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Ubuntu - Hot to bind an action to perform when high CPU temperature in Ubuntu?

Im using Kubuntu 13.04 - by default it just shutdown system, and I want to set it to suspend, to avoid loss of work progress. How can I do this?
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Configure a raspbery pi and a pc running ubuntu and share internet connection

1-I want to connect my raspberry pi to my pc via a wired connection and share my pc's internet connection. 2-Can I give my pi a static ip?
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Resolve Hard Disk Issues [on hold]

This question might be off topic but I have alot of Important Data so Please help me. What happened? I was trying to install ubuntu on a partition that was shrunk from an existing hard disk using ...
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How to maintain multiple persistent vpnc connections on ubuntu

Mark Knowles' Blog has a good explanation on how to maintain a persistent vpnc connection. However, this doesn't work well for multiple vpnc connections (Connecting doesn't work for me, everything ...
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Touchscreen crashes Xorg config

I have a chroot Linux install running on an Android device and have xorg running on the devices screen which works well, however I am trying to get the touch screen to work, below is my current setup ...
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Ubuntu/Toshiba Fan Speed Issue

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 AMD64 on my Toshiba laptop (L505D-S5965). After I boot into the OS, my fan works perfectly being mostly quiet. Recently, I noticed that whenever I resume from system ...
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How can I change the time it takes for the screen to fade out in Ubuntu?

How can I change the time it takes for the screen to fade out in Ubuntu 14.04? I already know how to adjust the time it takes to turn the screen off after x minutes of inactivity (Settings -> ...
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In the linux boot commands, what does edd=on and nolapic do?

I am running Ubuntu and had this issue where one day the system just decided not to boot. I wandered around blindly, and somehow came across these two little parameters. Now, each time if I type ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 Keyboard and Mouse Freezing Problem

I had a partition setup with Windows XP and Ubuntu 8.04 dual booting. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 by installing fresh from CD but leaving the previous /home folder as is. Things seemed to be ...
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Dual-boot => Unsupported partition table

I have a Dell Inspiron 5521 with dual boot (Legacy Boot, UEFI off): - Ubuntu 12.04.2 - Windows 7 First I've installed Ubuntu and after Windows 7. The problem is that when I'm trying to activate ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ssh server hanging when connecting but pings works

I am running an Ubuntu ssh server with login and ChallengeResponseAuthentication enabled. However, the following command outputs this and hangs until timing out: ssh -vvv name@xxx.xx.xxx.xxx ...
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Ubuntu - Automagically import and rename iPhone photos/videos

I've been using Shotwell to import my iPhone photos, however, Shotwell itself can't: 1) Auto import upon mount 2) Rename imported photos and videos After snooping around, I found Rapid Photo ...
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Can't install Windows through USB drive on Fujitsu Stylistic Q550

I own a Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 and I recently installed Windows 8 on it. All was well till I got over-hyped and installed the updated BIOS version from the Fujitsu drivers. The BIOS update was ...
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Installing .NET 4.0 Framework on Wine using Winetricks

I use Xubuntu 12.04 and I installed Wine 1.4. I am now trying to install the .NET 4.0 Framework using Winetricks. I use this command sudo sh winetricks dotnet40 But I get this error wine cmd.exe / ...
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Windows 7 can't find Hard Disk

I had Ubuntu 11 installed, and now I want to install Windows 7. I formatted one partition (with the help of Ubuntu's live CD) and I started the installation of Windows. I formatted the partition again ...
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different versions of PHP for CLI and Apache resulting in extension incompatibility on ubuntu

So first of all, how this happened: I've got running server with Apache (and PHP5 and mysql) installed. Then I needed to update PHP to version 5.4.0 (at that time), so I run sudo apt-get update ...
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VMware Ubuntu Internal IP Address

I have ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS installed on a VMware workstation. I want to run a game server on it so therefore i need to portforward that workstation. To portforward that workstation i need its internal ...
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Rsync and Windows 7

Can someone give me any tips on setting up some sort of Rsync server/client on Windows 7 to run rsync between both my web hosting server, and a backup server that I have running Ubuntu? I've tried ...
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External hard disk not detected in windows, though working fine in Ubuntu

Device is getting listed in the disk management in the lower panel, and showing the status as following: 2048 GB unallocated 746.52 GB unallocated But the device is not listed in the my computer ...
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Windows Key while using Unix/ Linux?

