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  1. [xubuntu] Re: watching for changes anywhere in a file system

    inotify was the first (and only) tool i have looked at. it wants me to identify every individual file or directory to be checked. i have not seen any means to get a notification for a file system...
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    [xubuntu] TOTP app that runs in Ubuntu/Xubuntu?

    Twitter wants me to register a two factor authentication method. one of the methods is using a time-based one time password (TOTP) authentication app. my only option is to run such a thing on...
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    [xubuntu] Re: image merging software

    the kind of result i want would be like a digitally created panorama. the only difference compared to a photographic one would be that the digital one is all in a perfectly flat plane. now that i...
  4. [xubuntu] i need to change my password saver software

    my current password saver software does not have a means to save the email address used to signup with when it is different than the login name at that site. so i am looking for something that can...
  5. [xubuntu] Re: watching for changes anywhere in a file system

    tripwire is entirely unsuitable. it keeps a checksum for each file and has to scan everything to look for changes. for millions of files, the performance would be impractical.
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    [xubuntu] image merging software

    on a website i have specific access rights on i can view parts of a very large image in a window on the web page. that widow is nearly as large as the browser window it's in, but it is only a small...
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    Re: Permissions Appear Correct, but Fail

    are you doing the chown commands inside the container or outside?
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    [SOLVED] Re: longer desktop icon names

    actually, the limit is 7. but that could be because of the font size i have set.
  9. Re: list of vendors that sell hardware ready for Linux

    a desktop would make having plenty of RAM easy. but i have a personal situation that makes having a desktop very hard to do.
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    [SOLVED] Re: longer desktop icon names

    it works in that short form, after i changed the 1 to 0.
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    [SOLVED] Re: longer desktop icon names

    the file they refer to does not exist. do i need to create the whole thing or just the parameters i'm changing?
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    [SOLVED] Re: UEFI vs Grub - which one am i Using?

    UEFI then GRUB, not the other way around.
  13. [xubuntu] watching for changes anywhere in a file system

    is it possible to have a watch scope over a whole file system, instead of filling up the kernel with millions of individual watches?
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    Re: Tug of war - Community vs Mods - to 200 (or -200)

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    [SOLVED] longer desktop icon names

    it appears that there is a limit of 8 characters for the names under the icons in my desktop. i'd like to get longer names. is there a way to do that? idk but, this may be an xfce issue (i run...
  16. Re: list of vendors that sell hardware ready for Linux

    still, i need lots of RAM. i periodically login as many as 20 virtual users at the same time. i usually have 10 of them logged in. currently i have 17 (a few are idle). this is on 16GB and 4GB of...
  17. Thread: Apps

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    [ubuntu] Re: Apps

    i want to understand more about this file. is there a dot in the file name? if so, what is after the dot in the file name?

    can you open a terminal shell session where you can type in commands? ...
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    Re: Setting Resolution for Headless X11

    try changing the driver to "dummy" in the HD one.
  19. Thread: Apps

    by Skaperen
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    [ubuntu] Re: Apps

    we are all still learning. the first day we don't learn something new is the day we died.

    what version of Ubuntu are you running? where did you download this file from? what is its complete...
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    Re: Word association

    weather (forecast)
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    Re: Word association

    trees
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    Re: Word association

    trick
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    Re: Word association

    village
  24. [xubuntu] Re: a program/library for dialog with a window

    i'm not looking for something the command itself uses. i'm looking for something that works with a program that plays the part of a fake human that interacts with the window that command brings up. ...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: dpkg -l lists same package name 4 times

    it appears that dpkg only deals with COLUMNS=0 when outputting to a pipe. so i wrote this little script to list packages:


    #!/usr/bin/env python3
    from os import environ
    from subprocess import...
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