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hdparm -I /dev/sda gives me HDIO_DRIVE_CMD(identify) failed: Bad addr.view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hello! As I wanted to find out whether my SSD drive on /dev/sda supports TRIM I used this command as specified in the Wiki: hdparm -I /dev/sda | grep TRIMThis gives me the following error: HDIO_DRIVE_CMD(identify) failed: Bad address What does this mean? There is definitely a /dev/sda in my system and it is mounted. (HowTos)

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Google’s ATAP Wants To Eliminate Passwords For Goodview story

http://techcrunch.com –  ATAP, Google’s advanced research unit, showed a new project at the company’s I/O developer conference today that aims to replace mobile passwords with a new system that looks at your typing patterns and other signals as you go through the day. The idea here is to move the burden of PINs and passwords from the user to the device. Read More (IT news)

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ProFTPd + MySQL + Apacheview story

http://serverfault.com – I am trying to set up a LAMP server with ProFTPd using MySQL authentication This is a dedicated server with a single website under /var/hitr/public. I'd like to use proftpd to for user's configured in a mysql table/view to be able to connect and jailed to their own directory under /var/hitr/ftproot/%U/ (where %U is their username). The view in use returns the following fields: ftp_username ftp (HowTos)

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Ubuntu Community Manager Explains the Workings of the Community Councilview story

http://spd.rss.ac – The Ubuntu community is going through some problems after the Community Council asked the Jonathan Riddell to step down from his position in the Kubuntu project. One of the members of the community team from Canonical has explained the role and the importance of the Community Council. Jonathan Riddell is a full-time developer for Ku... (read more) (IT news)

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Received used charges slowly and uses battery fastview story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – I always like the maximum performance from my tablet. Of all the androids I've owned (5) this seems to use power consumption very fast. Is there a proper way to test whether the battery is functioning up to specs as I've just received the item and have 30 days to test it out. Thanks and hope this is a nice tablet. It has gotten good reviews. (HowTos)

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Nginx, wrong site servedview story

http://serverfault.com – I have my site on the IP 1.2.3.4 On my domain provider I have both onesite.com and anothersite.com pointing to 1.2.3.4 With Nginx, I have two sites configured: server { listen 1.2.3.4:80; server_name www.oneserver.com; rewrite ^(.*) http://onserver.com$1 permanent; } server { listen 1.2.3.4:80; server_name onserver.com; location / { fastcgi_pass 127.0.0.1:8878; (HowTos)

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My phone screen (Galaxy S3) is tinted a very dark pink/purple; will a screen replace fix it?view story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – Ok so my phone screen was already cracked, but it's been that way for months with no problems. Today, my family had a cook out and my phone was outside for a while. It was in the shade, but when I went in later tonight there was a dark blue/purple splotch in the bottom corner of my screen, with light purple in random places around the screen. (HowTos)

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RHEL 7: no output from ip commandsview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi, Apologies if this is in the wrong forum, wasn't sure which was most appropriate... (HowTos)

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Anyone know what this is?view story

http://forums.anandtech.com – IMG_1022.jpeg (Hardware)

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How can I change readline settings on keypress?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I checked docs for readline (in man bash), and I can't find a way to solve one problem: how to change readline setting (set ... on/off) on keypress? Keybindings seem to have form: key:function or key:"string to enter" but when I tried: key:set .... off it didn't work. (HowTos)

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Is there something wrong with my samsung s6? (sprint)view story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – My samsung s6 from sprint says, "charging" Is it supposed to say fast charging? or just charging? Also I'm pretty sure at one point my phone was charging really fast but now it feels like it's taking much longer. With the cable samsung provided with the phone, the phone estimates 1 hour and 44 minutes until full but then when I use my beats cable it shows 1 hour and 17 minutes. (HowTos)

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Finding Free Proxy Servers To Use With Firefoxview story

http://superuser.com – Googling on "free proxy servers" produces a multitude of sites where you enter a URL for a blocked site to read it. I would like to not have to do this. How do I find a site that will give me the credentials for a proxy server that I can put directly into Firefox? Is there danger for me in doing so? Such as a free proxy server harvesting my credit card information if I buy something online? (HowTos)