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Download problem-I don't have disc drive. I press 12 but it doesn't use the USB stick

I downloaded the package from ubuntu. When I open the file from the download page, it asks to burn into a disc drive. My computer doesn't have a disc drive. I have an 8GB USB stick attached to the ...
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makefile error while compilation

I'm getting this error!! Makefile is.... ifneq (${KERNELRELEASE},) obj -m := kernello1.o else KERNEL_SOURCE := /lib/modules/$(shell uname -r)/ PWD := $(shell pwd) default: ...
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failing to use usbview need help

I was trying to use the usbview program when I got this message error message after trying to start the program. Verify that you have USB compiled into your kernel, have the USB core modules ...
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What license are the Ubuntu wallpapers distributed under?

I haven't found the licensing data for the Forever by Shady S wallpaper, which would be very helpful as I am interested in uploading it to a Wiki, hence a CC-BY-SA license would be desirable.
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How to automatically use external monitors when laptop docked?

I have a Dell Latitude E6430 and it used to automatically switch to the external monitors when docked or on restart but sometime since updating to 14.04 this functionality no longer works.
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scheduler not working on kubuntu

I installed gnome scheduler because i wanted to easily schedule some tasks in kubuntu instead of using crontab in the command line but for some reason it dosen't start up i've tried doing upgrades and ...
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Reinstalling X11 drivers in Ubuntu 14.04

I've recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Now, I am unable to launch xserver. The following error is shown: (EE) module ABI major version (6) doesn't match the server's version (8) xinit: ...
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How can I tell how fast the CPUs are running on a POWER8 server?

I'm running with Ubuntu 14.04 on a Power8 server. Is there a way to tell how fast the processors are running? How do I enable the tools that come with powerpc-utils and cpufreq ?
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steps for testing multitouch and registering devices with various applications

i want to start with my specific issue because i hope to fix my problem. then i want to end a less specific question because i think it will be helpful to the community here we go: i am having ...
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Playing .vob files on Linux

Having trouble playing DVDs on my laptop. They are .vob files. Neither VLC, Mplayer nor SMPlayer seem to help. Anything else I could do?
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Is there a way to have the login password different from the su password?

I have a friend that's running Debian and his computer login password is different from the superuser password. I was wondering if there's a way to do this in Ubuntu?
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LDAP mounting home over network

Guys i am working with LDAP and was successful in making the user logging in using PAM but how can i sync the directories so that if the user logs in and saves any data in his home folder can access ...
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.desktop file doesn't execute a script, works fine when run by hand

I am having problems with my .desktop files. I have a shell script that constantly watches for a file to be put into the "Downloads" folder. When a file is put into the folder it automatically ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a SDD and HDD system

So I have this 128 GB SSD and a 1 TB HDD. And I plan to install Ubuntu on this system that uses them. Now all the info that I have found in here about similar problems, are usually with limited SSD ...
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Global keybind to a script

So I have a delicate problem that is about to completely drive me insane. To make a long story short, I run Linux Mint 17 on a server that I use for just about everything, Acrhive, NAS, Media player ...
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How to install wireless drivers for my laptop

I'm having problem installing wireless driver in my Compaq CQ 43. PCI ID is BCM4313 and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTE 64 bit operating system. Please somesone help me. I'm a newby so I'm kinda new in ...
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Docking floating text options window in GIMP 2.8.10?

Regarding on-canvas text editing in the GIMP: is there any way to dock, move, or eliminate the floating text options window? I use the text tool for captioning and labeling, and it gets in the way. ...
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Logical Volume resizing issues after migrating to SSD

I have recently been upgrading a machine that I built out of recycled/reclaimed/reused parts and have managed to lay my hands on an SSD. As it would provide a major speed boost over the ancient IDE ...
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can you help with code on bash

I need your help with code on bash,can you make out of this #!/bin/bash ./configure --prefix=/home/ejudge/ejudge/ --enable-contests-home-dir=/home/ejudge/judges ...
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Create a RAID5 on my Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have an operational Ubuntu Server 12.04 with only one HD (1Tb). I need more capacity and stability, so I bought last week 3 HD(1Tb each) to make a RAID5 and migrate the information of the old HD to ...
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Working SQL client

I managed to get working Apache and everything's fine. Got MySQL running, which is nice. But then it turned out that I had to use terminal for all the SQL commands I had to put inside. I'm not close ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 (AMD64 ver) and RCA 42" TV

I'm not new to computers and have attempted Linux before ( many years ago) but am now trying to hook up a computer to my TV (for XBMC / Kodi use) via HDMI cable. I have installed 14.04.1, but it ...
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How can I get jshint to work?

I installed jshint using sudo npm install -g jshint, and it seems to have worked: $which jshint /usr/local/bin/jshint Yet running jshint or its full path equivalent doesn't seem to do anything. It ...
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I can't upgrade ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 because of a dropbox upgrading problem

I tried to upgrade dropbox after having received a pop-up message in desktop from dropbox asking me to do it. I followed the instructions on the dropbox official downloading page. Dropbox can now only ...
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Keepassx trustworthiness in ubuntu. should i consider installing it on the system

Shall i store password in keepassx. Those passwords are of great importance. What should i consider before saving password in keepassx. What are the security measures i need to take before saving ...
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bluetooth doesnot show near by devices

i was using windows till yesterday.I intalled ubuntu 14.04 today. the bluetooth is on.visiblity is on.but when i select setup a new device. no device shows up.
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Kubuntu Root Password

I've been running Kubuntu for about a month now, still learning. All of a sudden as of about two days ago, if I try to install or update software using Muon, it asks for the root password. I'm ...
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What is the Ubuntu os loader and where does it reside?

