Ubuntu :: Remove Old Entries From Bluetooth "Browse Device" List On 8.04?

Aug 15, 2010

I've searched for specific entries, bluetooth, Bluez, etc. with no luck. Minor detail but...

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Ubuntu :: Bluetooth Can't Browse Phones Anymore?

Dec 29, 2010

I upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64-bit and I can't browse the contents of my Cell Phones anymore. I was able to do it with 9.04 but it was a hassle, because if I was not quick enough to acknowledge the request on my phone Ubuntu would get a time out error but after the 3rd try I would usually successfully connect to my phone or if I deleted the phone from the bluetooth and then re add it it would connect on the first try.

With 10.04 when I first installed 10.04 it would connect to my phones without any problems, now it won't connect at all, if I select browse files on device and select a phone it does nothing,no phone response and no error message from Ubuntu, it just sits there like I never tried to access my phones.

I can Send files from Ubuntu to my phones and send files from my phones to Ubuntu but I can't browse the files on my phone from within Ubuntu's Bluetooth program.

I can successfully browse and transfer files in XP running natively and under Virtualbox using Samsung's Program "New PC Studio."

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May 7, 2011

Is there a terminal command or application to browse attached firewire devices in the likes of lspci and lsusb? I'd like to view elementary device information such as the ID, manufacturer, and the like.

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Jun 17, 2010

All I want is for my bootloader to show "Ubuntu" & "Windows XP" which are the only 2 OS's I have installed (dual booting). At the moment it shows Windows XP, Ubuntu, Ubuntu recovery mode & like 2 more.. which are also Ubuntu & recovery mode. I've never selected the other Ubuntu ones, only the first one. So, how can I remove the ones I don't want to show on the list.

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Dec 11, 2010

I have UUID entries for USB devices in fstab in my Ubuntu 10.10. I assume this is because I have upgraded my Ubuntu's since 8.04. Each time I boot, I get a message saying it cannot mount the devices even though they are present. I have to skip mounting in order to complete the boot process. I also have two filesystems mounted at Root ( /). See later post in this thread.can I safely remove these entries from fstab and have Ubuntu automount the devices? If I do so, will this get rid of the messages at boot time?

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Ubuntu :: Remove Old PAE Entries From GRUB?

Feb 13, 2010

I have Googled this one and I have tried several fixes so far nothing has worked. All I want to keep is these entries in my grub menu:

"Ubuntu, Linux 2.6.31-19-generic-pae"
"Ubuntu, Linux 2.6.31-17-generic-pae"
"Microsoft Windows XP Professional"

1st - Through Synaptic I removed:



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Ubuntu :: Remove Entries From Xfrun4

May 26, 2011

In Xubuntu, the xfrun4 dialog (alt + F2) doesn't have auto-completion for every command, only for those commands successfully called at some previous point in time. My question is: where are these entries located, and how can I remove some of them?

I'm just curious because I'd like to keep my entries uncluttered. I was experimenting earlier to see whether xfrun4 would retain an invalid command, so I tried the inexistent (so I thought) command "terminal", but lo and behold, it opened a new tab in Firefox and brought me to www.terminal.com. Now I have the useless command "terminal" saved in xfrun4, and I'd like to get rid of it.

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Ubuntu :: Remove Autogenerated Grub 2 Entries?

Jan 8, 2010

How can I remove entries manually that were automatically generated by grub 2? I have the scripts I need to add my entries, but I don't want the osprober to keep adding new entries. Even if I make the 30_osprober script non-executable, the entries are still there. Can I do this without "breaking the rules" and editing the grub.cfg file?

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Ubuntu :: Remove Some Unused Entries In Grub2?

Jun 22, 2010

i have an entry in grub that i don't use at all "Windows recovey " and i want to know if there is a way to remove it or just hide it i have an other problem is grub confuses some partitions names so is there a way to rename them

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Jun 30, 2010

I am not good with the X, How to remove/add entries to the "Application" menu? I am running lucid. BTW, I do not find "/usr/bin/application". Also I do not find "Application menu Editor" under Application -> System Tools. I searched with aptitude and could not find a package relevant for "Application Menu Editor", may be I used wrong keywords.

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Ubuntu :: Remove Duplicated Menu Entries?

Jul 18, 2010

I am trying out Xubuntu 10.04 but after I installed "Gnome-desktop" package to include gnome support I now have duplicated entries on my start menu. Does anyone know how to purge these duplicates? (a terminal based de-duplicating command would be very handy).

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Ubuntu :: Remove Gconf-Editor Entries

Oct 16, 2010

I'm having trouble removing entries in gconf-editor (GUI).

