ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 83, Issue 5

Bob H. hickster711 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 12:27:59 UTC 2011


re:re Belkin Wireless on 10.10; Thanx, I was pointed to a list of Linux
compatible cards and USB adaptors. The Belkin adaptor constantly dropped the
connection on Ubuntu, but works fine on my wife's XP. She's not complaining
about the endless clicking, so I'll just look around for a card meanwhile.
Thanx much. Bob H.

On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 5:05 AM, <ubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com>wrote:

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>   1. Re: gpg (Donald Talbert)
>   2. Re: Wireless on 10.10 (Donald Talbert)
>   3. anyone installed libreoffice 3.4.0 on ubuntu 11.04?
>      (Robert P. J. Day)
>   4. Re: How to execute a command in newly open
>      terminal(gnome-terminal) in scripting ? (Donald Talbert)
>   5. Re: fresh install (Donald Talbert)
>   6. Re: anyone installed libreoffice 3.4.0 on ubuntu 11.04?
>      (Robert P. J. Day)
>   7. Re: anyone installed libreoffice 3.4.0 on ubuntu 11.04?
>      (??????? ??????????)
>   8. Re: gnupg (Donald Talbert)
>   9. Re: How to execute a command in newly open
>      terminal(gnome-terminal)  in scripting ? (amritpal pathak)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 04:19:44 -0400
> From: Donald Talbert <donaldtalbert at gmail.com>
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: gpg
> Message-ID: <1309508384.2147.64.camel at WorkStationMAIN>
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> On Wed, 2011-06-29 at 20:45 -0700, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 05:29:36PM -0400, Frank McCormick wrote:
> > >
> > > OK..forget it. Solved my problem.
> >
> > .........and you solved it how?
> >
>
> By forgetting about it, apparently. ;)
>
> Just kidding. :)
> --
> Donald Talbert <donaldtalbert at gmail.com>
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>
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> Message: 2
> Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 04:24:49 -0400
> From: Donald Talbert <donaldtalbert at gmail.com>
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: Wireless on 10.10
> Message-ID: <1309508689.2147.68.camel at WorkStationMAIN>
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> On Wed, 2011-06-29 at 14:40 -0400, Bob H. wrote:
> > I have a Belkin G wireless router which barely works on any Linux I
> > have, but works fine on my wife's XP. Before I start buying one each
> > of every brand, has anyone found what works on Ubuntu? Thanx much; Bob
> > H.
>
> I have a Belkin Wireless G usb adapter too. Just out of curiosity. When
> you say "barley works", do you mean: low transfer speeds? Seems to
> crash / drop connection? I am using a router similar to yours too,
> Linksys E1000 which is very similar internally to the WRT one I think
> you mentioned. It can even take the WRT custom firmware, thats how
> similar it is.
>
>
>
>
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>
> Message: 3
> Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2011 04:36:50 -0400 (EDT)
> From: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>
> To: Ubuntu Users List <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: anyone installed libreoffice 3.4.0 on ubuntu 11.04?
> Message-ID:
>        <alpine.DEB.2.02.1107010433420.14920 at localhost6.localdomain6>
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>
>  i'm interested in some of the new features in libreoffice 3.4.0, and
> i can see that there are new .deb format packages here:
>
>  http://www.libreoffice.org/download/
>
> i grabbed the two tarballs for 64-bit linux, un-gzipped them and can
> see that the install tarball produces some 54 .deb packages.  i
> already have the current (3.3.2) version of libreoffice on this
> system; are there any issues with installing the 3.4.0 packages as
> well?  has anyone done this, and can verify that they can co-exist
> peacefully?  thanks.
>
> rday
>
> --
>
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>                        http://crashcourse.ca
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> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 04:40:33 -0400
> From: Donald Talbert <donaldtalbert at gmail.com>
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: How to execute a command in newly open
>        terminal(gnome-terminal) in scripting ?
