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Cron unable to run shell script

I have been trying to get a shell script to run for hours using cron to no avail. I am trying to have the following bash script run every minute #!/bin/bash ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a slow computer?

I'm looking at installing Ubuntu on two computers that both have Intel Atom processors and only 1-2GB RAM. My experience is that Windows 7 is horribly bloated for these machines, and even Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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Transfer Ubuntu server 10.04 to another 13.04

I am totally new to Linux administration and now I have big problem. I have an old server with some sites, databases, programs etc.. that is Ubuntu 10.04.Because of too much users ,I rented new ...
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Update libs in Ubuntu 10.04

I have issue. I installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my machine (I don't want any Unity like, or another dist, because I like Gnome2). I tried to install Google Chrome, like this: ...
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Any sound which is played from Google Chrome is very low pitch

Any sound which is played from Google Chrome is very low pitch, doesn't matter which website or source i.e. video from youtube, music from flash games and etc. However if I open same content in other ...
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install ubuntu 12.0/13.0 on dell inspiron 1501

I hope to format my dell inspiron 1501(win vista) and install ubuntu 12.0 or 13.0 Is there any win software to detect the compatibility of hardware with ubuntu? I worry about that after formatting, my ...
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409 views

ERROR: Not found source for system packages (release 10.04) in APT software sources configuration - Plesk Autoinstaller

I have run the plesk auto installer: parallels_installer_v3.12.0_build120601.16_os_Ubuntu_10.04_i386 via ssh on my Ubuntu 10.4 LTS 32-bit server. I get through all the steps, but when it has to ...
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How to fix missing network manager icon in Ubuntu 10.04?

In Ubuntu 10.04, my network-manager icon is gone missing by itself. I use the GNOME desktop. How can I restore it?
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how to get logs in DD/MM/YYYY format and ipaddress format using rsyslog in ubuntu

Feb 4 10:32:57 master sshd[2070]: pam_unix(sshd:session): session opened for user root by (uid=0) Feb 4 10:32:59 master sshd[2070]: Received disconnect from 192.168.0.107: 11: disconnected by user ...
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172 views

Ubuntu 10.04 is crashing and video output stops

I recently got a new Ubuntu 10.04 desktop at work. However, the machine crashes every few hours, and the video output would stop. I suspect the issue is related to the drivers, so here is the "lspci ...
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Install Ubuntu 10.04 usb disk

I was able to create a bootable USB disk from Ubuntu 12.10 with the following commands and it worked on my computer. However, when I did the same thing with 10.04 and tried to boot from the ext, it ...
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How can I properly set sudo/visudo's editor?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 Server and trying to set up sudoers to respect a user's EDITOR choice (within limits) In my sudoers I have: Defaults editor=/usr/bin/nano:/usr/bin/vim Defaults ...
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Trouble getting latest version of Git

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I'm looking at using git as source control for personal projects and Github as a remote repository. I was having trouble pushing a commit to my remote github repo getting ...
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458 views

can I still use ubuntu 10.04 without security issue

I really don't like unity interface, the problem is not its interface but it doesn't provide the options to customize it. (For example, no way to put the launchbar to bottom). Hence I would like to ...
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717 views

Ubuntu + SVN: Could not open the requested SVN filesystem

I'm aware this question has been asked a lot of times. I believe I understand the answers, but I still had no luck. I tried both one repo and multiple repos configurations, having the same issue for ...
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1answer
87 views

What directories should i backup on a Linux server?

This is related to this question; however different as this is a server. I use crashplan and grabbed /home, /root, and /etc; however upon an audit I determined that a lot of my configuration files ...
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1answer
103 views

Ubuntu issues when moving hard disk to new system

I'm working on a legacy project with a small single board computer running Ubuntu 10.04 on a compact flash card. I need to be able to save away a working image (via dd) and copy said image to other ...
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Wireless network interface ra0 does not start at boot

I recently installed USB Wireless Adapter based on Ralink RT5370 chip on my Ubuntu 10.04. Manufacturer drivers are installed properly and now I have ra0 wireless interface configured in ...
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Cannot enable wireless

I cannot enable my wireless by using the function key. And most importantly I cannot enable my wireless. It should turn blue when I click on it (fn f12), but it remains red. My my HP Mini, I also ...
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1answer
551 views

Why isn't Sublime Text 2 affected by system wide font rendering settings?

I've always thought my font looked too fat and blurry in Sublime Text 2, almost as if it's constantly bold, so I decided to open Gedit and Sublime Text side by side and compare. Indeed, all fonts look ...
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1answer
333 views

My Primary Domain Controller does not work with other laptop

I have configured my primary domain controller in Ubuntu 11.10. To make sure that it worked, I used a Windows 7 client in my friend laptop and I can successfully log in as a user from my domain. ...
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515 views

Thinkpad T400 wireless drops connection randomly

Thinkpad T400, Ubuntu 10.04, not dual-booting with Windows so any Windows-based solutions are out of the question. I have tried disabling the N part of the wifi driver but that didn't work. It ...
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What happens when the support for Ubuntu LTS stops?

My web server runs on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server and as a development system I use the Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop edition to minimize portability problems between systems. Currently, I have no intention to ...
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dual screen won't work / ubuntu 10.04

I have an old computer, on which I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. It has a graphical chipset built in the motherboard (Intel) but has some PCI slots. I added an ATI Radeon 9200 graphical card in order to ...
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1answer
327 views

I would like to edit the layout of my keyboard just a bit - what's the best way?

I'm using an Apple keyboard which has some annoyances compared to other keyboards. Namely, the Alt_L and Super_L keys are swapped, and the bar and less keys are swapped ("|" and "<"). I've written ...
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744 views

Why does cron task run twice?

