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    Re: Updating an Older Release

    @TheFu

    Thanks for the helpful, thoughtful insights.

    I had hoped there might be some sort of community resource which would alleviate this type of difficulty, but I guess not...

    Will be...
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    Updating an Older Release

    Greetings.

    I have an older version which is no longer supported by the maintainers. Security is a moderate concern moving forward.

    Commonly understood, I have two choices in the matter: I can...
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    Re: 12.04 LTS Update End Date?

    Thanks, wildmanne39, for that link.

    Interestingly, when reading through the announcements, I noted if one was to spend $150. per seat per year, 12.04 LTS would safe and updated beyond April 28,...
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    12.04 LTS Update End Date?

    Greetings.

    Looking about, I can find no "precise" and set end date announcement regarding the current 12.04 LTS routine update cycle. "Sometime in April 2017" is about all I can find...

    Could...
  5. Re: No Live DVD Install/Remove via GNOME-SOFTWARE???

    Hello flocculant.

    No dice; but this worked:


    sudo gnome-software

    What the ... ?!? This is a non-installed LiveCD run: There is no root PW; and there's no dialog to pop which would give any...
  6. No Live DVD Install/Remove via GNOME-SOFTWARE???

    Greetings!

    The old "Ubuntu Software Center" allowed application install/removal operations during live sessions.

    16.04's gnome-software does not appear to support this type of work.

    This is...
  7. Re: "Black Screen of Death" -- Restart Desktop?

    @v3.xx:

    Thanks for the tip. Deliberately crashed things again to try this out: No dice. Calling Ctrl + Alt + F1 when we're at this point does nothing more than kill the mouse pointer...

    Maybe...
  8. "Black Screen of Death" -- Restart Desktop?

    Greetings!

    I'm tired of not knowing the "secret handshake" to restart XFCE (or any other desktop) after it crashes. After mucking about with 'buntu for several years now, I realize this simply...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: dpkg: warning: files list file for package 'lsof' missing; assuming package has n

    dpkg: warning: files list file for package `x' missing; assuming package has no files currently installedThis type of thing can also be brought about by a /var/lib/dpkg/info/format file which may...
  10. Re: Change Live Distro Default Hostname?

    @bapoumba:

    Thanks for the links! This looks quite helpful.

    I'll be pecking at it, and we'll see what comes out ;)

    Have a great weekend --
  11. Change Live Distro Default Hostname?

    Greetings.

    Just curious as to how one might change the default hostname which is assigned during startup of a live (preinstall) session. In short, where and how is the writing of the...
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    Syntax Help with notify-send . . .

    Hello folks!

    Here's a simple question for the community tonight:

    What is the properly-formed commandline/bash to display a popup image with notify-send using image_data? Need to specify height...
  13. [xubuntu] Re: Eliminate a 12.04 Setup Splashscreen

    Thanks, plucky, for dropping by. Here's a link to a good discussion of loopback.cfg

    Looks like this might be a broader plymouth issue after all. I'll be digging around in there next...

    Have a...
  14. [xubuntu] Eliminate a 12.04 Setup Splashscreen

    Greetings.

    Wanted to know if it's possible to entirely eliminate the 12.04 splashscreen and background image during setup ops from one end to the other.

    In short, I don't need a splashscreen or...
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    Upstart: "Where's the bash?"

    Greetings!

    I've been working at getting a certain bash script to launch via Upstart with no success. If it launches at all, it WILL be with dash.

    Here's what I've been trying:


    # scriptFoo...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: BASH Builtin: No -t Option Available for read in 12.04?

    @steeldriver:

    Old habits die hard. /bin/sh: "Just say no..."

    FWIW, I was given to understand bash would automagically "step in" when situations such as this came up, hence the ingrained /sh...
  17. [SOLVED] BASH Builtin: No -t Option Available for read in 12.04?

    Good day, folks.

    Here's a "quirk" which seems to be 'buntu-specific':

    From a terminal instance in 12.04, "read" will accept option "-t" -- the timeout call -- without issue. Within any tested...
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    Re: Zenity via rc2.d?

    Sorry for the delay in response: "Life Happens."


    @ian-weisser:

    Thanks for the insights.

    Strange discovery: "DISPLAY=:" is not recognized on stock 12.04...

    In any event, running zenity...
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    Re: Zenity via rc2.d?

    @ian-weisser:

    Thanks for the input! Always good to get a hand with things like this . . .

    Unfortunately, though, I'm still running 12.04; and will be here for quite a bit ;) Among other...
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    Zenity via rc2.d?

    Greetings.

    Consider the following example script fired off via rc2.d:


    #!/bin/sh

    while ! pgrep -c -x xfdesktop > /dev/null
    do
    sleep 1
  21. [all variants] Re: Execute a Shell Script on a Removable Drive?

    @Vaphell:

    Thanks again! I'll fiddle with fstab & come back with the upshot --

    :cool:
  22. [all variants] Re: Execute a Shell Script on a Removable Drive?

    Actually, there's still a problem here:

    Shell scripts will execute on a FAT32-formatted flash (thumb) drive after all. This was verified via Parted Magic: Same files, same drive, execute without...
  23. [all variants] Re: Execute a Shell Script on a Removable Drive?

    @Vaphell:

    Was in a hurry: Must've done everything but that. Thanks, also, for the insight...

    Have a great day, all.
  24. [all variants] Re: Execute a Shell Script on a Removable Drive?

    @steeldriver:

    FS is FAT32; and the mount up is entirely automated through XFCE/Thunar (have no idea what the underlying processes are; as they are concealed).

    Plug & play . . .
  25. [all variants] Execute a Shell Script on a Removable Drive?

    Hello folks!

    I have a shell script which I'd like to set as executable on a thumb drive; and the checkbox setting in file properties won't take.

    Without chmodding each file from the command...
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