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Mounting OS X 10.7.5 anonymous share with Ubuntu 14.04 [SOLVED]

This is the final solution. See failed attempts below and error outputs. # as line in /etc/fstab //horse.lan/Movies /data/Movies cifs username=guest,password=none,sec=ntlmssp,nounix 0 0 # using mount sudo mount -t cifs //horse.lan/Movies -o username=guest,password=none,sec=ntlmssp,nounix /data/Movies Attempt 1. Fail. Why. mount.cifs not … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 14.04 Mythtv box setup notes

# extra repos sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ehoover/compholio sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jon-hedgerows/get-iplayer wget -q -O – https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add – sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list’ # update sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade # essentials apt-get … Continue reading

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See which packages you’ve installed Ubuntu 13.10

grep “Commandline: apt-get install” /var/log/apt/history.log Commandline: apt-get install emacs Commandline: apt-get install aptitude Commandline: apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk Commandline: apt-get install libxss1 Commandline: apt-get install gradle Commandline: apt-get install ruby Commandline: apt-get install nodejs Commandline: apt-get install gimp imagemagick Commandline: apt-get … Continue reading

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Trackpad crashing on Samsung NC10 [Workaround]

In Ubuntu 13.10 I notice the trackpad freezes on occasion. This is my hacky solution for getting it going again without a reboot sudo rmmod psmouse sudo modprobe psmouse

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Zoneminder with Logitech C310

Bus 001 Device 002: ID 046d:081b Logitech, Inc. Webcam C310 # Add following line to /usr/bin/zmdc.pl $ENV{LD_PRELOAD} = ‘/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so’; sudo service zoneminder restart Capture method: V4Lv2 Format: PAL Palette: YUYV Width/Height: 640/480

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Flash in Chrome/Ubuntu 13.04 – could not load plugin [solved]

rm -rf ~/.config/google-chrome/

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13.04 Mythtv with minimal ubuntu desktop upgrade

Yes… I know about mythbuntu, however I prefer to roll-my-own and use the a standard minimal ubuntu-desktop for consistency, and also use netflix / chrome from the media-centre PC. # pre-setup # – backup home, etc and mysqldump # – … Continue reading

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Oracle 11g XE on Ubuntu 12.10

# dependencies sudo apt-get install alien libaio1 unixodbc # install unzip oracle-xe-11.2.0-1.0.x86_64.rpm.zip -d oraclexe cd oraclexe/Disk1/ sudo alien –scripts -d oracle-xe-11.2.0-1.0.x86_64.rpm sudo dpkg –force all –install oracle-xe_11.2.0-2_amd64.deb # requirements for setup sudo ln -s /usr/bin/awk /bin/awk¬† sudo mkdir -p /var/lock/subsys … Continue reading

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Cannot add tomcat7 server in eclipse 4.x [solved]

rm workspace/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.core.runtime/.settings/org.eclipse.jst.server.tomcat.core.prefs rm workspace/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.core.runtime/.settings/org.eclipse.wst.server.core.prefs # restart eclipse

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Touchpad not working on keysonic ACK 540 RF [solved]

The trackpad/touchpad on my keysonicACK 540 RF although the keyboard worked fine. So did lots of debugging with dmesg, udev, xev, research on forums etc… Turned out the batteries were just low, such that the keyboard worked but the mouse … Continue reading

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