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comment Is it possible to enter password for sudo only once, and configure it to not require for password on other terminals?
No need to copy over to sudoers file, /etc/sudoers.d/<a file name> is used in addition to. It's actually recommended in sudoers to do this. "# Please consider adding local content in /etc/sudoers.d/ instead of # directly modifying this file." While yes visudo does ck. that still doesn't account for users screwing up sudoers on occasion, so the less they access it the better.
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comment Is it possible to enter password for sudo only once, and configure it to not require for password on other terminals?
The only thing I do differently here when advising users is to use a sudoers.d file instead. That way if they somehow screwup very easy to recover, just delete that file. Ex. sudo visudo -f /etc/sudoers.d/01_file
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comment 15.04 Totem stream errors on previously working videos
You could try removing the .bin file inside of ~/.cache/gstreamer-1.0/, then open totem & try a file again
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comment Why the result : “Compiz supported: no” in Ubuntu 14.04
I agree - that page & a link out about gpu, (wiki.ubuntu.com/DemystifyingUnityGraphicsHardwareRequirements) are quite outdated even though they show relatively recent edits. I'd get the best card that the system can handle & with-in your budget., I think people have been ok with 9000 series or even better. Maybe get some possible replacement 'names' & search here or Ubuntu forums first before commiting to buying, ect.
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comment Why the result : “Compiz supported: no” in Ubuntu 14.04
Well you picked a terrible video card that has had enough issues that it is blacklisted for unity/compiz. If you get a 8/9000 series card you may be able to run 14.04 (barely), assuming that you can use pci-e for a vid card.
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comment Kodi package problems after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04: libsdl2 not found
What release/flavor are you actually running? Ubuntu or Ubuntu-Gnome would require some version of libwayland-egl1-mesa to be installed
Jun
28
comment Kodi package problems after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04: libsdl2 not found
ck. what version of libwayland-egl1-mesa is installed, maybe you have the lts version? apt-cache policy libwayland-egl1-mesa* & ck. what mesa you are using, 14.04 orig. or one of the lts versions.
Jun
28
comment How to turn off Nvidia GPU in a hybrid graphics laptop using Ubuntu 14.04?
Not at all, I have a GeForce GT 755M here, never use nvidia on the linux side. Just check either System Settings > Details or glxinfo | grep Mesa Also note that here I remove xserver-xorg-video-nouveau as not needed either
Jun
28
answered How to turn off Nvidia GPU in a hybrid graphics laptop using Ubuntu 14.04?
Jun
27
comment pkexec command in a .desktop file
pkexec needs a policy file to work, you would need to create one, some info here - freedesktop.org/software/polkit/docs/0.105/pkexec.1.html or use existing ones to see how done, - /usr/share/polkit-1/actions. Do note that policies are sometimes better off when part of an app install, (ie. work without issue), if you get a 'Cannot open display' error then there are workarounds such as ubuntuforums.org/…
Jun
27
comment An Odd Gedit Font Problem
font colors are specific to the color scheme in use, normal or otherwise. Text color is set in that scheme's xml file. Typically a color is given a name, then that name used for something specific, ex. from Espresso Libre -, normal text color, <color name="creme" value="#ffe6bb"/> , then later, <style name="text" foreground="creme" background="espresso-brown"/> , the foreground determines text color, ect.
Jun
25
comment Wine has unmet dependencies Ubuntu 15.04
It wouldn't hurt to put the complete aptitude output in a pastebin & link here - paste.ubuntu.com
Jun
25
comment broken package - stuck in infinite loop on elementary OS freya
accountsservice 0.6.37-1ubuntu10.1 is from vivid -updates, how are you getting it for install in freya (if freya uses 15.04 sources then it should be available.) What does either or both of these show? apt-cache madison accountsservice libaccountsservice0 apt-cache policy accountsservice libaccountsservice0
Jun
25
comment Wine has unmet dependencies Ubuntu 15.04
Did you try using aptitude instead of apt-get for more verbose reasons why it won't install?
Jun
23
comment Schemas missing - Unity Tweak Tool
Can you install anything? (pick something from software-center). If so then install aptitude and use it instead of apt-get, usually aptitude is a bit more verbose.
Jun
23
comment Schemas missing - Unity Tweak Tool
Very odd, try sudo apt-get clean && sudo apt-get update Then ck. this package, apt-cache policy libunity-webapps0 if avail. see if it will install
Jun
23
comment Schemas missing - Unity Tweak Tool
Try switching to the Main server in Software & Updates, then try again. if it fails please post here or in a pastebin the complete terminal output start to finish
Jun
23
comment Ubuntu 14.04.2 Handbrake 0.10.2
May be that the dvd has structure protection that handbrake can't deal with or may be that your drive drive doesn't have a region set. Can you play the dvd in Ubuntu? Also note that handbrake does not create a file that can be burned to a dvd for an external dvd player..
Jun
23
comment How do I solve green layer problem while playing HEVC in Ubuntu 14.04?
If possible provide a link to a sample vid that doesn't work right. Can you play back any of the samples from here? - libde265.org/downloads-videos
Jun
23
comment Schemas missing - Unity Tweak Tool
Well then try to specifically install unity-webapps-service as in sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-service (- are you running Ubuntu 14.04 or something else? - lsb_release -a