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How to install Ubuntu with Windows 8.1 without formatting any partition?

I have laptop running Windows 8.1 with single SSD of 128 GB. I have 2 partitions. C:/ has windows and D:/ is also filled with files. I can make space in D:/ driver around 20 GB. Can I install ...
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My ZFS dataset is gone after system upgrade/reboot (ubuntu)

I did recently upgrade my little NAS to ubuntu 14.04 and initially everything worked fine. I'm used to re-import my ZFS pools after restarts and so it was no surprise when the mount point was gone ...
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How do I get the aws cli completion to work with zsh on ubuntu?

I installed aws console cli following the instructions here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/userguide/cli-chap-getting-set-up.html#install-bundle-other-os I want to get completion working ...
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how to configure apt-get to use multiple repository components or sections

My ubuntu 14.04 installation shows the apt-get uses only one respository section: $ apt-cache policy Package files: 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status release a=now 500 ...
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Digital Ocean Ubuntu Run ServiceStack as a Daemon

All, I have successfully installed my ServiceStack console app on my DigitalOcean Ubuntu MEAN Stack droplet and can run it from the command line using mono. When I do this, my app is accessible using ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu has a org.freedesktop.NetworkManager busname

[EDIT] Because there has been some views but no answers so far, I would like to ask why there aren't any answers or even comments. Is my question to specific or to generic? Is it bad worded or is the ...
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Ubuntu black screen before installation

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14.10 from DVD on my machine where before i always had windows. CPU AMD Vision quad Core 16 gb ram AMD 7000 Series Graphic chipset Created partition and set up boot ...
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Drivers disappear completely on reboot

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 12.04. Some external drivers I installed few weeks ago are generally not loaded after rebooting. So I forced Ubuntu to load them through etc/modules, but, apparently, ...
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Ubuntu VM doesn't recognize Alt-Tab anymore

I run Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit inside a VirtualBox VM with Windows 7 Enterprise x64 as host. I just upgraded VirtualBox from 4.3.10 to 4.3.12. I'm not entirely sure if it's due to the upgrade, but my ...
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Creating user with password or changing password doesn't work in PostgresQL

I'm trying to create a new user role or change existing one's password to be able to work locally with PostgresQL. I'm working on Ubuntu. I can modify the attributes of an user, but for some reason ...
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What's Linux test -a command test for?

Please take a look at the following code, snap=snapshot.file touch snapshot.file-1 $ [ -a $snap-1 ] && echo yes yes What does the test -a command tests for here? I tried info ...
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How to assign a local mouse and keyboard to a seperate display accesible over VNC (ubuntu)?

I want to turn a laptop, a Nexus 10, a mouse and a keyboard into two usable "computers". My current best plan is to create a separate display accessible over VNC for the Nexus to connect to in view ...
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Is it possible to ping an address:port?

I am not into networking, and I have the following question related to the Linux ping command. Can I only ping an address? For example: miner@raspberrypi ~ $ ping onofri.org PING onofri.org ...
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PyQt5 - python-3.2 : no module available + pyuic5 cannot find PyQt5.uic module

Trying to install PyQt5, the ''make install'' command ended by issuing a warning related to pyuic5 file format (see bellow) the python path is set as ...
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How to type password with broken keyboard

The W, R, T, Y, U, O and Enter keys don't work after a water spill. I have to login to backup and maybe send it for repair. I know that Enter can be entered as Ctrl ^j, but I don't know what to do ...
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Lost Directory structure

Made a stupid typo and moved all my directories into cyberspace and have no idea where they went I accidentally moved them into /etc/Public but when I tried to move them to ~/Public they are no way to ...
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Backup windows 7 boot loader

I have windows 7 ultimate and planning to install ubuntu as second OS. Is there any way by which I can backup my windows 7 ultimate boot loader so that whenever I want to get rid-off ubuntu just run ...
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Why is PHP not running

I have ubuntu 14.04 desktop, I have apache2 php5 and all those packages installed. Yet PHP scripts won't run.. My site config: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin seven@localhost DocumentRoot ...
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Tomcat & Java not listening on IPv6 [closed]

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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Ubuntu cannot connect to LAN using USB Wi-Fi dongle

I'm using a Totolink 11n USB Wi-Fi adapter on my laptop to connect to my LAN (the network card interface seems to be broken). My laptop has Ubuntu installed along with Windows 7 and I'm running into ...
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VMware Player Ubuntu display is duplicating (triplicating) the monitor

I am using VMware Player 6.0.2 and I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I recently upgraded my VMware Player, I now have duplicate/triplicate (and sometimes even more) displays going on at the same ...
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Recover Partition Table After Remove Partition (parted)

I deleted a partition using (parted) rm 3, so I could extend my ext4 partition. Here was my partition table before I removed it: Disk /dev/sda: 250GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B ...
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Set up a website on my internal network and access it with a domain name instead of IP

I have a small local network, with the following devices: a Belkin n150 router (older generation), a Dell laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (GNU-Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64) as my server, and another ...
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sendmail for local network / home networking

All the sendmail configuration I found so far are either allow connections from local host (127.0.0.1) or anywhere (0.0.0.0). How to configure sendmail to allow connections from local network ...
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Sendmail Deferred: Connection timed out

I got the following "Connection timed out" errors from some of the email servers, like google: $ tail -1 /var/log/mail.log Jun 15 15:55:52 coral sm-mta[9924]: s5FAo29p007675: to=<me@gmail.com>, ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 before Windows8.1 Error 0xc000000e the BCD of your PC is missing or contains error

