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Jul
4
answered I don't want my DHCP to be a default gateway
Feb
8
answered Transfer data from a laptop with broken video card
Jan
25
comment Prevent poweroff on Debian when the physical power button is pressed
(I know this is meta, but to the people voting for close - this is a great example of a question that can be rewritten to be more generic and applicable to anyone running a Linux server.)
Jan
25
answered Prevent poweroff on Debian when the physical power button is pressed
Jan
25
comment Prevent poweroff on Debian when the physical power button is pressed
Upgrade your girlfriend to a geek model. Seriously, just talk to her ;)
Jul
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awarded  Yearling
Jun
17
comment Ubuntu 9.10 Only Sees 244 MB RAM, while BIOS and Windows Sees 1.5 GB
Ah... this would fall into the category of 'Fix your BIOS' :)
Jun
15
comment Ubuntu 9.10 Only Sees 244 MB RAM, while BIOS and Windows Sees 1.5 GB
The mem=???? parameter is one time only if you add it at the boot prompt. To make it permanent, add it to grub.conf or lilo.conf
Jun
15
answered Ubuntu 9.10 Only Sees 244 MB RAM, while BIOS and Windows Sees 1.5 GB
May
18
comment How can I free up disk space in my Ubuntu Hardy Heron install?
xdiskusage is the visualization tool for this.
Feb
24
answered IPv4 to IPv6 wireless LAN router
Feb
3
comment transcode hangs near end of encoding
While not solving my problem, I've started using Handbrake and using the x.264 encoding. It's working well.
Jan
30
comment Webcam images on HP Envy 15 are all purple
/agreed - asking the customer to blow away their entire machine is ridiculous. Cue the story about the technician that would not support an install wtih any changes made to it...
Jan
28
comment Weird linux problem: user is in www-data group in /etc/groups but groups command doesn't show him
Nope, the new terminal is just inheriting the uid/gids from what started it (probably your window manager)
Jan
28
answered Weird linux problem: user is in www-data group in /etc/groups but groups command doesn't show him
Jan
28
comment transcode hangs near end of encoding
Oh, I've been writing & building RPMs for a while, I'm good. :) BTW, this particular LD_ASSUME_KERNEL would only apply on any 2.4.x kernels.
Jan
28
awarded  Editor
Jan
28
comment transcode hangs near end of encoding
The data is already ripped to disk and the data is good. As I noted afterwards, I can run it twice and have it hang once.
Jan
28
comment transcode hangs near end of encoding
-o /dev/null is correct for the first pass of a multi-pass encode. Besides, the problem isn't that no output is produced.
Jan
28
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