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"If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence."

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Apr
26
comment How do I upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10 in one command by using the terminal?
From here --> Now we need to make a simple edit to the /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades. This file determines the default behavior for the release upgrader. The line you need to change is at the bottom of this file. Change it from: Prompt=lts to Prompt=normal Then: sudo do-release-upgrade -d
Apr
26
comment How do I upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10 in one command by using the terminal?
@Alvar - sorry, I left off update-manager-core which is apparently required. I'm sure I just did the one-liner in that past and it worked. Perhaps the problem is that you're on an LTS version. Not sure.
Apr
26
answered How do I upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10 in one command by using the terminal?
Apr
25
comment Floppy Drive not recognised
+1 - Yes, that's exactly right. Turn the cable around the other way.
Apr
25
comment Picking a torrent application for a server
@Evan - yes it does.
Apr
25
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Apr
24
comment Picking a torrent application for a server
+1 for transmission. Very versatile.
Apr
24
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Apr
24
comment How to see all available `man` manuals?
I always found man mount to be a little more macho. :)
Apr
24
answered How to see all available `man` manuals?
Apr
24
comment Where Can I Give Feedback on Ubuntu?
No not at all mate. I hope the answer didn't come across the wrong way. It's very useful to have people share their thoughts in both of these places. Sorry once again if I worded this harshly. Not my intention at all. :)
Apr
24
comment My permissions are messed up
Dropbox normally resides in /home. Can you do: ls -l ~ and post up the results?
Apr
24
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Apr
24
answered Where Can I Give Feedback on Ubuntu?
Apr
22
accepted Is there a file system best suited for a torrent partition?
Apr
20
comment Is there a file system best suited for a torrent partition?
Sorry I wasn't clear with that. The /media/data & /media/torrents partitions will sit on the 2nd HDD. So I'll stay with ext4 then if there's no outstanding file system for this type of workload. Gilles answer to the other question just made me a little curious that there may be a better choice.
Apr
20
answered I want to know about Ubuntu basics: shell, command etc about Ubuntu. help!
Apr
20
asked Is there a file system best suited for a torrent partition?
Apr
19
answered How can I make 'man' more gui friendly?
Apr
19
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