I've made a dual boot with winXP. Most things are sorted out so that i can work, except.I'm trying to enter file write permissions for my ntfs drives using NTFS-config -I followed the ubuntu community documentation and it has installed, but it won't open! (there's no gui after password prompt)
When logged in as my standard user in Fedora 11 gnome desktop the installed ntfs-config tool will not open and gives an error which says this; "no authentication program found", and to run that ntfs-config as the root in a terminal. So then the only way to open that tool is to type that in a terminal, and it did open, but how can I fix this ? Can this issue be related to ownership and permissions of it ? Also the num lock does not come on during boot up, is there a easy fix for that too ? This is a recent fresh updated install from the DVD with the ext4 file system. All the ntfs-3g applications are installed as default, so I just added that enable ntfs write support tool with the package manager.
I'm new to debian ,I was trying to mount my NTFS partition but I did that only with read permissions I couldn't install ntfs-config(allthough I have ntfs-3g installed).So I want to figure out how to mount my partitions with read/write permissions automatically as the systeme starts ?
First off let me say that I love working with Ubuntu. It's a great OS to learn Linux on. Now on to my problem. I have a laptop that dual boots. Ubuntu 9.10 x64 and Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Been working just fine. I was using NTFS-Config to auto mount the Win7 partition during startup of Ubuntu. It has been running fine. I am able to move files between the linux partition and the NTFS partition with no problem. Now I've come across a problem. I big problem. Just this week I installed VirtualBox onto Ubuntu. I started creating virtual machines. 6 in all (3 Win 2k3, 1 2k8 and 1 Win7). I was saving the virtual machines to the NTFS drive as this was by far my largest drive. I used a directory titled "virtualbox" under the c:/users/public directory. This setup was working great. Was able to get my vm's patched and up to date. Created several snapshots. Basically I was a happy camper.
Last night I booted into Windows 7. OS started fine. I was just surfing the web. After that I rebooted the system and entered Ubuntu and started Virtualbox. I tried to start a vm and it complained that the virtual harddrive was missing. I checked to make sure that the path was correct for the virtual drive and discovered that the entire virtualbox directory that I created on the NTFS partion was gone!!! Everything else was in place and intact including music and large video files that I had downloaded to the Ubuntu partion and moved the the NTFS partion.
I save these virtual machines???? Should I abandon using NTFS-Config. This is somewhat critical since I had took sometime to create this test lab and to have it disappear from simply booting into Windows 7 is crazy.
I tried to mount a drive via ntfs-config and the following error occured:
Mounting /media/mOVIES failed because of the following error:
Failed to read last sector (146876415): Invalid argument HINTS: Either the volume is a RAID/LDM but it wasn't setup yet, or it was not setup correctly (e.g. by not using mdadm --build ...), or a wrong device is tried to be mounted, or the partition table is corrupt (partition is smaller than NTFS),
First of all, ntfs-config does not appear in the menu in openSUSE 11.4 Gnome 2.32. When I try to start it using the run command(Alt + F2) it gives the following error in a small window: Insufficient Rights. You need administrative rights to start this application. I then try to run it as root (su -l or su) and it gives the following error:
All these packages and others are already installed in my computer.
Evince in non-gnome systems is unable to open external link. The error msg it shows is
Unable to open external link The specified location is not supported. I have already googled it, however it only says it is a bug, without any solution available. Evince in gnome systems however work just fine. Is there any way evince can use sensible-browser to open external links?
I want to set the login to the old default of having to enter a username,password. I've tried to use the configuration editor to achieve this and have ticked the "disable-user-list" option under /apps/gdm/simple-greeter but it makes no difference, the greeter still starts with a user list. It appears that the default valuef TRUE for this function is overriding my choice, but I'm notre why. My next step appears to be to edit /etc/gdm3/greeter.gconf-defaults to change the default value. I haven't actually tried that yet so not sure if it would work but, even if it does, it doesn't seem a very elegant way of setting this up. Is there some simple way of changing the behaviour back to asking for username first?
I seem to remember the whole login process as being more configurable than it is now, with options to choose backgrounds, allow root accest finystem->administration->login_screen only gives a choice between selecting a user or automatic login of a particular user, with no further options available.On a general note, would the old method not be a more secure default than presenting an unauthorised user with a list of login id's to be tried?
