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How many and how should I set up my partitions?

I have 1 Tb of HDD and 8 Gb of SSD. I currently have windows 8.1 installed on the HDD (no partitions yet), and plan on installing Ubuntu 14.04. A coworker of mine mentioned that I ought to have a ...
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Installation of Matplotlib2Tikz

I have read the "Readme" but I am totally stupid. So could anyone please tell me how I install it on Linux? https://github.com/nschloe/matplotlib2tikz I know how to download the Zip. And well, that ...
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What is the name of the top bar? [duplicate]

I often have to write bug reports where I have to talk about something in connection with the top bar in Ubuntu, but this is rather difficult, because I simply do not know what to call it... So really ...
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Get latest Thunderbird version (38.0.1 for 15.04 32bit)

Ubuntu 15.04 comes with Thunderbird version 31.7.0, but the current latest stable version is 38.0.1 (date: 1st July 2015). $ apt-cache policy thunderbird thunderbird: Installed: ...
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lightdm doesn't show up

whenever I reboot the lightdm display the mouse cursor but it doesn't show the login form. However if I type my password I login into my account. This hapens since I've moved to kubuntu 15.04 (upgrade ...
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Default entry for /etc/network/interfaces

I accidentally removed everything inside my laptop's /etc/network/interfaces file. Now it does not find any WiFi network/SSID I Tried to change to this but it still has problem: auto lo Iface lo ...
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Novice needs assist with wifi

I am a novice at all of this but am a firm believer in Ubuntu. Recently completely wiped my laptop and installed ubuntu 14.04 All went well except my laptop is not picking up the wifi. I searched for ...
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Battery life for MacBook running Ubuntu

I've noticed running Ubuntu 14.04 on my 2012 Macbook makes for a much shorter battery life on the machine, compared to OS X. I understand OS X is probably optimized for my hardware and this leads to a ...
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Really need a Help please

I had a license version of windows 8.1.I installed ubuntu 15.04 first. after that to install ubuntu gnome 15.04 I just formatted the drive where the first ubuntu was(15.04). After that, I installed ...
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Is there a fix for seeing an access 2013 backend on an ubuntu server?

Personally, what I know about Ubuntu can fill a thimble and leave room for your thumb, but the guy that set up my employer's server has a MS thing, even though every other machine in the place uses ...
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Is installing with Wubi on my computer safe?

I want to dual boot 14.04 Trusty with my computer running Windows 10 Technical Preview. My computer was originally shipped with Windows 7, but my hard drive failed so I purchased a new one and ...
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GDB arrow keys not working

The up arrow key in gdb is not scrolling through previous commands on one of my ubuntu machines (kudu) but is working on another (similar) machine (cs13): karl@kudu:~$ gdb --version GNU gdb (Ubuntu ...
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Problem with .dmg extraction

I have disk image file on my external HDD. I tried to extract file from mac.dmg file using 7z x mac.dmg and this is what I got: Processing archive: mac.dmg Extracting 0.MBR Extracting 1.Type EE ...
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Kiosk startup issues

If I use the following script to start up a kiosk (kiosk.conf), it sometimes fails (1 in 7). The failure is either a dark screen or the application does not start (kiosk.sh). kiosk.conf start on ...
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Grep showing file name and string found

I need an egrep command that list all the file names that contains the words + which string it has found. Let's imagine this scenario: Words that I need to find: apple, watermelon and banana. What I ...
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Computer prints long strings of ssssssss sporadically

Sometimes when I'm typing my computer prints a lot of s's, though sometimes it's other letters. It doesn't stop until you push another key (clicking doesn't stop it). I'm not sure when it does it but ...
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Weird dropshadow in Linux Mint Cinnamon panel (VirtualBox)

On my Linux Mint VM I see some weird drop shadows in my panel. What's causing this and how do I get rid of them? I tried changing themes but both dark themes ("Cinnamon" and "Linux Mint") seem to be ...
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Slow internet issues on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2012 Macbook Pro. I'm getting some internet issues; more specifically very high ping when playing video games, League of Legends most noticeably. I have OS X and Windows ...
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Missing argument to -exec

This is the command I'm entering. find /home/things/backups -mtime +0 -exec echo "{}" >> /home/things/logs/backup.log \; -exec echo "Hourly rotate successful: $(date). {} was deleted." ...
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Where to find MSSQL ODBC driver .so file?

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS From my Ubuntu machine I want to access an MS SQL 2005 server via ODBC. This MSSQL server is on our internal network. I've installed these packages: unixodbc, unixodbc-dev, ...
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Benchmarks running on ubuntu

I need to run little endian Pisa spec benchmarks on simplescalar on Ubuntu 14.04. Please tell the commands in order to run the benchmarks. Thanks
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Can I download videos from a YouTube search query using youtube-dl?

I want to download videos from a YouTube search query using youtube-dl. Suppose I want videos from the search query https://www.youtube.com/results?q=how+to+create+android+app+in+android+studio. How ...
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how can create l2tp vpn conncection and disable IPSec in 15.04?

My company give me just username and pasword with the server address for L2TP vpn connection and say to disable IPSec for connecting, They are have Win and Mac Tutorial for using the VPN but don't ...
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Can I add another user to my main user group without side effects?

