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Can't boot into UBUNTU, after Yosemite install

I have posted on here as a last resort as I have searched for a solution and haven't been able to find one. I recently installed OS X Yosemite on my mac. Since then I have not been able to gain ...
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intel hd graphics driver plus mesa 3d vs nvidia proprietary driver + latest OpenGL

i have an ubuntu 14.04 workstation with intel core i7 4790 8 mega cash intel HD graphics 4600 2 GPUs nvidia GTX 760 4 Giga RAM 1152 Processing core i have problems with installing nvidia proprietary ...
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Why does add-apt-repository now fail to retrieve keys, while I can manually receive the keys?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 with the latest updates behind a proxy server at my school. I had no problem a few months ago. However, over the past two months when I try to add a repository with ...
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Creating gifts on Ubuntu

I've found this thread/question: How to create animated GIF images of a screencast? and installed the byzanz 'software' (?) I wanted to add the byzanz-record-region option and found these ...
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/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libmysqlclient.so.18: no version information available

I wrote a program in C++ (QtCreator) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS which reads values from Web-API's (curl) and stores them in a MySQL Database (using the MySQL C-API). When I start the program on my Desktiop ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 won't start at all

I'm trying to install lubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo s205 laptop since Windows have rotted. It works fine running on a live session from USB (apart from the WiFi, but that's a different problem). When ...
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multicd.sh script problem with ubuntu 14.04.1

I wanted to create multi-boot DVD with ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64 and ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-i386. I use multicd.sh script (multicd.tuxfamily.org) in linux OpenSuse and create a ISO with both Ubuntu ...
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using git from pre-configure stage in debian/rules in Launchpad PPA

I'm preparing a new ppa for a source package I'd like to "follow" a git repo. I thought to be clever and avoid having to recreate the X.orig.tar bundle with a different name each time by doing a git ...
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Message: JAXP00010001: The parser has encountered more than “64000” entity

I'm running CKAN.org on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Perfoming certain requests results in an error in the apache-log: [Thu Oct 30 13:51:15 2014] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] SearchIndexError: HTTP code=400, ...
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Unstable Wifi Connection Ubuntu 14.04

I've read other questions in askUbuntu, but couldn't solve the problem as I'm new to Linux. The problem is that the Wifi connection on Ubuntu 14.04 is unstable. It does connect to wifi for a while, ...
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My Home Folder opens in Sublime Text

I'm using a fresh Ubuntu Mate 14.10 install. I installed Sublime Text 2 and now when I go to Places -> Home Folder/Desktop, it opens in Sublime Text instead of Caja. How do I fix this?
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Canon Mg2900 Printer on Linux Ubuntu 12.04

Good day all, i have been a linux ubuntu 12.04 fan for 2 years now. I am having difficulty trying to install the proper printer drivers for my Canon Mg2900 printer. I have it shared from my windows Xp ...
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User stopped being sudoer after release upgrade

I've upgraded one of web server, that was running Ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 (No downtime since it's creation, though serving 10-40k requests/daily). sudo apt-get install update-manager-core ...
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Displayport does not work on 14.04

I have a new Dell 2713HM screen in my office and I could not make the Displayport output work. It just went into power saving mode. The same screen and cable works on my college's desktop and he uses ...
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can not install speed dreams in my ubuntu 14.10

the error is Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet ...
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How To Change Fonts in NotifyOSD?

So, i've changed my sysem fonts to exo2, looking great and crisp. But when i change fonts to anything other than ubuntu, my notifyosd fonts change to a plain sans font. Any way i can fix that? How can ...
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folder inside the same folder error

I have a remote machine, where due to some copying error, I am finding same folder infinetely nested inside it self. I am unable to delete it using rm, i don't root access to the remote machine. is ...
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remote desktop connection to access Ubuntu 14.04 from Windows 8

When I tried to connect Ubuntu 14.04 form Windows-8. Every went fine and I have logged into xrdp, which showed that I have successfully connected. But after that I am getting blank screen. I tried ...
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How to create a script that will connect to a specific network

Using the integrated Network Manager, I created a new VPN Connection, called 'My VPN'. When I click it, it connects - great. Now I need to automate it a bit. Is it possible to write a script which ...
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14.10 upgrade failed now no user profiles and screen config is hosed

Completed download of 14.10 overnight. Stated that the upgrade failed. Just sat for an hour after that message and I was not able to check anything as nothing seemed to work, no keyboard, no mouse, ...
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I have a blank screen after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10

I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, to Ubuntu 14.10. When I start my computer, I have a blank screen. If I plugin my laptop to my TV, at first only the TV turns on, but the login screen shows up on my ...
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DKIM config for multidomain : message not signed

I’m trying to setup DKIM for a multidomain server. Everything looks fine BUT the messages are not signed. I followed How To Install and Configure DKIM with Postfix on Debian Wheezy tutorial and ...
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Pocket-Sized battery powered devices that can run Ubuntu

I am looking for battery powered devices that can be carried around quite easily, ie. in the pocket or if this is not possible, devices that are similar to the size of an external hard drive and can ...
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Script problem at boot ubuntu

I have an application in C++ which show a ipcamera video when I send it a value by ethernet. I want that the application start at boot in automatic way. This is my script: #!/bin/sh ...
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No date, notifications & such in top menu after “unity --replace”

