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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Unattended Upgrades doesn't seem to be working

    I hope you got this sorted in a timely manner, but just in case someone else finds this post looking for the same problem...

    In addition to unattended-upgrades, install update-notifier-common and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Set default governor for cpu frequency scaler

    kevr's edit of /etc/init.d/ondemand works a treat. I took it a stage further and set up /etc/default/cpu_governor to contain:

    GOVERNOR=performance
    and added the following to /etc/init.d/ondemand...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Password-less SSH key no longer unlocks

    Were your keys blacklisted? There was a bug some time back that allowed keys to be generated that were not very random at all. Any keys generated before the patch were blacklisted. Perhaps your keys...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Network Manager Disabled

    Thanks for this. It happened on my boss's laptop so most embarrassing! No idea why, but NetworkingEnabled was set to false.
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    Re: rsyslogd was HUPed, type 'lightweight'

    <snip> This is not a viral attack. It is entirely related to Bug 407862
  6. Re: The lack of Webcam Chat Soft for Linux is frustating.

    Ekiga works for me too, but I have had trouble with codecs. It all depends on what the client at the other end can support. If its Ekiga to Ekiga with the same codecs at each end (most of the decent...
  7. Thread: Cloning system

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    [ubuntu] Re: Cloning system

    Or boot both systems up with SystemRescueCD and clone the disk over the network. Or if you feel like ripping the disk out of the laptop and shoving it in the desktop, you can do it on the same...
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    Re: where did the netbooks with SSD go?

    My Mini 10Vs come with an SSD and they are definitely quicker than the ones with HDDs. With no flash disk trickery or optimisation.
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    Re: where did the netbooks with SSD go?

    The one I linked to does. I have three of them. The problem is that Dell do not have it on their site through the normal navigation menus. The link (again) is:...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Which are the best programming books for beginners?

    If you decide to go with Python, I'm sure you will get lots of support from loads of people who use it, and find plenty of example of its use, particularly within GNOME and some web apps. However, if...
  11. Thread: Remote Backup

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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote Backup

    Do you really mean to limit them to 500MB each? If so, save yourself the effort (and cost) and use Dropbox - you get 2GB online storage which is autosynced onto as many computers as you like, with a...
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    Re: Help with xorg.conf

    That's a pretty quick bump!

    You probably need to give more info. Is the display working at all? Are you getting the resolutions you expected? Is 3D working? If yes to all those, what else are you...
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    Re: The Future Of Ubuntu(And linux on general...)

    I worry about this too. Also with Google, who are the most likely candidates for the successors to MS's domination of all things computing. Even though I use Ubuntu almost exclusively for my...
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    Re: The Future Of Ubuntu(And linux on general...)

    Since when was Linux not a "mainstream" OS? Do you mean when (not if) it becomes a "mainstream" desktop OS? Surely you are not suggesting that Google, Facebook and Wikipedia, to mention just 3 number...
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    Re: where did the netbooks with SSD go?

    But they still have the Mini 10v - with a Linux version. Not many left doing that.
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is /var/mail/root ???

    Just to dig a bit deeper: When you install software you do it as the administrator, or "root" user in unix terms. You achieve this on Ubuntu by running the install command as root, using sudo. All...
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    Re: Demand for Computer Engineers

    Just to join in, I went to the university of life like you. I run a similar sized network, but all Ubuntu based, not CentOS (hey, this is an Ubuntu forum!) I've been considering certification for...
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    Re: Making websites on Linux?

    No, Vim is the only program YOU need to create web pages. There are a lot of ways to crack a nut. My personal "only program I need" is Kate. With KIO doing all the network file transfer, I can work...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Backing up server before updating

    If your system is so important to you that you are scared of running updates in case something breaks, you should be backing it up regularly anyway. What happens if your hard disk(s) die(s)? I've...
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    Re: where did the netbooks with SSD go?

    Dell still sell them http://configure.euro.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?c=uk&l=en&cs=ukdhs1&kc=&oc=N00B1001 they're cheap and come with Ubuntu Hardy installed. I've got three on my network. They...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I use Linux exclusively for home and work. I only keep a VM of Win XP for testing websites in IE :( My entire work network runs Linux. My main reasons are flexibility and security. I can do whatever...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Google Chrome, not Chronium

    Do you have evidence/facts to back up that question/statement? I'm asking seriously, as I have used both.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can this be Done????

    Whilst I'm always up for a custom solution, I wonder why you feel the need to host it at your home? Are there large amounts of data involved? (unlikely if you are using a smartphone which will have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: software installation

    apt also looks at files in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/
    It's a folder of smaller .list files that add custom sources. If you added GetDeb's repos with Synaptic or other graphical package manager, or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: to install the PECL uploadprogress library

    Just to add: the Debian (and therefore Ubuntu) way to add the module to php is to add a file like /etc/php5/apache2/conf.d/uploadprogress.ini containing extension=uploadprogress.so which will be...
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