[ubuntu] GB or GiBview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Now here's a thing. I am using Ubuntu 11.10 installed on a single partition on a 250 GB HDD. If I look at Disk Usage Analyser it tells me the total filesystem capacity is 244 GB, but if I look at System Monitor it tells me the total is 227.3 GiB. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] (11.04) 10 Minutes to shut down... Idea's?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I suppose its not that big of a deal, because my system starts up quite fast. But for some reason, shutting down can take as long as 10 minutes, which can be irritating when rebooting. I assume some error is causing this, but I don't know where to begin with identifying and solving the problem. I think it may have something to do with a permanent network drive I have mounted in fstab taking a w (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Reset passwordview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, noob here. Am on Ubuntu 11.10 and somehow it says my password is incorrect every time I try to authenticate something. Updates, new apps or whatever, nothing goes because I keep getting the password wrong. I gave up trying to guess and just want to reset it so I have access again. Is this possible and if yes, how to go about it? (Hardware)

Ruby- why won't "if __FILE__ == $0" work?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm playing around with Ruby for the first time & I just did a tutorial. I copied the script shown below. I saved it as a .rb file, then I called it in terminal. It pukes at Code: if __FILE__ == $0 When I remove that line (and the "end") the script runs fine. Can anyone tell me why the line isn't working? Here's the script. (Hardware)

Bes Rod a Exorcismview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hola, It is a personal discovery the Bes "Gnome" from Egyptian Arkane Religion had a Virgae for Exorcism. Personally am considering a theorum apperteining using Daemons for broadcasting via the local Wifi network as an area protection. What is your thought considering the notion. Muchos Gracias. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] need to move .zip from rootview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello all! I am one month into my new Linux/Ubuntu adventure and loving every second of it :). Any how I am encountering a problem with my Android compile. Its saving my .zip to the Root of Ubuntu and after using $ sudo nautilus too see it, I cant move it to any where I can use it. (Hardware)

[all variants] tool to show repository packagesview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Is there a tool that, given a repository URL, will show all the packages at that repository? If it can fetch package descriptions, that's even better. To clarity, I want more than just "apt-get update". I want to do this intentionally without adding such a repository to my sources.list (it is in part decide if I want to add it or not). (Hardware)

[ubuntu] can hidden encryption make an os unable to boot?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have Ubuntu 10.04 and Win7 ultimate on their own partitions, roughly 50/50 of the HDD. I was considering using Truecrypt to encrypt the entire Windows partition. Thats easy enough. Where I'm concerned is I want to make it a hidden encrypted partition (why do it otherwise). Simply put, If I make it hidden will I still have the Windows 7 Loader in my boot menu? (Hardware)

[all variants] Problem with SCSI Card readerview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi! I have a problem when booting kubuntu, and i tried with ubuntu installation as well. This is a clean install which I updated in recovery mode. I also installed with 'nomodeset' option (had same problem during install). The system just stops when SCSI card reader is recognized. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Getting Java 1.5 to work, pulling my hair outview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I need to somehow get a browser working with the java 1.5 plug-in. I don't care what browser and what version of that browser. I just spent half a day jerking around with every version of firefox going back to 3.x as well as good chrome. Does anyone know of a way to get this working with any browser at all under ubuntu 11.10? Thanks greatly, CC (Hardware)