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    [SOLVED] Re: Write permission for samba (cifs) NAS

    Ok, got it working with the following line in my /etc/fstab:


    //192.168.1.1/wd_elements_10b8_65/ /media/FAV-backup cifs guest,nosetuids,noperm 0 0

    All is fine, except that I'm getting errors...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Write permission for samba (cifs) NAS

    Got it mounted manually with:

    sudo mount -o nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000 //192.168.1.1/wd_elements_10b8_65/ /media/FFV-backup/

    Now trying to figure out how to include those options in the /etc/fstab
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    [SOLVED] Re: Write permission for samba (cifs) NAS

    I unmounted the FS, and tried


    sudo chown flow:flow FFV-backup

    which changed the permisson, but as soon as I mount it, the permissions are back to root:root
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    [SOLVED] Write permission for samba (cifs) NAS

    WD My Net N600 Router, with an USB port. I have hooked a WD Elements 1TB external hard drive on it. The router recognised it correctly, and I have configured the storage through the router admin...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Script to batch convert video in Handbrake

    I just could not figure out how this thing works, and had to manually add over 200 videos one by one.
    It took ages. There must have been easier ways, but now they are in the queue, so done. But I...
  6. Re: Libre office behaves weird across workspaces

    I made a bug report in Launchpad
    https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1289991
  7. Libre office behaves weird across workspaces

    I have a strange issue with Libre Office.

    I have my Libre running in the Workspace 2, with multiple documents and spreadsheets. There switching between them works fine. But if I swich to Workspace...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Harddisk constantly clicks and spins up and down

    Yes, this solved the issue. :) Thank you all :)
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Harddisk constantly clicks and spins up and down

    thanks for the tip, heir4c :)

    I tried it a few minutes ago and so far no clics. But today the laptop was quiet anyway most of the day, without any settings. So I really don't get what is causing...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Harddisk constantly clicks and spins up and down

    Thanks guys.

    As suggested, I installed iotop, but it tells me nothing useful. I dont think it is any program polling the disk, but rather what Varunendra wrote.

    Anyhow, I have taken backup, and...
  11. [SOLVED] Harddisk constantly clicks and spins up and down

    Hi,

    I recently installed Ubuntu on my new Asus F202X after previous one got stolen. I had the same laptop model previously, and all was working fine. After I installed 13.04 on this one, I have...
  12. Re: High-resolution not working on my display (Fujitsu Siemens AMILO LL 3220T)

    Ah, found a post in ubuntu questions, and now my screen has the resolution I was wishing for. Though so far it is not persistent after reboot, working on that.

    Here is the link:...
  13. Re: High-resolution not working on my display (Fujitsu Siemens AMILO LL 3220T)

    Aha,

    It seems it might be due to this VGA-DVI adapter. As when I run xrandr command, it says "DVI1 disconnected". But is there any way to solve this?

    $ xrandr
    Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200,...
  14. Re: High-resolution not working on my display (Fujitsu Siemens AMILO LL 3220T)

    Adding to my post above (the account was duplicate due to SSE login confusion), the screen has a VGA plug, connected via an adaptor to a DVI connector.

    Can this cause the issue of the screen not...
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    Re: Customize guest session

    You can use this tarball setup given in the first post of this thread and advise the users to save the midi files in the /var/guest-data folder. You can even rename the folder to your liking, for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Guest account has no internet connection

    Got it solved :)

    After booting up, once the Guest is logged in automatically, had to go to the network indicator applet in the in the panel on upper left, and select "Auto Ethernet". It asked...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Guest account has no internet connection

    I just noticed: This issue comes up only on one of the desktops - in others it works just as it is supposed to. All have almost identical HW (Dell OptiPlex), and all run Ubuntu 12.04. So there must...
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    [SOLVED] Guest account has no internet connection

    I have a small net-cafe type setup with three public desktop computers for our visitors to use for their emails, web etc. They are running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have configured them to auto-login to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Shut down menu option not working

    Thanks matt_symes :)

    The following solved the problem:



    And I learned tons in this process :) Ubuntu has changed a lot & Linux has evolved so much in these 15 years that I have been using...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Shut down menu option not working

    Ok,

    Did the following:


    And now it looks like this:


    Next I will test whether it works.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Shut down menu option not working

    Found!!!!



    Now just have to learn how to change it. But really, I did not even know about the existance of gconf and dconf.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Shut down menu option not working

    Here is the output of these two commands:





    Now using gconf-editor, but so far not found there nothing that would help here.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Shut down menu option not working

    Yes I did, and it worked - it shut down the system cleanly.

    I think the stuff is in the policy kit file
    Looking into that now. The syntax is not the most straight-forward.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Shut down menu option not working

    And here is the output for the rest of the commands:





    So it appears this temporary admin did try some lock down features, but did not document his work, did not communicate to me and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Shut down menu option not working

    Hahaa!!! :))))

    Thanks - now it is clear.


    So now checking your other commands.



    Gives the log out confirmation pop-up, but hitting the button does nothing, nor any error message.
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