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Wireless Repeater causing Kernel Panic

So my wireless set up is not ideal as far as my location relative to my AP goes. However I recently remembered I had/dug up an Amped Wireless 300N repeater (range extender). I set it up in my ...
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MuseScore doesn't play sound

I installed mscore on Ubuntu 14.04 as well as fluidsynth. I have not had Ubuntu sound problems to this day. When I press the Play button, I get this: There is no sound, and apparently the ...
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Tripwire: Added/Removed Disk UUIDs?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Tripwire installed. I spent a good deal of time toning down its configuration to avoid false positives, but I've got one thing popping up every once in a while that I'm ...
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Virtualbox running Ubuntu and ipv6

I'm just playing around with ipv6 and I was trying to use netcat over ipv6. I tried the following and it works. $ # terminal one $ nc -6 -l 7171 $ # terminal two $ nc -vvv -6 ::1 7171 ...
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How to use aliases for catalogs for file creation navigation

if I have some aliases like Catalog1 (/home/ed/1), Catalog2 (/home/ed/2) I have scripts in Catalog1, and Catalog2 is for output saving, f.e. : python /home/ed/1/one.py > /home/ed/2/log1.txt i ...
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I want to create new Hotkey

In Ubuntu, i want to add a new Hotkey, When I press F1 it will do the same as Shift+F1 does. I have added a new Custom Shortcut (System -> Keyboard) but I don't know the command to run like we press ...
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Search in multiple text files for lines that start With a string and show next a date (non determined) in ubuntu terminal

I'm looking for a date (not specified) with the format "DD-MM-YYYY" or "DD/MM/YYYY" that starts with at the beginning of the line with another string. inside some txt files, and assign it to a to ...
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Debian server vs. Ubuntu Server

I have an old pc standing around here which I want to build into a server. Nothing fancy, nothing to be running 24/7. What I want to do is run a few game servers which are only switched on by demand. ...
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Windows installation disc won't boot

I have bought an ubuntu pre-installed laptop and want to remove ubuntu and replace with windows 8.1 x64 pro.. It has UEFI and in GPT.. disabled secure boot.. but there is no fast boot or legacy boot ...
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DNS failure on one workstation

I have one workstation on my home network that is having sporadic issues and timeouts with DNS resolution. It came out of nowhere (worked fine last week). The network setup is as follows : Network ...
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Pulseaudio shared library error in Ubuntu

In Ubuntu 12.04 I get the following, whenever I try to use pulseaudio (e.g. when typing pulseaudio --version) /usr/bin/pulseaudio: error while loading shared libraries: libpulsecommon-1.1.so: cannot ...
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phpbrew install php version

Im trying to get PHPbrew working, but im running onto some issues... Everything is set right like PHPBrew requires, but i cant find the www folder where i can place my files, or set the right ...
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How to use full bandwidth available?

I'm working on a new kind of proxy server using node.js. With cluster module I'm able to fork the process (which are double the number of cores). The server configuration is 8GB RAM, 8 core Intel ...
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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 ...
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Wandboard - file transfer via ethenet

we are struggling in the transferring file a.out to the wand board via Ethernet. We have created SD card as Robert Nelson method given at http://eewiki.net/display/linuxonarm/Wandboard inserted it ...
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Installing ubuntu 14.0.4 besides windows 7?

Okay here is the problem. I already have 3 partitions in windows 1.Windows default 2.Where my softwares are and 3.Where all my Media files are. My question is what if i shrink each partition 10 GB ...
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Linux Mint 17, PBIS 8.01 No sound on AD Logon

When I login with a local account I have sound, but when I authenticated to AD I get the software rendering mode message and I do not have sound. I don’t believe to be a hardware problem since it is ...
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copy root.disk to new laptop and update graphics

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on a new acer laptop and copied the old root.disk of ubuntu 12.04 from old toshiba laptop to this new laptop, and booted it so I had to make changes to the grub menu using ...
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CentOS 7.0 USB cannot be recognised by Ubuntu-installed machine

Wish to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and CentOS 7.0, I have planned to first install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS by live USB into a laptop computer (boot both UEFI and legacy with UEFI first), followed by CentOS ...
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To update ubuntu “base” or not?

