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Lots of unwanted packets installed in ubuntu 12.04 with apt-get due to typing mistake. How to revert?

In my virtual ubuntu 12.04, I was installing ruby2.3 but by mistake, I have put space in between ruby and 2.3. sudo apt-get install ruby 2.3 It has installed more than 9 GB packages including ...
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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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Not able to boot windows 8.1 and install/ live-boot ubuntu 16.04

I am using Windows 8.1 and have 4 partition c, d, e, f with 40gb, 7gb, 20gb, 45bg of free space. For making it dual boot I shrank the 40gb of free space from f-drive out of 45gb and deleted the free ...
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Troubles using a internal hard drive as storage on my Windows 7 machine

Recently I plugged my Ubuntu hard drive into my machine again and since I never ever actually use Ubuntu I just erased Ubuntu so that Windows would detect the drive since it's empty. Apparently, that'...
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Is there a way to keybind Focus other Monitor in openbox?

Is there a way to keybind "set focus other monitor" in openbox? I know it is a bit more complicated if there is more than one window on another monitor, or if there are more than two monitors. But is ...
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I can't purge kubuntu-desktop

I had Kubuntu for about a week now and I don't like it, so I want to switch to Ubuntu. I opened the terminal and ran sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop and it installed everything. Later when the ...
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Booting from USB in win 10- What are the factors involved?

I got an Asus laptop recently, and it cannot boot properly from USB at all. Ubuntu, Clonezilla and Minitool Partition Wizard all crashed while booting. Curiously, they all crashed DURING boot, as in ...
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SSH operation time out // virtualbox // ubuntu 14.04

I can't get my SSH to work. In verbose mode i get this(look down). The server is ubuntu 14.04. The laptop that i use to connect to the ubuntu server ssh is a osx macbook air. Evan:~ gebruiker$ ssh -...
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MySQL doesn't shutdown cleanly sometimes

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server x64 in a VirtualBox VM with its provided MySQL, without any additional databases currently. Sometimes the shutdown of MySQL itself fails with the logs ...
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Access Denied on a Ubuntu Desktop shared folder from Windows 10

I'm using Windows 10 version 1511 as a client, and Ubuntu 15.10 Desktop with Samba 4.3.9 as server. If I create a shared folder in Virtualbox on the Windows machine and try to get access from this ...
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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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Dual booting ubuntu 14.04-windows 10 on separate ssd and efi partition

I have a laptop with two ssd and one hdd (hdd is for storage,not os) and I have windows 10 installed on one ssd and I want to install ubuntu on other ssd. However I can not disconnect drives during ...
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Shortcut For Scrolling Left Or Right in Ubuntu

I've been using Ubuntu a bit for web development and I was wondering if there is a way to easily scroll left or right, without a mouse that has a left/right scroll wheel. The mouse I have currently is ...
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Tilde on Ubuntu virtual machine with QWERTZ keyboard (MAC)

I want to do a tilde (~) on my virtual machine Ubuntu Server (14.04.4) but I couldn't do it from now. I have OSX as OS (QWERTZ keyboard). How is it possible to do it ? I already look at some topic ...
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I mess up installing my Ubuntu and now i can't boot my windows

I almost know nothing about Ubuntu,my friends installed it for me (he is far away and can't be contacted so i can't ask for his help) So it begin when i try to uninstall Ubuntu i delete the partition,...
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Linux: which method does linux use to log out [duplicate]

I'm interested how does linux log out work(what happens when I click log out from GUI). I've searched and found few ways to log out. pkill -KILL -u {username}, gnome-session-quit. I'm using Ubuntu 14....
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timeout on connecting to vsftpd on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to run a FTP server on it, using VSFTPD. I think the server is running as it should, I can connect to it locally: root@my-server:~# ftp <IP> ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu VM on virtualbox through putty and accessing Internet

I want to run Ubuntu on VirtualBox. I have downloaded ready VM online. Also tried running the VM. Now I want Internet connection on this machine, and also want to connect to Ubuntu 32 bit Guest OS ...
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Server running Ubuntu 16.04, 2 NICs via Technicolor TC8305C; causing Internet issues w/ other clients when Port Forwarding / or DMZ enabled?

Just for completion purpose, here's the info in detail again (as is in title): I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on server hardware; 2 x NICs (enp4s0f0 (AKA first), enp4s0f1 (AKA second); 10.0.0.10, 10.0.0....
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Script not running on resume/wakeup in Ubuntu

I have a script named 999_thaw_flash.sh in my /etc/pm/sleep.d The script follows like this :- export DISPLAY=:0 #!/bin/bash case "{$1}" in resume|thaw) lynx --dump link1 >> file1 lynx --...
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GeForce 845M for external display (2560x1440)

Can a GeForce 845M (laptop graphics card) run an external monitor with a resolution of 2560x1440? Will it go smoothly (not gaming)? Can it also simultaneous render the display of laptop 1920x1080?
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Upgrading Kubuntu through LiveCD after Crash

I have accidentally purged some important stuff, I think, causing my Kubuntu 14.04 to not boot past the startup logo (see my earlier question on Unix Stackexchange here). I can, however, run Kubuntu ...
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Diffrent output of “ps -a” on Ubuntu and Fedora

I have noticed that the ps -a command produces different output when I run it on ubuntu "16.04" and Fedora 23. According the man page of both distribution the -a option should do : -a Select all ...
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Can't Resolve this Issue while uninstalling Kubuntu

This error is coming Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: **The following packages have unmet dependencies:** gir1.2-caribou-1.0 : Depends: ...
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Ubuntu - Checking whether a harddrive is unpartitioned, runs an OS, or just a data disk?

