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Chapter 10. Troubleshooting

10.1. Configuring network interfaces... (taking too long to load)
10.2. Synchronizing clock to ntp.ubuntulinux.org... (taking too long to load)
10.3. How to disable system time/date from being reset to UTC (GMT)?
10.4. How to configure sound with Flash?
10.5. How to forcefully empty Trash in Ubuntu?
10.6. How to remove duplicate menu/menu items in GNOME?
10.1.

Configuring network interfaces... (taking too long to load)

10.2.

Synchronizing clock to ntp.ubuntulinux.org... (taking too long to load)

  1. Read How do I temporary skip boot-up services?

  2. Run Services Settings: System->Administration->Services.

  3. Uncheck “Clock synchronization service (ntpdate)” then click OK.

10.3.

How to disable system time/date from being reset to UTC (GMT)?

  1. sudo cp /etc/default/rcS /etc/default/rcS_backup 
    sudo gedit /etc/default/rcS

  2. Find this line

    ...
    UTC=yes
    ...
  3. Replace with the following line

    UTC=no
  4. Save the edited file (sample/rcS_disablesystemtimedateutc)

  5. System->Administration->Time and Date

    Set the correct time/date

  6. sudo /etc/init.d/hwclock.sh restart

10.4.

How to configure sound with Flash?

  1. sudo ln -fs /usr/lib/libesd.so.0 /usr/lib/libesd.so.1

10.5.

How to forcefully empty Trash in Ubuntu?

  1. sudo rm -fr $HOME/.Trash/

10.6.

How to remove duplicate menu/menu items in GNOME?

  1. Launch Smeg from Applications->System Tools->Smeg

  2. Disable or remove each duplicate item as needed.

 
 
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