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Ubuntu problems

I bought a hp pavilion p210tx laptop recently.I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop.But its not working properly.I am facing many problems in my Ubuntu.First I got Wifi problem(to be ...
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How can I improve the performance of my computer?

I have had my computer for a long time now and even though I try to keep things clean, it seems relatively slow. Particularly, the windowing system seems to lag frequently. Windows fade in slowly ...
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How To Build Ubuntu 14.1x KVM server with webmin and viertualmin properly [on hold]

MOVED HERE from ServerFault... as the topic says I am planning to REBUILD my current file server into Ubuntu Virtualization and File Server machine. FYI: This is a home server not busines or ...
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Can't install Ruby 2.2.0 with rbenv

I have installed rbenv and ruby-build however, I still can't install Ruby 2.2.0 using rbenv. user@admin:~/.rbenv/plugins/ruby-build$ rbenv install 2.2.0 Usage: ruby-build [-kvp] <definition> ...
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my dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 laptop has heating issue while running on ubuntu?

I have dual boot OS Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 and my laptop has little heating while running on Ubuntu, whereas windows has no such problems. Ubuntu forum suggest that this may happen due to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia 840M graphic card driver, prime or bumblebee ! what to choose?

I have gone through Ubuntu forum and it suggests me to update ppa of prime or bumblebee projects. I am unsure what to choose and go ahead. users has reported many complains over prime for black screen ...
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How to install Getac V100 integrated drivers in Linux Ubuntu 14.04?

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on Getac V100. I need help installing drivers for the GPS, touchscreen, Getac Utility, etc. I have all the necessary drivers saved. How do you install ...
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Why is the display on my Acer Aspire 3820T-6480 darker than usual?

I have an Acer Aspire 3820T-6480 running Ubuntu 14.04 with an external monitor. I just restarted it after some updates and after the restart I noticed that the built-in display—AU Optronics (Model No: ...
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Go to Ubuntu localhost from Windows XP in VirtualBox

I using Ubuntu 14.04, but I want to test my website in Internet Explorer, I install VirtualBox, create image for Windows XP. I have a connection to Internet, but I cant go to http://localhost/. I try ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04, how to disable wpa_supplicant looking for peer to peer (p2p) networks?

CVE-2015-1863 - people can maybe break into your computer from anywhere in radio range, by sending specially crafted P2P network management packets. The disclosure says you can mitigate the ...
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Exporting list of users and passwords securely in ubuntu server?

I have a project in which I'm creating users with random passwords for a class of students, and I want to give this list to the teacher so he can distribute the user:pass to each student. What is the ...
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debugger detected - please disable it and restart the application wine

I am using wine on Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to launch an installed app via wine it shows the error message debugger detected - please disable it and restart the application How to solve this?
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How to show the hidden partitions in Ubuntu 14.04 installation?

I have a computer with Windows 7 and I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows. I have a 320GB harddisk partitioned like this: DISKPART> list volum ::N volume::::Ltr::::::Nom::::: ...
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build executable under Ubuntu and osx-yosemite

Do you know how to build an executable under swi prolog 6.6.6. when it is more than one file that has to be loaded both under MacOS Yosemite and Ubuntu 14.04?
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How to run update-initramfs from bootable usb?

My computer froze during an upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. This resulted in a kernel panic upon reboot. "/sbin/init: relocation error: /lib/i386-linux-gnu/librt.so.1: symbol__clock_nanosleep, ...
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VLAN trunking on interface only pingable from hosts on its VLAN

I am trying to set up subinterfaces on my Ubuntu 14.04 server for each VLAN. I believe I have successfully set them up using vconfig, but the subinterface is only pingable from hosts on its own VLAN. ...
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LUKS partition automount fails at boot

I have an encrypted Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop setup. The encrypted root partition is created using the Ubuntu installer default parameters (choices "Erase disk and install Ubuntu" and "Encrypt the new ...
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wget grabbing too much