I'm using ubuntu and I love it. When new releases (12, 13, 14) come out I upgrade to them. My problem is this - Ubuntu pops up update manager window every few days. I had more than one cases where ...
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Dual booting windows 8 and Kali Linux 1.0.8

I'm trying to install kali linux along with windows 8 The latest Kali version (1.0.8) supports booting alongside windows 8 I installed Kali Linux from a LiveCD, rebooted and it went straight to ...
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PC fails to boot or install a new Operating system

I have a linux machine with the following configuration. Intel E5200 Dual core CPUa Biostar G31 D-M7 Motherboard 1 GB Kingston & 1GB Dynet RAM , 667 MHZ WD 320 GB HDD 450W smps It all started ...
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How should I use manual partition in Ubuntu?

Well , I'm just moving from Windows platform to Ubuntu and I'm stuck at how to use manual partition. I don't want to preserve any previous windows installation or previous data too. My Windows drives ...
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How to determine if a linux binary file is 32-bit or 64-bit?

A 32-bit kernel (x86) can only run 32-bit code. A 64-bit kernel (x86_64) can run both 32-bit and 64-bit code. I'd like to know if a machine can run an executable: in other words, I have a binary file ...
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Loads of memory used, but cannot identify where (Ubuntu 14.04)

This is the output to free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 3850 3369 481 2 20 179 -/+ buffers/cache: ...
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How to set directory permission in linux which prevents users (except owner) to delete file but allow them to modify content?

Environment : Server - Ubuntu (as of now ver 13) Clients - Windows 8 boxes We are setting up Samba-NAS box running ubuntu in office, there is one requirement by team to set following system. 1. ...
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Used VMware Player Free, and now can't login to Ubuntu after reboot

Recently I installed VMware Player Free, in the form of the latest version, in my laptop running Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty. I then set up another linux OS to run as a virtual machine thereon, X'd out of it ...
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Ubuntu goes black on startup

Whenever I start Ubuntu from the GRUB menu (below). and it finishes this (below). The screen goes black. This happened after I gained root access to my account and I needed to restart. After ...
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Create New Dynamic disk in Windows 8 for Ubuntu

Background: I'm trying to dual boot with ubuntu. So, create a new partition/ree unallocated space in Windows 8 for ubuntu. But then since its a dynamic disk, ubuntu doesn't detect free unallocated ...
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Open ports in Ubuntu 13.10 server

Im setting up a realtime gameserver fps-game, and then i need to configure ports. Just to mention, i will setup multiple servers for this game on the same ip address, which means i must open multiple ...
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Create New Dynamic disk in Windows 8

Background: I'm trying to dual boot with ubuntu. So, create a new partition/ree unallocated space in Windows 8 for ubuntu. But then since its a dynamic disk, ubuntu doesn't detect free unallocated ...
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cant connect to internet in ubuntu using bridge adapter

My host OS is windows XP(SP3), guest OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and virtualBox is 4.3 I want XP and Ubuntu to talk to each other, so I choose to use bridge adapter network. XP: Windows IP Configuration ...
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Replacing original VDI file with the Snap Shot made from it

I have worked with Virtualbox extensively for the first time. I made a snapshot of an Ubuntu image I was working with. I have been experimenting with the VM for the last two months, and since things ...
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Booting to windows safe mode with dual boot ubuntu not working

So I haven't used windows in a little while and when I tried to today, I am getting the error "user cannot be loaded." One of the advised solutions is to boot in safe mode, but apparently I can't. I ...
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How do I virtualize my windows drive in ubuntu?

