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How to recover the ubuntu system?

I installed an Ubuntu virtual machine on Vmware. However, one time the disk was full, the system was installing some updates, it quit without giving any message. Now the system is crashed, I can not ...
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Good Free Ubuntu Server VMWare Image Needed

Can anyone recommend a good, free Ubuntu Server VMWare Image (or Virtual Appliance, as they call them)? I have looked on the VMWare VAM and there are literally hundreds to choose from. I am looking ...
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tclsh script within a sh script permissions

I am having an issue with calling a tclsh script from within a sh script on Ubuntu. I can call the tclsh script form the terminal successfully, yet as soon as I try and automate its calling from ...
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Linux Web Server Cannot ping localhost or anything on the internet

My ubuntu 12.04 server was working fine a few days ago. I didn't change any server configurations, but today all of a sudden I can't ping anything. What could be the potential issue here? I can't even ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 10 Encrypted

So, maybe this is an obscure and stupid question to ask here, but, in my case, Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 are not playing nicely at all. Because I wanted to encrypt my laptop, I decided to sudo dd ...
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DKMS modules for multiple kernels

I have a Ubuntu Studio 16.04 installation with both generic and lowlatency kernels installed that I can choose when I boot (I generally use generic but I may use lowlatency in case I want to do ...
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Logging communication between two VMs

I'm trying to set up "malware lab" described in this paper. So far, I've set up Windows guest system, adding one Host-only Network adapter, and setting this (sorry if the names aren't exactely correct,...
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Network problems with Ubuntu on VMware

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 inside VMware Player running under Windows Vista and I can't connect to the internet or the host computer from the Ubuntu. I have set all the VMware services to “manual”...
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Accesing the internet through work computer with ssh

I have OpenSSH running on ubuntu on my work computer and I can access it through ssh user@123.234.244.34 from my ubuntu laptop. Now I just want to access the internet on the laptop as if I were at ...
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Ubuntu - Save terminal tabs with directories and titles

In the terminal I always have the same 3 tabs open, plus other random ones. It would be nice if I could have the terminal open with these three tabs open and their titles set. I tried gnome-...
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Ubuntu and Linux Mint only run in Software Rendering Mode on Virtualbox

I am trying to figure out why Ubuntu and Linux Mint only run in Software Rendering Mode on Virtualbox. My motherboard supports hardware virtualization and it is turned on, and I have installed the ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 vmware guest keyboard problems

There is a keyboard input problem using Ubuntu 10.04 as a guest in VMWare. I found a website here that explained howto get around this problem in Kubuntu (which uses the KDM login manager. How can I ...
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Why can't I connect to VMWare guest ubuntu via Telnet nor SSH from host?

My host system: Win7(x64) with VMware Workstation 12 VMware Ethernet Network Adapter VMnet1: IPv4: 162.168.86.1 Mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway: VMware Ethernet Network Adapter VMnet8: ...
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Can't mount VMware tools cdrom in VMware Player

I know this should be easy, but I'm having a hell of a time figuring out where the vmware tools cdrom is (for instance it's not /dev/cdrom) and so I can't figure out how to mount it. I'm on Kali Linux,...
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Ubuntu can't mount windows share

I want to access by termin a Windows share so on my Ubuntu 14.04 system I executed the following command: sudo mount.cifs -o username=dana //192.168.1.4/Users /mnt/ After entering the sudo ...
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Access Contol Apache 2.4: Require all denied not working

I turned off access_compat module and changed all Order directives to Require in order to comply Apache 2.4 requirements. My public virtual hosts still working fine. But I get "Require all denied" ...
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Lenovo laptop doesn't go beyond boot screen, can't enter BIOS menu

My Lenovo U510 was originally installed with Windows 8, and I wanted to dual boot Ubuntu alongside it, so I shrunk the existing Windows volumes (there's an SSD and a HDD) slightly in order to make ...
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wifi p2p between ubuntu 14.04 and android

I attempted to make a wifi p2p connection between Ubuntu 14.04(kernel 3.13) and Android 4.4 Kitkat(Samsung Galaxy Note 2) In Ubuntu I use wpa_supplicant v2.1 which is built in to Ubuntu 14.04(/sbin/...
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How do I upgrade vagrant to last version in ubuntu?

