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    [SOLVED] Re: Odd plasma lockups Kubuntu 15.10

    Actually I found you also need to remove these files/directories to make the fix permanent:
    rm -rf ./share/config/activitymanager-pluginsrc ./share/config/activitymanagerrc...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Odd plasma lockups Kubuntu 15.10

    Thanks for much for posting this! This bug has been annoying me so much on Kubuntu 16.04 - whenever I right-clicked on the taskbar plasmashell would crash, I'd also get regular warnings about...
  3. apt Errorr "Invalid 'Date' entry in Release file" when using Local Repo

    Just for info: If you're using your own local repository it looks like the latest version of apt has decided that the 'Date' field in the InRelease file must be in UTC, and not any other timezone...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: linux program with same synchronization options as windows toysync?

    To Unison a file rename will look like a file deletion (the original filename) and a new file (the file under the new name). It has no problem synchronising this. The only catch with Unison is that...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Getting 'cannot bind mount' errors trying to run snap package filebot

    This seems to have been because I'd moved my /var/lib/lxd to another partition with more space and made /var/lib/lxd a symlink to it. I changed it around so /var/lib/lxd was a normal directory and I...
  6. Re: Errors while using snap apps... (Livepatch included)

    This fixed it for me on:
    $ lsb_release -a
    No LSB modules are available.
    Distributor ID: Ubuntu
    Description: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS
    Release: 16.04
    Codename: xenial

    Have you raised...
  7. [ubuntu] Getting 'cannot bind mount' errors trying to run snap package filebot

    I'm on Ubuntu 16.04, fully up to date, and trying to use filebot from the snap package. The package installed fine but I'm unable to actually run filebot:

    $ filebot
    cannot bind mount...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: linux program with same synchronization options as windows toysync?

    If you want a nice GUI sync program that's designed to do proper 2-way synchronisation use Unison. When you run it it'll show you a list of differences between the 2 folders (which can be on...
  9. [SOLVED] Cannot play videos or music and no sound in Kubuntu with KDE 5.5.4

    Started computer and found that music couldn't be played - tried both Spotify and Clementine, both showed the play progress bar not moving and no music coming out. Tried sound test on Youtube, but no...
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    Re: Dolphin search can't find a simple file

    I also had this problem in Kubuntu 14.04 and disabling Desktop Search also fixed it for me.

    What's incredibly frustrating though is that having Desktop Search (Baloo) on was the default, but this...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Touchpad not working on Acer C720 Chromebook

    No I doubt it's the hardware. The problem is that patch can't find the find the file drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-designware-pcidrv.c where it expects it. Since that script works on Ubuntu 13.10 it's...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Touchpad not working on Acer C720 Chromebook

    I guess it should work as Mint is fairly similar so it should work. You shouldn't need a VM. Post how you get on.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Encrypted home partition with chrubuntu?

    Replying to myself here. Installed Chrubuntu 12.04 on an Acer C720 chromebook. Am able to use an SD Card with a normal Linux LUKS encrypted partition on it for /home with no problems. I couldn't get...
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    [SOLVED] Touchpad not working on Acer C720 Chromebook

    The Acer C720 Chromebook runs really well with Ubuntu (installed with Chrubuntu) dual-booting with ChromeOS. The only problem is that there is no support for the touchpad in the default Ubuntu...
  15. "Hash Sum mismatch" errors from apt-get when using apt-cacher-ng

    I'm using apt-cacher-ng to cache any packages I install using apt-get. For some reason a few days ago I started getting Hash Sum Mismatch errors whenever I did apt-get update, but these only ever...
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    [ubuntu] Encrypted home partition with chrubuntu?

    I was thinking of buying a Chromebook and installing Chrubuntu on it as a cheap laptop if I go travelling later in the year. The question I have is whether it's possible to encrypt the Ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Bad blocks on an encrypted LVM partition

    I have my desktop PC Ubuntu installation on an encrypted LVM partition:

    /dev/sda1 ntfs Windows
    /dev/sda2 ntfs Windows
    /dev/sda3 ext4 /boot
    /dev/sda4 LUKS (encrypted)
    dm-0 (encrypted...
  18. [all variants] Re: File modified times always 1 hour different from Ubuntu to Android phone

    Ok that actually makes sense. I was in Germany in early October so that's another 1 hour difference when I changed it back to London time before the 24th. And then of course the UK went out of...
  19. [all variants] Re: File modified times always 1 hour different from Ubuntu to Android phone

    Hi,

    The phone and the computer are both set to the same time zone - London which is currently GMT+0.

    The phone file systems show up as FAT32 and Ubuntu mounts them with the vfat module:
    ...
  20. [all variants] File modified times always 1 hour different from Ubuntu to Android phone

    I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with all updates applied. I sync my music files across to my Android phone by plugging the phone into the computer in USB storage device mode and using a simple rsync command...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot control screen brightness through GUI tools

    Thanks but the one of the recent kernel updates that came through the normal update program fixed it.
  22. [ubuntu] Cannot control screen brightness through GUI tools

    I have a Samsung Series 5 NP530U3C laptop with an Intel HD 4000 graphics card. I've found that I can't control the screen brightness with either the GUI tools (e.g. KDE's Power Management or the...
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    [other] Re: Samsung - Series 5 NP530U3C

    I bought a Samsung NP530U3C-A01DE a few days ago. Most stuff works out of the box but there are a couple of small problems.

    I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and the brightness controls don't work on the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Preserving file timestamps on NTFS partitions

    I came across this thread and can't help commenting: the file creation date is just that - it's the date that the file was physically created in the file system. This means that if you copy or move...
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