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Wireless network not working in Ubuntu 14.04 in Vmware Player?

Ubuntu 14.04 image of Non functioning of Wireless Driver] I have installed ubuntu in vmware .But i want to edit kernel of linux.But do to unable to connect to my college wifi iam stuck here.So please ...
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VMWare: Linux host doesn't get NAT connection from Windows Host

I've been trying the last couple of days to get NAT networking to work. I am running VMWare workstation on Windows 7, and installed an Ubuntu image. The image starts up fine, but the vm does nmot get ...
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I need to recover my drives and make them useable again

I had recently got a computer that a teacher gave me, it had Windows XP on it. I took out the 2 HDD’s from that PC and put it into a newer PC; a Compaq Presario Sr5100. When I did, I tried booting up ...
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i need to recover my drives and make them useable [duplicate]

I had recently got a computer that a teacher gave me, it had windows xp on it. I took out the 2 HDD's from that pc and put it into a newer pc, a compaq Presario Sr5100, when I did I tried booting up ...
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Transfering /home/username directory to new computer

When you upgrade your Linux computer, is it OK to just move your /home/username directory over to the new computer and overwrite the newly created one? Or would it be better to just copy important ...
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Mount Command Yes, Fstab No

Ubuntu Server 14.04 When I execute this command the share is mounted! sudo mount -t cifs //localhost/share /media/sharemount -o port=5454,username="",password="" However when I try to mount ...
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Upgrade ubuntu to kernel 3.16 - no network

I have an old msi U123 that is running ubuntu (or lubuntu to be exact, but as far as I know, there are no low-level differences between those two) Recently I upgraded the kernel from 3.13.0-43 to ...
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cntlm to use hash instead of password?

As my title says I want to add hash in my /etc/cntlm.conf instead of directly pasting the password. So I'm using sudo cntlm -H -c /etc/cntlm.conf command but it is leading to a prompt asking to enter ...
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cannot SSH into VirtualBox from host, can SSH from other machines

I have a weird situation where I can SSH into my VM from another machine on the network, but not from the host itself. Vital stats: Host: OS X Yosemite Guest: Ubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox version: 4.3.16 ...
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How to use my own DNS settings as an OpenVPN client?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I’m connecting to a VPN server using OpenVPN via Gnome Network Manager. I prefer to use OpenNic as my DNS but my VPN provider uses Google Public DNS. My OpenNic DNS ...
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Can I run Docker on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise)?

I’m looking to implement a PoC of Docker for a project, but only have machines available that run Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise). I’m not sure the kernel version is up-to-date enough to run Docker. What ...
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Disk quota exceeded Linux

Before you say this is a duplicate, I have looked everywhere on StackOverflow/StackExchange/SuperUser and couldn't find the answer. I didn't have this problem up until now. When ever I do any file ...
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Why does MS Word save .docx and .pdf files with executable permissions when run through VMware Player on Ubuntu?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and MS Word 2013 through VMware Player 7.0. I share files between my guest and host by mounting my home as a network folder in VMPlayer. My problem is that every time I save ...
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Can't install Guest Additions Ubuntu 14 in Vagrant

I am trying to install the Guest Additions in Ubuntu 14, but I always get an error when install Virtual box guest additions. I have installed all the headers. Can anyone point we to what it could be ...
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Samba, guest account for sharing user home directory

I have a user named vbox, created to manage the Orable VirtualBox on my Ubuntu Server 14.10. I want to share the /home/vbox/VirtualBox\ VMs/ to be able to share this files via samba. I created this ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.0.4 vsftpd timeout using external IP

I am having a problem connecting to my Ubuntu 12.0.4 server with vsftpd using my external IP. Connecting with local IP is successful. I am using FileZilla for the ftp client. I know there is a bunch ...
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CD/DVD drive not found in VirtualBox Windows 7 guest / Ubuntu host

I'm trying to install Windows 7 in VirtualBox to try an Spanish Version for a customer. I'm using an ISO file with the Windows 7 image. After the machine is done loading the installation files, I get ...
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How to configure iptables to set public IP for outgoing traffic from private IP

I have multiple public IPs at home: 1.1.1.1 (main IP) 2.2.2.2 (additional IP) In my local network, I have two computers, let's say 192.168.1.1 (PC1) 192.168.1.2 (PC2) Infront of the computers I ...
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What does 0.0.0.0 gateway mean in routing table?

