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osx download from GRUB

Ok so I just installed Ubuntu onto my mac, but I pressed the wrong button and deleted osx. I have the original boot disk that I used years ago on it, but after messing around on the GRUB for a bit, ...
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VMWare: full screen mode on surface pro doesn't work

I installed VMWare on my Surface Pro (first generation). I have a virtual machine running Lubuntu (but I have the same problem with Ubuntu) that won't display bigger when I set the virtual machine in ...
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Can't log in after trying to set environment variables

So I added a file called gradle.sh to /etc/profile.d/ that had the following lines: export GRADLE_HOME=/home/gradle/ export PATH=$PATH:$GRADLE_HOME/bin I restarted my machine, so that it would pick ...
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display screw up after a few second

I'm on an hybrid system with intel/ati using the radeon driver for the ati card and the i915 for the intel card. I'm using switcheroo to switch between cards. If I log in into default ubuntu session ...
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Terminal no longer appears in Geany after installing 14.04

I've upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and now for some odd reason i no longer get the terminal in the bottom of Geany. I have searched the web and i also went through the preferences, but cannot find the ...
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Thinkpad X41 Tablet Wacom stylus stopped working on Lubuntu 14.10

I've just upgraded to lubuntu 14.10 from an old release on my thinkpad x41 tablet, and the wacom stylus device appears to be lost. xinput --list used to yield Serial Wacom Tablet stylus as a pointer ...
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Disable PrtSc + B instareboot “feature”

How can I disable this: Magic SysRq key The keyboard layout on my Lenovo Thinkpad X230 is such, that the keys Prt Sc and Ctrl are right next to eachother, as are the V and B keys and it is very ...
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Installing Numpy/Scipy for Blender 2.66a in Ubuntu 13.10

I am working with Ubuntu 13.10 and I would like to import Numpy and Scipy into Blender 2.66a (the default version of Blender that comes with Ubuntu 13.10). Here is what I have done: Check with ...
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Changing default make command

I want to change the default options of make to be like this: clang -ggdb3 -00 -std=c99 -Wall -Werror -argv-2.c -lcs50 -lm -o argv-2. It would be nice if you can explain what should be included and ...
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System completely unusable after upgrading to 14.10

I can't use my PC anymore after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10. The download and upgrade process was good but now when I turn the PC on, I get a black screen with error: system program detected ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 Upgrade Crashed

I was in the process of upgrading Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 to 14.10 when my PC went dead because of a lack of battery power. I tried switching my Pc back on but it failed to by staying on the GNOME loading ...
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Why does my startup application doesn't work in startup?

After installing dropbox, I wanted to make its daemon start automatically when I turn on the computer. So I went to the GUI "Startup Applications", clicked "Add" and added the following Command: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and EPSON L355 printer

On 6th May a fellow Ubuntu 14.04 user asked about installing proprietary drivers for a printer (EPSON L355, driver: epson-inkjet-printer-201207w) on Ubuntu 14.04 by adding a new printer in Printers. ...
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14.04 Avahi fails with eth0:0 secondary IP address

I've just installed a second 14.04 machine, and having a heck of a time figuring out an avahi issue. I need to have multiple IP addresses on this server. Whenever a second IP is added to eth0, avahi ...
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compizconfig-settings-manager: command not found

When I start compizconfig-settings-manager, I get the message command not found, but apt-get says that it is installed. Searching for the reason, I found that compizconfig-settings-manager was ...
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Touchpad problems since update to UU. Cannot highlight words

Ever since I updated to 14.10. I have experienced some problems with the functions of the touchpad on my Acer E3-112. Whenever I press and hold the left mouse (touchpad) button next to a word to ...
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Several crashes after upgrading to 14.10 from 14.04

I upgraded my system today from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. There were issues because I was using Gnome 3.12 from "ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging". I was able to fix the issues (unmet dependencies, broken ...
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Is there any way to download an archive of the Ubuntu forums?

I would like to have a searchable copy of the Ubuntu forums without limits. It would be perfect if there was torrent of all the posts in text form.
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Touchpad stopped working DELL Latitude D630

I have a DELL Laptop Latitude D630 and Ubuntu as OS. Touchpad has always worked perfectly for more than a year now, first with Ubuntu 12 and now with Ubuntu 14.04 after the upgrade. Today the touchpad ...
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Booting from newly installed Mythbuntu fails

I installed the latest MythBuntu on my mediacenterPC without any problems. But my PC does not boot anymore. Reinstalled all, same result. Reinstalled on another disk. Same.... Looks like this software ...
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Ubuntu can not recognize Intel SSD during installation

I changed my hard disk to Intel SSDSC2CW240A3 (240GB SSD) and want install Ubuntu. But Ubuntu can not recognize the SSD. So I install win7 first and retry from USB(remove win7 and install Ubuntu). But ...
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14.10 won't boot on Samsung Series 9 NPX9003D

14.04 boots fine on my laptop with secure boot enabled. Never had an issue with it. 14.10 will not. The laptop complains there is no boot disc available. I have tried updating 14.04 to 14.10 without ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Live works perfect, but after installation nothing but the keyboard works?