How do I upgrade vagrant to last version in ubuntu? sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vagrant vagrant -v --> Vagrant 1.4 ?? Last version is 1.6.5
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Glade for Gtk 2 not work in ubuntu 15.10

I am a new person in Glade GTK . I tried a working program (demo) in my Ubuntu using Python. But I got error message as File "revolution.py", line 21, in init self.builder.add_from_file(self....
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multicraft ubuntu filezilla uploading files half of them corrupt

As you can see by the zeros, the filesize is zero. How do I troubleshoot this problem? The files often get stuck being uploaded, and when they finish, the file size is zero. What causes this? ...
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Windows 10, no Bootloader no Microsoft reserved partition

Let me tell you that I have tried many remedies in this forum and elsewhere but none of them worked for me. The problem is this: I have a Thinkpad x200 (I mention it in case it matters), until ...
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ASUS P8Z68-V occasionally black screen on startup

Sometimes when I start or reboot my computer the screen stays black and won't receive signal from the display adapter. Rebooting the machine once or twice makes it work again. The weird thing is ...
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How do I set up a bridge on Ubuntu GNOME 14.04

I found a guide for setting up a bridge in Fedora and was trying this: $ nmcli connection delete p33p1 $ nmcli connection add con-name br0 type bridge ifname br0 autoconnect yes $ nmcli connection ...
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Connecting to VMware's network from host network

I am using Ubuntu on my VMWare Fusion 7 installed on MacBook Pro Retina. I connected to internet connection via USB to lan adapter on ubuntu. Now I want to access this internet connection on OSX(host ...
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How do I connect to an L2TP IPSec VPN in Ubuntu 16.04?

I have a clean install of Ubuntu 16.04 Linux hp 4.4.0-28-generic #47-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jun 24 10:09:13 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Did an apt-get update and apt-get dist-upgrade I also ...
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Cannot ssh to localhost using key

I have set up an ssh key and want to connect to localhost using key only, without password (note: this is just a test; ultimately I want to connect to an internal git server, where the same problem ...
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Moved VM Ubuntu from Windows to Mac, no longer able to access shared folder

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 VM running on VMware Workstation 11 under Window 7. I have installed Samba and mounted /var/www/ to be accessible through the network connection to access through the native ...
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ubuntu does not control fan speed on acer predator

The Problem I would like the fans to automatically adjust speed based on appropriate internal temperatures. I have a dual-boot with Windows 10 and it works as expected under Windows. However, when I ...
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Recovering exfat from ubuntu and windows

I have an exfat external 500gb drive I use with ubuntu and windows 10. Ubuntu froze up, so I had to force quit and of course my drives all become unusable. Neither windows nor ubuntu was able to ...
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How to install Windows 7 on laptop with Ubuntu?

How to install Windows 7 on laptop with Ubuntu preinstalled? (I want replace Ubuntu, as I already have Ubuntu on another PC). I have Windows installation ISO on DVD. Should I first remove Ubuntu via ...
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How to fix Truecrypt MBR using Command Prompt or Linux live USB?

I was playing with TrueCrypt and decided to make a fresh installation of Windows 7 from USB stick. Unfortunately Windows 7 installer: "setup was unable to create a new system partition" My entire ...
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multi-boot with win10 installed and uefi secure boot

The Problem I am having trouble getting a multi-boot setup on a new laptop and I'm hoping I can find the help I need here. The System A new Acer Predator laptop that came with Windows 10 installed. ...
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VMWare Player does not save changes in guest operating system

I have installed VMWare Player in my Windows 7 Ultimate and I have added Ubuntu 12.10 in a virtual machine. The problem is that every time I power off the virtual machine everything is lost. I mean ...
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How to repair an SD card which shows incorrect size?

