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Error in kernel 2.6.32 compilation and stable kernel 2.6.32 source needed for customization

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with kernel 2.6.32-21-generic , and Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS with kernel 2.6.32-38-generic. While I am trying to compile the source for both kernel version - 2.6.32-21-generic ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a slow computer?

I'm looking at installing Ubuntu on two computers that both have Intel Atom processors and only 1-2GB RAM. My experience is that Windows 7 is horribly bloated for these machines, and even Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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Update libs in Ubuntu 10.04

I have issue. I installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my machine (I don't want any Unity like, or another dist, because I like Gnome2). I tried to install Google Chrome, like this: ...
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Any sound which is played from Google Chrome is very low pitch

Any sound which is played from Google Chrome is very low pitch, doesn't matter which website or source i.e. video from youtube, music from flash games and etc. However if I open same content in other ...
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Rename a question mark (?) in filenames

With rename it is possible to bulk change filenames. I managed to get rid of all + with this command and replace them with underscores: rename 's/\+/_/g' * I could change normal letters like a to ...
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How to make localhost website visible to public , if the website is hosted on one of the machine of intranet .

I have 25 machines in intranet and 1 of it is hosting a website . Website is accessible to every machine in intranet using the ip address . But how to make it visible to public ?
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How can I properly set sudo/visudo's editor?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 Server and trying to set up sudoers to respect a user's EDITOR choice (within limits) In my sudoers I have: Defaults editor=/usr/bin/nano:/usr/bin/vim Defaults ...
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Full HD video playback acceleration with mplayer on Ubuntu Lucid

I know that for an NVidia card I can sudo apt-get install nvidia-current mplayer, reboot, and then use mplayer -vo vdpau -vc ffmpeg12vdpau,ffwmv3vdpau,ffvc1vdpau,ffh264vdpau FILE.mkv to get ...
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Cut (smart edit) .mts (AVCHD Progressive) files un Ubuntu Lucid

I have a bunch of .mts files containing AVCHD Progressive video recorded by a Panasonic camera, and I need software on Ubuntu Lucid with which I can remove the boring parts, and concatenate the ...
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What directories should i backup on a Linux server?

This is related to this question; however different as this is a server. I use crashplan and grabbed /home, /root, and /etc; however upon an audit I determined that a lot of my configuration files ...
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Is it possible to run an interactive script before shutdown Linux in a GNOME session?

I wrote some utility interactive scripts and want them run before shutdown. For a terminal-login session, I just add some entry in ~/.bash_logout, my login shell is bash BTW, which works. However, I ...
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I performed some wrong operation with /lib, then no software can run in Ubuntu 10.04.

At the beginning I tried to fix the problem of /lib/ld-linux-so.3:No such file or directory when I tried to run some dynamically cross-compiled binaries. So I added some shared binaries to /lib. I ...
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problems encoding 1080p60fps MTS files with ffmpeg to DNxHD proxy; plays too slow in NLE compositor window.

I was advised to encode my HD files with ffmpeg to DNxHD proxy with 220M bitrate rather then 45M so the image doesnt have too much artifacts. I reduced the framerate to 29.97 fps when I encoded the ...
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Not able to login in Ubuntu box with root password

I have ubuntu 10.04 on my system. I run apt-get install csh and try to change the shell by chsh -s When I try to log into the system with ssh, I can't login with any account except for one, ...
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Copy and paste not working under rdesktop

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04, connecting to a Windows 2008 box. I've got rdesktop configured to use RDPv5 (using RDPv4 is known to cause clipboard issues). The clipboard has worked just fine for most of ...
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ubuntu 10.04 command “# type php” returns nothing

I have 2 LAMP servers with ubuntu 10.04... both with php5 successfully installed. on server1 i run the command # type php in terminal and the response is: "php is /usr/bin/php" however in server2 I ...
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Ethernet port not showing up in ifconfig

I asked this question on ubuntuforums.org, but haven't gotten any responses. I am new to Ubuntu, and am having trouble getting my onboard ethernet port working on a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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How to install package from newer distribution?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 server and want to update a package to newer version (update rrdtool from 1.3.8 to current 1.4.5). What should I do? Download and build sources or get package from newer ...
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Recover Data After Formating Ubuntu OS

I was having ubuntu 10.04 on my system, and 2 partitions one with 80 GB and the Other with 70 Gb. I took a backup from 80 GB partition and saved it in 70 GB, I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my system, ...
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group writable file not writable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linux Group Permissions I have a file with following permissions $ ls -l setup.txt -rwxrwxr-x 1 www-data www-data 10741 2011-10-12 14:15 setup.txt I belong to ...
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Suitable USB external disks for a home Linux server [closed]

I've been running Ubuntu Server on a mini computer (fit-PC slim) for a few years. This box takes a single 2.5" IDE disk and has USB ports. I'm currently at Ubuntu Server 10.04. I use it mainly as a ...
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why is Linux Mint/Ubuntu killing my CPUs?

I'm windows user for many years, however, I would like to switch to a linux distro(Mint probably) that won't kill my CPU. My problem is that no matter if I install(Mint or Ubuntu) it on hardware or ...
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Ubuntu machine users logging into the same ssh session?

I'm not entirely sure of the set-up, but there is an ubuntu machine at work that we use a shared account to log in. However if anyone else is logged in on the account you enter their session. I.e. you ...
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Image to PDF quality

I am converting multiple jpg images to a single PDF using following command convert *.jpg mybook.pdf but the pdf quality is not good. Is there a way to retain the original quality of images in ...
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Can two Linux partitions use the same swap space?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 installed on my machine, due to some reasons I need to install one more copy of Ubuntu.. Is it possible that the new Ubuntu uses the same swap space used by previous ...
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How to change resolution in Ubuntu 10.04, where xvinfo is showing no adapters present?

