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Dec
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comment Missing library in ia32-libs when compiling with gcc-3.4.6 in 32 bit mode
/usr/local/* is something you installed on the machine, not anything that came with Ubuntu.
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Dec
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comment How to add repository from shell in Debian?
@Gilles I think you're right—it isn't on a Sarge machine I have, and is on an Etch machine.
Dec
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revised How to add repository from shell in Debian?
note .list extension for Stretch.
Dec
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comment Using notify-send with cron
Suggestion: If using bash, you could declare -p DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS instead of that env | grep. With standard sh, env -i DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS="$DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS" should work. These both avoid the possibility of getting a variable you didn't want because it's value includes BUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS. BTW: declare -p should properly quote, unlike env (unlikely to be a problem with this variable, though). Another option is to just write the value to the file, then use read. Or just use echo to write the assignment.
Dec
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comment crontab doesn't work corectly
The cron_job_test.sh you pasted is missing the closing " (last line). Is this just a copy & paste error? (Please edit your question and fix it if so.)
Dec
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reviewed Reject Postfix + SpamAssassin: Incoming mail headers changes
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Dec
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answered How to control a backgrounded subshell?
Dec
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comment Transmission: Get rid of old never removed files?
@Bart I'd suggest keeping a copy of them for a bit (at least across a Transmission restart) just in case --move is as buggy as --remove-and-delete apparently is for you...
Dec
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answered Transmission: Get rid of old never removed files?
Dec
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comment sudo and su hang indefinitely… stumped
Also, how long have you tried waiting? Have you tried giving it 5 or 10 minutes, to make sure it isn't just a few network timeouts? (E.g., maybe you have LDAP configured and the LDAP server is down.)
Dec
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comment sudo and su hang indefinitely… stumped
Those sudo permissions are a little weird, but not wrong. If you log in as root, and then run sudo (as root), does it hang? If so, you can use strace as root.
Dec
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comment how to set acpi_osi parameter in the grub
See also unix.stackexchange.com/questions/110624/…
Dec
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comment how to set acpi_osi parameter in the grub
bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=70241 possibly? What make & model of laptop is this?
Dec
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answered how can I run a command as superuser
Dec
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comment Write my own sound card driver
"High Definition Audio" is actually the name of a spec that covers a bunch of sound hardware; I think you're looking for (from that Wikipedia page): intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/… or (from Google) intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/datasheets/…
Dec
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comment How to convert this chm file to pdf?
@dr01 Unless there is reason to believe otherwise, it seems safe to presume OP wants a solution that runs on Linux/Unix, not Windows. And Unix/Linux software is on-topic here.
Nov
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comment Run root program on login
Apache, etc. should all work without having to log in or manually restart them. They do on all my machines, and I suspect almost everyone else running Jessie (or anything else, for that matter). I suggest figuring out why it doesn't work for you... Things to look at include journalctl -b, /var/log/apache2/, etc. Please feel free to ask further questions if needed to figure it out.