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    Multiple instances of stunnel and apache

    I am having trouble sending email from a Beagle Bone running Ubuntu 14.04. It was working but has lately been only working occasionally. A script I have quit sending out status emails and I am...
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    Pull down menus stop working on desktop

    Running 14.04 with mythtv. Sometimes when I exit from the front end to use the desktop the pull down menus don't work. I can pull down the menus and get the second level icon list to the right of...
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    Re: Sane scanner server with windows client

    I don't need to have the scanner functionality within programs . I would just like to have the capability to run a program from the laptop to scan and save the scans. Perhaps I could set up a...
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    Sane scanner server with windows client

    Have an HP6310xi scanner. The windows software looses the scanner when used on a laptop that goes to another network and then comes back (at least that seems to be the issue). So I was setting up...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Mythtv - no desktop icons when I exit front end...

    setting underscan of 70 in nvidia configuration fixed the size so everything can be seen and going into system sound configuration and setting output to HDMI restored desired (and previous)...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Mythtv - no desktop icons when I exit front end...

    Upon further digging the problem isn't that the desktop isn't there, it's that it is bigger than the display and I just can't see it. Not sure why this changes with the nvidia driver update but it...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Mythtv - no desktop icons when I exit front end...

    331 has been removed and 340 has replaced it so no way that I see to go back to 331. Should have locked it so it couldn't be updated. I have tried

    sudo su
    apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Mythtv - no desktop icons when I exit front end...

    This seems to have something to do with the Nvidia driver. According to my notes I previously installed nvidia 331.113. in the gui under "advanced drivers". It looks like 340 is being used now and...
  9. [SOLVED] Mythtv - no desktop icons when I exit front end...

    Running Ubuntu 14.04 with myth 0.27. I have a combined frontend/backend on the same box. I normally run myth frontend and have it auto start. It appears to be running ok. Occaisionally when I...
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    Re: Recommend Mythtv Frontend Hardware

    I know this has been discussed various places but I am still unclear on some tradeoffs. I am only using USA OTA broadcasts. Wanting to set up a front end for a TV in another room. I can easily run...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Beaglebone crashed - restarted -can login via ssh but some commands don't work...

    I pulled the card and put in a fresh one. Meanwhile, I am looking at the card from the crashed system. It looks like the card is full or nearly full. The syslog file is 2Meg and is filled mostly...
  12. [ubuntu] Beaglebone crashed - restarted -can login via ssh but some commands don't work...

    Beaglebone black with:
    Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.14.37-ti-r57 armv7l)
    crashed. Trying to figure out why. I can ssh in (headless system) and do some things including access a drive on...
  13. Re: How to reduce delay of playing sound on another PC across network

    I put
    useDNS no
    in the ssh config file. That seemed to improve average time a little but I still get times that vary from 2 seconds to about 12 seconds delay. The time includes playing the...
  14. How to reduce delay of playing sound on another PC across network

    I have set up a python script on a BeagleBone which, when conditions exist, plays a sound on another Ubuntu box on the same network. The delay between the condition triggering and the sound is...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: recover files from corrupt sd card with ddrescue

    Maybe it will save someone else at least a bit of the frustration I have had. Not saying windows tools are always better, just for this particular case they were for me. YMMV and all that. :)
  16. [SOLVED] Re: recover files from corrupt sd card with ddrescue

    I struggled with ddrescue and by repeatedly copying small sections of the card I got most of the sectors into the image. I then used ddrescue to copy it to another sd card of the same size. It...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: recover files from corrupt sd card with ddrescue

    I have tried setting r=1 on the command line as I thought that would cause it to try a basic read a second time, perhaps the setting is r=2 (not sure if the first time is time 0 or 1). It goes...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: recover files from corrupt sd card with ddrescue

    ddrescue is working but seems to fail after a short time. I then have to remove the USB connection and reconnect and can read a short time. I have some blocks marked as bad that I think would read...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: recover files from corrupt sd card with ddrescue

    For observing the log file you can use
    ddrescuelog -t logfile

    I just do this from another terminal window so as to not interfere with ddrescue

    Another nice status tool I just found is...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: recover files from corrupt sd card with ddrescue

    It's been running a little over an hour and this is the status:


    GNU ddrescue 1.17
    Press Ctrl-C to interrupt
    rescued: 69074 kB, errsize: 771 MB, current rate: 0 B/s
    ipos: ...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: recover files from corrupt sd card with ddrescue

    When you say very slow are you talking hours, days, ?? I let them run overnight but apparently that isn't long enough? At what point do I say it is stuck and interrupt to go to the next step? I...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: recover files from corrupt sd card with ddrescue

    I wasn't able to find the files I was looking for and it looks like a big part of the middle of the disk was missed so I am trying again with a log file:

    ddrescue -d -n -v /dev/sde2...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: recover files from corrupt sd card with ddrescue

    I copied the image to bbb.img and tried fsck. It doesn't seem to do anything and I am not sure why.





    root@jim-ubuntu14-4:/home/jim# fsck -pf bbb.imgfsck from util-linux 2.20.1
    Usage:...
  24. [SOLVED] recover files from corrupt sd card with ddrescue

    I have a corrupt 8G sd card from a BeagleBone that no longer boots. Connected it to my desktop Ubuntu system by USB. The FAT partition seems to work ok on a windows PC. With Ubuntu the Linux...
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    [SOLVED] Re: problems with sd card umount and fsck

    I have done more messing around with this than it is worth. I have been doing a bit here and there as I have time so haven't been working on this continuously but still a lot of time. Now to create...
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