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SSH access to AWS Ubuntu EC2 Instance times out

I'm new to AWS, I've setup a micro instance on Ubuntu. I have created and downloaded a key pair. I have also set up the security user group, everything has SSH set to all on port 22. I keep getting ...
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OpenVPN server on Ubuntu 14.04 - client connects but tunnel seems to not work

I want to setup a vpn server on my home server (which acts also as a router and internet gateway). It has 2 ethernet interfaces (eth0, eth1) and a wireless card (wlan0). eth0 is connected to Internet ...
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How can I use Visual Studio to edit files on a Ubuntu VM?

I've been using Docker for nearly a year, running it on a Ubuntu 14.04 VM, with Sublime Text 3 for programming in Javascript/php. I would like to be able to also use visual studio for editing the ...
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Cygwin Mintty unicode doesn't display fail despite having dejavu sans mono and everything

Edit the problem is ubuntu machine can't display \u03bb as greek lambda symbol ubuntu is remote: [ubuntu@ubuntu:~]$echo -e "\xce\xbb\x0a" λ [ubuntu@ubuntu:~]$echo -e "\u03bb" \u03BB this is ...
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Swap Fn and Ctrl keys on a Lenovo ThinkPad X200

Similar questions have been asked before and the easy fix was to just update the BIOS and use an option in it for swapping the keys. However, even with the most recent BIOS update from Lenovo, there ...
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Sync iPhone in Ubuntu 11.04

I want to sync music on my iPhone 4 (version 4.3.3) with Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any working way to do that? I've already tried Amarok, Banshee, and iTunes on wine. None of them work.
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Accepted publickey for userx from y.y.y.y (ssh authentication)

Server A and B is setup for autoSSH I am on ServerA (y.y.y.y) and is accessing ServerB. I understand that A's public key is store in B and is use by B to encrypt the challenge to A when A connect. ...
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Cant connect to mysql ssl with compiled php (ubuntu 12) [migrated]

I have been bashing my head against a wall for a couple of days now. I just cant figure it out. I Run ubuntu 12 with plesk 12 and apache 2.2. I have compiled PHP 5.6.10 and PHP 5.6.11 with these ...
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dns forwarding for specific zone not working - bind

In bind we created specific zone and got set a forward options, but it fails to resolve. Details as follow, For mydomain.com dns working fine. but we use developer site called mydomain.com.dev we ...
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OS X Host - VirtualBox 5.0 running Ubuntu 14.04.02 video/audio playback is too fast

I am running a VirtualBox 5.0 on my OS X host machine with Ubuntu 14.04.02 as the guest. The problem is, the video/audio is playing back too fast when watching Youtube videos or any kind of ...
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Win7 Host - Mouse scrolling too fast causes a page up in VirtualBox Ubuntu Guest

I am running VirtualBox on a Win7 host machine and running Ubuntu 14.04 on the latest version of VirtualBox 5.0. The problem is when I scroll down too quickly on webpages, it causes the page to ...
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Apache start error: Cannot load libphp5.so

I'm getting the following error when trying to start Apache on an Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) vserver: apache2: Syntax error on line 204 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on line 1 ...
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I have to pull the connector out partly to get stereo sound

Using headphones, I have to pull the headphone jack partly out of the socket to get stereo sound. If I push it in all the way, only the right channel comes through. I'm assuming that this has to do ...
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VirtualBox: How to shut down Virtual Machine

I am not sure how to shut down my virtual machine (Ubuntu 32 bit). When I press the drop down menu labeled "Machine" and press close, it gives me three options. Should I use any of these? When I used ...
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locked Ubuntu screen - apps do not detect locked status

I use Ubuntu 12.10 (happens also in 14.04) but I did not really like Unity GUI because of performance issues and total inability to easily customize launcher. So I switched to Xubuntu, which is much ...
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How to Compile and Install Remmina From GIT Repository for Ubuntu (KDE)?

