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Watermarking videos on Linux

I want to add watermarking on to my FLV videos. Previously I used to do that using FFmpeg's vhook option but due to some problems I had to upgrade it to the latest SVN revision. This version of FFmpeg ...
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Get Quotes database in Linux's fortunes app

I love the fortune app on Linux, enough so that I install it on every Linux box I build or SSH to (with permission, of course). One thing I would like to know is how I can incorporate quotes from ...
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Computer connects directly through modem but won't through router

I've get some problems that kept me from accessing internet on my computer for some time. So i spent the last 6 months using wireless connection on my laptop. Yesterday, I bought a 20 meters ethernet ...
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Partitioning for Windows 8 installation error

This is my partition table. Here Windows 7 is the C:/ of windows 7 and others and softwares is E:/ and F:/ respectively. 18 GB ext4 is ubuntu 10.04 primary partition. The free 42 GB was my D:/ drive. ...
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How to check who has been accessing my Linode server

I've been getting "Disk IO rate warning" emails from Linode - and it looks like it's happening every 7 days. I have a few websites being hosted there and I realise that there are some APIs that I didn'...
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Can't Start Ubuntu on Macbook Pro

I am attempting to load Ubuntu onto my Macbook Pro, Mid-2010, Version 6.2. I partitioned off 50 MB and am downloaded Ubuntu 11.10 onto a disk (ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso). I loaded rEFIt to be ...
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Acer Veriton Z290G display distorted in Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Windows 7 on the Acer Veriton Z290G. I successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04. The only problem I have is that the display is stretched out horizontally, so much that a small portion of the ...
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mySQL outfile & permissions under Ubuntu Linux

I know there are already several postings on the stackexchange sites about Linux permissions, but I can't find the answer to my problem. I'm working on my own laptop (no web server or anything) with ...
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How to choose the best Linux distro depending on your hardware [closed]

I have a centrino 1.7 GHz with 512 RAM. It is an old computer. I tried to google for something that could ease my chose for a good linux distro that would run smooth on that computer and still being ...
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Windows Error Recovery loop when other disks connected (UEFI)

After installing Windows 7 on a Crucial M4 SSD, I installed the rEFInd boot manager on the Crucial's ESP. I then connected an OCZ Vertex 4 SSD (and disconnected the Crucial) and installed Xubuntu on ...
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Installed SSH on Ubuntu computer, can't connect from computer over internet

I performed a sudo apt-get install ssh on my home PC running Ubuntu. When I got to work, I tried to connect with just ssh x.x.x.x where that is my home IP address. The connection is timing out over ...
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How to ssh my desktop(ubuntu) from outside network [duplicate]

I have set up simple ssh server by using openssh on my Ubuntu. I tried to ssh it from my Mac, which successful. But my mac is in the same subnet, which behind same router at my home. my ubunut local ...
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VMware Player 5.0.2: Hide full screen menu?

I'm trying to find a way to permanently hide the VMware menu bar when running in full screen mode. For earlier versions one could add pref.vmplayer.fullscreen.nobar = “TRUE” in the preferences file, ...
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Ubuntu Server with win2k8 Server VM to Host IIS Site Issue

I have a ubuntu server(host), and a windows 2008 r2 server(client) virtual machine on it. All my IIS based sites are located on the host machine, in a location which is shared with the client vm. I ...
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How can I get the terminal in full resolution when running Ubuntu CLI in VirtualBox?

I've installed Ubuntu (latest version) with CLI only, inside VirtualBox running in Windows 7 x64. Switching to fullscreen (CTRL + F in my setup) works, but of course the terminal windows has a low ...
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How to get file ubuntu to virtual box installed windows 7

My original os is ubuntu 12.0.4 , i installed oracle virtual box in it . Then i installed windws 7 . now i need to get a file from ubuntu to windows 7 . how can i get file from ubuntu to windows
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How do I verify the authenticity of a linux system executable?

