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Google Chrome - Mouse Not Changing

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (not in a VirtualBox) with Chrome, and I have a interesting issue. Currently there is a solution to a similar problem listed here [1] and here [2], but my ...
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Ubuntu as a separate OS v/s Wubi

Due to some hardware problem, I am unable to use both my DVD drive and the bootable USB stick to install Ubuntu as a separate OS alongside Windows 7. I came across WUBI. I was wondering if there would ...
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Need graphics/display drivers for Intel S1200v3RPS board for Ubuntu 12.x, 14.x

I am really stuck with this... Simply cannot Edit: increase (I can change but not increase) the display resolution. Stuck on 1280x1024. xrandr gives "Failed to get size of gamma for output" ... Tried ...
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Very high write latency with Intel 530 180GB SSD and Ubuntu Server 15.04

I just put together a new "server" with an Intel NUC5i5MYHE, an Intel 530-series 180GB m.2 SSD, and 16GB RAM. I am having a rather severe problem with writes to the SSD having very high latency. The ...
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Backup strategy for LXC system

I have an Ubuntu server running several unprivileged LXC containers - mail, web, dns, etc etc. All the containers are stored with in the host machine's "LXC" user that I made. What's the best backup ...
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PHPBrew: Call to undefined function pg_connect()

I installed PHPbrew on my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop to be able to switch to PHP 5.4. This works, and Apache is now using 5.4. However, when I try to connect to the Postgresql database server, I get the ...
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windows 8.1 won't boot after allocating free space from C drive

using amoei partiton manager I allocated free space from C drive in order to setup ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot. It took half an hour to allocate free space however, when my PC restarted back it refused ...
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PuTTY “Incoming packet was garbled on decryption” and other errors

I've got Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed in VMPlayer 6 on Windows XP SP3 - I created this using the mini.iso + OpenSSH Server. I can successfully SSH in via its NAT VMNet8 address 192.168.181.128. After a ...
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Link-local (zeroconf) networking with multiple hosts/interfaces

I have a machine (hostname foo) with two wired network interfaces, eth0 and eth1. When I connect another host bar to one of them (eth0), I can see in either one's NetworkManager that it's using ...
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Unable to login to Openvas

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed OpenVas from Mohammed Razavi's ppa. I have added the ppa by apt-add command, and followed the instructions described on page. Now, when I try to login using ...
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Core2Duo T5870 unable to run 64bit Vmware Guest

I currently own a Core 2 Duo T5870. People said that its a 64 bit processor, and I am able to install and run 64 bit Windows 8.1 on it. But when I try to run Ubuntu 14.05 64 bit on VMware Workstation ...
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HDMI resolution still stuck at 640x480 on a Samsung TV

I thought Ubuntu will be easy but not for novices like me. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo X1 Carbon. I have tried all the examples provided on the Ubuntu site but cannot seem to get my HDMI2 to ...
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How to remove Windows 8.1 and install Windows 7 without harming Ubuntu?

I am currently running Windows 8.1 alongside Ubuntu 14.10. I want to remove Windows 8.1 and replace it with Windows 7 without harming my Ubuntu. So that my final result should be, Dual boot running ...
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Lighttpd: Activate User Directories

I'm failing to activate user directories for Lighttpd. I already run following command to activate user directories.But unable to use them from my browser. # As root % lighty-enable-mod userdir ...
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Sharing vmware shared folders between VMs

In vmware shared folders document, it says "With shared folders, you can easily share files among virtual machines and the host computer. " So it is OK to share the same folders among different ...
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home folder empty after schroot remove

I was trying to backup and refresh my root server. (Update everything, delete unused files etc.) I uninstalled schroot because i thought i don't use it anyway. Afterwards i started the backup ...
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ssh and scp works but not WinSCP

I have a ubuntu server with 3 user accounts (root, user1, user2). user1 has access via WinSCP, scp and ssh. No problems here. Then I've created another user2 but with this user I can't access the ...
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Allowing remote connections for MySQL on Ubuntu 14

I am trying to connect to MySQL using a program called Heidi, I want to use this instead of phpmyadmin. It's better than phpmyadmin and I figured it would be more secure than going to ...
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Flash 64-Bit UEFI on Intel Baytrail Tablet

Is it possible to flash a 64-bit UEFI on an Intel BayTrail Tablet which currently has a 32-Bit UEFI? I tried to install a 64-Bit Ubuntu 14.04 (which surprisingly worked) but after the installation my ...
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Partition has less shrink space than expected

I have a dual-boot OS setup with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. In the picture below, (C:) 376.14 GB is Windows 7, and Recovery (D:) is 21.87 GB is its recovery partition. I'm not sure what SYSTEM 300 MB is, ...
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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 [on hold]

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 are shown as a single monitor under Ubuntu in System Settings -> Displays. This is a DELL Latitude e5550 laptop and both displays are connected via ...