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Can install Ubuntu on my surface pro 4 without losing my files?

I am not very good with computers for starters just fyi. I have a Surface Pro 4 and I'd like to install Ubuntu on it, but I have no external way of backing up my files (pictures and music mostly). Is ...
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unable to change password at next logon in ubuntu joined on Active directory using PBIS

I have joined ubuntu 14.04 on domin using PBIS. when i check mark on my window server for change password at next login for one user and try to change it , I am unable to do it.
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Problems with screen resolution

I have an ASUS X550J with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850 graphics with Ubuntu 16.04. Currently, Ubuntu is telling me the maximum resolution is 1366x768, but I want to use 1920x1080. I'm using the NVIDIA ...
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how to get multi-touch trackpad gestures on ubuntu 16.04

I've dual booted my system and I can use multitouch gestures on windows 10. I wanted to know if there is any way to enable those feature on ubuntu too as it is very helpful.
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GRUB installation failed - 16.04

This is my first time installing Ubuntu. Right now, I'm trying with Ubuntu 16.04. During the installation, an error appeared, telling me that the bootloader had failed to install. It said there was a ...
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apt-get database issue lubuntu 16.04 …

My apt-get database is all fouled up and I am getting this when running the top suggested fix: $ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Apt-offline install; trying to avoid all internet queries

We have been testing the use of apt-offline to deal with the issue of updating remote machines without an internet connection. This procedure has worked: use apt-offline set (--update --install ...
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Installing Ubuntu16.04 on Lenovo G50-80, facing error

Trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo G50-80 laptop(Free DOS 1.1.26a version) I want to override the FreeDOS and I have USB bootable. but facing errors attached image
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Dell Inspiron 15R : ubuntu 16.04 wifi connection lost after few minutes of login

I have installed ubuntu 16.04 in Feb 2016,my wifi was working fine for few days but then I ran into wifi connection issues. After booting the wifi stays for few minutes then disconnects itself then it ...
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Need Linux on Chromebook for work, stuck and need help

I am having difficulties installing Linux (crouton) on my Chromebook-11.6-Quad-Core-Processor This is vital to me to have since I need supported software through windows and must use wine to access ...
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Changing ssh ciphers on EC2 ubuntu

I'm running ubuntu on an Amazon EC2 server - I need to lock down the ssh ciphers for pci compliance. I have tried editing the /etc/ssh/sshd_config, with these lines: Ciphers aes256-ctr,aes192-ctr,...
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commandline only virtual machine

I work primarily from a Mac with Fusion and several VM's for a given purpose. Can someone point me in the direction of a purpose built VM that is command line only, No GUI. Or possible some bread ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not recognize ethernet connection

my Ubuntu 14.04 does not recognize my Ethernet connection.the same connection in windows works fine. But it gets connected to Wi-fi.
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Where is search history stored in Firefox and how to disable it?

Firefox stores my search history, but I would like to know exactly what it is storing. So is there a file or something where these entries are logged? Also is there a way of disabling the search ...
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Jabber/XMPP client with message carbon XEP-0280 support

Is there Jabber/XMPP client for Ubuntu desktop that support message carbon XEP-0280 extension?
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Headset usb wheezing

[SUPPORT ] Good night guys . Next I bought a Headset Dazz Viper 2.0 with USB microphone but the microphone is very wheezing but the sound settings is not high .. Need to download something ? Codec etc ...
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Create a 16.04 KVM guest on 14.04

I have a 14.04 host running a bunch of 14.04 guest VM's with KVM. I've used vmbuilder to build these guests. I'd like to also create a 16.04 guest VM on this host. But I see that xenial is not a ...
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Reset default Browser to Firefox after install Chrome in Kubuntu 16.04

I'm developing a webInterface so I installed Opera and Chrome on my KUbuntu 16.04. System (additionally to Firefox which I usually use) BUT ... It seems that after installing Chrome some services use ...
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Why can't I update my system? [duplicate]

When I type the following command into the command line i am getting the following error: Fetched 14.2 MB in 5min 28s (43.3 kB/s) W: There is no public key ...
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Cannot install gnome-terminal due to problems with gconf2

I was having problems with starting gnome-terminal, so I tried to remove and reinstall it. Running sudo apt-get install gnome-terminal gives me the following result: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Installing nVidia driver - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

First, I tried to install nVidia driver (for my 920M) using .run file. I've disabled X server using "sudo service lightdm stop", then run the .run installer, installation was succefull(I did "sudo ...
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Installing OpenCV (from the offical install script) - cmake error

I'm trying to install opencv on a virgin ubuntu 16.04 LTS virtual-machine (osboxes.org). From what I've read, using an install script is the current/preferred way of installing opencv on ubuntu: ...
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Sharing Wifi connection over ethernet, Still no internet access

I am trying to share my laptops (16.04) wifi connection with a beagle bone (14.04 no gui) through ethernet. I've done this process before on a raspberry pi and an odroid-xu4 but the same process does ...
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16.04 on ESXi 6 Screen Resolution

I created an Ubuntu Server 16.04 VM on VMWare ESXI 6. I have installed Ubuntu Desktop on the server as well. We I try and change the screen resolution my vm will freeze. What could be the problem ...
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nvidia graphic not working on ubuntu gnome 16.04.1

I'm using a lenovo z510, with two graphic cards, one is nvidia geforce 740m and the other one intel, so I installed ubuntu gnome 16.04.1 in lagacy mode(because in uefi mode I get an error when ...
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How can I pin a file to the bookmarks?

