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    [SOLVED] Re: How to edit config files?

    CLI editor:

    sudo nano /etc/<filename>
    CTRL-o to save changes, CTRL-x to exit

    or

    GUI editor:

    gksudo gedit /etc/<filename>
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    [ubuntu] Re: emailing photo

    You could probably (install and) setup Nautilus Actions to perform that task easily enough.
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    [SOLVED] Re: can I unmount my boot partition?

    Yeah, after reading your question, I realized that I'd never tried doing it before, so I tried and all seems well.

    Not sure why I'd ever want to do it...but it seems to be okay.


    Good call.
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    Re: Whats your first linux distro?

    Red Hat 9 (in 2004)...though I didn't have much fun with it.
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    [SOLVED] Re: what is the best flash / flv video player?

    vlc +1
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Grub Lists Multiple Boot Menu Options for Same Thing

    Most likely each entry pair (Ubuntu and Ubuntu Recovery) load different kernels.

    Post the contents of your /boot/grub/grub.cfg file.
  7. Thread: grub issue

    by munkyeetr
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    [ubuntu] Re: grub issue

    Open a terminal and run sudo blkid and post the output.
    Also post the contents of your /boot/grub/grub.cfg file (or /boot/grub/menu.lst).
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to quickly create shortcuts ?

    Or from the command line:


    ln -s /path/to/real/file /path/to/link/location
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with Virtualbox

    It looks like there's a syntax error in ~/.VirtualBox/VirtualBox.xml. Did you try opening the file in a text editor and seeing if the opening tag (the culprit from the looks of the error message) is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to open a folder on login?

    This may help you: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CustomXSession
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    Re: Rate the Signature above you

    5/10
    Points lost for lack of symmetry and spelling.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I switch windows?

    maybe this thread will help:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=537011
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    [SOLVED] Re: Display the owner of a file in terminal??

    ls -la /path/to/file

    you'll get something like this:
    -rw-r--r-- 1 jon jon 300 Jul 18 12:11 .xinitrc

    first jon is user
    second jon is group
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    Re: The OS name game!

    YellowDog
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mounting other filesystem drives

    1) Run the command blkid to see your device information
    2) Edit the file /etc/fstab and add the devices you want mounted at bootup.

    Here's some documentation describing fstab options:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: rtorrent help

    Yes, tab-complete means pressing the Tab key. It works for me (I just tried it), though it doesn't show hidden directories.

    When you first press CTRL + o, rtorrent displays the default download...
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    [SOLVED] Re: .bin execution problems

    it doesn't...sorry, i was thinking back when i was installing nVidia drivers, but I think that was .run file (not .bin)



    what is with the "null" ownerships?
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    [SOLVED] Re: .bin execution problems

    just a few thoughts:

    1) confirm your pwd is the one that contains the .bin file
    2) confirm ls output shows the file as executable
    3) try explicity prepending sh to the command (sudo sh...
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    [SOLVED] Re: rtorrent help

    From the rtorrent user guide:

    CTRL + o will let you specify the directory to download to "if torrent has not yet been activated."

    From there you can tab-complete to see other directories.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Image Backup of Hard Drive?

    I use Clonezilla and have no complaints.
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    XML/XSLT: Reading in xml files

    I am new to using xml/xslt and this is my situation:

    I have an xml file (index.xml) which is rendered using the stylesheet index.xsl. This works great.

    Now, from index.xsl I want to read in my...
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    Re: how do I re-edit text in Gimp

    I missed that post of yours! Thank you. That will sure save me time in the future.
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    Re: how do I re-edit text in Gimp

    This also works for me, no problem.

    One thing though, which may be the culprit, if you have rotated the text you can no longer edit it ASAIK as shown above. There may be other instances where you...
  24. Re: Getting to grip with Linux, a BBC editors report

    At least he put the blame in the proper place for ipod sync issues.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Conky Problem

    try this:



    it looks like the only relevant difference between your config file and mine
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