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    [SOLVED] Re: nfs or samba for a file server

    Personally I'd probably also go for NFS in a Linux only environment. However I am stuck with 3 windows pc's at home and thus use Samba. With 12.04 I have seen a dramatic improvement in speed compared...
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    [ubuntu] Re: gufw - where are the rules stored?

    I recommend you read this great howto from SliceHost.
    They host VPS's and have great articles on how to set them up.
    Mind you, it's all through command-line, but the tutorial is well documenten and...
  3. [lubuntu] How do I setup PulseAudio and the systemwide equalizer as default instead of alsa?

    I have a speakerset which has an overpowered sub which has no bass control. So in the past I used to always use pulseaudio-equalizer with a default preset with almost no bass to get around this...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: What's faster? Remote MySQL + Local Apache/PHP or Remote MySQL + Remote Apache/PH

    The usual setup I have worked with would suggest using a single database server with multiple webservers which are mirrored. User connects to loadbalancer which determines which webserver to use and...
  5. Thread: Apache 2.2.20

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    [all variants] Re: Apache 2.2.20

    Yes I would like to know about this as well, this is a pretty serious security update!
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    [all variants] Re: apache 2.2.19 backport for server admins

    Hmm I just noticed that on launchpad Lucid has apach2 2.2.20 listed, but after adding the PPA it only seems to update to 2.2.19...
    Any clues as to why this could happen? Also apache2-mpm-prefork is...
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    [all variants] Re: apache 2.2.19 backport for server admins

    Thank you my dear sir!
    Just installed it on my VPS and everything worked without a hitch.
    Was paranoid about the recent security hole so I am glad to find an updated version of apache.
    Just saw...
  8. Re: [REQEST]: Compile kernel with "sched_autogroup_enabled" patch

    I am also really interested in this patch!
    Hope someone manages to create a stable generic x64 kernel with this ;)
  9. [ubuntu] Re: GLib-WARNING **: getpwuid_r(): failed due to unknown user id (0)

    Forgot to mention the following data:

    Linux snek-laptop 2.6.35-22-generic #35-Ubuntu SMP Sat Oct 16 20:45:36 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux

    Ubuntu 10.10 x86_64

    Exta repositories:


    -rw-r--r--...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: GLib-WARNING **: getpwuid_r(): failed due to unknown user id (0)

    I am having this problem as well.
    I only see it when my laptop has gone into suspend and I try to bring it back. The screen is black then with only this message. On few occasions the laptop will not...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: add samba to existing windows network as storage/mounted drive

    That's not what I'm asking, I need to know how to add a samba share to Windows Server 2008 R2 so that it shows up on everyone's computer automatically...
    I have all the clients configured to run a...
  12. [ubuntu] add samba to existing windows network as storage/mounted drive

    I recently found an unused server at our office with 2x500GB drives in it.
    So I set it up as RAID1 and plan to use it as an extra storage server.

    Now, I have everything setup, but I don't know...
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    Re: so why do you guys still run Ubuntu?

    Hahaha I got some good laughs out of your post. I thoroughly agree with you, although I would have probably written it a bit differently ;)

    Apple think they need to control the user & developer to...
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    Re: Good Lightweight games?

    Yeah another option would be SCUMMVM, play all the classics again (Monkey Island 1,2,3, Day of the Tentacle, Sam & Max, Full Throttle etc)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) Random Freeze / Hang-up

    Ever since I switched to 2.6.35 my problems have disappeared. Dunno why that fixed it though, also using swatx ppa. amd athlon 2, nvidia 6600gtx, os on ide drive, storage on multiple sata drives.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: ssh -D tunnel not working under Ubuntu, but does work in Putty?!

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_eIRZl6Cv0yo/R1baI-jyveI/AAAAAAAAAss/ADfq4MlOR1s/s400/homer_doh.gif

    It indeed works when set in Firefox, I guess Foxyproxy is broken for some reason.
    I also set the...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: ssh -D tunnel not working under Ubuntu, but does work in Putty?!

    Hey, thx for the quick reply.
    I used to always use Foxyproxy on my laptop with the same ssh command without problems, which is why I am so confused. I have it set to use localhost 8080 like you...
  18. [ubuntu] ssh -D tunnel not working under Ubuntu, but does work in Putty?!

    I have the following ssh command I use to setup a tunnel for port 8080 so that I can bypass some work firewalls for checking out some gaming sites (mind you I am the system admin here):

    ssh -C -D...
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    [all variants] Re: Graphical connection to FTP on ubuntu server

    I just stubmled across this, a Hamachi gui for Ubuntu.
    http://www.haguichi.net/

    Using Hamachi you can easily setup a VPN network, which even goes through firewalls without having to do much...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Impossible to install Ubuntu on a Lenovo ThinkCentre S50 ...

    Oh lol, my bad... I think I confused your post with someone else's and assumed you had a laptop. Glad you figured out the problem though.

    On another note, your Windows installation may be...
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    Re: Good Lightweight games?

    World of Goo.. Generally runs pretty ok even on old laptops, and there's a native Linux client! Great stuff!!
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    [all variants] Re: Graphical connection to FTP on ubuntu server

    Hmm in your usual file explorer just type in the adress like so:

    ftp://username:password@ip

    FTP is not really meant for this though.
    I've tried what you mention, but never got it to work...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Impossible to install Ubuntu on a Lenovo ThinkCentre S50 ...

    Tbh it sounds like your harddrive is not recognised properly.
    Somehow I doubt it's the RAM, especially on laptops it's not really possible to overclock or anything so I wouldn't worry about that too...
  24. [all variants] Get warned of dead PPA's / other repos and options to remove

    Considering how much Ubuntu relies on PPA's these days I am a bit surprised to find that there's no easy way to determine if a PPA is still live, and if not, be asked to remove it.

    The new VLC...
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    [SOLVED] Re: web hosting using Desktop PC ?

    I would not suggest using an old P3 as a business-critical webserver. Considering the age of the hardware you have quite a lot of chances of it having a serious hardware failure.

    However, I would...
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