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    [all variants] Re: Best Desktop Search Tool?

    He was obviously asking for an indexing solution. Grep and find are great, but they always have to scan the content they're searching. This makes them not so good for a large number of large files,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GPG Key Servers and Spam

    I think that's a very good point you're making NertSkull. Regardless of whether or not keyservers are being used by spambots to collect e-mail lists, there's always the potential, given the current...
  3. [all variants] Re: How secure is encryption via Disk Utility (palimpsest)

    Hi. It's AES-256 for sure. At least, that's what I get on my partition encrypted with palimpsest.
    You can re-check this on your own machine:

    Create an encrypted partition with palimpsest
    Use...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: .deb package contents and security (virus,malware etc)

    Are there any particular restrictions that a deb package can do? I've been wondering for some time now if there is any difference between a package "run" through "sudo dpkg -i" and a plain...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ext4 Filesystem driver for windows?

    It's too bad there isn't one fully compatible with EXT4. EXT4 is extremely fast. I heard even Google started using it because of the speed as it significantly outperforms NTFS. An EXT4 windows driver...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Libpango upgrade broke my Synaptic

    Ok. So a reboot did it.
    I don't know how to delete my post so I just marked it as Solved.
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    [SOLVED] Libpango upgrade broke my Synaptic

    I ran a system upgrade today and it froze at "unpacking replacement libpango1-common". It just wouldn't go on. The upgrade kept on showing "unpacking replacement ..", the process used zero CPU time,...
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    [all variants] Reload modules specified in /etc/modules

    Hi.
    I have a module in this file to allow special hotkeys on my keyboard.
    It usually normaly loads on startup and works fine, however, from time to time, it stops working and reloading that module...
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    [ubuntu] Automating a VPN Connection

    Hello there.
    I wonder if there is any way to automate a vpn connection to the internet.
    I'm using wifi to connect to my college network and I always need to first connect to a wireless network and...
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    Bash - batch renaming

    Hi there.
    I have done some renaming of files in bash before. I usually needed to do something like change a part of it for another, so I generally did something like:

    $ ls *| while read n; do mv...
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    [gnome] Extract mp3 from avi script

    Hi. The command

    mplayer -dumpaudio $INPUT -dumpfile $OUTPUT
    when applied on an *.avi $INPUT file will extract an mp3 file call $OUTPUT in a second.
    If I wanna do this for all avi files in a...
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    [ubuntu] Multimedia Keyboard

    I bought this keyboard.
    http://www.trust.com/products/product_detail.aspx?item=15036&section=support
    It's awesome. And managed to get most of it's special keys working by using this script:...
  13. Thread: Booting Linux

    by ThorX89
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    [ubuntu] fsck /dev/sda2

    Concerning the numbers I was talking about. Here's what it says:


    thorx89@atlantis ~ $ sudo fsck /dev/sda2
    fsck 1.40.8 (13-Mar-2008)
    dosfsck 2.11, 12 Mar 2005, FAT32, LFN
    There are differences...
  14. [all variants] "Double" Login - CLI+GUI? CLI Resolution after Start

    Is there any way to set up a ubuntu system so that with each user there would be bound a console. I mean, everytime I log in/out graphically, it would log me on/off a virtual console as well?

    And...
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    [other] A Language for Each User

    Hello. I'm using Linux Mint. And back when I had Ubuntu I was somehow able to set the system so that every user would have it in their own language (after they logged in). But I can't seem to get it...
  16. Thread: Booting Linux

    by ThorX89
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    [ubuntu] Booting Linux

    Hello, I have a problem. I'm using Linux Mint, standardly booting with a splash image writing down the booting information under it.
    What's been happening lately is it always (as if) skipps a few...
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    [ubuntu] Move partitions

    Hey guys. I could use some help by now.
    Here's what my setup looks like:



    Name Flags Part Type FS Type [Label] Size (MB)
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    [all variants] Automatic Login on TTY1

    Hello, is there any way for me to set up the system so that it will log me automatically on to tty1 when I log to the graphical environment?
    (and log me out when I end with it) THX
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