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  1. Thread: Ubuntu Staff

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  2. Thread: Ubuntu Staff

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    Ubuntu Staff

    I just received a WARNING about my post using bad language (seen below) in which a user said that initramfs-tools TRASHED his system completely. I pointed out that perhaps there was some problem with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: SNAGIT for UBUNTU or something like it??

    Oh I'm sure the "Take a Screenshot" utility doesn't do everything this SNAGIT application can do, but until the OP tells his explicitly what he needs done my post should be sufficient.
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    [SOLVED] Re: SNAGIT for UBUNTU or something like it??

    Applications, Accessories, "Take a Screenshot" will take a screen shot of anything you have open. The command is: gnome-screenshot --interactive

    Also, in the repositories is gtk_recordmydesktop...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: need a screen capture software that can grab a chat room chat

    apt-get install gtk_recordmydesktop
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    [kubuntu] Re: visudo + /etc/init.d/fail2ban status

    First of all, why are you running conky as root? Conky is meant to be run as a user as a system monitor for the desktop.

    I can see where you need conky to access a priviledged command or script...
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    [kubuntu] Re: visudo + /etc/init.d/fail2ban status

    Remove everything you have added and add this example at the VERY BOTTOM, as in the last line of /etc/sudoers:

    ray rushmore = NOPASSWD: /bin/kill, /bin/ls, /usr/bin/lprm

    This allows the...
  8. [all variants] Re: Running commands while booting + rc.local

    #!/bin/bash
    xrandr --output LVDS --set BACKLIGHT_CONTROL native && /etc/init.d/acpid restart

    name it "keys", make it owned by root and executable, put it in /etc/init.d
    and then link it to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP me cant delete folder!!!

    gksudo nautilus /home/your-username/Desktop

    right click, remove file
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    [ubuntu] Re: what is the right command?

    There are several, but I think "top" will get you what you need
  11. Re: Do you think ubuntus life cycle is too short ?

    I can kind of see your point, but then again just because there is a new release doesn't mean you *have* to upgrade to it. Personally, I like to stay 1 release BEHIND whats considered current. But...
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    [ubuntu] Re: remastersys is broken temporarily

    I really don't know, the remastersys people say it's an Ubuntu issue, you can follow this thread.

    http://loscompanion.com/forums/index.php?PHPSESSID=23d5b5c9597f38cbab71a48da23299f8&topic=4429.0
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    [ubuntu] remastersys is broken temporarily

    If any users of Ubuntu 8.04, who have recently upgraded in the past week, notice that remastersys finishes with the error:

    Creating custombackup.iso in /home/remastersys/remastersys

    ls: cannot...
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    [other] Re: a utility to compare folders?

    diff -r /folder1 /folder2 > difference
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trash won't empty

    Nope, jonian's post runs the file managaer Nautilus on the Trash location so the OP could delete his Trash.

    My post installed the Ubuntu program secure-delete and recommended adding the executable...
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    [ubuntu] Re: An sms messenger for ubuntu?

    SMS is SMS whether it's via email, or a IM.

    I send an email to my-10-digit-number@txt.att.net and I get the message immediately.

    If I send it via ANY SMS software, its the same thing.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: An sms messenger for ubuntu?

    I send SMS messages via email all the time. Would that work? Have her send a SMS to your email and note her cell phones SMS address. Then, you can send her SMS messages via evolution/thunderbird or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partioning question...

    Installing *buntu on the other hard-drive isn't going to "ruin" windows.

    Michael
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    [ubuntu] Re: Login Install

    Not sure I understand what it is that you did, but you could always boot to single user mode / recovery mode and apt-get install whatever you deleted.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trash won't empty

    I installed secure-delete and added a /etc/crontab to run srm -rl /home/[your username]/.local/share/Trash/files/* everyday at 3am

    works great :)
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    [all variants] Re: rsync recopying copied files

    -a implies -rlpogx:

    man rsync| grep -a

    -a, --archive archive mode; same as -rlptgoD (no -H, -A)
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    [all variants] Re: rsync recopying copied files

    Delete everything in the destination and run:


    rsync --delete-after --exclude-from=exclude -avz /source /destination

    Then make a file called exclude and put in it any files folders you want...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Copy Ubuntu on to another Harddirve with reinstalling?

    I agree the above tar command would work, and I know this is HIGHLY debatable, but if you use the above tar command as stated, I would do it in recovery mode to limit the number of open files. Again,...
  24. [all variants] Re: Is this a smart idea? Or a disaster waiting to happen?

    http://httpd.apache.org/docs/1.3/howto/htaccess.html
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Copy Ubuntu on to another Harddirve with reinstalling?

    partimage and dd do the same thing as ghost
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