The current LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named "Trusty Tahr". Released on 17th April, 2014. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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Ubuntu How to configure networking to support two NICs

ifconfig shows em1, lo, and p3p1 (not connected) when the interfaces file does not include p3p1 but when I do include p3p1 and restart only em1 and lo show up with ifconfig. What am I doing wrong? ...
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How to see the friend's Skype avatar in Ubuntu

I am using Skype on Ubuntu 14.04. I cannot see what is in the avatar image of a friend. Is there a possibility to see it larger?
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First password often wrong when unlocking computer

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04, when I lock my computer and try to unlock it after some time has passed (not if I do it immediately) the first time I try to unlock it, it will tell me that my ...
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Network issue in Ubuntu 14.04 to Solaris 10 in VMware 10

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed my lenovo Laptop. There I installed Solaris 10 on on VMware 10. And I configured network interfaces in Ubuntu (eth0) & Solaris 10(e1000g0). I gave IP address for ...
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understanding apache server playback

I just setup an apache-2.4.7 server on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. You can navigate the file directory external to the LAN and successfully play media using google chrome, firefox, and safari on windows ...
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No usr directory in Ubuntu

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS Surprised to know that it does not have usr directory when i type the following command in terminal "cd usr" error - no such file or directory any help would be ...
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How to make ubuntu/udev start a nested raid array?

A nested RAID1+0 is not started up on boot (this array is not the root fs, which would add a layer of problems, I see). Udev/initrd assembles the lower raid0, but fails to insert it into the raid1 ...
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stand alone system - exFAT support

I have ubuntu 14.04 and am attempting to get fuse-exfat and exfat-utils packages so I can install them on a stand alone system without any type of internet access. I don't seem to be able to ...
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Get the Current Users password from the login and pass it to a Bash script

I am writing a Bash script in Linux to remote in to a Windows box. I would like to capture the current user and password for that user so that the script will log them in to the TS session. I am ...
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Why does the gmail web page use so much RAM?

When I log into my gmail account (using Firefox 31.0 via Ubuntu 14.04 64bit), if I save that web page to my desktop, the file size is 1.3 MB. However, if I look at Firefox's RAM consumption before ...
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How to make CTRL+L lock screen in ubuntu 14.04 without gnome-settings-daemon

I use IceWM without gnome-settings-daemon. How to make CTRL+L combination to work as in native ubuntu environment?
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VirtualBox image not mounting on Windows 8

I am trying to compile Android kernel from source, and I have code in Windows 8 (latest kitkat- 24 GB) and Oracle VirtualBox with Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) installed. Since the source ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can only recognize some of the Windows 7 partitions on my T420

I've had a Windows 7 installed on my ThinkPad T420. There are two NTFS partitions for Windows 7, a "Windows7_OS" and a "Lenovo_Recovery". Meanwhile, there is another partition named "SYSTEM_DRV" which ...
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installing pgplot based program under xubuntu 14.04 gives error

I'm trying to install a software that uses pgplot. I successfully installed pgplot (all demos are running properly), but when I try to install the software based on it I get the following errors: ...
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Issues installing new SSD in laptop

I have recently purchased a Cruciall M400 SSD for my Asus V551LB-DB71T laptop. I built a recovery drive using Asus backtracker on the original HDD installed on my laptop (the model # is: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 RAID10

I got Ubuntu 14.04 (recently upgraded from version 12.04). Under this system I got a software RAID10 build with 4 drives (WDC WD20EFRX-68EUZNO) near=2 layout. After the upgrade to newest Ubuntu LTS ...
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WinUsb doesn't boot windows 7

I installed WinUsb to my Ubuntu 14.04 and created a win7 bootable usb. I did not encounter any problems while creating it. In BIOS I put the usb on top, however it always boots ubuntu instead. Any ...
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Ubuntu goes black on startup

Whenever I start Ubuntu from the GRUB menu (below). and it finishes this (below). The screen goes black. This happened after I gained root access to my account and I needed to restart. After ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 14.04 because it says root file system is not defined

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 and whenever I get here, it says that root file system is not defined. I am on try Ubuntu before you install and I installed it with UNetbootin. How can I fix this?
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Configure mail on Ubuntu

How do I configure mail on my Ubuntu 14.04 to use with a bash file that requires mail function? I have not found any guides that I can use with Ubuntu 14.04
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Setting a static ip in Ubuntu 14 is becoming an all day project today

I've never in my life have had so much difficulty in setting up a static ip. I've researched pass questions on askubuntu.com and have looked up multiple references and documents on setting up a static ...
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I need to install GRUB 2 for Windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1 32-bit on my PC and I want to install Kali Linux 1.0.8 64-bit or Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my PC (my PC can run a 64-bit OS). I need GRUB2 to install the OS to my bootloader but I ...
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Unable to mount 2TB NTFS hard drive in Ubuntu 14.04

Can somebody assist me on this one? Error mounting /dev/sdg4 at /media/jote/DATA_4: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdg4" ...
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Mounted drive changed mount point after motherboard change in Ubuntu 14.04

I changed chassis and switched motherboards from an Asus Z87I-Pro to an Asus Z87-Pro - essentially the same except for form factors. While switching, I made note of how the hard drives were connected, ...
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ssh authorized_keys permission denied only until file is listed/stat'ed - VERY STRANGE

Ubuntu 14.04LTS running openssh. I'm getting a Permission denied (public key) when I try to ssh in using my public key. /var/log/auth.log shows "Could not open authorized keys ...
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spring sts won't launch in ubuntu 14.4

i can't run 'springsts.exe' in ubuntu 14.4 . i have installed jdk8 and make it as default ; After that i downloaded the zip file and extracted and try to open it by double clicking on STS executable ...
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Can't shrink partition any further

