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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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Bridging two networks: access to bridge slow and unreliable

I have a LAN that connects local computers, and in addition I have a dedicated connection to an overseas network with a static IP address assigned for my use. An ubuntu (14.04.01LTS) box with two ...
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How to connect iPod from Ubuntu host to Windows 7 guest?

I am running a vmware workstation 10.0.4 build-2249910 Windows 7 guest on a Ubuntu 14.04 host (kernel 3.13.0-43-generic). I know that in the past I have successfully connected my iPod to the guest, ...
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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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64 bit OS supported motherboard & Processor? [on hold]

I want to know How many Latest Motherboards & Processors compatible with 64 bit OS? I asked same question to Intel support, i got answered :- I would also like to inform you that the Linux ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 computer crashes after sleep?

I have a Dell E6400 with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. There is no Hibernate option, and when I try to put the computer to sleep it works. However, when I try to restart it, the computer hangs. I can move ...
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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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set custom desktop file to be the default program for certain files [closed]

I have written a python wrapper for vlc that sits as an appindicator and monitors keystrokes to vlc and loads next/prev files in folder. I have the script working from nautilus scripts. Now I need ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Secondary HDD / Storage

I have added a additional HDD (Virtual) to a Internal server which handles varius tasks and such, now I also want to use it for storage of larger files (Including backups). I have already installed ...
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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 ...
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I'm using VMWare Player to run Ubuntu 14.04 on a Windows 8 Host and the 3d acceleration checkbox for the VM is disabled

Ubuntu 14.04 is usable, but noticeably slower in the Unity interface, apparently due to lack of hardware 3d acceleration, and I see in the VM settings that there is a checkbox to enable hardware 3d ...
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windows 8 data lost while installing ubuntu 14.04

I had windows operating system. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 operating system by over writing windows 8. But I lost 5 GB of data which was very important. I tried test disk tool to recover data but ...
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Windows 8.1 taking longer time to restart

When I restart my computer from Windows 8.1 it shutdowns quickly but after the device gets turned off it takes long time to restart. This process is far slower compared to manual shutdown and start. ...
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Unknown encoder 'libmp3lame' in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. The question looks like this Unknown encoder 'libmp3lame', but I followed everything there and installed every package they mentioned but still I am getting the error. ...
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How do I install libosip 2.2.3 and libexosip 2.2.3 in Ubuntu 14.04

I am unable to install libosip 2.2.3 and libexosip 2.2.3 in Ubuntu 14.04. I can't find exactly these packages, so I can't do anything.
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Dissolved screen when booting to Ubuntu

Whenever I choose to boot to ubuntu I see this picture instead of my desktop In order to make this operating system usable, I have to press Ctrl+Alt+Del and then Enter when I see the problematic ...
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.rc startup file for Ubuntu 14.04 (~.xinitrc fails)

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to make some commands run automatically after login in Ubuntu. Before I used Ubuntu 12.04 and here I had a ~/.xinitrc file that was sourced ...
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Kannel 1.4.3 Huawei e220 initialization error Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new to Kannel. Trying to setup SMS send/receive using Kannel 1.4.3 with Huawei e220 modem. OS: Ubuntu 14.04 lts. I am getting this error in bearerbox: 2014-10-15 20:55:50 [3425] [6] DEBUG: ...
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Confirm a tmux option is set

I am having the problem described in this related question and this one. Summary When I have a tmux pane that outputs a serious amount of text, tmux becomes unresponsive. All tmux commands are ...
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VirtualBox suddenly eats gigabytes of memory

EDIT The original question had lots of speculation but it is all much simpler. See my own answer and this reported bug. I leave the original question in case someone is having similar issues and ...
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What makes the differences between `sudo CMD` and `sudo su` followed by `CMD`?

I have an SSH server with key only auth and I want to add a key for a new user. I log in with one user(kidmose), I try to append the key to a new user's(remote) authorized_keys and it fails: ...
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Ubuntu system font too small

After a reboot my Ubuntu system font has gone very small. This includes window headers, windows and terminal. Any ideas what has caused this and how I can resolve it?
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Can't connect to Internet (Ethernet or WiFi) after 14.04 upgrade on ideaPad U530

I am currently unable to connect to the Internet on my newly upgraded Ubuntu 14.04. Network Manager is able to identify wireless networks, and it can detect when I'm plugged into an Ethernet ...