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Ubuntu installation: GRUB fails to install

Many times I've tried installing Ubuntu in an computer, however it always fails to install GRUB. It always displays an fatal error message. I boot the Ubuntu network installer via an pendrive with ...
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VMware Player 7.0.0 (64-bit Linux) crashes when I use Windows Explorer in a Windows 7 Guest

Related software Host - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit, Linux 3.13.0-44-generic VMware (old) - VMware Player 6.0.2 build-1744117 (64-bit Linux) VMware (new) - VMWare Player 7.0.0 build-2305329 (64-bit ...
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Speed up ubuntu on desktop by moving some directories to a faster storage

I want to speed up my ubuntu install a bit. I was using a RAID1 setup for the whole system (separate md for /home and /). Now (thanks to ...
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Hp ML310e gen8 + P222 + debian / ubuntu

Is possible to run this configuration 2 disk raid 1 on b120i integrated controller for linux debian or ubuntu system, and 4 disk raid 1+0 on P222 controller for data storage on Hp ML310e gen8 ...
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I mv'ed a file and i cannot find it for some reason [on hold]

I moved a file a using mv command on ubuntu but i can't seem to find it for some reason. I used the find command and i cannot find it either. I ran the find command on this page and i can not find ...
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grub-mkconfig generating a shell script instead of grub.cfg

I had some problems with Ubuntu installation, I couldn't install GRUB, so I installed syslinux. Syslinux also had some problems with booting, so I just downloaded and burned super-grub2-disk and ...
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I have 5 ip's from my ISP, How do I browse and use them all?

I want to be able to open chrome/chromium and firefox at the same time, but have each be seen from different ip addresses. If I were to do a google search for "what is my ip" in chrome, it should give ...
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Ubuntu java application does not print

I have a issue a application that I'm using Pimaco http://www.pimaco.com/downloads Assistente Pimaco for label printing, I can make a preview of the document to be printed but the actual printing ...
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Installing a linux distro directly from an iso on hard disk, with windows 8.1 installed?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu directly from the iso image I downloaded, without burning it to a DVD or flashdrive, following instructions from this article (I have Windows 8.1 installed). This involves ...
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Grub from ubuntu and grub from Mint

I installed Ubuntu 14 in a partition of my computer having Linux Mint 17 installed. Then I uninstalled Ubuntu and the grub dissapeared and I couldn't use anything, so I reinstalled Ubuntu and the grub ...
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The wifi password stored in my computer is wrong

I am shown a password for my wifi connection, but I cannot connect. Then a message comes out saying that the password stored is not compatible with my wifi, although the name of the wifi is the ...
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How to autocomplete python class in vim

In sublime text 3, if I'm editing a file.py and I type class it will automatically create this for me class ClassName(object): """docstring for ClassName""" def __init__(self, arg): ...
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Downloading FEniCS Binary for Linux Mint, what is the difference between the two icons in the following download link?

I am a new to Linux/Ubuntu operating systems. In this link, I'm not sure which of the first two OS Icons I will need to use. I'll be using Linux Mint. Which one will I need to use? An explanation of ...
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Error while using sudo apt-get update

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and while using sudo apt-get update command I get this error: Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/universe Translation-en Fetched 4,683 kB in 1min 14s ...
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AMD Graphics Driver version that works for R9 290 GPU Pass through

Dedicated GPU (AMD Radeon R9 290) passthrough setup to a VM running Ubuntu 14.04 x64 LTS. Hypervisor used is KVM. Tried installing the latest Graphics driver available on amd support site (14.501 ...
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How can I change a ChrUbuntu 12.04 install over to Arch ARM on a first generation Samsung Chromebook XE500C21?

I installed ChrUbuntu 12.04 on my Chromebook (Samsung XE500C21) using this script. Is there a way to swap my distro over to Arch ARM? Failing that, is there an easy way to install Arch ARM on the ...
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Can't connect to my email server

Recently I transferred my domain to NoIP, and I had to create a mail server. (I had to transfer to noip because I can't setup a static/fixed ip as I am particular not a business, and I don't have a ...
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Losing boot files on restart

Here's my case, I'v got Acer V5-573G, 100GB SSD, 1TB SSHD, I'v installed Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.01 on SSD disc. It was all perfect untill one day i restarted computer and i saw on screen "NO ...
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More Details when copying with Nautilus

Is there a way to show more details when copying in Ubuntu? For instance I would like to see the current file.
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Why does the system have /etc/sudoers.d? How should I edit it?

Last time, I asked about the risk of these (in /etc/sudoers): user_name ALL=(ALL) /usr/bin/vim /etc/httpd/confs/httpd.conf %group_name ALL=(ALL) /usr/bin/vim /etc/httpd/confs/httpd.conf ...
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Free space from C drive due to wrong installation

I am totally new to Ubuntu and stuff. I tried installing it from USB, changed setting and when I tried to install It gave me three options remove windows and install ubuntu, install alongside windows ...
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How to use “ip link add” on Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu network administration. Can someone tell me what the command ip link add does? I tried to google it, and I can't find any useful examples.
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Why grep shows me output that does not contain the search word?

I want to check if the sensu service is installed. I ran this command service --status-all| grep sensu and here is the output vagrant@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-64:~$ service --status-all| grep sensu [ ? ...
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Windows boot problems after installing Ubuntu

I have been using Windows 8.1 on my laptop(lenovo) for a while now and decided to try and install Ubuntu so I can dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu. So today I installed Ubuntu 14 on a separate partition ...
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Ansible: can't del user

I'm trying del user with the same name on all my servers. I'm using ansible all -m user -a "name=tim-g state=absent remove=yes" -s After this, system ask me the sudo password, but it's no work, I ...
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Replacement motherboard, no audio in Windows 7 or Ubuntu - Hardware or software fault?

