user does not have permissions on own home directory?
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: March 13, 2012
I've been using ubuntu desktop for a few years, so I figured i'd be ok installing it on my linode. Unfortunately, I don't actually know what I'm doing. I added a user (my non-root account) via command line, but that user doesn't appear to have write access to it's home directory. Whenever I run irssi, i get
** ERROR **: Couldn't create /home/username/.irssi directory
Does anyone know what I did wrong and/or what I need to do to fix it? I don't really know what I'm doing so please try to keep things simple.
Post something that you do not like about slackware Page 19
location: linuxquestions.com - date: July 18, 2010
I miss performance indicators while installation with finish ETA ?
How can they in FreeSBD have it and we can't?
Scripts launched from udev do not have DISPLAY access anymore?
location: linuxexchange.com - date: December 20, 2013
I have a script that runs from udev when I plug in my external drive. It always worked. But after upgrading from Linux 3.8/Xorg 1.12/Mint 14 (Ubuntu 12.10 compatible) to Linux 3.11/Xorg 1.14/Mint 16 (Ubuntu 13.10 compatible), it doesn't work anymore.
The script still runs, but none of the commands that require the display work. I figured that out by quitting the udev daemon and manually run udevd --debug for verbose output (more below).
This script used to work in Mint 14/12.10:
notify-send -t 700 "mounting $DEV ($UUID)"
gnome-terminal -t "Backing up home..." -x rsync long line of data
zenity --warning --text="Done."
But not anymore in Mint 16/13.10. In case you are wondering about possible solutions, I gradually added stuff and now it looks like this:
notify-send -t 700 "mounting $DEV ($UUID)"
gnome-terminal -t "Backing up home..
Do not have permission to read NTFS partition mounted with fstab
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: August 19, 2014
I recently installed Arch on my laptop as a third system, but have run into a bit of trouble with my data partition (ntfs). I mount it at startup with fstab, but as a normal user it does not even give me read access. Currently I have circumvented this by making myself part of the root group, but that seems like a bit of a security risk...
My partitions are as follows:
/dev/sda1 - Windows (NTFS)
/dev/sda2 - Data (NTFS)
/dev/sda3 - Ubuntu (ext4)
/dev/sda4 - Arch (ext4)
My fstab file:
# /etc/fstab: static file system information
# <file system> <dir> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
# UUID=c2fcf1ec-cd3f-4d1b-aa50-75ae8d96069d LABEL=ARCH
/dev/sda4 / ext4 rw,relatime,data=ordered 0 1
# Mount the DATA partition
/dev/sda2 /home/daniel/Data ntfs rw,auto,exec,umask=007 0 0 2
# Add the swap file
/swapfile none swap defaults 0 0
The same partition works perfect
Help finding pictures that do NOT have EXIF Tags
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: December 1, 2014
From a set of 20K+ images I want to find a copy out all those that do not have any tags set. Does anyone have a method I could use?
The reason for doing this is that the set includes many duplicates, which I can easily find using dupeGuru, but I only want to delete those that do not have tags set. Otherwise I will have to spend lots of time re-entering tags.
If I move everything that does not have a tag into a distinct directory I can quickly use dupeGuru to identify the specific files I can afford to lose.
Find all files that do not have the sticky bit set for which the file is executable on my FreeBSD Server
location: linuxexchange.com - date: December 8, 2014
How do I get a list of only files (no directories) on my FreeBSD Server that do not have the sticky bit set and for which the file is executable?
ttyO ports do not have the good port address on QEMU 1.4.0 running image for beagleboardxm
location: linuxexchange.com - date: June 13, 2013
I'm running an Linux Image (kernel 3.2.8) for beagleboard-xm on QEMU's 1.4.0 emulator Ubuntu distribution for 13.04. My image is created using Buildroot beagle_defconfig. I added some pkgs to be able to debug a little.
QEMU call cmd:
`$ sudo qemu-system-arm -M beaglexm -m 1024 -sd ./test.img -clock unix -serial stdio -device usb-mouse -device usb-kbd -serial pty -serial pty`
[sudo] password for emperador:
char device redirected to /dev/pts/3 (label serial1)
char device redirected to /dev/pts/4 (label serial2)
What I want to do is to have a communication between guest and host across serial the 4 differents ttyO present on the guest. QEMU offer facilities to redirect the trafic to some device in the host side. My problem goes like this:
At the guest kernel boot Im able to see that my UART where enabled
[ 2.682040] Serial: 8250/16550 driver, 4 ports, IRQ sharing enabled
[ 2.777947] omap_uart.0: ttyO0 at MMIO 0x4806a000 (irq = 72) is a OMAP UART0
[ 2.794967] omap_uart.1:
How to Customize Live CD? I do not have Ubuntu installed on the HDD.
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: December 13, 2013
I would like to create a customized live CD. I consider using Ubuntu Customization Kit. I do not have Ubuntu installed on my HDD.
I boot Ubuntu installation CD and click "Try Ubuntu". "Add new software" and click "Ubuntu Customization Kit" etc.
However, I must make sure that I have a non-compromised and genuinely clean Ubuntu Live CD because I will use it for financial transactions.
So - how can I be sure that I can be sure the downloaded "Ubuntu customization kit" by Ubuntu is the real one? I know there is a very low probability that the server is compromised. But even this low probability is a real problem for me because once I create the live CD, then I will use it for banking, for years without creating a new one. Who would want to have doubt for something he will use for years for banking and other financial transaction for long years and anything can happen anytime? In the software center I guess there is no file hash check possibility
How to generate random polygons in Python that do not have bow ties (intersections) [closed]
location: linuxexchange.com - date: December 31, 1969
How can you generate polygones with a random number of sides that don't have bow ties/intersections in Python.
help running 12sky on ubuntu 8.04 lts with wine!!!!(HELP PLZ I DO NOT HAVE WINDOWS)
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: October 13, 2008
hey everyone im still kinda new to linux although i do like it better than windows. but recently i have been trying to install a game i play on windows (ie:12Sky) i hav heard about wine and diffrent sorts of windows emulators and such so any way i installed wine installed 12Sky did everything i have read on previous forums and i still g et the same error ( [Error::mGXD.init(6)] ) and after i close that box another error pops up ( [Error::AplicationInit()] ) both of those errors show and then the game window closes completely i have tried configuring wine adding native windows dlls (ie: winnienet.dll) and it still wont work <>.<> i know it is possible to run i have seen it before on tutorial videos ie youtube lol i dont know if maybe its my computer (i run a fujitsu life book that was pre installed with windows vista) i am dual booting on my other comp windows xp pro gamers edition and ubuntu 8.04 lts as well but i tried the same thing on both comps and still same error s
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