I am running a dual boot system. In parallels on my mac, I am able to view my bootcamp partition live in a virtual machine. Is there a tool to do this in ubuntu?
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Install Windows 8 to last partition on drive

I have a laptop with Ubuntu installed. I wanted to Dual boot Windows 8, but i came across a problem. My drive is partition as follows Drive 0 Partition 1 27.9gb 0.0MB free Logical //my root ...
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Poor performance with Ethernet Network Card when transferring files

I am having a performance issue I have not been able to solve and hope you guys can help me with it. I bought a NanoPC (small computer with ARM processor) and I have it running Ubuntu 13.10. It has a ...
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Is it safe to delete the 100 MB System Reserved Partition on Windows 8? [duplicate]

I have 100MB System Reserved Partition. I have other 3 partitions (making a total of 4 - max for a basic disk) 1 for Windows 8.1 1 for Ubuntu 12.04 1 common extended partition with 2 logical ...
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Accessing a FTP Server

I am facing a baffling problem. For the past month I have used an FTP server, running Ubuntu Server 14.04 and it has worked flawlessly. During that time I was using an old Apple router from the early ...
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what can be the reason for no permission even using root or sudo

When root or using sudo, I cannot write to some files. I have a file fileA with permissions 750 fileA rwxr_x___ root root When I run a program as root or using sudo, the system prompt is: no ...
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Wireless Network card Disconnection while running 4+ VirtualBox instances(bridged)

I am running several VMs with VirtualBox using Vagrant to configure and control my test env. Host box is Linux Ubuntu 14.04. I am using a WiFi connection to a Cisco WAP321 and I have the VM boxes ...
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Kubuntu guest on Windows 8.1 Hyper-V won't shut down completely

I've got a Windows 8.1 Professional laptop with Hyper-V installed, and a Kubuntu 14.04 Desktop VM. When I shutdown the Kubuntu VM, most of the time it gets to the logo screen, and just sits there. ...
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Enable multiverse via script on Ubuntu

I am writing a script which needs to enable multiverse in /etc/apt/sources.list for ubuntu. The script will be run on vps where the multiverse is not present. The script will be run on debian and ...
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Hardwired ethernet connection not coming up on Ubuntu 12.0.4

I have a Toshiba Satellite P870 laptop in which the wireless connection is working but the eth0 is not showing up on networking. It does however show up in lspci: Notice the second to last entry: ...
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Synergy + Emacs C-<SPC> to set mark not working

Problem When I use C- (Ctrl+space) in Emacs, it fails to set the mark. The alternative keybinding, C-@ works, but requires an extra finger and mindfulness. Emacs doesn't have trouble recognizing the ...
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Error on ubuntu server testing - “fio: first direct IO errored.”

I'm working on a VM to test caching algorithms. The tool I've chosen to push IO is fio (click for HOWTO) given its flexibility. What I don't understand is why running on this ubuntu server 14.04 image ...
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Booting a second, encrypted Debian installation from Ubuntu grub command line

I have a stable dual boot between Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1. I am installing a second flavor of Debian. It has three separate partitions: / is an encrypted luks volume located at (hd1,gpt9), /home ...
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Converting 32 bit MLP to 32 bit FLAC?

I have some .MLP files which I'd like to convert to .FLAC for easier playback. Examining the file with ffmpeg version 0.8.13-4:0.8.13-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 I get Stream #0.0: Audio: mlp, 96000 Hz, 5.1, ...
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Read Leap Motion tracking data from guest VM on host machine using WebSockets and VirtualBox

Ok, so I am trying to get the tracking data from my Leap Motion from inside a Virtual Machine and use the tracking data on my host machine. Guest OS: Ubuntu, using VirtualBox Host OS: Windows 8.1 I ...
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shellinabox - How can I restrict access to certain users only?

I've got a Ubuntu 14.04 machine which I've set up with shellinabox. Now I would like to restrict access to shellinabox to only a certain user account. Nobody else should be able to log in with it. ...