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Files in red, what do they mean

What does it mean when a file is in red. I change into one of my directories and run ls and it shows these files I've never seen in red. duplicity-full.20120405T013825Z.vol10.difftar.gz and goes all ...
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Psad not working on Ubuntu 11.04

I've installed psad on an Ubuntu server, and set up corresponding iptables rules: iptables -A INPUT -j LOG iptables -A FORWARD -j LOG However by running psad --Status, psad doesn't seems to be ...
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Ubuntu user ftp access

Having real issues with ftp access to my cloud VPS ubuntu solution. I have tried both vsftpd and pure-ftpd. I found that both were limited. I have now tried to focus on vsftpd as it is well received. ...
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Grub installer has been deleted in ubuntu

I was installing an operating system (Fedora) in Virtual box which was installed in the Ubuntu Natty Narhwal. it asked me to format the disk (which should format inside virtual machine), which I did ...
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Roll back git master repository and branch commits from rollback point

I have a Git repository set up. This repository has almost 700 commits, but all of them is in the master branch. I would like to take an approach in which I roll back this master branch (this rollback ...
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How to install ant 1.8 on Ubuntu 11.04 properly

I have attempted to install ant 1.8 on a Ubuntu 11.04 box using these instructions: http://www.thegeekwork.com/how-to-install-ant-1-8-2-using-ppa-on-ubuntu/ And when I list what it has installed, I ...
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Error while compiling Cuda Accelerated Linpack hpl_2.0_FERMI

I use Ubuntu 11.04 x86_64 CUDA 4.0 OpenMpi 1.4stable MKL When I compile, I get this error: ar r -L/home/limksadmin/hpl-2.0_FERMI_v13/lib/CUDA/libhpl.a HPL_dlacpy.o HPL_dlatcpy.o ...
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Connection stays alive but endpoint is dead?

Does anyone have an idea what would cause a TCP connection (client side) to stay in the ESTABLISHED state for about 24 hours, even though the server was restarted? The client process stays on the ...
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How to configure my ubuntu laptop to be accessible from my windows network

We have a Windows LAN environment, consisting of a Win 2003 server and various Windows Vista machines which authenticate against the Win 2003 server. We want Windows users to login into these ubuntu ...
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Allow Incoming Responses Apache. On Ubuntu 11.10 - Curl

I'm trying to get a Curl Response from an outside server, however I noticed I cant neither PING the server in question nor connect to it. I tried disabling the iptables firewall but I had no success. ...
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cat: /tmp/st.socket No such device or address

I am getting this report when i use the cat to view files within the /tmp directory. cat /tmp/st.socket cat: /tmp/st.socket No such device or address Cheers
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Can a hardware be custom made for a specific operational system?

Today I installed on my notebook(Acer Core i5, 8GB RAM) the Ubuntu version 11.04 (before it, I had installed a Windows Seven Home Premium on it). However, when I was using Windows, it was very fast, ...
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Dragging windows in Ubuntu Unity

I updated Ubuntu to version 11.04 and it uses Unity. I noticed that for most programs, I can't simply drag them around like I used to. I have to hold the alt key in order to drag them around. Is this ...
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-1 fixed channel on mon0 in aircrack

I installed recently aircrack 1.1 and when I enable my wlan card into monitor mode by airmon-ng start wlan0 6 I always get fixed channel -1. Anybody knows how to fix it? My wifi card is Ethernet ...
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Enable talkd on ubuntu 11.04 server?

I'm trying to enable the talkd on an ubuntu server (11.04). In my inetd.conf, I put: #:BSD: Shell, login, exec and talk are BSD protocols. talk dgram udp wait root /usr/sbin/in.talkd ...
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Unable to use PSSH on Ubuntu

Hi I just installed PSSH on my Ubuntu machine and Iä'm trying to use it to execute commands across multiple machines but I keep getting errors. Here's some sample output to show what's going on. ...
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How do I run SuperCollider?

