Ubuntu unable to connect to '/var/run/libvirt/libvirt-sock'

I followed the setup procedure in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KVM/Installation but after the following command: $ virsh -c qemu:///system listthe system give me the following error:error: unable to connect to '/var/run/libvirt/libvirt-sock', libvirtd may need to be started: File or directory d ...

Ubuntu DSPAM: fatal: unknown service: /var/run/dspam/dspam.sock/tcp

I've searched in a lot of places but can't seem to find what the following error in '/var/log/mail.log' relates to:"fatal: unknown service: /var/run/dspam/dspam.sock/tcp"In dspam.conf I use:DeliveryHost 127.0.0.1DeliveryPort 10026DeliveryIdent localhostDeliveryProto SMTPIn postfix master.c ...

Ubuntu Oops! Just erased my /var/run/

Okay.. so I was messing with fail2ban last night.. it was 4 AM, and I was sleepy... so I hit the enter key on `sudo rm -rf /var/run/', before I tabbed to fail2ban to erase those files in fail2ban ... so ..... now I can not attach screens anymore, etc. Is there a simple command I can run to attempt t ...

Ubuntu Black screen during upgrade -- /var/run/dbus missing

I did my upgrade from Gutsy to Hardy last night. It took some hacking and the recovery console, but I eventually got it up. I'm sharing the info in case it is useful to anyone else. Also, if anyone can comment on whether I should post this as a bug or not, please let me know.The problemHalf way thro ...

Ubuntu failed to open statefile /var/run/network/ifstate

On booting my freshly upgrade Jaunty (from Intrepid) machine, I get no networks at all.$ sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart* Reconfiguring network interfaces...ifdown: failed to open statefile /var/run/network/ifstate: No such file or directoryifup: failed to open statefile /var/run/network/ifstate ...

Ubuntu merge /dev, /dev/shm, /var/run, /var/lock partitions to /

Result of df -h is followingFilesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on/dev/sda8 16G 9.3G 5.6G 63% /udev 1.6G 304K 1.6G 1% /devnone 1.6G 540K 1.6G 1% /dev/shmnone 1.6G 352K 1.6G 1% /var/runnone 1.6G 0 1.6G 0% /var/locknone 1.6G 0 1.6G 0% /lib/init/rwExcept first, all others are unused. How can I merg ...

Ubuntu (WW) Open ACPI failed (/var/run/acpid.socket) (No such file or directory)

It may be petty but I'm just fine tuning my xorg.conf and I was wondering if there is a way I can stop it looking for the acpid daemon. ...

Ubuntu (6.10) and /var/run

I don't understand what Ubuntu does with directory /var/run, but here is my story.. =)I installed Ubuntu, then after some days I decided I needed a new partition, and it would mount as /var. Ok, I did it, it mounts and has all the data that the old /var had. After this I started having some problems ...

Ubuntu 9.10 fstab UUID no longer works (failed security updates)

After I installed Ubuntu 9.10 on my PC everything was going great until the system froze in the middle of ~200 security updates.At reboot, I found that the system would not longer boot. It was throwing error:udevadm trigger is not permitted while udev is unconfigured.udevadm settle is not permitted ...

i lost my partition table after installing Ubuntu 10.10

I am a computer novice, need help pleas.I had windows XP , then i install Ubuntu 10.10, during installation i damaged my partition and lost partition table.when i boot, i can only get Ubuntu and when i ask for windows i get the following messages :"the disk contains an unclean file system(0,1). ...

Ubuntu mounted twice: /var/run and /var/lock

The temporary filesystems /var/run and /var/lock are always being mounted twice on my desktop running Ubuntu 10.10 amd64. On my netbook, this does not happen with Ubuntu 10.10 i386, nor did it happen on Ubuntu 9.10 amd64 on my previous desktop.Any idea why, or what could be mounting these twice? One ...

Ubuntu 9.10 grub GUI boot fails after kernel -15 upgrade

Everything was working fine before last updates. Unbuntu 9.10 64-bit desktop did a bunch of updates Nov 24, including updating the kernel to 2.6.31-15 and other things. I had not used my desktop PC for a few days, and just noticed Friday that the grub2 menu only half works. If I select to boot from ...

got a grub problem ubuntu 8.10

Ok I was using ubuntu 7.10 just fine and even the grub installed fine. I reformatted the drive and installed ubuntu 8.10. Now the grub keeps saying stage 1.5 error 2. I'm not sure what's going on. I've looked at other posts in these forums but haven't found a way to fix it yet.Menu.lst is:# menu.lst ...

