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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu Software application loader doesn't work.

    Had the same issue and followed the link and copied the steps taken to correct the problem below:

    1/ Deleted files in ~/.local/share/gnome-software/
    2/ sudo apt-get autoremove gnome-software...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 16.04 Nautilus windows close themselves

    Still a problem.
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    [ubuntu] 16.04 Nautilus keeps crashing

    Is there a known problem with Nautilus in 16.04? Ever since I upgraded it crashes several times per day. Each time it asks me to send an error report which I do and everyday I get a software update...
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    [ubuntu] Issue with PCI SATA expansion board

    I have just upgraded to 16.04 so it may be relevant. I have 13 HDD and 1 SSD (boot/system) running off 3 controllers, 2 built in to the motherboard and one PCI add on. I am able to boot and reboot...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Mutt Error: Aborted unmodified message

    I think I have found a solution, I have changed my muttrc file as follows:
    set editor="gedit" to set editor="gedit --wait".

    I found that from the mutt window this change allowed a body...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Mutt Error: Aborted unmodified message

    Thanks for your reply, I have tested using nano as the text editor in mutt and found that there are still problems. I have uninstalled and re-installed both gedit and mutt and that does not fix the...
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    [SOLVED] Mutt Error: Aborted unmodified message

    Ubuntu 15.10, mutt 1.5.23-3 (latest available through Synaptic)

    I have been using mutt for some years now and until about a week ago it always sent e-mails as expected, then suddenly all emails...
  8. [ubuntu] Icons for Video files - Why different for VC1 encoded files

    Ubuntu 15.10.

    I have a collection of .m2ts video files. As we know, m2ts is a container and can contain video encoded with different encoders. The questions i have are:

    1. why does ubuntu not...
  9. [ubuntu] Icons for Video files - Why different for VC1 encoded files

    Ubuntu 15.10.

    I have a collection of .m2ts video files. As we know, m2ts is a container and can contain video encoded with different encoders. The questions i have are:

    1. why does ubuntu not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB/System Update Problem

    I was under the impression GRUB was needed to boot the PC but as its boots up that's obviously not the case which begs the question, is GRUB necessary if I only have 1 OS installed?

    Assuming it's...
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB/System Update Problem

    @ oldfred

    That command gave:
    scott@scottlounge:~$ grub-pc/install_devices:
    bash: grub-pc/install_devices:: No such file or directory
    scott@scottlounge:~$ sudo debconf-show grub-pc
    [sudo]...
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB/System Update Problem

    @yancek

    Contrary to what I said in my first post, all is not well as I cannot install anything without the installing grub window popping up.

    My boot partition is sda1 which is not listed as a...
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    [SOLVED] GRUB/System Update Problem

    When I log on to Ubuntu 15.10 I have a little red triangle with an exclamation mark in it. Pressing that tells me I have some issue with out of date repositories and in the drop down menu there are a...
  14. Thread: RAM All Used

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    [SOLVED] RAM All Used

    Ubuntu 15.04, the last few days I find that my system is using all it's RAM, 16GB worth. Htop shows the hungriest process only using 0.6% of memory. Is this a system issue or some kind of hidden PIN?
  15. [SOLVED] Aljazeera Live Stream No Longer Plays 15.04

    Some time in the last month or two it appears that one of the many system updates has made it impossible to watch Aljazeera Live Stream (English) http://www.aljazeera.com/watch_now/ on Firefox Ver 39...
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    [SOLVED] Re: smb.conf at /usr/share/samba

    Thank you gents.
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    [SOLVED] smb.conf at /usr/share/samba

    I have just upgraded to 15.04 and noticed /usr/share/samba/smb.conf.

    I have been using /etc/samba/smb.conf and my system seems to be using it as well.

    Any ideas what the /usr version is and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: The "+" in file permissions

    OK SOLVED!!!

    command: chacl -B filename
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    [SOLVED] Re: The "+" in file permissions

    Thanks guys for a super quick response, now I know what the "+" means I was able to read up further and perform the following commands:
    setfacl -b, setfacl -x, setfacl -X and setfacl -k which has...
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    [SOLVED] The "+" in file permissions

    I can find but already know what the other characters in the permission are however I cannot find any info on the "+". I have the following excerpt from a ls -al enquiry:

    drwxr-x---+ 21 root root...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: FSTAB, Partition and Mount Point changes with new SATA Controller Ubuntu 14.10

    Thank you for replies gentlemen, now I know the reason for what is happening I can continue with confidence. Am attempting to mark this thread as answered.
  22. [SOLVED] Re: FSTAB, Partition and Mount Point changes with new SATA Controller Ubuntu 14.10

    Thanks for your reply although it doesn't really help me, I said in my initial post that I understand why the order of SATA drives changes, that being at boot, the controllers are discovered by an...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unreleased Adobe Flash Version?

    d4mi1, I am in the same boat as you, running 11.2.202.440 and wondering why there are new updates when linux support stopped some time ago. That said, everything works fine for me.
  24. [SOLVED] FSTAB, Partition and Mount Point changes with new SATA Controller Ubuntu 14.10

    I have a Gigabyte Z87X-UD5H motherboard with 2 built-in SATA controllers, I have 10 disks attached and all was well until I purchased a new 4 port SATA expansion card, a Syba FG-EST18A (no raid or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: hdparm config not started at booot 14.04

    I have done a little more homework on this problem and I am really after confirmation of what I think is happening.

    hdparm starts from /lib/udev/rules.d/85-hdparm.rules ...
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