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Ubuntu resolution not detected correctly

I recently installed Ubuntu on a dual boot with Windows, and I'm struggling to make Ubuntu detect correctly my resolution. I have a 1920x1080 screen, but when I run xrandr, I get this Screen 0: ...
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Can't install openssh under ubuntu 14.04

I am just trying to install openssh-client and openssh-server on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. When I do sudo apt-get install openssh-client I get the following: http://pastebin.com/YJp04iin (I ...
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Java development in osx vs. ubuntu

In my job I do 60% hands on coding and the rest is divided between biz-dev and product. I've been using Ubuntu for the last 5 years and I've been extremely happy with the experience. especially when ...
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How to fix Ubuntu 14.04 suspension - abruptly suspends and after manual suspension unsuspends

I had a problem when I closed my lid the desktop did not suspend so I read this post however this did not help so what I did is to rollback now my files looks as attached below. However now I have two ...
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Incorrect CPU temp on AMD A10-7850 APU (Kaveri) on Ubuntu Linux 3.16 kernel

My machine has an AMD A10-7850K APU which runs very nicely. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 when it was released, however it launched with the 3.13 kernel which did not have official support for Kaveri ...
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How to get latest version of git?

I am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS, need to install git 1.9.5 or above. I did sudo apt-get install git then ran git --version and it shows I currently have 1.9.1 installed. Git download url shows latest ...
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How to run a script after startup on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have scoured the web and tried numerous solutions. Nothing has worked for me so far, hence this question. I have a rails application that I run with mongrel_rails start -e production -p 80. That ...
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Using ppp0 via VPN for everything but ftp

I have an ubuntu server I use to wget certain files from the internet via a VPN. I have set the VPN up using PPP0 and currently adjust the route like this: sudo route add default ppp0 Everything ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not detecting my disks on boot

After successfully booting and running an installation from a Ubuntu Live USB, I can’t boot the new system. The initramfs /dev directory is never populated with sda and sdb, my disks. They don’t ...
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Samba: “A device attached to the system is not functioning”

All of a sudden, my samba server (version 4.1.6-Ubuntu running on Ubuntu 14.04) won't allow connections from my PCs. Anytime I try to access the server (e.g., \mydomain.com) or the specific share ...
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Block web sites for VPN clients

I installed IPSEC L2TP VPN Server on Ubuntu 12 x86 vps machine. I want to block some web sites for clients connected to VPN Server. So, changed hosts file in Ubuntu to block accessing unwanted web ...
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Installing CentOS from bootUSB with two ISO files

I want to install CentOS upon Windows 8(dual boot) replacing Ubuntu 11.04. I have two ISO files (dvd1 and dvd2). Suggest me ways to install the OS from USB. I tried using Unetbootin but it is not ...
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How to delete the 2nd bootloader created by EasyBCD and leave GRUB?

I have two bootloaders now; I have the GRUB and the EasyBCD that I've created before the Linux was installed properly. After reinstalling Ubuntu for the 2nd time, the GRUB came right, but now that I ...
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Error report when hibernating ubuntu/thinkpad

When I hibernate my laptop (Thinkpad T440p with Ubuntu 14.10 (64Bit)) it shortly blinks the following error message before hibernating. The system itself is relatively virgin. With the following ...
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Edubuntu stuck on installation

I've had this problem using multiple discs on multiple drives on this one computer. I'm trying to install edubuntu 12.04 on an old desktop. It boots to the disk, I select english and then "install ...
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chromebook with ubuntu with trusty and unity envioment

When I'm playing minecraft on my my Linux OS and hit "left ctrl + space" I like un-select from the game and my cursor reappears. Really annoying and I need some help, very inexperienced.
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Can I use “gksu” to became root for CLI operation?

