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The official page is:http://www.pathname.com/fhs/ belive it or not, I know that page look ancient and ghetto, but that is the official page of the standard. The official version is 2.3. As you may notice, the standard is not enforced, distributions may deviate form the FHS Standard. It is a tentative guide. For example: your usb devices most likely mount ...


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Using Groups Like Trevor said, you can make a group, and give that group read, write, and execute, permission to that folder. To create a group: sudo groupadd groupname You can use anything in the place of groupname, just remember what it is! Next, let's create a folder in /share sudo mkdir /share Set that folder's group to the created one, and well ...


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EDITED: Make a user group, right click the folder you want and set appropriate permissions for that group! Hope this helps!


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A chain of whys: $ dpkg -S /usr/share/dict/words diversion by dictionaries-common from: /usr/share/dict/words diversion by dictionaries-common to: /usr/share/dict/words.pre-dictionaries-common wamerican, dictionaries-common: /usr/share/dict/words $ aptitude why dictionaries-common i hunspell-en-us Depends dictionaries-common (>= 0.10) $ aptitude why ...


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You need to actually run the file: Make sure the file is executable (you can learn more about file permissions here). If gcc succeeds in linking it should already be executable (thanks @steeldriver): chmod +x remvocals Execute the file: ./remvocals


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Excuse me if my question is stupid, but did you connect your HDDs to motherboard via SATA cables, not USB, right? The next question is why you have 'sync' in /etc/fstab? I dont have one in mine. Please try without this.


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If you were in your home folder, then you deleted your entire Desktop folder... Re-creating it with these should work: cd ~ mkdir Desktop And try not to use rm -rf without being absolutely sure what will be deleted next time. Especially with sudo.


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Or if that solution doesn't work because you are affected by bug 1171852, then try this: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-gnome/+bug/1171852/comments/14 It was the only of many options that worked for me without installing additional tools (like dconf)


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In order to delete a file in Ubuntu, we can use the standard command rm in Ubuntu Terminal. However, there are some precaution, for example about the ownership of the file/ folder. For more detail instruction, please look at: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DeletingFiles Good Luck.


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Right click on the file you wish to remove and select 'Move to the rubbish bin' then empty the rubbish bin. If you need to delete files owned by root open a ctrl/alt T type:- gksu nautilus this should open a window navigate to the file and delete as above.


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Regarding Nautilus: To stop wasting time on unwanted preview and file counting actions go to preferences and the preview tab and adjust your settings to match this: Regarding alternatives: I've found PCManFM to be very lightweight and fast (even on underpowered systems). PCManFM is the default for the LXDE desktop which is popular for systems that ...


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I don't think a file manager will have anything to do with speed. It more your read/write speed on the drive. your processor, memory and cache are factoring in there somewhere too. If were talking USB drive, then we have to factor in USB bandwidth and if anything shares the same bus (like a raspberry pi. USB and network use same bus, so if your ...


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If there is a sudden increase in speed, followed by a gradual decreasing and another sudden increase, it is because there is a buffer somewhere in between the source and the target. The source fills the buffer, which is instantaneous (high speed), but then the source has to wait while the target is busy emptying the buffer as fast as it can. From the point ...


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There is no default location. I would not use any of the regular directories for this. Keep the server clean from outside backups and put those is a clear defined location. Most likely I would use a removable disk and mount it. Something like /external_backups/ or /media/external_backups/ and inside that subdirectories with the server name and inside ...


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Rename .dat file to .mpg. I hope it works. If it doesn't help install Gxine player. sudo apt-get install gxine It should work.


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In VLC, you're using the Media -> "Open Disc / Ctrl+D" option, and picking your cd player device? Trying to open a single file on a video cd usually does not work, VLC has a special way to open vcd's "all at once."


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Maybe you need some extra codecs. Try this : For i386 install codecs: sudo apt-get install w32codecs libdvdcss2 For amd64 install codecs: sudo apt-get install w64codecs libdvdcss2


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binwalk can be used to find patterns in files. This is in particular helpful for firmware and filesystem images, but can also be helpful if your file format stores compressed sections with a clear marker.


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What you're trying to do used to be called hacking a long time ago. Now it's a bad word, but back then it was good! (Trying to take things apart.) The three most important tools in a computer_programmer_hacker's toolbox are: His brain A Hex Editor like ghex a disassembler (ask another question once you're up to this level) Go to a terminal (If you ...


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Well, stupid me. I forgot to modify the fstab file. If anyone has the same problem as me then this is how I solved it. Find your drive you want to mount by using sudo fdisk -l I found that my device is named /dev/sdb1 so I then typed sudo vim /etc/fstab and enter in the following at the end of the page. (insert, esc :wq!) /dev/yourdevicehere ...


