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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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AWS EC2 instance connection timedout, two instances under same security group, one connect other one dont

Hi could anyone please help, i am running two Ec2 instances under same security group, both were running ok, i just installed jenkins, docker on one instance and ran command ufw allow 8080 in one ...
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Xen on Ubuntu Server 18.04 stuck after boot

I have setup an Ubuntu Server 18.04 Machine where I installed Xen Hypervisor via the following: sudo apt install xen-hypervisor-4.9-x64 Installation went fine, but after reboot (after POST and ...
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Updating Ubuntu server (14.04.5 lts) and Mediawiki (1.25.3)

My company uses Mediawiki... a lot... unfortunately it hasn't been kept up to date. Its now my job to update it. I would really like any insights into this task. Ubuntu 14.04.5 update to 18.04.1 ...
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Ubuntu vm: No network interface, no UI

I have an Ubuntu VMWare virtual machine that stopped having an internet connection after a forced a shutdown. Upon inspection there were no connections in the Network panel of Settings. I found ...
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How do I install Ubuntu permanently on a thumb drive as if it were a hard disk?

I've heard about "live sticks" and even created one, however, all they apparently offer is a "demo" and an install program. Additionally, either the permanence thing doesn't work or it's because my ...
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Sharing folder in Ubuntu system to Win10 PC

I've been going through just about every guide I can find on how to setup a shared network connection between my Ubuntu install on my laptop and my main Win10 PC. I've gotten to the point where the ...
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ssh to Ubuntu 18.04 connection timed out

I'm trying to SSH to Ubuntu server I have in another city. The IP address for that server is something like 129.123.x.xxx. I use windows and cmder to connect to Ubuntu. When I use my campus vpn which ...
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Proxy setup between a private and public

I have two servers: Private Server with IP: 172.16.0.2 Public Server with 172.16.0.3 (private IP) and x.x.x.x (public IP) What I want to achieve is: Incoming communications to Public IP (x.x.x.x) ...
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Cannot unmount auto-mounted network share as standard user

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and just added a network share to auto-mount in fstab, which is working just fine. I have two users, one administrator and one standard user and set to mount the share in /...
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Copy files from Ubuntu Drive to Windows Drive [on hold]

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 installation on a SSD drive (called drive A). Beside that I have a Win10 PC installed on a 1TB SDD with an additional NTFS formated 8T drive (called drive B). I want to copy ...
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Can't use ctrl+shift+u in RStudio

I can enter Unicode codes just fine in every other application I use but if I try it inside RStudio, it shows the underlined 'u' but then ignores it and treats whatever follows as plain text. I've ...
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Restoring windows 10 from external hard drive without backup image

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 alongside my Windows 10 pro installation on my laptop. I did not make a backup image. For some reason I am not able to boot on windows and I have tried literally everything. ...
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Capturing a screenshot of ubuntu system running on a virtualbox

I'm running virtualbox on my Windows 10 to use Ubuntu. Now, I want to take a screenshot of a data inside the virtualbox. I know how to take a screenshot in virtualbox but I don't know where to find ...
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WineHQ on Ubuntu/Mac: how to block GUI window (X11?)

Using wineHQ on Ubuntu/MAC, installed a Windows software already. This software on Windows pops out a GUI window (basically just showing the progress, not clickable), and I'd like to block that window ...
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Changing ipython history directory

I'm working on a remote computer where the home directory is on a disk that is full. There is nothing I can do to change that. I would like to install anaconda with ipython to somewhere else. However,...
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Ping not working in Ubuntu running on VMware Workstation

I am running Ubuntu in VMware Workstation. I am getting 100% packet loss when I try pinging www.google.com through the terminal. But I am able to access www.google.com through Firefox in the VM.
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Automatically removing part of the file name (bash script) [on hold]

I have the following files in the following format: S1A_IW_SLC__1SDV_20151028T141631_20151028T141658_008354_00BCA5_7569.zip S1A_IW_SLC__1SDV_20151028T141656_20151028T141724_008354_00BCA5_4D9E.zip ...
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Debian goes black screen when installing

I'm using virtual box for debian and I created my virtual machine but when I click to install my screen turns black and it also happens when I tried ubuntu.
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How can i measure data transfer of video file in server? [on hold]

I host my website on linux server, and host video file on my server and I using video file in other server. Is it possible to measure data transfer or bandwidth of my video file? or are there any ...
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Ruined Windows partition by formatting different partition

I just wanted this easy, humble setup: SSD with dual boot (Ubuntu 18 + Windows 10) HDD with one data NTFS partition for double access from ubuntu and windows I had my HDD with a triple boot in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - TP-LINK TL-WN821N not ready on boot and slow after reboot from Windows

I have Ubuntu 16.04 system with TP-LINK TL-WN821N USB wireless adapter. It was working properly until I rebooted from Windows back to Ubuntu (I have Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 on dualboot). Now when ...
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Need to use the 2 IP of my 2 routers

I need to access to my WiFi in one terminal while the other terminal is running through the Ethernet so is there any way you can help me with this?
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Why my rsync doesnt folders to another server? [on hold]

rsync -avz --update --progress --stats <folderTosSend> -e ssh <user>@<ip-address>: Trying to send a folder to another server and into user homer folder.
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ddrescue stuck, Error Splicing DVD file on Linux, but not on Windows

I have couple of old scratched DVDs which I wanted to rescue using ddrescue. The problem is it shows "error splicing file" on copying files manually using PartedMagic or Ubuntu, also ddrescue gets ...
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install vim for all users

I've cloned and then compiled vim using this guide: https://github.com/Valloric/YouCompleteMe/wiki/Building-Vim-from-source After running configure I ran make VIMRUNTIMEDIR=/usr/local/share/vim/...
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Cannot access Chinese webpages

