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  1. Re: Encrypted external USB drive won't mount automatically

    Thanks. Yea, I used the GUI disk utility (disks). It must have done that stuff for me. Maybe I shouldn't have it mounted at boot, but when I login. I can live with it as is for now.
  2. Re: Encrypted external USB drive won't mount automatically

    If my notes are correct, I encrypted it this way:

    sudo dd if=/dev/urandom of=/root/keyfile bs=1024 count=4
    sudo chmod 0400 /root/keyfile
    cryptsetup luksAddKey /dev/sdb1 /root/keyfile
    I don't...
  3. Encrypted external USB drive won't mount automatically

    I have an encryped external USB drive that I use for rsnapshot backups, so I'd like to mount it automatically.
    My fstab entry did look like this, but it would hang at boot, saying that the disk...
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    Re: upgrading from 32bit to 64 bit xubuntu

    Whats the best/easiest way to handle incompatabilities in the settings that get transferred over in /home? Just deal with them as they come up?
  5. [SOLVED] Re: package dependency issues, E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1

    Is there some maintenance that should be done occasionally to prevent something like this?
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    Re: upgrading from 32bit to 64 bit xubuntu

    If I have a /home partition on the disk can't I install the new OS in / and leave /home and the rest of the partitions alone?
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    Re: upgrading from 32bit to 64 bit xubuntu

    No I do not want to erase everything. I'll try apt-get purge.
    Thanks
  8. [SOLVED] package dependency issues, E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

    Trying to install openssh-server results in:

    dt1:sudo apt-get install openssh-server

    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    You might...
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    Re: upgrading from 32bit to 64 bit xubuntu

    I have this bug which was never resolved and make my computer almost unusable.
    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg/+bug/1434557

    In one of the replys:
    "as 32-bit OSes have a...
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    upgrading from 32bit to 64 bit xubuntu

    I'm adding memory and updating to 64 bit xubuntu. Since the software updater is broken right now I think the best way is for me to get the minimal CD and install that way? Agreed? I don't have...
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    popup right after login (apport)

    Today right after login I had a popup that said something to the effect that there was a system problem. I clicked the button to report, which brought up the attached gui. This seemed pretty...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Can't format external hard drive

    I hooked it to the mac & reformatted it as fat32, now I can use it at least. I don't understand why gparted couldn't partitiion and format it.
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    [xubuntu] Can't format external hard drive

    I have a Maxtor USB hard drive that was formated for Mac. I'm trying to reformat it to ext. KDE Partition Manager gives me errors but no details. gparted gave me a slew of errors, but it seemed...
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    [xubuntu] Re: mouting encrypted external USB hard drive

    OK, I think I'm back to where I was before I munged it up, but it is still showing as a read only file system.

    sudo mkdir /media/test
    sudo cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sdb1 test
    this prompted for...
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    [xubuntu] mouting encrypted external USB hard drive

    xubuntu 14.04

    I set up this encrypted external USB hard drive quite a while ago under ubuntu, switched to kde for a while (it worked there), now back to xubuntu. Now I can't get it mounted. It...
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    [xubuntu] Re: 14.04 power manager not authorized

    It was preventing mine from going to standby. I fixed it by going to the All Settings GUI, under Personal there is Light Locker Settings, turn off Light Locker. I still have the display & computer...
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    [xubuntu] Re: 14.04 power manager not authorized

    Is light-locker needed? When I use the GUI, Settings-Power Manager-On AC-Monitor, is light-locker used?

    Same issue, xubuntu
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    [SOLVED] Re: display resolution broken after sleep

    If I toggle the source button on my monitor it fixes it. Sound like a monitor issue, but I never had this problem when I was running fedora.
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    [SOLVED] Re: display resolution broken after sleep

    I think I did, & it didn't work, but I'll try again next time.
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    [SOLVED] display resolution broken after sleep

    I recently installed xubuntu 14.04, sometimes when I wake it up after the display goes to sleep the display settings are wrong (maybe just the resolution). Rebooting has fixed it so far. How can I...
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    Re: Firefox +1 Mega Thread

    Yep, except it never disappears when I'm watching it :) It might disappear when I minimize it. I've been trying to correlate some action, but haven't got it figured out yet.

    Not very long, less...
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    Re: Firefox +1 Mega Thread

    I tried ambience, no change, then radiance. It changed but eventually the top frame disappeared.
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    Re: Middle Click not Working

    This started happening on my system several months ago and has persisted across an OS update. Very annoying.
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    Re: Firefox +1 Mega Thread

    I am using Ambience. This bug only happens with firefox.
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    Re: Firefox +1 Mega Thread

    The outer frame keeps disappearing. I'm not sure what you call it, the window control panel perhaps. The upper panel that has the minimize, maximize and kill buttons. When I start up firefox its...
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