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Cannot access Samba Share from windows 8.1

I have recently upgraded from windows 7 to windows 8.1 on one of my home workstations. I have another machine running Ubuntu 13.10. Prior to the update to windows 8.1 i was able to access the shares ...
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Ho do you stop and start php-fpm?

Ok I'm trying to install Ion Cube on an AWS instance created by Bitnami: https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B007OUYR4Y/ref=srh_res_product_title?ie=UTF8&sr=0-4&qid=1413489962522 ...
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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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SSH access to AWS Ubuntu EC2 Instance times out

I'm new to AWS, I've setup a micro instance on Ubuntu. I have created and downloaded a key pair. I have also set up the security user group, everything has SSH set to all on port 22. I keep getting ...
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Text box selection drag direction

Often I am in a program or web page and need to drag-select text in a one-line text box - say to remove part of a search query and replace it with another. What often happens is I'll select, type the ...
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uninstall libc6 package by dpkg

I have install "libc6_2.17-0ubuntu5.1_amd64.deb" on my ubuntu server 12.04. The orginal libc6 on system is 2.15. After install the package, I check it by: ldd --version it shows: ldd (Ubuntu ...
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How do you find the Ubuntu version (release number / name) from the command line?

How do you find the Ubuntu version (release number / name) from the command line?
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How to enter interactive boot mode on ubuntu linux system

On Ubuntu 10.04, How to enter interactive mode at boot time? Can I choose which driver to be enabled? or which Service to be enabled? System blocked at boot time, and closed screen display -- no ...
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Hide files in Linux without using the dot

I wish to hide files in Linux without using the dot, since it's possible in Windows. Is there a way to do this?
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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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Hyper-V Clipboard and Integration Services in Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running in Windows Hyper-V. I am experiencing a problem with the Clipboard (copy from host to Virtual Machine), it is not working correctly (It was not working with Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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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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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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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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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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CURL Error version OPENSSL_1.0.1 'not found …'

I have the last few days, a concern with CURL. I get this error: curl: / lib/i386-linux-gnu/libssl.so.1.0.0: version `OPENSSL_1.0.1 'not found (required by / usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu / libcurl.so.4) ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Chrome Audio Muted

Updated from Ubuntu 12.04->12.10->13.04. Everything went smooth except for Chrome. Chrome has no audio, period, from Youtube or anything. If I open up Pulse Audio volume controller I can see ...
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Windows 10 can not read a perfectly fine FAT32 partition

After some time using Ubuntu, I came back to Windows (keeping an Ubuntu partition whenever I need to make repairs), but was surprised to see that Windows wasn't recognizing my data partition (formated ...
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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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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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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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Sierra Wireless AirCard 313U (AT&T Momentum 4G) on Ubuntu Linux

I'm trying to get a Sierra Wireless AirCard 313U (more specifically, the AT&T Momentum 4G) working under Ubuntu Linux. I've looked at a number of pages so far: How to connect internet using ...
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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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Why doesn't ls show the group name?

When I use ls -l, it does NOT show the group names in the listings. Only the user names. aj@host:/media/storage$ ll total 724 drwxrwxrwx 10 root 4096 Sep 17 18:23 . drwxr-xr-x 3 root ...
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error: no such partition. Grub rescue

I deleted my Linux (Ubuntu) partition from Windows and I forgot to repair the MBR. I don't have my windows boot CD with me nor a CD drive. Is there any small utility that can be easily downloaded (I ...
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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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Bash completion makes bash start slowly

Starting a bash on my ubuntu system takes about 2 seconds. If I remove loading /etc/bash_completition in .bashrc it starts without delay. Of course I don't want to give up completition and I don't ...
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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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How to recover a VMware virtual machine

I was running Ubuntu in VMware Player. It froze up when I was using it, so I killed it with the Task Manager. The reason it froze was because I ran out of disk space. So after killing the process I ...
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How to add a pre-made profile to gnome terminal

So I just re-installed Ubuntu, but before I did, I grabbed my old gnome-terminal profile. Now I want to put that profile wherever it is that gnome keeps the profiles, so I can select it through the ...
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How can I get Ubuntu to recognize Asus X205T hardware

It was kind of a miracle to get Ubuntu just running on this x205t, but I got through it by following this: Asus X205T Legacy boot However, when trying to set up the sd card reader, part of the code I ...
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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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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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Skype for Ubuntu - pictures sharing broken

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 x64 and have skype 4.3.0.37. It is a well-known issue that with this old version all pictures sent by the other party are received as links like this: ...
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Sync iPhone in Ubuntu 11.04

I want to sync music on my iPhone 4 (version 4.3.3) with Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any working way to do that? I've already tried Amarok, Banshee, and iTunes on wine. None of them work.
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force SSH (on client) to ask for password (Xubuntu)

Please, how do I configure the SSH-asking-password politics? I am using hibernate a lot on my laptop. The problem is that when I resume and make a SSH connection which I had already done in the ...
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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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Failed to open stream: No such file or directory

I have made a backup of all archives from ftp, deleted them all them copied all folders to the same place. Now I got this error: Warning: require(/../private/shADMIN/fuel/app/bootstrap.php): failed ...
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Solving Canon PIXMA MP190 E27 error

Suddenly our printer -- Canon PIXMA MP190 -- stopped working and it shows E27 (E ... 2 ... 7) error. From what I saw, this means Ink Absorber is Full. Most of search results recommend to put the ...
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Recover data from corrupted LVM partition with TestDisk?

I had setup 3 disks in a LVM array with each disk holding some data. A few weeks back one of the disks "disappeared" from the LVM array and BIOS. After rebooting, the disk reappeared but does not ...
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Which packages are auto-removable in apt/synaptic

What is the definition of "auto removable" and other sections ("manual"?) in Synaptic ? Intuitively it should be list of packages that are not required by other packages but this does not seem to be ...
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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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Are Android emulators faster in a Linux-based OS than in Windows?

Are the android emulator and other android VMs (like Geny Motion, BlueStack...) faster in Ubuntu (Linux) than Windows? They are pretty heavy in my Windows and I don't know whether I should install a ...
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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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Cups printer “sleeping” for the first 10-30 minutes after computer power on

I have an HP Deskjet 1510 connected via usb to an Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. I have turned off the "Automatically power off printer after 2 hours to save energy" feature by connecting the printer to a ...
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Can't open display after reattach screen session

When I first start my screen session my X-display works. I.e., I can start X-apps like xterm, etc. However, when I reattach my previous screen session, from a different X, the X-display no longer ...
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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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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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printer error waste-receptacle-full

The image displays an error I receive when trying to print out from the printer. I am running Ubuntu and am trying to connect to the printer for the first time. Here are some settings: I ...