286 reputation
18
bio website
location
age
visits member for 3 years, 4 months
seen Jun 20 at 16:04

May
13
comment Lower temperature thresholds for sensors
Then I'd highly suggest either taking it back to get repaired/replaced, or if you feel comfortable voiding the warranty, opening it up and checking the heatsyncs. I'd imagine there is poor contact and/or missing thermal paste if this has happened since you bought it. It should not be running at 60C+ normally.
May
13
comment Ubuntu displays Shutdown window then turns off system
Is your system shutting down immediately (like Blue-screening) or just opening up a shutdown dialog then counting down & shutting down the system? I agree with @terdon so if you can boot to a LiveCD, I'd recommend running memtest86+ for a few hours to check your RAM for errors.
May
13
comment Lower temperature thresholds for sensors
Are you sure these sensor limits are for fan speeds? I doubt that. It looks like the high and critical values for thermal protection of the system. I think there is another reason your fans aren't spinning fast enough like dust that you should examine before playing with these values. Dropping the high value down to 70C may just start processor throttling, giving you less power than you payed for. I'd check the fans, then thermal paste & heatsyncs before changing these values.
May
8
comment Building from SRPMs on CentOS 6.5
So if I run that command, yum wants to remove about 75 additional packages such as gdm, Thunar, gnome-desktop, etc. which depend on it. I'd like to have them just use the newer version but I'm not sure if that is possible.
May
6
comment Set a screen session name at the command prompt
Not an answer, but you may also want to check out tmux. It is more user friendly than screen IMO.
May
17
comment getting the message “out of partition” after installing GRUB 2. What is happening?
Was the system you DD'd from running grub2 without issues? If you list/check your partitions from the live cd, are they still the same sizes you allocated when originally installing?
Feb
20
comment Should I use `sudo` or `su` in a startup script?
Agreed. I was simply stating what I've seen used as convention on most Linux/Unix in the past; sudo generally for a single root based command while su more generally to execute as another user.
Apr
13
comment Get newest gcc for debian?
Are you looking for an alternative to downloading the gcc source files and compiling yourself, or are you ok with building the package from source?
Apr
13
comment i386 libtool conflicting with x86_64 libtool when installing Handbrake
What requires the i386 version of libtool? I'd recommend doing a force install of the x86_64 binary if that won't crash your system. I'm not using centos so I'm not sure of the dependencies. If your running on a VM, I'd highly recommend creating a snapshot first.
Apr
13
comment Using VIM, how do I remap directional keys from right hand to left hand?
Are you trying to support both sets of keys simultaneously in vim?
Oct
24
comment What is the recommended filesystem to use when reaching sizes of 50TB?
Interesting read. Like I said, I haven't used it myself, and I'm not sure if I ever will due to the general lack of support outside of Solaris, but it was specificaly designed to handle large amounts of data. Reiser may be better for your application due to the better support or possibly ext4 like you said. Good luck, I'd be interested to know what you end up using and your general results.
Oct
12
comment What is the proper way to automate SSH/local command?
Very true. I was just thinking that this may be easier to use a bash alias or something simple like that. I am a big fan of expect now though; made my life much easier.
Sep
13
comment Can ping but can't do ssh
Does he have an SSH daemon (sshd) running? Also, is he behind a router? If he is, you'll need port forwarding enabled on the router.
Sep
12
comment Is there a way to write a script to do ftp login so I don't have to type things over and over again?
Also, with SSH you can use authentication keys as well which will automatically log you in without having to store your username/pass in a .bashrc file as plain text.
Sep
12
comment View stdout/stderr of systemd service
Why not try setting StandardOutput=tty so you can see what is happening when you launch your daemon. It should output the terminal (you may have to use ttyS0 or similar to get the output on your screen).
Sep
9
comment View stdout/stderr of systemd service
Have you tried checking /var/log/syslog for output? Most systems will log stuff into /var/log/ so I'd start by checking there. You can use grep to search for text if you know the output: grep "my output" /var/log should do the trick.
Aug
29
comment Disabling (or removing) X from CrunchBang home server
Yeah disabling is is probably safer than removing it, but I if you don't use X at all, it should be safe to remove it as well. I haven't tested it though. I usually use a net install disk and don't download X related packages when I build a system that won't use X.
Aug
26
comment Can't see files on my cell phone
What did you do on you Android phone after connecting it? Did you mount the USB device to allow the host (Debian) to read the filesystem and SDcard? Usually after you connect your phone, you get a notification "USB Connected". If you click on that, you can Turn on USB Storage mode which should allow the host to read the files on the device.
Aug
26
comment Making the Spotify Linux client (for Debian) run on RHEL
Unless there is a way to pass in the root path to the binary via command line when you launch the application, I'm not sure if you'll be able to do this. If the paths are hard coded in the binary you are stuck. If they rely on system variables (more likely) you'll still need root access to adjust things like the PATH variable. The only other thing I can think of is using a VM which seems like overkill, but if you have VirtualBox installed with Windows you could try that.
Aug
25
comment Making the Spotify Linux client (for Debian) run on RHEL
Have you tried creating symoblic links from the Debian default directories to where you put the files using ln -s? I'd think you could probably trick the binary that way to load the appropriate skin.