I have an old powerbook g4 with a dead battery & I am trying to run ubuntu 10.04 on it. Whenever the power cord gets unplugged the date gets set back to Dec. 31st 1969. Apparently when you ...
I need a solution that allows me to control the time that each user spend on the computer, excluding idle time (some kind of parental control). I've tried timekpr, but it doesn't work on Ubuntu 13.10. ...
The problem that I am having is the extremely long time that fsck is taking. I have thoroughly made searches on Google, but I could not find anything that would resolve the problem. The command that ...
I have to run a couple of command lines on a shell script on Ubuntu, one of those is a pi calculation. It works fine when i run it on terminal via the following cmd line: time echo ...
Is there some widget that I can put in the panel of my Xubuntu system that will show me a countdown of time? I've tried pystopwatch, but although it minimizes, it doesn't show me how long I have left. ...
I have what I believe is a system file, /etc/cron.daily/ntpupdate which runs ntpdate ntp.ubuntu.com daily to sync with the network time. Every day it generates output very similar to this: ...
I'd like to reset the timezone through editing /etc/timezone. However, after I am done editing and save the file, the system time would not change accordingly. On the other hand, when I take ...