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Open Ubuntu Bash's GUI applications on Windows 10

I have installed Windows 10 Insider build just to use Ubuntu Bash. I noticed its entire Ubuntu on Windows so I tried to install a GUI app i.e. Gedit. It was installed properly but when I try to open ...
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Which version of Windows 7 to buy to legally use in Ubuntu VirtualBox? [closed]

I've read that Windows 7 cannot be virtualized on non-licensed PCs. Ubuntu isn't licensed with Microsoft's license, of course, which means that I cannot use it to virtualize Windows 7. I've read that ...
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How to change the row height in pgAdmin on 4K monitors with scale >1

the row height in pgAdmin is controlled by the font size, but on my 2160p screen I'm using scale factor x2 to render readable UIs. The font is cut in the result grid, I can expand manually. Are ...
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How to resize space from Windows to Ubuntu

I am trying to insert the unallocated space to /dev/sda11 but it cant be done I previously freed some space from my Windows partition then swapped off linux-swap then added the space to it then ...
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Encrypt Linux using Veracrypt dual-booted machine

My Hard-Disk is of 465 GB, I am running Linux at /dev/sd4 partition & Windows 8 on /dev/sd3 (C Drive) & /dev/sd1 (D Drive). I want to use veracrypt to crypt my Linux Section at /dev/sd4 which ...
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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 16.04 apache2: Loading perl modules yields “failed to map segment from shared object at ”

I recently upgraded my desktop to 64 bit Ubuntu 16.04. I have an apache server running mod_perl that loads a variety of perl modules for my site algebra.com. That works great in production and ...
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Ubuntu running on a computer with NVIDIA GPU

I have been looking for a new computer for a while now. One of the options I have considered is Lenovo Thinkpad T460p with a NVIDIA GeForce 960MX graphics card. Some years ago I came across someone ...
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Accessing a malicious website through virtual machine

I want to watch a series of episodes on a website that I found on the internet which happened to be malicious. Unfortunately, I couldn't find different websites that provide those episodes. For my ...
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Black screen when switching user in Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 with fglrx-updates driver. I have AMD A10-7800 APU (Radeon R7). When I try to switch user, I often end up with a black screen. However, this does not happen always - it seems ...
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Setting up server to connect using SSH over the internet (Ubuntu 14.04)

I am trying to set up a local server to be accessible from outside of the local network. I am new to this concept and a little unsure as to what to do. At the moment I access the computer using: ssh ...
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Skype - Unable to receive group chat messages

My Skype is working almost completely. I can send files, make and receive calls and chats normally. However, I don't receive messages from chat groups that have been created recently. What I have ...
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openvpn --show-pkcs11-ids missing parameter

When I try to perform this command: sudo openvpn --show-pkcs11-ids /usr/lib/libeTPkcs11.so I get error: Options error: Unrecognized option or missing parameter(s) in [CMD-LINE]:1: show-pkcs11-ids (...
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Horrendous decrease in MySQL Performance after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 MySQL 5.7.12

I have a development server that I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04. I have a database 'algebra', which hosts data for my website algebra.com. It is a Q&A website that has Questions and ...
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Apache2 running slow with site on VirtualBox Share

I`m running an Ubuntu 16.04 guest on a Ubuntu 14.04 host in VirtualBox. On the host, I have an Wordpress installation in the folder /home/myuser/wordpress. I add this folder to the "Shared Folder" ...
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Administration suggestions for employees using Ubuntu

We're pretty much set on putting Ubuntu LTS (open to alternatives if it's really helpful) on a few new machines for some employees to cut the cost of Windows licenses and seemingly daily glitches. We ...
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Run Javascript on a webpage on a server

I have a Ubuntu Server VPS. I want to use it to run Javascript on a specific website (which requires to log in, to see the page I want to execute the Javascript on). How can I do this without using ...
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Restrict|Limit DNS Nameservers

I'm running local DNS (BIND9 on primary and secondary Ubuntu servers). On my Ubuntu desktop, however, I've noticed that while it usually seems to be resolving addresses properly with the local DNS ...
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Windows 10 boot menu only gives me 'turn pc off' option

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my laptop (with Windows 10 already installed). I have my USB bootable by downloading Ubuntu 16.04 from their torrent file (because the direct one was taking ages to ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10: How to downgrade kernel

Ubuntu Server 13.10 appears to be very unstable, I got random crashes of the system with no apparent reason and nothing is showing in syslog. This is screenshot from the console when the crash ...
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Allow access to usb hardware using national instruments visa on ubuntu

I am trying to connect a piece of lab hardware (Keithley 2636b) to an ubuntu computer using the national instruments visa interface through python. I have successfully connected to other hardware ...
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Xforwarding doesn't allow for switching users

I'm ssh'd into a remote computer and xforwarding is working fine... but as soon as I "sudo su -" or "sudo su user2" it no longer Xforwards anything giving me the error: X11 connection rejected ...
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Install linux from and on to the same HDD

I have a PC with no internal HDD, but I have an external HDD. I want install the Ubuntu on it (on the external HDD) but I could only reboot Ubuntu from that same external HDD (I tried burning the ...
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VirtualBox cloned vdi starts but no display

I have virtualbox, host win7 and guest ubuntu 14.0.4. I created a fixed sized vm, then I cloned the fixed sized vm to a standard sized vm(dynamic). It worked perfectly, with only a message referring ...
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Trying to recover the home directory content

So while troubleshooting an ubuntu PC I received a request that all the home data have been erased. After running "history" command, I found this: sudo rm -rvf ~/ .wine Practically, this removed ...
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Apache Virtual Host HTTPS Site Not Reachable

