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    [SOLVED] Re: String compare in BASH

    Thanks, I ended up going with your solution as I thought it was more elegant... Plus I like python so I like the use of ${USER:0:3} :)... I didn't test the pre-defined variable $USER however. I just...
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    [SOLVED] Re: String compare in BASH

    Thanks, yes you're correct the -e is for file tests. I was writing from memory and got confused. The code I was using was if [ $user == "tcu*" ]. I tried your solution and it worked, so I think where...
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    [SOLVED] String compare in BASH

    Hello,

    I wrote a small script in order for my users to get a unified desktop with some predefined shortcuts which are copied from /etc/skel. One of the conditions in the script is to only apply...
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    Elevated rights from AD groups

    Hi,

    I'm trying to grant my users rights to install software and run commands under sudo. What I've done is the following:

    - Created an LDAP group
    - modified visudo to permit the new group sudo...
  5. Re: Notification of Password Expiration at logon

    Yes, if you're using local authentication this will work. But once you start relying on LDAP there doesn't seem to be a mechanism to notify the user when the password is about to expire....
  6. Re: Notification of Password Expiration at logon

    I'm a little shocked there isn't an elegant way of dealing with expired passwords at logon. How can you possibly integrate your desktops within the enterprise without having proper LDAP integration ?...
  7. Notification of Password Expiration at logon

    Hi,

    I'm in the process of developing a kubuntu image for a clients and am leveraging Active Directory for authentication source. Is there a way to notify users of password expiration at logon ? It...
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    ubuntu keyboard shortcut background

    Hello,

    I'm in the process of deploying Kubuntu for a client. I'd like to add the default ubuntu keyboard shortcut background to provide the users with a bit of assistance. Any idea on how to add...
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    Re: creating a custom deployment

    Perfect,

    I'll give OEM imaging / Clonezilla a go and see how it works out.

    Thanks for the help!
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    Re: creating a custom deployment

    Thanks,

    That does seem like more of an approach like on Windows with imagex. After I go through the OEM configuration and install all of the necessary software. Is there a way to capture the image...
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    creating a custom deployment

    Hi,

    I'm trying to create a custom deployment of kubuntu for a client. My approach is to build an image apply the necessary software and then capture the image and generate a bootable USB so that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting X11 Display variable

    I've already tried both. Thanks, I think I will leave both commented out. These servers are only being used on a secured network, I think I will trust the users not to do anything malicious to roots...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting X11 Display variable

    As stated before, I've already checked this.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting X11 Display variable

    Yes, We need our users to be able to run a backup application remotely via putty.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting X11 Display variable

    That created another issue, now it's complaining about Putty X11 proxy: wrong authentication protocol attempted.

    I've verified that xauth list has the proper cookies set for the root account so...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting X11 Display variable

    I apologize I did not see your request for my sudoers file. I seem to have fixed the problem by commenting out Default always_set_home and Defaults env_reset. However, I'm not sure if this causes any...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting X11 Display variable

    I realize it isn't a Ubuntu issue, But I know the Ubuntu community is very well supported compare to other distro's and from what I can tell this is a common issue across distro's.

    This is the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting X11 Display variable

    Unfortunately I do not have gksudo command, this is a SLES10 box. The equivalent would be sux command for SLES however we do not want to give the user access to the root password but simply allow the...
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    [ubuntu] Setting X11 Display variable

    Hi Guys,

    quick question. I have visudo file configured to allow certain applications run via a regular user with sudo powers. The issue I'm having is that I can not seem to get X server to forward...
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    Re: Sound issue with MythTv only

    Strange either of your suggestions seem to work, I've tried setting audio:hdmi in general tabs but with no luck.
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    Sound issue with MythTv only

    Has anyone had an issue where your sound works fine except for when using mythtv? I installed ubuntu 9.10 with mythtv packages and my sound works fine except for if I used mythtv.

    my board is a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: managing server connections + putty

    Putty only allows Single keystroke search, so it isn't much use.
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    [ubuntu] Re: managing server connections + putty

    The problem is finding the hostname or ip in my connections list (Trying to avoid having to type in the hostname/ip every time). When you have 400+ servers that you are managing things can get pretty...
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    [ubuntu] Re: managing server connections + putty

    Thanks again,

    Yep unfortunetly I must be on a Windows client. I have discovered putty connection manager. Seems like a boosted version of putty. It is still beta but does seem stable.
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    [ubuntu] Re: managing server connections + putty

    Thanks for the reply.

    I may give secureCRT a try, since it's payware that brings another level of complication. However if it's really that good my manager may be willing to purchase some licenses.
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