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Why would a 3TB disk show as being 746GiB

I have a 3TB HDD and ubuntu 14.04 live dvd is showing it as being 746.5GiB. I've seen this sort of problem with other disks in other situations before and never found a solution. I've even had Seagate ...
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How can I make an Ubuntu virtual accessible to other machines on the LAN?

I have a VMWare Fusion host (OSX Mountain Lion) with an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS virtual. The host is connected to a LAN through a router/switch. I have another machine (OSX Mountain Lion) on the LAN that I ...
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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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Can't change permission/ownership/group of external hard drive on Ubuntu

I have an external hard drive connected to my Linux box. I wanted to setup a web server to access files on it, but the permission on all files and directories on the drive are rwx for the owner which ...
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Tilde on Ubuntu virtual machine with QWERTZ keyboard (MAC)

I want to do a tilde (~) on my virtual machine Ubuntu Server (14.04.4) but I couldn't do it from now. I have OSX as OS (QWERTZ keyboard). How is it possible to do it ? I already look at some topic ...
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eth0 not working on copied VMWare fusion VM

When you copy a VM in VMWare fusion - you simply copy the folder of VM files. When you start up the copied one - VMWare will ask you if you copied it or moved - select copied. Then inside the VM, ...
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vboxdrv cannot be auto recompiled after kernel update

I use the oracle VM virtualbox apt source. Recently I always get error after kernel updates: The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission problem with /...
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running command creates several PID services instead of 1 docker ubuntu

I'm running this command inside docker: sudo docker exec -it php7-fpm bash -c 'nohup php /www/site/artisan queue:listen >> /www/site/nohup.log 2>&1' I don't understand why this command ...
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Ubuntu on external drive

Can I put a full version of Ubuntu on an external hard drive and boot off of that hard drive and ignore the built in one. So I dont have to partion drives for dual boot but can boot just from a Ubuntu ...
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Are third party Deb Files safe to install on ubuntu?

Does ubuntu centrally scan and ensure the safety of .deb installation packages? (Like apple store) If not, what are some good way that I myself do some scanning to ensure safety to use it. (in ...
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Unity doesn't work on VNC server under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I find the Unity destkop in vnc4server never works as it did under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Here is my ~/.vnc/xstartup for vnc4server: #!/bin/sh xrdb $HOME/.Xresources ...
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Linux realtime audio visualizer

I'm looking for a program that will visualize anything that goes through my audio-output (in this case it's Spotify) and display it on the screen. Does this exist? I'm running Ubuntu.
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No suitable module for running kernel found - ubuntu 12.04 on LINODE

I am trying to install VirtualBox with Vagrant in Ubuntu 12.04 on a Linode VPS. Everytime I try installing VirtualBox i get an error saying No suitable module for running kernel found {fail}...
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how can remove systemd and use upstart in ubuntu 16

I try to remove systemd service and install upstart in Ubuntu 16.4 but when remove and reboot it, system won't boot, just purple screen. how can remove or disable systemd ?
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Saving files from virtual machine to file server

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 as a virtual machine on Limetech Unraid Server. Unraid functions as the file server and can use NFS and/or SMB. I want to be able to point any program on the vm to the ...
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VPN on Ubuntu server

I have an Linux server running Ubuntu 14.04. On it, I have xfce installed to act as a desktop. Additionally, I have xrdp installed so I can remote into the machine. Once a remote session is started, ...
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Run powershell through winexe/psexec

I'm trying to connect to a Windows 2012 server from Ubuntu. winexe --user <USER> --password <SERVER> //SERVER cmd.exe works just fine. However, winexe --user <USER> --password &...
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Wrong available memory with LXC virtualization

I have virtualized operation system using LXC virtualization. That system reports wrong available memory - it is always same as free memory. By experiments I was able to use more memory than amount of ...
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Installing libmysqlclient18 on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04. I'm trying to install mapr-metrics, which keeps failing because it requests libmysqlclient18 or 16, whereas apt-get install libmysqlclient yields libmysqlclient20. Is there ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7 [closed]

I had Dual boot System with Ubuntu and Windows 7 ultimate .. Windows 7 Got corrupted so i had to reinstall windows 7 (Ultimate 32bit) .. When i had the dual boot when the windows wasn't corrupted it ...
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How to grep multiple lines from a file in linux

I have a file with the below content. . . hello . . . world . . hello . . . . . world . . the dots indicates the other lines in the file. Here what I need to gerp only the lines hello and world. ...
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Why PCMan File Manager only partially supports Drag & Drop to browser

PCMan File Manager is an extremely fast and lightweight file manager with Drag & Drop support. However, when I try to drag files from it and drop into browser, the most convenient way of ...
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How to solve heat problems Ubuntu (16.04) on MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010)

I have recently installed Ubunut, latest version (16.04) and am using EFI to boot. Minutes after starting up, the computer heats up to around 70C. I can't seem to install the applesmc-dkms. Anyone ...
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Constructing a laptop with “high speed” mode vs. “low power” mode

While looking for a new laptop, I found out that the CPUs in laptops are usually less powerful (in terms of speed) than in desktops. As an illustration, in one store I was offered a choice between a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs intermittently under Hyper-V

I have Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS running in a Hyper-V virtual machine on a Windows 2012 R2 host. After running for some time, the Ubuntu server seems to freeze up (at least partially). A website it'...
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Modifying boot order through MBR?

