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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Prevent Thunderbird from starting with KDE login

    Aha! I knew it was hiding somewhere. Thanks!
  2. [SOLVED] Prevent Thunderbird from starting with KDE login

    When I installed Thunderbird it always started up when I logged into KDE. I don't want it to autostart.

    Thunderbird is never open when I close KDE
    I find nothing in /etc/init.d that has anything...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Connect Windows 7 to Ubuntu in Home Network

    Take a look at this link and see if it helps.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Connect Windows 7 to Ubuntu in Home Network

    This would probably be the place to begin. ;)
  5. [SOLVED] Re: unable to open output pipe to /dev/xconsole

    Well, gee - do you think it might help if I were to have disk space left on my root partition? :rolleyes:
  6. [SOLVED] unable to open output pipe to /dev/xconsole

    I was running a KDE session and attempted to open the chromium-browser. I got an error message that it couldn't connect to a socket, and to avoid corrupting the user configuration files, the browser...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Need a cron/command alarm application

    Interesting. I know that I can configure Kalarm to use various terminals, but it hadn't occurred to me to use any of the Python shells as its terminal. But while I'm enjoying Python, I'm not prepared...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Need a cron/command alarm application

    I discovered that I had erred in my testing. Python can identify Kalarm's Command alarms as being non-tty.
  9. [SOLVED] Need a cron/command alarm application

    I am searching for a cron or command alarm application.

    I currently use KDE's kalarm over cron because of its time zone savvy. But now I wish my Python scripts to have the option of user...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Need help using 'date' utility in Bash script

    I had been working that direction. I had been following on this line...


    TZ=Europe/London
    TEST=$(date '+%R %A')
    echo $TEST

    This still returned my local time and day.

    But your suggestion...
  11. [SOLVED] Need help using 'date' utility in Bash script

    I have a script in which I am attempting to use today's date in my locale, and figure corresponding day of the week in another time zone. In other words, if my time zone is -0400 and the time is...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Monitoring flow of packets to a port

    :sigh:

    I knew that sooner or later adding rules to the Universal Fire Wall wasn't going to be sufficient and I'd have to learn iptables. I guess now is as good a time as any.

    Thanks for the...
  13. [SOLVED] Monitoring flow of packets to a port

    I have set up a script to capture streaming video. My script is currently monitoring my connection via netstat so that if the connection is reset, the script will recognize it and restart the...
  14. [kubuntu] Realtek audio/video freezes on Acer Aspire 5610

    I am running Kubuntu Natty on an Acer Aspire 5610. Both my audio and video freeze on me. If I'm listening to an audio file, the sound will suddenly begin playing the most recent sound byte again and...
  15. [ubuntu] Repartition dm-crypt lvm on Ubuntu 10.10

    I've been using lvm under dm-crypt since around Aug/Sep '10 with no problems. Now I would like my niece to have a slice of disk space for her own small installation for getting online and perhaps...
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    [kubuntu] Mount dm-crypt for manual fsck

    My laptop suffered a dirty shutdown, and when I tried a reboot, the drive needs a fsck exam. The disk is fully encrypted with dm-crypt. I have hooked it up to my desktop computer as an external...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrade grub with dm-crypt

    I don't know if I would have had a problem or not, but I followed your directions and had no problem with my reboot. Thank-you! :grin:
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    [SOLVED] Upgrade grub with dm-crypt

    I am still using Lucid with a Luks/dm-crypt setup. I picked up an upgrade today that included grub. It gave me a box that had me choose my location to install the upgrade. I chose /boot. When apt did...
  19. Re: HOWTO: install/reinstall encrypted LUKS/LVM system with separate home partition

    Yep - I do believe you are correct. Thank-you.
  20. Re: HOWTO: install/reinstall encrypted LUKS/LVM system with separate home partition

    Thanks so much for this guide. Everything is working like a charm on Lucid. But I would like to make one minor change to my setup - perhaps someone here could lead me through the steps.

    When...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot log in - cannot change to /home/

    Excellent! Thank-you. It worked like a charm.

    The steps:

    I created a new Linux VM that I named "Recovery".

    After it was created and the OS installed, I powered down the Recovery VM, went to...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot log in - cannot change to /home/

    I didn't think that would be possible. Let me work on it. Are you experienced in working with VMs? Do you have any tips?
  23. [SOLVED] Cannot log in - cannot change to /home/

    A little background....

    I have a disk going bad and couldn't boot Lucid, so I used Virtualbox on Win7 to create a temporary Kubuntu machine to work getting data from my failing drive. Because it...
  24. [kubuntu] Re: Where's the prob? Lucid? KDE? X? My computer?

    I took a look around the "Windows Behavior", and I did not find anything that looked as though it would cause that type of behavior.
  25. [kubuntu] Re: Where's the prob? Lucid? KDE? X? My computer?

    Vid card is Intel Mobile 915GM/PM/GMS/910GML

    It is not a fresh install.
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