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May
20
comment How to prevent deja-dup-monitor from running, or completely delete it?
There is a setup screen (when installed) under Applications » System Tools » Preferences » Backup -- that being said, mine was marked as being off and I could still see data being backed up. I'm not too sure where what data went... darn! I don't like that!
May
10
comment Text and icons display improperly
I would suggest Ctrl-Alt-F12, then Alt-F1 to Alt-F6 to get to a console where you can actually see characters and output of commands. But I agree with ByteBOT, it looks like your graphics card is either broken or not compatible with the driver Linux decides to use.
May
10
comment How to recover boot filesystem from a tar archive
Actually, it does not make sense to backup system files since you can always re-install them from a CD/DVD or the Internet using packages. The only system folder you should backup is /etc and even that, you should be very careful when restore.
May
10
comment How to recover boot filesystem from a tar archive
The crash comes from the fact that you are overwriting files that are in use and files that are not. By overwriting them, you create incompatibility which end up breaking your processes.
May
10
comment What does “inactive” mean in “suspend when inactive for xxx mins”?
Yes. Disk activity is not generally considered a reason for not going to a suspend mode. Now some backup systems may be capable of preventing the OS from going to suspend/hibernate (A bit like Flash playing a movie prevents the screensaver from happening). Note, however, that a screensaver is safe.
May
10
answered What does “inactive” mean in “suspend when inactive for xxx mins”?
May
10
comment E: Unable to lock the administration directory
possible duplicate of Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/) is another process using it?
May
10
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May
10
answered How to remove a newer kernel while booted with the older kernel?
May
8
comment Is there a ready made logging server compatible with log4cplus?
But I do not see a loggingserver service. So I suppose I have to build my own? I use the SysLogAppender for security data at this time. But was hoping I could put that in my own log file instead of filling up syslog, unless I could create a file specific to my environment and still use the SysLogAppender?
May
7
revised What is causing my /etc .conf file to suddenly fail on boot
Added warning about the path to a home directory
May
7
revised What is causing my /etc .conf file to suddenly fail on boot
Changed to new interface...
May
7
answered What is causing my /etc .conf file to suddenly fail on boot
May
7
asked Is there a ready made logging server compatible with log4cplus?
Apr
19
comment JAVA_HOME is not defined correctly
Note that to see a variable in your console, you are expected to type: echo $VARNAME. If you just do $VARNAME then it will execute what's in that variable.
Mar
5
comment How can I check if automatic updates are enabled?
I don't think that's turned ON by default, at least not on a server installation. However, it looks like the package is indeed installed automatically even on servers.
Dec
1
revised How can I make a Multiseat with Xephyr?
Added a missing number to wmctrl -e option
Dec
1
comment Ubuntu 14.04 keeps asking for passphrase when ssh
I did, it's here: unix.stackexchange.com/questions/170750/…
Nov
30
comment Ubuntu 14.04 keeps asking for passphrase when ssh
Did you find a solution to this problem?
Nov
30
revised How do I manually add a password to the keyring?
Added info on how to remove exception of websites that should not ask to save passwords.