So I'm trying to modify the boot order on my machine. It seems it could be done through modifying the MBR(I think, not sure), and I haven't been able to find any good resource on how to achieve this. ...
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starting graphical application from tty to improve performance

Would there be any performance increase by opening a tty terminal and exec application as opposed to launching from a DE/WM, or would that only be the case if I were to boot without starting xorg (...
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Read hard drive with btrfs filesystem on Windows or Virtual machine with linux distro

I have to read data from WD Red Pro Hard Drive (BTRFS file system) connected to Windows PC via USB 3.0 Docking station. I read that it is not possible from Windows level. That's why i've created ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 has no Suspend or Hibernate Options

I have a Lenova Yoga 2 Pro, and I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed. I am having some issues setting the power functions. At the moment I can not suspend or hibernate the laptop. So from Gnome 3.10 I have ...
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VMware Workstation 12 Pro - Error updating VMware Tools on Ubuntu 14.10

Workstation 12 Pro - 12.1.0 build-3272444 Individual license Guest OS : Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit VMware Tools: 9.6.2.31837 (build-1688356) VM works fine except... Updating VMware Tools, download stage ...
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make a certain software version the default in ubuntu

I currently have 2 version of php installed on ubuntu 12.04. one for php 5.3 installed using apt-get while the other one is installed with xampp with php 5.5 When i execute these commands: > ...
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Firefox busted after Dell Ubuntu auto-update

I have the Dell Mini 9 with Ubuntu. After an auto-update a few weeks ago, whenever I try to launch Firefox I get the message: Failed to execute child process No such file or directory So I tried ...
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Printing from Windows to Ubuntu Shared Printer

I have two printers, a Dell V715w and a HP LaserJet P2015, connected by USB to a computer running Ubuntu for sharing to all of the laptops in my house with CUPS. I installed both printers locally on ...
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Why is my HP Envy so hot and why doesn't my touchpad work properly on Linux?

Does anyone know how to get the following to work on Ubuntu 10.04: The touchpad to work at all? Right now, right clicking doesn't work at at all, and left clicks don't work while you have another ...
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How to write wvdial config file using modem log obtained from windows

I have usb modem that I am still not able to use for establishing the Internet on ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it works in windows by creating new dial up connection .Can anyone tell how to write wvdial.conf ...
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HP Pavilion dv7 with Vista, trying to install Ubuntu 11.04. Gets stuck at Busybox, prompts me for (initramfs)

I have a brand new MacBook Pro waiting on the sidelines but I don't feel it is right to "waste" this perfectly workable HP Pavilion dv7 computer even though it runs the plague that is Vista. I felt ...
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User Management after Devstack installation

I have installed Openstack with the Devstack installation guide: http://docs.openstack.org/developer/devstack/guides/single-machine.html My question is: How can I do simple User Management things ...
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Computer not starting, diagnostic stuck on HDD

Please excuse my typing; because my computer is not working, I am on an iPod touch. I tried to boot up my Dell Inspiron laptop, but it freezes and shows a blank screen after the Dell load screen ...
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PDF program or app for xubuntu to compress bulk files with GUI

I have searched and researched internet to find a program or app for xubuntu to compress bulk pdf files, but I cannot find, I found a Nautilus script to do that but I don't know if it works in xubuntu ...
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Set up a website on my internal network and access it with a domain name instead of IP

I have a small local network, with the following devices: a Belkin n150 router (older generation), a Dell laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (GNU-Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64) as my server, and another ...
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Dealing with a chmod gone wrong

I could use some advice to fix an accidentally broken system. My colleague shot himself in the foot with Linux and now at least his Docker doesn't work properly anymore, but god knows what other ...
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Windows 10 Ubuntu run eclipse [duplicate]

I installed windows 10 insider release 14372.rs1_releae.160620-2342 I enabled developer features and installed windows linux. When I run the Bash shell, I can run all Unix commands. I did apt-get ...
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How do you copy a file from Windows to a VMware virtual hard disk (Ubuntu)?

I have VMware Player, and I run Ubuntu with it on my Windows 7 system. Now I want to copy some files from my Windows folders into the VMware virtual hard disk, so that I can view these files on Ubuntu....
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Downgrade linux kernel on EC2

I'm on an ubuntu 14.4 ec2 box. I need to downgrade the kernel version from 4.2... to 3.13... Can this be done? I don't understand what access I have to the bootloader, whether GRUB runs as normal, ...
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How to transfer a webpage from firefox on ubuntu server to firefox on local windows machine

I am trying to access a url on firefox on my ubuntu server but the firefox freezes after every few seconds. I would like to access the url from the firefox on my local machine. I read in the internet ...
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Linux directory full of files with tilde sign(e.g. `example.txt~`), what does it mean and how do I get rid of it?

I have a directory on my linux os(Ubuntu) full of files that start with a tilde sign(e.g. example.txt~, example.py~). When I look at my directury using the regular gui I don't see any files there. But ...
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“Bug Pyinstaller” Payload Veil show prompt windows while I run it

Hi guys i have kali linux rolling Linux kali 4.5.0-kali1-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 4.5.5-1kali1 (2016-06-06) i686 GNU/Linux Python 2.7.12 Becouse if generate any payload with veil afther use easy ...
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SSH from Windows (Putty) to Ubuntu via HTTPS

I'm trying to connect to Ubuntu using Putty via HTTPS (SSH via port 22 is blocked via the firewall). I read so many tutorials and sites about SSL, SSH, tunneling, ... that I'm kind of confused now. I ...
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Ubuntu server running Apache and Webmin is directing http://[ip] to Webmin

I have a server on AWS running the latest Ubuntu 16.04, Apache and Webmin. This is a hobby only server, so security is not a concern. I have two virtual servers configured in Apache - hobbysite....
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VirtualBox machine starts, but not running

Running an Ubuntu Server 15.10 host, I have a guest VM registered. Entering: vboxmanage startvm [NAME] --type gui I get: VM [NAME] has been successfully started. Immediately after, I enter: vbox ...