I installed SuperCollider. However it didn't appear in my app menu. Also, I can't make up any good command which could start the interpreter. How should I run it?
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How can I disable the wheel-button paste feature in Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu, the mouse middle-button (wheel-button) pastes the clipboard contents when clicked. When I'm scrolling it keeps pasting things between my codes and most times I don't notice. I can solve ...
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Ubuntu Update Manager package operation failed

I"m trying to update my Ubuntu, and previously my internet connection went out when trying to update, now all i get is this error message: Package operation failed The installation or removal of a ...
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L3 cache disabled in Ubuntu 11.04

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 64bit .. After checking my CPU cache it shows that 3MB cache is disabled. see below : $ sudo lshw description: Notebook product: SATELLITE C660 (PSC1SE-00G009AR) ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 is not starting after update to 11.10

I am dual booting Windows and Ubuntu. I haven't started the Ubuntu for a long time and 1 hour ago I decided to get back to it. So I started Ubuntu normally, saw the "update window" pop-up and I ...
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VirtualBox not working on Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal)

I can't run VirtualBox on Ubuntu Linux 11.04. I've installed the following packages: ii virtualbox-guest-additions 4.0.4-1 guest additions iso image for VirtualBox ii ...
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aplay not working on Ubuntu 11.04 for root user

I have ALSA on Ubuntu 11.04 version. When I play aplay through my normal user, I am able to get the output. When I do this with the root user, the command hangs: below stuff happens root@myuser:~# ...
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Why do I get a certificate error trying to setup a Ubuntu Cloud?

I'm trying to install an Ubuntu cloud on my home network - I've been following this guide. When I arrived at STEP 6: Install an image from the store PART 3: Click on the Store tab I get the following ...
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Can I show a “welcome” splash page for my ad-hoc network?

Is there a way to configure an ad-hoc network to have a splash/welcome page? Similar to how NoCat works with routers? Basically if a user connects to my ad-hoc network it would re-direct them to a ...
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How do I force Ubuntu to renew its knowledge about hardware and install proper drivers?

I changed to another motherboard. How do I force Ubuntu to renew its knowledge about hardware and install proper drivers?
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Does the Latest Ubuntu Download (.iso file) contain latest fixes?

If I go to the website and download the ISO file is it the exact same one that was released in April or will it contain the latest patches (e.g. security fixes, etc) that have been release since then? ...
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List files beginning with underscores first when using `ls -l`

I'm using ubuntu (natty), and when I use ls -l, the files are listed, but apparently the sorting algo ignores any special characters. For ages I've used underscores to mark special folders. And it ...
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HP Pavilion dv7 with Vista, trying to install Ubuntu 11.04. Gets stuck at Busybox, prompts me for (initramfs)

I have a brand new MacBook Pro waiting on the sidelines but I don't feel it is right to "waste" this perfectly workable HP Pavilion dv7 computer even though it runs the plague that is Vista. I felt ...
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How to make GNU GRUB automatically boot Linux Ubuntu?

How to make Windows Boot Manager automatically open GNU GRUB and then with GNU GRUB automatically boot Linux Ubuntu 11.04. Please answer detailed with the proceedings. Thank you.
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Stop flicker in Ubuntu when mouse travels back using synergy/Make xset -dpms permanent

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04, now when my mouse travels back from my windows synergy client to the ubuntu synergy server, my Ubuntu monitor blacks out for a second or 2. I know that xset -dpms ...
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Microphone not working in Ubuntu Natty

Problem: I can hear myself speak in the mic but Ubuntu is not recording/capturing the sound. Actions Taken: I followed all the steps listed here for the Alsa update script I've also tried changing ...
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sudo keeps asking me for my password in fish shell

sudo in Ubuntu keeps asking me for my password for every command. Previously, I only had to enter the password once, and then it would be remembered for a period of time. This recently changed, ...
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How to install Ubuntu 11.04?

I have a new question, how to install Ubuntu 11.04? I want step by step instruction because I am afraid to ruin my main OS - Windows. I want to install on another partition and I want to know how to ...
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Suspicious behaviour of twistd

Recently I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop with all the latest updates. For the last two days I've been observing that my network traffic is showing 100% usage (max bandwidth) even when all the ...
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Newly upgraded Ubuntu 11.04 VM not booting

I have just upgraded to 11.04 on my VirtualBox VM, and after I start it, it begins to load, but it stops at the line * Checking battery state... [ OK ] I have tried the recovery mode, but to no ...
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PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined method PEAR::raiseErro() in /usr/share/php/PEAR/REST.php on line 165

when running pear upgrade the following error is raised: PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined method PEAR::raiseErro() in /usr/share/php/PEAR/REST.php on line 165 PHP Stack trace: PHP 1. ...
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Why are all files +r (readable) by others in Linux (Ubuntu)?

I don't know if this is an easy one to answer, but I have a VPS and I have noticed a while back that all files created can be read by other users (because files are +r for "others", for some reason). ...
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How to search for files with Linux?

Do you know a good way to find a file or content by name recursively similar to the ms-windows function search with Linux? I can do find . | grep test.html suspecting it's not the best. Thanks for any ...