Ubuntu 9.10 64, GRUB can't boot XP in RAID-1

everyone, I'm a long time windows user and it-tech but I have long felt that my geek-levels were too low so I installed Ubuntu last week (9.10 x64). Hopefully I can make it my primary OS.I have two 80GB drives in RAID-1 from my nforce raid controller, nforce 570 chipset.Then a 320 GB drive where I p ...

Dual Booting Win 7 and Ubuntu (9.10) from sdb

I have Windows 7 installed, on sdb 1, and Ubuntu installed on sdb2. The Windows boot mgr is located on sdb 1, and grub on sdb 2. When I boot up my computer, Windows 7 boots without a choice for selecting an OS. I would like to have GRUB boot and let me select either Ubuntu or Win 7.I have run the Bo ...

Installed Ubuntu 9.10 and given GRUB

I have just installed Ubuntu 9.10 and whenever I turn on my computer and select Ubuntu, it goes to GRUB. What have I done wrong or how can I fix this?Here is a copy of my results from the Boot Info Script when I run Ubuntu on the Live CD:============================= Boot Info Summary: ============= ...

Ubuntu 8.10 dual boot with XP sp2

How do I use the NT bootloader to dual boot Windows XP and Ubuntu 8.10? Thank you for your help.I am attempting to install Ubuntu 8.10 on an exterior second HD. I get a dual boot window where I selected Ubuntu from, then I get a black screen with only a flashing underline in the upper left hand corn ...

Grub loader, windows xp > windows 7 > ubuntu 8.10.

I have a triple boot with windows xp, windows 7 and ubuntu 8.10. When i boot my computer i can choose in grub-menu for ubuntu and vista/longhorn (loader]. When I press vista/longhorn it takes me to a Windows Boot Manager with options for:- Earlier version of Windows- Windows 7I want to get rid of wi ...

Diskless boot on ubuntu 8.10 server - IP-Config: no response after 60 secs -giving up

I am trying to enable diskless booting on Ubuntu 8.10 server using instructions in the following link.https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DisklessUbuntuHowtoAfter performing all of the steps in the link above I found that the NFS and DHCP were working.The client starts to boot from the network and thi ...

trouble mounting/seeing shared fat32 partitiion in gnome on XP/ubuntu 7.10 dual boot

I am relatively new to using Linux/Ubuntu on my own computer, although I feel pretty comfortable with it and consider myself quite computer literate. Last year I installed Ubuntu on an old laptop we had that had some problems that caused us to replace it. I had no problems and enjoyed playing around ...

Ubuntu initrd freeze after upgrade 10.10 to 11.04 reboot

I realise there are a lot of posts about problems with upgrading to 11.04 natty however I can only find ones that talk about graphics problems or ones were there are error messages, which does not seem to apply to the issue I am having.I had a ubuntu 10.10 server install with ssh, zfs-fuse, samba, a ...

Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Linux Ubuntu 11.10 how-to (revised)

Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Linux Ubuntu 11.10 how-to Author: DudeHistory Version: A, 24-Oct-2011- first releaseVersion: B, 25-Oct-2011- removing content and reducing instructions.- verifying instructions and correcting errors in 6a and 8.- new strategy addressing ORA-00845 error without modifyi ...

Can't run installed Ubuntu 10.10

here's the dealI am new to ubuntu, went from XP to ubuntu just yesterday. After several problems (with partitioning when sda1 was my primary ntfs so i had to format it into ext3 to bypass that 'no root file system is defined' ; then all lowercase lettering in user-name to enable forward etc. )I have ...

Ubuntu 9.10 wont run off CD

I burned an Iso disc of Ubunutu 9.10. I tried to run it. First I picked English. Then I wanted to run it off the CD. After a considerable time, all I got was page after page of errors. I checked the integrity of the CD. No errors were found. At present I am running Ubuntu 9.10 64 bit off the hard dr ...

