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Ubunto 10.04 to MSsql

I have installed Ubunutu 10.04 and want to connect to MS sql server database
for running my vb application. please guide me stepwise process and softwares to install. if screenshot based help is available please suggest. I am based at faridabad in Haryana, near New Delhi

Login blocked now that .profile file has been edited changed for PATH...

I wanted to add a new path, so edited the .profile text that is stored (hidden file) in my home directory.
Since editing it and saving, logging out, I can't now log back in: my password is reognised but it takes me back to the log in.

I just wish to change the .profile back to how it was originally, but to do this I need access to the home directory of my administratory account.

How can I edit this?

I can still log in as guest.
I've a a bit of a play about in recovery mode, I can go into root, but I then can't find the .profile file which my edits in under /home.

I've found similar threads but none solve my problem.

Thanks

Need some help with installing Ubuntu.

Been trying to install Ubuntu on my notebook. Have tried 4 times and each time it stops the installation when it is "retrieving files", usually around file 18 of 38. Any assistance will be much appreciated. I'm a newbie, so please no high-tech answers that will be greek to me.

New to ubuntu 12.04.3

when i start ubuntu it go to the command screen ask me to log on after i log on. how to reboot from login screen and then perform a standard boot on ubuntu 12.04.

apache

pls how do you trigger Apache in after installation

fopen: permission denied

please i install Linux Apache mysql php lamp-within-ubuntu and now it giving me this error "fopen: permission denied" and when i type in command it prompt me "sudo : mujst be setuid root"..

please how can i correct this error.......

hi experts

pls i have install ubuntu server and have been able to configure the apache, mysql and php.. pls how to i configure an interface for me to link to the server.

ubuntu, lubuntu, etc, version?

Hi there,

I've been trying to sort out the best version of Linux to install in my computer (ubuntu, lubuntu,...). I have an old machine: Intel Pentium M 725 processor - 1.6Gb, 400MHz FSB, "MB L2 Cache, 60Gb HDD, 512MB DDR )
Can you help me?

Thanks!

DropDown Menus Vanish & Re-Appear

I'm on newest stable version of Ubuntu but my drop-down menus in Firefox barely work and my volume is flipping out. It's hard to adjust and i've done all recent updates for my system but no luck. Has any1 heard of this issue b4?? Thx much.

Agedu – A Unix utility for tracking down wasted disk space

agedu scans a directory tree and produces reports about how much disk space is used in each directory and subdirectory, and also how that usage of disk space corresponds to files with last-access times a long time ago.
In other words, agedu is a tool you might use to help you free up disk space. It lets you see which directories are taking up the most space, as du does; but unlike du, it also distinguishes between large collections of data which are still in use and ones which have not been accessed in months or years – for instance, large archives downloaded, unpacked, used once, and never cleaned up. Where du helps you find what's using your disk space, agedu helps you find what's wasting your disk space.

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Arronax – Nautilus Plugin to Create and Modify Application Launchers

Arronax is a program to create and modify starters (technically: .desktop files) for applications and locations (URLs).Arronax can be used as a standalone application or as a plugin for Nautilus, the default file manager of the Gnome and Unity desktop environments.

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Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) Beta1 Screenshots

The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the absolute latest and greatest software the Open Source community has to offer. The Raring Ringtail Beta 1 Release of Ubuntu 13.04 give you a preview of the next version of Ubuntu.Final Released was planned on 25th April 2013.This screenshots preview provides the installation and new changes to ubuntu 13.04

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lexmark x7675 printer driver for Ubuntu 12.10

Is there any way to install a Lexmark x7675 printer on Ubuntu 12.10?

tmux – terminal multiplexer

tmux is a terminal multiplexer: it enables a number of terminals to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. tmux may be detached from a screen and continue running in the background, then later reattached.

When tmux is started it creates a new session with a single window and displays it on screen. A status line at the bottom of the screen shows information on the current session and is used to enter interactive commands.

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How to install Icinga (Nagios Fork) in Ubuntu 12.10 server

Icinga is an enterprise grade open source monitoring system which keeps watch over networks and any conceivable network resource, notifies the user of errors and recoveries and generates performance data for reporting. Scalable and extensible, Icinga can monitor complex, large environments across dispersed locations.

Icinga is a fork of Nagios and is backward compatible. So, Nagios configurations, plugins and addons can all be used with Icinga. Though Icinga retains all the existing features of its predecessor, it builds on them to add many long awaited patches and features requested by the user community.

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