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Yes, as @Mudit said different os uses different file structure. The different file structure which uses different the size of space for storaging files. The windows os uses NTFS partition and The linux os uses ext3 or ext4 partition. so you can find that the same file shows different sizes in different operating systems.


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If you run cmp without the -s option, it'll explain why it thinks the files are different. From your code posted in your comments, Here's what your files look like with a hex editor: res_op_file is 12 bytes long and ends with a \n (0a): 0000000: 4865 6c6c 6f20 576f 726c 640a Hello World. op_file is 11 bytes long and doesn't have the \n: ...


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To expand on whatever you missed in the original answer... they ARE exactly the same size. The sizes are being displayed using different metrics. The units they are counting are different. In the post you linked in a comment the person answering even mentions how you can get the "du" command in linux to display using the same metric as windows is using ...


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I would also suggest you to boot from another Linux DVD or USB stick. If your partitions on your live stick aren't damaged, it should be no problem rescuing the files. I would recommend you using a *buntu live disc or "hirens bootcd" (includes live ms-dos, win xp, parted-magic linux and an incredible amount of tools for all OS) Maybe you have to log into ...


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The default installation of Ubuntu uses the ext4 filesystem, which Windows can't read without installing third party drivers (see also the other answer of The Thunder Chimp). Personally I think you are much better off making a second liveUSB with Xubuntu to recover your files and then do the reinstall.


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A number of Windows programs will allow you to access Linux files. I've never tried getting some files off a live USB, but if the data isn't corrupted it should work. A simple program is Ext2Explore, which you don't even have to install. I would go for that. More sophisticated programs can embed themselves in Windows explorer and allow write access. But in ...


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I found that on my system (Debian Jessie) there's also a ~/.config/mimeapps.list that had an association I accidentally created to open a specific file type with gedit. None of the standard ways of correcting this (default application settings, Thunar's open with property) reflected this, but gedit was the default application. I was able to remove the line ...


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Now that you mention it: No one ever asked what the solution to the slow USB speed is. Everyone just wants to know why... Solution: Don't buy don't buy SLC USB sticks, buy MLC ones! Why? SLC USB sticks are cheap and you get what you pay for: MLC ones are 2-8 times faster (depending on the technology of your original SLC), last 2-8 times longer (again: ...


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TFTP predates Windows, so it does not use Windows naming conventions. No C:\ drive for you! ;-) Depending on the TFTP server you installed (Microsoft's?) and the version (which?) and what the configuration is of your server (config file? Registry keys?) you are "sharing" some subdirectory somewhere on one of your hard disks. The tftp commands (type ...


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XFE has root window and search capability. You can find it in the software center or Synaptic or simply type sudo apt-get install xfe.


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I would also recommend SpaceFM. It is lightweight and has a search function. (sudo apt-get install spacefm) You can use it as an alternative manager both in Xubuntu or Lubuntu. As for the search program for Lubuntu try Gnome-Do. (sudo apt-get install gnome-do)


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Use the Nemo file manager under Xubuntu. Just set it as the default file manager, but don't delete the default Xubuntu File Manager. Just have it as an additional (and default) file manager.


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Krename http://www.krename.net What is KRename ? KRename is a powerful batch renamer for KDE. It allows you to easily rename hundreds or even more files in one go. The filenames can be created by parts of the original filename, numbering the files or accessing hundreds of informations about the file, like creation date or Exif informations ...


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I did this in my terminal (not kubuntu, but that shouldn't matter): I created a file to play with: kai@owncloud:~$ touch "Mike&ampThe Mecanics.mp3" here you are: kai@owncloud:~$ ls -la total 27188 (...) -rw-r--r-- 1 kai kai 0 Jan 4 19:35 Mike&ampThe Mecanics.mp3 kai@owncloud:~$ Then I renamed it like this: kai@owncloud:~$ mv ...


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Using the terminal, just escape the & character with a backslash. So to rename file &test to test do mv \&test test.


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Thanks, for your help I tried your instructions but it did no work. What worked for me was the instructions from Liberian Geek on "Ubuntu Tips - Create Samba File Server in Ubuntu 14.04" I followed the instruction to the T and it worked. Again Thanks for your help... John


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Welcome to Ubuntu and GNU/Linux! As things stand, Windows won't be able to do anything with your Ubuntu Server files on a number of levels: 1) It won't be able to log into the system. (You would need to use ssh for this) See: SSH on help.ubuntu.com. This won't help you with file transfers directly, but it will help to manage your server from Windows. 2) ...


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I tried the dconf-editor (see first answer on this page) on 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and it worked without a hitch. The steps include: In terminal: sudo apt-get install dconf-tools In dash, find and launch dconf Editor In dconf Editor left pane, expand org -> gnome -> gedit -> preferences In dconf Editor left pane, select ui In dconf Editor right pane, ...



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