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Wanted to connect my "Linux Laptop" to the Synolgy(s) at work.

Just. Would. Not.

I spent too much time trying to diagnose the issue. Was looking around for a USB > Ethernet adapter to rule out WiFi problems (though browsers were working fine) when I extended that logic.

To reduce risk that might follow losing the laptop, I'd only connected it to the guest network at work.

Connecting to the "main" wireless network solved the problem.

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Episode #322 Feedback. For the disk full issue, log files are generally found in /var/log, and are usually not hidden. Some applications may put them in other sub-directories. Doing a wild card search using the "ls" command would take much too long to find the files. A better solution would be to use the "du" command. A quick way to find out which directory is the culprit is to run it from the root of the file-system. For a wildcard search, using the "find" command would work much better too.

If there is an issue with log files, tweaking the logrotate configuration file should help. logrotate manages and purges log files and can be found in /etc/logrotate.conf.

Note my attached images are on a Debian system as the root user, using an Ubuntu based system you should precede the commands with "sudo".

Edit: Further thinking about the issue Sebastien had after removing the backup drive. Did he stop the backups from performing after removing the backup drive? Maybe the cause of the sda error and sdb being full was the backup tried to backup to the /media sub-directory.
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I'm having issues with the OGG files from the podcast. Episodes 321 and 322 do not play in Rythmbox or Music apps on Debian. At first I thought it was my newly installed system, but Episode 320 plays fine. The files also play fine from the command line using "ogg123". I'm not seeing any artwork on the two episodes either. MP3 versions show up fine.

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Weekend Linux humor 🐧😁😀

Question for you guys and gals. I'm going to wipe a notebook running end-of-life Vista and install a flavour of Linux in its place for a COMPLETE newb. Obviously, it's possible to make Ubuntu Mate look like Windows, and Mint Mate or Cinnamon already do. However, the first issue is that it needs to download and install updates automatically, because the user is certain not to install them himself. Secondly, do I install Flash? Is it really necessary anymore? Thirdly, the user won't do a "sudo apt-get autoremove" to get rid of previous kernels, so this has to be handled automatically, too. The notebook would be powerful enough to handle any flavour. Your recommendations/tips, please!

Thanks for the great podcasts.

Re Sabayon Revisited high score. Did you consider printer setup and drivers.

Re: Show 321 Since +William Smith has been challenged with more reviews, I'd like to make a suggestion +Larry Bushey. There have been reviews of derivative distros, how about reviews of (for lack of a better term) base distro's. E.g. Debian, CentOS (really RHEL), Arch, Slackware, and Gentoo. I'd like to hear about experiences with and opinions, especially Arch and Gentoo, which I have never tried. 

I have a Dell Vostro 200 desktop that had Windows XP installed when I got it. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now can not run dual monitors. The Mad Catz Eclipse SEE2 UV150 VGA External Video Card appears to only work with Windows or Mac. Any ideas or suggestions?

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The April 20th episode is late, yes. But we think you'll like it. 
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