Fifth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named "Trusty Tahr". Released on 17th April, 2014. Will go End Of Life (EOL) April 2019. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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when i delete a file it is not in the trash ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu in Dual boot with Windows7, I have three partitions: one for windows, one for ubuntu and the last one is for my files (it is used in both of OS lets call it D). When I use ubuntu and ...
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Local Network Share

How could I solve this error?? when I am trying to share my folder to Local network.
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Although the mouse works my mouse cursor icon isnt showing in Elementary OS Freya 0.3.2

I installed Elementary OS Freya 0.3.2 on my USB stick like I would on an internal hardrive and on my computer at home everything is working fine. But today I tried it on a different computer and while ...
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Hi guys am new user of ubuntu can any one guide how to install chrome

steps for installing chrome Hi guys am new user of ubuntu can any one guide how to install chrome
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Preventing my machine from sleeping

I recently upgraded from 14.04 Trusty to 16.04 Xenial. Prior to the upgrade, I used the caffeine-plus indicator icon to tell the my laptop when it could sleep. The mode I normally used was to have ...
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Remove latest kernel

Ubuntu 14.04 comes with kernel 4.2.0-27 or newer but my laptop supports only up-to 3.13.0-85 so after installing kernel 3.13.0-85 I want to remove 4.2.0-27 but when I try it is asking to install newer ...
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Restore unity after removing gnome desktop (Ubuntu 14.04)

I removed gnome desktop (ubuntu-gnome-desktop) to go back to unity but now the unity folder icons, unity panel icons and even the boot screen are as they were in the gnome desktop. Dash and launcher ...
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Bluetooth audio sink refuses to connect in Ubuntu 14.04 (bluez, blueman)

Bluetooth just absolutely refuses to connect to any audio sinks. I've tried with two separate speakers that I can pair with just fine on iOS, yet when I try, I get this error in blueman: Connection ...
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Bluetooth does not start on boot 14.04

Whenever I start Ubuntu (I have it set to auto-login), Bluetooth is off by default. I already tried adding rfkill unblock all and rfkill unblock bluetooth in /etc/rc.local, but neither command seem to ...
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Primus uninstall still trying to contact bumbleed daemon

I've finally given up trying to sort this issue myself and have come seeking guidance. Originally I had bumblebee installed with the following packages(bumblee bumblebee-nvidia primus nvidia-352). I ...
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Cannot get PHP5-FPM to work on Ubuntu 14.04 with Apache 2.4

I have been trying all day to upgrade my regular LAMP stack to use PHP5-FPM instead of Apache's default mod_php, but I just can't get it to work! I'm not sure if it's because I'm upgrading to ...
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Main DocumentRoot refuse to go and i tried everything

I am getting frustrated now as i have removed all default vhosts and made all necessary changes but Main DocumentRoot refuses to go root@example:/etc/apache2# apache2ctl -S VirtualHost configuration: ...
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Echo output of hostname to /etc/hosts

I am trying to create a dev host file like below - $hostname $ramratan-pc $sudo echo "127.0.0.1 ramratan-pc" >> /etc/hosts How I can put output of hostname in echo string? PS I do not want ...
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WD External HDD Input Output Error,

I got the WD My Passport 259F harddisk. After I transferred data onto the harddisk, I clicked "Safely Remove Drive". Perhaps, I removed it too quickly, then when I inserted back, I got the following ...
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No puedo mover/desplazar lanzaderas creadas por mí sobre el escritorio en Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Hola a todos y gracias por adelantado.A ver si alguien puede ayudar a este pobre ignorante. El problema en cuestión surge en un ordenador con sistema operativo Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (actualizado) con las ...
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boot issue in mail server please help

I`m running zimbra mail server on ubuntu server 14.04 on a vm on hyper-v with 3 processors and 4GB ram . and everything was going well until the server suddnly turned off . from that moment it doesnt ...
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How can I access recovery mode, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I managed to delete my only user from sudoers group, and now I can't do any administrative tasks anymore. I have been looking for an answer hours, and I guess that part of the problem is solved. But ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Network Driver

Complete beginner trying to connect to ethernet or wifi with Intel DH61AG mini pc running Ubuntu 14.04 Used "lspci | grep -i net" to find Ethernet Controller: Intel 82579V Gigabit and Network ...
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Is it possible to extend memory for ubuntu OS?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTE in my DELL laptop.It is working properly,Now I can access 2 Operating systems(win8 & Ubuntu). At the time of installation process I allocated memory as around 10 GB ...
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Mouse Pointer Icon on VGA screen changes by itself

I've been trying to find a solution to this all day but I'm having no joy. I have a Dual Monitor setup for my Lenovo B50-45 running Ubuntu. Both monitors are identical (Philips 274E). One is attached ...
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Difference between 2 commands

What is the difference between 1: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ppaname & 2: sudo -E add-apt-repository ppa:ppaname When I was using ubuntu 14.04, I had to use sudo -E add-apt-repository ...
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“sudo matlab” logs in as demo version

I was using a demo version of MATLAB on Ubuntu 14.04 for the last month, before purchasing a license today. The licensing procedure required me to download a file, "license.lic" and then point the ...
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How to get ethernet in Ubuntu 14 / Virtualbox 5.0.20 / Windows 7 to work

To start my latest and greatest programming project... I updated VirtualBox to 5.0.20 (because the nag splash is very annoying). Then I downloaded a fresh 14.04 from osboxes.org Then, I ran it and I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 using ssh tunneling to connect to remote server

After searching through internet, I could not find article explaining how to use SSH command shell with tunneling. What I need is exactly the same shell, like we have when using ssh command: ssh ...
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Error: the installation or removal of a software packgae failed 14.04 LTS