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04, but had the same problem with my previous version (16 something). 99% of the time I am unable to access webpages hosted in China. Pretty much all of the pages I try to ...
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How to access php-fpm from a docker container

I have locally installed nginx and a docker container (https://hub.docker.com/r/phpdockerio/php72-fpm/) But, how can i access php-fpm socket in a local nginx config? location ~ \.php$ { ...
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Cloud-Init Password Hash

I'm trying to create a user with cloud-init using the Ubuntu 18.04 image. Here's my config: users: - default - name: ken passwd: $6$rounds=4096**REDACTED** ssh-authorized-keys: - ...
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How to extend my windows 10 laptop screen to other ubuntu laptop? [closed]

i want to extend my windows 10 laptop screen to a laptop which is running ubuntu. I want my keyboard and mouse work on it . Also the operations that i perform will be of windows 10 laptop only. like ...
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How to get git auto-completion to work again (Ubuntu 18.04)? [on hold]

My git auto-completion just stopped working after a recent update. I haven't touched anything in my bashrc file. Currently I have git-completion.bash in my home directory, and I have that file ...
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Several problems with ffmpeg streaming Ubuntu

I'm running multiple instances of ffmpeg on my Ubuntu server, since the VPS is on shared hosting I can't have a stable connection, sometimes one of the streams stals, ffmpeg running with video input ...
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How to Create your own Domain Name after forwarded my server through my router?

I have set up my own web server with Ubuntu server 16.04, I am actually using another laptop for testing the web server. To have access locally, I have: Router 192.168.1.1 Server ...
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Is CD tray opening and closing activity natively logged in Ubuntu 14?

I had a CD that I was working from in my workstation and want to know if the tray was opened by anyone else while I was away. Does Ubuntu natively log CD tray opening and closing activity? If so, ...
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Bash double brackets [[ with sudo

I've got a command that is working when run as the current user but if I prefix sudo to the command, it gives me an error. I'm trying to remove a file if it's a directory (but not if it's a symlink ...
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Installation of particular kernel version

I am certainly new to this, however, I am working on a project and that needs a particular version of Kernel. I am not sure how to get it. I am planning to spin up a VM for that version, however, not ...
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Transferring files from Ubuntu via inner server (ssh-> ssh) with FileZilla

Currently, I can access a server called opt2 with two ssh (I can't access this server directly). It goes like this in terminal. Each ssh has me enter a different password: ssh username@athena.ecs....
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how unzip many zip files found in many subdirectories, all in a certain different directory

i have a list of zip files, which each zip file in it has also some other zip files, and so on. I need to extract them all, with an ubuntu shell command, and get only the files with the extension *....
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x11 forwarding from VM hosted in a server

My setup is a little complex: I have my local machine(windows), from which I access my institutions server over SSH. From there, I can access my personal server(Ubuntu 16) over ssh. This personal ...
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Ubuntu cannot write in /media folder

I cannot mount any drive into /media because of "permissions". Trying to run in sudo mkdir /media/zizkin I get: mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/media/zizkin’: Permission denied When looking into / ...
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Rebind media control buttons in linux

A extension i want to use cant read from media control buttons. I want to set it up like: MediaPlayPause -> CTRL+SHIFT+9. How would i go about doing this? on xev i get: KeymapNotify event, serial 26,...
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How do I setup dual boot for two existing installations?

My Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is working well on a RAID array that uses HDDs. I've added an old SSD to the system and see that it has WinXP installed. There's one piece of legacy software that I would ...
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UPSmart always gives “connection failure” when connecting to UPS through USB

I want to connect UPS (Irbis ISL1000ET) to OS (Ubuntu 18.04), so that when power is off and battery is low, OS shuts down automatically. However I cannot do this - I installed with superuser ...
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Tried to install GuestAdditions on my Ubuntu VM through VBox, and now I can't boot up my VM. I have important files on this VM

Please see this video and help me! All I wanted to do was share my clipboard across my machines and I think I broke the internet! Thank you! https://youtu.be/cGIyNVpA4BY
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How can I make a portable thumb drive with apps that would work with Linux and Windows?

So, my situation is as follows, during my weekly routine I have to transition between several computers, work, college plus home-laptop, work-laptop and sometimes sister's laptop. In college in ...
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How to extract a tgz which consists of many files present in multiple subfolders to another directory (ubuntu linux)

current directory ├──Folder1 ├── sub_folder1 ├──Folder2 ├── sub_folder21 ├── sub_folder22 ├── ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a microSD card

I have a 128GB SSD with Windows 10 installed on it and most of the disk space on that SSD I'm already using (for programs and stuff). The thing is, I also need a Linux environment because I'm a ...
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Find multiple versions of same library in ubuntu

I am running build script, during which i encountered following error: undefined reference to `uhd::msg::register_handle(void (* const&)(uhd::msg::type_t, std::__cxx11::basic_string<char, std:...
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“apt upgrade” over SSH: This frontend requires a controlling tty

When upgrading our linux servers, I issue a command like this from one of our management servers: ssh server1.mycompany.com apt upgrade Under certain circumstances, I get this output from the ...
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Full hard drive cloning with dd slows to a halt

I'm cloning a 1TB drive to another 1TB drive using the dd command on Ubuntu using a live USB. I've been monitoring progress by running in another terminal: sudo kill -USR1 $(pgrep ^dd) At first ...
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Black screen at the start of Ubuntu on VMware

I installed Ubuntu on VMware on Windows 10.  After installation, black cmd appears and I can't get rid of it.  Not either by Ctrl+Alt nor by any other means.  How should I proceed?