I'm trying to set up SSH access on my computer. I want only SFTP to be enabled, so rssh seems like an option. I have the following plan: (My default user is called sebastian) chmod -R go-w ...
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Couldn't find matching udev devices

I tried to connect my brand new Microsoft Lumia 540 to lubuntu 14.10 with the help of default LUMIA USB cable and got the following error messages Unable to Open MTP devices Couldn't find matching ...
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Laptop wont wake from suspend using bluetooth keyboard

Full disclosure... im a complete Ubuntu noob... just loaded the operating system because i want to learn more about it... i managed to set it up but... Im using a laptop as a desktop with a second ...
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How can I disable wlan for a specific user account

I would like to disable wlan for some users while keeping it enabled for other users. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. It is important that the user accounts for which wlan is disabled should come up that ...
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IP PORT forward request through VPN

I premise I'm not a network expert, so please don't blame me if I'm going to write something fool. I applied the instructions here: IP/PORT forward requests to another server to make the same ...
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Unable to update kernel

I kept getting a kernel panic (not syncing. No init found) trying to boot my Ubuntu Server, so I burned the latest version of Ubuntu Server to a CD and booted (used option boot to fist disk) to try ...
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Turn cron job commands into executable script that can run manually

I was running my crontab that backups some folders, but since then, I have started the practice of shutting down my computer at night, so I find that they do not run...go figure right? :-) So my plan ...
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Why can't I go into Ubuntu again after turning on my Chromebook?

After I installed Ubuntu yesterday, I turned my Chromebook back on, did the ctrl+alt+t to get into the crosh terminal thing, but when I enter shell, it says Unknown command: 'shell'. Also, I check in ...
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How to send USSD codes using Modem Manager GUI?

Whenever I try to run USSD codes via Modem Manager GUI, I get weird output. How to convert it to readable format?
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How can I install chainer-cuda-deps?

I am attempting to install chainer-cude-deps. When I try to install (sudo pip install chainer-cuda-deps), I get the following error: In file included from src/cpp/cuda.cpp:1:0: ...
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sound is not coming both in headphones and speakers in ubuntu 12.04

ubuntu 12.04 i was updated the software after that sound is not coming from speakers but my head phones are working. later i made some changes by searching in the net and i executed some commands the ...
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Pixelation and Low-Performance GUI on Install and Boot

On my desktop, whenever I try to install a new version of ubuntu, the live CD/USB Drive boots up with a GUI that's scaled for my resolution (1440x900), but the pixel size is two or three times the ...
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Remove or hide desktop folder in ~ (Xubuntu)

I've never used "Desktop" folder in my home directory for anything and I would like to remove but it always recreates itself when I delete it or hide it. It's pretty sticky. I've also tried include ...
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What is wrong with my code so far? [on hold]

I'm attempting to make a DNA translation script in bash that will take an input file, iterate through the file, and convert every three characters into the proper protein code it corresponds to. Thus ...
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Keepalived on wlan0 Ubuntu 15.04 not working

Keepalived works just fine when I configure it for eth0 (when I actually plug in ethernet cable) but not for wlan0. My /etc/keepalived/keepalived.conf looks like this: global_defs { # machine name ...
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How to migrate MongoDB 2.6 to 3.0 with WiredTiger

MongoDB 3.0 introduces a new storage engine called wiredTiger which results in greatly reduced memory and disk space usage. Since my DB is currently at ~20 million objects and using up ~70GB of ...
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Having trouble in installing and removing mysql in ubuntu

I have trouble in installing or removing the partly installed mysql-server-5.6 in ubuntu15.04. The error I am getting was sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Service “ntopng” won't start

I have installed ntopng - High-Speed Web-based Traffic Analysis and Flow Collection Tool The service won't start: % sudo systemctl start ntopng.service Job for ntopng.service failed. See "systemctl ...
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Temperature rises in Ubuntu 64 bit with Embedded PC intel corei3 2100T/Chipset Q67(cpu throttling)

Why does Industrial Fanless Embedded CPU Intel® Core™ i3-2100T with chipset intel Q67 gets hang in ubuntu 64 Bit.HDD suddenly stopping in video signal application and temperature rising but in windows ...
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How can I be sure “apt-get install” successfully finished its work?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I intend to download Skyrim. So I put the command into the terminal sudo apt-get install playonlinux. Everything was loading fine and it seemed to be working, however before ...
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Need to change Xubuntu(xfce) default suspend settings

If sudo pm-suspend works, but using the "suspend" option from the log-out menu doesn't, how can I get the log-out menu to point to just pm-suspend instead of whatever script it's currently using? ...
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Seq24 connecting to Akai MPX8

I'm fairly new to Linux, SEQ24 and Midi. Good background on Windows and programming in general. Issue #1 I loaded seq24 (version 0.9.2) onto a Raspberry PI2. It seemed to load OK. However I can't ...
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Is Skype in partener repository the same as from website?

I have noticed that in the partner repository that there is a package called skype, is this the same package that you get from the Skype website? And is it managed by Microsoft too? Or is there any ...
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How do I get rid of Grub-Rescue?

After a week of digging, it doesn't seem any of the current solutions are working for me. I removed the Ubuntu partitions but grub-rescue prevents me from booting into Windows. It doesn't let me ...
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Jabra BT2080 Headset stopped working, It paired and connected, shows in sound settings but no sound (just some static)

The device was working fine yesterday. It got paired and connected and I got sound after selecting it from the settings. Today the sound is gone. The device still gets paired and connects, the volume ...
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package to change language

Here is how I change my OS language... System settings - Language Support - Install/ Remove Languages - select "marathi" - apply changes - drag marathi to first place in language for menus and ...
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Minecraft mod help [duplicate]

I am trying to download mods for minecraft. How do I run Forge in order to download mods? or is there another way? I am using Linux Cinnamon. I'm 9 and looking for the simplest way possible!

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