I dug up an old harddrive and I want to see what's on it. I don't remember if it was ever partitioned, or if it runs windows, or if it's just a backup disk. Here is what I've done: Plug in disk, ...
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PPTP VPN works from Windows, not Linux

I can't connect to my work's PPTP VPN from Linux. But when I reboot to Windows, it works. I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and I try to connect using Network Manager and PPTP plugin. nmap returns the ...
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Custom script run with sudo - command not found

Problem: Running a script as sudo returns sudo: mount-remove-hiberfile: command not found Info: Scripts folder: '/scripts' (all my custom scripts are kept here) My User: 'cybex' cybex@cybex-...
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How to connect a vm to pc wth nc

I'm using a PC with Ubuntu Desktop and a VM (Virtual Box) with Ubuntu Server. I would connect my ubuntu desktop to VM with NC. How to I've setup my VM? My setting network of VM has bridge and with ...
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how can i get SYN & SYN+ACK value for current tcp connection of any website on Browser?

As I know that '$sysctl | grep net.ipv4.tcp' gives the system wide TCP parameter value,I need to make a script in Bash for my college practical file in which If we open Browser and input the ...
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Ubuntu low disk space on Filesystem root. How to resize root or delete files?

When I first installed Ubuntu (actually ElementaryOS) I didn't think that it would take up that much space, so I made the OS partition 15GB and /home 100GB. sda5 and sda6 are my Linux partitions. ...
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Ubuntu on dual boot messed up my partitions

I have windows 10 on C: drive and I installed ubuntu 14.04 on D: on the 30.51 GB partition and Ubuntu 16.04 on 7.92GB partition. But both my ubuntu are always crashing and I want to delete and ...
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Usb boot failure.Result “Grub rescue”

I have ubuntu studio and want to install Windows 10 completely (not dual booting). But when I try to make a bootable pen drive I am failing for a long time. I had used WinUsb for the installation of ...
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Edit server.xml and get “This site can’t be reached” IP “refused to connect” error

I literally added a period(.) in the tomcat/conf/server.xml file, restarted Tomcat, and got the above error. That was expected.. But after I remove the period, save and restart Tomcat, the error ...
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Run Firefox automatically on logon - with usual profile

I want to run Firefox (and Thunderbird) automatically on logon. I thought I had a solution - which is running "Startup Applications" and adding an entry for Firefox to execute: /usr/lib/firefox/...
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What do I need to boot Windows 10 from a usb drive on grub2?

I am trying to install Windows 10 on my Dell XPS 13. I installed the ubuntu 16 I have running now from a bootable usb, but I have not succeeded with windows 10. I got the .iso from microsoft: https:/...
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Window's Fails to Boot from Linux Boot Menu

The other day I cleared some space on my SSD and installed Ubuntu Gnome, alongside Windows 10 using the Install along Windows option. To get Ubuntu to boot first I went into my bios and changed the ...
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OpenVas: Changing Web Interface Listening Port

Installed OpenVas on Ubuntu 14.04 box. Trying to change the listening ports so I can access GSA remotely but I don't see any of the settings in /etc/default/ as instructed in Mohammad Razavi's notes. ...
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Install Firefox addon in chroot environment

My goal is to install some Firefox addon inside some chroot environment. I see 2 options here: either run firefox with X from within the chroot and install the addons or put all the files where they ...
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Copy paste a table from a webpage to Gmail

Edit: my original question was about IPython notebook (Jupyter), although I found that the same behaviour is with arbitrary tables from the web. I would like to be able to copy (Ctrl+C) and paste (...
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Configure SNMP to send messages to two different monitoring platforms

Is it possible to configure snmpd on Ubuntu (via snmpd.conf) to send messages to two different monitoring applications? For example, lets say I have defined a read only community called 'readonly', ...
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Accessing port 80 using hostname.local from outside guest

I have a ubuntu server running inside VM. The hostname is ubuntu. I am able to ping "ubuntu.local" from the host and also from other computers in the same network. However, when I try to browse to ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu find files and directory matching a name in one line

There are parameters of find command for finding files and directories respectively -f and -d, but I want to avoid writing two find commands and && or || between them. I want to find file or ...
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Cannot ssh to localhost using key

I have set up an ssh key and want to connect to localhost using key only, without password (note: this is just a test; ultimately I want to connect to an internal git server, where the same problem ...
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Unable to install ubuntu on my hp laptop with insydeh20 BIOS

I get the screen asking if i want to install or try ubuntu but after that it loads for a while and i get an initramfs screen which says 'Unable to find a medium containing a live filesystem'. I have ...
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Ubuntu install Amazon Redshift driver: Data source not found

I'm having problems installing the Amazon Redshift ODBC driver on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. These are the steps I took: $ sudo apt-get install unixodbc $ sudo apt-get install php5-odbc $ sudo dpkg -i ...
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redirect sound over x11 session by pulse-audio

I am trying pass over X11 session.we can implement with pulse audio.I Google and i tried many configuration.still iam not able to redirect sound over X session.Any one can help me out with proper ...
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cp only files, skipping directories

Using cp to copy files from a directory that has an empty directory in it as well results in error return value, which fails my script. Is there a way for it to just skip the directories without ...
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How get the value of TCP connection establishment timing,retry timing in ubuntu 14

how i get the value of TCP connection establishment timing ,retry timing for any TCP connection and also Quality of services parameters in Ubuntu .
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Software packages won't download because of “insserv” and “virtualbox”

Problem All of the packages I try to install won't because of a problem with "insserv" and virtualbox. It's probably because of VirtualBox, but I don't know what part of it is causing the error. I'd ...