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May
19
comment Unlock screen in 14.04 without `gnome-screensaver-command`
@Braiam, I understand that this is not a place to submit bug reports and how to circumvent bugs. There is another place for bug reports. But my post here would be very inappropriate in that bug report. So if this is not the correct place to figure out a working way to lock and then unlock ubuntu in 14.04, then what is? Anyway thx for the link. I will check it out.
May
18
comment Unlock screen in 14.04 without `gnome-screensaver-command`
@Braiam, perhaps you should read my question again. I am not asking about the bug being fixed. I am asking for an alternative tool while pointing out that this one is not working due to a known bug.
May
18
comment Unlock screen in 14.04 without `gnome-screensaver-command`
@Braiam that is not a release.
May
18
comment Unlock screen in 14.04 without `gnome-screensaver-command`
@Braiam 1. I do not know about later!! How can I? There is no later version yet. As of now it is only 14.04. And I did not ask about bugs. So if you don't mind, I will revert your edit.
May
18
comment Unlock screen in 14.04 without `gnome-screensaver-command`
@Braiam This question is specific to 14.04 and later. Why did you remove the tag? There is no reason why to avoid using gnome-screensaver-command in earlier versions!
May
18
comment Unlock screen in 14.04 without `gnome-screensaver-command`
Hey, this look pretty good, but unfortunately storing password in clean text is not option. Its almost as bad a running everything in root as my user is on the sudoers list. But I think a combination of your two answers would work. I will try something out as soon as i can. Basically dim the screen until the mouse moves, a key is pressed or the bluetooth device comes back in range. If mouse moves or key is pressed, switch the screen back on and run gnome-screensaver-command -l so that a password can be entered while the bluetooth device is absent. I think it should be doable.
May
16
comment Unlock screen in 14.04 without `gnome-screensaver-command`
Hey nice idea! Would it be possible to change such that any keyboard input will lock the screen instead (giving a chance of unlocking it without the bluetooth device) instead of ignoring all keyboard input?
Dec
3
comment Software Center prompts password of another user
I've added the group "sudo" to the users through pam_groups: *;*;%administrators;Al0000-2400;sudo so that the groups now show as: users sudo administrators. But the software center still wants the password for a local user. So your solution doesn't seem to work.
Dec
3
comment Software Center prompts password of another user
The groups are defined on the LDAP server. I can't really change that. Unless there is a way to say that all adminstrators are also in the sudo group locally.
Nov
3
comment How to disable PIN on SIM card
In 11.10 due to a bug it did ask for a pin if you had carried out the steps you have described. It was a known bug. Not sure how it is now, as I've disabled the PIN on the SIM card.
May
26
comment How to disable PIN on SIM card
I was able to find the device with hwinfo.
May
10
comment Cannot SSHFS mount user home directory
@chriss I suppose I could convert ecryptfs to a truecrypt volume and then krb5p NFS should work, but that would be a very long and bumpy road (resize partitions, transfer data, key management, etc).
May
9
comment Cannot SSHFS mount user home directory
@chriss actually the main reason is this: serverfault.com/questions/200759/…
May
9
comment Cannot SSHFS mount user home directory
@chriss for security reasons. It would be very difficult to satisfy the same requirements with NFS.
Apr
24
comment image from webserver is not shown in web browser
is there any specific reason for using XAMPP instead of LAMP, which is better configured for ubuntu?
Apr
14
comment Synchronize SSHFS mount with local filesystem
@LuisAlvarado, sorry I have probably caused some confusion. The link ive posted Is not answering the question, but it brings one to a setup in which you mount a remote filesystem at login. My point was that when somebody sets that up on a mobile workstation such as a laptop it desirable to somehow cache that filesystem locally. And this is what I am trying to achieve and this is what the question is about. So it will be useful to anybody who set up the system as described on that link, but has a laptop that is not always online.
Apr
14
comment Synchronize SSHFS mount with local filesystem
@LuisAlvarado unfortunately I haven't solved that yet.
Apr
13
comment Synchronize SSHFS mount with local filesystem
@LuisAlvarado my setup is described here: help.ubuntu.com/community/SingleSignOn#Shared_Files. It is not very uncommon that people have laptops and would like to sync those mounts for when they are on the move. Somebody has also market it as a favourite. All of this kinda proves you wrong.
Jan
20
comment How to disable PIN on SIM card
That looks promising, but how do I determine the path of the modem? After all it is inbuilt and I cannot unplug it.
Nov
18
comment Triple Boot Question
I haven't installed win8 yet, but isn't it possible to use just grub to select your OS?