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Jan
29
comment How can I further secure my system using 2 factor authentication?
+1 - this is both really cool and well-written.
Jan
1
comment How can I enable wake-on-lan permanently?
Does this need to be changed for systemd?
Dec
24
comment How can I disable my webcam?
Oh yes, that's much better :)
Dec
24
comment How can I disable my webcam?
This disables all webcams. The OP states that "I would like to disable the webcam like you can do in Windows..." Windows (through the Device Manager) enables individual devices to be disabled and not an entire class of devices. It would be helpful if this answer was expanded to include instructions for disabling a specific webcam.
Dec
16
comment Cannot RDP to another Ubuntu box
What RDP server are you using on the remote machine?
Dec
14
comment Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ferramroberto/sopcast/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages
You don't need sudo in a root prompt.
Dec
5
comment Python.h found by locate but not by GCC
@RS You need to link it, try doing something like this: "gcc file.o -o program"
Dec
2
comment How can I make the volume change in smaller increments?
@starbeamrainbowlabs yes, I'm hoping to stay on top of that.
Nov
26
comment How can I tell Ubuntu to use my NVIDIA GPU for specific programs?
I neither downvoted nor commented on the question.
Nov
26
comment How can I tell Ubuntu to use my NVIDIA GPU for specific programs?
For the record, I didn't downvote this answer. In fact, I wanted to avoid your answer receiving downvotes by advising you of our policy on link-only answers.
Nov
26
comment How can I tell Ubuntu to use my NVIDIA GPU for specific programs?
Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference.
Nov
20
comment Why ufw is blocking my outgoing traffic?
The OP's error does indicate that DNS lookups are failing, although I doubt the underlying cause is a firewall rule.
Nov
20
comment configuration settings will not load
Where are you seeing this error? What version of Ubuntu are you using? How did you install it?
Nov
13
comment What is the simplest Debian Packaging Guide?
@JohnLittle this answer may be of assistance: askubuntu.com/a/27731/5
Nov
11
comment “stop-timeout is not an integer” when generating snap package - why?
@sergiusens thanks! I'm not sure why I had an older version installed but once I manually upgraded, everything worked. If you want to repost your comment as an answer, I would be happy to upvote and accept it.
Nov
10
comment Copy files without losing file/folder permissions
tar suffers from a very serious problem - it chokes on paths longer than 100 characters.
Nov
6
comment “stop-timeout is not an integer” when generating snap package - why?
@sergiusens 1.0.1-0ubuntu1
Nov
5
comment will running ubuntu from a live usb key affect my windows 10 installation in any way?
@DavidFoerster The OP seems to be asking if running the LiveCD causes any unexpected modifications to Windows partitions whereas the other question is asking whether intentional changes to the Windows partition are persistent.
Nov
5
comment Dovecot won't stop running
Dovecot should shut down when the dovecot-core package is removed.
Nov
5
comment How to check if someone has access to my laptop remotely (ubuntu 15.10)?
Do you use the same password for other services? Do you have two-factor authentication enabled for your account? Do you use a proxy? Have you used any other device to check your email?