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Take RAID 1 too much CPU performance (Intel Pentium G3220)?

I'm currently building an home server. I'm using an Intel Pentium G3220 CPU. I want to configure RAID 1 for the two 3TB Western Digital WD30EFRX Red HDD in the server. My question is if software RAID ...
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Ubuntu create new partition from unused space

I have server with 1TB ( ubuntu 13.04 ) drive but i see only this : df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 92G 47G 41G 54% / none 4.0K 0 4.0K ...
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Dual boot Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu on last partition

I have following scenario and want to install Ubuntu 14.10. 1 TB Hard Drive 150GB Win 8.1 Partition 200GB NTFS 200GB NTFS 200GB NTFS 120GB NTFS 68GB Unallocated I want to install Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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Expand RAID 1 size from 500GB to 4TB in Linux

I currently have an FTP server that has approximately 500GB of space on it. I’m getting very close to reaching the limit of this (97%) and purchased two 4TB drives to replace the old drives. From ...
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VLC is looking for plugins in the wrong directory after Reinstall

I had vlc 2.1.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 installed by "apt-get install vlc" in /usr/bin/vlc, it worked fine Then I compiled and installed another version of vlc (don't remember exact version number) from ...
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Dual Boot: Ubuntu + Windows 7 with WUBI

In my Windows 7 system, I want to install 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04.5 or Ubuntu-Mate 14.04 as a native windows application, but a full length dual-boot system. Earlier it was possible through Wubi Installer ...
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Moving a RAID 1 between RAID Cards

I have an HP DL380 G6 with the 410i internal controller. I have an array configured with 2 drives as a RAID 1. This logical drive is my boot drive. I've recently installed a P800 raid card and want ...
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How to fix apt-get missing key error after adding deb source for package?

I'm using Mint Linux 17. I tried to install a debian package by adding a repository to my source list like so: # add heroku repository to apt echo "deb http://toolbelt.heroku.com/ubuntu ./" > ...
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How tell Linux GUI apps NOT to detach from console?

I need to debug some apps under Ubuntu. When i use FC_DEBUG=2053 gnome-calculator or FC_DEBUG=2053 mtpaint i get useful readout on console. But using FC_DEBUG=2053 firefox or FC_DEBUG=2053 ...
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How to configure Fedora/Ubuntu desktop with a bash script?

The default appearance of Fedora desktop is not what I desire. So I will always change some settings through GUI-based "System Settings" after a new installation. However, I feel it is rather tedious ...
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How to correctly install drivers for 2 videocards in Ubuntu?

After Ubuntu install all my 3 monitors (intel+nvidia cards) are working correct. But when im trying to install drivers i have some problems when i installed nVidia driver, my monitor on intel ...
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Can't connect to VPN on Ubuntu

I'm trying to connect to a L2TP VPN from a Ubuntu 14.0.4 VM running on VirtualBox on a Mac OS. I installed various things (lost track of everything) that include openswan, ipsec, xl2tpd, and a L2TP ...
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Limit connections per second with iptables/ufw

How can I tweak the following entries to allow more requests per second? Maximum hitcount is 20 if you do not edit some other config files. The entry of my /etc/ufw/before.rules file -A ...
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No Disk Space CentOS while my data is only 1.8G

i just beginning to learn some stuff on linux,i have virtual machin on Centos and suddenly my website does not coming up since morning and i get et internal 500 error while trying to login my plesk ...
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What should /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf look like for a single router when configuring shared-network

Hi I'm just doing some tutorials to learn about networking, and I came across segregating a safe and unsafe network with DHCP using isc-dhcp-server This is what my config file currently has: ...
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Does the Grub error “disk `hd0,gpt2' not found” mean my harddrive has crashed?

I left my Linux box running overnight, and I came back the next morning to find this: Does this mean my harddrive has crashed or is crashing? Or, is this likely caused by some other issue and ...
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Remove iptables rules from recovery system?

