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Is it possible to clone previous boot disk to new imsm raid array?

A PC with a hard drive 750GB. The hard drive has one partition with Vista and several partitions with Ubuntu 14.04. I mainly work with Ubuntu but occasionaly I boot Vista. Recently, the drive's smart ...
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create a network between to ubuntu and localhost

I want create a network between two ubuntu on virtual machine and localhost on windows. I know set network vmware on host-only for connect to localhostT.but I want two virtual machine connected ...
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Cannot change resolution / Cannot use Seamless Windows feature on Lubuntu 14.10 running on VirtualBox 4.3.14

My two issues are not being able to change video resolutions. I am stuck at 640x480. Also I cannot use the Seamless Windows feature in virtual box as it's greyed out. I am stumped, I can use some of ...
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Cannot mount vbox shared folder without sudo: “unknown mount option `user'”

I am trying to set a VirtualBox shared folder mountable by any user, so this is the line I put in /etc/fstab: # mint shared folder mint /media/sf_mint vboxsf defaults,user,uid=1000,gid=999 0 0 ...
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Able to receive, but not send email over SMTP from VPS. I don't think I'm being blacklisted

The error I get is "421 Downstream server error" or something similar. Up until a few days ago I could send mail without any trouble. I've searched around, and most other people with this problem end ...
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Is it safe to remove /var/cache to free space?

I am trying to free some disk space from my Ubuntu 12.04 installation. I was wondering if it is safe to delete the contents in /var/cache? Here are the top list of /var/cache from du: 136M ...
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Computer won't boot after uninstalling Ubuntu and reinstalling windows

Hello fellow Internet users, So I decided to install Ubuntu, formatting my hard drive to do so, after a few months I decided to go back to Windows, so I formatted my hard drive and reinstalled ...
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AMD proprietary drivers

I decided to install proprietary video driver to my HP Pavilion g6. My system is Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn (updated yesterday). Ok, i downloaded AMD Installer from official site. sudo sh ...
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Virtual box couldn't be installed

I tried to install virtual box using the following command: sudo apt-get install virtualbox-qt But this gave me the following errors Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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How to get a fullscreen with tabs in Firefox

I want to have a fullscreen with the tabs bar in Firefox running on top of Ubuntu 14.10, how can I do that?
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Recovering from a boot error

I was doing a project for my library where I installed Ubuntu desktop on a couple of hard drives. When I finished, I shutdown my machine, but when I tried booting back up again, I noticed that there ...
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FTP Server with XCRC command native?

Anyone knows a FTP server that supports XCRC command native? I've found ProFTPD, but it is necessary add a module and recompile it.
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How to install Horde Webmail on Ubuntu 14.04?

Am using Ubuntu 14.04. Am stuck with the following issue: My goal is to install and have running HORDER GROUPWARE 5.2 on my Domain/Hosting: Download on Github: https:// github ...
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Redirection to /dev/null block oggCat execution

I'm trying to use oggCat from another program, but when I call oggCat output.ogv file1.ogv file2.ogv ... filex.ogv > /dev/null the execution never ends. Is there any solution?
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Wordpress inital configuration using Lynx

Note: posting here, because ServerFault's description is "For professional administrators". Also chat seems unavailable currently. I am trying a stab at making a website. I installed Ubuntu Server ...
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Setting proxy on and off, including user agent, on Ubuntu Server in Virtualbox

I am setting up an Ubuntu Server VM in Virtualbox, which I plan to export/import into different environments, as follows: 1) No proxy 2) Behind a proxy server whose address is known, with no ...
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Ubuntu unlock ssh key at every usage

I have an SSH private key and I would like to be asked for the password every time if it is used. I don't know how to do this... Thank you!
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Projector 1080p image is a different size depending on the source

I have a Benq W1070 projector. I was using it with my Ubuntu PC, and now I'm using it with my Windows PC, connected via an HDMI cable. Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit has a Gigabyte ATI HD4850 graphics card and ...
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How to access mail in an organized manner

I just finished setting up postfix on my ubuntu 14.04 server, however, to access my mail I have to use command line. How can I make it so that I can access the mail in an organized manner, like ...
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Assistance needed install UCT IPTV AS (UCT Advanced IPtv)

My IMS system have 6 component : P-CSCF S-CSCF I-CSCF HSS Media Broadcast Server UCT IPTV (UCT Advanced IPtv) as server Each component run in each IP. But I can’t install the last component UCT ...
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Install ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install ubuntu in my Toshiba Satellite C55 from a bootable usb using EFI mode. Secure and Fast boot are disabled i created 4 partition: /boot EFI partition Swap / (racine) See the ...
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Cannot install Windows 10 Technical Preview as a virtual machine in Ubuntu

Using latest VB in Xubuntu 14.04. When selecting "other Windows" the installation was stuck at the first step with a black screen, but following instruction on the web I find that the proper option ...
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ubuntu terminal — how to get back prompt after message that takes away prompt?

I'm doing something in terminal on ubuntu. I have a message like "please ask your system administrator to enable user sharing." Ok, great. Thanks ubuntu. But when I press enter, it goes to a new ...
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Windows7 & Samba (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) - error on change password

I have a fully working setup of Samba4 (non-AD) on Ubuntu 14.04.01 with Win7 clients. When a user tries to change his (samba) password from the Win7 client, an error 1351 occurs. No error messages in ...
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LTSP server with existing DHCP Server

I want to setup a LTSP server on the computer that is already a DHCP server. I'm using zentyal 3.4 on the server, it's basically an Ubuntu 12.04 with zentyal-core installed on it. I have instaled ...
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Ubuntu server remote desktop blank screen

I have a server running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. Things were running fine until I removed (complete uninstall) OpenBox and Lightweight LXDE for trying other desktops. Now the server boots fine but shows ...
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How to view mail through a client?

