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Upgrade from ubuntu 17.04 to some new supported version

As you can tell, I'm a bit of a Linux noob. I haven't upgraded my ubuntu 17.04 and this is causing me a painful headache. I can't use apt-get at all. I imagine the reason behind this is the lack of ...
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How to apt install imagemagick version 7 instead of 6?

I'm trying to install the latest imagemagick on an Ubuntu 17.10 server. Imagemagick version 7 has been out for ages, but to my surprise, this: sudo apt install imagemagick Installs version 6.9.7 ...
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Ubuntu log into certain tty shell as a distinct user

I try to start an x server for a certain user on tty5 as root user from tty6. My approach was to log into tty5 as a specific user from command line tty6. Then I would just chvt to 5 and startx there. ...
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Files only visible from their directory

I'm running a build command that refers to library files three directories up using the -I option. The path to the directory from which I'm calling GCC is /home/user/a/b/c/d/a1/a2/test while the ...
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Install Ubuntu Server 17 on Ryzen

I got a Asus Prime B350 Plus motherboard an Ryzen 5 1400 processor, 16 Gb RAM (2400). I can start the installation and go all the way to the partitioner and when it starts to install the installation ...
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How to get the contents of a line by its number in shell

I need to get the contents of a line by its number I heard of grep and researched the whole forum but got no luck what is the command? E.g I enter a cmd like 'viewlinecontent linenumber file.php' and ...
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SSH jumphost error: channel 0: open failed: administratively prohibited: open failed

I'm trying to open an ssh connection with following command: ssh -J user@X.X.X.X user@10.10.1.1 with following error: channel 0: open failed: administratively prohibited: open failed stdio ...
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Did I kill my flashdrive? [duplicate]

I have a SanDisk Ultra 64GB (SDDD3-064G-G46) flash drive, which I haven't used in a while. Today I plugged it into my computer (I use Ubuntu Linux 17.04, but dual boot into Windows 10) and found it ...
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SSHFS file permissions issue

I am looking for the right way of allowing multiple users to mount a remote folder on my Ubuntu server to our Macs so we can edit the remote files. The files in the remote Ubuntu server are all owned ...
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Connected to a wired network, but internet doesn't work

Wired network shows connected, but internet doesn't work. Iam using Ubuntu 17.04 sudo lshw -C network shows following in terminal : description: Ethernet interface product: RTL8101/2/6E PCI ...
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Ubuntu alt + shift in Eclipse change language and cannot use any other shortcut

When pressing alt+shift in Eclipse it changes the layout as (alt+shift) is the shortcut to change the language, any other shortcut start with alt+shift cannot be used. Is there anyway to solve this ...
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MX Master mouse too sensitive in Ubuntu

I have a Logitech MX Master mouse (bluetooth) and Ubuntu 17.04. The mouse is fine with Windows but I find it too jumpy in Ubuntu, and can be trick clicking on into the right place in text and links. ...
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Deny non-root users to mount devices?

I don't like the idea of a non-root user being able to mount partitions on my system (or mount them with write-privileges to be more specific). Even though mount only works for root users, my file ...
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how to solve (VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED) , VM player for Ubuntu 17.04

I have a 64 bit pc and i downloaded ubuntu-17.04-desktop-amd64 and then I tried to make a Ubuntu VM using Ubuntu 17.04 but is is giving me an error it says failed to open disk image here is the trace ...
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Attribute “partition” not found - error with mkfs.vfat

I have a USB flash drive that's become unrecognisable in Windows 7, as detailed in my question on SuperUser here. I was advised to try using Ubuntu, and was able to see the flash drive using it, ...
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Notepadqq: How to change toolbar icons

When I launch notepadqq v1.0.1 normally (by clicking on it's icon from the launcher), I get the following screen: And when I launch it from terminal using: sudo notepadqq I get the following: ...
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Managing networks in VirtualBox

So I have recently started making a router and other things that I haven't decided yet out of an old computer I had lying around. It has 2 NIC's. It is running Ubuntu 17.04 and VirtualBox. Currently ...
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Ethernet connection drops for 10-20 seconds every 20 minutes

Once or twice an hour, my Ubuntu machine's ethernet connection will drop: $ ping google.com (nothing happens) After 10-20s (though sometimes longer) it will magically come back. During the outages,...
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UDF Partition is readonly and has no size in windows but Read/Write in Linux

I am having the following issue. I have an UDF partition for interoperability between Linux and windows on a dual boot system (having some VM hard disks images there). All was okay, I could read from ...
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Gnome hangs up after wake up

Every time I press "login" when my laptop wakes up from the sleep state, Gnome GUI hang up for 30 secs to 5 minutes. No keyboard shortcuts are effective and the mouse pointer can still move, but I'm ...
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VirtualBox bridged networking Windows 10 guest / Ubuntu 17.04 Host

I'm trying to setup bridged networking so that my Windows 10 Guest OS is accessible over my LAN. I'm doing this the standard way by modifying the network settings to be "Bridged Adapter". As soon as ...
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Ubuntu detect wrong monitor

I'm in trouble with my PC. I have only one monitor, but Ubuntu detects two. The monitor that was real on my system is Dell Inc. 24". When I start my computer, I can't see the login screen (because it ...
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Cannot Increase open file limit past 4096 (Ubuntu)

I'm on Ubuntu 17.04. Trying to increase the open file limit, and none of the instructions I've found online are working. I can go up to 4096, but can't go past that. $ ulimit -n 1024 $ ulimit -n 4096 ...
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KDE on CentOS steals Alt-Shift from applications?

I'm using KDE on CentOS 7 on one machine and KDE on Kubuntu 16.04 on another. In both cases I've set Alt-Shift to switch keyboard layout. However, in Kubuntu Alt-Shift-XXX is still free: I can make ...
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