I'm running Windows 8.1 32-bit and I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) and I made another partition with 15.9GB and I only have 310MB left and I want to extend my partition to a few extra GB's but I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine hosted by Hyper-V loses internet connection after installing Shrew Soft VPN Client

My work configuration is as follows: Physical machine: Windows 8.1 Pro Ultrabook Hyper-V Wireless connection to office Wi-Fi Virtual machine (hosted by physical) Linux Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 to tunnel specific interface traffic to openVPN server

I've got what I think is a bit of an odd request.. I have a headless Ubuntu 14.04 server that is running a variety of web services. Its been requested that I place my server between the modem and the ...
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Erratic PHPStorm file corruption in samba share after VM Ubuntu update

I have a Virtual Machine that I use constantly for my development projects. I work on Mac OSX, but have my development environment on a virtual Ubuntu. Before today, it was 12.04, but I just updated ...
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Windows 8.1 / Ubuntu 14 dual boot partition mystery

I clean installed windows 8.1 on a new 1TB HD. During which I created a 120G partition for windows to live on. (it also creates a small 350M system partition by default). Next, using a LIVE CD I ...
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Breach on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and I want to install new browser http://breach.cc/ I've downloaded zipped file. but I do not know what I do after this? Can anyone help me?
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Unlocking Ubuntu 14.04 and synergy

I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I'm using synergy 1.5 and the Ubuntu machine is the client. My Win7 box is the server. I have synergy starting in the greeter via greeter-setup-script in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wired connection not detecting

I dual booted Windows with Ubuntu a few weeks back. My Internet connection seems to be automatically detected on Windows, but not on Ubuntu. Here is the output from ifconfig: eth0 Link ...
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Unity closes on Ubuntu Logout, but does not complete logout. (Crouton on Chromebook)

I've got a Chromebook 14 "dual-booting" Ubuntu 14.04 using Crouton with the stock Chrome OS. I've had it like this for a while with everything operating fine. As you know, Linux Distros are kind of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installed but not loading in Lenovo z570

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my lenovo z570. during the installation i choose to erase all partition to remove my windows 8 from computer. the installation completed successfully and asked to reboot ...
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Unable to access website via hostname, but able to access via IP

this is probably a newbie question, but I won't learn if I don't ask :) I have a ubuntu webserver that hosts my website, and I have a no-ip account that provides the hostname. I was able to access ...
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Edit files with WinSCP on Ubuntu 14.04

How I can edit files with WinSCP on Ubuntu 14.04? Since I can not login as root or elevate privileges Error: Permissions Denied, you can not overwrite the file
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What could cause a system reboot after 1 - 2 hours uptime?

Since about two weeks my system (Ubuntu 14.04) causes reboots itself (it seems to freeze for a fraction of a second). The reboot problem began at that time I updated the BIOS since I had weird ...
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How to open UDP port 7 or 9 for WOL on ubuntu?

I have made all the necessary changes required for wakeonlan on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Yet it does not seem to work. Also http://www.canyouseeme.org/ is showing that my UDP ports 7 or 9 are not open. I ...
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How To Upgrade Pear To Send Email With Smtp send() Function In PHP

I want to send e-mail on ubuntu 14.04 with smtp php. But I can't send e-mail because smtp-->send function doesn't work. So that I decided to install pear mail packages. But when ı want to install php ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 loads to black screen with blanking crusor - startx from tty1 fails

I really need your help on finding out what can I do with this problem. I found some "fixes" online but none of them was helpful. I am kind of new to Ubuntu (and linux in general). If I am missing ...
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Gdisk reports protective MBR on OSX but Hybrid on Linux?

Running Gdisk on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks reports a protective MBR, which is normally for GPT. However when booting into Ubuntu, it detects it as Hybrid. Now that isn't an issue except I am planning on ...
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Ubuntu black screen before installation

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14.10 from DVD on my machine where before i always had windows. CPU AMD Vision quad Core 16 gb ram AMD 7000 Series Graphic chipset Created partition and set up boot ...
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parental controls linux- limit computer usage per day

I've searched and didn't find any working solution for parental controls in ubuntu 14.04 . The timekpr, gnome-nanny and modifying .pam settings don't work- I've tried them all. What would suffice ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 before Windows8.1 Error 0xc000000e the BCD of your PC is missing or contains error

I install Windows usually before Ubuntu, but because there wasn't Windows after experiencing some hard drive problem I installed Ubuntu-Gnome-14.04 before Windows, but I am unable to install either ...
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Failed to load Ubuntu virtual machine from vmdk

I'm trying to move my cloud Ubuntu environment to virtual machine. These are the steps I've done so far: 1) Create disk image with dd command and moved it to my Windows OS. 2) Converted it to .vmdk ...
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Trouble with use MyPassport HDD on VMware machines on Linux

I have a Western Digital My passport 1 TB with USB 3.0 and when I need to use it on my virtual Windows 7 on VMware 10.0.2 in the Ubuntu 14.04, Windows have error with know mypassport. How can I use ...
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Putty: highlighting copying

I currently use Putty at my work, and I am always fascinated by how useful the highlight copying tool is. Is there some way I can get this same feature on my System 76 laptop when I am in the ...
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Graphics card driver software [closed]

I have the following specs on my system76 laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit) Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 5200 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4750HQProcessor ( 2.0 GHz 6MB L3 Cache - 4 Cores plus ...