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Setting proxy in Ubuntu terminal proxy having special characters

I am trying to set proxy for a ubuntu server 12.04. Our proxy user name contains in the format: CompanyName\UserName and Password like: $test I tried to set proxy like this: export ...
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How to check which OpenSSL version is use by Apache on Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu12.04 on my machine and it got heartBleed version of OpenSSL 1.0.1. So I uninstalled OpenSSL 1.0.1 and install new 1.0.1g version by refering this link. Now I want to confirm ...
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Xubuntu and Xubunutu-desktop

Is Ubuntu+Xubuntu-desktop exactly the same as installing Xubuntu from the ISO? If not, what are the differences?
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How to align desktop icons with consistent icon sizes and short file names?

There was a previous question similar to this - but no answers. I find it very annoying that the icons on the desktop are not aligned in a proper grid - because of two reasons - the icon sizes are not ...
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Need to update /etc/hosts every time I connect to network because of dynamic IP

Every time I connect to the network at work my device gets a new IP address which makes it /etc/hosts/ invalid and my hostname becomes unreachable. I was looking for a way to set /etc/hosts ...
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Unity to Xmonad switching disables sound

I mostly use XMonad. But whenever I log out of XMonad and login to Unity and login back to XMonad the master volume is muted. I end up running amixer set Master unmute. Its just an annoyance and I ...
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Shrink Ubuntu Partition And Extend Windows Partition

I read related articles but I can't found answer. (if answer was existed before, excuse me). Partitions: http://oi58.tinypic.com/28heblj.jpg I wanna shrink linux (sda5) and extend windows (sda4). ...
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Installing Oracle JDK on Ubuntu 8.04

Can anyone please let me know if it is possible to install Oracle JDK 7 in Ubuntu 8.04? I tried lot of online tutorials but couldn't able to find instructions for 8.04, all the instructions are ...
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Why does the “watch” command starts two “watch” and a “sh” process?

When I tried to run watch ps command I got the following result: Every 2.0s: ps Thu Jul 31 14:06:45 2014 PID TTY TIME CMD 4329 pts/1 00:00:00 ...
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Mediawiki template Ambox

How can i make any of the templates as shown in the following link: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Template:Ambox I am unable to find out the exact code due to cascading of templates.
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Keyboard Input Control and Sound Controls not Working Kubuntu 14.04

I tried Kubuntu for a month now, and suddenly I'm having trouble with two components from the plasma toolbar: I can't switch the keyboard input from English to Spanish. I had configured the ...
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Unity sidebar and window frames disappear when I click on an icon with 2 or more dots (multiple windows)

How can I restore Unity to it's original installation settings? Background In normal operation, Unity shows up to three dots next to an icon on the left sidebar when the application has 2 more more ...
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Security questions using ubuntu

I am a new user and I will be installing Ubuntu on my laptop later on today. Apart from installing some add ons to Firefox do I need antivirus software and a firewall. If yes then what would you ...
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Trouble with apt-get

I am trying to install graphviz using apt-get. $ sudo apt-get install graphviz [13:41:30] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04,NVIDIA Corporation GF108M [NVS 5400M] laptop monitor problem

I am having a problem with making the laptop monitor work with the latest ubuntu. I am using optimus on lenovo t430 at the moment and when I try to activate the laptop monitor I get an extended ...
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How can I use VDPAU directly?

I got bumblebee working following How to set up nVidia Optimus/Bumblebee in 14.04 After some meddling (that I cannot fully reconstruct, but ...
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No unity panels after changes with ccsm

I was trying to change some settings with the compizconfig settings manager but there was a conflict between some of the appearance options. Unfortunately, now I can't see the unity dash or the panel ...
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Windows or Ubuntu. Comparison

Is Ubuntu better or Windows better as OS? I'm confused. And if Ubuntu is better then how can I download the latest Ubuntu?
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How To Run A PHP File On Boot?

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04 on my server. I have a PHP file that contains some script/code that I want to run when I turn my serveron. I want to run this XXXXXX.php file on my server startup before ...
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No sound from right speaker ubuntu 14.04

I installed 14.04 on my g7 1350dx w/Altec speakers the left side works but no sound comes from the right side. I have tried a few of the solutions posted on the web but nothing resolves the issue, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installer crashes when “Creating User…”

After managing to sort out my partitions, I asked here, I tried installing and it asks me for a username and password, then it start installing. About a quarter of the way through it says Creating ...
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Alsa driver update in client machine without make

I have a linux system and updated alsa from 1.0.23 to 1.0.25, It works as expected. Steps which I performed to compile: ./configure make make install Now , I have 100's of client machines in which ...
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Dropbox - Ubuntu 14.04LTS

In the last few days I have noticed an oddity with the Dropbox folder in the Home directory. I cannot be certain whether it is Ubuntu or Dropbox influenced hence the question here in case someone ...
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No new mail notification in Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 31 on Ubuntu. I set up my accounts and then I closed Thunderbird. But I'm not getting any notification. Is there any add-on I need?
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Is there software running under Ubuntu, that would allow me to write a story in an individual song format?

