Assistance with a backup solution.view story

http://serverfault.com – I am currently needing to create a backup of something on my server. I zip the entire folder and it's about 1.5gb big...it has to be backed up every hour.... Alright so the size of the backup is getting bigger and bigger every day. So I need a way to backup better. I'd like some suggestions on how to do this. But what I was thinking was that every 3 days the third day backups are deleted. (HowTos)

Internet is slow & intermittentview story

http://askubuntu.com – Something kinda weird appened to me today. I've been using Ubuntu for month on my computer without any issue but today I decided to install Windows 7 on dual boot so that my GF can use Photoshop... Of course I had issue installing windows so I had to hard reboot it. After doing this, Ubuntu could not activate my network card and failed to connect to my network(rebooting didn't do anything). (HowTos)

Can I move a directory with open files?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – Imagine a bunch of processes using a /home/user/logs directory. They have some logs open for a longer time. (HowTos)

Why is my EC2 server's time off by ~10 seconds every day?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have what I believe is a system file, /etc/cron.daily/ntpupdate which runs ntpdate ntp.ubuntu.com daily to sync with the network time. (HowTos)

How do I get back the colours toolbar in Kolour Paint?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have accidentally removed the colours toolbar on Kolour paint. I have tried right clicking on the menu bar but the toolbar settings options shows up disabled. (HowTos)

dump display to a fileview story

http://www.unix.com – Hi: I want to dump whatever command I type on the terminal + whatever is the result of that command's execution to one file. Is it possible in unix? Rgds, Indu (HowTos)

CPU Utilisation for Past 1 dayview story

http://www.unix.com – Hi, Can anyone tell me how to get the CPU utilisation for past 1 day in Solaris. Below is the version i m using {code} SunOS ss1qeb 5.10 Generic_138889-03 i86pc i386 i86pc {code} thanks in advance (HowTos)

Ubuntu crashes when booting form CDview story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 on my PC. I first tried Wubi to see how it supports my hardware. It didn't boot at all and crashed. I tried to load Ubuntu from a CD, the same thing happened. I have windows 7 installed already. -Graphic Care: NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 -CPU: Intel i5 Thanks (HowTos)

Issues in grep command in Linuxview story

http://www.unix.com – Hi All I have a file containing following records: Code: $HEW_TGT_DB2_USER=hbme_bi2 $prmAttunityUser=ais $DS_USER=hbme_bi2 $prmStgUser=hbme_bi2 $prmuser=hbme_bi2 $prmStgPass=hbme_bi2 $prmpwd=hbme_bi2 $prmAttunityUser=ais Say suppose the name of the file is test4.txt When i fire this command on linux Code: ret=`grep \^$prmAttunityUser\= test4.txt` echo $ret The value in "ret&qu (HowTos)

Copy first n files in a different directoryview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – Is it possible to copy only the first 1000 files from a directory to another? Thanks in advance (HowTos)

External Hard Drive suddenly stopped being recognizedview story

http://askubuntu.com – I had this drive [a Samsung S2 1.0TB] working well in Ubuntu 11.04 and after installing 11.10 it was still fine for the first week until I got my other flash drive to format. After formatting it through Disk Utility I was comparing the status of both the flash drive and the Samsung 1TB that was being displayed on the screen of Disk Utility. Both devices were mounted and working properly. (HowTos)

Remasterys xubuntu 11.10view story

http://askubuntu.com – I made a remasterys dist-mode iso of xubuntu, modded by myself ( i just installed compiz and little more ) then I made a cd from this iso and a bootable usb, by unetbooin,both of them show the same error: when i chooce installer directly, they start a xubuntu livecd session ( perfectly working ) but i didn't see a way to launch an istallation, How can I do that? there's a command line to launc (HowTos)