I have a remote dedicated server and accidentally added some iptables rules that killed network access. I am only able to access SSH in recovery mode, which gives me access to the filesystem. I can't ...
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Recover password from Opera EMail client

I'm using Opera 12 build in EMail client. Cause Opera is not anymore so great with new websites I'd like to move on and change browser and EMail client. But I can't do this cause I forgot password to ...
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FFMPEG error while loading shared libraries: libass.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Problem: I recently 'updated' to Ubuntu 14.10 from Ubuntu 14.04. Since then, whenever I try to issue any command to FFMPEG, I get the following: $ ffmpeg -i ffmpeg: error while loading shared ...
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Text not displaying on google talk on Windows 7 (Ubuntu Wine)

is there any solutions to display the text on google talk... Please help P.S I installed google talk on wine in ubuntu oerating system. many thanks ahead the time..
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CodeBlocks on Ubuntu 14.04 - can't build and run

I use Code::Blocks with GNU GCC compiler on Ubuntu 14.04, but anytime I try to build and run a program then this message pops up It seems that this project has not been built yet. Do you want to ...
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Ubuntu terminal : cd directory returning directory name with backslash.Why?

I have got only one folder named "My_Folder" in my home directory.When i use terminal to change directory: cd My //after entering My when I press TAB this returns... cd \My_Folder/ It changes ...
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Internet connectivity works only after rebooting - Manjaro/Ubuntu

I'm now a full time user on Linux. Ubuntu did the job at the beginning but after several months of dealing with unity I thought of switching to KDE. After I got bored of KDE I switched to XFCE and ...
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Own DNS is very slow

I run my own DNS with Ubuntu 14.04 and dnsmasq on a VPS of my hosting provider. If I enter the DNS address in the network adapter on my windows machine, websites load very slow. It takes less than a ...
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Apache2 still shows default page after trying to configure it

Someone has set Apache2 (ubuntu 14.04) to load the default page at this address: example.com:8822. I checked /etc/apache2/apache2.conf and /etc/apache2/ports.conf and saw no reference to port 8822. ...
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Can I assign greater RAM to Virtual-box than Windows?

I have Windows 7 in my laptop and I am using Virtual Box. I have 3 GB RAM. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 for learning purpose in Virtual Box and assigned 1 GB RAM but it seems very slow. My question ...
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What is the shortcut key for opening Create Launcher dialog box

I want to know the shortcut key for Launching Create Launcher dialog box in Ubuntu running Gnome. We are using command to launch a Launcher window as gnome-desktop-item-edit –create-new ~/Desktop. ...
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Can't install Windows after installing Ubuntu

First, I asked this question on Ask Ubuntu but it was suggested to me to ask here as well. I installed Ubuntu and now I removed Ubuntu to install windows 7. I removed and created a partition using ...
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Virtualbox dedicated network: client w. VM ubuntu webserver

I found quite a few tutorials describing how to set up an ubuntu webserver for local web development as a VM in Virtualbox and assigning it a static IP address. Hm, that's fine as long as you stay ...
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Can't connect to tomcat7 from public ip

I posted this question on stackoverflow and was recommended to ask here instead. I've been struggling with this issue for the past two days and am hoping someone here can help me out. I have a ...
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Ubuntu can't connect using SSH key stored in “Passwords”

I completed this tutorial. I gave the password manager an empty password for storing the SSH password to an SSH server that I frequently connect to in multiple sessions. When I issued ssh ...
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How to backup/restore GRUB without reinstalling Ubuntu?

