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Increasing Size for Ubuntu

I has installed Ubuntu in my windows laptop.I have installed in C drive. I have allocated only 30GB hard disk space. But now i need to increase it. I would like to move it to another Drive with More ...
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Debian 8 Installer (partman) doesn't detect Hard Disk Drives on Ultrabook, but all other linux commands (fdisk -l, lsblk…) does detect

I'm installing Debian 8.0.0 and 8.1.0 (both amd64) on a Ultrabook (Dell Inspiron 14z 5423) which has both a SSD and a SATA HDD. During the install, when it asks for partitioning, I choose "manual" ...
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Installing Windows on a LVM partition, next to already installed Ubuntu

I have a SSD driver partitioned with LVM, here is lvm lvs output: LV VG Attr LSize Pool Origin Data% Move Log Copy% Convert lts ubuntu -wi-ao-- 103.14g ...
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How do I remotely access a virtual Ubuntu Machine?

What is the easiest (no configuration on router, firewall, etc) way to access Ubuntu (virtual machine inside a Ubuntu real machine) from outside my network? Long version: I don't really know how ...
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Ubuntu stuck after log in

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on Vmware. After I put my password to log in, It just stuck like the screenshot below. Any suggestions? or something to reference?
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How to access shared host files on virtual machine?

I have set up an Ubuntu 15.04 as a Virtual Machine with Oracle VirtualBox. I am running a LAMP server stack on that machine. As I want to develop on my host machine, I mounted a local folder on my ...
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Unable to start ubuntu 15.04 in Virtual box

The installation went smoothly. But after the first reboot, the distro fails to startup. It is all I see in my screen Virtual box version is 4.3.28 r100309 (Latest as of the time of writing) Here ...
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Running Teamspeak server at startup and shutting down teamspeak at shutdown

I'm new to linux, and i have a Teamspeak 3 server on a Ubuntu server. I would like to make the server auto start and stop when the system boots and shuts down. I understand that i need to make scripts ...
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SFTP works but FTP not

i can connect successfully to my server using SFTP, but I try to connect using FTP and i get incorrect password error. I am using vsftpd on an ubuntu 14.04. Is there a reason FTP is doing that for ...
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Maximum RAM for my Ubuntu and laptop?

My laptop is Thinkpad T400, and running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04. I wonder if there is no limit of the RAM size that I can use in my laptop? Now I am running Windows 8.1 in VirtualBox, which takes 2GB ...
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ESC and Backspace not working in VirtualBox on Windows host via VNC

I have run into a strange problem. I have a remote host running Windows 7. A VirtualBox VM instance is running Ubuntu. The host runs a TightVNC server. The Ubuntu desktop is also VNC-enabled. On a ...
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In Ubuntu 12.04 Screen lock feature not work

I am new on ubuntu. After install a screensaver from software center the screen lock feature not work. Please help why it's happen.
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home file server using samba slow read and write speed

I have a machine running ubuntu server 12.04. I installed samba for file sharing on my home network. I have windows and linux machine. My server spec are: amd phenom 2 x6 1055t, 8Gb of ram, ...
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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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uninstall libc6 package by dpkg

I have install "libc6_2.17-0ubuntu5.1_amd64.deb" on my ubuntu server 12.04. The orginal libc6 on system is 2.15. After install the package, I check it by: ldd --version it shows: ldd (Ubuntu ...
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How can I get VirtualBox to play nicely with dual monitors?

I use VirtualBox to run a Ubuntu x64 guest under a Vista x64 host with a 19" and 15" monitor. I enable seamless mode in VirtualBox, but the windows don't actually move anywhere other than the ...
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Forwarding incoming emails from my server to gmail

Is it safe to forward all incoming emails into my server out to another of my public account, say on gmail? I mean will there be any possibilities that I or some hackers will create a loop between my ...
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Configure Sendmail Server to accept external incoming emails

For security reason sendmail is by default configured to accept connection from local system (127.0.0.1), to avoid open mail relay problem. But, How do I force sendmail to accept mail from the ...
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How can I completely remove PHPStorm, and all associated files on Ubuntu 13.04?

After removing the Phpstorm directory from Ubuntu, future installation attempts do not actually install any more - no menu item appears under Applications in the top left, and running the "globally ...
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How do I detach a process from Terminal, entirely?

I use Tilda (drop-down terminal) on Ubuntu as my "command central" - pretty much the way others might use GNOME Do, Quicksilver or Launchy. However, I'm struggling with how to completely detach a ...
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Find the IPsec ID and Secret id for my vpn connection

Hi i'm using ubuntu and new to cisco vpn anyconnect client. I have installed it successfully and establish the connection by giving the user name and password. But it is showing the timeout error. So ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Chrome Audio Muted

Updated from Ubuntu 12.04->12.10->13.04. Everything went smooth except for Chrome. Chrome has no audio, period, from Youtube or anything. If I open up Pulse Audio volume controller I can see ...
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How to install TortoiseHG on Ubuntu

I just downloaded and installed the latest Ubuntu and it doesn't look like I’m used to. I don’t see any Mercurial developer tools in the Ubuntu Software Center. I got on the official TortoiseHG site ...
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Aircrack show unknown chipset in ubntu 14.05 having dell wireless 1704

Aircrack show unknown chipset in ubntu 14.05 having dell wireless 1704. When I type sudo airmon-ng and it for airmon-ng start your_physical_wifi_int ifconfig -a airodump-ng mon0 It displays ...
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Check that Laptop Fan is Functioning Correctly on Linux

I just completely disassembled and reassembled my Dell Studio 1555 laptop. I had to remove the hard drive, WLAN card, unplug optical drive, display connector, even the motherboard to get to the fan. ...
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Chroot ssh user to home folder results in Connection refused

I'm trying to give someone ssh access to a (Ubuntu 14.04) server I've got, but I want to limit them to their own home folder. So I'm trying to follow this tutorial. I first created a user (sudo ...
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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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Boot from a DVD with an ubuntu iso on a PC with no OS

I got a 32 bit computer from my school and I fixed it up with a graphics card and HDD (cause the school took them out before giving it to me). Obviously a brand new HDD has no OS so I've tried booting ...
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Are FileZilla transfers recorded on the server?

