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Jan 06 2018
06 January 2018 - 23:49

Is it right next to remembering how to spelling remember? :P

I think I recall that yanking the CMOS battery for a few should reset the BIOS to no password.

09 January 2018 - 14:19

ranchhand wrote:

This was an upgrade for openbox-menu.

I don't remember a package called "openbox-menu". I do, though, for ob-menu. Probably irrelevant.

"- After many bug reports configuration with openbox-menu has been replaced
by simple python script to generate dynamic menu."

That bit sounds like either your openbox menu is now user configured with in python or that the openbox menu is now some degree of automatic. In other words, newly installed programs show up by themselves. The first option, to my mind, is BAD! no cookie for you BAD! I probably wouldn't mind the second one, as long as it's clear which parts of the menu are user defined and STAY that way.

This all conjecture. None of it should be considered anything but a barely educated guess.

10 January 2018 - 01:00

So I was right. (Sort of.) That's because I'm awesome!

Looks like it really just means they're dropping openbox-menu in favor of a python script that will do the same thing. Likely means it's easier to maintain. Certainly smaller.

15 January 2018 - 02:39

Since it's discontinued, a better option might be to purge it and install the script that replaces it and see what it does and how well.

13 January 2018 - 18:27

Best guess is that you don't "own" them anymore. In other words, you put them in your computer under a different user name

I'll post a fix in a few.

13 January 2018 - 21:01

I think it needs to have usergroup in there as well.

sudo chown -R username:usergroup /path/to/locked/pictures

Obviously, the username:group needs to be changed to reflect your actual username. Normally, in your case, these should be the same.

13 January 2018 - 22:58

Fine. You can out geekspeak me. The way I postedit has always worked for me. ...And that's the way I learned it from you. :P

14 January 2018 - 20:59

You forget to put your /home/username/ into the file path?

15 January 2018 - 00:54

Leppie wrote:

warfacegod wrote:

And that's the way I learned it from you. :P

Doubtful as I've been using the short version for quite a few years now...

Well, it's been like 7 or 8 years since the old days. Maybe 9.

15 January 2018 - 02:36

It look like you're taking this a bit too literally. /Stuff/that/looks/like/this is simply meant to represent a file path. It is not the actual path and should be in the command in that form. You need to change the words so that they represent exactly how it is in your computer. For you that would probably be something like


So, your full command should look like this, with minor changes:

sudo chown -h $(whoami): /home/yourusernamewillgohere/Pictures

Also, Capitals count in the file path. ie: /home/username/pictures doesn't likely exist in your computer but /home/username/Pictures probably does.