> Message-ID: <1309509633.2147.73.camel at WorkStationMAIN>
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> On Thu, 2011-06-30 at 07:02 -0400, amritpal pathak wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 6:54 AM, Jordon Bedwell <jordon at envygeeks.com>
> > wrote:
> >         On 6/30/2011 5:46 AM, Carl Friis-Hansen wrote:
> >         > You might need to do it on the same line, like:
> >         > gnome-terminal -e "ls -l"
> >          it couldn't help.It is executing the command in same terminal
> >         even it is not opening new one despite "gnome-termial" was
> >         opening a new terminal at least.
> >
> >
> >
> >   Thanks
>
> I might be mistaken on what your trying to accomplish but heres a way to
> do this. You will need to 'screen' package so type, then read the man
> page on it, very easy to use.
>
> sudo apt-get install screen
>
> Heres how you do this. (A snip of code from our scripts)
>
> screen -AdmS server /srv/serv/linux-start.sh
>
> you would type...
>
> screen -AdmS windowname directorytoscript-or-whatyouwanttorun
>
> screen is a very very useful program, be sure to read the man page. Its
> not hard to learn and will help you with bash shells.
>
> Regards,
> -Don
>
> --
> Donald Talbert <donaldtalbert at gmail.com>
>
>
>
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> Message: 5
> Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 04:43:46 -0400
> From: Donald Talbert <donaldtalbert at gmail.com>
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: fresh install
> Message-ID: <1309509826.2147.75.camel at WorkStationMAIN>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
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> On Thu, 2011-06-30 at 08:13 -0700, NoOp wrote:
> > On 06/30/2011 08:09 AM, NoOp wrote:
> > > On 06/29/2011 11:11 PM, Verde Denim wrote:
> > >> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 1:19 AM, Koh Choon Lin ...
> > >>> I too get those messages. I guess he is asking why his laptop would
> not
> > >>> reboot automatically and requires a manual restart.
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >> Correct. Once the _restarting system_ message is shown, the system
> stops (as
> > >> though halted), but no reboot. The command I'm issuing is 'shutdown -r
> now'
> > >> ...
> > >> All the processes are stopped, and then - no reboot. I've restarted
> the
> > >> system by powering off and back on three times, and it behaves exactly
> the
> > >> same way each time...
> > > ...
> > >
> > > Maybe related:
> > > <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/NattyNarwhal/ReleaseNotes>
> > > [The system occasionally fails to reboot after completing the
> > > installation and clicking 'Reboot Now'. (712654)]
> > >
> > > <https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/712654>
> >
> > Sorry, forgot to add this as well:
> > <http://www.mailrepository.com/ubuntu-bugs.lists.ubuntu.com/msg/3622427/
> >
> >
>
> Yeah its a bug, but nothing to worry about nor does it harm anything.
> System is halted but just didn't cycle so its safe to shutdown. I come
> across it time to time in Virtual Machines.
>
>
>
>
>
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> Message: 6
> Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2011 04:44:04 -0400 (EDT)
> From: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support,     not for general discussions"
>        <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Re: anyone installed libreoffice 3.4.0 on ubuntu 11.04?
> Message-ID:
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> On Fri, 1 Jul 2011, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>
> >
> >   i'm interested in some of the new features in libreoffice 3.4.0, and
> > i can see that there are new .deb format packages here:
> >
> >   http://www.libreoffice.org/download/
> >
> > i grabbed the two tarballs for 64-bit linux, un-gzipped them and can
> > see that the install tarball produces some 54 .deb packages.  i
> > already have the current (3.3.2) version of libreoffice on this
> > system; are there any issues with installing the 3.4.0 packages as
> > well?  has anyone done this, and can verify that they can co-exist
> > peacefully?  thanks.
>
>  whoops, i see that i can't have both versions installed at the same
> time according to this:
>
>  http://digitizor.com/2011/06/06/install-libreoffice-3-4-ubuntu/
>
> rday
>
> --
>
> ========================================================================
> Robert P. J. Day                                 Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA
>                        http://crashcourse.ca
>
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> Message: 7
> Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2011 11:45:46 +0300
> From: ??????? ?????????? <melgramb at gmail.com>
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support,     not for general discussions"
>        <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Re: anyone installed libreoffice 3.4.0 on ubuntu 11.04?
> Message-ID: <BANLkTinrGZDF+5drnKeFUgAHDgkGHEOVpw at mail.gmail.com>
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>
> Hi
> i think there is no problem with this, but i hanen't try it .
