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Screencasting from IMX6 to Ubuntu PC through network

How can we do screen cast from the IMX6 screen to Ubuntu PC through network? I tried the gstreamer commands in ubuntu and the screencasting working perfectly in localhost. I used the following ...
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scroll bar stuck at bottom of screen

This problem has been occurring since yesterday. My laptop in on dual boot-Windows 8/Ubuntu. As soon as a webpage is opened or some folder is accessed, the scroll bar shoots to the bottom of the page ...
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How to Enable VPN?

My network administer has disabled the use of VPN, so I can't use VPN on that network. But one of my math website is blocked due to it. Whenever I log to it, I get an error - ERR-CONNECTION RESET ...
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Having problems with the GUI on ubuntu gnome 15.04. Linux responds, but the GUI does not

For some reason, whenever I try to install ubuntu gnome 15.04 on my computer (specs listed below) It boots, I can get to the gnome login screen, and I can log in. But after I log in, it brings me to a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - VLC doesn't show track details in system sound menu/indicator

VLC isn't showing details about the current track in the system sound menu/indicator as seen here: http://s30.postimg.org/k8u7djxo1/Screenshot_from_2015_08_19_21_21_55.png I can still control VLC ...
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Ethernet-Connection ubuntu with VMware Player

I installed VMware Player 7.1.2 on my Windows 7. On my VM I installed ubuntu 14.04. Now I have problems connecting to internet. With my computer I am connected with ethernet. Ubuntu can connect with ...
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Why is so much RAM being cached?

free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 32086 30156 1930 51 564 26606 -/+ buffers/cache: 2985 29101 ...
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xrandr to set display to use single monitor, even if you have another monitor connected or disconnected

xrandr to set display to use single monitor, even if you have another monitor connected or disconnected I have a laptop that can move and be connected to different monitors etc through out the day. ...
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Ubuntu, Seiko SLP 240, Commandline Printing

I have bought an older label printer. The model is »Seiko SLP 240«. I have downloaded, build and installed the driver from the company's website. The printer is working, but it refuses to print the ...
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A dozen of problems with my netbook computer

ok. My netbook is an Acer aspire One ao531h-0bk (in 11 days I am going to celebrate its 6 years since its manufacture), which I have triple booted with Windows 7, 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. When I boot my ...
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Dropbox on Ubuntu without screen

I'm trying to use Dropbox on my Ubuntu 14.04 and I've a very strange behavior. When I installed the computer, everything is alright. But when I use my computer without plugging a monitor, Dropbox ...
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Can not access Hard Disk from Ubuntu 12.04 live CD

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 . OS is corrupted in my system and can not boot. I just go through recovery mode and upgrade my OS but still i can not boot. Using Ubuntu 12.04 Live ...
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Windows 7 will not boot after OS-Uninstaller removal of Ubuntu

Before using OS-Uninstaller my system was: - A fairly new Dell Precision M3800 laptop, 128 MB SSD, 1 TB rotating internal hard drive - Windows 7 installed - Ubuntu 14.04 installed (these as dual ...
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Too many connections from other IP addresses and my own IP address

I get thousands of connections from same IPs. It takes down my web server (Apache). How could I restrict 1 ip to open only 10 connections max using ip table rules? My 2nd issue is there are so many ...
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Axel-command-line-downloader just show progress?

Is there any way to hide all output from axel command but DO NOT HIDE progress bar. I want to get output like; [ 5%] [0 1 2 3 ] [ 567,5KB/s] [15:59] This ...
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Can't login to my account and as guest

Today I've updated Vivaldi and Opera on my Ubuntu 15.04. After reboot I can't login to my account and as guest. It bounce me back to login screen again and again. If i press CTRL+ALT+F1-F6 i get only ...
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VM apt-get install - network is unreachable

I have a Vagrant backed Ubuntu VM which I'm trying to do some performance testing on. In order to do so I'm trying to install gdb When I run apt-get install I see the following: ...
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How to block certain folders in local web server excluding the root folder

