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Getting WARNING: Failed to associate with BSSID using River 1.4 on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to user Reaver to get the password of a WPA2 protected connection. I have Reaver 1.4 and Aircrack-ng installed on my Ubuntu 14.04. When I run $airmon-ng start wlan0 I get Found 5 ...
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Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Dual External Monitor?

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro, which has a USB 3.0, 2.0, and a micro-HDMI port. I currently have 2 external monitors that I wish to connect. I'm using a micro-HDMI to HDMI adapter to connect one of ...
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Linux user in group can't cd into directory with executable permission

ok, someone suggested I try SuperUser. Here goes... I have user 'frances' that is a member of group 'pc', but cannot cd into a directory called pc, owned by pc and with executable permissions for ...
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'Use a device' missing a USB option

I have a preinstall of Win 8.1 Dell XPS 15 MY2014 I am working on going to a dual boot with Ubuntu as my second. I am trying to boot from the uSB while in EFI mode. I have hit the shift button ...
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How to re-enable wlan0 after backports disabled it

I have a PC with Ubuntu 14.10 and I tried to install backports following the instructions here (except for cooked monitor interface, compiling my own, and I couldn't check if I had ath10k firmware, I ...
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How to get this interface in Ubuntu 14.04?

I've wondered this for a while now. Whenever I see any official Ubuntu images, I always see at least one with the following tablet interfaces: I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 the other day, and I'm ...
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Is there a way to stop root logins from the initial login screen without locking root account?

I'm experimenting with different settings for my machine with Ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying a login screen that requires typing in the username first, and then the password, instead of listing the users, ...
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I get errors including “apache config test fails, aborting” when trying to create a subdomain. What do I do?

I just made a change to the httpd.conf file. The reason I did this is I'm trying to set up a subdomain. I now would like to restart apache2, but when I try to restart I run into a slew of errors. ...
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How to fix extremely slow Virtualbox network download speed?

I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 VM (hashicorp/precise32) via Vagrant/Virtualbox. It seems to have an exremely slow download speed compared to my host system. This is what I get with the host system (OSX) ...
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Sound not working in my Ubuntu desktop after the sudden power cut

i googled in many articles but does't fix this problem i tried this but does't help me sudo apt-get remove --purge alsa-base pulseaudio sudo apt-get install alsa-base pulseaudio sudo alsa ...
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Can't mount ZFS mountpoint, mountpoint or dataset is busy

So my roommate, in a misguided attempt to fix a fuse issue in our apartment, decided to toggle all the fuses in the fusebox. He did this before I could safely shut down my fileserver and now the zpool ...
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Unable to change IPv4 properties for a VirtualBox Host-Only Adapter

Keeps coming up with: In order to configure TCP/IP, you must install and enable a network adapter card. Using Vagrant and ScotchBox if that helps but also tried with a basic Vagrant box and same ...
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Ubuntu disables ssh login permanently after changing sshd_config

So I have been trying to follow this guide and so far I have wasted ~5 hours launching Ubuntu 14.04 instances to try different setup every time, the issue is basically quite common but non of the ...
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Firefox : How to reset the new tab's tiles

I am using Firefox 34 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and when I press open a new tab it shows the most visited sites in a "tiles" format. Unfortunately for some reason the thumbnails of the tiles don't show ...
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Cannot install any packages in Ubuntu

I am not able to install any packages into my system using apt. My system was perfect yesterday Have a look please: $ sudo apt-get install indicator-stickynotes Reading package lists... Done ...
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Installing packages on Ubuntu 13.04 after end of life

So I'm aware that Ubuntu 13.04 has reached end of life, ignoring the fact that I should update to the latest version for the best support, is there a way (aside from apt-get install {pkg}) to install ...
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What is the difference between linux-server vs linux-image-server on Ubuntu?

I cannot find a recent, definitive difference between linux-server and linux-image-server. I thought for sure this would be in the Ubuntu documentation, but I don't see it.
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What are the differences between the linux-virtual, linux-image-virtual, and linux-image-extra-virtual kernels in ubuntu? [closed]

I'm wondering what the differences are between these kernels? linux-virtual linux-image-extra-virtual linux-image-virtual
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USB does not work in Windows after boot Linux

I have a double boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron-15-7537 If I boot into Windows after I have been running Ubuntu my USB ports do not work, neither the USB 2 or 3 ports. However ...
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Ubuntu - weird scrolling

I have a problem with my mouse (A4TECH-X7, model XL-750BH) on Ubuntu 14.04. Actually it does not matter what version of ubuntu I used. Scrolling in browser or in any other program is kind of 'jumpy'. ...
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Unsuccessfully copying ~300GB VMDK file drive formatted as VMFS on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

Alright, I'm going to attempt to explain my situation thoroughly so bear with me. My current state is this. I have a 500GB HDD that used to be in a server - it hosted VMs - and was one of two drives ...
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Why does copy and paste often fails with firefox on xfce?

I noticed that the classic X way of doing copy and paste with the mouse quite often do not work in firefox. In all other applications it still works as it should, I mark text, and paste it with the ...
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IPv6 upgrade broke my SPF? [migrated]

I run a small custom ecommerce website for a client. I've recently migrated from Ubuntu 12.x to Ubuntu 14.x at a major cloud provider. This came with the benefit of a free/mandatory upgrade to IPv6. ...
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new Laptop: Which partition should I delete?

I just bought a fairly recent laptop, HP Pavilion notebook p002nia. It's Hard-disk is already formatted with 4 primary partitions. And its a UEFI boot. Here is the information about my Disk (in order ...
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What is the correct way to move a Ubuntu server from one machine to another?

