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Syntax for regex in IF statment

I'm trying to come up with the syntax for a regex in an IF statement, but I'm not quickly having success... Can anyone lend a quick hand please? if [[ "$path/$file" =~ .{txt,doc,docx,xlsx,rtf} ]] ...
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14.10 How to boot a RescueCD from Grub2

I kind of crashed my computer and I no longer have a GUI. I'm stuck in the Grub Terminal and don't know how to boot the LiveCD ISO on my USB key. I'm trapped! A list of commands would be great, a ...
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Is there a way I can share a printer on a multi user computer so it is available even if no one is logged in?

I have a USB printer attached to a desktop that several in the family would like to access from their laptops. You never know who will be logged in on the desktop or if in fact anyone is. Every ...
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i use windows and ubuntu together. i want to uninstall windows

i use ubuntu and windows together. now i want to uninstall windows . os uninstaller and g part recommended to me. does my files and documents in windows C: hard disk get harmed or deleted.
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Why doesn't running “sudo shutdown now” shutdown Ubuntu Server 14.04?

When I issue the following: sudo shutdown now ..my newly commissioned Ubuntu 14.04 server doesn't shutdown. It stops with the following message: * Stopping System V runlevel compatibility Give ...
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How can I install drivers for my Laptop?

I just bought a new laptop from ASUS but they don't have the drivers for graphics, processor, etc supported for Ubuntu/Linux. I emailed them and they told me to install Windows. I don't want ...
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An error Occurred while loading Archive

I'm trying to install windows on my linux machine(ubuntu). when I try to open setup.exe file, it says "An error occurred while loading archive".. Can anyone help me with this???
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Using administrator user's apps on standard user account without re-installing

On Windows OS with installing applications on administrator account, They also are available on other user accounts (At least some of them that are marked as default apps). On Ubuntu 14.04 I've ...
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The program 'sed' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing

I was trying to create my own program in the /usr/local/bin. During the process I messed something up and now anytime I press enter or type anything in the command line, I get this stupid ...
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network-manager won't show same SSID hotspots!

I'm currently using WICD and it shows 4 different hotspots and their details (channel, etc). These 4 hotspots have the very same SSID. I can connect to whichever I want. So far so good. The thing is, ...
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What is the point of Gnome Documents collections?

I made one called web design and put some ebooks in it... but what now??? How can I browse the documents by collections? I'm not entirely sure what the point was in making the collection as there ...
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How to switch back to Unuty

I have a very big problem. I just installed cairo-dock and I logged out from my Unity. As I logged out, Ubuntu showed me options to select other desktop, I saw an option of Cairo Desktop and I chose ...
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Ubuntu Master Boot Record source-code

Any help for where I can find the Ubuntu Master Boot Record source-code? I'm very new to Ubuntu. I don't even know if it is in the grub package or in the kernel package or somewhere else. I also ...
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Installing on a MSI GS60 2QD - Bootloader and wifi drivers question

I just bought myself a new laptop, the MSI GS60 2QD Ghost. It comes with Widnows 8.1 pre installed and the new UEFI software instead of the old BIOS. I've read a lot of threads about how to set up ...
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looking for ideal Freecell for Ubuntu

I used to have Windows 7 Enterprise. Until yesterday. I obviously switched to Ubuntu and the only thing I find difficult to live without is my old Freecell game. I tried some others, but they do not ...
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Plotting with Matplotlib in Python 3 pylab: Tkinter and Qt FontManager errors

I'm trying to use pylab (i.e., $ ipython3 --pylab) in Python 3 on Ubuntu 14.04. I'm running into the same error regardless of whether I use the Tkinter or Qt4 backends. AttributeError: 'FontManager' ...
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Direct Keyboard Input from Linux Laptop to Windows Pc

So, every once in a while I sit with my Laptop right in Front of my Desktop Pc with the PC-Mouse next to it (which means I can still use it) but the keyboard is behind the laptop. It so happends I use ...
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What caused this GRUB error?

I've been using Ubuntu since long time now, haven't made a fresh install like 2 years from now. This morning, around 2 a.m., suddenly my computer won't turn on, displaying an error with tmp ...
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Opening a scoket in Kali linux using bash scripts trouble [on hold]

I know who to open a TCP or UDP socket in Ubuntu, by the following command : exec 3<>/dev/tcp/google.com/80 (for example) we can open a TCP socket on port of 80, but in Kali Linux there's no ...
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Help import scipy

I need help with scipy of Python 2.7 please oscar@COM0324:~$ python Python 2.7.3 (default, Feb 27 2014, 20:00:17) [GCC 4.6.3] on linux2 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 system installation crashes on Thinkpad t440

I am trying an usb installation of Ubuntu 14.04 on my thinkpad t440 but when retrieving the files and installing them, it prompts the installer crashed and it cannot go further. What are the steps to ...
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Is there a pdf doc specifcally for tutorials on using Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04?

I am "not" seeking how to install Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04, but rather I've Google searched for a pdf tutorial(s) of using Cinnamon on Ubuntu 24.04 and have found 'none.' I'd seen documentation for ...
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use eth0 and wlan0 at same time

I have a Raspberry pi and I have connected it to my laptop via LAN cable in order to remote it, on the other side I want to use my WiFi to use internet. When I connect to both of them one of them ...
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Skype and network indicators missing from

Recently I lost network and Skype indicators from top panel. I still have language, and battery indicators and clock, but these two are gone. When I tried to run nm-applet i got this message using ...
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Stuck at GRUB menu

I feel really dumb saying this... Thanks to the help I received on this forum, I finally fixed my Wine/Pipelight issue and could finally upgrade from 'Trusty' to 'Utopic'. To clean up extra files, ...
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How to clean up partitions when partition that 'does not start on physical sector boundary' is not listed in gparted?

