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  1. Re: Fully encrypted disk on VMWare install on Windows

    Hey thanks. Following some experimentation today I've confirmed this. I noticed before (using an ugly Windows grep tool called astrogrep) that I could search the VMWare disk files and find the raw...
  2. Fully encrypted disk on VMWare install on Windows

    Hi there,

    At work I have to use Windows (*sigh*). However I can easily install VMWare player and run Ubuntu, and with VMWare tools it runs really nicely in full screen mode, I almost forget I'm...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Target filesystem doesn't have /sbin/init

    Wow this thread saved me also, thank you. I disconnected the hard drive of a laptop before a flight so I could carry the drive in my hand luggage, but pack the laptop itself in my checked-in baggage....
  4. [gnome] Re: Gedit opens files in new window instead of new tab

    Sorry to bring up a really old thread but I'm having this exact same issue but in 11.10, I was having the same problems in 11.04.

    Basically if I already have a text file open then double click...
  5. [ubuntu] Restart networking manually to get connected

    I have a server which is the DMZ assigned server for the network, the server has 2 network cards, one to connect to the ADSL router, the other for a local network.

    A couple of days ago I had to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Disable faulty NVIDIA graphics card?

    Fixed by going to:

    /lib/modules/2.6.32-26-generic/kernel/drivers/gpu/drm/nouveau

    And renaming "nouveau.ko" to "nouveau.ko.backup", preventing the nouveau driver being loaded. My screen is still...
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    [SOLVED] Re: NTP master network time becomes unsynced!

    For anyone interested, this was solved by upgrading the server to 10.04 LTS, exactly the same NTP config file and no problems for over a month. :grin:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable nouveau

    Can you let me know how as I have the same issue :p
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    [SOLVED] Disable faulty NVIDIA graphics card?

    My NVIDIA graphics card on my laptop I am sure is busted. I get the following messages in the syslog as it crashes and have found many other users reporting this on other linux OS'es without common...
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    [SOLVED] Re: NTP master network time becomes unsynced!

    Am still having this problem, however it happens less often it seems, I have now pinpointed the problem by looking in my NTP syslog entries:

    Nov 5 11:53:59 webserver1 ntpd[3691]: synchronized to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: NTP master network time becomes unsynced!

    For those interested I have changed my ntp.conf on the server connected to the internet to only have one iburst server:

    server ntp.ubuntu.com
    server pool.ntp.org iburst
    server 0.pool.ntp.org...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Virtualbox XP iTunes crash

    As the poster above mentioned, this seems to be a problem that affects non-virtualisation enabled processors on VirtualBox. I have an Intel T5550 processor on my laptop, had this exact same problem...
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    [SOLVED] Re: NTP master network time becomes unsynced!

    Doh! Even with all these servers listed in my ntp.conf I am still having the same problem. Doesn't seem like the hardware clock as I had disabled NTP with no major drift...

    root@webserver1:~#...
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    [SOLVED] Re: NTP master network time becomes unsynced!

    Ok had disabled NTP on the server I use on the network for master time for today and the time had not drifted even 1 second. I have started the NTP service with many more time servers. Will post back...
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    [SOLVED] Re: NTP master network time becomes unsynced!

    Ok I have disabled the NTP service for the afternoon will post up results of how far my computer has drifted later on.

    I read that using as many NTP servers as possible is recommended so the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: NTP master network time becomes unsynced!

    Have installed a shell script I call from PHP when this is detected:

    service ntp stop; ntpdate ntp.ubuntu.com; service ntp start

    Hope this helps until I resolve this.
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    [SOLVED] Re: NTP master network time becomes unsynced!

    Hmmm this is still happening, I just rebooted and within 1 hour the master servers time was 30 seconds slow. But the other servers still have the correct time (not resyncing to this incorrect time)
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: NTP master network time becomes unsynced!

    Yes this computer is connected to the internet, its the only one on the network that is.

    If I add lots of NTP servers in my ntp.conf, does it have any sort of intelligent detection system about...
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    [SOLVED] NTP master network time becomes unsynced!

    Ok I have a really simple NTP setup for my local network, I only have one PC connected to the internet which receives NTP time, and then the other 2 computer use NTP to sync with this master server....
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    [ubuntu] Re: NFS mount becomes unresponsive??

    Any ideas anyone?
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    [ubuntu] NFS mount becomes unresponsive??

    I am currently trying to share 2 subdirectories from one Ubuntu PC (which are very spaced out within the filesystem) with another Ubuntu machine, I would like to just export them as one directory for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after upgrade to 10.04

    Have you managed to get the USB support for VirtualBox working? Its only a minor issue but its useful for being able to connect to mass storage devices.

    Thom.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after upgrade to 10.04

    You are THE MAN! You have saved me a whole reinstall today or many further hours of googling :)

    I booted using a live CD this morning, commented out the virtual box line at the bottom of my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after upgrade to 10.04

    Hi, thanks for the quick response!

    I have managed to get GRUB back now, I had to reinstall GRUB2 and and run a few commands to get it to read from /dev/sda1.

    So now I get the screen

    Grub...
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    [SOLVED] Blank screen after upgrade to 10.04

    I have big problems after upgrading to 10.04 from 9.10

    When my laptop starts I just get a blank screen with a blinking cursor for a scond, then the screen flashes to blank for a second then comes...
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