Ubuntu unix crypt command

I have some old files that are encrypted on unix (HPUX) with the cryptcommand.I know the password but have no access to any unix system right now.Is it possible to decrypt these files on ubuntu (or linux in general).Knowing the password, is it possible to crack the files ?I have seen something on th ...

Question about crypt command

i'm a new member here ..and i have a question about crypt commandhow can i write it??i used this form :crypt [password] < file1 > file2but the result was : Command not found !How can i use it to Encrypt my filesThnanx ...

how to boot into ubuntu using command line?

I used LVPM and this guide (http://lubi.sourceforge.net/lvpm.html) to transfer my wubi ubuntu installation to a new partition. The problem I am now having is that I cannot boot into ubuntu because the bootloader is not setup properly. I know this because I was able to boot into ubuntu fine after tra ...

Ubuntu Terminal Command doesnt recognise password

I am very new to Ubuntu & the Command Line etc.....I am gradually getting more things operational in Ubuntu, however, I cannot get the terminal window to recognise my password when trying to run a command. The terminal only has my default profile & I am using my passwaord that is applicable ...

Ubuntu Server Command Line / Crontab Help

My experience with ubuntu and command line consists of 1 day trial and error.What im trying to accomplish:When computer gets turned on or reboots: logon automatically, and run a script that starts a minecraft server.Problems i've encountered:1.Need to login each time (any way to bypass this)?2.Don't ...

Ubuntu crypt-manager problems

I have some personal files in my computer,but people may use my account,so I found "crypt-manager" which can give the folder a password.But when I installed it,there was some problems.I installed it as follow:sudo addgroup your-login fusesudo apt-get install encfs python2.4-dev python-naut ...

UBUNTU bash : command make not found

i just installed ubuntu last night, i have a wireless adapter to connect to the net so i got ndiswrapper. ive used ndiswrapper under slackware so i figured it would work great.problem -i unzipped the tar.gz, the im supposed to exec the command "make" then "make install" when i do ...

Ubuntu Grep Command Help

Greetings,I am Kevinesh. A new user to LINUX & Ubuntu. I don't understand about grep, awk, & sed command. Would prefer if anybody could help me out. Cause i am a Windows user previously migrating to LINUX as my future job needs to be supported in LINUX platform. A step by step guidance would ...

Ubuntu Brightness Command Lines ?

I am fairly new to Ubuntu and I'm running a dualboot on a Compaq CQ62 laptop. I noticed that my brightness keys no longer work in Ubuntu so i was wondering where i can find the command line to Increase and Decrease brightness so i can assign my FN keys? ...

Boot up Ubuntu under command line and copy files from it?

I was running Ubuntu on a laptop (with the encrypted home directory option) when it suddenly died. I'm thinking that it's a problem with the video card, because both Ubuntu and WinXP (I was dual-booting) showed the same incomprehensible graphics when I tried to boot them up, but memtest runs just fi ...

Ubuntu cd command problem

i was trying to learn how to use the terminal and the common commands like cd,and every time i try to go in the default folders like pictures , music , downloads it says " no such file or directory" .??? if "music" is a valid folder then cd command should work ? i created a test ...

Ubuntu grub command line and no loaded kernel after update

I updated Ubuntu 10.10 last night through the update manager and this morning when I try to boot into it it takes me to some sort of grub command line.That was clearly strange, so I pressed tab for the list of commands at my disposal and input 'boot' only to get the message 'No loaded kernel'. I've ...

Ubuntu Learning command line stuff

I have used Ubuntu for 2 weeks and have pretty much got a grasp of the graphical side of things! I need to get an overview in detail of how to do various things at the command line and not rely on googled snippets of long time Linux pseudo intellectuals. Please could someone point me to detailed FUL ...

Ubuntu terminal command

i was trying to make ubuntu(maverick) detect my evdo modem. my modems instruction manual said somethng about ejecting an icon which would appear on d desktop. no icon appeard. so aftr many google searches i accidentaly came across a command -- eject /dev/sr1 what does this command mean? modem got de ...

Ubuntu GRUB command to change kernel

I just got a laptop (DELL PP06S) from a friend set up on kubuntu. He told me to download and run the updates packages if I had time. So so did I and now the computer stops on an error at boot and I can't log in at all to type any command.The error message coming up is:ata1.00: exeption Emask 0x0 SAc ...

Ubuntu pipe command issue

ubuntu forums,I got a lay up for you here. Why does this command not work as I think it would:cd Documents | lsThis will only list the content in my current directory. Why does it not change to the directory Documents and then list the content. I thought this was one of the simplest usages of piping ...

Ubuntu SANE command for duplex scanning

I have got a Canon P-150 scanner which works perfectly fine with Ubuntu 32-bit and Xsane. With Xsane I'm able to scan as many pages (via Automated Document Feeder) were it also scans both sides with one pass.My problem is that I would like to do the same via command line. As far as I understand, XSA ...

