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by manselton
Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Mint Mate 18.2
Replies: 1
Views: 572

Re: Mint Mate 18.2

I think you need to install samba on each machine. This will share with windows too. Samba shares folders whereas NFS and CIFS-utils share whole devices. Click on start - synaptic - enter your password Enter samba in the search box, hit enter and tick the box for samba when it appears. (python-dnspy...
by manselton
Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Wired Connection
Replies: 3
Views: 825

Re: Wired Connection

Have you plugged the wire in at both ends? If yes I suggest you are not getting dhcp request accepted so do this : $ sudo nano /etc/dhcp/debug change RUN="no" to RUN="yes" then try to connect again on the Network Manager icon in the system tray. If it fails then read the output of /tmp/dhclient-scri...
by manselton
Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Wired connection drops out randomly
Replies: 2
Views: 647

Re: Wired connection drops out randomly

So far as I can understand, the link Azvareth gave to HecticGeek's blog http://www.hecticgeek.com/2017/04/ubuntu-17-04-systemd-dns-issues/ does most of the digging for understanding. The discussion comments are especially good. Disabling resolvedconf did not seem to do much for me. As I see it the n...
by manselton
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Wired connection drops out randomly
Replies: 2
Views: 647

Re: Wired connection drops out randomly

Hi, Did you ever get to the bottom of this? I've just installed Sonya and I'm getting similar troubles. However, reading your post and link I realize I've not altered systemd nor the network manager. So I'll have to look into that. I'm a big fan of Unbound and OpenBSD has just incorporated it into i...
by manselton
Tue May 15, 2012 9:07 am
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: How to Mount external hard drive and Recover files from it?
Replies: 4
Views: 4008

Re: How to Mount external hard drive and Recover files from

# aptitude show magicrescue Package: magicrescue New: yes State: not installed Version: 1.1.8-1 Priority: optional Section: universe/utils Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com> Uncompressed Size: 369 k Depends: libc6 (>= 2.7), libgdbm3 (>= 1.8.3) Recommends: libjpeg-p...
by manselton
Tue May 15, 2012 8:59 am
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: How to Mount external hard drive and Recover files from it?
Replies: 4
Views: 4008

Re: How to Mount external hard drive and Recover files from

Another tool I've found useful, though it can be very slow, is gpart $ aptitude show gpart Package: gpart New: yes State: not installed Version: 0.1h-11 Priority: optional Section: universe/admin Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com> Uncompressed Size: 106 k Depends: ...
by manselton
Fri Nov 11, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: DVD Burning Problems
Replies: 7
Views: 1397

Re: DVD Burning Problems

Been having bother with Brasero too. Had to resort to cdrskin in a terminal e.g.

Write ISO-9660 filesystem image as only one to blank or formatted media:

$ cdrskin -v dev=/dev/cdrom blank=as_needed -eject padsize=300k my_image.iso

Regards
M

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