I install Windows usually before Ubuntu, but because there wasn't Windows after experiencing some hard drive problem I installed Ubuntu-Gnome-14.04 before Windows, but I am unable to install either ...
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Install Sencha cmd 4 Ubuntu Server

I'm trying to setup sencha cmd on ubuntu server: I've fetched the archive: wget http://cdn.sencha.com/cmd/4.0.4.84/SenchaCmd-4.0.4.84-linux.run.zip however when I try to run the binary nothing ...
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Mouse cursor scaling issues in Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10 and I just recently bought a Seiki 39' 4K display for home. While I think that the display itself is working great so far and I love it, I am noticing some ...
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Teamviewer - Find out ID of remote machine

I'm connected to a Ubuntu 13.04 Raring ringtail Server, I'm setting up. I've just installed Teamviewer on it (Through SSH), started daemon, and it's running fine. However, I'd like to know if there ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu on EFI/GPT scheme [migrated]

Shame on me, I have more than 10 years using Linux and all of this about EFI and GPT it's a nightmare :( I have a Dell Inspiron 14z ultrabook and I cannot install Ubuntu, when I launch the installer ...
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Cannot connect to webserver from outside LAN

I am running the Django development server on a computer at home on 0.0.0.0:80. I am also running an SSH service on port 22. I have configured my router (Virgin Media Superhub 2 with external IP ...
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Hardware concerns for optimal ruby on rails development on ubuntu machine

I've been developing dynamic web sites using ruby on rails on a 5 year old mac mini which has been great except that it takes too much time -- 15 minutes or so -- to run my simple test suites. I ...
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One database on Linux and Windows

I want to use MySQL database on my Ubuntu installation as of Windows 7, It should be dynamically, I mean when I change data in database on Ubuntu it should save also on Windows too. I've already ...
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Assigning fixed IP by DHCP in VMWare Workstation

Windows 7 host OS, Ubuntu 12 guest OS, VMWare workstation 10.0.2. I want my Ubuntu to use DHCP, but to get a fixed IP. Using the Virtual Network Editor I don't see how I can do that - is there some ...
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Unable to connect to inernet in an Ubuntu 14.04 VM installed over windows 7 guest os

I've created a Ubuntu 14.04 VM using oracle's VirtualBox on my Windows 7 PC. I've also managed to install drivers form Guest Additions CD image, but in spite of all that I still can't get the internet ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS — more compact?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I'm a beginner so please go easy on me. I am looking for a way to effectively make the icons / spacing / text size smaller (than their default) so I can fit more on a ...
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Open file to run x time - linux terminal

I want to create x instance of a .sh file. By exemple instad of open x terminals and enter ./.sh in everyone, I want to open then open autmatlicly all doing the same "*.sh" file run. Any way to do ...
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Can not connect to VNC server on Ubuntu 14.04 over SSL using winsokify

I found this thread: noVNC over SSL, and it helped me a lot. But I am getting an error message. You see my issue is that I get a session to the SSL interface but I get an error stating: unsupported ...
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Is there any way to run Steam on one screen, while having access to my desktop on the other?

Not much more to add really. All of the games I play on Steam only use one screen, is there any way to have my desktop active on the second screen or is this not possible? Thanks
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ubuntu mange wifi remotely using webapp

I would like to maintain an Ubuntu server on pcduino. It has no display and can be accessed via the network. Since it has no screen I cannot connect to my wifi network. Is there any tool which runs ...
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One localhost on two systems

I'm using Ubuntu and Windows 7 on the same computer,and have xampp installed on both and I want to have access to one local directory that is accessible to both Windows and Ubuntu. Is there any way to ...
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Ubuntu Linux nvidia xserver DPMS working for anybody?

Can the Ubuntu Linux nvidia xserver powermizer feature use DPMS to trigger "Power Saving Mode" in my Acer LCD? I switched this display from my Windows 8 HP machine to my Ubuntu Quantal Compaq ...
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Can't sudo when logged in with ssh

I set up a ubuntu machine on my local server. I've got a user with sudo privileges (same password as for login). I've got passwordless ssh going by putting my rsa public key on the ubuntu machine. So ...
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How can i quickly switch between workspace layouts?

I need hotkeys for multiple layouts for the same 5 windows. One is FF and the others are terminal windows. Wih workspaces this does not work. The closest I got to my goal was making windows available ...
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Change xampp apache htdocs directory to access localhost from ubuntu and windows

I'm using ubuntu and windows 7 dualboot,and have xampp installed on both I want to have access to one localhost directory whether I'm using windows or ubuntu. both systems are installed on the same ...
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What does cd myfolder/* do in Linux?

I am new to Linux and have been using the cd command for a while. I just saw someone cd'ing to somefolder/* like cd foo/*. What does that do? Also, depending on how that works, what will be the ...
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Need Windows XP VGA driver for i3 Haswell

Background: I have recently upgraded my hardware because the previous Pentium system started failing to the point that it would not run long enough to boot. It was obviously a hardware fault, but I ...
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ssh-agent on ubuntu rapidly restarts

I am attempting to use ssh-agent on Ubuntu 13.10 so that I will not have to enter my passphrase to unlock a key every time I want to use ssh or git. As you can see below, ssh-agent appears to be ...
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DD-WRT / Ubuntu DHCP / SQUID Transparent Proxy

Trying to segregate WLAN clients based on VLAN SSID, but I can't use multiple ports on DD-WRT router. AP is on second floor with only one drop going to basement where my SQUID/DHCPD server is. If I ...
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Start terminator terminal in a free spot on my screen

When I start the default Ubuntu terminal, it automatically puts the new terminal in a spot on the screen where no other terminals are there. Now I set terminator as my default terminal. But whenever ...