I'm using a Lenovo ThinkPad T510 with an i7 core and 6 gigs of RAM. When I boot Ubuntu from the USB stick Live it works fine, but when I install it, the trackpad doesn't work, the screen resolution is ...
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Ubuntu not working [on hold]

I had ubuntu on my chrome book and was using it when it ran out of battery. When I turned back on, sudo startunity wasnt working. I powerwashed and tryed to download ubuntu again, but it didnt let me ...
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AMD Catalyst Drivers 14.9 needs kernel-headers on 14.10, altough it is missing a version for Utopic

Within the release of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn I've decided to upgrade for it, in hope of better support to my graphics card from AMD, because in the release notes of both Catalyst and Ubuntu it ...
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Can't install AMD drivers

I've installed Ubuntu and had nothing but problems so far. First off, my secondary monitor resolution is way off and I can't choose the correct resolution. I decided to install the proprietary drive ...
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Backspace not working in ubuntu terminal

Till yesterday the backspace was working perfectly . But something happened and backspace stopped working in the terminal alone . Backspace is working perfectly in other cases ..like in a normal text ...
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Launch a .desktop file from boot on ubunutu 14.04

I have a .desktop file on my desktop that launches a html page. I need the .desktop file to run from startup, what would be the best way to do this? I have tried crontab and also the startup ...
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Problem with juju bootstrap on an offline MAAS cluster, overlayroot does not exist?

I am struggling to get Juju to successfully complete the bootstrap process on an offline MAAS cluster. I would really appreciate some help. The Setup Hardware: Orange Box (cluster of 9 physical ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 doesn't load pendrive

Yesterday, I upgraded my xubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. Now, when I put in my pendrive to usb - xubuntu does not open it. I see pendrive icon on my desktop, but when I try and open it, I get the error: ...
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dpkg interrupted to install any packages in ubuntu 14.04

When I type the command, apt-get install something, I get the error: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. What am I getting this ...
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Does ufw restore iptables settings after a reboot?

Ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine I can't log in via my PC anymore after I rebooted. This machine does not accept incoming connections, there is non ftp, no web pages. It runs perl programs and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 sudden freezes and 100% disk usage

Sometimes I just casually browse web and out of nowhere my disk is usage is 100% and everything freezes. I have 64 bits ubuntu 14.04 with all updates. My pc spec is i5 4670k, integrated GPU and 4gb of ...
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14.04 Always show menu items

Is there any way to have the menu items on window menus always visible? I hate the whole hide and seek thing and have searched Google and here but I'm unable to find anything on how to make them stay ...
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Not the necessary permissions?

As explained at the thread Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro I wanted to edit /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf and also to create a script in /usr/local/bin/ but neither I can edit the first ...
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Problem In Dual Booting

I tried to install Ubuntu by dual booting it with windows 10 technical preview. but when I started to install it I found that there was no option in Ubuntu 14.10 to dual boot it with windows 10. so ...
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How do you establish named address resolution between local network nodes

Looking to establish being able to connect between nodes within a home network via names rather than IP addresses, I wonder what is the simplest way of accomplishing that. The network is based on a ...
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How to install usbserial and ftdi_sio modules to 14.04 Trusty Vagrant box?

I started a Vagrant box from https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/vagrant/trusty/current/trusty-server-cloudimg-i386-vagrant-disk1.box. For some reason, this box does not seem to include usbserial and ...
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Additional variables for “Places” dirs?

I know that I can edit ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs file to modify the locations of the various directories in nautilus' "places" list. I've even found that I can remove items from the list. Are there any ...
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How to launch GUI app (in Ctrl+Alt+F7) from tty (Ctrl+Alt+F1)

I've successfully login to GUI mode. I want to launch GUI apps from tty (Ctrl+Alt+F1) into GUI mode (Ctrl+Alt+F7) How do I do that? I am asking this question because if sometimes there is some ...
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Lenovo v570 DualBoot | Booting in insecure mode

I wan't to install Ubuntu 14.1 with Windows 7 * Windows Ultimate x64 * GPT HDD * Laptop : Lenovo v570 * no UEFI settings in BIOS When i try to boot from USB i have error: "Booting in insecure ...
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How to make a file extension non-executable?

Yes, I know that I can make a file non executable by setting appropriate permission bits on that file. What I want to do is, making all the files with a certain extension non-executable, So that ...
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RDAQ under Ubuntu 14.04

I try to install RQDA R package under Ubuntu 14.04 which comes with GTK 3 or so. I know that in order to get the RDQA running it needs the GTK 2 development package. I found the following terminal ...
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Using apt-mirror

I am trying copy the Ubuntu repository using apt-mirrorr to my server. The source location is a laptop where the Ubuntu repository is already downloaded using apt-mirror. In my mirror.list file in ...
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Unable to enter crypt password after upgrade to 14.10

I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. I'm now unable to enter my crypt password using the splash screen. The keyboard works fine, but the text appears on the side of the screen and not ...
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How to revert the softwares-packages to 14.04?

I was trying to check how much time it will take to upgrade 14.04 to 14.10 and therefore I issued below command do-release-upgrade It showed it will take around 1.30 hour to download and then ...
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recover files from ubuntu

I've accidentally formatted and installed ubuntu on my ntfs partition (d drive in Windows, I wanted to install on c drive instead)which had many important data. Now I still have my c drive, but lost ...
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Samsung series 9, touchpad does not work after suspend, Ubuntu 14.10

I got a brand-new Samsung series 9 (exact reference is: NP940X5J-K02US). Because of this question, mentioning it required at least a kernel 3.15, I waited a couple of weeks for Ubuntu 14.10 to be ...
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Internet(wifi) problems with ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and I was having very slow internet compared with my windows PC and I did the following fixes after going through the forums. 1. disabled IPv6 $ sudo su - # nano ...
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smb mount via fstab mount error 5

something weird happened in the last weeks don't know why, before it worked perfectly so here's my problem: I am mounting my NAS via fstab and a script which looks like this, taken from fstab: ...

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