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  1. Thread: Lxc 1.0

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    Lxc 1.0

    I just read that LXC 1.0 was released on the 20th of February which amongst other things, features "Support for fully unprivileged containers". It is now considered "production ready" according to...
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    How Safe is Hdparm Drive Locking?

    I discovered the hdparm drive locking feature on my WD drives. I can enable a password by using the following command:

    hdparm --user-master u --security-set-pass (your-password-here) /dev/sdx...
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    [ubuntu] Not unlocking correctly

    I keep coming back to my newly custom built haswell PC to find that when I move the mouse to wake it up, the screen will come on, but the screen is artificially dimmed black and the keyboard has no...
  4. Re: Minecraft server crashes because of not enough RAM, however 1,5GB allocated

    It would be interesting to know if you have the same issue on a real physical/dedicated machine at home with the same or less memory. With OpenVZ vps especially, there are a zillion 'beancounter'...
  5. [ubuntu] nautilus context menus for rabbitvcs keep disappearing

    Dear all,
    My nautilus context menus for rabbitvcs keep diappearing.
    For the time being I keep running 'killall nautilus' in the terminal before re-launching it. They will then show for a brief...
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    [ubuntu] Re: OpenVPN - connect but no internet

    Thank you Mononoke for replying.

    I am really sorry for wasting your time, but your response did lead me to finding the solution. Whilst creating a document of all the iproutes and ifconfigs for my...
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    [ubuntu] OpenVPN - connect but no internet

    I managed to get openvpn to 'work' on my openvz VPS (I manage the host node too) but I lose connectivity to everything else (except the vps) when I do this. I'm have a gut feeling the packet...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Bonjour - safe?

    Yes, I realize that it is an Apple product, however I have it working in Linux with pidgin (there is ability to add bonjour account) and its working well with all 3 platforms (windows/mac/linux). I...
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    [ubuntu] Bonjour - safe?

    Dear all,
    My boss wants a private instant message service that doesn't send messages over the internet, but keeps everything 'in-house'. A colleague pointed me to 'bonjour'. It seems easy enough to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Different Nautilus

    Thanks for that. I have dug through the preferences and cannot find anywhere that switches on the icons for the right click menu. I also have not set up any other themes. I will just have to keep...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Different Nautilus

    I'm a bit confused. Do people think that I am suggesting improvements to the file manager? I am talking something I saw/interfaced with and am kicking myself for not having taken a video/screenshot. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Different Nautilus

    Sorry, I should probably have clarified some things:

    I am running ubuntu 12.04 64 bit desktop (Unity).

    It appears that this was a 'freak' one-off and I am wondering if I can reproduce it (is it...
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    [ubuntu] Different Nautilus

    Earlier today, it looked like I had run a different version of nautilus which was nicer. I had thought it was an update, but it has 'disappeared' and gone back to normal.

    Easily noticed...
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    [ubuntu] Centos 6.3 NFS 'slower' than Ubuntu

    I tried using centOS 6 instead of ubuntu for my nfs media server (Tired of the server stating that it wants to reboot due to automatic security updates every other day). I believe I had set it up the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: restore fake raid from dmraid.sil

    Ok so it turns out the drives were locked! I unlocked them with an hdparm command and now the drives can be seen by gparted! Unfortunately all is not well. I tried auto mounting with dmraid -ay, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: restore fake raid from dmraid.sil

    Thank you. I feel I should raise these points:


    I didn't intentionally setup software raid on top of hardware raid. I plead accidental stupidity (if this is indeed what has happened)
    I ...
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    [ubuntu] restore fake raid from dmraid.sil

    Dear all,
    Can someone please let me know if it is possible that:


    a fake raid device could have been used to set up fake raid (mirroring) on two discs, but later unplugged with the drives...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 3TB Hard drive (wd red) healthy or dead?

    I dont know if this is useful but
    - the drives were originally fine with being detected by the motherboard, so I know its not a motherboard driver issue.
    - I cant get into the bios when the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 3TB Hard drive (wd red) healthy or dead?

    To answer a few questions
    - the drives were (as in no longer) in a sofware raid array, but mdadm does not pick them up anymore (no superblock found) and the conf file looks like its new for some...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 3TB Hard drive (wd red) healthy or dead?

    I am running ubuntu 12.04.
    The devices are not picked up by gparted.
    These drives are just holding data. There is no boot data on them. I boot from a separate drive.

    Stu
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    [ubuntu] 3TB Hard drive (wd red) healthy or dead?

    I have a hard drive that reports 'SMART capable status BAD' at boot. But if I plug in the drive and run an extended smart test, it passed without errors see here

    I am unable to see the volumes...
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    [ubuntu] SVN Commit - bandwidth like rsync?

    Hello all,
    Apologies if my title is a bit vague, but I would like to know whether SVN sends the 'full' file when it has been changed a tiny bit, or whether it just sends what has 'changed' like...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Meld Diff - directory comparison help?

    This is not the answer you are looking for probably. But I find that SVN is a perfect tool for such a situation. You could create an svn repo. Make one of the folders the initial import, before...
  24. Re: amd a5300 - play video problems - have installed catalyst control center

    Ok so I tried out using 64 bit Ubuntu. The difference this makes compared to using 32 bit cannot be emphasized enough. The machine is lightning fast to what it was before. Definitely DO NOT use 32...
  25. Re: amd a5300

    Sure thing - i have updated the title.
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