I have searched everywhere: manpages, internets, forums, can't find anything related.

Here's the situation: I installed Avant Window Navigator and it naturally created entries in gconf-editor for interface, applets etc. The thing is that when I uninstalled it the entries are still there, and yes I have deleted the corresponding folders in home/.gconf/apps. Also did a search of my filesystem for awn, avant widow navigator, avant-window-navigator etc and nothing came up. Looked in /etc, nothing. Looked in /etc/gconf, also nothing.

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Ubuntu :: How To Remove Duplicated Menu Entries

Dec 7, 2010

I am trying out Xubuntu 10.04 but after I installed "Gnome-desktop" package to include gnome support I now have duplicated entries on my start menu. Does anyone know how to purge these duplicates? (a terminal based de-duplicating command would be very handy).

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OpenSUSE :: Remove Entries From KDE Startup?

Sep 23, 2010

For some reason, Skype starts up in two instances. How can remove one of them in KDE (4.4.4)?

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Nov 1, 2010

we have a variable LIBS:

LIBS='-lpq -lmysqlclient -lssl -lpthread -lresolv -lssl -lpthread -lresolv'

I'd want to get:

LIBS='-lpq -lmysqlclient -lssl -lpthread -lresolv'

Bear in mind that LIBS can be variable, I mean I need to drop any duplicate and only retain the last one of each different entry. And we must keep the order as is, I must not sort out them.

So, if LIBS is:

LIBS='-lpq -lmysqlclient -lpthread -lresolv -lpthread -lresolv'

I need: LIBS='-lpq -lmysqlclient -lpthread -lresolv'

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Ubuntu :: Remove Extra HD Entries In Browser Places?

May 9, 2010

Take a look at the "screen shot attachment" you will notice that I have multiple listings for the HD - WIN_XP, WIN_7 and GAMES. I was checking out both NTFS CONFIGURATION TOOL and MOUNTMANAGER. I Removed MOUNTMANAGER but the multiple listings remain? I would like to have the ability to Mount and Unmount any drive from the File Manager except ARCHIVE this drive I need to mount as Ubuntu Boots up.

keivn@kj-desktop:~$ sudo fdisk -l
Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders


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Jun 6, 2010

I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 dual booted with Windows XP. Ever since I installed 9.10, I get a long list of OS's (actually, multiple repeats of what appears to be the same Ubuntu install), and I can't get rid of them.I've looked through various tutorials and the GRUB 2 Community documentation (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2) but I still can't get rid of the menu items.I edited the 40_custom file and was able to add the entries I wanted to see, and then chmoded 644 all the other files in the /etc/grub.d directory and run update-grub.The custom entries do appear at the end of the menu now, but the old entries are still there as well. This is what I get when I run the update-grub:

yoodle@HANSOLO:/etc/grub.d$ sudo update-grub
Searching for GRUB installation directory ... found: /boot/grub


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Oct 30, 2010

I've got a dual boot PC with windows 7 & Ubuntu. I had installed Ubuntu 10.04 & recently upgraded it to 10.10. Now I have these entries in the boot menu.

Ubuntu with linux 2.6.35-22-generic
Ubuntu with linux 2.6.35-22-generic (recovery mode)
Ubuntu with linux 2.6.32-21-generic
Ubuntu with linux 2.6.32-21-generic (recovery mode)
Memory test (memtest 86+)
Memory test (memtest 86+, serial console 115200)
Windows 7 (loader) (on/dev/sda1)

First & second entries listed above don't work. How can I remove them safely?

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Apr 8, 2011

I have so many entries in GRUB and have to actually scroll down so much to see windows entry. How do I remove unwanted entries in GRUB? Also How can I make a background picture appear when grub manager comes up?

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Mar 31, 2010

I installed Ubuntu in a dual-boot with Windows 7, and installed the bootloader (GRUB? However, I have some weird Windows XP Embedded entry! I also have a lot of different boot options for Ubuntu. All I want is my Windows 7 entry (picked up as Windows Vista) and my main Ubuntu entry. How can I edit the bootloader entries (remove some existing ones, not adding any) so I have only two on there?

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Ubuntu Installation :: Unable To Remove Old Kernels And Their Grub Entries

Aug 1, 2010

I have a grub menu with a ton of old kernel entries that I want to delete. I've scoured this forum, and haven't found anything that works. I've tried:

Code:"the easiest way to get rid of old kernels from grub is to uninstall the package, the post-install scripts will update grub

for example my current kernel is:

uname -a
Linux hemma 2.6.31-16-generic #53-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 8 04:02:15 UTC 2009 x86_64 GNU/Linux

then remove older kernels found in /boot like this:

sudo aptitude remove linux-image-2.6.31-15-generic" When I tried that, the output showed the package being removed, but nothing was removed from the grub menu. I tried running the kernel I supposedly removed, and it wouldn't start, which is promising, but how do I get it out of the grub menu? I've also tried using Synaptic, but that didn't work either.

