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Questions tagged [ubuntu]

Free, open-source operating system based on Debian GNU/Linux. Ubuntu questions are on topic here, but if you prefer an Ubuntu-only audience there is Ask Ubuntu (http://askubuntu.com/).

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How can I bind xdotool commands in Ubuntu?

So I'm trying to use xdotool to rebind some keys in Ubuntu. I've installed xdotools and added the shortcut xdotool key A to alt+k. However, upon pressing alt+k nothing happens. I'm struggling to ...
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initramfs - boot failure after umount -a or ntfslabel?

I connected a USB drive to my xbmc/ubuntu system and as it was named "New Volume" I tried to change the label using ntfslabel. As I'm a newbie when it comes to linux and hardware I stumbled around a ...
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Samba not showing any shares

When I run smbstatus --shares I see no shares listed. This is at the end of my /etc/samba/smb.conf: [Share] path = /var/www available = yes valid users = robert read only = no ...
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Golang version and “context”

I am attempting to build mirai, and I keep on getting: ../../../go/src/github.com/go-sql-driver/mysql/connection.go:12:2: cannot find package "context" in any of: /usr/lib/go-1.6/src/context (...
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Laptop restarts/freezes during any OS installation

I'm trying to install ubuntu/deepin on my old laptop (Year - 2009). After fixing on a series of issues laptop finally booted. But now I'm not able to install any OS on it. Ubuntu freezes or restarts ...
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No boot device and file system not found in bios

Dell did a firmware update this morning on my xps running ubuntu and since then it hadn't been working properly so whilw trying to reinstall I ended up accidentally installing in legacy mode not uefi ...
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What RAID level for 6x6TB HDD?

What type of RAID would you suggest for a server with 6x6TB HDD built in (exactly WD RED). I already tried to figure out by calulating the error rate for rebuilding and ended up with a RAID 6 ...
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cp command not executing after running other script inside bash script .

There is cp commands inside my shell-script after following commands echo 'Starting Jboss server !!!' (eval "sh standalone.sh --debug") cp /soure_file_path /target_path sleep 60s sh ...
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(debconf :11398) : Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display : :0

As I wanted to triple boot my notebook. I have unetbootin with kali linux in it and also I have Ubuntu pre-installed in my notebook. When I try to go to the live kali with my unetbootin , I get an ...
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File/directory Permission

I encountered a problem in an Ubuntu server wherein creation of new files is not permitted but editing of existing files works. The permission on the current directory and files is 0755. What could be ...
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Should I use Linux on my new laptop as an engineering student? [on hold]

So, I have just joined undergrad engineering and am buying a new laptop(Related hardware rec question, here). I have been told that it is a good idea to use some Linux distribution, such as Ubuntu, ...
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Limiter based Over-Amplification of sound on Linux (Ubuntu)

When I watch videos/audio with low loudness (on my laptop speakers) I have to rely on Ubuntu's Over-Amplification feature that allows me to set the volume up to 153% (11 dB). Although this is an ...
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Part wildcard in hosts subdomain possible?

On our server we've got a lot of redirects for specific subdomains, which always end in the same: 127.0.0.1 abc-thesame.domain.com 127.0.0.1 def-thesame.domain.com 127.0.0.1 xyz-thesame....
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how to insert .img file into sd card in Ubuntu guest on Windows Host in VirtualBox?

my configuration : VirtualBox 5.12 Host Windows 10 Guest Ubuntu 16.04 Im trying to insert an .img file into and sd card on Ubuntu so that im able to boot on it. I have tried two methods but none is ...
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What Should Be My hostname and FQDN to Exim4?

My EXIM4 started to display error after I perform a sudo apt upgrade, now some servers return this message: SMTP error from remote mail server after HELO mycompanyname: 504 5.5.2 : Helo command ...
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Reinstall windows on peppermint

Someone I know who has windows 7 was put on peppermint but after using it they decided they didn’t like it and wanted to go back to windows. Is it possible to re-install windows on a peppermint ...
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How to remap Alt Gr key to Alt key globally in Ubuntu?