I am building myself an app to analyze MLB stats. I figured I'd be a better citizen by grabbing the data once and putting it on my hard drive rather than hammer the "API". I also thought my debugging ...
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Installation of updated version of radvd in ubuntu

Can someone help me to use the master branch of radvd (the 2.11 version) and its installations in ubuntu? I am currently able to run my Ubuntu PC as a router using the radvd current version in ubuntu ...
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Cannot get LAMP stack working on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 installed as a virtual machine (VirtualBox) in my MacBook Pro. I am trying to get my LAMP (Linux,Apache, MySQL and PHP) stack to run a web server, but I just cant get not even ...
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Sublime User Keybindings Error

I am running sublime text 3 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I added the following line to the user key bindings: { "keys": ["ctrl+alt+shift+s"], "command": "save_all" } Following this forum: Sublime Save All ...
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Forcing a process to background from bash script

I'm trying to crfeate a bash script that - amongst other things starts sunwait: /root/bin/sunwait sun up -0:00:00 54.453158N 11.013071E; mycommand & Sunwait is a binary that will wait for ...
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Nvidia drivers ubuntu 14.04 installation console blank

I installed nvidia drivers on my laptop Nvidia GeForce GT 630M (which I suppose has Optimus support). My laptop has both the integrated Intel HD graphics and this dedicated Nvidia graphic card. ...
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Xrdp set up connection outside of localhost

I've installed xrdp on my ubuntu 14.04, so I have connect to my computer by Remmina from another ubuntu computer. How can I connect to computer with xrdp remotely, not from localhost network ...
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PhpMyAdmin extra authentication - where is the password saved?

Some months ago I set up LAMP on my Ubuntu 14.04 DigitalOcean-server. I also installed PhpMyAdmin with an extra security layer. I have two domains attached to this server. For example1.com/phpmyadmin ...
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Distorted/crackling sound coming from when ALSA's .asoundrc file uses hw type instead of plug type

I have XBMCbuntu installed on a HTPC running Ubuntu 14.04 and Kodi 14.1. I have been trying to install and run Steam so that I can stream games from my gaming PC. I followed the steps from this guide ...
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pm-hibernate does not turn off system

I'm trying to make pm-hibernate to work on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. When I invoke sudo pm-hibernate display turns off and I can't do anything anymore but computer does not turn off. All I have found ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not loading through VNC

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty in which I am not able to open Ubuntu Software Center through VNC Client. After clicking on Application Menu >> System >> Ubuntu Software Center through ...
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How to show temperatures on Conky from macfanctld?

On Ubuntu 14.04 in a Macbook Pro 8,1. I'm trying to display values of the temp sensors that macfanctld uses. When viewing /var/log/macfanctl.log or when sudo macfanctld -f outputs to stdout, the ...
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Does installing Windows 10 next to Ubuntu remove original Windows 7 recovery?

I want to install Windows 10 next to the Ubuntu and I have a little problem. My notebook HP 620 has got originally 4 primary partitions (MBR): SYSTEM (315 MB) NTFS - Files for booting Windows? ...
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desktop file not showing up in nautilus 'open with'

This file used to work, I reinstalled ubuntu and now it won't work. The python script the desktop file is supposed to run works fine. I have tried placing it in ~/.local/share/applications and ...
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I broke my “F5” key so can I re-map “F6” to be “F5?”

I broke my F5 key. Is there any way I can re-map the F6 button to apply the same 'refresh' function that F5 offers? Update It turns out that my F5 wasn’t broken. I just somehow managed to get my ...
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RAID solutions for a home server instead of ZFS [closed]

I’m using Ubuntu Server with 4 2TB disks and I’ve been using ZFS for around 8 months on my HomeServer. But now I have reached the capacity of my pool, so I want to purchase a new drive and add it to ...
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Why is oracle-java8-installer pkgrepo.managed failing in saltstack

I have been using salt for a while, and I've recently had a problem setting up oracle-java8-installer in one of my files. Here is my init.sls file. oracle-java8-installer: pkgrepo.managed: - ...
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Why does KeePassX auto-type not work for Enigmail passphrase prompts?

