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  1. [SOLVED] Re: htcondor from debian repository install fails: binary-i386/Packages missing

    ok, i have found a (the?) solution:

    deb http://research.cs.wisc.edu/htcondor/debian/stable/ dists/wheezy/contrib/binary-amd64/
    as sources.list entry does the trick.
  2. [SOLVED] htcondor from debian repository install fails: binary-i386/Packages missing

    hello

    i'm trying to install htcondor from their debian repository.

    ( yes, i know that they offer a .deb version for ubuntu for download, but as i need to create a mirror of htcondor, i prefer...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: hide LUKS mounted drive from unity launcher and nautilus (ubuntu 12.04)

    thanks for the update! i may be grateful for your post when i install trusty in the near future.
  4. [SOLVED] Re: blank screen when trying to install ubuntu 12.04 on a hp envy

    ups, my mistake. forgot to switch off "Secure Boot" in the UEFI BIOS configuration... SOLVED.
  5. [SOLVED] blank screen when trying to install ubuntu 12.04 on a hp envy

    i'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 on a brand new "HP ENVY h8-1550ez Desktop-PC". i manage to boot the bootloader on the flash drive where the ubuntu installer is located. on the drive i have an...
  6. [SOLVED] hide LUKS mounted drive from unity launcher and nautilus (ubuntu 12.04)

    i post this here because i had to search for a while in order to find a working solution and there is a (closed) thread here that was not answered.

    the problem is the following:
    my installation...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Uninstalling a package

    did you try:
    $ sudo apt-get remove --purge avast4workstation
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    Re: programing basics

    would you like to learn a new language? or learn more on c++? are you starting a new project where you use this programming language?
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    Re: HASH Encryption Question.

    yes, that is correct. the salt is meant to defeat that kind of attack.
  10. Re: ubuntu-server 12.04.2 installation error: package retrieval failed

    ok, thanks!

    the "Startup Disk Creator" seems to do a better job. but the server version still did not work. i am installing the alternate iso now...
  11. ubuntu-server 12.04.2 installation error: package retrieval failed

    i tried to install
    ubuntu server 12.04.2 amd64 with unetbootin.

    the install via unetbootin on a flash drive failed because a file could not be retrieved from the flash drive.

    the file is:...
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    Re: HASH Encryption Question.

    sorry to be picky again, but no: in every line with a password in your shadow file there should be exactly 3 dollar signs. something like

    $6$????????$...
    6 is the id (after the 1st "$"); the...
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    Re: HASH Encryption Question.

    and from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_table :


    A rainbow table is ineffective against one-way hashes that include salts. For example, consider a password hash that is generated using the...
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    Re: HASH Encryption Question.

    just to be sure: the salt is not "SHA-512"; that's just the hashing algorithm used. the salt is what follows after that dollar sign (from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passwd):

    ...
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    Re: Who's installing ubuntu touch right now?

    "samsung galaxy nexus i9250" is the correct type (i guess). i'll correct above.
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    Re: Who's installing ubuntu touch right now?

    yeah. i just hat to see it. it's really pretty nice. but unfortunately not much is running yet...

    i hope canonical can make this work. i would really like to see that!

    and yes... patience...
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    Who's installing ubuntu touch right now?

    i am...

    on a samsung galaxy nexus i9250.

    anyone else? on what?
  18. Thread: sudo -s

    by surfer
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    [ubuntu] Re: sudo -s

    not everyone is allowed to use sudo. you have to be in the sudo group. that's how root access is protected. ...if that was your question.
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    [all variants] Re: run program every 10 minutes using anacron

    why anacron?

    cron does what you want:

    (from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CronHowto)

    minute (0-59), hour (0-23, 0 = midnight), day (1-31), month (1-12), weekday (0-6, 0 = Sunday), user,...
  20. [ubuntu] ubuntu just happily removed my (running!) kernel

    this is not a help request; i was able to fix the problem. but does anyone know why i was able to remove the kernel i was running just with the small warning

    WARN: Proceeding with removing running...
  21. Thread: Python help

    by surfer
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    [SOLVED] Re: Python help

    subprocess.call() (check http://docs.python.org/library/subprocess.html) waits for the process to finish.
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    [SOLVED] Re: what is equivalent to mspaint in ubuntu 12.04

    there are many more: in the software center under graphics -> painting and editing you will find others.
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    [SOLVED] Re: what is equivalent to mspaint in ubuntu 12.04

    try GIMP. you can install it using the software center.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 2nd hard drive shows up in devices?

    does this help?

    http://askubuntu.com/questions/62011/how-do-i-remove-mounted-drives-from-the-unity-launcher

    http://www.webupd8.org/2011/04/how-to-remove-mounted-drives-from.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: Monitor is detected as laptop

    is your monitor connected directly to the computer or is there a kvm switch in between? ...believe it or not, but this can make a difference (and can be cured).
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