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Mobile phone which would support ANY Linux distribution [closed]

Do smartphones which would be able to run any Linux distribution exist? I am not talking about emulators, simulators or phones which just support Ubuntu Touch or some Android/Linux modification - I am ...
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Missing AESNI, RDRAND and RDSEED capabilities?

I've got a machine with a Core-i5 5200U. Its a 5th generation processor, so it has AESNI, RDRAND and RDSEED. Its the reason I bought the machine. The machine is running Ubuntu Server 14.04.03. Ubuntu ...
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Radeon R9 270X blank screen on any OS only after installing drivers?

I had to go back to my old computer and after about 6 months of it not being powered on, I reinstalled Windows 7. After I got it up and running, I installed the video drivers. After restarting I'd ...
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Create a remote session able to use a screen larger than allowed by remote hardware

I am trying to use an ubuntu 14.10 laptop with a large screen (2 monitors actually) which size is way larger than its graphics card limits. So I thought to use it via LAN (1Gb/s): with "ssh -X ..." ...
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Octave throwing errors when trying to compile opentld on Ubuntu [duplicate]

When I am trying to run opentld on Linux via octave it throws an error when I try to compile it. The picture with the code below, zoom in and you will see what is wrong. NOTE: I am logged in as ...
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Cloning hard drive with Ubuntu disks

I am trying to clone hard drive on my laptop. Clonezilla does not work for me, I cannot boot from usb-drive and my cd-rom is acting weirdly (not Clonezilla's fault). So I am thinking about booting ...
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Why ubuntu is taking so long to boot? I have used boot chart which shows a boot time of 90 seconds

My system slowed down and now its taking about 90 seconds to boot according to boot chart. After starting also it is taking a lot to time to gain a good speed for tasks to launch. Here is the ...
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500GB SSD + 500GB HDD in caddy with bios that detects only 750GB, what would happen?

I just got a new 500GB SSD and caddy. I will be installing the SSD as the main disk for my OS and working files and install the HDD within a caddy in place of the optical drive. I am not exactly sure ...
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Ubuntu virtual terminal cursor style resetting

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and using one of the virtual terminals (TTY[1-6], accessible via Ctrl-Alt-F[1-6]); I want to permanently change the appearance of my cursor from the apparent default, a ...
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Disk partitioning, partition shrinking for triple-boot

I have the following situation on my main SSD: Boot EFI Windows 10 main (C:) Linux SWAP Ubuntu 15.10 main FAT 32 automounted common partition Now, I would like to add Kali Linux and triple-boot my ...
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Whats a stable version of Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu onto my laptop the other day for a change of pace but it keeps on crashing and stalling. I will freeze for a while or just stop completely and i cannot do anything on it. I have ...
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Cygwin and automated SSH Login - one user works, the other does not

Ok, so I have two windows computers and one linux computer. I setup cygwin and installed the ssh package. I then opened up the cygwin terminal on each computer and ran ssh-keygen -t -N '' I then ...
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Script to Update time

I am using a old laptop which lacks a battery so the wake-up time is during 1980. Thus, I use the NTP service to update the time to the current time.Is there a script to achive this. My os is ...
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How to use apt-get to check if a package is installed?

I have a shell script which checks for some dependencies and installs them if not installed. DEPENDENCIES TO BE CHECKED : git-core, build-essential, libncurses5-dev All these packages get ...
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Draw Networking Diagrams

I am having a hard time finding a software that allows me to draw network diagrams such as topology, flows to put in presentations and papers . Microsoft Visio is not free. Although I don't know if ...
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How can I allow traffic to certain web address but restrict all other in linux

I want my linux (ubuntu 14.04 , 64 bit) system device which has a 3g card in it to have restricted access of internet . I want to build a scenario where if the card is active, the system should be ...
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Data recovery on flash drive showing incorrect size

I have a Kingston 32gb USB 3.0 flash drive that I need to recover data from. The problem is that the drive is now showing as 32.5kb of raw storage in Ubuntu (using gparted) and Windows is not ...
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Downgrade git on Ubuntu 14.04

I want to downgrade git to 2.6.5 with apt-get after accidentally upgrading to 2.7.0. How is it done?
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How to use DNS alias as sender address for sendmail

I have the following setup: My Ubuntu (14.04) server gets a host name from DHCP (real.host.de) and there is a DNS alias (alias.host.de) that points to this host name. Now I want to configure ...
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Geting wrong permissions error using existing VDI in VirtualBox

I'm using the exact procedure here, but I'm getting the error shown below. I created the Ubuntu 15.10 VDI as a guest in Windows 10 (where it launches fine). I'm trying to use it in a VM in Mac OS. ...
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Unable to start Windows without several reboots after installing (and than uninstalling) Ubuntu as a secondary OS

When I start the PC, screen displays the Asus (motherboard) logo, then the screen goes black and becomes inactive. If I restart the PC couple of times, it will finally load Windows. It began when I ...
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Not connecting to internet under Ubuntu and LAN

On a newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 Machine which is connected to the LAN, I cannot connect to the internet and keep receiving the command: "Disconnected. You are now offline". This is a while on the ...
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Inconsistent font baseline on Linux for some fonts

Some fonts on Linux render like in the picture, i.e. some characters are higher up/lower down than others. Is this due to bad rendering or a bad font? Any tips to fix it? (In case it helps: I took the ...
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switching virtual consols in child terminal (in 'cu')

I'm using 'cu' to connect to a Linux appliance via serial port (cu -l /dev/ttyS0 -s 38400). The question is, how do I switch to another virtual console (ALT+CTRL+F2) of the appliance? (In order to ...
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Install JIRA on remote Ubuntu server

