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2:24 AM
Q: Am I a curmudgeon? Should I STFU?

waltinatorI have several canned comments that I use repeatedly, with some edits. See below. Is this in accordance with the AskUbuntu Way, or should I refrain? Here they are: Telling us which remote procedure (RP) you "followed" doesn't help us help you for N reasons: 1) It's remote. Will the link exist tom...

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7:34 AM
Q: Send message to another user

An NguyễnI can't send message to another user in spite of enabling message. I'm using ubuntu 20.04 on VMware workstation.

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8:46 AM
/me pokes the sleeping room and then departs...
8:58 AM
no pokey
9:11 AM
10:02 AM
Q: How to make OpenVPN client restart on failure atomatically on Ubuntu 16.04

Dmitry VolosnykhIn my case, OpenVPN fails to start automatically due to the absence of /run/... directory. I tried to create it automatically by means of adding mkdir -p /run/openvpn to /etc/rc.local, but the launch of OpenVPN client appears to happen before the mkdir. So, it does not help. Having said that I am...

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2:11 PM
Q: Writing a bash script to resize images, move them to another folder and rename them

J86I have a folder with approx 300 images that are 300x300 pixels each, they are images of artists. Inside that folder, I have created another folder called 60. I want to resize each image to 60x60 pixels, rename the file by appending -60 to its name and move it into the /60 folder. So imagine I hav...

Q: Mouse Buttons 4 and 5 are Known as Numbers 1 and 2 on Ubuntu/Kubuntu

Mr. ElSo I have a Dark Core RGB Corsair Gaming Mouse. And the mouse does not have compatible drivers to go with it, they are only compatible with Windows are known as iCue. I've noticed that when I click mouse buttons 4 and 5 (back and forwards) they input as keyboard numbers 1 and 2. It would be nice ...

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7:58 PM
Q: Why is boot time so long?

Lee(There are so many of these questions, if this has been answered, just send the link. Thanks!) I am running Ubuntu 18.04. It takes a long time to bootup. I used the following commands and got the following results systemd-analyze Startup finished in 11.030s (firmware) + 11.762s (loader) + 6.899s ...

8:48 PM
Q: Resize dev/sda2 Ubuntu VMWare

Sam-TUsing VMWare Workstation 15 Player (15.5.6) on Win10 host, Ubuntu 18.04 guest. I had originally 10GB disk attached to this VM. Started getting error no space left on device. Deleted /tmp (rm -rf /tmp/*). Increased the 10GB Disk size to 25GB, added another disk 20GB. But the VM is not recognizing...


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