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Difference with sudo could be due to the extract below from Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt. (Requires knowledge that your target filesystem is of type vfat & who owns the directory^Wfilesystem - …
answered Jul 6 '16 by sourcejedi
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It says 'mkdir: cannot create directory \xe2\x80\x98/home/alan-sysop/.ansible\xe2\x80\x99: Permission denied'. <ubuntu1804-vm.local> SSH: EXEC ssh -C -o ControlMaster=auto -o ControlPersist= …
answered Jun 15 '18 by sourcejedi
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Warning The Ubuntu-specific "selinux" and "selinux-policy-ubuntu" packages documented here have not received much attention since Karmic, and appear to be effectively broken in Precise … . If you wish to use SELinux in Ubuntu, the "selinux-basics" and "selinux-policy-default" packages from Debian are still being actively maintained. Documentation relevant to those packages can be found at http://wiki.debian.org/SELinux https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SELinux …
answered Jun 7 '17 by sourcejedi
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that we launch two X servers, one for the gdm greeter session, and for the session user. https://askubuntu.com/questions/910108/why-is-my-gdm-at-a-different-tty-than-my-desktop-environment Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 supports running a Wayland session, even though it is not the default. …
answered Dec 28 '18 by sourcejedi
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the install media; 2) if it fails to auto-detect, you will be offered a list which includes recent versions of Ubuntu. (I.e., if your Ubuntu version is too new to be listed in your virt-manager, you … can usually just select the most recent Ubuntu version from the list. But see NOTE below in any case). The implication is that virt-manager chooses an efficient "hardware" configuration, which meets …
answered Jun 24 '18 by sourcejedi
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To run standard network monitoring software, you must use the --network host option in your docker run command. This will allow it to see all the same network devices. If you need to actually captur …
answered May 11 by sourcejedi
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Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 does not include cron. If you do install cron, it will not automatically install a mail transport agent. The Ubuntu cron package no longer "Recommends" any "mail transport … default install of Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 still includes pam_mail lines in /etc/pam.d/* - unlike Fedora Workstation. If you do not need mail specifically, you might be interested in systemd-cron …
answered Jun 12 by sourcejedi
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described as you did. I'm planning to eventually switch to ubuntu-gnome. That avoids the ubuntu-specific desktop, and the next release drops upstart for systemd, and avoids the need for necro … -consolekit. It'll also avoid ubuntu-specific Mir. (I think ubuntu will eventually get Wayland - at least kubuntu aren't interested in Mir and will avoid it. It might take a bit longer to arrive, like with systemd, but X should be fine until then). …
answered May 27 '15 by sourcejedi
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I also setup the initial settings.json file in the same folder. It worked out fine, so to get it as a service... In the systemd service, set WorkingDirectory.
answered Mar 10 by sourcejedi
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mc is timing out waiting for a response from bash (the shell it forks for the command line at the bottom of the screen). You can find the timeout by scrolling through the timestamps. As per man sele …
answered Aug 14 '16 by sourcejedi
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. "nosuid,nodev,nofail,x-gvfs-show". The Ubuntu package to install for GNOME Disks is called gnome-disk-utility. You can run it using the gnome-disks command. GNOME Disks does not have an XFCE …
answered Oct 28 '16 by sourcejedi
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You can edit the fstab using the command gksudo leafpad /etc/fstab. Steps: Identify the USB filesystem. Use lsblk -f to find the UUID of the filesystem. (For basic FAT filesystems, it won't be a …
answered Nov 1 '16 by sourcejedi
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I am not sure why even one of the bind mounts is able to work. Here is my suggestion why both might fail together, and how to fix it: Your networking.service is ordered after local filesystems. The …
answered Mar 19 '18 by sourcejedi
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https://askubuntu.com/a/50127 Every *buntu release has a .manifest or .list file that lists pre-installed packages. This file is located online. For example: Ubuntu 12.04.2 32bit … ➜ http://releases.ubuntu.com/precise/ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-i386.manifest Ubuntu 11.04 32bit ➜ http://releases.ubuntu.com/natty/ubuntu-11.04-desktop-i386.manifest Ubuntu 11.04 64bit ➜ http …
answered Jun 4 '13 by sourcejedi
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Does anyone know what the problem might be or what I am doing wrong? I don't believe it's anything wrong in your two solutions. There's simply no way these could request the behaviour you descri …
answered May 15 '17 by sourcejedi
