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Have you encountered this error? An error occurred while setting the password for the MySQL administrative user. This may have happened because the account already has a password, or because of a communication problem with the MySQL server. Or maybe seen this? Errors were encountered while processing: mysql-server-5.5 mysql-server Or this? dpkg: error processing package ..
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You might have had the same problem I just did: I tried to create a global hotkey shortcut command situation for popping up a new mail message. I’m trying hard to only look at my inbox Xx/day, but I often have emails I need to send. So, I tried to create a global shortcut using ..
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I’m glad I keep good backups. When backing up your Kubuntu box, do not just drag and drop one home folder from a hard disk to another hard disk. Your ssh keys will not be copied over, even though you may have opened the Dolphin file manager over with the command sudo dolphin To ensure ..
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To always know what your home machine’s IP address is (and while I’ll assume that you’re running Kubuntu, this can be adapted using the following bash script to any machine). Apt-get ‘kcron’. Open Task Scheduler and set the following bash script to run every five minutes: #!/bin/bash J=`wget http://checkip.dyndns.org/ -qO – | grep -Eo ‘\<[[:digit:]]{1,3}(\.[[:digit:]]{1,3}){3}\>’` ..
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Hi!  I’m Liz from Athenageek.  Tarah and I are writing guest posts in each other’s blogs on the scripting languages we love. I must make a confession before I continue with this post – I adore Python. It’s made me a better coder. I think about problems differently than I used to, I’m better at ..
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If you’re like me, you can’t throw important documents away, but there’s no easy way to scan old records, tax documents, and all the crap you’re supposed to save for 7 or 10 years…or however long taxes are supposed to stick around. Unfortunately, batch scanning with Xsane using an ADF (auto document feeder) is not ..
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