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Questions tagged [ubuntu-15.04]

The 22nd release of Ubuntu, code-named "Vivid Verve". Released April 2015. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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New computer can't run Linux, but runs Windows with no problems

I have a brand-new gaming laptop which crashes every time I run Linux. If I run Linux natively, it completely freezes (including the mouse cursor) after a seemingly random period. If I run Linux in ...
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Is there any option to quickly scan an entire hard drive for bad blocks?

I have a 1 TB HDD so I want to test for bad sectors or bad blocks but badblocks takes a LOT of time in Linux (barely 4.66% done in 6 hours 3 minutes). In Windows however chkdsk scans in a few seconds ...
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Lock screen after > 99 minutes in KDE Plasma 5

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 and the Plasma 5 system settings GUI has a very annoying (presumably artificial) upper limit of locking the screen after 99 minutes. Is there some alternative way to set this ...
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Auto incrementing file names

I want to know how I can automate "Livestreamer". I download movies(series) every week. The command is like this: livestreamer "hlsvariant://http://Bla_Bla" best -o Filename.ts I want the change ...
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Set folder to open during startup

In Ubuntu 15.04 how can I have a folder open during login? I know how to launch an application, but what about a folder?
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How to delete an architecture called “1386” (a typo) in Ubuntu?

After typing: dpkg --remove-architecture 1386 I get the message: dpkg: error: unable to create new file '/var/lib/dpkg/arch-new': Permission denied 1386 is a typo, I'm trying to rid myself of in ...
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Google Chrome displays mobile version only of my website in Ubuntu 15.10 . I only want desktop version

I have a Wordpress website. It displays on my laptop (Toshiba Satelltie A45) as a mobile site only in Ubuntu 15.10 on Google Chrome and FF. However, Kubuntu 14.10 shows it on the same laptop ...
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Epson WF-7525 makes noise when plugging in USB device

My Epson WF-7525 works perfectly with Ubuntu 15.04, but I have a very specific annoyance: whenever I resume my machine or plug in a USB device, the scanner comes alive as if it's briefly scanning, ...
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Why does my Laptop choose the weaker of two Access Points with same SSID?

My Laptop (running Ubuntu 15.04) receives the signal of two access points with the same SSID. For some reason it always picks the one with ~45% signal quality (-79 dBm) over the one with ~70% (-55 dBm)...
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Which File Is The Executable

Newbie to Ubuntu here, running LTS 15.04 and I installed brackets I know I can go to Search your computer and find the (windows term) exe that way, but I want to place a shortcut on my desktop to ...
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LibreOffice application background is black and cannot be changed

Since I updated to Ubuntu 15.04 the application background and the background in the context menus is black in LibreOffice: View full size So far I have not succeeded in turning it back to the ...
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Repair Grub from inside the system (not using CD)

I was playing with Debian Jessie, installed it on a USB drive and (almost) everything was ok. In the end I noticed the original Grub (in the laptop's SSD) was over written. I'm able to login into ...
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How to fix printing from a networked printer in Windows?

I have a shared printer connected to a machine running Ubuntu server. The printer is shared and does print properly time to time. When I start my laptop running Windows 10 it prints fine, no hassles, ...
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Settings Menu is cut off from screen

I use a lot of language layouts on my computer, and its gotten to the point where I cannot add any more because the add keyboard layout screen in the Ubuntu settings goes off the screen so I can't ...
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Can't set keyboard repeat rate or delay using GUI in ubuntu mate 15.04

Usually one is able to set the keyboard repeat rate using the Control Panel GUI on Ubuntu distributions (certainly in Ubuntu Mate one can do this) however this no longer appears to be working. (...
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Installing Ubuntu 15.05 alongside Windows 8.1

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 alongside Windows 8.1. Windows 8.1 is currently installed, the computer has two drives, both of which (as near as I can tell), use GPT. The first drive is an ...
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Mobile Broadband connection disconnects everytime

I have LG G3 (32GB/3GB) When I tried USB tethering with my Ubuntu vivid it connected but after about 20-30 seconds it disconnected. I tried with two laptop which are running Ubuntu vivid. And it ...
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Ubuntu clears Alias after closing the terminal's window

When I defined some aliases on Ubuntu vivid(15.04) via the terminal, it clears all aliases after I close the window. What can the problem be?
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Ubuntu 15.04 not booting after terminal upgrade

Ubuntu 15.04 shows the following error when I try to boot. This happened after a direct upgrade from 14.04. Target filesystem doesn't have requested /sbin/init. /bin/sh: 0: Can't open splash [ 5....
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Automatically switch pulseaudio sink to remote server when available

I would like to configure my pulseaudio so that it will always play on a remote server if that is available, but will seamlessly switch to the local sound system if the remote is not available. Also ...
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install mint linux alongside ubuntu on lvm with EFI boot

I have recently moved to a new laptop (Lenovo Y50) and installed Ubunt 15.04 on it. I installed lvm so almost all the 1T HD is one logical partition. The other partitions are: eyal@eyal-Lenovo-Y50-70:...
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ffmpeg recompile video and voice

I am using Ubuntu vivid on my laptop and I want to recompile audio and voice with delayed audio. Movie was late comparing to audio. I demuxed voice.aac and video.h264 from orginal video. I know that ...
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Unable to enter EFI firmware

I have Lenovo (G580 Model 20157) laptop. It had Windows 8.1. I dual booted it with Ubuntu 15.04. I am unable to go into EFI setup since then. I tried that by: Pressing F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, ...
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Unable to install RealVNC (debian compatible) in Ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to install RealVNC in Ubuntu 15.04 while I use command dpkg -i <realvncinstallerfile>.deb but I get following errors while installation. Preparing to unpack VNC-Server-5.2.3-Linux-...
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How to install BeeBeep messenger in Ubuntu 15.04?

I want to install beebeep messenger in my laptop running Ubuntu 15.04 - how can I install this? I also so many code for this but cannot install this.
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Kernel panic on MacBook Pro with Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), and also with Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit)

I had a kernel panic on my MacBook Pro, which led me to erase everything from it, and install Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit) on it, from the mini iso, with the choice of erasing everything on the hard drive. ...
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How to boot into single-user mode (runlevel 1) without entering root password?

In Fedora 22 and Ubuntu 15.04, whenever I boot into "single-user"/"recovery" mode, I'm asked for the root password. This is a new behavior; I remember that it used to drop me straight into the root ...
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Prevent OpenJDK from overriding Oracle's Java installation

Currently using Lubuntu 15.04 x64. I have had this problem twice now. I install the official Oracle Java (version 1.8) successfully, after which an automatic update (at some point later in the week) ...
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failure to load glyphs in Ubuntu 15.04 (RStudio)

Whenever I run RStudio in Ubuntu, I get strange output in Terminal "load glyph failed err=6..." The following is taken from my Terminal where I open RStudio. ypitcan@PitcanStat:~$ rstudio load glyph ...
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Battery state still discharging when AC plugged in. Bad?

Running Ubuntu 15.04 on an ASUS UX305. Runs very well only a minor Fn Key issue to speak of. Though I have noticed that the battery state is always discharging when plugged into AC. I find this ...
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While Installing Ubuntu 15.04 need to know compatibility

I am trying to install Ubuntu 15.04. For that i downloaded Ubuntu 15.04 for Intel x86 version. Is that version suitable for my 64 bit Intel i7 processor. Also i would like to know if it is a stable ...
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How to extract a specific line in multiple text file into a single txt file on linux?

I have 5000 txt files with the different data below that. I need a shell script to copy only line 11 (last line) of them into a single file and sort them from smallest to largest. for example: file1....