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failure case also stops the USB device from showing up in the file manager (i.e. you can get it to work when connected to the internet)? I think that's a pretty solid result. I don't use Ubuntu … personally, but it's so weird it's probably going to require a lot of investigation to fix. Not just a simple support case. You could try reporting it as a bug in Ubuntu. That doesn't guarantee anything, it …
answered Feb 21 '16 by sourcejedi
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other piece of secret knowledge. Unless your Ubuntu client system was deliberately configured by someone, the address 192.168.0.146 was assigned through an exchange of DHCP packets. Typically this … was removed from the network. Unplugged, or just died. You configured eth1 manually AND one of you're not using NetworkManager in Ubuntu Desktop, and you don't actually have an ethernet link …
answered Jun 19 '17 by sourcejedi
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are not trustworthy. Neither of the two OS's have any firewall set up to start with. Ubuntu aimed to meet something called "No Open Ports" by default. In a recent version, they are failing to do … so. (Bug for Rhythmbox on Ubuntu). A standard install of Debian Wheezy listens to UDP port 111, because it runs rpcbind. (As mentioned here ) I endorse checking your current open ports using ss or …
answered Jan 6 by sourcejedi
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dmesg shows the kernel log. Sometimes this has more information, sometimes it does not. There is a future kernel interface that might help. It might help in that it will allow setting options in a …
answered Jan 24 by sourcejedi
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Web search indicates this message does not come from Ubuntu, but from VMWare on the host computer. So you need to add the swap partition (or a swap file) on the host, not inside the VM. https …
answered Aug 19 '17 by sourcejedi
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As per the comment by Josip Rodin, this is what SysRq + R is used for. It turns off the raw keyboard mode to allow the kernel shortcuts Alt+Fx to work again. This assumes you already have SysRq enab …
answered Aug 9 '17 by sourcejedi
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Should be /etc/ssl/certs/ or /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt. http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/bionic/man8/update-ca-certificates.8.html Note this store is not necessarily used consistently by …
answered Nov 29 '18 by sourcejedi
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GRUB doesn't work with Windows for me either (I get some error message I can't remember), on my Acer laptop. I use the F12 key to bring up an EFI boot menu (this was disabled by default; I had to ena …
answered Jul 19 '14 by sourcejedi
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default values. On Ubuntu, the config files could be in /etc/network/interfaces, /etc/network/interfaces.d, or /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections. When I try to ping from my PC to my router …
answered Jun 21 '17 by sourcejedi
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If you have this problem, and you do not want to apply the linked patch, there is an alternative solution for the temporary DNS errors. Disable systemd-resolved in Ubuntu. There is an explanation … here, on our sister site for Ubuntu. I will not copy the explanation here. There is already one caveat about disabling systemd-resolved. If I copy the explanation into this answer, then this answer could miss other important updates. …
answered Apr 19 by sourcejedi
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So it has detected your 4GB (decimal) swap partition, and automatically enabled it. I think this is fairly common. It is probably from common Ubuntu code. It is also using 2 x 1GB of zram swap … . This is the result of Peppermint including the zram-config package from Ubuntu. As far as I know, the original Ubuntu Desktop does not install zram-config by default. You can see the code in …
answered Jun 14 by sourcejedi
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HTTPS). https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-core-dev/software-properties/main/annotate/head:/softwareproperties/ppa.py#L163 def verify_keyid_is_v4(signing_key_fingerprint): """Verify that the …
answered Jun 2 '17 by sourcejedi
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I have tried to administer a Debian Desktop for family. Previously I have used Ubuntu. Ubuntu put a whole lot more work into the desktop/laptop experience. I consider Ubuntu so much more trust … Debian 7/8 from a previous version. Even when it was noticed there was some problem, it was not handled well IMO. Ubuntu include apport which pops up to report program crashes to Ubuntu with a few …
answered May 9 '18 by sourcejedi
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I need to test that the client can connect to the server through IPv6. You need to look at both ends. Only Linux endpoints would be on-topic for this site. (But you can see how far you can get. …
answered May 30 by sourcejedi
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In case your network is deliberately doing bad things to DNS, you could try to use the fallback tunnel support in dnssec-trigger. This includes an encrypted tunnel over port TCP 443. The upstream pr …
answered May 29 '17 by sourcejedi
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). Typically this would occur on upgrade to a new version of ubuntu (e.g. 16.04 -> 16.10). It is much less common while updating ubuntu within the same version. Within a version of ubuntu, it is …
answered Jan 8 '17 by sourcejedi