I don't need the Alt Gr key, and I've noticed that I'm unable to do Alt Gr + Left key to go back in a normal web browser which is very frustrating. Is there a way to remap the Alt Gr key to just Alt? ...
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Ubuntu mounting issue (16LTS - Upgraded from 14 4 months back)

So we were having a problem with snapd so we tried stopping and starting the instance - snapd froze up. We then tried to stop it the command we ran with snapd (snapd stop [instance]) but it didn't ...
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Ubuntu malfunctioning on dell inspiron 15r? [on hold]

I recently installed ubuntu 18.04 lts on my dell inspiron 15r, for the first week it worked fine, then all of a sudden it started behaving weird. It was printing text like ~[[6 automatically on ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu on a Dell Inspiron 5577 using the D: drive

I would like to try out Ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron 5577. The problem is the low SSD free space on C: (20 GB). However, my D: drive (normal HDD) has 600 GB of free space. Can I partition my D: drive ...
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Can't visit some websites in Ubuntu [on hold]

I have Ubuntu 18.04, many times when I want to visit some website, my browser (Chrome, Firefox) won't open site. sometimes solve my problem whit reboot OS or enable VPN. I connect to Internet from ...
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I'm installing fullstats.v1.0.tgz but have several problems

I'm installing fullstats.v1.0.tgz but have several problems It does not have enough documentation Developers are not responsive and I do not know enough I have a few questions: what is tcpdemux and ...
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UEFI freezes whenever I press enter at “Boot” option to change boot order (other UEFI settings do not freeze it)

I am struggling with my Thinkpad dual boot setup and fixing one problem might have led to another. I am a complete noob and not sure which piece of info would be relevant to the problem, so I will ...
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Error changing Nvidia Settings permanently

i have a vertical monitor and therefore rotated it 90* by nvidia-settings. Unfortunately i can't safe to X Configuration file because i get the following error: Package xorg-server was not found in ...
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Why my linux account only belongs to one group?

I am currently using Ubuntu 18.04, and my username is abcxyz (not real, changed for the matter of the question). If I look at the contents of /etc/groups, my user appears in many groups: $ cat /etc/...
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GNOME's desktop does not work on Ubuntu

At first i have Ubuntu 18.04 After Upgrade and the restart, the Gnome-desktop didnt work, and didnt reinstall. I installed the Xubuntu desktop and now i cant install Gnome or mate Desktop sudo apt ...
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ubuntu (Linux Mint 19 Tara) 18.04 iperf or iperf3 is missing

I am trying to check my wifi speed, but on OpenWrt with opkg it I can find it, but in Bionic I can't find it, this is the output: root@bitang:~# apt update && apt list | grep iperf Reading ...
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How can I change boot order on hp laptop?

I have dual boot windows 10 and Ubuntu.When I open my laptop it automatically open windows. When I open boot device options(F9) first is OS boot manager, second one is Ubuntu manager. Ubuntu manager ...
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Allow device to stay in network but block their internet access

I have created a hotspot from my laptop using hotspotd (https://github.com/prahladyeri/hotspotd). I want to do the following: Whenever a new device tries to connect to my hotspot, I want it to be ...
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How to route traffic from one interface to second?

I Have virtual machine ( Ubuntu 18.04 ), which is connect to VPN network. This machine is set like a Bridge, so I actually have it in my local site too. Now the problem. Virtual machine have 2 ...
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How to set a docker container to run on system reboot?

I'm new to Docker using docker Docker version 18.06.0-ce, build 0ffa825 on ubuntu server 18.04 LTS. I can run my docker container with sudo docker start container_name But every time my server ...
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PPP(Cellular) Bonding

I am trying to transfer data over multiple connections. My system info: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 2x 100Mbps ETH 3x LTE Cellular Modem (Mobile Broadband) connected over USB I want to use the network ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 don't cooperate with 2 additional monitors

My Dell XT3 (256 SSD, i5-2520m, 8GB DDR3) doesn't cooperate with 2 additional monitors - TV Sharp (on HDMI) + some old AOC monitor (on VGA). He cooperate with both of that devices separately, but if ...
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Restore windows from vhdx