I am already using the hosts file to block unwanted websites like 127.0.0.1 google.com . How can I block local users to access mylocal.loc/private but still want to access other folders like ...
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Extending or Merging root partition remotely

I am currently working remotely on a Ubuntu Server, 14.04 LTS. This is the result of df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/md2 20G 20G 0 100% / udev ...
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Neither Linux mint nor Ubuntu can be installed on Alienware m14x r2

I have bought a laptop from Alienware a few years ago and recently have tried to switch to Linux. However, I have had so many issues with any version of Linux installing that I may be forced to use ...
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Why pinging “drive” gets replies from 127.0.53.53?

I'm using Firefox 31 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 I tried to open Google Drive on Firefox by typing "drive" on the address bar and then clicking on the first Google result (lazy and convoluted, I know). It ...
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Munin throws “SNMPv3 support is unavailable”

I'm trying to configure a DiskStation to use SNMP. I get following error when performing munin-node-configure on my ubuntu system: root@server:/# munin-node-configure --snmp 10.0.0.2 --snmpversion 3 ...
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Lubuntu Ralink 5370 rt2800usb device/driver acting … strange?

I had an old box running lubuntu 14.1 that I connected to my wifi router with a cheap Ralink 5370 chipset usb dongle. A week ago I splashed out and built a new machine and put Lubuntu 15.04 on it, but ...
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How to set quota on a shared folder with respect to a user?

I have a shared folder created on a volume , and how do I set quota on that shared folder with respect to that user , the problem here is that It's a shared folder and the user has just access to the ...
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disabling root ssh access not working

By mistake I have allowed loging as root through ssh, now there are several automated attempts to log as root by some malicious machine. There are so many attempts that the server is slow and my sites ...
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wicd does NOT detect wifi network but iwconfig does

I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 (Minimal with XFCE). Have installed Broadcom BCM4312 driver (b43) using apt-get. I am able to connect to WiFi using iwconfig wlan0 up But wicd says it can ...
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Is it easier to install Ubuntu on a Windows 10 machine or Windows 10 on a laptop running Ubuntu

I am looking at the Dell XPS 13 laptops and they offer a preinstalled version with Ubuntu 14.04. The issue is that I require Windows for some work projects and I am wondering if it's more difficult ...
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ffmpeg gives error DTS out of order and Non-monotonous DTS in output stream

I'm trying to concatenate multiple mp4 videos into one using ffmpeg. The "how to" for this is mostly identical across the web: ffmpeg -f concat -i inputfile.txt -c copy output.mp4 But when I try to ...
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assign ip address to domain name

I have Ubuntu 14.04 VPS with PHP, Apache and MySQL, also have 1 dedicated IP address and a register domain with following free Name server: freedns1.registrar-servers.com ...
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Malware sandbox (Cuckoo) permission denied for pcap file

I am trying to run an analysis on Cuckoo malware sandbox but keep running into a permission error. This is what I get when I submit a file for analysis: 2015-08-16 02:27:27,477 ...
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After Boot Repair, Windows 7 does not boot

After I purchased my computer I followed these steps: Installed Windows 7. Installed Ubuntu. There was no boot option, and Ubuntu automatically boots, leaving me no option to boot Windows. I used ...
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Move documents folder in Ubuntu

I have one doubt how can I move my documents folder and others to my other partition, I red that if I restart my computer I will lost the symbolic link. So how can I do that? Thanks
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Unix chown/give permissions to www-data and user

I have a user, 'joe', to whom I would like to grant permissions (for /var/www/html/) so that I can use ftp (with vsftpd) So I run this command: sudo chown -R joe /var/www/html/ And that goes well, ...
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Clone A Drive With GParted

I have a SSD Drive that has Ubuntu already on it (can wipe it clean, nothing important on the drive). I am trying to boot from a Ubuntu Live CD and use GParted to format the SSD drive (which is ...
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Windows 7: What can I do with my disk to install Ubuntu 14.04 as second OS?