Gentlemen, I would like to compile a version of Remmina directly from the GIT repository, because I need to apply a patch to fix a problem. With the command sequence below I can compile it and ...
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Why are Fedora partitions not listed under the extended partition?

I recently installed Fedora 22 on a desktop PC. I wanted to install it on a logical partition. During installation, in the Anaconda installation wizard, I chose to create a 16 GiB logical partition as ...
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ubuntu, login, instant power off! ubuntu just did updates… dual boot windows working

Boots up past grub fine, gnome loads...loads.. shows my user account for a split second then click, system turns off instantly. just did a system upgrade/update. no weird software installed. running ...
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Wifi Connection Issue

I have an Acer V5-572 dual booting Windows 8.1 Single Language and Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. The wifi adapter is Atheros AR5BWB222. Wifi works well in Ubuntu, but in Windows doesn't work, unless I'm very, ...
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Can a Linux OS be installed on a Windows 8.1 tablet and co-exist with Windows 8.1?

Something like what desktop machine called 'Dual-boot', so can linux os (e.g. Ubuntu or Mozillux) can be installed in a Windows 8.1 tablet and co-exist with it and allow me to 'dual-boot' either one ...
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How to extract file contents and pass in as command line parameters in Linux?

I need to run a command: python test.py command --option 1 value1 value2 value3 value4 value5 (upto value100) I have a text file with space separated values, like: value1 value2 value3 value4 ...
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%paste magic function on ipython3

I'm using ipython3, installed on Ubuntu with apt-get. I can't use the paste magic function, it complains about missing Tkinter. But I do have Tkinter and the same thing works fine on ipython (2). ...
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How to make Windows 7 remember credentials for a Samba network drive?

I have a Samba share on my Ubuntu server which I map as a network drive on my Windows 7 Professional computer. After every reboot it shows the drive as disconnected and to access it I have to renter ...
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instalation ffmpeg in Ubuntu

I am using following steps for installing ffmpeg-php extension in Ubuntu Download ffmpeg-php-0.5.2.1.tbz2 extract it go to this directory run this "phpize" ./configure && make but when I ...
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Graphics screen instead of GRUB 1.98 for dual boot Ubuntu/Windows

I want to have some graphics instead of a regular GRUB screen when selecting which operating system to boot. I know about grub_customizer, but it doesn't really do what I need, it's pretty limited in ...
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How to install NI VISA on Ubuntu/LinuxMint?

In the instructions on PyVISA's installation guide they say NI VISA must be installed, but NI's installation script and files only supports RPM-based distros. There are some documented efforts using ...
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VPN client “cant reach any servers” tunneling to OpenVPN server in AWS VPC

Created a "jump box" Ubuntu 14 instance on Amazon EC2 inside of a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). Now that instance is successfully running an OpenVPN server (configured according to this guide) and I am ...
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ZFS on Linux - is the .zfs special directory incompatible with find?

My ZFS pool has a number of datasets with snapshots that contain junk. I'm copying the valuable files to a new dataset so that I can then delete the snapshots. The basic approach I'm taking is to ...
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Dual Boot - System Time [duplicate]

I have a desktop with an Ubuntu/Windows 7 dual boot. I use Ubuntu for work as a developer platform, and Windows for a TV card and Quicken. I work remotely on Ubuntu for a company 2 time zones away, ...
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My new servers will shutdown instead of rebooting when I do init 6 or equivalent, any idea?