Ever since I moved to Ubuntu Linux, the windows key on the lower left hand corner of my keyboard doesn't has any utility. Can there be any possible utility of this key in Unix/ Linux systems ?. I ...
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Cannot install virtualbox-ose-guest-dkms on Ubuntu 10.04

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and kernel: 2.6.38-11-generic-pae. While using VirtualBox, i got this error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) Please install the virtualbox-ose-dkms package and ...
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DisplayLink and NVIDIA, Getting DisplayLink Working

I have a triple monitor setup on an HP Pro 3000 SFF running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit installation, and I've just upgraded my system to use a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 graphics card. This card ...
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Temporarily switch Java version in bash script- Ubuntu Linux

I'm using the Java keytool as part of a larger bash script. I need to pass in a password to create a keystore, so used the command keytool -importkeystore -deststorepass:file ${somefile}. This ...
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Automatically kill processes that over time uses 95%+ of resources? Ubuntu

I don't know about your computer but when mine is working properly no process is sucking 95%+ over time. I would like to have some failsafe that kills any processes behaving like that. This comes to ...
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Xubuntu - give Apache access to user directory

I'd like to serve up a CakePHP website from a user directory: /home/myuser/Documents/project/app/webroot Everything I've tried results in 403/Forbdden when I try to access it via a browser. I've ...
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ubuntu 13,10 “Failed to download repository information”

I have ubuntu 13.10- 64 bit version on my machine.recently i tried to install postgres for ROR development but i couldn't complete the postgres installation and found that my update manager always ...
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Virtualbox can NOT mount an USB drive

I have on my laptop a windows system (windows 8), in which I have a Virtualbox installation(4.2.12, most recent). I have a virtual machine setup with the Virtualbox, and the OS is Ubuntu (12.0 LTS). I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't detect hard disk partitions

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit on an ASUS Laptop and wanted to install it in another one, the ASUS A55V. After booting the laptop and setting up Windows 7 (I unfortunately cannot wipe out ...
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New FFMPEG; “[swscaler @ 0xa314080] Warning: data is not aligned! This can lead to a speedloss”

related to ; Create a screencast with ffmpeg: how to keep video+audio in sync? ffmpeg version 2.2.git Copyright (c) 2000-2014 the FFmpeg developers built on Mar 13 2014 16:08:45 with gcc 4.8 ...
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Cannot run Windows after upgrading Ubuntu

Here is the scenario of my Lenovo 3000 G430 Laptop: System configuration: P4 Dual core T3200 CPU 3GB RAM (1+2 in two slots) 500GB HDD Partition layout for HDD: 170GB Priamry - NTFS (for Windows ...
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Looking for a system that can handle 300MB/s video streaming [on hold]

I am using a Microsoft Kinect sensor to collect point clouds for visualization and map building purposes. My current setup is a Pentium D at 2.8Ghz, 4GB DDR3 RAM and a 1GB DDR3 graphics card, but I am ...
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Does Toshiba have a custom MBR?

