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4:23 AM
Q: Cannot find files after moving (Ubuntu)

barkI had a bunch of text files that were written as sl3rk000001.txt, sl3rk000002.txt, ... etc. And I had a folder called sl3rk15. I wanted to move all those files into that folder, so I typed mv sl3rk* \sl3rk15 and all the files and the directory sl3rk15 disappeared. Would it be possible to fig...

4:43 AM
Q: How to activate the i3 window manager after installation?

arjunvI have installed i3 window manager on my Ubuntu 18.04LTS using apt. After installation, I tried rebooting but still, Gnome is the default windows manager. Is there something that I should do once I install i3 using apt?

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6:01 AM
@DKBose Please ping me when you come online.
6:12 AM
Q: Broken links starting with http://%20https://

MelebiusAn edit suggestion like this pretty often appears in the review queue. These edits are generally fixing http://%20https:// to https://. (%20 means an escaped space in URLs.) Does anyone know why such broken links appear so often? Shouldn’t they be corrected automatically?

@TheLittleNaruto I'm online now.
Q: Ubuntu best files to delete to free-up disk space?

AmraaroninI have very minimal disk space inside an ubuntu 14 LTS. I wan't to create a bash script to constantly free-up unused space. What are the most critical paths I can constantly delete? (e.g. temp files, random unused packages, etc)? any suggestions will help :)

@DKBose I am going to post that another question
Please feel free to add your answer
@TheLittleNaruto ok
6:31 AM
@DKBose I can accept answer after 10 minutes.
@TheLittleNaruto no problem!
6:42 AM
@DKBose Done! Thanks for doing the right thing.
@TheLittleNaruto you're welcome. Next time you post, it's useful to mention the KDE Plasma version (from KInfoCenter) because, if you're on Kubuntu 19.04 with backports enabled, things could be quite different than what we have with Kubuntu 18.04.
@DKBose I have Ubuntu 18.0.4.
@TheLittleNaruto So you're not using any version of Kubuntu?
@DKBose Yes not using KUbuntu; just installed plasma on existing GNOME
and switched
@TheLittleNaruto okay!
7:03 AM
Q: I have created new user in linux, how can i activate its authentication setting?

Ayush VermaI have created new user ubuntu using sudo adduser vyakar sudo it's home directory is /home/vyakar i also set the password for it at the time of the user creation but when i enter cd /home/vyakar it does not ask for a password, second when i enter su vyakar then it do ask for a password but again ...

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11:32 AM
@WinEunuuchs2Unix Thanks for your answer. I will try that ... but you're very late... I can only test it this evening which is after the bounty ended :-| what can I do ...
A: Slow switching between Users / TTY using HDMI

WinEunuuchs2UnixFrom Arch Linux: Slow loading of system icons/slow GDM login # gdk-pixbuf-query-loaders --update-cache Running the aforementioned command may also fix repeated occurrences of the "Oh no! Something has gone wrong!" error screen and/or very slow loading and login with GDM as described i...

11:52 AM
@pLumo Yes I've been busy moving into a new apartment throwing life helter-skelter.
it's not possible to extend the bounty time somehow?
Q: sytemd reads file from /lib/systemd and ignores corresponding service file from /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/

ixMI have upgraded several servers from Ubuntu 14.04 to 18.04 with no issue. However, on a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 install, I have encountered a problem that seems strange. I have edited the systemd service file located at /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/tomcat9.service but my changes made n...

12:18 PM
@pLumo No, but there's no need to. You have a 24h "grace period" to award the bounty manually after it ends.
> The bounty period lasts 7 days. Bounties must have a minimum duration of at least 1 day. After the bounty ends, there is a grace period of 24 hours to manually award the bounty. Simply click the bounty award icon next to each answer to permanently award your bounty to the answerer. (You cannot award a bounty to your own answer.)
okay, cool :-)
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1:21 PM
@pLumo We seem to be running into each other all across SE today! :)
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6:07 PM
@WinEunuuchs2Unix Found something at 759€/month...
100m from the sea with a view of the dunes...
@ThomasWard I know there's a few of you around here, but you all need some sleep at some time....
>:-) ;-)
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7:38 PM
Is this post still related to a rapidly changing event?
8:29 PM
@Kulfy Nope, thanks.
8:42 PM
Q: GPG error: NODATA, How to correctly setup my server for a apt repository and my apt repository?

Pietro M.i have a repository made by me, im using apache, but i have a critical problem, when i run the command "apt-get update", i got this error in apt: E: GPG error: http://localhost ./ InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?) I think is a perm...

9:42 PM
Q: Remotely changing the password on Ubuntu system accounts

DaveTheScientistI've recently set up an FTP server (well, SFTP, but that's not important) for a number of people and their projects. For security reasons, people were given system accounts so they have no SSH access (we don't want them to accidentally modify files, install anything, or run programs; accounts wer...


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