I just finished installing the postfix mail server and I was wondering how I can view my mail through a client rather than through command line? What clients exist for this and which are considered ...
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Add Windows Server 2012 R2 to Grub2 boot-loader

Short version: I have Windows 7, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my hard disk. I use grub2 as my boot-loader, so when I start up I can choose between operating systems. The ...
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No output / stdout / feedback in mysql prompt on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and Nginx, and I recently installed mysql-server while following Digital Ocean's LEMP stack setup guide (I intend to run a WordPress site with it). When I try to log into an ...
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How to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 with dual boot through a virtual drive created in Windows 7

This may sound a dumb question, but I really need your suggestions on it. I have a PC running Windows 7. I just downloaded an ISO file of Ubuntu 14.04.1 (the latest one). The problem is that my DVD ...
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Install root certificate authority on Ubuntu

First off I am not sure whether I have the correct terminology. What I mean by certificate authority is a verified certificate distributor such that if I goto a website in my Browser that is HTTPS ...
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How to Swap or Clone RAID 0 to Single HDD of 1 TB

The problem scenario that I am trying to accomplish. Currently I have a Ubuntu Server Setup with H/W RAID 0 with 2 * 2TB disks as 4T. However, we realized later that the server does not require that ...
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I can enter my website using internal/public IP, but can't enter using my domain name

Couple days ago I bought another PC just for server purpose. I have already installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, LAMP, Mail Server SSH Server (or Service?), also PHPMyAdmin, Webmin and TeamSpeak 3 server. ...
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Disable write permission for the user, Ubuntu

I'll be brief. I need to disable a single user to read and write files on the whole server with Ubuntu, except one file. That is, he can write to the file output.txt, but other directories are closed ...
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How can i find oRTP library for Libexosip 2.2.3

when i doing ./configure, Libexosip prompt a line : configure: error: oRTP library not installed. Please install or use --disable-josua ==>> so i cant find this package. I'm doing a project about ...
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How can i upgrade windows in dual boot?

I have dual boot win7 and Ubuntu 14.04. I want to install windows 8.1 alongside with ubuntu. The question is simple. If i install 8.1 over 7, will there be a problem with the dual boot?
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My teamviewer does not show ID in Ubuntu?

I installed teamviewer from terminal by following this guideline ; link But if I run teamviewer --info (with sudo or not) it shows TeamViewer 9.0.32150 teamviewerd status ...
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modify shell command in Ubuntu 14.04

I had installed Ubuntu 14.04 on virtualbox, I need to be able to read source code of shell commands, and modify any command? any help please? where i can find the shell commands? in which directory?
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Localhost and local Ubuntu Server Apache2 server issues

I have an Apache2 server running on a Ubuntu Server PC at the moment and am having a few problems with it of which I hope one of you could help me with. I have the Apache2 on machine x.x.x.72 and ...
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“ffmpeg: command not found” - But it's in the current directory? [duplicate]

I'm trying to convert some .png files I have into a movie using ffmpeg. I'm using the tutorial: http://www.miscdebris.net/blog/2008/04/28/create-a-movie-file-from-single-image-files-png-jpegs/ The ...
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How to change the main grub

I have two ubuntu installs, A and B. The "A" is my main install. In B, I have compiled and installed a custom kernel. Then I run sudo update-grub. The problem is that, running grub in "B", it does ...
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Kill browser tabs with Bash from younger to older

Hello i want to kill tabs from a browser(ex. chromium) by order from youngest to oldest. I used pkill -f -n -9 chromium but i want to use it in a while iteration with comparison to pkill's return ...
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Cannot change vncserver default geometry

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I think it's desktop...) and running vncserver to connect to it remotely. I can successfully set the resolution if I use the -geometry flag when starting the server, but I ...
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SOLVED Ubuntu wrong clock time (universal and local)

Local time and universal time are wrong. They are shifted to -2 hours to the real time. Setting the timezone didn't solve because the universal time is wrong. I'm running ubuntu 14.04 and I have a ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS unable to connect to the wired internet

Recently, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 Professional. Although, I can access the wired internet from Windows, but can't from Ubuntu. It appears that Ubuntu detects the wired ...
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Why can't I start a VNC session using the randr flag?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I think it's desktop...) and can successfully run vncserver (which ultimately links to /usr/bin/vnc4server) and connect with my client, and I can also add the -geometry flag ...
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What do I do after generating SSH keys?

I have 2 Linux machines: My NAS at home and a server off-site. Call my NAS as "NAS" and the offset server "SRV". I need to be able to copy files from SRV to NAS securely, without having to enter a ...
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Ubuntu formatted drive not visible on macbook pro or windows desktop

I have an older SSD (12.04 installed on it, encrypted) that was inside an ubuntu server, this particular server is on its last leg so I removed the SSD and tried mounting it on my mac to format it, ...
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how to use HTTP over all computer? on windows and ubuntu

I'm using a HTTP proxy on firefox, something like proxy.mit.it:8080. I can use firefox to access network. Now I hope other applications on my laptop can also use the proxy to access internet. I ...
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BIOS does not shows up Windows 8 EFI after Ubuntu install & incorrect partitioned size

I had window 8.1 preinstalled on my laptop. Recently I also installed Ubuntu alongside to have dual boot. But anyhow after install i.e. restart or due to some alteration; I can not see choices to boot ...