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Vmware Workstation uses all my RAM

When I run a virtual machine in VMware workstation, after a few minutes of use, it uses all my RAM (16GB). My system performance slows down to a crawl. The problem happens with Linux guest too but its ...
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are SSH public keys automatically created and transferred with first contact?

so i just sent up an SSH server on my ubuntu server to transfer files between it and my other machines. now when i connected both ways, RSA public keys were created and stored it automatically. i ...
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openVAS distributed architecture setup issues

Really hoping you can help as a college and I have spent over 2 days trying to work this out! We have a Ubuntu server with openVAS install using the guide on the ppa site. That works great. But I'd ...
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Changed my hard disk to an SSD but not detected

I removed my old hard disk and put in a SSD in my laptop (Acer E-5 771). However on booting the EFI informed me that there was no bootable drive. Booting into Ubuntu on a USB, I couldn't see the SSD ...
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Why the time displayed by OS is not the same with the time in UEFI?

I purchased a new notebook and installed several operating systems on it. I noticed that if I disabled time synchronization (or I was disconnected from Internet so time sync can't work), the time ...
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Why is this regex over /var/lib/dpkg/status showing non-installed packages

I have a script which is intended to list the largest installed packages on Ubuntu. I can't remember where I got it from and I don't understand it. sed -ne '/^Package: \(.*\)/{s//\1/;h;};/^Installed-...
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Combining multiple WAV files into a single MP3

I'm trying to combine a number of wav files into a single mp3. The simplest command I can come up with is this: /usr/bin/avconv \ -y \ -i input1.wav \ -i input2.wav \ -i input3.wav \ -i input4.wav \ -...
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How do i update available versions for operating system types in virt-manager

How do i update available versions for operating system types in virt-manager? For example for Ubuntu, only up to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is in the menu but I'm installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Installation ...
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VM doesn't boot after drag and drop

After attempting to drag and drop a file from my Ubuntu host into my Windows 10 VM, (which crashed VirtualBox) the image seems to have become corrupted. On booting, I immediately get the dreaded "...
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how do I install more vpn plugins to ubuntu network?

The default PPTP is there but how do I get IPSEC in that dropdown?
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Unable to connect to HostedNetwork which I had previously connected to

I have two laptops, one running windows 7 and the other running ubuntu. I am using company wifi which I can connect only one device at a time. I set up a hostednetwork on the windows laptop (using ...
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Can't browse any web page without being verified

Every time I tried to browse a web page , there is a request for being verified whether I am a robot or not . After I check the mark , that I am not a robot , then a question is appeared like check ...
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Slow performance using xfreerdp on Ubuntu 16.04

To connect to my virtual machine I use xfreerdp. Unfortunately, I feel too poor performance. For example, the machine has Windows 10, so when minimizing windows, you can see one frame of animation. I ...
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why do i see a patchy screen while booting into windows 8 on a dual boot with ubuntu?

I recently installed ubuntu 16 on a dual boot with windows 8 on my lenovo g50-80. After completing the ubuntu installation and booting back to windows it shows a patchy screen as shown in the image.
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Moving Windows 10 bootloader to another drive

Here's the situation. I have 2 SSD hard drives in my system, a 128GB and 500GB. Currently, my partition structure is this: 500GB - Ubuntu 16.04 Install Device Start End Sectors ...
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BLE support in ubuntu

How can I know if my computer supports BLE, I wrote simple applications on Arduino using this board, now I want to write the same application but on my ubuntu computer, I read that Bluez which is ...
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Purpose of /etc/X11/Xsession.d files

I'm with linux and have some questions about Xsession. As I understand /etc/X11/Xsession script is launched when X Window System session is begun. But as I was examining code in /etc/X11/Xsession.d I ...
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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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Set sciTE as default crontab editor

I am trying to set sciTE as my default text editor, but when I run the commands below it errors. Is it possible to use sciTE as default editor in Ubuntu Mate? And how would I achieve such? test@...
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How to fix “Possible PS or DA” issue at WiFi router?

I have a home wifi network driven by Huawei HG232f. Couple times a day it's unavailable and I have to reboot router. I'n using ubuntu 14.04. While researching a problem I found such details: While ...
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Operating System Not Found when booting newly-installed ubuntu 14.04.4 from secondary HDD

I've just bought a new 1TB HDD and I tried to install ubuntu 14.04.4 amd64 into it. The install was somehow successful as I see no error prompt but when I reboot and selected to boot from the new HDD ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 VM on Windows 10 Hyper-V - No Network Connectivity

So I just created the VM and I have no idea why I don't have network connectivity. I've tried a bunch of things to troubleshoot the issues, mostly the following in different combinations: Created ...
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New to installing SSD

First time installing SSD so I have bunch of questions I want to have Ubuntu on HDD and Windows 10 on SSD I only have Windows 8.1 on HDD right now. Should I install Windows 10 then migrate to SSD or ...
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Set up vibration motor when using Wiimote with xboxdrv

I've got a Wii remote connected via bluetooth to my Ubuntu machine. After testing it with fftest I know that the system can turn on the vibration in the wiimote. How do I configure xboxdrv to support ...
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How to fix black screen of a mkv file with mplayer?

Using mplayer (1.1-4.8) on an ubuntu 14.04 system just plays the sound, but leaves the video screen black. With vlc and xine it also does not work (Sound yes, but no video). Are there some magic ...
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In Linux Ubuntu what does reset X mean?