I'm new to Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) and appreciate any help. The update manager seems to have a problem, but no specific error message is given, only the above mentioned. I had a look thru similar threads ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, when I started my pc today, it shows a black screen and then nothing, on safe mode, in /var/log/boot.log I have 2 fails : *Starting Track if upstart is running in a container ...
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Ubuntu 14.4 running slow

I just bought the new Dell XPS 13 Developer edition which came preinstalled with ubuntu 14.04. After the initial boot it seemed a bit slow, but then it updated and worked fine, then later the same ...
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Changed video card, x11 not loading

I've changed video card and my Ubuntu 14.04 stopped loading. After some googling, I've localized the problem - X11. I believe, I have to at least delete the information about old video card or somehow ...
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14.04 System video card failure

i have a MSI CX61 2PC (with i3-4100 M and GeForce 820M). Since some days i have some issues with my screen laptop , it just turning black for no apparent reasons. Sometimes change resolution or ...
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How to display the heads, sectors/track and cylinders information of Ubuntu16.04?

When I input fdisk -l /dev/sda there are no heads, sectors/track and cylinders information of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. However, In another platforms such as Ubuntu 14.04 LTS we can see the information of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lags when used over a month?

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed. When I got this freshly installed, it's blazing-flash fast. But now it's been almost 2 months and I got this annoying lag, that sometimes the screen will just stop and ...
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How can I migrate from Claws Mail to ThunderBird

I usually use Claws Mail to manage all my mail. I have the accounts configured with pop3, so all my mails are in local and there is no copy on the server. Now I want to use ThunderBird, so how can I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Start Terminal on Active Screen

I'm currently working off Ubuntu 14.04 on two separate screens. When I use the keyboard shortcut to start the terminal, Ctrl+Alt+T, the terminal is currently defaulted to open on the screen on the ...
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In Ubuntu14.04 can't using vi order how to slove?

When I run vi, it says: Inconsistency detected by ld.so: dl-version.c: 224: _dl_check_map_versions: Assertion `needed != ((void *)0)' failed! My environment is: Linux elinktek95 3.19.0-43-generic ...
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Error while installing Manage Engine Product:Asset Explorer

As per Installation,I am getting: $ ./ManageEngine_AssetExplorer.bin InstallShield Wizard Initializing InstallShield Wizard... Searching for Java(tm) Virtual Machine... . Preparing Java(tm) ...
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Elementary OS: WiFi service stops after system resumes

After resuming the system from suspend, the WiFi service stops working and wifi icon disappears. I tried registering a service at /etc/systemd/system/resume-wifi.service folder. [Unit] ...
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Not asking for password in GUI for login even when there is a password set in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a user which has no sudo rights. I have set the password for the user using cli. But when I logout and try to login again, the user is not asked for a passord and logs in as soon as the ...
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How to fix slow Ubuntu 14.04

I have the Acer Aspire 5532. The stats are: •AMD Athalon™ 64 processor TF-20 (1.6 GHz) •ATI Radeon™ HD3200 Graphics •3 GB Memory •160 GB HDD I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 to Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Installing vlc 3.0 on Trusty through ppa still gives version 2.1.6

How do I install vlc 3.0 on Ubuntu 14.04? I have tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/master-daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vlc But it says: Reading package lists... Done ...
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System fails when booting - Kernel panic

I get this error, when booting one of our servers running 14.04.1: Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) In the GRUB menu I have 3.13.0-83 and 3.13.0-79 to ...
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Why do a dist. upgrade already? [on hold]

I have recently spent a lot of work and built my 14.04 ubuntu desktop to be "perfect" for me. Should I really do a distribution upgrade to 16.04, because I can? I am a newbie and do not want to lose ...
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14.04 TLS Aborting Journal / Remounting filesystem read-only - how to prevent?

Have ~40 VMs under VMWare/ESXi 5.5 with a guest system Ubuntu 14.04 TLS. About once in 3 weeks one VM goes into read only mode. There's a VMware KB ticket here: ...
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Konsole hide tab bar

Is it possible to hide konsole tab bar? If so how. I've looked through the settings in the options panel for the profile, but nothing jumps out at me. Does a command line setting exist, or ...
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error: attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0', can't shut down

My ultra-book has dual boot of windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04. It was windows 7 a year ago I just upgrade it to windows 10 a month ago. It works fine until yesterday. Today I turned it on and went to ...
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I upgraded 14.04.4 LTS. Blank screen afterwards

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04.4 LTS through upgrade manager (GUI). After the upgrade I can see just "lubuntu" screen and after that I get blank screen only. "Ctrl+alt+f1" is not displaying ...
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Panel Icons Missing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am a new Ubuntu user having a problem with my Ubuntu 14.04 panel icons not properly displaying. Before this happened I had a problem to boot a system - it took years to display anything after the ...
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Can I upgrade to 16.04 without using the software updater and keeping all my data intact?

I'm on 14.04 and the software updater shows no update available. Can I manually download the images and install them but without losing all my data?
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Wireless LAN worked in 14.04, doesn't on 16.04 even with the proprietary drivers

The problem is, that the proprietary drivers, that worked with 14.04, no longer work for Ubuntu 16.04. I did not upgrade, I did a clean installation.sudo lshw -C network shows that my WLAN card is ...
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Fn Keys not working after Update on Ubuntu 14.04.3 - Rollback updates?

I've updated 2016-05-03 my Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my Asus Rog G75vw and I notice that fn keys stop working. I remember that all was fine before updates, so I decide rollback updates from that date. I have ...
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Ubuntu can not access other ubuntu hdd which is external

I had 14.04 ubuntu and my laptop crashed. I need to save data from there. So i created a ubuntu 14.04 live usb and put in into my desktop and boot from it. I can see my hdd now (i connected via usb ...