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Jan
24
comment How to configure Master-Slave LDAP replication
Thanks. That helped a lot. Note that the database is not necessarily "hdb", so this must be adapted. I use mdb, so I had to change all dn: which mention olcDatabase={1}hdb to olcDatabase={1}mdb.
Dec
24
comment System freezes/unresponsive/unusable when copying large file to USB
The ratio settings didn't help on my 12.04 system with a slow NAS share. But after setting bytes directly as suggested here my system is usable again while copying to the NAS.
Dec
20
comment How to downgrade Firefox from 30 to 28?
If you cannot find the previous FF version for your version of Ubuntu, this answer may help.
Nov
29
comment How to list all installed packages?
Like with most other answers, apt-mark showmanual doesn't really. It also lists tons of automatically installed packages, probably part of the base install.
Nov
14
comment is there any ability to set primary monitor
The bug is also in 12.04. No way to get the right monitor to be the primary.
Nov
5
comment How to know what DNS am I using in Ubuntu 12.04
As ace mentioned, tail will often not show what you want. Either use grep, or less to see everything. Maybe the answer should be edited.
Oct
17
comment Play music to bluetooth, but system sounds to internal speakers
Well, it sort-of-works, thanks to pavucontrol. Though in practice, it doesn't work for me or not with gmusicbrowser. The Sound settings need to be on internal speakers, so that's where everything goes, except what has been configured in pavucontrol to go to BT. However, when gmusicbrowser switches to the next song, it goes back to the default internal speakers! The pavucontrol setting remains only for the duration of a single track.
Oct
17
comment Play music to bluetooth, but system sounds to internal speakers
@IDvoretskyi : done, though it's just the standard Ubuntu Sound panel.
Oct
17
comment How do I add file and directory comparision option to mc user menu?
The weird + t r & ! t t selectors are explained at linuxcommand.org/lc3_adv_mc.php#conditionals . Also, you may want to take advantage of %s (and %D/%S in the other panel): tagged file if there is one, else current file.
Jul
15
comment Proper way to change terminal resolution in Ubuntu Server 13.04?
See this answer: askubuntu.com/a/609523/8822
Jul
12
comment How do I restart a Unity session from the terminal?
If you are using unity-2d, you can do unity-2d-shell &> /dev/null & disown
Jun
1
comment How can I highlight or annotate PDFs?
Yes, PDF X-Change with Wine is the best solution, but that is what user11305 had already replied.
May
10
comment How to run crontab as user:www-data?
The second option does work for me on 12.04LTS. Maybe it doen't on later versions?
Apr
26
comment Native Flac .cue splitter
After splitting, you may want to run cuetag CUE_FILE split-track*.flac to add tags from the cue file to the splitted tracks.
Apr
23
comment How do I mount .cue file?
I also tried to mount a .bin created by brasero, and get init: wrong standard identifier in volume descriptor 0, skipping... So it looks like fuseiso it doesn't work with brasero's .bin format.
Jan
1
comment How to temporarily override a DNS setting for a certain domain name to point to localhost?
You may also need to ensure that the "hosts: " line in "/etc/nsswitch.conf" lists "files" before "dns". For example: hosts: files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] wins dns mdns4
Dec
11
comment Is it possible to show the output on terminal while writing the output of a command to a file?
What's wrong with tee, which was designed exactly for this purpose?
Dec
11
comment Is it possible to show the output on terminal while writing the output of a command to a file?
This runs the command twice. A very inefficient solution. Particularly with nmap, which may be very slow depending on options used and size of target network.
May
12
comment How to boot from an .iso file in GRUB2?
Only ever used this for various small firmware updates.
May
10
comment How to boot from an .iso file in GRUB2?
@dma_k: see update above.