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bio website jaysonrowe.blogspot.com
location Darlington, SC
age 33
visits member for 2 years, 7 months
seen Dec 5 '13 at 15:44

I am a Developer for a software company in South Carolina.


May
30
comment Font messed up?
Thanks, that looks correct (Ubuntu Defaults). Let me do some more looking and see what I can figure out.
May
30
comment Font messed up?
Sorry - it's xrdb -query - I added an extra dash.
May
30
comment Font messed up?
if you could, share the results of the command: xrdb --query
May
30
comment Font messed up?
Have you done anything in a custom ~/.fonts.conf ?
May
23
comment When using Ubuntu with the Kubuntu desktop it asks me to install Rails
How did you install rails initially? Did you use the package manager, rbenv or RVM? If you used RVM, your terminal should be set to run as a login shell. I'm guessing GNOME-Terminal got this setting set at some point (it's not default), and Konsole (the default terminal emulator in Kubuntu) needs to have it set as well. I did some searching, and it seems that option isn't readily available in Konsole (unless I'm missing something). Perhaps you could try executing gnome-terminal from within KDE to see if rails works then.
May
2
comment VMPlayer 9, Xubuntu 12.10, Rails Development - Freezing frequently
You don't mention how much RAM the notebook has - make sure you aren't starving the Host OS. Also, yes I'd say having the code in a shared folder being accessed from the Host would be likely to cause an issue, especially as Ruby is an interpreted language. It would obviously perform better if you copied your code into the VM itself, but I can't say for sure that this is your issue.
Nov
30
comment Was TRIM support backported into the 2.6.32 kernel that is in 10.04?
Thank you @psusi
Nov
30
comment Was TRIM support backported into the 2.6.32 kernel that is in 10.04?
...and I do ask, do you know this for sure, because if I dig around Google again like I did the other night, I can find sources that say it was in fact backported into the 2.6.32 kernel.
Nov
30
comment Was TRIM support backported into the 2.6.32 kernel that is in 10.04?
I'm running 12.10 - this is for someone who has a business reason to run 10.04 (for now) for compatibility, but thanks for your answer.
Nov
16
comment How to install and run UNetbootin?
If downloaded from the project's site, I believe it will not prompt you for sudo creds when you run it, so try running it from a terminal with sudo. Personally, I second the other options of simply installing from the repositories (sudo apt-get install unetbootin), using the Ubuntu Startup Disk creator, or simply using dd (sudo dd if=/path/to/something.iso of=/dev/sdx bs=8M; sync)
Nov
9
comment Ways to completely uninstall Ubuntu
Did you burn your .iso file to a disk as an image, or simply burn the .iso file on the disk (whereas when you put it in the drive and explore it you simply see the iso files). If you burned it as an image, you would see the directory structure of the windows install disk rather than just the .iso.
Oct
27
comment How do I use Virtualbox and install Windows 7
@luke in the screenshot, GNOME3 is shown, which has the menus on the application's window. If you are using Unity, look at the top of the screen where it says VirtualBox, move your mouse just to the right of that and you should see the menus appear, click on Devices there.
Oct
27
comment How do I use Virtualbox and install Windows 7
@luke, you will need a Legal Windows ISO or DVD and a Windows license to run Windows in VirtualBox, just like on a physical machine.
Oct
21
comment How to install Ubuntu on empty disk space along side Win7?
...and always have a backup before doing anything like this - nothing is guaranteed ;-)
Oct
21
comment How to install Ubuntu on empty disk space along side Win7?
Perhaps this will give you more detail: help.ubuntu.com/community/WindowsDualBoot
Apr
13
comment Vim change colorscheme and vimrc location file
you could also try putting the colorscheme file in ~/.vim (that's where I save mine).
Apr
13
comment Vim change colorscheme and vimrc location file
Check this answer out: askubuntu.com/questions/60041/…
Apr
9
comment XRDP: How to get remote terminal services without local user login?
I will set up a 10.10 VM to test this since I've never used XRDP on Ubuntu (only on CentOS), but in CentOS, XRDP runs as a service, and once you set that service to be enabled on bootup, you simply have to power on the machine, and it'll run headless, and you can RDP in. We have some servers that are virtualized on XEN that we connect to in this manner. I'll test on 10.10 for you to see if it'll work this way and I'll answer back if nobody answers before me.
Apr
5
comment What is the function of the “Sticky edges” on/off setting in displays?
It kinda does in a multi-monitor setup - for example, with it turned off, a window will not semi-maximize on the left-hand side of the right-hand monitor, but it will when it turned on.
Mar
28
comment Problems with Google Earth
to use Gedit with Super User privileges, hit alt+f2 and type gksudo gedit -> then enter your password. HTH