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    [xubuntu] Re: Lost? Password

    If you can boot a Live USB, then simply mount your root partition and chroot to it. Assuming that /dev/sdb1 is your root partition:

    sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt
    sudo chroot /mnt

    From here you...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: What is the each command's different merit between su and sudo?

    Not sure what do you mean by logging in, but as far as know, by default, non of the mainstream display(/login) managers will allow you to start a GUI session as root (by default).
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    [SOLVED] Re: Explanation of coffee beans rating

    Thread moved to FF&H.

    Here you go:
    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ForumsFAQ#What.27s_the_deal_with_coffee_cups.2Fbeans_and_the_funny_titles.3F
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1006656
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    Re: Bash script sequencing

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DashAsBinSh

    In the Upstart era they argued that dash would improve the boot process and it did.
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    Re: Bash script sequencing

    It's a Unix/Linux/Unix-like oddity :)

    The sh is dead, long live the sh!

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bourne_shell
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    Re: Bash script sequencing

    On Ubuntu `sh' is a symbolic link to dash (Debian Almquist shell) NOT bash (Bourne-again shell).

    For sh (the interpreter) your shebang is just a comment and simply ignores it.

    Just make your...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Cartes du Ciel Upgrade Terminal Command?

    You can download the latest .deb file and install it from the link provided by the 'About' page.
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    Re: Bash script sequencing

    How are you invoking the script?

    In Ubuntu sh is symlink to dash NOT bash.

    The brace expansion should work in bash unless you start the shell with `+B' option or disable it with the set...
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    Re: snap package for scrcpy

    v1.14 is out and it rocks!
  10. Thread: Grep .

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    Re: Grep .

    Don't give up on man pages, just make your time to learn the jargon.


    man grep | less "+/REGULAR EXPRESSIONS"
    man grep | less "+/^.+The period"
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    [xubuntu] Re: Disable screen power management

    Normally xfce4-power-manager should use its own DPMS settings and override the Xorg settings, but in my experience that's not always the case.

    You can check the Xorg DPMS settings with:

    xset...
  12. Re: Multiple Python locations? I do not know why they are there?

    There is a README.txt file in the directory

    cat /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/README.txt
    This directory exists so that 3rd party packages can be installed
    here. Read the source for site.py...
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    Re: What i can run and what not

    For messages/notifications and more you can use gsconnect or KDE Connect.

    To mirror and control your Android phone you can use scrcpy.



    +1
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    Re: installation ways

    There are many unorthodox ways to install Ubuntu or any other Linux/Unix distro. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation

    Not many people are using this methods - most likely - that's why...
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    Re: snap package for scrcpy

    BUMP for v1.13

    https://github.com/Genymobile/scrcpy/releases
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    Re: mini install: DWM not working

    Thanks for sharing your solution!

    I don't think that removing the unity-greeter conf file in necessary. You can simply create a new .conf file (with a higher priority) 49--dwm-greeter.conf for...
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    Re: Help with getent command

    Hi,

    Which part of the pipeline you don't understand?

    Did you read the man pages of the commands?


    man getent
    man cut
    man sort
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    [xubuntu] Re: curious about bash

    - is a special parameter. It expands to the current option flags. See:

    man bash | less "+/^ +Special Parameters"
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    man bash | less "+/^ +- "
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    [ubuntu] Re: After Swap Format Grub Screen Error

    Hmmm, Instead of changing the UUID in your system's config files (fstab/grub) it would be (or is) more effective to reset the original UUID of the partition:

    sudo mkswap --uuid UUID device
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    [ubuntu] Re: After Swap Format Grub Screen Error

    @tempaccount4444 No problem. We are here to help.

    From your first post, my impression was that the Ubuntu installer reformatted the swap partition of Linux Mint, but the partition's UUID did...
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    [ubuntu] Re: After Swap Format Grub Screen Error

    Is that the content of the fstab from Linux Mint?

    What is the output of:

    sudo blkid
    ?
  22. [SOLVED] Re: USB Port Assignments Are Not Consistent From Boot to Boot

    I was trying to say that there is an existing udev rule which does all the magic and creates the necessary symlinks in /dev/serial .

    So the OP only needs to change the path to the devices in the...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: USB Port Assignments Are Not Consistent From Boot to Boot

    Can't test it but according to the udev rule on my system (/lib/udev/rules.d/60-serial.rules), they should be /dev/serial/by-path/ and /dev/serial/by-id/
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    Re: The BUMP Thread

    bump!!!
  25. Re: How do I make a script to automate a task that requires signing into an account?

    Never used it, but I think you can do it with `expect'.

    But I would expect that there is a more secure way to accomplish it.
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