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Separate /boot partition used to be needed (the BIOS in older computers couldn't boot except from the start of the hard drive, and GRUB 1 couldn't boot from some filesystems). Nowadays you don't really need to have a separate /boot partition, except in some specific scenarios (e.g. encrypted root partition). Also, it's used for EFI, as noted in a comment. ...


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Just like every other distro. swapoff -a Then edit /etc/fstab and remove references to swap.


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GVFS provides a layer just below the user applications you use like firefox. This layer is called a virtual filesystem and basically presents to firefox, thunderbird and pidgin a common layer that allows them to see local file resource and remote file resource as a single set of resources. Meaning your access to the resource whether on your local machine or ...


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If your HDD allows, you can try to do it this way: First write uncompressed file: ffmpeg -f x11grab -s SZ -r 30 -i :0.0 -qscale 0 -vcodec huffyuv grab.avi here SZ is your display size (e.g. 1920x1080). After that you can compress it at any time you want: ffmpeg -i grab.avi grab.mkv Of course, you can change compression, select codec and so on.


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try kwin --replace or DISPLAY=:0 kwin --replace if you're not in X. Source


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Because yum wasn't meant for Debian-based operating system. If you start using two package managers the results are, most of the time, very ugly, because they are not aware of each other, they remove, replace and install files, modify configurations in a way the other package managers doesn't know and there you will have a holy mess. If you want to install ...


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You could always try the following: ssh -Y otheruser@localhost "/opt/netbeans/7.3/bin/netbeans" :)


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Well, for one thing, Provides: does not work with dependencies that specify a version. From the Debian Policy Manual, "Virtual packages - Provides": If a relationship field has a version number attached, only real packages will be considered [...]. In other words, if a version number is specified, this is a request to ignore all Provides for that package ...


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I've observed the same problem, also on Ubuntu 12.04. After resuming, the system is displaying a text mode console and looks frozen, but magic SysRq responds. I've found that Alt+SysRq+K (which kills all the programs on the current virtual console) works for me. This doesn't kill any of my programs, it's only killing processes on the temporary console used ...


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I recommend you to use apt-file to search for the package that contains a specific file. If you invoke apt-file search listings.sty you should find the package that contains listings. On my system it's contained in texlive-latex-recommended that you have already installed. To play it safe i would execute texhash to update latex's directory tree. If ...


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This isn't an answer; I wanted to comment but my non-answer-type-thing wouldn't quite fit in the comment box, so here it is. Feel free to ignore/downvote — and yes, I know you're sure you don't want swap. POSIX/Linux Swap isn't like Windows pagefiles, and Linux overcommits memory. That means that you may have 8 gigs of RAM, and the OS will happily allocate ...


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You need to have the package bash-completion installed. The default .bashrc for user accounts will source the provided files. If it is not, you will need the following in your .bashrc: . /etc/bash_completion


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bad geometry: block count 61034935 exceeds size of device (61034912 blocks) According to these error messages, it seems your RAID shrank by a few blocks; which is an unusual problem considering that 0.90 metadata is at the end, and ext3 metadata is at the beginning of a partition, so the partition size itself cannot have changed, as such a change on ...


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Came across it in a search: nautilus-gksu.


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To disable the swap after the install, you can edit the /etc/fstab file and comment out the line that enables swap.


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This may be related - or not. Since several months, the compose key stops working, after a while. I defined an .Xmodmap which defines the keys, and after running xmodmap it works, at least to finish a document or so. But after a couple of hours (?) it just disappears. No log-out, no opening apps. I have not been able to pinpoint any event which could cause ...


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This forum thread discusses the issue and includes various solutions/workarounds, such as deleting /.config/akonadi, Rather than removing the akonadi configuration, I edited ~/.config/akonadi/aknoadiserverrc and changed StartServer=true to StartServer=false, and then rebooted (although logging out and back in should have been sufficient). (1) or this ...


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It's a virtual file system, not a real one, but is made to look real. I just ran into it myself it shows 170G being used on it. But if I check with du -hc it shows 0G. So in truth there is 170G being used, but on another networked hard drive in my house not on the system I was looking on and with. This was likely samba mounts that I copied files from or to ...


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In X11 (on console I don't know) you can do it by redefining the behaviour of the Escape key. I looked at the "shift(break_caps)" definition to see how it works, and adapted it. Look at this answer on xkb for more details on how/where to put the locally modified files and load them. And for doing what you want, you need in the local symbols file (eg: ...


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When you copy, move, pack or unpack files with Krusader, the confirmation dialog will show a button labeled "F2 Queue". Press the button or F2 to add the current job to the queue manager. A quick way to copy files with the queue manager is pressing F5 then F2. To move files, F6 then F2.


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Ok I found what was the problem for me. IBus daemon had been configured to use the same shortcut. It can be changed by: ibus-setup and then restarting the daemon using something like: killall ibus-daemon ibus-daemon -d


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Im not entirely sure what goes on behind the scenes in KDE but it appears that chrome was not getting the url as a parameter, it was getting the fetched html instead (and only the html, no other resources). So based on this answer for getting web based email as your default in KDE, on a hunch, I added $s to the end of the default Web Browser component, and ...


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First of all, assure your sudo apt-get update works well and all your sources are ok. Here they solve by installing auto-complete-el sudo apt-get install auto-complete-el Here they solved because accidentally ~/.bashrc was deleted. You can get a working copy from /etc/skel/.bashrc


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I bet you downloaded the wombat256mod.vim file and tried to add with :colorscheme wombat256 instead of :colorscheme wombat256mod. You must watch that both files has different endings. The :colorscheme wombat256mod will only work for the wombat256mod.vim file while :colorscheme wombat256 will only work for wombat256 file. Try again but with :colorscheme ...


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The Konsole profile contains settings specific to Konsole eg terminal font, text colour, background colour, settings for shorcuts to manipulate tabs etc. /etc/passwd defines the default shell for the user, of which bash is just the most common option. Alternatives to bash are zsh, ksh, csh etc. You can google each of them to find out more about them. The ...


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You can put your command in file /etc/rc.local: #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel. # Make sure that the script will "exit 0" on success or any other # value on error. # # In order to enable or disable this script just change the execution # bits. # # By default this script does nothing. java -jar ...


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I solved this by installing KX Studio. The instructions can be found here: http://kxstudio.sourceforge.net/Documentation These are the steps I used. (They are directly from the KX Studio documentation.) In my case it was required to install the low latency kernel. I tried the generic kernel first and that did not do the trick. Once I installed KX Studio and ...


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After selecting the partition that should be used (and usually at the end of the installation), the installer will ask you were to install the bootloader. You should place the bootloader on the disk that your bios is booting from. In your case, this should be /dev/sda. /dev/sda is the whole disk and not a specific partition, so selecting /dev/sda1, /dev/sda2 ...


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In general you install the boot loader into the master boot record (MBR) of your drive. So you'd specify it as /dev/sda. There are other methods where you can install your boot loader into a partition as well, and then "chain" them together so that one boot loader (MBR) will run another boot loader (partition). So historically when I've setup a dual boot ...


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My system is ubuntu 13.04. I ran a script similar to your's via anacrontab and it works. Try this .. Set up your crontab .. $ cat /path/crontabfile SHELL=/bin/bash PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin * * * * * /bin/bash /path/anacron-tst/s1.sh ALTERNATIVE: Set up your anacrontab .. $ cat /etc/anacrontab ### ...



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