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Installed Ubuntu next to Windows 10 caused nothing to boot anymore

The following broke my PC. Installed Windows 10 Education x64 final release Booted Ubuntu 15.04 install disc Installed Ubuntu with option to install next to Windows Installation said it has been ...
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KVM: iphone passthrough to windows guest

I use KVM on a ubuntu 15.04 guest and a windows 7 and windows 10 guests. I connect my iPhone to my PC and want to redirect it (using virt-manager) to the guest. I always get the error. ...
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Only certain ubuntu 14.04 images accept ssh on parallella board

I'm hoping someone will have some specific insight into this problem even if they have no experience with the Parallella board itself. The Parallella is a microcomputer that's basically a number ...
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How can I change the startup options on a (L)Ubuntu bootable USB drive?

I'm trying to install either Lubuntu or Ubuntu on an old Dell Netbook which has a 32-bit processor and 1 GB of RAM. I copied the Lubuntu ISO to my USB flash drive using a 3rd party program called ...
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trying to connect SFTP upload with to keep my files syncronized

I have an linux ubuntu 14.04 ec2 instance with default login parameters (user: ubuntu, password: ) I can access to ftp through SSH using my credentials without any problem, but when I want to connect ...
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running python program on startup in tty4

I want to setup program that will automaticly run in tty4 (if its possible, if not then can be run in any other tty) on system start. My python script is at /home/vakus/main.py I have no GUI, only ...
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Ubuntu only resolves DNS when the router's IP address is present in the DNS servers list

When I use DNS servers other than my router's IP address, Ubuntu or any other application (web browser) fails to resolve host names. I have added Google's DNS servers (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4) using ...
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Voiding data on a DVD-R/DVD+R on Ubuntu 12.04LTS

I asked on askubuntu and was pointed over here. Long-story short, I had to completely format both my hard drives. So, I need to reinstall my dual-boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu. One problem. I lost my ...
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syntex error on line 76 of /ect/apahce2/apache2.conf

I'm a newbie and using the cs50 appliance (based on Ubuntu) which is made for cs50 course on harvard university. We use the appliance as a virtual machine and they have set everything ready and any ...
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Cloning Ubuntu “clusters” with ssh access

I have a "cluster" with multiple Ubuntu (12.04) machines, all with the same accounts. From any machine, I need to ssh to any other machine. I set up ssh, generated keys, known_hosts file, and tested ...
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How to restore OS when I've deleted Kernels from full disk encrypted Ubuntu 14.04 (also with home directory encryption)

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 OS on which I enabled full-disk encryption and home directory encryption. In the process of updating Ubuntu my boot folder was too full to update so I ran a command I thought ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs on purple screen

I have Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot on my laptop. (Ubuntu is a recent installation.) Windows works fine, but Ubuntu hangs at the purple screen when I try to boot it. The laptop has a NVidia ...
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How do I move a CMS installation from root to subdirectory (nginx)

I've inadvertently installed Wordpress into the root of my Ubuntu nginx server. How do I move this installation from root to a subdirectory called /blog? ex. mysite.com/blog What I have now: server ...
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Ubuntu like windows place shortcuts for MS Windows

I work with both Ubuntu and MS Windows. I love the Ubuntu shortcuts like Ctrl + Alt + rightarrow which moves windows to the left half of the desktop and Ctrl + Alt + NumPad 9 which moves the window ...
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Postfix issue on Ubuntu

I have a little issue with my Postfix, I can't receive any email... Every time I try to send an email from an external source, I receive : Jul 28 11:05:38 DESTHOSTNAME postfix/smtpd[24871]: NOQUEUE: ...
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How do I get access to the file system of a stopped AWS instance (virtual machine)?

