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  1. Latest auto-update [11 Dec 2014] destroys working nouveau configuration

    This morning's auto update installed nvidia-331-updates _and_ switches the configuration from nouveau to nvidia, even though I don't run the binary driver.

    Plus, since I run custom kernels, dkms...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: old bugs still plaguing ubuntu installation

    Well, I worked around the lack of hid drivers on the mini iso with an old corded keyboard that I found in the basement ;)

    About installing on an existing fakeraid, it was pretty hairy and I'm not...
  3. Thread: fakeraid?

    by NHclimber
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    [ubuntu] Re: fakeraid?

    Don't bother... figured it out myself.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: old bugs still plaguing ubuntu installation

    I managed to figure it out using a different method but thanks for the suggestions anyway.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Very real bugs in Raring

    Whoa. Oh look, my stop. This is where I get off...
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    [SOLVED] Re: installing ubuntu on a fake raid

    Since the OP wants to install fakeraid, does 'tricky' mean 'impossible'?
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    [SOLVED] Re: installing ubuntu on a fake raid

    Neither of these solutions apply to Ubuntu release in the last 3 years.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Very real bugs in Raring

    And yet, I bet the OP is psyched you have enough time to venture an opinion about his opinion...
  9. Thread: fakeraid?

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    [ubuntu] fakeraid?

    Has any progression been made installing +1 on fakeraid? If so, how?
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    Re: General Question

    Obviously, the issue revolves around the '(recommended)' tag.

    With only 2 options, why pigeon-hole selection with a drop-down box? 2 buttons requires too much screen real-estate?
  11. [ubuntu] old bugs still plaguing ubuntu installation

    After working out/contributing to/fixing many of the bugs in my daily desktop (oneiric), I was finally ready to fresh-install quantal. I use evolution as my mailer and the imap bugs were becoming...
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    Re: evolution-ews packaged for oneiric

    Yep - the 'extra' calendars and contacts folders were because of stale gconf settings from my earlier alpha setup. I *very carefully* hand edited (with gconf-editor) the 'sources' key for those...
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    Re: evolution-ews packaged for oneiric

    I'm guessing that the account requires better authentication than plain password but that's just a guess. You can configure the authentication type in the 'Receiving Email' tab of the 'Account...
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    Re: evolution-ews packaged for oneiric

    Firstly, it's still unstable. I was reparenting a folder with drag-n-drop and it wiped it from the server. Gone forever.

    What works
    email w/ multiple exchange accounts, calendar* (including...
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    evolution-ews packaged for oneiric

    For those looking for full-scale mail/calendar/contacts/tasks client for Exchange 2007/2010, I packaged a PPA for the native EWS backend project [called evolution-ews] for evolution on oneiric.
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  16. [SOLVED] Re: Evolution email, what is 'user@localhost' vs. on this computer?

    evolution 2.xx stored local mail in mbox format. evolution 3.xx uses Maildir format.

    On first startup, evolution dups the old mbox mail into the new Maildir format. The 'On This Computer' account...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting up FakeRAID on an existing system

    FakeRAID (dm-raid45) is/has been in flux over the last year.

    upstream gparted was literally just fixed (see https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gparted/+bug/600729)

    Although it is not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: /var/log/boot.log is truncated

    Yep - the plymouth logger has a fixed maximum buffer of 32k that it decapitates on overflow. I had to fix the source.
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    [ubuntu] /var/log/boot.log is truncated

    I'm trying to track down a problem with udev so I turned on udev logging and rebuilt the initramfs.

    Unfortunately since plymouth buffers the boot messages and flushes them to disk later, I'm only...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's /var/lib/ureadahead/debugfs ?

    /proc/self/mountinfo is current. df returns what's in /etc/mtab which can be old (stale).
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    Re: The Forums, Again

    +1.

    Also, logging in was nearly impossible. Feel free to delete user account temporary_name as that was my weak attempt to get past trouble logging in to my account.
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    Trouble logging on

    I could not log on to this account today using my Launchpad ID.

    So I tried manually (upper right of page login). That didn't work either - each time I was sent to the redirection page as if I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's /var/lib/ureadahead/debugfs ?

    The kernel filesystem tracers that ureadahead uses to 'profile' the boot process are expected to be at the debugfs mountpoint, /sys/kernel/debug. If a quick test reveals that the mountpoint isn't up...
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    [ubuntu] Re: removing apparmor

    It's because there's a script in your initrd image that is trying to 'chroot /etc/apparmor/initramfs'. The offender is /etc/initramfs-tools/scripts/init-bottom/_apparmor. To get rid of it, you have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: The UTS Release version error Kernel Compile

    Before you do this, make sure this is something you really want/need to do. Some packages will not build/run in Karmic with a 2.6.33+ kernel. For example, getting the restricted Nvidia driver (any...
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