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My Dual-boot laptop freezes randomly, what are the possible reasons that we are looking here?

I have a two year old ASUS X550c which has a dual-boot (windows 7 Ultimate ( Build 7601 Service pack1) and Ubuntu 14.04). Specs: Core i5 3rd Generation chipset Mobile QM77 Express Graphics Intel HD ...
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grep doesn't exclude directory, hangs

I'm looking for files on my server containing the text string "sometext", but I want to exclude searching in the /var/www/sometext folder (and its subfolders). So I did the following: grep -rl "...
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Apache not responding for wordpress

We are running a apache server on google cloud. Below is the server spec Machine type : n1-standard-1 (1 vCPU, 3.75 GB memory) CPU platform : Intel Ivy Bridge I have hosted a wordpress ...
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2 Same laptops behave differently. What could possible be wrong?

I am having 2 dell vostro 1550. I setup one of them with ubuntu- 14.04 64 bit. Everything goes well, except after installation when i suspended, It didnt resume and have to hard shutdown. Now I got ...
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How do I reinstall Windows 10 while also keeping my dual boot with Ubuntu?

My Windows has been acting up a lot lately and I want to reinstall it. However, I also want to keep my dual boot. I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10 64bit. I saw the thread about ...
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Long term solution to Ubuntu 14 “no sound”

Perhaps everyone is already familiar with no sound problem in Ubuntu. There have been solutions and tutorials around on how to restore the sound back. Everytime I face this, I use the following method ...
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my WD passport stop working after i try in install a plugin

I am a beginner in Ubuntu. And I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04. i was trying to install a plug-in for a file that have a videos in it.along the line the installation fails and nothing was working ...
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Unable to run python script remotely through SSH on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to implement a networking model(functioning well on ubuntu 14.04) on my system(ubuntu 12.04), which involves connecting with nodes(machines) remotely and running python script on them. For ...
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Internal Domain on OpenVPN with Dnsmasq

I'm trying to get dnsmaq and OpenVPN working together on DigitalOcean. I want to create a VPN that forwards the requests that end with *.local to the droplet and the others to be resolved by Google ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04 install unresponsive on Windows 7 Professional

Installed VirtualBox then followed this tutorial to install Ubuntu 14.04. Everything went smoothly up to 3.15 in the video on a Windows 7 Professional (32-bit) system. Once I ran Ubuntu it would ...
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Windows 10 suddenly stopped dual booting with Ubuntu

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55-A with Windows 10. SOme time ago I successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS, when I still had windows 8 if I remember. After being forced to install Windows 10, I haven'...
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How to include .so files in Makefile

I want to include .so file in the makefile. Previously i compiled the program with terminal and "gcc -v program.c -l:sofile.so", now i must to connect it with the makefile.
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Problems on Ubuntu when using WiFi on my home network

I am running on Ubuntu 14.04 with the following specs: $ uname -a Linux jmen 4.2.0-36-generic #42~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 13 17:27:22 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ cat /etc/*release ...
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Inactive Firefox uses too much CPU (10% .. 30%)

On Ubuntu 14.04, I have a Firefox 46 with 30 tabs open. The Firefox window is minimized, I've been working with other programs in the last 3 hours. In top I can see that Firefox still uses between 10% ...
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My hp laptop G6 2304tx shuts down suddenly after installing ubuntu along side previously added Windows 8.1?

My laptop is model hp 2304 tx.It had windows 8.1.I use grub2 for booting.It works fine on ubuntu but it shuts down suddenly while using Windows 8.1.It is happening recently after I installed ubuntu ....
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Using two bonded network interfaces in Ubuntu14.04

I have 6 ethernet cards in my server. 4 of 1Gbps and 2 of 10Gbps, So I have configured all 4Gig cards as bond0 with static IP 144 and 10Gig cards as bond1 with IP 122. The problem I'm facing is that ...
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How do I preserve file dates when transfering files from Android to Ubuntu 14

When I copy files (jpegs) from my Android phone to Ubuntu 14 the file date is always set to the current time. This happens whether I use FX explorer, Airdroid, SSHDroid, or a USB cable. This looks ...
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Restart later but when?

