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    Re: Ultra-lightweight Linux Distro

    Hmmm. Lubuntu 14.04 says it wants 3GB of disk space.

    What about Lubuntu 10.04 or something older? 8.10, 9.04? Someone hinted to me that the newer Linux kernels probably won't have support for the...
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    Ultra-lightweight Linux Distro

    So I procured a thin client for free recently.

    http://www.supertronic.it/include/files/prod_files/TK3750.pdf

    Datasheet.

    It has a CompactFlash card slot inside. Max it takes is 4GB...
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    Re: Done Deal: dd'd my HDD

    I ended up using TestDisk to make the Linux partition a primary bootable one, then used a Live CD to rebuild GRUB.

    This laptop is mostly used for odd stuff, so aside from some Nook Android ...
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    Re: Done Deal: dd'd my HDD

    I can't detect the Windows partitions. The Linux and swap partitions, as shown earlier, are.

    There is some data in the Linux system I could really use, mainly some backup images and some stuff in...
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    Re: Done Deal: dd'd my HDD

    I show the following partitions in TestDisk:



    Partition Start End Size in sectors
    * FAT32 0 0 33 8 40 32 ...
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    Done Deal: dd'd my HDD

    I figured it would happen eventually, and today I did so.

    Went to write a disk image (~80MB image) to a micro-SD card, but I put in by mistake, /dev/sda instead of /dev/sdb.

    It copied about...
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    Sharing a folder from /media/ path safe?

    Hi,

    I'm looking to create a persisent share directory, but I'm not sure what "path" is safe from unintended consequences and is persisent, meaning if I reboot or shutdown then it'll still be...
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    Understanding $ dd: count

    I have commmand here for creating a 10MB blank file:

    dd if=/dev/zero of=~/10MB.dsk count=20480

    The count feature as I am told, works in 512K blocks. But how come it's in multiples of 2048,...
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    Re: RCP -- how does it work?

    The first thing I found out in 9.10 was that it did as you said, rcp is just a symbolic link to scp. So it doesn't work.

    But the question still stands: does rcp use telnet login? rlogin method?...
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    RCP -- how does it work?

    I'm trying to figure out the requirements for rcp. Does it lean on telnet login? rlogin? rsh? Or is it a self-contained shell program? Is it a NFS client?

    I'm aware of the vulnerability of...
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    Re: Do I need "echo $PACKAGE hold"?

    Well, I'll post what I've found, and what I believe is correct.

    Compiled from source programs don't need the line: only ones that are installed via something like APT, using sudo apt-get install...
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    Re: Do I need "echo $PACKAGE hold"?

    I take it then, it's optional...
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    Do I need "echo $PACKAGE hold"?

    Hi,

    I am compiling some software from source. Specifically, Netatalk. Also, I'll probably have to compile Engima from source.

    Do I need this line after I have run the sudo make and sudo make...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot Change Screen Resolution (Due to not being able to SEE THE BUTTONS)

    You say you loaded it to a flash drive, perhaps you could describe what version it was? 12.04? 12.10? 13.04? ...?

    I will assume the keyboard works on another computer? Mouse available?

    Perhaps...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    @ Sector11

    The regular line vnstat -i eth0+wlan0 -m works now. Perhaps I failed to communicate that in the post. =)
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    So I got my system updated to 2.6.32-58 recently, and I was hoping that would fix the problem. I didn't know what else got updated along the way but here's the log (command: gedit...
  17. [ubuntu_studio] Re: rEFIt Dualboot OSX10.6.8 /Ubuntustudio 12.04 - How to permanently remove OSX

    Even if I had gone full-tilt towards Linux and left OS X in the dust, I'd still have it on reserve, even it was a simple 30GiB volume of a 250GiB drive.

    Then again, this is coming from somebody...
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    Re: Help a windows user switch to ubuntu?

    Seconded on the live CDs and the dual-booting. Or, VMs.

    There are at least a hundred different types of Linux but you'll want to stick to the main types. Distrowatch has the most popular ones.
    ...
  19. [all variants] Re: New Linux Install - Large Number of Updates Typical?

    It's not unusual at all.

    The .iso is issued at a certain time, and then afterwards updates trickle down the pipe. After some time, a large number of the install .iso packages are out of date.
    ...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Is a firewall and antivirus already installed upon initial installation?

    I wish they had outgoing packet protection like LittleSnitch. I know you can do it with some esoteric configuration of iptables but that's an Advanced User exercise.

    As for viruses and malware, I...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless network connects, but cannot access the internet

    Good.

    I'll show you what mine looks like. Generally I like to think it's a good idea to obscure hardware MAC address (the last two is sufficient to keep though) and external IPs. It's all very...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless network connects, but cannot access the internet

    Please pull up a Terminal command line and type

    ifconfig

    You can also paste the results of

    iwconfig

    Use Control + Shift + C to copy text outside of the terminal.
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Your attachment isn't working, but seeing that you mentioned punch cards, I once saw some kind of book thingaling for coding a IBM System/360 in assembly or machine code. (I think it was the Coding...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Yeah, I was poking around small distros last year and came across two likely candidates: PuppyLinux and DSL.

    I think you are right from memory that DSL does have a conky script by default.

    I...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    You know, that's really interesting that you say that, because I have a goal to sometime work out a basic Linux install that has what I need (I don't use much, I could do it all on 8GiB if I wanted...
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