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  1. [all variants] Getting started with preseeding - partial automation?

    I'm just getting started with trying to automate portions of the install process, and preseeding seems like the path I need to take.

    e.g....
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    [all variants] pulseaudio autostart per user + openbox

    Intrepid 64bit ver. done over netinstall
    basic server version package set

    My goal is to build from the ground up.

    My problem? I can't seem to gt pulseaudio to auto load - I can get it to...
  3. [all variants] Re: UNetBootIn Alternate CD Install Error: "Cannot find CD"

    i get this also

    - the usb key DOES boot
    - in the first stage of the install, there is a cd detection process...and the installer will not continue.

    from what I understand, the installer isn't...
  4. [all variants] Re: booting from a usb to install Ubuntu - Voting for downloadable flashmemory versio

    still looking for a satisfactory answer? more resources:

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromCForUSBStick
    http://wiki.soekris.info/Installing_Ubuntu_7.04_Server_via_debootstrap...
  5. [all variants] Re: booting from a usb to install Ubuntu - Voting for downloadable flashmemory versio

    various resources

    http://stickytapesolutions.com/imageForStick.html
    http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/ch04s04.html.en
  6. [all variants] booting from a usb to install Ubuntu - Voting for downloadable flashmemory version?

    I've been searching and wading through web pages to do one thing:

    1. place an Ubuntu .iso (or some form) on to a flash memory drive

    2. boot from this flash drive

    3. install Ubuntu

    that...
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    [all variants] Re: /boot mapping to thumb drive

    thanks. I had not thought about mapping boot to the thumb at install.

    I found this -

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CreateBootPartitionAfterInstall

    Overall, what I asked about can be...
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    [all variants] /boot mapping to thumb drive

    - I want to use the encrypted lvm

    - I want to place my /boot partition on a usb key to carry around with me

    - I do not know how to do this right now

    - I cannot find a tutorial or am not...
  9. Re: Improve (potentially halve) login time by using readahead

    I tried this on Hardy_64

    it worked well, but I could not connect to the internet at all

    Network Manager showed 'no active device' and could not bring the networking down or up manually
    ...
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    Re: Your sysctl.conf file

    http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,1697,2114123,00.asp
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    Re: Show us your .bashrc!

    my bash alias file culled from here and elsewhere, still a work in progress:

    #bash aliases

    #BASH environment
    shopt -s histappend
    shopt -s cmdhist
    export PROMPT_COMMAND="history -n" #;...
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    Your sysctl.conf file

    What do you put in your sysctl.conf file? I've been gathering bits and pieces over time while running Kubuntu. I'm interested in learning more about tweaking Ubunutu and Linux. I want your opinion...
  13. Thread: Sysctl Tuning

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    [all variants] Sysctl Tuning

    Here is a some sysctl tuning parameters I've pulled in over time and links to where I got the hints. These seem to work well for me, my computer, and my connection but I haven't advanced enough yet...
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    [all variants] creating and customizing domu's for Xen

    I'm looking into setting up a Xen server using hardy as DomO

    I want to know how I can create specialized versions of ubuntu and other nixs to run on the server as domU's...

    e.g. creating a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Postgresql 8.3 on Hardy Server

    i've found this useful:

    http://hocuspokus.net/2008/05/13/install-postgresql-on-ubuntu-804/

    I've had no problems installing locally, but think something went awry on the server I was working...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Postgresql 8.3 on Hardy Server

    I have tried that and have run into a few roadblocks....

    - things like initdb and postgres are not installed

    - starting /etc/.../postgresql-8.3 start results in no response or any log entries...
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    [ubuntu] Postgresql 8.3 on Hardy Server

    Hi,

    I am installing Postgresql latest package on Hardy Server

    *can anyone suggest a clear and concise how-to or tutorial on setup?*
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    Re: Second Life install help.

    I had little trouble getting it running --

    1. unpack

    tar -xjf /SecondLife.filename

    2. cd <tab> SecondLife

    3. ./secondlife
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    Re: HOWTO: pam_usb login with USB memory stick

    I've been trying to install....installed everything mentioned so far....getting the following:

    make all -C src
    make[1]: Entering directory `/home/temp/pam_usb-0.3.2/src'
    gcc -c -Wall -O2 -fPIC...
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    Re: synaptic touchpad utility, anyone? ;)

    tpconfig: not really helpful. Can't guess how to use it really. Rate? What's that, I'm not even sure. Then I just did -i (for info) just like I did last night: fatal: could not open PS/2 port...
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    Re: HOWTO: Successfully run gDesklets

    This seems simple enough, but when I try to use installed desklets for monitoring disk, cpu, network, etc. I get an error message stating this or that sensor is not available. I am assuming my...
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