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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: umount Confussion

    Made soft links of the files between /bin/ and /usr/bin/ - appears to work. Is this OK?
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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: umount Confussion

    Hmm on my system there is a mount and umount file in /usr/bin/ which makes sense. On this new system (upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 today) these two files are not in /usr/bin - they are in /bin/ ...
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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: umount Confussion

    Same if I type sudo /usr/bin/mount I get sudo: /usr/bin/mount: command not found
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    [ubuntu_mate] umount Confussion

    I have a 20.04 mate system where with dad ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/mount, /usr/bin/umount in /etc/sudoers.d/config I can successfully unmount a partition/device with the command sudo...
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    [SOLVED] Re: KVM Bridge and VPN

    I'm now attempting to use a vpn connection having setup my bridge. So far I haven't found a site that helps me to understand how to do this - however, I keep reading that for vpn configuration it is...
  6. Thread: KVM Bridging

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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: KVM Bridging

    Doh .... thank you. Setting up ssh now
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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: KVM Bridging

    I might be confusing a little as I'm using dad@dadubuntu on both machines. I read this afternoon on a server forum that you need/it helps if the user/host name is the same on both machines -...
  8. Thread: KVM Bridging

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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: KVM Bridging

    @TheFu Thank you for your help - I followed your instructions (apart from the pseudo mac addresses) and all went well - although I had some fun with yaml indentation after my changes! The GUI...
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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: KVM Bridging

    Doug - thank you for your help/support. I really am too far in the dark with this and need too much 'hand-holding'. Despite knowing that following script/config changes, without really...
  10. Thread: KVM Bridging

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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: KVM Bridging

    Followed your link and lost everything - no network connectivity at all. Reluctant to re-build and forget bridging kvm (too difficult?) but having spent more than two days on this and never getting...
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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: Authentication Required

    I've just looked through my 430 passwords - this is not one of them. Need to find source of pop-up
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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: Authentication Required

    No - I have have always had (going back to 8.04) autolog on as this is a home stand-along machine. The password is R3WEbnVg4EhChMN4FeAJTmSK which I think maybe the pw I use to use on my surfshark...
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    [SOLVED] KVM Bridge and VPN

    This is related to another thread I have re setting up a KVM bridge - I do want to complicate (for me!) that thread as I'm in enough trouble as it is. I currently use Surfshark VPN on my host...
  14. Thread: KVM Bridging

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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: KVM Bridging

    Thank you - seems I am still way-off and confused.


    dad@dadubuntu:~$ ip addr
    1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default qlen 1000
    link/loopback...
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    [ubuntu_mate] Authentication Required

    I'm suddenly (from yesterday) getting a pop-up on my Desktop at boot asking me for Authentication. I cancel it and, not surprising I guess, it keeps popping up. How can I find out what is causing...
  16. Thread: KVM Bridging

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    [ubuntu_mate] KVM Bridging

    Getting myself into a state of confusion re trying to get kvm bridge working with my host - too many similar, but different, web/youtube pages explaining the same thing - doesn't help when latest...
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    Tale of Woe - Snaps

    Got told off too many times for going on wife's machine (mate 20.04). As it is a day to day work machine I have her using snaps as I've had some minor issues on my machine where I have removed snaps...
  18. [ubuntu_mate] Re: Mount Internal Backup Drive Without Sudo

    If this method is right I believe enable is wrong - it should be start in the line sudo systemctl enable mount.service
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    I guess the sudo infront of systemctl enable mount.service is going to cause me an issue re I do not want to have to enter a password
  20. [ubuntu_mate] Re: Mount Internal Backup Drive Without Sudo

    My existing script looks something like:


    sudo /usr/bin/rdiff-backup foo bar
    sleep 3
    shutdown -h now

    I was hoping to amend the script to something like(?):
  21. [ubuntu_mate] Mount Internal Backup Drive Without Sudo

    I have an rdiff-backup script that works well - it backs up what I want to an internal HD (/dev/sdb1). I run this script when I shut down the pc (stand-alone Desktop). I'm experimenting (to avoid...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Sudden rdiff-backup Issue

    Almost certainly a combination of naivety/ignorance/inexperience. I tend to think of 90days = server and servers are huge machines where as Desktops are small. I know this is irrational and not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Sudden rdiff-backup Issue

    Been spending time checking SMART stats and learning/checking inodes. Believe I have found the answer - makes sense to me (sudo - permissions). Part of my overall script was:


    # remove old...
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    [SOLVED] Re: --include-list rdiff-backup

    Solved, although to be honest I do not fully understand why (more learning!) Added globbing to my script.


    sudo /usr/bin/rdiff-backup --exclude-special-files \
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    [SOLVED] --include-list rdiff-backup

    I have been using rdiff-backup for backup using scripts originated by TheFu. Part of the script includes:


    sudo /usr/bin/rdiff-backup --exclude-special-files \
    # --include /home...
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