I would like to know about will there be any history of logins/file transfers will be recorded in the remote computer when we try to transfer files using filezilla. Steps: - With an Ip I connect to ...
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How to install MediaTek MT7610U (RT2860) driver

MediaTek provides Linux driver for USB Wi-Fi dongles based on MT7610U (chipset RT2860, I personally have ipTIME A1000UA). I downloaded MT7610U USB V3.0.0.2 (direct link), extracted the archive and: $ ...
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How to set path for sudo commands

If I issue sudo my-command how does Linux look for that my-command? The my-command is in my PATH. I can invoke it without any problem. However, when I invoke it with sudo, I'll get command not ...
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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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USB HDD replace by “ubuntu” in boot order

After installing Ubuntu, it seems that USB HDD has been removed from the boot configuration entries. In the GRUB Boot Menu, I only see: ubuntu Windows Boot Manager SATA HDD: SATA CD: USB CD: USB ...
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Trying to set Alt Gr+Keycode 50 to backslash

I've just started running Linux Mint, However I'm using a slightly different keyboard hardware wise. It had a multitude of issues in the start, such as Shift being mapped wrongly, atastrophe/asterisk ...
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Force check all file systems in Ubuntu

How to force check all file systems under Linux/Ubuntu? My newly installed Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid stops booting after the suspend/resume failed. Is there any easy way to force check all the file systems ...
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SSH Connection Error : No route to host

There are three machines in this scenario: Desktop A : user@1.23.x.x Laptop A : user@1.23.y.y Machine B : user@192.168.z.z All the machines have Ubuntu 11.04 (Desktop A is a 64bit one) and have ...
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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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401 error when accessing Plex Media Server

Quick rundown, I have setup an AWS ec2 instance running Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed Ples & I have opened the necessary ports (both in the security groups & through the firewall) for Plex. I ...
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Display Formatted Mounted Partitions

How can I display current mount points with a custom format? I tried sending the output of mount through sed, but the slashes, parentheses, and other symbols get confusing quickly. I can't quite get ...
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CURL Error version OPENSSL_1.0.1 'not found …'

I have the last few days, a concern with CURL. I get this error: curl: / lib/i386-linux-gnu/libssl.so.1.0.0: version `OPENSSL_1.0.1 'not found (required by / usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu / libcurl.so.4) ...
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I cant get into my Ubuntu 14.04 server running in virtualbox via SSH from teraterm

I am using bridged network connection for the virtualbox server. The interface eth0 doesnt have IP and the IP shown at virbr0 is out of my host network. I cant even ping from my PC running windows 8 ...
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VM connected to network but not to internet in VMware Player 6 on Windows 8.1 host

So I am running Bitnami's MEAN stack in VMware Player 6.0.2 on Windows 8.1 and the VM connects just fine to the network: https://www.dropbox.com/s/xfdzohjuuepz52w/ifconfig.PNG However, I am having a ...
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How to monitor HP printer usage on Linux (Ubuntu - hplip)

We have several HP network printers, including some high-end color ones, installed under Ubuntu which is the standard desktop. Now anyone can print as many pages as they want and there is no tracking ...
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Command to save and restore partitioning under Linux

I know we can use sfdisk to save and restore partition tables. Save: sfdisk -d /dev/sda > part_table Restore: sfdisk /dev/sda < part_table But is there other command line tools to save ...
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Missing gconf/gconf-client.h

I'm trying to install an Evolution plugin using these instructions: How do I minimize Evolution to the system tray in Ubuntu? In the sudo make stage, I get the following output: make all-recursive ...
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Step by step, how do I use RemoteFX in Windows 7 machine (not a virtualized guest OS)?

I understand RemoteFX will allow me to use graphically intensive programs remotely on my Windows 7 machine. I have Windows 7 Ultimate. I also have Remmina (which supports RemoteFX) installed on an ...
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Ways of file copy

I sometimes found that when using simple right-click and copy-and-paste, some files/directories are not copied completely or not at all, because of various reasons, such as some saved webpage ...
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SFTP ChRoot result in broken pipe

I have a website that I want to add some restricted access to a sub-folder. For this, I've decided to use CHROOT with SFTP (I mostly followed this link : ...
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Share the whole home directory between host and guest with Virtual Box

For some reasons, the place I work in is stuck with Ubuntu 12.04. As I need a lot of recent software, I wanted to use a VM with Ubuntu 14.04. I successfully setup everything with virtual box 4.3 (the ...
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Nothing will launch in VirtualBox Kubuntu 15.04

I installed Kubuntu 15.04 in virtual box on a Windows 7 Pro 64 bit host. It installed fine and so did guest additions. However, when I boot up the machine, I am able to log in, but when trying to ...