Issue: I have an AWS t2.micro (virtual machine) instance (name:webserver) set up with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The instance is unusable due to a configuration file that I edited improperly and saved. I ...
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ubuntu installation on usb flash drive will not boot

here's the partitioning I've done during ubuntu install https://youtu.be/BcRnqqybMIQ installing OS: Ubuntu 14.04 64bit AMD64 device: Asus x205ta ubuntu bootable usb drive created and BOOTIA32.EXE ...
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Preserving /tmp on reboot

Ubuntu cleans /tmp on reboot. Suppose my system goes down unexpectedly, leaving some somewhat valuable files in /tmp. What can I do when I then restart the system to prevent the /tmp files from being ...
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Binutils compilation error, makeinfo missing

I am compiling binutils from source on my amd64 computer. I got the following message: WARNING: makeinfo is missing on your system. You should only need it if you modified a '.texi' or '.texinfo' ...
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Harddisk not mounting: not recognized under Devices - Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 desktop computer. According to my code I mounted my harddrive and then copy a file in it. I also use 2 USB for this copy operation. Today I got into trouble. Firstly one of ...
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Windows 8 can't override Ubuntu

I had Windows 8 installed on my Asus X5551M, then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 over it. Now I want to go back to Windows 8 to sell the computer. I created a Windows 8 USB using the exe from the Windows ...
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StealRAT on unbuntu server, IP blocked by CBL. Can't work out how to remove [duplicate]

I noticed my mail.log was 4gb in size so I opened it up and it has 12 million lines similar or the same as this: Jul 19 06:53:04 dglcreative postfix/smtp[17863]: 8DAE81267C7: ...
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how to gzip and scp at the same time

I have a file in which i wanted to zip up and at the same time transfer over to another host using scp. I tried to do the following command but failed. I do not mind zipping up and scp over later, ...
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CBL is blocking my IP and I have no IDEA how to fix. Urgent please help :( [on hold]

I am new to stack overflow so sorry if I do not get this quite right. I noticed my mail.log was 4gb in size so I opened it up and it has 12 million lines similar or the same as this: Jul 19 06:53:04 ...
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Windows 8 over Ubuntu Can't Override Ubuntu Boot

I had Windows 8 installed on my Asus X5551M, then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 over it. Now I want to go back to Windows 8 to sell the computer. I created a Windows 8 USB using the exe from the Windows ...
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X Error: BadMatch when adding widescreen resolution to Ubuntu

Problem: I upgraded my monitor from 1680x1050 to 2560x1080. In nvidia-settings the maximum resolution I can set is only 1920x1080, leaving a substantial gap on each side of the monitor. The display ...
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Mounting non-usb devices on Virtualbox VM

I have Windows 7 running on bare metal. I have a Haupage TV tuner card installed on there that Win 7 detects and runs smoothly. I have now installed Vitualbox on Win7, and created a Ubuntu VM. I ...
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Ubuntu private and public network via static routing

I'm trying to configure Ubuntu to have a public and a private networking configuration. I have two NIC's, which both have an active connection. I've tried to use some routing rules, but I fail every ...
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How to connect to Ubuntu Server on Azure via password authentication

I've created an Ubuntu Server on Azure. I've specified password as a type of authentication and now I have an SSH url. I can't seem to be able to figure out the correct ssh client connection command ...
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Libre Writer recognises 'Garamond' font when loading a document written in it, but does not have it as a selection

I am using Ubuntu 14, and am loading at Word .doc text file template provided by CreateSpacelink. The text in this template uses a font called Garamond. When I put a cursor over text in the template ...
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Ubuntu: device descriptor read/64, error -71 on boot

I get the following errors when I try to boot into ubuntu (14.04): usb 3-14: device descriptor read/64, error -71 After about 10 seconds I get: usb 3-14: 10:0: cannot get min/max values for ...
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Why is apt-get downloads so slow

I am new to Ubuntu and using 14.04.2. I am finding apt-get downloads extremely slow. Most are coming from security.ubuntu.com or us.archive.ubuntu.com. I am only getting download speeds from 5 to ...
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Do Unix-based Systems retain Daemons or Hardware Information post-Reboot?