The image recovery utility of windows refuses to restore my vhdx windows image file. However, if I copy paste the .vhdx file to another place and mount it using Disk Manager, it can be accessed. ...
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How to stream live video from one PC to an Apache server on a second PC [on hold]

So I'm new to Apache servers and LAMP stacks in general. I'm working on a home website that's gonna show room temperatures and a few other functions using a MySQL server. I have a Raspberry Pi with ...
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Aptitude error with linux-image-extra-4.13.0-45-generic

I think my problem is very common, but I didn't fix the solution... When I try to use apt (on Ubuntu 16.04 Server), I get this error : The following packages were automatically installed and are no ...
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I can't run my HTML client for Apache Solr

I'm trying to set up Apache Solr and run some experiments. I've set up the Solr search engine on my Ubuntu 18.04, indexed a few files, and it works perfectly given a specific query. The admin page is ...
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Nvidia graphic cards not detected after reboot

I have an NVIDIA GeForce 1080 Ti working fine on Ubuntu 16.04. After a power outage a couple days ago, it stopped working: nvidia-smi not working and GPU not found in lspci/lsmod. After rebooting ...
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Even though Java seems to be installed, trying to get the Java version results in “cannot execute binary file: Exec format error”

I'm trying to install Java on my Ubuntu machine. When I run sudo apt-get install default-jre I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Is there a way to prevent cvlc from resizing window when next item plays?

I'm using CVLC from the terminal just to clarify; the question has been answered before for vlc but I can't find an option for cvlc.
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“.Private/” directory taking up tons of disk space and no indication of what what might cause it

Today I came in and it seems that my .Private/ directory is taking up a lot of disk space (.ecryptfs dir). I have a total of 10.9T of storage on my system. I am running an Ubuntu 16.04 server and ...
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Sharing internet via cable, Ubuntu/Raspberry (gateway, NAT, DHCP)

Have one laptop running Ubuntu, with a wireless connection (DHCP, not static) to the Internet, which works fine. Then a Raspberry Pi, running PipaOS (ie Raspbian), connected to the laptop with an ...
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Very slow SSHD in AHCI mode affecting Windows only

Some time ago, a friend bought this ZEUSLAP laptop from AliExpress and she asked me to install Ubuntu alongside the original Windows 10. Relevant specs: 240GB SSD + 1TB HDD (this turned out to be a ...
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proftp not using defined ports

I am using pro-ftp to FTP files outside my network. In which I have configured port range as 57670 - 57680. But my client is not trying to access my FTP via the defined ranged port. Is there ...
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Not able to open port on Ubuntu Server

root@server:~# ufw allow 83973/tcp Rules updated Rules updated (v6) root@server:~# sudo ufw status verbose Status: inactive root@server:~# sudo ufw enable Command may disrupt existing ssh connections. ...
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“Inaccessible boot device” error after attempting ubuntu installation [on hold]

I wanted to dual boot my system with ubuntu , It already had windows 10. So i created a free space of 35 gb by shrinking my c drive, installed rufus and Ubuntu 16.04 iso image and created a live usb ...
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UEFI fails to boot Windows 8 from live usb

I've burned windows 8 image on my usb using dd. There all files like boot efi bootmgr etc. on it. When i press Esc during boot, there comes a menu with 3 options: Ubuntu, UEFI Sony, Enter setup. When ...
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What is “internal” and “external” network interface?

Lets say, I have to set up an internal and external network interface in an Ubuntu VM. There will be another Ubuntu VM for some other purpose. Both VMs are connected (they can ping each other) in ...
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How to link python to the manually compiled OpenSSL rather than the system's one

I need to manually compile OpenSSL from source. I use Ubuntu 18. The OpenSSL shipped with Ubuntu 18 does not support specific cipher I need. But it can be enabled if I compile OpenSSL manually. I ...
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dual boot on legacy bios, is it possible?

i have a old hp computer, which i installed chrome os and then installed ubuntu (followed online guide, hoping to dual boot), the problem is i don't get boot option on start up. I can install only ...