Search:

Type: Posts; User: Geoff_Lane; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.20 seconds.

  1. Replies
    14
    Views
    15

    [ubuntu] Re: SSH appears to need Desktop login

    Interesting, so many options to achieve the same end result.

    Oddly, although my main computer is a laptop running 20:04 it is the R-Pi devices that I tend to fiddle with network wise. Very...
  2. Replies
    3
    Views
    4

    [SOLVED] Re: Update Ethernet Issue

    As mentioned in original post it was a friend's machine so any advice was via phone. I did get him to check /etc/netplan and what appeared to be the correct configuration yaml file was there, seemed...
  3. Replies
    14
    Views
    15

    [ubuntu] Re: SSH appears to need Desktop login

    I cannot recall why the router is set to allocate the address, the only time I have ever done that that I recall is on my own network with some Alexa IoT devices otherwise I'd always do it on the...
  4. Replies
    3
    Views
    4

    [SOLVED] Re: Update Ethernet Issue

    Just in case anyone else experiences similar issues through quite a bit of trial, error, searching and experimenting it seems for some reason when the kernel was updated the following package does...
  5. Replies
    14
    Views
    15

    [ubuntu] Re: SSH appears to need Desktop login

    None of my Raspberry Pi devices require any kind of desktop login to access via SSH

    As for the remote Ubuntu I am reluctant to fiddle too much it may be very difficult to remedy if I lose...
  6. Replies
    14
    Views
    15

    [ubuntu] Re: SSH appears to need Desktop login

    I do tend to use an alternative port for the internet traffic then convert via the router plus use an ssl file for login.

    Geoff
  7. Replies
    14
    Views
    15

    [ubuntu] Re: SSH appears to need Desktop login

    Heard of netplan but not looked in to it much. Tended to fix IPs in the past using /etc/network/interfaces or /etc/dhcpcd.conf

    Geoff
  8. Replies
    14
    Views
    15

    [ubuntu] Re: SSH appears to need Desktop login

    It is but from memory I think that may be via a fixed DHCP address via the router rather than fixed in the Ubuntu system.

    I know in the past I have set fixed IPs in /etc/network/interfaces then...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Network Adaptor Renaming - Two 18:04s show different IDs

    Thanks for link, fascinating.

    No chance anyone would have changed settings, machine not used and owner has no idea of Linux. I installed the Ubuntu system when visiting, it merely runs a DLNA...
  10. [ubuntu] Network Adaptor Renaming - Two 18:04s show different IDs

    Folks, not sure the theory behind Ubuntu renaming the NICs from the well known eth0 and wlan0 to the other less memorable IDs but I am puzzled as to why one version of 18:04 LTS has the old names and...
  11. Replies
    14
    Views
    15

    [ubuntu] SSH appears to need Desktop login

    Folks,

    I am based in UK and have a friend in California. Few years back I sent up a spare laptop as an SSH server and dlna server, I look after this setup via ssh login and VNC if required.
    ...
  12. Replies
    1
    Views
    2

    [SOLVED] Re: ssmtp via command line

    Think I've sorted it, seems there needs to be a blank line after the Subject: entry.

    Found this advice under instructions for sending mail via telnet, can't say as I've seen it mentioned under...
  13. Replies
    1
    Views
    2

    [SOLVED] ssmtp via command line

    After a wee bit of trial and error I have been able to send something using ssmtp via the terminal.

    Oddly the body does not get copied.

    ssmtp <an email recipient>
    Subject:Test
    From:<my email...
  14. Replies
    3
    Views
    4

    [SOLVED] Update Ethernet Issue

    Folks,

    Asking this on behalf of a friend who is having issues and I am trying to assist

    He is running Ubunta-Mate 20:04. It is a new Desktop type setup with ethernet connection. All working...
  15. Replies
    11
    Views
    12

    [SOLVED] Re: Grub - Windows 10 not showing

    Thanks Yancek.

    Geoff
  16. Replies
    11
    Views
    12

    [SOLVED] Re: Grub - Windows 10 not showing

    Yancek,

    Thank you for in depth reply, I think one mistaken word in my post may have caused confusion. I said using a Live Image I checked the non booting system on my hard drive found my /boot...
  17. Replies
    11
    Views
    12

    [SOLVED] Re: Grub - Windows 10 not showing

    Thanks Fred, that has clarified the mud a bit more, still a bit murky but I do seem to be able to overcome some boot issues, maybe more by luck than knowing exactly what I am doing. 8-)

    Geoff
  18. Replies
    8
    Views
    9

    [ubuntu] Re: 18:04 Locking up on Login

    I can only go by my experience, I certainly don't resize windows NTFS often, probably twice to make room for Ubuntu. Plus Windows is rarely used but yes, agree that resizing any not native file...
  19. Replies
    13
    Views
    14

    [ubuntu] Re: Sharing Home on separate Partition

    Be interested in outcome.

    You mention sudo and su flavours? I understand sudo just gives admin rights to same user (provided part of sudo group) whereas su switches user, usually to root so am...
  20. Replies
    11
    Views
    12

    [SOLVED] Re: Grub - Windows 10 not showing

    Must admit the UEFI mode baffles me a wee bit and as I posted in a previous reply I sorted the issue by copying a microsoft folder the the efi partition, what baffles me is, I can manually boot from...
  21. Replies
    11
    Views
    12

    [SOLVED] Re: Grub - Windows 10 not showing

    Solved it, maybe not the best way but working at the moment. But there again, it was working yesterday :P

    Had a backup of original Windows installation using Macrium Reflect. Using a Macrium...
  22. Replies
    11
    Views
    12

    [SOLVED] Re: Grub - Windows 10 not showing

    Yes, I did. The /boot folder which I know loads from the EFI partition had no WINDOWS folder.

    Geoff
  23. Replies
    11
    Views
    12

    [SOLVED] Grub - Windows 10 not showing

    Toshiba Satellite laptop 64 bit AMD A8-7410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics 4
    Ubuntu 20:04 LTS

    Installed 20:04 from a live image yesterday alongside a rarely used Windows 10 installation. All...
  24. Replies
    8
    Views
    9

    [ubuntu] Re: 18:04 Locking up on Login

    It may have been an issue a few years back but gparted seems very good. Twice I've resized Windows NTFS partitions with no effect on the MS Operating system but I rarely use Windoz and in all...
  25. Replies
    8
    Views
    9

    [ubuntu] Re: 18:04 Locking up on Login

    Had a couple more lockups, one was just changing wifi access point connection.

    syslog shows this at time of lockup;


    Aug 5 10:45:26 satellite dbus-daemon[2155]: [session uid=1000 pid=2155]...
Results 1 to 25 of 250
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4