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bio website matthiaslee.com
location Boston, MA
age 26
visits member for 3 years, 11 months
seen Nov 19 at 17:40

I an avid linux user and recreational linux admin. For work I mainly work with high performance computing and cluster setups.


Dec
23
comment MySQL broken on localhost since update
I ran into a similar issue, what happens when you try to log in with the commandline client? mysql -u <username> -P
Dec
23
comment Why doesnt the “Script” option show up on right clicking in the desktop in Ubuntu 12.10? How to make it appear?
you just want to edit the right-click menu?
Dec
19
comment Compiz takes too much resources
what distro are you running compiz on? is this performance degrade a recent change? what kind of specs does this machine have? quantify "taking an awful lot of resources"
Dec
19
comment Building and migrating to software raid 5 array
The minimum number of disks for RAID 5 is 3 disks, to migrate to this raid, I believe you will need to move your data to another location before you can drop it onto your raid array. As far as I know in-place transition is not supported
Dec
17
comment Hdmi resolution problem
this may be a stupid question, but are you certain your TV supports 1920x1080?
Dec
17
comment USB devices and Flash disks mount as root instead of the user
do you have any entries for flash drives in /etc/fstab?
Dec
17
comment Do I need nvidia driver for Dell Inspiron 5720?
correct, if you want certain applications to always run on the Nvidia GPU, you could use a command-line alias. See doc here: hypexr.org/bash_tutorial.php#alias
Dec
17
comment How do I debug xorg/fglrx related system freezes on Ubuntu 12.10?
Which GPU flags are toggled under chrome://flags? Try disabling "GPU compositing" and and enable "Disable GPU VSync".
Dec
7
comment Logitech C920 camera keeps freezing
interesting thing is that until 12.04 it worked like a charm.. This webcam works perfectly on 11.04, on straight debian and on crunchbang. Something changed with 12.04 that broke it in this way,.
Sep
21
comment Ubuntu will not shutdown
is there anything interesting in your logs?
Dec
17
comment Grub rescue problems
Have you tired disconnecting you harddrive and try to boot off of a CD then? The HDD may have problems. Also try your live cd in a different computer to verify its working.
Dec
17
comment When computer wakes up from sleep, screen is messed up
+1 on Video Drivers. What video card do you have?