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Sep
21
comment How to connect and disconnect to a network manually in terminal?
I could think of a script that can only be executed by a specific user and that it grabs the password from an encrypted location that only the specific user could read, then stores the password on a temp environment variable which is then send as input to the wireless command, after connection is successful, the temp environment variable is removed. Am just thinking out loud about other methods.
Sep
18
comment How to connect and disconnect to a network manually in terminal?
@douglaswalrath You would use quotes, as in "sugar fairy"
Sep
18
comment How to retrive root password, when someone has changed it?
@RAWbot What you are asking is not an Ubuntu problem, app or question regarding an ubuntu configuration but bypassing a security measure, you can see how I landed on that conclusion just by seeing the question as it currently shows. The information from your question points to the fact that you wish to reveal the current password for root, which is a subtle way of asking how to break into a system. I would recommend a more appropiate site like: security.stackexchange.com
Sep
17
comment How to give root access to a wine application
I would follow the recommendation of @Oxwivi because it helps you navigate better and it gives you better compatibility with Wine since when configured it takes the home folder as the "Document & Settings" as in Windows.
Sep
17
comment Sandisk USB not detected by Ubuntu 14.04 but detected by Windows 7
@Parto yes, if you can see it in the boot order that helps.
Sep
17
comment Sandisk USB not detected by Ubuntu 14.04 but detected by Windows 7
Can you test if you see the USB drive from the BIOS / UEFI setup? Just want to know something first.
Sep
16
comment How to copy windows files to ubuntu, from Ubuntu
Ahh ok I see. Did not know. Thanks for the knowledge steeldriver.
Sep
16
comment Stuck in low-graphics mode, normal method not working
Any news about this case?
Sep
15
comment How to copy windows files to ubuntu, from Ubuntu
That shows if it is actually mounted already or if the partition is detected in hibernation mode. If the latter applies, then doing the steps mentioned above will let you remove the hibernation phase and be able to mount and retrieve the files. Please let us know how it went. For the correct partition, I am giving an example, with the information provided I do not know which partition it is. I simply used sda1 as the example, but it could have been any before you found out which..
Sep
15
comment How to copy windows files to ubuntu, from Ubuntu
Hi friend, can you update your information with this "sudo lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,SIZE,MOUNTPOINT". That way we can know which partition is the one holding Windows by the TYPE column.
Sep
15
comment How would I speed up a full disk dd?
Finishing some tests that I am sure you will find very informative. Give me time to post it as an answer.
Sep
15
comment Upgrading to a no longer supported version
An idea would making a list of all installed packages with dpkg or synaptic and saving all conf files. That could save some time.
Sep
15
comment How to retrive root password, when someone has changed it?
There is no indication that this is about Ubuntu anywhere on the question. Furthermore this is more related to bypassing an actual security feature than solving an ubuntu problem.
Sep
15
comment How to retrive root password, when someone has changed it?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about bypassing security. There is no actual ubuntu problem.
Sep
14
comment getting usb 2.0 running in virtualbox 4.3
Thanks. Was looking for that link but through the cellphone is very hard ^^
Sep
14
comment getting usb 2.0 running in virtualbox 4.3
You can then upgrade the current one you have to the latest by simply downloading the latest virtualbox. Then folllow up with the correct installation. Remember that you can NOT use an extension with any other virtualbox version than the one it mentions. The 4.3.16 will only work with the same one.
Sep
14
comment Wifi not working - Broadcom b4312
many thanks and yes at least 24 hours is good to check and verify if it is working correctly.
Sep
14
comment Wifi not working - Broadcom b4312
Did you by chance do what was mentioned in askubuntu.com/questions/55868/…
Sep
13
comment smbtree produces no output
@dln949 Depends if you are in a domain or workgroup. On the type of authentication, on how the network works and other factors. I normally do not explain that until the user tells me the network topology, domain type, client types, etc.. Too many answers when they use that many options.
Sep
12
comment 14.04 won't fully shut down laptop
Hi TheDunadan, thank your for the question but this is a bug. In your particular case it is VERY important you mention this bug following the bug reports step provided on the close message (The link of reported on launchpad". I mention this is important because you might have a bug that is affecting all users on the same hardware and reporting this bug can help developers solve this issue and help all ThinkPad T61p users. So become a hero for all ThinkPad users ^^.