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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Setup permissions for SMB and Transmission

    u+w is needed on the directories or the owner will be prevented access. There is a hierarchy for permissions. Owner permissions override group permissions which override "other" permissions.
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  2. [ubuntu] Re: Setup permissions for SMB and Transmission

    Which file system?

    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2382965&highlight=working+chgrp explains the details for working together in the same directory. Of course, native linux file systems...
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    Re: trouble with raid0 after reboot

    Understand that when just 1 of those 7.3t disks fails, all data on all of them will be gone, right?
    Hope you have excellent backups.
    The best practice for RAID storage is to create a partition of...
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    Re: Virtual Private Server, please help!

    Amazon had a free trial tier (micro-server) for 365 days, but I don't know whether that exists still or if it worked without
    a) amazon account
    b) payment method connected to amazon account

    A...
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    Re: bulk directory rename

    qmv lets you use an editor - 2 columns - left is original name, right is the new name. If you are excellent with your editor of choice, this would be 10 seconds.

    rename is a perl CLI tool. The...
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    Re: Restore kernel update

    Did the compile, link, and creation of the .deb files actually work? Any previous errors?
    Or could they have just been placed somewhere else?
  7. Thread: can't talk

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    [ubuntu] Re: can't talk

    Why?
  8. [ubuntu_studio] Re: Share USB external drive between multiple users on same PC

    Put any users that need write access into the same unix group.
    The file system to be shared should be a native Linux, not ntfs or fat-whatever. df -Th will show the file system.
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    Re: 2nd user 2nd partition issue

    There are 2 commands to create a new userid. High-level ad low-level. The low-level version only makes the paswd and group fle entries. It doe notng else. The high-level command creates a userid,...
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    Re: Restore kernel update

    linux-headers-4.14.12-rt10_*.deb and linux-image-4.14.12-rt10_*.deb
    seem like the wrong names to be seeking. Maybe something with the kernel version you just built would make more sense? Wasn't...
  11. Re: Analysing SMART Data & Self Test on brand new HDD (Lenovo M75q-1)

    Can't read the images. Sorry. Best to use CLI tools and post text https://ubuntuforums.org/misc.php?do=bbcode#code wrapped in code tags, please.


    I always use smartctl to capture SMART results...
  12. [xubuntu] Re: problem with with reduced networkinginternet speed

    I missed post#6 above. sorry. That has the most important information.
    I did some testing using 5.4.x kernels between a few different systems here. They have a multitude of different NICs.

    Both...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: net use Z: \\vboxsvr\vb-share; System error 53 network path not found

    Guest additions installed?
    I suspect "vboxsvr" is a placeholder. Put the real hostname there and try again.

    Lastly, google "virtualbox manual" to find the manual for how to do this....
  14. Re: How frequently should I discharge my 45Wh Li-polymer laptop battery?

    The answer would greatly depend on the exact laptop.

    I don't ever fully discharge **any** of my Li-Ion batteries. After about 4 yrs of use, a new battery is needed almost always, usually for...
  15. Thread: can't talk

    by TheFu
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't talk

    Maybe you should start a different thread so other experts in whatever the new issue is can help? Be clear. Don't assume anyone knows what you are trying to accomplish.

    Unless formatting a cruzer...
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    Re: Recommended laptop for ubuntu

    BTW, this in about the new Apple laptops and running Linux on them: https://www.theregister.com/2021/01/19/linux_apple_silicon/ There have been some successes, but plenty of caveats still - like USB...
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    Re: Logical volume set-up / removal

    I guess you didn't actually click the link I provided above? Quotes are not code tags. The point is for columns to line up.
    When a VG is created, 99% of the time, a single partition device is...
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    Re: sending large picture files

    kel008, good method for many.

    Also, there is a very old-school GUI for most ImageMagick tools - it looks like X-Apps from 1993. Sorta like the image next to my posts (xman). Basically, it is a...
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    Re: Logical volume set-up / removal

    I'd create a new VG for non-OS needs, them move the home LV into that - but you'll probably want to change the size, so really using rsync to move all the data inside the "home" LV would be my...
  20. Thread: can't talk

    by TheFu
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't talk

    Well, you should be using ssh, sftp, scp, rsync, sshfs, x2go, .... as the protocols between different Unix/Linux systems.
    On all the systems, run this:

    sudo apt install ssh fail2ban
    After doing...
  21. [xubuntu] Re: problem with with reduced networkinginternet speed

    What are the LAN -to- LAN tests using iperf3 showing? For good GigE connections, over 920 Mbps is expected. Forget internet. There's too much out of our control there. Test only LAN-to-LAN...
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    Re: Recommended laptop for ubuntu

    Lots-o-options available. If you have $2K, get a Dell XPS 13 preloaded with ubuntu. Beautiful machine.

    Typically, Apple laptops have been another expensive choice, but with Apple's CPU change...
  23. Thread: can't talk

    by TheFu
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't talk

    what do you mean by "talk".
    ssh,scp,sftp,rsync all work perfectly here. Use sftp://<ip>/ in the file manager to connect between any systems running openssh-server. If you have DNS or static IPs...
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    Re: Logical volume set-up / removal

    xfs cannot be reduced. that is an XFS llmitation.

    For lvm stuff, any lvm tutorial/guide from the last 15 yrs is fine. The OS doesn't matter.
    We need to see

    sudo pvs
    sudo vgs
    sudo lvs
    to...
  25. Thread: Frustration

    by TheFu
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    Re: Frustration

    Following random instructions from websites is a bad idea. Nice rant.
    Maybe stick with official documentation? https://help.ubuntu.com/
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