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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How do I move several LVM PV's on a pair of software RAID5 arrays from one Ubuntu install to another?

I have two RAID5 arrays with LVM sat on top. I'm moving from Ubuntu 10.04 on an old PATA drive to Ubuntu 14.04 on a new SATA drive. I have the basic system up and running but now I'd like to move my ...
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Clipboard interaction not working : lubuntu-desktop, lightdm, tightvnc, mac

Server OS: Ubuntu 14.04.1 trusty To get a VNC service up and running, I followed directions I found here. This installed lubuntu-desktop ( lightdm ) and tightvnc server. I can connect up to the ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 stops responding

I have set up an Ubuntu server at home to host a small web-page containing files I want to access from outside. All is working really well but sometimes if I wake up, the server is frozen. I can't ...
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SSH does not connect - Operation timed out

Since this morning I'm getting the following error message when trying to connect to my remote Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine via ssh from a MacBook Air Yosemite 10.10.1. ssh_exchange_identification: read: ...
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Is it possible to add application specific key-bindings?

Is it possible to create keyboard shortcut to run an application specific function? I know how to create system wide keyboard shortcuts through Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts, but I don't see a ...
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Use Ubuntu laptop as a Wi-Fi repeater

Well I have two questions actually.... The first one is can I use my Ubuntu laptop to extend the Wi-Fi network to which my laptop is connected same in Windows through Connectify. The second one is ...
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Is there anyway to access Ubuntu 14.04 desktop environment remotely?

I want to use Remote Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04. And I followed this instruction and succeeded. However, it says I can't access Ubuntu desktop environment. But one of my important purposes is to check ...
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Some websites not showing in ubuntu, dual os

My system has Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (installed using wubi, dual os). connection through WiFi. Problem: Some websites are showing This webpage is not available in ubuntu, but, works without ...
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Win 8 SFTP drive suddenly not working after six months of working perfectly. Can log into console fine. **TEMP** account can SFTP fine

Update: I did the steps recommended by Digital Ocean support (at the bottom) and posted a followup: ...
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Dual boot Windows 8.1 alongside Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. I want to dual boot Windows 8.1 over it so that i can boot into any of these. I have iso file of windows 8.1.
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grub-mkrescue not creating bootable image

Hello I am trying to create a .iso file using grub-mkrescue but it is not working for me. I am trying to run grub-mkrescue -o rescue.iso /boot/grub which is not creating any errors. Can anyone ...
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virtualbox windows 10 guest stuck at low resolution on ubuntu host

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 as a host and Windows 10 as a guest in Virtual Box. I used Windows 8.1 as the operating system type when I set up the box. Windows 10 runs fine. I was able to install Guest ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu Server 12.04 to 14.04 caused KVM to no longer be supported

I finally got around to upgrading (do-release-upgrade) from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 on my host machine (I have a handful of virtual machine already upgraded to 14.04), but now my host machine is ...
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Can scanning for viruses on one Os find viruses on another (with a dual-boot)?

I dual-boot with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows Xp. I have both Avast and Malwarebytes installed through Xp, and I was wondering if the occasional boot up and scan from Xp would also protect Ubuntu. Thanks ...
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Dual boot Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu on last partition

I have following scenario and want to install Ubuntu 14.10. 1 TB Hard Drive 150GB Win 8.1 Partition 200GB NTFS 200GB NTFS 200GB NTFS 120GB NTFS 68GB Unallocated I want to install Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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Ask for step-by-step instruction to connect between local X server and remote display manager via XDMCP

I want set up an environment in which a local X server is connecting a remote display manager via XDMCP protocol, just like this picture in the wikipedia item: "X display manager" ...
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Install Windows 7 after Ubuntu: Cannot install because of GPT partition

I'm trying to install Windows 7 on a NTFS partition after installing Ubuntu 14.04. But it says that I'm using a GPT partition. The solution I found was to erase everything, then install Windows 7 then ...
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problems with setcap in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using command in my code to compile my server. "sudo setcap 'cap_net_bind_service=+ep' ./server" previously I was getting no error while I was using ubuntu 12.04 LTS but now while using ...
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Choose specific files to download in utorrent ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and i am using uTorrent web UI. Whenever i add a torrent for downloading, it straight away starts downloading. I want to be able to choose which files to download and which ...
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HDMI dissapeared from xrandr

I worked with my notebook which was connected with a monitor through HDMI, and restarted it then. Now xrandr is not seeing HDMI port now, of course monitor says "No signal". Don't know why this ...
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Restore BIOS and Windows 8 boot

Yesterday I typed a command (while using Ubuntu 14.04) to completely delete all broken symlinks (using find and rm -rf). When I restarted the PC, the surprise was a login screen (my Ubuntu session ...
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Uninstall fake-hwclock leaves files behind

My machine arrived without a CMOS battery so I installed fake-hwclock to attempt to at least have reasonable and increasing times. I've installed the CMOS battery and attempted to remove fake-hwclock ...
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Is virtualbox birdged adapter slower than NAT?

I use samba server to share files between ubuntu and windows 7. The samba requires the Windows 7 and Ubuntu must be in same net section (eg. 192.168.0.108 and 192.168.0.125) in this way the samba ...
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Steam Unturned Server on VPS Ubuntu 14.04 - No GPU

I'm using a VPS from vpsdime.com I have been looking all over the web for a way to do this but can't get it to work. I've used xvfb-run wine /home/unturned/steam/apps/Unturned.exe ...
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Ubuntu Server (trusty) Minimal - Options for prettier consoles with install Xorg

Q: Is it reasonable to get a fancier terminal emulator working in the consoles using framebuffers? I love the speed in the console, but I really miss my fonts and colors, otherwise I could ...
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How to get back hosts file after accidental deletion

I made a mistake and accidentally deleted hosts file from my system and cannot figure out how to get back my hosts (/etc/) file, when I do sudo service apache2 restart It's showing: sudo: ...
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How to setup my PC so that it asks to choose which OS to operate while booting?