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Feb 2, 2011

I'm trying to automatically remove some of the old GRUB entries that pile up after a few updates and just want to leave live 2 or 3 there along with my Win7 entry. I was looking and saw that there is a utility for Ubuntu but I couldn't find anything for Fedora.

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OpenSUSE Install :: Remove Whole Partitions Entries?

Oct 15, 2010

I have to hide Unix partitions to succeed in installing Linux and the winner is Ubuntu 10.10! I had to remove whole partitions entries. DOS based primary/logical partitions are now called (hd0,msdos1), (hd0,msdos2), etc. And BSD slices would have been (hd0, bsd1) (hd0,bsd2). I guess I saw those names during installation. update-grub failed in three attempts in a row on 2 machines (32 and 64 bit). Everything went fine after I removed the Unix partitions (which are going to be restored by openSUSE legacy Grub)

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Programming :: Remove Duplicate Entries From First Column?

May 12, 2010

I have a huge (over 10 gb) file with a list of IP's each followed by a corresponding number like this:

Code: 10 11 12 13 14
and so on..

I'm trying to sort this file numerically and weed out any duplicate IP addresses. How do I do this on bash? I have come up with this but obviously it does'nt work.


$sort -n myfile.txt | cut -f1 | uniq -u

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May 21, 2010

I need to prevent udev from creating the /dev/v4l/by-path/* and /dev/v4l/by-id/* files upon connecting my webcam. The problem is that Kopete doesn't want to display the video if these files are present. It works fine if I remove them, but I'd rather not have them created in the first place, since they seem to be completely useless anyway.

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OpenSUSE Install :: How To Browse 11.3 CD - Block Device Write Protected

Jul 15, 2010

I can browse the iso image easily enough with a loopback mount, but when it comes to mounting the actual CD (which I did first), I get:

$ sudo mount -t udf,iso9660 /dev/dvd /mnt/dvd
mount: block device /dev/dvd is write-protected, mounting read-only
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/dvd,
missing codepage or other error
In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
dmesg | tail or so
/var/log/messages isn't very helpful, either:

Jul 15 15:15:56 bkorb-dt kernel: attempt to access beyond end of device
Jul 15 15:15:56 bkorb-dt kernel: sr0: rw=0, want=68, limit=4
Jul 15 15:15:56 bkorb-dt kernel: isofs_fill_super: bread failed, dev=sr0, iso_blknum=16, block=16
$ md5sum openSUSE-11.3-DVD-x86_64.iso
adf5d2a0a03c1e3aaf102fd6a4771b87 openSUSE-11.3-DVD-x86_64.iso

I burned it with K3B and it gets the same result trying to mount it. K3B seems to know that the image is an iso9660 and is able to display the various 9660 id fields just fine. It just won't mount.

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Ubuntu :: Gconf-editor - Safe To Remove Uninstalled Program Entries?

Jul 26, 2010

Is there any risk to deleting program entries from gconf-editor? It's very busy with software I'veuninstalled, which makes it fractionally harder to find entries when I want to edit them.

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OpenSUSE :: Wine - Remove Menu Entries After Uninstalling Programs?

May 26, 2011

The only MS program I need on my computer is Word 2007 for the equation editor to write/edit files from work. So after installing Wine I installed MSOffice2007. Excel worked OK (although I don't need it - I am perfectly happy with the Libre Office spreadsheet). Word however froze each time so I tried to uninstall and reinstall it. However I always got an error message when trying to uninstall with Wine. So I followed the advice of some strands in this forum and deleted the Program Files folder from the ~.wine directory. However the menus are still in Wine/Programs/Microsoft Office even though they lead to nowhere. I tried to reinstall but still I nothing happened. I presume the old entries still lead to the position where previously the .exe files were located. Now my question is either how can I remove these menu entries and try installing again - or even better - is there a Linux programme that can read/edit the equations written in Word 2007?

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Jan 3, 2010

I installed WINE, and decided to remove it after installing something, I was unable to uninstall, so I just removed WINE, now, I have the program stuck in my main menu. I deleted the path and stuff, but it's still there. How do I get rid of it?

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Mar 18, 2011

How do I tell what comport a Bluetooth device is connected to? The software that i'm using needs to know what comport to connect to.

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