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Jan
11
comment How does `>` and `>>` work?
@DanielWagner wow that's awesome set of tools.
Jan
11
comment How does `>` and `>>` work?
@EmilJeřábek you are correct. Still users that do not know how it behaves will have it easier if we go step by step with only the commands. Also your example is still sending the information to the same file, so bash will read that whole line, see the output and still open AND truncate it. The error is simply the stderr outputting to stdout.
Jan
11
comment How does `>` and `>>` work?
Correct, was looking for easier words to explain. Since it is a bit hard to explain if the OP does not know what a shell it and all that. Trying to make it as "friendly" as possible.
Jan
4
comment Too much noise while recording on 12.10
This was the solution for me, especially since this is my first time using headphones in the past 6 years and the Preference was still using the camera mic instead of the headphones. I would also add to this that the volume control in the Kazam preferences is used to know how much volume you want to capture. It is not related to the actual mic volume found in the Sound Settings of Ubuntu. In my case I put the kazam mic volume 100% and then adjusted the Sound volume to meet the correct amount.
Dec
29
comment Speed up booting time without losing choosing capability in grub
@Memes haha. I needed a good laugh today. Thanks friend.
Dec
21
comment Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported)
@Hellreaver excellent answer and thanks for the comment, but up to 14.10, there are still specific cases where this question still is relevant. I REALLY wish your answer would be THE ONE, since that would save me a lot of hassle. BTW +1 for the answer and letting me know another Ubuntu user is playing around with the whole Windows 8 issues. Great work.
Dec
21
comment Ubuntu 14.04 single-boot with UEFI-mode enabled
+1 for the excellent answer.
Dec
11
comment What is the difference between “Unmount”, “Eject”, “Safely Remove Drive” and the eject icon?
You may have found a bug
Dec
7
comment No wifi at ALL Ubuntu 14.10
The bluetooth issue was probably fixed on a later Kernel version after 14.04. You might want to risk it if the BT is very important to you by using a mainline kernel version for ubuntu (type ubuntu kernel in google).
Dec
5
comment Black Screen with cursor - Booting from HardDisk & LiveCD
I would take the motherboard out (take the RAM out of it, CPU and battery which I am guessing it is a CR2032 battery). After removing everything from the motherboard and taking it out of the case, wash it down with water (No need for soap), pressured water so you can get inside every slot, every place of the motherboard and let it dry for 2-3 days (Recommended 3 days the first time if you have never done this before). After 3 days, you can connected everything to it but only connect the battery/ram/cpu and test with a liveusb. The add the hdd. Then add the PCI video card. Please let me know.
Dec
5
comment Black Screen with cursor - Booting from HardDisk & LiveCD
I see you have extensively tried to find the issue (Very few do it so methodologically so kudos). I would test without a hard drive, only RAM and MOBO/CPU. Insert a LiveUSB and run Memtest, let it run for 1 full pass, then go to the Live Ubuntu and play around with it (Internet, office, sound, terminal commands like lshw, lspci, etc..) For like an hour to make sure it is not the motherboard. Just in case you feel it is the motherboard (Because of lack of maintenance for example), my way of solving this is mentioned on the comment below because am out of characters ^^
Dec
5
comment My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it?
@Liarez would be awesome if you could create a question about, mentioning you already read this answer. Also include your hardware.
Dec
3
comment No wifi at ALL Ubuntu 14.10
Also happening with a Qualcomm Atheros and a Broadcom b4313 so I do not think this is limited to the Intel. The procedure is basically the same. Connect a bluetooth speaker (In my case I tried the Samsung Bluetooth earphone) and after that, the whole Network Manager started having problems. Between failed connections and not offering an option to connect there is some relation between the bluetooth and the wireless here I would think.
Dec
1
comment Lowering Compiz memory usage
Excellent feedback. Thank you.
Nov
14
comment How to block specific apps from opening in specific accounts
Great work Jacob. Excellent answer. Keep on improving it.
Nov
14
comment How to block specific apps from opening in specific accounts
A lot of good feedback is what I see in this comments.
Nov
13
comment How do I get a Ralink RT3290 wireless card working?
It actually worked on 13.04 up to 14.04. The problem was that I was denied sharing the minor fixes. The code will work but you need to do some light clean up on it to avoid those warnings. I do no have the card anymore but I wrote to ralink about sharing the uploaded code here and I basically got a no go.
Nov
12
comment How to block specific apps from opening in specific accounts
Right now the security level is minimal. The users would only need to be denied access (by any means) to any type of app. The users I would guess have a low knowledge of Linux and probably will never use the terminal but you could add any information about it.
Nov
10
comment How to enable or disable services?
Ok I have tested postgres and postfix at least. Both work correctly ether using the old /etc/init.d path or the service command. Both do not work when using the upstart shortcuts (start,stop,restart,status) so I made a update on that part. You should at least be able to manage them using the other 2 ways.
Nov
10
comment How to enable or disable services?
@JoeMurray Thanks for the feedback. Let me get back to you with an answer when I get home. For what I remember, postgres for example can have multiple instances on Ubuntu, so it needs to be managed in another way.