I am new to ubuntu and I have version 14.04LTS and I am trying to overclock an AMD GPU. When I set the core and memory clocks with these instructions: --odsc, --od-setclocks={NewCoreClock|0,...
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No internet during the VPN connection on Ubuntu 16.04

I have no access to internet after start up vpn conection. I'm able to ping google but nothing else. Before VPN connection: # ip route show default via 10.0.2.2 dev enp0s3 proto static metric 100 ...
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Unknown filesystem after boot

When I turn on my notebook Lenovo G580, it shows: unknown filesystem It's the same problem as this one. BUT, when I write insmod normal I get the message: normal.mod file is not found And I ...
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KDE Plasma 5 taskbar dissappears on external monitors

I'm running Kubuntu 16.04 with kernel 4.4.0-28-generic and Plasma 5.6.5 I am mostly docked with two external displays, and I use all three with the Laptop one as primary. I have a customized taskbar ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 wifi connection but often fails to get internet access

I am running ubuntu 15.10 and my Lenovo yoga 2 pro laptop often fails to connect to the Internet. This happens randomly and could pass several hours before it is able to connect again. The laptop ...
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Ubuntu not recognizing external hard drive

I have 2TB Wester Digital external hard drive. I connected it to USB 3.0 port on my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) installed. It was working fine till yesterday (Haven't tried on any other OS). ...
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workaround for 'reopen' terminal (to access newly installed stuff)

Ok so basically I'm writing a shell script which needs to install nvm and then use it. Problem is, nvm requires that you close and reopen the terminal after installation. So I wanted to know if ...
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Open source alternatives to ubuntu-restricted-extras?

I tried to play a video file on Elementary and got the following message: "Oops! Audience can't play this file! No URI set!" Searching I found two links that says I should install ubuntu-restricted-...
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VirtualBox in Linux: same virtual machine in a shared folder result in file not accesible every time an user saves the state of the machine

I have created a shared folder in /Users/shared_folder. I have moved the virtual box files to that folder /Users/shared_folder/.VirtualBox VMs/ I have set the whole folder with all the permissions: ...
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Nautilus won't launch on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

I know there are other threads about this. I tried them but the offered solutions did not work and I'm not allowed to comment on the thread to ask for clarification, yet. The only thing I've changed ...
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Does using the windows repair disk to repair the MBR after uninstalling Ubuntu partitions delete your files and programs?

After reading the articles How to Uninstall a Linux Dual-Boot System From Your Computer and How to Manually Repair Windows 7 Boot Loader Problems (on howtogeek.com) in order to uninstall Ubuntu on a ...
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How do I remove old Ubuntu update files from /boot?

How do I remove old Ubuntu update files from /boot? I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have done several updates. Now, when I try to update I get the message, “not enough free disk space.” There are 5 Zip ...
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Can I create a Windows 7 recovery disk on a dual boot system?

I want to uninstall Ubuntu from a computer running both Ubuntu and Windows 7. I understand that to do this, I need to delete the Ubuntu partitions on the computer and use a windows recovery disk. ...
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Accidentally XKilled My Ubuntu Desktop Bar

I have actidentally killed my Ubuntu Desktop Bar with using xkill command. I was using Unity-Tweak-Tools but it seems i can not recover it. Desktop icons are still working, but i cannot see the ...
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Google Chrome browser turns white

My google Chrome browser PAGE turns white when I browser some sites like Instagram.. I can't notice the relationship of those sites, however I have to reload the website. Sometimes the pages blinks ...
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How to merge GRUB with Windows loader

My system has Windows 7 pre-installed, I later created a new partition and install Ubuntu 14.04, recently I just install Windows 10 in another partition. Everything when fine except that GRUB ...
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Unable to locate Invisible folders

I have tried to search for X11 folder using locate X11 | grep "X11$" and also using find / -print 2>/dev/null| grep "X11$" but there are many invisible folders in my system as shown in the ...
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Windows 10 stuck on loading screen

I have dell xps 12 laptop. Last year my laptop updated to windows 10. and for month or two it worked fine. Then i lent my laptop to a friend who probably accidentally closed the lid while it was ...
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Different brightness for different applications

Is there any way I can have different brightness levels for different applications on Ubuntu? When I am using a text editor like Sublime, I have to keep the brightness high to improve readability, ...
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Sha256 checksum on terminal displaying strange characters

So, does anyone know how to solve this? I've installed the 'hashalot' first to use the sha256. Then something that to me is strange happened when using the command + filename: "mlockall: Cannot ...
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New Linux Subsytem on Windows, can we chroot?

I want to chroot into my existing Ubuntu Gnome 16.10 from new windows insider bash. the Main problem is there is no output for lsblk or blkid. so I tried "Paragon EXT4 drivers" and "ext2fsd" to ...
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Tunneling through 2 VPN's

My university has recently instituted a no public VPN policy (basically to stop piracy) and I was busted for it but managed to scape off without any fines by pleading ignorance (my school really loves ...
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Windows 10 Ubuntu Nginx Port in Use

I installed the windows 10 technical preview to use the Ubuntu subsystem, but upon installing nginx I can not start the service. Here is the error log:
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Linux install monitor out of range

I just built my computer and I tried to install Xubuntu, but shortly after I start the install my monitor gives me the message out of range, and it doesn't allow me to finish installing it. I've seen ...
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How can I choose my OS from the bootloader without a keyboard?

I've partitioned the hard drive on my Surface and installed Ubuntu on it. Touch works perfectly in Ubuntu, but the Grub bootloader still requires the keyboard, preventing me from choosing my OS ...