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How to change the keyboard layout of LTSP clients in 13.10

I am trying to change the keyboard layout for ubuntu 13.10 ltsp clients. I edited /var/lib/tftpboot/ltsp/i386/lts.conf (which was empty after the install). What works is de/german, but this is the keyboard setting that the system was installed with: XKBLAYOUT=de I can also change the file to XKBLAYOUT=us This changes all ....

Amelia Amelia: 02 February 2022

Ubuntu

ROS melodic instalation for Ubuntu 20.04

A lot of packages are still not supported in ros noetic, so i was trying to build melodic from source in ubuntu 20.04. While following instructions from here (http://wiki.ros.org/Installation/Source), i got stuck in this command rosdep install --from-paths src --ignore-src --rosdistro melodic -y The errors i got were:- ERROR: the ....

Stella Stella: 02 February 2022

Ubuntu

Why won't my cp command copy whole directories?

I've tested the cp command, and it will only copy individual files. For example, I typed cp followed by the exact filename, then typed the directory and the file got copied. However, when I typed the directory and the destination directory, nothing on the computer changed. I thought cp was ....

Alexander Alexander: 02 February 2022

Ubuntu

Dropbox Startup problem

Today I installed Dropbox 2.10.30 on Ubuntu 14.04 using this commands. cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86" | tar xzf - ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd It works perfectly but there is no dropbox icon on my dash and also i can't set dropbox as startup application I tried dropbox start -i on ....

Luca Luca: 02 February 2022

Ubuntu

Has the support for the Python language been removed from the SDK?

Has the support for the Python language been removed from the SDK in Ubuntu 13.10? I can't find any tutorial for the Unity scope and for Python. ....

Declan Declan: 02 February 2022

Ubuntu

How to undo usermod -e?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. I used the command usermod -e YYYY_MM_DD user Now, the user's account is expired. What command can I put in order to remove the expiration date on the user account? ....

Everleigh Everleigh: 02 February 2022

Ubuntu

How to restart an exited Docker container as an interactive bash session using a container ID?

How do I restart an exited Docker container as an interactive bash session using its container ID? Suppose... sudo docker start -p 80:80 -t -i linode/lamp /bin/bash Gets me into a bash session. I did some stuff to the container and exited and now I need to go back into ....

Nathan Nathan: 02 February 2022

Ubuntu

How to automatically add '&' after each command in a terminal

I use guake (http://guake.org/) as a sort of "run" command, because my lxde launcher often misbehaves. So I just enter the command line in guake followed by & (So I get back the control of the console). Is there a way to configure the terminal to automatically append & to ....

Ellie Ellie: 02 February 2022

Ubuntu

Can anyone give me a list of commands I can enter in the terminal?

I am trying to understand Ubuntu more and I want to know more commands. Can anyone give me a list of everyday use ones? I would be super happy to learn anything else about Ubuntu too! Thanks! ....

Penelope Penelope: 02 February 2022

Ubuntu

How to set up an Ubuntu server that only streams my personal media?

Hi I am not new to Ubuntu but totally new to Ubuntu server and have spent the last couple of days getting more and more confused. If my question has been asked a million times please accept my apologies, I can't find it but a link to it would greatly ....

Mia Mia: 02 February 2022