.04 Server LTS does not get IP address-help?

    Ubuntu server 8.04 lts has been working fine since its comission about 1.5 years ago. It serves a few virtual sites and fax server. Recently, had a number of power outtages, lost my battery backup...
  5. [ubuntu] No network connection as guest in VirtualBox

    Host OS is WinXP sp3, guest OS is Ubuntu 10.1 and VirtBox is v4.18
    Dell xps laptop with wireless connection.
    XP sees the network fine. Ubuntu cannot reach network -e.g. ping results in 'Network...
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    [all variants] Re: clone a USB HD to another USB HD

    Just to follow up...I tried it many times. It did *not* work.
    I formatted the target disk (ext3), checked for bad blocks, ran dd per your dd command, varied the transfer size, and other dd options....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Issues with dd - insight anyone?

    Hmmm, well I solved the problem by using Clonezilla. FWIW, if one wants to make a bit by bit copy with a program that has some useful information and visual feedback, Conezilla is the way to go. It...
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    [ubuntu] Issues with dd - insight anyone?

    I have a 20GB ata disk with ubuntu server 8.04 LTS installed and running a number of servers (apache, hylafax, mail). I want to clone the disk, so I connected a CD-ROM to the server, booted Ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] how to boot 8.04 into single user mode?

    How can I boot 8.04 server into single user mode WITHOUT attaching an external CD drive and booting the live CD?

    I want to do this so I can make an image copy of my system disk. Is putting the...
  10. [ubuntu] Issues with cloning system disk-help pls

    Background: I want to make an image copy of my server disk. I removed the system disk in my server (Ubuntu server 8.04 LTS, 30 GB disk), put it into a USB enclosure, attached it to my Debian 5.0 box...
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    [all variants] Re: clone a USB HD to another USB HD

    Thank you...much appreciated.
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    [all variants] Re: clone a USB HD to another USB HD

    I haven't used gparted before... but I have used barebones DOS tools as well as 2-3 versions of Partition Magic (both CL and GUI based). I assume gparted is similar from what i've read....

    I...
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    [all variants] clone a USB HD to another USB HD

    I have a HD that has an Ubuntu installation on it (30GB). I want to clone this disk to another HD of slightly larger size (40BG).
    My plan is to put each disk into its own usb enclosure. I then...
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    Re: Howto: set up a mail server in Ubuntu

    Well, at least check your post carefully before you hit the send button....inaccurate postings make for a lot of 'noise' as well as
    wasted time. What could have been addresses with a single exchange...
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    [ubuntu] Re: command line email client for server

    Alpine looks like it may work...fits the CL requirement, BUT not clear how to automatically have it send a message from an external trigger....
    Suggestions????
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    [ubuntu] command line email client for server

    I am looking for command line based mail client that can send & receive email through Gmail (smtp, imap) - I do *not* want to run a mail server (MTA)on my Ubuntu server 8.04.

    Furthermore, I want...
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    [all variants] Resolved

    Using the escape in the date command, in crontab worked:



    * * * * * echo $(/bin/date +"\%F \%T")" Some text" >> /home/me/foo.txt

    Interestingly, using the single quotes did not....hmmm
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    [ubuntu] Resolved!

    Using the escape in the date command, in crontab worked:


    * * * * * echo $(/bin/date +"\%F \%T")" Some text" >> /home/me/foo.txt

    Interestingly, using the single quotes did not....hmmm


    ...
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    [ubuntu] cmd works in bash, not crontab??

    I want to write the date & time and a text string to a file from crontab.
    The following line works fine in the CL:
    echo $(/bin/date +"%F %T")" Some text" >> /home/me/foo.txt

    I installed in...
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    [all variants] Re: adding text to a file from crontab

    Tried the above from the CL, works fine. I installed in crontab and no text appears in the file that it is redirected to.
    The crontab entry looks like:
    * * * * * echo $(/bin/date +"%F %T")" Some...
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    [all variants] Re: adding text to a file from crontab

    Being more specific, nothing is appended to the target file...
    I tried putting &date with same result.
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    [all variants] Re: adding text to a file from crontab

    I must be missing something here...does not work on my installation
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    [all variants] Re: adding text to a file from crontab

    hmmm following the same idea, if I want to append a date stamp together with a text string, how could I do that??

    TY
    -J
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    [all variants] Re: adding text to a file from crontab

    precisely what I needed-TY!

    The script approach is just a workable but for my specific need, the direct message from cron fits.

    I could also get the info I need from /var/log/syslog, but it...
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    [all variants] adding text to a file from crontab

    I want to append a text string onto an existing file from crontab.
    These do not work:

    0 1 * * * cp "test" >> /home/xys/myfile.txt
    0 1 * * * mv "test" >> /home/xys/myfile.txt
    0 1 * * * cp 'test'...
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