Ubuntu Halt command and /etc/init.d/halt

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook Remix. I was taking a look into the differences between the shutdown command and the halt command. While I was looking, I found that the halt script in /etc/init.d actually calls the halt command. This got me to wondering what actually happens when I just type "h ...

Ubuntu A command line starts after downloading the updates & restarting my pc??

i just installed ubuntu10.10 via wubi & downloaded the update, then i restarted..,after selecting ubuntu in the BIOS, a command line interface started asking for root user & password & then it displayed like- 37 updates available 7 are security updates & so on & left me with a bl ...

Ubuntu terminal command to find out actual application name

something happen, and i can only login to ubuntu in text mode/terminal (sort of like the server thing).i need to uninstall several application/package to do reparation, perhaps using this command :sudo apt-get remove package_namecan i also remove the application using this command?:sudo apt-get remo ...

Ubuntu bash command has invalid option

I'm trying to run a command from an ubuntu howto page, but there's something wrong with it that i dont understand?Can you point it out please?Thanksroot@nnjond-desktop:/# tar -cvpzf backup.tar.gz -–exclude=/backup.tar.gz --exclude=/proc --exclude=/lost+found --exclude=/sys --exclude=/mnt --exclude= ...

Ubuntu service command question

i am currently adding a service based application to my ubuntu server and i have the /etc/init.d/script in place with the proper permissions as well as the script configured properly as well as the application and its required bits in the correct places. ie; /opt/appnamei can call the script through ...

Ubuntu Installing Command Line Programs?

I want to install CUPP v3 from http://www.remote-exploit.org/?page_id=418I have downloaded it, and extracted it. How do I set it up to use it in the command line? (I am pretty new at terminal/command line and Ubuntu) ...

Ubuntu What command line tools are used to label an ext4 partition ?

I am following an Ubuntu community documentation guide, to mount a data partition. In it states for labeling an ext4 partition via the command line, to use the e2label package. I can't find it, so can anyone please tell me which to use for this? ...

Ubuntu What command would I use to return data from a Rsync backup?

I am following from Ubuntu Documentation on rsync, for a Local Backup from my computer to an external HD. The guide suggests:sudo rsync -azvv /home/path/folder1/ /home/path/folder2So, to use command to backup data to my external HD I will use this:sudo rsync -azvv /home/mikodo/ /media/6c12ee63-f305- ...

Ubuntu Terminal Command:send fie to printer?

Suppose I want to print a file thru the command line.I googled an older thread on here, which suggested getting LPR from the repo. I apt-get install lpr and got:The following packages will be REMOVED:cups-bsd ubuntu-desktopThe following NEW packages will be installed:lprSo I typed 'no' since that se ...

Ubuntu Terminal command ls -l | gedit does not work..

Terminal command ls -l | gedit does not work..Am using Ubuntu Karmic and when I try to pipe the ls command output into gedit as shown above all I see is a blank pane in gedit. Please Help ! ...

Ubuntu GRUB command line appears but no first time boot?!

I made an Ubuntu install CD for my dad's laptop and Ubuntu booted up flawlessly. Great - I know the CD's fine.So I put this CD in my coworker's old Dell tower with WinNT or something, and I set the CD to boot first in the BIOS. But it wouldn't, it just booted Windows over and over. So I 'explored' t ...

Ubuntu at command giving me garbled time

im usingDISTRIB_ID=UbuntuDISTRIB_RELEASE=9.10DISTRIB_CODENAME=karmicDISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 9.10"ubuntu$ atGarbled timeubuntu$how do i reset the at command so i can use it again it is stuck at garbled time. ...

Ubuntu the command 'rm' & booting from...

is there a command that unremoves or recovers something where you used 'rm'?I'm going to try and do a fresh install of ubuntu 9.10 -where do I go to download the ISO?my netbook doesn't have a cd drive but has 2 USB ports so I guess I could get an external cd drive or do you think I could use my 1GB ...

Ubuntu lp command in 9.10 - bloated font output

The following command entered from a terminal window:lp textfileIn Ubuntu 9.04, it works fine.In Ubuntu 9.10, it prints but in a large, boated font.I tried using lp -o cpi=12 -o lpi=8 - which made the output a little smaller but still not right.I also tried modifying /etc/cups/printers.conf file to ...

Ubuntu simple command line CD/disk Catalog

I want to use the brains of the interwebs to write an offline cataloger of media (CD, dvd, any_directory): wherever a ls command worksI want it to be simple and future proof. and since I don't have a lot (well...) of stuff I want all the information to be written in plain ascii files (or some sort o ...

Ubuntu CLI command list by function.

Anybody know where to find an extensive CLI command list ordered by function?something like:https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingTheTerminal?action=show&redirect=BasicCommandsBut more extensiveI can only find lists of commands in alphabetical order which IMO are more difficult to useTnx. ...

