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External video card prevents liveUSB bootup

External video card prevents liveUSB bootup Whenever I attempt to boot any Ubuntu liveUSB with a PCI video card installed, I see the initial ubuntu screen then it reverts to a text screen with the ...
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Telnet : How to get [user@hostname userFolder]$

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i have successfully configured a telnet server. When i logging into telnet server i always get the path(int the terminal) as username@hostname:~/Folder_Name$ I ...
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How to run setup command in ubuntu

I want to assign IP address via terminal. But when I try to run the setup command from root user, it shows error message that "Setup command not found". I also tried system-config-network but the ...
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Windows 7 screen not displayed after installing Ubuntu

I bought a new Lenovo laptop with DOS and I wanted to make it dual boot (Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7, both 64 bit). I took the following steps to install both systems: Installed Windows 7 OS ...
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Issues with git on Hyper-V Vagrant box

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Hyper-V box with Vagrant on Windows 8.1. I can git clone all of my smaller repositories from BitBucket and Github, but I have a repository that is decent sized (>10MB) ...
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I'm not able to connect with SSH because of SUID warning

When I try to connect with another machine, after this command below: user1@host1:~$ ssh user2@host2 user2@host2's password: I receive: WARNING: Your password has expired. You must change your ...
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Can't make terminal window visible to Google Hangouts

I'll be teaching programming lessons via Hangouts and I'd like to be able to screen share my guake terminal window, yet it isn't visible to the screen selection window. Any ideas how to go about this? ...
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Where is Host-only Networks setting on VirtualBox 4.3.12?

I'm using VirtualBox 4.3.12 r93733 (with Ubuntu as guest OS, and Windows 7 as host OS). Trying to configure a Host-only Network, I expected to see the following window (or similar): However, ...
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lvextend gives insufficient suitable allocatable extents for logical volume set even free extents

I have one LVM with 4 physical disks (created with -i 4 option). I added 2 more disks to VG and trying lvextend which is failing. Below show I have 1TB of space Free in VG. $ sudo vgs VG #PV #LV #SN ...
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Upgrade KDE Plasma 5.2 to 5.3 in Kubuntu 15.04 Beta 2

I tried looking for a way to upgrade the KDE plasma version of my Kubuntu 15.04 Beta 2 to the latest one, 5.3. But there isn't much reference online about how to do it, expect using Unstable Kubuntu ...
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Explore .raw file?

I have a .raw file that is a snapshot of a hard drive. I'm trying to explore the contents of it on my Ubuntu computer, however I'm not sure how to go about doing this. Is there a way to mount it and ...
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Linux — How can I run a script after a video has finished playing?

I want to add the default emblem to videos I've finished watching. Any straightforward, non-manual way to run a script if and exactly if a video has finished playing? Can be for any linux ...
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VLAN trunking on interface only pingable from hosts on its VLAN

I am trying to set up subinterfaces on my Ubuntu 14.04 server for each VLAN. I believe I have successfully set them up using vconfig, but the subinterface is only pingable from hosts on its own VLAN. ...
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Not able to run php files on apache server using NetBeans IDE

I want to create a php project using NetBeans IDE. I have set a LAMP server on my ubuntu 14.04. So I had to configure the IDE to copy files automatically to the apache server.I followed this - ...
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Mount only specific USB stick

I am trying to configure a Linux (Ubuntu 14.10) so that it will only mount a specific USB stick from one specific USB port. Can someone point me into the right direction on how to do this? Thanks
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How to start a desktop session without x and also runs a script?