I'm aware of md5sum and gpg but I have no idea if there are recorded checksums for whatever current version of ubuntu is installed. Do these get recorded somewhere? Specifically I'm suspicious that ...
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Reinstalling Mysql On Ubuntu 10.10(Stuck with bad repositories)

I recently configured NDB-cluster with mysql and Mysql just crashed ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2) tried re-installing mysql-...
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VirtualBox virtual machine use on a processor without virtualisation

I am trying to mount a VirtualBox virtual machine on an Intel B980 processor which seems not to have the virtualisation feature. I have tried to modify the configuration XML into: <CPU count="...
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Connecting ssh from ubuntu

I want to connect to ssh from ubuntu terminal but I don't know how. I have searched it on google but I don't understand. I have an ip adress, username and password. If someone can explain to me how it'...
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How to get the Three.js import/export scripts into Blender on Ubuntu?

I have been working with 3D primitives in Three.js, but now I want to import some models. I plan on using Blender, which I have just downloaded with: sudo apt-get install blender However, I was ...
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mariadb-server install broken after Ubuntu upgrade to 13.04

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04, I couldn't install mariadb-server: mariadb-server-5.5 : Depends: mariadb-client-5.5 (>= 5.5.30-mariadb1~quantal) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Ubuntu cant login as super user Authentication failure,for a previously accessed password

i cant login as super user using su command ,previously it was successful and i am sure that password is correct,previosly there was an issue by changing file permission of www folder and i follow ...
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How to automatically mount a file containing an encrypted file system, when a user login?

The file can be mounted manually via 'cryptsetup luksOpen' and 'mount /dev/mapper' but I would like it to be mounted automatically while logging in and by showing a GUI dialog for the passphrase just ...
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query 8.8.8.8 from windows OK, from linux failed

I have Netgear as router, NetGear itself has 8.8.8.8 set as prim dns. Windows is connected to NetGear and Ubuntu is, while I can nslookup cf16.eu 8.8.8.8 (it goes on UDP/DNS) I get no response ...
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Swapping.. OS Partitions?

Occasionally I get tasked with literally swapping the installation locations of Windows/Ubuntu. We build PCs for developers and by default they come with a 120GB SSD and a 2TB 5400 split into two ...
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add group to /dev/ttyUSB*, Ubuntu 10.02

I am using a USB to Serial converter on /dev/ttyUSB0 and need the group gpib to have access. I'm running Ubuntu 10.02 ls -l /dev/ttyUSB0 outputs 0 crw-rw---- 1 root 188, 0 2013-05-07 13:58 /dev/...
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Change default mount group of USB drive in ubuntu

I have a shared, family computer which has USB drives attached to it. Multiple users can be logged in, that sort of thing. All of the users have been added to "Access external storage devices ...
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Which bootloader to use when dual booting a Mac without OSX (Win/Ubuntu)

A while back I used Bootcamp to install Windows 8 on my 2011 27' iMac. Accidentally using the Windows installer I overwrote Windows onto my OSX partition. Now I would like to install Ubuntu on to my ...
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Ubuntu server closing connection after successful login

I was unable to connect to the server through winscp (after changing permissions of www directory of Apache server accidently), it shows Cannot initialize SFTP protocol. Is the host running a SFTP ...
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config error: why sendmail concatenates domains?

trying send mail via sendmail forward to cf16r@wp.pl, my domain is dorotamama.eu. and I get following: May 6 17:55:47 myubuntu sm-mta[3856]: r46FrhNl003854: to=cf16r@wp.pl, delay=00:02:03, ...
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How do I set the default permission of 775 for all new files and directories in server?

I'm trying to set the permission of any new files to 775 by default (inherited from parent folder), so that every user group can edit these files. I have found and followed this tutorial with no ...
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Allow multiple users to simultaneously access different Virtual Machines created in Virtual Box installed in Ubuntu

I want to setup a Ubuntu Virtual Box having different Windows version, and allow multiple users to remotely access the desired window machine from their own Ubuntu Installation simultaneously. I've ...
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Why I can access the dir // in Linux?