I have installed ubuntu as well as windows 8 in my PC.When i boot my PC,it automatically operates through windows 8.It doesn't asks to choose between available OS. How do i change that? I want it to ...
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Ubuntu disables ssh login permanently after changing sshd_config

So I have been trying to follow this guide and so far I have wasted ~5 hours launching Ubuntu 14.04 instances to try different setup every time, the issue is basically quite common but non of the ...
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recover files from damaged windows 7 with ubuntu

My windows 7 is damaged. I try to boot ubuntu from live USB to tranfers files from pc to an external hard drive but it is very slow transfer. Is this normal? I should install ubuntu instead of try ...
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VMware workstation Unable to open .vmx file not found

I created multiple VMs using VMware Workstation 10 on a Windows 8.1 host. Then I booted my host into Ubuntu 14.04 and openend the .VMX in VMware Workstation 10 as well. Everything worked fine. After ...
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Connect to remote VNC with only port 22 using putty

I'm trying to access my home server remotely and I only have port 22 available to me. From what I understand it's possible to tunnel into the server to be able to view VNC. So far all my efforts have ...
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Where does ubuntu 14.04 drop core files?

I have enabled a unlimited core file size using ulimit: ulimit -a core file size (blocks, -c) unlimited ... I believe I have triggered a core dump but I can't locate the core file in my ...
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PHPStorm delay after file upload

We have our web development environment setup on windows 8.1 x64 and PHPStorm. Our newest test server (amazon VPS) has Ubuntu server 14.04 installed. The problem is that when we upload a file from ...
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Convert THOUSANDS of Word (doc) to PDF [duplicate]

I have roughly 30,000 .doc files that I need to convert to PDF. What's the best way to go about this? I have every flavor of OS you can think of...
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How can I create an interactive script to run before login on Ubuntu Server?

I'm setting up an Ubuntu Server VM to be deployed to multiple customer sites, each with different configurations but the same base image. I don't want the customer to ever log in to the VM, it will ...
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auth.log time-stamps not ordered ?

We observe strange timestamps in the auth.log of an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine. How can this even happen ? Dec 2 03:12:46 clusterinfo sshd[29157]: Connection closed by 183.82.1.229 [preauth] Dec 2 ...
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Setting up Ubuntu to use a USB Ethernet adapter in VirtualBox

I often need to setup my VM to work on a completely different network than my host. Many times I'm on site at a customer and I need to use the VM to do network analysis of the customer's network while ...
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Can not view Ubuntu desktop on VNC viewer

I’m having problems on trying to connect to Ubuntu 14.04 via VNC from Windows. I’m able to establish the connection but VNC isn’t showing desktop icons. Futhermore, if I move the mouse on the VNC ...
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Remote Desktop from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 14.04

I am attempting to use XRDP to remote desktop from my fully updated Windows 8 laptop to an old desktop PC that I loaded with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Through some research I found that Ubuntu had given up on ...
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How do I install Adobe Dreamweaver on Ubuntu 14.04 with Wine?

I am trying to install Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 using Wine on Ubuntu. Google searches have resulted in tutorials for old versions of Ubuntu, Wine, etc. I need a solid way to install and run Adobe ...
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Unable to uninstall python2.7.8 installed in ~/Downloads directory

I have read many answers regarding this kind of problem but unfortunately, I am unable to achieve the uninstallation. So please don't downvote or flag this question. I have python2.7.8 installed in ...
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Gnome Panel Launcher and Folder shortucut names in Ubuntu 14.04

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and Flashback(Metacity). I want to see Name field on Gnome-Panel itself for Shortcuts and Launchers created on it. There is no such setting when I press Alt+Right Click. I am not ...
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How to install/run phpize along with xampp?

moving ahead with this question I want to ask queries 1. Do I need to install php5-dev separately when I have already installed xampp on my ubuntu 14.04? wheras phpize is listing inside ...
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Can't clone SSD with a Windows partition and a Linux partition

I recently installed with some effort Zorin OS (based on Ubuntu LTS 14.04) on another partition of my Intel SSD 335 (240 gb in total) and divided that other partition many smaller partitions of the ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu on a partitioned hard drive

I had Win7 installed on my laptop, then created a partition and installed Ubuntu on it so I can dual boot. However, being pretty new to Ubuntu I have messed around too much and would simply like to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 partition permision

I have installed Qt for Ubuntu but when I try a simple program a window appear and it has Can't execute 'file path' permission denied I had the same problem with Code::Block so I removed it and ...
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Windows8.1+Ubuntu 14.04 NTFS as unallocated space [duplicate]

Hi There are so many question related to dual boot with windows & ubuntu but my problem is different I could find a solution for this. I formatted my system and installed window 8 and then ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 in VirtualBox: disk performance drops with more than 1 CPU

I'm running VirtualBox 4.3.18 on OSX 10.9.5 . I install Ubuntu Server 14.04 64bit and performed this basic disk write test: dd if=/dev/zero of=bigfile bs=1024 count=5000000 Setup of host (MacBook ...
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ThinkPad X230 X230T X220 X220T reach over 100% volume with keyboard shortcut in GNOME?

My ThinkPad speakers aren't that loud and gnome on ubuntu 14.04 doesn't let me go over 100% volume using volume keys. I can go over 100 percent by going to settings > sound. is there any way go over ...
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Windows partition NO LONGER viewable/mountable from Linux,

Surprisigly, I had full access to my C: partition from a live-usb Ubuntu session...until I didn't. When I now attempt to mount the windows partition, Ubuntu tells me that the partition can't be ...