I need to remove grub to disable Hyper-v . I couldn't find any solution to achieve this .As many solution exist to this but they doesn't satisfy requirement . I would like remove grub and then again ...
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Corrupted Sdcard does not detect in Ubuntu

I have tired may answer provided for corrupted sdcard and below is command any output for the same : My sdcard is 8 gb and i guess as shown in last command it is shown as sdb When i insert sdcard ...
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Grub Rescue Mode

I was trying to partition my C drive into two drives using an external tool which then asked me to restart the system. But as soon as I restarted, grub rescue shell opened instead of the grub menu. ...
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unetbootin windows 7 boot-loop

I created a windows 7 usb stick with unetbootin on ubuntu. When I restart the computer from usb, I get to a screen with only one option: 'default' and a contdown for 10 seconds. When I choose this ...
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Samba fileshare can't be seen by Win7

I'm a novice network admin who was tasked with setting up a real simple file server for a non-profit I volunteer for. The problem is that I'm not very familiar with Linux, and for a number of reasons ...
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Ubuntu Installer does not recognize hard disk

I am still struggling to install Ubuntu 14.10 on my Odys Windesk X10 tablet. I have compiled my own grub, to work around the 32bit UEFI firmware of the device and I'm using an external Wifi dongle and ...
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Ubuntu 4.10 installation stuck during loading cdrom driver

I'm installing Ubuntu 4.10 with the official Intel x86 iso on VMware workstation 10. But the installation stuck during loading cdrom driver, saying No Common CD-ROM Drive was detected I tried to ...
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Using physical wifi card inside Virtualbox

I am using Virtualbox on Windows 7 and the Guest OS is an Ubuntu (live mode). I would like to access my physical (an integrated Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 ) wifi card in the Guest OS. I dont have ...
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Display calendar and time in Ubuntu 12.04 Terminal

Yes, I am new to Ubuntu 12.04, and I would like to know if there is any way that I can get it to where my calendar and time shows up whenever I open up the terminal
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Lost Mbr Data recovery

I wanted to use gparted to position my windows 7 partitions to the first sector in my hard disk. When I executed gparted the following error message pop up to me: Warning: /dev/sda contains GPT ...
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Linux Ubuntu MATE 14.04.1 Connection Issues

I recently dual-booted Ubuntu MATE (14.04.1) alongside regular Ubuntu (14.04.1). Regular Ubuntu was able to connect to the Internet. Ubuntu MATE is having issues. It seems that the Wi-Fi is not on, at ...
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Process ID files missing from remote Ubuntu Linux PC?

I am running Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS on a PC in my office and on a virtual machine hosted on Azure. For some reason, the remote PC is not creating a PID file for each process. Everything else seems to ...
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Convert existing partitions to LVM and boot

I've an Ubuntu PC with one of ext4 and swap, both physical partitions. I have seen this answer which talks about converting the partitions in place. That's all well and good except I don't know what ...
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Unable to mount ubuntu directory to Linux(SLES 11 SP2)

Trying to mount ubuntu directory:/home/suvasish/Downloads/SLES11_SP2/ to SLES(11 SP2) server. Tried like below: NFS mount In Ubuntu side edited the /etc/exports like below.. ...
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How to Diagnose Firefox DNS Issues

I'm currently running Firefox 34.0 and Chrome 39.0 on Ubuntu 14.04. Firefox is presenting with extremely slow DNS look-ups that aren't occurring in Chrome. In order to repro, I've shut down both ...
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SNORT -Unknown command line checksum option: ascii

snort -vde -l /var/log/snort -k ascii when i tried this command it gives me the error Unknown command line checksum option: ascii. I don't know why,coz i hve installed snort successfully, and also ...
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How can I view unformatted drives in Ubuntu?

Sorry if this question is a bit novice but I am still learning about linux based systems. Thanks in advance! So I have a computer I am doing some experimenting with. So to start, I Set up a USB stick ...
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Shared folder Virtualbox Ubuntu / Lubuntu

I can see a lot of posts on this but they either don't cover what I'm trying, the OS's that I'm using or (most likely) I'm not understanding them. I'm using Ubuntu 14, and I have VirtualBox running ...
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PC starts to be noisy some time after Ubuntu is installed

I used to have this problem: http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/174161/when-i-boot-linux-it-asks-for-password-pretends-to-proceed-but-then-returns-t. Before it arose, my PC was beeing noisy for a ...