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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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Upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.10 Network-Manager fails to start on boot

I recently upgraded from 14.04 LTS to 14.10. Since the upgrade, the Network-Manager service fails to start on boot. I have checked the syslog and noticed the following errors. nm-dispatcher.action: ...
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XFCE remove minimize (?) button

Is it possible to remove this little button from window? I'm using Linux Mint with XFCE gui and MindnigtWhite theme.
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Alternative versions of SVN subversion on one Linux machine

I work on Ubuntu with several svn java repositories and they have different versions of svn (I can't update svn version on server side). So is it possible to install old subversion version (1.6, 1.7) ...
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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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How permanently change Linux swap disk priority

I’m using two swap disks. Changing the order they are in in /etc/fstab and using pri in fstab doesn’t seem to have any effect. This is what it looks like in the /etc/fstab: #swap on other disk ...
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Why would the Wi-Fi connection on my smartphone perform better than the same connection on my laptop?

The download speeds while connected on Wi-Fi to the same router—an ADSL2+ Wireless N300 Modem Router—seems to be significantly faster on my phone than on my laptop. This problem doesn’t occur all the ...
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Windows not working after installing Ubuntu (BackTrack)

Firstly I have windows xp installed. Then I installed Ubuntu. So it become dual boot. Ubuntu works fine, but now I can't get into Windows xp. Altough windows option is available on GRUB linux option. ...
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How to release mouse from VirtualBox?

I've got Oracle VirtualBox 4.2.10 installed on Ubuntu 12.04, and with evry virtual machine I create, the "host key", which is supposed to release the mouse doesn't do anything. I've already installed ...
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Why NetBeans ( php - remote project ) change permission of files to 0600?

I'm using NetBeans for editing some php files ( in a php project ) at remote server. all go normal, but when saving the edited file using NetBeans, the file's permissions are set to 0600 by default, ...
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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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What is denied when doing “sudo su postgres”

I have a machine with Ubuntu 14.04.2. It has PostgreSQL installed. My user can sudo. If I do sudo su postgres, I get the following on the screen and it switches me to the postgres user: Access ...
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libc.so.6() (64-bit) is needed by … ubuntu 11.10

I am trying to install an odbc driver for vPostgres (Vmware's version for postgres) on Ubuntu 11.10 (64-bit). I have downloaded the rpm file of the installer (64-bit) and when I try to install the rpm ...
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Cannot get LAMP stack working on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 installed as a virtual machine (VirtualBox) in my MacBook Pro. I am trying to get my LAMP (Linux,Apache, MySQL and PHP) stack to run a web server, but I just cant get not even ...
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Resize terminal Emacs window to fit when resuming a Screen session from larger display in Ubuntu

Whenever I start a GNU screen session running GNU emacs (nw, so in terminal) on my desktop with a large monitor, then resume it on my laptop, emacs still thinks it's on a large monitor. This means as ...
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SFTP ChRoot result in broken pipe

I have a website that I want to add some restricted access to a sub-folder. For this, I've decided to use CHROOT with SFTP (I mostly followed this link : ...
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Proper way to start xvfb on startup on centos?

I'm following this tutorial, and I want to know the equivalent centos-version of this ubuntu-specific step: You may receive a few warnings regarding fonts and such, but it’ll still work despite ...
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How to install Lan driver in ubuntu

I'm new to Linux and using Ubuntu 14.0. Actually I want to install Lan driver to learn networking with linux but I dont know how to install . I also searched but I didn't understand. So I need your ...
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How can I speed up squid proxy server

I have configure squid proxy in our network on ubuntu server. All the traffic being divert to proxy server by Mikrotik router. After I configure squid proxy I changed /etc/squid3/squid.conf as ...
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GRUB Rescue During Windows 8.1 Clean Install

I was trying to install windows 8.1 (upgrading from windows 7) on my laptop, and in the process remove my Ubuntu partition. During the setup I deleted all existing partitions (windows and ubuntu) and ...
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How to display a fragment of an image file using Scalpel

I am working on a demonstration using Scalpel and its abilities to carve out image files. I took a small thumb drive and filled it with many small sized files until it was full. I then went and ...
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Find the IPsec ID and Secret id for my vpn connection

Hi i'm using ubuntu and new to cisco vpn anyconnect client. I have installed it successfully and establish the connection by giving the user name and password. But it is showing the timeout error. So ...
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VM crashing on installation in VirtualBox

Installing Ubuntu 12.04 server amd64 on VirtualBox 4.3.26 on OSX 10.10 I select the language then select the default install option, and, after a split second of text scrolling by, the whole VM ...
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Setting up Seagate Goflex on Ubuntu

I have a Seagate Goflex external hard drive. When I plug it in it has set up files for Mac and Windows, but I'm new to Ubuntu and do not know how to set it up on here. How can I go about doing this?
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Storing LVM encryption key on network share

I want to encrypt all my LVM LV's and have them automatically unlocked on boot using a keyfile available on my network. I can make the files available by SMB, NFS, HTTPS, etc. I have Ubuntu Server ...
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Cannot resize screen for Ubuntu VM in VirtualBox

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd64 desktop on VirtualBox 4.3.26 which is running on OSX10.10 (amd64) and the only option for screen resolution is 640x480. This resolution is found under the System ...
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Error installing Ubuntu on VirtualBox

