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HTTP POST and GET using cURL in linux

I had server application in asp.net in windows in that i had a web service for that . how can i call web service in ubuntu using shell script by using cURL command
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Dependency is not satisfiable: libtiff4 when trying to install Lightworks on Ubuntu 14.04

I was trying to install Lightworks 11.5.1 (amd64) on Ubuntu 14.04(amd64) but there's a notice: Dependency is not satisfiable: libtiff4. Is there anyway to solve this dependency issue? Thanks in ...
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Getting + installing gcc/g++ 4.9 on Ubuntu?

How do I install the latest version of gcc and g++? I am using a variety of C++11 and C++1y features; which is why I need this.
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How to install Qt4 in Ubuntu 12.10

I tried to use Qt5 but I have some problems while making Debian packaging process with Qt5 so I would like to have Qt4 on Ubuntu 12.10. How can I install Qt4.
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Problem with ATI Catalyst Drivers in Ubuntu 13.10

Recently I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8 (dual boot). My Laptop is Dell Inspiron 15, with AMD Radeon HD 7670 Video Card. Without fglrx my expected battery life is reduced to 1:30 hrs ...
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How to install xfce 4.12 on ubuntu 12.04

As per the question, how can I install xfce 4.12 on ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32-bit). I tried this ppa https://launchpad.net/~xubuntu-dev/+archive/xfce-4.12 But there werent any upgrade packages after ...
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How to extract archives to file system in terminal?

I installed jupiter and I use the radiance theme so the icon doesnt look right, so I found this answer on how to change it How can I change the icon for Jupiter?. It mentions needing superuser access ...
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libssl.so.10: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Im trying to use twoBitToFa, which is a small program released by the University of California Santa Cruz, that uncompresses large genome files and I get this error: error while loading shared ...
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Using scp to copy files from remote to home machine

This is probably a simple error, but I can't work it out. My computer hostname is Felix (hostname -f returns Felix) I am trying to move a file from my university account to my home computer using scp. ...
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Is it safe to remove old kernels after installing the latest mainline?

I have installed the mainline kernel 3.10 as recommended here so that I can have my WiFi. I'm running into space problems as described here (dpkg configuration running out of space, having separate ...
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How to fix Permission Denied (Public key) error?

While trying to communicate between my desktop Ubuntu 12.10 and Fedora 19 desktop, I am facing the error of Permission Denied (Public key). I am able to login through ssh from fedora to Ubuntu, but ...
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Uninstall program by terminal

How can I uninstall any program using terminal. For example, how can I uninstall TeamViewer 7 wich is stored in my home folder. I can not see TeamViewer in ubuntu softvare center, so I can not ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 multi touch screen support

Just installed 14.04. It seems to be converting all my screen touch gestures to mouse gestures. And it only supports one point touch. It is supposed to support ten touch points (tested with windows ...
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How do I fix DNS resolving which doesn't work after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy)

After upgrade to 13.10 my DNS resolving fails. It seems the DNS servers which I get by DHCP (LAN) are not used. I could temporary solve the problem by adding nameserver 8.8.8.8 to /etc/resolv.conf. ...
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How to run full ubuntu installation from external hard drive?

Please bare with me: So I'd like to re-purpose my previous laptop as a desktop (seeing as it has decent specs), the problem is is that the hard drive is shot (failing) so installing Ubuntu on to that ...
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Is there a program to mine bitcoins in ubuntu 13.10?

I do not understand much about mine bitcoins, but I downloaded a program that is like a wallet, but I want to know how I do to mine. Has a calling GUIminder but is for windows, someone knows one that ...
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Where is Firefox's plugins directory?

I know that there are extensive, "proper" methods for installing Firefox plugins. However, I would like to know where the folder is for linking shared-object (.so) files, such as libnpjp2.so and ...
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Can't set static IP on Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 and I am trying to set up static IP by changing the /etc/network/interfaces file from: # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) ...
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Failed to get canonical path of /cow

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 for quite some time, and passing hurdles one by one. Now I am in a situation as follows. I have got a PC and 10 GB HDD which will be totally dedicated to Ubuntu so ...
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Installing Mysql Workbench on ubuntu 14.04

I have installed MariaDb as its supported by Ubuntu community , mentioned in release note of latest LTS. After that I tried to install Mariadb-client , that too installed successfully, after that its ...
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How do I navigate between directories in terminal?

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu and have tried changing to folders/directories with some difficulty. Could someone explain why the following commands failed to change to the desired target ...
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How to enable the Radeon dynamic power management feature?

So recently, the RC's of Linux Kernel 3.11 were released. As you may know, this new kernel comes with dynamic power management for users of the open source Radeon driver. Since I have power management ...
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sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified

When attempting to run a remote binary using sudo on the remote box: ssh remotehost "sudo ./binary" I see this error: sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified How can I work ...
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How to EFI install Ubuntu?

On trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop amd64 to a desktop pc using a ga a75 ud4h motherboard (which is using an AMD 3870k APU with a new 1TB HDD) following the advice in the motherboard manual and ...
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How do I get HTML5 h.264 Video working on Firefox?

According the the release notes for Firefox 26, h.264 video should now be working in Linux. It does also say the appropriate gstreamer plug-ins need to be installed. Does anyone know what these are? ...
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What can't I install ncurses-dev in Ubuntu 12.10?

