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    Re: Can see router but no internet

    No. Due to a hardware cockup I had to reinstall grub but that is the only change made.
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    Re: Can see router but no internet

    Thanks. I get that. I would just like to revive this install enough to reinstall in my own time on a new drive. Always takes me ages and I get stressed up about it!
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    Re: Can see router but no internet

    Thanks

    pc@lin ~ $ ping google.com
    ping: unknown host google.com
    pc@lin ~ $ ping 216.58.213.14
    PING 216.58.213.14 (216.58.213.14) 56(84) bytes of data.
    64 bytes from 216.58.213.14: icmp_seq=1...
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    Re: Can see router but no internet

    Huh! So I can ping, but no web pages.
    Thanks.
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    Can see router but no internet

    Pc can see the router just fine but no internet. All other boxes on the network seeing the internet just fine.

    Running Linux Mint MATE 17

    I can ping 8.8.8.8 ok
    I cannot ping any external...
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    Compiz works though not in use?

    Looking for an enhanced window switcher I installed compiz. Had some problems so switched back to Marco (Adaptive compositor). But the Static Application Switcher is still working (which is pretty...
  7. [ubuntu] Temperature showing very high in sensors app

    Just want to make sure here. Sensors are listed as
    temp 1
    temp 2
    temp 1
    Physical id 0
    Core 0
    Core 1
    Core 2
    Core 3
    and the third one is showing 86
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    [all variants] Re: rsync messes up usb stick?

    Thanks. I use the standard ext4.
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    [all variants] Re: rsync messes up usb stick?

    I just invoke rsync with a script. The file system I am backing up is the one I am using, so unmounting it is hardly an option. It is only data I backup though.

    rsync -r -t -v -a --progress...
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    [all variants] rsync messes up usb stick?

    I have two usb sticks I use for take-with backup at all times. Once a day I use an rsync script to back up files. After a few weeks or months, they start to malfunction. No error messages, just run...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Open terminal as root with command running

    Yup. That's ok:

    pc # visudo -sc
    /etc/sudoers: parsed OK
    /etc/sudoers.d/README: parsed OK
    /etc/sudoers.d/mintupdate: parsed OK

    AHA! In fact, it is all ok. Just tested again and it works...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Open terminal as root with command running

    Thanks.

    This seems to look right.

    User triplemaya may run the following commands on mate:
    (ALL : ALL) ALL
    (root) NOPASSWD: /usr/lib/linuxmint/mintUpdate/checkAPT.py
    (ALL)...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Open terminal as root with command running

    Thanks. Very helpful instruction on how to edit visudo with gedit.

    However, script still has the behaviour, requiring password typed in when the terminal comes up.

    Thanks also for the wlan0...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Open terminal as root with command running

    Thanks. Works great. But I still have to type in the password when the terminal comes up.
  15. [SOLVED] Open terminal as root with command running

    I want to have a menu item that opens a terminal as root and runs nethogs. Root is a requirement, so:

    gnome-terminal -e nethogs

    does not work

    Nor does sudo, gksudo, su, or gksu
  16. [all variants] Re: Cannot mount drive (using rsync to backup main drive)

    Thank you for your input but I would be grateful if we could stick to the subject.

    As I described, the drive definitely has not failed - this was one of my thoughts along with failed cables. As I...
  17. [all variants] Cannot mount drive (using rsync to backup main drive)

    I am looking to maintain a second hard drive as an out of phase mirror of my main drive. The problem is that the drive is not mounted by default, so I have been trying to get it mounted before...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Java dependencies

    I did the deed on a test system - I've built an i3 box to use debian with MATE. Removed everything with java in the name, except for libjavascriptcoregtk verisions 1 and 3. Synaptic produced a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Java dependencies

    Many thanks for all this. I get a fairly large list, over half have java in the name. The only things I recognise are eclipse, which I don't use, and open office, which I know will work ok, for my...
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    [ubuntu] Java dependencies

    Hi. Having read about the security problems with java I am quite interested in uninstalling it. But I am worried that will break something I am used to depending on. Is there a list of apps that use...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Pentium 4 machine crazy slow on 12.04

    Yes! Problem solved. Not only should but is! Thank you so much.

    As a safety precursor I did download and install the 32 bit but it was every bit as slow and hopeless; but the xubuntu installed 'on...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Pentium 4 machine crazy slow on 12.04

    Tell me about it! I think this is very weird.

    Many thanks for all this info - I didn't know I could install xubuntu that way; and presumably the system can't lose drivers in the process!!
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Pentium 4 machine crazy slow on 12.04

    Hi. I am trying to set up a p4 machine a dell dimension 3100 as a second pc. 1204 runs so slow it is not even possible to do set up work. It takes over 2 minutes to produce a terminal window from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Best motherboard for linux?

    In case it is of any help to anyone I am spending my nights trying to get a GA-H61M-S2PV working with Debian. Absolutely no joy with the sound and the ethernet. I have even gone to kernel 3.2 based...
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    [ubuntu] Keeping home directory

    Hi. Doing a new install for a new box. I keep home on a separate partition for just this kind of occasion. The big question is about copying the dots.

    Simplest by far is to do the new install, and...
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