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Jan
14
comment Decompile source .deb package to post it on launchpad
That's insufficient, your question is vague, even what's in the title. Answer me this, what EXACTLY are you trying to accomplish? And why?
Jan
14
comment Decompile source .deb package to post it on launchpad
What exactly are you asking? This question seems to be very very vague. You can also automate the installation of packages without having every package in a PPA, have you looked into that?
Jan
11
comment “The ./boot/grub/efi.img file failed the MD5 checksum verification.”
Where is the ./goot/ coming from? Or did you mean ./boot/?
Jan
11
comment How to Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10?
@maniteja you're asking how to upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10. That thread is kinda explaining how to upgrade... so I'm kinda curious why that doesn't answer your question.
Jan
10
comment DNS Resolution fails, and /etc/resolv.conf isn't persistent, how can I force the use of certain DNS servers?
@user234215 If this happens with the VPN, then you need to check the VPN's configurations so they point to legitimate DNS servers, as the VPN's configurations will always be dominant over the settings on your systems. You can force DNS servers for your VPN connections too via Network Manager, but it's best to configure them via the VPN's configuration windows. If this is a bug, it would have already been filed, I bet this is "works as intended" and the issue is your configurations of the VPN and/or your system in Network Manager. (I am not a networking expert, though, keep that in mind)
Jan
10
comment Why doesn't `exec startx` work in 13.10?
@Amanda try sudo unity --replace or sudo unity?
Jan
10
comment Live CD stalls when installing Ubuntu 13.10
10.04 is End of Life, lazybird. There is no longer any support for 10.04 Desktop. To that end, you should not recommend 10.04 Desktop anymore, especially since the current LTS is 12.04.
Jan
10
comment DNS Resolution fails, and /etc/resolv.conf isn't persistent, how can I force the use of certain DNS servers?
While this technically answers the question, it would be preferable for you to include the key points of the link in your answer. (I have downvoted for this reason)
Jan
9
comment screenlets PPA missing on 13.04
This is probably because it has no saucy packages in that PPA. Also, there's already a question about how to fix this.
Jan
9
comment Ubuntu Server /var/log crazy disk usage
@GusDeCooL no, you should never just delete all the log files. There's probably certain log files you can safely remove, but I don't know what they are offhand.
Jan
9
comment Ubuntu Server /var/log crazy disk usage
/var/log is a folder, not one log file. Inside that folder, there are many log files. You need to go into that folder and specifically find the log files that're eating up the space, and remove them or trim them, and delete old logfiles that logrotate left behind.
Jan
9
comment Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS Bind Upgrade Question
Relevant question that you should possibly read: Why don't the repositories have the latest versions of software?
Jan
8
comment Neither pidgin or empathy receive offline Gmail chat messages
This bug is not actually an issue on the Ubuntu side of things. This is a bug in the Google side of things.
Jan
8
comment How to run a script each time I login AND unlock session
@GabrielF I discussed this with one of our moderators (RolandiXor), and this here link is the bookmarked chat on this issue. They agree that that philosophy does not apply in this instance, and that you SHOULD include the key points of the link that you have linked to in this answer. That philosophy you linked to is a good idea, but ultimately you SHOULD include the key points from a link in an answer, rather than just a link-only answer, because link-only answers aren't great.
Jan
8
comment When turning on/off wifi, wifi is “soft blocked”, any way to automatically run `rfkill unblock`?
@Braiam I had this tagged for 12.04 because that's the version of Ubuntu I am using, is there a reason you're removing it and putting in shortcut-keys which is not applicable because I'm not trying to find a shortcut to do this but to automate this as part of the hardware switch process? (rolled back until you provide ample justification for your change)
Jan
8
comment How to run a script each time I login AND unlock session
You've already linked to the source, @GabrielF. Leave the source link in place and all should be fine. (ubuntuforums.org won't kill you for that) You'll notice I did so on this answer to another question where I lifted the steps from their site and put them here, but I specifically said the source was not my own. That hasn't been sniped yet, because it's not me stealing information, I said "It's their work, I just copied it to here."
Jan
8
comment How to run a script each time I login AND unlock session
@GabrielF While this technically answers the question, it would be preferable if you provide the key points in the link as part of your answer, in the off-chance the link ends up dying eventually.
Jan
8
comment How to open a file with special character in their path?
You could also have just escaped the # character with \#
Jan
8
comment gnome nanny dosen't work ubuntu 13.10
Edit your actual question rather than posting a separate answer.
Jan
8
comment When turning on/off wifi, wifi is “soft blocked”, any way to automatically run `rfkill unblock`?
@Seth no it does not.