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Tomcat & Java not listening on IPv6 [on hold]

We've got a webserver running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Tomcat 7 and Oracle Java. So far, we have been serving a web app on IPv4 address on ports 80 and 443 (80 redirects to 443). I'm trying to make the ...
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Windows 8 version of iStat Menus or System Load Indicator

I just switched back to Windows 8 from Ubuntu and Mac environment. Since using both UNIX platforms, I relied much information about the system status (CPU, Memory, Network, Activity, etc.) provided by ...
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burning a Blu-Ray with Silicon Empire

I've been trying to burn a Blu-Ray disk from an .ISO. The .ISO was created by Nautilus (CD/DVD Creator). Since Brasero and K3B seem not to be able to burn a Blu-Ray on my system, I've installed ...
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With Ubuntu 12.04 unlike 11.04 Wine installed application start menu links are missing

With Ubuntu 12.04 and wine 1.4 unlike ubuntu 11.04 with wine 1.2.2 installed application start menu links are missing. For instance with Ubuntu 11.04 including Wine I can install one of our Windows ...
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Is there a way to copy the Ubuntu desktop menu or parts of it between computers?

Is there a way to copy the Ubuntu desktop menu or parts of it between computers? I am copying some program files in my home folder from one computer to another. I don't need the whole menu to be ...
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How to find the architecture of OS installed?

I'm using Core 2 Duo. So, from Intel website I found that it is 64-bit architecture CPU. Long back I've installed Ubuntu OS on this machine. But I'm not sure if I installed x86-32 or x86-64 version ...
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how to install bitcoin-qt wallet on debian 7

WARNING: Complete noob to linux (somewhat noob - if something can be installed w/ a package manager, I'm ok, else completely lost). I loaded debian 7 on a VBox VM (took 2 days to get everything to run ...
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unable to read /dev/sda: Input/output error

I was reinstalling my Windows 8.1 from a mirror, then I've repaired grub2 and things got messed up. Now Windows boots about 20 minutes and then runs so slow, that nothing can be done. When it boots it ...
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Port forwarding + shared connection with Ubuntu

Because my wireless router's ethernet ports are defective, I set up a shared wireless connection from my laptop (which has wifi) to my eMac (which does not) via a crossover ethernet cable. The laptop ...
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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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Chrome on ubuntu 12.04 cannot render icons on github

I am using chrome, and when I browse github, instead of the icons I get either empty squares or a literal "fi" symbol. Firefox renders them properly. It's clear that these icons are not images but ...
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Audio flicking at back port [migrated]

In my Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit system, whenever I connect speaker at back audio port of my system the audio is flicker(in case when volume is 100% of both system volume and application volume that playing ...
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How to create fake sound card on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I want to run 'blender --background --python script.py' on my Ubuntu Server which does not physically have any sound equipment. It turns out that blender requires sound card. I see following error ...
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How do I run commands on suspend/return from suspend?

I suspend my laptop (pm-suspend) often and sometimes my desktop (pm-suspend-hybrid) fairly often. I am using the latest ubuntu (13.10, saucy). Is there a way I could run a command when I go into ...
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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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Unnamed, hidden partitions on my 500 GB HD, HP Pavilion dm4 Laptop

I have multiple doubts here. Its a Seagate 500GB 7200RPM HD. I had installed it few months back after my original Laptop HD stopped working. The current drives on my latop, as shown by the Windows ...
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How to autostart OpenVPN (client) on Ubuntu 12.04 CLI?

I have an *.ovpn file that works if I type in: sudo openvpn filename.ovpn. Now I would like to start up OpenVPN when I boot the computer. It's a headless version of Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit if that ...
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Ubuntu stuck on splash screen

So my laptop has been running fine for months under Ubuntu Gnome. It's been mostly smooth sailing for me. But suddenly my laptop is just deciding to not boot. I'm stuck on the logo screen for Ubuntu ...
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How can I execute shared files with apache server on VMware Fusion

I shared my folder with php scripts, located on my mac with Ubuntu 14.04 deployed on virtual machine VMware Fusion 6.0.3. But when I set apache DocumentRoot to this shared folder and run it with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Digital Audio stops working

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 HTPC for quite some time. It's connected by toslink to a logitech z5500. Sound was working, but suddenly stopped... I've followed almost every guide and how-to to fix my sound, ...
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How to count pages in multiple PDF files?

I just received a pdf textbook comprised of some 20 separate pdfs (by chapter) with quasi-regular names. Is there a way for counting the pages in th book w/o openning each file (or going through the ...
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Why does my USB hdd returns SG_IO: bad/missing sense data?

I am able to boot and run commands from external USB hdd; the message in question appears for about 45 seconds then booting continues. GRUB2 is installed on internal HDD. When choosing to boot ...
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Understanding a HDD data storage and uninstalling windows

Before I go into my exact query here is a small prologue saying what I basically understand about any HDD. May be some 6 years ago, many as a million notebook computers, mine was also manufactured ...
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No applications load on first workspace in Ubuntu with Xfce using i3 as WM

I'm trying to use the i3 window manager with Xfce on Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed Xfce and disabled the "desktop" and Xfce's wm, and set i3 to autostart as the wm of my choose. I do this in Settings ...
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Why can I access my server from my local network but I cannot access it remotely

I am currently having a weird issue with ubuntu 12.04 where I can access a my server locally but not externally my router has been set up correctly. I have 2 servers I am running at my house one is a ...
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How to un-shrink hard space by windows 7?

