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Resetting the USB modem data port(ATDT port)view story

http://askubuntu.com – I am trying to reset the port of modem by this method //close port { if(fdDataPort != -1) { MSG_NOTICE("Closing AT[Data] port %d",fdDataPort); close (fdDataPort); MSG_NOTICE("Closed AT[Data] port",NULL); fdDataPort= -1; } } //open port { struct termios tio; memset(&tio, 0, sizeof(termios)); if ((fdDataPort = open("/dev/ttyUSB2", O_RDWR | O_NOCTTY| O_ (HowTos)

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How to create a .deb file from installed package?view story

http://askubuntu.com – You can install a .deb package file onto a system by using dpkg -i filename.deb. Is it possible to do the reverse? By reverse, I mean create a .deb package file from an installed package given a package name? (HowTos)

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SDDM Keyboard Slelectionview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – My SDDM only has one keyboard available in the dropdown box and that's US (with the US flag next to it). (HowTos)

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Thunderbird: server connection slow after restoring backup on Mintview story

http://askubuntu.com – I've made a copy of the .thunderbird folder in my home directory (Ubuntu 12.04) and restored that backup on a freshly installed Mint 17.1 using the Profile Dialog of Thunderbird. Everything worked smoothly. All mail accounts, folders and settings were restored successfully. But Thunderbird is very slow now. (HowTos)

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GNOME Music App for GNOME 3.16 Implements Favorite Playlist and Starringview story

http://spd.rss.ac – The GNOME Music app, the default audio playback software of the controversial GNOME desktop environment, has been updated for GNOME 3.16, due for release in March 25. GNOME Music 3.16 Beta 2 is a bug fix release that addresses a number of issues discovered in the previous Beta version of the software. According to the changelog, the... (read more) (IT news)

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Virtual Box actual size and size on disk difference [on hold]view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have Ubuntu-based Mint Mate running as host OS. I am running Windows in Virtual Box. The actual size of Windows is around 50 GB. I chose dynamic disk so it is O.K. but when I right click on Windows folder which is under my Virtual Box VMs folder, Ubuntu tells me that Windows occupies around 160 GB disk space. Since I only have 256 GB disk, this is too much for me. (HowTos)

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Choosing partitioning scheme, effects and pros?view story

http://askubuntu.com – pipe-raiding and cat-loving people! I need to reinstall a Ubuntu computer at work, since I am kind of fresh taking responsibility for my usual partitioning mistakes I thought I need to turn to the real pros. The computer is a desktop intended for multiple regular users. (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] how to Share FIles using SMB or NFS. in ubuntu and windowsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a home computer network with several computers Some of them have a Windows 7 operating system (2 pc) Some of them have a Windows XP operating system (1 pc) Some of them have Ubuntu 14.04 operating system (2 pc) Some of them have Ubuntu 12.04 operating system (2 pc) Some of them have Ubuntu 10.04 operating system (3 pc) All computers running Ubuntu I installed Samba All computers have a f (Hardware)

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CURL won't connect to selfview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I'm having a weird issue where CURL cannot connect to its own server. For example if I'm on server example.com wget https://example.com/ <--- WORKS FIND curl https://example.com gets error: 35 SSL connect error Curl works for connecting to other external SSL address, but just will not connect to self. Also curl works for connecting to itself without SSL. Here is the output from curl -v: (HowTos)

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Breeze theme for gtk applications?view story

http://askubuntu.com – For me, all gtk-applications still seem to use "oxygen-gtk". That is all good and well when using oxygen as a theme, but since 15.04 is going with plasma5 and the pretty gorgeous (eye of the beholder) Breeze theme, it makes even default applications like firefox stand out in a bad way. I can not find any solution to change this, so am I correct that there is going to be a "breeze-gtk" package at (HowTos)

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lightdm crash after changing resolutionview story

http://askubuntu.com – my laptop is dual boot win8.1/ubuntu 14.04 lts two gpus: gtx980m/hd4600 I use nvidia-346.47 and bumblebee, following the configuration tutorial How to install nVidia drivers with Bumblebee on Ubuntu 14.04 the bumblebee works perfectly, but when I tried to change the resolution, the desktop stop working, screen shows a tiling desktop;I can still move mouse but clicking is useless. I can switch to (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] copy paste problemview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, When i drag and drop the svg image file in chrome browser for viewing image. After i view the image file in chrome browser. I could'nt able to copy and paste any file. (Hardware)