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Extracting a *.tar.bz2 file?

I always used to use this command to extract files from a bzip2 tar ball: tar xjvf file.tar.bz2 But right now on Ubuntu 14.04, I get this error: tar: Conflicting compression options Try 'tar ...
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Having trouble with my hard drive

I'm having some trouble with my internal hard drive and was hoping you smart people could help me. So, here's all that has happened so far: Thursday of last week, my Acer Win 7 (updated to Win 10) ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Windows machine while still maintaining seamless boot to Windows? [duplicate]

I am currently running Windows 7 as the only OS and I am wondering if it is possible to install Ubuntu as secondary OS, which would only be accessible via some explicitly called boot menu - by that I ...
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Opera crashes immediately right after I run it

Often when I open Opera it crashes immediately. I can't find out what's going on because it crashes very quickly, it almost show the start page but then an small window-pop up appears inside it and ...
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Duplications of printers in printing and unable to stop cups-browsed service on Ubuntu14.04

I have configured EpsonTM-T20 printer in ubuntu 14.04. Well its Working fine but the issue is, if I restarted the machine I can see lot(7) of duplications in printing with the same name as well as ...
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Partitions on Ubuntu

When I installed Ubuntu I created two partitions: \usr and \home, respectively of 20 GB and 180 GB. Now Ubuntu says me that the space to install softwares is exhausting (\usr has only 800 MB of free ...
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Can I install x64 vagrant system via virtualbox in virtualbox machine?

I have main OS Windows 10 and install VirtualBox machine with Ubuntu 14.04 where I want install vagrant with centos x64. Is it possible? I try it but I got vt-x is not available (verr_vmx_no_vmx) ...
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One folder doesn't have write access - samba share

I have an external HD in NTFS format setup to share from my router. Here is the fstab entry I have for mounting in Ubuntu: //rt-n66u-8fe8/data /mnt/rt-n66u-8fe8/data cifs ...
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Is there a safe way to delete unused partitions?

I had several copies of Windowses installed on my HDD. I have also dual booted the current copy of windows with Ubuntu. It seems, that there are many unused 200-500MB partitions left that I want to ...
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Linux with a GUI on an Asus N3150I-C?

Could you recommend me a linux distro, which can run without any (hardware dependent) problems on an Asus N3150I-C motherboard? I've tried Debian Jessie. GUI can't start. I don't remember the message, ...
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Graph network usage per IP on Linux router

I'm going to be setting up an Ubuntu server as a router. There are dual gigabit NICs on the motherboard and I'll also use a wifi card as an AP. The question is, once I have this running, can I ...
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How can I make the Ubuntu terminal follow the same sorting with ls -l as Mac OS X uses by default?

I like the default sorting of ls -l in Mac OS X and have gotten used to it. Now I'm starting to use Ubuntu machines more frequently, and I'm hoping to coerce its terminal into sorting the listing in ...
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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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Reduce the size of VMware disk

I am running Ubuntu 14 LTS as a virtual machine with VMware player 6.07. The machine is currently using 24.7 GB but the maximum size available to the disk is 230 GB. The disk space is not ...
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Can't add 81.23.228.129 to iptables because of SERVFAIL - any way round this?

I need to allow the IP addresses of proxy.sipthor.net through my firewall: nslookup proxy.sipthor.net Address: 85.17.186.7 Address: 81.23.228.129 Address: 81.23.228.150 Add these to iptables: ...
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How to find out the top space-consuming directories or files?

My disk is running out of space: $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ... /dev/sda7 803G 715G 48G 95% /home I'd like to go through the whole home directory and find ...
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Cannot fully shutdown Windows partition

I can not mount my Windows partition while using my Ubuntu 15.10 OS. The system claims that Windows is hibernating and prompts me to mount the partition in read-only mode ( mount "nfts" -ro). That ...
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Run PostgreSQL in Vagrant box with external shell provisioning [migrated]

I have been wanting to actually get a Vagrant box up and running on my PC for quite some time but I have failed to understand a lot of things but then I came across this guide: ...
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“Reboot and select proper Boot device” for the 2nd time

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 for quite some time now. A few weeks back I got the error message below, but surprisingly I was able to boot again after few days. Yesterday it crashed ...
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Run Cuckoo inside Docker

I'm trying to install Cuckoo inside of a Docker container but have run into a problem. I know there's an image on the Docker website: https://registry.hub.docker.com/u/blacktop/cuckoo/; however, I've ...
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building CLIPS on Ubuntu 9.10

I'm in the process of moving from XP to Linux. (I'm new to Linux) I have succesfully installed CLIPs on Ubuntu, using the SPM. I would however, like to build CLIPS from the sources - since I will be ...
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Logitech mouse wheel stops responding after some time of usage

I have got a Logitech wi-fi mouse M310 about a year ago. I recently noticed that scroll wheel stops working after some time. For example, I turn on the machine and after 10-20-30 min I see I can no ...
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Ubuntu Network > Cross device authentication > Single Login Registration

My firm runs an Ubuntu based developer environment. Recently due to the increase of new interns in our firm the firm asked me to setup a machine independent authentication system such that the users ...
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How to match windows and linux mouse speed (with acceleration turned ON)

I have Ubuntu at work and Windows 7 at my home. Mouse speed on both OSes are very different so I feel very painful to adjust from one to another when I get to office in the morning and get back home ...
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Mount external drive from command line just like in GUI?