I found this dir in my ubuntu server momo@myubuntuserver:/$ cd / momo@myubuntuserver:/$ pwd / momo@myubuntuserver:/$ cd // momo@myubuntuserver://$ pwd // momo@myubuntuserver://$ cd /// momo@...
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Change Chrome Scrollbar Color

under ubuntu since chrome came out the scroll bar color is silver and hard to see (the contrast) is there a way to change it?
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What is causing this post-commit error “database is locked” when I perform SVN commits?

I have a Ubuntu machine acting as a subversion server via an svnserve daemon (as root) in my private network. The svnserve daemon reads from a mounted SMB share that is on our raid setup. I can ...
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Where do files and directories go when I run 'rm -rf folder_or_file_name' in Ubuntu 10.04?

When I delete folders or files in the Nautilus GUI, those folders/files go to Trash but where do folders/files go when I run rm -rf folder_or_file_name in terminal in Ubuntu 10.04?
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How do I give the OOM killer teeth again?

Back in the day I used to curse the OOM-killer for being over-aggressive and killing apps I was using. Now, as I periodically watch my system thrash for 15 minutes because of some ill-behaved program, ...
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Problems with Ubuntu Software Center

I have some problem with Ubuntu Software Center. Once I open it, it closes automatically without any permission. When I run it through the terminal, this is the feedback I get: vangjush@vangjush:~$ ...
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Application windows always open on the top left corner of the screen on Ubuntu

I find this a highly annoying "feature" on a wide screen monitor that my mostly used apps - terminal and gedit always open directly under the top-left corner of my screen and I have to drag them to my ...
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Why my Grub 2 version is 1.99?

Pretty much like the title says. I'm using Kubuntu 12.04, and my installed grub packages are grub-pc and its various dependencies. The package description says GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (...
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Change windows 7 as the primary bootloader

Uh, I'll first tell you the history of OS Changes that have ever occurred to my computer : First I installed Windows 7 on a partition (333 GB). Next after Windows 8 Consumer Preview was released, I ...
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Moving from one user to another in MySql

To login into mysql, in ubuntu we have a option from terminal like shell# mysql -uxxx -pyyyy; Now, I would be as "XXX" user in mysql. and terminal would be like mysql> Now, I want to ...
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How to change DNS on hotspot

I have a laptop with ubuntu installed, and i turn on wireless hotspot. On my laptop, i have a http server, and i changed /etc/hosts file, and change 127.0.0.1 and my ipaddress(the wireless card ...
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Check which printer is online

I have one machine with Windows 7 - Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot, i installed and shared over the network my printer on every two operating systems, naming it printer-windows on w7 and printer-linux on ...
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How to view windows files while running Ubuntu from a CD?

After crashing, my windows laptop stopped booting up correctly (it boot loops instead of booting into windows). I used a windows recovery disk, and saw via the console that files could still be viewed ...
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How to zoom the screen in windows 7 like in linux (Ubuntu)

In linux we can zoom the screen using Windows Key + Mouse Scroll. On windows 7 how to do it
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bad interpreter shell script

Hi I'm trying to write a shell script for plotting with gnuplot however I keep running into the error: bash: ./plot.sh: usr/bin/gnuplot: bad interpreter: No such file or directory I have checked the ...
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Booting from Ubuntu 13.04 from CD stops

I am trying to boot Ubuntu from a CD because my harddrive gave out. I see a little icon at the bottom and a little man, like it wants to boot, then the screen goes black and the CD stops spinning. ...
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Execute a command every time Terminal is open

I'm on Ubuntu 13.04 and I'd like to configure my terminal, so that every time a new tab/window is open, it executes the following command automatically and right away. /bin/bash --login How could ...