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ubuntu + router + usb wifi

I am trying to set up a cluster. The physical elements are : internet access : netgear wifi host A : ubuntu + RJ 45 + usb wifi host b : ubuntu + RJ 45 router : dlink (rj45 + wifi) host c : mac ...
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Gnome+Ubuntu and Windows 10 Dual Boot Bitlocker Recovery Prompt

I've installed Windows 10 and then Gnome Ubuntu 15.05 as a grub dual boot setup on a single hard drive on a Lenovo X1 Carbon. After encrypting the Windows half of hard drive I'm prompted for Bitlocker ...
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convert RTSP stream from ip camera to MPEG-TS

I have an ip cam that I can see its stream via RTSP on vlc media player. I want to use this stream on another device that does not supports RTSP, it only supports MPEG-TS, is there anyway I can ...
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How to search only current directory in Nautilus (restore old behaviour)

Does anyone know, how can I bring the back the old nautilus behaviour? In old version (Debian <7), when I typed, the nautilus moved to first file that started with that typed phrase. In new ...
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Grub Rescue Madness after deleting Elementary OS partition

I had elementary OS and Windows 7 installed. In Windows 7 i deleted the elementary OS Partition. After rebooting i got this: error: file not found. grub rescue> So I searched the internet and ...
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Connect Cannon PIXMA MP499 wirelessly with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I have a Cannon PIXMA MP499 all in one printer and I can't seem to figure out how to get it to wirelessly connect to my laptop. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. It connects fine via USB but I would ...
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Byobu, save tabs locations and history

My question is similar to this but I don't need to restore whole sessions. All I need is to restore tabs with locations and history of commands(, optionally names of tabs). Any help with this? ...
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using find and delete files/folder - with the exception of 1 folder - challenging

i want to use find and delete everything with the exception of one folder if found. e.g. [oracle@SJOAM test]$ ls -l total 4 -rw-r--r--. 1 oracle oinstall 0 Sep 2 02:05 a -rw-r--r--. 1 oracle ...
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Unable to Boot Ubuntu OS of Cloned VM

Using VMware version 5.5.0, I cloned a virtual machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64). Prior to powering on the cloned machine, I disconnected it from network adapters. ...
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VMWare fills the host disk and it needs reboot of the host system

I am using VMWare to run 2 virtual machines. However, after some time, the available space on the hard disk (~200G) has been filled by VMWare. After a reboot the space is available again. This is a ...
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ZFS not writing continuously to array

Preface: I'm by no means an expert Linux user, but I've played with Linux enough to be dangerous. I'm building a personal server, basically just to use as storage for video and photos. Current specs ...
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HP Proliant ML150 G6 + Ubuntu 14.04 = very slow GUI

I have very slow GUI (in my humble opinion) on my new HP Proliant ML150 G6 server with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. The graphic card is the one on the motherboard, and I have a 24 inch screeen. Is it an ...
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Error with with installing PyCuda, cannot find -lboost_thread-gcc42-mt

I am trying to get some software called pycuda (https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pycuda) installed on ubuntu. The error I am receiving is: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lboost_python-gcc42-mt /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Cannot finish apt-get update

I got errors on update apt-get $ apt-get update Ign http://archive.canonical.com precise InRelease Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease [...] Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main ...
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ubuntu 14.04.3 will not boot as partition with winsows 7

I have been trying for 2 weeks to install a partition with ubuntu and windows 7. I have a separate 256GB hdd that has windows 7 installed on it. I shrink that and unalloctate 56GB for ubuntu. As I do ...
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Newrez for KDE ? (resolution downsampling)

I've found an interesting tool for using a higher screen resolution than my monitor can support, which is newrez. Unfortunately, it's only for gnome desktop manager, is there any for KDE ? Original ...
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Ubuntu running on Virtual Box shows black screen

I have two VMs installed on Virtual Box. And both of them are Ubuntu. But one of them shows black screen upon booting, the login page is not shown. It was totally fine before. How can I solve this ...
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Occasional Blank (black, but on) Screen - Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS (x86 64-bit)

I'm not a completely new user of Ubuntu/Linux, but I'm still by far a novice. I also am not 100% certain what all information is needed (and/or how to get it), so please let me know what I'm missing. ...
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Use existing encrypted directory as home directory

In the past, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 with /dev/sda4 mounted as /home. I encrypted my home directory. Today, I erased all the partitions except /dev/sda4 and I installed Xubuntu 14.04 on a new ...
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How to secure a virtualised web server

I do front end web development for clients and have a local webserver that acts as my production/staging ground The webserver is virtualised on a windows 7 machine that has Ubuntu installed within a ...
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Errno socket error

Running Ubuntu 15 on Windows 10 through VMware. It seems it is general networking error. But I have no idea what could be triggered it or how to fix. Code: buildozer android debug Error: ...
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Win 7 boot issue after ubuntu dual install - can't rebuild BCD

I have been struggling with boot issues ever since I decided to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS along Win 7 64 bits on myVAIO computer. To install it I chose "Something else" and resized the partition myself ...
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Difference between apache2 and apache2-bin?

My digitalocean server is running Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to install Apache. When I just type in "apache2" to PuTTy, it says: The program 'apache2' is currently not installed. You can install ...
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Apache and ECC Curve Order

I have Ubuntu 15.04 with Apache 2.4.10 (OpenSSL 1.0.1f) and I would like to configure Apache SSL.conf specifically for "ECC Curve Order" as on Windows 10, where I select the preferred order of ...
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Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n not working with Ubuntu 15.04

I have a Dell laptop with the above WIFI chip. It's show as Dell wireless 1704 on Windows. So I have Ubuntu 15.04 USB drive prepared and boot into the live environment. But I don't see the WiFi as ...
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Windows 10 unity mode

I am running vmware workstation 11 on windows 10, and it seems Unity mode doesn't work. I've tried both Debian (jessie and stretch) with gnome-fallback (metacity), kde, and xfce as well as Ubuntu ...
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Set header in CUPS response

I am trying to communicate with a cups server from javascript in the browser but I am running into cross origin policy. Anyone have any wisdom for setting headers in the cups response? I'm using ...
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How can I import my Ubuntu terminal's color scheme for a different computers?

