• SWAP continues to be in use when I have free RAM

    I noticed that my system keeps using SWAP even though I have over 4 GB of free RAM. I thought SWAP is just for storage precautions when the RAM is completely full. Why does it keep doing this?

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Ubuntu: Locate text file which contains a specific word

    I'm using Ubuntu and I need to locate a text file that's in my hard disk, which contains a specific word. I'm looking to use a graphic application. Is there an app for this?

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Copying Ubuntu system to new HDD

    I had a HDD that has roughly a few years of data on it and Ubuntu as well. I need to remove the entire system to a new HDD. But I'm worried I can't relink the system. Would Clonezilla work for this? If not, how can I move everything over?

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Nginx: Unrecognized service error message comes up when manually started Nginx on Ubuntu

    For Ubuntu, I recently installed rails / nginx but I've run into a problem. When I'm trying to start nginx, I keep getting this error: nginx: unrecognized service. Anyone know how to fix that? Appreciate the help.

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Error message when updating Ubuntu device: Wireless is disabled by hardware switch

    I just updated Ubuntu on my Acer device but when I did the update, I keep getting this message: Wireless is disabled by hardware switch. For some reason, I can't click the enable wireless button either (it's greyed out). What should I do?

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Sub domain in Apache in Ubuntu

    How can I create sub domain: Eg:www.maysite.com subdomain is www.busines.mysite.com?

    fernandodon1235 pointsBadges:
  • Boot manager keeps replacing Grub in Windows 8

    I have a Sony Vaio laptop and I have Windows 8 installed on it. I also installed Ubuntu on it too. So when I boot it up in Grub, I can choose between the two. But here's the thing: Grub doesn't display anymore when I use Windows 8. It keeps changing from Grub to Boot Manager. Why does this keep...

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Fix locale issue when starting up a service on Ubuntu

    On my Ubuntu machine, whenever I'm starting a service up, I keep getting this error message: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = "en_US:en", LC_ALL = (unset), LC_MESSAGES = "en_US.UTF-8", LANG = "en_US.UTF-8" are supported and...

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Getting error message when burning Ubuntu to CD

    I just recently burned Ubuntu to one of my CDs. However, after I tried booting it up, I keep getting this message: This kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU: pae Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU. Has anyone seen this before? If so, what can I do?

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • How to install Ubuntu on a pre-installed Windows PC

    For most of my life, I've been using Microsoft Windows. However, after much consideration, I'm moving to Ubuntu! Here's my question: Windows 8 is already installed on my PC but can I also install Ubuntu on it? Would WUBI work?

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Clock time is off on Windows XP and Ubuntu dual boot

    I'm currently running a dual boot system with Windows XP and Ubuntu. But I'm having an issue with the clock time on both. When Ubuntu loads up, it's behind by four or five hours. I correct it but then Windows XP is four or five hours ahead. What should I do here?

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Ubuntu: Display total size (disk usage) for all files in a directory folder

    For Ubuntu, is there a way I can display my disk usage (total size) for all my files in a directory folder? Can I use the command line? Thank you very much.

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Installing Ubuntu without removing Windows 7

    I currently have Windows 7 installed on my laptop but now I need to add Ubuntu too. Could I install Ubuntu without having to remove Windows? Thank you.

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Ubuntu: How to install additional drivers through command prompt

    For Ubuntu, can I install additional drivers using the command prompt? For some reason, I can't seem to open the 'additional drivers' program. Thank you.

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Is there a CHKCONFIG replacement on Ubuntu?

    For the past year, I've been using CHKCONFIG on Red Hat for managing my startup services. But now, I'm looking to move to Ubuntu. However, I can't seem to find anything that resembles CHKONFIG. Is there another way I can update my runlevel info on Ubuntu?

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Ubuntu: Seeing public IP address

    For Ubuntu, does anyone know if there's a way I could see my public IP address? Could I do it through the command line?

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Ubuntu: Unzip .ZIP file from terminal

    I have this .ZIP file that I downloaded to my computer (I'm using Ubuntu). Now I need to use the terminal to unzip it. How can I do that? Thanks so much.

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Command to tell what date my Ubuntu system was installed

    Would anyone happen to know if there's a way / command that I can use to find out when my Ubuntu system was installed? Thanks so much.

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • How to restart Apache in Ubuntu

    Just recently, I migrated from SLES to Ubuntu and I have to restart my local server. I have been using rcapache2 restart but that's not working in Ubuntu. Is there a way I can restart Apache?

    ITKE407,630 pointsBadges:
  • Network printing through OpenVPN

    I set up an OpenVPN server in bridged mode - using tap0 - and client both running CentOS 4.4. The VPN works perfectly, except for printing from the client LAN - 10.1.2.x/24 to the server LAN - 10.1.1.x/24. I am using a HP 1320n network printer with IP 10.1.1.100 on the server side. I can telnet to...

    Skyfly2215 pointsBadges:

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