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RAM sector remapingview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I'm running linux (ubuntu 13.04) on a machine with SSD. I've relocated the /tmp folder on RAM to minimize write operations on disk. My question is: does the OS (or anyone) remap RAM sectors to ensure equal weariness between all of them, as it does with HDD's? (HowTos)

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Why can't I send emails from the command line to my gmail accountview story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm using the command: echo "Test if email can be sent from server" | mail -s "Test" [email protected] This is on an Ubuntu Server 12.04 completely up to date. To catch you up on my troubleshooting: 1) I have installed mailutils with the "Internet Site" option (or whatever that internet option was; I can't remember exactly what it was called off the top of my head). 2) I have added myself t (HowTos)

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Skype client's (group) chat not workingview story

http://askubuntu.com – Ubuntu 13.10, Skype client 4.2.0.13 When installed the Skype client first it worked as expected (5 months ago). But for around two weeks I can't see some group chats (some I can see others I can't!) anymore. I tried re-installing with deleting of the local profile (~/.Skype) without success. (HowTos)

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Fluxbox Lightdm nautilusview story

http://askubuntu.com – I recently started using fluxbox, I'm using Lightdm as a desktop manager and was using gnome/unity before fluxbox. I'm facing a few troubles while trying to adapt to this new window manager, the first one (and slightly odd) is this one: Everytime I try to open Nautilus, the background changes to my unity ubuntu's background and when I right click on desktop's background (to reload fluxbox which (HowTos)

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Is it possible to obtain OS X versions of Unix tools on modern Linux distributions (like Ubuntu or RedHat)?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have observed that there are often subtle and often annoying differences between the default versions of certain command line tools like paste and sed on modern distributions of Linux versus OSX. This leads to answers that do not work on OS X even though they will work on almost any Linux distribution. (HowTos)

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Unable to change permissions for group on USB drivesview story

http://askubuntu.com – I have newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 for a media server. My problem is that I have all the media on external USB drives. The drives are write/readable by the user & Files explorer but Plex Media Server and other applications cannot even read the drives. (HowTos)

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how to fix mounting error for ext HDDview story

http://askubuntu.com – Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/geraldine/Elements: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1" "/media/geraldine/Elements"' exited with non-zero exit status 13: $MFTMirr does not match $MFT (record 0). Failed to mount '/dev/sdb1': Input/output error NTFS is either inconsistent, or there is a hardware fault, or it's a SoftR (HowTos)

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15 computers + 1 "master" computer = major headacheview story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm here to ask about a research project for the Math department at a university I have been just accepted to work on. The primary obstacle of the project is as follows. The project requires a set of 16 computers total. 15 of the computers will have dual monitors attached. (HowTos)

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Touchpad not working with xubuntu 14.04view story

http://askubuntu.com – It seems that I have the same problem as these people Asus X550LD Touchpad not working/detected Ubuntu 14.04, but with Asus A55VD. Are there any solution yet? On ubuntu 13.10 with xfce4 I dont have any problem. Maybe I can copy some configurations file from the other partition? copying /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/* has not helped. (HowTos)

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After adding .desktop file, the menu option does not start the applicationview story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm using Lubuntu, and have added the text file myapp.desktop to /usr/share/applications. I want the file to start an application, but instead it only launches the LXTerminal. Here is the myapp.desktop file. [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Name=Sage Comment=Sage Math Categories=Development Exec=/home/tim/Downloads/sage-6.2-x86_64-Linux/sage Terminal=true Type=Application Name[en_US]=Sage Math Gener (HowTos)