Firstly, my HTTPS site setup using Virtual Host Redirect is working fine. But, after i try to add restrictive SFTP user by target user home directory into web directory of my HTTPS site with the ...
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time query to google always more than 2 seconds

I have a strange problem with my computer. The configuration is Operating System: Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Kernel: Linux 3.19.0-43-generic Architecture: x86_64 Irrespective of if I use eth0 or wlan0, ...
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Ubuntu bootloader stuck at restoring resolver state after upgrading to 14.04

I upgraded after Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. However after the upgrade, the system restarted. But got stuck with a black screen displaying the message: Starting VMware services: [OK] Virtual machine ...
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How to enter interactive boot mode on ubuntu linux system

On Ubuntu 10.04, How to enter interactive mode at boot time? Can I choose which driver to be enabled? or which Service to be enabled? System blocked at boot time, and closed screen display -- no ...
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How do I change iBus input methods when the session is locked in KDE?

How do I switch between input methods with iBus on the lock screen? Part of my work necessitates me using iBus for Chinese pinyin input. I had the misfortune of leaving the input method on pinyin ...
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Ubuntu Internet Connection Issue

OK so I just got onto Ubuntu and I am not sure where to turn or what to do. I have been having some issues with my WiFi connection. No problems with Windows but I need to keep connecting and ...
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VirtualBox fails to attach driver when starting VM

I have three VirtualBox VMs on my Windows 10 host, one Linux Mint 17.3 and two Ubuntu 14.04.4. Often when I start any of the VMs I get the following error message at launch: Failed to open a ...
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How do I use Rsync from windows to my online VPS?

I'm sure this has been explained before, but I need a lengthy explanation because I still don't understand how. How to do I connect to my VPS server, and how do I Rsync a file after connecting? ...
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How to change security settings in Wine IE?

I have to access office PC using https://portal.mycompany.net/Remote It require ActiveX. I am using ubuntu 12.04 The only option I found I could use it to install wine and ies4linux ( VM won't work ...
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curl: (56) Recv failure: Connection reset by peer

I am trying to download one file from my local server using curl.i am using command curl -L -O --retry 999 --retry-max-time 0 -C - http://192.168.1.74/gio-v2-9515.dd -u ajay:aj123 For experiment ...
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How can I launch the GNOME image viewer from the terminal?

It's the default image viewer for Ubuntu, and apparently it's called Eye of Gnome. I would like to be able to launch it from the command line, passing it a file name to open.
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How to install Ubuntu onto an OS X bootable and encrypted USB stick?

Im trying for now 3 days to install Ubuntu Desktop on an encrypted USB stick that is bootable by OS X. Preface: I tried it several times, destroyed 3 OS X installations, x Ubuntu installations and ...
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How to enable fullscreen mode in hyper-v (win 10) for ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble switching to fullscreen size in Ubuntu 14.04 under hyper-v. I have tried installing and activating linux integration services as suggested by other posts. apt-get install linux-...
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ubuntu: A lot of problems after abort an upgrade

After I interrupt an upgrade, a lot of depending problems and broken packages appears. Here are my code, sudo apt-get install -f [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Restart later but when?

Ubuntu Software Updater post update installation shows option below I wonder what does Restart Later means for Ubuntu. Windows lets us choose to be reminded in 10 minutes, 1 Hour or 4 Hours So ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 uknown external display low resolution

I have fresh-installed Ubuntu 14.04 over the weekend on my Dell E6520. The nouveau driver didn't allow me to use maximum resolution for my laptop display. Switching to the nvidia (proprietary, tested) ...
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Gnome and Cinnamon loads in fallback mode only

So I have been using linux mint for a while now. A few months ago my Gnome shell crashed and I was unable to use the full 3d features and loaded into fallback mode only. From that day (around 2 months ...
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Linux - Share local network only

I have tow ethernet cards on PC: eno1: Connected to router ( getting internet connection network:192.168.200.0) eno2: Connected to access point (to share my connection to others network:192.168....
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Line is not Wrapping in Terminal

I am using Ubuntu G-NOME 16.04. Line wrapping not functioning properly in my terminal. It starts rewrite at the beginning of the same line. eg. If I try to type follwining command user@MY-PC: ~$/home/...
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scroll bar stuck at bottom of screen

This problem has been occurring since yesterday. My laptop in on dual boot-Windows 8/Ubuntu. As soon as a webpage is opened or some folder is accessed, the scroll bar shoots to the bottom of the page ...
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Ping OK, but no Internet access on Ubuntu, while on Windows everything is OK

On the same machine when running Windows wired Internet connection over Ethernet cable to router, connection is fine; but when running Ubuntu liveCD (from USB stick), ping OK, but no Internet access: ...
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Why can't I connect to VMWare guest ubuntu via Telnet nor SSH from host?

My host system: Win7(x64) with VMaare Workstation 12 VMware Ethernet Network Adapter VMnet1: IPv4: 162.168.86.1 Mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway: VMware Ethernet Network Adapter VMnet8: ...
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How do I copy a file over FTP using Ubuntu Linux?

I'm using Ubuntu Software Center 2.0.7, and I would like to copy a file from this machine over FTP. Can you please help me how to do it? I know in Windows I just open a Windows Explorer window ...
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How solve permission problems for docker in ubuntu?

I have installed docker as described here. I use Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 (LTS) (64-bit). Everything during installation was well. Also command $ sudo docker run -i -t ubuntu /bin/bash completes well (...
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Linux mdadm does not assemble array, but recreation of array does it

Maybe i'm not very clear in the title. When i'm trying to assemble my raid1 array with mdadm: sudo mdadm --assemble /dev/md0 /dev/sdc /dev/sdd It tells me that mdadm: Cannot assemble mbr metadata ...