I have a Ubuntu server with LXDE for development, now how would I create a .desktop file to start a session that doesn't startx but actually logs me into a regular tty1 session and also runs a ...
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Ubuntu gnome package installation error

When trying to install insight from some ppa repositories i get these errors. sudo apt-get install insight Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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LUKS partition automount fails at boot

I have an encrypted Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop setup. The encrypted root partition is created using the Ubuntu installer default parameters (choices "Erase disk and install Ubuntu" and "Encrypt the new ...
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How to recover from bad VBox Guest Additions build?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (fully patched). Last week, the kernel took an update. So I [virtually] inserted the VBox Guest Additions CD and then proceeded to build it. I don't recall having any problems. ...
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How to RDP machine “C” from machine “A” when machine “B” is in the middle

Ok, I'm working on a rather complex network arrangement so I'll try my best to be clear. There are 3 PCs: A, B and C. A: Ubuntu 12.04, the one on my desk: it's part of an intranet 125.1.x.x/16 B: ...
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Force color printing to use only black for greyscale areas

I have an Epson WF-7610 that I'm printing to from Ubuntu (from a PDF with Adobe Reader, over the network). I'm printing out a lot of mainly black and white documents with greyscale images, but with ...
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Permanently disabling touchscreen from Windows in a cross-operating system way

I have a laptop that came with Windows 8.1. The touchscreen was broken, and now randomly taps on one side of the screen; as this takes over the cursor, the laptop becomes unusable when the touchscreen ...
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Recovering accidentally deleted folder on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a Rails application that accidentally deleted an entire folder instead o a single file. I would like to recover the deleted folder, not a partition or anything else. I looked in the home ...
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How can I shift the frequency of everything that comes out of my speakers?

Let's say I'm jamming on my guitar with a song I'm listening to on YouTube. It's a song that is tuned a half step down. I would like to play that song half a step higher so I don't have to keep ...
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What are the mouse/keyboard sequences for cut-and-paste on Ubuntu VirtualBox?

I have a non-graphical Ubuntu installed inside VirtualBox under Windows. I've installed VBoxGuestAdditions (and enabled bidirectional Drag'n'Drop - for the hell of it). However, none of the following ...
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How to find link between /dev/video and lsusb output

Linux exposes camera interfaces at /dev/video* but that interface doesn't describe the make/model of the camera. Meanwhile, lsusb reports the make/model of all USB devices, including the cameras, but ...
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How to identify USB webcam by serial number from the Linux command line

How do you get a USB webcam’s serial number from the Linux command line? I have multiple USB webcams connected to an Ubuntu machine. They all show up as /dev/video0, /dev/video1, /dev/video2, etc, ...
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Minecraft Classic keyboard not responding [on hold]

I am trying to play Minecraft Classic (https://minecraft.net/classic), on firefox with openjdk java 7. I can use my mouse, but none of the keyboard's key works, it is like they are broken. How can I ...
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Using Virtual Box to install Ubuntu Server 14.04 on an external hard drive

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 onto a server hard drive. The server machine I have only supports booting to CD/DVD, not USB. When I've tried burning the Ubuntu 14.04 installer to a DVD for ...
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Dual Monitor setup detected as single screen

Two similar monitors display the same picture and shown as single monitor under Ubuntu in System Settings -> Displays. This is DELL Latitude e5550 laptop and both displays are connected via two DVI ...
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Running a slideshow on Ubuntu and and nfs

Seen this question and answer. I need to run a slideshow whose images are hosted on an nfs. Would this snippet of code while true ; do for i in * ; do cp "$i" ~/slideshow.jpg ; echo $i ; sleep 5 ; ...
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Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS backup server only starts up in command line

Basically i'm helping out at the offices where family works. They have this backup server computer - which is running Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS - which they apparently in the past could just turn on and then ...
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Extract multipart .rar while download

let's say, I have a download of a multipart .rar file, one file inside. Earlier on Windows with winrar, I opened part01.rar, and started extraction. It was extracting until the end of the last part, ...
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Install ubuntu on ssd disk fail

I have just bought a SSD to update my old laptop. However I cannot install lubuntu on it, it stops and keeps repeating the same messages ata3: hard resetting link ata3: SATA link up 1,5 Gbps (SStatus ...
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Migrating Linux guest from Virtualbox 4.3.26 (latest) to VMplayer 7.1 (latest) on Win 7 64-bit host

Would like to understand if it is possible to migrate a Lubuntu guestOS image from Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.26 hypervisor to VMware VMplayer 7.1, where the hypervisor is running on a Windows 7 64-bit ...
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Setup multi node cluster in ubuntu 12.04 using Cloudera?