I've a Transcend SD card for 16 GB and am using it in my smartphone. One day I've discovered that the smartphone recognize it as 6 GB only. I've tried to find the solution to set the correct ...
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Unable to start Guest OS on Virtual Machine as Kernel driver not installed

I am using Virtual Box on Ubuntu Host machine and Windows 7 as Guest OS. I was able to run Windows before many times but recently after installing updates on my Ubuntu Box, it is showing error. Below ...
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Why would a 3TB disk show as being 746GiB

I have a 3TB HDD and ubuntu 14.04 live dvd is showing it as being 746.5GiB. I've seen this sort of problem with other disks in other situations before and never found a solution. I've even had Seagate ...
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How can I make an Ubuntu virtual accessible to other machines on the LAN?

I have a VMWare Fusion host (OSX Mountain Lion) with an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS virtual. The host is connected to a LAN through a router/switch. I have another machine (OSX Mountain Lion) on the LAN that I ...
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How can I connect via SSH (Putty) to my VMWare machine (Ubuntu)?

I'm trying to connect to my VMWare (Workstation 7.1.3) machine (Ubuntu Lucid) via SSH. I've read through some other posts, but I can't figure this out. I ran ifconfig, and got a inet addr: and Bcast ...
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Can't change permission/ownership/group of external hard drive on Ubuntu

I have an external hard drive connected to my Linux box. I wanted to setup a web server to access files on it, but the permission on all files and directories on the drive are rwx for the owner which ...
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Tilde on Ubuntu virtual machine with QWERTZ keyboard (MAC)

I want to do a tilde (~) on my virtual machine Ubuntu Server (14.04.4) but I couldn't do it from now. I have OSX as OS (QWERTZ keyboard). How is it possible to do it ? I already look at some topic ...
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eth0 not working on copied VMWare fusion VM

When you copy a VM in VMWare fusion - you simply copy the folder of VM files. When you start up the copied one - VMWare will ask you if you copied it or moved - select copied. Then inside the VM, ...
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vboxdrv cannot be auto recompiled after kernel update

I use the oracle VM virtualbox apt source. Recently I always get error after kernel updates: The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission problem with /...
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running command creates several PID services instead of 1 docker ubuntu

I'm running this command inside docker: sudo docker exec -it php7-fpm bash -c 'nohup php /www/site/artisan queue:listen >> /www/site/nohup.log 2>&1' I don't understand why this command ...
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Ubuntu on external drive

Can I put a full version of Ubuntu on an external hard drive and boot off of that hard drive and ignore the built in one. So I dont have to partion drives for dual boot but can boot just from a Ubuntu ...
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Are third party Deb Files safe to install on ubuntu?

Does ubuntu centrally scan and ensure the safety of .deb installation packages? (Like apple store) If not, what are some good way that I myself do some scanning to ensure safety to use it. (in ...
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Unity doesn't work on VNC server under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I find the Unity destkop in vnc4server never works as it did under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Here is my ~/.vnc/xstartup for vnc4server: #!/bin/sh xrdb $HOME/.Xresources ...
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Linux realtime audio visualizer

I'm looking for a program that will visualize anything that goes through my audio-output (in this case it's Spotify) and display it on the screen. Does this exist? I'm running Ubuntu.
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No suitable module for running kernel found - ubuntu 12.04 on LINODE

I am trying to install VirtualBox with Vagrant in Ubuntu 12.04 on a Linode VPS. Everytime I try installing VirtualBox i get an error saying No suitable module for running kernel found {fail}...
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how can remove systemd and use upstart in ubuntu 16

I try to remove systemd service and install upstart in Ubuntu 16.4 but when remove and reboot it, system won't boot, just purple screen. how can remove or disable systemd ?