I own a Toshiba U50D-A018 and from day one there has been some issues that I've noticed. The main issue is the fact I can't install Ubuntu onto the laptop. I've just reinstalled windows after trying ...
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Changing screen resolution in Chrome Remote Dekstop for Ubuntu Server

I have setup Chrome Remote Desktop in my ubuntu server using a vnc connection and set the resolution as 1366x 768 however when i connect using chrome remote desktop the screen size is different ...
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Cannot find grldr in all devices

I'm running wubi on XP machine. Started out originally with 8.04, and gradually upgraded to 10.04. Recently, I was creating linux bootable USB drive, and put it in my system to see if it would work. ...
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Enable Ctrl (or Alt) + arrow keys to mimic 'home' and 'end' functionality

I am a long time Mac user and I'm now using a Ubuntu machine for development, and while I'm more or less used to a lot of the keyboard shortcuts, one thing I can't get used to is using the 'Home' and ...
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GRUB 1.99 CentOS 7

I just added CentOS 7 to an existing Ubuntu system (using GRUB 1.99). When I do a grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg, it detects the CentOS, and adds two entries (one looks like normal, one like ...
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How to add Rubymine icon to the left top panel in Ubuntu?

Sorry, I'm new on Ubuntu, and I've got some problem: I installed RubyMine, moved it to /opt/RubyMine and executed it through /opt/Rubymine/bin/rubymine.sh. But how can I add this app to left panel ...
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Navigate though work spaces just like Mac using mouse gestures in Ubuntu?

I tried using easystroke, but it didn't work out to the expected level. Are there any other ways to achieve this in Ubuntu?
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In Ubuntu Karmic (Gnome 2.28), how do I enable both two-finger scrolling AND edge scrolling?

I use both of these frequently. In Jaunty (Gnome 2.26) I was able to use both, but the "mouse" dialog in Karmic makes me choose between the two. Is there any workaround for this?
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Creating application desktop shortcuts

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Gnome classic and am trying to create desktop shortcuts for applications on the Applications menu, so I can drag them to the bar on the bottom of the screen. This ...
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Why doesn't ls show the group name?

When I use ls -l, it does NOT show the group names in the listings. Only the user names. aj@host:/media/storage$ ll total 724 drwxrwxrwx 10 root 4096 Sep 17 18:23 . drwxr-xr-x 3 root ...
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Unable to install guest additions in Ubuntu fresh VBox install

I have created a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10-desktop-i386 in virtualbox. Host is Windows 7. Virtualbox version is 3.2.8 I am trying to get the VBGuestAdditions to work, and I get errors Building ...
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unable to launch “gnome-session --session=ubuntu” X session

Every time I get into my Linux VM (10.4, no choice in version, I know it is EOL), I get an error: : unable to launch "gnome-session --session=ubuntu" X session --- "gnome-session --session=ubuntu" ...
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Is linux is good at video processing?

I tried running a 4k video (streamed from Youtube) in Linux and Windows using Firefox. I found that in Windows it is not playing well (it is just like watching images) while in Ubuntu 14.04 it runs ...
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Running supreme commander forged alliance in dual monitor mode

I have ubuntu 14.04 64bit with wine 1.7 I installed FA via steam on wine and FAF as well. both run decently although, FA does not detect my second monitor. is this something wine is incapable of ...
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how to determine the size of memory used by linux kernel on a running system

What's the easiest way to check the amount of memory used by the linux kernel on a running sytem? In general, does the kernel memory footprint stay the same on a running system under stress? thx
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du Command in Ubuntu Terminal Giving Weird File Sizes - Samba Share

When running the du command I usually do something like this: du -h Then, the output is something like this (du -h /home/bob/): . . . 40K /home/bob/.pulse 12K ...
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Does Hortonworks Data Platform support Ubuntu or not?

I am new to the Hortonworks Data Platform. Can anyone tell me whether Ubuntu supports Hortonworks Data Platform or not?
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Dual boot windows and linux and hyper-V

I'm a student networking and for the windows part we will have to set up some networks using Windows 8 and Windows Server 2008 R2. We will need to use Hyper-V. My laptop is currently in a dual boot ...
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I reinstalled ubuntu and now I don't see my RAID drive

I originally had a Ubuntu 12.04 system with RAID5 array that I built using mdadm. Due to issues with graphics drivers, the 12.04 system crashed and I had to reinstall the operating system. After ...