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  1. [SOLVED] Re: set the path seen on client of nfs mount

    ...and solved

    Decided to post anyway because puzzling over this for days and the act of writing it out to ask for help led me to a solution. Maybe the solution will be helpful to someone else.
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  2. [SOLVED] set the path seen on client of nfs mount

    Am an nfs and mount noob.

    Have reached the point am using more than one Ubuntu computer regularly. Would like to share files between them and control the path the shared files appear in on the...
  3. Re: howto tell if swap is in use AND encrypted

    @Ranko
    Yes, thank you. This shows the swap partition as active and encrypted.

    Interesting though in /dev/mapper there's only one active device and that's the swap partition.

    It's a bit...
  4. Re: howto tell if swap is in use AND encrypted

    I understand that part, encrypted when off, decrypted when on. (I'm not clear if it's dynamically decrypted on demand or in bulk. The former seems more likely o/w decrypting ~/* on login would take...
  5. how to tell if swap is in use AND encrypted

    I had disk trouble, imaged / partition (/ included all mount points), installed new larger disk, restored / image and didn't set up swap partition.

    Have since set up swap and believe it is in use....
  6. [ubuntu] Re: HP G60 Laptop Wireless Disabled By Hardware Switch

    Same problem with my HP G60-530US.

    Had Ubuntu installed using entire partition. On this laptop started with 10.04 I think. Upgraded through each successive version, am now on 11.10. Wireless...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to login via graphic login screen

    Thanks wildmanne39 I gave that a shot too. Didn't work either. :(

    Finally decided to stop troubleshooting and just reinstall. Booting from my thumb drive and selecting "install" provided an option...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to login via graphic login screen

    synaptic wouldn't start Gtk-WARNING cannot open display

    used aptitude to install the missing fonts. still can't get past gdm to desktop
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to login via graphic login screen

    will try synaptic and see if that gives me any clues.

    Which logs?
    xorg.0.log comment line shows flags as (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.

    the only flags in the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to login via graphic login screen

    Boot is/has been working.

    With shift key now able to get to repair option. Running repair didn't work.

    tried apt-get remove gdm && apt-get install gdm
    didn't work

    tried suggestions on...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to login via graphic login screen

    New info...

    press either shift key after BIOS message and GRUB menu appears

    recovery is option on GRUB menu

    with Ethernet (not WiFi) connected select and run recovery option

    many packages...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to login via graphic login screen

    Um... you mean choose "Recovery Console" session? Can't. Any session, including Recovery Console, selected from the session menu has same login behavior...
    - orange screen
    - white text on black...
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    [SOLVED] Unable to login via graphic login screen

    Don't know for sure how to explain. Have been using 64-bit Natty Narwhall since release. Logging in to Unity shell for at least a month.

    Changed some packages, add/delete, with apt-get. My bad...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Path of iso mounted using archive mounter?

    I'm not finding the mount in ~/.gvfs

    Do you know if my user account needs to belong to any specific group for Archive Mounter to work?

    I run it and get no response in the UI. Nothing shows up...
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    [SOLVED] HP G60 notebook keyboard numeric keypad

    The numeric keypad stopped functioning after login.

    It worked while logging in but once on the desktop didn't work any longer.

    The information in Eben Fourie's post solved the problem...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: WG311v2/2.6.27-7-server/U8.10/WPA auth failed

    made progress, can connect using WPA-PSK but not on boot.

    must run sudo wpa_suppicant -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -iwlan0 -B in terminal after boot to connect.

    On Netgear site discovered that...
  17. [ubuntu] WG311v2/2.6.27-7-server/U8.10/WPA auth failed

    AP is Netgear WPN824v2 and wireless is WPA-PSK (WPA personal).

    Unable to link to home network using Netgear WG311v2 card in 8.10 server.

    iwconfig shows wlan0 but the ESSID is not my AP. There...
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