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Seagate External Hard zero size

I have a seagate external hard disk and recently I encountered some problem with that. I am using both windows and Ubuntu environment and my hard disk detecting on both but, in windows it's says the ...
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Share the whole home directory between host and guest with Virtual Box

For some reasons, the place I work in is stuck with Ubuntu 12.04. As I need a lot of recent software, I wanted to use a VM with Ubuntu 14.04. I successfully setup everything with virtual box 4.3 (the ...
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I have a bootable Ubuntu 10.10 on an old flash drive. What is the best way to update to Ubuntu 14.xx?

I have no files I'm concerned about losing, but my flash drive is only 2GB. Can I update through Ubuntu itself, or do I need to go through Windows? Thanks!
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Ubuntu Installer not working after installed

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Dekstop amd64 installer. I installed the OS on my Lenovo Ideapad Y50 notebook. Later I decided that I want to wipe all the data on the computer and I want to install a fresh ...
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rstudio errors in ubuntu 15.04

When I run rstudio through terminal in Ubuntu 15.04, I get the following error printed kdtrey@durantStat:~$ rstudio load glyph failed err=6 face=0x2ad3ec0, glyph=2797 load glyph failed err=6 ...
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Why does the installation of a 32-bit package remove 64-bit packages?

It's not clear to me why the installation of a 32-bit package would necessitate the removal of a 64-bit package. For example, if I try to install the 32-bit development package of libcurl with: sudo ...
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How to resize filesystem for 32GB cards with Odroid-C1

When installing Ubuntu on an Odroid-C1 with a 32GB micro SD card, how do you make it use the entire card? Following the instructions on the Odroid wiki, I was able to get Ubuntu-14.04 running on my ...
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SSH agent forwarding is not working

My SSH agent forwarding is not working. The answer from this question is quite old and the answer is conflicting with the comments. Can we have an updated answer please? Basically I can SSH from ...
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Set PWM on AMD GPU on Ubuntu

I used Windows for years and I haven't eye strain while using LCD. Now, I started using Ubuntu and after 10 minutes I have eye strain. So I tried to change ClearType, but it didn't help. I found ...
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Playing opus files under ubuntu

Opus is a new audio codec standard for audio on the web. Features include: Better compression than mp3/ogg/aac. Good for both music and spoken word. Dynamically adjustable bitrate, audio bandwidth, ...
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Intel Centrino N-1000 WIFI problems on Linux Ubuntu

I have a laptop with the Intel Centrino N-1000 wireless card running Ubuntu 12.10. The Ethernet card works fine, but the wireless card doesn't. When I click the Networking icon I see that wireless ...
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GParted - Testing for problems after shrinking too close to the data

I used gparted to shrink a 1TB volume with about 458GB of data to 470GB. I had Ubuntu installed. Apparently it went well at first. I restarted and Ubuntu had problems logging in Unity. It said there's ...
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Installing Ubuntu Attemp to mount file system failed

I am trying to install a new fresh Ubuntu 15.04 I was able to do it the first time (before I was on Ubuntu 14.04), but then I wanted to install it again from the ground and start failing. When I try ...
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PC won't start after editing fstab

I have a box with Intel P5LD2-X/1333 motherboard. I installed 2 GB RAM. The box was working as it should, no problems basically. I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on it. After editing the fstab file, I tried ...
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“operation not permitted” when copying from guest to host shared folder

I am using virtualBox with Ubuntu 10.04 guest, and use share folder to share files between host and guest. On trying to copy files from guest to host. I get "operation not permitted" on some files. ...
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Issues setting up AVG in Ubuntu 15.04

When I'm trying to install AVG, I keep getting the following message: AVG Anti-Virus for Linux/FreeBSD Do you want to install the software package? [y/N]:y (Reading database ... 363348 files and ...
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Does my CPU support hardware virtualization?

I have an ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine installed with virtual box, and I've also installed KVM on it, from a MacBook pro with an intel i5 processor. I'm trying to instantiate a virtual machine on my ...
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Ubuntu router setup guide iptables rules

I'm trying to figure out the meaning of the iptables rules in the Official Guide for Setting up a Ubuntu Router. For example, *nat. I can not find anywhere on the internet that has *nat for iptables. ...
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Setting up a custom keyboard shortcut in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to unmount/detach an external HD?

As there is no option to safety remove an external HD (the unmount leaves the disk still spinning), I installed udisks. The following code in the terminal successfully unmounts and powers down the ...
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How can I tell which web server Zimbra 8.0.6 is running?

This Zimbra installation was setup by personnel no longer here. Before we proceed to update the suite to a current version, we're first trying to understand what/how it's doing, while lacking any ...
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Deleted boot sector

I decided to delete my boot sector in GParted to stop the Windows partition on my HDD from booting (I have dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1). I am now only able to access the BIOS and a few ...
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Unchaining grub2 and windows bootloader(s)

I would like to find out if it is possible to unchain grub2 and windows boot-loader and I could not find a convincing answer anywhere, perhaps it is just not possible... The situation is as follows: ...
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Connections between virtual machines - VMware

I have two virtual machines , one with server ubuntu, one with 7 windows , the two machines are in the same class of IP , windows - 10.10.1.3 ubuntu server - 10.10.1.2 the two machines is drip so ...
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Why visual studio code doesn't run on Ubuntu? [on hold]

I tried to run Visual Studio Code https://code.visualstudio.com/ after unzipping and double clicking on app nothing happens (no error message) when I double-click on application (named Code) why ?
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Send formatted text in Skype for Linux

Is it possible to use formatting (italics, bold, preformatted) in Skype for Linux as it is on Windows? How? I'm running Skype 4.3.0.37 on Ubuntu 15.04.
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Find a disconnected mount point

