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Run several OS on same hardware in way that it is easy to switch between them

I have to design a setup with several software installations on the same hardware in way such that it is easy to switch between the installations. I dont want to install images each time but be able ...
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I mess up installing my Ubuntu and now i can't boot my windows

I almost know nothing about Ubuntu,my friends installed it for me (he is far away and can't be contacted so i can't ask for his help) So it begin when i try to uninstall Ubuntu i delete the ...
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How to check which apache modules are enabled/installed?

Which is the most elegant way to check which apache modules are enabled?
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Linux: which method does linux use to log out [duplicate]

I'm interested how does linux log out work(what happens when I click log out from GUI). I've searched and found few ways to log out. pkill -KILL -u {username}, gnome-session-quit. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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timeout on connecting to vsftpd on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to run a FTP server on it, using VSFTPD. I think the server is running as it should, I can connect to it locally: root@my-server:~# ftp <IP> ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu VM on virtualbox through putty and accessing Internet

I want to run Ubuntu on VirtualBox. I have downloaded ready VM online. Also tried running the VM. Now I want Internet connection on this machine, and also want to connect to Ubuntu 32 bit Guest OS ...
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Ubuntu install Amazon Redshift driver: Data source not found

I'm having problems installing the Amazon Redshift ODBC driver on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. These are the steps I took: $ sudo apt-get install unixodbc $ sudo apt-get install php5-odbc $ sudo dpkg -i ...
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How to Compile and Install Remmina From GIT Repository for Ubuntu (KDE)?

Gentlemen, I would like to compile a version of Remmina directly from the GIT repository, because I need to apply a patch to fix a problem. With the command sequence below I can compile it and ...
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ffserver crashes with my config file

I'm running ffserver (avserver version 9.18-6:9.18-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) with my own conf file but for some reason ffserver seems to be crashing on startup, no matter what I change in the conf file. When ...
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Open eclipse with a linux user that doesn't have graphical environment (created from console)

I created an user from console in my Ubuntu Destkop 14.04 LTS, doing this: sudo addgroup hadoop sudo adduser --ingroup hadoop hduser I used that user for doing all sort of stuff, because i'm using ...
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PPTP VPN works from Windows, not Linux

I can't connect to my work's PPTP VPN from Linux. But when I reboot to Windows, it works. I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and I try to connect using Network Manager and PPTP plugin. nmap returns the ...
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Lastpass and key bindings

I'm using lastpass in Firefox (on Ubuntu 13.04 with the latest stable rev of Cinnamon). Each time that I begin to fill in a text field and attempt to press the down arrow to select a list Firefox ...
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how can i get SYN & SYN+ACK value for current tcp connection of any website on Browser?

As I know that '$sysctl | grep net.ipv4.tcp' gives the system wide TCP parameter value,I need to make a script in Bash for my college practical file in which If we open Browser and input the ...
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GeForce 845M for external display (2560x1440)

Can a GeForce 845M (laptop graphics card) run an external monitor with a resolution of 2560x1440? Will it go smoothly (not gaming)? Can it also simultaneous render the display of laptop 1920x1080?
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Upgrading Kubuntu through LiveCD after Crash

I have accidentally purged some important stuff, I think, causing my Kubuntu 14.04 to not boot past the startup logo (see my earlier question on Unix Stackexchange here). I can, however, run Kubuntu ...
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How to tell GEDIT to reload currently opened file

I am using GEDIT and I would like to have a shortcut key that allows me to tell GEDIT (on Ubuntu) to force reloading from file system the currently opened file. How can I do that?
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Custom script run with sudo - command not found

Problem: Running a script as sudo returns sudo: mount-remove-hiberfile: command not found Info: Scripts folder: '/scripts' (all my custom scripts are kept here) My User: 'cybex' ...
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Ubuntu - Checking whether a harddrive is unpartitioned, runs an OS, or just a data disk?

I dug up an old harddrive and I want to see what's on it. I don't remember if it was ever partitioned, or if it runs windows, or if it's just a backup disk. Here is what I've done: Plug in disk, ...
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Can't Resolve this Issue while uninstalling Kubuntu

This error is coming Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: **The following packages have unmet dependencies:** gir1.2-caribou-1.0 : Depends: ...
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LXD containers and networking with static IP

I have done some Docker testing over the years, but for a specific kind of testing, I need a little more then just application containers. So I turned to LXC/LXD containers, which is great. After ...
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Windows 10 upgrade using another partition — cannot boot up anymore

I have a dual-boot set up with Ubuntu 14.04, Win 8, and a Storage partition. Since my Win 8 partition is full, I have to choose the Storage partition during the Win 10 upgrade menu. During the ...
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VirtualBox crashes Ubuntu 16.04 vm's

Host: xubuntu 16.04 amd64 Guests: xubuntu 16.04 and lubuntu 16.04 The vm crash right away when booting for the very first time from the desktop iso's. The screen gets garbled. And that's it. The ...
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Force ubuntu to access internet through proxy

I've set up a squid forward proxy to cache all internet requests. I have a public ip and opened port 3128. Now I just need to set my ubuntu server to force all internet connections to pass through ...
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How to connect a vm to pc wth nc

I'm using a PC with Ubuntu Desktop and a VM (Virtual Box) with Ubuntu Server. I would connect my ubuntu desktop to VM with NC. How to I've setup my VM? My setting network of VM has bridge and with ...
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Cant get systemd to prompt for password (on Ubuntu 16.04)

I'm struggling mightily with systemd. I'm wanting it to prompt for a password during startup. It does not provide me with a prompt. I have tried multiple variants to get this to work - I currently ...
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Ubuntu low disk space on Filesystem root. How to resize root or delete files?