I've returned to rewriting a story that I began in September 1978, in the format of individual songs. The story, is told through the lyrics of each song. After all of these years of working on ...
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Cannot find thin client manager in edubuntu 14.04

Based on suggestions provided by experts, I installed edubuntu 14.04 and configured ltsp. The client boot up and everything works fine. But the ubuntu update forum says thin client manager for trusty ...
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Can't upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to latest version

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. I want to upgrade it to the latest version but I'm just unable to do so. When I press Alt+F2 and write upgrade-manager-c-d and run it, it says Error stating file ...
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Deleting multiple name-sharing folders with one command

I want to delete one hidden folder from multiple locations at the same time using a single command. It's located on multiple locations (about 100). Is there any command which helps to delete this ...
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how to troubleshoot the Gnome Classic Session?

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and the Gnome 3 stable + next + staging PPAs. So I have Gnome 3.12 installed and it works OK apart from one issue: In GDM I have the Gnome and Gnome Classic ...
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Why does what the updater tell me vary?

I have updates set to run immediately: Why do I sometimes see this window, with "Updates are ready to install": And sometimes see this, with "X.x MB to download":
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live dvd session ubuntu 14.04.1

currently running on window 7 ,4 gb ram, 500gb hdd, i had a live session of ubuntu 14.04.1 with live dvd. it was running slower than i thought. it took about 10 minutes to reach the 'try ubuntu' ...
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Can't open Software Center

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I cannot open the Ubuntu Software Center. I keep getting this error: bash: /usr/bin/software-center: /usr/bin/python: bad interpreter: No such file or directory ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 as dom0 for xen 4.4 hangs on boot

I am trying to install Xen on a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. However, after I install xen-hypervisor-amd64, the system does not boot anymore, it hangs at this screen: If I boot it without Xen, ...
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C++ mounting samba share with glibmm

I'm trying to mount samba shared folders with C++. I found that with glibmm library I can do that, but I can't find any examples or tutorials. Somebody could post some example code? Thanks.
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USB Ubuntu Installation alongside Windows - issue while choosing “alongside windows 7 option”

I have bootable USB of Ubuntu ISO, when i boot my system with it and choose option- install ubuntu alongside windows, it doesn't give me continue button, rather it gives me "restart and continue" ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes Totally

I have a brand new install of 14.04. I just came off a Windows 8 install and there were no issues. Ubuntu works fine for some random amount of time ranging from one hour to several and then enters ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS TFTP config file location?

So I have been dipping my toes into the awesomeness that is MAAS, but I am running into trouble. Background: I am trying to set up a MAAS/Juju test cluster using Virtualbox VMs on a Windows desktop. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and XAMPP

Installed xampp 1.8.3 on ubuntu14.04 on a laptop. I want to access files on this xampp from my desktop. What things do i need to do all this stuff. For example i want to put ubuntu.iso setup file in ...
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Upgrading from 12.04.3 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS failure

This has probably been asked millions of times already, but I'm struggling to update my Ubuntu system from LTS to LTS, now that the upgrade to 14.04.1 is out. My system keeps notifying me to upgrade ...
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error : invalid arch-independent ELF magic

I have just installed Ubuntu desktop 13.10 on my Acer netbook .now when I m booting its showing : Error : invalid arch-independent ELF MAGIC ENTERIN RESCUE MODE..... grub rescue > What do I do :( ...
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reinstalling ubuntu with wubi to repartition

So, here's the issue: My ubuntu partition is too small. I was running 12.04 and went to 13.04 but lost support and disk space in the process. So, I figured I could just log back onto windows (I dual ...
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My ntfs partition appear so many

My Windows 8 is missing in grub after installing a new linux distro (elemetary os), I already have Ubuntu. I booted into liveUSB and ran boot-repair and was Grub fixed, but when I boot into Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Unable to type Unicode / rupee sign

I was able to insert Rupee sign (₹) using the Alt-R + 4 key combination, but now I'm unable to do so. I'm not able to feed any other Unicode char using the Ctrl + Shift + U combination either. I ...
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Not able to configure SSH in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I downloaded and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my VM and found that SSH was not working. Tried following but nothing worked: sudo apt-get install ssh I see only openssh_client installed, I don't ...
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Ubuntu vs. Android on an after-warranty LG phone?

I have an LG Optimus L7, which not too long ago finished the contract I had with my service provider. I have since gotten a new phone, but I still have my LG and would like to use it as a music player ...
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Strange file browser - How to configure?

I have an in-built file browser in DraftSight, with which I'm not familiar. How is it called and how could I configure/replace it? I need to see the places list on the left hand side.
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Using Ubuntu Past Support Cycle

Hi I am new to linux in general but after trying way too many distro's i have found the one i like is the new Ubuntu Mate-Remix is the nice looks of ubuntu but without Unity which i do not like ...
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Swap partition get damaged when encrypted

I upgraded my system to Ubuntu 14.04LTS, I encrypted the home & the swap partition during the installation since it was already encrypted in the old version. But later I noticed swap partition is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (cinnamon desktop) freezing, typically when using terminal

This is really strange, but frequently, Ubuntu freezes when I'm trying to enter (even basic) commands in the terminal. It does randomly happen when opening programs like Chrome as well. It freezes for ...
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ec2, hdfs and hostnames are not resoving

I am trying to setup cloudera 5 hdfs on ec2. I am using rout53 for dns. Below are my modifications. cat /etc/hostname master.hdfs.cloudera.aws.development.west cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost ...

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