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    Re: Things that you dislike in Ubuntu

    Just put in a blank password - it should disable - yes?
  2. Re: script for removing files older than a certain date

    I have the following (built on the knowledge of others and Vaphell above

    sudo find /path/to/folder* -mtime +7 -exec rm -rf {} \;

    It works as a cronjob daily to purge files older than 7 days
  3. [lubuntu] Re: VLC won't start automatically at Lubuntu boot

    hi Mimac - I know its been six months since your posting but wondered whether you had come right yet?

    Just checking that the interface you are intending to use in your /etc/init/streams.conf is lo...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sort by name not working properly

    hi - its a nautilus bug :sad:

    been around for a while now - reported in 2006 :-({|=as per https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=355152 #-o:frown:
    and it is frustrating - ](*,) - sorry...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: /boot partition filling up quickly need to delete old kernels

    as a rule (and good nix practice) it is unadvisable to "rm -rf" anything - a little like shooting pigeons with buckshot :p.
    code
    sudo rm /boot*2.6.32.nn*

    where <2.6.32.nn> is the kernel number...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary

    Another reason (as I have found today!) is that gparted was used to partition the disk when fdisk is called to check the status.
    Just thought I would throw in my 10 pebbles worth ;-)
  7. Re: Cool applications you use that others might not know of

    audacity!!
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    Re: HOWTO: Linux Software Raid using mdadm

    Hi AllGamer
    In your assembly process



    Shows you as trying to assemble a RAID5 with spare?
    You are using the device /dev/sdx as opposed to the partitions /dev/sdxn - where n is the number.
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype video issues

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Webcam#Skype
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype video issues

    a good tester of your webcam functionality is "cheese"
  11. [ubuntu] Re: How Do I AutoStart Services In Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop?

    Hi exactt,
    not sure I understand you - are you saying he should start the modconf in runlevel 2 as you had started your tomcat6?

    Suggested [assumption code]
    sudo update-rc.d modconf enable 2
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Copying with Brasero requires cdrdao - already there

    Many Thanks for your help in this ....;)
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    Re: The BUMP Thread

    Still bumping along ......:D
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    [gnome] Re: disable screen lock after sleep

    Settings are immediate - this is not windoze ....You wont need to reboot
    ;)
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Welcome to the world of Ubuntu Linux ...... ;)
    You have made a wise swap ...... if you need any help with any issues - post it on the forum - there are many people more than willing to help....
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    Re: HOWTO: Linux Software Raid using mdadm

    jayrobert
    LVM is not for windows - as I am sure you know by now.
    EXT and VFAT are chalk and cheese (or more correctly cheese and chalk?)- but I am sure you could have told me that.
    Dont use...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    Yes BETATEST - and sadly the whole GNU principle is geared towards free software. In a "commercial" development would anyone be prepared to pay for CS3 (or any other application for that matter?) if...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    BSOD :twisted:
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Hi joshuakimba
    I work in both domains - the compatibility is very good. There are some features and functions that are in in different places (page formatting for example) but other than that Open...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    After 93 pages in this thread I am still struggling to find a real reason .......
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    Re: Ubuntu cannot compete with OS X or Windows 7

    Yep - I think Linux needs a defrag :-\"8-[:^o



    Just kidding - I only say that due to the wording PariahVayne chose.

    The reality is that each one will choose according to

    cost
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    Re: Howto: Install Ubuntu without a CD

    have you tried a

    startx yet?
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    Re: Forum-wide terminology error

    Hi Gizenshya
    Parameters are exact defining numbers by which something works or does not work - they are the ruleset.
    Statistics are numbers gathered from changing environments or cumulative data -...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    If I may be so bold to amend


    Linux isnt AN OS, its OUR OS ;)
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    Re: Guess where this is!

    Hi Tomatz
    how about Thames Estuary? :D

    PS - Happy New Year!

    Tomatz - how about Tollesbury in Essex??
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