Attempted this three times now and not bee successful, so was hoping someone here could point me in the right direction? I am trying to move my Ubuntu 14.04 Server from one physical machine, to ...
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How do I use thermald without intel_pstate?

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and even with a cooling fan, it still gets hot. I have tried enabling intel_pstate but my system doesn't support it. How do I use thermald without intel_pstate?
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All P2P connections fail

I have tried on two different networks and two different computers. My computer didn't work on either network and the other one did. I am unable to establish any sort of connection through torrent ...
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how to execute shutdown command without waiting it to terminate

we have many ubuntu computers in our lan, i have created a script to run it remotely from my windows computer to a list of linux computers by using putty and the m parameter the problem is that in ...
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Add second static IP under Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

I am trying to add a second static IP-Adress to my Ubuntu 14.04 server installation. But so far I haven't had any luck with that. My first attempt was to add a virtual eth0 device to ...
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VirtualBox mouse issue

I am using virtual box on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have tried with it Ubuntu 4.10, 5.04 and android x86. With all of them I have the same problem: After it says "Yor guet OS support mouse indergration", ...
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How to mount USB drive on Ubuntu so that other users can access it?

Yes, this question has been asked before, but as far as I'm concerned it has not been answered satisfactorily. Many answers mention that an extra line in /etc/fstab is required. I don't want to add ...
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Low TPS using Virtualbox + Ubuntu + Nginx + PHP-FPM + Silex

I am trying to understand why I get such a low TPS rate on my development environment. I am using the following: Mac OS X Mavericks VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04 Nginx PHP5-FPM Silex I did not tweak ...
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Low TPS using Virtualbox + Ubuntu + Nginx + PHP-FPM + Silex

I am trying to understand why I get such a low TPS rate on my development environment. I am using the following: Mac OS X Mavericks VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04 Nginx PHP5-FPM Silex I did not tweak ...
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Windows cannot be installed to this disk. Your computer hardware may not support booting to this disk

Trying to install Window 8 on a separate partition alongside Ubuntu, I got the message "Windows cannot be installed to this disk. Your computer hardware may not support booting to this disk. Ensure ...
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dconf / gsettings not working in Ubuntu 14.10

Just updated to 14.10 and having problems with scripts that worked fine under 13.x and 14.04. Specifically, I used the gsettings command to change picture-uri in org.gnome.desktop.background ...
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Migrating RAID 1 to new size drives

We have six 3TB drives in a RAID 1 array on an Ubuntu machine. One of the drives failed (actually the second time this has happened) so I want to replace it, but I am thinking of trying to update all ...
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Mounting EBS volume on Ubuntu 12.04 taking long time

I have written one shell script which Checks if volume has file system on it or not Formats the volume with ext4 if no file system present Creates mount point directory Tries to mount volume using ...
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How to write bootable iso to a partition?

I want to install a new operating system. Neither want to write the installer ISO to DVD, nor to USB flash drive but to a partition on the HDD itself. I have done it before: I created a bootable USB ...
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Codeigniter on Plesk 12

I'm would like to use the Codeigniter framework with the Plesk 12 panel. The problem with this is that you can't really add the directives required for the pretty urls in to Plesk. An error is caused ...
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How to log services last status

I've been looking for a way to log the apache2 service in Ubuntu. The objective is to have a log (i.e.: /var/log/apache2/service.log) of when and who started/stopped/restarted the daemon. All ...
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initramfs fails to boot ubuntu 8.10 server

I have recently compiled my linux kernel (3.16.2-x) and tried to install it into two different ubuntu 8.10 server virtual machines appliances. Following is how the upgrade process looks like: ...
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Apache2 log to know WHEN the service was stoped/started

I want to check if the apache service was stoped/restarted yesterday, but I can't find a log to tell . Just access and error logs. Can you tell me how can I determine if apache2 service was stopped? ...
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What is the 95% of sysbench result in a MySQL 5.6 setup

I used SysBench to benchmark of MySQL 5.6. What does the approx. 95 percentile mean in the result? What is it? Here is my command that i run: sysbench --test=oltp --oltp-table-size=1000000 ...
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Reinstall /boot/<kernel> files through apt-get?

I was doing some maintenance and a script got away from me. I managed to delete the latest kernel files from /boot (actually, all the kernel files, including the old ones). I need to re-install the ...
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Does Processes on Host Machine Affect Virtual Machine?

I use Windows 8.1 as host and Ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare. I am going to run computational simulations in Java. I have two questions: 1. If I run simulations on VM and do other works on host machine, ...
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Gnome Classic, Places Menu Items, and Default Action?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, x64, fully patched. I'm also running Gnome Classic (package gnome-session-fallback). To refresh memories (for those who use the Tablet Manager on their Desktops), the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS drops some DNS replies with “DNS Destination unreachable / Port unreachable” message

I noticed something really really strange I can't figure out, while wiresharking both my 2 Ubuntus 14.04 LTS : somehow randomly, Ubuntu seems to drop some incomming DNS replies. This happens both for ...
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How to type Euro symbol in keyboard that only have `$`?

is there a way to type Euro symbol (something like shortcut) when my keyboard doesn't have that symbol ? My keyboard only have $. Each time I want to type Euro symbol what I do is copy paste from ...
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How to fix ppa-purge error Release '<distribution>' for '<package>' was not found

ppa-purge is a nice tool that may save your configuration if you have install a ppa that messed with your system by installing new packages that you didn't want. Unfortunately, ppa-purge didn't work ...
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xrandr output resolution not correct

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04LTS on a pc with a hdmi and a vga connection, with integrated Intel Graphics (i3 processor). I want to connect this pc to one TV (as information-dashboard). The HDMI works ...