Automount of external NTFS USB drive fails when using the Device Notifier. The automount facility failed after the last kernel update. A bug report was kindly filed by @saverios. The details are in the quote at the end of this notice. Pending resolution of the bug, we recommend that you install the following workaround: Open the file /etc/filesystems and add an entry for "ntfs" so the file looks similar to this (see last entry):
I have been using Tilda for a while to execute a quick command and I love it. However I wanted to customize it a little so it looks nicer. I figured out you needed to enter tilda -C and then start configuring.
I did this and changed a couple settings such as size and colors and whatnot. However when I closed out and tried it nothing happened. Confused, I opened it up again and after poking around I saw that the top said Tilda 2 settings. Poking around more I found the keyboard shortcut was for f2 when I usually use f1 for tilda. So I exit out and hit f2. Another tilda came up(one already running) with all the settings I had configured.
Now this wouldn't be too much of a problem but I noticed that the second tilda will not show up unless I open the config screen first. After I do this then I can open both of them up with f1 and f2. It would be extremely inconvenient to have to do this everytime I bootup.
I installed a new media drive that I will be using to share with a windows 7 laptop using samba. After days of frustration, I figured out that the sharing is not working because I have to set the permissions for the NTFS drive when it is mounted. Once it is mounted, using chmod, chown or right-clicking in nautilus does not work. As a result, when I try to access the files from my windows laptop, it keeps saying that it can't find the share (due to the permission issue). How do I change the fstab to automatically mount the ntfs drive, and have completely open permissions (read/write/execute by everyone)?
I have installed ClamAV 0.95.3 into Ubuntu 9.10 (i386) fully patched I am behind an authenticating proxy, so I've entered these details into freshclam.conf: HTTPProxyServer myproxy.com HTTPProxyPort 1234 HTTPProxyUsername myusername HTTPProxyPassword mypass code....
So I changed the perms to 0700 (user is clamav). Now I get: $ sudo freshclam ERROR: Can't open/parse the config file /etc/clamav/freshclam.conf
I checked DNS resolution with this (which I found in a thread somewhere): # host database.clamav.net database.clamav.net is an alias for db.local.clamav.net. db.local.clamav.net is an alias for db.other.clamav.net. db.other.clamav.net has address 126.96.36.199 db.other.clamav.net has address 188.8.131.52 - I presume the installation can find the update site?
I've got a situation where I would normally use NFS, but cannot. So in it's place I need to use a samba share (even though it's linux -> linux). I need it completely open and world writeable as if I had done an rw in an NFS export. I thought I had it as when logged in as a user I can edit delete etc. however the apache user seems to be struggling with creating files.
Here's my smb.conf as it stands. Code: [global] workgroup = WGRP server string = Samba Server Version %v security = user passdb backend = tdbsam unix extensions = no
[sites] comment = Sites Directory path = /var/www/sites public = yes guest ok = no write list = siteusr writeable = yes create mask = 0777 browseable = no security mask = 0777 directory security mask = 0777 note that the drive is mapped as user siteusr
Code: Jan 26 15:24:58 marconi named: starting BIND 9.6.1-P2 -u bind Jan 26 15:24:58 marconi named: built with '--prefix=/usr' '--mandir=/usr/share/man' '--infodir=/usr/share/info' '--sysconfdir=/etc/bind' '--localstatedir=/var' '--enable-threads' '--enable-largefile' '--with-libtool'
This is BIND 9.6.1-P2 running on Ubuntu Server 9.10. When I move all the files from /var/bind into /etc/bind (replacing the symlink that was at /etc/bind), and change all instances of "/var" to "/etc", then it works. It seems to be the symlink that is doing it. Yet I need to get this moved over to "/var" and the Ubuntu packagers built it to use "/etc/bind".
Also, when I su to user "bind" and run "md5sum /etc/bind/named.conf" (with the symlink in place) it is able to read it just fine. Other users can read it just find. It's the "/usr/sbin/named" program that can't.