When I run the command: apt-get install kernel-package ncurses-dev bzip2 I get the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Note, ...
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How do I setup “name based” virtual hosts using Ubuntu 12.04?

How do I setup “name based” virtual hosts using Ubuntu 12.04? I have followed the instructions given at https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/httpd.html#http-configuration . I've done the ...
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How do I install Popcorn Time from the new Yify Github?

How can I install Popcorn Time in Ubuntu? The old Popcorn Time is no more, the new Popcorn Time is being maintained by yify.
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Problem - Boots into Blank Black Screen

After upgrade my desktop system (asrock z77, intel i5, geforce gtx 650, 16 GB ram) can only boot to a black screen. I mean after the GRUB interface (kernel is 3.8.8-19-generic) and purple screen. I ...
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How do I find my internal ip address?

I have ubuntu server 12.04 installed so I have no GUI. When I do the command ifconfig, I cannot find my internl ip address. it says inet addr: 127.0.0.1 . here is output of ifconfig -a: eth0 link ...
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Setting PIdgin up for Lync2013

I having difficulty setting up pidgin to work with my company's microsoft 365's communicator lync 2013 (not 2010) account. I either receive a message stating authentication failed, or Incompatible ...
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libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.16' not found

When importing a library (cdms2) in python, I get the following error message: ImportError: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.16' not found (required by ...
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How to fix the UUID in Grub after restore from another machine?

I want to restore a complete tar backup of Ubuntu 12.04 with all my customizations, documents, installed software, etc. to a different machine. I made the backup with the following commands: sudo ...
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The Disk Drive for /tmp is not ready yet. S to skip mount or M for manual recovery

I know this has been asked before, but I can't find an answer that also pertains to this /tmp message. I have 12.04 LTS on a Toshiba laptop, as well as Windows 7. I really just started to dig into ...
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Can't shutdown and logout from top panel in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. Shutdown and logout from the top panel are not working. They worked fine when installing the OS, but a few days back I installed fglrx drivers for my ATI graphics ...
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Exchange 2010 Client for Ubuntu 13.04

Is there a way I can check my MS Exchange email accounts in a desktop client rather than the web interface(s)? Between school, work, and personal, I have four accounts and it would be much easier to ...
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How to set up Ubuntu SFTP server?

I would like to know how to set up root, sudo, sftp-only user accounts which won't be required public key authentication at log in. I would also like to know how to set up sftp-only users' home ...
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Convert mkv to mp4 with ffmpeg

When I try converting mkv to mp4 using ffmpeg, the following error occurs: version 0.8.3-4:0.8.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1, Copyright (c) 2000-2012 the Libav developers built on Jun 12 2012 16:52:09 with ...
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How do I find out the kernel version I am running?

"The path to previous driver is usually /lib/modules//kernel/net/wireless" I need this info so I can finish updating my STA broadcom wireless. However, I'm a noob at Ubuntu and I'm not sure how to ...
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Wireless connection slow/inconsistent after fresh install Ubuntu 14.04 (Realtek RTL8188EE)

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 using the dev builds for a over a month with no issue. Then I upgraded on the official release date and issue started. I got frustrated and did a fresh install and ...
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“wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock” error while mounting FAT Drives

I am unable to mount any fat32 or fat16 formatted usb disks under Ubuntu 13.10. The thing here to note is that it is happening only with fat formatted Disks. ntfs, ext formatted external usb disks ...
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SSH error: Permission denied, please try again

I am new to ubuntu. Hence please forgive me if the question is too simple. I have a ubuntu server setup using amazon ec2 instance. I need to connect my desktop (which is also a ubuntu machine) to the ...
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“intel_rapl: no valid rapl domains” message upon boot

I install fresh Ubuntu 14. 04 server under ESXI 5.1.0. During my installation I did not get any erorrs or strange things. My problem is when I boot machine at console screen I get messages like [ ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade problem - no desktop

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (both 64-bit). Initially, I tried the upgrade that runs from 13.10 (the one that pops up on the desktop to tell you there's a new release), but it ...
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Installing AMD HD 4xxx Propriety Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04

I am very new to Ubuntu, have only been using it for 2 days. I am running 14.04 I experienced a few graphics problems while running Dota 2 (Linux version). Fps was fine but a few weird glitchy marks ...
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Install PHP in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS(32bit). I want to install php5.5. I installed apache server and I see default apache server index page on localhost correctly. But, when I try to install php5 with apt-get ...
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Impossible installing Ubuntu 13.04 in UEFI mode with Windows 8 preinstalled

I know this is a dejavu but let me please explain my problem. When booting 13.04 installation media EFI mode get to a black screen with Grub version 2.00-l3ubuntu3 version appears after selecting ...
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Can't create application launcher in Lubuntu 14.04

In Lubuntu 13.10 you could create a custom application launcher by right-clicking on the desktop and selecting "Create New..." then selecting the option, but in 14.04 this option is gone (now you can ...
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Wifi not working on Ubuntu 14.04 macmini

I just installed 14.04 on a Mac Mini, and the wireless drivers are not working. I went into "additional drivers" and choose the broadcom proprietary drivers (like I did in 12.04) but they're not ...
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Sensor Indicator for Ubuntu 14.04

Is there any repo for stable version of indicator-sensor ubuntu 14.04? Or are there any other alternatives to indicator-sensor for ubuntu 14.04?