I don't care if this is unsafe, because I'm only doing it as a programming exercise, but that's what I want to do: I want to create a C program that, with the "system" command, will call dpkg and ...
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Can't view videos on Ubuntu from handycam

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and I uploaded a few videos to my Ubuntu from an HDR-CX240 Handycam, but every time I try to view my videos, the audio only plays for a few seconds and stops, while the video ...
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Testing network application with virtual network and artificial latency

In order to test a network application in a controlled manner I want to create some sort of virtual network on a single machine in which I can control latencies. (I am running Ubuntu 14.04 x64). I ...
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Disk identifier: 0x00000000

I have a little problem with copy ISO into my Usb. If if copy a disk image downloaded from the ubuntu web site, all it's great: dd bs=4M if=Desktop/trusty-desktop-i386.iso of=/dev/sdb && ...
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How do I dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 with 3 drives?

At the moment, I currently have 2 drives installed in my machine. A 64gb SSD that contains Windows 7, and a 1TB HDD that contains all other data (such as most programs, downloads, etc). Is it possible ...
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why windows boots slower than linux? [closed]

I have Windows 7 and Xubuntu, use the same software (Clementine, Thunderbird etc.), but Windows boots 4 times slower (3-4 minutes) then Xubuntu (1 minute - 40 seconds). When I say boots - I mean the ...
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Atheros QCA8171 not working in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I’ve just decided to move to Ubuntu 14.04 with my Toshiba L50-A-19M and a Wi-Fi board Atheros QCA8171, yet I can’t connect to my home wireless network. Please, give me some hints to get the board ...
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Cannot mount NTFS partitions because of Windows 10?

I have a multi-boot computer, one of the partitions is taken by Windows 10 technical preview and another one is also ntfs. Booting in an Ubuntu-eOS system I get this errors when trying to mount these ...
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Why does Google Chrome (v40) has so many processes open?

I've recently upgraded my Google Chrome to the newest version (38 -> 40) and I'm experiencing system level crashes. This mostly happens when I have two windows and more than a handful of tabs open. ...
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How to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 8.1 on Lenovo IdeaPad?

I’m not understanding the option to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 as dual boot. I know how to run the Ubuntu LiveDVD without installing. Can anyone guide me on how to install Ubuntu along with ...
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Windows 7 emulate wifi pci card as usb

I have a pci wifi card which I want to share with my ubuntu guest (virtualbox) so that it can act as a wireless router. I know that virtualbox doesn't allow pci passthrough so is there some software ...
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Why (sometimes) I cannot access ubuntu server from IPSec client

My home network topology is: [My laptop] ipsec ip: one of 10.0.0.0/24, internet ip is dynamic from ISP | | <-- internet --> | [My router] running openwrt, LAN ip is: 192.168.1.1, ...
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Searching a application name returns “sorry no match” in Ubuntu 14.04

It was all working well in my Ubuntu 14.04. Suddenly I couldnt search any apps through search(by pressing super key). I used to type "Terminal,System Monitor" and it will display those apps. But ...
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How to install qbittorrent from the source?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I'd like to know the steps of source installation of qbittorrent. I know that some of you might say why bother yourself when there's .ppa, but I really want to learn ...
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Can't access some websites

I have a networking/dns problem in my laptop. I can't access some websites. For example www.accuweather.com I am using a wireless connection. The issue is just in my laptop. I can access the sites ...
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What is the executable /usr/bin/host on linux good for? Can I kill it?

So I had a compromised /usr/bin/host process running and trying to open HTTP requests out of my machine. I killed it. But now I am wondering. Do I need /usr/bin/host for anything? How do I re-install ...
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How to make netstat on Linux only show OUTBOUND tcp connetions?

