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Virtualbox Ubuntu 12.04 OS is Guest Mac OSX (Lion) is Host, share folder

Ok I have the guest additions installed and setup. I have the shared directory all setup under the devices in virtualbox. In the Guest OS I can open a terminal go to /media and type ls and see the ...
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Can I reassign the unused portion of a partition? (OS X/Ubuntu)

So I just partitioned the hard drive in my MacBook Pro 5,5 and successfully installed Ubuntu (12.04) alongside OS X. During the partition process I guess Disk Utility decided to allocate the majority ...
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Use a host machine's packages from guest chroot in Ubuntu

I am testing my software's compatibility with a very old version of Ubuntu. The software until now was developed on Ubuntu Precise 12.04 and now need to be tested on Ubuntu 6.0 Dapper. For this I ...
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Can I restore a Windows backup on Ubuntu?

I have a laptop running Windows 7, but now I want to use Ubuntu, so I need to transfer my data to Ubuntu. I have backup of all my important stuff made with the backup and restore utility provided ...
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The server 127.0.0.1:3128 requires a username and password. The server says : cntlm for parent

I have just installed cntlm on my new Ubuntu 12.04. In configuration file etc/cntlm.conf, I inserted my network configure like below: Username: myUsername Domain : myDomain Password: myPassword ...
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Bind shortcut switch to a specific application

I usually have several applications running on my workstation. Usually I need VIM, Google Chrome and Terminal and some other applications that I don't always need, e.g. mail client, IM, VLC, etc. It ...
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firefox addon Stylish gives me random error message

I'm running on Ubuntu 12.04. I installed Stylish addon today. I write a new style: @namespace url(http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml); @-moz-document domain("weibo.com") { #pl_content_pullylist { ...
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Mount physical disk with swap included

I'm using VirtualBox and a virtual hard disk, formatted as a swap partition, for booting a virtual machine with a USB key. The guest machine is Ubuntu 10.04. I realized that there's no swap partition ...
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network traffic download and upload links and paths

I want to get details of my pc's network traffic in details.. i.e. the urls of the uploads and the downloads.. all the network traffic monitors that I tried show the receiving and sending bytes and ...
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Install any Linux flavor on Macbook Pro early 2011

I am trying to install Linux on my MacBook Pro. I would prefer Fedora but XUbuntu or Ubuntu is fine also. The firmware does not support the last Linux versions. The only OS I could install was ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - full disk encryption without alternate installer?

Is there a way to have a full-disk encryption on Ubuntu without using alternate installer CD?
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How to get all the application installed in ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Find all user-installed packages I am creating an software that get need to display all the installed application in ubuntu .Where all the installed application will be ...
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Multiboot with Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu

I have been using Ubuntu for a couple of years and now I need some version of Windows alongside it. So, I installed Windows 7 Ultimate Black Edition on the free partition I had. Now I cannot get my ...
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Why picture viewers crash when open a not very large file?

I use this command create a QR code: $ yes 1 | head -c 1000 | qrencode -s 100 -o qr.png The size of qr.png is not very large. $ ls -lh qr.png -rw-rw-r-- 1 kev kev 251K May 9 14:51 qr.png When ...
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What is “Sudo -Hiu” for?

I followed a tutorial to install Hudson server. In the tutorial was the following Linux command (hudson is a username in Ubuntu): sudo -Hiu hudson What is sudo -Hiu for? What happens after I ...
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Incorrect keyboard mapping on Ubuntu under VirtualBox

I installed Ubuntu under VirtualBox on my Windows 7 machine. All is working okay, except that when I type a hyphen - I get an apostrophe ' instead. This happens on the command line, in the browser, ...
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How to change the fluxbox keyboard configuration?

I am now using Ubuntu with it's native window manager, but I want to use fluxbox, because of the performance and because I used it before and I liked it... But, for some reason, fluxbox on this new ...
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How to know whether a audio file is CBR or VBR?

File size of an CBR(Constant bitrate) audio recording can be calculated using a formula: File Size (Bytes) = (sampling rate) × (bit depth) × (number of channels) × (seconds) / 8 E.g., a 70 minutes ...
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vgdisplay and lvdisplay No volume groups found

root@ubuntu-server:~# pvdisplay root@ubuntu-server:~# vgdisplay No volume groups found root@ubuntu-server:~# lvdisplay No volume groups found root@ubuntu-server:~# what to do. I can't find ...
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Linux “top -c” to show full command

What parameter can help me to display the full command using top -c? For example, I have one of the oupput from top -c 5073 mysql 20 0 298m 12m 4668 S 0 0.0 29:27.46 /usr/sbin/mysqld ...
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Can't boot after installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my notebook

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my notebook but I can't boot. The status is a black screen and no key works. Strangely, I can boot the Ubuntu as a next method: Plug USB stick (install program) Boot ...
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How to set up software RAID 1 on Ubuntu 12.04?

My primary partition is sdb. I add new disk (sda) and formatted it as shown below: fdisk -l Disk /dev/sdb: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders, total 488397168 ...
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Are there any limitations using Active Directory on a Windows 7 setup running on VMWare player?

I want to use Active Directory on a Windows 7 installation setup running on VMWare on Ubuntu 11.10. Are there any limitations on this setup regarding the Active Directory usage?
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How do I switch between routers when connected via Ethernet?

I currently have a Windows 7 machine and a Ubuntu 11.10 media server connected via Ethernet to a router. This router (Router 1) is connected to a Singapore ISP which prevents me from accessing ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Add RAID 1 Array on existing device?

