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    [SOLVED] Re: Problems after 11.10 upgrade

    I have found a fix for the shutdown problem. See my comments on Thread 1860008
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    [kubuntu] Re: No shutdown option

    Update: I have fixed this on my system:


    sudo dpkg-reconfigure kdm

    Chose kdm from the list, then logged out, rebooted, and now I have the shutdown option on the Leave menu.
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    [kubuntu] Re: No shutdown option

    I also have this problem.

    See bugs 872098 and 853294 in launchpad.

    It appears to be related to KDM. Unless you are using KDM (not GDM) for your login screen, then KDE does not support a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Enable/Disable global menu bar

    See bug 734325 in launchpad

    It looks like the Ubuntu developers are digging their heels in and are determined that the global menu bar will be the new Coke for Ubuntu. They are refusing to provide...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: HELP: System will not boot after Lucid upgrade

    I suggest you comment out the entry for the floppy drive, as presumably you don't normally have a floppy in the drive when you boot.

    You could also try putting a formatted floppy disc in the drive...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: HELP: System will not boot after Lucid upgrade

    I have got my system back.

    The problem was that mountall was choking over the following entry in /etc/fstab:



    # Make the USB bus accessible to virtual box VMs
    none /proc/bus/usb usbfs...
  7. [ubuntu] HELP: System will not boot after Lucid upgrade

    I have an AMD64 system, which I recently upgraded to Lucid 10.04. The system now fails to boot after the upgrade. Recovery mode makes no difference.

    When I attempt to boot, I get a series of...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Convert system to ubunu (Gnome)

    Thanks for the link

    It points to this code snippet:


    sudo apt-get remove adept akregator amarok amarok-common amarok-engine-xine apport-qt ark dolphin dragonplayer exiv2 foomatic-db-gutenprint...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Question about SSH RSA PRIVATE KEY

    The private key is decrypted off line, and then used to connect to the server, so if someone gets hold of your private key protected with a weak password (such as a word in a dictonary), they could...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Best practice for installing second hard drive?

    While I don't want to disorage people from making backups, this step is not realy necessary, and could be a problem if the user has hundreds of Gigabytes of multimeda files and no where to keep them....
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    Re: language used to develop linux os

    If you are looking for reference books, then there are two O'Reilly books that are worth reading. Understanding the Linux Kernel and Linux Device Drivers. The first describes how the kernel works,...
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    [kubuntu] Convert system to ubunu (Gnome)

    Hello

    I have been using linux for many years, and up until now I have always been using KDE as my desktop manager, my main system runs kubuntu intrepid.

    Recently, I have decided that I don't...
  13. [all variants] Re: Large file transfer over an unreliable network?

    I am using bittorrent. It works quite nicely, and using Vuze, it was very easy to setup a server under windows. rsync would probably be harder from windows. I guess if it was linux at both ends rsync...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I killed 8.10 with Compiz. Help!

    Perhaps you could get rid of the compiz packages and start again.

    Reboot the laptop, and select recovery mode, then chose the option to get a command prompt (I forget the name). You should get a...
  15. [all variants] Re: Installing KDE 4 from ISO image, without burning a disc... Please help!

    The process of creating a bootable USB drive is a bit more complex than just copying the files. You need to setup the boot block of the USB key correctly as well.

    If you head over to...
  16. [gnome] Re: Compiz + Nvidia + Metacity = Glitchy Window Border

    I have seen a similar problem to this on my laptop. I reported a bug about it:

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-ati/+bug/272566

    My laptop uses an ATI X1600 Graphics,...
  17. [all variants] Re: Large file transfer over an unreliable network?

    That is a really good idea, which I am investigating. Vuze (Formally Azureus), has a built in BT server so it should be fairly easy to set-up an ad-hoc torrent to transfer the media files.


    Sadly...
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    [all variants] Re: Is it possible?

    That plan sounds like it will work. The only thing to be aware of is that you are creating an I/O bottleneck through your linux server, as all file requests will have to pass through it. So for every...
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    [all variants] Re: Is it possible?

    Having just finished updating the DR plan at my place I have some experience of this.

    Is your existing server windows or some sort of Unix/Linux? Because if it is windows, then I suggest you stick...
  20. [all variants] Large file transfer over an unreliable network?

    Can anyone suggest a network file-system or method of file transfer that will work with large files over a WiFi network that occasional drops out?

    I have a dual boot laptop (XP & Intrepid) on...
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    Re: 32-Bit Chroot How-To

    Not easily. Unfortunately this is a bit of a thorny problem.

    When you click on a mailto: link, your web browser attempts to start an email program so that you can compose and send your mail...
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    Re: HOWTO: 32-Bit Chroot on 64-Bit Installs

    The solution is to create similar chroot mounts for each mounted partition on your system, so in your case a section of your /etc/fstab might look like this:



    # Separate mounts for each user's...
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    Re: HOWTO: 32-Bit Chroot on 64-Bit Installs

    I have setup a chroot as described and it is mostly working, however I have found that I can't run commands that have spaces in the pathnames. For example if I run a command:

    mplayer32...
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    Re: Creating Plugin for Azureus

    Wrong forum.

    Your question is not Ubuntu specific, you will get better advice in an Azureus forum or mailing list. I suggest you pay a vistit to the Az website, and look for links.
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