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Feb
13
comment How to force a clock update using ntp?
When trying from command line, I get the following response: 1 Jan 00:04:11 ntpdate[2226]: the NTP socket is in use, exiting . However, I think that I tried this before in rc.local but it did not help.
Feb
13
asked How to force a clock update using ntp?
Jan
23
awarded  Notable Question
Jan
17
awarded  Notable Question
Jan
14
awarded  Popular Question
Jan
12
accepted How to tell which packages are available to install using apt-get?
Jan
11
asked How to tell which packages are available to install using apt-get?
Jan
2
awarded  Teacher
Dec
23
answered How to diff multiple files across directories?
Dec
23
comment How to diff multiple files across directories?
I think that of the two great answers, this on is more straight forward when there are multiple file types (although I mentioned in the question that I'm looking for a no-loops solution), so I accepted it. The one addition added is echo "${file##*/}"; before the diff command, so one knows what files are actually being compared. Also, as mentioned in @Rinzwind's answer, this method does not cover the case were the file list is not exactly the same in both directories.
Dec
23
accepted How to diff multiple files across directories?
Dec
12
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
28
comment Is it safe to manually delete the /var/cache/apt content?
OK, thanks. I temporarily moved the *bin.* files to a backup folder. However, why does apt-get manages the cache inside the cache? A cache directory should be a temporary storage by nature.
Nov
28
asked Is it safe to manually delete the /var/cache/apt content?
Oct
26
comment No extra mouse buttons in 12.10 vmware guest
It may work for someone else, so +1.
Oct
26
comment No extra mouse buttons in 12.10 vmware guest
I assume the .vmx file should be placed in my home directory on the Ubuntu guest system.
Oct
26
comment No extra mouse buttons in 12.10 vmware guest
Thanks, but not there yet, unfortunately :-(
Oct
25
comment How to assign “back” and “forward” actions to Logitech Anywhere Mouse MX' horizontal scroll wheel?
Thanks, B-Scan. I assume you meant the file to be put in my home directory. I placed it there and added a xbindkeys entry to Startup Apps, logged out and in and... it does not work :-(
Oct
14
awarded  Yearling
Sep
25
comment How do I mount shared folders in Ubuntu using VMware tools?
Re-running sudo vmware-config-tools.pl was enough for me.