Can't run ns2.34 in ubuntu 8.10,urgently need help

I am using ubuntu 8.10.I have installed ns-2.34.It has shown the message that installation is successful.I did the validation which at last showed that all tests have passed.Before validation i changed the bash file.the changes are,i added the following lines at the end of the bash file(please note ...

How to run Graphic mode in Ubuntu Server 10

After i installed Ubuntu Server 10. It restarted and boot with command line mode. I dont know how to run what sudo command to get graphic mode? And how to enable telnet for root user . ...

Can I download GoogleEarth and run it in Ubuntu 8.10?

again all. Can I download and run Google Earth in Ubuntu 8.10? I just went to the page and it said it was for Linux as well but when I downloaded the file it was a "bin" file and it says there's no application for it. ...

Are the given specs good enough to run Ubuntu 8.10 at normal speed?

This website (http://computershopper.com.com/desktops/emachines-t3302/4507-3118_7-31556191.html?tag=specs) holds the specs to my old (2004?) model computer that I am willing to wipe clean and do a full installation of Ubuntu 8.10. I am having trouble keeping Windows XP w/SP3 on there and get past th ...

Ubuntu Run Oracle Application Applets on Firefox under 10.10

I want to replace my windows clients with ubuntu clients, i have a problem when run Oracle Application 10g on Firefox .I am using ubuntu 10.10 firefox ask to download plug-ins and can not find or install them.the applets failed to load.I hear about there is JRE replace Jinititor on windowscan any on ...

why is it so slow to run ubuntu 10.10 in ACHI mode?

I am running ubuntu 10.10 on my Dell inspiron 1550, and I find something very bizarre. If the SATA mode is set to ACHI, then it is very slow to run ubuntu, and sometimes it just stops responding to my input. However, if the SATA mode is set to ATA, then everything is fine, and ubuntu can be used ver ...

Ubuntu 10.10 run level 3?

Just installed Ubuntu 10.10 and with it installed ubuntu-desktop which I'm happy with...I'd like to change the run level to 3 so I can startX if needed, there is not inittab file in /etc...Anyone know how I can change to run level 3, I've searched Google etc but some conflicting advise... ...

ubuntu 10.10 xsession - run only one gui application on login

I need to run only one GUI application for defined user on ubuntu 10.10 ..I serach a lot but everythnik what i get is deafault style window, that cannot get fullscreen mode.I want that browser start in fullscreen mode on start up for defined user.https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CustomXSession#Sample%20~/.xi ...

Ubuntu Mounting /tmp and /var/run as tmpfs or ramfs... how?

In a constant effort to keep system speed up, I am now considering mounting /tmp and /var/run as tmpfs or ramfs. But the truth is, I have no idea about the relevant syntax to use in fstab to implement these changes. Is there a tutorial anywhere for this kind of operation? And which is better, tmpfs ...

How to run EpsxE emulator on Ubuntu 10.10

I want to run the epsxe playstation 1 emulator on Ubuntu 10.10. There is a linux version available too, but when I unzip it and then run it, there is nothing. Not even a single instance of the emulator runs when I see the processes in the system monitor.Please help me with this. Your help will be mu ...

how to run ubuntu 10.10 has a web server ??

i have ubuntu 10.10 and i want to run my mediashare website script linkhttp://www.livemediashare.com/Server Requirementshttp://www.mediasharesuite.com/products/mediashare/requirements/can i do in ubuntu 10.10 or i need to install ubuntu server if i need to install abuntu server then how can i get de ...

systemtap fails to run in ubuntu 10.10

I tried to install systemtap and run on ubuntu 10.10, but failed with the following error. I have followed instructions at http://sourceware.org/systemtap/wiki/SystemtapOnUbuntu.I wonder what else should I do? And what does the error mean? I ran iotime.stp on scientific linux 6, and there is no prob ...

USB device entries in fstab in Ubuntu 10.10

I have UUID entries for USB devices in fstab in my Ubuntu 10.10. I assume this is because I have upgraded my Ubuntu's since 8.04. Each time I boot, I get a message saying it cannot mount the devices even though they are present. I have to skip mounting in order to complete the boot process. I also h ...

Ubuntu 10.10: FSTAB frequently wrong - why?