I have 2 new Supermicro servers (5037C-T) with Ubuntu 12.10 and when I try to reboot the machine I instead get a nice shutdown. Interestingly enough, the reboot command in the BIOS or grub work ...
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Prevent server downtime affecting website

I am setting up a webserver which is running Ubuntu 12.10. I use Canonical Landscape to manage the system and any future systems I may add. I am wondering about the best way to prevent website ...
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difference between ${} and $() in shell script

$ echo $(date) Thu Jul 2 16:33:11 SGT 2015 $ echo ${date} $ name=foo $ echo $(name) ksh: name: not found $ echo ${name} foo Seems like ${variable} is the same as $variable. while $() is to ...
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Deleting/Removing .deb downloads and possible git cloned putty

I am a new user of Ubuntu, and I've been playing around lately downloading and installing a few of my work platforms, one of which is also my code editor, sublime 3 (.deb). I was wondering after the ...
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Setting up Seagate Goflex on Ubuntu

I have a Seagate Goflex external hard drive. When I plug it in it has set up files for Mac and Windows, but I'm new to Ubuntu and do not know how to set it up on here. How can I go about doing this?
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bash script.sh vs ./script.sh vs #shebang

Assuming i am in a bash shell now and i execute the following [me@server]$ bash script.sh q1) Is a new child bash process created to execute the script ? If i do a [me@server]$ ./script.sh q2) ...
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seedbox with video streaming for linux?

I have a linux server where I wish I could access via web client and be able to download videos with a magnet link and then stream it through vlc or html5 video, does such thing exists?
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Ubuntu 15.04 + AMD,purple screen when booting after install,stuck at initramdisk

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a Seagate expansion drive. I tried booting it up from my machine, but it hangs (and I waited over 30 mins, just to be sure). I tried using the drive from an Intel based ...
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Nvidia + Integratid Intel + Nouveau + Ubuntu: Nvidia is not being used

I've a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 over a MSI laptop, which includes two graphics cards: an integratel Intel and a Nvidia GeForce 840M. My intention is to install the Nvidia propietary drivers ...
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Is it possible to change prefix after make?

We all know that $./configure --prefix=$SOME_DIR $ make $ sudo make install can install bin, lib to $SOME_DIR. However, I wonder whether I can change the prefix of installation directory after ...
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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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Webcam not working in Ubuntu in vmware virtual machine

I want to use a Logitech Webcam C210 in Ubuntu, using the virtualising system of VMware Player 6.0.5 in Windows 7 but the problem is that although I have the webcam connected and Ubuntu identifies it, ...
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Ubuntu Server with X11 minimal instalation for KODI

im trying to install minimal Ubuntu Server 15.04 with X11 and functional KODI. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kodi xinit xorg ...
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How can I make a SquashFS file the root file system when doing an iPXE boot?

I have a system that works perfectly fine as iPXE boot server. Now I'm trying to make it use a SquashFS file as a root file system, instead of an NFS file system. The current system uses iPXE ...
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Apache virtual host behavior

I have defined several virtual hosts in my apache 2.4.12. They all are listening on port 80, but have different names. The problem is that I have 2 slightly similar virtual hosts, and the first one ...
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Recover backup copy of a ubuntu linux installation on a usb stick using dd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recover backup copy of a ubuntu linux installation on a usb stick using dd I installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a usb stick in persistent install mode. So I could boot the laptop ...
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sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv 7F0CEB10 command returns error

I'm trying to install Mongodb on Ubuntu 12 but when I run this command: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv 7F0CEB10 This returned the error below: keyserver.ubuntu.com host ...
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How to change readline scroll behaviour on OS X?

I'm SSHing in Mac OS X Terminal to two ubuntu servers, then I connect to various readline-enabled shells, like MySQL or Mongo clients. Recently, it seems that somehow the scroll behaviour changed. ...
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DNS Issue in ubuntu 14.04

I am facing DNS resolving issue sometimes in my Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS trusty. I have configured my system with network manager to work with static IP assignment. I have also tried by changing DNS server ...
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Unable to mount windows hard drive on linux live usb

I am fully shutting down windows with "shutdown /s /t 0". I also tried "shutdown /s /f /t 0" I then insert my linux live usb and boot from it. Everything works fine, but when I try to access my ...
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Have VMWare put all files on external hard drive?

I installed VMware to my external hard drive, but when setting up Ubuntu 64 bit it puts files on my C drive causing me to lose space, how do I force all of the files to go on my external hard drive?