My Ubuntu server is infected and there is a process making a bunch of HTTP requests to a bunch of websites. I have added the following to my firewall (UFW): sudo ufw deny out proto tcp to any port ...
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Unable to boot from Windows Vista DVD on Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop

My Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop doesn't boot from Windows Vista Reinstallation DVD provided by Dell itself. This is an old laptop and I plan to resell it. So I boot from an Ubuntu LiveUSB and do a full ...
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Network Epson printer prints a page of configuration details instead of job on Linux Mint and Ubuntu

I've tried using lpr and the GUI menus in Writer and Document Viewer in Linux Mint and Ubuntu. The printer is EPSON XP-200, connected by network. lpstat -a lists it as accepting requests. Each time, ...
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Rebuilding FakeRAID RAID 5 with new disk, no partitions show up, invalid PMBR

I have a RAID 5 array with 4 2TB disks on a HP Z800. One disk failed and was swapped out for a new one. I went into BIOS Intel Storage Matrix Utility and set the Array to rebuild with the new disk. ...
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ssh session timeout using openssh client

I have a system which I can reach via ssh. I can reach it from a windows PC using putty and from a ubuntu system (Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS). When I connect with putty to the system and doing the following ...
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What is an optimal way to transfer 300 GB of data from one laptop to another, and back?

I need to perform an operating system reinstall on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I have valuable data of size 300 GB that I would like to temporarily back up to another laptop (running Windows7), and copy ...
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Cannot unzip xymon-4.3.18.tar.gz; “No such file or directory” error

I have a problem unzipping an archive. ubuntu:~% sudo gzip -dc xymon-4.3.18.tar.gz | tar xf - gzip: xymon-4.3.18.tar.gz: No such file or directory tar: This does not look like a tar archive tar: ...
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/etc/update-motd.d/98-fsck-at-reboot exited with return code 1

I created a new user using adduser adduser test adduser test sudo but on login I get the following error run-parts: /etc/update-motd.d/98-fsck-at-reboot exited with return code 1 Unable to cd to ...
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Unable to log into encrypted root drive after running virtual machine

I am unable to log into my encrypted hard drive on the host which is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop. This all happened after I did the following. Ran VirtualBox Created a VDI drive Installed Kali Linux ...
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Unable to log into encrypted root drive after running virtual machine [duplicate]

I am unable to log into my encrypted hard drive on the host which is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop. This all happened after I did the following. Ran VirtualBox Created a VDI drive Installed Kali Linux ...
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LinuxMint 17.1 / Ubuntu 14.10 get stuck on reboot after install in VirtualBox

Trying to install LinuxMint 17.1 / Ubuntu 14.10 and it is getting stuck on the reboot phase after I install it in VirtualBox 4.3.20 r96997. How can I get this fixed?
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Which GUI framework is used to make Ubuntu?

I'm interested to know, Which GUI framework is used to build ubuntu? As well i know it is built in C/C++. But what GUI is used to make Ubuntu? Help would be appreciated!
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How to allow only subnet for port with iptables

What i am trying to do is to DROP any packets to specific UDP port, except those one from my secured subnet 10.8.0.0/24. iptables -t nat -A --src 10.8.0.0/24 -p udp --destination-port 63210 -j ACCEPT ...
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ZFS on Linux - is the .zfs special directory incompatible with find?

My ZFS pool has a number of datasets with snapshots that contain junk. I'm copying the valuable files to a new dataset so that I can then delete the snapshots. The basic approach I'm taking is to ...
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Does macbook pro with ubuntu on it supports ethernet or not?

I saw this an it was not clear: Ethernet: It works with a USB ethernet adapter. A thunderbolt-to-ethernet adapter works only if it is plugged in before boot. But it stops working after ...
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Why is Firefox opening PNGs with Wine when there is no such association in preferences?

When I have a .png attachment in GMail it offers to save the file, or, for some reason, open it in Wine: But if I look in the Appliations panel: This is a bit of a WTF for me: why is JPEG and ...
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Can I mount fully encrypted HDD from another HDD? (TrueCrypt)

I have two HDDs. One with Windows 7 installed, another with Ubuntu. The first one is fully encrypted with TrueCrypt while the other one with Ubuntu is not. HDD A -> Win7, encrypted HDD B -> Ubuntu, ...
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ubuntu Filezilla error on dowloading files from amazon linux cloud server

I am using Ubuntu 14.10. I am trying to download files from amazon cloud server, it throwing error like local:unable to open /path of the local directory File transfer failed I changed the path ...