I am trying to maximize my resolution where I have Resolution: 800x600 (4:3) and Refresh rate: 61Hz I tried the following, but it did not work: $ xvinfo X-Video Extension version 2.2 screen #0 no ...
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How to change the Linux display user name on the prompt

Choose Menu System->Administration->Users and Groups I am able to see my Users Settings as follows: User name: mike Then why I still see the following prompt line? user@ubuntu:~$ echo $USER user ...
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My HP ProBook 4530s got much hotter with Ubuntu Linux than Windows 7

I have a ProBook 4530S with Windows 7 on it. I've got the software drivers from here. I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 x64 on it. I am noticing that the notebook became much hotter, even after ...
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Redirecting Command output to file

This seems so simple when doing it from command line but I'm not able to accomplish it inside a script. I am trying to put output of following command into a text file: CMD= mysql -uroot -psecret -e ...
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How do I set up grub2 with Xen?

I am booting a new Xen kernel and it all goes fine up until some point during the boot process when the machine reboots without warning. Unfortunately, I don't see errors flash up just before that ...
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Unable to close SSHD on IPv6 TCP port

I'm running Ubuntu 10.4 and I've tried disabling IPv6 as I don't currently need it. I rand the following to disable IPv6 and then rebooted my server: echo "#disable ipv6" | sudo tee -a ...
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Configure Ubuntu hostnames

I'm trying to configure a Ubuntu 10.4 server and have a little confusion with configuring with hostnames. My domain is example.com and the hostname would be one. If I'm correct, when I've configured ...
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How do I apply a patch to my Linux kernel?

I am trying to compile the iscsi-target software SCST. It wants me to apply a patch to my Linux kernel in order to allow for certain performance gains. The problem is I still new to Linux development. ...
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When creating a symbolic link, how do I troubleshoot 'too many levels of symbolic links'?

I'm trying to create a symbolic link on Ubuntu 10.04 it says: me@laptop:~/PHPUnit$ ls assertions.php LICENSE PHPUnit README.markdown build.xml package.xml phpunit.bat ...
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What is the meaning of kill %1

I have seen the following command: $ kill %1 What is the usage of this statement?
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Securing an Ubuntu Lucid web server

I have an Ubuntu Lucid server that is public facing. I haven't really configured much on it except installing SSH (sshd) and Apache (httpd); I don't have a firewall or anything. Are there some common ...
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How to enable daytime service on ubuntu

I have found the following info on my machine user@ubuntu:/etc/xinetd.d$ cat daytime # default: off # description: An internal xinetd service which gets the current system time # then prints it out ...
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How to install the man page for displaying the structure info of host_ent and in_addr?

user@ubuntu:~/Documents/C$ man host_ent No manual entry for host_ent How to install the manpage for host_ent or in_addr under ubuntu?
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How to check which timezone in Linux?

is there anyway to check which time zone i'm currently in Linux?
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What does “sudo -s” actually do?

I am using ubuntu 10.04. I notice that after I run "sudo -s" in terminal, the prompt changed from "XXX@XXX" to "root@XXX", seems it changed to root privilege. But when I check the ...
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Accessing Netatalk/AFP Shares from OS X Snow Leopard

Recently upgraded Ubuntu home server from 8.04 client to 10.04 server and reinstalled all services therein. One of them is a Netatalk daemon that I configured in a fashion similar to this website: ...
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How to remove Ubuntu options when starting my computer

After I installed Ubuntu it began to update and when I start my computer I have Windows and about 5 or 6 Ubuntu options. How can I remove all of them without the last one ?
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Is it possible to run Microsoft Excel under Ubuntu?

I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed on my machine. I use Ubuntu much more often than Windows 7. On Ubuntu I can use LibreOffice Calc, but I'm more used to Microsoft Excel ...
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MySql replication not working properly on Ubuntu Lucid Lynx server

I have two Linux boxes. On the master following is the configuration file (my.cnf) log-bin = master-bin log-bin-index = master-bin.index binlog-do-db = test_db server-id = 1 master ...
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How to restore ubuntu os

My Hdd got some bad sectors and I had to reboot my PC. Now I am not able to log in. The OS is booting and then I get a message on the login screen "GNome settings are not configured ..." So the thing ...
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E: Internal Error, Could not perform immediate configuration (2) on util-linux

I had an older version of Ubuntu installed. To upgrade I replaced /etc/sources.list with one from another machine running 10.04. I then ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade The upgrade ...
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I deleted files from my Linux box's /boot directory and now it won't boot

I did that to save space. Now I see GRUB loading, please wait ... ERROR 15 when booting. What can I do ? /boot still has files corresponding to 2.6.32-27 version of the Kernel. But I ...
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How to set Default Browser on Ubuntu from command line?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 with Fluxbox. Since I installed Chromium-browser, it has been set as the default system browser (don't know why, don't know when, maybe I clicked accept somewhere without ...
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How to use tail -f with sound?

I am trying to use tail -f and play a sound everytime a new line appears. I tried this: for i in tail -f myFile; do aplay alert.wav; done; Which kinda worked, the output is: Playing WAVE ...
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Ubuntu & wireless network - does not connect

Tried the live boot of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on my work PC today (it has Windows Vista on it and it is literally DEAD slow). There's a wireless network in the office and the PC has a wireless network card ...