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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Copy Windows Network Setup to New Ubuntu Laptop?

    The school said they would not allow the ipod to be connected.

    While searching around I found this software wpa_supplicant, it's looks to me that it may the software I need ...

    The readme for...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Copy Windows Network Setup to New Ubuntu Laptop?

    [QUOTE=SeijiSensei;12842722

    One possible problem area is if the school runs a locked-down wifi network that requires the use of "certificates" to authenticate. Have your son bring the machine to...
  3. [ubuntu] Copy Windows Network Setup to New Ubuntu Laptop?

    Is it possible to retrieve the required information from a Windows netbook to setup a new Ubuntu laptop?

    I have bought a new school laptop for my son because the old (school provided) windows...
  4. [ubuntu] Laptop startup frozen with purple screen.

    Hi, I am having a problem with my laptop, hope someone can help me?

    I installed TLP yesterday and it may be a coincendence but when I reboot my laptop with AC power connected the boot freezes with...
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    Re: SSD + HDD slow startup

    I have updated the BIOS and it looks much better now ...

    The boot screen which displays "Loading Operating System" with 10-15 dots progressing across the screen has all but disappeared now.
    ...
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    Re: SSD + HDD slow startup

    Thanks,

    Here is my boot report;

    http://paste.ubuntu.com/1471875/

    sda is my new ssd drive.
    sdb is the old hdd drive.
    sdc is an external usb drive.
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    SSD + HDD slow startup

    I have just installed a new SATA3 SSD on my desktop and the start up speeds are disappointing. I also have the old SATA2 HDD drive still connected and I was wondering if that drive is affecting the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing nvidia, fglrx drivers may produce an unusable desktop

    I also had a problem with the Nvidia driver on my fresh install of ubuntu 12.10.

    I used the 64bit iso but after trying a few things without success I decided to try the 32bit iso and the Nvidia...
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    Re: How to find a function definition?

    A final update for anyone that may have been interested.

    The recommended program cscope was very good for searching the source code.

    Regarding the missing function ...

    The function I was...
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    Re: How to find a function definition?

    Thanks for the suggestion, I will try it tonight ...

    My question was a general one because searching a source struck me as a useful tool for the toolbox when debugging.

    I don't pretend I...
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    How to find a function definition?

    Hi,

    I'm new to programming so I apologize if my question is a stupid one ...

    I'm looking for a way to search/find the source for a function that is called from a program?

    Further details...
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    [ubuntu] NAS Hardware Recommendation?

    I would like to attach a storage device to one of the free network ports on my Netgear DG834G Modem/Router/WiFi box ...

    The plan was to store my laptop/s backup files on it.

    I am looking for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No root password

    In my case I don't think there was any user tweaking ...

    I just accidentally changed my user account to standard ...

    Do you think I have a security risk?
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    [SOLVED] Re: No root password

    Success, my admin privilege has returned ...

    I tried "adduser username sudo" , but received the same error "gpasswd: cannot lock /etc/group; try again later."

    I tried "mount " and my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No root password

    I did try the previously suggested fixes ...

    adduser username admin, error no group ...

    and

    adduser username adm, error group file locked ...


    I will try "adduser username sudo"...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No root password

    I just made the same mistake ....

    I had been looking for way to add my user to another group to fix another issue I was having and I did click on the account field to see what options were...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is the /tmp directory secure for ~/.cache?

    Actually, yes your right, I had problems when I created .cache in /tmp, because it's obvious to me now that it disappears after each reboot, so I just created a link between .cache to /tmp, so all...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is the /tmp directory secure for ~/.cache?

    My fstab file has this entry;

    tmpfs /tmp tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec,mode=1777 0 0

    So I expect this should have the same effect as chmod?
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    [ubuntu] Is the /tmp directory secure for ~/.cache?

    Hi,

    I have a SSD, so to reduce wear I created a tmpfs in ram for /tmp and I moved my ~/.cache folder to /tmp and created a symbolic link.

    I was just wondering if there are any seurity...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installing Rhythmbox

    Hi,

    I recently compiled rhythmbox from source and there were many errors like this one.

    You need to make sure the package-dev is also installed where package is the one named in the error....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux Support for IPod Touch?

    I installed gtkpod but unfortunately it does improve my situation.

    GTKPod does recognize my ipod and reads the database and I can delete files from my ipod. The app does not download podcasts so...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux Support for IPod Touch?

    zdeuyo, what version of iOS is your IPhone running?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Newbie's dd problem

    Hi,

    I'm a newbie as well but I think I would use gparted to view the new thumbdrive partition to check that the boot flag is set ...
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    [ubuntu] Linux Support for IPod Touch?

    Hello,

    Can anyone point me to the difinitive source regarding which versions of IPod/iOS are fully supported in Linux.

    I know now I made a big mistake buying an Apple product ...

    I use my...
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    Re: Where do I get gstreamer.pc file from?

    Thanks
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