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    [xubuntu] Re: x2go remote sessions freeze

    x2go is 2-3x faster than VNC and can be easily tuned for lower bandwidth connections.
    If you have lots of bandwidth, use SPICE and qxl video drivers.
  2. Thread: Unable to Sudo

    by TheFu
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    Re: Unable to Sudo

    If your userid isn't in the sudo group already, you'll need to use a different account that is to make any group changes.

    Or you'll need to hack into the system to make the change. If you have to...
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    Re: Lock the size and position of a window

    I've never used fluxbox nd don't thnk 'locking' s possible, but many x11 applications support the -geometry option to place and size application windows. Unfortunately, while this is automatic in x11...
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    [server] Re: Time to build a server with old hardware.

    The nfs server must have a static IP. The clients need to know how to locate the server. It cannot jump around. That is what an internal DNS server does. If you don't have one of those, then you...
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    [Zorin] Re: Can't Copy Files From Live DVD

    Ubuntu has a Permissions tutorial. All Unix-like OSes use this, so pretty much every popular OS in the world today uses Unix permissions, except 1.
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FilePermissions...
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    [server] Re: Time to build a server with old hardware.

    Specific Computers. Users aren't involved at this level. Remember, it is system-to-system, not user-to-system. NFS doesn't care about users. It cares about uids and normal Unix permissions. That's...
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    [xubuntu] Re: x2go remote sessions freeze

    If you are new to Linux, then you should be running an LTS release like 20.04, not the latest development version which is basically for developers only at this point. Sometime in March, testing of...
  8. Re: Just did update on Virtualbox from apt, VBoxREM.so missing

    Are you using the VirtualBox PPA or just the standard repo?
    Some software is best installed from a trusted PPA. I believe vbox is on of those.

    As for VBoxREM.so ... that isn't a proper name for a...
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    [server] Re: Time to build a server with old hardware.

    SeijiSensei posted a link with a short guide that gets to the point above. Please take a look at it.
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    Re: loose data from usb external hard disk

    First, answer the questions already asked, please.
    And it would be interesting to know about how much data was on the device. 50MB is very different from 8TB.

    There are many ways to backup a...
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    Re: loose data from usb external hard disk

    /dev/mdxi is a device name, not a mount point. it isn't mounted unless you used a directory in the mount command after the device name. That is an unusual device name too.

    If you used cp...
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    Re: Can I Let Windows 10 Go?

    Exactly. Took it to our weekly LUG meeting and asked someone running Windows to help.
  13. Thread: script help

    by TheFu
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    [SOLVED] Re: script help

    is probably what you want and if you use curl to hit /usr/bin/curl https://wttr.in/
    then just use,


    #!/bin/bash
    wmctrl -r :ACTIVE: -b toggle,maximized_vert,maximized_horz
    /usr/bin/curl ...
  14. Thread: script help

    by TheFu
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    [SOLVED] Re: script help

    Worked for me. I use xterms.
    But I really need to set the font to a smaller size for that output to fit on one screen without wrapping.
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    Re: Can I Let Windows 10 Go?

    Have a well-known brand of usb3 7-port hub that needed a firmware update to correct some known linux/bsd disconnect problems. The only update tool ran under 64-bit Windows and required a usb3 port...
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    Re: CDROM in KVM Guest

    Passing through non-usb devices is sully more hassle than it is worth. If you have the CD, jst use dd to clone it nto an ISO file and use that in the VM GUI config.
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    you can pt the ISO on any...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Need help with Duplicity (Deja Dup) .. Ubuntu 18.04

    I haven't a clue, but perhaps the single partition doesn't have enough space for the restore?
    I don't use duplicity or deja dup.
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    Re: Change owner of mounted drive

    ntfs or other non-linux file systems only support ownership control through mount options.

    For ext2/3/4 and other native linux file systems just use sudo chown with the correct options.
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    [server] Re: Time to build a server with old hardware.

    I think you have a good grasp. You didn't mention checking the 'id' command for each userid involved. If there's only 1 user and they are all Linux systems, then it should just work. But if you have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Screen resolution after update

    ii nvidia-driver-435
    ii nvidia-driver-455

    Plus there are i915 drivers for the Intel GPU.

    As said above, I'd remove all the nvidia drivers

    sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia*
    reboot
    then...
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    [server] Re: Time to build a server with old hardware.

    server-to-server just means that individual credentials aren't needed. The different computers are connected regardless of the logged in user.

    Sorry I used confusing terms.

    There are pros and...
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    Re: NAS Desktop Shortcut

    Sorry, I don't know anything about XFCE and very little about Samba.

    But a guess would be that you need to mount the storage using the fstab with a cifs mount (no point-n-click), then use a normal...
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    [server] Re: Time to build a server with old hardware.

    I use autofs with USB devices, so the lack of u-mount is a problem. Also, it is nice to not worry about rebooting the NFS server system when that is necessary. Locking up 10 NFS client machines can...
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    Re: CDROM in KVM Guest

    No. You can add a virtual CD (an ISO file) to the VM, setup the virtual controller - sata or IDE or SCSI - and go.
    If you want to passthru a physical device, then that passthru has to follow the...
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    Re: NAS Desktop Shortcut

    gnome3 doesn't allow this.
    Other DEs do. Which do ou run?

    Also, "NAS" could, mean nfs or cifs. Which do you use? NFS looks like a local directory, so a normal symbolic link works.
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