When I first installed Ubuntu (actually ElementaryOS) I didn't think that it would take up that much space, so I made the OS partition 15GB and /home 100GB. sda5 and sda6 are my Linux partitions. ...
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Usb boot failure.Result “Grub rescue”

I have ubuntu studio and want to install Windows 10 completely (not dual booting). But when I try to make a bootable pen drive I am failing for a long time. I had used WinUsb for the installation of ...
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XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not set in the environment

I open a terminal and use sudo -s -u mysql. Now when i try to open a file, whose owner is mysql using gedit xyz.err, I get the error : No protocol specified ** (gedit:23076): WARNING **: Could not ...
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Ubuntu on dual boot messed up my partitions

I have windows 10 on C: drive and I installed ubuntu 14.04 on D: on the 30.51 GB partition and Ubuntu 16.04 on 7.92GB partition. But both my ubuntu are always crashing and I want to delete and ...
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Ubuntu doesn't release caps lock

I usally use the Caps Lock to write the first capital letter of a word, and it happens that when i release it, ubuntu waits before effectively releasing the caps lock. i.e. if on the keyboard i press ...
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How do I move files and directories to the parent folder in Linux?

In Linux (Ubuntu), how do you move all the files and directories to the parent directory?
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes on loading installation from bootable USB

My laptop is ASUS N552 Cpu : i7 6700 skylake Gpu : nvidia gtx960m dual with intel hd graphics Its working fine with windows 10 but when i try to dual boot it with ubuntu it freezes at ubuntu loading ...
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Open Ubuntu Bash's GUI applications on Windows 10

I have installed Windows 10 Insider build just to use Ubuntu Bash. I noticed its entire Ubuntu on Windows so I tried to install a GUI app i.e. Gedit. It was installed properly but when I try to open ...
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Make keyboard in Ubuntu 14.04 act like in Windows?

I am a veteran programmer used to using Windows primarily for coding. I am now doing a lot of coding on Linux using Ubuntu 14.04. I'm really enjoying the distro but the default keyboard behaviour is ...
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Edit server.xml and get “This site can’t be reached” IP “refused to connect” error

I literally added a period(.) in the tomcat/conf/server.xml file, restarted Tomcat, and got the above error. That was expected.. But after I remove the period, save and restart Tomcat, the error ...
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What do I need to boot Windows 10 from a usb drive on grub2?

I am trying to install Windows 10 on my Dell XPS 13. I installed the ubuntu 16 I have running now from a bootable usb, but I have not succeeded with windows 10. I got the .iso from microsoft: ...
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Is it possible to install the Helvetica font on linux?

I don't know too much about the licensing issues surrounding fonts, but I would like to install Helvetica on my machine for my own personal use. I haven't been able to find a whole lot about this on ...
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OpenVas: Changing Web Interface Listening Port

Installed OpenVas on Ubuntu 14.04 box. Trying to change the listening ports so I can access GSA remotely but I don't see any of the settings in /etc/default/ as instructed in Mohammad Razavi's notes. ...
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Windows 10 installer don't recognize SSD (and Ubuntu does)

I have a problem with SSD (Intel 535 series). I've replaced with it a dvd-drive in my laptop (Asus L551LN). So now I have my old hdd in the old place and new ssd in the dvd-drive place. The problem ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS virtualization

I am building a web application for a family member and I need to learn Linux Administration, since I will be setting up the server myself. I've heard a lot about virtualization on server, but I have ...
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How get the value of TCP connection establishment timing,retry timing in ubuntu 14

how i get the value of TCP connection establishment timing ,retry timing for any TCP connection and also Quality of services parameters in Ubuntu .
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Copy paste a table from a webpage to Gmail

Edit: my original question was about IPython notebook (Jupyter), although I found that the same behaviour is with arbitrary tables from the web. I would like to be able to copy (Ctrl+C) and paste ...
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How do I stop services from starting on boot on Ubuntu?

I have lots of servers installed (Apache, MySQL, etc.), but I don't want them all to start at boot time (they drain power, and I'm on batteries most of the time). How do I configure this?
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Install Firefox addon in chroot environment

My goal is to install some Firefox addon inside some chroot environment. I see 2 options here: either run firefox with X from within the chroot and install the addons or put all the files where they ...
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How can I solve VLC's dependency “vlc-nox”?

I have installed Ubuntu (Ubuntu 2.6.38-11-generic-pae #50-Ubuntu SMP, i686 Athlon i386 GNU/Linux). I am newcomer in Linux. I am trying to install VLC media player using command line: % sudo apt-get ...
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Apache start error: Cannot load libphp5.so

I'm getting the following error when trying to start Apache on an Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) vserver: apache2: Syntax error on line 204 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on line 1 ...
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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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Software packages won't download because of “insserv” and “virtualbox”

Problem All of the packages I try to install won't because of a problem with "insserv" and virtualbox. It's probably because of VirtualBox, but I don't know what part of it is causing the error. I'd ...
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Accessing port 80 using hostname.local from outside guest

I have a ubuntu server running inside VM. The hostname is ubuntu. I am able to ping "ubuntu.local" from the host and also from other computers in the same network. However, when I try to browse to ...
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Unable to install ubuntu on my hp laptop with insydeh20 BIOS

I get the screen asking if i want to install or try ubuntu but after that it loads for a while and i get an initramfs screen which says 'Unable to find a medium containing a live filesystem'. I have ...