>
> 2011/7/1 Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>
>
> >
> >  i'm interested in some of the new features in libreoffice 3.4.0, and
> > i can see that there are new .deb format packages here:
> >
> >  http://www.libreoffice.org/download/
> >
> > i grabbed the two tarballs for 64-bit linux, un-gzipped them and can
> > see that the install tarball produces some 54 .deb packages.  i
> > already have the current (3.3.2) version of libreoffice on this
> > system; are there any issues with installing the 3.4.0 packages as
> > well?  has anyone done this, and can verify that they can co-exist
> > peacefully?  thanks.
> >
> > rday
> >
> > --
> >
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> >                        http://crashcourse.ca
> >
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> Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 04:50:56 -0400
> From: Donald Talbert <donaldtalbert at gmail.com>
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: gnupg
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> On Thu, 2011-06-30 at 18:46 -0400, Scott Davies wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> >
> > Pardon me jumping in without a solution, but I spied the GPG subject
> > and got all excited.
> >
> >
> > Can anyone recommend some good books (yes, I know?books are so 20th
> > century, but that's how I learn best), that cover GPG on Ubuntu in
> > particular as well as the Unixes ?  I have to support some Ubuntu
> > boxes (hooray!), as well as Mac OS X 10.6.8 workstations.
> >
> >
> > Thanks guys,
> >
> >
> > Scott
>
> You'd be surprised, books are probably the best way to learn about
> computers and most technical guides I bought that are 500 - 1400 pages
> come with a pdf so your not carrying a cinder block around with you
> lol. :)
>
> PGP & GPG: Email for the Practical Paranoid $16.13USD, never read it but
> it has good reviews. Published date is 2006, so take note of that.
>
> http://www.amazon.com/PGP-GPG-Email-Practical-Paranoid/dp/1593270712/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1309510137&sr=1-1
>
>
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> Donald Talbert <donaldtalbert at gmail.com>
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> Message: 9
> Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2011 05:05:53 -0400
> From: amritpal pathak <amritpalpathak1 at gmail.com>
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support,     not for general discussions"
>        <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Re: How to execute a command in newly open
>        terminal(gnome-terminal)        in scripting ?
> Message-ID: <BANLkTine8-U5o8YNfnzETAMZ2KBtOod-Mw at mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>
> On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 4:40 AM, Donald Talbert <donaldtalbert at gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > On Thu, 2011-06-30 at 07:02 -0400, amritpal pathak wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 6:54 AM, Jordon Bedwell <jordon at envygeeks.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >         On 6/30/2011 5:46 AM, Carl Friis-Hansen wrote:
> > >         > You might need to do it on the same line, like:
> > >         > gnome-terminal -e "ls -l"
> > >          it couldn't help.It is executing the command in same terminal
> > >         even it is not opening new one despite "gnome-termial" was
> > >         opening a new terminal at least.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >   Thanks
> >
> > I might be mistaken on what your trying to accomplish but heres a way to
> > do this. You will need to 'screen' package so type, then read the man
> > page on it, very easy to use.
> >
> > sudo apt-get install screen
> >  done.
> > Heres how you do this. (A snip of code from our scripts)
> >
> > screen -AdmS server /srv/serv/linux-start.sh
> >
> > you would type...
> >
> > screen -AdmS windowname directorytoscript-or-whatyouwanttorun
> >   windowname is for what?
>
>     is it user-choice to give a name what he wants?
>     windowname is name to new opened terminal?
>
> screen is a very very useful program, be sure to read the man page. Its
> >  not hard to learn and will help you with bash shells.
> >
>
>     Thank you very much.
>      I am newbie to bash scripting.I tried your give code but it did not
> work.It again did not open a new terminal and even did not ran the last
> command.See the my code below.
>  May be i am wrong somewhere.
>  This is a a.sh file.
>
>  echo "what is your name"
> read b
> echo "your name is $b "
> screen -AdmS try sudo wget
> http://www.kannel.org/download/1.4.3/gateway-1.4.3.tar.gz
>
>
> amritpalpathakgne.wordpress.com
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