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by wsimm
June 3rd, 2015, 2:41 am
Forum: Software - Applications and Operating Systems
Topic: Synaptic under 14.04 Server
Replies: 5
Views: 1611

Re: Synaptic under 14.04 Server

Nothing works. In VNC, trying to start the Synaptic Manager gives an error message in the command line as follows: Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: ~$ ==== AUTHENTICATING FOR com.ubuntu.pkexec.synaptic === Authentication is required to run the Synaptic Package Manager It then asks for a password...
by wsimm
June 3rd, 2015, 1:15 am
Forum: Announcements & News
Topic: Drop-Down Menus on Web Site
Replies: 2
Views: 2540

Drop-Down Menus on Web Site

They work OK in Internet Explorer - But not so good in Firefox and Chrome. Browser compatibility issues.
by wsimm
May 16th, 2014, 12:41 am
Forum: Software - Applications and Operating Systems
Topic: Synaptic under 14.04 Server
Replies: 5
Views: 1611

Synaptic under 14.04 Server

Synaptic seems to install OK and it shows up when I access it via the VNC desktop. But when I try to use it, nothing happens and I get a message in the command line terminal window as follows: ==== AUTHENTICATING FOR com.ubuntu.pkexec.synaptic === Authentication is required to run the Synaptic Packa...
by wsimm
April 30th, 2014, 11:37 am
Forum: Software - Applications and Operating Systems
Topic: Setting up VNC
Replies: 28
Views: 6019

Re: Setting up VNC

Never mind - I did not read far enough down the page to see how to stop the graphical interface startup.
by wsimm
April 30th, 2014, 11:28 am
Forum: Software - Applications and Operating Systems
Topic: Setting up VNC
Replies: 28
Views: 6019

Re: Setting up VNC

Also, when I reboot the system, it now comes in graphical mode instead of the command line. Is this normal. Did not do this in 10.04, which is the release I am on at the moment.
by wsimm
March 20th, 2013, 12:57 pm
Forum: Software - Applications and Operating Systems
Topic: NFS - unable to mount Directory on NFS Client
Replies: 0
Views: 729

NFS - unable to mount Directory on NFS Client

I have three virtual Ubuntu 10.4 servers running. One is the KVM host and the other two are Guests. All machines are working properly and all the data is on the KVM host. I use one of the guests as the Mediaserver and the other as an Apache server. I have successfully exported my media directories f...
by wsimm
June 2nd, 2012, 6:01 pm
Forum: Software - Applications and Operating Systems
Topic: Reload to 12.04, Synaptic Not Working
Replies: 6
Views: 1040

Re: Reload to 12.04, Synaptic Not Working

Had almost the same problem. It starts Ok from the server machine itself, but not when accessed via Tight VNC from another machine. Accepts the password and then just nothing happens.

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