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How do I find out which process is preventing a umount?

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When I do

sudo umount /media/KINGSTON

I got

umount: /media/KINGSTON: device is busy.

I close all the windows and make sure all shell are pointing to other directories. 482 more words

Start synergy on boot?

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I use synergy. I would like to synergy to start as soon as I turn on my computer. How do I do that? 124 more words

With the update manager constantly updating software, what does it really mean to upgrade Ubuntu?

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I was a bit curious to know what a distribution (i.e. 10.04 to 10.10) upgrade really means. Correct me if I’m wrong, but it seems the update manager is constantly upgrading every piece of software on my computer and as I understand it, Ubuntu is a “collection” of open source software. 116 more words

Education, the key to unlocking our Ubuntu

When one thinks of Pan-Africanism some of the first things that comes to mind are the names associated with the movement. Kwame Nkrumah, Jomo Kenyatta, Sekou Toure, Mwalimu Julius Nyerere, Marcus Garvey and W.E.B Dubois are but a few. 772 more words

Ambitious Thoughts

Africa Unite

So the peeps over in the Ubuntu-ZA loco has been busy lately and are trying to help build platforms to unite Ubuntu users all over the African continent. 163 more words


Upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Till date, Openstack Trove(database-as-a-service) packages are available for Ubuntu 14.10 i.e. ‘utopic unicorn’ version of Ubuntu. So now we have to upgrade our Trusty version 14.04 of Ubuntu to 14.10. 146 more words

Openstack Installation In Ubuntu