Whenever encrypting/decrypting an email using the Enigmail extension for Thunderbird, the "Enter Passphase" popup doesn't allow switching windows or workspaces. Because my password is in KeePassX, I ...
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Issues with Chromium Scaling

For further reference, I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and am using Chromium 41.0.2272.76. My default screen resolution is 1920x1080, and my font size is 11pt. I was recently poking around with the scaling ...
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Windows 8.1 VirtualBox: Mouse cursor is black ugly graphics-error style box

I have installed Windows 8.1 on VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04. It works, however I have a problem with the mouse-integration feature of the guest additions (4.3.24). Whenever, the pointer transforms ...
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udev on Ubuntu not working for USB plug in

I am trying to do a "simple" task, run a script /usr/local/bin/USBTesting.sh when I plug in a specific USB device. I created /lib/udev/rules.d/99-USBTesting.rules ...
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piping tail -f into sed or awk

There is another question which is nearly the same, but none of the suggestions from its answer works for me: Piping tail -f into awk I'm trying to tail -f a logfile but want to replace \r with \n ...
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How to create a VM from archived linux?

There is a full backup of a 64-bit ubuntu called fullbackup.tar.gz which needs to become a live virtual machine. Is that even possible? VirtualBox file is preferred.
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How to make clicking a link in external app use running firefox profile

I use more than one firefox profile on Linux. If I click on a link in an external application, instead of opening the URL in a running browser window, I get a firefox profile manager dialog. How can ...
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Transfer files from ubuntu to window 8 or 7 using vsftpd

I am trying to transfer files from Ubuntu 14.04 to Windows 8. I have installed and configured vsftpd on my virtual machine vmware. When I login to my windows trough ftp, it gives incorrect password ...
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wget, how do i download an entire site with login details

having a problem downloading a website called http://connect.cimaglobal.com for accounting students, i have to login a i am a student but every time i try download the site i'm stuck at the log in ...
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Accessing localhost over WiFi by name [duplicate]

This is my configuration: 1. Ubuntu 14.04 LAMPP server (localhost). 2. WiFi Access Point on ubuntu server. 3. Android device connected to WiFi access point. I can access localhost from android device ...
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Samba: “A device attached to the system is not functioning”

All of a sudden, my samba server (version 4.1.6-Ubuntu running on Ubuntu 14.04) won't allow connections from my PCs. Anytime I try to access the server (e.g., \mydomain.com) or the specific share ...
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What is best suitable partition style in this situation MBR or GPT

I have a drive 80GB ( Formatted as Primary 1 Partition - MBR ) installed Windows 8.1 64bit. Second, 500GB using for Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64bit ( Dual Boot ) Third, I bought recently 1000GB want to use as ...
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How to connect VirtualBox guest to the host using a VIRTUAL cross-over cable?

Is it possible to configure an Oracle VitualBox guest settings such that is connected to host by a virtual cross-over cable?
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How do i increase my swap partition size in Ubuntu?

I had a 2 GB RAM before. So When i installed Ubuntu i just gave 2 GB for Swap partition. Now I Had increased my RAM capacity to 4 GB . How can i increase my Swap capacity to run my OS smoothly? Please ...
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How to entierly change the color schema of kdevelop to dark one?

I am trying to set a color dark schema to my KDevelop, but I am managing to set it only to the editor part, and not to the whole interface. What I am getting is this: while I am wanting something ...
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External Hard Drive Can't access Ubuntu 14.04

I can't access external hard drive connected via usb on my laptop. OS is ubuntu 14.04. dmesg | tail -n 20 outputs is below. [ 153.014931] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdc] Mode Sense: 00 00 00 00 [ 153.014986] sd ...