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    [ubuntu] unity-settings-daemon crashes

    Just installed 16.04 cleanly and I've come across a strange error. It boots to the log in screen but then seems to freeze and I can't place the curser in teh password box. If I type my password and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nm applet no longer shows

    It wasn't in autostart but adding it made no difference. Attempting to launch the applet from the terminal just returns this message

    nm-applet-Message: using fallback from indicator to...
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    [ubuntu] nm applet no longer shows

    This disappeared after the last update. I'm still connected on my thinkpad but I can't seem to launch nm-applet or whatever it's now called. Any workarounds known for this? I see a bug has been...
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    [ubuntu] Re: sound icon shows no playback device

    Starting to think this is a problem with the indicator applet. Reverting to an old kernel made no difference. Has there been a recent update of the applet?
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    [ubuntu] sound icon shows no playback device

    Using Unity and just noticed that the sound icon (or whatever it's now called) on what used to be the panel shows no volume. When I open it no devices are listed. However, sound is fine. Alsa...
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    [ubuntu] miniDLNA and m4a files

    I've been using miniDLNA for some time now to stream media to my Samusng Smart PVR. All works well generally, however, I can't get m4a files from itunes to play. On windoes I use a media server...
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    [ubuntu] Re: SSH server running but no startup entry

    That explains it. Many thanks
  8. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Using Ubuntu as a DLNA Media Server for Samsung TV

    For those who might be interested, I've just set up miniDLNA to work with a Samsung smart PVR. Seems to work flawlessly so far. Just followed these instructions:
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    [ubuntu] SSH server running but no startup entry

    Just a question I'm a little confused about. My openssh server works fine, I can get into my box without a problem. However, from what I can see there isn't a startup entry for it (bum, rcconf,...
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    [ubuntu] RTL8188SU USB wireless issue

    I have a usb wireless stick with the above chipset. It uses the r8712u driver and works fine. However, when attempting to shutdown Ubuntu just hangs. It's fine without the usb stick so this is...
  11. [ubuntu] OmniVision Webcam no longer works in 12.04

    I have a Dell monitor with an integrated webcam. It's always worked out of the box with Ubuntu. That is, before 12.04.

    lsusb output:

    Bus 003 Device 004: ID 05a9:264a OmniVision Technologies,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity launcher colour problem

    Mmmm, think that means I'll wait. Never did get to grips with Gimp
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity launcher colour problem

    Ah well, patience is required then
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    [ubuntu] Unity launcher colour problem

    After upgrading to the latest Ubuntu I can't seem to change the colour of the unity launcher (I think that's what the bar on the left of the screen is called). I've tried myunity and ubuntu tweak...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Changing position of Nautilus buttons

    Thanks, sorted now
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    [ubuntu] Changing position of Nautilus buttons

    Just trying Ubuntu again after 18 months using Debian. Quick question: is it still possible to change the position of the buttons (close, minimise etc) to the right of the toolbar?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Install FreeNX in Ubuntu 10.4 Lucid

    Thanks, works fine for me now
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    [ubuntu] Freenx and customkeys

    Just installed freenx on karmic and have tried to generate custom keys several times. The output always suggest that they've been created, but when comparing to the default keys it seems nothing has...
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    Re: XRDP working with GNOME - howto (HACK)

    One more thing whilst I remember. If you use the vino server you wont be able to set the resolution of the remote desktop, it will display at whatever the native resolution is. If this is a problem...
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    Re: XRDP working with GNOME - howto (HACK)

    It does run very fast and in karmic it works well, although you have to configure it first. i found that when installing it from synaptic it tried to pull in tightvnc. I wanted it to use the...
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    Re: How to Make XRDP do Beautiful Things for You!

    I do use ssh, but it isnt the best when you want to see a full desktop, and as I maintain my kids machines remotely that's what I need. NX is great when it works properly, but I've had mixed...
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    Re: How to Make XRDP do Beautiful Things for You!

    This does seem to work pretty well on karmic, and much faster than vnc. I've accessed it remotely by tunnelling it through ssh and its still quite speedy. On karmic the service also seems to start...
  23. Thread: UFW and VPNs

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    [ubuntu] Re: UFW and VPNs

    Thanks for the feedback. Actually when onnecting to my work VPN i found that a pptp connection works without any rules - presumably because its stateful
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    [ubuntu] Re: iptables script:will it work

    Many thanks for the constructive comments. As you've probably guessed this script has been cobbled together from many google and forum searches, and as I'm far from confident with iptables this is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: OpenVPN and UFW

    That was my thinking. I've just done a first draft script which I've posted for feedback here:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7386031#post7386031
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