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Ubuntu 14.04 VLC, libreoffice, software center don't start

i have a problem with ubuntu. I am trying to open VLC, libreoffice or software center (maybe and more apps) but although the apps seem to start finally they don't open and remained closed. For example ...
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Ubuntu not starting post cuda installation

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8.1 on an HP Envy 15 laptop having Nvidia gtx 850m graphic card. I was trying to setup the cuda programming environment as given here ...
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password does not work with useradd -p

I am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I ran the following command to create a user $sudo useradd -m -p password1 guest_user and then tried to switch to the user with $su guest_user But i could not ...
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How can I fix my rtl8723be kernel driver after updating to 14.04.3lts?

I've just updated my hp laptop that has rtl8723be wireless adapter from 14.04.2 lts to 14.04.3 lts. The wifi drops after a few minutes and sometimes it won't reconnect even after rebooting. I had the ...
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Blank screen after instaling Nvidia proprietary driver on ubuntu 14.04 LTS (intel hd4600, GT740M)

I am using dual boot Windows 10 along with Ubuntu 14.04 Lts. whenever I install additional drivers of Nvidia driver v346 or v340, i get a blank screen after reboot. Someone please suggest me with a ...
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how to run a compiled CPP file with geany

i have recently compiled a .CPP file with Geany the result file is .o file so how can run this .o program
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Transfering media files from Android kitkat to ubuntu 14.04

I want to transfer songs from my android kitkat phone to my laptop which has ubuntu 14.04 using the usb cable.Kindly suggest an easy way.
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Marathi localization does not activate at start-up for libre office

When I start ubuntu, I see a list of all languages. I choose Marathi and expect to see marathi interface for libre office and other applications. The UI is still english. I have added a bug here... ...
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How to change DHCP Server log location

I have a running DHCP server and I would like to change the location of the log file to /var/etc/dhcpd.log I have found this in the dhcpd.conf file: #Use this to send dhcp log messages to a ...
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updating grub causes windows to not boot

So when I select windows 7, it bounces back to the boot loader. Only way to fix so win7 can boot is load windows install DVD and bootrec.exe to repair the mbr. Then linux wont boot, only way to fix, ...
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desktop 15.04 crashes install

I just downloaded ubuntu-15.04-desktop-amd64.iso, burned it on DVD - and it crashes immediately after restart-install (NPE RIP @ fb_release+0x26/0x60!
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Ram, hdd, cpu or mainboard?

I am asking someone who know what this kind of issue represents: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jMDg8AtcD0
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Domain user not login in Ubuntu client macine

I have done Ubuntu Server installation (Active Directory With SAMBA 4) and working properly and also join client windows 7 login Domain user not any issue, problem is there join Ununtu client computer ...
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yum doesn't work properly due to some broken virtualbox link

Any yum command doesn't work. E.g.: # yum list http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/rpm/fedora/%24releasever/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 22 - "The requested URL returned ...
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Windows 365 vs Ubuntu

I currently run on windows 365 that i have to renew yearly. I now want to install Ubuntu and do away with windows. (because it is free) Is it wise, and what version of Ubuntu if so advised. Regards
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Double unlock needed with kde

I installed kde plasma desktop on my Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that whenever the screen is locked, i have to type my password twice to unlock the session: once in the unity ubuntu and once in the ...
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How do i find out my username while locked out of my account

My initial problem was that my computer wouldn't let me login to my account. It seems to shut down after I enter my password. I can login as a guest. I found fixes but I can't remember / figure out ...
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(Android Device) Remote-controlled mouse/keyboard

I recently discovered the possibility of using my Android phone as a remote mouse/keyboard. However, I haven't found the ideal application for my Linux laptop. Do you have a suggestion?
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Remove a shortcut from Unity

I have Ubuntu 15.04 and this strange shortcut in applications lens: http://i.stack.imgur.com/6ZsxT.jpg (due my newbie rebutation, I can't post images directly) There's no such shortcut file in ...
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Enable touchpad scrolling in Ubuntu 15.04

I've bought a cheap SpeedLink touchpad, and I'd like to use it on an Ubuntu box, but all gestures are disabled. It works as a basic mouse, with 2 buttons, and tap-to-click automatically enabled. The ...
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How to get universal, moderately bigger mouse cursors on Ubuntu / GNOME?

I am visually impaired. The default mouse cursor on Ubuntu is too tiny for me. It can be hard to find. I used the gnome-tweak-tool to choose Large Mouse Cursors. The results of this operation have ...
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service xxx start runs in background only

I have a service that I run with a program that we developed. I want this program to start on startup and I want it to run in the foreground. Now I got it to a place where I can run it using " ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 won't reboot after updates

I noticed I had a bunch of updates come through the other day that required a restart. When I went to restart it just takes me to a user login screen. In the lower right there are options to restart ...
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Boot-Repair stuck at purge kernels then install latest kernel (ins)

Recently i have been trying to install CorePlus on a 200GB partition, it worked, but now it seems grub is gone. I used BootRepair, i also made the option to also enter sda4 which is the 200GB ...
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The 'Run Command' dialog has corrupted graphics. Any ideas on fixing this?

