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  1. Web traffic over time in bytes - - please verify my arithmetic

    I have endeavoured to calculate how many bytes circulate the internet in any given month every five years since 1985 . Iím using a white paper from Cisco for the stats.
    If you scroll down that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: broken kernel upgrades in 16.04

    I invoked, sudo grub-mkconfig, rebooted, and the sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade downloaded and installed the newer kernels no problem. Thank you Impavidus for directing my attention to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: broken kernel upgrades in 16.04

    Thank you, AgoImpavidus, for your reply.

    Now that you mention grub, I recall make some changes a while ago to enable a graphical boot splash. Here it is:
    # If you change this file, run...
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    [ubuntu] broken kernel upgrades in 16.04

    Kernel updates for the past few months have been failing to install when I invoke sudo apt-get upgrade or even sudo aptitude upgrade. Here is the traceback:


    19:29:46 $ sudo aptitude install...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: System hang at 90 seconds into boot. Issue with: usb 3-9: device descriptor read

    I'm running 64bit vanilla 16.04.


    Here it is:

    $ lsusb
    Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:8002 Intel Corp.
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 006 Device 001: ID...
  6. [ubuntu] System hang at 90 seconds into boot. Issue with: usb 3-9: device descriptor read/64

    My system hangs for ~90 seconds at boot with some message indicating a problem with usb 3-9: device descriptor read/64, error -110.

    Here is my dmesg.

    I looked up the error message on Google...
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    Re: GitHub and pull requests

    Thank-you papibe for that helpful YouTube video. The content beginning at around 1:08 and which continues to the end of the video clearly demonstrates how to perform a pull request. The GitHub UI in...
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    Re: GitHub and pull requests

    Thank you Rocket2DMn for your reply.

    You said:

    My first step in downloading and using some else's source code on GitHub is to clone a repo. I've never forked one before. So you're saying...
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    GitHub and pull requests

    I’ve cloned the Zeegaree repository by mivoligo on GitHub to my local machine. I installed the python dependencies and have the app up and running. Zeegaree is a terrific little app.


    Another...
  10. managing multiple rsa keys (git, web server)

    Iím learning how to use git and GitHub. When I Ďgit push origin masterí, it prompts me to enter my GitHub user and pass combo. So setting up an ssh key would make my life easier and more...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubundo to Dard Drive

    To install Ubuntu natively on the bare metal (instead of virtually in a VM) you have to download the iso and then burn it to USB. From there you reboot your computer. You'll prolly have to flip a...
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    Re: can't login via sftp

    First I backed up my known_hosts, then removed the original file. This enabled me to log in via ssh and sftp perfectly. I don't really understand why this worked. I found a really great, detailed...
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    can't login via sftp

    I haven't changed any settings on my remotehost. What's different now is that last week I reformatted my 14.04 localhost to 16.04. I was able to preserve my home folder perfectly, so my rsa keys for...
  14. Re: GTX970 with Realtek driver,no sound... fresh install

    I'm running Gnome 3.14. You look like you're running Xfce. Amiright? Xfce should still have an option for sound hardware I just have no idea why its not there. I wish I could provide better...
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    Re: cant achieve 2560 resolution

    What have you tried so far? Were there any guides, blog posts or forum posts you found off Google written by users with similar problem with similar hardware with similar drivers?

    Do you know...
  16. Re: GTX970 with Realtek driver,no sound... fresh install

    First of all, welcome to the community, my friend.

    So you're have difficulty with sound, eh? The first thing to try would be alsamixer. Enter 'alsamixer' in your terminal and increase the...
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    Re: GEfore GTX 980 TI low reslution

    This guide here should help if your having difficulty adding a ppa. This guide installs the mamarley which is slightly dated. To add a more up to date repo, just replace 'sudo add-apt-repository...
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    [SOLVED] Re: "Dummy Output" audio on 14.04

    Yikes! The solution was as easy as rebooting my computer. I should have tried this first, not deferred it to last resort.

    Running alsamixer in a terminal opens up alsamixer. No more errors. And...
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    Re: GEfore GTX 980 TI low reslution

    You'll actaully want to add the Graphics Drivers Team's repo and then install one of the more recent nvidia proprietary drivers: https://launchpad.net/~graphics-drivers/+archive/ubuntu/ppa
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    Re: No sound and slow Internet on Skylake PC

    Skylake is bleeding edge. Ubuntu 14.04 was from 2 years ago. Skylake technology wasn’t invented yet when the 14.04 CPU driver (the Linux kernel version 3.13) was written. Skylake hardware is only...
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    [SOLVED] Re: "Dummy Output" audio on 14.04

    $ sudo alsa reload -c
    Unloading ALSA sound driver modules: (none loaded).
    Loading ALSA sound driver modules: (none to reload).
    $


    That's a great question because I am so very surprised what I...
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    [SOLVED] "Dummy Output" audio on 14.04

    I’m troubleshooting my audio too with a similar issue. I suspect the source of my problem is that I used kdm instead of gdm to login into my xsession and KDE uses pulseaudio and Gnome uses alsa. Or...
  23. Re: git vocabulary: distinguishing origin, master, HEAD

    Thanks papibe for your clarifications.

    A really large codebase organized by git will have feature and fix branches (many large, many small). Each of these branches could be named just about...
  24. git vocabulary: distinguishing origin, master, HEAD

    Origin is a reference to the remote upstream repository.

    The current local branch currently being worked on is HEAD

    And master is the “current development branch”

    So if I git checkout -b...
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    Re: newbie question about using git

    Thank-you faissaloo and Dimarchi, You've answered my question.
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