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revised What do I need for remotely accessing my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop?
clarified this is about remote desktop ie not just a networking / SSH thing
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comment 404 not found when trying to use .htaccess
What are the full contents of that sites-available/default file - in particular, the whole <VirtualHost> section so we can see its DocumentRoot, any other <Directory> sections or aliases? What is in /var/www/install?
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comment How can I get mv (or the * wildcard) to move hidden files?
If you omit the slashes, you shouldn't need -T. Either way this is essentially telling mv to move the directory itself, rather than moving all the files from inside it.
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comment How can I get mv (or the * wildcard) to move hidden files?
Wouldn't the second approach exclude any files with a dot in them later on, eg "myfile.txt"?
Jul
25
comment Android Studio doesn't render Ubuntu Mono Font well
As I said, it is applying anti-aliasing, the difference is in the hinting.
Jul
24
comment WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. Use GNU Parted
You're right - starting on a sector boundary was always pretty important, and the 1MiB alignment does solve that over the old "63 sector" alignment. All this said, the reason you can't trust fdisk's warning about the start of the partition is is that the "partition" it found is not actually a partition because it doesn't understand GPT. I believe tools that can work with GPT drives will almost certainly ensure sector alignment even on 4096 byte sectors.
Jul
24
comment WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. Use GNU Parted
No, you should ignore that. Don't pay attention to anything fdisk says about GPT drives; it does not support them and hence it does not understand them properly. That isn't an actual partition it's seeing, because it cannot actually see the partitions on a GPT drive. For actual information about partitions, use parted instead (or gparted, or whatever).
Jul
24
revised WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. Use GNU Parted
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Jul
24
answered WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. Use GNU Parted
Jul
24
comment How could I safely delete a truecrypt volume?
I believe should be enough to overwrite just the first MB or so of the volume, because the encrypted volume key is stored in that area. In theory, you only need to delete either your password, or the encrypted volume key, for the data to be irrevocable. That said, shredding the volume can't hurt and will also protect against any future catastrophic weakness found in the encryption, as unlikely as that would be.
Jul
24
revised Apache2 not running on Ubuntu Server
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Jul
24
answered Apache2 not running on Ubuntu Server
Jul
23
answered Android Studio doesn't render Ubuntu Mono Font well
Jul
23
reviewed Leave Open Android Studio doesn't render Ubuntu Mono Font well
Jul
23
reviewed Leave Open Upload training to ANT+ Garmin Forerunner 910xt
Jul
23
comment Upload training to ANT+ Garmin Forerunner 910xt
It sounds like he's asking if it's possible to upload an app to his Garmin watching using Ubuntu, like he would do on Windows using the Garmin software.
Jul
23
comment How to get C Media Driver
What indication are you getting that you need additional drivers - does it just not work, or is there some error? What have you tried?
Jul
23
comment Permissions, owner, group inheritance?
Note that "x" has different meaning for files and directories. It gives execute permission for files, but controls the ability to list files in the directory for directories. Thus you usually do want "x" permissions on directories, but you usually don't want "x" permissions on files unless they are executable. For this reason, using chmod recursively with the numeric syntax is bad, because it sets the "x" permission to the same for directories and files. It's better to use letter syntax eg chmod -R g+w . to add group write permission, leaving the "x" permission unchanged.
Jul
20
revised Will there be any problem to install two compilers on the same system?
edited title
Jul
15
reviewed Looks OK Does Wine support USB for UBUNTU?