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 (x86 and amd64, both fail) on VirtualBox 14.3.26 on OSX 10.10 and I'm getting the following error: [ 0.000000] Fast TSC calibration failed.] Strangely, I was ...
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how to copy a file over ftp ubuntu linux

hello I'm using Ubuntu Software Center 2.0.7 and I would like to copy a file from this machine over ftp. Can you please help me how to do it? I know in Windows I just open a windows explorer and type ...
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How to get into root user in ubuntu

I'm new to Linux and using Ubuntu. I'm trying to add a new user. When I use this command "useradd indra", it shows an error message saying that igeek01@igeek01-Lenovo-G585:~$ useradd indra useradd: ...
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Can't access mysql db on Azure Ubuntu VM

Trying to access the DB from a remote system - tried with a Wordpress install and get "erro trying to connect to database" and also tried just using a test php file and get a white screen - no errors ...
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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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Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display

I have centos 6 minimal (headless) as a Host and installed ubuntu 14.04 Desktop as a guest and using KVM. There is a web application deployed inside Guest, and it opens and closes one GTK ...
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Triple boot windows 8.1, win 7 and ubuntu (or other distro)

I'm trying to install ubuntu, my laptop HDD configuration as follow: Reserved drive (350MB) to boot Win 8.1 Win 8.1 Win 7 Unallocated space (i deleted a drive to have a space for ubuntu) My main ...
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ubuntu 14.04 trusty: 'apt-get install' silently refuses upgrade package with unsatisfied dependencies

I think, this question is about the same problem. That question is marked as answered, although the problem isn't solved, so I open a new question with little bit more details. Short description: ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10: How to downgrade kernel

Ubuntu Server 13.10 appears to be very unstable, I got random crashes of the system with no apparent reason and nothing is showing in syslog. This is screenshot from the console when the crash ...
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How can I connect via SSH (Putty) to my VMWare machine (Ubuntu)?

I'm trying to connect to my VMWare (Workstation 7.1.3) machine (Ubuntu Lucid) via SSH. I've read through some other posts, but I can't figure this out. I ran ifconfig, and got a inet addr: and Bcast ...
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How can I permanently change the main display on a dual display setup in Ubuntu?

I have two displays running on a PC running the Elementary Linux distro connected to external graphics, a GeForce GT 220. There’s a 23" inch widescreen Haier on the left connected via HDMI, and a 17" ...
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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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Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock'

Our MySQL server keeps giving us this message. And it's a constant thing, I will restart it then 5 minutes, or 30 minutes later I will just get this error again. I've been googling like crazy to fix ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wired connection detected but no internet access but on pinging says Network un reachable

I am facing the same problem as mentioned above(No internet connection in UBUNTU, however a wired connection exists) and on pinging its says Network is unreachable. PLease help. I am using ...
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Can't install Windows 7 with UEFI off on GPT drive

I need to have a dual boot with Ubuntu and Windows 7 on my notebook with UEFI. I had to turn UEFI off to install and boot Ubuntu. Now I'm trying to install Windows 7, but it says it can't be ...
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Where to report a bug on Ubuntu's Launchpad?

I'm trying to file a bug report for Ubuntu's bug reporting system. The bug reporter is Launchpad. Launchpad is not a package, so I can't file the bug report against anything. From the past, I know ...
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Linux Mint/Ubuntu refuses to suspend laptop

I have a laptop running a Ubuntu distro that refuses not suspend. This happens about 3 times a week. The experience is you either close the lid, or send the system into suspend from the shut down ...
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Ubuntu Volume overriding settings set in Alsamixer

Problem: How do I "lock in" the volume I set through alsamixer? I'm running Ubuntu 9.10. I adjusted the bass/treble columns in alsamixer but changing the system volume resets them all back to 100% I ...
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Can one start shell from save file dialog

Using ubuntu. If one tries to print to a file, the save dialog opens. Is there a way one can execute the shell (or terminal) from the save file dialog file name entry box?
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Removing KDE from Ubuntu

I was trying to install the KDE desktop and I did sudo apt-get install kubuntu* which I think installed more than I wanted. What is the best way to get rid of all of this and then just install the ...
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cp: cannot stat error - when filename has Asian characters

I am simply trying to copy files using cp -r /home/user/source/ /home/user/destination/ but it throws me the cp: cannot stat /source/filename.xxx error for some of the files. When I searched for this ...
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What’s going on “under the hood” in this Samba transfer? Specifically the occasional dips in transfer speed?

I have a Windows 7 system with a Samba shared folder and an Ubuntu system that has access to that folder. Using the Ubuntu system I copy a 68GB folder (SSD) to the Windows machine (HDD) which ...
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How to get https on my AWS EC2 hosted website after uploading SSL Certificate to AWS

I have already followed the tutorial below: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/IAM/latest/UserGuide/InstallCert.html And I have uploaded and verified by certified SSL certificate to my AWS iAM. I am ...
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No Mouse-Up for Chrome on Ubuntu VM; other apps fine

TLDR: I have an Ubuntu VM with the latest VirtualBox, and guest additions, and Chrome (installed from APT: google-chrome-stable). Mouse integration seems broken; I can't move tabs around, nor get any ...