I am new to being a Linux system admin and I am learning about routing tables. Currently I have two interfaces in my virtual machine: vagrant@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-64:~$ ifconfig eth0 Link ...
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Default .pdf-viewer for Filezilla using Mint/Ubuntu

I am currently using Filezilla 3.7.3. on Linux Mint 17 and have trouble with the default .pdf-viewer. Ones I double-click on a .pdf-file in the embedded file browser, GIMP instead of ...
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How to add a pre-made profile to gnome terminal

So I just re-installed Ubuntu, but before I did, I grabbed my old gnome-terminal profile. Now I want to put that profile wherever it is that gnome keeps the profiles, so I can select it through the ...
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Share a hard drive for backing up using Mac TimeMachine and Ubuntu System Backups

I have a Macbook Pro using Time Machine for whole system backup and a Ubuntu installed on another Macbook Pro (not dual boot) using default system backup. I have a 4TB SATA hard drive partitioned ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS on ASUS wifi disconnecting and reconnecting

Hi im a beginner and started out with replacing my operating system with ubuntu 14.04. It was working fine until recently nothing that I know of has been changed. When I use rfkill list i get: 0: ...
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How to limit max RAM usage of a process in kernel 3.13

I am trying to limit the max RAM used by a process in using kernel 3.13.0-43-generic in ubuntu Ubuntu 14.04.1. I would like to set this system wide, but as this doesn't work I have been trying it ...
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Can Windows Server 2012 be used as an everyday OS?

So all the major computer smarties are probably dying in laughter at seeing this question but I'm being serious. I had to wipe my laptop and install Ubuntu since I no longer had the installation disk ...
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GPT partition table is corrupt after every one to three reboots

After 2 or three power cycles, I get the grub rescue menu. I use a Ubuntu LiveCD to check my drive status and gparted says that my drive don't have any partitions. I checked the internet and I found a ...
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User shown as a member of deleted group

In my ubuntu distro, members user1 returns group1: group2 Now, i gave delgroup group1 & it is done successfully... second time gave command, members user1 returns group1: group2 ...
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I have a web server, and a local server. I want to host gitlab on my local server, and access it through a subdomain on the domain I own

How do I go about doing this? I don't need to know about the networking aspect as far as my home is concerned, but I'm not familiar with DNS settings, and I've really never messed with advanced ...
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Playing MIDI files under Ubuntu

I'm trying to play MIDI files under Linux. This is what I found so far: sudo apt-get install fluid-soundfont-gm timidity timidity-interfaces-extra then run timidity -iA in terminal first to get ...
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FreeRADIUS Server installation issue on Ubuntu

I am observing the following issue while installing FreeRADIUS Server v2.2.5 configure: error: in `/root/freeradius-server-2.2.5': configure: error: failed locating OpenSSL headers See `config.log' ...
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Question mark key acting as Ctrl key on Thinkpad T440 Brazilian keyboard

I recently got a Lenovo Thinkpad T440 but I am having some troubles with it. My device is made in Brazil so it came with an ABNT2 keyboard with ç key but I am having issues when I need to use the / ...
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Install apt-get program with dpkg and add all ubuntu repositories

Ok so i have a server that is really limited in what is installed. It running some sort of debian modded distro, but I want it to be more like ubuntu. So i want to install the apt-get program. All ...
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How to make Sublime Text 3 take user input?

I tried ctrl+shift+b when no user input was required and works just fine. But when I had user input in my program, it shows me a “segmentation fault.” How do I make it take user input? EDIT : I ...
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Linux Ubuntu 14.04 freezing very easily

I have a Linux Ubuntu partition on a desktop that I am using for my graduate research. However, I have noticed today that Linux Ubuntu freezes the second that I either open a second window or enter ...
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Which system is this?