I recently got a Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P motherboard. It appeared to be working fine, but blew a week or two ago. I got a replacement sent out (and changed my power supply, to be safe) that arrived this ...
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Wired Internet abruptly stopped working Ubuntu 14.04LTS

My Ethernet just stopped working after I might have probably messed up with some of the settings. I have a dual boot windows 8 and Ubuntu. Internet works fine on windows 8, and used for for ubuntu ...
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Unable to login to a AWS EC2 ubuntu server - ssh connection OK but unable to get an interactive shell

It is what I see after a sucessfull ssh connection: Welcome to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-36-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ System information as of Sat Jan ...
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Why does lldpctl show no neighbors on standalone Ubuntu system?

I have installed sudo apt-get install lldp in two different ubuntu system and in both system I have set (/etc/default/lldp) DAEMON_ARGS="-x -c -s -e -l" I have check in wireshark also transmitted ...
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Serial device not detected by Lubuntu

“Serial Wacom Tablet stylus” and “Serial Wacom Tablet eraser” should appear in the xinput list in a Motion LE 1700 Tablet PC, however they are missing in Lubuntu 14 (32bit). Is there a way to make ...
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What I'm doing wrong with this Wacom Driver installation?

I'm trying to install Linux Wacom Drivers on Lubuntu 14 (32bit) but they never work on my Motion LE 1700 Tablet PC. This a computer/tablet, the pen is detected directly on the screen and is not ...
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Trying to create two LVM groups using Preseed

Here's the trick of what I'm trying to do. I have VMs that I'm going to use to test a product feature. Testing that product feature requires that I configure the disks in different ways. My plan is to ...
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Replace Referenced files with Symlink

I have a git repo I am working with that has files and folders that need to be symlink to files and folders inside another folder. All of the symlinks are refrenced as text in the second projects ...
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Clipboard interaction not working : lubuntu-desktop, lightdm, tightvnc, mac

Server OS: Ubuntu 14.04.1 trusty To get a VNC service up and running, I followed directions I found here. This installed lubuntu-desktop ( lightdm ) and tightvnc server. I can connect up to the ...
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Openvpn client routing not always working

I use a server with openvpn and pptp daemons. In iptables I have rules to give some pptp clients permission to have contact with other clients through pptp or openvpn tunnels, available on the ...
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in time of dual boot,showing no disk parttion

In my laptop, hard disk is 500GB. two partition 100GB and 50GB, rest of the place is unallocated. In 100GB drive, windows 8 has instilled. i want to do dual boot by Ubuntu 14.04. in time of ...
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Trouble with outgoing mails on odoo

I am using odoo and I got trouble with the outgoing mails. When I check the connection using the Odoo Interface it tell's me: Everything seems properly set up! But this is not true, becouse I can find ...
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Install Ubuntu 14 alongside Fedora 21 [on hold]

Im trying to install Ubuntu 14. I have installed Fedora 21. When the installer asks to replace fedora or do something else, I choose do something else, then I get to the following sreen: ...
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openssh slower in windows 7 than linux

I can acces to a ssh server. My client ssh is on a dual-boot machine: windows 7 and ubuntu 14.10 With ubuntu, I can download at the speed of 190 ko/s in average (my connection is 2 Mb). Even better, ...
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Windows remote connection speed

I have a home WIFI network with two sub nets. On the guest sub net I have a machine that uses Ubuntu 14.04. On the main sub net I have a machine that runs Windows 8.1 Using Windows Remote Desktop ...
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ssh-add on compute engine ubuntu vm for out going

I have an id_rsa key that I use to connect via scp to a remote server that I've moved to my Ubuntu GCE. I have dropped the key (id_rsa) into main user .ssh folder, chmod 600 but ssh-add won't pick it ...
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Tinyproxy setting to allow all ip connect? [on hold]

I install tinyproxy in ubuntu 14.04 Ec2 Amazon How to allow all ip connect to this proxy?
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Install Nvidia OpenCL

What's mean this error when clinfo run: clinfo: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libOpenCL.so.1: no version information available (required by clinfo) This is the cuda versión on my pc: nvcc: NVIDIA (R) ...
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How to change cursor in Ubuntu Server

I have Ubuntu server installed on my system without x. I was wondering how I could change the cursor type to blinking I beam preferably without installing anything.
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Installing `libxcb1:i386` on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with multiarch

I have a 32-bit software package (Beyond Compare) and try to install it on an amd64 Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I ran into a lot of dependencies issue and finally traced it to missing libx11-6:i386, which ...
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Why doesn't /tmp get emptied when symlinked?

I symlinked /tmp to a second hard drive (the root partition is on an SSD and I want to avoid wear). Ever since then, it doesn't get emptied on a reboot. Any idea why? I use Ubuntu 14.10.
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Battery care program in java [closed]

I am looking forward in creating a battery care program for linux like in windows. I need to know : 1) What all will be required to make this program. 2) What all API's in linux will I be needing. ...
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Linux remote control over internet

I have a ARMv7 mini PC in city A, and a laptop in city B. Both of them are behind router and firewalls, ARMv7 is running Ubuntu 14.04, only user is root, Laptopis running ARch. I want to access the ...
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FileZilla outdated Ubuntu repo [on hold]

I have two versions of FileZilla One of which I downloaded from their website and is the latest version The other is from: $ apt-cache policy filezilla filezilla: Installed: 3.7.3-1ubuntu1 ...
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dual boot linux and Windows [closed]

I want to do dual boot by Ubuntu and windows 8. I have tried for several times but till I am unable to find out the right rule. I am using a HP, dual core, with 2 GB ram, 500GB HDD. Among the 500 GB ...