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    [server] Re: Headless Server Upgrade from 12.04 - 14.04

    Removing the files and then reinstalling the update-manager-core package doesn't seem to have changed anything. I'm starting to wonder if there was something different about the last upgrade I did...
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    [server] Re: Headless Server Upgrade from 12.04 - 14.04

    I think I've got some hints about where the problem is. I tried to:


    sudo apt-get remove --purge update-manager-core
    and I got some warnings:

    dpkg: warning: while removing...
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    [server] Re: Headless Server Upgrade from 12.04 - 14.04

    This is strange. The status screen says 12.10 is available, but I definitely have Prompt=lts in the config file. Is there another place for settings that would force lts-lts upgrades?

    If I...
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    [server] Re: Headless Server Upgrade from 12.04 - 14.04

    Thanks for the feedback, but I should expand on some stuff I said in my first post.

    The only things I've run since I started upgrading from 11.10 are:

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get upgrade...
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    [server] Headless Server Upgrade from 12.04 - 14.04

    I can't get the normal

    sudo do-release-upgrade
    command to work as expected.

    Some options do appear to work, but I don't want to use them unless I can tell exactly what the differences are.
    ...
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    Re: Slow fsck and Resource Usage

    There deffinitely hasn't been any change. It's been running since my last post, but top says it's only used about 4 hours of CPU time. RAM use is pegged at 60.6% and CPU use pops to 0.3% every...
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    Re: Slow fsck and Resource Usage

    Well, I tried using:


    $ sudo e2fsck -C0 -f -v -y /dev/sdb1

    and it doesn't seem to have sped anything up.

    It's on Pass 1 (at about 11%) and the CPU and memory are around 2-3% and 50.8%. ...
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    Re: Slow fsck and Resource Usage

    Thanks for the input.

    I'm using (with the correct device location):


    $ sudo fsck.ext4 -vy /dev/sdxy

    If I read your suggestion properly, the options for e2fsck would be:

    -C0 to output a...
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    Re: Slow fsck and Resource Usage

    I've been doing more research on this and realized I might need to add some detail to get useful answers (and not waste anyone's time).

    - This is on a minimal server system with 12.04 that is used...
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    Slow fsck and Resource Usage

    Trying to run fsck.ext4 on an external storage device with a 2TB partition. The command works for several hours and them seems to fail. Unfortunately, it is a little hard to tell exactly what is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sendmail configuration for port 465

    I should have shown the actual error I got:


    $ sendmail -v user@domain.com
    test
    .
    user@domain.com... Connecting to [127.0.0.1] via relay...
    user@domain.com... Deferred: Connection refused by...
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    [ubuntu] Sendmail configuration for port 465

    I have a home server that used to send me some status emails with a basic sendmail configuration at externally hosted email accounts. It looks like the ISP recently blocked port 25, and recommends...
  13. [ubuntu] Scroll Bar Big in Remote Graphical X Session

    I'm having a problem scrolling when I try to use a program remotely via SSH. Here's what happens.

    I have a desktop downstairs with Ubuntu 11.10. I have a netbook upstairs with Windows XP and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba File Permissions

    ROBarber - After figuring everything out from my last post, I don't have problems with the "create mask" or "directory mask" options. If I understood your question correctly, those options should...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba File Permissions

    I almost don't want to post this because it took me way to long to figure out.

    Everything works perfectly if I get rid of winbind.

    Windows Server 2008 Active Directory can already be set up...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba File Permissions

    I've discovered something else. The hide unreadable setting is not functioning properly for an old user with a low uid and gid (below the idmap range). As I describe above, if hide unreadable is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba File Permissions

    My home directory is shared with a pretty basic setup.

    [homes]
    comment = Home Directories
    writable = Yes
    browseable = No
    create mask = 0750
    directory...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba File Permissions

    I thought this would have an easy answer...

    Does anyone know how I might go about troubleshooting this?

    Other info that might help is that I have the "hide unreadable" option in the global...
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    [SOLVED] Samba File Permissions

    I'm having trouble with some file permissions, I think.

    I have Samba set up with Winbind and Active Directory authentication. I've shared the home directories and changed permissions to 750 with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wiki Software with Restrictive Formatting

    Those were a couple of the first two I looked at, but it wasn't clear to me if what I want would be possible. Both of those seem to allow a good amount of access control, but I couldn't figure out...
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    [ubuntu] Wiki Software with Restrictive Formatting

    Does anyone know of an open source Wiki or CMS software package that is easy to install and run on Ubuntu?

    The big feature requirement I'm looking for is that I want to restrict control to a small...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: debootstrap: Failure trying to run: chroot mount -t proc proc /proc

    I'm not sure if this is applicable, but my <path> had a space in a directory name that prevented it from running.

    One directory was called "AWS Workspace" and after I changed it to "AWS_Workspace"...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recover deleted files

    Wow. That worked really well.

    I installed testdisk and used the photorec tool that is described on that page. I had all the old SD cards with my photos and videos, but they had been...
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    [ubuntu] Nautilus Behavior When Deleting Files

    It looks like my heading was changed. I wanted this thread to be about more than just recovering the files I lost - although that is really important to me.

    The bigger issue, though, is that I...
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    [ubuntu] Recover deleted files

    I think I accidentally deleted some files and I don't understand how it could have happened.

    I was organizing some video and picture files and had two Nautilus windows open.

    In Window A I...
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