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Jan
29
comment What're the differences between 12.04.3 LTS desktop and 12.04.3?
What exactly are you comparing here? "Ubuntu" is Ubuntu, whether it's the Desktop images or the Server images.
Jan
28
comment What Ubuntu version to install?
@Rinzwind probably better to look at the system requirements question instead...
Jan
28
comment Permission denied when excute a script ?
@user240938 What you're trying to do is run make.py as an executable script. In order for this to function, you have to give it the executable bit, which is what this chmod command does. The alternative is to do python make.py bootstrap. In the same command, though, ./make.py bootstrap, bootstrap is just an argument being passed to make.py while it executes, so you still have to mark make.py as executable.
Jan
28
comment How to deny an ip address from connecting to my system?
I would suggest that instead of -j DROP one uses -j REJECT --reject-with icmp-host-unreachable or -j REJECT --reject-with icmp-port-unreachable. You should only use DROP if you want all packets from a given IP blocked and not responded to. As well, you have been posting questions and answering them a lot. A lot of these questions you've posted already exist, you know.
Jan
27
comment What is the correct way to create your own packages for local installation?
You can always download the older package version from wherever, and then install it by hand, without repackaging everything.
Jan
27
comment How do I get design input on a paper cut?
This needs revising. The new consensus is to NEVER assign a bug to someone unless (1) you assign it to yourself, or (2) someone said to assign the bug to them because they can't assign themselves at the time.
Jan
26
comment run all command inside script with typing the password one time
It's bad form to have a script request superuser powers (with sudo) during execution if multiple commands will need it. Do all the commands need to be run as superuser?
Jan
24
comment I can't use print button
Can you be more specific with what you're asking? For example, which 'print' button are you talking about?
Jan
20
comment Is there a free MySQL manager with a visual query builder for Ubuntu?
Does this support MySQL though Rinzwind?
Jan
20
comment Problems with Keyring login
It might be a good idea to mention that the keyring password is USUALLY the password that's set on your user account, whether you use the password to login or not.
Jan
20
comment What does this mean & what impact does it have: Failed to download repository information
This has already been explained in other questions and answers.
Jan
18
comment Will LTS releases continue to have old binaries and libraries after its end of life?
@user237342 As much as it can, I believe, but if PHP upstream EOLs 5.3 they won't prepare patches for 5.3 so there may not be any actual fixes of issues in PHP 5.3 unless the server team reverse-engineers the patch, and there's a lot more higher-importance things than PHP on their list I bet.
Jan
18
comment Will LTS releases continue to have old binaries and libraries after its end of life?
@user237342 Then you missed a key part in my answer: "As long as 12.04 is not End of Life, it'll have PHP 5.3." Due to the nature of how Ubuntu and Debian both work, the version in the LTS of Ubuntu will be that version until the EOL of that Ubuntu release. 5.3.x will be in 12.04 until 12.04 dies. Having said this, I'd start updating your PHP web apps for 5.4.x compatibility. Because once 12.04 EOLs you're screwed.
Jan
18
comment Will LTS releases continue to have old binaries and libraries after its end of life?
@Braiam That comment on 6 months is completely false. 12.04 is an LTS with 5 years of support from release date. April 2017 is the EOL for 12.04. Read up on the EOL dates. This is a nice graphical depiction of the support time periods for the releases.
Jan
18
comment Will LTS releases continue to have old binaries and libraries after its end of life?
@user237342 That's outside the scope of the question. If you need PHP 5.3 you will have to find a continually-maintained PPA to use that has PHP 5.3 AFTER 12.04 EOLs. But you've got a while before you have to worry about 12.04 EOL-ing. That's what my answer states, and that is the answer for basically ANY software that this question comes up in. You will have to manually compile and install PHP 5.3 and its plugins yourself if you want to have PHP 5.3 after 12.04 EOLs.
Jan
18
comment Can I purge configuration files after I've removed the package?
Given that 12.04 is for the most part EOL now, I'd be surprised to see a still-used 12.04 system outside of outdated servers.
Jan
18
comment Can I purge configuration files after I've removed the package?
This site is only for Ubuntu. Not other variants of Linux. In Ubuntu, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, and even 10.04, the only supported old old release still, this works as intended, so there's no real need to mention "older versions".
Jan
18
comment Help! My server has been hacked - .IptabLes and .IptabLex in /boot
6.06 is WAY past end of life. We can't help you with it, because of the policies of what is on topic on this site. I suggest you nuke your boot data, and get any critical data off after checking to make sure it isn't going to infect your systems again, then upgrade to a supported release that still gets security support.
Jan
18
comment What do these google chrome crash reports mean?
@rcrobot Any time there's a crash you need to contact the developers of that software. As Google Chrome is not open source, we can't help you, and any instances of crashes need to be sent to Google. There's nothing we can really do to help you though.
Jan
18
comment Can I purge configuration files after I've removed the package?
In 12.04 and later, the commands work as expected, so I'm not sure why this comment is here. I should also point out that if there are issues with tab-completion then you should report that as a bug rather than state that as a comment.