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"23 Partial transfer due to error". See http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/bionic/en/man1/rsync.1.html#exit%20values Normally an rsync command would print an error message. But curtin is being hor …
answered Sep 23 '18 by sourcejedi
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remove and install ufw, but you need to use apt-get remove --purge
answered Nov 9 '16 by sourcejedi
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Correct. This bashrc config is not compatible with the rest of the software you currently use. Consider the following. The Linux console implements ALT+LEFT / ALT_RIGHT by default. You can alwa …
answered Jul 31 '18 by sourcejedi
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have the appropriate "meta package" installed for your Ubuntu flavour. For LUbuntu, I think you should have ubuntu-standard and lxde-core installed, and if you're not sure, you should probably also …
answered Oct 17 '18 by sourcejedi
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I've actually been wondering about how Ubuntu handled this. Now you come to ask, it looks like they didn't. From the timings, I assume you have a hard drive, as opposed to a nice fast SSD. We can … mechanical drive-head movements. Implementing readhead significantly improved Ubuntu's boot times on traditional hard drives. Ubuntu 14.04 used upstart by default, right? When Ubuntu switched from upstart …
answered Mar 19 '17 by sourcejedi
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NetworkManager gained support for bonding recently. I doubt it expects you to load the module manually. There's a minority of tutorials that don't tell you to load the module, so I wonder about the i …
answered May 17 '16 by sourcejedi
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What is the recommended way to configure DNS? ... I am running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Unity desktop environment. Where possible, it would be recommended for you to use this one: 5 … . Network-Manager, a component that drives the network configuration context menu in GUI. For example, this is what the official Ubuntu Desktop Guide says. I have not verified this is up to date, but …
answered Jun 9 '18 by sourcejedi
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Apparently unattended-upgrades is run from one of the systemd units apt-daily.service / apt-daily-upgrade.service. (These in turn are triggered by systemd .timer units, with the same names). You co …
answered Aug 19 '18 by sourcejedi
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Unfortunately usermod -G replaces the user's groups. You wanted usermod -G -a.
answered Mar 23 '13 by sourcejedi
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Yes. Your local disk should be a block device, and file copies should show in bi / bo. They are displayed in units of kilobytes per second. USAGE NOTE. According to man vmstat, the first line of v …
answered Dec 11 '18 by sourcejedi
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My guess is, that the problem are DNS requests timeouts. Try ... turning off the UseDNS option on the server you are connecting to. The server log pretty much confirmed this (so well done for pos …
answered May 30 '14 by sourcejedi
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I have a device I want to mount for root with full permissions and for everyone else as readonly. sudo mkdir /root/mnt/foo sudo mkdir /mnt/fooReadOnly mount -oro /dev/sdaX /mnt/foo This ensure …
answered May 16 '18 by sourcejedi
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journal. You could then check the journal for errors. I do not know whether udev error logging works in the LFS initramfs. does ubuntu add-on to the kernel (/ubuntu directory) dictates any special policy for initrd? No. …
answered Nov 15 '18 by sourcejedi
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Your tty is being cleared due to a configuration in the init system. Nowadays, probably systemd. for systemd set TTYVTDisallocate to no. to achieve this, run systemctl edit getty@tty1 and e …
answered Jun 21 '18 by sourcejedi
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enabled permission checking for you. Otherwise, you wouldn't have noticed any permission errors. (SELinux might do, but you're not using SELinux, because you're on Ubuntu. Ubuntu AppArmor is …
answered May 2 '16 by sourcejedi
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I suspect that kpartx stores no state, so it doesn't remember whether you originally called in on /dev/loop0, or whether it had to set up the loop device. Going from the examples in it's man page, lo …
answered Mar 15 '18 by sourcejedi
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Ok, now I understand what this is saying Cmnd_Alias CMDS = /usr/sbin/userdel * sysadmin, ... %admin ALL=(ALL) ALL, !SHELLS, !SU, !CMDS, !PASS, !EDIT unfortunately it is a terrible idea. In sec …
answered Nov 12 '16 by sourcejedi
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certain TPM software (which is not implemented on Ubuntu or similar), they could install a keylogger to capture your password, or disabling any authentication checks you implement. Per-user encryption … can prevent casual access. Ubuntu community documentation last updated two years ago claims you can enable this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EncryptedHome Example file access Apparently some …
answered Nov 12 '16 by sourcejedi
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The instructions say: Note: After editing /etc/fstab, (re)start the required service: systemctl daemon-reload && systemctl restart where <target> can be found by running systemctl list-unit-files …
answered Sep 5 '18 by sourcejedi

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