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  1. [server] What keeps overwriting /etc/network/interfaces?

    I'm making a custom live CD of a headless Ubuntu 17.10 server. It boots up, and everything seems fine, but some script appears to be overwriting the /etc/network/interfaces file and resetting it to...
  2. Re: Grub keeps failing to install to floppy disk

    Sorry for the late reply. No, I haven't. I'll try that. Thanks for the suggestion.
  3. Grub keeps failing to install to floppy disk

    I'm toward the end of an installation of 17.10 on an older computer, and I need to install the bootloader onto a floppy disk, which it says it can do. So I specify /dev/fd0, but it keeps failing, and...
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    Re: How many Linux/Ubuntu OSs do you use?

    Thanks for reminding me of Raspbian. I have that on my Rasp Pi small wiifi version.
  5. Re: Net Neutrality : Bandwidth Throttling is Happening Now

    Comcast and Verizon are both heavily against net neutrality, and they have both been caught violating NN.
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    Re: How many Linux/Ubuntu OSs do you use?

    It's good to see another Mate user who uses it on their main computer. I started using Ubuntu around Dapper/7.04, and my fondest memories of using Linux were on Ubuntu last decade when GNOME was...
  7. what's your favorite music genre and favorite band? v2

    There was a topic like this last decade, but it's closed. I'm going to open it up a little more, and ask for all the genres you listen to, and any significant bands you like.

    My favorite is '90s...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: How do you find the install size of MATE?

    Thanks, I totally forgot about Synaptic Package Manager, mainly because I use the cli so much. Thanks for the info!
  9. Re: how to use old laptop with closed lid (screen is broken)

    In mate's power management, if you're using the menu with Applications Places System (custom menu? IDR) If you go System > Preferences > Hardware > Power Management, under Actions, there's a place...
  10. [SOLVED] How do you find the install size of MATE?

    Is there a command to find how much disk space an installed package uses? For example, the MATE desktop environment on i386 Ubuntu for 16.04. I'm trying to learn ways to make ubuntu as light as...
  11. [SOLVED] How can I setup a PC as a router w 4 NICs, using DHCP?


    I'm using Debian Stretch for the router, so if that violates this specific board, please feel free to move it to the appropriate forum :)

    I have a Dell Dimension 4400 from 2002 (seems like...
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    [SOLVED] Re: impossible to make a desktop app

    I can empathize with people who struggle to find solutions. I have been trying for weeks to solve my problem, and I finally decided to ask for help. I always prefer to figure out my own problems, and...
  13. How do processes know which widget to Xembed into a Gtkplug in C?

    I've been studying the Xembed spec, but I'm still confused on one thing. In this app I'm writing, I want to embed a menubar from another process. But Xembed doesn't say how to tell the other process...
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    [gnome] Re: Make ubuntu look like mac os 9

    I salute you for making this topic! I LOVE the appearance and look and feel of Mac OS Classic.

    In fact, this was the whole reason I got my Quicksilver back out and installed Mac OS 9.2.2 on it....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Awesome-looking terminal emulators

    That's really cool, but not really what I'm looking for. I finally found a screenshot of the type of terminal I'm looking for.

    I don't if it's...
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    [ubuntu] Awesome-looking terminal emulators

    I've slowly realized that I've been getting bored with the run-of-the-mill terminals. After thinking about it for a little while, I thought it would be awesome (albeit likely unpopular and cheesy) if...
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    [SOLVED] Re: ircd-hybrid with SSL

    what is the absolute path of


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    Poll: Re: Star Wars The Old Republic SWTOR on Linux

    Can you say douchebag Microsoft fanboys?
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    Re: It's Star Wars Day today....

    Yeah, at Walmart, they now have Star Wars commercials on their display tvs, and whenever it's on, I have to stop what I'm doing and watch it ;)
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Serious problem with graphical interface

    I'm uploading my .xsession-errors file so you can look at it.
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Serious problem with graphical interface

    OMG...Who knew how big of a problem editing that was! I rebooted, and after the Ubuntu splash screen came up, it said the /tmp partition or something was corrupt, or couldn't be read or something, so...
  22. [SOLVED] Serious problem with graphical interface

    First of all, I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I couldn't correctly choose the correct version of Ubuntu because of this GUI problem.

    I started typing different values into System>Preferences>Startup...
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    [SOLVED] Re: AE 1000 Linksys driver needed

    I'm just taking this back. I've decided just to use ethernet. Saves me money.
  24. Re: Dragon Naturally Speaking, or other voice command/recognition software?

    This has me intrigued. I'm tagging this thread.
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    [SOLVED] Re: AE 1000 Linksys driver needed

    At that time, I couldn't execute the command you wanted, because I didn't have the driver installed yet.

    Here's the output of the command.

    alias: usb:v07AAp002Fd*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*
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