[ubuntu] du is not being very helpfulview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have an issue with one of my servers running Ubuntu. MySQL is not working because the disk is "full". I checked the root directory and there's 218GB of data in there but the du command won't tell me where it's all located. (Hardware)

Converting DOS filetype to UNIXview story

http://www.unix.com – Hello folks I am working on a project that requires me to write a script that operates on a bunch of text files. When I try Code: less file.txt I see a bunch of ^M's everywhere. (HowTos)

I cannot start graphical apps as rootview story

http://askubuntu.com – I used to be able to do so, but something as simple as this fails now: gksudo gedit and this also fails: sudo gedit I receive the error: Cannot open display. I haved checked this: .Xauthority and .ICEauthority have my user as owner and also read/write permissions As both files are binary, I cannot understand them and check if they are corrupted Probably, I have some misconfiguration. (HowTos)

Web Development Toolsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi guys, I'm relatively new to Ubuntu, and I come from Windows 7. Most of my time spent on Windows 7 is for using Dreamweaver to edit and upload PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files. A lot of folks have ridiculed me for using Dreamweaver, although I still don't really know why. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] After upgrading to 12.04, can't find MySql databaseview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – To start with, I'm new to the whole Linux and any and all subsets thereof. I have one Ubuntu server that I use to run the "FOG" imaging solution for my organization. I have been using this imaging product for about 2 years and I'm pretty adept at doing what I need to do on this server. (Hardware)

Disable Apport Error Report Dialog in Ubuntu 12.04view story

http://ubuntuguide.net – In fresh Ubuntu 12.04 installation, it keeps popping up annoying apport error report dialog on every log-in even after sending the error report. (HowTos)

Are there any automated functionality tests for an Ubuntu installation?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have installed the ubuntu on my machine( it is special, not a X86), so I want to test if the applications worked well . I want to use automation test methods to do it ,but how can I do this ? is there any references or suggestions to do this ? by the way , most of tests are functions in the GUI ,such as the gedit, firefox, powermange...... thanks ahead ! (HowTos)

Pictoric – Easily Create A Desktop Slideshow in Ubuntuview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – Pictoric is a simple tool allows you easily creating a desktop slideshow in Ubuntu. (HowTos)

Howto make google chrome the default browserview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Problem:I installed google-chrome but somehow it would not set itself as the default browser (example: clicking a link in terminator opened firefox/iceweasel).After a long search here on the forums I found the solution(s) to my problem:I hope this works for others to..Howto:Find out where chrome is installed (in my case it is /usr/bin/google-chrome) but firefox seems to be in /opt/firefox/firefoxC (HowTos)

Why can't I edit grub.cfg on 12.04?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I just install Ubuntu 12.04. I want to change the boot order of grub. Previous versions of grub.cfg I was able to change the permissions and the do a gedit. After reloading 12.04, I was able to change permissions for grub.cfg, but gedit will not let me save it. I am a little irritated that Ubuntu is suppose to be open source. However someone has chosen to lock one out of a file. (HowTos)