When trying to conigure via nvidia-setting using root (sudo) and then saving to config file I get the ' Unable to open X config file '/etc/X11/xorg.conf' for writing.' in a message box - below is what i get on terminal:
Code: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/screen-resolution-extra/nvidia-polkit.py", line 75, in <module> operation_status = main(options) File "/usr/share/screen-resolution-extra/nvidia-polkit.py", line 51, in main
I'm having a problem with my hard drive. Windows can't even open it. I run DSL linux and successfully moynted the drive so I can view my file structure. I thought I just connect my other windows HD, mount it and then just copy all the folders I need. Unfortunatelly I'm getting cp: cannot create directory blabla - read-only file system. Is there a way at all to copy NTFS files in Linux?
My system is a Lenovo B500 All-In-One, with an Nvidia GTS 250M video card. nv seems to work okay, but I cannot get the desktop to load with the nvidia driver (nvidia-current, from the repository). I've been hacking away at this for a week and a half with no results. Every time I try to boot with the nvidia driver, the splash screen comes up for a second, the screen flashes a couple times between a "static" screen and tty2, then the screen seems to go to a test mode, where it flashes a series of solid colors indefinitely. Looking at /var/log/Xorg.0.log, I see the following:
(II) May 08 19:06:53 NVIDIA(0): Support for GLX with the Damage and Composite X extensions is (II) May 08 19:06:53 NVIDIA(0): enabled. (WW) May 08 19:06:54 NVIDIA(0): Failed to enable display hotplug notification
evince cannot open any pdf file in Ubuntu 10.04. I've already removed the package completely, reinstalled, as well as ubuntu-desktop, but the problem remains.
$ evince (evince:3737): EggSMClient-WARNING **: Failed to connect to the session manager: None of the authentication protocols specified are supported (evince:3737): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to read the recently used resources file at `/home/br/.recently-used.xbel', but the parser failed: Falha ao abrir o ficheiro '/home/br/.recently-used.xbel': Permiss�o negada.
I have recently installed inkscape on a KDE4 desktop using opensuse 11.3.I tried opening a .ARW file coming from a Sony NEX digital camera. The open file dialog page indicates that .arw files are supported, but when i try to do so a failure error message box appears.I started by asking this question at inkscape.org and got this response:
"Your question #147075 on Inkscape changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/inkscape/+question/147075 Status: Open => Answered
every now and then Firewall Builder fails to open rules (*.fwb)and I have to use some old backup. it does load 'object libraries' but the main 'currently editing policy' panel is empty.(in gnome, debian testing amd64)
I have a problem related with certificate generation. I had successfully installed openssl. After that I do these.
[root@localhost openssl-1.0.0a]# cd /usr/local/ssl/misc [root@localhost misc]# ./CA.sh -newca CA certificate filename (or enter to create)
Making CA certificate ... Generating a 1024 bit RSA private key .........++++++ ..........++++++ writing new private key to './demoCA/private/./cakey.pem' Enter PEM pass phrase: Verifying - Enter PEM pass phrase:
You are about to be asked to enter information that will be incorporated into your certificate request. What you are about to enter is what is called a Distinguished Name or a DN. There are quite a few fields but you can leave some blank. For some fields there will be a default value, If you enter '.', the field will be left blank.
Country Name (2 letter code) [GB]:IN State or Province Name (full name) [Berkshire]:KERALA Locality Name (eg, city) [Newbury]:KOCHI Organization Name (eg, company) [My Company Ltd]:squad Organizational Unit Name (eg, section) :SUPPORT Common Name (eg, your name or your server's hostname) :localhost Email Address :email@example.com
Please enter the following 'extra' attributes to be sent with your certificate request A challenge password :mahhghh An optional company name :mca Using configuration from /etc/pki/tls/openssl.cnf Enter pass phrase for ./demoCA/private/./cakey.pem: I am unable to access the ../../CA/newcerts directory ../../CA/newcerts: No such file or directory Distro:Centos 5.3 kernel 2.6.18
In krusader (root mode), I want to edit a plain text file that can only be edited as su. When clicking on the file opened kwrite before, now I get this krusader error message: "KDEInit couldn't launch 'usr/bin/kwrite' OK"
Why is this happening? What's wrong? I've found that this problem begins on the second try to open the file-- for the first time clicking on it, kwrite opens it for editing but not on tries following the first one made in the same computer session. Rebooting fixes the problem but only for the first new opening of the file.