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what happened to the locate command? [Resolved]view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hi, I've just installed #! and when I try to use the locate command I get the following:  bash: locate: command not foundI thought all flavors of linux just came with locate.  How can I install it?Thanks. (HowTos)

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Lightweight internet radio appview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I vouch for mplayer in a separate console I use this:script to "select" radio:terminal -T "window title" -H -x mplayerplayplaylist "url"mplayerplayplaylist:#!/bin/bash url="$1" if [ -e "$1" ] then mplayer -quiet -playlist "$1" else time=$(date +%s) agent="Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/534.24 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chr (HowTos)

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Rsync permission issues via SSHview story

http://askubuntu.com – I am backing up a networked server via SSH. Unfortunately, I can't seem to figure out how to get root access to the networked server with Rsync. I am using the following command to perform the backup: sudo rsync -av ubuntu@*******:/ /media/backup1/ubuntubackup Some directories come up as permission denied. (HowTos)

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Permission denied for many directories with Rsyncview story

http://serverfault.com – I'm using Rsync to backup an Ubuntu Server server. I'm getting a lot of permission denied messages. Is there a command I can use to see exactly what directories were denied? I could scroll back up through all the files, but that would take forever. Any help would be greatly appreciated. (HowTos)

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how to clear history in ksh?view story

http://www.unix.com – I want to clear the history so that no one should be able to see what commands I gave in the AIX OS level. I tried using history -c , ~/.sh_history, but they aren't working :wall: Please tell me the command in ksh which can clear all the previous history? (HowTos)

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How can I adjust this short shell script to fit my needs?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I am attempting to force powertop to run when I log in by using the Startup Applications wizard in Ubuntu. Under the 'Command' entry, I've placed gnome-terminal -x /home/***/Documents/programming/scripts/powertop.sh. (HowTos)

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GUI notifications from privileged scripts?view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I have various scripts which use a facility to trigger a GUI popup notification under certain conditions. Many of these scripts are run with root privileges but I need the popups to appear in a user's X session. I'm trying to migrate these scripts from OS X to Linux but I've run into some problems. (HowTos)

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How to set VLC as default video player? (Ubuntu 11.10)view story

http://askubuntu.com – Can't seem to set VLC as the default video player. I have gone to System Settings -> System Info -> Default Applications, and changed "Video" to VLC media player. However, all movies still open with Movie Player (Totem) by default. The video default application setting appears to have no effect. (HowTos)

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What's wrong with this sed command?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – This command runs fine: $ sed -e '/foo/{g; d}' myfile But this one has an error: $ sed -e '/foo/{g; a bar}' myfile sed: -e expression #1, char 0: unmatched `{' What's wrong with it? (HowTos)

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How to select GRUB install deviceview story

http://askubuntu.com – I apologize in advance for asking a question I suspect is very, very simple. I just got a dedicated server running Ubuntu and I'm using SSH to access it. I ran sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and got the following error message: "The Grub boot loader was previously installed to a disk that is no longer present or whose normally unique indentifier was changed for some reason. (HowTos)