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    [gnome] Re: gdm 3 user list security bug

    cortman, gdmsetup doesn't affect gdm3 as far as I know. Works only on the now obsolete and unsupported gdm.

    goneskiing, you can uninstall the gdm3 package and replace it with slim or lightdm as...
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    [all variants] Re: HowTo: make XSane and Gmail play nice

    If that were my system, I'd try the following:

    1. Try both "ASMTP Plain" and "ASMTP Login" options in XSane's setup window. I would not expect to have to base64-encode the credentials I gave to...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: [solved]:Pulseaudio suddenly defaults to Mute when rebooting/startup

    Thanks, Cybie. You just fixed a new Debian Wheezy installation whose sound I've been struggling with for the last week. More beer for you!
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Virt-manager picks wrong qcow2/raw format for new VMs (No bootable device.)

    Just struck this issue after updating my Debian Squeeze kvm hosting box. All my Windows VMs started fine, but my Debian utility VM failed to boot. Thinking I was dealing with a corrupted qcow2 file,...
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    [all variants] Re: HowTo: make XSane and Gmail play nice

    Something else people experiencing the hang problem might care to try is including the -bugs and/or -no_ticket options in the openssl s_client command line inside /usr/bin/gmail-smtp. I don't know if...
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    [all variants] Re: HowTo: make XSane and Gmail play nice

    abandonow, what does
    openssl version show for you?

    If Ubuntu is still using something earlier than the 0.9.8o version that's currently working fine for me in Debian Squeeze, you might want to...
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    [all variants] Re: HowTo: make XSane and Gmail play nice

    Just out of interest: what output do you get from the following commands?
    openssl version
    sudo xinetd -versionOn Squeeze, I'm currently seeing
    stephen@jellyfish:~$ openssl version
    OpenSSL 0.9.8o...
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    [all variants] Re: HowTo: make XSane and Gmail play nice

    Could be an xinetd bug then.

    Since writing this howto I've jumped ship from Ubuntu, but I've just this minute tested it all again in Debian Squeeze and it all still works fine for me. If you...
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    [all variants] Re: HowTo: make XSane and Gmail play nice

    Weird.

    What happens if you exercise gmail-smtp directly, and what happens via telnet?
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    [all variants] Re: HowTo: make XSane and Gmail play nice

    I have not seen this behavior, so I can't help much with the bug. But I'd like to offer the following alternative workaround, which is a little less convoluted and avoids using "killall" (I've never...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: KVM / remote X launch / EDID misdetection / randr issues on Karmic

    Probably a little late to this party, but I just found some instructions that let me force a resolution with up-to-date Karmic Intel drivers.

    I have a flat panel (Acer AL1511) that apparently...
  12. Re: New Ubuntuzilla apt repository. Ubuntuzilla users, update your sources.list!

    Nice work, nanotube!

    Having been mildly irritated by yet another Windows-centric blogger whining about being unable to download and double-click some random executable from somewhere to get a new...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo not available

    FYI, the broken value of $PATH you reported earlier

    PATH:/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.13/bin/
    looks to me like the result of a typo in a script. There's probably a line somewhere in...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo not available

    Open a new Terminal window. Type this command:
    echo $PATHIn a fresh installation, the result should look like this:
    /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/gamesIf what...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sudo not available

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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB error: no such partition grub rescue>

    There is nothing you can do to what's recorded on your hard disk that will stop an otherwise bootable live CD from being able to do so. So relax, breathe, and find a way through the twisty little...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Question about moving /home

    find/cpio is old-school standard practice. It's worth knowing how to use cpio if you're going to do any admin work on Unix boxes that don't have the GNU toolset installed; non-GNU versions of cp...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to mount ... CDROM

    Press Ctrl-C to interrupt means what it says; you can interrupt a ddrescue run at any time, and ddrescue will note where it's up to in its log file and then quit. If you then do another ddrescue run...
  19. Thread: Virus??

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    [SOLVED] Re: Virus??

    I guess completely different. I guess all it's going to take is for the same Windows box that was originally responsible for foisting this crap on you to connect to the same hub as you at the same...
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    [kubuntu] Re: network printers from work to home

    OK, I'll start with an overview of what I propose, then keep drilling down until we get to bits you know how to do.

    First thing: you don't want to use printing or file sharing protocols over the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: XP Partition Suddenly Stopped Appearing

    Not a Thunar user, so this is pure speculation on my part, but what happens if you drag it from where it is and drop it above the divider?
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    [SOLVED] Re: XP Partition Suddenly Stopped Appearing

    I'll probably run a system restore sometime in the near future. It's been needing one anyways.

    System Restore is all fun and games until somebody loses an eye...

    Don't ever do a System Restore...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Please help!

    First off: I'm not 100% sure that XP Setup will boot and run correctly from a DVD. You might actually need to use a CD-R.

    Second: if I understand you correctly, you say that the disc you "made...
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    [kubuntu] Re: network printers from work to home

    The way I'd do this is set up a ssh connection from the home PC to your work machine, or vice versa if firewall configuration is easier that way, and use that connection to forward port 631 on the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Printer networking

    It's unusual for a printer name to start with - instead of a letter; are you sure that's right?

    If you open a cmd window on the Windows box and type ping keith-desktop do you see responses?

    I...
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