I got stuck with no installation source. So a manual entry of a mirrorlist is needed, but that’s not something easily found on the site where you download the iso because they’re trying to hide all the nitty-gritty details.
Yet they still try charging my credit card for renewal. If I never close the account and leave it alone with the expired card, will they just continue to bounce transactions?
Choice is one of many reasons why I really like this distribution over the other popular flavours right now. I share the same dissatisfaction for Unity and Gnome 3 with most of the community. While this is the main reason for jumping ship and crashing the Mint party, there are some really simple things I like, like Dropbox.
If you need this, you’re probably doing it wrong. But if you really must check to see if a variable has been assigned yet, there’s nothing really stopping you. Here’s one way of implementing it.
Here’s how to make GDM stop showing *every* user account at login screen by default. I don’t know why they released gdm with the broken gdmsetup and showing all accounts in the window by default.
After October rolls by, this shouldn’t be a problem as the updates to 10.04 LTS will fix the acpi problem. However, if you need Ubuntu to run on a twitchy laptop that crashed during bootup or fails to install at all, the Maverick Ubuntu Meerkat 10.10 beta is out now.
I haven’t run into this fancy little kernel output before. While automating the writing of partition tables and file systems to removable storage devices, I thought i’d test the case of a read-only file system. This error comes from trying to write a partition label to /dev/sr1 which is the cdrom device. *** stack smashing detected ***: unknown terminated. backtrace and memory map…