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    Re: fsck log file is missing?

    I agree. What IS up with that?
    No one on these forums knows about this? Where is the log file?
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    [all variants] Re: How do you expire gksudo's timeout?

    I just can't understand this behavior:

    Launcher for Synaptic is:

    gksu --description /usr/share/applications/synaptic.desktop /usr/sbin/synaptic

    In gconf-editor > apps > gksu > sudo-mode is...
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    [all variants] Re: How do you expire gksudo's timeout?

    I am familiar with the .timestamp_timeout option.
    In my case both gksu and gksudo expire as expected, and this is where the thread title I chose is somewhat misleading.

    Here is an attempt to...
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    [all variants] Re: How do you expire gksudo's timeout?

    I see that works.

    However the reason I asked is in reference to say gui applications, such as Gparted, Synaptic, etc.

    Upon first opening they prompt you to authenticate. Subsequent launches do...
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    [all variants] How do you expire gksudo's timeout?

    I know sudo has a '-k' option but what about gksudo?

    It seems really strange to me, probably because i don't know how to expire it.:confused:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Password/Encryption Keys

    @mcduck

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts and understanding on the topic. I did a search last night, and it appears to be debated on a large scale.

    Having said that I understand some of the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Password/Encryption Keys

    'Password and Encryption Keys' used to prompt for your login key back in Jaunty (9.04)!

    If entering your password when logging into Ubuntu is so incredibly safe... as to allow anyone to see your...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: VPN provider that works on modems/routers?

    Are you using PPTP or OpenVPN? Are you using network-manager as a client?
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    [SOLVED] Re: 'Pan' can't connect?

    Hi guys,

    can you help me out with gmane? My ISP does not offer a newsgroup server.
  10. [SOLVED] Re: ureadahead main process (485) terminated with status 5

    What is the purpose of an unmounted /var partition after this workaround?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable splash screen with Grub2

    That seems to fix the resolution and messy display of the boot text.

    However, if I remove "quiet", the first steps ([1.xxxxx,...,3.xxxxx])are still displayed in default resolution. Following...
  12. [all variants] Re: ureadahead requires /var on root filesystem

    Hey piedro,

    I have the same issue you're having. I made a thread somewhat similar to yours, take a look http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1487981.

    So what I'm most concerned with here is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable splash screen with Grub2

    Hi I don't mean to hijack the thread, but I'm having a similar issue. I've read about grub2, but the behavior i'm experiencing is very odd considering the changes I have made.
    First thing I always...
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    Re: username change request

    Thanks.
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    Re: username change request

    1.bigbaraboom
    2.p2pjitsu
    3.makehush
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    [ubuntu] ureadahead /var

    According to:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1423305&highlight=ureadahead+status

    there is no long term solution for this issue. The "workaround" apparently is:



    Correct me if I'm...
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    username change request

    I created this account a while ago, but haven't used it much since then. I plan to get involved more often in the near future and explore more content, hopefully bring something to the discussion...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Blank Screen After Password Prompt

    I found a thread that had a line of code for "compiz"..
    magic i'm in!! For anyone that has the same problem here is
    the code..if it works please start your own thread with it
    so we can keep this...
  19. Re: [SOLVED] Wubi Ubuntu 8.10 Emachine D2880 Blank Screen after Login

    Thanks so much, great line of code, for those that need it, i hope you find this thread. :)
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    [ubuntu] Blank Screen After Password Prompt

    Hello everyone,
    I finally decided to use a partition on my internal disk, as
    the external one had problems loading GRUB. Anyway, i boot the
    generic kernel and after a minute or two i am at the...
  21. [ubuntu] Hardware malfunction during installation! MBR?

    I would like to delete this thread.
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