I'm using KDE, and whenever I open the 'Run Command' dialog (e.g. with Alt+F2), the dialog is filled with corrupted graphics. Sometimes it's possible to see enough of the dialog to use it, but usually ...
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Remove Leading or Trailing Space(s) in File or Folder Names

I worked out a neat way ro get rid of duplicate files. You know, the ones that contain "(1).", "(2).", "(3).", etc. in their names. In a terminal window, at the command line, you type in "rm ...
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Kubuntu ISO and WUBI

I've seen this question asked several times, but none of the answers seem to work for me. Disconnecting from the internet just causes WUBI to complain it can't connect. There must be a command line ...
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Dual booting ubuntu on OSX 10.10 -something wrong.

First off, I should mention that I am a n00b. I have a mid 2014 macbook pro retina display w/ 16gb of ram, 2.5ghz processor, intel iris pro graphics card. I was attempting to dual boot with ubuntu ...
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Installing ubuntu over a 3 partitioned elementary os

I have installed elementary os in 3 partitions, a / ext4 partition a swap partition and a /home ext4 partition. All the personal files are and the /home partition. So now I'd like to install ubuntu ...
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sudo subl and desktop entry for sublime text launches different apps

I have modified sublime text with themes and plugins on ubuntu 15.04 and this had to be done with sudo subl because with the unity launcher I had a permission error with package manager installation. ...
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how to make a .sh file executable by double click in ubuntu 14.04

i recently migrated from fedora 10 to ubuntu 14.04 and believe me it was a real challenge :) i almost managed to work anything out but only one problem is remaining. in fedora 10 i used to create .sh ...
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Running Live with 4GB RAM. 32-bit or 64-bit?

I have a laptop with 4GB RAM and it is fully 64-bit capable. However I prefer to run Ubuntu from Live CD or USB. This takes 2GB of the RAM as the main drive. Does that leave me with 2GB of RAM? ...
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Problems with web hosting

I have huawei lte usb stick with 3/4g sim card in it plugged into DWR-116. I can not host online. Apache seems to work localy.
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Create a Custom Distribution of Ubuntu 15.04

I want to make a custom distribution of my Ubuntu 15.04 i recently upgraded from 14.04 installed and configured lots of software i need and i want to make an install-able iso with all the apps i ...
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Mount.d does not seem to start

Yesterday my NFS share did work. Today I get: mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting On the server, when I restart nfs (service nfs-kernel-server restart) I get: * Stopping NFS kernel ...
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renaming a word on all *.jpg file

I am trying to rename a word on multiple jpg files to Hoddesden to Hoddesdan. How can i do it on ubuntu command line. R59-GBR_Hoddesden_2015-08-21_15-48-00-190_UNKNOWN.jpg to ...
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no battery indicator (bug?)

I know there are similar posts (I even post this question two months ago with no replies) but I could not figure out a solution. Also, searching in Internet did not give anything useful. I am not ...
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Can't boot to Windows from grub

I had a dual boot system with Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 on my laptop. Recently, I upgraded windows 8.1 to windows 10. As opposed to my fears of losing grub or ubuntu everything was alright, but now ...
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Ubuntu in Micromax A110 Canvas 2

I am trying to install ubuntu in my micromax mobile. Reference link after execute below command,terminal scree stuck in "Expecting the device to be in the bootloader... waiting" $ ...
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Cannot install sudo apt-get install grive-tools

I want to install grive-tools But I get this message The following packages have requirements not met: grive tools: Requirements: grive (> = 0.3) but 0.2.0-1.1build2 will be installed E: Unable ...
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Unable to SSH to uploaded Ubuntu VHD on Azure

I was provided an ova Ubuntu 32-bits VirtualBox image, and I uploaded it to Azure using the following steps: Loaded it on VirtualBox then saving it into a VMDK disk Converted it to VHD format ...
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i-nex package problem during installation any package via apt-get

I'm trying to install some package and got an error related to i-nex package. # apt-get install yum Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done yum ...
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Can't Select Ubuntu partition on startup

So,I'm in a bit of an odd predicament. My motherboard got messed up in such a way that now the SATA ports don't work so can't use my hard drive, so I've been using live Ubuntu USB drives and just ...
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Software centers for Ubuntu that have package upload services - apart from Ubuntu Software Center?

Are there any popular software centers for Ubuntu that have package upload services? Not counting the Ubuntu Software Center. Also, are there any that support paid-for applications?
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Grub menu at boot time… “holding shift” not working

I read here at this thread that holding Shift during boot can bring up the GRUB menu. However I try holding one or the other shift keys, tapping, tapping then holding, nothing works. Am I missing ...
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How do I upgrade KeePass2 to the newest version from the terminal?

How do I upgrade KeePass2 using the terminal ? I have version 2.25 and I want to upgrade to version 2.30.
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Firefox stops responding when loading pages

G'day, When loading some web pages Firefox stops responding and dims for about a minute. Only thing I've changed recently is installed Oracle Java. Any known bugs I should be aware of? I've tried ...
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How to perform NAT to DDNS provided ip address using iptables

I have a device connected to the internet via a 3G Cellular link. I can't get a valid static IP address for my connection due to the network operator rules. On the server side, the application which ...
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Ubuntu phone changing SIM configuration BQ Aquaris 4.5

I have a problem with my ubuntu phone. The number of the second sim is wrong. I cannot change it. Because of this I cannot connect via mobile data through this sim. As far as I can see someone who ...
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Is it possible to backup Network Manager profiles?

Is it possible to backup NetworkManager created profiles and restore them after OS reinstalation?

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