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Jan
27
comment Can I create a self-destructing file?
There's no built-ins to implement this, as far as I know.
Jan
27
comment Unable to run *.run intallation packages
@A.M How coincidental that was what I was writing in my answer, heh. If you'd like, you can accept that answer as the answer, in order to mark this question as answered/resolved.
Jan
27
comment Enter usb ethernet adapter not working
Is there something connected to the Ethernet adapter that would be providing signal? NetworkManager likes there to be a wired connection BEFORE it attempts to configure.
Jan
26
comment How can I get just the “free swap” value from the output of the “free” command?
there's no need for that in your answer - your original question didn't ask for a script. I've amended your answer so that it's a little more expanded, such that it has better grammar and says it can be run as a one-liner or added to a script. (I did similar revisions to your question, to make it a little better)
Jan
26
comment How can I get just the “free swap” value from the output of the “free” command?
Not really sure why you went and made this a script. This works as a one-liner command when run directly on the command line.
Jan
24
comment Adding Scala to `PATH` in Zsh
@ElectricCoffee Yes it does matter. They make changes that make it different from Ubuntu and it is not supported by Ubuntu. We only support official Ubuntu derivatives and flavors as outlined in the Help Center here.
Jan
24
comment Adding Scala to `PATH` in Zsh
Sounds like you are using Elementary OS. Elementary OS is off topic here on Ask Ubuntu.
Jan
24
comment I can only access to home files and folders as root
@David 777 is bad and opens everything to security risks. Time to redo your system...
Jan
24
comment Pages File Corrupted LibreOffice 5.0.4.2
@DerekLesho Irrelevant. Your site references migration from OSX to Elementary Os. Whether specific to that or not, it is not an Ubuntu OS and not supported here. Therefore it is off-topic here.
Jan
22
comment What is the default password for the `tomcat7` user on my system?
@Gerli getent passwd tomcat7. See if there's any output. If there is, then the user exists, but perhaps login is disabled completely (i.e. /bin/false for shell). If that's the case, then you can't sanely solve that - you shouldn't change the shell, and you shouldn't try and use that user.
Jan
21
comment Email sent out from server is just me@servername, not me@domain.com
@dan given my entire backend of how I test my mail server is done via Python, I don't typically test things like this. However, it's NOT uncommon to have to specify the origin address (i.e. the From address) in messages originating on the local network, when going outbound. It's actually RFC Dictated that you should have a From: field populated when sending a message, so unless it's specified, it's usually user@hostname gathered from the currently logged in session.
Jan
21
comment Email sent out from server is just me@servername, not me@domain.com
@dan A message is built of of fields - one field is typically the "From:" field, which you can use to specify what "From" address to send from. This is typically used to specify where emails are 'from' from the same server, so unless you specify the "From" field, it doesn't work very well and will default to user@machinehostname (rather than the myhostname settings). This way, one mail server can reply for multiple domains.
Jan
21
comment Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead
Use a different answer - this answer on that question is the one that you should look at.
Jan
21
comment Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead
You have multiple issues. This addresses the NO_PUBKEY errors you see.‌​. This one addresses the 404 Not Found errors you're also seeing.. Effectively, unfortunately, both your issues have been answered already, I believe...
Jan
21
comment Ubuntu 15.10 identifies itself as Kali 2 after dist-upgrade
@Homan there's no way to undo it. You will have to reinstall your operating system to fix this.
Jan
21
comment Ubuntu 15.10 identifies itself as Kali 2 after dist-upgrade
Sounds like you added a repo you shouldn't. Did you add the Kali repositories at some point, or make any changes to where your system gets its software?
Jan
21
comment Boot Ubuntu without screen (Teamviewer)
TeamViewer does not work unless you have an actual screen. It sounds to me like you instead want to set up some kind of Remote Desktop or VNC server so you can connect that way (which doesn't require the screen to be present on the computer, but needs you to have at the very least turned on the computer).
Jan
21
comment Unable to mount windows share under vmplayer 12
There is a known bug in the VMware Tools where it doesn't work with certain kernels; this is a known issue that has no resolution at this time.
Jan
20
comment How to totally remove ubuntu from boot menu after Windows dual boot
Possible duplicate of Uninstall Grub and use Windows bootloader
Jan
20
comment Where is my bug report sent?
The message shown here seems that you've sent an error report, which does not always create a bug. Very rarely, does "Send Error Report" trigger a bug being created, as errors get reported to errors.ubuntu.com (of which only certain people can see the data incorporated in the error reports)