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  1. [kubuntu] How to resolve shared lib error with Acrobat

    On Kubuntu 13.10 (X64), I downloaded and installed Reader 9.5.5 from Adobe's website using the provided *.run file.

    On execution the following error occurs:

    acroread ...
  2. Re: Pending Changes to Tutorials and Tips.

    Unless this wiki can be read through my RSS Reader on my mobile phone then it's useless to me.

    What a shame... I love reading these Tips & Tricks articles...oh well, how's the saying go; all good...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to get Samba to Inherit Ownership

    chmod g+s /media/share/disk1/Photos

    The sticky bit allows for what I want.
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    [SOLVED] [SOLVED] How to get Samba to Inherit Ownership

    Hi guys,

    Migrated from a FreeNAS BSD Based NAS to a Ubuntu Server based NAS by manually installing and configuring Samba.

    My trouble is that I need new directories and files created by users...
  5. Re: why should i replace my current OS.....???

    You don't have to (and shouldn't) have to choose between the two Operating Systems. You should enjoy both of them.

    I absolutely love Linux Mint but I also absolutely love Windows 7. In Windows 7...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mount drive in bash script.

    I don't have entries in my /etc/fstab and I have no problem whatsoever unmounting devices using umount /path/to/mount/point. As long as you grant the user running the script the appropriate...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mount drive in bash script.

    1) Refer to the 'mount --help' options and map the options to the ones in your /etc/mtab file

    2) This depends on who is running it. If you're gonna put the script in the user's crontab (crontab...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's up with network interfaces?

    Ugh... so apparently users have to manually configure /etc/network/interfaces (ref: ifdown man page)

    This fixed it:

    $ cat /etc/network/interfaces
    # The loopback network interface
    auto lo...
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    [ubuntu] What's up with network interfaces?

    Hi guys,

    Can someone please explain to me why none of the linux networking commands work for me on Linux Mint 9 (Ubuntu 10.04)?

    $ sudo ifdown eth0
    ifdown: interface eth0 not configured
  10. [all variants] Re: Problems when I try to install ffmpeg

    Oh wow... that's awesome! Thanks!
  11. [all variants] Re: Problems when I try to install ffmpeg

    Also you should know that the Ubuntu build of ffmpeg is totally broken. I wrote a nautilus script to rip the audio from mp4 files and save them to mp3 and it worked great on Fedora but blew up on...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Can i get my vista back after ubuntu 10.10 is installed?

    I'll do my best to make sense on this jumbled mess of a comment :).

    Open the terminal and run the command:

    sudo fdisk -l

    There should be a line that says NTFS: (something like this)
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    [SOLVED] Re: if statement reading a text file

    Sorry I mis-understood the requirement.

    I'm fairly new to "scripting" (I'm coming from the OOP world) and I don't know if bash supports a native key/value pairs construct (IDictionary or similar...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba in a large scale environment.

    Samba supports logon scripts, roaming profiles, and all that. At least it does when used as a PDC. I don't have much experience using samba as a member server on a windows domain so I can't say for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: if statement reading a text file

    I'm not sure if I totally understand the requirement but here's some quick code I wrote to test this.

    It assumes an xml document: theme_list.xml

  16. [all variants] Re: HELP! Locked out of Router, help wanted with script to get username and password

    Exactly. I have had to do this for countless friends and relatives. Find the tiny reset button on the back and use a pinhead to hold it down for 30 seconds or so. That resets it to default and then...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Network Two Computer Together?

    NFS is only for Unix-to-Unix talk; Windows 7 can only talk to NFS if you have the Ultimate Enterprise license.

    The best thing to do is do decide which one of those machines is going to share...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Zenity problem - about to rip my hair out

    Whoa boy... ugh... apparantly you can not initialize an array in bash like this:

    # The zenity columns

    I must have mis-read the doc... initializing with ( ) fixed it.
  19. [SOLVED] Zenity problem - about to rip my hair out

    Ok, I'm about to give up on this because I just can't figure out what the f@$k is going on here.

    I have a zenity checklist here:

    selectedItems=`zenity --list \
    --title="Select the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to install remote desktop

    Gnome has a built-in remote desktop tool you can use. I think it's in Preferences > Remote Desktop. Or you could install VNC server on it.

    If you need to remote desktop into other computers then...
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    Re: Mint Linux

    I personally love Linux Mint. I've been running Linux Mint 9 now for quite a while and it hasn't broken my installation yet (the way Ubuntu does after every software update).
  22. [all variants] Re: Hardware recommendation for video games

    Nah, go find a copy of TinyXP which will install a hacker version of XP called MicroXP which will install on less than 100 MB and use roughly 8MB of RAM while idle. Best of all, its free (but it...
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    [xubuntu] Re: or ubuntu file server.

    I'm not sure what you mean by regular file server. All file servers require accounts, unless you explicitly configure it to allow guest users.

    I use FreeNAS for my file server. It's based on...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install and use the latest FFmpeg and x264

    This guide is friggin outstanding! I was pulling my hair out trying to figure out why my zenity MP4->MP3 conversion script that I wrote on Fedora 14 worked perfectly but crashes on Linux Mint 9 and...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: /etc/hosts ... I'm a little confused is loopback, in other words your local machine.

    /etc/hosts is typically the first place resolution occurs and most development Intranets that are heterogeneous use hosts resolution a...
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