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with the default Unity setup. Sometimes, (like when the bug where the password box disappears) I have to run unity --replace in another tty. But when I do that, the top bar ...
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eclips luna c/c++ on ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Eclips Luna for Linux but when I run a simple program a window is shown Launch failed .Binary not found I have tried two methods 1) Windows > Preferences > C/C++ > New CDT project ...
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Error messages at bootup

Running ubuntu 14:10 and the following three dialog boxes appear with errors in them. My hard drive is 500gb and its a fresh install of ubuntu. Dialog box Error - Run Command Interface Unable to ...
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Samsung cn110 very slow wit ubuntu 14.04

Hi I have a Samsung NC110, my system is Memory: 2 Gib Processor Intel Atom CPU N2600 1.60 GHz8 x 4 Graphics: Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.4, 128 bits) OS type 32-bit Disk: 312.8 GB Recently I ...
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How to enable systemd user units in 14.10

I put a unit under ~/.config/systemd/unit: [Unit] Description=Test systemd user enabled [Service] ExecStart=/bin/sh -c 'echo afdasf > /home/joelmo/sysdworking' [Install] WantedBy=default.target ...
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Customizing Desktop's menu bar for custom live CD

How to customize the text "Ubuntu Desktop" at the top left menu bar of Desktop in a custom live CD ?
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Replace prebuilt package with self-compiled version

I need to update my Point Cloud Library (PCL) that I installed via official instructions with my own version that I just compiled according to this manual. The reason is I need to fix a bug in PCL ...
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Back in time stuck at 'saving permission' (e.g. last) stage…is it bad

Back in time systematically remains stuck at the last 'saving permission' step. So much so that I have to interrupt it. Is it safe? Are the back ups usable?
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Why does my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop lock up when I do large data transfers between hard drives?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a system that I built from parts. All software is up to date according to update manager. Kernel is 3.13.0-39-generic GCC version 4.8 (i686-linux-gnu) Xorg version ...
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wacom tablet compatibility

I am keen on knowing if the following tablets work out of the box with Ubuntu 12.04. Bamboo Pad CTH-301/K0-AX Intuos Manga CTH-480/S1-C Strangely none of the specs mention anything about the ...
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Write to syslog from the command line

How can I write an entry into /var/log/syslog from the command line?
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Getting Software Alien for Terminal

I used sudo apt-get install alien dpkg-dev debhelper build-essential to get alien package for Terminal in Ubuntu 14.04 . But I got this Error Message and couldn't find a Solution... This is what I ...
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Not able to install graphviz for protege owl manager

Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libgraphviz4(>=2.18) installing graphiz_2.38.deb for owl ontology manager in Xubuntu 14.04 TLS
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Installing Ubuntu by formatting windows XP and using it along with windows 7

I have already installed windows xp and 7 (duplicate). xp got corrupted and 7 is caught by some spyware/malware. I have successfully downloaded Ubuntu and i want to install it on the place of xp (by ...
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Integrate Guayadeque Music Player into elementary os' wingpanel

i would like to know if anyone knows how to get guayadeque work properly with the elementary os wingpanel. Guayadeque will integrate itself into the soundmenu, but you have to keep the window open to ...
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Can't install pepperflashplugin-nonfree in Ubuntu 14.10

After I upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.10 (everything was normal during the upgrade), every time when I try to install pepperflashplugin-nonfree installation hangs at 80% and remains so for hours (and maybe ...
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Dynamic Right sizing for TCP implementation in linux

Is Dynamic Right Sizing(DRS) implemented in linux kernel(3.4 and above) by default?.In this link(http://public.lanl.gov/radiant/software/drs.html) patches for kernel 2.4.23 and 2.4.8 are available but ...
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Is it possible to shorten a unix terminal command to a shorter one? [duplicate]

Let's say I have this command: /sbin/ifconfig|grep inet|head -1|sed 's/\:/ /'|awk '{print $3}' Is it possible to shorten this to let's say writing host in the command line?
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start on emit is not working on upstart

I am working to restart service if stopped. I was looking for upstart, to restart service. I found some answers. I took apache2 service for testing. I changed code as below. # File : ...
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grub rescue> unknown command “kernel”

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my laptop, everything worked fine, but today I got this message: error: hd0 out of disk. grub rescue> This happened to me before, and usually I solved it with ...
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ENERGY MANAGEMENT ERROR

I'm getting the following system error: "Unable to initialize the system's power management KDE. The support system reported the following error: Not available valid additional support energy ...
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Update only new added sources

When you add a new repository you must do apt-get update. This command will check all the sources and in my computer it take about 1~2 minutes to complete. Is it necessary to check all the sources? ...
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External graphics card (eGPU) on mPCIe is not detected in Ubuntu 14.04

I have HP 530 laptop (the one with 2.16 GHz Core Duo processor) with 3GB RAM and GMA950 iGPU, GTX 560 Ti and PE4C-PM3E V1.2 adapter (so I plug it to mPCIe where WiFi was before), which is said to ...
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Crontab unable to open google chrome

I have written a chrome extension that performs a task whenever it is available, and for that I would need the chrome browser open at all times. My idea was to have a check say every minute if the ...
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An error-message pops up very short at startup and disappear. Where can I read it?

Very easy for non computer/Ubuntu 14.04 LTS peasants, but I think the message provide some help,
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How to install software from 14.10 repositories?

At work I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS) with KDevelop IDE. I saw there is a new version of KDevelop available, 4.7 (https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kdevelop). On my computer I have version 4.6 ...

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