I have a task that should run each day in Ubuntu10.04. So I use crontab and copy the scripts of the task to the directory /etc/cron.daily. Here is the my crontab: # /etc/crontab: system-wide crontab ...
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807 views

Ubuntu Linux “su” disable password

I am trying to get rid of the password prompt in Ubuntu Linux, during the "su" command. Basically, I need to do something like: su otheruser to enable a few of my applications to run in batch mode. ...
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Installing sun-java6-jdk with apt-get on Ubuntu 10.04

I have followed the instructions on numerous pages, such as this, which say to run the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ lucid partner" sudo apt-get ...
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ubuntu 10.04 command “# type php” returns nothing

I have 2 LAMP servers with ubuntu 10.04... both with php5 successfully installed. on server1 i run the command # type php in terminal and the response is: "php is /usr/bin/php" however in server2 I ...
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running perl/cgi-bin in Nginx server on ubuntu lucid

Can you give me an exact tutorial on how to run perl on nginx server? I am able to run perl on apache and lighttpd, but I want to run it in my nginx server because I want to run a file hosting script ...
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Ethernet port not showing up in ifconfig

I asked this question on ubuntuforums.org, but haven't gotten any responses. I am new to Ubuntu, and am having trouble getting my onboard ethernet port working on a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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How to install package from newer distribution?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 server and want to update a package to newer version (update rrdtool from 1.3.8 to current 1.4.5). What should I do? Download and build sources or get package from newer ...
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Using Ubuntu, how come the screen saver is a black screen when running on the battery?

I have an F-spot screen saver made and selected to run after a time period of inactivity. When the AC is connected, the screen saver runs after the select time, but when running on battery the blank ...
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VAIO laptop's wireless indicator blinking when connected to access point

I have a VAIO laptop model VGN-C22GH. It has a built in wireless card with a Intel Centrino processor on his motherboard. When using Ubuntu 10.04, the wireless indicator blinks violently. This ...
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What is most optimal /etc/resolv.conf configuration for Ubutnu? [closed]

I saw many different /etc/resolve.conf configurations on the net. Some of them have just nameservers listed, some of them have 'search local.localhost.net', some of them have 'round robin' ...
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Recover Data After Formating Ubuntu OS

I was having ubuntu 10.04 on my system, and 2 partitions one with 80 GB and the Other with 70 Gb. I took a backup from 80 GB partition and saved it in 70 GB, I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my system, ...
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How to use ubiquity command when booting Ubuntu Live CD?

In default Ubuntu ISO, the menu labeled "Install Ubuntu" includes only-ubiquity in its boot command. In default Kubuntu the menu labeled "Start Kubuntu" includes maybe-ubiquity, which will show user ...
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Virtualbox Host is MacBook Pro Guest is Ubuntu 10.04 issues with github access

Ok trying to do what I have done a dozen times over on dozens of PC's (literally). I am trying to access a private github account. Works no problem on any one of several computers all PC that I have ...
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why is Linux Mint/Ubuntu killing my CPUs?

I'm windows user for many years, however, I would like to switch to a linux distro(Mint probably) that won't kill my CPU. My problem is that no matter if I install(Mint or Ubuntu) it on hardware or ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu machine users logging into the same ssh session?

I'm not entirely sure of the set-up, but there is an ubuntu machine at work that we use a shared account to log in. However if anyone else is logged in on the account you enter their session. I.e. you ...
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Can two Linux partitions use the same swap space?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 installed on my machine, due to some reasons I need to install one more copy of Ubuntu.. Is it possible that the new Ubuntu uses the same swap space used by previous ...
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Using xsplash in ubuntu lucid 10.04

Is there a way of using xsplash in ubuntu lucid 10.04? I know there's lots of information out there on the internet stating its impossible, but as we all know, nothing is impossible. If there's a ...
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298 views

Laptop restarts again and again

Recently my laptop being restarted again and again, this occurs in both Windows and Ubuntu (I have installed both of them on my laptop). I did not have this problem before when I was using just ...
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1answer
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How to change resolution in Ubuntu 10.04, where xvinfo is showing no adapters present?

I am trying to maximize my resolution where I have Resolution: 800x600 (4:3) and Refresh rate: 61Hz I tried the following, but it did not work: $ xvinfo X-Video Extension version 2.2 screen #0 no ...
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1answer
887 views

FTP LIST command fails between between host OS and guest OS

I'm having trouble setting up FTP between my host OS (Windows 7) and guest OS (Ubuntu 10.04). I used the network settings in VirtualBox to setup port forwarding on 80, 21, and 22. Accessing the ...
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1answer
592 views

Ubuntu, apache - sudoers problem

I need to execute a script via php (php5.xx), server running apache2 (Ubuntu 10.04). The script needs to be executed as another user. I added following lines to /etc/sudoers file: Cmnd_Alias ...
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1k views

Unable to close SSHD on IPv6 TCP port

I'm running Ubuntu 10.4 and I've tried disabling IPv6 as I don't currently need it. I rand the following to disable IPv6 and then rebooted my server: echo "#disable ipv6" | sudo tee -a ...
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1answer
978 views

Configure Ubuntu hostnames

I'm trying to configure a Ubuntu 10.4 server and have a little confusion with configuring with hostnames. My domain is example.com and the hostname would be one. If I'm correct, when I've configured ...
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Where are man pages stored in Ubuntu?

I hope my question isn't too trivial, but I've never actually needed to know this before. In which directory can I find the files of the man pages, i.e. the read-only text file opened when you type ...
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In Ubuntu Lucid, various panel applets malfunction on login

I run Ubuntu 10.04 with KDE installed as a second environment. When I log into a GNOME session, some of my panel applets appear strangely. It isn't always the same ones but the usual culprits are the ...