I'm working on a project that build its image .qcow2 based in a temporary file system generated in /tmp/ folder. It looks like this: $ls -la /tmp/ -rw------- 1 root root 7G Jan 30 09:55 ...
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How to share wifi connection between Guest OS(Windows XP) and Host OS(Ubuntu 14.10)

I just installed Windows XP through VirtualBox and installed "Guest Additions too" too. How do I go about sharing my wi-fi connection?
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$HOME is not defined for root user on Ubuntu 14.04

On a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 install, the bash environment for the root user does not have $HOME defined. I need to run some apps from a root shell, for example: gdb /usr/sbin/apache2 This is difficult ...
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Run commands on an Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox VM from Windows host

I am working on some coding, and I have an idea that should work but I have no clue how to make it work. I am using Wolfram Mathematica on my Windows host machine to run some code, but I have to ...
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How to make application installations permanent with Linux Mint in a VirtualBox?

I installed Selenium, PyCharm and more software on Linux Mint in VirtualBox. However, once I exit the Mint and VirtualBox and login back later on, I find the installed software to be gone. I get a ...
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OwnCloud client cannot sync because “… Server certificate was missing commonName attribute in subject name”

I've installed OwnCloud 7 on my Ubuntu server. The server is self-signed with SSL. When accessing it in the browser I receive the following 2 messages: The security certificate presented by this ...
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NFS4 & VirtualBox: Ubuntu 14.04 host Windows 10 Techpreview client

I have a host OS Ubuntu 14.04 (my main OS). I run a Windows 10 client inside VirtualBox. I wish for NFS4 to work between them, I cannot see the share in my Windows 10 client. I followed the following ...
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List of recently installed apt packages

I just spent an hour trying to solve dependencies to build freeCAD from their slightly outdated Wiki. Is there a way to get the packages I installed in the last hour or day with apt-get or aptitude? ...
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chrome doesn't remember any previously saved password in Seahorse when I switch to i3wm

How can I make i3wm remember passwords in chrome? I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 and have my passwords saved in Seahorse but when I switch to i3wm, chrome doesn't save any passwords I type in nor ...
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connection timeout in gnome connection manager to use ssh to server

conection-manager tool in UBUNTU to ssh to one of my server. Previously i was using putty in windows. Consider a situation, where i want to run continous ping and lock the screen, after 2 hr it ...
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I can't see the net card using “ifconfig -a”

My computer had two network cards and runs the Ubuntu 14.04. The OS had named the two cards p4p1 and p5p1 respectively. They worked well until the old motherboard was replaced yesterday. After the new ...
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How do I get GRUB2 to boot to cloned Windows 8 disk?

I have a system up and running with Ubuntu and Windows 8 using GRUB2. I cloned the Windows partition to a new SSD with sudo dd if=/dev/sda1 of=/dev/sdc1. I partitioned the second SSD the same as the ...
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MySQL data on ramdisk partition

I'm using Docker with Ubuntu for my CI and development environment. I would like to put the database on a ramdisk partition to speed up the builds, since I have to reload my fixtures a lot, so data ...
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KVM With Black Screen

So I've recently picked up a KVM switch. Installed it, mouse and keyboard work fine. But now I have a black screen. I can unhook and go straight to my video card with no problem, but nothing out of ...
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Ubuntu installation: GRUB fails to install

Many times I've tried installing Ubuntu in an computer, however it always fails to install GRUB. It always displays an fatal error message. I boot the Ubuntu network installer via an pendrive with ...
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VMware Player 7.0.0 (64-bit Linux) crashes when I use Windows Explorer in a Windows 7 Guest

Related software Host - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit, Linux 3.13.0-44-generic VMware (old) - VMware Player 6.0.2 build-1744117 (64-bit Linux) VMware (new) - VMWare Player 7.0.0 build-2305329 (64-bit ...