I am studying for a class on system engineering and in one material we are told that Ubuntu uses the os loader to load the bootloader GRUB. My question is what is the Ubuntu os loader and where does ...
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WIFI is disabled by hard switch hp 430

I searched and tried many things to resolve this issue but nothing helped me. Please find the methods below that I tried. OS: ubuntu 14.04 Laptop: HP 430 (64 bit) Checked the radio transmitter ...
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After upgrade to latest dropbox, it stopped syncing

I run ubuntu 12.04 LTS Few days ago Dropbox started notifying that I have old version installed and that I should upgrade. I did that, first uninstalled old one, than installed latest dropbox by ...
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How do I find which OS layer (iptables, rp_filter, etc) is dropping a packet?

Let's say that I'm running a ping towards a machine and I see from tcpdump that the icmp echo reply is being received at the ethernet port but the ping program is not getting it. So I know that ...
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Run program inside gdb?

How do I run amule inside gdb to report a bug? I'm having trouble with this since I just started with Lubuntu. Thanks.
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Problems with Nvidia drivers 173 with Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.01, but I ran into serious problems (details here) I have installed 12.04.05 instead, but I still have serious problems. After installing I reboot, the system starts ...
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how to get rid of icons on unity's top right bar

I was wondering how to remove applications from unity's top right bar in ubuntu 14.04. i have tried looking in .local and have looked in settings but found nothing. i have seen a few posts on this ...
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Is there a PPA for gvim > 7.4.338?

The breakindent feature is the greatest thing ever, but it's in 7.4.338. The latest version in the Ubuntu repos is just 7.4, I think. I notice Arch has a package for it, but I can't seem to find one ...
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FFmpeg, error hardcoding subtitles

I'm trying to use ffmpeg to hardcode subtitles, but it gives this error: No such filter: 'subtitles' Error opening filters! My ffmpeg command and complete console output: $ ffmpeg -i ...
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How to auto save tabs in Terminator

I'm working constantly with terminator with multiple tabs (splitted vertically and horizontally), almost every time I reboot my machine I open Terminator and start opening tabs, and configure each tab ...
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Audio duration in Dolphin

Dolphin 4.13.3 under Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS fails to show any details under the "Duration" column of the "Details" View Mode for an audio mp3 file, which can be played by the system. Additionally, no ...
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How to solve the error: WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'

wazir@wazir:~$ sudo software-properties-gtk [sudo] password for wazir: (process:15506): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library. Using the fallback 'C' locale. Cannot set locale: ...
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how to enable numlock at login screen on ubuntu 14.04 lts (when you type password)

Just that question. How to keep it on? My pwd has numbers and it is weird to not type them on the numpad for me (tried and retried numlockx properly on many ways found on the net, no success) p.s. on ...
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Publishing free proprietary app without English UI in Software Center

My app has UI only in local language, non-English. Could it still be published in Software Center? And if so, do I need a description in English?
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copy recursively from remote server to hdfs loaction

My requirement is to copy directory structure from remote server(which is sftp server) to hadoop location.I have tried few options given in the net but nothing seems to work.
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Ubuntu Server not reading /etc/network/interfaces

So after getting frustrated searching online and only ever coming up with posts about how to change EM1 to ETH0, I have come here to ask this question: What would cause Ubuntu Server to not load ...
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Problem installing Windows 7 on laptop with Ubuntu already installed

I've met a problem when tried to install Windows 7 on laptop where Ubuntu 14.04 LTS already installed. In Ubuntu using GParted: I created separate NTFS partition on SSD (Ubuntu is installed on ...
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avr eclipse plugin not showing at eclipse ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I was using avr eclipse plugin in my ubuntu 12.04 with eclipse-cdt, now i upgraded to 14.04 and avr-eclipse plugin does not shows up after installation. I found in 14.04 eclipse was not installed in ...
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When I want to install anything in Ubuntu Software Center or through sudo apt-get, I am facing issues

My problem is exactly same as stated at the link Ubuntu Software Center not working; says the package catalog needs repair Though according to the solution provided at that place does not work for ...
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Create Ubuntu 14.04 system image and install on other machine

I have Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) installed in my laptop (core i5, 6GB RAM) and there are several software installed like R, Octave etc. I want to create a system image and use that image to install Ubuntu ...
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Disabling suspend when lid is closed from command line?

I have a Dell Laptop running Lucid, and the screen is broken. I use it as a server for some tasks, however, with management being done over SSH. The machine is not running an X server. I'd like to ...
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is softlinks and hardlinks are somewhat related to mutable and immutable objects (in java) in any sense?

While reading about linux,I got the following: Suppose that file1 already exists. A hard link, called file2, is created with the command: $ ln file1 file2 Note that two files now ...
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Blocking HTTP requests without Host header using mod_security2

In my Apache configuration, I want to allow only Host header based vhosts. That is, I'd like to block any traffic by IP address only. I have mod_security2 installed, but I am only using the default ...

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