I would like to add files to the bookmarks pane. Is this somehow achievable?
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How to install .ipk drivers?

How do I install drivers given in an .ipk file format? I am trying to install Barco Clickshare drivers, and its all very vague, but I think I have the right files.
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16.04 LTS freezes on HP laptop w/ Pentium N3540 @ 2.16GHz x 4 and Intel Bay Trail

I have been using this system for several weeks. It always appears to be video-related, and Win10 on the same hardware has no problem. If you know about this, thanks in advance!
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Bq not working after upgrading to OTA 12. Ubuntu touch, phone

Bq 4.5 not working after OTA 12 After upgrading to the last OTA 12 version, bq 4.5 stepped wworking. I downloaded the upgrade and authorized the system reboot. After 1:30h, it was still stuck at the '...
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Help with text files in terminal

I have a text file with 3 columns: the first column has a number, in the second column I need to put a number, and I want it to automatically multiply the number in the first col with the number in ...
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SHOWING OF LOGIN INCORRECT

After updated Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 login incorrect I entered correct password but don't open the computer please suggest me early
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Errror while running ./waf --run first

When I try to run: ./waf --run first I get the following error: Waf: The wscript in '/home/gone/ns3/ns-allinone-3.25/ns-3.25' is unreadable Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/gone/...
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How do you select multiple files in Ubuntu Touch file manager?

On BQ4.5, OTA11, file manager v.0.4.543. I can´t find a way to select multiple files to copy, cut, delete etc. I´m able to do that with a single file....
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How do I programmatically disable the KDE screen locker?

I want to write a shell script that disables the KDE screen locker, sleeps for a while, and then re-enables it. But I don't know a shell command to control the screen locker. How can I do that?
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How can I play video or listen to music? [duplicate]

Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04, now I am unable to play/listen to any music or video. I am a new user.
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AccountService and UID < 1000

currently I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and have set my User UID to 501 (interop with Mac). However even after setting login.defs: UID_MIN 500 UID_MAX 60000 # System ...
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can we remove GUI layer from ubuntu? [duplicate]

Although this question looks little weird because Ubuntu is meant to be good on GUI based linux. But if I wanted to remove this GUI layer and wanted to leverage only terminal when I boot up my machine....
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How do I change fan speed for all my graphics cards?

I'm running an ethereum mining server, using claymore miner on Ubuntu 14.04. Usually it ends up crashing because one or two of my four GPU's gets too hot and stops. I can use DISPLAY=:0.0 /usr/bin/...
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Lost between two versions of PHP on the same server : need clarification

I had a ubuntu 16.04 with php7.0 installed. Finally, I decided to downgrade to php 5.6 because of compatibilities issues with my work. I removed php7 with the following command : ppa-purge ppa:ondrej/...
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How to upgrade easily from 12.04 LTS ? And to work (for newbies)!

Tried to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 LTS and got system error. What would be best solution for me? I used windows so far. Answers for my problem was to complicated for me as new ubuntu user. Please ...
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Install gnome-tweak-tool

I have a problem when i want to install gnome-tweak-tool in terminal sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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How to update packages when there is error for broken packages on ubuntu 14.04

I am not able to update any software package because of these errors Errors were encountered while processing: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libdrm-radeon1:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libqt4-opengl:i386 ...
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Asus AT3-ION-T-Deluxe Infra receiver is not recognized by Ubunu 16.0.4 LTS

I have Asus AT3-ION-T-Deluxe HTPC where I wish to install Ubuntu, replacing Win7. Installation and configuration is quite easy, however I'm stucked at making the IR receiver work. It can not be seen ...
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Ubuntu wont install in gigabyte GA -N050M - D3P motherboard

When I try to install Ubuntu in my gigabyte ga - n3050M motherboard, I get the following error no display driver
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Quick doubts about an HDD

If I'm not so wrong, my hdd is going to die. Right? Is there anything that I can try besides switching the hdd? If the HDD is dead how many skips on the water it is going to do? 4 or 5? /joke (the ...
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Upload images to imgur from shutter as Guest doesn't work [on hold]

I'm the only one with problems to upload files to imgur as Guest? It's a new installation.
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How to convert video along with audio in h264 ffmpeg?

ffmpeg ffmpeg version 3.1.1 Copyright (c) 2000-2016 the FFmpeg developers built with gcc 4.8.5 (GCC) 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-4) configuration: --enable-libmfx --enable-nonfree libavutil 55....
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Connecting to a server via the command line

Newbie networking question here... So, I have followed some instructions from my university to connect to my personal space on the university network. The instructions are to open Nautilus, then ...
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GRUB - Can't install bootloader on Fujitsu Primergy TX150 S6

I own a (quite old, i know) server that i planned to use for local FTP/SSH/SMB... the usual. The setup goes well, the MegaRaid controller is detected ( i don't need RAID, none of the information ...
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architecture scanning

I am working on a toolkit for the company i work for, the problem is, one of the tools in this 'kit' needs to have the ability to recognize architectures, i already got 32 and 64 bits working but i ...

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