Ubuntu Software Updater post update installation shows option below I wonder what does Restart Later means for Ubuntu. Windows lets us choose to be reminded in 10 minutes, 1 Hour or 4 Hours So ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 root directory 100% full

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 .I have create a root partition of 20G despite of this it is full. I have tried almost all the stuff, cleaning and all but I don't know what is hogging my space. Please help! ...
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Caffe installation: make runtest error

ahmed@ahmed-HP-ENVY-dv7-Notebook-PC:~/caffe$ make runtest -j $(($(nproc) + 1)) .build_release/tools/caffe caffe: command line brew usage: caffe <command> <args> commands: train ...
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Joining Windows host to a Samba Active Directory failed

I couldn't join a Windows (2k3) computer to a Samba4 Active Directory, because I got this message on the host: Error occured joining the domain. The specified network name is no longer available. ...
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Directory doesn't exist, but it does, but it doesn't

Before I start, my /etc/fstab file has the line: //10.10.10.1/Atkins ~/Desktop/Atkins cifs rw Ubuntu is giving me strange issues. I'm trying to mount a directory, so I type: sudo mount //10.10.10....
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Shrink a VM hardisk size

I have a giant VM (Ubuntu 14, ext4) which takes about 150GB. I've did some cleaning up and I'd like to shrink this VM to take about 60GB. I've used gparted live CD to redistribute the partitions, and ...
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Can I install Windows server and enble Hyper-V on a VM on Ubuntu 14.04

Can I enable Hyper-V role on windows Guest OS(VM) running on Ubuntu 14.04. I hitting with issue Hyper-V cannot be installed: A hypervisor is already running.
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Ubuntu - Checking whether a harddrive is unpartitioned, runs an OS, or just a data disk?

I dug up an old harddrive and I want to see what's on it. I don't remember if it was ever partitioned, or if it runs windows, or if it's just a backup disk. Here is what I've done: Plug in disk, ...
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GRUB boot loader(Ubuntu) not working

I have a system with ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64 installed. It has stopped booting up after updating. As I power on it, screen glows for 1 sec and it shuts down. While booting as I power on nothing ...
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OpenVas: Changing Web Interface Listening Port

Installed OpenVas on Ubuntu 14.04 box. Trying to change the listening ports so I can access GSA remotely but I don't see any of the settings in /etc/default/ as instructed in Mohammad Razavi's notes. ...
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php5 extensions after upgrading Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04

I upgraded my server from 12.04 to 14.04 (and then want to go to 16.04) but first I want to get it running on 14.04. The upgrade removed/disabled 2 php5 extensions I need, namely apc and oci8. With ...
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Cannot ssh to localhost using key

I have set up an ssh key and want to connect to localhost using key only, without password (note: this is just a test; ultimately I want to connect to an internal git server, where the same problem ...
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What is the difference between split-tunnel VPN and having 2 NICs with one dedicated to the VPN?

I have an Ubuntu server in my local network. My local network is connected to the internet. On this Ubuntu server, I run a rest API with flask. I access the rest API on this Ubuntu server from other ...
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Freeing space in /boot, what images can I remove?

I need some advice regarding what images are safe to remove I'm using 100% of boot and it's impossible to update using apt-get now so fixing this would be ideal. Here's a list of the images I've got ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest OS kernel panic on start up

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest OS running on VMWare Workstation 12 Player on a Windows 10 host. I was running Eclipse for a while recently when it got really slow despite multiple Eclipse ...
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Getting an error when installing one of the Caffe dependents: Boost

I'm getting into machine learning, and I recently happened upon this: Wide-Area Image Geolocalization with Aerial Reference Imagery . It's a net that predicts the GPS location of an image, from ...
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Mark package as installed?

