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Apr
27
comment How do I upgrade to Postgres 9.2?
What provides the 9.3 version of pg_dump? Dpkg says it's still being provided by postgresql-client-common, which is stuck at 9.1.
Apr
27
comment How do I upgrade to Postgres 9.2?
Note, piping into sudo is not recommended. On my system, that causes the sudo prompt to be hidden, making the entire command appear to hang indefinitely.
Mar
29
awarded  Yearling
Mar
15
comment How do I increase the open files limit for a non-root user?
Also, note that after you edit /etc/security/limits.conf, you may have to logout and then back in before you can use the new max limit. I did this, and was baffled by ulimit -Hs still showing 1000 when I had just raised it to 1000000! Then I logged out and back in, and ulimit showed the new amount.
Mar
9
awarded  Notable Question
Mar
1
comment How to enable ufw firewall to allow icmp response?
I have all of those rules, yet my KVM host is still blocking all ICMP requests to guests...
Feb
18
awarded  Popular Question
Feb
3
comment How do I create the .Xauthority file?
On my 12.04, there's still an ~./Xauthority file...
Feb
3
comment How to install firefox 20 in Ubuntu 12.04
Another +1 for Selenium compatibility. Selenium officially only supports Firefox 10, which is unfortunate but better than no tests at all. Ubuntu's firefox upgrade completely broke all my Selenium tests.
Jan
30
comment Any way to check the clock speed of my processor?
Note that the value of CPU MHz is not fixed and may change by the second.
Jan
11
comment After upgrading to 11.10, when pressing Ctrl+F, Xterm is popping up
Thanks for the fix. What an idiotic default keybinding for the xbindkeys package to use...
Jan
2
awarded  Notable Question
Dec
31
comment Touchpad Problem - shortly after login, it stops working
I'm on 12.04, and this doesn't do anything for me.
Dec
31
comment MacBook Pro (5) touchpad stops working after upgrading from Ubuntu 10.10 to Ubuntu 11.04
I have a similar problem, but it's not upgrade related. The trackpad just stops working and the only solution is to restart.
Dec
18
awarded  Good Question
Nov
20
comment Understanding my route table
Man pages aren't exactly user friendly, much less so for newbies...
Nov
20
comment Can't connect to any wireless connection after updating
FYI, that "excellent guide" appears to be unmaintained and doesn't actually link to any downloadable files...
Nov
20
comment Can't connect to any wireless connection after updating
Download the firmware from "somewhere" in the head of git repo?
Oct
1
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
23
comment Python HTTPS requests (urllib2) to some sites fail on Ubuntu 12.04 without proxy
This gives me the error BadStatusLine: ''