Right now I have Windows 7 installed as main OS. When I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 as second OS, I see my disk space as one partition. Here are my partitions: Is it possible to create new ...
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Ubuntu 14 not dual booting with Windows 8.1

My laptop has an SSD, and a HDD. The HDD has Windows 8.1 installed, and I have installed Ubuntu onto the SSD. I installed GRUB on the HDD, and now my PC doesn't have a boot option for Windows 8.1 at ...
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Is OpenSSH sending an email to no-more-sessions@openssh.com every time I connect?

When I try to connect to my EC2 (Ubuntu 14.04.3) server with ssh -v server, I see this at the end of the log: debug1: read PEM private key done: type RSA debug1: Authentication succeeded (publickey). ...
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curlftpfs ftps mounting drive at boot

I'm trying to mount a ftps folder to my local server. in /etc/fstab I have curlftpfs#url.domain.com:990 /media/ftp fuse ...
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Vagrant / VirtualBox, share mouse and keyboard (mouse integration)

I want to run my IDE within a Vagrant/VirtualBox VM. So I would like to open a view of the VM and interact with the IDE GUI as if it were running on my host. However I've only found two modes for the ...
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Remote desktop into Virtual Machine on Ubuntu Server through a Mac

I'm trying to remote desktop into a Windows virtual machine that is running on Ubuntu Server 14.04. I'm on OS X Yosemite and I can't figure out how to do it. I downloaded the app Microsoft Remote ...
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Find IP address of virtual machine in headless mode

I have 4 windows virtual machines running on Ubuntu Server 14.04 (No GUI) in headless mode. I need to find the IP address of each of them. The network is bridged. I tried the answers in ...
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If XEN can convert my installed OS to guest OS?

Need to run multiple OS (Windows 7, Ubuntu 14.04, 12.04). Never use XEN before. Just want to check: Does XEN have to be installed on top of some OS? Can it be installed directly on a fresh computer ...
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Add Ubuntu official repository keys to Debian

I'd like to compile Ubuntu source packages on Debian. I've added a relevant deb-src line to /etc/apt/sources.list: liori:~% grep ubuntu /etc/apt/sources.list deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu ...
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Boot Windows from GRUB via virtual hard disk

Building on Is there a Linux equivalent for VHD from which it can boot? Is there any way to boot Windows from GRUB such that it is running from a virtual hard disk but everything else is on bare ...
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Installing Visual C++ Redistributable 2012 64-bit in Wine on Ubuntu 64-bit dist

This is a known bug in Wine for 64-bit systems that the 2012 redist does not play well. I am running 14.04 64-bit. I need a pure 64-bit because of the program I am trying to install (Illustrator CC ...
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Eclipse displaying multiple borders per subwindow on elementary OS

On the current version of elementary os, since upgrading to eclipse mars, every dialog/sub window looks like this: Both borders are fully usable, I can drag on both title bars and I can close with ...
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How to access apache web server on Ubuntu from windows

I have Ubuntu server installed along with apache web server for php development. I have configured local network with ip 192.168.0.2 and setup domain as mylocal.loc for the ubuntu server. And I have ...
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VT-x error when setting up VirtualBox on Ubuntu

I have tried to setup VirtualBox on Ubuntu, but I get this error even though Intel virtualization technology (VT-x) is set to Yes in the BIOS: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ...
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Free space in /boot partition with dependency loop

Summarising my problem is that my /boot partition is almost full but I can't free it up due some dependencies loop. Detailed description: I am running a Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS which has the /boot ...
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Set Windows 10 Bootloader to Metro Style

I'm using Windows 10, upgrading from Windows 7. I have Ubuntu installed in my hard disk, so I want to boot Ubuntu from Windows bootloader. After adding Ubuntu to Windows bootloader, I rebooted, ...