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Will upgrading to Windows 10 replace my grub bootloader?

I dual-boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 15.04. I have learned to install Windows before Ubuntu because the reverse results in having to finagle with a lot of settings to get the grub boot loader prompt ...
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Ubuntu + Win 7 Dual Boot

I want to dual boot Ubuntu on my old windows 7 laptop. Will I ALWAYS need the flash drive I am burning the ISO onto for startup? Or, once I select "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows", will Ubuntu be ...
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Repeating mDNS/Bonjour requests from eth0 through a tunnel (tun0)

To start off, I am quite new at both networking and Unix/Ubuntu/Linux distros. Just a warning, for any setup/code may look a bit ugly. Basically, my end goal is to successfully AirPlay Mirror to a ...
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Ubuntu - OK to raid0 and raid1 on same two drives?

I'm building a household Ubuntu 14.04 server and just installed two 3TB drives for the files and media. The box (HP DC7900 SFF) uses Intel Matrix RAID which, according to wikipedia is neither hardware ...
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input/output errors using encfs and dropbox

I have a 200 gig Encfs encrypted file system living in my Dropbox and being accessed by multiple machines, and I've never had any problems with it until now. I moved about 10 gigs of data around on ...
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Launch 10 Firefox profile windows simultaneously?

I would like to open 10 Firefox profile windows simultaneously on Ubuntu desktop. I know how to do this on Windows but the application doesn't exist on Ubuntu. I have tried Profile Manager in Terminal ...
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What is the equivalent of Ubuntu /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/ in Fedora (22)

I'm trying to migrate from Ubuntu to Fedora(22) but I can't find how to run a network script before the interface is up. Is there any equivalent of this /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/ in Fedora? I need to ...
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Dual Booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu

How do I do this, should I follow the same method as for Windows 7? I did not try anything but am looking for suggestions. No I don't want to use VB. Please help. My hard drive has around 50GB free ...
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Linux sh script throws “#!/bin/sh: not found”

i have a script #!/bin/sh # Automatically remove a torrent and delete its data after a specified period of # time (in seconds). TARGET=/var/www/transmission/completed USER=name PASS=pass ...
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Wireless working but ethernet not working in Ubuntu 14.04 in hp laptop

ubuntu@ubuntu-HP-15-Notebook-PC:~$ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr d0:bf:9c:1a:8b:3e inet6 addr: fe80::d2bf:9cff:fe1a:8b3e/64 Scope:Link UP BROADCAST RUNNING ...
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Restart a command after it gets killed by the system

I have been using Gmvault to backup my Gmail email accounts but since the machine I use for doing this job only has 1GB memory, it frequently got killed by the system (Ubuntu) when it exhausted all ...
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Windows 10 upgrade using another partition — cannot boot up anymore

I have a dual-boot set up with Ubuntu 14.04, Win 8, and a Storage partition. Since my Win 8 partition is full, I have to choose the Storage partition during the Win 10 upgrade menu. During the ...
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How to set up Ubunutu keyboard on Macbook Pro 9.2

I've been unable to find instructions for how to get right clicking and hotkeys (e.g., find, copy, paste) working on Ubuntu Desktop with Macbook Pro 9.2. I've looked for them pretty thoroughly so I'm ...
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Bridged Network not working on Ubuntu Guest, Windows 8 Host using VMWare

I'm using VMWare Workstation 11 (Ubuntu 15.04 Guest, Windows 8.1 Host) and bridged networking is operating fine on my home network; however, when I try using the same configuration on my work network ...
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3 interface server - wap with bridge - how to route this?

I have the following setup (except the "server-addressed packets"-part): http://www.directupload.net/file/d/4062/jo9qswvv_png.htm Basically eth0, eth1 and a wap. eth1 and wap are bridged with br0. ...
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How the internal pipes in linux work?

When I do ps , ps will show that in the list. But when I do ps | grep hello even though ps is the process , grep is the process shown. Is it that pipes work that way ? How is the pipe read fd closed ...
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Linux - How to stop a queued command

I have two terminals open: #1 dd command copying 128GB #2 Using Kill command to monitor dd process . I was repeating the monitoring command and accidentally repeated dd command in the second ...
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Shell script to get 2 diff files from 2 diff folders

Fetch all files from 2 different folders, If first file is from folder 1 and another file should be again first file from folder 2 at the same time, Similarly If Second file is from folder 1 and ...
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VM engine that reuses installed OS

I am running a tripple-booting MacBook Pro. It boots between Ubuntu, Mac and Win7 (likely going to drop Win10 on it asap). Now I would like to do tasks in my Mac, my primary OS, while pulling updates ...
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Run Cuckoo inside Docker

I'm trying to install Cuckoo inside of a Docker container but have run into a problem. I know there's an image on the Docker website: https://registry.hub.docker.com/u/blacktop/cuckoo/; however, I've ...
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Why am I getting error C1900101 when I try to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10?

I am dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7 and I am attempting to upgrade to Windows 10. This is the error message I get when I view the log: Installation status: Failed Error details: Code C1900101 ...
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Creation of Windows 10 install USB, no boot

I just downloaded the 64-bit Windows 10 ISO, and trying to create a pendrive installer (since my computer doesn't have an optical drive). The system I have available is Ubuntu 14.04, which is the same ...
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Cannot access server via SSH in terminal

When I try logging in via ssh root@server.org I am asked for my password, however when I enter it, it doesn't work. I can access the server by a different user then run su root and the password works ...
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date. hwclock keep showing wrongly everytime after reboot

Edited question to better reflect situation. (My hwclock and date is not showing correctly) I am on +GMT 8 and i have set my hwclock to localtimezone by doing the following rm /etc/adjtime ...
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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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Certain ubuntu 14.04 images accept ssh on parallella board

The Parallella is a microcomputer that's basically a number accelerator. Although it seems like it may be a network error, but I know for a fact its a hardware issue. I had a working headless image ...
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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 :( [closed]

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 ...