I read How can I add a RAID 1 array in Ubuntu 10.04 and Installing Raid 1 on Existing Ubuntu Server. However, I only have the following 2 hard drives: dev/sdb1 where Ubuntu 12.04 is currently ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not showing video after upgrade from 11

After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04 VLC or any other media player that plays .mov, .mp4, .wmv etc. is playing with a blank screen but audio is fine. It was working on 11 before the upgrade. Any ...
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Determining the address of the file in the mmc (sd-card)

I am trying to put splash screen image on my linux device, i want to read the image from mmc (sd-card). I need to locate the image address on the mmc (sd-card). for example "80a00000". Is there any ...
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Ubuntu - inconsistent performance with software raid-1

I'm installing a new system using soft-raid 1 with two physical disks. While running a few tests (after waiting for the initial sync to complete) I found the harddrive speed was highly inconsistent. ...
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Routing USB devices to VirtualBox virtual machine when host OS does not have device drivers

I'm considering changing my host OS from Windows to Ubuntu and virtualizing Windows in VirtualBox, instead. But I'm worried that there will be issues with some of my devices, such as my USB devices ...
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How do I configure keyboard layouts in Ubuntu 12.04?

Edit: I screwed up, but somehow I got it right after several attempts. HAL has nothing to do with it. Ubuntu has moved to HAL, and commented out the keyboard section in xorg.conf. This means that ...
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How to add a mp3 handler to sox?

I want to play music in the terminal with sox. # install sox/lame sudo apt-get install sox sudo apt-get install lame # play music play music.mp3 # play FAIL formats: no handler for file extension ...
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Ubuntu always asks for RSA certificate passphrase with ftpserver installed

I am trying to learn how to use Linux servers. I have installed Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have apache2, mysql, and proftpd installed. For proftpd I created authentication via TLS. I had to generate a ...
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“Permission denied” error when accessing shared folder between Ubuntu guest and OS X host

I use Ubuntu 12.04 as a guest and OS X Lion on a 2011 MacBook Pro as the VM host with VirtualBox. They are both fresh stock installs. I walked through the settings for the Ubuntu guest to have a ...
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How to transfer files from Windows to Ubuntu on disk

Ok, so I have a PC running Windows 8 that I recently decided to try the new reset option on. Mid way through the reset, the computer shut itself down and now when it opens, it shows an error message ...
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How do I count how many albums I have per decade?

I'd like to know if I have more albums from the 70's than from the 80's, but I can't find any tool which can actually show me a list of albums or give me a count based on metadata. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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What is the most minimal setup I can use to run VirtualBox?

I have an older Dell C521 computer with a decent processor and 8GB of memory. I no longer use the machine but would like to have it available for testing operating systems using VirtualBox. When ...
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Epson TM-T88V formatting issues

I set up a little machine running Ubuntu Server 12.04 with an Epson TM-T88V plugged into it directly. At first I was able to print fine (using lp) but the auto-cutter wasn't working. I realized it ...
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Up Arrow + Left Arrow + Spacebar is not working

On an Ubuntu system I tried to get the pressed keys in JavaScript. I noticed that it's not possible to detect the SPACE key when UP ARROW and LEFT ARROW are pressed at the same moment. How can I ...
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Android Internet connectivity

I've recently downloaded Android x86 (Android 4.0) and installed it in VirtualBox using using android-x86-4.0-RC1-eeepc.iso. Everything is working fine except the Internet connection. I've tried ...
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Repair Ubuntu after unsuccesful upgrading

I was upgrading Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 and during this process I was using Google Chrome and some Nautilus windows and suddenly something came wrong (compiz or other package was updating...) X ...
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Broken packages after upgrading Xubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 LTS

I upgraded my Xubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 LTS. After this, I noted that ssh is no more installed. I tried install it and got this error: we@nemesis:~$ sudo apt-get install openssh-client Reading ...
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Ubuntu alternate install CD kernel modules

I'm using Ubuntu alternate install CD to customize the installation process. I have a hardware that uses Realtak 8188CE chipset for wireless network. If I boot into a LiveCD environment I can connect ...
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Alternate shell behaving strangely

I set up my default shell on ubuntu to be sudosh2 instead of the default /bin/bash. Now when I ssh into the account, I get some presumably bare-bones shell behavior (only $ prompt, arrow keys result ...
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What are some well-known Qt apps in Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm trying to decide between using Qt and GTK in ubuntu, but that's not the topic of this question. I'm looking for some examples of well-known/popular apps in Ubuntu that use Qt/QML. I think that ...
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kernel modules missing

I'm not sure what happened, but I upgrade my ubuntu system to 12.04 and now something is hosed, I can't boot into my 3.2.0-24-generic kernel, all it does is load up to the login screen and then I ...
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How can I configure my PC to turn on when it receives power?

How to make a server turn on when it gets mains power? I have an electricity timer and when it turns on, I want the server to turn on. My BIOS doesn't support the wake up at time function so this is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 how to get tsclient back?

I "upgraded" to Ubuntu 12.04 over the weekend. tsclient (terminal server client), which I used to use all the time here at work, is gone. It was replaced by Remmina, which is terribly unstable and ...
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Failed to symbolic-link /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-24-generic to initrd.img: File exists

Since running an upgrade today I am no longer able to use apt-get. Case in point: sudo apt-get install curl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Why is 32 bit version of Ubuntu the recommended download on Ubuntu.com?

I was wondering if there is any reason why 32 bit would be recommended for download on the Ubuntu.com site. My Macbook Pro 7,1 has a 64 bit processor; I'm wondering whether the support for 64 bit ...
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Restore XFS system to a point in time

I've just made the mistake of trying to install the proprietoy ATI drivers on 12.04 Ubuntu. It asked me to reboot, which I did, and was greyed with a kernel panic. Now I'm looking for the undo ...