I did a reinstall on my computer presently, and I want to restore my previous terminal settings. While exporting my settings, I ran the command gconftool-2 --dump '/apps/gnome-terminal' > ...
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Ubuntu hang up before login screen

On my Ubuntu 14.04 x64/Win 8 dual boot system (traditional via grub), Ubuntu won't run any more... The boot process seems correct, but when the login screen is about to display (Ubuntu logo shown with ...
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Input/Output error while installing Ubuntu 14.04

Hi there I was trying to restore my Dell Inspiron 3543 to factory state after accidentally loosing my data using Dell's factory image that I backed up when I first bought the laptop. I am facing ...
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bash No space left on device

On VPS when I press tab under my user I get: bash: cannot create temp file for here-document: No space left on device but it works fine under root, what's happening?
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Why does Chrome cause very high GPU load in full screen?

My operating system is Ubuntu 15.04. Since a few weeks I have an annoying problem with google chrome. Whenever I'm switching to full screen mode - be it a video, a flash application or anything else - ...
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Screenshot will not copy to clipboard in Ubuntu 14.04 Unity desktop. How can I fix this?

I have been able to take screenshots without issue until today. Now screenshots are being produced but will not copy to the clipboard. If I use the screenshot app and save the image to a file this ...
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Which shell script executes first at boot time?

Is there a standard entry point of the shell in Linux? For example I know that /etc/profile get executed at startup, but which is the script that gets executed first? If every distro does it ...
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Error installing Safari for Windows on Ubuntu 15 through Wine

I'm trying to install Safari 5 for Windows in Ubuntu 15 through Wine (version 1.6.2). First I downloaded with wget: wget http://appldnld.apple.com/Safari5/041-5487.20120509.INU8B/SafariSetup.exe ...
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Recover data from formatted harddrive [duplicate]

I had a dual boot machine with Windows 8 and Deepin linux on it. Last week I removed WIndows 8 and installed windows 8.1. After installing Windows 8.1 grub was removed. I followed How can I repair ...
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New HDD mounting and partitioning difficulties

I have recently purchased and installed a brand new 8TB Seagate Archive HDD into my desktop computer, and, using the "Disks" program in Ubuntu, I created one 8TB NFTS partition named "MediaStorage" ...
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Linux Ubuntu Password reset

I used the passwd >username< on Ubuntu, and it gave me a list of options. How do I get past them? If I try using the options, it won't let me. Please help. Thanks!
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VirtualBox Ubuntu guest has NAT, but no TCP connectivity

First of all, I am using these things: Windows 7 host Ubuntu 14.04 guest (just set this up) VirtualBox 5.0.2 Where I'm at now I am having some issues with my networking settings. Everything is ...
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How to disable creating device nodes of ldm disks in ubuntu?

Yesterday I've installed ubuntu 14.04 to my mother's home computer. That's really good deal, but she uses windows too to work with documents. This documents is placed on the Windows dynamic disks in ...
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Touchpad can't be use outside of Windows (10) and sometimes not at all

My touchpad (Elan Smart-Pad) on my Toshiba Satellite PSPRDU-00C003B is only working on Windows now. It had been working with both Windows 10 and Ubuntu but now it only works when running windows. It ...
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Error messages when extracting a .tar.bz2 in Ubuntu

While extracting a .tar.bz2 file using the command tar xjf git.tar.bz2 I received error messages that shows Cannot hard link to and Cannot create symlink to What will be the reason ...
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How to uninstall/remove ubuntu 14.04 from dual boot windows 8 [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu on a usb and get the option to run either windows 8 or ubuntu @ startup. I just deleted all the files in the install ubuntu folder in the usb and thought that would do the trick but ...
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apache userdir - home folder permissions

I have added the userdir module with a2enmod userdir I have configured the following in the sites-available/example.conf UserDir disabled UserDir enabled lazaro UserDir www Then I have created a ...
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All screens go black when HDMI is connected on ubuntu

I recently got a new graphics card for my computer with an HDMI connection, a VGA connection, and a DVI connection. This is what i did: I connected a VGA monitor to the graphics card. the monitor ...
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Roll back to libc6-amd64 using a live cd and chroot on ssd with GPT filesystem

I was attempting to follow a steam guide to install a dedicated game server. See my original post here. Basically I really messed up. I attempted to roll back but when it downgraded my network ...
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Steam and Ubuntu - 2nd HDD (game library) not being recognized until clicked on

So I installed steam and I got a problem each time I reboot. My HDD remains undetected by Steam until its been accessed in Ubuntu 15.04. Thus steam does not recognize the HDD and leaves my library ...
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How to pick a different WiFi connection when one drops?

I have 2 WiFI connections available. Sometimes, the WiFi network disconnects, and when that happens, I'd like the system to automatically use the other connection. How can I do this? I'm using a ...
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Easy way to kill frozen apps on Ubuntu without hardware reboot

After one of the recent Chrome updates on Ubuntu some parts of this browser (e.g. right-click menus) work really bad. Also, it freezes from time to time. It seems to me that actually all the system ...
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Compiling OpenSSH without “consolekit.patch”

I'm currently encountering issues with some tools that connect via SSH to a remote machine (Eclipse's remote deployment) to deploy files automatically. Around 90% of the time, when I initiate the ...