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What does su - `whoami` command do?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I am running a script in my project and I see this command su - `whoami` I am having a few basic questions: What does this command do ? What is the significance of `` quotes outside the whoami command ? What is - used for ? I know su stands for switch user. (HowTos)

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General please help Note 3 gets hot easilyview story

http://androidforums.com – My Note 3 gets hot easily after only a few minutes of games. Battery drainage not seems obvious ever since i have used a 8500 battery. When not gaming, the Android OS always sucks up most power and sometimes even up to 80%. Can I get a solution to these problems? Does games are destroying my device? Should I stop tapping on games? Thank you for any help in advance. (General)

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Why surt1000xli APC UPS recognised by NUT apcsmart driver as "old"?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – So I have this UPS connected to machine with rs232-usb cable. ups.conf is look like that [apc1] driver = apcsmart port = /dev/ttyUSB0 desc = "APC USB" And the output is like that. sudo upsdrvctl start Network UPS Tools - UPS driver controller 2.7.1 Network UPS Tools - APC Smart protocol driver 3.1 (2.7.1) APC command table version 3.1 very old or unknown APC model, support will be (HowTos)

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check dialog input fieldsview story

http://askubuntu.com – I try to add to below script a control that when I press "enter" key. (HowTos)

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Valgrind /usr/lib files are not regular Linux filesview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – The problem that I encountered today (on an embedded device with Linux) is that some files (specifically, the Valgrind /usr/lib files) are behaving very strange and they are not copy-able with scp (error is: not a regular file). So: $ ls -al /usr/lib/*valgrind* drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Sep 30 00:01 . drwxr-xr-x 24 root root 12288 Sep 30 00:00 .. -rwxr-xr-x 1 r (HowTos)

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Select mirror during installation from live modeview story

http://askubuntu.com – Without customising the Ubuntu live image, is it possible to select a mirror during installation? If not, what are the options available? I can think of customising the image, or somehow using preseeding with Ubiquity. (HowTos)

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bash script not being run by cronview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have a very simple bash script that runs flawlessly when I do ./removeOldBackup.sh or sh /home/myusername/backup/removeOldBackup.sh but when I add it to crontab like * * * * * sh /home/myusername/backup/removeOldBackup.sh or * * * * * /bin/sh /home/myusername/backup/removeOldBackup.sh it never works... This is my script: #!/bin/sh find . (HowTos)

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How to restart networking with www-dataview story

http://askubuntu.com – I have a website which is changing configuration file in /etc/network/interfaces But www-data cannot restart networking. How do that? Ubuntu Server 12.04 (HowTos)

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Ubuntu 14.04 having issue where only one of two external exFAT-formatted hard drive partitions will mountview story

http://askubuntu.com – Running Ubuntu 14.04, system is up to date. I have been looking around the past couple of days, and I cannot find any evidence of a solution to this issue online. I have an external hard drive with two exFAT-formatted partitions containing about 1TB of data in total; /dev/sdc1 and /dev/sdc2. exfat-fuse and exfat-utils have been installed, after which the second partition mounted automatically. (HowTos)

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My screen locks after a few seconds and changing the settings does not workview story

http://askubuntu.com – Ubuntu 14.04 locks my screen after a few second. I don't always have to log in after this happens. Most of the time I do. It's about every 20-30 seconds that I have to do this. I have tried to change the settings and turn of screen lock but nothing seems to work. I'm thinking of going to Windows 8 because this should be a simple fix? (HowTos)

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Missing partitions MacBook (2006)view story

http://askubuntu.com – My friend came over recently, with a corrupted MacBook (2006). He doesn't have the Snow Leopard DVD. I've live booted Ubuntu 8.04 (None newer than that worked) and seems to be working OK. The only problem is, there are no partitions to install onto. (HowTos)

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Can't upgrade within Ubuntu or from bootview story

http://askubuntu.com – I do hope that someone can help me out here, as I have had trouble for three days and been searching and trying all sorts that I have found across many forums, but still no luck! skimm to the bottom for the problems stats Linux user, I'm a beginner.- I've used Ubuntu for a year but only for the every day stuff short story My Grandma was having problems with her laptop(Windows 7) and my mother (HowTos)