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    [xubuntu] Better system monitor in xfce4

    I just moved from gnome2 in 10.04 to xfce4.8 in 11.10 (after briefly trying and hating unity/kde4). So far I like 95% of it, however the xfce4 applets for system monitors are inadequate for my...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: user not in sudoers file, this incident will be reported

    I don't see it in /var/log/syslog in 10.04, but now see it in /var/log/auth.log (along with other su/sudo material). Looked due to http://xkcd.com/838/ comic and found this link, and then just...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.10 does not boot past logo

    Can you fix your links? You have the ... in the links so they all are dead. (Rather then cut and paste from another ubuntuforums post, copy the link address).
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    [ubuntu] Re: Frequent Kernel Panics

    Another kernel panic at 8:05pm today, but no subsequent crashes. Was using ssh to edit a few files (e.g., nano) and crashed right after typing ls. I've been trying to use ssh less when its not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Frequent Kernel Panics

    Yes, all the kernel panics (except one) had the two flashing LEDs (num lock/scroll lock), and doesn't respond the magic sysrq keys (Alt-SysRq-R,E,I,S,U,B) or restarting X (Ctrl-Alt-Bksp).

    The...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Frequent Kernel Panics

    Another kernel panic at 10:40. This time as I was starting up the ssh SOCKS proxy to my desktop while connected to WPA2 wifi (re-enabled as roommate came home and didn't want to have to pull MAC...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Frequent Kernel Panics

    Just had two more kernel panics one at 18:10 and another at 18:12.

    Attached is the logs.tar after the second one.

    The first one happened while I was using ssh. I had ssh'd into my desktop...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Frequent Kernel Panics

    So I reset my router to have no encryption (just MAC address filtering). (I would rather prefer to encrypt as a long term solution though, as I am in an apartment building with lots of neighbors and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Frequent Kernel Panics

    Sorry didn't get a chance to test the unencrypted/wifi disabled network yet (other people on the network). I did just have another kernel panic though and made a logs.tar that is attached. I was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Frequent Kernel Panics

    Yes. I just rebooted and haven't used ssh at all (just firefox with no SOCKS proxy), via wifi (using WPA2). But my syslog is still giving:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Frequent Kernel Panics

    Thanks for the quick response; I really appreciate it. Will do the System76 Driver/support create, the next time it happens. I guess I forgot to put syslog in the tarball and have attached it (I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Frequent Kernel Panics

    I am using wireless and do use ssh & ssh port forwarding. My linksys router sends incoming connections to my routers ip address on an specific port (call it 3701) to my desktop machine's port 3701,...
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    [ubuntu] Frequent Kernel Panics

    Hi,
    My month old system76 serp6 has been doing an abnormal number of kernel panics under low stress conditions (e.g., only 10% of memory used, just light web browsing, or ssh-ing into another...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MPD and PulseAudio in Lucid

    This procedure works for me, except I have to do it every time I reboot. E.g., after mpd thinks it started ok (no error messages), but all songs have no sound whatsoever. There's an error message...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Disable fsck check on External Drive at boot

    Wow. I swear I checked man fstab reasonably well but I guess I always missed the "nobootwait" option. My bad; Thanks for your help.


    UUID=abcdefgh-d52c-484e-ab26-d47fabcdefgh /mnt/usb_500gb ...
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    [SOLVED] Disable fsck check on External Drive at boot

    I have an external drive that I like to include in fstab, but I don't want to slow down my boot when the drive is not present. Right now my computer doesn't boot until I press S, which is annoying. ...
  17. Re: Name of System76? Why 76 rather than other #?

    Thanks! This piece of info helped the google searching to find the following thread: http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=1518158 confirming this. I just got a serp6 two weeks ago and...
  18. Name of System76? Why 76 rather than other #?

    Hey does anyone know why System76 is called system 76? Is there any association with 76 to Ubuntu, Linux, or Colorado or computers in general that's going by me? Tried searching the forums and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Serp6 won't boot

    The suspend on low battery power probably was it. I was trying to cycle the battery, and the instructions said fully discharge the battery and I didn't want hibernate/shutdown to only partially...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Serp6 won't booting

    So I tried updating grub from live cd; e.g.:


    > sudo su
    # mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
    # mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev
    # mount --bind /proc /mnt/proc
    # mount --bind /sys /mnt/sys
    # chroot /mnt
    #...
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    [ubuntu] Serp6 won't booting

    Hi,

    Yesterday, I ran out my battery the other day which sent my computer to sleep (via hibernate I believe, possibly it may have been set to suspend). When I hooked it up to the power cord later,...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Mouse scroll in serval / fingerprint scanner mouse functionality?

    Thank you very much for your prompt replies. Sorry if I was cantankerous--I've gotten rather used to my old touchpad (Dell Inspiron) and using a clickable scrollwheel for my standard web browsing,...
  23. [SOLVED] Mouse scroll in serval / fingerprint scanner mouse functionality?

    Hi I just got a serval 76, and love 95% of it.

    However, I dislike the touchpad right now as it seems to have low functionality for two reasons:

    First, the fingerprint scanner between the two...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keyboard Shortcuts why don't they work?

    Finally upgraded to 9.10 (preparing to eventually upgrade to lucid) and the previous dbus command stopped working for me, and I couldn't find another dbus command to send.

    So my current workaround...
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    Re: Software for University Student

    If I were you if you aren't writing a paper to be published in a journal (or a thesis or other very important document), would learn texmacs. Its an extremely powerful WYSIWYG that's latex based...
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