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  1. [ubuntu] package will not install even though missing dependency is

    I'm trying to install sun-java6, the missing dependency is oracle-java7-jre,, which IS installed. Help please.
    I have read the man page, --ignore-deps does not work, --force depends does not work,...
  2. [ubuntu] updates broke 12.04, no network config for eth0, X won't load during boot.

    Nothing else changed, just installed updates.

    What a mess,still trying to find out why X won't load. I manually re-created a working /etc/networking/interfaces file and got eth0 up. Network...
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    Re: Unity usability (lack therof)

    To get the usablity issue(s) fixed. There is no excuse for not being able to move the panel so I can relocate gkrellm. Nor is there one for the invisible font issue, I have tried a number of...
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    Re: Unity usability (lack therof)

    I'm not a good script writer so conky is completely out of the question. I looked at it seriously a few years back and just gave up out of frustration.
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    Unity usability (lack therof)

    I use Gkrellm to monitor my Precise Pangolin box. Normally at the top right side of the screen. Somehow it reset and came up on the top left. There is no way whatsoever to move the panel so I could...
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    [all variants] Need a different firewall than IPtables

    I'm looking for a linux firewall program for my workstation that allows HPLIP to work, IPtables does not. Are there any other firewalls that can be installed on a linux box? A full week of...
  7. [all variants] Dovecot, won't pick up mail that "mail" shows

    Hello;

    I recently re-installed my server, and since, the "mail" command shows mail that has not been read, increasing daily, that is in /var/mail/myname.

    And Dovecot will not allow me to read...
  8. [SOLVED] "Customized Application Launcher" removed?

    The "Customized Application Launcher" function is no longer in my "Add to Panel" Window. Nor do I have the ability to "edit" existing launchers anymore.

    Is this a feature or a bug? I am sincerely...
  9. [ubuntu] Cursor changing, Compiz and Gnome cursor conflicts (symptoms solved)

    Hello all,

    My cursor resets itself to a big black cursor whenever I reboot. That particular cursor is NOT selected with either the Gnome mouse cursor theme. It is the Compiz one, but that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: List of services converted to Upstart

    service whatever stop
    service whatever start
    service whatever restart

    will also work.
  11. [ubuntu] dovecot-postfix SSL certificates, guru needed (Solved)

    I keep getting the following errors.

    Apr 30 09:36:01 phred dovecot: imap-login: Fatal: Can't load private key file /etc/ssl/private/ssl-mail.key: Key is for a different cert than...
  12. Thread: Remove upstart

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    [ubuntu] Re: Remove upstart

    Why?

    Because I cannot find what to edit or change to make my machine boot all the way, stops when it cannot mount my SATA disks, which then required me to drop to the command prompt, type mount...
  13. Thread: Remove upstart

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    [ubuntu] Remove upstart (Solved)

    How does one remove upstart and go back to sysV init?

    Can it be done?

    PK
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    [ubuntu] Won't automount filesystems on SATA disk (Solved)

    Help please!


    I have a newly built system that is booting from an SSD disk that will not automount /home, it stops every time complaining that it is not available and requires a drop to the shell...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: SATA disks not mountable while booting, (too fast)

    With the absence of help I came up with a very bad but workable workaround.

    I removed the entries from /etc/fstab by commenting them out.
    I added manual mount commands in /etc/rc.local

    It...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network Manager applett and static IP

    Thanks again Capscrew, your reply is insightful.

    I am going to put something else on it. The machine in question is on a portable cart that moves from room to room, and at one end of the house it...
  17. [ubuntu] SATA disks not mountable while booting, (too fast)

    Hello all;

    Installed /boot and / on an OCZ 30GB SSD, reasonably priced from Egghead, machine now boots in about 15 seconds, 10 of which is the BIOS stuff, it actually puts the grub prompt up and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network Manager applett and static IP

    Thanks for your assistance.
    If the application doesn't set IP addresses then why does it allow you to type them in after you set it to use a 'manual' address instead of DHCP? Previous versions did...
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    [ubuntu] Network Manager applett and static IP

    Hello all, I have a server in a box that moves between wireless Access Points (APs). I need it to have a static IP and so far cannot get it to do so. As soon as I edit the connection to be static it...
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    [all variants] Re: Java guru heap help requested. (Solved)

    Determined to be two separate problems and not java
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    [all variants] Java guru heap help requested.

    Hello all;

    This entire thread was in error, head cold and confusion on my part. Never mind.
  22. [ubuntu] Resolved by updates

    Never Mind, tonight's updates fixed both problems.

    Thanks for your help.

    PK:KS
  23. [ubuntu] Re: /home will not automount but will manually, mysql bind address

    Thanks for your help.

    First. /etc/fstab.

    # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
    #
    # Use 'vol_id --uuid' to print the universally unique identifier for a
    # device; this may be used...
  24. [ubuntu] /home will not automount but will manually, mysql bind address

    Hello all, I have an nvidia RAID, two drives mirrored. /dev/mapper/nbdiasdsomething,,

    The machine refuses to automount /home since the upgrade this morning to Karmic.

    mount -a works fine.
    ...
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    [all variants] Re: Rsync update (even more) desperately needed

    The compile and use of the downloaded version does not solve my problem, it still fails with the same error. I believe it's the rsyncd on the target server side that is producing it, but I'm not...
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