Ubuntu Lost Command bar in 9.04

After just getting Ubuntu installed on a Dell machine, I was fooling around using a second monitor attached to my laptop. I went into some setting and attempted to manipulate the second screen in a way to make it behave differently, such as being an extended desktop. What ever I did, when I rebooted ...

Ubuntu single command to #-out one specific line of one specific file?

could someone do me a favour and patch together a single terminal command to modifiy /etc/xdg/autostart/nm-applet.desktop, so that the following line is either commented out or removed, or has "LXDE;" added to the end??ep@chris-laptop:/etc/xdg/autostart$ cat nm-applet.desktop[Desktop Entry ...

Ubuntu sudo command problem

Ok sudo wrks fine in terminal but needs my password,Now on ubuntu boot up I have several custom apps all working fine but I need to execute the following "sudo mediatomb -d" but can't figure out were the password goes in a command I have tried sudo -u root -p pass and sudo -user root -pass ...

Ubuntu deb "command not found"

i'm using ubuntu version 9.04and i'm trying to follow the steps on the page:https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TORi tryed to enter the code in the terminal:deb http://mirror.noreply.org/pub/tor jaunty mainbut its says"bash: deb: command not found"what do I do? ...

Ubuntu jaunty command for temperature

On previous Ubuntu releases acpi -t command used to give the temperature but in Jaunty the commands does not give anything.Can any one please tell me the command to measure temperature in Ubuntu 9.04 and Ubuntu netbook remix. ...

Update ubuntu in command line

How do you update ubuntu to 9.04 by only using the command line interface?i've tryed sudo apt-get dist-upgrade but that dosen't work. Then how do u do it? ...

Ubuntu What command to install clamav 0.95.1

I reinstalled Ubuntu to get rid of avast linux home edition and clamav 0.94.2. I downloaded clamav 0.95.1, what command do I use to install it? ...

Ubuntu Nvidia command disable restricted drivers

I dual boot Vista with Jaunty 9.04 64bitSony z540 notebook with switchable GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS GPU and Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHDInstalled Jaunty without any issues. Activated the recommended restricted drivers and restarted ubuntu. Now instead of loading the GUI, I onl ...

Ubuntu 1s command not found

all! So I am a complete noob to all of this, I have been a Windows user all of my life and decided that I needed a change...so here I am, willing to learn!Anyways...my question is probably a dumb one but alas, I don't know what's wrong...So, I had been dutifully following the ubuntu pocket guide (wh ...

Ubuntu 'find' command does not return drive info

I was practicing breaking,,, er,,, learning new commands, yeah, that's right...I was following a how-to about re-installing GRUB...one of the steps was to run this command:sudo find /boot/grub/stage1this is supposed to return the location of the stage1 files...but all i get is the file name returned ...

Ubuntu What command will allow me to change the permission of ALL files/folder

What command will allow me to change the permission of ALL files/folders within a specified directory?I am setting up a local virtualbox with linux on it and I randomly come up with file permission issues when running a CMS like Drupal.I'd like to just give full permissions (777) to everything in th ...

Ubuntu a command that will extract the archived files

im quiet new to ubuntu an i was just wondering to any one who see's this if they could help me figure out a command to extract the archived files, im asking because i am taking a programming course as a hobbie at a college near by me and i have a sside project that i just cant figure out, my teach o ...

ubuntu newbie - command line

there, I,ve installed ubuntu and slowly trying to get the hang of it.My main use will be browsing and office apps. 1 I would like some advice on security. The computer as it stands performs well under "grc shields up" but would i benefit from a firewall and if so whats the easiest way.2 Wh ...

Ubuntu Terminal/Command line question

I'm pretty new to linux/ubuntu still and I got one quick question, how often do I have to use the terminal/command line? For example, I'm following Java's instructions on extracting the jdk-6u11-linux-i586.bin file using chmod +x in the terminal, and it continually says "No such file or directo ...

Ubuntu Only command mode after Upgrade to 8.10

I have been working so far trying to install ubuntu to a Lenovo Ideapad Y530 and this is what I have found.The centrino tecnology came out to the market on July '08,the Intel wireless 5000 series did on august '08, so the LTS is "obsolete" for this machine. I did an upgrade to 8.10 after a ...

Ubuntu deb command

I see the "deb" command used all over in these forums. However, I am still not sure of how to use it.In trying to download a game, I was given this:deb http://trylegaldownloads.de/ubuntu hardy games However, entering that in the terminal doesn't work, nor does trying:echo "deb http:// ...

Ubuntu lsusb command hangs, unable to shutdown

I tried a few times to connect my sony ericsson w380i phone to my laptop using ubuntu 8.10, a few times worked, used it as a mass storage device, but now it doesn't. When I plug it in, nothing happens and the lsusb command doesn't display anything, then I can't shut down the laptop.dmesg:[14387.2560 ...