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I love UNIX/Linux and Systems Administration.


Aug
4
comment How to upgrade skype from 4.2 to 4.3
Exactly how did you go about installing it? Are you sure the new version was not installed in a different location than your path?
Aug
3
comment Google maps brings down performance, even after close
Is you google map application up to date?
Aug
2
comment When I login, I see “You have mail.”, but /var/mail/<username> is empty
I believe there is an environment variable that points to your mailbox. Check that out and ensure that it is pointing to the right place for YOUR mailbox.
Jul
31
comment Not authorized error message
You fail to mention what type of OS formatting is contained on your USB drive. Also if you can more completely specify the name of the application and the specific error message that would be very helpful. Have you looked at all the log files on the system to see if there is something else flagged?
Jul
12
comment Format hard drives w/o live CD
Your question is a little bit unclear, can you provide a little more detail as to what specifically you are trying to do? We can all provide better guidance with more information.
Jul
12
answered Removing newer linux kernel and retain the older one
Jul
12
comment Is there a program/application to manage Android devices?
Your question is not very clear, please enlighten us further and what problem are you trying to solve?
Jun
30
answered Can I use a windows drive as '/home' for the ubuntu install?
Jun
18
revised Installing openssh-server on a virtual machine
correct title
Jun
18
comment Testing multiple desktops simultaniously
Benchmarking is an artform in itself....thus this task is not necessarily as "easy" as you might believe to get rational results that really mean something.
Jun
18
suggested suggested edit on Installing openssh-server on a virtual machine
Jun
13
comment Lyx is not working in newly upgraded 14.04 version
contact the developer?
Jun
8
suggested suggested edit on Repartitioning in 14.94 To Add Home Partion
Jun
2
comment How to remove has_journal feature on primary disk
Why disable the fileystem journaling feature?.....Journaling greatly helps ensure the integrity of your filesystem.
May
31
comment btrfs for deduplication and compression at the same time?
I'd not put anything that I am not willing to lose on btrfs at this time....not mature enough.
May
25
answered The fans are noisy
May
14
comment set up windows on a workspace
You have failed to mention which x-window manager system you are using....that might help others provide a specific answer to your question.
May
10
comment Ethernet problem in Ubuntu 14.04
Do you have a dual boot environment? You never did say if your Windows 7 machine functions correctly or not. Have you checked to see if you can ping via IP number? Are you aware of how to setup or Linux network fundamentals?
May
10
comment Recover Windows after reinstalling Ubuntu
Is the disk GPT or fdisk label format?
May
10
comment Is Ubuntu Desktop for Android phone avalable for installation?
I believe that there is an entire SE site devoted to Android specific issues. Suggests that you try there.