About 80% of the times I boot my Ubuntu 10.10 system I receive a message during startup that there is a problem mounting /home (I get the option to Skip or Manual). Always this means that no matter how I last edited /etc/fstab, the kernel is trying to mount a different device to /home. Here is what ...

NTFS Configuration tool wont run in Ubuntu 10.10

So i've isntalled Ubuntu 10.10 from fresh.I do dual run with Windows and i like to share the folder with Win, so i need ntfs-config tool to automount the Win-Data partition.Installed ntfs-configuration tool and wont launch, tryed through console and got:Traceback (most recent call last): File " ...

Ubuntu cant run virtualbox on a 10.10 host

I have made a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.10 and installed Virtualbox from the repository Virtualbox runs ok.BUT when i enable the nvidia drivers to support my dualscreen setup the xserver crahses with the start of virtualbox and i found out also qemuthis i found in the X log[ 11360.774]Backtrace:[ 1 ...

Unable to run bash script outside of local drive (ubuntu 10.10)

I'm currently having an issue with ubuntu 10.10 where I can't run a bash script outside of the partition running the ubuntu 10.10 OS. I can run it locally but when I try to run my bash script inside another partition it returns bash xx permission denied and I can't change it to an executable with ch ...

not able to run script in ubuntu 9.10 (script used to synchronize firefox profile)

i used to run my firefox mounted on ram using this guide (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1120475), on previous versions of ubuntu, but on new ubuntu 9.10,i am not able to run the script its says error in line 17 and 18 here is the script #!/bin/bash# Change this to match your correct profi ...

TMPFS questions on Ubuntu 8.10

Hi, I am a newbie using Ubuntu 8.10.I recently applied speed tweaks to firefox and vmware workstation by putting firefox profile and vmware workstation .vmem files to tmpfs, respectly. But I have trouble understanding my ram usage after the tweaks. 1. How do I check the amount of physical memory eac ...

How to compile and run Java codes in ubuntu 8.10

I am new to linux and would like to know how to compile and run the java codes on linux.Currently I have installed Ubuntu 8.10 so kindly help me to know what are the different packages required to perform the respective job and how can I continue my programming in java in linux. ...

Could not able to run the executable from the USB flash drive only in Ubuntu 10.10

All the steps tried under root login.I was trying to run a executable file from a USB flash drive on ubuntu 10.10. Its works fine if i run the file from the hard drive or the same USB drive executable works fine in Ubuntu 10.04. The file is already set to 777 permission but when opening in ubuntu 10 ...

Ubuntu 9.10-waiting to mount /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 in /etc/fstab at startup

From looking at Internet sites and forums, the following issue may well have come up with other users. When the Ubuntu 9.10 release has been configured to use an encrypted swap partition, a message like the following appears when the OS boots up:One of the mounts listed in /etc/fstab cannot yet be m ...

Can I run IE 6 or 7 on ubuntu 7.10 ?

I installed Ubuntu 7.10 on my machine. As I am in web designing field I need to check my designed site in different browsers. Is there any tool for Ubuntu 7.10, so that I can run Internet Explorer on my Ubuntu & check my site's compatibility in IE?Plz help me....... ...

Ubuntu 11.04 doesn't boot for me. Would like to know how to run 10.10

I just want to know how to run an older version of Ubuntu. I had 10.10 running perfectly for me before, and I loved it. After installing 11.04 I get a screen which says * Starting --- [OK]where --- are different things.* stopping automatic crash report generation [fail]always, but I don't really car ...

Ubuntu Failed Upgrade From 10.04 to 10.10 - Can't Open Terminal To Run Commands

Yesterday I tried upgrading from 10.04 to 10.10 using the upgrade manager. About half way through, my computer froze up and the only thing I could do was reboot my computer. It had already finished downloading all the upgrades and the computer froze while it was trying to install the upgrades.When I ...

Ubuntu 10.10 won't run on Lenovo laptop

I have a problem that Ubuntu 10.10 won't run on my Lenovo Ideapad laptop. I have managed to install it over ethernet a few weeks ago an it worked fine, but whenever I try to install it from a cd, installation completes successfully, but the Ubuntu won't start. A black screen with a lot of text on it ...