I've manually compiled openssl and ofcourse it works. Apt does not see the package as being installed. After that i've been trying to download stuff using wget. Everytime when i tried downloading ...
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Setting up RStudio Server as subdirectory

I installed RStudio Server and I can connect to it at localhost:8787. I want to access it from localhost/rstudio (really myserver.com/rstudio). I'm following the instructions here. However, I'm ...
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Windows 7 partition shows as “Unknown” in disk part / Windows Recovery

So I have a lot going on here, unfortunately. I'm trying to work through the issues but I've found myself stuck. I THINK that the issue in the title is now my problem as I have been able to fix my EFI ...
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Can't install the “Boost” prerequisite for Caffe

I'm getting into machine learning, and I recently happened upon this: Wide-Area Image Geolocalization with Aerial Reference Imagery . It's a net that predicts the GPS location of an image, from ...
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Firefox Developer edition 48.0 crashes after update

I'm using the Developer edition of Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04. Yesterday, I update it (just some translation packages, I think) and today it's not opening anymore. Click in the firefox icon does not ...
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Office Templates (with macros) in CrossOver Office 2010

I have a very specific problem. I am a policy debater, and I'm trying to install a Word template called Verbatim http://paperlessdebate.com/verbatim/SitePages/Home.aspx on my Chromebook for ...
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rsync is copying all files

I have 3 servers, two of which share a drive with nfs, and other server and nfs driver share data with rsync. changes made on 3rd server transfered to nfs drive via rsync. earlier it was working fine,...
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wifi driver fails to load firmware on kernel 4.6.0-rc2

Distro - Ubuntu-14.04. For development purposes I built and installed 4.6.0-rc2 kernel. All works well except wifi: % dmesg ... [ 9.092503] Intel(R) Wireless WiFi driver for Linux [ 9.092506] ...
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Hardcoding dns adresses in dependance to network

I would like to save permanently dns addresses. According to link I added in /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf proper line and in my home network everything works great. Problem is that when I am at my ...
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Visual Studio Code is always on top in Linux

I've installed VS Code in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When using it, it always sits on top of other windows. Not only does it sit on top of other applications like the terminal, it also sits on top of its own ...
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is it normal for the i915 and i915_bpo modules to load at the same

I'm running Ubuntu trusty on a Dell XPS 9550 with the Xenial kernel and the xserver-xorg-video-all-lts-wily package. I know it's a strange combination but the Xenial kernel gives the best CPU support ...
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Higher resolution not available Ubuntu 14.04 on ESXi host

The maximum resolution available for my Ubuntu 14.04 vm is 1360x768. However, the max resolution for my Ubuntu 16.04 is 2560x1600. Both are running on the same ESXi host with the same video card ...
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install php7.0 pthreads using package manager

I do web development. For development I use mac, installing PHP7.0/Mysql5.6 using macports. On production I use Ubuntu, installing PHP7.0 using apt-get via a PPA. I have looked at the documentation, ...
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USB Ethernet to my machine rather than RJ45 NIC Cards

I have a 7 node cluster setup in my organization and they all have dual port Ethernet NICs on them, running Ubuntu 14.04.4. Each machine is connected to two networks at the same time. Requirement: I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 with froxlor running on php-fpm using letsencrypt wont work with global acme location config

Here is my problem. To use letsencrypt acme on every domain I add include /etc/nginx/acme.conf in every vhost config: acme.conf location /.well-known/acme-challenge { alias /var/www/froxlor/....
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How to reset npm path reference to new npm version on Ubuntu 14.04?

On Ubuntu 14.04 Trying to get rid of an old npm, which prevented me from updating. Current state is as following: running npm-> bash: /home/geert-jan/local/bin/npm: No such file or directory ...
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dpkg-reconfigure tzdata not working on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

I'm trying to change local timezone on Ubuntu 14.04 with the following commands. $ echo Asia/Tokyo > /etc/timezone $ dpkg-reconfigure --frontend noninteractive tzdata Current default time zone: '...