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User of Ubuntu since 11.04. Currently running 14.10. Amateur CLI geek. Interested in Javascript and, to a lesser extent, Python and Java.

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reviewed Leave Open /usr/bin/sudo must be owned by uid 0 and have the setuid bit set
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comment I completely removed libsqlite3-0 and everything essential was removed. How do I restore ubuntu?
What command did you use to remove sqlite3? Can you be more specific about what you mean by "everything"? Thanks.
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comment How can I prevent users accessing anything but their own home directory?
@Elder Yes, I believe it would. Not perfect, but still an answer
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awarded  Yearling
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comment How can I prevent users accessing anything but their own home directory?
@ElderGeek Can't the OP just use the same commands, but for the home directory?
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comment Controlling Bluetooth mouse gestures that register keyboard events
Did you ever solve this?
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reviewed Leave Open Why does ping -f act like this?
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revised Why does ping -f act like this?
cleaned up, couldn't think of a better title than that, try not to cram too many questions into one post please
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comment Why does ping -f act like this?
Close voters: This question is about using the ping command in ubuntu and is not off-topic.
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revised Ubuntu 14.04.1 Glitch
edited tags
Jan
29
reviewed Edit Ubuntu Software Center Problem in 14.04
Jan
29
revised Ubuntu Software Center Problem in 14.04
please don't use backticks for non code like bodies of text
Jan
29
reviewed Approve Printer sometimes doesn't print
Jan
29
comment install ubuntu on thinkpad T440p
Why are you asking two almost identical questions?
Jan
29
comment Getting 'PXE-561: Media test failure, check cable' errors when I attempt to boot. What's wrong?
Or just change the boot order. I don't think recommending a total BIOS revert is the best option here. +1 nevertheless.
Jan
29
revised Getting 'PXE-561: Media test failure, check cable' errors when I attempt to boot. What's wrong?
added 18 characters in body; edited title
Jan
28
comment How should I deal with bugs that are for unsupported versions of Ubuntu?
@ThomasW. I checked the triage guide when this question was asked. If it is in there it isn't very clear.
Jan
28
comment How to compute days between two date choosers
@Carl Programmers is not about solving code issues.
Jan
28
comment ubuntu 14.10 wireless troubleshoot
How about lspci | grep Network?
Jan
28
comment What caused this GRUB error?
@Hans Reinstalling might work because the system may skip the bad sectors, although usually you have to replace the bad blocks manually. Really you should replace the hard drive ASAP.