When I connect my 3 TB drive to my laptop (running Kubuntu 14.04), I can see it with fdisk -l and can mount it with mount as root, but I end up seeing all the files as root:root with strange ...
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how to open usb flash in windows 7 guest on ubuntu 15.10 host

I've added current user to vboxusers group. After that usb flash appeared as usb device in virtual machine usb devices list. After selection of that usb device as active virtual machine usb device ...
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How to search only current directory in Nautilus (restore old behaviour)

Does anyone know, how can I bring back the old nautilus behaviour? In old version (Debian <7), when I typed, the nautilus moved to first file that started with that typed phrase. In new version ...
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Is there any option to use Amazon Cloud Drive from terminal (Linux)?

As you probably know, Amazon did not release any Cloud Drive client for Linux. Is there any other option to access ACD from terminal?
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Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception in interrupt in openstack vm

I setup openstack in one ubuntu server and allocated several vms in the openstack. randomly some vms are panic w/ the error(see below). Anyone can give some suggestions? thanks Kernel panic - not ...
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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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How is Mint on VirtualBox configuring ethernet?

Unlike many questions in which people need help with something that isn't working, I'm trying to understand how something is working, when the stuff that I've read suggests it shouldn't be. I have ...
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Rebuilding FakeRAID RAID 5 with new disk, no partitions show up, invalid PMBR

I have a RAID 5 array with 4 2TB disks on a HP Z800. One disk failed and was swapped out for a new one. I went into BIOS Intel Storage Matrix Utility and set the Array to rebuild with the new disk. ...
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Add Windows boot entries after installing Ubuntu?

I have Windows 7 on its own bootable hard drive, Windows 8 on its own bootable hard drive and Ubuntu on its own bootable hard drive. I'm using the BIOS to manually select on which hard drive to boot. ...
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How do I move hard links to new server properly?

I have a server with 4 drives in it and am getting pretty full. I run the drives in a raid 5 and they are all 3tb drives. I then run backintime and have it run my daily backup. My data set is about ...
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How to fix extremely slow Virtualbox network download speed?

I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 VM (hashicorp/precise32) via Vagrant/Virtualbox. It seems to have an exremely slow download speed compared to my host system. This is what I get with the host system (OSX) ...
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Ubuntu server virtual machine on a Mac Mini can’t ping servers on the Internet

I’m attemtping to host my own development web server in a VirtualBox guest virtual machine running Ubuntu Server. I would like this virtual machine to be accessible from not only my home network, but ...
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Not able to log in after changing root password

I'm using LXLE (which is basically a lighter Ubuntu), and I managed to successfully change the password that I forgot after many tries (in the end I used this procedure: ...
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MATE: how to increase window resizing area

I use MATE on CentOS 7 and Ubuntu 15.04 and with both I have trouble resizing windows. It seems like I have to click on a 1px size line to change and that's a bit difficult with touchpad sometimes. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 bluetooth headset connected but not working

Since I have upgraded my ubuntu gnome 15.04 to 15.10 (clean install) I have an issue with my bluetooth headset. The device is paired and connected but it is neither listed as output device in sound ...
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Why does the system have /etc/sudoers.d? How should I edit it?

Last time, I asked about the risk of these (in /etc/sudoers): user_name ALL=(ALL) /usr/bin/vim /etc/httpd/confs/httpd.conf %group_name ALL=(ALL) /usr/bin/vim /etc/httpd/confs/httpd.conf ...
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How do I convert a JPEG file into a black and white (1-bit) monochrome TIFF in Ubuntu?

JPEG is a scan of a text document so not much to loose in terms of colour/tones. convert foo.jpg -flatten -monochrome bar.tif gives convert: BitsPerSample 1 not allowed for JPEG. 'JPEGSetupEncode' ...
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ISO of not recognized DVD

I'm often dumping DVDs to ISO-files for backup by using dd on my linux machine. But now I've got a DVD in a filesystem that linux doesn't recognize. Still, I want to dump it's data in an *.img-file, ...
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Can I fix my Windows installation?

What I did was I loaded up Ubuntu via USB, installed it on my second hard drive, and that messed up something with my other hard drive that has Windows 8.1 installed on it. Now, when I try to access ...
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Setting Up TT-RSS over HTTPS

I have what is hopefully a quick question: I have a very basic installation of TT-RSS on Ubuntu 14.04, literally: sudo apt-get install tt-rss and I've been using that for a while. However, I believe ...
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Using dnsmasq with NetworkManager

It was well known that NetworkManager does not play well with dnsmasq (ref: here). I've skimmed throught the lengthy discussion here but still not sure what the recommended way to deal with the ...
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Increase size of /var /usr /etc

df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use % Mounted on /dev/root 20G 788M 18G 5% / devtmpfs 16G 4.0K 16G 1% /dev none 4.0K 0 4.0K 0% /sys/fs/cgroup none 3.2G 532K 3.2G 1% /run none 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% ...
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let virtualbox guest user access VBoxControl

I want to write a script to startup a virtualbox vm and execute some commands once the openbox session has begun. I read that I can do this using the guestproperty method in VBoxManage, provided I ...
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No thumbnails for video files in Ubuntu, and getting an Apport message box whenever I navigate to a folder with video files in it

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. Whenever I navigate to a folder with video files in it, none of the videos show a thumbnail: Within a few seconds after merely opening a video-file-containing folder, I get ...
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How to install openssl cryptographic library on Lubuntu

I'm trying to build cryptsetup 1.6.8 (or 1.7.0) from source using the openssl libraries instead of libgcrypt. ./configure --with-crypto_backend=openssl I did install libssl-dev but it still gives ...
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Installing XAMPP in Xmonad/Ubuntu

I am running the Xmonad window-manager on a minimal install of Ubuntu 14.04. When executing the .run file (from the terminal or from the file-manager) nothing happens, likely because it's supposed to ...