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Apr
27
comment incorrect permissions after copying over scp
Wow, ok, you used 'the same' without really explaining what it was the same as, and then you said you user's folder, but didn't really explain if that was the Linux User or the Windows User...
Apr
26
comment incorrect permissions after copying over scp
That's actually your problem, Cygwin is making up a set of invalid unix permissions to use with the NTFS files. Drop the -p or alternately take ownership of the files on linux
Apr
26
comment incorrect permissions after copying over scp
He is copying from an NTFS drive so the permissions are likely emulated anyway, not sure if -p would help.
Apr
25
comment Clean up files after a process dies
Do you have access to the source code for this program? I'm guessing not if you need to go about doing this. Instead of cron look into inotify to see if you can monitor for the creation of /tmp/app/pid# and then register a job to clean it up in a few minutes (hours, days, etc)
Apr
25
comment “Dependency is not satisfiable” error when trying to install ubuntudico
I did some research on my own box (which I will now have to revert) and came up with a fully qualified solution and I have posted that as a second solution.
Apr
25
comment “Dependency is not satisfiable” error when trying to install ubuntudico
Then that should be experimentally verifiable. I don't have at my disposal each of these variants of the distribution, hence why I requested either experimental verification (i.e., try on each system) or theoretical verification (I see the same sources.list from each, therefore I theorize it should have the same results). What I'd like to understand is why you're digging up and old thread and arguing that an investigation towards a solution is not a fully qualified solution by itself.
Apr
25
comment “Dependency is not satisfiable” error when trying to install ubuntudico
@BrunoPereira, OP states that the requested environment to run the software by the devloper is [(K)(Ed)]ubuntu, so there might be a reason for that, i.e., there is a different set of preloaded repo sources.
Apr
25
comment “Dependency is not satisfiable” error when trying to install ubuntudico
I offered it as a suggestion since I wasn't 100% sure it would solve the problem, if you notice my second comment I was pointing out that Kubuntu might have a different list of Repos than Xubuntu. This is really what I was investigating. As you said the package system should fetch whatever it needs, provided it knows where to find it
Apr
25
comment Something like Parallels Desktop for Linux?
It was the level of integration that I was looking for, Takkat hit the nail on the head.
Apr
25
comment incorrect permissions after copying over scp
can you run ls -l /home/user/somefolder and edit your question so we can see the permissions on the linux side?
Apr
23
comment How does the installer automagically fill in the suggested hostname?
This is a custom built desktop. I might have modified the windows registry to put me as the manufacturer, but I doubt that would have changed anything on the BIOS level. I will check when I get home
Apr
22
comment Move mysql data dir to TrueCrypt volume
The symlink should do that for you, no need to modify my.cnf. For all intents and purposes symlinks to things are the things they point to. Unless applications are specifically looking, they can't tell the difference.
Apr
22
comment Using ssh private key login to automatically decrypt encrypted file systems without password prompt
I don't see the point of having an encrypted filesystem that automatically decrypts itself. I imagine the writers of that utility had the same thought. Remember that encryptfs doesn't know you just logged in, it just knows that command was issued to decrypt and to do that it expects a password
Apr
22
comment How to hide a(n) (NTFS) partition from ubuntu
Is this NTFS partition on an internal drive or an external. If it is internal then just don't mount it via fstab or otherwise. If it is external then it gets more complicated with udev rules.
Apr
18
comment Enable thumb detection on MacBook Pro
Indeed, business class laptops are my favorites.
Apr
18
comment Partition installation issues.How to install ubuntu on 3TB drive with pre-installed Windows 7.
I didn't really feel like fleshing out the details, and there's still too much ambiguity in the question.
Apr
18
comment Enable thumb detection on MacBook Pro
One of the many reasons I will never buy Apple products. I miss very much the 'nib' pointers of ol' that resided happily betwixt the 'g' and 'h' keys.
Apr
18
comment Partition installation issues.How to install ubuntu on 3TB drive with pre-installed Windows 7.
What you want is to format the drive in the new standard called GUID Partition Table (GPT for short). Linux and Mac OSX will boot this natively, Windows needs to be 'tricked' into doing it. This is possible because the GPT structure exists within the MBR structure, so Windows can continue to think it is on a MBR disk, and all other OSes are fine with the fact that it is really GPT. There are many good guides on how to do this, but it is a requirement to use gparted as Acronis will not align the GPT and MBR records properly.
Apr
18
comment Partition installation issues.How to install ubuntu on 3TB drive with pre-installed Windows 7.
MBR can have at most 4 primary partitions. You seem to describe 6 so I am guessing that primary #4 houses 5 and 6 which are logical partitions. But generally 'unallocated' means not part of a partition so I'm not sure how you could have two of them in a row (that'd just be one continuous unallocated region) so I'm going to assume that 5 and 6 unformatted as opposed to unallocated. Acronis is a good program, but as mentioned it will run into issues with 3 TB drives due to the age of the MBR system.
Apr
16
comment When I attempt to remove g++ why does apt-get attempt to install it?
The only thing I can think of is that it might be part of one of those standard desktop program lists. Every desktop has, for example, a simple text editor. Some use gedit, but there are many replacements. Maybe g++ is one of those, and so apt is selecting another package that provides that feature and it just happens to be a different version of g++