I shrinked 150 GB out of my 500 GB hard space by windows 7, in order to install ubuntu beside windows on my laptop. Now some amount of that 150GB is free and I need to have it back on my windows. ...
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How can I force caching a video file on nginx

I have two servers configured pretty much exactly similarly. One is my production server, and the other is my staging server. The nginx config on both are copies of each other except for the name of ...
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Tmux mouse mode does not works with large gnome-terminal

I'm running tmux on gnome-terminal with mouse support activated. When the width of the terminal is not too big then it works flawlessly, however, when I use it in full screen mode the mouse clicks are ...
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Laptop won't boot anymore

I had Ubuntu only on my Laptop and wanted to try FreeBSD out. My operating system was on /dev/sdb. /dev/sda was spare and I made a 100GB partition on it with the help of gparted. Subsequently I just ...
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Aptana Studio 3 on Ubuntu 12.04 Local Help Files Error

Aptana open displaying HTML5 document. Click Help in the Main Menu Select Help Contents Returns new page: Unable to load page Problem occurred while loading the URL ...
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Laptop freezes on Dell logo after dual boot and unable to enter into bios settings

My computer configuration is: 1Hdd, 3gb ram I had 5 operating systems installed on my one internal Hdd each o/s on seperate partition as: 20Gb_Win 7 40Gb_Win 7 30Gb_OpenSusu 25Gb_Ubuntu ...
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Windows 8 boot menu entries of ubuntu on ESP

So, I have a hp pavilion with Windows 8 pre-installed OS on it. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in UEFI mode with secure boot disabled and then reloaded GRUB through Windows so that every time I boot I see ...
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Can't connect to VirtualBox Ubuntu guest from Ubuntu host

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine running inside VirtualBox and I recently switched it to a new host running Ubuntu 14.04. After the switch the guest can connect to the Internet, but no other ...
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sude gedit Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

I have a VPS on which I am attempting to install pure-FTPd via a root SSH account on a remote machine. I have already installed gedit and have gotten to the stage where I need to edit a config using ...
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How to recover Ubuntu in VMWare when terminal is invisible?

I want to change the terminal size of my Ubuntu in VMWare, and find information hereHow do I change the console resolution of Ubuntu 9.10 Server running on VMWare?. I follow the answer and modify the ...
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Ubuntu Firefox it is saying that it is already running but not responding

On Ubuntu, When trying to open Firefox it is saying that it is already running but not responding. I am on a system where I dont have access to view the root. I have had this issue before and fixed ...
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Sublime Text show opened files shortcut

It should very useful can show a list with all opened files with just a keystroke and navigate up and down to move to it. Anyone knows a shortcut or a maneuver to achieve it? 1) Show this list is ...
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Ubuntu and Linux Mint only run in Software Rendering Mode on Virtualbox

I am trying to figure out why Ubuntu and Linux Mint only run in Software Rendering Mode on Virtualbox. My motherboard supports hardware virtualization and it is turned on, and I have installed the ...
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xubuntu thinks disk is full even after files deleted (on virtualbox)

I have encountered a rather weird error running 64-bit xubuntu on virtualbox. The system appears to think the disk is full, even after I have deleted at least 500MBs of files (and both root and user ...
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Is it possible to host a Virtual Image server that is accessible to the host computer?

I have a Ubuntu Virtual Image on my VirtualBox program. For testing purposes in the office, I would like the employees to be able to access this Virtual Image server that is hosted on my computer. Is ...
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Linux remove files without giving error

I have this running as cron job /usr/bin/find /backups/* -mtime +5 -exec rm -rf {} \; But it gives me this error on email /usr/bin/find: `/backups/Jun-20-2014': No such file or directory Is ...
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Is it safe to re-symlink the 'open' command from `openvt` to `gnome-open` on Ubuntu?

On my Ubuntu systems, bin/open is symlinked to openvt. I'm not sure what this program does, but I'd like to delete the symlink and symlink or alias open to gnome-open. Is this safe to do?
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proxychains browser unable to download and open files

Ubuntu 10.10, Midori 0.2.4 browser (same problem with Epiphany 2.30.2, haven't tried with Firefox or Chrome as yet) Proxychains-3.1 installed, working fine. Here is the deal: when NOT proxychained, ...
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Sharing internet connection from host to virtualized Ubuntu with Virtual Box

I have Ubuntu 11.10 in Virtual Box installed on Windows Vista. I am having a Broadband(PPPoE) internet connection. I would like to use my internet connection inside Virtual Box in Ubuntu. I tried with ...
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What do these error messages mean and how to fix it?

============================================================== actually I figured out this is an issue of intel video driver:http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0902.3/01703.html ...
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Install MySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu 10.04

How to install the MySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu 10.04? apt-get install mysql-server is only allows to install 5.1.41.3ubuntu12
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How do I physically replace an internal dual-boot hard-disk, without fresh OS reinstall?

On dual boot Win XP SP3 || Lx Ubuntu 14.04 LTS aka Trusty, I need to upgrade my /dev/sda (disk 0) to a bigger disk. /dev/sda has 7 volumes (logical and extended partitions) and 2 OS (XP and Trusty). I ...
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Ubuntu restart without notice

I am running some research code( Matlab + maybe some CUDA code called from Matlab). The computer runs ubuntu 14.04, latest Matlab and has CUDA 6.0. Whenever I run the code the computer will reboot ...
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Recover data from corrupted LVM partition with TestDisk?

I had setup 3 disks in a LVM array with each disk holding some data. A few weeks back one of the disks "disappeared" from the LVM array and BIOS. After rebooting, the disk reappeared but does not ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Eclipse Crash with no reason

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. Eclipse 3.8 crashing with no reason. Suddenly closed. I have no idea why. Nothing special in the .log file. I am using Oracle Java 1.8. I am using Eclipse 3.8 I use PDT ...