Currently my disk setup is sda1: boot sda2: An older Fedora installation sda3: I don't know.. willing to format this. Trying to mount this yields /dev/sda3 is not a valid block device sda4: ...
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How should I deal with bugs that are for unsupported versions of Ubuntu?

I've started getting involved with triaging bugs. Three of the first four bugs I looked at were about Hardy (8.04). What should I do to help triage bugs for versions of Ubuntu that are no longer ...
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MAAS - Adding nodes

I am new to Ubuntu MAAS. I am having problems with adding nodes to my MAAS server, and I would like to understand why it's not working. http://i.imgur.com/eSWkOcs.png http://i.imgur.com/5HpUq6M.png ...
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Font size adjustment

When I booted my laptop today, something strange happened. It seams as if the font size of the System is changed to a extremely small one. Titles of windows, the browser bar in Firefox, Terminal, ...
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Writing a makefile

I want to write a makefile that has a build rule, a run rule and a clean (delete the exe file) rule . This is quite a simple task, but how can one incorporate some rule in the makefile such that the ...
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Dual monitor setup, why does NVidia 346 crash and only detect one giant screen?

I'm using: Alienware M14xR2 laptop running Ubuntu 14.10 2 * DELL U2412M monitors attached via HDMI and VGA Optimus graphics (Intel + nVidia GeForce GT 650M) running with nvidea-346 and nvidia-prime, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Virtual Machine (Scale for highdpi)

I have a macbook pro with retina display and I wanted to install ubuntu in a virtual machine since I need it for work. In my case I installed using parallels and setup a vm with Ubuntu 14.04. All ...
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Looking for a simple GIT getting started example

I'm trying to create a brand new repository with GIT and failing. I'm using GIT 1.9.1 (Ubuntu 14.04) and getting the 'upstream is gone' error. What command am I missing? I'm sure there is something ...
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How to set default read privileges for all localhost projects?

I'm using localhost to develop some web pages (LAMP stack, Lubuntu desktop, trusty 14.04). Each time I create a new folder inside /var/www/html, read privileges seem to be set to owner only by ...
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Dovecot not starting properly

Yesterday, I decided to setup a mail server on my Ubuntu 14.04 vps follow this link. I finished all the way to the end of step 4, because I didn't need to install SpamAssassin just yet, but when i ...
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Dependency Unsatisfied MySQL in Ajenti CP

How to fix "Dependency Unsatisfied" in Ubuntu 14.04 with Ajenti Web Control Panel?
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how to migrate sendmail to postfixwith existing mails?

I am currently using sendmail + Webmail which was configured by someone else and I was trying to understand the configurations of sendmail but It looks pretty tough for me... .However I wants to use ...
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Software Updater not starting up

So my original problem was that I couldn't get the ubuntu software centre to startup, it would just freeze for a while loading and then would crash. So i tried to remove USC : Successfully When I ...
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AMD A8-5600 running Mint 17.1 is incredibly slow [on hold]

First of all, I hope this is the right place to ask this question: I have an HTPC and media server running Mint 17.1 which is incredibly slow. The hardware specs are: APU - AMD A8-5600k (4x 3.6GHz) ...
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Can i install ubuntu mobile on my Nokia Lumia 520?

I was really impressed with ubuntu mobile , and i was wondering if its possible to install this software on my Nokia Lumia ( now its running windows 8.1 )
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EekBoek version in software center

I installed version 2.02.02 of EekBoek on my computer (eekboek and eekboek-gui). The installation went apparently well but nothing happens when trying to run the program. How can I fix this?
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my computer wont load any os [on hold]

I was running Ubuntu 9.04 on my computer and I deleted everything with gnome partition now I want to reinstall it again but now it just shows grub loading error 17 n I cant load any os cause the error ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 with gnome flashback has terrible screen flickering

This was never a problem with 12.04 with gnome shell.
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Folder structure and apt-get purge

I have installed nginx on a new ubuntu server with the following command: apt-get install nginx I removed nginx with the following commands: apt-get purge nginx apt-get autoremove How come the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 display turns off on boot

I have a Ubuntu 14.10 on dual boot with windows 8.1 on a Lenovo Y510P with NVIDIA GT 755M. I recently installed the proprietary NVIDIA driver version 340.65 on ubuntu. After that i started getting ...
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Recommend FOSS Webcam Sharing Software

This question feels lousy to ask but... I am just having the hardest time finding software that can let me share what my USB webcam sees with my co-workers on a LAN. Cheese is popular but it seems ...
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Compiling and installing a 32-bit kernel on a 64-bit linux

I compiled 32-bit kernel on a 64-bit ubuntu and installed it. But when I tried to boot from it , it gave me an error: Failed to execute /init Kernel panic - not syncing: No init found And ...
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Color the regular expression in same file

I have a big file and need to look over certain patters. and also look for another patterns based on first pattern and thus this requires to color the lines which matches the search in the same file. ...
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Installation of fonts in ubuntu 14.04

I usually preferred some fonts which are not available in Ubuntu 14.04 viz. Times New Roman, Arial etc. How these fonts can be installed in Ubuntu 14.04 environment ?
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Toshiba Satellite L50-B-281 compatible with Ubuntu?

I intend to buy this laptop and I wonder if Ubuntu will work on it without any problems?

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