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Category Archives: ubuntu
How to fix the “enormous emojis in subject line” problem in Ubuntu’s Thunderbird
sudo apt-get install fonts-symbola …from here.
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Linux USB ports wandering all over the place? Here’s a way to pin them down.
I was tired of hunting down my USB serial devices on every reboot, so I found this link and solved the problem.
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Problems installing cqrlog on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
I had a problem today getting cqrlog to install on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop, and here is how I solved it. This assumes you do not have mariadb already installed. If you already have that installed, you won’t have problems … Continue reading
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Long Time No See (and how to make Debian/Ubuntu Nagios 3 installs display tactical overview by default)
It’s been a while and I apologize. Things have been very busy here, and I will post a more detailed update later. Anyways, I have been wondering how to make my Nagios 3 install on Ubuntu 11.04 display the Tactical … Continue reading
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Less than a month to the next Ubuntu release…
…and they’re encouraging everyone and his/her/its dog to get the beta right now. This would explain why I can’t get my security updates right now, dammit… Looking at that feature list, though, I look forward to Upstart and kernel 2.6.31, … Continue reading
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Rhythmbox on Ubuntu
So, I’ve been trying to use Rhythmbox on Ubuntu and getting the annoying “look for a non-existent ID3 tag demuxer” problem. According to this thread on the Ubuntu Forums…Rhythmbox is basically a dying project and one should use an alternate … Continue reading
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