I have installed JIRA on a remote Ubuntu server. And now at the end of the installation it says JIRA Software 7.0.9 can be accessed at http://localhost:8080 This address works well on my local ...
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eXo Platform stuck at startup, after “Root container booted”

I already posted in the support forum of the eXo community but didn't get any help from there. I installed eXo platform on my server (Ubuntu 15.05) and after, on the second startup it just hangs on ...
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RAID 5 controller port multiplier

I have 6x320GB HDD and I was considering to create a RAID 5 system (it's for storage only). I use ubuntu 14.04 and I want to ask what RAID controller card allows for 4 (or more) ports without ...
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clone notebook via network

I run an Ubuntu 15.10 notebook (64bit) and need to migrate the system to a desktop without wanting to reinstall. It would be annoying to open the two computers and plug one's disk into the other to ...
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Run shell and check port of specific postgresql version in ubuntu

Several versions of postgresql (9.3, 9.4 and 9.5) on a server with different ports and I want to start the shell of a specific one. If I run the shell: psql It returns: psql (9.5.0, server 9.3.10) ...
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Ubuntu Network Interfaces Configuration: 2 Network Cards

Sorry for broad and ambiguous title. The case is: I have 2 Network Cards, eth0 and eth1. OS: Ubuntu: 14.04. eth0 is configured with static address: 10.1.1.1 and provides WIFI, DHCP and DNS services ...
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Ubuntu old upgrade 8.04 -> 12.04

(Moved from stackoverflow.com) I have a computer running the old Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. As well as 8.04, the next LTS version, 10.04 is also no longer supported. There is no published path of direct ...
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Virtual disk on external drive — VDI or raw?

I plan to keep an Ubuntu work environment on an external SSD and take it back and forth with me between home and work. I'd like to run it in VirtualBox rather than boot directly into it on each ...
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Ubuntu- really akward

First of all- [I have a Samsung mini laptop] [It has a windows 7 ultimate] [I am trying to download Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS (32-bit)] [I've downloaded the iso file and copied it to a bootable USB ...
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how to create backup form PostgreSQL without console postgresql?

I have a VPS (ubuntu base). I can not access to console of postgresql. How should I backup from PostgreSQL? Thanks.
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How to echo multiple lines?

I have such lines: server { listen 80; server_name $brand.mydomain.com; root /srv/www/clients/$brand/soon; } How could I append all those lines at once to the end of ...
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Firefox in Ubuntu has problems accessing Google's services

Only in Ubuntu flavors the browser Firefox from Mozilla causes Google's services to act weird. The experiences I have had more often was totally blank pages after searching something and/or opening ...
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Transfer speed over network faster than from the server itself Ubuntu 14.04

I have a home server low powered 800mhz 2 cpu running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have attached a 5TB external hard drive USB 3.0 and I get average 30MB+/s read speed using hdparm -t --direct. My issue is ...
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Ubuntu with Huawei E398 modem - connected network isn't working - why?

I'm using XUbuntu 15.10 with Huawei E398 modem. Already made usb_modeswich so my modem is available to the system. Lsusb shows my modem: Bus 001 Device 010: ID 12d1:1506 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ...
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How to add power buttons to Linux lockscreen?

I am having trouble with the lockscreen that appears after I wake my computer from sleep mode while running Linux, there is no way to put the computer back to sleep without unlocking the screen. I ...
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Boot Virtual Box From USB

Using Lubuntu can you boot Virtual box from an external USB hard drive? I have a hard drive with a fully operational windows 10 installation on. I would like to be able to mount this drive in ...
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Where To Install Tar.GZ File?

I have download a .tar.gz file and I am running Lubuntu. Once "installed" I would lie the file to show up in the categories under "start." Where should I extract the files to in order for this to ...
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Can access, but not browse, windows network behind Ubuntu router

My network setup is like this: Internet -> Ubuntu router and file server -> PCs. The Ubuntu server (which is a DHCP and DNS server for the network) is running Samba with a couple of shares, ...
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Which is faster and why on first boot right after installation Win10 or Ubuntu 15.10?

I'd like to know because I have had ubuntu take longer to boot than a windows machine even on a SSD. And I was curious about the fresh install verses normal day to day boot.
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Ubuntu 15.10 modified kernel module won't load - must be done manually

A module called alx, which drives my Qualcomm AR8161 Ethernet, loads up on boot and is visible with lsmod. This module is buggy. I found the patches, download the source code for my running kernel, ...
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WOL on Qualcomm Atheros QCA8171 on Linux not working

I simply can't make wake-on-lan to work on my machine. I am new to Linux so probably I am missing something. Below my config. Any input is greatly appreciated. Thank you. My HW Config: AsRock ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: enabled ufw and forgot to allow ssh

Last night I did a most annoying mistake. On a Ubuntu 14.04 server I enables ufw and forgot to allow ssh. Then I logged off. Naturally I am now locked out with ssh. Fortunately my hoster provides a ...
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Virtualbox: Unable to SSH to guest from non-local network

I have virtual Ubuntu server hosted by Virtualbox. The virtual machine is using bridged interface. (The VM must have spesific IP so I use bridged interface.) The virtual machine is on network ...
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apt-get upgrade unixodbc upgraded unrelated packages

On Ubuntu, I try to do apt-get remove unixodbc, but for some reason it always wants to remove jre and a bunch of other unrelated packages. If I try to do apt-get upgrade unixodbc, it tries to upgrade ...
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How to Disable Linux kernel tracer

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 (32bit). The current tracer is set as nop. cat current_tracer nop cat tracing_on 0 Although the current tracer is nop and tracing is disabled, all these following ...
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Sidebar and titlebar disappeared and i cant connect to a wifi network

I use Ubuntu 14.04. Mistakenly i deleted a package which i dint know what i deleted. Later on a restart, I cant see the sidebar and title bar. I also cant connect to internet to reinstall any missing ...