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    [all variants] Re: Mount BTRFS partition as /home at boot

    You are probably going to have to boot from a liveCD to do the move to prevent potential issues with having the system being used while messing with mounts. The basic idea is to move the files from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: general desplay info for servers

    What is currently displayed with the text-based login prompt is the contents of the text file at /etc/issue.

    For example, on my Kubuntu 13.04 setup, the contents of this file is as follows:

    ...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Reducing Load Average on my Kubuntu 12.04 desktop

    The easiest way I could see of reducing the load (without changing what programs you run or going to a lighter desktop environment) would be to upgrade your CPU and increase your RAM. Other than...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Reducing Load Average on my Kubuntu 12.04 desktop

    I could be wrong, but there is no such thing as a "NOT okay" load value. The load is just a number that's calculated using your CPU usage, IO wait times, swap usage, and other things in a mesh that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote server monitoring software

    Munin can also provide this to you via a web page. In fact, you can have all your servers send its stats to a central server where you would log into and view your servers' stats in one place. See...
  6. Re: [HTML] Redirect to another page after embedded video ends

    You might be able to handle the "onended" event on the tag (source).

    Maybe set it up like the following:


    <embed src="index_vid.flv" controller="false" loop="false" autoplay="true"...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Cursor gets stuck in text-select (highlight) mode

    I've experienced this issue in the past on my Serp 5 (both when it was running the original Ubuntu 8.10 and the current 10.04 on it) and I seemed to have link it to my palm brushing on the touchpad...
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    [ubuntu] Re: System76 User Survey

    I was going through the survey and would probably like to see some clarification on the Rankings. Specifically, I'm a bit confused about Space (is it physical size of the system? Hard drive size?...
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    Re: Looking for a wireless speaker system

    Maybe there's some FM Transmitters in the market that might work for you too, but all I can find are for playing music from your iPod to a car stereo system; I doubt those even have the range of...
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    Re: Looking for a wireless speaker system

    You might want to look into some kind of Bluetooth speaker system. One example is something like this (I don't actually endorse this particular product or the retail site, but using it as an...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Automount USB stick as root

    From your mount output, /dev/sdd1 is formatted as a FAT drive (vfat), which has no permissions to speak of, so it allows anybody to read and write to it. On the other hand, /dev/sdc1 is formatted as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Losing Faith in Linux:Permissions/I'm the owner!!!

    As a former Windows NT admin, I've yet to ever miss it after a decade working with Linux... ;) There are things to like about the later Windows Server releases though...

    Not much I could do to...
  13. Re: evil ISP, how to redirect address AND ports ?

    Artemis3 is right, in fact, I'd consider this almost due diligence by the ISP to reduce the amount of spam sent out by zombied customer's machines. Really, there's a port for email submission (587)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Measuring signal strength

    Open up a terminal and run "iwconfig"? I'm running Lucid and I get the following running with it right now:



    $ iwconfig
    lo no wireless extensions.

    eth0 no wireless extensions....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Poor Write Speeds with RAID5 on 10.10

    Due to the nature of how RAID 5 works (because of the parity bit calculations required, every write will need at least a read from two drives to calculate the new parity bit before the write), my own...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fixed Width fonts and other fonts.

    In terms of monospaced fonts, I've used inconsolata (Should be available in the repos as ttf-inconsolata) and Anonymous Pro in the past. I'm currenly using the UbuntuBeta Mono font (What shown there...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD/DVD drive seems to have bit the dust

    It's likely the lens on the CD Drive picked up some dust or something (like oil from a finger rubbing across it) that affected the laser or the reader from reading CDs and DVDs cleanly. I'd suspect...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu freezes when copying large files

    Unfortunately, searching for your SATA controller model doesn't reveal anything. The closest I could find was this bug report for Lucid and transferring between two different local hard-drives, but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu freezes when copying large files

    Well, let's start with what kind of controller your system has and your kernel version. Run the following commands and paste the results here:

    uname -a

    lspci


    Especially look for any lines...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu freezes when copying large files

    Are you trying to copy a file to/from a network drive (Via NFS, SSHFS, or SMB) or is this a local hd-to-hd copy?

    If you were trying to copy a file from a network and it's going over a Realtek NIC,...
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    Re: Linux command line screensavers?

    Why don't you explain to the rest of us what this is supposed to do. Frankly, I see "dd" in there and the hair on the back of my neck stands up. I don't see any "sudo" commands in there, but still......
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote Controlling of Keyboard/Mouse

    You can look into Synergy. Looks like it's available in the repos (universe, I think?), and is cross-os capable (I've used it to control a Windows XP client with an Ubuntu laptop's keyboard and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Starling Netbook inferior design

    Well, this is technically true; I'm sure System76 does pay their employees (like thomasaaron in this very thread) and I'm sure that posting on these very forums is one of those employees' many...
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    [all variants] Re: Serp5 Question

    I'm pretty sure you do. I have a Serp5 and I know I do. If you want to do a quick test (assuming you're running a recent Ubuntu, I'm running Ubuntu 10.04), See if it activates with Fn-F12 (It's not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Simple Scripting Question

    If you're using BASH, there are a few options;

    9.1 Using select to make simple menus
    10.1 Reading user input with read

    If you're using something else (including possibly SH; I'm sure "read" is...
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