I setup five virtual machines (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ) using Virtual box, then I configured ssh password less authentications from master system to all slave systems. I have installed Cloudera CDH 5.3 in ...
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Mounts only 700 MB of 536 GB partition?

cfdisk reports two partitions of 536 GB and 858 GB. I mount both with: mount /dev/... /path The second mounts correctly. According to df -h, the first partition contains only 850 MB. How can I ...
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How do I Install Windows 8 or 10 on Surface Pro while Ubuntu is already installed?

I recently picked up old Surface Pro (1) back up from the many boxes in my bedroom. I had previously installed Ubuntu on it about a year ago because the Windows 8 installation somehow became ...
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TUI Login for Ubuntu Server

I have a TUI using whiptail it asks for a username then a password. My problem is that I want to add this program as a replacement for the regular login terminal. I have looked up how Ubuntu starts up ...
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Mounting NFS share

I have got a server with failed hard drive. I would like to retrieve the data that I have on the disk. For that I created an ubuntu live cd and I am using it in one of the clients. I am trying to ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 | Terminal Freezes on certain commands | MTU

Isolated problem: I try to cat /etc/rc.local and I can't do anything in the ssh session after that. I've tried many of the common things, but it seems to freeze on any command, but I can do an ls, ...
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Toshiba external hard drive 1 TB(Ex Fat) not supported by Ubuntu 14.04

Here is the log: root@rejo-Satellite-C650:~# dmesg | tail -n 20 [ 8984.643180] sd 15:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI disk [ 9447.238218] sd 15:0:0:0: [sdb] Synchronizing SCSI cache [ 9447.251208] ...
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Is it possible to bring up the OS without any displays on an armStone A9? [duplicate]

How to bring up the operating system on an armStone A9 without any additional displays, but just via LAN cable? My network setup looks like this: Details: PC (machine 1): Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / ...
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How to launch RubyMine upon Ubuntu startup?

I'm new to linux, and I was trying to find the right command to open RubyMine. After some research, I came across a path to a file that would start the program from the terminal. I use it below. I ...
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How to recover Data, Displaying bad sector error? [closed]

Can any body help me in data recovery, My HDD corrupted, I Tried phtorec and TestDisk in Ubuntu 14.04, It was coming all results with bad sectors.i guess sectors get damaged. Is their any way around?
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Use existing physical ubunu as a Virtual Machine in new installation of Windows 7 [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop as normally physical installation. Because of work, I have to install Windows 7 to works on that OS, but I still also have to use Ubuntu for other work. So that I ...
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rEFInd mountvol incorrect parameter

I had Ubuntu 14.04 on a single drive. Then, I felt like installing Windows 10 along side with Ubuntu. I resized the main Ubuntu partition and unallocated half of the safe. Then, I installed Windows 10 ...
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Browsing a unkown website did freeze firefox/ubuntu

After checking my access.log of my apache2 server (up2date) i got following output: 179.217.17.165 - - [11/Apr/2015:01:31:46 +0200] "GET /phph/php/ph.php HTTP/1.1" 404 441 "-" "-" 179.217.17.165 - - ...
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Awful beeping sound on boot

I formated the entire hard drive and installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a Macbook 5.2. Ubuntu boots decently fast, however there is a disconcerning garbled image on screen: After that Ubuntu runs fairly ...
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LVM: “Volume group is not consistent” and “Incorrect metadata area header” but volume still mountable

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 with a volume group that has 4 disks in it: Incorrect metadata area header checksum on /dev/sde1 at offset 4096 Incorrect metadata area header checksum on /dev/sde1 at offset ...