Background: I dual-boot Mac OSX Yosemite and Ubuntu 15.04 on a Macbook Pro Retina with rEFInd boot loader. I have a customized daemon for controlling the fans on Ubuntu, the reason being that I have ...
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One-size-fits-all package manager for ubuntu? [closed]

I’m a mac user and I was thinking about switching to Ubuntu since Apple is becoming a little to expensive for me. One of the first things I couldn’t live without is a good package manager. Now, brew ...
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BSOD when hibernating while VirtualBox is open

I have a recurring problem where I get a blue screen of death when I hibernate my computer while I have VirtualBox open. I'm running Windows 7 64-bit with a xubuntu on Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) guest. I'm ...
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Export from xen to azure

I want to move a Ubuntu Server VM from Xen to Azure Cloud. I exported the VM to a xva format. I converted it to ovf using Citrix XenConvertor and I obtained the vhd file. In Azure I created a disk ...
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Lock screen after > 99 minutes in KDE Plasma 5

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 and the plasma 5 sytem settings GUI has a very annoying (presumably artificial) upper limit of locking the screen after 99 minutes. Is there some alternative way to set this ...
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How to restore a hard drive from a usb disk image using ubuntu

As a result of a series of events to convoluted to get into, I have a 128gb flashdrive with a windows 7 system disk image on it and a harddrive that I would like to restore it to. That harddrive is ...
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Windows 7 blue screens but Ubuntu14.04 still boots

I have been running a dual boot Windows 7 Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron N5040 for months. The Windows 7 configured some updates yesterday after which chkdsk reported a lot of filesystem corrruption. ...
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modprobe vmhgfs gives — FATAL: Module vmhgfs not found

I'm trying to get shared folders working in VMware Player 6. My host is a Windows 7 box, and the VM guest is Ubuntu 14.x I'm trying to share an external drive on my Windows machine (F:) with my ...
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How to list vagrant private_network ip addresses

I have a variable number of vagrant boxes running on my computer, most of which have a private_network configured. When I set up a new one I always need to go through my Vagrantfiles to see which IPs ...
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How can I boot a bootable windows 7 installer usb

I have a bootable usb windows 7 installer. It is working in another computer with windows 7. I want to boot it from a computer with zorin OS but I can't. I can see it from my bios menu and I can set ...
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WebCam live stream

I am trying to stream live webcam feed from Ubuntu machine, to a Unity application on pc (they are on the same wifi). For that to work, I need to define in Unity direct URL to video, and it has to be ...
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How to configure DNS servers manually on Ubuntu server via bash?

I still want to use DHCP to obtain IP4 and IP6 addresses. DHCP delivers DNS servers I want that the DNS servers from DHCP are ignored and two servers I specify manually are used instead. Must be done ...
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printer error waste-receptacle-full

The image displays an error I receive when trying to print out from the printer. I am running Ubuntu and am trying to connect to the printer for the first time. Here are some settings: I ...
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Two monitors in VirtualBox Ubuntu guest fails

The host is Windows 8. The guest is Ubuntu Gnome 15.04. My problem is that when I start the machine with two monitors, the right one is black, and the left one shows image but is unresponsive. I can ...
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Move openproject to subfolder using Apache alias

I am trying to install openproject following this manual: https://www.openproject.org/open-source/manual-installation/manual-installation-guide/ I can install the software as the default website ...
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Windows 7 starts blank after booting into Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Thinkpad W520 with a dual boot arrangement using BootIt BM. One partition has Windows 7, the other has Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Problem: Booted Windows fine, went to Ubuntu, booted just fine, shut ...
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Buggy display when using Ubuntu 15 on virtualbox

things just sometimes stick and dont display correctly. Ubuntu 15.04 with unity. examples of faulty screens / displays that just don't seem to refresh correctly: first picture should have looked ...
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How to use ffmpeg ffpreset files

My ffmpeg comes with some ffpreset files: $ ls /usr/share/ffmpeg libvpx-1080p.ffpreset libvpx-360p.ffpreset libvpx-720p50_60.ffpreset libvpx-1080p50_60.ffpreset libvpx-720p.ffpreset I'm ...