What is the easiest way/command to find a disconnected mount point? I have a system running Ubuntu 14.04 with nfs and cifs mounts connected to it.
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how to rename the Linux OS name installed in USB stick (LIVE USB)

I am looking for the solution for modifying the query. The requirement is as follows Installing the Any Linux OS in USB stick, here i have installed Fedora 21. Now I need to rename Fedora OS to "Nik ...
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There is no public key available for the following key IDs: 7638D0442B90D010

I try to add the debian sid source on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have already installed debian-keyring debian-archive-keyring. $ apt-cache search keyring | grep debian debian-archive-keyring - GnuPG archive ...
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MYSQL Connector J in Ubuntu

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu and am developing an application using MySql Server. My question is, where do I put the file? I know in Windows the connector goes in the 'lib' file of the project. Does ...
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is it a good idea to add administrative users in ubuntu's adm group?

The main motivation is to allow reading most log files (rsyslog) without sudo, provided that the have mode 640... Are there security drawbacks to doing this ? By "administrative users" I mean the ...
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Deleting VMware image does not free up hard disk space

I recently found out that I am low on hard disk space and am unable to allocate new hard disk space for my virtual machines. Upon realising this, I proceeded to delete a few of my virtual machines ...
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Rollback Kernel Ubuntu 14.04.2

I have looked at many answers on here but no matter what it doesn't seem to work. Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.2, trying to install an older kernel. I only have SSH access no GUI etc. What i have ...
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Two-Factor Authentication Ubuntu verification code + password not working

I'm trying to install google-authenticator on my Ubuntu server. I installed the lib via: sudo apt-get install libpam-google-authenticator then In my /etc/pam.d/sshd I've added: auth required ...
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Install UBUNTU from usb to usb without touching laptops HDD

I have one USB drive with installed ubuntu 14.04LTS Bootable. I then have another usb stick ( 32GB high speed ) and I want to install ubuntu on that one so I can use it as a normal installation. (I ...
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nginx + php5-fpm displays 502 Bad Gateway

After an update php5-fpm stopped working. It shows blank page, and after restarting nginx 502 Bad Gateway. In nginx log there is following line: 2015/05/27 20:27:08 [error] 3034#0: *40 recv() failed ...
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How to download encrypted HLS videos on any sites [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and win8 as dual boot. I generally use Ubuntu. I wanna learn how to use hls-fetch or any hls downloader on Ubuntu. And all video is downloadable via IDM on Windows. But I have ...
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DNS Issue in ubuntu 14.04

I am facing DNS resolving issue sometimes in my Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS trusty. I have configured my system with network manager to work with static IP assignment. I have also tried by changing DNS server ...
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landscape-sysinfo for CentOS?

I've been using /usr/bin/landscape-sysinfo on Ubuntu, and I'm now looking for a good alternative to use on a CentOS machine. Is there anyway to install the requirements to make this work on CentOS?
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How to get a list of connected NBD devices on Ubuntu?

Looking at the man pages for nbd-server and nbd-client and qemu-ndb I don't see any way of listing what NBD devices are connected. Is there a way of doing this? The closest I can find by ...
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Is there anyway to produce realistic load(cpu,memory and disk all together) on a linux system?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to stress test my system but most of benchmarks are specific in nature. Either they are benchmarking Disk or CPU or Memory usage etc. But is there anything which can ...
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Why ssh -R allows port '0' but ssh -L needs a port number?

Why with ssh -R is possible to allocate a free port by specifying '0' while with ssh -L you need to specify a valid free port? I want ssh to use a local free port to FWD remote traffic without ...
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Dependency issues with libc++6; a catch 22?

In an attempt to install ASEprite on my Linux Mint installation through a .deb seen here: http://pkgs.org/download/aseprite I also realized I had to install a later version of libc++ in order to get ...
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Aspire One 756 BIOS flashing

I want to flash the BIOS on an ACER AO756. The link provides 2 versions of the BIOS, both .exe files. Which one should I use? I run Ubuntu 12. The battery doesn't charge anymore. I can start the ...
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Apache fails to start with TLSv1 disabled and does not recognize TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2

I'm having issues trying to disable TLS 1.0 on apache as described here: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_ssl.html#sslprotocol $ apache2 -v Server version: Apache/2.2.22 (Ubuntu) Server ...
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What is causing this Ubuntu boot failure?

Got this screen, it doesn't react. I cannot move further at all. I've searched extensively online, but didn't didn't find anything helpful. I thought it's a connectivity issue between my screen ...
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Mumble-Ruby openssl error when running scripts

First things first here are the instructions I am working off and system details: http://wiki.natenom.com/w/Mumble-Ruby_installation and this is for SuperBot a mumble ruby plugin. This is running ...
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Ubuntu windows text (and sometimes icons) all messed up

This is what I see... And it occasionally disappears (for example, the "Projects", "Desktop" and "Documents" text all appear correctly) but it's mostly like this. This computer was handed to me ...
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Windows 7 - VirtualBox - OpenVPN - Ubuntu 12.04

I have Windows 7 64bit Professional. On this I have installed a VirtualBox with Ubuntu Server 12.04. OpenVPN is installed on both. I need to allow internet on Ubuntu and I also need to connect to a ...
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Run program installed on desktop in wine

I am trying to get Warcraft II Battle Edition (http://en.war2.ru/) to work on Ubuntu (14.04) by running it through wine. I was able to successfully get through the installation menu of Warcraft in ...
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GitLab.com times out on Linux

I'm currently using Linux Mint 17 on my laptop and I'm almost unable to work with GitLab. The issue is pretty weird: GitLab.com times out every time I want to save my profile info GitLab.com times ...