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    [SOLVED] Re: nvidea driver on 10.10

    Great! Glad to hear that others are still getting mileage out of this.
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    [SOLVED] Re: nvidea driver on 10.10

    Woo hoo! All that was worth it, wasn't it!!?? :guitar:

    (I'll be honest, I was so sure of myself on this one, that I simply knew it would work . . . and I'm certainly glad it did! ):P )

    So, for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: nvidea driver on 10.10

    Carrot (^) and letter mean to hit CTRL+<key-specified>. Have another go at it. Use Nano - it's a simple text editor. Vi has a steeper learning curve to it.

    :)
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    [SOLVED] Re: nvidea driver on 10.10

    Okay, here is my advice on what you need to do. Follow it verbatim and let me know what happens. I see that you have already reinstalled 10.10 a couple of times . . . so you should be getting skilled...
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    [SOLVED] Re: nvidea driver on 10.10

    I have been lurking this thread, and believe I know how to fix it. I have the same issue and worked it all day and just fixed it. (bit of a pro at this because I went through this a long time ago and...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Server using DMZ or internal with Port Forwarding?

    If I install mailserver functionality on the same box, is there any hazard of hosting the device externally (DMZ)?

    Any other thoughts on internal/portforwarding versus external/DMZ?
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Server using DMZ or internal with Port Forwarding?

    That's what forums are all about! Opinions and discussion!

    So . . . is there a guide on what to look out for when setting up a server internally? How do I keep it [hackers] isolated from my...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Server using DMZ or internal with Port Forwarding?

    Okay, great - this is good information. So, my ISP's servers will give my server an address (which would be equivalent to my external address) via DHCP, then, right? Hence I wouldn't want to...
  9. [ubuntu] Server using DMZ or internal with Port Forwarding?

    Hi gurus . . .

    New server install soon here . . . it will be primarily a web server, but will also be a mail server, I think. Not real sure how that works yet.

    Anyway: Do you recommend I...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Help mapping FreeNAS in Windows/Linux environment

    Answering my own question, I think:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1025045
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Help mapping FreeNAS in Windows/Linux environment

    *bump*
  12. [SOLVED] Help on how to map shares in Windows/Linux environment?

    Hi all . . .

    I've found that simply sharing a folder on my Ubuntu PC with other Linux PC's on my network proves unwieldy from an 'ownership' standpoint. For example, if I create a file from my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

    Wow! Such an easy fix to a very complex problem. Sir, you're quite amazing and I commend you. It is fixed, and what you told me to do, fixed it. Well, it wasn't 'exactly that', but it lead me to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

    I hate to say it again - it's the perverbial chicken and the egg - you asked me to run a sudo command. You know I can't do this :lolflag:


    name@machine:~$ sudo fdisk -l
    Sorry, try again.
    Sorry,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

    name@machine:~$ ls /etc/pam.d
    atd chfn chsh common-account common-auth common-password common-session cron cups gdm gdm-autologin gnome-screensaver login other passwd polkit ppp ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

    /var/log/auth.log displays a message whenever I type 'sudo' anything: sudo: PAM no modules loaded for `sudo' service

    Changing my password did not help (I even rebooted).
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

    dE_logics - thank you for your detailed explanation - I'm still fairly new to this. I did as you stated, and attempted this before:

    sudo chroot /mnt/ubuntu and I get a message stating 'chroot:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

    Sorry - you're missing one salient point to this whole thing - I cannot gain root access - no way, no how. Anytime I try to 'sudo' something, I get no opportunity to enter a password, it simply tells...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

    Mushwars,

    FOR THE LOVE OF GOD maybe you should read my reply to your brilliant idea. I tried it.

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=8797019&postcount=10

    Thanks for leaving the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

    Okay . . . this got me somewhere; albeit, still not fixed. I booted into recovery mode and removed the backup. Root is now 86% free. Trouble is, I still can't get any love for sudo. :\
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

    I think that mushwars was onto something . . . I'd like to try to implement his solution, but running into problems.

    However . . . to answer your questions, my /home directory is in a separate...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

    Nope - I haven't done anything with my password or otherwise with my profile since the install (~8 months ago). Yes, sudo used to work. Never edited the sudoers file before.
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

    Okay, the first 2 commands run fine, but when I attempt sudo chroot /mnt/ubuntu I get a message stating 'chroot: cannot run command `/bin/bash': No such file or directory'.

    I wonder . . . you're...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

    Nope - you've misunderstood - when I type "sudo" anything, I don't even get prompted for the password - it simply tells me three times that the incorrect password was supplied.
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

    Wait, I'm not sure what 'chroot' is. Why can't I just do this from within another busybox (i.e. ALT+CTRL+F1)?
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